• Born 22 March 1829 - Butler Co, Alabama
  • Baptized in 1830 - (Census)Butler Co, Alabama
  • Deceased 4 April 1907 - Jones Co, Mississippi,aged 78 years old
  • Buried - Jones Co, Mississippi

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 Spouses and children

 Siblings

 Notes

Individual Note

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

reference: 7116
2 CONC [Upshaw.FTW]

PRIMARY SOURCES:

1. 1829, 22 Mar: birthdate from tombstone, Mulberry Cemetery, Jones Co, Mississippi.

2. 1830 census, Butler Co, AL, page 295: (Leroy Upshaw household):
1 male under 5

3. 1840 census, Butler Co, AL, page 152 (Leroy Upshaw household):
1 male 10-15

4. 1850 census, Butler Co, AL, dwelling #315:
Bruce? Upshaw / 21 / AL
Zachery " / 7 / AL

5. 1860 census, Wayne Co, MS, page 39; 17 Oct 1860, P.O. Waynesboro:
Drew Upshaw / 33 / GA (overseer; alone)

6. 1870 census, Wayne Co, MS, page 139: (need enumeration; microfilm not at GA Archives).

7. 1880 census, Wayne Co, MS, vol 22, E.D. 128, sheet 70, line 10:
D. Upshaw / 51 / AL
W.M. " / Wife / 24 / MS
G.W. " / Son / 2 / MS
Drew " / Son / 7/12 / MS
A. Strickland / Orphan / 13 / MS
Feby Strickland / Mother-in-law / 49 / MS

8. 1900 census, Jones Co, MS, vol 24, E.D. 62, sheet 3, line 38:
Davis(sic) Upshaw / 72 / b Mar 1827 / AL
Mary A. " / Wife / 44 / b Aug 1854 / MS
George W. " / Son / 22 / b Apr 1878 / MS
Drew L. " / Son / 21 / b Nov 1879 / MS
Davis " / Son / 16 / b Mar 1884 / MS
Catherine M. " / Daughter / 11 / b Oct 1888 / MS
Benjamin H. " / Son / 8 / b Aug 1891 / MS
Edward E. " / Son / 5 / b Jul 1894 / MS
Willie F. " / Son / 3 / b Jan 1897 / MS
Phebe Strickland / Mother-in-law / 67 / b Aug 1833 / MS

9. 1907, 4 Apr: Tombstone record in Mulberry cemetery, Jones Co, MS.

CORRESPONDENTS:

1. (1990) Mrs. Mary Meritt, Rt. 3, Box 532, Stillwater, OK 74074

COMMENTS:

1. Drury Upshaw was a Corporal in Co "A", 46th Mississippi Confederate
Infantry Regt. He was captured at Vicksburg, MS, on 4 Jul 1863 and on 10 Jul 1863 signed allegience oath not to take up arms against the United States.

Family Note

Marriage with Mahala Isabella Perry:

reference: 122142

Marriage with Willie Mary A. Douglas:

reference: 120987

 Sources

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

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Forrest Upshaw ca 1718-ca 1759 Ann (Mrs. John Sr.) Hunt ca 1725-1795      
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Leroy Upshaw ca 1788-1850 Catherine (Mrs. Leroy) Upshaw ca 1800-1860/
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Drury Upshaw 1829-1907