Joshua Yarborough (1)

Thank you to Karen Mazock, Chairman, Yarbrough Archives Committee for this information!

 

 

Joshua Yarborough (1)                      b. c1715 VA, d. c1780 Franklin Co., NC

m c1736                                                Orange Co., VA

Sara ____                                             b. c1720, d. 1749-1768 NC

 

 

Known issue:

 

1.             Joshua(2)               b. c. 1740 Orange Co., VA, d. after 1800, NC, m. Susannah Thompson

2.             Micajah                  b. c 1742, Orange Co., VA

3.             James                     b. c 1750 VA, d. 11 Apr 1792, Franklin Co., GA

4.             ?                              Probably a number of other children

 

 

1736        15 Jan.  On the petition of Henry Isbell, it is ordered John Crenshaw, Dan’l. Cockerham, John Buttler, Edward Baber, Thomas Birch, Joshua Yarbrough and Abraham Yarbrough be added to Isbell’s gang and assist him in keeping the road in repair.  Caroline co., VA Order Book 1732-1740, p. 347

 

Karen’s note:  This is earliest mention of Joshua found in Va records to date.  He has not been found again in Caroline Co. records.  He appears on 1737 tithe list a short distance away in Orange Co., VA.

 

1738        22-23 Mar.  Richard Yarbrough of St. Mark’s Parish, Orange Co., planter, to Joshua Yarbrough of same, planter; Lease and Release; for £21.6 current money, 213 acres on the south side of the Robinson River ... on the river bank at the mouth of a branch ... in the fork of a branch ... to the river right over against Zachary Sparks’ corner.  Signed:  Richard Yarbrough.  Wit:  Thomas Hill, James Pollar, Sam’l. Ball.  23 Mar 1737/38.  Ack. by Richard Yarbrough.  Rachell, his wife, relinquished dower. 

 

 

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Joshua Yarborough(2)                       b. c1740, Orange Co., VA; d. post 1800 NC;

m.

Susannah Thompson

 

issue:

 

Jeptha                                    b. c1763 NC, d. 12 Nov 1853 AL

Joshua(3)                               b. c1775 NC, d. Nov 1844

Gideon

Benjamin

Shem?                                    b. c1775

Others?

 

1758        Tax List, Granville Co., NC - John Martin’s list:

Joshua Yarbrough

Joshua Yarbrough Jr.

Micajah Yarbrough              =3

 

1771        30 Mar.  Will of Benjamin Thompson.  .. seven children already provided for to receive five shillings: Jennings Thompson, Mary Phillips; John Thompson, Benjamon Thompson, Joseph Thompson, Susannah Yarbrough; Zacharias Thompson.  Wife: Elizabeth Thompson, property for life then to go to six children: William Thompson, James Thompson, Drury Thompson, Gedion Thompson, Shem Thompson, Elizabeth Thompson. .. Bute Co., NC Will Book A;, p. 182

 

1778        17 May.  Land Grant 75, Entry No. 191, to Joshua Yarbrough, entered 17 May 1778, issued 1 Mar 1780, 200 acres, both sides Phillips Spring Branch, a branch of Richardson Creek joining the place on which the said Joshua Yarbrough lives in Mecklenburg Co., N.C.  Chain bearers:  Andrew Presley & John Presley.  NC Land Grants on file in the office of Secretary of State, Book 42, p. 217.

 

1800        U.S. Census - Mecklenburg Co., N.C., p. 586:

Joshua Yarborough, Sr.

                2 males under 10                   2 females under 10

                1 male 16-26                                           1 female over 45

1 male over 45      

 

Joshua Yarborough

                1 male under 10                     1 female 16-26

1 male 16-26

 

Karen’s notes:  These two Joshua Ys are actually Joshua (2) b. 1740) and his son, Joshua (3) b. c1775).

 

Joshua (3) Yarborough migrated from Mecklenburg Co., NC to Chester Co., SC:

 

1809        9 Aug. Josiah Hill of Kentucky, to John Smith of Chester Dist, SC, for $1000, a tract lying on Miles Branch of Sandy River. Bounds: Joshua Yarberry, Josiah Hill, James Johnsey, Abraham Brown. /s/ Josiah Hill, signed by Thos. Davis his attorney.  Wit: Robert Meek, Isaac Brown. Proven by Robert Meek 5 Apr. 1814.  Recorded 5 Dec. 1815.  Chester Co, SC Deed Book R pg. 198.  Deed #180. 

 

Karen’s note:  On 25 Jan 1825, Joshua (3) Y. bought land in Fayette Co., GA. 

 

1825        25 Jan.  John H. Richardson of Clarke Co., GA. for $100, sells to Joshua Yarbrough of Chester Co. SC, a lot in Fayette Co., 9th Dist, no. 98, as appears by a grant dated 25 Jan. 1825.  Wit: Jephthah Yarbrough, J.P., Henry Burroughs, Wornton Jones.  Rec. 14 May 1825, James Alford, CLk.  Superior Court Deed Book A, p. 316.

 

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JEPTHA YARBOROUGH, SR.                        b. c1763 NC; d. 12 Nov 1853 Chambers Co., AL

Father:  Joshua Yarborough (2)

Mother:  Susannah Thompson

 

married                                                 c 1788 NC

 

Nancy Ann Franklin                                           b. c 1763 NC; d. 3 Apr 1857, Chambers Co., AL

 

 

Proven children:

 

Reuben                                  b. c1804 GA, d. 1866 AL; m. Cynthia Short 25 Sep 1825 Fayette Co., GA

 

Jeptha, Jr.                                              b. c1807 GA; d. 13 Sep 1875; m.  26 Oct 1826 DeKalb Co., GA to Malinda Hearn (b. c1810, d. after 1884 Elmore Co., AL

 

Franklin                                  b. 1 Oct 1814 GA; d. 13 Sep 1875, AL; m. Elizabeth Foster (b. 15 Dec 1818, d. 14 Mar 1898 AL)

 

Thomas                                  b. c1817 GA; d between 1860-1870 AL; m. 10 Jul 1838 Chambers Co., AL Martha A. Foster

 

 

Karen’s note:  From census records we know there were other children.

 

 

1790        Tax List, Mecklenburg Co., NC

Yarbro, Jeptha      1 poll, no land, no slaves

 

1798        5 May.  Joshua Yarbrough sells land to Gideon Yarbrough, 200 acres on Richardson Creek, North side of Onion Fork, land “on which Yarbrough now lives.”  Wit:  Tho. Vinson, Jeptha Yarbrough, Shem Yarbrough.  Recorded 1 Dec 1799 Mecklenburg Co., NC Deed Book 15, p. 255.

 

1799        5 Dec.  Gideon Yarbrough sells to Joshua Yarbrough, Jr., 200 acres for 100 pounds ... Mary Odom’s corner, Howard Richardson’s line, the head of Joshua Yarbrough, Sr.’s Spring Branch and Meeting House Branch, “including the plantation on which said Gideon Yarbrough now lives.”  Wit:  Joshua Yarbrough, Sr., Hartgrove Vinson, Jeptha Yarbrough.  Recorded 24 Apr 1813 Mecklenburg Co., NC Deed Book 19, p. 699.

 

Karen’s note:  So far we have found no record of Jeptha buying or selling land in Mecklenburg Co., NC

 

1800        US Census Mecklenburg Co., NC, p. 586:

 

Jeptha Yarbrough

2 males under 10                   3 females under 10

1 male 16-26                                           1 female 16-26

 

1803        Tax List - Franklin Co., GA, p. 32:

Isaac Mulkey: 90 acres., Moses Alred, Jeptha Yarbary, Hutson River

p. 37:

Jeptha Yarber: 100 acres, Nathan Smith, Wm Rich, Nails Creek.

 

Acker, Franklin County, Georgia Tax Digests, Volume 1 1788-1807, p. 132, 135.

 

Karen’s note:  To date, the 1803 Tax record is the earliest Ga record we have found for Jeptha

 

1804        9 Apr.  Moses Allred of Franklin Co., GA sells to Jeptha Yarbour of same, for $100, 143 acres in Franklin Co. on Little Nails Creek of Hudson River, “whereon said Yarber now lives .. on a conditional line between said Jeptha Yarber and his brother, Gideon Yarber, being part of land granded to said Allred ...”  Wit:  John (X) Duglas, Gideon Yarbrough.  Sworn to by Duglas before Jno Smith, J.I.C. 14 Feb 1806.  Recorded 24 Apr 1806 Franklin Co., GA Superior Court Deed Book PP, p. 32-33.

 

1804        9 Apr.  From Moses Alread of Franklin Co. to John Duglass of same, for $100, 131 acres in Franklin Co., whereon said Duglass now lives, on Little Nails Creek of Hudson River, adjoining Jeptha Yarber ... /s/ Moses (X) Allred.  Wit:  Jepthah Yarbrough, Gideon Yarbrough; sworn to by Jepthah Yarbrough before Jno. Smith, J.I.C. 14 Feb 1806.  Recorded 24 Apr 1806 Franklin Co., GA Superior Court Deed Book PP, p. 34.

 

1804        6 Oct.  From Moses allred of Franklin Co. to Mary Rice of same ... land adjacent to Jeptha Yarber.  Recorded 1 Nov 1804 Franklin Co., GA Superior Court Deed Book OO, p. 62.

 

1805        Tax List - Franklin Co., GA, p. 14:

Jeptha Yarborough:  143 acres, Moses Alred, Wm Rich, Nails Creek agent for Gidian Yarborough: poll

Acker, Franklin County, Gerogia Tax Digests, Vol 1 1788-1807, p. 158

 

1805        GA Land Lottery:

Jeptha Yarbour, serial #26, two blank draws [married man], Franklin Co.

Gedion Yarbour, serial #27, one prize, one blank draw [married man], Franklin Co.

Wood and Wood, 1805 Georgia Land Lottery, p. 391.

 

1807        5 Feb.  From Jeptha Yarbrough to James Douglas ... for $150 ... 85 acres in Franklin Co., GA, on Little Nails Creek, waters of Hudson River, being part of 393 acres granted Moses Allred by his Exc. James Mozeman, adjoining William Rich, John Douglas.  /s/ Jeptha Yarborough.  Wit:  James Courtney, John (X) Duglas.  Moses Guest, J.P.  Recorded 31 Oct 1807 Franklin Co., GA Superior Court Deed Book RR, p 19-20.

 

1808        21 Nov.  John Dougless of Franklin Co., GA sells for $350 to Japthah Yarbrough of same, 100 acres in Franklin Co., on north side Little Nails Creek, adjoining William Ritchie, on a conditional line between said Douglas and John Hill.  /s/ John (X) Douglas.  Wit:  James McDonald, Joseph (X) Prine.  Saworn to by Ja’s McDonald before Jno. Coloins, J.P. 26 Oct 1810.  Recored 3 Jan 1812 Franklin Co., GA Superior Court Deed Book TT, p. 43-44.  (Found Ga. Archives DR 33, Box 7)

 

1810        Tax Digests:

Jeptha Yarber: Moses Alred, W’m Riche, Nails Creek, 202½ acres, Asa Leach, Dist 18, #94, Baldwin County.  Acker, Franklin County, Georgia Tax Digests, Volume 2 - 1808-1818, p. 70.

 

1813        15 Apr.  Jeptha Yarberoth [sic] of Randolph Co., GA to Charles Warren of Franklin Co., GA, for $300, conveys 100 acres in Franklin Co. on waters of Hudson River and Little Nails Creek on a conditional line between said Yarberoth, Joseph Reed and Wm. Ritchie, granted Moses Allred.  /s/ Jepthath Yarbrough.  Wit:  Archer Holcombe, Benjamin Yarbrough, Dodson Howell, Joseph Hamilton, J.P.  Recorded 27 Mar 1815 Franklin Co. GA. Deed Book MM, p. 63-64.

 

1813        4 Sep.  Indenture between Jeptha Yarborough of Jasper Co., GA, of the first part and Archer Holcomb of Jasper Co., GA, of the second part, for $200, a tract of land containing 60 acres in the 18th Dist. of Baldwin Co., now Jasper Co., GA, being Lot #94 originally granted to Asa Leach and joined by land of Parsons.  /s/ Jeptha Yarborough.  Wit:  Robert H. Milear, William Lockwood, Luke Williams.  Jasper Co., GA Deed Book 7, p. 116-117.

 

Karen’s note:  Jasper Co. GA was formed 1812 from Baldwin County.  (Baldwin County was formerly named Randolph County.)

 

1819        7 Feb.  Indenture between Jeptha Yarborough of Jasper Co., GA, of the first part and Solomon Everett of Jasper Co., GA, of the second part, for $125, comprising 20 acres more or less lying in the N.E. corner of Lot #95 in the 18th Land District of originally Baldwin Co., now Jasper Co., GA, drawn by Acy Leach.  /s/ Jeptha Yarborough.  Wit:  John Flomiston, Clifford Woodruff, J.P.  Franklin Co., GA Deed Book B1, p. 465.

 

1820        U.S. Census Walton Co., GA, p. 234:

Geptha [sic] Yarbrough

3 males under 10                   2 females under 10

2 males 10-16                                         2 females 16-26

1 male 16-18                                           1 female over 45

1 male 16-26

1 male over 45

 

Joshua Yarbrough

1 male 18-26                                           1 female 16-26

 

1820        Ga Land Lottery:

Jeptha Yarbrough, a resident of Evans’ District, Jasper Co., GA, drew Lot 2 in the 3rd District, Appling Co., GA.  Georgia Genealogical Repritns, The Third and Fourth or 1820 and 1821 Land Lotteries of Georgia, p. 396.

 

1823        First Tax Digests of Fayette Co., GA:

 

p. 6 - Capt. Archibald's Dist:

Jepthah Yarborough, no negroes, 202 1/2 acres, Lot #150, Dist 9., Fayette Co., Tax $1.33 1/4.

 

William Yarborough, 125 acres, Lot #14, Dist. 4, Early Co., Tax .40 ½

 

p. 81        under Capt. McEachern:  Jeptha Yarbrough, 202 ½ acres land lot #150, Dist. 9, Fayette Co.  He also had another 202 ½  acres, lot 106, District 6, Fayette Co.; another 50 acres lot 77 Dist 9, Fayette Co; 202 ½ acres lot 68 District 17, DeKalb Co; 490 acres of pine land lot 30 Dist 2 Appling Co; 125 acres lot 14 Dist 4, Early Co.

 

1824        Tax Digest, Fayette Co., GA, Capt. R. Austin's Dist., p. 13:

 

William Yarborough, 250 acres, Lot #148, Early Co., Tax .62

 

Jepthah Yarborough, 202 1/2 as, Lot #151, Dist. 9, Fayette Co., Tax .56 1/2

 

1825        Tax Digest of Fayette County, Captain Ezekiel Rachford’s 499th Military District:

 

Jeptha Yarbrough                                $100.00

 

1825        25 Jan.  John H. Richardson of Clarke Co., GA., sells for $100 to Joshua Yarbrough of Chester Co., SC, a lot in Fayette Co., 9th Dist., no. 98, as appears by a grant dated 25 Jan 1825.  Wit:  Jephthah Yarbrough, J.P., Henry Burroughs, Wornton Jones.  Recorded 14 May 1825, James Alford, Clker, Fayette Co., GA Superior Court Deed Book A, p. 316.  (Found Ga. Archives Drawer 93, Box 46).

 

1825        25 Sep.  Reuben Yarbrough md Cintha Short.  37,000 Early Ga Marriages, Maddox & Carter, 1975, p. 58. (Fayette Co., GA)

 

1825        13 Nov.  John Kenedy of Monroe County sells for $250 to Jeptha Yarbrough of Fayette Co., 202½  acres, in 9th District, Fayette Co., No. [illegible], granted John Kenedy 25 May 1825.  Test:  Jeremiah Barnett, James Borough, Wm. Yarbrough.  Recorded 17 Nov 1826.  Fayette Co., GA Superior Court Deed Book A, p. 513.

 

1825        15 Dec.  Fayette Co., GA.  indenture between Jeptha Yarbrough of the State of Georgia and Fayette County & George Yarbrough & Andrew Shadingen of the aforesaid state and acounty ..two hundred and eighty seven dollars ... Lot of land known by number seventy seven in the ninth District of Fayette Co. containing two hundred two & a half acres ../s/ Jepthah Yarbrough; wits: Warrington Jones; James McMullin

State of Alabama

Chambers County   Personally appeared before me HC Bird a Justice of the Peace for said County, Warrington Jones being duly sworn  saith that he was present and seen Jeptha Yarbrough sign the within Deed and James McMullin sign as a witness to the same.  Sworn and subscribed before me this 12th day of August 1835.  H.C. Bird. JP.  Recorded Fayette Co. GA January 10, 1842.  Deed Book D, p 693-93.

 

1826        17 Nov.  Jeptha Yarbroughs Earmark is one crop off Right Ear & a crop and a split in the Left ear.”  Recorded this 17th day of November 1826.  Hiram Strawn, Clk.  Book A, p. 543 (p. 549?)

 

1826        Fayette Co., GA Tax Digests, Capt. Ezekiel Rachford’s 499th Militia District:

Joshua Yarbrough, 204 acres CO(torn), Lot 98 in 9th Dist.

William Yarbrough paid poll tax only of $.31

Jepthah Yarbrough, 202 ½ acres, lot 149 in 9th Distr of Fayette Co., GA, pd tax $.69; also as agent for Reuben Yarbrough who owed poll tax only.

George Yarbrough owed poll tax only but assessed double.

 

1827        Tax Digest, Fayette Co., Capt. Rockford's Dist, p. 26:

 

Joshuah Yarbrough, 202 ½ acres, 151 Dist 9, Fayette Co.

Jeptha Yarborough, 309 a., Lot #159, Dist. 9, Tax .59 1/4, also as agent for

 Wm. Yarborough, Agt. for Robert Whitehead, Agt. for Thomas Whitehead, Agt. for William Whitehead ...

 

1827        Register of Land Lottery of Georgia, p. 199:

Jeptha Yarbrough, Capt West's Dist., #225, Dist 26, Sec. 1

 

1827        Successful Drawers of 1827 Land Lottery, residents of Fayette Co., GA:

Jeptha Yarbrough Drew Lot 225, Dist 26, Lee Co, GA

Reuben Yarbrough  Drew Lot 102, Dist 1, Muscogee Co, GA       

John Yarbrough   Drew Lot 27, Dist 12, Lee Co, GA

 

1828        16 Feb.  Indenture between Jepthah Yarbrough and Ezekiel Ratchford ..a certain parcel of land lying and being in the state & County aforesaid (Fayette Co., GA) ..known and distinguished in the plan of the ninth district as being a part of lot No. 151 containing thirty acres more or less bounded by a line beginning at the head of a branch beween Hobbses farm and Burroughs to a cross fense thence along the fense south to a corner near a branch thence east to the old line .  /s/ Jepthah Yarbrough; Wit: Andrew Shadingen, Caleb Garrison J.P.  Recorded September 18, 1830.  Deed Book B, p. 404.

 

1828        6 Jun.  Indenture between Jeptha Yarbrough of Fayette and State of Georgia and William Yarbrough of Fayette & State aforesaid ... in consideration of three hundred dollars ... a certain Tract or parcel of land containing ninety acres,..lying & being in the ninth Dist. of Fayette and State aforesaid ...known & distinguished in the plan of said district being part of Lot No. 151, Granted to John Canady the 23d day of May 1825.  /s/ Jephtha Yarbrough; wit: Benjamin (X) Dowdy, William (X) Vickory.  Proved 9 day of March 1829; Registered 10 September 1829.  Daniel Alford, Clk.  Deed Book B, p. 276.

 

1829        Tax Digest, Fayette Co., GA, Capt. Loving’s District:

Smith Sudduth, Agent .. for William Hearn, for Jeptha Yarbrough.

 

Karen’s note:  Jeptha Yarbrough, Jr. married Malinda Hearn in 1826.  Some of the above Deeds may be referring to Jeptha Yarbrough, Jr.

 

1830        US Census - Campbell Co., GA, p. 200,

Jeptha Yarber

2 males 10-15                         1 female 10-15

1 male 50-60                           1 female 50-60

 

1830        Tax Digest, Fayette co,, Capt. Ezekiel Rachfor's 499th Military Dist:

 

Joshua Yarbrough, 300 1/2 a. Dist. 9, Fayette Co.

William Yarbrough, no land, Dist. 9, Fayette Co.

Jepthah Yarbrough, agent for Reubin Yarbrough, 369 1/2 acres, Dist. 9.

John Yarbrough, no land, Dist. 9, Fayette Co.

Defaulter: George Yarbrough.

 

1830        U.S. Census Fayette Co., GA, p. 198:

 

p. 198      Jeptha Yarbrough

1 Male 20-30          1 female under 5

1 female 15-20

 

Karen’s note:  This is Jeptha Yarbrough Jr.

 

1836        15 Oct.

Township 23 North, Range 25 East, St. Stephens Meridian:

Sec. 17, 40 acres, Jeptha Yarbrough, Cert. #5171

Sec. 18, 40 acres, Jeptha Yarbrough, Cert. #5172 (dated 17 Oct 1836)

Crump, Chambers County, Alabama Tract Book, p. 154.

 

1837        3 Nov.  Chambers Co., Ala. members of petit jury:  Jepthkah [sic] Yarbrough.

The Reason for the Tears, Lindsey, p. 167.

 

1840        US Census - Chambers Co., AL, p. 191:

Jeptha Yarborough              1 male 70-80                           1 female 70-80

 

1850        US Census - Chambers Co., AL, Taken 5 Dec 1850, p. 365:

1398/1398

Yarborough           Jephtha  [Sr]                          87                            b. NC

Nancy A.                               87                            b. NC

 

Karen’s note:  Next door (household 1397/1397) was Jeptha Yarbrough, Sr’s son, Franklin Yarbrough and his family.

 

1853        12 Nov.  Jeptha Yarbrough, Sen. departed this life Nov. 12, 1853.

From Family Bible of Franklin Yarbrough (son of Jeptha Yarbrough, Sr.), Philadelphia, Jesper Harding, 1854.  Bible in possession of Mrs. W. K. Cofield, Beulah, Lee Co., AL.

 

1857        3 Apr.  Nancy Ann Yarbrough departed this life April the 3rd 1857.  From Family Bible of Franklin Yarbrough (son of Jeptha Yarbrough, Sr.), Philadelphia, Jesper Harding, 1854.  Bible in possession of Mrs. W. K. Cofield, Beulah, Lee Co., AL.

 

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Reuben Yarbrough                              Birth: ABT 1804 Georgia; d. c1866 Coosa Co, Alabama

Father: Jeptha Yarbrough b: 1762/1763 NC

Mother: Nancy Ann Franklin b:NC

 

Married                                 September 25, 1825 , Fayette, Georgia

 

Cinthia Ann Short.                             b: ABT 1811 Georgia

                                                                Father:  John W. Short

                                                                Mother:  Cynthia Hawthorn

 

Children

1.                                                     Mahalia  b: ABT 1826 Fayette, Georgia, m. 8 Feb 1843 Tallegega Co. AL to John Moore Pitts

2.     Willliam                                  b: ABT 1829 Georgia; m. Sarah Kelley

3.     John J.                                    b: 20 Sep 1830 Georgia; m. 17 Feb 1852 Coosa Co. AL

                                                        Mary Golitha Livingston

4.     Sarah Ann                             b: ABT 1833 Georgia; m. 29 Nov 1849 Coosa Co., AL to                                                                               Thomas Johnson

5.     Jolina F.                                 b: ABT 1834 Georgia; m. 14 Dec 1859 Coosa Co. AL to                                                                                Benjamin Livingston

6.     George T.                               b: ABT 1836 Georgia

7.     Reuben F.                              b: ABT 1837 AL; m. 7 Dec 1859 Coosa Co. AL

                                                        Belinda M. Story.  (after Reuben’s death, Belinda m. 2nd

                                                        26 Sep 1865 to Samuel S. Stewart)

8.     Thomas J.                              b: ABT 1840 Alabama; m. 11 Sep 1860 Coosa Co., AL to

                                                        Eliza F. Wiggins

9.     Nancy Jane                           b: ABT 1841 Alabama; m. 9 Aug 1860 Coosa Co., AL to

                                                        F.  M. Durden

10.   Cinthia Evelyn                      b: ABT 1843 Alabama; m. 8 Mar 1866 Coosa Co., AL to

                                                        Francis M. Kelley

11.   Mary E.                                  b: ABT 1844 Alabama;

12.   Louise Ellen                          b: ABT 1846 Alabama; m. 21 Sep 1867 Charles E.

                                                        Connaway

13.   Russell I.                                b: 14 Nov 1849 Coosa, Alabama; m. 20 Dec 1866 Coosa

                                                        Co., AL Martha A. Cowart

14.   Emma                                      b: ABT 1857 Alabama.

 

 

1825        25 Sep.  Reuben Yarbrough md Cintha Short. Fayette Co., GA.   37,000 Early Ga Marriages, Maddox & Carter, 1975, p. 58.

 

1826        Fayette Co., GA Tax Digests, Capt. Ezekiel Rachford’s 499th Militia District:

Joshua Yarbrough, 204 acres CO(torn), Lot 98 in 9th Dist.

William Yarbrough paid poll tax only of $.31

Jepthah Yarbrough, 202 ½ acres, lot 149 in 9th Distr of Fayette Co., GA, pd tax $.69; also as agent for Reuben Yarbrough who owed poll tax only.

George Yarbrough owed poll tax only but assessed double.

 

1827        Successful Drawers of 1827 Land Lottery, residents of Fayette Co., GA:

Jeptha Yarbrough Drew Lot 225, Dist 26, Lee Co, GA

Reuben Yarbrough  Drew Lot 102, Dist 1, Muscogee Co, GA       

John Yarbrough   Drew Lot 27, Dist 12, Lee Co, GA

 

1834        4 Jan.  Promissory note from John Short of Campbell Co, GA to Reuben Yarbrough of Campbell Co, GA, payable on or before 25 Dec next in the amt of $116, to better secure said note, one yolk of steers and cart, and 14 head of cattle.  Wit:  Stephen Green, Shadrack Green. No rec. date.  Campbell Co, GA Deed Book  A pg. 326.

 

1834        24 Jan. John Short  to Reuben Yarbrough of Campbell Co, GA, for $400, 202 ½ acres LL 11, Dist 9, 4th section Cowetta now Campbell Co, GA, originally granted to Benjamin Bledsoe.  Wit: Stephen Green, Shadrack Green.  No rec date.  Campbell Co, GA  Deed Book  A pg. 327

 

1835        14 Jan.  Reuben Yarbrough of Campbell Co, GA  to Andrew J. Alsbury, for $400, 202 ½ acres lying in LL 11, Dist 6 Coweta Co, now Campbell Co, GA. Wit:  Stephen Green, Shadrack Green. No rec. date.   Campbell Co, GA  Deed Book A pg. 429

 

1835        28 Feb.  Gabriel Gunn of Newton Co, GA to Reuben Yarbrough of Campbell Co, GA  for $200, 202 ½ acres lying in LL 15, Dist 7, 45th section formerly Cowetta Co, GA, now Campbell Co., originally granted to Sid Gunn 3 Feb 1835.  Wit:  B.S. Slaton, JP Newton Co, GA,  William Masse, Thomas Hanson.  No rec date.  Campbell Co, GA Deed Book A, pg. 385.

 

1835        22 Jul. Roxel Strickland of Campbell Co, GA to John S. Pruit of Campbell Co, GA, for $100,  101 ¼ acres described as half the east side of LL #43, Dist  7, 4th section Cowetta but now Campbell Co, GA.  Wit:  Reubin Yarborough, Shadrack Greene.  No rec. date.  Campbell Co, GA Deed Book A pg 420

 

1840        US Census

                Karen’s note:  According to the birth places of the children, Reuben & Cynthia went from GA to AL between 1836-1837.  They should be on an 1840 Alabama census, but I have not yet found them.

 

1850        COOSA COUNTY, ALABAMA CENSUS

#840. 

Yarbrough                             Reuben                  45            GA  farmer

                                                Cinthia                   39            GA

                                                John                       19            GA

                                                Sarah                      17            GA

                                                Jelinah                    16            GA

                                                George T.               14            GA

                                                Reuben                  13            AL

                                                Thomas                  10            AL

                                                Jane                        09            AL

                                                Cinthia                   07            AL

                                                Mary                      06            AL

                                                Ellen                       04            AL

                                                Russel                    4/12         AL

                                 (The name Jelinah could be Selinah)

 

1860        US Census, Coosa Co., AL

                p. 271, Mt. Olive Post Office

#345

Yarbrough             Reuben                  55            Farmer                    $1000      GA

Cynthia                  49                                                            GA

George t.                23                                                            GA

Thos.                      20                                                            AL

Jane                        18                                                            AL

Cynthia E.              16                                                            AL

Mary E.                  15                                                            AL

Ellen                       12                                                            AL

Russell                   10                                                            AL

Emma                      03                                                            AL

Paxton                    Archibald              23                                                            GA

 

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Charles J. McDonald Connaway Family

 

1867        21 Sept.  Eliza Ellen Yarbrough m. Charles E. Connaway.  Coosa Co., AL Marriage Bk D, p. 69.

 

1880        US Census, Crew, Coosa Co., AL, p. 192C

                Connaway             Charles J.               37            head       wm          Farmer                    GA GA SC

                                                Ellen                       33            wife         wf            Kpg hs                   AL GA GA

                                                Magnes E.             11            son         wm          Farm Lab.               AL GA AL

                                                Florence I.             10            dau         wf                                            AL GA AL

                                                Argus W.              08            son         wm                                          AL GA AL

                                                Emma C. 07            dau         wf                                            AL GA AL

                                                Ada F.                    04            dau         wf                                            AL GA AL

                                                Charles J.               02            son         wm                                          AL GA AL