• Born about 1799 - Elbert Co, Georgia
  • Deceased after 1850 - Bienville Par, Louisiana
  • Buried - Sparta, Bienville Par, Louisiana

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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

census:[1830]Monroe Co, Tennessee(source: Upshaw.FTW - 1 REPO - 2 CALN - Other)

reference: U
2 CONC [Upshaw.FTW]

PRIMARY SOURCES:

1. 1799: Birth date calculated from his age given as "51" in 1850 census, Bienville Parish, LA, page 576-77.

2. 1818, 2 Apr: Elbert Co., GA, mixed record book L, page 193: John Upshaw marriage to Tabitha Lawless

3. 1820 census, Madison Co., Ga., page 286: Forrester Upshaw household: 1 male 16-26(John)

4. 1830 census, Monroe Co., Tn., page 153: John Upshaw household: 1 male 30-40 (John), 2 females under 5 (Mary, Emily), 1 male 5-10 (James), 2 females 5-10 (Sarah, Catherine), 1 female 30-40 (Tabitha)

5. 1840 census, Noxubee Co., Ms., page 95: John Upshaw household: 1 male 5-10 (Thomas Allen), 2 females 10-15 (Emily J., Mary), 1 male 20-30 (James) , 1 female 15-20 (Sarah E.), 1 male 40-50 (John), 1 female 30-40 (Tabitha)

6. 1850 census, Bienville Parish, La., page 576-577, dwelling #565: (James Upshaw household): John Upshaw, 51, b GA, Tabitha Upshaw, 46, b GA, Allen Upshaw, 19, b AL

7. 1860 census, Bienville Parish, LA, not extant; John Upshaw not located; presumed dead. 22 Sep 1860 given as his death date by Janell Moore; documentation unknown.

SECONDARY SOURCES:

1. Upshaw Family Journal, Jan 1980, page 26.

2. Sophie W. Upshaw, "Captain William Upshaw, Gent. Planter of Virginia and Allied Families" (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1975), p. 30.

RESEARCHERS & CORRESPONDENTS:

1. (1984) Mary C. Willis, Rt. 1, Box 118A, Shongaloo, LA 71072

2. (1992) Tom Hanna, P.O. Box 1852, Nederland, TX 77627 (409) 724-1710

3. (1996) Janell Moore, 308 NW 4th St, Andrews, TX 79714-5016

4. (1998) Mrs. Robert Upshaw Parrott, 3121 George's Lane, Alexandria, LA 71301.

COMMENTS:

1. John Upshaw resided in Elbert Co., Ga., 1799-1820; Monroe Co., Tn., 1830; Alabama, ca 1830-1835; Noxubee Co., Ms., 1840; Bienville Parish, La., 1847-1850+.

2. John Upshaw grave marker possibly destroyed by vandals at Brush Valley Cemetery, Bienville Parish, LA.

3. 1860, 22 Sep given as his death date by Janell Moore; this death date is for "Old Mrs. Upshaw" as given in letter noted with Tabitha (Lawless) Upshaw.

Family Note


reference: 211406

 Sources

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

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