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Subject: [CENSUS-CHAT-L] People Living in Fayette County, Alabama Prior to the Civil War
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 1999 14:20:31 EDT


People Living in Fayette County, Alabama Prior to the Civil War

CAMPBELL, A Lemuel - Listed in 1840 Census and in Howton papers of 1839 -
Shop keeper.
CAMPBELL, William B. - Constable 1846.
CANNON, Issaac- Granted land in 1827. Lived in Ridge beat in 1864 and land
assessed in O.B. (old book which was burned).
CAPLES, James A. - Charter member Harmony Church (Lee Beat) 1861.
CAPLES, Myrma - Charter member Harmony Church (Lee Beat) 1861.
CAPLES, Littleton - Constable 1846-1848.
CAPLES, Samuel - Operated saloon in 1831.
CAPLES, William - Original settler living in Fayetteville in 1838.
CAPLES, W. M. - Charter member Harmony Church (Lee Beat) 1861
CAST, John - Charter member Union Church (Webster's Beat) 1825.
CARPENTER, Hamm - 1825. In charge of raising troops for the Confederacy.
Captured by Tories and killed.
CAVANAUGH, Nicholas - Voting precinct established at his house in 1824.
CHANEY, John - b. Fayette county 1821 - Mustered in U.S.A. Army 27 Dec 1863
for three years, in Corinth M.O. 20 Oct 1865 in Huntsville.
CHILDRETH, C. D. - Tax Assessor, 1845.
CLEMENTS, William - Constable 1837.
CLEVELAND, Joseph - Listed in Howton papers of 1833
CLIFTON, G. D. - Original settler living in Fayetteville in 1838.
CLIFTON, John S. - Appointed "Supt. of Public Works" to oversee county
convicts at the brick kilns for 1867. Court house J.P. 1865.
CLIFTON, William - Voting precinct establisehd at home in 1848.
CLON, John B. - Constable 1862.
COBB, Alexander - Cobb came from North Alabama to Fayette in 1844. In 1846
he was the county tax assessor and was also the Circuit Court Clerk. He
became a merchant and shopkeeper in 1849. In the 1850's, he moved to
Mississippi, but returned after several years. He was the County's
Representative from 1861-1866.
COBB, Wilson - Representative 1839-1841. He ran for reelection in 1841 but
was defeated. "The week before election, going form one precinct to another;
riding along the road, a big limb from a dead tree fell and killed him
instantly."
COBB, William - "Shall be a liner betwen counties of Fayette and Walker."
1845
COCK, Jeremiah D. - Born in Fayette County in 1846. Enlisted in U.S.A. Army
20 Jan 1863, for 1 year, M.O. 6 Feb 1864 in Memphis.
COCHRAN, James M. - Coroner 1844. The county paid him $18.25 for making
election return to member of Congress in 1836
COCHRAN, John - Original settler living in Fayetteville in 1838
COGGIN, Daniel - Lawyer- came from Tennessee to Fayette C.H. about 1845.
Senator 1847-1852. Died 1852. COKER, William - Listedin 1840 census and
Howton papers.
COLE, Josiah W. - Constable 1845
COLE, Richard - Justice of Peace - 1847.
COLE, William D. - Justice of Peace - 1862
COLEs, Intermarried with FILEs, RICEs, FREEMANs and LEEs
COLEMAN, A. J. - Representative 1849-1852 & 1857-1861; Senator 1861-1864.
COLLINS, George J. - Justice of Peace 1862-1865.
COLLINS, H. C. - Original settler living in Fayetteville 1838.
COLLINS, James T. - Justice of Peace 1862.
COLLINS, Col. John W. - "Lives in house built by 'Uncle' Joe Smith." He was
Justice of Peace in 1862 and was County Commissioner 1879-1891.
COLLINS, Richard - Constable 1844.
COLLINS, Nancy - marriage to B. McDANIEL legalized 1844.
COLLINS, Neverson C. - marriage to Elizabeth B. WINSTEAD legalized 1845.
COOK, Reuben - Voting precinct at home 1828. Revolutionary soldier, a
private in NC militia. He resided in Fayette Co. in 1840 aged 80 with annual
pension of $36.66
COOK, Samuel - Constable 1847.
COOPER, Isiah - Justice of Peace year? County Commissioner 1857-1858,
COOPER, John R. - Justice of Peace 1862.
COTTON, James H. - Born in Fayette Co. 1833 d. 1864. Enlisted in U.S.A. Army
on the 16th of Dec 1863 for 3 years; however, he died 27 Jan 1864 in Memphis
with the measles.
COWDEN, Captain - "Lives in handsome county residence new in process of
construction."
CROSSNO, Jacob - Constable 1847
CROWLEY, James, Original settler living in Fayetteville in 1838.
DARDEN, Sampson H. - County Commissioner 1856-1857 & 1872-1879.
DAVIS, Alvis - b. 1801 NC d. 1875 Fayette Co. - County Commissioner 1837.
Trustee in Fayetteville "Male and Female Academy" 1838. Representative
1844-1848. Original settler in Fayetteville in 1838. Listed in 1830 Census
and Howton papers of 1837. (See Newell Fayette county History at Fayette
Library.)
DAVIS, F. O. - Juror in Kirby trial in 1860
DAVIS, George - "Shall be a liner between counties of Fayette and Walker"
1845.
DAVIS, John - Listed 1830 census and Howton papers of 1839.
DAVIS, John H. - Justice of Peace 1848.
DAVIS, John M. - Constable 1847.
DAVIS, Matthew - Listed in 1840 Census and in Howton papers of 1844. Tax
Collector 1840-1844.
DAVIS, Thomas - Constable 1844 & 1848.
DAVIDSON, John W.- He gave A. HOWTON a receipt for "forty two and forty
cents" for six hogs in 1835.
DAWSON, Hiram S. - Listed in 1840 Census. Contibuted $1.00 to bridge fund in
1837.
DEASON, James M. - Justice of Peace - year?
DELK, Matthew - Paid $15.00 for "victualing" I.R. MORDECAI who was confined
in jail 1847. Jailer 1849.
DENMAN, M. W. - Constable 1862.
DENNIS, Benjamin - Original settler living in Fayetteville in 1838.
DENNIS, William T. - County paid him $15.25 for making election returns to
members of congress in 1836.
DERBY, Alfred - "In the event Alfred DERBY and Nancy E. MURRAY shall
hereafter marry, neither of them shall incur any of the pains and penalties
of the law against bigamy; and the marriage of either of them shall be valid:
The States' Act of Divorce in 1866.
DOBBS, John - Constable 1844.
DOBBINS, Joseph C. - Justice of Peace 1845-1847.
DODSON, Enoch - Justice of Peace 1844-1847.
DODSON, James M. - Justice of Peace 1862-1869 Town Beat.
DODSON, Nimrod - Pastor Fayetteville Baptist Church sometime between
1850-1871.
DODSON, R.T.N. - Justice of Peace 1847. Supt. of Education 1867.
DODSON, William - Original settler living in Fayetteville in 1838.
DOWING, M.L. - Listed in Howton papers of 1836.
DOWNS, ___ Mrs. - lives in old house 13 miles South of Court House.
DUNCAN, Casinder - Charter member Harmony Church (Lee Beat) 1861.
DUNCAN, Davis - Charter member Harmony Church (Lee Beat) 1861.
DUNCAN, Jasper - Charter member Harmony Church (Lee Beat) 1861. DUNCAN,
Lucy - Charter member Harmony Church (Lee Beat) 1861.
DUNCAN, Ray - Justice of Peace - year?
DUGGAR, ______ - one of first family settlers.
DUDLEY, Jerome B. - Constable 1846.
DUMAS, Lawrence W. - Hist store house was an election precinct in 1837.

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