located on Big Tree Plantation Christmas Tree Farm
2544 S. Waynesville Road
Salem Township, Warren County, Ohio
This cemetery consists of a single remaining monument plus some field stones that are located about 1/2 mile off the road on the 194 acre Big Tree Plantation Christmas Tree Farm. This is private property so please be sure to obtain permission from the owners before attempting to visit the burial ground. Contact information can be found on their website at http://www.bigtreeplantation.com/index.html
2 December 2007
died Oct. 1824
aged 11 years
2 December 2007
Jas. & Nancy Jack
died July 1828
aged 17 years
2 December 2007
dau. of Jas. & Nancy Jack
died Sept. 6, 1828;
aged 11 months & 2 days
2 December 2007
|9 Dec 2013||Doyle Hopkins||The deceased Samuel Halliday was the sister to Sarah Jack (formerly Halliday)
Line Length is the same as viewed on the microfilm
Bonds and Letters 1803 - 1831
Warren County, Ohio
June Term 1812
The Court appoints John Holaday and Caleb Harvey
to administer on the estate of William Holaday deceased
who are give bond in $400 with William Furgerson
and Cornelisu Vochis their bail
James Wilkson |
Joseph Tate |- appraisers
Nathaniel Edwards |
page 261 (abstract)
John T. Jack appointed guardian for Mary McClullighn
age six and Emily McCulingh age four and document is dated
Aug 23, 1821.
November Term 1821
Cynthia Halliday aged seventeen years
and Samuel Halliday age fifteen years
infants and heirs of Samuel Halliday
deceased come into Court and chose for
their guardians John T Jack and the
court appoint the said John T Jack
guardian for Lititia* Halliday aged seven
years child and heir of the said
Samuel Halliday deceased who is to
give bond (crossed out) separate bond in one
hundred dollars each with William
Ferguson and John Adams his bail
November 21st 1821
* I believe her name should be spelled Letitia
The Court grants administration of
the estate of Elizabeth Halliday dec'd
unto Corlron Daynd who is to give
bond in two hundred dollars with
Robert Lee and Iabish Philips his bail
the court appoints Henry Lee , Josias Lab-
bert & Robert Hamilton appraisers
administrator sworn AD Nov 22 1821
Ann Halliday aged 12 years child
of Samuel Halliday dec'd comes unto
Court and chooses for her guardian
John T Jack who is give bond in one
hundred dollars with William Fergusen
& John Adams his bail Nov 22 nd 1821
|22 Jun 2011||Pam Vazquez||I just found your site with headstone pics of Sarah Holliday
Jack and children. That was nice to see.
I'm researching Sarah's parents Samuel Holliday and his offspring. Sarah Holliday would have been born 1748 in Pikeland Twp, Chester County, PA. Her father Samuel first appeared on the tax list there in Pikeland Twp, in 1747. By 1762 he bought property in Uwchlan Twp and worked as a blacksmith. He sold that property in 1775 and then lived in West Caln Twp. I'm trying very hard to find who Sarah's mother was but the nearest I can find is that her name must have been Jane and that she would have died probably sometime before 1775. Samuel Holliday married his 2nd wife Susannah around that time. Samuel Holliday had 11 children and I don't have the birth dates of all of them so I can't tell if Sarah was the oldest. Her birth year is the oldest of those I've found.
Samuel mentions his daughter Sarah Jack in his will written 1792 written in Elizabeth Twp, Allegheny Co. PA
|26 May 2011||Andrew W. Jack||
Samuel Silas Jack was my Great Great Great Grandfather and a Pioneer that spent his life in the Lebanon/warren county area. He was a war of 1812 veteran. He Married Rebecca Paxton, the youngest child of Colonel Thomas Paxton, one of George Washington's officers and the founder of Loveland Ohio.
Samuel Silas is buried in the Church Graveyard across from the old Rock School house as are my Great Great Grandfather George Harrison Jack. My family line moves to Xenia when my Great Grandfather William T Jack moved there.
My father and I actually went to the land of the Big Tree Plantation before it was the Bige tree plantation and put the tombstome back into position with cement. The original stone home has recently burned down and I aquired the date stone of the home at that time.
My late father was full of family history, which I now seem to be the holder of.
|3 Dec 2007||Michael Sellers||I don't know if the limited info I have concerning the
Jacks named on the cemetery monument is helpful at all but figured the little
bit couldn't hurt.
"Sarah Jack" was born Sarah HOLIDAY in 1748 in Pennsylvania. She was the wife of James Jack, who was born March 17, 1726, in Chester county, PA. At some point they had relocated to Lexington, Woodford county, KY, where James Jack died prior to 1801.
I believe Sarah came to Warren county, OH, in the very early 1800s with sons John Thomas Jack, James Jack, and Samuel Jack. There were also three other sons born to Sarah that I'm slightly aware of; Robert Little Jack, Adam Jack, and Joseph Jack. Whether they came to Warren county as well is unknown to me.
John Thomas Jack married Elizabeth Todd Smith on January 10, 1801, in Versailles Township, Fayette county, Kentucky, prior to removing to Warren county, OH, fairly soon after. I'm guessing that when boys John Thomas, James, and Samuel relocated to Warren county they brought their mother, Sarah (Holiday) Jack, with them. It is thus Sarah and her son, James Jack, along with James' wife, Nancy (Smith) Jack, that are mentioned on the monument in the Jack Cemetery.
Not sure what happened with Samuel after the move to Warren county. John Thomas Jack remained in Warren county until 1828 when he moved with his own son, James H. Jack, to Indiana. Apparently, John Thomas did not like the area in Montgomery or Fountain county, Indiana, and thus moved to Tippecanoe county, Indiana, where he got a land grant. Born July 4, 1777, John Thomas Jack remained in Randolph Township in Tippecanoe county, Indiana, until his death on August 19, 1835.
The family of James and Sarah Jack were pretty thick, so to speak, in Warren county, OH, after the move from KY. I wouldn't be surprised at all if additional Jacks were buried in the Jack Cemetery...
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