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Garnett-McNabb connections Franklin Co., TN 1840-1880
Posted by: Joy Q. Gallagher (ID *****0068) Date: September 30, 2003 at 13:53:26
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Elizabeth Garnett McNabb's husband John McNabb died June 11, 1847 (almost 60 yrs. old) and was buried in City Cemetery, Winchester, Franklin Co., TN. Elizabeth was listed in the 1850 Franklin Co., TN census as follows:
Household #88
Elizabeth McNabb 54 VA
Caroline 25 VA
William M. (plasterer) 23 VA
Louisa M. 10 TN
Eli Garnet (shoemaker) 50 VA
Caroline 21 VA
Newton (plasterer) 20 TN
John 17 TN

Household #89
Sophia Winford (teacheress) 52 TN
Matilda 17 TN
John W. Williams (saddler) 33 VA
Mary F. [McNabb] 29 VA
Victoria 10 TN
Julia 7 TN
Rufus 2 TN
Benjamin Wilson (saddler) 19 TN
Thomas Mann 15 TN
Elizabeth McNabb 31 VA

[John W. Williams m. Mary F. McNabb Jan. 5, 1841 Franklin Co., TN]

In the 1860 Franklin Co., TN census, the following Garnett-McNabb info. is found:
Household 108/107
M. N. Garnett 28 (plasterer) TN
Sarah 19 Al
William W. 1 TN
William McNabb 34 (plasterer) TN
Rhoda [McNabb] 22 TN
Thomas 7 TN
John H. 5 TN
Ella 2 TN
Francis (female) 16 MO

[William M. McNabb m. Rhoda C. Garnett Dec. 30, 1849 Franklin Co., TN]

Household #184/183
Elizabeth McNab 62 VA
Caroline 38 VA

Household #308/305
William M. Russey 40 (farmer) TN
Virginia L. [McNabb] 34 TN
Mary E. 10 TN
Mary F. Garnett 24 MO

[William M. Russey m. Virginia L. McNabb July 28, 1847 Franklin Co., TN]

Household #1068/1053
James McNab 30 (farmer) TN
Sarah [E. Daniel] 30 TN
John 15 TN
P. (female) 13 TN

[James McNabb m. Sarah E. Daniel July 28, 1856 Franklin Co., TN]

In the 1870 census Franklin Co., TN census the following Garnett-McNabb info. is found:
Household 89/89 Civil District 8
John Jones 65 (farmer) VA
Caroline 45 VA
Eliza 27 TN
Nancy 24 TN

[John W. Jones m. Caroline McNabb Apr. 10, 1866 Franklin Co., TN]

Household #139/139 Civil District 1
(blank) McNabb 54 (brickmason) VA
Sarah 51 VA
Amanda Suggs 16 house servant TN
William Daniel 4 TN

Household #345/345 Civil District 1
William McNabb 44 (house plasterer) TN
Caroline 40 TN
Thomas 17 TN
John W. 13 TN
Mary L. 12 TN

Household #496/496 Civil District 1
John W. Williams 51 (saddler) VA
Joseph D./B. 17 (clerk in store) TN
Jenny 15 TN
Elizabeth McNab 50 VA
Ellen Brazelton 27 FB (house servant) TN

In the 1880 Franklin Co., TN census, the following Garnett-McNabb info. is found:
Page 2D
J. W. Williams 60 VA (Judge Co. Ct.) VA VA
Jennie daughter 19 TN
Elizabeth McNabb sister-in-law 59 TN VA VA
Mariah Counts female black 40 (cook) TN
Jim Counts mulatto 18 (laborer) TN

Page 21D
Jim McNab 50 TN (brickmason) VA VA
Sarah wife 50 TN Va VA
William grandson 14 TN TN TN

Page 7B
William McNabb 53 TN (plasterer) Va VA
Ella daughter 20 TN
Elizabeth McNabb mother 83 VA VA NC

Page 94A
John Jones 75 VA (farmer) VA VA
Caroline [McNabb] wife 56 TN VA VA
Eliza daughter 38 TN VA TN

[Caroline McNabb Jones m. 2nd William Shasteen, Jr. June 23, 1889 in Franklin Co., TN]

In the book Cemetery Records of Franklin Co., TN, published by the Franklin Co. Historical Society in the 1980s, the tombstone inscription for John McNabb (husband of Elizabeth Garnett) in Winchester City Cemetery is as follows:
In memory of
John McNab
who died June 11, 1847
Aged 59 years 10 months & 4 days

There is no surviving tombstone for his widow Elizabeth Garnett McNabb in Franklin Co., TN.

Who were John McNabb's parents? His wife Elizabeth is said to have been a daugther of Achilles Garnett, Jr. and unknown wife. Elizabeth Garnett McNabb's brother Eli Garnett was living with her in 1850 in Franklin Co., TN.

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