David N. LANKFORD[1, 2, 3, 4]
Male 1822 - 1904


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  • Birth  Sep 1822  , Hall, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5
    • 1825, Georgia -> age 25 on 1850 census
      Tennessee -> daughter's Eastern Cherokee app.
      Sep 1822, Hall County, GA -> Heritage of Polk Co.
      Georgia -> reported on son's (Jesse) TN death index entry
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1850  Civil District 5, Polk, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • David Lankford (25) appeared as head of household. There was no occupation recorded. He was born in Georgia, and could not read or write. The household included "Popenelope" (18).

      He appeared next door to Wyatt Lankford (b. 1810). He may turn out to be Wyatt's brother.
    Associates  Wyatt Lankford 
    Residence  1851  Benton, Polk, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Military  1862  Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • "David was listed as 37 years old when he enlisted in the Confederate Army at Athens in 1862. He served in Co. H, 59th Tennessee Mounted Infantry (Cook's Regiment), 1st. (Eakin's) Battalion Infantry. While in the service, he was blinded in his left eye and lost vision in his right eye. He also could not speak above a whisper for about years. He was furloughed and sent home."
    Property  1887  , Polk, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • He purchased 10 acres of land.
    Military  1903  [2
    • "In 1903, he applied for a Confederate pension. He stated on the application that he had six children but none of them were able to help support him. He also stated that his wife was in bad health and was no longer able to take in laundry to help with their support. His attorney stated that David was in 'very bad condition' and any help would be thankfully received, but if David was not entitled to help, he didn't want it. The pension was denied because his Company was incorrectly stated on the application and officials were unable to verify his military service."
    Died  1904  [2
    Property  Aft 1904  , Polk, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • "After his death, his land was sold at public auction and the money was appropriated to his heirs, but it appears that only Newt, William, and Martha actually received their shares."
    Name  Dave Lankford 
    Notes 
    • David Lankford -> 1850 census
      David N. Lankford -> Heritage of Polk County

      His parents are reported as Abner and Letie Lankford in The Heritage of Polk County. Abner and Letie are further reported as the grandparents of David's daughter, Louisa, in her Eastern Cherokee app.
    Person ID  I2623  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified  28 Aug 2010 

    Father  Abner LANKFORD 
    Mother  Letie 
    Family ID  F875  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Penelope L. ARTHUR,   b. Abt 1832, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1880 
    Married  Y  [5
    Children 
     1. Jesse S. LANKFORD,   b. 6 Dec 1853, , Polk, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1915, Benton, Polk, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Martha LANKFORD,   b. Abt 1856
     3. Louisa LANKFORD,   b. 14 Mar 1857, Mt. Vernon, Monroe, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Augustus LANKFORD,   b. 1859,   d. 1909, , Morgan, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Caroline LANKFORD,   b. Abt 1860,   d. Bef 1870
     6. William LANKFORD,   b. Abt 1865
     7. David Newton LANKFORD,   b. 1868,   d. 1939
    Last Modified  12 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F872  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Mary Melinda STARKEY 
    Married  Bef 1880  [2
    Last Modified  12 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F882  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S581] 1850 U. S. Census, Polk County, Tennessee population schedule; digital images, Ancestry.com; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M432 (http://ancestry.com), roll 892; Fifth District, p. 479 (penned), p. 240 (stamped), dwelling 659, family 665, David Lankford; (Reliability: 3).
      http://tinyurl.com/yc2k5fj

    2. [S127] Polk County Tennessee Historical and Genealogical Society, The Heritage of Polk County, Tennessee 1839-1997 (Waynesville, NC: Walsworth Pub., 1997), Brooks, Wanda G. "515 David N. Lankford." p. 222-223. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S83] Records of the U.S. Court of Claims, Record Group 123, "Eastern Cherokee Applications of the U.S. Court of Claims, 1906-1909," database and images, Footnote.com; citing NARA M1104. (http://www.footnote.com), John Allgood, application no. 32339, rejected. (Reliability: 2).
      http://www.footnote.com/image/222709727/

    4. [S83] Records of the U.S. Court of Claims, Record Group 123, "Eastern Cherokee Applications of the U.S. Court of Claims, 1906-1909," database and images, Footnote.com; citing NARA M1104. (http://www.footnote.com), Louisa Stephens, application no. 32365, rejected. (Reliability: 3).
      http://tinyurl.com/y9ff9dc

    5. [S273] Tennessee "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/ : accessed ), ., 25 August 2010; entry for Jesse S. Lankford, 17 January 1915; FHL microfilm 1299643 (Reliability: 2).




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