• Born 19 February 1834 - Walton Co, Georgia
  • Deceased 22 February 1897 - Douglasville, Douglas Co, Georgia,aged 63 years old
  • Buried - Douglas Co, Georgia

 Parents

 Spouses and children

 Siblings

 Half-siblings

On the side of Haston Upshaw ca 1800-1848

 Notes

Individual Note

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

census:[1840]Walton Co, Georgia(source: Upshaw.FTW - 1 REPO - 2 CALN - Other)

census:[1850]Coweta Co, Georgia(source: Upshaw.FTW - 1 REPO - 2 CALN - Other)

census:[1870]Fulton Co, Georgia(source: Upshaw.FTW - 1 REPO - 2 CALN - Other)

census:[1880]Cobb Co, Georgia(source: Upshaw.FTW - 1 REPO - 2 CALN - Other)

residence:[1870]Fulton Co, Georgia(source: Upshaw.FTW - 1 REPO - 2 CALN - Other)

reference: 7413
2 CONC [Upshaw.FTW]

1. 1834, 19 Feb: Birthdate from tombstone, Douglasville City Cemetery, Douglas Co., GA. (Brad E. Moulton, "Douglasville Cemetery", 1994, page 130.)

2. 1840 census, Walton Co, GA (Circle Dist), page 117 (household of Hasting(sic) Upshaw): 1 male age 5-10.

3. 1850 census, Coweta Co, GA, page 337, dwelling #750 (in household of Adkin Upshaw): David Upshaw, age 16.

4. 1851, 13 Jan: William Upshaw was appointed guardian of William, Marshall, Joseph, and David Upshaw, "orphan children of Haston Upshaw, dec'd", 13 Jan 1851. (Coweta Co, GA, Guardians Bonds Book B (1837-1852), page 153.)

5. 1860, 3 May, Coweta Co., GA: Marriage of I.D. Upshaw & C.A. Stamps.

6. 1860 census, Coweta Co, GA, page 795, dwelling #994 (in household of Sarah Stamps): Isaac D. Upshaw, age 26; Charity A. Upshaw, age 20, female, b. GA.

7. 1862, 14 May-6 Oct 1862: Military record: Co. "G", 47th Alabama Infantry, CSA; National Archives Microfilm publication M311 reel #431; compiled service record of Isaac David Upshaw, Sgt., Co. G, 47th Ala. Infantry.

item #7A) Isaac D. Upshaw enlisted as 2nd Sgt. in Co. G, 47 Regt., Alabama infantry; enlisted
14 May 1862 at Wedowee, Randolph Co, Ala.; appears on Company Muster roll from May 14
to June 13, 1862.

item #7B) I.D. Upshaw enlisted as 2nd Sgt. in Co. G, 47 Regt., Alabama infantry; enlisted 14
May 1862 at Loachapoka; appears on a Company Muster roll from May 14 to August 31,
1862; discharged 6 October 1862.

item #7C) I.D. Upshaw paid $102.33 for service from 14 May 1862 to 6 October 1862 as
Sergeant in Co. G 47th Alabama Infantry.

item #7D) statement by J.V. McKee, Capt., Co. G, 47 Alabama Inf., dated 6 Oct 1862; "born in
Walton County, Georgia, aged 28 years, five feet eight inches high, dark complexion, dark
eyes and by occupation a teacher, was enlisted by Capt. John V. McKee at Loachapoka, Ala.,
on 14 May 1862 to serve three years or during the war and is now entitled to discharge by
reason of disability. The said I.D. Upshaw has not been paid anything by the Gopvernment
since his enlistment except his bounty, and has pay due him from the time of his enlistment to
the present date. There is due to him _____ dollars traveling expenses from Bunkershill, Va.,
the place of discharge, to Loachapoka, Ala., the place of enrollment. There is due to him 4
months and twenty two days pay as Sergeant amounting to $80.46 and commutation for
clothing amounting to $21.87 making in all $102.33. He is indebted to the Confederate States
nothing."

item #7E) Certificate of disability, 30 Sep 1862 by J.R. Bruton, Surgeon; "I have carefully
examined the above I.D. Upshaw of Capt. McKee's Co. and that he is incapable of performing
the duties of a soldier because of chronic hepatitis accompanied by dyspepsia. He has alkso an
arm stiffened by dislocation; said soldier has performed very little duty since his enlistment,
having been most of the time the inmate of a hospital."

8. 1867-1868: Georgia returns of Qualified voters and registration oath books: Coweta Co: Isaac D. Upshaw.

9. 1870 census, Fulton Co., GA, (West End), page 376, dwelling #18 (all of White race & all b. in GA): I.D. Upshaw, age 36, farmer, $2,000 RE, $500 PE; C.A. Upshaw, 30, female, keeping house; H.J.M. Upshaw, 9, male; Lucius C. Upshaw, 6; Wm. D. Upshaw, 3; Ada D. Upshaw, 0/12, b. Sep.

109. 1880 census (Soundex), Cobb Co., Dist. #1017, Oregon (Vol. 6, E.D. 28, sheet 40(?), line 16: Isaic(sic) Upshaw, age 46, b GA; Charity Upshaw, age 40, b GA; Herschel Upshaw, age 19, b GA; Lucius Upshaw, age 16, b Ala.; William Upshaw, age 13, b GA; Ada Upshaw, age 10, b GA; Sallie Upshaw, age 3, b GA; Glenn Upshaw, age 1, b GA.

11. 1897, 22 Feb: grave marker at Douglasville City cemetery, Douglas Co, GA.

12. Upshaw Family Bible in possession of Mrs. Clarence (Marjorie Upshaw) Haynes, Marietta, GA (ca 1980).

SECONDARY SOURCES:

1. William D. Upshaw, "Earnest Willie, or Echoes From a Recluse", (Atlanta, GA: Franklin Printing, 1901, 9th ed.); pages 34, 53, 237, 460-465, 471, 639, 662, 663, 692.

2. Sophie W. Upshaw, "Captain William Upshaw, Gent., Planter of Virginia" (Baltimore, MD: Gateway press, 1975), page 29-31:
Isaac David Upshaw, born in 1834, is listed in the 1860 Coweta County, Georgia Census: dwelling no. 994, with age given as 26, and his profession that of teacher. He was marrried to Addie Stamps. This couple were the parents of William David Upshaw, born 15 Oct 1866 near Newnan, Georgia, in Coweta County.
Anna and Isaac David Upshaw, orphans of Hasten and Rhoda (Oglesby) Upshaw, lived for a time with their paternal uncle, Forrest Tinsley Upshaw in Walton County.

RESEARCHERS & CORRESPONDENTS:

1. (1985) Beverly Upshaw Wolfe, 2021 N. Kensington St, Arlington, VA 22205.

Family Note


reference: 125105

 Sources

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

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