Thomas Gettings was born in 1797 in Virginia, and died after 1860 in Illinois. He is buried in the Isaac's cemetery in Franklin County Illinois. He married Priscilla Anderson about 1823 in Tennessee.
Thomas is listed on the Roll of Honor as as being buried in Issacs Cem. He was in the War of 1812 in Virginia. The Gettings family was from Jackson Co. TN and moved to Franklin Co. about 1855.
Children of Thomas & Priscilla (Anderson) Gettings:
Madison b. 1823 Maryland b. 1825 Jackson Co Tenn. d. aft 1870 Jackson Co Tenn. Thaxton b. 11 Nov 1830 Jackson Co Tenn. d. 13 Dec 1915 Franklin Co IL Malinda b. 1834 Samuel b. 1836 Tenn James b. 1838 Jackson Co Tenn. d. abt 1867 Franklin Co IL Mary J. b. 1841 Amanda McDaniel b. 1843 Jackson Co Tenn. d. aft 1880
Madison Gettings, b. 1823, son of Thomas & Priscilla (Anderson) Getting. Married Mamie ( ).
Children of Madison & Mamie ( ) Gettings.
Zachariah T. b. 1847. d. pos. Union Co IL? Nelson b. 1848. d. Saline Co IL Susan b. 1851 James b. 1852 George b. 1855
Maryland Gettings, b. 1825 Jackson Co Tenn. d. aft 1870 Jackson Co Tenn. Son of Thomas & Priscilla (Anderson) Gettings. Married Katherine ( ) about 1847 in Tenn.
Children of Maryland & Katherine ( ) Gettings:
Didema b. 1848 Lusetty b. 1849
Thaxton b. 11 Nov 1830 Jackson Co Tenn. d. 13 Dec 1915 Franklin Co IL. Son of Thomas & Priscilla (Anderson) Gettings. Married Caroline McCormick. Caroline was b. 21 Apr 1838, d. ?7 Sept 1915. Thaxton, Caroline, and dau Anna are buried at Mt. Zion Freewill Baptist Church Cem., Cave Twp., Franklin Co IL.
Children of Thaxton & Caroline (McCormick) Gettings: Alice Amanda b. 1856, md. J. L. Lasley 8 July 1886 in Franklin Co IL William S. b. 1 Nov 1867, d. 2 Dec 1930 Franklin Co IL Andrew J. b. 1868, d. 1953, bur McCann Cem, Cave Twp, Franklin Co IL Anna b. 1 Dec 1873, d.y. Charles R. b. 1 Sept 1876. Tombstone in McCann cem reads b. 19 Sept 1877, d. 31 Mar 1942. Md. Minnie T. Ames 28 Nov 1901 Franklin Co. IL. Her tombstone reads b. 20 Aug 1880, d. 25 Dec 1945. [see notes]
Samuel Gettings, b. 1836 Tenn., son of Thomas & Priscilla (Anderson) Gettings. Married Jemima ( ).
Children of Samuel & Jemima ( ) Gettings:
Orphey b. 1858 Breckenridge b. 1860
James Gettings b. 1838 Jackson Co Tenn. d. abt 1867 Franklin Co IL, son of Thomas & Priscilla (Anderson) Gettings. Married 8 Aug 1858 Franklin Co IL, America Cockrill, dau of James and Elizabeth (Venable) Cockrill. James lived in Franklin Co IL in the 1860's. He served in the Civil War from Williamson Co IL between 20 Sept 1861 & 27 Apr 1863 in Co "E" of the 29th Regt. I didn't find his name on the soldier list for Franklin Co. The family story is that he and his wife, America Cockrill were killed by lightning about 1867. It appears to be true as on a later census their 3 children are found living with relatives in Franklin Co. Their dau. Ellenora married Alonzo Croslin. She's the Ella Croslin buried at East Fork.
Children of James & America (Cockrill) Gettings:
Robert b. 1862 Rozette b. 10 Mar 1864 Ellenora b. 1865 Franklin Co. IL., d. Franklin Co IL.
Mary J. Gettings, dau of Thomas & Priscilla (Anderson) Gettings, b. 1841. Married 27 Feb 1868 Franklin Co IL, John A. McClintock.
Children of John A. & Mary J. (Gettings) McClintock:
John M. b. 1868
Amanda McDaniel Gettings, b. 1843 Jackson Co Tenn. d. aft 1880, dau of Thomas & Priscilla (Anderson) Gettings. Married William Greenwood.
Children of William & Amanda McDaniel (Gettings) Greenwood:
Samuel b. 1869 Amanda b. 1872 Mary E. b. 1873
Zachariah T. Gettings, son of Madison & Mamie ( ) Gettings, b. 1847. d. pos. Union Co IL?
Married 20 Oct 1867 Franklin Co IL, Sarah McClintock.
Children of Zachariah T. & Sarah (McClintock) Gettings:
Nellie H. b. 1873
William S. Gettings, son of Thaxton & Caroline (McCormick) Gettings, b. 1 Nov 1867, d. 2 Dec 1930 Franklin Co IL. Married 11 June 1893 Franklin Co IL, Ruth E. Prichard. Both bur Tower Heights cem., Frankfort Twp., Franklin Co IL.
Children of William S. & Ruth E. (Prichard) Gettings:
Sella b. 1894 Jessie F. (Rev'd), b. 1896, d. 1970, bur Tower Heights cem.
Andrew J. Gettings, son of Thaxton & Caroline (McCormick) Gettings, was b. 1868. Married 1st
in IL., Ettie Clark. He md. 2nd 17 Dec 1893 Laura Lewis, dau of Robert Lewis.
Children of Andrew J. & Laura (Lewis) Gettings:
Lanan b. 1894
Ellenora Gettings, dau of James & America (Cockrill) Gettings, b. 1865 Franklin Co. IL., d. Franklin Co IL. Married 18 June 1882 Franklin Co IL., Alonzo C. Croslin. See the Croslin genealogy for this line.
Also in the McCann cem is Edward Gettings 19 Oct 1909 - 20 Jan 1974
W. Otto Gettings 25 Apr 1907 - 20 Feb 1968 and appears to be his wife Helen N. b. 21 Jun 1909 - no d. date.
There are no Gettings listed in the Frankfort Twp cem books index.
Kathy Hesketh's line.