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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Thomas Folsom

Male Abt 1815 - 1877  (~ 62 years)


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  • Name Thomas Folsom 
    Born Abt 1815  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Possessions 20 Oct 1825  Jackson County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Acres: 40.21; Meridian: Tallahassee; State: Florida; County: Jackson; Township: 3-N; Range: 9-W; Section: 9; Accession Number: FL0100__.384 
    Residence 1830  Lowndes County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    "Lowndes County was established by an act passed by the Georgia legislature on December 23, 1825. It was formed out of the 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 15th, and 16th land districts of Irwin County, Georgia. The county was named for William Jones Lowndes (1782-1822), a prominent South Carolina lawyer and Congressman whose father, South Carolina Governor Rawlins Lowndes, had been a Revolutionary War leader. The Coffee Road was the first route through the area of Lowndes County and opened up the area to white settlers."
     
    Residence 1840  Lowndes County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 13 Nov 1877  Brooks County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I6265  Dickinson
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2014 

    Family Queen Victoria Williams,   b. 8 Oct 1836, Pike County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1919, Brooks County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1863  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Children 
     1. Annie May Folsom,   b. 08 Oct 1863, Brooks County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1909  (Age 45 years)
     2. Frances Folsom,   b. Abt 1866, Brooks County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Georgia Virginia Folsom,   b. 09 Apr 1869, Brooks County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Willie Myrtie Folsom,   b. 20 Sep 1873, Brooks County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1951, Tallahassee, Leon, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Cornelia Folsom,   b. Abt 1877, Brooks County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2011 
    Family ID F1673  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - Acres: 40.21; Meridian: Tallahassee; State: Florida; County: Jackson; Township: 3-N; Range: 9-W; Section: 9; Accession Number: FL0100__.384 - 20 Oct 1825 - Jackson County, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - "Lowndes County was established by an act passed by the Georgia legislature on December 23, 1825. It was formed out of the 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 15th, and 16th land districts of Irwin County, Georgia. The county was named for William Jones Lowndes (1782-1822), a prominent South Carolina lawyer and Congressman whose father, South Carolina Governor Rawlins Lowndes, had been a Revolutionary War leader. The Coffee Road was the first route through the area of Lowndes County and opened up the area to white settlers." - 1830 - Lowndes County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1840 - Lowndes County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Nov 1877 - Brooks County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S013899] 1870 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1870), Census Place: , Brooks, Georgia; Roll: M593_137; Page: 27A; Image: 57; Family History Library Film: 545636.

    2. [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/.

    3. [S014596] 1830 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration), Census Place: Lowndes, Georgia; Series: M19; Roll: 19; Page: 81; Family History Library Film: 0007039, 4 Dec 1014.
      Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1

      Slaves - Males - Under 10: 1
      Slaves - Females - Under 10: 2
      Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23: 1
      Slaves - Females - 24 thru 35: 1

      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
      Total Free White Persons: 2
      Total Slaves: 5
      Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 7

    4. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), "Lowndes County, Georgia," http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lowndes_County,_Georgia.

    5. [S022760] 1840 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administratio, 1840n), Census Place: , Lowndes, Georgia; Roll: 45; Page: 247; Image: 507; Family History Library Film: 0007045, 4 Dec 2014.
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1

      Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1

      Slaves - Males - Under 10: 1
      Slaves - Males - 10 thru 23: 3
      Slaves - Females - Under 10: 2
      Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23: 1
      Slaves - Females - 36 thru 54: 1

      Persons Employed in Agriculture: 4
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 6
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
      Total Free White Persons: 8
      Total Slaves: 8
      Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 16

    6. [S336350] Genealogy of the Folsom family : a revised and extended edition, including English records 1638-1938, Folsom, Elizabeth Knowles, (Rutland, Vermont.: Tuttle, 1938), vol. 2, 900.

    7. [S012032] Georgia Marriages, 1699-1944, Hunting For Bears, comp., (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004).

    8. [S336350] Genealogy of the Folsom family : a revised and extended edition, including English records 1638-1938, Folsom, Elizabeth Knowles, (Rutland, Vermont.: Tuttle, 1938), vol. 2, 900.
      Gives the marriage date as 08 Jan 1863.