• Born 24 February 1804 - Pendleton Co, South Carolina
  • Deceased 5 March 1892 - Luthersville, Meriwether Co, Georgia,aged 88 years old
  • Buried - Meriwether Co, Georgia

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On the side of Forrester Upshaw 1770..1772-1850/

 Notes

Individual Note

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

residence:[between 1850 and 1892]Meriwether Co, Georgia(source: Upshaw.FTW - 1 REPO - 2 CALN - Other)

reference: U
2 CONC [Upshaw.FTW]

1. 1804, 24 Feb: Birth date from tombstone, Luthersville Cemetery. ("Meriwether County, Georgia Cemeteries", Priscilla Turner, Spartanburg, SC, 1993, page 313)

2. 1820 census: Madison Co., GA, page 286; Forrester Upshaw household: one male 16-18.

3. 1830 census, Walton Co., GA, page 157: Adkin Upshaw household: two males 20-30 (one is Adkin, born 1801, the other is his brother William, born 1804, who was married later this year, in December, 1830, in Walton Co.).

4. 1830, 12 Dec: Walton Co., GA, marriage to Mary Gibbs (Marriage Book B, page 156).

5. 1834, 10 Jan: Coweta Co, GA, Deed Book D page 62: William Upshaw of Coweta Co. from John F. Clowers & Matilda Clowers, Excr. of estate of Jesse Clowers, deceased, of Monroe Co: $350 for 202 1/2 acres in Coweta Co., lot # 38, , in 1st Dist.

6. 1835, 1 October: Coweta County Genealogical Quarterly, Vol. 3 #4, page 93: A list of letters remaining in the Post Office, Newnan (Ga.), October 1, 1835: The Palladium, October 17, 1835: Wm. Upshaw.

7. 1840 census, Coweta Co., GA, page 33: Wm. Upshaw household: 2 males under 5, 2 males 5-10, 1 male 30-40, 1 female under 5, 1 female 20-30.

8. 1845 tax list, Coweta Co., GA, Capt. Benton's 2nd District:
Wm. Upshaw, 1 poll; 2 slaves; 319 1/2 acres no. 2 quality land, no. 68, 2nd Dist., Coweta Co.

9. 1846 tax list, Coweta Co., GA, Capt. Burton's 2nd District:
William Upshaw, 1 poll; 3 slaves; 319 1/2 acres no. 2 quality land, no. 68, 2nd Dist., Coweta Co.
William Upshaw, 101 1/4 acres, no. 3 quality land in 10th Dist., Meriwether Co.

10. 1847 tax list, Coweta Co., GA: William Upshaw not found.

11. 1848 tax list, Coweta Co., GA, 1st District: Wm. Upshaw listed on list of defaulters of 1st Dist.

12. 1850 census, Meriwether Co., GA, dwelling #415: William Upshaw, age 45, born in SC; Mary Upshaw, age 42, b. SC; John C. Upshaw, age 18, b. GA; William Upshaw, age 14, b. GA; Turner Upshaw, age 12, b. GA; Susan J. Upshaw, age 10, b. GA; Lucy A. Upshaw, age 8, b. GA; Alan Upshaw, age 5, b. GA; Nathan Upshaw, age 1, b. GA; James Webb, age 23, b. GA; Marshal Upshaw, age 12, b. GA; Joseph Upshaw, age 4, b. GA.

13. 1850 census, Slave Schedule, Meriwether Co., 59th Division, page 133, 30 August 1850: William Upshaw, twelve total slaves.

13. 1860 census, Meriwether Co., GA, dwelling #614: Wm. Upshaw, age 55, born in GA(sic); Mary Upshaw, age 51, b. GA; Turner L. Upshaw, age 22, b. GA; Susan Upshaw, age 20, b. GA; Lucy Upshaw, age 18, b. GA; Allen Upshaw, age 15, b. GA; Nathan Upshaw, age 11, b. GA; Marshal Upshaw, age 22 (overseer), b. GA; Joseph Upshaw, age 11, b. GA.

14. 1870 census, Meriwether Co., GA, page 359, Rocky Mount: William Upshaw, age 66, born in SC; $2500 real estate; Mary Upshaw, age 62, b. SC; Nathan Upshaw, age 21, B. GA; Anticnetta (?), age 18, female, b. GA.

15. 1880 Census: William Upshaw not found in 1880 Georgia census; evidently missed by census taker.

16. 1889, 8 Oct: Meriwether Co., GA, Will Book B, page 439, 440: Will of William Upshaw, dated 8 Oct 1889, probated 1892.
Wife, Mary Upshaw. Daughter, Lucy Ann Northam(?); "My bodily heirs": John C. Turner, Susan J. Pierce, Lucy A. Wortham(?), Allen & Nathan Upshaw. Grandson, William J. Upshaw "as the heir of my son John C. Upshaw dec'd."; John L. Upshaw. My children: John, Susan, Lucy, Turner, Allen & Nathan.
Excr: "My son Allen Upshaw". "Appoint my grandson William J. Upshaw guardian for the children of Mrs. Dora Keith, dec'd., daughter of my son John C. Upshaw. Signed: 8 Oct 1889; Wit: J.P. Fitts, J.J. Scroggins, J.T. Mathews.
Petition of Allen C. Upshaw shows that William Upshaw deceased on 5 May 1892.

17. 1892, 5 Mar: Death date from tombstone, Luthersville Cemetery. ("Meriwether County, Georgia Cemeteries", Priscilla Turner, Spartanburg, SC, 1993, page 313)

18. 1892, March: No obituary found in the Meriwether Vindicator, 1892 issues of 11, 18, 25 March, 1 & 8 Apr.

SECONDARY SOURCES:

1. "Captain William Upshaw, Gent. Planter of Virginia and Allied Families", Sophie W. Upshaw, Baltimore, 1975, page 32.

RESEARCHERS & CORRESPONDENTS:

1. (1975) Mrs. Lois Howard Choate, 3901 N. 54th Way, Phoenix, AZ.

2. (1975) Mrs. L. Morrison, 3108 Ave F. Enslay, Birmingham, AL 35218.

3. (1982) Mrs. C.M. Hendrix, 2675 Shadowbrook Drive, Decatur, GA 30034.

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reference: 183808

 Sources

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

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