Nancy A. H. Balkcom

#1645, b. 5 February 1843, d. 9 January 1919
Last Edited8 Mar 2010
Father*James Balkcom1,2 b. 3 Sep 1810, d. 21 Apr 1873
Mother*Nancy Burden1,2 b. c 1814, d. 29 Jul 1854

Family

George Iverson Brannon b. 21 Nov 1837
Marriage*11 March 1864George Iverson Brannon; Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA2,3 
Child 1.William Iverson Brannon3 b. 1864, d. 1938
Name VariationNancy A. H. Balkcom; Nancy A. per Baucom book; Nancy A. H. Branan per 1880 census; Nancy Anne Balkcom per Woodham.1,2,3 
Birth*5 February 1843Georgia, USA1,2 
Cen-Enum*4 September 1850GA Twiggs Co Census 1850; 84th Division, Twiggs County, Georgia, USA; Nancy H., female age 7, born in GA, attending school1 
Witness: James Balkcom
Married Name11 March 1864Brannon2 
Marriage*11 March 1864George Iverson Brannon; Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA2,3 
Married NameBranan4 
Census*12 June 1880George Iverson Brannon; ED 145, Irwinton District 327, Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA; "George I. Branan", head, white male age 43, farmer. In household were:
"Nancy A. H. Branan", wife age 37, born Georgia, father born SC, mother born GA;
William I. Branan      15
Ophelia L. Branan      13
Virgil C. Branan      11
Gracy P. Branan      9
James C. Branan      7
Edith V. Branan      5
Cicero T. Branan      3
Nannie M. Branan      15 
Death*9 January 1919Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA2,3 

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.
  3. [S229] Researcher M. Woodham, http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/w/o/o/Michelle-J-Woodham/
  4. [S356] Luther B. Hill, A History of the State of Oklahoma , 2 (Chicago, Illinois: Lewis Publishing Company, 1910), Vol 2, page 318.
  5. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Nancy Ann Cintha Balkcom1

#1024, b. 21 January 1850, d. 18 November 1891
Last Edited19 Jan 2010
Father*Ichabod Balkcom III1 b. 17 Jul 1816, d. 29 Dec 1864
Name VariationNancy Caroline2 
Birth*21 January 1850Jones County, Georgia, USA1,2 
Cen-Enum*14 July 1860GA Jones Co Census 1860; Flower's District hh 360, Jones County, Georgia, USA; 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.3 
Witness: Bryant Balkcom
Married Name17 May 1868Gurr1 
Death*18 November 18911 

Citations

  1. [S124] Researcher Carl B. Balkcom, http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/b/a/l/Carl-B-Balkcom/index.html
  2. [S357] Clark Howell, History of Georgia (Chicago, Ill: S.J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1926).
  3. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Jones County Georgia, census page 46, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Nancy E. Balkcom1

#1245, b. 1847
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Father*William J. Balkcom2 b. c 1824
Mother*Burzenia (?)2 b. c 1819
Birth*1847Alabama, USA2 
Cen-Enum*1850AL Coffee Co Census 1850; Coffee County, Alabama, USA; 3 years old, born in Alabama, and living with her parents, William and Burzenia.3 
Witness: William J. Balkcom

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Coffee County, Alabama, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Coffee County, Alabama. Compiled by Helen Bartlett, 199, for Grandpa's Silver Trunk. Extracted from CD made for Pat Balkcom by Ron Slay, 2001., Ancestry.com.
  3. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Coffee County, Alabama. Compiled by Helen Bartlett, 199, for Grandpa's Silver Trunk., Ancestry.com.

Nancy Louise Balkcom1

#765, b. 1825
Last Edited30 Sep 2009
Father*Alexander Balkcom b. 1802
Mother*Mary Ward b. c 1801, d. bt 1850 - 1860

Family

Children 1.George A. W. Geohagan b. c 1843
 2.Joshua H. Geohagan4 b. c 1846
 3.Thomas J. Geohagan4 b. c 1847
 4.Mary Geohagan3 b. c 1849
Married NameGeohagan2 
Birth*1825 
Cen-Enum*1850AL Coffee Co Census 1850; Coffee County, Alabama, USA; 24 years old, born in Alabama, and living with her husband, Lewis, and their 5 children and next door to her sister, Catherine Geohagan, and two houses from her father, Alexander Balckom.3 

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. [S132] http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com, unknown author (unknown location).
  3. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Coffee County, Alabama., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  4. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Coffee County, Alabama, Ancestry.com.

Neissa Balkcom1

#37, b. circa 1856
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited24 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*circa 1856Alabama, USA1 
(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).2 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, Echo Community, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [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.

Noah B. Balkcom1,2

#25, b. 1874
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 Balkcom1,2 b. Nov 1847, d. a 1921
Mother*Roseann Brannon1,2 b. 9 Jan 1849, d. a 1920
Birth*1874Alabama, USA1,2 
(Resident) Census22 June 1880Brantley Balkcom, Roseann Brannon; Beat No. 9, Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Brantley Balkum', head, age 33, farmer, born in Alabama. His father was listed as born in "North". (Many listings for parent birth locations only said "North" or "South"). They lived next to the households of Brantley's father James Balkcom and brother Ivy Balkcom, and next to James Deal.

Household:
Brantley as shown;
"Rosean Balkum", wife age 33, keeping house, born Alabama, parents born "South";
"William J. Balkum", son age 12, born Alabama;
"John I. Balkum", son age 8, born Alabama;
"Noah B. Balkum", son age 6, born Alabama;
"Izettie Balkum", daughter age 2, born Alabama;
"Norman G. Balkum", son age 1 month, born Alabama.

Daughter Elizabeth, born 1878 per 1900 census was not listed in the household.3 
Comment*4 February 1900Newton, Dale County, Alabama, United States; one ancestry tree shows Noah's death this date, unconfirmed 

Citations

  1. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale Co, AL, page 641B, Ancestry.com.

Norman Galy Balkcom1,2,3

#27, b. May 1880, d. February 1956
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 Balkcom1,2 b. Nov 1847, d. a 1921
Mother*Roseann Brannon1,2 b. 9 Jan 1849, d. a 1920
Name VariationGala Balkcom4 
Birth*May 1880Alabama, USA1,2 
(Resident) Census22 June 1880Brantley Balkcom, Roseann Brannon; Beat No. 9, Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Brantley Balkum', head, age 33, farmer, born in Alabama. His father was listed as born in "North". (Many listings for parent birth locations only said "North" or "South"). They lived next to the households of Brantley's father James Balkcom and brother Ivy Balkcom, and next to James Deal.

Household:
Brantley as shown;
"Rosean Balkum", wife age 33, keeping house, born Alabama, parents born "South";
"William J. Balkum", son age 12, born Alabama;
"John I. Balkum", son age 8, born Alabama;
"Noah B. Balkum", son age 6, born Alabama;
"Izettie Balkum", daughter age 2, born Alabama;
"Norman G. Balkum", son age 1 month, born Alabama.

Daughter Elizabeth, born 1878 per 1900 census was not listed in the household.5 
(Resident) Census18 June 1900William J. Balkcom; Precinct 17, ED#64, hh#256, Enterprise, Coffee County, Alabama, USA; "William Balkcom", head, age 30, sawyer, born Alabama, parents born Alabama, owned home, with mortgage;
"Sarah Balkcom", wife, age 20, mother of 5, 2 now living, born Alabama, father born SC, mother born Alabama;
"William H.", son age 3, born Alabama, parents born Alabama;
"Millie Belle", daughter age 10/12, born Alabama, parents born Alabama;
"Brantley", father, age 52, born Nov 1847, married 34 years, born Alabama, parents born NC, laborer in sawmill, read/write no;
"Gala", brother age 20, single, born Alabama, parents born Alabama, laborer in sawmill.4 
Marriage*1904(Bride) Iona Mary McVay6,7,8 
Census*6 May 1910Chipley Road, Eunola, Geneva County, Alabama, United States; "Norman G. Balkcum", head, age 29, married 6 years, born Alabama, parents born Alabama, farmer.
"Iona", wife, 3 children born Georgia, parents born Georgia;
"Ezra", son age 5, born Alabama;
"J D", son age 4, born Alabama;
"Willie May" , daughter age 1 1/2, born Alabama.6 
Death*February 1956Polk County, Florida, United States; "Norman Galy Balkcom", death date Feb 19563 

Citations

  1. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S441] Florida Death Index, 1877-1998, Norman Galy Balkcom online at www.ancestry.com.
  4. [S77] Census, U.S. of 1900, Coffee County, Alabama, page 211A, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  5. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale Co, AL, page 641B, Ancestry.com.
  6. [S300] Census, U.S. of 1910, Geneva County, Alabama, Precinct 10, ED #105, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  7. [S290] U. S. Social Security Death Index, Iona Balkcom online at http://www.familysearch.org
  8. [S416] Ancestry.com Database On-Line, www.ancestry.com, family trees, unsourced. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry Database.

Olivia J. Balkcom1

#1711, b. circa 1862
Last Edited31 Dec 2005
Mother*Nancy (?)1 b. c 1838
Birth*circa 1862Alabama, USA1 
Cen-Enum*1 September 1870AL Henry Co Census 1870; 4th Precinct, Abbeville, Henry County, Alabama, USA; female age 8, born in Alabama1 
Witness: Nancy (?)
(Resident) Census8 June 1880Nancy (?), AL Henry Co Census 1880; hh#126, Crawfords&Columbia Townships, ED81, Beat 4, pg 13, stamped pg 568, Henry County, Alabama, USA; "Nancy Balkum",age 42, farmer, widowed, born in Alabama, father born in Georgia, mother in Virginia;
"Mary Balkum", daughter age 20, born in Alabama, parents born in Alabama;
"Orlivia Balkum", daughter age 18, born in Alabama, parents born in Alabama;
Co?? Hairston", male age 80, farmer, born in SC, parents born in SC.2 

Citations

  1. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Henry County AL pg 327, image pg 111, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Henry County, AL, Crawfords and Columbia District, ancestry.com image pg 7, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Ora Balkcom1

#2410, b. July 1884
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited24 Mar 2009
Relationship2nd cousin of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Benjamin Middleton Balkcom1 b. 22 Jun 1859, d. 24 Jun 1916
Mother*Adrianna E. Deal1 b. 18 Jul 1859, d. 19 Apr 1913
Birth*July 1884Dale County, Alabama, USA1 
(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.2 

Citations

  1. [S77] Census, U.S. of 1900, Dale County, Alabama, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S77] Census, U.S. of 1900, Dale County AL, page 253 image pg 29, Ancestry.com.

Patience E. Balkcom1

#1891, b. 1859
Last Edited18 Oct 2002
Father*Bryant Balkcom1 b. 1815, d. 1876
Birth*1859Jones County, Georgia, USA1 
Cen-Enum*14 July 1860Flower's District hh 360, Jones County, Georgia, USA; female age 1, born in Georgia.1 
Witness: Bryant Balkcom

Citations

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

Peyton A. Balkcom1

#1064, b. circa 1856, d. August 1880
Last Edited2 May 2003
Father*Bryant Balkcom1 b. 1815, d. 1876
Birth*circa 1856Georgia, USA2 
Cen-Enum*14 July 1860GA Jones Co Census 1860; Flower's District hh 360, Jones County, Georgia, USA; male age 5, born in Georgia.3 
Witness: Bryant Balkcom
Death*August 1880Jones County, Georgia, USA; Peyton was listed in family 101, age 24, male, white, single, born in Georgia, profession FL (farm laborer?). Cause of death was listed as Brain Cong.2 

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, 1880 Federal Census Mortality Schedule Jones County, GA

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

Priscilla Balkcom1

#36, b. circa 1854
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited11 Apr 2010
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*circa 1854Alabama, USA1 
(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).2 
(Resident) Census27 July 1870James E. Balkcom, 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.3 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, Echo Community, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [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.
  3. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, AL, Dale Co, page 225A, ancestry.com image pg 13, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Ralph Balkcom1

#2413, b. April 1899
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited24 Mar 2009
Relationship2nd cousin of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Uriah Webster Balkcom1 b. 29 Nov 1874, d. Apr 1970
Mother*Laura Izora Deal1 b. 30 Nov 1878
Birth*April 1899Dale County, Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census27 June 1900Uriah Webster Balkcom; Precinct 9 Echo, ED#66, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Webster Balkcom", head, age 25, born Nov 1874, farmer, married 2 years, wife Laura, born Alabama, parents born Alabama;
"Laura Balkcom", wife age 21, born Nov 1878, mother of 1, 1 living, born Alabama, parents born Alabama;
"Ralph Balkcom", son age 1, born April 1899.

Next door was father Ivey Balkcom, and nearby were Benjamin Balkcom and William Christopher Baldwin1 

Citations

  1. [S77] Census, U.S. of 1900, Dale County, Alabama, ED#66, sheet 14, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Ransom Balkcom1

#38, b. circa 1857
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited23 Mar 2009
RelationshipGranduncle 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*circa 1857Alabama, USA1 
(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).2 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, Echo Community, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [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.

Robert Loren Balkcom

#7, b. 1 December 1927, d. 5 April 2002
ChartsDescendants of Eleazer Galloway & Leaty Parrish
Descendants of Hester Balkcom
Descendants of Christopher S. Baldwin & Elizabeth Baldwin
Descendants of Rosanna Brannon
Descendants of James Mathews
Descendants of James Preston & Elizabeth Jane Clark
Last Edited29 May 2015
RelationshipSon of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Euel E. Balkcom b. 14 May 1903, d. 1 Oct 1981
Mother*Zela Naomi Franks b. 23 May 1908, d. 18 Jan 1995
Birth*1 December 1927Erick, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA1 
(Resident) Census4 April 1930(Head of Household) Euel E. Balkcom, Zela 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.2
(Resident) Census9 April 1940(Head of Household) Euel E. Balkcom, Zela 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.3
Military*16 October 1950Sayre, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA; Loren was drafted into the Army at age 22 in the runup to the Korean War, serving in the 12th Infantry Company K. He was a machine gunner, stationed in Germany near Frankfurt and in south Germany later. He was discharged on 12 September, 1952 at the rank of Corporal.4,5
Occupation*circa 1955Oklahoma, USA; in bridge construction, with Keck Construction. The company contracted to the state and counties for building smaller bridges. Loren led the building crew for several years, living in towns throughout the state for a few years at a time.5 
Death*5 April 2002905 North 7th Street, Sayre, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA6 
Burial*May 2002Sayre-Doxey Cemetery, Sayre, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA5

Citations

  1. [S209] Robert Loren Balkcom entry, Certified Copy (10 january 1928), Courthouse Beckham Co, OK, Beckham County Courthouse, Sayre, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA.
  2. [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.
  3. [S378] Census, U.S. of 1940, ED 5-13, Erick City, Beckham County, Oklahoma, image 9, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  4. [S24] Armed Forces of the United States Report of Transfer or Discharge, dated September, 1952. On file at Beckham County Courthouse.
  5. [S291] Researcher G. W. Balkcom, personal knowledge.
  6. [S210] Loren Balkcom, unknown record type 009039 (4/12/2002), Jerry Balkcom, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as Death Certificate, Loren Balkcom.

Sara Arlivia Balkcom1,2

#2074, b. 12 June 1880
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*12 June 1880Henry County, Alabama, USA; specific date and location from web source1,2 
(Resident) Census30 June 1885James Arnold Balkcom; Holmes County, Florida, USA; Appeared on the Florida State Census of 1885:
"J. A. Balkcom", male age 48, farming, married, born in GA, parents born NC;
"S. L. Balkcom", female age 42, housekeeper, born AL, father NC, mother GA, read/write no;
"W. J. Balkcom", male age 18, farming, attending school;
"B. A. Balkcom", male age 15, farming, attending school;
"A. Balkcom", female age 10, attending school;
"Ann S. Balkcom", female age 8, attending school;
"A. L. Balkcom", female age 6;
"E. Balkcom", female age 3.

Note, some of the initials were difficult do read and may be in error.3 
(Resident) Census2 July 1900James Arnold Balkcom, Sarah L. Harrington; HH#493, ED72, Precinct 4, Wright's Creek, Geneva County, Alabama, USA; "James A. Balkham", age 67, in household with wife Sarah and children Anzada, Olivia, Erie, and Carlo. He was listed as farmer, owning a farm free of mortgage, married for 35 years, born in Georgia, mother and father born in Georgia.1 
Cen-Enum*2 July 1900AL Geneva Co Census 1900; HH#493, ED72, Precinct 4, Wright's Creek, Geneva County, Alabama, USA; "Olivia Balkham", daughter of James A. Balkham, age 19, single, born in Alabama, father born in Georgia, mother in Alabama, farm laborer, not working for 2 months out of the year, can read and write1 
Witness: James Arnold Balkcom

Citations

  1. [S77] Census, U.S. of 1900, Geneva County, Alabama, ancestry.com image pg 56, census sheet 15, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S131] RootsWeb, http://www.rootsweb.com, e-mail address. Hereinafter cited as Web Site, RootsWeb.
  3. [S359] Florida State Census of 1885, Holmes County, page 8, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Sarah Balkcom

#767, b. 1828
Last Edited13 Nov 2004
Father*Alexander Balkcom b. 1802
Mother*Mary Ward b. c 1801, d. bt 1850 - 1860
Married NameKelley 
Birth*1828Henry County, Alabama, USA 

Sarah Ann "Nancy" Balkcom

#746, b. circa 1841
Last Edited1 Jan 2002
Father*John Balkcom1 b. bt 1801 - 1810, d. b 1850
Mother*Mary Johnson2 b. c 1804, d. b 1854
Birth*circa 1841Alabama, USA 
Cen-Enum*1850AL Henry Co Census 1850; Southern District, Henry County, Alabama, USA; a 9 year old female, born in Alabama, and living with her mother, Mary, and two brothers, Alexander and Aaron.2 
Witness: Mary Johnson
Married Name1860Box3,4 
Marriage*17 January 1860James Riley Box; Henry County, Alabama, USA3,4 

Citations

  1. [S168] Dr. Hoyt M. Warren, Henry's Heritage, A History of Henry County, Alabama (P.O. Box 222, Abbeville, AL 36830: Henry County Historical Society, 1978).
  2. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Henry County, Alabama, p. 416B
    Online at ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/al/henry/census/1850/, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S167] Civil War Company Rosters, 6 AL Infantry Regiment Co B, Henry Grays per Jeffrey Palmer e-mail address.
  4. [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.

Seth Balkcom

#743, b. between 1766 and 1784, d. before 25 November 1816
Last Edited20 Apr 2015
Father*Ichabod Balcom I1 b. 26 Jan 1740, d. 2 Jun 1789
Birth*between 1766 and 1784The Baucom book guesses birth date as 1779. Seth's appearance on a North Carolina tax list in 1805 would have made him age 21-50 at that time. Using a combination of later tax lists, the birth date is narrowed to this.1,2,3 
Event*22 February 1802Johnston County, North Carolina, USA; named (Seth "Bolkom") as a witness in a land sale (Registry of Deed), Barden Hamilton to Simon Pearce4 
Tax List1804Johnston County, North Carolina, USA; "Seth Bolchum 1 white pole"
 
Tax List*1805Johnston County, North Carolina, USA; "Seth Bolchum", no land, 1 free poll.2 
Tax List1806Johnston County, North Carolina, USA; "Seth Bolchum", no land, 1 free poll. Seth was listed in the same district as Ichabod.2 
Tax List1807Johnston County, North Carolina, USA; "Seth Balcom", no land, 1 free poll. Seth was listed in the same district as Ichabod.2 
Name Variation1807Balcom 
Event15 December 1807Johnston County, North Carolina, USA; listed as a buyer in court records for the estate of Thomas Godwin,5 
Marr Bond*17 November 1808Sarah Elliot; Johnston County, North Carolina, USA; from the index of marriage bonds:
"Bride: Sally Elliot
Groom: Seth Bawcum
Bond Date: 17 Nov 1808
County: Johnston
Record #: 01 022
Bondsman: Ichabard Balkcu [sic]
Witness: E. Sanders
Bond #: 000066973"

The transcription was done as part of a WPA project. (Note, Baucom Book names her Sarah).6,7,8 
Witness: Ichabod Balkcom II
Tax List1809Johnston County, North Carolina, USA; "Seth Baucom", no land, 1 free poll.3 
Tax List1810Johnston County, North Carolina, USA; "Seath Baucom", no land, 1 free poll.
3 
Tax List1811Johnston County, North Carolina, USA; "Seath Baucom", no land, 1 free poll.3 
Tax List1812Johnston County, North Carolina, USA; "Seath Baucom", no land, 1 free poll.3 
Tax List1813Johnston County, North Carolina, USA; "Seth Balkcom", 200 acres, 1 white poll. Note that this is Seth's first land ownership at least in this county.9 
Name Variation1813Balkcom; "Balkcom" spelling was used in several tax lists.10 
Tax List1814Johnston County, North Carolina, USA; "Seth Balkcom", 200 acres, 1 free poll. Seth was listed in the same district as Ichabod.11 
Tax List1815Johnston County, North Carolina, USA; "Seth Balkcom", 200 acres valued at $200, 1 free poll.11 
Tax List1816Johnston County, North Carolina, USA; "Seth Baucom", 200 acres valued at $200, 1 free poll.11 
Death*before 25 November 1816Johnston County, North Carolina, USA; Court records in January 1817 publish an inventory of his estate, and court records of November 25, 1816, refer to widow Sally Balkcom.12,13 
Estate25 November 1816Johnston County, North Carolina, USA; "To the worshipful Court of Johnston County, I Sally Balkcom, Widow of said County, do hereby certify to said Court that I give up all my Rights and Title of Administration on the Estate of Seth Balkcom ??? my husband dec'd to (Jesse Sillivent???, very difficult script) and do desire that our worships should grant the same to him. Given under my hand the day and year above written.

Wm Hinnant
H Sasser

Sally (x) Balkom (her mark)"

transcribed by G. Balkcom 5/24/2003.14 
Witness: Sarah Elliot
Estate22 February 1817Johnston County, North Carolina, USA; The inventory is listed in court minutes. Administrator is identified as Jesse Sillivent? (legibility). "Allowed and given to the widow of said dec'd for the support of She and her family - One Sow and three pigs, about three barrels of corn, about 300 lbs of pork." The detailed list of who bought particular items included many purchases by "Widow" (Sally). Most were for less than a dollar, although she also bought a mare and bridle, and a saddle, for $7.00 each.12,15 
Witness: Sarah Elliot

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. [S250] Weynette Parks Haun, Johnston County North Carolina Taxables (1784-1820) (, Capt. Levi Pearce District 1983), State Library of North Carolina.
  3. [S250] Weynette Parks Haun, Johnston County North Carolina Taxables , Capt. William Hinnant's District.
  4. [S260] Wynette Parks Haun, Johnston County North Carolina County Court Minutes (, Book VI, November 1801- November 1804; 243 Argonne Drive, Durham, North Carolina 27704: Haun, 1977), State Library of North Carolina.
  5. [S261] Elizabeth E. Ross, Record of Estates Johnston County North Carolina 1781-1807 (Abstracts) (, Vol 2; 4841 Johnston Union Rd, Clayton, North Carolina 27520: Ross, 1988), State Library of North Carolina.
  6. [S123] Brent H. Holcomb, compiler, Marriages of Johnston County North Carolina 1762-1868 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985), Note identifies Sally as first name. Hereinafter cited as Marriages of Johnston County North Carolina.
  7. [S46] Jr. Banks McLaurin, Charles Van Baucom and Louanna M. Bawcom, Baucom Family Book, 1978, Line A-067-aea.
  8. [S106] An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the North Carolina State Archives, 1741-1868, 2000, Ancestry.com, comp. North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000. Original data: State of North Carolina. An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the North Carolina State Archives. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1977., Ancestry.com.
  9. [S250] Weynette Parks Haun, Johnston County North Carolina Taxables , Capt. Cullen Talton's District.
  10. [S250] Weynette Parks Haun, Johnston County North Carolina Taxables , 1813.
  11. [S250] Weynette Parks Haun, Johnston County North Carolina Taxables , Capt. John Gerald's District.
  12. [S261] Elizabeth E. Ross, Record of Estates Johnston County North Carolina , Vol IX, State Library of North Carolina.
  13. [S254] Johnston County North Carolina Estates, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
  14. [S262] Court Records of Johnston County North Carolina, Book 9, p 113, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
  15. [S262] Court Records of Johnston County North Carolina, Copy of Microfilm of court records, "An Inventory of the Estate of Seth Balkcom Dec'd taken on the 22nd day of February 1817", North Carolina State Archives.

Thelma Lizzie Balkcom1

#20, b. 26 June 1905, d. 7 May 1971
Thelma Balkcom Ellis c1945
ChartsDescendants of Eleazer Galloway & Leaty Parrish
Descendants of Hester Balkcom
Descendants of Christopher S. Baldwin & Elizabeth Baldwin
Descendants of Rosanna Brannon
Descendants of James Mathews
Descendants of James Preston & Elizabeth Jane Clark
Last Edited20 May 2016
RelationshipSister of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*John Ira Balkcom b. 2 Jul 1873, d. 30 Aug 1948
Mother*Ida Lucinda Baldwin b. 29 Jun 1876, d. 14 May 1958

Family

George Washington Ellis b. 1 Nov 1901, d. 19 May 1978
Marriage*20 August 1921George Washington Ellis; Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA7,8 
Children 1.George Waydean Ellis7 b. 11 Jul 1922, d. 3 Jan 1971
 2.Ila Verne Ellis b. 1 Oct 1924, d. 31 May 2002
 3.Camella Faye Ellis1 b. 2 Feb 1927, d. 30 Jul 2000
 4.Edwin Leon Ellis+11 b. 17 May 1933, d. 26 May 2010
Birth*26 June 1905Grand Saline, Van Zandt County, Texas, USA; SSDI gives date of birth, not location. Location from cited researcher. From County Clerk birth records:
"Balkcom (f) 6/26/1905 Halton Legitimate"2,3,4 
(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.5 
(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.6 
Married Namecirca 1921Ellis 
Marriage*20 August 1921George Washington Ellis; Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA7,8 
Census16 April 1930(Head of Household) George Washington Ellis; Erick township outside of Erick town, hh#188, Enum Dist 5-14, Sup Dist 8, Erick, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA; Household consisted of:
"G. W. Ellis", male age 26, age at marriage 18, born in Oklahoma, parents born in Alabama, laborer on farm, living adjacent to parents of wife Thelma. They were listed as renting a house for $8/month;
wife "Thelma Ellis" age 22, age at marriage 16, born in Texas, parents born Alabama;
son "Wadene Ellis" age 8, born Oklahoma, father born Oklahoma, mother in Texas;
daughter "Alavern Ellis", age 6, born in Oklahoma, father born in Oklahoma, mother in Texas;
daughter "Comela Fay Ellis", age 3, born in Oklahoma, father born in Oklahoma, mother in Texas;
daughter "Wonda Marie Ellis", age 8 months, born in Oklahoma, father born in Oklahoma, mother in Texas.7
Resident: George Waydean Ellis
Resident: Ila Verne Ellis
Resident: Camella Faye Ellis
Census*16 April 1940(Head of Household) George Washington Ellis; South Birch Ave & Noble Ave, Erick, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA; "George W. Ellis, head, age 39, education 8th grade, born Oklahoma, worked 30 weeks in 1939 as laborer on a WPA program, income $300;
Thelma Ellis, wife, age 35, education 7th grade, born Texas, employed 13 weeks in 1939, laundry in home, income $26;
Waydine Ellis, son, age 16, attending school, 8th grade completed, employed as operator at movie show;
Ilaverne Ellis, daughter, age 15, in school completed 7th grade;
Camella Faye Ellis, daughter age 12, born Oklahoma, in school completed 5th grade;
Wada Marie Ellis, daughter age 10, born Oklahoma, in school completed 4th grade;
Edwin Leon Ellis, son age 8, born Oklahoma, in school completed 2nd grade;
A.J. Ellis Jr, son age 5, born Oklahoma."

The family lived in the same house in 1935.9 
Resident: Ila Verne Ellis
Resident: Edwin Leon Ellis
Resident: George Waydean Ellis
Resident: Camella Faye Ellis
(Witness) Death30 August 1948John Ira Balkcom; Erick, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA 
(Witness) Death14 May 1958Ida Lucinda Baldwin; Erick, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA3 
Death*7 May 1971Erick, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA2 
Burial*Erick Cemetery Section 5, Row 3, Erick, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA10 

Citations

  1. [S9] Newspaper Published Obituaries, Obituary of Camella Faye Ellis Henson, from a submitter to the message board on www.ancestry.com.
  2. [S290] U. S. Social Security Death Index, Thelma Ellis online at http://www.familysearch.org
  3. [S58] Researcher Lola McTaggart.
  4. [S389] Birth Records Van Zandt County Texas, 1903-1906.
  5. [S300] Census, U.S. of 1910, Harmon County, Oklahoma, ancestry.com image pg 10, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  6. [S195] Census, U.S. of 1920, Beckham Co, OK, Enum Dist 9, sheet 7A, image 13, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  7. [S293] Census, U.S. of 1930, Beckham County, Oklahoma, Ancestry.com image page 18, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  8. [S323] Marriage Records of Beckham County, Oklahoma, Marriage Books 4-6: http://www.rootsweb.com/~okbeckha/marriages/marr456.txt, Web - Rootsweb, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Records of Beckham Co. Oklahoma.
  9. [S378] Census, U.S. of 1940, ED 5-13, Erick City, Beckham County, Oklahoma, image 9, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  10. [S131] RootsWeb, http://www.rootsweb.com, Erick Cemetery Registry at http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ok/beckham/cemeteries/erickcem.txt. Hereinafter cited as Web Site, RootsWeb.
  11. [S291] Researcher G. W. Balkcom.