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  • ID: I10206
  • Name: Robert Desha (Patriot)
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1738
  • Emigration: 1781 to Kentucky 1
  • Emigration: 1782 Sumner Co., Tenn.
  • Death: in his farm 4 m. east of Gallatin, Tennessee
  • Note: appx 100 yds from Hartsville Pike 2
  • Death: AFT 6 MAY 1816 in Sumner Co., Tennessee
  • Burial: on his Sumner Co., Tenn. farm
  • DAR: Patriot # A032088
  • Note: 2 Came to KY in 1781 and in 1782 mvd to Sumner Co., TN where he made his home 4 miles east of Gallatin.
  • Text: p.171
  • Note: 3 18 Sep 1789: a Polly Desha & a James Reese took out a Sumner Co., Tenn., marriage lic., bondsman James Desha.This is about the same time as son Joseph married Peggy Bledsoe (noted on same page).
  • Text: p.1
  • Change Date: 27 MAR 2009



    Father: Robert Desha b: 1715 in Smithfield Township, Bucks Co., PA
    Mother: Mary Everfieldt

    Marriage 1 Elinor Wheeler b: 1740 in Bucks Co., PA
    • Married: 1758
    Children
    1. Has Children Joseph Holmes Desha 9th Gov. of Ky. b: 9 DEC 1768 in Monroe Co., PA
    2. Has Children Robert Desha U.S.Congressman
    3. Has No Children FNU Desha

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Title: Historic Sumner Co., Tenn., Genealogies of the Bledsoe, Cage, & Douglas Families
      Author: by Jay Guy Cisco
      Publication: pub. Kolk-Keelin Printing Co., 1909
      Detail: From library of Martha Bledsoe Cates
      Repository: now in collection of A. G. P.
      Text: p.171
    2. Type: Book
      Title: Historic Sumner Co., Tenn., Genealogies of the Bledsoe, Cage, & Douglas Families
      Author: by Jay Guy Cisco
      Publication: pub. Kolk-Keelin Printing Co., 1909
      Detail: From library of Martha Bledsoe Cates
      Repository: now in collection of A. G. P.
    3. Type: Book
      Title: Marriages of Sumner County, Tennessee
      Detail: 1787-1838
      Author: Whitley, Edythe Rucker
      Publication: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. 1981
      Repository: library of AGP
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