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DILLON Mary Leah

Female 1786 - 1870


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  • Name  DILLON Mary Leah 
    Born  9 Jun 1786  Guilford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    _UID  34BB15BC3C4AD0439A15E4BF5A50ABCCCC50 
    Died  25/27 Feb 1870  Greenville, Floyd County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I4862  Ancestors of Catherine Yvonne King | The Ancestors of Catherine King from the Virginia King Family of Stafford and Louisa County, Virginia
    Last Modified  25 May 2006 

    Family 1  ANDREW *Bennett,   b. 1780, Guilford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1819, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. ANDREW Sallie
    >2. ANDREW Thomas,   b. Abt 1806, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. ANDREW Mary Leah " Polly",   b. 14 Apr 1808, Guilford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1891, Palmyra, Harrison co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. ANDREW Joshua Travis,   b. Abt 1815, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. ANDREW *William Kenedy, (Andrews),   b. 28th December 1818, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1877, Paoli, Orange County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1562  Group Sheet

    Family 2  HORNER Samuel 
    Married  2 Sep 1829  Washington County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID  F1575  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • SOURCE NOTES:

      From Renne-Murphy WFT: by Sally Renne Murphy ( renne50@hotmail.com)
      Bennett Andrew's dying request ( through his will probated in Guilford County, North Carolina in 1819) was that his wife Mary Leah Dillon Andrew remove herself to a free state. In 1819, mother Mary Leah Dillon
      acoompanied by her children, a muley cow, and her mother in law Mary Montgomery Andrew, headed west to Fredericksburg, Blue River Township, Washington County, Indiana.

      **Guilford County, North Carolina Will and Probate Records, and the records of Edna Hornor Byrne
      of Frederickburg, Indiana ( courtesy of Teresa Reif ).

      From Samuel Hornor and Mary Leah " Polly " Andrew's Bible
      Newspaper Obituary ( No name or date ):
      Deaths

      ANDREW, Mrs. Sarah ( the name Sarah has been crossed out and Leah Andrew written in )
      Andrew, near Greenville, Indiana February 25th. She was born in Guilford County, North Carolina,
      June 9, 1788. She became a member of the Church in her seventeenth or eighteenth year. She removed
      to Indiana in 1819, and settled on the Blue River near Fredericksburg, in Washington County. She was the widow of Reverend Bennett Andrew of the North Carolina Conference, who died May 28, 1819. His dying request to his wife and children being remove to a free state. Ever after her espouse to the Church she remained a faithful member until the day of her death.----
      Bennett died in Tennessee and the widow came on to Indiana. In 1818 ( Mary Leah Dillon Andrew made her home with the Jacob Horner family. Supposedly, she married Seth Zimmerman Horner
      on the 1 September 1829. ( " Leah " would have been forty one years old at the time of her marriage
      to Seth; 1 September 1829 is the date that Leah's daughter Mary Leah " Polly " Andrew married
      Samuel Horner.)
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      1820 U.S. Federal Census, Washington County, Indiana
      page 219 ( Ancestry.com Images online, image #19) Line 34
      Daniel Dillin: 2 males ( to 10 years ); 1 male 26-45; 2 females ( to 10; ) 1 female (26-45);
      person engaged in agriculture.
      Line 35: Leah Andrew; 2 males ( to 10 years ); 1 male ( 10-16) ; 1 female ( to 10 years); 2 females
      (10-16); 1 female ( 26-45); 1 person engaged in agriculture.

      Page 221 ( Andestry.com Images online, image #21)
      Line 15: William Horner; 1 male (16-26 yrs); 1 Female (16-26)
      Line 16: Jacob Horner; 1 male (10-16 yrs) 1 male (16-18); 3 males (16-26) 1 male (45 );
      2 females ( to 10) 1 female (16-26); 1 female ( 26-45)

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      1830 U.S. Federal Census, Washington County, Indiana
      page 299 ( Ancestry.com Images online, image #39)

      Line 8: William Horner; 1 male (5-10 ) 1 male ( 15-20) 1- female ( 10-15 ) 1 female ( 30-40)
      Line 9: Leah Andrew; 1 male (10-15) 1 male (15-20 ) 1 female ( 10-15 ) 1 female (30-40)
      Line 10: John McPheters

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      1840 U.S. Federal Census, Posey Township, Washington County, Indiana
      Travis Andrew ( Ancestry.com Images Online ) Image #5
      William Andrew ( Ancestry. com Images Online ) Image #5
      Thomas Andrew ( Ancestry.com Images Online ) Image #7

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  • Sources 
    1. [S18] Marriage Certificate.