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Josephus Myles

Male Aft 1790 - Bef 1839  (~ 48 years)


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  • Name Josephus Myles 
    Born Aft 1790  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military 13 Sep 1814  Fort Montgomery, Tensaw, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Corporal, Captain Josiah D. Lister's Company of Volunteer Mounted Gunmen, Col. Joseph Carson's Regiment, Mississippi Militia.  
    • Fort Montgomery, two miles below Fort Mims and located on the Federal Road, was built as a staging area for Gen. Andrew Jackson's campaign against Pensacola, 7-9 Nov 1814. [2]
    Residence 20 Oct 1835  Myles Patent, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    90.585 acres 
    Josephus Myles
    Josephus Myles
    1835 Patent Property
    Died bef. 22 Mar 1839  Blacksher, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 22 Mar 1839  Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will of Josephus Myles admitted for probate by County Court Judge Patrick Byrne. The witnesses to the subscription of the will were John Earle, Lucy Earle and Elizabeth Earle. 
    • Josephus Myles made bequests to his wife, Eviline P. Myles, and children Mary Myles, Joseph Myles, John Myles, Emily Myles, and William Henry Myles. Lee Slaughter was named executor. Slaves named were Jinny, Mariah, Bet, Charles, Lewis, Hannah, Dick, Mose, Juno (f), Henry, Arthur, John, and Clarinda.
    The Last Will and Testament of Josephus Myles
    The Last Will and Testament of Josephus Myles
    "Alabama Probate Records, 1809-1985," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-25319-24067-63?cc=1925446&wc=M6DK-WNL:220032901,220305801 : accessed 19 August 2015), Baldwin > Wills 1809-1934 vol A-C > image 47 of 718; county courthouses, Alabama.
    Person ID I10128  Dickinson
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2015 

    Family 1 Rachel Earle,   b. Aft 1790,   d. ca. 1835, Blacksher, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Myles  [Birth]
    +2. Joseph W Myles,   b. 29 Feb 1828, Blacksher, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1902, Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [Birth]
    +3. John Myles,   b. 16 Nov 1830, Blacksher, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1898, Hamilton County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Emily Myles,   b. 4 May 1833, Blacksher, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1903, Bay St. Louis, Hancock, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F2769  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Evelina P Bryant,   b. 20 Jan 1800, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1887, Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1835  Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. William Henry Myles,   b. 26 Jan 1836, Blacksher, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1893, Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F2770  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Corporal, Captain Josiah D. Lister's Company of Volunteer Mounted Gunmen, Col. Joseph Carson's Regiment, Mississippi Militia. - 13 Sep 1814 - Fort Montgomery, Tensaw, Baldwin, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 90.585 acres - 20 Oct 1835 - Myles Patent, Baldwin, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Oct 1835 - Baldwin County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - bef. 22 Mar 1839 - Blacksher, Baldwin, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - Will of Josephus Myles admitted for probate by County Court Judge Patrick Byrne. The witnesses to the subscription of the will were John Earle, Lucy Earle and Elizabeth Earle. - 22 Mar 1839 - Baldwin County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Myles, Josephus
    Myles, Josephus
    Myles, Josephus
    Myles, Josephus
    Estate paper listing children

  • Sources 
    1. [S014596] 1830 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration), Census Place: Baldwin, Alabama; Series: M19; Roll: 2; Page: 18; Family History Library Film: 0002329.
      NAME: Josephus Myles
      HOME IN 1830 (CITY, COUNTY, STATE): Baldwin, Alabama

      FREE WHITE PERSONS - MALES - UNDER 5 (1825-30): 1
      FREE WHITE PERSONS - MALES - 30 THRU 39 (1791-1800): 1

      FREE WHITE PERSONS - FEMALES - UNDER 5 (1836-40): 1
      FREE WHITE PERSONS - FEMALES - 30 THRU 39 (1791-1800): 1

      SLAVES - MALES - UNDER 10: 2
      SLAVES - MALES - 10 THRU 23: 1
      SLAVES - MALES - 24 THRU 35: 2
      SLAVES - FEMALES - UNDER 10: 1
      SLAVES - FEMALES - 10 THRU 23: 2
      SLAVES - FEMALES - 36 THRU 54: 1

      FREE WHITE PERSONS - UNDER 20: 2
      FREE WHITE PERSONS - 20 THRU 49: 2
      TOTAL FREE WHITE PERSONS: 4
      TOTAL SLAVES: 9
      TOTAL - ALL PERSONS (FREE WHITE, SLAVES, FREE COLORED): 13


    2. [S113] Survey of the Old Federal Road in Alabama, Raven M. Christopher and Gregory A. Waselkov, (Montgomery: Alabama Department of Transportation, 2012), http://www.usouthal.edu/archaeology/pdf/ofr.pdf., 87-91.

    3. [S112] Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Soldiers Who Served During the War of 1812 in Organizations from the Territory of Mississippi, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1967), Publication Number: M678; National Archives Catalog ID: 300392; Record Group: 94; Roll: 0009; Military Unit: Carson's Regiment.

    4. [S54] Automated Records Project; Federal Land Patents, State Volumes, Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, (Springfield, Virginia: Bureau of Land Management, Eastern States, 2007), http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/.
      NAME: Josephus Myles
      ISSUE DATE: 20 Oct 1835
      ACRES: 90.585
      MERIDIAN: St Stephens
      STATE: Alabama
      COUNTY: Baldwin
      TOWNSHIP: 3-N
      RANGE: 3-E
      SECTION: 5
      ACCESSION NUMBER: AL0080__.457
      METES AND BOUNDS: No
      LAND OFFICE: St. Stephens
      CANCELED: No
      US RESERVATIONS: No
      MINERAL RESERVATIONS: No
      AUTHORITY: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      DOCUMENT NUMBER: 5007

    5. [S336435] Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957, (Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013).