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Narcissus JOHNS

Female Abt 1840 - Aft 1887  (~ 47 years)


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  • Name Narcissus JOHNS 
    Birth Between 1837 and 1840  TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born Abt 1840  TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Name Narcissus "Nettie" JOHNS 
    Died Aft 30 Jun 1887 
    Notes 
    • (1) Family Finder DNA tests show that the compiler, who is a descendant of Narcissus JOHNS, is related to a descendant of Narcissus' brother, Jesse Jay JOHNS.

      (2) Narcy JOHNS is listed in a household headed by her father, William JOHNS, in the 1850 census of Meigs County, TN. [The compiler believes that Narcy JOHNS was Narcissus JOHNS.]

      Narcy is listed in the 1850 census as then being 13 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1837. According to the 1850 census, she was born in TN.

      (3) Boyer, Reba Bayless, Meigs County, TN Records 1836-1881 (1984):

      p. 10 Will Book 1850-1858 3 Aug. 1857 David Johns, Admin of Wm. Johns dec'd files Inventory and sale bill; buyers include Marion, William, Elizabeth, Carolin, John, and Narsis Johns.

      (4) Narcissus JOHNS is listed in a household headed by her brother, John JOHNS, in the 1860 census of Meigs County, TN.

      Narcissus is listed in the 1860 census as then being 20 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1840. According to the 1860 census, she was born in TN.

      (5) Narcissus STARNS is listed in a household headed by her husband, Henry STARNS, in the 1880 census of the 1st Civil District of Meigs County, TN. [The compiler believes that Henry STARNES was James Henry STARNES, Sr., and that Narcissus STARNS was Narcissus (JOHNS) STARNES.]

      According to the 1880 census, Narcissus was then 40 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1840. According to the 1880 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were also born in TN.

      (6) Excerpts from James County - A Lost County of Tennessee:

      EXCERPTS FROM THE DIARY OF W. A. McCALLIE
      January 1, 1887 to June 30, 1887

      McCallie was a merchant at Birchwood during this period. The excerpts are presented as written with known surnames in parenthesis.

      Sun. May 29 . . . Spent an hour at widdow Starnes . . .
    Person ID I86  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2017 

    Father William JOHNS,   b. Abt 1787, Cumberland County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1857, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Nancy (JOHNS),   b. Abt 1803, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1820 
    Family ID F778  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Henry STARNES, Sr.,   b. Abt 1840, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1887, Birchwood, James [now Hamilton] County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1861  Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • (1) http://www.tngenweb.org/meigs/memar_s.htm:

      Meigs County Marriages 1850-1900

      STARNS, Henry
      JOHNS, Narcissa
      11 Jan 1861

      (2) Henry LeRoy "Hank" JOHNS III :

      JOHNS Marriages
      Rhea and Meigs Counties, Tennessee
      (First Records to 1998)

      Groom First: Henry
      Groom Last: STARNES
      Groom Age:
      Bride First: Nances
      Bride Last: JOHNS
      Bride Age:
      State: TN
      County: Meigs
      Year: 1861
      Month /Day: January 13
      Source: Vol 3 (1857-1882), p. 41
    Children 
     1. James Henry STARNES, Jr.,   b. 9 Apr 1871, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1936, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [natural]
     2. Colonel Andrew STARNS,   b. 11 Sep 1873, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1941, St. Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     3. Stanton STARNS,   b. 1 Jan 1878, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1949, Altus, Jackson County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
     4. Martha Samantha STARNES,   b. 31 Jul 1869, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1934, Hamilton County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
     5. William D. STARNES,   b. Abt 29 Oct 1861,   d. 30 Aug 1863  (Age ~ 1 years)  [natural]
     6. --- STARNES,   b. Abt 29 Aug 1863,   d. 1 Jan 1864  (Age ~ 0 years)  [natural]
     7. Vilena STARNES,   b. Mar 1866, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1904  (Age ~ 37 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2017 13:03:58 
    Family ID F750  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Meigs County Marriages, 1850-1900 : STARNS, Henry JOHNS, Narcissa 11 Jan 1861.