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James Estep (1795 - 1857)

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James Estep
Born in Wilkes County North Carolina, USAmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Mason County Illinois, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 8 Jun 2013
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James was born 16 Feb 1795, in Wilkes Co., N. Carolina. It is not known who his parents and siblings are. He married Abigail (Teter) Estep in 1916, in Illinois. He died 5 Feb 1857, in Mason Co., Illinois, and is buried in the Walkers Grove Cemetery, Easton, Mason Co., Illinois.


Date: 1795
Place: Wilkes Co., N. Carolina
Date: From 1818 to 1857
Place: Illinois
Date: 1818
Place: St. Clair Co., Illinois
Date: 1823
Place: Petersburg, Bakers Prairie Twp., Menard Co., Illinois
Date: 1930
Place: Sangamon Co., Illinois
Date: From 1855 to 1857
Place: Mason Co., Illinois


Census: U.S. Federal Census, 1830
Place: Sangamon Co., Illinois
Census: Illinois State Census, 1855
Place: Mason Co., Illinois


Husband: James Estep
Wife: Abigail (Teter) Estep
Child: David Crockett Estep
Child: Isaac Newton Estep
Child: James Madison Estep
Child: Abraham Estep
Child: George Washington Estep
Child: Rhoda Caroline Estep Skipton
Child: Mary E. Estep Skipton
Child: Finis Ewing Estep
Child: Louisa A. Estep
Date: 1816
Place: Unknown (VA or IL)
note: As of 1830, he had 7 children in his home.


Actual Document Sources

1830 U.S. Federal Census,_1830_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)
Repository: #R34

  • James Estep, United States Census, 1830

Name James Estep
Event Type Census
Event Date 1830
Event Place Sangamon, Illinois, United States
Page 201

5 to under 10: 2
10 to under 15: 1
30 to under 40: 1
Under 5: 3
15 to under 20: 1
30 to under 40: 1

Affiliate Name The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Affiliate Publication Number M19, Affiliate Film Number 24, GS Film Number 0007649, Digital Folder Number 005155872, Image Number 00403

"United States Census, 1830," database with images, FamilySearch, James Estep, Sangamon, Illinois, United States; citing 201, NARA microfilm publication M19, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 24; FHL microfilm 7,649.

Illinois State Census, 1855,_State_Census,_1855_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)
Repository: #R34

  • James Estep, Illinois State Census, 1855

Name James Estep
Event Type Census
Event Date 1855
Event Place Mason, Illinois
Number in Family 4

"Illinois State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch, James Estep, Mason, Illinois; citing p. 33, State Archives, Springville; FHL microfilm 976,670.

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Find A Grave is a Free, dynamic, Public Web Site. People are constantly adding more information, and more Memorials, every day. Repository: #R35

  • James Estep

Birth 16 Feb 1795 Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
Death 5 Feb 1857 Mason County, Illinois, USA

Spouse: Abigail Teter Estep* 1794–1855

Abraham Estep* 1818–1896
James Madison Estep* 1819–1904
George Washington Estep* 1823–1886
Rhoda Caroline Estep Skipton* 1825–1870
Mary E Estep Skipton* 1826–1852
Finis Ewing Estep* 1832–1856
Louisa A Estep* 1834–1861
David Crockett Estep* 1838–1904
Isaac Newton Estep* 1841–1884

* Calculated Relationship

Burial Walkers Grove Cemetery Easton, Mason County, Illinois, USA

Created by: Jack Williams
Added: 21 Oct 2009
Find A Grave Memorial 43388154

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