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Subject: [CENSUS-CHAT-L] People Living in Fayette County, Alabama Prior to the Civil War
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 1999 14:31:16 EDT


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

McCAIN, Hance - One of the earliest settlers and there was a voting
precinct establisehd at his house in 1828. McCAIN, B. F. - Second
generation settler. McCALEB, Andrew - County Commissioner 1859-1869.
McCALEB, John- Sheriff 1865. McCALEB, John Taylor - County Commissioner
1867. McCLUNG, Meek - Original settler living in Fayetteville in 1838.
McCLURE, Benjamin F. - Born in Fayette County in 1839. He was a farmer and
served in Company F 13th Alabama Battalion of Calvary 1862-1865. See
"Memorial Records of Alabama" at Fayette Library. McCLURE, James W. -
Constable 1845. McCLURE, John - A "primitive settler". McCLURE,
Joseph - County Commissioner1855-1856. McCOLLUM, James A. -
Representative 1830-1832. McCOLLUM, James K. - Representative 1849-1852.
He had been defeated for the Senate in 1834. He owned and operated mill. Died
1872. McCOLLOUGH, Samuel - Hist home was an election precinct in 1840.
McCOLLOUGH, Noble A. - Constable 1847. McCOLLOUGH, William M. - County
Commissioner 1861-1865. McCONNELL, John - Entered land in Fayette County
in 1826. Appointed County Court Judge in 1827-1829. McCONNELL, Thomas
Posey - Representative 1855-1856. McCRACKEN, J. T. - County Commissioner
1867-1868. McCULLOUGH, H. I. - Constable 1847. McDANIEL, Brittan -
"Marriage to Nancy COLLINS legalized" in 1844. McGEE, Peter - Justice of
Peace 1862. County Commissioner 1866-1867. MADISON, Green B. - Born in
Fayette County in 1845. Enlisted in U.S.A. Army in Fayette on 25 Sept 1863.
M.O. 28 Sept 1864 in Rome, GA. MADISON, James K. - Born in Fayette County
in 1844. Enlisted in the U.S.A. Army in Fayette on 25 Sept 1863. M.O. at
Rome, GA on 29 Sept 1864. MALONE, William - Charter member of Harmony
Church 1861. MARCHLANDS, Elijah - 1840-1843 Representative. 1843-1844
Senator. MARRAST, Jennings F. - A lawyer of French descent. Justice of
Peace 1846-1847. "With high standing at the bar in 1840's. In 1844, he was
made assistant secretary of the Legislature." See "Fayette's Picturesque
Personalities" at Fayette library. MARRAST, Dr. John - A relative of J.F.
MARRAST. A whig and a delegate to the Whig Convention in Tuscaloosa in 1840.
Family later moved to Lowndes Co. then to Mobile Co. See "Fayette's
Picturesque Personalities" at Fayette library. MARSH, William E. -
Justice of Peace 1845-1847. MASSEY, William - Convicted for "an assault
and batter on the body of one John HICKMAN in 1847. MATHER, Nancy -
Charter member of Union Church in Webster's beat in 1825. MATTOX, Henry
P. - Born in Fayette County in 1806. Enlisted in Union Army 29 Jan 1864, died
10 May 1864 at Memphis of measles. MAY, James H. - Original settler
living in Fayetteville in 1838. He was a charge customer at Burr Wilson's
store in 1838. MAY, Thomas - One of the very early settlers. He was a
Revolutionary soldier but he was not eligible for pension because his service
was not military. He was a charge customer at Burr Wilson's store in 1836.
MEEKS, Mark - Sheriff 1825-1828 & 1832-1837 (approx.). Both tax assessor and
tax collector in 1832. He ran for the Senate in 1834, but was defeated. He
soon moved to Mississippi and died shortly thereafter. MERCHANT, William
M. - Constable 1847. MERRITT, John - Constable 1844-1845. MERTON,
James B. - Register in Chancery Court 1850. MICHELL, Burrell - Constable
1849. MIDDLETON, James - Came from Georgia to Fayette Co., Al about 1834.
he was a school teacher and became Fayette County's first Supt. of Education
in 1856. He was the Representative in 1861-1862 and Senator 1862-1863. Supt.
of Education in 1870-?. MILCALF (?), Catherine - Charter member Harmony
Church in Lee Beat in 1861. MILES, Woodruff - He was in charge of
enlisting men for the U.S.A. Army in Fayette & Marion Counties. MIZELL,
R.C. - Confederate soldier - Tax assessor 1864. MOLLOY, Thomas -
Representative in 1855. Free Will Baptist Preacher. MONROE, Thomas A. -
Tax Collector 1865. MORDECAI, Isaac R. - In jail in 1847. MONTGOMERY,
James B. - Justice of Peace 1848. MONTGOMERY, James M. - Juror in Kirby
trial in 1860. MONTGOMERY, John - Justice of Peace 1844. MONTGOMERY,
Thomas P. - Justice of Peace 1847. MONTGOMERY, Willis W. - Justice of
Peace 1862. County Commissioner 1864-65. MONTGOMERY, William F. -
Constable 1846. MOORE, Arthur - County Commissioner 1855-1858. MOORE,
Henry - came from Ireland and entered land in this area in 1820 and built a
house jsut off the present Bluff road. MOORE, James - Senator in
1827-1828. "He was of medium talent but he was a well-to-do farmer and highly
respected." MOORE, James H. - Son of Henry MOORE and was postmaster in
1851. MOORE, John - Charter member of Harmony Church in Lee Beat, in
1861. MOORE, John C. - Appointed County Treasurer 1844; Clerk of County
Court 1845; County Court Judge 1847; Elected Probate Judge 1850-1854; Clerk
of Circuit Court 1866; Notary Public in Fayetteville 1865 & 1869. MOORE,
John G. - Born in 1839 in Fayette County. Enlisted in Union Army in Corinth,
MS for 3 year, 16 Dec 1863. M.O. at Camp Chase, Ohio. MOORE, John M. -
Original settler living in Fayetteville in 1838. MOORE, John W. - Justice
of Peace 1862. MOORE, Nancy - Charter member of Harmony Church in 1861 in
Lee Beat. MOORE, Robert J. - Circuit Court Clerk 1833. MOORE, William
- Original settler living in Fayetteville in 1838. MORELAND, Elias -
Justice of Peace 1844-1845. MORGAN, John - Revolutionary soldier, living
in Fayette County in 1834 when he was aged 71. He was a private in the N.C.
Militia and his annual pension was $60. MORRIS, James M. - Justice of
Peace 1844. Representative 1843-1844. Later moved to Tennessee. MORRIS,
D.L. - Justice of Peace 1844. MORROW, David - Original settler living in
Fayetteville in 1838. MORROW, James M. - Original settler living in
Fayetteville in 1838. He was a trustee for the "Fayetteville Male and Female
Academy". Justice of Peace in 1844 and was appointed tax assessor also. He
became sheriff in 1846 and consequently the jailer in 1847. MORROW,
Robert J. - Merchant, appointed clerk of the Circuit Court in 1833. He was
Representative 1838-1839. He was Justice of Peace in 1844 and also in 1849.
He later moved to Tennessee. "He was the best educated young man in the
County. He was a fine speaker - but alas! King alcohol asserted his power
over him." MORROW, Samuel - Revolutionary soldier, resident of Fayette
County in 1840 when he was aged 88. He was a private in the SC Continental
Line and his annual allowance was $45.77. MORROW, Samuel P. - Sheriff
1865, but resigned to move to Mississippi. MORTON, James B. - Original
settler living in Fayetteville in 1838. He was appointed Clerk of County
court in 1833 and was Clerk of County Court in 1844, also, the result of an
election. Circuit Court Clerk 1845. County Court Judge 1847-1848. Register in
Chancery Court in 1850. MORTON, William - Justice of Peace 1844.
MOXLEY, Austin S. - Justice of Peace 1846-1847. MURDOCK, Abraham - One
of the three incorporators of the "Hale & Murdock Iron Co." 1862. MURRAY,
Aunt Polly - Lives in "hewd-log house" built circa 1828. MURRAY, James L.
- County Treasurer 1848. MURRAY, Nancy E. - Divorced from Alfred DERBY in
1866. MURRAY, Richard I. - A "Primitive Settler". MURRAY, William P.
- Justice of Peace 1845. Clerk of Circuit Court?

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