William Stuart (Stewart) m. Jane McGavic and had :
John (Jack) Stuart who m. Caroline Ficklin 14 Dec 1837.They settled in Fleming Co., KY.I have the following info. from several sources and would like to be contacted by anyone who is familiar with these people.
Jane McGavic (McGavock) may have been born in Ireland.Family from Ireland--from an area "so close to the coast of either England or Scotland that you could see the clothes hanging on the line to dry."Family history is muddled as to which coast.
Records from an old family Bible:Re:Vansant family.
MaryJane Vansant was born June the 27th 1829
Josiah Vansant was born Aprile the 3 1831
David M. Vansant ws born October _____1833
Eliza Vansant was born July the 4 1837
James William Vansant was born Jan the 28 1844
J.K. VanSants mother was McGavic born in Fayette (KY)
Grandmother Kathern Ecklen PA
Florance Vansant died March 31st/66 Aged 4 weeks 0 days
Claud. Vansant died December 12/70 aged 2 months and 4 days
E.A.Vansant, wife of J.K. died Nov 1/1895 at 7 am. Aged 66 years and 22 days.
D.W. Vansant died April 6th 1896 at 3 pm, aged 28n years, 5 months and 10 days
Sallie C. Weedon (cant read)
died in Sanitariumin Cincinnati March 11/97. Aged 44 years and 27 days.
Father and mother of (can't read)
J (may be James or Joseph) Vansant born November 29th/1802, died July
Rebecca Vansant born June 15th/1807. Died Nov. 29th/1884
Eliza Vansant sister of JK born July 4/1837. Died June 8/1858.
Florance Vansant was born Feb. 26
Mary Jane Vansant Born June 29th 1829
Died March 26, 1908
Elija W. Vansant ne Lamder, wife of JK(?)
died May 16/1863
There is one more entry on this page that I can't read.
James Vansant and Rebecca McGavic was married September 19, 1829
James Vansant Died July 8, 1844
Catharine McGavic died Jan 23, 1849
Eliza Vansant died June 8, 1858
Clipping from Flemingsburg Times, Democrat Newspaper
"Mrs. Eliza Smith (1981)
Funeral services for Mrs. Eliza Allen Van Sant Smith were conducted Monday fro
the Boone-Nickell Funeral Home with burial in the Elizaville Cemetery. Rev. Glen
She died at her home on West Water Street Thursday. She was born Feb. 24,
1898, the daughter of the late James A. And Amelia Cooper Van Sant. She was
the widow of Jamie E. Smith.
surviving is astep-daughter, Mrs. Virginia Peirson of Ft. Collins, Colorado."
Florence Vansant was born Feb 26th/66
/died March 1/1866
David William Vansant ws born August26/67
Claud Vansant was born Oct. 8/70
Eliza Allen Vansant was borh Feb 4,1898
Rebecca Vansant was Born May 2,1902
Rebecca VanSant died Sept 14,1947
Amelia VanSant was born Nov. 3,1869 Died May 24/55
There are several other birth, death and marriage notations in this record.
This information came from information compiled by Edna Coegan in Flemingsburg, Ky and contained information copied from two family Bibles and other sources.
James Vansant and Rebecca McGavic had Mary Jane, Isaiah, David M. , Eliza
and James W.
"If these people belong to anyone, I'll be glad to photocopy the Bible information
for them." (this from Edna Coegan).
I believe Rebecca McGavic to be a sister or perhaps a niece to my Jane McGavic who m. John (Jack) Stuart and lived in Fleming Co., KY
Mary H. Williams
1850 Census of Fleming Co., KY
Jane McGavic Stewart (Stuart) is living with her son, John (Jack) Stewart (Stuart) and his family.He is a widower.