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  • ID: I13
  • RIN: MH:I13
  • _UID: 563E6ECB9AE3B5F1870188B635394100
  • Name: Buckner Tatum
  • Given Name: Buckner
  • Surname: Tatum
  • Sex: M
  • Birth:
  • _UID: 563E6ECB9ACB45F1270188B635394100
  • RIN: MH:IF36 15 OCT 1803 in Rowan Co., Nc.
  • Death:
  • _UID: 563E6ECB9AD025F1370188B635394100
  • RIN: MH:IF37 21 OCT 1897 in Sharon, Barber Co., Ks.
  • Christening:
  • _UID: 563E6ECB9AD145F1470188B635394100
  • RIN: MH:IF38 Info From Julie Tatum Julietatum@aol.Com
  • Burial:
  • _UID: 563E6ECB9AD2A5F1570188B635394100
  • RIN: MH:IF39 Old Sharon Cemetery, Sharon, Barber Co., Ks.
  • IDNO: 2041
  • _UID: 563E6ECB9AD385F1670188B635394100
  • RIN: MH:IF40
  • RIN: MH:SC2 1
  • Note:
    GILMER CO., GA - CENSUS - 1850 Federal Census, Gilmer Co., GA

    5993 1007 TATUM, BUCKNER M 47 HH NC FARMER 550
    5994 1007 TATUM, BEHEAFUION F 34 NC
    5995 1007 TATUM, LANER J M 19 NC FARMER
    5996 1007 TATUM, AARON S M 17 NC FARMER
    5997 1007 TATUM, MARY L F 14 NC
    5998 1007 TATUM, THOMAS H M 9 NC
    5999 1007 TATUM, PETER M M 7 NC
    6000 1007 TATUM, ELIZABETH D F 4 NC
    6001 1007 TATUM, MARTHA F 1 GA

    1860 U.S. Census of Gilmer County, Ga.
    Image 86, ancestry.com

    Tatum, Buckner, 56 farmer, N.C.
    Bethlun 44, N.C.
    Elizabeth D., 21, N.C. Schoolteacher
    Thomas M. 18, N.C. farm hand
    Merkerson P., 14, N.C.
    Martha J. 11, Ga.
    Rebecca S. 7, Ga.
    James P. 5, Ga.
    Cicero M. 5, Ga.
    Victoriah C. 2, Ga.
    Note: In same house, Mary J. Thompson, 17, Ga. Next two houses were empty, in fact there were up to 4 empty houses per page in this county.

    1870 U.S. Census for Su division No. 55, Ellijay P.O. Gilmer Co., GA.
    Image 142 ancestry.com; Page 71

    Tatum, Bucker, 67, farming, N.C.
    Healtha?, 54, S.C.
    Martha 21, Ga.
    Rebecca 17, Ga.
    James P. 15, Ga.
    Cicero M. 15, Ga.
    Victoria E. 13, Ga.

    Buckner Tatum....The Heritage of Gilmer Co., Georgia
    source: Georgia Walsworth Publishing, 1998 page 383

    Buckner Tatum, of English descent, came to Gilmer Co. in 1836. He was born Oct. 3, 1803 in Ashe Co., North Carolina. Buckner's grandfather, George Tatum, born 1720 in Virginia, Married Lucretia Unknown. They had six children: John, Lawrence, James, Haley, Lucretia, and Jesse. Buckner's father, James Tatum was born in 1775 in Virginia and died 1830 in Ashe Co., North Carolina. He married Amy Sharp and had ten children: Sarah, Patsy, Elizabeth, George, Matthew, James, Tabitha, Joseph, Polly, and Buckner. On March 3, 1830 he married Behethlan Sheriff, of German descent, from North Carolina and had eleven children: Landrine, Aaron, Mary, Elizabeth, Thomas, Peter, Martha, Rebecca, James, Cicero, and Victoria. His son Landrine became a Baptist preacher, left Gilmer Co. and settled in Mo. Buckner's daughter, Rebecca, is buried in the old section of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Cemetery beside her first husband, Joseph M. Debord. She later married Jeff Cole. Buckner's daughter Mary, and a son Peter M. are also buried at Pleasant Hill. They have a brother/sister tombstone marker. Mary died in 1851 at age 15, peter died in 1861 at the age of 18. Buckner's son Cicero, is also buried at Pleasant Hill. Buckner died Oct. 21, 1897, but the whereabouts of his grave is unknown. (Note: His grave site is now known to be in Sharon Cemetery, Sharon, Kansas.) Cicero Mercer Tatum, my great grandfather, was born July 1, 1855 in Gilmer Co., Georgia and died Mar. 16, 1940 in Gilmer Co. He married Lillie Ivalee Poindexter on Feb. 9, 1873. Cicero was named after Mercer College at Penfield where his much older brothers, Landrine and Aaron went to the seminary. He had a twin brother named James Penfield Tatum, who died abt. 1888.

    Note: Names, birth and death dates for Buckner and Behethlen C. were taken from the tombstone at Sharon Cemetery, Sharon, Barber Co., Ks. on April 21, 2001.
    source: Gary L. Tharp, garyone@pldi.net

    A History of Watauga County:

    "A man named Byrd was the first to live there and his cabin was covered with shingles which were put on with wooden pins. The cabin and field around it are still called Byrd field. Nelson Grimsley also stayed in that cabin, and subsequent to the Civil War came Wayne Miller, after whom followed Thomas Stevens, only to be succeeded by the Greer family, who are there now! Thomas Isbell, of King's Creek, probably owned the Bald first, and then the Finley family. But, whoever owned the land, the people living around resented the pasturing of cattle there by non-resident owners. When W. S. Davis, who was born July 24, 1832, can just rememe
  • Change Date: 16 Nov 2002



    Father: James P. Tatum b: 1755 in Petersburg, Dinwiddie Co., Va.
    Mother: Amy Sharpe b: ABT 1761 in Petersburg, Dinwiddie Co., Va.

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