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Damewood Unknown Family

Malachi Damewood

Malachi Damewood, son of Heinrich Demuth and Anna Geissler, was born February 16, 1746 in Lampeter, Lancaster, Pennsylvania and died in July 1, 1836 in Flat Creek (now Corryton) , Knox County, Tennessee.  

He married Hannah E Unknown in 1766.   She was born in 1750 in Virginia and died in Corryton, Knox Co., Tenn.

Other events in the life of Malachi Damewood:

Residences:  His mother and father immigrated to colonial Pennsylvania in 1742 from Buettenhardt, Switzerland.  He and his two brothers, Sebastian and John, were baptized in the Reformed Church in Lampeter, Pennsylvania. His father moved the family to Frederick Co., Virginia where the family name was Americanized to Damewood.  In 1760 and 1784, he was living in Botetourt County, Virginia.  In 1796, he was granted 96 acres of land on either side of Craig's Creek, now Newcastle, Virginia.  He moved his family to Flat Creek, Knox Co.  Tenn. in 1803 or 1804.  On February 4, 1804 he bought 230 acres of l from James Wood in Knox County.  His son's, John and Henry, also bought land from James Wood.

Will:  In his will, Malachi left 180 acres of land to his son, Nathan.  

Burial:  Lot on the Damewood Farm in Corryton. 

Children of Malachi Damewood and Hannah E Unknown 

John H. Damewood was born between 1770 and 1780 in Virginia and died in 1841 in Knox County, Tenn.  He married Chatherine Hoffman June 7 1798 in Virginia.

Henry L. Damewood was born between 1780 and 1790 in Virginia and died in 1858 in Knox County, Tenn.  He married Leanna Smith on June 24, 1799 in Botetourt Co., Virginia.

James Damewood was born about 1782 in Virginia.  He married Mary Huffman in 1803 in Botetourt, Virginia. 

Jacob Damewood married Barbara Clapp in Tennessee.

Isaac Damewood married Sally Morris in 1817 in Tennessee.

Nathan Damewood was born January 23, 1795 in Virginia and died in 1853 in Dubois County, Indiana.

Elizabeth (Betsy) Damewood

Susannah (Susan) Damewood

Margaret Damewood


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