James Lee Weaver's Family Tree


James Poidevent was born on 23 Sep 1711. He died on 20 Oct 1761. He married Unknown Devane in 1745/1759.

SEE FILE ON THOMAS DEVANE. THOMAS' WILL SEEMS TO INDICATE THAT JAMES MARRIED ANOTHER DAUGHTER OTHER THAN MARY, BUT HER NAME IS UNKNOWN. JAMES AND THIS DEVANE DAUGHTER HAD AT LEAST ONE CHILD, PETTOR POITEVINT. HIS DESCENDANTS ARE SHOWN ON WFT ARCHIVES CD 4 FOR SEVERAL GENERATIONS. THE SPELLING OF POIDEVENT CHANGED CONSIDERABLY OVER TIME.

Unknown Devane [Parents] was born in 1732 in Unknown. She died in 1758/1826 in Unknown. She married James Poidevent in 1745/1759.

One daughter was known to have married a Poidevent. Her name is unknown.

They had the following children:

  M i Pettor Poitevint

James Robinson was born in 1672/1711. He died in 1713/1762. He married Tobitha Unknown Robinson in 1699/1749.

Tobitha Unknown Robinson was born in 1681/1714 in Unknown. She died in 1721/1775 in Unknown. She married James Robinson in 1699/1749.

Other marriages:
Larkin, John

They had the following children:

  F i Ann* Larkin

John Larkin was born in 1673/1712 in Unknown. He died in 1721/1763 in Unknown. He married Tobitha Unknown Robinson in 1699/1749.

TO LARKIN AND WIFE TOBITHA WERE BORN ANN AND MARY. ANN LARKIN MARRIED JOHN
DEVANE SR AND MARY MARRIED HIS BROTHER, THOMAS DEVANE. AFTER LARKIN'S DEATH,
TOBITHA MARRIED JAMES ROBINSON, WHO RAISED ANN AND MARY. THEY WERE ORIGINALLY
LISTED AS ROBINSONS.

Tobitha Unknown Robinson was born in 1681/1714 in Unknown. She died in 1721/1775 in Unknown. She married John Larkin in 1699/1749.

Other marriages:
Robinson, James

They had the following children:

  F i Ann* Larkin
  F ii Mary Larkin

John* Devane , Jr [Parents] was born on 25 Dec 1755 in New Hanover, Nc. He died in 1802 in Nc. He married Ann* Julian Evans on 25 Oct 1785.

JOHN & WIFE, ANN JULIAN, ARE BURIED 2 MILES WEST OF HARRELLS, SAMPSON CO, NC,
4 MILES FROM PLANTATION SITE. THEIR GRAVES, ALONG WITH BROTHER JAMES & ANN'S
BROTHER, FRANCIS DAVIS, WERE MARKED IN 1978 BY SAR AND DAR, WILMINGTON &
ELIZABETHTON.
REFERENCE WIREGRASS V 8.

Ann* Julian Evans [Parents] was born on 30 Jun 1768 in Sc. She died in 1803/1863 in Nc. She married John* Devane , Jr on 25 Oct 1785.

SHE WAS THE HALF-SISTER OF CAPTAIN FRANCIS DAVIS, R.S.

They had the following children:

  M i William Devane was born in 1786. He died in 1787/1876 in Ga.
  F ii Nancy Ann Devane
  F iii Ann J. Devane
  M iv Benjamin Devane was born in 1795 in Unknown. He died in 1796/1885 in Unknown.
  M v Francis* Devane
  F vi Rebecca Devane
  M vii John Devane III was born in 1800 in Unknown. He died in 1801/1890 in Unknown.

Nehemiah* Downs was born in 1747/1776. He died in 1799/1839. He was married in 1771/1818.

He had the following children:

  F i Tabitha* Downs

Mickey Melton Collins

Norma*sue Walker [Parents]

Other marriages:
Chioma, John Paul

They had the following children:

  M i Kevin Melton Chioma
  M ii Kelly Walker Chioma

James Devane [Parents] was born in 1751/1780 in Unknown. He died in 1773/1841 in Unknown. He was married in 1772/1817.

He had the following children:

  M i John C. Devane

Unknown Evans was born in 1717/1746 in Unknown. He died in 1769/1809 in Unknown. He married Sarah Ann Graves in 1743/1786.

SARAH ANN GRAVES FIRST MARRIED TO ZION DAVIS, THEN TO MR EVANS, WHO FATHERED
ANN JULIAN EVANS.

Sarah Ann Graves was born in 1726/1749 in Unknown. She died in 1770/1821 in Unknown. She married Unknown Evans in 1743/1786.

Other marriages:
Davis, Zion

MOTHER OF FRANCIS DAVIS AND ANN JULIAN EVANS BY DIFFERENT HUSBANDS

They had the following children:

  F i Ann* Julian Evans

J. C. Devane was born in 1775/1795 in Unknown. He died in 1807/1866 in Unknown. He married Ann J. Devane in 1806/1839.

Ann J. Devane [Parents] was born in 1792 in Unknown. She died in 1806/1886 in Unknown. She married J. C. Devane in 1806/1839.


Francis* Devane [Parents] was born in 1798 in Bladen, Nc. He died on 8 Mar 1868 in Berrien, Ga. He married Frances* Giddens in 1815.

Frances* Giddens [Parents] was born in 1797 in Nc. She died on 28 Aug 1864 in Berrien, Ga. She married Francis* Devane in 1815.

They had the following children:

  F i Priscilla Ann Devane
  F ii Tobitha Devane
  M iii Thomas* Devane
  F iv Margaret Devane was born in 1826 in Ga. She died in 1827/1920 in Ga.
  F v Rebecca Jane Devane
  M vi Patrick Devane
  M vii Benjamin Mitchell Devane
  M viii William Devane was born in 1838. He died in 1839/1928.

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