Dempsey Portwood married 24 Dec 1816 to Mary Patsy Phillips
Dempsey Portwood married Delihah of whom the Portwoods of Sandy Cross Portwoods decend, children follow:
Willie D Portwood born 21 Jul 1820 m. Espa Mortimer Jackson
Joel Portwood born 1824 unm. died in civil war.
Elizabeth Ann Portwood born 1826 m. James W Billingsley
Frances Portwood born 1829 m.Radford G Jackson brother of Espa
Mary Jane Portwood born 18 Apr 1832 m1George W. Jarrett m2 Thomas J Edwards
Thomas Portwood born 1835 (No further information)
William Daniel Portwood born 1838 died in the civil war
Nancy Portwood born 1841 (No further information)
Sarah W. Portwood born 1843 m Jackson W. Hendricks. Sarah's daughter Belle married my ancestor Jesse Portwood's son Julius Jesse Portwood.It is thought most of the above people are buried int eh Powder Creek Cemetery.
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