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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Pleasant Owsley

Male Abt 1806 - Bef 1860  (~ 54 years)


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  • Name Pleasant Owsley 
    Nickname Dink 
    Born Abt 1806  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Guardianship 10 Nov 1831  Jones County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Guardianship bond posted for siblings of Owsley.  
    Pleasant Owsley
    Pleasant Owsley
    Guardianship of Illegitimate Children of Lucy Owsley
    Residence 1832  Monroe County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Winner of lot in Cherokee Land Lottery.  
    Residence 2 Dec 1834  Talbot County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cherokee County lot sold to Thomas Powell, probable uncle by marriage to Rebecca Owsley.
     
    Guardianship 14 Jan 1837  Talbot County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Pleasant Owsley
    Pleasant Owsley
    Guardianship of Illegitimate Children of Lucy (Nancy) Owsley
    Residence 1840  Upson County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1850  Russell County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died Bef 1860  Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13469  Dickinson
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2014 

    Mother Lucy Owsley,   b. ca. 1780, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca. 1870, Muscogee County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F4054  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susan Barnett,   b. Sep 1813, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1900, Haleyville, Winston, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1830  Baldwin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. William Jefferson Owsley,   b. 14 Jul 1831, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1862, Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  [Birth]
     2. Elizabeth Owsley,   b. 29 Jul 1833, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1910, Winston County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
     3. Pleasant Marion Owsley,   b. Nov 1835, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1907, Winston County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Lucius Cassius Owsley,   b. 1 Jun 1838, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1912, Chilton County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [Birth]
     5. Levi B. Owsley,   b. Abt 1839, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1862, Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2014 
    Family ID F4055  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S007856] 1850 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850), Beat 3, Russell, Alabama; Roll: M432_14; Page: 30A; Image: 321.
      Pleasant Ousley/44
      Susan Ousley/38
      William Ousley/18
      Elizabeth Ousley/17
      Pleasant Ousley/15
      Lucius Ousley/13
      Levi Ousley/11

    2. [S90] The Cherokee Land Lottery, Containing a Numerical List of the Names of the Fortunate Drawers in Said Lottery, James F. Smith, (New York: 1838).

    3. [S58] FamilySearch.org, (Salt Lake City, Utah: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), "Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1990," (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1971-30447-34307-73?cc=1999178&wc=9SB9-82Q:267782401,267782402 : accessed 12 December 2014), Talbot > Guardian bonds 1830-1881 > image 46 of 340.

    4. [S022760] 1840 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administratio, 1840n), Census Place: District 588, Upson, Georgia; Roll: 52; Page: 31; Image: 66; Family History Library Film: 0007048.
      Home in 1840 (City, County, State): District 588, Upson, Georgia

      Free White Persons - Males - Under 5 (1836-40): 3
      Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9 (1831-35): 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19 (1821-1825): 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29 (1811-20): 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39 (1801-10): 1

      Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9 (1831-35): 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1

      Slaves - Females - 36 thru 54: 1
      Persons Employed in Agriculture: 4
      No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 1
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 6
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 3
      Total Free White Persons: 9
      Total Slaves: 1
      Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 10

    5. [S007817] Georgia Marriages to 1850, Jordan R. Dodd, (Provo, Utah: The Generations Network, Inc., 1997).