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  • ID: I414
  • Name: Zachariah Landrum
  • Sex: M
  • Note: The research of Frances Punchard McCullough in the 1960s confused two men named Zachariah Landrum. She thought the Revolutionary War Veteran was the grandson of Thomas Landrum and Mary Taliaferro, and the son of Samuel Landrum and Hannah Hawkins. This Zachariah Landrum was born about 1811 and died 02 May 1852 in Marengo County, Alabama. Zachariah Landrum, the Revolutionary War Veteran of Montgomery County, was the son of Joseph Landrum of Warren County, Georgia. This information came from Jack Landrum of Marietta, Georgia.
  • Birth: Abt 1766 in Warren County, Georgia, USA 1
  • Death: 19 Jul 1833 in Montgomery County, Texas, USA 2
  • Burial: Jul 1833 Montgomery County, Texas, USA
  • Note: The birth year on Zachariah Landrum's grave marker is not correct. The marker was placed in 1965 before his Request for Admission to Austin's Colony was found in the Texas General Land Office that firmly established his birth year. 3
  • ADDR:
    , Texas USA
  • CITY:
  • STAE: Texas
  • POST:
  • CTRY: USA
  • Event: Land Grant 23 Jul 1784 Franklin County, Georgia, USA
  • Note: Zachariah Landrum petitions for a land grant in Franklin County (no date). He is granted 250 acres by Col. Jas. Jackson (warrant No. 6.). 4 5 6 7 8
  • Event: Land Grant 1804 Washington County, Alabama, USA
  • Note: Zachariah Landrum claims a right of pre-emption (which is granted) of 114 acres on the west side of the Tombigbee river on the waters of Laura's creek, Washington County, Mississippi Territory (later Alabama). 9
  • Event: Residence between 1804 and Jan 1830 Washington County, Alabama, USA 9 10 1 11 12 13 14
  • Immigration: from Alabama to the Mexican province of Texas 20 Jan 1830
  • Note: He immigrated with his wife Letitia, children William, John, and Sarah and their families. They arrived on 20 Jan 1830. 15 1
  • Census: Austin "Register of Families" Census 1830 Austin's Colony, Texas, Mexico
  • Note: Zacariah (sic) Landrum is listed as head of household, 64 years old, married, from Alabama, arrived in Jan 1830, 2 total souls. 1 16
  • Event: Occupation 1830 Austin's Colony, Texas, Mexico 1
  • Event: Land Grant 10 Apr 1831 Montgomery County, Texas, USA
  • Note: Zachariah Landrum applied to enter Stephen F. Austin's colony in the Town of Austin on 27 May 1830. He states that he is 64 years old, his wife is Lettuce who is 54 years old, and he arrived in Texas 20 Jan 1830. He is granted one league of land in what would become Montgomery County, Texas. 15 17 18
  • Event: Land Survey Montgomery County, Texas, USA
  • Note: Land survey for the one league grant on 10 Apr 1831. 19
  • Event: Will 11 Jul 1833 Montgomery County, Texas, USA
  • Note: The will lists his wife as Letitia. Children explicitly listed are John and William. Children implicitly listed are Sarah (by husband William M. Rankin), Catherine (by husband Jeremiah Worsham), and Elizabeth (by husband John Springer). 2 20



    Father: Joseph Landrum Sr. b: Abt 1730 in Orange County, Virginia, USA
    Mother: Mary

    Marriage 1 Letitia Tine b: Abt 1776 in Georgia, USA
    • Married: 2 15 1 Abt 1797
    Children
    1. Has Children Sarah Landrum b: Abt 1798 in Georgia, USA
    2. Has Children Catherine Landrum b: 23 Sep 1799 in Georgia, USA
    3. Has No Children John Landrum b: Abt 1801 in Georgia, USA
    4. Has No Children William Landrum b: 1804/5
    5. Has No Children Elizabeth Landrum b: Abt 1810

    Sources:
    1. Title: Texas State Archives: Austin's Register of Families, 1830
      Page: Volume 1, Pages 73-74
    2. Title: Minutes of the Probate Court of Montgomery County, Texas
      Page: Book A, Pages 222-223 (Zachariah Landrum will and probate)
    3. Title: Montgomery County, Texas Cemeteries, Volume 6
      Page: Page 149
    4. Title: Georgia State Archives
      Page: Petition of Zachariah Landrum for land grant
    5. Title: Georgia State Archives
      Page: Land grant to Zachariah Landrum
    6. Title: Georgia's Roster of the Revolution
      Author: Knight, Lucian Lamar
      Publication: Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1967
      Page: Page 114
    7. Title: Georgia Revolutionary Bounty Land Records, 1783-1785
      Author: O'Kelley, Nicole M. and Mary Bondurant Warren
      Publication: Heritage Papers, 1992
      Page: Page 160
    8. Title: Georgia Revolutionary Bounty Land Records, 1783-1785
      Author: O'Kelley, Nicole M. and Mary Bondurant Warren
      Publication: Heritage Papers, 1992
      Page: Page 234
    9. Title: American State Papers, Volume 1
      Publication: Gales and Seaton, Washington, 1832
      Page: Pages 733-734, 797
    10. Title: The Territorial Papers of the United States, Volume V, Mississippi Territory, 1798-1817
      Author: Carter, Clarence Edwin
      Publication: United States Government Printing Office, Washington, 1937
      Page: Pages 442-443
    11. Title: The Territorial Papers of the United States, Volume XVIII, Alabama Territory, 1817-1819
      Author: Carter, Clarence Edwin
      Publication: United States Government Printing Office, Washington, 1952
      Page: Pages 192-198 (skipping signers on pages 196-197)
    12. Title: Records of Washington County, Alabama
      Author: Waddell, Barbara and Doris Brown
      Publication: 1988
      Page: Page 3, Washington County, Mississippi Territory 1808 Census
    13. Title: Records of Washington County, Alabama
      Author: Waddell, Barbara and Doris Brown
      Publication: 1988
      Page: Page 4, Washington County, Mississippi Territory 1810 Census
    14. Title: Records of Washington County, Alabama
      Author: Waddell, Barbara and Doris Brown
      Publication: 1988
      Page: Page 10, Washington County, Mississippi Territory 1816 Census
    15. Title: Texas State Archives: Records of the Texas General Land Office. Spanish Collection
      Page: Zachariah Landrum Request for Admission to Austin's Colony, Box 26, Folder 64
    16. Title: 1830 Citizens of Texas
      Author: White, Gifford
      Publication: Eakin Press, Austin, Texas
      Page: Page 28, Austin's "Register of Families"
    17. Title: Texas State Archives: Records of the Texas General Land Office. Spanish Collection
      Page: Zachariah Landrum Land Title, Box 9, Folder 19
    18. Title: Montgomery County, Texas Deed Records
      Page: Volume C, Pages 155-157
    19. Title: Texas State Archives: Records of the Texas General Land Office. Spanish Collection
      Page: Zachariah Landrum Land Survey, Field Notes Book 6, Page 408
    20. Title: Montgomery County, Texas Probate Records, Black Box Documents, 1867-1885, Volume 4
      Publication: Montgomery County Genealogical and Historical Society, Inc., Conroe, Texas, 1988
      Page: Pages 51-52

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