John H. Hackney


John Harrison Hackney was born September 08, 1822 in Wilkes Co., Georgia, and died 1915 in Cohutta, Whitfield Co., Georgia. He married Faitha Caroline Jordan November 13, 1844 in Murray Co., Georgia, daughter of Burrell Jordan and Keziah. She was born July 14, 1825 in Elbert Co., Georgia, and died November 22, 1904 in Cohutta, Whitfield Co., Georgia.

More About John Harrison Hackney:
Buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Whitfield Co. Georgia
Occupation: Farmer
December 12, 1839, Came to Whitfield Co. when the first work began on the W.A. Railroad

More About Faitha Caroline Jordan:
Buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Whitfield Co. Georgia

For a copy of their marriage record click here

Children of John Hackney and Faitha Jordan are:

1. Martha Perlina Hackney, born January 03, 1846 in Murray Co. Georgia; died March 13, 1926 in WhitfieldCo. Georgia. She married Francis Marion Swinney June 07, 1865 in Bradley Co., Tennessee; born October 17, 1842 in North Carolina; died January 11, 1935 in WhitfieldCo. Georgia.

The Dalton Citizen March 18, 1926

Mrs. Martha Swinney, aged 80 years, wife of F.M. Swinney, died Saturday at her home near Varnell. Funeral services were conducted Sunday from the Mt. Olivet church by Rev. Mr. Cook. Interment being made in a nearby cemetery, with Carter and Sons in charge. Mrs. Swinney is survived by her husband and ten children.

The Dalton Citizen, January 17, 1935

Mr. Marion Swenney, 92, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. W.H. Webb, near Varnell, Friday morning at 6 o'clock. He is survived by five daughters Mrs. Winnie Plemons of Greggar, Texas, Mrs. Mollie of Whitfield, Mrs. Lida Webb of Whitfield, Mrs. Addie Feagans of Whitfield, Mrs. Geneva mcAlister of Chatanooga; three sons, Hadden Sweeney of Comanche Texas, George Swenney of Cedartown GA, Fred Swenney of Whitfield. 63 grandchildren, 115 great grandchildren abd one great great grandchild. Funeral services were held at Mt. Olivet Methodist Church, Whitfield Co., Sunday afternoon at 2 oclock. Rev. Fred Cook, assisted by Sam Milsap officiated. burial was made in the local cemetery with Kenemer Brothers in charge. More About Francis Marion Swinney:
January 03, 1862, Enlisted as Pvt. in Co. B 10th Regiment GA State Troops
May 1862, Mustered out
May 15, 1862 Enlisted as Pvt. Co. A 34th Reg GA infantry
July 04, 1863, Captured at Vicksburgh, Ms. and later paroled

2. Francis M. Hackney, born 1849 in Murray Co., Georgia; died Bef. 1860 in Whitfield Co., Georgia.

3. Mary E. Hackney, born 1851 in Murray Co., Georgia. She married Harrison W. Dunson August 07, 1871 in Whitfield Co., Georgia.

4. James William Hackney, born April 01, 1854 in Whitfield Co., Georgia; died June 26, 1924 in Whitfield Co., Georgia. He married Cornelia J. Burns October 29, 1888 in Whitfield Co., Georgia; born October 1852.

More About James William Hackney:
Buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery

5. John Harrison Hackney, born 1857 in Whitfield Co., Georgia.

6. George W. Hackney, born March 1860 in Whitfield Co., Georgia. He married M.A. 'Mollie' Whittle November 18, 1883 in Whitfield Co., Georgia; born 1860 in Georgia.

7. Robert Clayton Hackney, born March 18, 1862 in Whitfield Co., Georgia; died June 23, 1945 in Dalton, Whitfield Co., Georgia. He married Mary Elizabeth Russell January 18, 1886 in Whitfield Co., Georgia; born November 11, 1866 in Georgia; died August 03, 1947 in Dalton, Whitfield Co., Georgia.

Notes for Robert Clayton Hackney:
Robert and his wife are both buried in West Hill Cemetery in Dalton Georgia

8. Kisiah L. Hackney, born November 03, 1868 in Whitfield Co., Georgia; died January 23, 1917 in Crawford, McLennan Co., Texas. She married (1) John C. Plemons August 08, 1885 in Whitfield Co. Georgia; born June 06, 1860 in Gilmer Co. Georgia; died November 29, 1897 in Crawford, McLennan Co., Texas. She married (2) John Henry Cole March 09, 1901 in Waco, Texas; born October 11, 1875 in Dalton, Whitfield Co., Georgia; died October 05, 1962 in Waco, McLennan Co., Texas.

1850 census Murray Co., GA
dwelling 547
Occupation: Laborer
John Hackney 27 GA
Fartha Hackney 25 GA
Martha P. Hacknry 4
Francis M. Hackney 1 GA

1860 census Rural Vali, Whitfield Co., Georgia
August 30, 1860
dwelling 1230
family 1276
Value of Real Estate: $500.00
Value of personal property: $300.00
Occupation: Farmer
John H. Hackney 37 GA
Faithy Hackney 34 GA
Martha P. Hackney 14 GA
Mary E. Hackney 9 GA
James W. Hackney 6 GA
John H. Hackney 3 GA
George W. Hackney 2/12 GA

1870 Varnell, Whitfield Co., Georgia
page 107
Occupation: Farmer
Value of Real Estate: $400.00
Value of personal property: $300.00
John Hackney 48 GA
Farthy Hackney 44 GA
Mary Hackney 18 GA
James Hackney 16 GA
John Hackney 12 GA
George Hackney 9 GA
Robert Hackney 7 GA
Kisiah Hackney 1 GA

1880 census Varnell, Whitfield Co., Georgia
Ocupation: Farmer
Page number 32
John Hackney 56 GA SC SC
Fathy Hackney 54 GA Sc SC maiden name Jordan
John Hackney Jr. 22 GA GA GA
George W. Hackney 20 GA GA GA
Robert Hackney 17 GA GA GA
Kisiah Hackney 11 GA GA GA

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