John Malone was born on 14 Sep 1778 in Virginia. His parents have not been proven but his father may have been either Robert or John Malone who were in Rutherford County, North Carolina as early as 1779.
Gracie Eaves was born on 10 Nov 1780 in North Carolina, probably Rutherford County. Her parents were Burwell Eaves and Izza Malone. It’s likely that Izza was related in some way to John Malone.
John and Gracie were married in Sep 1800 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. They had 9 children born in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia as the family moved several times. They were in Meriwether County, Georgia by 1840. John and Gracie both died there – Gracie about 1855 and John between 1860 and 1870.
John and Gracie’s Children:
Jones was born about 1800.
Lavinia was born about 1801 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. She married Samuel W. Jackson and they had seven children. Lavinia died about 1863, probably in Heard County, Georgia.
John was born about 1804. He died on 2 Sep 1829 in Butts County, Georgia.
Burwell was born about 1805. He married Mary Leverette on 5 Apr 1825 in Jasper County, Georgia. Burwell died on 26 Sep 1831 in Pike County, Georgia.
Spencer was born on 25 Sep 1812 in South Carolina. He married Evaline Parker on 25 Apr 1831 in Butts County, Georgia and they had seven children. Spencer died on 29 Apr 1897 in Abilene, Taylor County, Texas.
Robert Lewis was born about 1814 in South Carolina. He married Mary Ann Fuller on 25 Apr 1836 in Meriwether County, Georgia and they had nine children. Robert died about 1854 in Meriwether County.
William B. was born about 1817. He died on 16 Sep 1839.
Ledford Bayles was born on 1 Sep 1821 in Jasper Count, Georgia. He married Melissa Ann Mitchum and they had four children. Ledford died on 10 Oct 1855.
Frances S. married William G. Crain on 13 Apr 1837 in Meriwether County, Georgia.
John and Gracie were my 4th great-grandparents through their daughter, Lavinia. For sources and additional information, click on the links above. If you have a connection to this family, leave a comment here or e-mail me.