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John J. Deskins (abt. 1793 - abt. 1858)

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John J. Deskins aka Diskin, Dreskin,
Born about in Tazewell, Virginia, USAmap
Son of and [mother unknown]
Brother of [half]
Husband of — married [date unknown] in Floyd, Kentuckymap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Pike County, KY, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Aug 2015
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John J. was born about 1793. John J. Deskins ... He passed away about 1858.[1]


Research Notes




  1. "John Deskins." Family Search. Accessed August 1st, 2018.

See also:

  • "United States Census, 1820," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 1 August 2018), John Deskins, Tazewell, Virginia, United States; citing p. 552, NARA microfilm publication M33, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 133; FHL microfilm 193,692.
  • "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 October 2016), John Deskins in entry for Jack Deskins, 1923; citing Death, , Pike, Kentucky, United States, certificate , Office of Vital Statistics, Frankfort; FHL microfilm 1,912,688.
  • "Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 March 2018), John Deskins in entry for Elizabeth Maynard, 12 Apr 1904; citing Long Prairie, Todd, Minnesota, reference ; FHL microfilm 2,117,548.

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On 1 Aug 2018 at 23:31 GMT Erik Granstrom wrote:

Deskins-148 and Deskins-87 appear to represent the same person because: I had entered the profile for John Deskins but did not see it was already in WikiTree until I tried adding in his wife Rebecca Holt and found her profile already entered. Should be a clear match, please merge.

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