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Richard Andrew Dumvill (c1765-1836)
The Dunville Family of Kentucky


Brothers Robert Dumvill (c1735-1819) and William Dumvill (c1740-1793)
Robert Dumvill
c1735-1819
born: about 1735 near Dublin
died: 2 May 1819, buried in Hemstead County, Arkansas
note:
Robert Dumvill went from Belfast, Ireland to South Carolina in about 1770. He and his nephew Richard lived on adjacent farms in Kershaw County, South Carolina until about 1800 when they moved to Grainger County, Tennessee. They lived there for about ten years. Robert went to Ste Genevieve County, Missouri and on to Hempstead County, Arkansas, where he died.
Robert had three daughters that were born in South Carolina. According to family legend these were by his second wife, Mary McGill. Robert was a farmer, land speculator and a Methodist Preacher. He was a veteran of the Revolutionary War.
WIFE: Mary McGill (c1750-1819), married: (2)
born: about 1750 in Scotland
died: after 1819, buried in Hemstead County, Arkansas
children:
Sarah Dumvill (born c1775)
Elender Dumvill (c1778-1853)
Mary Dumvill (1784-1852)
William Dumvill
c1740-1793
died: 1 November 1793 age 53 (born 1740), buried Shankill Cemetery, Belfast
note:
William Dumvill stayed in Ireland and is the ancestor of the Belfast, Ireland Dunvilles who owned the Dunville Distillery and the Dunville Saloon. Both were in Belfast.
children (by his first wife):
Richard Andrew Dumvill (c1765-1836)
Charles Dumvill
another son
WIFE: Agnes McNeilly (c1756-1824), married: (2) 6 June 1773 at Carnmoney Parish Church
died: 25 December 1824 age 68 (born 1756)
children:
Sarah (1777-1817)
John (1785-1851)
Daughters of Robert Dumvill (c1735-1819) and Mary Dumvill née McGill (c1750-1819)
Sarah Dumvill
born c1775
father: Robert Dumvill (c1735-1819)
mother: Mary Dumvill née McGill (c1750-1819)
born: c1775 in Kershaw County, South Carolina
children:
Joseph Windes (1790-1845/47)
Sarah Windes (1793-1850)
William A.D. Windes (1795-1868)
Samuel P. Windes (1797-1845)
Robert Dumville Windes (1799-1867)
Susan Windes (b c1807)
Enoch Windes (1809-1872)
Lydia E. Windes (b 1811)
Mary Dumville Windes (1812-1839)
HUSBAND: Enoch Windes (1765-1838)
born: 1765 in Kershaw County, South Carolina
Elender Dumvill
c1778-1853
father: Robert Dumvill (c1735-1819)
mother: Mary Dumvill née McGill (c1750-1819)
born: c1778 in Kershaw County, South Carolina
died: 1853
notes: Eleanor and William Sims had about five children born in St. Genevieve County, which is next door to St. Francois County, Missouri where Mary lived.
HUSBAND: William Sims, married: 7 June 1803
born: c1780 in South Carolina
Mary Dumvill
1784-1852
father: Robert Dumvill (c1735-1819)
mother: Mary Dumvill née McGill (c1750-1819)
born: 26 December 1784 in Kershaw County, South Carolina
died: 16 April 1852 in St. Francois County, Missouri
notes: Mary and Eleazer Clay had about thirteen children and moved to St. Francois County, Missouri.
HUSBAND: Eleazer Clay, married: 19 January 1802 in East Tennessee
born: 14 October 1778 in Virginia
Son of William Dumvill (c1740-1793) and his first wife
Richard Andrew
Dumvill
c1765-1836
father: William Dumvill (c1740-1793)
born: about 1765 in co. Antrim, Ireland
died: 1836 in Hopkins County, Kentucky, buried in Old Salem Methodist Church Cemetery near Slaughters, Kentucky
note:
Richard Andrew Dumvill went from Belfast, Ireland to South Carolina to live with his uncle Robert Dumvill (c1735-1819) in about 1773, when Richard Andrew Dumvill's father remarried. He and his uncle Robert lived on adjacent farms in Kershaw County, South Carolina until about 1800 when they moved to Grainger County, Tennessee. They lived there for about ten years. Richard went to what is now Webster County, Kentucky, where he lived until his death.
Richard Andrew Dumvill was a farmer, a weaver and a pioneer Methodist Preacher.
WIFE: Elizabeth Adam (c1767-c1825), married: 29 July 1784
born: about 1767 in Scotland
died: about 1825 in Hopkins County, Kentucky, buried in Old Salem Methodist Church Cemetery near Slaughters, Kentucky
children:
John Dumvill (1785-1786)
Mary Dumvill (1787-1792)
Elizabeth Dumvill (1792-1835)
Richard Andrew Dumvill Jr (1798-1871)
Margaret Dumvill (1800-1873)
Eleanor Dumvill (1803-1848)
Jane Dumvill (1807-1880)
Children of Richard Andrew Dumvill (c1765-1836) and Elizabeth Dumvill née Adam (c1767-c1825)
John Dumvill
1785-1786
father: Richard Andrew Dumvill (c1765-1836)
mother: Elizabeth Dumvill née Adam (c1767-c1825)
born: 1785 in South Carolina
died: 1786
Mary Dumvill
1787-1792
father: Richard Andrew Dumvill (c1765-1836)
mother: Elizabeth Dumvill née Adam (c1767-c1825)
born: 12 November 1787 in South Carolina
died: 1792
Elizabeth Dumvill
1792-1835
father: Richard Andrew Dumvill (c1765-1836)
mother: Elizabeth Dumvill née Adam (c1767-c1825)
born: 24 April 1792 in South Carolina
died: 1835 in Hopkins County, buried with her parents
HUSBAND: James Majors, married: 29 November 1817
Richard Andrew
Dumvill Jr
1798-1871
father: Richard Andrew Dumvill (c1765-1836)
mother: Elizabeth Dumvill née Adam (c1767-c1825)
born: 9 February 1798 in the Camden District of South Carolina in what is now Kershaw County
died: 1 February 1871 in Webster County, Kentucky, buried with his parents
note:
His father Richard Andrew Dumvill moved the family to Grainger County, Tennessee in 1802 and on to what is now Webster County, Kentucky in 1814. Richard Andrew Dumvill Jr and his four sisters spent the rest of their lives in this area.
Richard Andrew Dumvill Jr owned many slaves and several thousand acres of bottom land along the Green River near Slaughters, Kentucky. Most of this land was swampland that he cleared and drained with slave labour. His obituary states 'he was considered to be the wealthiest man in Hopkins and Webster County'. Several of his descendants still live on portions of this farm. He was 6'2" tall and weighed about 225 pounds. He was a Methodist.
WIFE: Sarah Ann Reynolds, married: (1) 12 November 1821
died: 22 August 1822 when their only child Elizabeth Ann was born
child:
Elizabeth Ann Dumvill (married 10 March 1837, Stephen Ashby, and died 22 December 1896 in Webster County, Kentucky)
note:
Stephen Ashby was a grandson of the Revolutionary War Veteran, Captain Stephen Ashby, who was a great-great grandfather of Sarah E Slaton (1852-1887), who was the first wife of Charles Poindexter Dunville (1856-1939).
WIFE: Mary Simmons, married: (2) 13 March 1823
died: 1828 when their daughter Sarah Jane was born
child:
Sarah Jane Dumvill (married 18 December 1843, Elias Yeager)
WIFE: Nancy B. Rash, married: (3) 26 September 1829
died: 1838 when their daughter Barbara was born
WIFE: Susan Rice, married: (4) 29 April 1839
died: in 1853 in childbirth
child:
Richard W Dumvill (born in 1841, killed in the Civil War)
WIFE: Sarah Ellen Morris (1826-1923), married: (5) 10 January 1854
father: Jessie Morris
mother: Sarah Cammack, married 22 April 1813 in Franklin County, Kentucky
born: 25 September 1826 in Franklin County, Kentucky
died: 30 January 1923 in Webster County, Kentucky, when she was ninety years old
note:
Sarah Ellen Morris changed the family name from Dumvill to Dunville. Richard Andrew Dumvill Jr and Sarah Ellen Morris had eight children. The last one, Lucy Amanda, was born when her father was seventy-two years old.
children:
Jessie Morris Dunville (1854-1940)
Charles Poindexter Dunville (1856-1939)
James Walter Dunville (1858-1897)
Benjamin Harry Dunville (1859-1896)
Robert Anderson Dunville (1861-1945)
Sallie Dunville (1862-1901)
Richard Lee Dunville (1866-1937)
Lucy (Lula) Amanda Dunville (1870-1952)
Margaret Dumvill
1800-1873
father: Richard Andrew Dumvill (c1765-1836)
mother: Elizabeth Dumvill née Adam (c1767-c1825)
born: 12 October 1800 in South Carolina
died: 22 November 1873 in Webster County, Kentucky, buried with her parents
HUSBAND: Fielding Timmons, married: 18 August 1817
Eleanor Dumvill
1803-1848
father: Richard Andrew Dumvill (c1765-1836)
mother: Elizabeth Dumvill née Adam (c1767-c1825)
born: 30 July 1803 in Tennessee
died: 14 September 1848 in Webster County, Kentucky, buried with her parents
child:
Robert N Orton (1833-1900)
HUSBAND: Elijah Orton, married: 10 October 1828 in Hopkins, Kentucky
born: 25 December 1806
died: 8 January 1862
Jane Dumvill
1807-1880
father: Richard Andrew Dumvill (c1765-1836)
mother: Elizabeth Dumvill née Adam (c1767-c1825)
born: 31 March 1807 in Grainger County, Tennessee
died: 17 June 1880 in Webster County, Kentucky, buried with her parents
children:
Julius Augustus Jackson (1829-1906)
Ferdinand Jackson
HUSBAND: Charles King Jackson, married: 23 December 1828 in Hopkin County, Kentucky
father: Dr Peter Jackson, born in Sussex County, Delaware
mother: Mary Rust, born in Virginia
born: 22 January 1806 in Sussex County, Delaware
died: 24 February 1894 in Webster County, Kentucky

Child of Elijah Orton (1806-1862) and Eleanor Orton née Dumvill (1803-1848)
Robert N Orton
1833-1900
father: Elijah Orton (1806-1862)
mother: Eleanor Orton née Dumvill (1803-1848)
born: 5 March 1833
died: 23 April 1900
WIFE: Nola Hewlett, married: 25 March 1889 in Hopkins, Kentucky
born: 12 May 1864
died: 23 March 1954
children:
Lizzie Bird Orton (1890-1957)
Paul Robert Orton (b 21 October 1891)
Nellie Orton
Children of Charles King Jackson (1806-1894) and Jane Jackson née Dumvill (1807-1880)
Julius Augustus
Jackson
1829-1906
father: Charles King Jackson (1806-1894)
mother: Jane Jackson née Dumvill (1807-1880)
born: 23 September 1829 in Sussex County, Delaware
died: 9 February 1906 in Webster County, Kentucky
WIFE: Nancy Ruby Cox, married: 29 March 1854 in Hopkins County, Kentucky
born: 1837
child:
Nancy Jackson (1866-1937, who was the second wife of Charles Poindexter Dunville (1856-1939))
Ferdinand
Jackson
father: Charles King Jackson (1806-1894)
mother: Jane Jackson née Dumvill (1807-1880)
WIFE: Mary A Slaton (sister of Sarah E Slaton (1852-1887), who was the first wife of Charles Poindexter Dunville (1856-1939))
One of the children of Robert N Orton (1833-1900) and Nola Orton née Hewlett (1864-1954)
Lizzie Bird
Orton
1890-1957
father: Robert N Orton (1833-1900)
mother: Nola Orton née Hewlett (1864-1954)
born: 7 March 1890 in Hopkins, Kentucky
died: 14 July 1957 in Modesto, California
children:
Nellie Elaine Watts (1912-2001)
Eloise Watts (b 1917)
HUSBAND: William Wymond Watts
Children of William Wymond Watts and Lizzie Bird Watts née Orton (1890-1957)
Nellie Elaine
Watts
1912-2001
father: William Wymond Watts
mother: Lizzie Bird Watts née Orton (1890-1957)
born: 1 October 1912 in Madisonville, Kentucky
died: 17 March 2001 in Modesto, California
child:
Carol Kalteich (m Shaffer)
HUSBAND: Otto Kalteich
Eloise Watts
b 1917
father: William Wymond Watts
mother: Lizzie Bird Watts née Orton (1890-1957)
born: 27 August 1917
HUSBAND: Lorraine Solmon

On 20 August 2004 we received a message for the Guest Book from Beverly Oglesby, who is a great-great-great-granddaughter of Charles King Jackson and Jane Jackson née Dumvill/Dunville.

Most of the information for this page was researched and provided by Martin Dunville (1922-1992) of Michigan and Florida. Additional information was provided by Janis Hendrick, who is a great-great-great-granddaughter of Mary Dumvill (1784-1852), and who sent a message to the Guest Book on 20 January 2011, and by Carol Shaffer, who is a great-great-granddaughter of Elijah Orton and Eleanor Orton née Dumvill, and who sent a message to the Guest Book on 11 October 2004.

See also:

Family Tree

The Dunville Family of Kentucky

William Dunvill (c1740-1793): The Distillery Line of the Dunvilles

Enoch Windes (1765-1834), husband of Sarah Dumvill (born c1775)

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LAST MODIFIED: 22 JANUARY 2011