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James Darby

Male Abt 1780 - 1815  (~ 35 years)


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  • Name James Darby 
    Born Abt 1780  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1815  War Of 1812 Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I6947  Hatfield Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2017 

    Family Anne Rone 
    Married 12 Oct 1802  Caswell Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Darby,   b. Abt 1804,   d. Abt 1880  (Age ~ 76 years)
     2. Margaret Darby,   b. Abt 1805,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Darby,   b. Abt 1806,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Judith Darby,   b. Abt 1808, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880  (Age ~ 73 years)
     5. Sallie Darby,   b. Abt 1810,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F2499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The Darby Family of Kanawha County, West Virginia

      Darby: English, Irish. First found in Derbyshire, where they held the family seat, from the name of the
      town Derby, meaning "deer farm".

      James Darby, est DOB 1780; died in 1812-1815.
      James Darby was born around 1780, possibly in Caswell County, NC where he had enlisted in the army.
      He died in the War of 1812 [1812-1815].

      Stephen C. Darby 1804/1805-1880.
      Stephen C. Darby was born in Franklin Co, VA, not far from the West Virginia border.
      His father James died in the War of 1812, leaving him an orphan at the age of 7-15 along with his 3 sisters,
      Margaret, Sally and Judith. The Bedford County [VA] court order dated October 1820 appointed Anthony Wright
      [brother of Stephen Darby's future mother-in-law, Nancy Wright] as guardian of Margaret, Sally, Stephen
      and Judith Darby, orphans of James Darby of Botetourt County, who died in service [5th Regiment, Caswell Co]
      during the War of 1812. Stephen Darby and his wife Sally (Asbury) Darby sold all of their interest in the
      estate of Sally's father, James Asbury, and also all of their interest in their grandfather's estate
      (John D. Wright of Bedford Co, VA, who was the father of Nancy Wright, Sally's mother, and of Anthony Wright,
      who was Stephen Darby's guardian), to Isaac James.
      In 1830, Stephen Darby married Sarah Sally Asbury (born in 1807 in Bedford, VA).
      They had 2 children, Elizabeth Darby (1831) and Gilbert Jackson Darby (1832) while living in Botetourt
      County, VA. Sometime between 1832-1837 they moved to Boone [=Kanawha] County, West Virginia and had 5
      more children: William Wright Darby (1835-7), Linville G. Darby (1843). John H. Darby (1843),
      Philomena Darby (1845) and Mandeville J Darby (1849). Much of the family stayed in Kanawha County,
      WV for several generations working as farmers, coal miners or on the railroad.

      A. Father of James Darby maybe George Darby; Guardian Anthony Wright.

      1. James Darby, est DOB 1780, maybe in Caswell Co, NC; died in 1812-5 in War of 1812.
      Spouse: Ann Rone?
      Children
      1.1 Stephen Darby, born 1804-5 inFranklin Co, VA; died 1880 in Boone, WV.
      1.2 Margaret Darby
      1.3. Sally Darby
      1.4. Judith Darby

      Resources
      Darby, R. C.. Genealogy of the Darby Family : George Darby, 1726-1788, of Montgomery Co., Md. :
      data for this work gathered in 1912, 1913 and 1914. Atlanta, Ga.: unknown, 1914?. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S330] Genealogy of the Darby Family, George Darby, (N.p.: n.p., n.d.).