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Sandi Holland (View posts)
Posted: 10 Apr 1999 1:07AM GMT
I am searching for any family history/local history on John Eley PENDERGRASS, Jr./Sr.

Jr. dob 05 Mar 1827 in North Carolina
Sr. dob abt 1803 in North Carolina

Jr. married Martha Lee Elizabeth "Patsy" GREGORY dob 20 Oct 1828 in Pickville, TN

Sr. married an Elizabeth ?? no further details are known about her.

Jr. had 6 children born near Carthage, TN

Sr. had 8 children born near Chatham, NC

Any and all information is greatly appriceated.

Thank you in advance,

Pendergrasses in TN

Bill Pendergrass (View posts)
Posted: 10 Apr 1999 5:39PM GMT
Is it possible that "Patsy" you refer to for Jr. is from Pikeville, not Pickville? I know for a fact that there are Pendergrasses in Pikeville TN. I am originally from Blountville TN but now live in Woodbury which is in Middle TN which is not far from Pikeville. You also suggested that Jr. had 6 childern in Carthage which is not far from where I live, so obviously would be interested in learning more. I am just starting to dig in my Pendergrass heritage but don't really know where to start. I know that there several Pendergrasses in TN, GA, AL and I have met some Pendergrasses from AR too.

Pendergrass Family in TN

Dianne Lewis (View posts)
Posted: 24 Apr 1999 8:27PM GMT
Bill Pendergrass has a message asking about some Pendergrass family in Pikeville TN. I have family in Pikeville TN with the last name Pendergrass, Iam just now starting a family tree and I would like to ask him some questions so please e-mail me.


Sandi Holland (View posts)
Posted: 2 May 1999 8:53AM GMT
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Sandi Holland (View posts)
Posted: 2 May 1999 8:54AM GMT
Please contact me at

Thank you

John Eley Pendergrass

Posted: 23 Oct 1999 3:28AM GMT
Edited: 28 Jul 2001 10:20PM GMT
I hate to mention the book on the Pendergrass family I have since I can't find it right now, but it lists the parents of John Eley Pendergrass b. 1803 as Matthew Pendergrass b.1770 d. aft 1840 md "Milly? Green?" Matthew is the son of John Pendergrass Sr. and Bathsheba Massey md 1769. John the son of William Pendergrass and Martha Titus "Patti". William b.1730 is the son of Robert Prendergast Pendergrass and Elizabeth Manley. Robert b. 8 Dec 1711 is son of John Prendergast and Ann Pleasants and so on, are you interested?


J. Harvey Smith (View posts)
Posted: 22 Nov 1999 4:57PM GMT

My Grandmother was Mary Amende Pendergrass from around Copper Hill, Tennessee. She Married in Alabama to my Grandfather, William Jefferson Smith. Any information would be appreciated either on the Smith or Pendergrass families. thanks

Pendergrass Family History

Betty Pendergrass Fogleman (View posts)
Posted: 14 Dec 1999 1:48PM GMT
Here is what I have of my family history. It seem to connect to Gwen Sherwood's Subject of John Eley Pendergrass.
James Prendergast(Ireland/VA)1640IRL,Michael Prendergast(Ireland/VA)1664IRL, John Pendergrass 1685VA, Robert Pendergrass 1711VA, William Pendergrass 1730NC, John Pendergrass Sr. 1749NC, John Pendergrass Jr. 1772NC, William Pleasant Pendergraph 1811NC, William Hastings Pendergraph 1858NC, James Melvin Pendergrass 1899NC, who was my father.

Pendergrass from Pikeville, Tn.

Linda Crabtree (View posts)
Posted: 8 Jul 2000 7:43PM GMT
My Grandmother was a pendergrass from Pikeville, Tn. Her name was Mattie Ethel Pendergrass married to James Woodard Hankins.

William and Martha "Patti" (Titus) Pendergrass

Posted: 20 Aug 2000 10:50PM GMT
Edited: 25 Jun 2001 4:27AM GMT
Hello, My 6GGrandparents are William and Martha "Patti" (Titus) Pendergrass. Their son Joseph b:1753 NC, is my line. I was wondering what book you have and where I could find one. Also any help you can give on this line. If you could let me know I would greatly appreciate it.Thanks,Carlene (
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