Dale, Eliza Menees who married John R. Dabbs is the daughter of John and Elizabeth Coffee Menees who lived in Davidson County, TN.John is the only son of James Menees, JR and wife Elizabeth.We do not know Elizabeth's maiden name.
James Menees, Jr. is the son of James Menees (McNees) who was born about 17l0 in County Antrim Ireland.He came to the US before 1840.He married Ellen Cardwell.Their other children:Benjamin Menees who settled in Robertson Co. TN, and Eleanor who married William Whitsett.We believe a son Isaac did not live to adulthood. I did not get an alert about your message.Sorry to have been so long in replying. Oleen I'm going to have to go through my files to fill you in on the other Dabbs connection.Yes they get terribly mixed up. Please give me a few more days as I'm into something else at present I have to complete.