M Turner L. Upshaw

(TurnerUpshaw)


  • Born 28 February 1838 - Georgia
  • Deceased 28 December 1869 - Meriwether Co, Georgia,aged 31 years old
  • Buried - Meriwether Co, Georgia

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Individual Note

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

residence:[between 1850 and 1869]Meriwether Co, Georgia(source: Upshaw.FTW - 1 REPO - 2 CALN - Other)

reference: 7880
2 CONC [Upshaw.FTW]

1. 1838, 29 Feb: Birth date from tombstone, Upshaw family cemetery, Meriwether Co., GA (see Priscilla Turner, "Meriwether County, Georgia Cemeteries" (Spartasnburg, SC: The Reprint Company, 1993), page 99.)

2. 1840 census, Coweta Co., GA, page 33: Wm. Upshaw household: 1 males under 5 (Turner L. Upshaw).

3. 1850 census, Meriwether Co., GA, dwelling #415: (household of William Upshaw): Turner Upshaw, age 12, born in GA.

4. 1860 census, Meriwether Co., GA, dwelling #614: (household of Wm. Upshaw): Turner L. Upshaw, age 22, born in GA.

5. Confederate service in Co. B, 1st GA Cavalry: "T.L. Upshaw" enlisted 4 March 1862 at Newnan, GA, per muster roll for Nov & Dec 1864, last paid to June 1864; he appears on a receipt roll for clothing dated June 1864.

6. 1867, 18 Apr: Meriwether Co., GA, Marriage Book C, page 17:
Turner L. Upshaw & Miss L.F. Allen, 18 Apr 1867, marriage book C page 17.

7. 1869, 28 Dec: "In Meriwether County on 28 December 1869, Turner P. Upshaw was murdered by his brother, Nathan H. Upshaw. Issued 21 February 1870". (Source: Executive Minutes, 10 July 1866-23 December 1870, page 507; Georgia Archives, microfilm library, drawer 50, reel 55).

8.1870, 9 Jan: Turner L. Upshaw was shot by his brother Nathan Upshaw on 27 or 28 December 1869, Meriwether Co., Ga. (Columbus, Georgia, Enquirer, issue of 9 Jan 1870). (Buster W. Wright, "Burials and Deaths Reported in the Columbus (Georgia) Enquirer, 1832-1872" (no place, the author, 1984).)

9. 1870, 11 Jan (the Weekly Columbus Enquirer, issue if Tuesday morning, January 11, 1870:
"Fratricide in Meriwether County - We are informed that Turner L. Upshaw was shot with a pistol by his brother, Nathan Upshaw, and killed on the 27th or 28th of December. The occurance took place in the 11th District of the County. Our informant states that the act is said to have been a willful murder, without provocation. Nathan was a younger brother, scarcely grown. The deceased leaves a wife and child. We are not informed whether Nathan Upshaw has been arrested or not.
- LaGrange Rep." (Note: there is no LaGrange or Meriwether County newspaper extant for January 1870 that I can locate, either in the University of Georgia Newspaper collection or in the Coleman Library in LaGrange - TOB).

10. 1870, 27 Dec: Death date from tombstone, Upshaw family cemetery, Meriwether Co, GA; see Priscilla Turner, "Meriwether County, Georgia Cemeteries" (Spartanburg, SC: The Reprint Company, 1993), page 99.) (Note: the death year on the tombstone is obviously incorrect; should correctly be 1869-TOB)

11. (1870) Turner L. Upshaw estate; recorded in Meriwether Co., GA, Returns Book F&G, page 576 (copy in TOB "Family Records" file):
Annual Return of Drury M. Allen, Admr. of the estate of Turner L. Upshaw, Dec'd.
1870, Jany. 14th. By amount paid to C.C. Wortham, voucher #1: $1.92.
1870, Jany. 26: By amount to Allen C. Upshaw, voucher #2: $90.00.
1870, Febry. 21: By amount to F.W. Blount, voucher #3: $10.00.
1870, Febry. 7: By amount to O.M.C.*, voucher #4: $22.00.
1870, Febry. 14: By amount to Nat Teagle, voucher #5: $50.00.
1870, Mch. 10: By amount to Josh Cousins, voucher #6: $5.00.
1870, Mch. 2: By amount to Simeon L. Brantly, voucher #7: $5.00.
(date not stated): By amount to W.E. Brittian, voucher #8: $2.40.
Georgia, Meriwether County: Sworn to & subscribed before me this July 4th, 1870: Jas. W. Banning, O.M.C.*; Drury M. Allen. (* O.M.C.=Ordinary, Meriwether County).

RESEARCHERS & CORRESPONDENTS:

1. (1981): Grandson of Turner L. Upshaw: Mr. Emory Upshaw, Newnan, GA.

2. (2007): Mr. Blue Cole, 96 Cole St., Sharpsburg, GA 30277 (404-422-8633). (gg/gs of Turner L. Upshaw)

Family Note


reference: 183836

 Sources

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

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Turner L. Upshaw 1838-1869