Catherine Balkcom1

#766, b. 1826
Last Edited30 Sep 2009
Father*Alexander Balkcom b. 1802
Mother*Mary Ward b. c 1801, d. bt 1850 - 1860

Family

Joshua Geoghagan b. c 1824
Child 1.Martha Matilda Geoghagan b. 9 May 1851, d. 15 May 1925
Married NameGeoghagan 
Birth*1826 
Marriage*11 July 1839Joshua Geoghagan; Henry County, Alabama, USA1 
Cen-Enum*1850AL Coffee Co Census 1850; Coffee County, Alabama, USA; 23 years old, born in Alabama, and living with her husband, Joshua, and their two children. Her sister, Nancy, and father are close by.2 
Witness: Joshua Geoghagan
Cen-Enum*1860AL Coffee Co Census 1860; Precinct 8, Buzbeeville, Coffee County, Alabama, USA; 32 years old, born in Ala., and living with her husband, Joshua, and their two children. They are living next door to her parents, Alexander and Polly.3 
Witness: Joshua Geoghagan

Citations

  1. [S153] Marriage Records of Henry County, Ala., 1822-1868, Courthouse Henry County Alabama, Henry County, Alabama, USA. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Records of Henry County, Ala., 1822-1868.
  2. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Coffee County, Alabama. Compiled by Helen Bartlett, 1999, for Grandpa's Silver Trunk., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Coffee County, Alabama. Compiled by Helen Bartlett, 1999, for Grandpa's Silver Trunk., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Charlie Balkcom1

#1101, b. circa 1879
Last Edited23 Apr 2008
Father*Madison Larkin Balkcom1 b. 24 Jun 1844, d. 28 Jan 1915
Mother*Emma Pauline Cox1 b. 18 Oct 1850
Birth*circa 1879Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census17 June 1880Madison Larkin Balkcom, AL Dale Co Census 1880; Newton, Beat No. 4, ED63, pg13, hh118, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "A. L. Balcom" (almost certainly Madison L. Balkcom given family members), age 35, Dental Surgeon, not employed for 3 months in this census year, not reading or writing, born in Georgia, both parents born in NC.1 
Cen-Enum*17 June 1880AL Dale Co Census 1880; Beat No. 4, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Charlie Balcom", age 1, son, born in Alabama.1 
Witness: Madison Larkin Balkcom

Citations

  1. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale Co, AL page 607A, HH118, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Colista Jane Balkcom

#30, b. 20 May 1839, d. after 1900
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited18 Jun 2016
RelationshipGrandaunt of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*James E. Balkcom1 b. 7 Jan 1807, d. 24 Nov 1887
Mother*Mary (Polly) Murphy b. 1814, d. 24 Feb 1886

Family

Child 1.Benjamin Middleton Balkcom+10,1 b. 22 Jun 1859, d. 24 Jun 1916
Birth*20 May 1839Georgia, USA2,1,3 
(Resident) Census23 July 1860James E. Balkcom, Mary (Polly) Murphy; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "James Balkcom", head, age 53, farming, born in NC, real estate value $1500, personal estate $700.

The households of John W. Balkcom (son of James and Mary) and wife Nancy age 19 (newly married) and Daniel Murphy (with wife Elizabeth and a 12 year old male Milton Murphy) were adjacent. Neither of the other families showed land holdings so it's likely that they had houses on the land of James Balkcom.

Also listed on the same census page were Lewis Deal and wife Nancy J. Brannon Deal, with family. Nancy J. Brannon (person ID#1314) was the oldest daughter of Rosier Brannon and Anzilla Galloway, and sister to Rose Ann Brannon who was daughter-in-law to James and Mary Balkcom.

Complete household:
"James Balkcom" as above;
"Mary Balkcom", age 44, born in NC, read/write no;
"Selista J. Balkcom", female age 20, born Georgia, read/write yes;
"Benjamin Balkcom", age 17, laborer, born Georgia, read/write yes;
"Ivey Balkcom", male age 14, born Alabama, attending school, read/write yes;
"Brantley Balkcom", male age 12 born Alabama, attending school, read/write yes;
"Albert Balkcom", age 10, born Alabama, read/write yes;
"Delilah Balkcom, female age 8, born Alabama, attending school, read/write yes;
"Pricilla Balkcom", female age 6, born Alabama, attending school;
"Neissa Balkcom", female age 4, born Alabama;
"Ransom Balkcom", male age 3, born Alabama;
"Joseph D. Balkcom", male age 19, farm laborer, born Alabama, read/write yes;
"Cinda Balkcom", female age 18 born Alabama, read/write yes (Joseph's wife);
"James A. Balkcom", age 23, school teacher, born Georgia, read/write yes (note: he was listed last in the large household even though the oldest. Birth dates and states support that he was the oldest child of James and Mary).

Families living close by were Kirkland, Deal, Lee, Riley, Woodham.4 
(Resident) Census27 July 1870(Head of Household) James E. Balkcom, (Resident) Mary (Polly) Murphy; Beat No. 9, Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "James Balkcum" age 63, occupation farmer and hatter, born North Carolina, real estate $1100, personal $350.

Household:
James, head, as shown;
"Polly" age 54, keeps house, born NC;
"C. J.", female age 31, works in house, born Georgia;
"Albert" age 21, works in farm, born Alabama;
"Delila" age 19, works in farm, born Alabama;
"Priscilla" age 17, works in farm, born Alabama;
"J. H.", male age 14, works in farm, born Alabama;
"J. A.", female age 7, born Alabama;
"Middleton", male age 11, born Alabama.
The adults were listed as reading and writing.5 
(Resident) Census22 June 1880(Head of Household) James E. Balkcom, (Resident) Mary (Polly) Murphy; Beat No. 9, ED#64, Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "James Balkum", age 73, farmer, born North Carolina, parents born in "North";
"Polley Balkum", wife age 65, keeping house, born NC, parents born in "North";
"Colista J. Balkum", daughter age 41, born Georgia;
"Joanna Balkum", daughter age 16, born Alabama;
"Middleton Balkum", grandson age 21, farm laborer, born Alabama.

Sons Brantley and Ivey and their families were in nearby households.6 
(Resident) Census28 June 1900Benjamin Middleton Balkcom; Precinct 9 Echo, ED#66 hh#256, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Benjamin Balkcom", head, age 40, born June 1859, wife Anna, married 16 years, born AL, father GA, mother AL, mother Jane;
"Anna Balkcom", wife age 40, born July 1859, mother of 5, 4 living, born Alabama, parents born Alabama;
"Ora Balkcom", daughter age 15 born July 1884, born Alabama, parents born Alabama;
"Carson Balkcom", son age 7 born June 1893, born Alabama, parents born Alabama;
"Leola Balkcom", daughter age 4, born July 1895, born Alabama, parents born Alabama;
"Amie Bell Balkcom", daughter age 9/12 born Aug 1899 in Alabama, parents born Alabama;
"Jane Balkcom", mother, age 61, born May 1839, widowed, born Alabama, parents born North Carolina.

Households nearby were William Christopher Baldwin, Ivey Balkcom, and Webster Balkcom.7 
Death*after 1900Alabama, USA; appeared in 1900 census with son Benjamin M Balkcom 
Burial*Old Center Methodist Church Cemetery, Henry County, Alabama, USA; Buried alongside son B. M. Balkcom and his wife Adrianna (Deal) Balkcom8,9

Citations

  1. [S226] Mrs. Marvin Scott, History of Henry County, Alabama (, Page 154; Pensacola, FL: Frank R. Parkhurst & Son Printing, 1961).
  2. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, Echo Community, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S30] Tombstone Inscription, Old Center Methodist Church Cemetery, Henry County Alabama , Colista J. Balkcom, Jerry Balkcom, held in files.
  4. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, Newton Post Office, census pg 67, ancestry.com image pg 69, stamped census pg 565, Ancestry.com.
  5. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, AL, Dale Co, page 225A, ancestry.com image pg 13, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  6. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale Co, AL, Reynolds District, page 642c, hh 2, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  7. [S77] Census, U.S. of 1900, Dale County AL, page 253 image pg 29, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  8. [S30] Tombstone Inscription, Old Center Methodist Church Cemetery, Henry County Alabama, Tombstone, Jerry Balkcom.
  9. [S182] Mrs. Marvin Scott, compiler, Henry County Alabama Cemetery Records (n.p.: n.pub., 1993). Hereinafter cited as Henry County Alabama Cemetery Records.
  10. [S77] Census, U.S. of 1900, Dale County, Alabama, Ancestry.com.

Delilah Balkcom1

#35, b. 29 March 1851
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited23 Mar 2009
RelationshipGrandaunt of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*James E. Balkcom1 b. 7 Jan 1807, d. 24 Nov 1887
Mother*Mary (Polly) Murphy1 b. 1814, d. 24 Feb 1886
Birth*29 March 1851Alabama, USA1,2 
(Resident) Census23 July 1860James E. Balkcom, Mary (Polly) Murphy; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "James Balkcom", head, age 53, farming, born in NC, real estate value $1500, personal estate $700.

The households of John W. Balkcom (son of James and Mary) and wife Nancy age 19 (newly married) and Daniel Murphy (with wife Elizabeth and a 12 year old male Milton Murphy) were adjacent. Neither of the other families showed land holdings so it's likely that they had houses on the land of James Balkcom.

Also listed on the same census page were Lewis Deal and wife Nancy J. Brannon Deal, with family. Nancy J. Brannon (person ID#1314) was the oldest daughter of Rosier Brannon and Anzilla Galloway, and sister to Rose Ann Brannon who was daughter-in-law to James and Mary Balkcom.

Complete household:
"James Balkcom" as above;
"Mary Balkcom", age 44, born in NC, read/write no;
"Selista J. Balkcom", female age 20, born Georgia, read/write yes;
"Benjamin Balkcom", age 17, laborer, born Georgia, read/write yes;
"Ivey Balkcom", male age 14, born Alabama, attending school, read/write yes;
"Brantley Balkcom", male age 12 born Alabama, attending school, read/write yes;
"Albert Balkcom", age 10, born Alabama, read/write yes;
"Delilah Balkcom, female age 8, born Alabama, attending school, read/write yes;
"Pricilla Balkcom", female age 6, born Alabama, attending school;
"Neissa Balkcom", female age 4, born Alabama;
"Ransom Balkcom", male age 3, born Alabama;
"Joseph D. Balkcom", male age 19, farm laborer, born Alabama, read/write yes;
"Cinda Balkcom", female age 18 born Alabama, read/write yes (Joseph's wife);
"James A. Balkcom", age 23, school teacher, born Georgia, read/write yes (note: he was listed last in the large household even though the oldest. Birth dates and states support that he was the oldest child of James and Mary).

Families living close by were Kirkland, Deal, Lee, Riley, Woodham.3 
(Resident) Census27 July 1870(Head of Household) James E. Balkcom, (Resident) Mary (Polly) Murphy; Beat No. 9, Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "James Balkcum" age 63, occupation farmer and hatter, born North Carolina, real estate $1100, personal $350.

Household:
James, head, as shown;
"Polly" age 54, keeps house, born NC;
"C. J.", female age 31, works in house, born Georgia;
"Albert" age 21, works in farm, born Alabama;
"Delila" age 19, works in farm, born Alabama;
"Priscilla" age 17, works in farm, born Alabama;
"J. H.", male age 14, works in farm, born Alabama;
"J. A.", female age 7, born Alabama;
"Middleton", male age 11, born Alabama.
The adults were listed as reading and writing.4 
Nickname1877Dillie5,2 
Married Name23 September 1877Murphy2,5 
Marriage*23 September 1877W. G. Murphy; Dale County, Alabama, USA2,5 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, Echo Community, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S271] E. Tillman Riley, "about Dale County, Alabama Beat No. 9 by E. Tillman Riley (1903)," e-mail message from (contact me for researcher email) (unknown address) to Jerry Balkcom, 1903. Hereinafter cited as "citing excerpts she holds from a book about Dale County, Alabama Beat No. 9."
  3. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, Newton Post Office, census pg 67, ancestry.com image pg 69, stamped census pg 565, Ancestry.com.
  4. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, AL, Dale Co, page 225A, ancestry.com image pg 13, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  5. [S37] International Genealogical Index (R), online http://www.familysearch.org, 1997, Copyright (c) 1980, 1997, data as of February 1997, Family History Library.

Elam A. Balkcom1

#1890, b. 1857
Last Edited18 Oct 2002
Father*Bryant Balkcom1 b. 1815, d. 1876
Birth*1857Georgia, USA1 
(Resident) Census14 July 1860Bryant Balkcom, GA Jones Co Census 1860; Flower's District, hh 360, Jones County, Georgia, USA; "Bryant Balkam", male age 45, farmer, $7500 real estate, $19000 personal estate, born in NC. Living in the household were Sarah J. and 6 children. Counted adjacent were parents Ichabod and Nancy.

Household:
Sarah J. Poindexter, female age 33, born in Georgia (Bryant and Sarah Jane were later married);
"Nancy Ann Cintha", female age 11, born in Georgia, attending school.
Nancy is listed last by the census taker even though she is the oldest of the listed children, so she may not be a daughter of Bryant. Note an infant Nancy is living with Bryant's brother Ichabod and wife Martha in the 1850 census;
Peyton A. Balkcom, male age 5, born in Georgia;
Franklin Balkcom,male age 7, born in Georgia;
Elam A. Balkcom, male age 3, born in Georgia;
Patience, female age 1, born in Georgia.1 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Jones County Georgia, census page 46, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Elizabeth Balkcom1

#892, b. circa 1836
Last Edited7 Jan 2001
Father*Wiley Balkcom1 b. c 1798, d. s 1875
Mother*Esther M. Mashburn1 b. s 1809
Birth*circa 1836Georgia, USA1 
(Resident) Census21 November 1850Wiley Balkcom, Esther M. Mashburn; Southern Division, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Wiley Balkum", head, age 51, farmer, born North Carolina, real estate value $75;
"Esther M. Balkum", age 41, born in North Carolina, read/write no;
"Josiah Balkum", age 20, farm laborer, born in North Carolina;
"Anna J. Balkum", age 18, born in North Carolina;
"James K. Balkum", age 16, born in North Carolina, farm laborer, attending school;
"Elizabeth Balkum", age 14, attending school, born in Georgia;
"Mitchell Balkum", age 11, attending school, born in Georgia;
"Harriet Balkum", age 9, born in Georgia, attending school;
"Madison L. Balkum", age 6, male, born in Georgia;
"Martha Balkum", age 3, born in Alabama;
"Ritty Mashburn", female age 70, born in North Carolina.1 

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Dale County, Alabama page 202A, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Elizabeth Balkcom1

#1839, b. April 1878
ChartsDescendants of Eleazer Galloway & Leaty Parrish
Descendants of Hester Balkcom
Descendants of Rosanna Brannon
Last Edited22 Apr 2010
RelationshipAunt of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Brantley Balkcom1 b. Nov 1847, d. a 1921
Mother*Roseann Brannon1 b. 9 Jan 1849, d. 4 Jun 1926
My ResearchNote*Izetta Balkcom; It's likely that Izetta Balkcom age 2 in the 1880 census is the same person as Elizabeth Balkcom age 22 in the 1900 census, both in the Brantley Balkcom household 
Birth*April 1878Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census17 June 1900(Head of Household) Brantley Balkcom, (Resident) Roseann Brannon; ED 61, Precinct 4 Newton, Part of, Newton, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Brantly Balkcom", head of household, age 52, born April 1847, married to Rosana 34 years, born Alabama, both parents born North Carolina, occupation woodworker, 4 months unemployed, reading, writing, renting a house;
"Rosana Balkcom", wife age 51, born Jan 1849, married 34 years, born Alabama, parents born SC, mother of 13, 8 living, read/write yes;
"Elizabeth Balkcom", daughter age 22, born April 1878, keeping house, single, read/write yes, born Alabama, parents born Alabama;
"Leola Balkcom", daughter age 8, born Dec 1891, born Alabama, parents born Alabama, read/write yes.

Note: Brantley and Rosanna's son John Ira was married to Ida Baldwin and lived separately in Dale County. George W., age 17, and Lucy Emma, age 15, John's brother and sister, lived with John and Ida.1 

Citations

  1. [S77] Census, U.S. of 1900, Dale Co AL, Enum Dist 61, Precinct 4, image 4, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Emma Balkcom1

#1641, b. after 1865, d. after 1878
ChartsDescendants of Eleazer Galloway & Leaty Parrish
Descendants of Hester Balkcom
Descendants of Rosanna Brannon
Last Edited30 Dec 2005
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*James Arnold Balkcom1 b. 25 Aug 1836, d. 29 Dec 1917
Mother*Sarah L. Harrington1 b. 2 Jul 1843, d. 1 Dec 1917
Birth*after 1865date guessed based on parents' marriage year1 
Burial*after 1877Old Center Methodist Church Cemetery, Henry County, Alabama, USA; Tombstone inscription: "Emma, dau of James A. and Sarah. S. Balkcom Age near 13 years Just When We Learned To Love Her Most God Called Her Back To Heaven"1
Death*after 1878Dale County, Alabama, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S30] Tombstone Inscription, Old Center Methodist Church Cemetery, Henry County Alabama , Tombstone inscription, Jerry Balkcom, held in files.

Emma Pauline Balkcom1

#903, b. 25 August 1886, d. 20 November 1945
Last Edited11 Sep 2009
Father*Madison Larkin Balkcom1 b. 24 Jun 1844, d. 28 Jan 1915
Mother*Emma Pauline Cox1 b. 18 Oct 1850
Birth*25 August 18861 
(Resident) Census17 June 1900(Head of Household) Madison Larkin Balkcom, (Resident) Martha L. (?); ED 61, Precinct 4 Newton, Part of, Newton, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Madison Balkcom" head of household, age 55, born May 1844 in Georgia, parents born in South Carolina. He was listed as married for 8 years, occupation "D.S. and farmer", employed the whole year, reading and writing. He owned a farm, free of mortgage.
Household:
"Martha L", wife age 45, born April 1855 in Georgia, parents born South Carolina, married 8 years, no children (so second marriage given household children);
"James W", son age 24, born 1873 in Alabama, parents born Georgia, single, dentist;
"Braxton B", son age 24, born May 1876 in Alabama, parents born Georgia, day laborer;
"Emma P", daughter age 12, born Sept 1887 in Alabama, parents born Georgia, in school.2 
Occupation*1907Newton, Dale County, Alabama, USA; Assistant Postmaster,
"Miss Emma P. Balkcom, AsstPM, $777"3 
Married Name1923Moore1 
Death*20 November 19451 

Citations

  1. [S46] Jr. Banks McLaurin, Charles Van Baucom and Louanna M. Bawcom, compiler, The Baucom Families in the United States (Baucum, Bawcom, Baughcom, Balcombe, Balcom, Balkcom, etc.) (Lake Village, AR: Burney Bawcom, 1978). Hereinafter cited as Baucom Family Book.
  2. [S77] Census, U.S. of 1900, Dale Co AL, Enum Dist 61, Precinct 4, image 3, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S346] United States Civil Service Commission, Official Register, Persons in the Civil, Military, and Naval Service of the United States, and List of Vessels, 1907, Volume II, The Postal Service (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1907), http://books.google.com. Hereinafter cited as Official Register of the United States, 1907, Volume II, the Postal Service.

Euel E. Balkcom

#6, b. 14 May 1903, d. 1 October 1981
ChartsAncestors of Euel Balkcom
J Balkcom Tree (Paternal) - Ancestors of Euel Balkcom
Descendants of Eleazer Galloway & Leaty Parrish
Descendants of Hester Balkcom
Descendants of Christopher S. Baldwin & Elizabeth Baldwin
Descendants of Rosanna Brannon
Descendants of William E. Mathews and Ann Nancy Preston
Descendants of James Preston & Elizabeth Jane Clark
Last Edited26 Jul 2016
Father*John Ira Balkcom1 b. 2 Jul 1873, d. 30 Aug 1948
Mother*Ida Lucinda Baldwin b. 29 Jun 1876, d. 14 May 1958

Family

Zela Naomi Franks b. 23 May 1908, d. 18 Jan 1995
Marriage*24 December 1926Zela Naomi Franks; Methodist Episcopal Church South, Texola, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA; "Earl E. Balkcom" age 23 of Erick, to Miss Zela Franks age 18 of Shamrock, Texas, minister J. W. Martin. Witnesses Zula Flowers and Wilmer Campbell of Erick.5
Children 1.Robert Loren Balkcom b. 1 Dec 1927, d. 5 Apr 2002
 2.Kenneth Paul Balkcom12 b. 28 Aug 1939, d. 21 Oct 1999
Journal*The focus of this site's Balkcom research is my father Euel E. Balkcom of Sayre, Oklahoma, his parents John Ira Balkcom and Ida Lucinda Baldwin, and ancestors in Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. For a biography of Euel, see Euel Balkcom Biography
Jerry Balkcom 
Birth*14 May 1903Grand Saline, Van Zandt County, Texas, USA2 
(Witness) Residencecirca 1906John Ira Balkcom, Ida Lucinda Baldwin; Dryden, Greer County, Oklahoma Territory, USA; J. I. and family moved from Van Zandt County, Texas about 330 miles WNW to Dryden Township north of Hollis, Oklahoma in aorund 1906. 
(Resident) Census21 April 1910(Head of Household) John Ira Balkcom, Ida Lucinda Baldwin; ED#124, hh#62, Dryden, Harmon County, Oklahoma, USA; John Ira and wife Ida lived next to Ida's brother John Christopher Baldwin and his family.

"JI Balkcom" (census head) age 36, 13 years marriage, born in Alabama, both parents born in Alabama, farmer, read/write yes, renting a farm;

"IL Balkcom" (wife) age 35, married 13 years, mother of 4, 4 now living, born Alabama, both parents born Alabama, farm laborer, read/write yes;
"ME Balkcom" (daughter), age 12, born in Alabama, both parents born in Alabama, farm laborer, reads/writes, attending school;
"EE Balkcom" (son) age 6, born in Texas, both parents born in Alabama;
"TL Balkcom" (daughter) age 4, born in Texas, both parents born in Alabama;
"JV Balkcom" (son) age 4 months, born in Oklahoma, both parents born in Alabama;
"ME Brown" (niece-in-law) age 17, single, born in Alabama, both parents born in Alabama, farm laborer, reads/writes, attending school.3 
(Resident) Census19 January 1920(Head of Household) John Ira Balkcom, Ida Lucinda Baldwin; Erick Township, hh 116, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA; "John I. Balkcom", male age 47, owned home with mortgage, born in Alabama, mother and father born in Alabama, farmer, read and write yes;
"Ida L. Balkcom", wife age 44, married, born in Alabama, mother and father born in Alabama, read and write yes;
"May Balkcom", daughter age 22, married, born in Alabama, mother and father born in Alabama, read and write yes;
"Lowel Wells", husband of Mae, age 21, laborer, born in Texas, mother and father born in Texas, read and write yes;
"Euel Balkcom", son age 16, born in Texas, mother and father born in Alabama, attending school, read and write yes;
"Thelma Balkcom", daughter age 14, born in Texas, mother and father born in Alabama, attending school, read and write yes;
"J. V. Balkcom", son age 10, born in Oklahoma, mother and father born in Alabama, attending school, read and write yes.4 
Marriage*24 December 1926Zela Naomi Franks; Methodist Episcopal Church South, Texola, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA; "Earl E. Balkcom" age 23 of Erick, to Miss Zela Franks age 18 of Shamrock, Texas, minister J. W. Martin. Witnesses Zula Flowers and Wilmer Campbell of Erick.5
(Head of Household) Census*4 April 1930Zela Naomi Franks; Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA; Census information furnished by Zela.
"Euel E. Balkcom", male age 26, living on a farm, born in Texas, parents born in Alabama, occupation farmer;
"Zela Balkcom", wife age 22, born Arkansas, parents born Arkansas;
"Robert L. Balkcom", son age 2 years 6 months.6
Resident: Robert Loren Balkcom
Misc*circa 1933photograph
Occupation*September 1937Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA; initially brought on as a road maintenance worker with the Oklahoma State Highway Department, working with a three man truck out of Erick. He served as truck foreman, with two other men, and did repairs on wooden bridges. Probably after 1951 but date unknown, he took the job of division supervisor for southwest Oklahoma, working in Clinton while still living in Sayre. He later took the job of foreman of the Beckham County Division. He was responsible for road maintenance in the county except for the interstate highway which had a separate crew.
(Head of Household) Census*9 April 1940Zela Naomi Franks; South Pine Avenue, Erick, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA; "Euel E. Balkcom, head, age 36, renting, monthly rental $10, lived in Erick on April 1, 1935, employed as truck driver state highway dept all 1939, income in 1939 $1200, worked 60 hours the week of March 24-30, 1940, completed 8th grade of school;
Zela N. Balkcom, wife (marked as supplying census information), age 31, completed 3 years high school;
Robert R. Balkcom, son, age 12, attending school, completed 5th grade;
Donald R. Balkcom, son, age 8, attending school, completed 2nd grade;
K. Paul Balkcom, son, age 7 months."

No house number was listed. From the sequence of other house numbers the Balkcom house may have been 224 or 226. Other sources say the house was on the corner of Pine Avenue and Third St.7
Resident: Robert Loren Balkcom
Resident: Kenneth Paul Balkcom
(Neighbor) Census9 April 1940(Head of Household) William Lowell Wells, Mae Estelle Balkcom; 102 Pine Avenue, Erick, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA; see attached census page -
"Lowell W. Wells, head, age 42, renting, monthly rent $5, birth state unknown, reported having lived in Erick in 1935;
May E. Wells, wife, age 42;
Wilford Wells, son, age 19, single, working as attendant at gasoline filling station;
Wayne Wells, son, age 17;
Lola Mae Wells, daughter, age13;
Lillie Jo Wells, daughter, age 10."

Lowell and Mae Wells lived two blocks from Mae's brother Euel Balkcom and his family.7
Misc*circa 1941Zela Naomi Franks; Sayre, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA; family photograph
(Witness) Death30 August 1948John Ira Balkcom; Erick, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA 
Misccirca 1952Zela Naomi Franks; Sayre, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA; family photograph
(Witness) Death14 May 1958Ida Lucinda Baldwin; Erick, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA8 
Death*1 October 1981Sayre, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA9,10 
Witness: Zela Naomi Balkcom
Burial*October 1981Sayre-Doxey Cemetery, Sayre, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA9
Obituary4 October 1981Sayre, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA11

Citations

  1. [S195] Census, U.S. of 1920, Beckham County, Oklahoma, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S7] St. Mary's Hospital in Shamrock Texas, Birth Certificate - Balkcom, Gerald W. ( issued by Sister M. Teresita, RN, Superintendent, 20 Aug 1945), Balkcom household.
  3. [S300] Census, U.S. of 1910, Harmon County, Oklahoma, ancestry.com image pg 10, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  4. [S195] Census, U.S. of 1920, Beckham Co, OK, Enum Dist 9, sheet 7A, image 13, Ancestry.com.
  5. [S213] Marriage License and Certificate of Marriage, 24 Dec 1926, Courthouse Beckham Co, OK, Beckham County Courthouse, Sayre, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA.
  6. [S293] Census, U.S. of 1930, Beckham County, Oklahoma, Richland Township, hh38, Enum District 5-18, Sup District 8, image 4, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  7. [S378] Census, U.S. of 1940, ED 5-13, Erick City, Beckham County, Oklahoma, image 9, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  8. [S58] Researcher Lola McTaggart.
  9. [S291] Researcher G. W. Balkcom, personal knowledge.
  10. [S290] U. S. Social Security Death Index online at http://www.familysearch.org
  11. [S385] Newspaper The Sayre Journal, (Sayre, Oklahoma:, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA.
  12. [S10] Birth Certificate.

Felicia A. C. Balkcom1,2

#1648, b. 3 March 1847, d. 27 August 1854
Last Edited15 Dec 2001
Father*James Balkcom1,2 b. 3 Sep 1810, d. 21 Apr 1873
Mother*Nancy Burden1,2 b. c 1814, d. 29 Jul 1854
Birth*3 March 1847Twiggs County, Georgia, USA1,2 
Cen-Enum*4 September 1850GA Twiggs Co Census 1850; 84th Division, Twiggs County, Georgia, USA; female age 3, born in GA1 
Witness: James Balkcom
Death*27 August 18541,2 

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Twiggs Co, GA. Page 163, image 12, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S46] Jr. Banks McLaurin, Charles Van Baucom and Louanna M. Bawcom, compiler, The Baucom Families in the United States (Baucum, Bawcom, Baughcom, Balcombe, Balcom, Balkcom, etc.) (Lake Village, AR: Burney Bawcom, 1978). Hereinafter cited as Baucom Family Book.

Felix L. Balkcom1

#1063, b. 1852
Last Edited2 May 2003
Father*Bryant Balkcom2 b. 1815, d. 1876
Birth*18521 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Jones County Georgia, census page 46, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S243] Will Books, Jones County Georgia, Will of Bryant Balkcom, 1865-1914 Book E; File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by e-mail address, Jane Benson, from LDS Microfilm #454233, Atlanta Archives Film #Roll 75-76.

Flora E. Balkcom1

#901, b. 7 June 1881, d. 11 September 1915
Last Edited7 Jan 2001
Father*Madison Larkin Balkcom1 b. 24 Jun 1844, d. 28 Jan 1915
Mother*Emma Pauline Cox1 b. 18 Oct 1850
Birth*7 June 18811 
Death*11 September 19151 

Citations

  1. [S46] Jr. Banks McLaurin, Charles Van Baucom and Louanna M. Bawcom, compiler, The Baucom Families in the United States (Baucum, Bawcom, Baughcom, Balcombe, Balcom, Balkcom, etc.) (Lake Village, AR: Burney Bawcom, 1978). Hereinafter cited as Baucom Family Book.

Franklin Balkcom1

#1889, b. 1853
Last Edited18 Oct 2002
Father*Bryant Balkcom1 b. 1815, d. 1876
Birth*1853Georgia, USA1 
(Resident) Census14 July 1860Bryant Balkcom, GA Jones Co Census 1860; Flower's District, hh 360, Jones County, Georgia, USA; "Bryant Balkam", male age 45, farmer, $7500 real estate, $19000 personal estate, born in NC. Living in the household were Sarah J. and 6 children. Counted adjacent were parents Ichabod and Nancy.

Household:
Sarah J. Poindexter, female age 33, born in Georgia (Bryant and Sarah Jane were later married);
"Nancy Ann Cintha", female age 11, born in Georgia, attending school.
Nancy is listed last by the census taker even though she is the oldest of the listed children, so she may not be a daughter of Bryant. Note an infant Nancy is living with Bryant's brother Ichabod and wife Martha in the 1850 census;
Peyton A. Balkcom, male age 5, born in Georgia;
Franklin Balkcom,male age 7, born in Georgia;
Elam A. Balkcom, male age 3, born in Georgia;
Patience, female age 1, born in Georgia.1 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Jones County Georgia, census page 46, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

George Balkcom1

#269, b. 28 November 1863, d. 8 July 1942
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited23 Sep 2009
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Joseph D. Balkcom2 b. c 1841, d. c 1864
Mother*Lucinda Deal2 b. 27 Jun 1842, d. 14 Aug 1920
Comment*likely brother of BM Balkcom3 
Birth*28 November 18631 
Marriage*13 September 1891Martha Louise Howell1,2 
Progeny*Annie (b1892), May (1894), Donie (1897), Ruth (1900), Lee (1903). Reference has specific dates.2 
Census*27 June 1900Precinct 9 Echo, ED#66, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "George Balkcom", head, age 36, born Nov 1863, farmer, married 9 years born Alabama, parents born Alabama;
"Martha Balkcom", wife age 22, born July 1877, mother of 4, 3 living, born Alabama, parents born Alabama;
"Annie Balkcom", daughter age 7, born Feb 1893 in Alabama, parents born Alabama;
"Ora Balkcom", daughter age 5, born Jan 1895;
"Jodimious? Balkcom", son age 3, born Nov 1897.

Lived near households of Benjamin Balkcom, William Christopher Baldwin, Ivey Balkcom, Webster Balkcom.4 
Burial*8 July 1942Old Center Methodist Church Cemetery, Henry County, Alabama, USA1,5 
Death*8 July 1942Dale County, Alabama, USA1,6 

Citations

  1. [S30] Tombstone Inscription, Old Center Methodist Church Cemetery, Henry County Alabama , Tombstone, Jerry Balkcom, held in files.
  2. [S226] Mrs. Marvin Scott, History of Henry County, Alabama (, Page 154; Pensacola, FL: Frank R. Parkhurst & Son Printing, 1961).
  3. [S46] Jr. Banks McLaurin, Charles Van Baucom and Louanna M. Bawcom, compiler, The Baucom Families in the United States (Baucum, Bawcom, Baughcom, Balcombe, Balcom, Balkcom, etc.) (Lake Village, AR: Burney Bawcom, 1978). Hereinafter cited as Baucom Family Book.
  4. [S77] Census, U.S. of 1900, Dale County, Alabama, ED#66, sheet 14, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  5. [S182] Mrs. Marvin Scott, compiler, Henry County Alabama Cemetery Records (n.p.: n.pub., 1993). Hereinafter cited as Henry County Alabama Cemetery Records.
  6. [S138] Alabama Death Index, 1908-1959, , Vol 28, certificate 13512, Original Data: State of Alabama, "Indexes of Vital Records for Alabama: Deaths, 1908-1959". Montgomery, AL; State of Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Record Services Division., Alabama State Department of Public Health.

George Balkcom1

#1072, b. circa 1836
Last Edited18 Oct 2002
Father*Bryant Balkcom1 b. 1815, d. 1876
Birth*circa 18361 
(Resident) Census28 August 1850Bryant Balkcom, GA Jones Co Census 1850; Divison 47, hh 214, Jones County, Georgia, USA; Bryant Balkcom, head, age 35, born in NC, also Ichabod (78 NC), Nancy (65 NC), Jackson Sharpe 20, laborer born in GA; William, 20; and George 14, both GA.1 

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Jones County, Ga, Page 195, HH #214., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

George W. Balkcom1

#1837, b. April 1883, d. 11 March 1968
ChartsDescendants of Eleazer Galloway & Leaty Parrish
Descendants of Hester Balkcom
Descendants of Rosanna Brannon
Last Edited14 Jun 2016
RelationshipUncle of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Brantley Balkcom1 b. Nov 1847, d. a 1921
Mother*Roseann Brannon1 b. 9 Jan 1849, d. 4 Jun 1926
Birth*April 1883Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census4 June 1900(Head of Household) John Ira Balkcom, (Resident) Ida Lucinda Baldwin; Precinct 1 (Ozark) exclusive of City of Ozark, Enumeration District 55, hh 25, Dale County, Alabama, USA; Complete household:
"J. I. Baulkham", head age 26, farmer, married 3 years, born July 1873 in Alabama, father and mother born in Alabama, farmer, employed the whole year, read/write yes, renting a farm;
"Ida L. Baulkham", wife, age 23, born June 1876, married for 3 years, one child, born in Alabama, father and mother born in Alabama, read/write yes;
"May Estelle Baulkham", daughter age 2, born Oct 1897 in Alabama, parents born in Alabama;
"George W. Baulkham", Ira's brother age 17, born April 1883 in Alabama, father and mother born in Alabama, farm laborer, employed the whole year, read/write yes;
"Lucy Emma Baulkham", Ira's sister age 15, born April 1885 in Alabama, parents born in Alabama.1 
Marriage*6 November 1908Minnie Lee Tice; Dale County, Alabama, USA2 
Death*11 March 1968Dothan, Houston County, Alabama, USA; George W. Balkcom died at age 86, father's name Brantley Balkcom3 

Citations

  1. [S77] Census, U.S. of 1900, Dale County, AL 1900, Enum Dist 55, image pg 4, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S416] Ancestry Database On-Line, ancestry.com, family trees, unsourced. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry Database.
  3. [S442] Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974, George W. Balkcom, 11 Mar 1968 online at www.familysearch.org.

George W. Balkcom1

#2352, b. circa 1900
Last Edited30 Apr 2008
Father*Ambrose Brantley Balkcom1 b. 10 Dec 1873, d. 22 Jan 1942
Mother*Mary Ann Woodham1 b. 21 Jun 1868, d. 6 Apr 1944
Birth*circa 1900Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census11 May 1910Ambrose Brantley Balkcom, US 1910 Census; Florala, Beat #9, ED 52, Sheet 39A, hh#794, Covington County, Alabama, USA; "Ambrose E. Balcom", age 36, married for 14 years, farmer, farm owner, born Alabama, parents born Alabama.

Complete Household:
"Mary A.", wife, age 40, married for 14 years, 5 children born, 3 living now, born Alabama, parents born Alabama;
"George W.", son age 10, born Alabama, parents born Alabama;
"Thos J.", son age 8, born Alabama, parents born Alabama;
"Sabra V. L.", daughter age 6, born Alabama, parents born Alabama.1 

Citations

  1. [S300] Census, U.S. of 1910, Covington County, AL, ED 52, census sheet 39A, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Georgia Ann Balkcom1

#1568, b. 14 May 1854, d. 5 November 1930
Last Edited13 Jun 2017
Father*James Whitfield Balkum1 b. c 1828, d. 14 May 1888
Mother*Nancy Boswell b. c 1820, d. c 1870
Birth*14 May 1854Alabama, USA1,2 
(Resident) Census19 August 1860Nancy Boswell, (Head of Household) James Whitfield Balkum; Lawrenceville Beat #11 hh906, Henry County, Alabama, USA; James Whitfield, male age 28, farmer, $7250 real estate, $28,900 personal, born Alabama;
wife Nancy, age 40, born in SC;
children Georgia Ann, female age 6, born Alabama, and Martha E., female age 2, born Alabama;
brother Alexander, male age 21, overseer, $960 personal;
C. C. Pitts, male age 12, born Georgia, assets $400.1 
Comment*married John K. West (Oct 30, 1849 to July 10, 1916).3,2 
Death*5 November 1930Henry County, Alabama, USA2 
Burial*First Baptist Church of Headland Cemetery, Henry County, Alabama, USA; Tombstone:
"Georgia Ann Balkum, Wife of J. K. West
May 4, 1854
Nov 5, 1930"4 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Henry County, Alabama, p. 133
    Online at Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S151] Researcher J. Riley, reference date 29 April 2001.
  3. [S182] Mrs. Marvin Scott, compiler, Henry County Alabama Cemetery Records (n.p.: n.pub., 1993). Hereinafter cited as Henry County Alabama Cemetery Records.
  4. [S425] Find A Grave, online <http://www.findagrave.com/>. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.

H. D. Balkcom1

#1906, b. 9 December 1907
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited6 Mar 2010
Relationship2nd cousin of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*James Tarrell Balkcom1 b. 16 Jun 1876
Mother*Ardella Clark1 b. 9 Jun 1882
Birth*9 December 19071 

Citations

  1. [S226] Mrs. Marvin Scott, History of Henry County, Alabama (, Page 154; Pensacola, FL: Frank R. Parkhurst & Son Printing, 1961).