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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Alexander McGillivray Weatherford

Male 1820 - 1897  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name Alexander McGillivray Weatherford 
    Birth abt. 1815  [1
    Born ca. 1820  Little River, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1850  Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Possessions 1860  Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    31 enslaved persons 
    Residence 1860  Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1870  Jack Springs, Escambia, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Weatherford refused to give any information about his children (4 boys). The neighbors "took to the swamp."
    Residence 1880  Austin, Travis, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 1897  Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I5176  Dickinson
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2017 

    Father William Weatherford,   b. Abt. 1782, Coosada, Elmore, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1824, Monroe County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Stiggins,   b. Abt 1783, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1832, Eliska, Monroe, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1817  Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F1382  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jane Hadley,   b. Abt 1817, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
    +1. Mary Frances Hadley,   b. 11 Feb 1835, Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1910, Monroe County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2011 
    Family ID F2044  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Eliza Pollard,   b. Abt 1823, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. bef. 1860  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Ella Weatherford,   b. May 1844, Monroe County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1923, Lottie, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
     2. David A Weatherford,   b. Abt 1845, Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. bef. 1860  (Age ~ 14 years)  [Birth]
     3. Percy W Weatherford,   b. Abt 1848, Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Susan Arelia Weatherford,   b. Abt 1849, Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Fred Tyler Weatherford,   b. 4 Mar 1851, Eliska, Monroe, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1927, Austin, Travis, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [Birth]
    +6. Levitia Eulalia Weatherford,   b. 09 Dec 1855, Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Apr 1921, Montgomery County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     7. Charles A Weatherford,   b. ab 1857, Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 23 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F1525  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Martha E Avery,   b. 1841, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 Mar 1860  Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Children 
     1. Walter McGillivray Weatherford,   b. 01 Jun 1861, Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jul 1924, Hardin County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. Willis Weatherford,   b. Abt 1862, Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Osceola Weatherford,   b. 1866, Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941, Hardin County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Leslie McGillivray Weatherford,   b. 18 Jun 1874, Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Oct 1936, Orange County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     5. D Augustus Weatherford,   b. Dec 1875, Escambia County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Maude Weatherford,   b. Abt 1877, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. John Weatherford,   b. Abt 1880, Austin County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F1565  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - ca. 1820 - Little River, Baldwin, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Baldwin County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - 31 enslaved persons - 1860 - Baldwin County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Baldwin County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Mar 1860 - Baldwin County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Jack Springs, Escambia, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Austin, Travis, Texas Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    Weatherford, Alexander and Martha Avery
    Weatherford, Alexander and Martha Avery
    Marriage License
    Tunstall, Thomas, et. al
    Tunstall, Thomas, et. al
    Alabama Act for the Relief of Thomas Tunstall

  • Sources 
    1. [S013899] 1870 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1870), Census Place: Jack Springs, Escambia, Alabama; Roll: M593_15; Page: 188A; Image: 567; Family History Library Film: 545514.

    2. [S336345] A Conquering Spirit: Fort Mims and the Redstick War of 1813-1814, Gregory A. Waselkov, (Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 2006), 51.

    3. [S007856] 1850 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850), Census Place: Division 1, Baldwin, Alabama; Roll: M432_1; Page: 87A; Image: 280.
      Name: A McWeatherford
      [Alexander McGillivray Weatherford]
      Age: 30
      Birth Year: abt 1820
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Home in 1850: Division 1, Baldwin, Alabama, USA
      Gender: Male
      Family Number: 106

      A McWeatherford 30
      Eliza McWeatherford 27
      Mary E McWeatherford 7
      David A McWeatherford 5
      Percy W McWeatherford 2
      Susan McWeatherford 1
      Thomas J Forth 45
      Charles Durant 22

    4. [S014528] 1860 U.S. Federal Census - Slave Schedules, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004).

    5. [S014287] 1860 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860), Census Place: Baldwin, Alabama; Roll: M653_1; Page: 218; Family History Library Film: 803001.
      Name: Alex M G Weatherford
      Age: 40
      Birth Year: abt 1820
      Gender: Male
      Birth Place: Alabama
      Home in 1860: Baldwin, Alabama
      Family Number: 249

      Alex M G Weatherford 40
      Martha E Weatherford 18
      Mary E Weatherford 17
      Percy W Weatherford 13
      Susan A Weatherford 11
      Fred T Weatherford 9
      Levitia Weatherford 6
      Charles A Weatherford 3
      H R Foss 21

    6. [S013899] 1870 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1870), Census Place: Jack Springs, Escambia, Alabama; Roll: M593_15; Page: 188A; Family History Library Film: 545514.
      Name: Alleck Weatherford
      [Alexander Weatherford]
      Age in 1870: 55
      Birth Year: abt 1815
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Dwelling Number: 27
      Home in 1870: Jack Springs, Escambia, Alabama
      Race: Indian (Native American)
      Gender: Male
      Occupation: At Home
      Cannot Read: Y
      Cannot Write: Y
      Male Citizen Over 21: Y

      Alleck Weatherford 55
      Martha Weatherford 29

    7. [S014080] 1880 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880), ensus Place: Precinct 1, Austin, Texas; Roll: 1289; Family History Film: 1255289; Page: 479D; Enumeration District: 166.
      Name: A Weatherford
      Age: 61
      Birth Date: Abt 1819
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Home in 1880: Precinct 1, Austin, Texas, USA
      Dwelling Number: 29
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Martha Weatherford
      Father's Birthplace: Alabama
      Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
      Occupation: Farmer

      A Weatherford 61
      Martha Weatherford 35
      Willie Weatherford 18
      Walter Weatherford 16
      Oceola Weatherford 13
      Augustus Weatherford 11
      Leslie Weatherford 6
      Maud Weatherford 3
      John Weatherford 4/12

    8. [S336327] Mississippi Territory in the War of 1812, Eron Opha Rowland, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1968), vol. 4, 47.

    9. [S336386] Eastern Cherokee Applications of the U.S. Court of Claims, 1906-1909, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration ), NARA M1104., application of Mary Hadley Woods, #3390.

    10. [S038634] Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: Alabama Center for Health Statistics; Alabama Marriage Index, 1936-1969; Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Montgomery, Alabama; Dodd, Jordan R., et. al. Early American Marriages: Alabama to 1825, Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx; Hunting For Bears, comp. Alabama marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Many of these records were extracted from copies of the original records in microfilm, microfiche, or book format, located at the Family History Library; Dodd, Jordan R., comp. Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920.).

    11. [S036451] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Yates Publishing, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004).