• Born 17 October 1810 - Oglethorpe Co, Georgia
  • Deceased 5 August 1860 - Coweta Co, Georgia,aged 49 years old
  • Buried - Coweta Co, Georgia

 Spouses and children

 Notes

Individual Note

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

residence:[between 1838 and 1860]Coweta Co, Georgia(source: Upshaw.FTW - 1 REPO - 2 CALN - Other)

reference: 21
2 CONC [Upshaw.FTW]

1. 1810, 17 Oct: Birthdate from tombstone, Mount Paron Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, 3 miles north of Newnan, Coweta Co, GA.

2. 1820 census, Oglethorpe Co, GA, page 192; John Herin(sic) household: 1 female 10-16.

3. 1824, 9 Sep: Martha Herrin [sic] md. Adkin Upshaw. (Morgan County, Georgia Marriage Book 1822-1834, page 33, 34). License issued by John N. Porter, C.C.O. & marriage performed by Jesse Wooton, J.I.C.

4. 1830 census, Walton Co, GA, page 157; Adkin Upshaw household: 1 female 20-30.

5. 1838, 9 June: Chambers Co., AL, Mt. Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church: Martha Upshaw, received by Church letter ("Tap Roots", Vol. 31, page 176).

6. 1838, 11 Dec: Chambers Co., AL, Mt. Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church: Martha Upshaw, dismissed by Church letter ("Tap Roots", Vol. 31, page 176).

7. 1840 census, Coweta Co, GA, page 7; Adkin Upshaw household: 1 female 20-30 (Note: this was apparently incorrectly reported; Martha would have been 30-40 in 1840)

8. 1850 census, Coweta Co, GA, dwelling #750; Adkin Upshaw household: Martha Upshaw, age 41, born GA.

9. 1860 census, Coweta Co, GA, page 797, dwelling #998, 16 Aug 1860: (Adkin Upshaw household): Martha Upshaw, age 50, born GA.

10. 1860, 5 Aug: Death date from tombstone inscription, Mount Paron Primitive Baptist Church cemetery, 3 miles north of Newnan, Coweta Co, GA. (Note: somehow this date must be incorrect; notice that the 1860 census was taken on 16 Aug 1860, which is eleven days later than the inscription indicates she died).

Note that no obituary for Martha (Herring) Upshaw has been found in any of the published Georgia newspaper records of Georgia for 1860.

Family Note


reference: 176997

 Sources

  • Birth, death, burial: Upshaw.FTW - 1 REPO - 2 CALN - Other - Date of Import: 21 May 2010
  • Spouse:
    - Morgan County, Georgia. - Original record - 1 REPO - [
    NAME Morgan County Probate Court
    ADDR Madison, Georgia] - Marriage Book 1822-1834, pages 33-34.Note recorded 13 October 1826
    - Upshaw.FTW - 1 REPO - 2 CALN - Other - Date of Import: 21 May 2010

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