- (Research):Dempsey Franklin Yow was born 11 Jun 1833 in Moore County, North Carolina. On 14 May 1854 he married Mary Jane Dancer, daughter of Samuel Dancer and Nancy Barnes Dancer in Tishomingo County, Mississippi. Dempsey Franklin died at the age of 74 years, 0 months and 2 days on 13 Jun 1907 in Marshall County, Oklahoma, and is buried at Powell Cemetery, Powell, Marshall County, Oklahoma.
Dempsey and his wife Mary Jane lived in Tishomingo County, Mississippi and Henderson County, Tennessee, where they reared the following children: Sallie A. (Hollin), James F., Nancy Jane (Robinson), William Henry, Samuel P., John R., Rebecca J. (Massey), Thomas M., and Mary Magdaline (Dunn).
It has been reported that Dempsey Franklin Yow also married Elizabeth B. J. Barham, Rebecca Floyd, and Amanda McCoy after Mary Jane Dancer died in 1896.
Dempsey Franklin Yow's genealogy starting with his father/mother:
Henry Yow/Rebecca Honeycutt
Christopher Columbus Yow III/Sallie Hunnicutt
Christopher Columbus Yow, Jr./Susannah Christiana ???
Christopher Columbus Yow/Christiana Catherine ???
Hans Yow/Hanna ???
Friederich Von Yow