Generations 5-6


Generations 5 and 6 (1775-1865)

5. John Headrick (1775-1867)

John and his wife Elizabeth "Lizzie" Myers (1778-?) were probably married in Sullivan County, Tennessee.  They later moved to Greene County, Tennessee and lived on Horse Creek.   Around 1821 they moved to Blount County, Tennessee and settled in Tuckaleeche Cove (now Townsend), Tennessee.  Their ten children (Betty, William, Jacob, James, John, Peter, Jennie, Sarah, Catherine and Daniel "Blind Dan")married in Blount County and their marriages are on record there.  Many of John Headrick's descendants are living in the Walland and Maryville, Tennessee areas.  John and his wife are buried in Headrick's Chapel Cemetery.

6. James Headrick (1808-1865)

James Headrick and Minerva "Stinson" Stephenson (1812-1877) were married in Blount County, Tennessee.  Early in their marriage they moved to the Walden's Creek community Southwest of Pigeon Forge in Sevier County, Tennessee.   U.S. census records indicate that they had five sons and five daughters.  One of the daughters, Mary Jane, married William Henry King.  Henry was a Union soldier in the Civil War.  Both James and Minerva are buried in Headrick's Chapel Cemetery.