Mary Ann Roberts

#1254, b. before 1835
Last Edited31 Dec 2001
Birth*before 1835 
Marriage*12 January 1851Moses Mathews; Crawford County, Georgia, USA1 
Married Name12 January 1851Mathews1 

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.

Abner Robinson1

#2385, b. say 1800
Last Edited29 Jun 2015
Birth*say 18001 
(Witness) Will9 March 1843Hester (?); Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; Hester Balkcum will dated March 1843, proved May 1843. It names as beneficiaries "my daughter Nancy Balkcum" to receive 30 acres of land on the south side of Beaver Dam Swamp to include the house in which she now lives, "grandson James Lucien Balkcum (son of my daughter Mariah)" to receive the remainder of the land, about 100 acres. It provides miscellaneous household goods to "granddaughter Mary Ellen Johnson, daughter of my daughter Mariah", and token items (a bible each) to grandsons John Balkcum, Harman Balkcum, and Lemuel Balkcum. The executor was "my friend" William L. Robinson; Witnesses were Isaiah S. Robinson and Abner Robinson.2,3,4
Association*9 March 1843Hester (?); Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; Abner Robinson was a witness to Hester Balkcum's will.2 

Citations

  1. [S269] Wills, Sampson County North Carolina, Hester Balkcum Last Will and Testament, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
  2. [S269] Wills, Sampson County North Carolina, Last Will & Testament of Hester Balkcom, North Carolina State Archives.
  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. [S104] Bass, compiler, Sampson County North Carolina Wills (n.p.: n.pub., 1958). Hereinafter cited as Sampson County North Carolina Wills.

Caroline Easter Robinson1

#1729, b. before 1838
Last Edited31 Dec 2001
Birth*before 1838 
Marriage*after 1854William Washington Mathews1 
Married Nameafter 1854Mathews1 

Citations

  1. [S181] Researcher G. Mathews, 29 Dec, 2001.

Isaiah Robinson1

#2386, b. say 1800
Last Edited29 Jun 2015
Birth*say 18001 
(Witness) Will9 March 1843Hester (?); Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; Hester Balkcum will dated March 1843, proved May 1843. It names as beneficiaries "my daughter Nancy Balkcum" to receive 30 acres of land on the south side of Beaver Dam Swamp to include the house in which she now lives, "grandson James Lucien Balkcum (son of my daughter Mariah)" to receive the remainder of the land, about 100 acres. It provides miscellaneous household goods to "granddaughter Mary Ellen Johnson, daughter of my daughter Mariah", and token items (a bible each) to grandsons John Balkcum, Harman Balkcum, and Lemuel Balkcum. The executor was "my friend" William L. Robinson; Witnesses were Isaiah S. Robinson and Abner Robinson.2,3,4
Association9 March 1843Hester (?); Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; Isaiah Robinson was a witness to Hester Balkcum's will.2 

Citations

  1. [S269] Wills, Sampson County North Carolina, Hester Balkcum Last Will and Testament, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
  2. [S269] Wills, Sampson County North Carolina, Last Will & Testament of Hester Balkcom, North Carolina State Archives.
  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. [S104] Bass, compiler, Sampson County North Carolina Wills (n.p.: n.pub., 1958). Hereinafter cited as Sampson County North Carolina Wills.

William L. Robinson1

#2387, b. circa 1808
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited16 May 2016

Family

Mariah Balkcum b. c 1814
Child 1.James Lucien Balkcum9 b. c 1839, d. 4 Jan 1865
My ResearchNote*Josiah Johnson; much info on William L. Robinson family in Duplin/Sampson at http://www.genealogy.com/forum/surnames/topics/robinson/9879/

printed to pdf and saved since the site is genealogy.com that is defunct. WilliamLRobinsonFamily.pdf


WILLIAM L. ROBINSON 1808-1870 S/of WILLIAM ROBINSON and SARAH TOLAR md JANETTA MATHIS 1814-1885 D/of ZACCHEUS and POLLY COLWELL MATTHIS, and grand daughter of EDMUND MATTHIS and MARY/MOLLIE PRICE, the original settlers from Isle of Wight County, VA.WILLIAM L. inherited his father’s homeplace on the Southern side of Six Runs in Taylor’s Bridge Township where they are buried.CHILD:
I ELIZABETH V. ROBINSON md JOSIAH JOHNSON 
Birth*circa 1808North Carolina, USA1,2 
Association*February 1839James Lucien Balkcum; Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; William L. Robinson posted a bastardy bond for a child sworn to be his by Maria Balcom.3 
Witness: Mariah Balkcum
(Witness) Land13 April 1839John Balkcum; Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; (see attached deed)
John Balkcum sold land to Hester Balkcum for $1070. Hester within two years gave this land to her daughter Nancy Balkcum and grandson James Lucien Balkcum, a toddler, who was son of William L Robinson and Hester's daughter Mariah. It's not clear if this is the land Hester originally received on the death of her husband John Balkcom in 1803, and if so how grandson John Balkcum came into possession.
"... land lying near the waters of the Beaverdam Creek adjoining the land of Nathan Johnson's and Samuel? Johnson Jr ... tract ... beginning at ?? Rogers' old corner ... Scot's Branch ... along Rogers' old line to the Beaverdam Swamp thence up said swamp to the Horse Branch then up along a marked line to a little branch then across said branch to Matthew Pridgeon's line thence said line to the beginning containing 130 acres ..."
Witnesses Wm L. Robinson and John Bryan.4 
Association*1843Hester (?); Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; Hester Balkcom named as executor in her will "my friend" William L. Robinson; Witnesses were Isaiah S. Robinson and Abner Robinson. 
(Executor) Will9 March 1843Hester (?); Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; Hester Balkcum will dated March 1843, proved May 1843. It names as beneficiaries "my daughter Nancy Balkcum" to receive 30 acres of land on the south side of Beaver Dam Swamp to include the house in which she now lives, "grandson James Lucien Balkcum (son of my daughter Mariah)" to receive the remainder of the land, about 100 acres. It provides miscellaneous household goods to "granddaughter Mary Ellen Johnson, daughter of my daughter Mariah", and token items (a bible each) to grandsons John Balkcum, Harman Balkcum, and Lemuel Balkcum. The executor was "my friend" William L. Robinson; Witnesses were Isaiah S. Robinson and Abner Robinson.5,6,7
Census21 August 1850Southern District, hh#177, Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; "Will L. Robinson" head, age 42, farmer, $6000 assets, born NC,
"Janetta Robinson", age 36, born NC,
"Mary Robinson", age 11, born NC",
"Lenon Robinson", male age 9, born NC,
"Edwin Robinson", male age 7, born NC,
"Ferdinand Robinson", male age 5, born NC,
"Theodius Robinson", male age 3, born NC,
"Virginia Robinson", female age 1, born NC.2 
Association*20 August 1853Nancy Balkcum; Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; Nancy in her will named "my friend William L. Robinson Executor ..."1 
Census*4 June 1860Southern Division, Taylors Bridge District, hh#65, Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; "Wm. L Robinson" head, age 52, farmer, real estate $5000, personal $2500, born NC,
"Jannetta Robinson", age 46, born NC,
"Wm E. Robinson", age 17, farm laborer, born NC,
+ 7 other children to age 1,
"Benjamin Jordan" age 55, born NC.
Adjacent to the Reuben Moore household where Lucien Balkcom age 21 was a farm laborer, and near the John Balkcom (b1818) household.8 

Citations

  1. [S269] Wills, Sampson County North Carolina, Nancy Balkcum Last Will and Testament, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
  2. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Sampson County, North Carolina, pg 871, ancestry.com img 25 of 83, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S341] Researcher Lisa Y. Henderson, 2009 email correspondence, e-mail address, reference date 2009.
  4. [S453] Sampson County North Carolina Deeds - Originals: Book 25, Page 424, Sampson County Register of Deeds, www.sampsonrod.org. Hereinafter cited as Sampson County Deeds.
  5. [S269] Wills, Sampson County North Carolina, Last Will & Testament of Hester Balkcom, North Carolina State Archives.
  6. [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.
  7. [S104] Bass, compiler, Sampson County North Carolina Wills (n.p.: n.pub., 1958). Hereinafter cited as Sampson County North Carolina Wills.
  8. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Sampson County, North Carolina, pg 11, ancestry.com image 3 of 22, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  9. [S341] Researcher Lisa Y. Henderson, descendant of Eliza Balkcum, 2009 email correspondence, e-mail address.

Sarah Rogers1

#1896, b. before 1765
Last Edited17 May 2003
Birth*before 17651 
Marriage*30 January 1780James Baucom; Johnston County, North Carolina, USA2,3 
Married Name30 January 1780Baucom2,3 

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), Line A-067-aea. Hereinafter cited as Baucom Family Book.
  2. [S46] Jr. Banks McLaurin, Charles Van Baucom and Louanna M. Bawcom, Baucom Family Book, 1978, Line aac.
  3. [S123] Brent H. Holcomb, compiler, Marriages of Johnston County North Carolina 1762-1868 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985). Hereinafter cited as Marriages of Johnston County North Carolina.

Philip Rouse1

#1973, b. before 1745
Last Edited17 Feb 2004

Family

Child 1.Priscilla Rouse+3 b. b 1770, d. b 1810
Birth*before 17451 
Land Grant*2 November 1764Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; 158 acres in Duplin on the W. side
of the NE branch of Cape Fear River on a Branch of Stockinhead Swamp -
including his improvements, joining Timothy Murphy and the Branch.2 
Will*10 October 1784"Priscilla Murphy and her sisters, Barbara Shepard and Elizabeth Rouse, received only small portions of the estate while their brother, Martin Rouse, was granted the bulk of it as was the custom in that period."3 
Witness: Priscilla Rouse

Citations

  1. [S174] Researcher K. Ricker, Citing information from a person in Duplin County, unconfirmed.
    , reference date 5 Feb 2001.
  2. [S239] Hoffman, compiler, Colony of North Carolina 1735-1765, Abstracts of Land Patents, Vol I (n.p.: n.pub.), cited by researcher Beverly White on her web page. Hereinafter cited as NC Land Patents.
  3. [S249] Michael Gilbert Taylor, The Murphy Family (; Rose Hill, North Carolina: Duplin County Historical Foundation, 1983), Leora H. McEachern Library of Local History.

Priscilla Rouse1

#1974, b. before 1770, d. before 1810
Last Edited11 May 2003
Father*Philip Rouse2 b. b 1745

Family

John Murphy b. b 1750, d. 8 Jun 1811
Children 1.Daniel Murphy+2 b. b 1785, d. c 1850
 2.Sarah Murphy2 b. b 1790, d. c 1848
 3.Timothy Murphy2 b. b 1790, d. c 1846
Comment*Candidate for mother of Daniel Murphy of Dale County, per Katherine Ricker citing someone in Duplin County who referenced a book. 
Birth*before 1770date a guess based only on information that she was married before 1784.2 
Married Namebefore 1784Murphy2 
Marriage*before 1784John Murphy; USA; Marriage date is estimated based on the reference, which cited her father's last will and testament, dated October 10, 1784, and named Priscilla Murphy along with her sisters and brothers.2 
(Witness) Will10 October 1784Philip Rouse; "Priscilla Murphy and her sisters, Barbara Shepard and Elizabeth Rouse, received only small portions of the estate while their brother, Martin Rouse, was granted the bulk of it as was the custom in that period."2 
Death*before 1810North Carolina, USA; The date is estimated based on division of husband John's estate in 1811, when wife Priscilla is not mentioned.2 

Citations

  1. [S174] Researcher K. Ricker, Citing information from a person in Duplin County, unconfirmed.
    , reference date 5 Feb 2001.
  2. [S249] Michael Gilbert Taylor, The Murphy Family (; Rose Hill, North Carolina: Duplin County Historical Foundation, 1983), Leora H. McEachern Library of Local History.

Sarah Margaret Rouse1

#1995, b. 8 June 1829, d. 12 December 1909
Last Edited12 May 2003
Birth*8 June 1829Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1 
Marriage*1847Thomas Kenan Murphy; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1 
Married Name1847Murphy1 
Death*12 December 1909Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S249] Michael Gilbert Taylor, The Murphy Family (; Rose Hill, North Carolina: Duplin County Historical Foundation, 1983), Leora H. McEachern Library of Local History.

Nancy Sasser1,2

#951, b. circa 1785, d. after 1826
Last Edited7 Jun 2014

Family

Ichabod Balkcom II b. 1772, d. a 1860
Marriage*23 May 1807Ichabod Balkcom II; Johnston County, North Carolina, USA1,2,4 
Children 1.Unknown son of Ichabod Balkcom7 b. fr 1805 - 1820
 2.John Balkcom1 b. c 1808
 3.Henry Balkcom1 b. c 1809
 4.James Balkcom+1 b. 3 Sep 1810, d. 21 Apr 1873
 5.Bryant Balkcom+1 b. 1815, d. 1876
 6.Ichabod Balkcom III+ b. 17 Jul 1816, d. 29 Dec 1864
Comment*Joseph Sasser possible father of Nancy - deeded land to Ichabod in 1810. Lawyer was Henry Sasser, Esq. 
Birth*circa 1785North Carolina, USA; Parents were Arthur Sasser and Elizabeth (?).1,2,3 
Married Name23 May 1807Balcom1,2 
Married Name23 May 1807Balkcom1,2,4 
Marriage*23 May 1807Ichabod Balkcom II; Johnston County, North Carolina, USA1,2,4 
Death*after 18265 
(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.3 
(Resident) Census14 July 1860Ichabod Balkcom II, GA Jones Co Census 1860; Flower's District, hh 361, Jones County, Georgia, USA; "Icabod Balkam", male age 90, born in NC. With wife Nancy, lived adjacent to son Bryant Balkcom. No assets were listed, so guess they lived in a house on Bryant's land.6 

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. [S106] An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the North Carolina State Archives, 1741-1868, Ancestry.com, comp. North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000, 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.
  3. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Jones County, Ga, Page 195, HH #214., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  4. [S123] Brent H. Holcomb, compiler, Marriages of Johnston County North Carolina 1762-1868 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985), Bond date 12 May 1807. Hereinafter cited as Marriages of Johnston County North Carolina.
  5. [S121] Researcher R. Slay, Compiled Descendants of Alexander Balcom, reference date Nov 2000.
  6. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, GA Jones County, page 542, Ancestry.com pg 46, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  7. [S144] Census, U.S. of 1820, Jones Co, GA image pg 4, Maryland Historical Society.

Gideon E. Saunders1

#1622, b. before 1850
Last Edited20 Oct 2002
Birth*before 1850date guess based on marriage date 
Marriage*7 July 1868Molly Brannon; Henry County, Alabama, USA1 

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.

Timothy Sheldon

#557, b. 29 March 1661, d. 31 March 1744
Last Edited15 Jan 2001
Comment*Birth Place may have been Providence, RI 
Birth*29 March 1661Providence, Rhode Island, USA 
Marriage*29 March 1669Sarah Balcom1 
Death*31 March 1744Johnston, Rhode Island, USA 

Citations

  1. [S52] Frank W. Balcomb, A First Book of the Balcombe Family (; Peabody, MA: The Fraedy Press, August 1942), Library of Congress.

Mary Faison Shine1,2

#272, b. 10 January 1836, d. 20 January 1895
ChartsDescendants of James Preston & Elizabeth Jane Clark
Last Edited23 Feb 2015

Family

John Washington Preston b. 1830, d. 2 Oct 1906
Marriage*11 February 1863John Washington Preston; Taylor County, Georgia, USA1 
Children 1.James Preston3 b. Sep 1866
 2.Mary Preston3 b. c 1868
 3.Robert Preston4 b. c 1870
 4.David W. Preston4,2 b. c 1872
 5.Ellen Jane Preston4 b. c 1874
 6.Nancy Preston4 b. c 1876
 7.Frances S. Preston4 b. May 1879, d. 1922
Birthbetween 1836 and 1840North Carolina, USA; North Carolina per 1880 census, Alabama per 1870 census. No record of them in 1860 census, and 1830 AL birth seems less likely.3,4 
Birth*10 January 1836Reynolds, Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1 
Married Name11 February 1863Preston1 
Marriage*11 February 1863John Washington Preston; Taylor County, Georgia, USA1 
Census12 July 1870John Washington Preston; 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.5 
Resident: James Preston
Resident: Mary Preston
Census16 June 1880John Washington Preston; 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.6 
Resident: James Preston
Resident: Robert Preston
Resident: David W. Preston
Resident: Ellen Jane Preston
Resident: Nancy Preston
Resident: Frances S. Preston
Death*20 January 1895Dale County, Alabama, USA1 
Burial*Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery, Dale County, Alabama, USA; Inscription: "Mary, wife of J. W. Preston, Born Jan 10, 1836, Died Jan 20, 1895"7 

Citations

  1. [S33] Researcher Penny Dodd, http://www.flash.net/~pdodd, reference date 2000.
  2. [S266] Researcher J. McCarver.
  3. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Dale County, AL page 253B, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  4. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale Co, AL page 755B. HH190, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  5. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Dale County, AL Beat No. 11, Ancestry.com.
  6. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale Co, AL, Ancestry.com.
  7. [S367] Tombstone Inscription, Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery, Dale County Alabama, photograph or record held by Jerry Balkcom, 2010.

John Singer1

#1160, b. 29 October 1785
Last Edited29 Mar 2004

Family

Temperance Carr b. 10 Jul 1790
Child 1.Obedia Singer+1 b. c 1820
Name VariationJacob Ulrich Singer2 
Birth*29 October 1785Stuttgart, Germany; (Rohr, Oberamt, Stuttgart, Wurtemberg, Germany) 
Marriage*Temperance Carr1 
Residence*October 1835Temperance Carr; Lumpkin, Stewart County, Georgia, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S134] Sara Robertson Dixon, History of Stewart County Georgia Volume II (, Family History Section, The Baldwin Families, p 649; P. O. Box 401; Waycross,GA 31501: A. H. Clark, 1975).
  2. [S42] Web.

Obedia Singer1,2

#1053, b. circa 1820
Last Edited17 Apr 2018
Father*John Singer2 b. 29 Oct 1785
Mother*Temperance Carr2 b. 10 Jul 1790

Family

George Augustus Baldwin b. c 1813
Children 1.John Augustus Baldwin+1 b. 19 Aug 1836, d. 1885
 2.Susan Baldwin1 b. c 1839
 3.Jesse Baldwin1 b. c 1842
 4.Temperance Baldwin1 b. c 1843
 5.Obedia Baldwin1 b. c 1848
 6.Elam Baldwin2 b. 1857
Birth*circa 1820Hancock County, Georgia, USA; birth date estimated from reported age in 1860 census.1 
Marriage*1 October 1835George Augustus Baldwin; Stewart County, Georgia, USA1,2 
Married NameBaldwin1 
(Resident) Census21 October 1850(Head of Household) George Augustus Baldwin; Lumpkin District, Stewart County, Georgia, USA;
"Geo Baldwin", head, male age 37, farmer, 1700 real estate, born in Tennessee, per associated slave schedule he owned 5 slaves;
"Obeday Baldwin", female age 24, born Georgia;
"John Baldwin", age 13, born Georgia;
"Susan Baldwin", age 11, born Georgia;
"Jesse Baldwin", male age 8, born Georgia;
"Temperance Baldwin", female age 7, born Georgia;
"Obedy Baldwin", female age illegible, born Georgia.1 
Resident: John Augustus Baldwin
Resident: Jesse Baldwin
Resident: Temperance Baldwin
Resident: Obedia Baldwin
Resident: Susan Baldwin
(Resident) Census20 June 1860(Head of Household) George Augustus Baldwin; Lumpkin District, hh #80, Stewart County, Georgia, USA;
"G. A. Baldwin", head, male age 50, farmer, $4300 real estate and $13,000 personal property, born Tennessee;
"Obediane Baldwin", female age 40, born Georgia;
"Jessie Baldwin", male age 21, farmer, born Georgia;
"Temperance Baldwin", female age 18, born Georgia;
"Obediane Baldwin", female age 10, born Georgia;
"Elam Baldwin", male age 3, born Georgia.
Singer households were adjacent, including Temperance Singer age 50, maybe Obediane's sister.

The Slave Schedule listed 14 slaves and 2 slave houses for G. A. Baldwin.3 
Resident: Jesse Baldwin
Resident: Temperance Baldwin
Resident: Obedia Baldwin
Resident: Elam Baldwin

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Stewart County, Georgia, Family # 883, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S134] Sara Robertson Dixon, History of Stewart County Georgia Volume II (, Family History Section, The Baldwin Families, p 649; P. O. Box 401; Waycross,GA 31501: A. H. Clark, 1975).
  3. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Stewart County, Georgia, pg 12, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Elizabeth Skipper1

#2636, b. 26 June 1858, d. 1 February 1932
Last Edited18 Oct 2017

Family

James B. Merritt b. 18 Jan 1857, d. 4 Nov 1944
Children 1.Henry Merritt2 b. Jun 1880
 2.Permilla Merritt2 b. Sep 1881
 3.William Merritt2 b. Apr 1883
 4.Sarah Merritt2 b. Feb 1885
 5.Ann Merritt2 b. Apr 1887
 6.Mary Merritt2 b. May 1889
 7.Pearl Merritt2 b. Jan 1898
Birth*26 June 18581 
(Bride) Marriage*circa 1879(Groom) James B. Merritt1 
Married Namecirca 1879Merritt1 
(Resident) Census8 June 1900(Head of Household) James B. Merritt; Center, Precinct #3, Geneva County, Alabama, USA; James B. Merritt household:
James age 43, born Georgia, father born North Carolina, mother Georgia;
"Elizabeth" wife age 42;
"Henry" son age 19;
"Permilla" daughter age 18;
"William" son age 17;
"Sarah" daughter age 15;
"Anna" daughter age 13;
"Mary" daughter age 11;
"Pearl" daughter age 2.
James' brothers Thomas William and Henry Lenton Merritt lived nearby.2 
Death*1 February 1932Geneva County, Alabama, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S425] Find A Grave, online <http://www.findagrave.com/>, Submitter Elma Ruediger Tew. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  2. [S382] Census, U.S. of 1900, Enumeration District 71, Geneva County, Alabama, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Lucea Smith1

#1174, b. before 1880
Last Edited1 Jan 2006
Birth*before 1880date guess based on marriage date 
Married Name19 December 1894Baldwin1 

Citations

  1. [S135] Max Tatum, compiler, Randolph County, Georgia Marriage Records, 1828-1922.). Hereinafter cited as Randolph County, Georgia Marriage Records.

Lydia Smith1,2

#2032, b. circa 1819
ChartsDescendants of Rosanna Brannon
Last Edited11 Jan 2004
Birth*circa 18191 
Marriage*before 1853John Brannon; USA; date a guess based on referenced 1870 census when John B Brannon, apparently son, age 17 was living in household.1,2 
Married Namebefore 1853Brannon1,2 

Citations

  1. [S227] John Carroll Skinner Genealogical Collection, citing Kershaw County Census 1870, Compiler John Carroll Skinner, Old Darlington District Chapter of The South Carolina Genealogical Society, Hartsville Genealogical Research Library, Hartsville, SC.
  2. [S204] Researcher J. Dixon, 2000, found in information on-line, www.rootsweb.com.

Martha Jane Smith1

#1372, b. 4 October 1848, d. 29 April 1881
ChartsDescendants of Eleazer Galloway & Leaty Parrish
Descendants of Rosanna Brannon
Last Edited20 Feb 2016

Family

Jasper Brannon b. 12 Sep 1844, d. 25 Oct 1934
Children 1.Fanny Brannon1,5 b. Dec 1872, d. Dec 1937
 2.Charlie William Brannon1 b. 28 Jun 1875, d. 12 Mar 1945
 3.Sarah Louisa Brannon1 b. 19 Jan 1877, d. 20 Dec 1956
 4.Jasper Brannon1 b. 11 Sep 1879, d. 19 Jul 1880
 5.Yancey Brannon2 b. 24 Apr 1881, d. 17 Nov 1881
Birth*4 October 1848Henry County, Alabama, USA1,2 
Married NameBrannon1 
Marriage*29 December 1866Jasper Brannon; Henry County, Alabama, USA1,3,2 
(Resident) Census11 June 1880Jasper Brannon, AL Henry Co Census 1880; Curetons Township, ED#83, Roeville Beat 7, pg 24, hh#72, Henry County, Alabama, USA; "Jasper Brannon", age 34, farmer, born in AL, parents GA;
"Martha Brannon", wife age 28, born in GA, parents SC;
"Fanny Brannon", daughter age 11, born AL;
"William Brannon", age 7, born AL;
"Sarah Brannon", age 4, born AL;
"Jasper Brannon", age 1 month, born AL.4 
Death*29 April 1881Henry County, Alabama, USA; shortly after childbirth2 
Witness: Jasper Brannon

Citations

  1. [S151] Researcher J. Riley, reference date 29 April 2001.
  2. [S430] Researcher Harold Chancey, email February 19, 2016.
  3. [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.
  4. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Henry County, AL, Roeville, ancestry.com image pg 7, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  5. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Census of Henry County, AL, Roeville, ancestry.com image pg 7, Ancestry.com.

Sarah Amanda Smith1

#1901, b. before 1860
ChartsDescendants of Eleazer Galloway & Leaty Parrish
Descendants of Rosanna Brannon
Last Edited1 Jan 2006

Family

Thomas Brannon b. 11 Oct 1851, d. 1931
Children 1.Dasly Brannon4 b. c 1875
 2.Richard A. Brannon2 b. 19 Oct 1877, d. 23 Mar 1934
 3.Dora Brannon4 b. Mar 1880
Birth*before 1860Henry County, Alabama, USA; parents Richard Smith of Ariton (Dooley County) GA, who married Sarah Clewis born in GA.1,2 
Marriage*1874Thomas Brannon; USA3,2 
Married Name1874Brannon3 
(Resident) Census11 June 1880Thomas Brannon, AL Henry Co Census 1880; Curetons Township, ED#83, Roeville Beat 7, pg 26, hh#94, Henry County, Alabama, USA; household:
"Thomas Brannon", age 28, farmer, born AL, parents AL;
"Manda Brannon", wife age 24, born AL, parents AL;
"Dasly Brannon", son age 5, born AL;
"Richard Brannon", son age 3, born AL;
"Dora Brannon", daughter age 4 months, born AL.4 
Burial*1949West Side Cemetery, Headland, Henry County, Alabama, USA3,2 

Citations

  1. [S182] Mrs. Marvin Scott, compiler, Henry County Alabama Cemetery Records (n.p.: n.pub., 1993). Hereinafter cited as Henry County Alabama Cemetery Records.
  2. [S226] Mrs. Marvin Scott, History of Henry County, Alabama (, Page 173. Refers to source as family records from E. T. Riley; Pensacola, FL: Frank R. Parkhurst & Son Printing, 1961).
  3. [S182] Mrs. Marvin Scott, Henry County Alabama Cemetery Records, 1993, pg 82.
  4. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Henry County, AL, Roeville, ancestry.com image pg 10, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.