• Born 6 June 1841 - Coweta Co, Georgia
  • Deceased 19 December 1922 - Columbiana, Shelby Co, Alabama,aged 81 years old
  • Buried - Shelby Co, Alabama

 Parents

 Spouses and children

 Siblings

 Notes

Individual Note

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

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

reference: 6960
2 CONC [Upshaw.FTW]

1. 1842, 6 Jun: Marker at Summerhill Baptist Church, Shelby Co, AL ("Shelby County Cemetery Census, Volume II"; Shelby County Historical Society, n.p., 1979, p 134)

2. 1850 census, Coweta Co, GA, dwelling #750, 19th Division, 20 Oct 1850: (Adkin Upshaw household): Jos. T. Upshaw, age 8, b GA

3. 1860 census, Coweta Co, GA, dwelling #998, 16 Aug 1860: (Adkin Upshaw household): Joseph T. Upshaw, age 8, b GA.

4. 1861-1865: Military service in Co "K", 30th Georgia Infantry, CSA. Lillian Henderson, "Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia 1861-1865", Vol. III page 575 (30th Georgia Infantry, Co. "K"), shows: Upshaw, Joseph T. - Private Sept. 25, 1861. Roll for Oct. 31, 1862, last on file, shows him absent without leave. No later record."

5. 1866: Approximate marriage date to Mary S. Phillips; marriage not located in Carroll Co, GA; perhaps marriaged in Heard Co, GA, where his father Adkin had lived until circa 1867?

6. 1870 census, Carroll Co, GA, #1558 (4th Dist, 682 G.M.D.): Thomas J. Upshaw, age 28, b. GA, (0 RE); Mary Upshaw, age 23, b. GA; Martha Upshaw, age 3, b. GA; George Upshaw, age 1, b. GA.

7. 1873, April: Joseph T. Upshaw named as a son in the will of Adkin Upshaw (Carroll Co, GA, Will Book A, pages 221, 222).

8. 1880 census, Carroll Co, GA: Jos. T. Upshaw not located (perhaps in Shelby Co, AL, at this time?)

9. 1900 census, Shelby Co, AL, Precinct #1, Columbiana, dwelling #37: J.T. Upshaw, b June 1842, md 5 years, b AL (note: this is incorrect); Nancy Upshaw, b Feb 1852, md 5 years, mother of "0" children, b AL.

10. 1904, 28 Jun: Confederate pension, Shelby Co, AL: (see item 12 below)

11. 1910 census: Not located. (probably in Shelby Co, AL)

12. 1913, 4 Feb: Confederate pension application of J.T. Upshaw, Shelby Co, AL (See UFJ, Vol 6 page 30)
Veteran's Name: J.T. Upshaw. Pensioner: J.T. Upshaw, Shelby Co, AL. Military Record: Private, Co "K", 30th GA Regt. Enlisted in 1861, Cedar Creek District, Georgia; discharged on 15 May 1865. Wounded at Jonesboro, GA, in left knee and ankle, which now disables him. 28 Jun 1904; 62 years old. Witnesses: B/F. McGee, W.T. Stamps. Property: 100 acres of land in Shelby County, "old land, worn out and worthless; could be sold for $100", 1 horse ($70), 1 cow ($10), household and kitchen furniture ($20).
Pension application dated 4 Feb 1913: J.T. Upshaw states he is over 70 years old; he was born in Coweta Co, GA, 6 Jun 1841. Witnessed by Joe S. Bird.

13. 1920 census: Not located. (probably in Shelby Co, AL)

14. 1922, 19 Dec: Marker at Summerhill Baptist Church, Shelby Co, AL: "J.T. Upshaw, 6 Jun 1842, 19 Dec 1922". (Shelby County Cemetery Census, Volume II", Shelby County Historical Society, n.p., 1979, p. 134)

NOTES:

1. No issue by second marriage to Nancy Music.

2. Year of birth given as 1841 in Confederate pension application; as 1842 on tombstone.

Family Note

Marriage with Mary S. Phillips:

reference: 96455

Marriage with Nancy Music:

reference: 96458

 Sources

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

  Photos and archival records

{{ media.title }}

{{ media.short_title }}
{{ media.date_translated }}

 Family Tree Preview

Leroy Upshaw ca 1750-1826/ Elizabeth Bradley ca 1751-1818/ John Faulkner 1750-1817 Sarah Tinsley 1756-    
|
8
 |
9
 |
10
 |
11
  



 


  
| |  
Forrester Upshaw 1770..1772-1850/ Ann Faulkner 1770-1836/  
|
4
 |
5
 



 
| 
Adkin Upshaw 1801-1885 Martha Herring 1810-1860
|
2
 |
3



|
Joseph Thomas Upshaw 1841-1922