Mary Preston1

#930, b. circa 1868
ChartsDescendants of James Preston & Elizabeth Jane Clark
Last Edited24 Feb 2002
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*John Washington Preston1 b. 1830, d. 2 Oct 1906
Mother*Mary Faison Shine1 b. 10 Jan 1836, d. 20 Jan 1895
Birth*circa 1868Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census12 July 1870John Washington Preston, Mary Faison Shine; Beat No. 11, Skipperville, pg 68, hh#179, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "John Preston", head, age 37, farmer, born in Georgia. Assets $600 real estate, $450 personal;
"Mary Preston", female age 30, keeps house, born Alabama;
"James Preston", age 4, born Alabama;
"Mary Preston", age 2, born Alabama.2 

Citations

  1. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Dale County, AL page 253B, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Dale County, AL Beat No. 11, Ancestry.com.

Mary Jane Preston1,2

#1116, b. 21 March 1821, d. 8 November 1899
Last Edited22 Apr 2010
Father*David Preston2 b. 17 Mar 1777, d. 30 Sep 1849
Mother*Nancy Jane McCann2 b. 20 Jun 1781, d. 15 Oct 1863

Family

James Madison Mathews b. 10 Oct 1816, d. 18 Jun 1884
Marriage*24 December 1843James Madison Mathews; Crawford County, Georgia, USA; Note also that William E. Mathews married Nancy Preston in 1848 in Crawford County. May be a link.3,1,4 
Children 1.William Eldridge Mathews4,3 b. 9 Nov 1844, d. a 1903
 2.Sarah Ann Mathews11 b. 30 Dec 1847
 3.Francis F. Mathews11 b. Mar 1850
 4.Mary E. Mathews7 b. c 1851
 5.Melvina Mathews7 b. 27 Apr 1853
 6.James Monroe Mathews7 b. 15 Apr 1855
 7.Luvinia Mathews7 b. 14 Sep 1856
 8.John W. Mathews7 b. c 1859
 9.Laura Mathews8 b. 28 Jan 1862
 10.Lucy Mathews8 b. 2 Jan 1866
Birth*21 March 1821Crawford County, Georgia, USA3,2 
Married Name24 December 1843Mathews4,3,1 
Marriage*24 December 1843James Madison Mathews; Crawford County, Georgia, USA; Note also that William E. Mathews married Nancy Preston in 1848 in Crawford County. May be a link.3,1,4 
(Resident) Census2 August 1850James Madison Mathews, GA Crawford Co Census 1850; Division No. 20, hh#62, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; "J. M. Mathews", male head of household, age 31, planter, real estate value $600, born in SC;

"M. J. Mathews", female age 28, born in Georgia;
"Wm Mathews", male age 6, born in Georgia;
"Sarah Mathews", age 4, born in Georgia;
"Franklin Mathews", male age 5 months, born in Georgia;

Note close proximity to household of William E. Mathews #635 
Migration*circa 1851James Madison Mathews; Dale County, Alabama, USA4 
(Neighbor) CommentJune 1860Elizabeth (?), James Preston; Dale County, Alabama, USA; Living close together in the 1860 census were families of Elizabeth Baldwin, widowed, son W. J. Baldwin, son John C. Baldwin, James and Elizabeth Preston, their daughter Nancy Mathews, widowed, and children, and James M. Mathews. Not far away was the Wiley Balkcom family. Elizabeth Baldwin's son Bryant later married adjacent Nancy Mathews' daughter Josephine.6 
Cen-Enum*19 July 1860AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 417, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 39, born in Georgia.7 
Witness: James Madison Mathews
Cen-Enum*29 July 1870AL Dale Co Census 1870; Beat No. 9, Echo Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "M. J. Mathews" age 47, born in GA, with James Mathews and 7 children.8 
Witness: James Madison Mathews
(Resident) Census7 June 1880John W. Mathews, AL Henry Co Census 1880; Roeville Township, ED#83, Beat 8 pg 10, Henry County, Alabama, USA; household:
"John Mathews", single age 23, farmer, born AL, father NC, mother GA;
"Jane Mathews", mother age 60, widowed, keeping house, born AL, father NC, mother GA.
Lived adjacent to Thomas Mathews age 32, and wife Elizabeth age 28.9 
Death*8 November 1899Dale County, Alabama, USA2 
Burial*Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery, Dale County, Alabama, USA; Inscription: "Mother, Mary J. Wife of Jas. M. Mathews, nee Preston, Born Mar 21, 1821, Died 8 Nov 1899"10 
Estate"... the homestead, about 1000 acres, was sold ..."4 

Citations

  1. [S143] Frances T. Ingmire, compiler, Crawford County Georgia Marriage Records 1823-1953 (10166 Clairmont Dr; St Louis, MO 63136: n.pub., 1985). Hereinafter cited as Marriages Crawford Co GA 1823-1853.
  2. [S35] Researcher Janet Dozier, http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/o/z/Janet-L-Dozier/index.html
  3. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, GA, Crawford Co p 385A hh 62, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  4. [S348] Autobiography of William Eldridge Preston, s1905, USGenWeb Archives, http://files.usgwarchives.org/al/dale/bios/gbs696prestonn.txt, File contributed by Christine Thacker.
  5. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Crawford County, Georgia, census page 385, ancestry.com image page 9, Ancestry.com.
  6. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, AL page 556, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  7. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, page 517, Ancestry.com.
  8. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Alabama Dale County, page 221A, ancestry.com pg 5, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  9. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Henry County, AL, Roeville township, Beat 8, ancestry image pg 10, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  10. [S367] Unknown name of person Photograph, Jerry Balkcom, unknown repository address; unknown reader, 2010.
  11. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, GA, Crawford Co p 385B hh 62, Ancestry.com.

Nancy Preston1

#1077, b. circa 1876
ChartsDescendants of James Preston & Elizabeth Jane Clark
Last Edited15 Apr 2008
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*John Washington Preston1 b. 1830, d. 2 Oct 1906
Mother*Mary Faison Shine1 b. 10 Jan 1836, d. 20 Jan 1895
Birth*circa 1876Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census16 June 1880John Washington Preston, Mary Faison Shine; ED#56, pg 22, hh#190, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "J. W. Preston", head, age 53, farmer, born in England, both parents born in Ireland;
"Mary Preston", wife age 44, keeping house, born in North Carolina, birthplace of parents not listed. Note difference in age with 1870 census, reported then age 30;
"James T. Preston", son age 13, attending school, father born in England, mother NC;
"Robert Preston", son age 10, attending school, born in Alabama, father born in England, mother in NC;
"David Preston", son age 8, attending school, born in Alabama;
"Elen J. Preston", female age 6, born in Alabama, relationship column blank, possibly of other parents?, but this census taker left this column blank for younger children of other families;
"Nancy Preston", female age 4, born in Alabama, relationship column blank;
"Frances Preston", female age 2, born in Alabama, relationship column blank;
"Cane Preston", black female age 16, laborer, born Alabama, parents born Georgia, no read/write;
"Celey Preston", black female age 15, laborer, born Alabama, parents born Georgia, no read/write.2 

Citations

  1. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale Co, AL page 755B. HH190, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale Co, AL, Ancestry.com.

Patrick McLain Preston1,2

#547, b. December 1859
Last Edited15 Apr 2008
Father*William Sanford Preston1 b. 13 Sep 1816, d. 3 Sep 1886
Mother*Temperance Causby Calhoun1 b. 16 Jan 1824, d. 9 Jun 1908
Birth*December 1859Alabama, USA1 
Name Variation1860Winsted Preston; Census of 1860 shows child born in 1859 as Winsted. Later census has him as Patrick.3 
Cen-Enum*20 July 1860AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 425, Dale County, Alabama, USA; Winsted, male age 7 months, born in Alabama.3 
Witness: William Sanford Preston
Cen-Enum*28 July 1870AL Dale Co Census 1870; Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA1 
Witness: William Sanford Preston
Cen-Enum*25 June 1880AL Dale Co Census 1880; Beat No. 9, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 20, farm laborer, son of William, born in Alabama.4 
Witness: William Sanford Preston
Marriage*Elizabeth Childtree2 
Progeny*Elizabeth Childtree; Erin, Sam2 

Citations

  1. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, AL, Dale Co, page 227B, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S35] Researcher Janet Dozier, http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/o/z/Janet-L-Dozier/index.html
  3. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, page 558, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  4. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale Co, AL page 643B, HH11, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Paul Preston1

#551, b. circa 1848
Last Edited21 Jan 2001

Family

Elmeda (?) b. c 1848
Marriage*Elmeda (?)1 
Children 1.Anna A. Preston2 b. c 1872
 2.Georgia Preston2 b. c 1873
 3.William T. Preston2 b. c 1874
 4.John M. Preston2 b. c 1877
 5.Eddie Preston2 b. c 1879
Birth*circa 1848Georgia, USA1 
Marriage*Elmeda (?)1 
Cen-Head*28 July 1870AL Dale Co Census 1870; Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 22, a farm labor, with no real estate and $20 personal assets. They lived adjacent to W. S. Preston who did have a lot of real estate.1 
Witness: Elmeda (?)
(Witness) Cen-Enum28 July 1870Elmeda (?), AL Dale Co Census 1870; Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA1 
Cen-Head*18 June 1880AL Dale Co Census 1880; Beat No. 9, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 32, farmer, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia.2 
Witness: Elmeda (?)
Witness: Anna A. Preston
Witness: Georgia Preston
Witness: William T. Preston
Witness: John M. Preston
Witness: Eddie Preston
(Witness) Cen-Enum18 June 1880Elmeda (?), AL Dale Co Census 1880; Beat No. 9, Dale County, Alabama, USA2 
(Witness) Cen-Enum18 June 1880Anna A. Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1880; Beat No. 9, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 8, daughter of Paul, born in Alabama.2 
(Witness) Cen-Enum18 June 1880Georgia Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1880; Beat No. 9, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 7, daughter of Paul, born in Alabama.2 
(Witness) Cen-Enum18 June 1880William T. Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1880; Beat No. 9, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 6, son of Paul, born in Alabama.2 
(Witness) Cen-Enum18 June 1880John M. Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1880; Beat No. 9, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 3, son of Paul, born in Alabama.2 
(Witness) Cen-Enum18 June 1880Eddie Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1880; Beat No. 9, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 1, son of Paul, born in Alabama.2 

Citations

  1. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, AL, Dale Co, page 227B, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale Co, AL page 636D, HH12, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Paul Hill Preston1,2

#1877, b. 31 March 1849, d. 15 April 1908
Last Edited15 Apr 2008
Father*William Sanford Preston1 b. 13 Sep 1816, d. 3 Sep 1886
Mother*Temperance Causby Calhoun1 b. 16 Jan 1824, d. 9 Jun 1908
Birth*31 March 1849Georgia, USA1,2 
Cen-Enum*20 July 1860AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 425, Dale County, Alabama, USA; male age 10, attending school, born in Georgia.1 
Witness: William Sanford Preston
Marriage*before 1870Elmeadia Peacock; in 1870 census she was in the household of Paul Preston, adjacent to the household of William S. and Temperance Preston, which had a female F. A. Peacock. A guess is that Meda and F. A. were sisters. A nearby household was G. W Peacock male age 24, possibly Meda's brother?2,3 
Progeny*after 1870Elmeadia Peacock; Anna Alice, Georgia, Foster, Eddy, Mansel, Jacob, Homer, Lottie2 
Death*15 April 1908Dale County, Alabama, USA2,4 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, page 558, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S334] Researcher F. L. Preston (citing Peggy Mayville as his source), http://people.consolidated.net/fpreston/gadavid.htm, reference date 4/13/2007.
  3. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, AL, Dale Co, page 282 (227B), Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  4. [S35] Researcher Janet Dozier, http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/o/z/Janet-L-Dozier/index.html

Robert Preston1

#1074, b. circa 1870
ChartsDescendants of James Preston & Elizabeth Jane Clark
Last Edited24 Feb 2002
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*John Washington Preston1 b. 1830, d. 2 Oct 1906
Mother*Mary Faison Shine1 b. 10 Jan 1836, d. 20 Jan 1895
Birth*circa 1870Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census16 June 1880John Washington Preston, Mary Faison Shine; ED#56, pg 22, hh#190, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "J. W. Preston", head, age 53, farmer, born in England, both parents born in Ireland;
"Mary Preston", wife age 44, keeping house, born in North Carolina, birthplace of parents not listed. Note difference in age with 1870 census, reported then age 30;
"James T. Preston", son age 13, attending school, father born in England, mother NC;
"Robert Preston", son age 10, attending school, born in Alabama, father born in England, mother in NC;
"David Preston", son age 8, attending school, born in Alabama;
"Elen J. Preston", female age 6, born in Alabama, relationship column blank, possibly of other parents?, but this census taker left this column blank for younger children of other families;
"Nancy Preston", female age 4, born in Alabama, relationship column blank;
"Frances Preston", female age 2, born in Alabama, relationship column blank;
"Cane Preston", black female age 16, laborer, born Alabama, parents born Georgia, no read/write;
"Celey Preston", black female age 15, laborer, born Alabama, parents born Georgia, no read/write.2 

Citations

  1. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale Co, AL page 755B. HH190, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale Co, AL, Ancestry.com.

Sally Preston1

#2339, b. say 1840
Last Edited15 Apr 2008
Father*Andrew James Preston1 b. c 1810
Mother*Mary Andrews1 b. b 1823
Birth*say 1840Georgia, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S334] Researcher F. L. Preston (citing Peggy Mayville as his source), http://people.consolidated.net/fpreston/gadavid.htm, reference date 4/13/2007.

Samuel J. Preston1

#1051, b. circa 1840
Last Edited1 Feb 2006
Birth*circa 18401 
Military*circa 1862CSA, 15th Alabama Regiment, Company E (Dale County), Alabama, USA; enlisted when "he was 18 years old. He was severely wounded at Chickamauga, and on the muster role it is stated that he was wounded three times, but none of the company witnessed it. The record does not account for him after 1864." This quote from Oates' book.1 

Citations

  1. [S47] Oates, Alabama 1907 Census of Confederate Soldiers, Cullman and Dale Counties (.

Sarah Preston1,2

#1876, b. circa 1847
Last Edited15 Apr 2008
Father*William Sanford Preston1 b. 13 Sep 1816, d. 3 Sep 1886
Mother*Temperance Causby Calhoun1 b. 16 Jan 1824, d. 9 Jun 1908
Birth*circa 1847Sumter County, Georgia, USA1,2 
Cen-Enum*20 July 1860AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 425, Dale County, Alabama, USA; female age 13, attending school, born in Georgia.1 
Witness: William Sanford Preston
Marriage*say 1865married E. B. Jenkins2 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, page 558, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S334] Researcher F. L. Preston (citing Peggy Mayville as his source), http://people.consolidated.net/fpreston/gadavid.htm, reference date 4/13/2007.

Thomas Preston1

#1123, b. circa 1820
Last Edited15 Apr 2008
Birth*circa 1820Alabama, USA; Probably not the same as Thomas T. Preston in 50th GA Co E (Thomas County)1 
Cen-Head*17 August 1850GA Crawford Co Census 1850; Division No. 20, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; age 30, born in Alabama, occupation overseer, real estate $600. He is the only one in the household.1 

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, GA, Crawford Co p 393A hh 196, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Thomas T. Preston1

#971, d. 9 December 1863
Last Edited3 Jan 2002
Military*in the Confederacy as a Sgt. in the 50th Georgia Infantry, Company E Thomas County Rangers)1 
Death*9 December 1863Point Lookout, Maryland, USA1 
Burial*Confederate Cemetery, Point Lookout, Maryland, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives, Confederate POWs - Soldiers and Sailors Who Died in Federal Prisons and Military Hospitals in the North , 1984), Page 370. Hereinafter cited as Confederate POWs - Soldiers and Sailors Who Died in Federal Prisons.

Thomas Webb Preston1,2

#349, b. circa 1822, d. circa 1880
Last Edited15 Apr 2008
Father*David Preston2,3 b. 17 Mar 1777, d. 30 Sep 1849
Mother*Nancy Jane McCann2,3 b. 20 Jun 1781, d. 15 Oct 1863
Birth*circa 1822Georgia, USA1 
Census*4 July 1860GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville District, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; "Thomas W. Preston", head of household, age 38, farmer, with real estate assets of $2000. and personal assets of $15,960;
"Nancy Preston", age 85, with real estate valued at $5000 and a personal estate valued at $27,790;
Also counted in the household were a John Stinson (age 45) listed as born in Ireland, and a Michael Radford (age 40) listed as born in Ireland, occupations listed as ditchers.1 
Resident: Nancy Jane McCann
Death*circa 18802 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Crawford County, Georgia, page 914., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S334] Researcher F. L. Preston (citing Peggy Mayville as his source), http://people.consolidated.net/fpreston/gadavid.htm, reference date 4/13/2007.
  3. [S35] Researcher Janet Dozier, http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/o/z/Janet-L-Dozier/index.html

William C. Preston1

#309, b. circa 1851
ChartsDescendants of James Preston & Elizabeth Jane Clark
Last Edited16 Dec 2000
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*David Preston1 b. 1826
Mother*Delphia Sarah Lightfoot1 b. c 1828
Birth*circa 1851Georgia, USA1 
Cen-Enum*6 July 1860GA Crawford Co Census 1860; Knoxville District, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia, USA; a 9 year old male, born in Georgia, living with his parents David and Delpha and two brothers.1 
Witness: David Preston

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Crawford County, Georgia, page 919., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

William Sanford Preston1

#542, b. 13 September 1816, d. 3 September 1886
Last Edited13 Sep 2009
Father*David Preston2,3 b. 17 Mar 1777, d. 30 Sep 1849
Mother*Nancy Jane McCann3,2 b. 20 Jun 1781, d. 15 Oct 1863

Family

Temperance Causby Calhoun b. 16 Jan 1824, d. 9 Jun 1908
Marriage*17 January 1841Temperance Causby Calhoun; Crawford County, Georgia, USA1,5 
Children 1.John W. Preston8 b. c 1844, d. a 1860
 2.Sarah Preston8 b. c 1847
 3.Paul Hill Preston8 b. 31 Mar 1849, d. 15 Apr 1908
 4.Leonidas Preston1 b. c 1852
 5.Brady Preston1 b. c 1854, d. 15 Nov 1930
 6.William W. Preston1 b. c 1857
 7.Patrick McLain Preston1 b. Dec 1859
 8.Jefferson Davis Preston1 b. c 1861
 9.Wirt Preston1 b. c 1864, d. 4 Oct 1909
Birth*13 September 1816Georgia, USA1,4 
Marriage*17 January 1841Temperance Causby Calhoun; Crawford County, Georgia, USA1,5 
Land*before 1854Crawford County, Georgia, USA; bought and sold land over several years2 
Migration*between 1852 and 1854Dale County, Alabama, USA; based on children birth locations. 
Occupationbetween 1854 and 1865Dale County, Alabama, USA; Justice of the Peace per researcher. Note obituary uses "Esq" indicating lawyer of Justice of Peace.2 
Landafter 1853Dale County, Alabama, USA; "...purchased the Hunt place near Echo, the Griggs place between Corinth Freewill Baptist Church and Brown's Cross Roads."2 
Occupation1860Dale County, Alabama, USA; farmer6 
(Neighbor) CommentJune 1860Elizabeth (?), James Preston; Dale County, Alabama, USA; Living close together in the 1860 census were families of Elizabeth Baldwin, widowed, son W. J. Baldwin, son John C. Baldwin, James and Elizabeth Preston, their daughter Nancy Mathews, widowed, and children, and James M. Mathews. Not far away was the Wiley Balkcom family. Elizabeth Baldwin's son Bryant later married adjacent Nancy Mathews' daughter Josephine.7 
Cen-Head*20 July 1860AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; male age 42, farmer, $2000 real estate, $5000 personal assets, born in Georgia. Lived close to families of Josephine Mathews and Bryant Baldwin.8 
(Witness) Cen-Enum20 July 1860Temperance Causby Calhoun, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 425, Dale County, Alabama, USA; female age 37, born in Georgia, in household with husband and 7 children ages 7 mos to 16 years.8 
(Witness) Cen-Enum20 July 1860Leonidas Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 425, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Leonadas Preston", male age 9, attending school, born in Georgia (the last of the children born in Georgia).8 
(Witness) Cen-Enum20 July 1860Brady Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 425, Dale County, Alabama, USA; male age 6, attending school, born in Alabama8 
(Witness) Cen-Enum20 July 1860William W. Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 425, Dale County, Alabama, USA; George W., age 3, born in Alabama.8 
(Witness) Cen-Enum20 July 1860Patrick McLain Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 425, Dale County, Alabama, USA; Winsted, male age 7 months, born in Alabama.8 
(Witness) Cen-Enum20 July 1860John W. Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 425, Dale County, Alabama, USA; male age 16, farm laborer, attending school, born in Georgia8 
(Witness) Cen-Enum20 July 1860Sarah Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 425, Dale County, Alabama, USA; female age 13, attending school, born in Georgia.8 
(Witness) Cen-Enum20 July 1860Paul Hill Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 425, Dale County, Alabama, USA; male age 10, attending school, born in Georgia.8 
Cen-Head*28 July 1870AL Dale Co Census 1870; Beat No. 9, hh#130, Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 53, a farmer, born in Georgia. He had real estate valued at $2160, personal estate of $1500, and lived adjacent to son Paul Preston age 22.9 
Witness: Temperance Causby Calhoun
Witness: Leonidas Preston
Witness: Brady Preston
Witness: William W. Preston
Witness: Patrick McLain Preston
Witness: Jefferson Davis Preston
Witness: Wirt Preston
Witness: F. A. Peacock
(Witness) Cen-Enum28 July 1870Temperance Causby Calhoun, AL Dale Co Census 1870; Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 47, born in Georgia.1 
(Witness) Cen-Enum28 July 1870Leonidas Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1870; Beat No. 9, Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Leonidus Preston", age 18, male, working in farm, born in Georgia.1 
(Witness) Cen-Enum28 July 1870Brady Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1870; Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 16, born in Alabama.1 
(Witness) Cen-Enum28 July 1870William W. Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1870; Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; William W., age 13, male, born in Alabama.1 
(Witness) Cen-Enum28 July 1870Patrick McLain Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1870; Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA1 
(Witness) Cen-Enum28 July 1870Jefferson Davis Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1870; Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 9, born in Alabama.1 
(Witness) Cen-Enum28 July 1870Wirt Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1870; Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 6, male.1 
(Witness) Cen-Enum28 July 1870F. A. Peacock, AL Dale Co Census 1870; Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 21, female, living in the household of W. S Preston as domestic servant.10 
Cen-Head*25 June 1880AL Dale Co Census 1880; Beat No. 9, Dale County, Alabama, USA11 
Witness: Temperance Causby Calhoun
Witness: William W. Preston
Witness: Patrick McLain Preston
Witness: Jefferson Davis Preston
(Witness) Cen-Enum25 June 1880Temperance Causby Calhoun, AL Dale Co Census 1880; Beat No. 9, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 57, listed as name "Tempa", wife of William, keeping house, born in Georgia, parents born in "South".11 
(Witness) Cen-Enum25 June 1880William W. Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1880; Beat No. 9, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 23, son of William, farming, born in Alabama.11 
(Witness) Cen-Enum25 June 1880Patrick McLain Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1880; Beat No. 9, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 20, farm laborer, son of William, born in Alabama.11 
(Witness) Cen-Enum25 June 1880Jefferson Davis Preston, AL Dale Co Census 1880; Beat No. 9, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 18, son of William, farm laborer, born in Alabama.11 
Death*3 September 1886Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "William S. Preston, Esq., one of Dale's oldest citizens, died at his home in Echo last Friday". Ozark Star12,13,4 
Burial*September 1886Mt. Carmel Methodist Church Cemetery, Ozark, Dale County, Alabama, USA; in plot with Temperance C. and M. E. Preston4 

Citations

  1. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, AL, Dale Co, page 227B, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S334] Researcher F. L. Preston (citing Peggy Mayville as his source), http://people.consolidated.net/fpreston/gadavid.htm, reference date 4/13/2007.
  3. [S35] Researcher Janet Dozier, http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/o/z/Janet-L-Dozier/index.html
  4. [S112] Mt. Carmel Methodist Church Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions , Tombstone inscription, E. H. Hayes, online http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Prairie/1767/Carmel.txt, Oct 15 1948.
  5. [S143] Frances T. Ingmire, compiler, Crawford County Georgia Marriage Records 1823-1953 (10166 Clairmont Dr; St Louis, MO 63136: n.pub., 1985). Hereinafter cited as Marriages Crawford Co GA 1823-1853.
  6. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, census page stamped 558, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  7. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, AL page 556, Ancestry.com.
  8. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, page 558, Ancestry.com.
  9. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, AL, Dale Co, page 227B, ancestry.com image pg 18, Ancestry.com.
  10. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, AL, Dale Co, page 227B, Ancestry.com.
  11. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale Co, AL page 643B, HH11, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  12. [S60] Newspaper The Southern Star, (Ozark, Alabama:, 14 Sept 1886.
  13. [S61] Robert S. Davis, Marriage and Death Notices from Alabama Newspapers and Family Records 1819-1890 (; Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1981).

William T. Preston1

#1089, b. circa 1874
Last Edited21 Jan 2001
Father*Paul Preston1 b. c 1848
Mother*Elmeda (?)1 b. c 1848
Birth*circa 1874Alabama, USA1 
Cen-Enum*18 June 1880AL Dale Co Census 1880; Beat No. 9, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 6, son of Paul, born in Alabama.1 
Witness: Paul Preston

Citations

  1. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale Co, AL page 636D, HH12, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

William W. Preston1,2,3

#546, b. circa 1857
Last Edited15 Apr 2008
Father*William Sanford Preston1 b. 13 Sep 1816, d. 3 Sep 1886
Mother*Temperance Causby Calhoun1 b. 16 Jan 1824, d. 9 Jun 1908
Birth*circa 1857Alabama, USA1 
Name Variation1860George W. Preston; Census 1860 clear that name of child born in 1857 is George W. Later Census has him as William W.4 
Cen-Enum*20 July 1860AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh 425, Dale County, Alabama, USA; George W., age 3, born in Alabama.4 
Witness: William Sanford Preston
Cen-Enum*28 July 1870AL Dale Co Census 1870; Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; William W., age 13, male, born in Alabama.1 
Witness: William Sanford Preston
Cen-Enum*25 June 1880AL Dale Co Census 1880; Beat No. 9, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 23, son of William, farming, born in Alabama.2 
Witness: William Sanford Preston
Marriage*after 1880Sally Brackin3 
Marriage*after 1880Sarah Dowd3 

Citations

  1. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, AL, Dale Co, page 227B, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale Co, AL page 643B, HH11, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S334] Researcher F. L. Preston (citing Peggy Mayville as his source), http://people.consolidated.net/fpreston/gadavid.htm, reference date 4/13/2007.
  4. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, page 558, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Wirt Preston1,2

#549, b. circa 1864, d. 4 October 1909
Last Edited15 Apr 2008
Father*William Sanford Preston1 b. 13 Sep 1816, d. 3 Sep 1886
Mother*Temperance Causby Calhoun1 b. 16 Jan 1824, d. 9 Jun 1908
Birth*circa 1864Alabama, USA1 
Cen-Enum*28 July 1870AL Dale Co Census 1870; Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 6, male.1 
Witness: William Sanford Preston
Marriage*8 October 1885Nellie Jane Palmer3 
Progeny*Nellie Jane Palmer; Arthur, Didymus P., Ione, Lewis, Causby, Willie Mae3 
Death*4 October 1909Dale County, Alabama, USA3 

Citations

  1. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, AL, Dale Co, page 227B, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S334] Researcher F. L. Preston (citing Peggy Mayville as his source), http://people.consolidated.net/fpreston/gadavid.htm, reference date 4/13/2007.
  3. [S35] Researcher Janet Dozier, http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/o/z/Janet-L-Dozier/index.html

Lucinda Price1,2

#1435, b. circa 1822
Last Edited9 Apr 2010

Family

Jesse Washington Galloway b. c 1816, d. 1887
Marriage*circa 1836Jesse Washington Galloway1 
Children 1.William W. Galloway+1 b. c 1837, d. 17 Nov 1863
 2.James B. Galloway1 b. c 1838, d. c 1863
 3.Mary A. Galloway1 b. c 1842
 4.Rebecca Galloway8 b. c 1842
 5.Ransom J. Galloway1 b. c 1845, d. 25 Aug 1864
 6.Thomas Jackson Galloway+1 b. 10 Aug 1847, d. 21 Feb 1912
 7.Sarah A. E. Galloway1 b. c 1849
 8.Martha Galloway8 b. c 1853
 9.Jesse W. Galloway8 b. c 1855
 10.Lucinda C. Galloway8 b. c 1857
 11.Anzilla Galloway7 b. c 1867
Birth*circa 1822Georgia, USA1 
Married Namecirca 1836Galloway1 
Marriage*circa 1836Jesse Washington Galloway1 
(Resident) Census14 October 1850Jesse Washington Galloway, AL Henry Co Census 1850; Southern District, HH#645, Henry County, Alabama, USA; "J.W. Galaway", age 34, head.

Complete household:
"J.W. Galaway", age 34, born in SC, farmer, assets $450;
"Lucilda Galaway", female age 28, born in Georgia;
"Wm W. Galaway", age 13, born in Alabama;
"Jas B. Galaway", male age 12, born in Alabama;
"Mary A. Galaway", age 8, born in Alabama;
"Ransom Galaway", male age 5, born in Alabama;
"Thos. J. Galaway", male age 3, born in Alabama;
"Sarah Galaway", age 1, born in Alabama;
"Wm Galaway", male age 70, farmer, born in SC;
"W. H. Ward", male age 44, farmer, assets $400., born in SC.3 
(Resident) Census7 September 1860Jesse Washington Galloway, AL Henry Co Census 1860; Rowville Beat #5, hh58, Henry County, Alabama, USA; "Jesse W. Galloway", male age 46, farmer, $750 real estate, $880 personal, born in SC. Adjacent to household of William Galoway and wife Mary. I'm calling William the son of Jesse and Lucinda. His birth date and place match the William in Jesse's household in 1850.

Others in household:
"Lucinda Galloway", age 37, born in Georgia, not read/write;
"Rebecca Galloway", age 18, born in Alabama;
"Ransom Galloway", male age 16, born in Alabama, attending school;
"Jackson Galloway", male age 12, born in Alabama, attending school;
"Sarah Galloway", age 9, born in Alabama, attending school;
"Martha Galloway", age 7, born in Alabama;
"Jesse W. Galloway", age 5, born in Alabama;
"Lucinda C. Galloway", age 3, born in Alabama.4 
Cen-Head*1870AL Henry Co Census 1870; 5th Precinct hh 171, Abbeville, Henry County, Alabama, USA; female age 48, born in Georgia. Also in household were Sarah A. E. (20 AL), Washington A. (18 AL), Jepe? W. (14 AL), Catherine (12 AL), Susan L. (5 AL), Amanda A (3 AL), and farm laborer William McCoy (14).5 
(Witness) Cen-Enum1870Sarah A. E. Galloway, AL Henry Co Census 1870; 5th Precinct hh 171, Abbeville, Henry County, Alabama, USA; female age 20, born in Alabama, not reading or writing.5 
(Resident) Census8 June 1880Jesse Washington Galloway, AL Henry Co Census 1880; Roeville District, ED83, Beat No 8, pg 12, hh#117, Henry County, Alabama, USA; household:
"J. W. Galaway", census head, farmer age 66, born in SC, parents born SC, identified with rheumatism as disability;
"Lucinda Galaway", wife, age 58, born in GA, parents born GA;
"Susan Galaway", daughter age 15, born AL, parents born SC (note inconsistent with parents birth location for brother J. W. Jr in this census);
"J. W. Galaway, Jr", son age 24, born Alabama, parents born AL;

family lived adjacent to T. J. Galaway and family, probably son of JW and Lucinda.6 
(Witness) Death1887Jesse Washington Galloway; Henry County, Alabama, USA; Lucinda Galloway, widow of Jesse W. Galloway, applied to the Probate Court to set aside all property exempt from creditors by state law on behalf of herself and their minor daughter "Ann Zilla Galloway". The estate had not been probated, and amounted to 80 acres of land (mortgaged and subject to foreclosure) and personal property (cows, hogs, other) amounting to about $75.7 
Residence*1 November 1887Anzilla Galloway; Henry County, Alabama, USA7 

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Page 422A of the original census, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S167] Civil War Company Rosters, 6 AL Infantry Regiment Co B, Henry Grays per Jeffrey Palmer e-mail address.
  3. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Page 422A of the original census, image pg 94, Ancestry.com.
  4. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Henry County, Alabama, p. 210, image 15 at Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  5. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Henry County AL pg 343, image pg 143, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  6. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Henry County, Alabama, Roeville, ancestry.com img pg 12, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  7. [S304] Estate Case Files, Henry County Alabama, Appeal Filed by Lucinda Galloway, Widow of Jesse W. Galloway, to Probate Court, Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama, USA.
  8. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Henry County, Alabama, p. 210
    Online at Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com.

Jemima Rackley1,2

#2361, b. July 1823
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited5 Jun 2016

Family

Lemuel Balkcum b. c 1821, d. 24 Dec 1863
Marriage*say 1841Lemuel Balkcum; date estimated based on son James age 8 in 1850 census1 
Children 1.William James Balkcum8 b. Apr 1841, d. 1908
 2.Electa Balkcum8 b. c 1845
 3.Timothy W. Balkcum1 b. Jun 1846, d. 8 Nov 1924
 4.Julius Balkcum1 b. c 1848
 5.John T. Balkcum1 b. c 1849
 6.Malsey Jane Balkcum1 b. c 1852, d. 1920
 7.Lucy A. Balkcum1 b. c 1855
 8.Ann W. Balkcum1 b. Mar 1856, d. 1925
 9.Ella Lula Balkcum1 b. c 1859
 10.Euphemia Elizabeth Balkcum9 b. s 1861
 11.Mary Ellen Balkcum10 b. 7 Aug 1863, d. 10 Mar 1932
Birth*July 1823North Carolina, USA1,3 
Marriage*say 1841Lemuel Balkcum; date estimated based on son James age 8 in 1850 census1 
Married Namesay 1841Balkcum1 
Comment*Lemuel Balkcum; I assign Timothy, Julius, and John T. Balkcom as sons of Lemuel and Jemima. Although they are in the household in the 1860 census and were born before 1850, they were not in the household in the 1850 census. 
(Resident) Census12 August 1850Lemuel Balkcum, US 1850 Census; Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; "Lemuel Balkcom" head, male age 29, laborer, born NC, $500 real estate owned, not read/writing. In the household:
"Jemiah", female age 27, born NC;
"James", age 8, born NC;
"Elanda", female age 5, born NC;
"Tina", female age 4, born NC (not found in later census);
"Elizabeth", female age 21, born NC. I take this to be Eliza Balkcum, probable 1st cousin or possibly sister of Lemuel.

The adjacent household was Adam Sellers, Jr. and Jemimah Sellers, both age 50, unknown relationship if any to "Jemiah".4 
(Resident) Census8 June 1860Lemuel Balkcum, NC Sampson Census 1860; Southern Division, Taylors Bridge District, hh138, Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; "Lemuel Balkcum" head, age 39, farmer, real estate $1350, personal estate $615, born NC;
"Jemima Balkcum", female age 38, born NC;
"Electa Balkcum", female age 14, born NC;
"Timothy Balkcum", male age 13, born NC;
"Julius Balkcum", male age 12, born NC;
"John T. Balkcum", male age 11, born NC;
"Malsey J. Balkcum", female age 8, born NC;
"Ann W. Balkcum", female age 6, born NC;
"Lucy W. Balkcum", female age 5, born NC;
"Ella Balkcum", female age 1, born NC;
"James Balkcum", male age 19, born NC1 
(Witness) Death24 December 1863Lemuel Balkcum; Richmond, Virginia, USA; see military service record5,6 
Census*10 June 1880Taylors Bridge, ED 201, hh128, Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; "Jemima Balkcum", white female age 60, widowed, keeping house, reading/writing no, born NC, parents born NC,
"Nancy W. Balkcum", daughter age 23, single, read/write no, born NC, parents born NC,
"Lucy Balkcum", daughter age 21, single, read/write no, born NC, parents born NC,
"Mary E. Balkcum", daughter age 17, single, illness listed as headache, read/write no, born NC, parents born NC,
"Tim W. Balkcum", son age 30, single, trade finds turpentine, unemployed 8 mos last year, born NC, parents born NC,
"Edward F. Balkcum", nephew age 17, single, trade cooper, born NC, parents born NC7 
Resident: Ann W. Balkcum
Resident: Lucy A. Balkcum
Resident: Edward F. Balkcum
Resident: Timothy W. Balkcum
Resident: Mary Ellen Balkcum
Census16 June 1900Taylors Bridge Township, ED104, Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; "Jemima Balkcum", age 76, born July 1823, white female, widowed, 10 children, 8 living, born NC, parents born NC, owned house;
"Nancy W. Balkcum", daughter, single white female age 44, born March 1856 in NC, parents born NC;
"Lucy A. Balkcum", daughter, single white female age 42, born 1858 in NC, parents born NC.
Adjacent household was nephew Edward F. Balkcum age 47 and Mary Ellen Balkcum, and children.3 
Resident: Lucy A. Balkcum
Resident: Ann W. Balkcum

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, NC Sampson Co, p 20, ancestry.com pg 12 of 22, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S341] Researcher Lisa Y. Henderson, 2009 email communications, citing death certificates of daughters Nancy W. Balkcum and Mary Ellen Balkcum, e-mail address, reference date 2009.
  3. [S77] Census, U.S. of 1900, North Carolina Sampson County, page258, ancestry image 19 of 34, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  4. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Southern District, hh#75, Sampson County, NC, page 857, stamped pg 430, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  5. [S267] Oscar M. Bizzell (ed.) The Sampson County Historical Society, The Heritage of Sampson County, North Carolina (; Winston-Salem, N.C: Hunter Pub. Co., 1983), Library of Congress.
  6. [S339] Confederate Pension Files, North Carolina, online at http://mars.ah.dcr.state.nc.us, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
  7. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Sampson County, North Carolina, pg 15, ancestry.com image 15 of 34, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  8. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Census U.S. of 1850, Sampson County, NC, Ancestry.com image 11 of 83, Ancestry.com.
  9. [S341] Researcher Lisa Y. Henderson, 2009 email communications, e-mail address.
  10. [S341] Researcher Lisa Y. Henderson, 2009 email communications, citing death certificate, e-mail address.