Robert Jasper Wann (B) August 29, 1791 Iredell Co. NC. (D) April 05, 1850 Jackson Co. AR. (M) Rachel Poe March 28, 1813 (OR) 3-25-1814 Wayne Co. KY. (B) September 20, 1794 Wayne Co. KY. (D) February 25, 1856 Jackson Co. AR.
In The 1840 Census They Had 11 Kids Living With Them.
1840 Census Jackson Co. AL. Robert Wann Age 40-50, Wife Age 40-50
2 Sons Age 0-5, 1 Son Age 5-10, 2 Sons Age 10-15, 1 Girl Age 5-10, 3 Girls Age 10-15, 2 Girls Age 15-20
Daniel Luallen Is On The Same Page In The 1840 Census.
Robert & Rachel's Son: Samuel McGowan Wann (B) 1814 Wayne Co. KY. (D) October 19, 1857 (M) Martha Unknown December 15, 1836 Bellefonte, AL. (B) 1815 (D) April 07, 1909 Ione, AR. (In the home of Ransom and Savannah "Wann" Godwin)
1840 Census Jackson Co. AL. Samuel Age 20-30, Wife Age 20-30, 2 Son Age 0-5
Samuel's Dad Is On The Same Page In The 1840 Census.
Robert & Rachel's Daughter: Sarah Wann (B) December 17, 1817 Wayne Co. KY. (D) December 14, 1883 Logan Co. AR. (M) Thomas Loyd August 21, 1834 Jackson Co. AL. (B) May 06, 1812 Wayne Co. KY. (D) August 08, 1884 Logan Co. AR. Both Buried In Logan Co. AR. Ellington Cem.
1840 Census Jackson Co. AL. Thomas Age 20-30, Wife Age 20-30, 2 Sons Age 0-5, 1 Girl Age 0-5 "Her Parents Same Page"
Robert & Rachel's Daughter: Mary Ann Wann (B) February 20, 1826 KY. (Or) AL. (D) October 11, 1885 Little Rock, AR. Buried In Little Rock, AR. Cem. (M) Monroe Washington Lewallen Abt. 1848 (B) April 24, 1824 Jackson Co. AL. (D) August 27, 1895 Cave City, AR. Independence Co. (Near Sharp Co.) Buried In Independence Co. AR. Cedar Grove Cem.
Scott Co. AR. Pension Files
Private Robert Wann served under Capt. Joshua Wann's Co. under Norwood's Battalion, Alabama Military for three months in 1838 for the Cherokee Removal of 1838.
He mustered in on 14 Jun. 1838 (with son Samuel Wann) in Bellefonte, Alabama.
He mustered out at Gunters Landing, Alabama on 17 July 1838.
He joined for duty on 13 June 1838, with son Samuel, for three months.
He received $160 in pay upon mustering out.
Rachel Wann filed a Bounty Land Claim on 4 May 1855. Rachel, 60 years old at the time, states she was the widow of Robert Wann and attests to service dates above and that he was honorably discharged. Rachel also states that she and Robert married on 25 Mar. 1814 in Wayne Co., Kentucky by Nicholas Loyd, JP. Her maiden name was POE. Robert Wann died in Jackson Co., Arkansas, on 5 April 1850.
She obtained Bounty Land Warrant under Act of Sep. 18, 1850, for 40 acres which she transferred.
This declaration was made for purpose of obtaining additional bounty land under Act of March 3, 1855.
It was witnessed by: Samuel Wann, William Cowart, 4 May 1855, Independence Co., Arkansas.
The family bible was used in this affidavit to attest to Samuel's birth and death.
The original was destroyed, and a second bible was 'rerecorded' for events and dates.
Harley Gene Salsman
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