The Cannon County, Tennessee Genealogy Project

~ DNA Projects with Cannon County Connections  ~

  • Blanchard/Blancett/Blansett/Blansitt - Jesse Blansett born c.1804 Virginia died c.1870/80 Cannon Co.,TN. Some descendents moved to TX, AR & AL. Connected to Todd, Cantrell, Edwards, Reed & Owen families in Cannon Co.

  • Bogle - New project - Samuel Bogle line from Cannon Co., TN and others - participate at

  • Bryson - William Bryson, 1724, Northern Ireland, married Isabella Holmes. (Samuel Bryson 1754 - 1835 Wilson Co.,TN)

  • Davenport - Isaac Davenport of South Carolina. He had four children - Francis, William, Isaac, and Joseph. He died in 1749 in Granville County, North Carolina. Isaac's descendants are known as the Newberry Davenports. (Hardy DAVENPORT 1794 - 1827 Wilson Co.,TN)

  • Harris - New project - Elijah Harris, Patrick Co., VA m. Nancy Lee. Migrated to Wilson Co. area 1825-1830 and lived in Smith's Creek area, son Claborn had several children who inter-married with many Cannon Co. families including Sauls, Blanks, Bryson, Reed, Fann, Morgan, Summar, Gann, Petty.
  • Nichols - Daniel Nichols b. 1768, North Carolina. (William NICHOLS 1795 - 1863 Cannon Co.,TN)

  • Spurlock - Miles Spurlock and Susan Sewell - (b. May 8, 1084, Knox County, Kentucky - d. 1886, Aurora, Madison County, AK)

  • Willard- Beverly Willard who migrated from Virginia to Tennessee  - b. c1750 d. 1821

  • Wilson - Michael Wilson, born TN 1819. Died 1887 in Cannon Co., TN.

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