• Born 12 January 1783 - Amherst Co, Virginia
  • Baptized after 1838 - (Lived at), Cass (Bartow) Co, Georgia
  • Deceased in 1840 - Cass (Bartow) Co, Georgia,aged 57 years old
  • Buried - Cass (Bartow) Co, Georgia

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Individual Note

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

reference: U
2 CONC [Upshaw.FTW]

1. 1783, 12 Jan: Birth date from "Upshaw Collection", University of Georgia Special Collections Library, Athens, GA; John Upshaw Family Record.

2. 1805, 23 Dec: Elbert Co, GA, marriage record: Catherine Upshaw & Valentine Smith

3. 1820 census, Elbert Co, GA, page 193, Maxwell's Dist; Valentine Smith household: 1 female 26-44.

4. 1830 census, Elbert Co, GA, page 132; Valentine Smith household: 1 female 40-50

5. 1834, 11 May: Elbert Co, GA, Record Book (1830-1835), page 472: Will of John Upshaw. Codicil - a slave extra to daughter Catherine Smith. Dated 11 May 1834, probated 27 Oct 1834.

6. 1836, November: Casey W. Arnette, "The Tie That Binds, History of Alpine Baptist Church, 1832-1988"; (Alpine Baptist Church, 1988): Talladega Co, AL: Minutes of Alpine Baptist Church members: Catherine Smith - Member, 1836 Dismissal letter.

7. 1840 census, Cass (Bartow) Co, GA, page 112, 827 Dist; Valentine Smith household: 1 female 50-60

8. 1850 census, Cass (Bartow) Co, GA, page 220 (#1675-1693): Thomas J. Smith household: Valentine Smith living here, but not Catherine; Catherine presumed dead by 1850.

SECONDARY SOURCES:

1. Cass (Bartow) Co, GA, Administrators, Guardians, Executors Returns Book H (1853-1856) (Note: this is earliest extant book): No Catherine/Valentine Smith in index.

2. "Old Cass County (Now Bartow) Georgia Deeds", Abstract of Deed Book C (1837-1838), G (1845-1847), H (1847-1848), I (1849-1850); by Imogene Basham Belew & Jodeen Blazer Brown, W.H. Wolfe Associates, Alpharetta, GA, 1993 (Note: These are the only Bartow County deed books extant from 1832-1850): No Catherine Smith reference.

3. "Cass/Bartow County, Georgia Abstract of Will Book A, Will Book B, 1836-1922"; Imogene Basham Belew, W.H. Wolfe Associates, Alpharetta, GA, 1993: No Catherine Smith reference.

Family Note


reference: 172499

 Sources

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

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Catharine Upshaw 1783-1840