• Born 1 May 1796 - Elbert or Oglethorpe Co, Georgia
  • Deceased 1 May 1878 - Walton Co, Georgia,aged 82 years old
  • Buried - Walton Co, Georgia

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 Spouses and children

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On the side of Forrester Upshaw 1770..1772-1850/

 Notes

Individual Note

source: Upshaw.FTW - 1 REPO - 2 CALN - OtherDate of Import: 21 May 2010

residence:[between 1824 and 1878]Walton Co, Georgia(source: Upshaw.FTW - 1 REPO - 2 CALN - Other)

reference: U
2 CONC [Upshaw.FTW]

1. 1796: Birthdate from tombstone at Forest Tinsley Upshaw cemetery, 1 mile south of Between, Walton Co, GA: Tinsley Upshaw, 1796-1878.

2. 1814, 21 Nov - 1815, 6 May: War of 1812 Military Service record, National Archives, Washington, D.C.: Tinsley Upshaw Pvt. in Capt. William H. Underwood's Co. of Infantry, 4th Regiment of Georgia Detached Militia. Residence: Elberton, Ga.; term of service: 5 months, 29 days.

3. 1819, 2 Nov: Elbert Co., Ga., Deed Book U, page 15: Tinsley Upshaw is a witness to deed from Horatio J. Goss to William H. Threlkeld, both of Elbert Co., 285 acres on Falling Creek. Recorded 8 May 1824. (Farmer, page 97).

4. 1820 census, Madison Co, GA, page 286; (Forrester Upshaw household): 1 male 16-26 (Forrest Tinsley Upshaw)

5. 1823, 2 Jan: Oglethorpe Co, GA, Marriage record: Tinsley Upshaw & Martha L. Phillips.

6. 1826 tax digest. Walton Co, GA; Capt. Henderson's Dist.

7. 1828, 18 Nov; Walton Co, GA, deed book N, page 104: Tinsley Upshaw bought 135 acres, 1st Dist, Lot 36.

8. 1830 census, Walton Co, GA, page 157: Tinsley Upshaw household: 2 males under 5, 1 female under 5, 1 male 30-40, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 20-30

9. 1831 tax digest, Walton Co, GA, Capt. Henderson's Dist: "Elisha Henderson, agent for Tinsley Upshaw".

10. 1831, 26 Sep: Walton Co, GA, Marriage Book C page 1: Tinsley Upshaw & Frances Bird.

11. 1834 tax digest, Walton Co, GA, Capt. Henderson's Dist.

12. 1840, 19 Oct; Walton Co, GA, deed book O, page 407: Tinsley Upshaw bought 250 acres, 4th Dist, Lot 81.

13. 1840 census, Walton Co, GA, Circle Dist, page 118: Tinsly Upshaw household: 1 male under 5, 1 female 5-10, 1 male 5-10, 1 female 10-15, 1 male 10-15, 1 female 15-20, 1 male 40-50, 1 female 20-30

14. 1849, 8 Jan; Walton Co, GA, deed book P, page 584A: Tinsley Upshaw bought 100 acres, 4th Dist, Lot 64.

15. 1850 census, Walton Co, GA, dwelling #339: (nearly illegible): Tinsley Upshaw, age 55, b GA; Frances Upshaw, age 38, b GA; Mary F. Upshaw, age 18, b GA; Robert A. Upshaw, age 16, b GA; Wm. T. Upshaw, age 11, b GA; Joseph A. Upshaw, age 4(?), b GA; George M. Upshaw, age 10, b GA; Susan A. Upshaw, age 2, b GA; Sarah(?) Upshaw, age 17(?), b GA (female); (note: this is nearly illegible and it is uncertain who this is, or their age-tob).

16. 1852 tax digest, Walton Co, GA, Capt. Brooks' Dist.

17. 1855, 22 Nov: Walton Co, GA, Marriage certificate (loose paper; not found recorded): Tinsley Upshaw & Miss Juda Margaret England.

18. 1860 census, Walton Co, GA, dwelling #243 (all born in GA): Tinsley Upshir(sic), age 64; Margaret Upshir, age 40; George Upshir, age 17 (idiot); Susan Upshir, age 12; Benjamin Upshir. age 9; Franklin Upshir, age 7; Berrian Upshir, age 4; Henry Upshir, age 3; Harrison Upshir, age 2; Infant Upshir (male), age 1/12.

19. 1862, 28 Nov; Walton Co, GA, Deed Book S, page 212: Tinsley Upshaw sold 10 acres, 4th Dist, Lot 64.

20. 1870 census, Walton Co, GA, Brooks' Dist, page 411, dwelling #18: (note: microfilm of this census is very poor - ink is faded, out of focus, etc); (all born in GA): T. Upshaw age 74, (male, $1000 real estate, $800 personal property); Judy(?) M. Upshaw, age 48; Benj. A. Upshaw, age 20; Frank T. Upshaw, age 17; (idiotic); J. Berrien Upshaw, age 14; Henry Clay Upshaw, age 13; Harrison F. Upshaw, age 12; Preston C. Upshaw, age 10.

21. 1876, 6 Jan: Walton Co, GA, Returns Book T, page 136, 137: Tinsley Upshaw will dated 6 Jan 1876: Tinsley Upshaw of Walton County, Georgia - (see copy; get better copy)

22. 1878: Death date from tombstone, Forrest Tinsley Upshaw cemetery, 1 mile south of Between, Walton Co, GA: Tinsley Upshaw, 1796-1876.

SECONDARY SOURCES:

1. Information by Cora Lou (Upshaw) Herndon (granddaughter of Forrest Tinsley Upshaw); Miscellaneous letters to Grace E. Jared. (originals in possession of Ted Brooke, Jan 1998).

2. "Richard Upshaw Bought Walton County Homeplace May 31, 1822", by Cora Lou Herndon, "Celebrating Walton County's Sesqui-centennial", Supplement to the Walton Tribune, Monroe, Ga., 11 Dec 1968, page 147, 148.

3. William & Mary College Quarterly, Vol 18, page 86.

4. Historical Collections of Georgia, DAR, Vol 5, page 176.

5. Mrs. Sophie W. Upshaw, "Capt. William Upshaw, Gent., Planter, of Virginia and Allied Families" (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 1975), pages 33-59.

6. Michal Martin Farmer, "Elbert County, Georgia Deed Books S-W 1820-1835" (Dallas, TX: Farmer Genealogy Co., 1998), page 97.

COMMENTS:

1. Forrest Tinsley Upshaw is buried at the Upshaw family cemetery in Walton Co, GA, which has been located by Ted O. Brooke in September 1997 and photographed, which pictures are in the "Upshaw Family Scrapbook".

Family Note

Marriage with Martha Phillips:

reference: 191364

Marriage with Frances Byrd:

reference: 191472

Marriage with Judith Margaret England:

reference: 164022

 Sources

  • Birth, Spouse 1, Spouse 2, Spouse 3, death, burial: Upshaw.FTW - 1 REPO - 2 CALN - Other - Date of Import: 21 May 2010

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