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Family of William O. MILAM (3) & Mary LOWERY

5. J. Wilham MILAM. Born about 1818 in Tennessee. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1860. Alias/AKA: "J.W.".

J. Wilham married Tabitha. Born about 1824 in Tennessee. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1860.

They had the following children:
i. Sarena F.. Born about 1843.

ii. Lanna. Born about 1844. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1860.

10 iii. Lucinda Eveline (1850-1929)
11 iv. Rachel L. (1852-1939)
v. Mary A.. Born about 1856. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1860.

vi. Frances. Born about 1859. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1860.


6. James Henderson MILAM. Born on 16 Feb 1819 in Alabama. At the age of 82, James Henderson died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 8 Jul 1901. Buried in Jul 1901 in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in 19th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1870.

James Henderson Milam was living in First District Henderson County, 1860 Census.

James Henderson first married Catherine D. WILLIAMS. Born on 14 Jan 1827 in North Carolina. At the age of 52, Catherine D. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 13 Mar 1879. Buried in 1879 in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. Marcella E.. Born on 2 Dec 1845 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 39, Marcella E. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 20 Oct 1885. Buried in 1885 in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

12 ii. Madison Hartwell (1847-1917)
13 iii. John Henderson (1851-1930)
iv. Rufus Alonzo. Born on 7 Oct 1852 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 3, Rufus Alonzo died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 19 Aug 1856. Buried in Aug 1856 in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

14 v. Nancy Ann (1855-1933)
vi. Thomas Hill. Born on 26 Nov 1857 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 61, Thomas Hill died on 3 Aug 1919. Buried in Aug 1919 in Mount Ararat Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

vii. Lou Cordelia. Born on 22 May 1859 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 1, Lou Cordelia died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 10 Sep 1860. Buried in 1860 in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.


James Henderson second married Serina Adline TEAGUE, daughter of Jehu TEAGUE & Frances Ann FULLER. Born on 8 Apr 1847 in Henderson County, Tennessee.

7. Nancy Jane MILAM. Born on 15 Dec 1822 in Tennessee. At the age of 61, Nancy Jane died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 15 Jun 1884. Buried in Jun 1884 in Rock Springs Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in House 157, 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880. Religion: Rock Springs Methodist Church, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Member in good standing as of 1850, Rock Springs Methodist Church, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Nancy Jane married William Abel DOUGLAS, son of James DOUGLAS ( 1780-1821) & Nancy JOHNSON ( 1793-1862). Born in 1818 in North Carolina. At the age of 91, William Abel died in Tennessee in 1909. Buried in 1909 in Rock Springs Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in House 144, 10th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1860. Resided in House 157, 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880.

According to information provided on a veteran's survey by William A. Douglas, Junior in about 1914, he provided the following information on his father William A. Douglas, Senior. He owned of 15 slaves as well as farmed 400 acres. His house consisted of two log rooms. He plowed, made shoes, bottomed chairs, was a blacksmith, and ran a grist mill using horsepower. His mother, Polly cooked, spun wool, weaved, milked, and churned.

Member in good standing as of 1850, Rock Springs Methodist Church, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Obituary: A Citizen of Henderson County: Esq. W.A. Douglass, a pioneer settler of Henderson County passed away last Saturday morning the 22nd, at 6 o'clock at his home in the 8th District about 13 miles north of Lexington, at the age of 91 years--in fact we are informed that his death occurred on the 91st day of his birth. Esq. Douglass at an early age came from the good state of North Carolina and for considerably more than half a century has been among the well-known, hard-working substantial citizens of the northern part of this county. He leaves one son and two or more daughters, besides a host of relatives and many friends who pay tribute to his memory as an honest and honorable man. Esq. Douglass was a Republican in politics and a life-long member of the Methodist Church at Rock Springs.

They had the following children:
15 i. James Leonard (1840-)
16 ii. Susan L. (1840-1922)
iii. Josephine. Born in 1842.

17 iv. William Alexander (1843-1930)
v. Gustina Quintine. Born in 1846. At the age of 74, Gustina Quintine died in 1920. Buried in 1920 in Rock Springs Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in House 939, 10th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1860. Resided in House 157, 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880. Alias/AKA: "Quintiny".

vi. Nancy M.. Born on 22 Jan 1847 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 19, Nancy M. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 4 Apr 1866. Buried in 1866 in Rock Springs Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

18 vii. Frances Ellen (1848-1926)
viii. Malvina C.. Born on 16 Nov 1849. Malvina C. died on 11 Oct 1850. Buried in 1850 in Rock Springs Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

ix. Henry Clay. Born on 24 Feb 1851 in Tennessee. At the age of 11, Henry Clay died on 11 Mar 1862. Buried in 1862 in Rock Springs Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.


8. Louis M. MILAM. Born on 11 Aug 1830 in Tennessee. At the age of 85, Louis M. died on 12 Nov 1915. Buried in Nov 1915 in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in 11th District, Henderson County, Tennessee, in 1860 in 1860.

about 1850 when Louis M. was 19, he married Elizabeth, in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 16 Jul 1831 in Tennessee. At the age of 91, Elizabeth died on 19 Dec 1922. Buried in Dec 1922 in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. M.E.. Born about 1852.

ii. S.L.T.. Born about 1855.

19 iii. W.B.B. (1859-1917)
iv. S.F.M.. Born on 22 Jun 1862. At the age of 65, S.F.M. died on 19 Sep 1927.


9. Joseph Archibald MILAM. Born in 1840 in Tennessee. Resided in Living with father in 14th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1860. Resided in District 14, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1870. Alias/AKA: "Joe".

In 1858 when Joseph Archibald was 18, he married Mary DEERE, in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born about 1845 in Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. Nancy A.. Born about 1859 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in 14th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1860.

Nancy A. married SNIDER.

ii. Emerson E.. Born on 15 Jul 1860.

20 iii. Rebecca ( 1864-)
iv. Martha F.. Born about 1865.

v. Levenia. Born in 1867 in Tennessee.

21 vi. William Rufus (1870-1960)
vii. R. Frank. Born about 1872. Buried in New Liberty Church Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in Arkansas.

Never Married

22 viii. Rufus Lafayette (1873-1954)
23 ix. Felix Green (1875-1957)

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