I had thought Aggy who md Silas Meadows, son of Malachi to be an illegitimate daughter of Agnes [nee McCormack] who married James Wheeler, s/o Thomas.Long story.Agnes McCormack was only about 15 when she married, and James died War of 1812; she was probably 16-17, widow with a baby.Her pension stated they only had one child, James.I don't know who all the 3 known illegitimate children of Agnes were.One was Hopkins Wheeler, another Sarah, another Unk. female married ???? Adcock.Their daughter Aggy Adcock married Silas Meadows/Medders/var sp. Silas and Aggy were divorced, had two children.I mistakenly thought Aggy was a daughter of Agnes [McCormack] Wheeler.Not so. She was a gr daughter of Agness McCormack Wheeler.New information:
Reel #99, Jackson Co., Tennessee Loose Court Records:
MEADOWS, SILAS vs MEADOWS, AGNESChancery 1860 [Note:More on this divorce is on another reel, don't recall which - mlj].
ANSWER of Agness Meadows to Bill of Complaint of Silas Meadows.True they married about the time stated, true she left... forced to on account of his inhumane treatment... beat... unmerciful... was black in places where he had struck her... returned after two or three weeks... began knocking, cuffing and slapping her about two weeks before she was confined in child bed abuse was such she feared to remain... left and went with her grandmother... informed he is intimate with Patsy Skermehorn a woman of Lewd character and base habits... took the hogs from his own house and drove them to John Skinnehorn the father of aforesaid Patsy... Complainant took the cow and calf and turned them out... two of John Skinnehorn's children together with Patsy drove them away... respondent is informed Patsy Skermerhorn is pregnant by complainant... Respondent denies she was guilty of Lewdness with Ross Upchurch and Amon G. Haile... false... Does not believe Complainant is proper person to have custody of children... asks they be decreed to her.Agniss [her X] Meaddows
BILL OF COMPLAINT of Silas Meaders.About 28 Feb 1852 he intermarried with one Agnes Adcock.Two years afterward Agnes abandoned him and went off to her relatives... went to her grand mother Agness Wheeler... staid about 5 or 6 weeks, he persuaded her to return... 4th time she left, has not returned.States she is guilty of adulter with Ross Upchurch, Amon G. Haile and others... two children one a suckling babe the other 3 or 4 years old a girl... asks for the oldest and the mother to have the other.6 July 1859.Silas [his X] Meaders
IF YOU HAVE NEW INFORMATION ON AGGY'S PARENT, EMAIL ME OR POST MSG.SHE SHOULD BE ABOUT AGE 14 IN THE 1850 CENSUS, LIVING WITH HER ADCOCK PARENTS.