Family Tree of Luanne Lynne Vernon Henthorn


John Sevier Trotter [Parents] was born 1 on 20 Nov 1807 in Elkmont, Sevier, TN. He died 2 on 11 May 1884 in Sevier Co., TN and was buried in May 1884 in Middle Creek United Methodist Church Cem., Sevier Co., TN. John married Mary J. Finley before 1880 in Sevier Co., TN.

Other marriages:
Mattox, Talitha Susan
Coleman, Mary Eliza

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Will of John S. Trotter.
I John S. Trotter of the State of Tennessee and the County of Sevier being of sound mind and disposing memory, do hereby make and publish this my last will and testament to wit:
First I will that all my debts and funeral expenses be paid by my executor out of the assets of my estate.
Second I will and bequeath unto my wife, Mary Trotter, all the property personal, including money, notes and all other personally, which may at my death may remain in her possession and which I acquired from her by virtue of my marital rights, to be taken and held by her absolutely: And also I will and bequeath to her son and during her natural life the homestead heretofore laid off to me out of my homefarm: reserved and occupied by me as such, including the mansion and out houses thereon with the garden or ?. and with the right to cut and use such wood and timber as she may need for the proper use and enjoyment of said homestead from the wood lands belonging to my said home farm. Lying west of the middle creek road leading from Sevierville and east of the Little Pigeon River: All household and kitchen furniture, provisions and such other of my personal property left in her possession on said homestead as may be necessary and proper for it's use and enjoyment: Also a one fourth undivided interest in and to the Mills known as the Pigeon Forge Mills.
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Including all the machinery tc thereto attached except saw mill.
Third I will and bequeath unto my son, George W. Trotter that part of my homefarm lying west of the middle creek and leading to Sevierville and east and north of the west fork of Little Pigeon River, the including the remainder interest in the homestead, hereinbefore bequeath to my wife and subject to her right to use timber off the same as herein before provided. To my son Pleasant H. Trotter if he survives me, otherwise to his heirs that part of my home farm consisting of two adjoining tracts lying East of the Middle creek said road leading to Sevierville and of said Pigeon River: and to my daughter-in-law, Mary Trotter for life with the remainder to the heirs of her body by my deceased son W. J. Trotter, two adjoining tracts of land now in her possession. West of said Little Pigeon River adjoining lands of Curtis Mills, Joseph Huffs's heirs and others: upon the following conditions respectively, to wit: the shall pay my executors with interest from June 8th 1876. Except G. W. Trotter, whe shall pay without interest the said G. W. Trotter the sum of five thousand dollars: the said R. H. Trotter or his heirs the sum of two thousand five hundred dollars: The said Mary R. Trotter and said heirs of her body the sum of two thousand dollars and said sums or made expressed liens and charges upon said several tracts of land respectively.
Fourth I have heretofore on 8th June 1876. Conveyed to my son John M. Trotter a certain tract of land situated on Mill creek for which I hold his note for the sum of two thousand dollars leaving interest from the said 8th June 1876, the same being heir on said tract of land, and I do therefore will and direct that said John M. Trotter shall pay to my executor said note and interest. Thereon and also the further sum of one thousand dollars without interest in consideration of said tract of land and the legacies given him under this will and the same is made a change and lien upon any and all legacies and benefits given him under this will.
Fifth By papal contract I have heretofore sold to my son George W. Trotter a one fourth interest in said Pigeon Forge Mills above mentioned and in the machinery & lot of land thereto belonging, and the entire interest in the saw mill thereto attached, but I have reserved the title thereto to secure various amounts due me from said George W. Trotter. And to save me harmless from various liabilities which I have incurred for him as his surety: now it is my will and I so direct upon the settlement of all said amounts due me from said George W. Trotter, and the discharge by him of all said liabilities incurred by me as his surety my executor make him title to said interest in said mills as above described, otherwise to subject it to the payment of said debts and the discharge of said liabilities.
Sixth: I will and direct that my executor upon my decease take possession of my interest in said Pigeon Forge Mills, and sum or sent the same for

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The benefit of my estate until my wives interest therein shall fall in, and then he sell my interest in the same including the interest bequeathed herein before to my wife, and also of my personal property as I have hereinbefore bequeathed to my wife for life and shall be left after her death.
I also will and direct that upon my death my executor shall sell all of my real estate not hereinbefore specifically devised and he may sell said lands as well as said Mill property either at public or private sale and upon such terms as he may deem to the best interest of my estate.
Seventh: Should any of the devisees of the real estate specifically devised by this will decline to accept the devises upon the condition prescribed then I will and direct that my executor, as directed in the last preceding item of this will shall sell said land so devised and not accepted.
Eighth: I will and bequeath that the net fund arising from the collection of my choses in action. The sale of my personal and real estate as directed and and sums paid to my executor under the provisions of this will be distributed by my executor equally among my children living and the representatives of those deceased, the latter taking as classes their ancestors share, to wit: John M. Trotter, James T. Trotter, Pleasant H. Trotter, George W. Trotter, Asa Baker (formerly Trotter), the children of William J. Trotter deceased, The children of Sarah Wynn, deceased and the children of Nancy McMahan, deceased to wit: Alice McMahan, and the shares of those against whom certain

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Sum and charges by this will be offset against said changes or allowed as payments thereon.
Ninth: I make no charge against any of my children for advancements made to them other than herein made.
Tenth: I hereby nominate and appoint as in the management and administration of my estate W. R. Turner, the executor of this my last will and testament, my friend M. W. McCown, and as counsel and legal adviser both of whom shall be paid reasonable compensation for their services in the execution of this will out of the assets of my estate.
Eleventh: In addition to the provisions hereinbefore for my wife I further will and direct that she shall have during her life the right to graze and pasture such cows and cattle and other stock as she may desire to keep for her use upon the pasture lands on that part of my home farm hereinbefore bequeathed to my son G. W. Trotter.
The underlineations above made in the same hand as the body of this will were made before signing.
In testimony whereto I have hereto set my hand on this 3rd day of November AD 1882.
J. S. Trotter
Signed and acknowledged in our presents and witnessed by us at the request and in the presence of said John S. Trotter on this 3rd day of Nov. 1882
A.T. Marshall
P. A. Wynn.

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I John S. Trotter, do make and execute this a codicil of my will as follows: Alice McMahan, having died since making my will leaving no issue, I therefore revoke that part of my will making her a distribute to the same and that the share she would have received to be divided equally with my other children and their representatives.
This 4th day of March 1884.
J. S. Trotter
Attest
P.A.Wynn
C.H. Fox

Admitted to probate 2nd day of June 1884. See record page 509
D. H. Emert Clerk

(From the Sevier Co. On-line Library - www.sevierlibrary.org)

Mary J. Finley was born 1 about 1831 in TN. She died about 1909. Mary married John Sevier Trotter before 1880 in Sevier Co., TN.


Melville N. Trotter [Parents] was born 1 on 18 Dec 1857 in Sevier Co., TN. He died on 17 Jun 1925 in Sevier Co., TN and was buried in Jun 1925 in Pigeon Forge Methodist Cem., Pigeon Forge, Sevier, TN. Melville married 2 Lydia H. Patrick on 30 Aug 1880 in Sevier Co., TN.

Lydia H. Patrick was born 1 on 2 Jan 1859 in Sevier Co., TN. She died on 5 Feb 1910 in Sevier Co., TN and was buried in Feb 1910 in Pigeon Forge Methodist Cem., Pigeon Forge, Sevier, TN. Lydia married 2 Melville N. Trotter on 30 Aug 1880 in Sevier Co., TN.

They had the following children:

  F i Frely L Trotter was born 1 in Apr 1881 in Sevier Co., TN.
  M ii Ansel Victor Trotter was born 1 on 16 Sep 1885 in Sevier Co., TN. He died on 25 Apr 1909 in Sevier Co., TN and was buried in Apr 1909 in Pigeon Forge Methodist Cem., Pigeon Forge, Sevier, TN.
  F iii Mary E. Trotter was born 1 in Jul 1887 in Sevier Co., TN.
  M iv Michael Trotter was born 1 in May 1889 in Sevier Co., TN.
  F v Nancy D. Trotter was born 1 in Aug 1891 in Sevier Co., TN.
  F vi Fannie L. Trotter was born 1 on 4 Mar 1896 in Sevier Co., TN. She died 2 on 12 Aug 1919 in Sevier Co., TN and was buried in Aug 1919 in Pigeon Forge Methodist Cem., Pigeon Forge, Sevier, TN.
  M vii William Trotter

Valentine Trotter [Parents] was born 1 in May 1853 in Sevier Co., TN. He married Alice.

Alice was born 1 in Oct 1869 in TN. She died before 1910 in Sevier Co., TN. Alice married Valentine Trotter.

They had the following children:

  M i Josie C. Trotter was born 1 in Jul 1888 in Sevier Co., TN.
  M ii Ralf Trotter was born 1 in Mar 1890 in Sevier Co., TN.
  M iii James A. Trotter was born 1 in Jan 1893 in Sevier Co., TN.
  M iv C. B. Trotter

Thomas Houston Lay [Parents] was born 1 on 18 Feb 1840 in TN. He died on 20 Apr 1899. Thomas married Mary Ann about 1868 in IA.

Other marriages:
Long, Emily

Thomas married again to Mary A. Baldwin on 18 May 1867.

Mary Ann was born 1 about 1848 in MO. She married Thomas Houston Lay about 1868 in IA.

They had the following children:

  M i Willburn S. Lay was born 1 about 1869 in MO.
  M ii Jasper W. Lay was born 1 about 1871 in MO.
  M iii George W. Lay was born 1 about 1872 in MO.
  F iv Ada L. Lay was born 1 about 1877 in MO.
  F v Ida L. Lay was born 1 about 1877 in MO.

Lue R. Kiefer was born 1 on 23 May 1908. He died 2 on 10 Apr 1988 in Tribune, Greeley, KS. Lue married Gweneth I. Linn in Aug 1940 in Leoti, KS.

Gweneth I. Linn [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 8 Apr 1918 in Greeley Co., KS. She died 3 on 23 Jan 1995 in Tribune, Greeley, KS. Gweneth married Lue R. Kiefer in Aug 1940 in Leoti, KS.


John F. Dodson [Parents] was born 1, 2, 3 about 1849 in MO. He married Mary A..

Mary A. was born 1 about 1852 in MO. She married John F. Dodson.


Charles Frederick Wood [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 18 Jun 1870 in Goshen, Belmont, OH. He died on 29 Oct 1940. Charles married Jenette.

Jenette was born 1 in Aug 1873 in OH. She married Charles Frederick Wood.

They had the following children:

  F i Lulu A. Wood was born 1 in Aug 1892 in OH.
  M ii Wilford E. Wood

David H. Cannon [Parents] 1 was born 2, 3 about 1836 in MO. He married Lucinda.

Other marriages:
, Lucinda
Wombles, Cynthia Ann

Lucinda was born 1 about 1847 in MO. She married David H. Cannon.

They had the following children:

  M i Thomas J. Cannon was born 1, 2 about 1877 in MO. He had other parents.

David H. Cannon [Parents] 1 was born 2, 3 about 1836 in MO. He married Cynthia Ann Wombles.

Other marriages:
, Lucinda
, Lucinda

Cynthia Ann Wombles [Parents] was born 1, 2, 3 on 3 Jan 1836 in Lincoln Co., MO. She married David H. Cannon.

They had the following children:

  M i John R. Cannon was born 1, 2 about 1857 in MO.
  F ii Flora B. Cannon was born 1 about 1859 in MO.
  F iii Mary Cannon was born 1 about 1861 in MO.
  F iv Rosa W. Cannon was born 1 about 1863 in MO.
  M v James H. L. Cannon was born 1 about 1866 in MO.
  M vi Isaac W. Cannon was born 1 about 1868 in MO.

David H. Cannon [Parents] 1 was born 2, 3 about 1836 in MO. He married Lucinda before 1877 in MO.

Other marriages:
, Lucinda
Wombles, Cynthia Ann

Lucinda was born 1 about 1847 in MO. She married David H. Cannon before 1877 in MO.

They had the following children:

  M i Thomas J. Cannon was born 1, 2 about 1877 in MO. He had other parents.

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