James Young HEMPHILL

James Young HEMPHILL[1, 2, 3]

Male 1835 - 1890  (55 years)

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  • Name James Young HEMPHILL 
    Born 31 Jul 1835  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  , McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • James Y. (15) appears in the household of Thos. M. Hemphill (53). He was born in North Carolina and had attended school during the year.

      Other household members include Margaret (50), Benj. (21), Sarah (17), Martha M (13), Rebecca (10), and William P (7).
    Census 1860  Georgia Militia District 825, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • James Hemphill (25) appears in the household of Benjamin Hemphill (32). He was a farm laborer. He had no real estate and had a personal estate valued at $550. He was born in North Carolina. He was married during the year.

      The household includes Martha E. (28), Mary J. (4), Elizabeth (2 weeks), and Rhoda (20).
    Military From 1863 to 1865  Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • He served in the Home Guard, 60th N. C. Regiment, Company A. He was present when the company surrendered at Asheville, N. C. about May 1865. He served in J. S. Brown's Company, under General McElroy.
    Property May 1866  Spring Place, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    IRS Tax Assessment 
    Residence 2 Jul 1867  Georgia Militia District 825, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • On 2 July 1867, James Y. Hemphill swore an oath of allegiance to the United States and that he had resided in Georgia for the last 12 months.
    Property 1869  Georgia Militia District 825, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    property tax 
    • name: J. Y. Hemphill
      number of polls: 1
      own children between ages of 6 and 18: 2
      total number of acres of land: 200
      -Number, District, Section:
      -88, 8, 9
      -97, 8, 9
      -54, 8, 9
      aggregate values of land: 1,200
      value of all other property: 275
      aggregate value of whole property: 1,475
      value after deducting $200: 1,275
      amount of tax: 1.00
    Census 1870  Georgia Militia District 825, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • James Hemphill (36) appeared as head of household. He was a farmer with real estate valued at $1200 and a personal estate valued at $500. He was born in North Carolina. He was a citizen of the U. S. The household included Mary E. (27), Thomas (9), Rhoda (6), and Walter (1).

      Ben Hemphill (James' half-brother) appeared one household down.
    Misc 6 Feb 1877  Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • J. Y. was appointed by the Grand Jury to Murray County's first Board of Education.
    Census 1880  Ball Ground District, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Died 17 Aug 1890  Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    • 17 Aug 1890 -> headstone
    Misc 6 Oct 1890  Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    A guardianship bond was filed on behalf of his "orphans" 
    Notes 
    Person ID I1548  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2014 

    Father Thomas Mcentire HEMPHILL,   b. 9 Jul 1796, Old Fort, Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1874, Old Fort, McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Margaret HEMPHILL,   b. 30 Oct 1799, Dysartsville , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1862, Old Fort, McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married Abt 1830  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F21  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Rhoda Jane MCENTIRE,   b. 2 Jun 1839, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1864  (Age 25 years) 
    Married 18 Aug 1859  Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 16
    Children 
    +1. Thomas M. HEMPHILL,   b. 13 Dec 1860, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1918  (Age 57 years)
     2. Rhoda J HEMPHILL,   b. 23 Jun 1864, , , North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1881  (Age 17 years)
     3. Maggie HEMPHILL,   b. 23 Jun 1864,   d. 15 Aug 1864  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F24  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary Elizabeth MCENTIRE,   b. 23 Feb 1841, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1921, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 10 Sep 1867  Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • 10 Sep 1867; Murray Co, GA -> marriage license
    Children 
    +1. Walter Patton HEMPHILL,   b. 12 Oct 1868, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1930, Oglethorpe, Macon, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    +2. Kate Young HEMPHILL,   b. 21 Oct 1870, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1949  (Age 78 years)
     3. Annie G. HEMPHILL,   b. 13 Nov 1872, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1936  (Age 63 years)
     4. Mary Emma HEMPHILL,   b. 6 Jan 1876,   d. 30 Jun 1877  (Age 1 years)
    +5. James Alexander HEMPHILL,   b. 19 Apr 1879, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1936, probably Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     6. Judson Clements HEMPHILL,   b. 6 Nov 1880,   d. 5 Mar 1882  (Age 1 years)
    Photos
    James Young Hemphill and Mary Elizabeth (McEntire) Hemphill
    James Young Hemphill and Mary Elizabeth (McEntire) Hemphill
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jul 1835 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - , McDowell, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Aug 1859 - Murray County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Georgia Militia District 825, Murray, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - IRS Tax Assessment - May 1866 - Spring Place, Murray, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Jul 1867 - Georgia Militia District 825, Murray, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Sep 1867 - Murray County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - property tax - 1869 - Georgia Militia District 825, Murray, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Georgia Militia District 825, Murray, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - 6 Feb 1877 - Murray County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Ball Ground District, Murray, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Aug 1890 - Murray County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - A guardianship bond was filed on behalf of his "orphans" - 6 Oct 1890 - Murray County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    James Young Hemphill and Mary Elizabeth (McEntire) Hemphill
    James Young Hemphill and Mary Elizabeth (McEntire) Hemphill

  • Sources 
    1. [S304] , Hemphill Family Scrapbook; privately held by D. H. Davis, [address for private use], Chatsworth, Georgia, 2009., photograph of headstone for James Y. and Mary E. Hemphill; In 2009, Ms. Davis provided her scrapbook to the author and allowed her to scan the contents (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S432] 1850 U. S. Census, McDowell County, North Carolina, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 636., p. 274 (stamped); dwelling 277, family 277; Thos. M. Hemphill household; accessed; 4 May 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S545] Murray County, Georgia, death certificate no. [blank] (1936), J. A. Hemphill, Murray County Probate Court's Office, Chatsworth.

    4. [S304] , Hemphill Family Scrapbook; privately held by D. H. Davis, [address for private use], Chatsworth, Georgia, 2009., photograph of headstone for James Y. and Mary E. Hemphill; In 2009, Ms. Davis provided her scrapbook to the author and allowed her to scan the contents (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S323] 1880 U. S. Census, Murray County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestrycom : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 159., Ball Ground (825); 154; p. 20 (penned); dwelling 174, family 185; James Y. Hemphill household; accessed; 29 November 2009 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S432] 1850 U. S. Census, McDowell County, North Carolina, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 636., p. 274 (stamped); dwelling 277, family 277; Thos. M. Hemphill household; accessed; 4 May 2008 (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S440] 1860 U. S. Census, Murray County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing FHL microfilm publication 803,132., 825 District G. M.; p. 60 (penned); dwelling 403, family 400; Benjamin Hemphill household; accessed; 4 May 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S454] "Georgia, Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1960," digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing Confederate Pension Applications, Georgia Confederate Pension Office, RG 58-1-1, Georgia Archives., accessed; 4 May 2010; entry for Mrs. M. E. Hemphill, widow of J. Y. Hemphill, "Home Guards, 60th N. C. Reg., Co. A, Widow (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S538] "U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918," database and images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication M762, roll 7., accessed; 4 May 2000; entry for J. Y. Hemphill (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S449] "Georgia, Returns of Qualified Voters and Reconstruction Oath Books, 1867-1869," database and digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing Georgia, Office of the Governor. Reconstruction registration oath books, 1867, Georgia State Archives, Morrow, Georgia., accessed; 18 April 2012; entry for James Y. Hemphill, Murray County Oath Book, p. 286 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S536] "Georgia, Property Tax Digests, 1793-1893," database and images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing Georgia Tax Digests [1890]. 140 volumes. Morrow, Georgia: Georgia Archives., accessed; 4 May 2013; entry for J. Y. Hemphill (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S357] 1870 U. S. Census, Murray County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 167., 825th District G. M.; p. 10 (penned); dwelling 70, family 70; James Y. Hemphill household; accessed; 18 December 2011 (Reliability: 2).

    13. [S264] Murray County History Committee, Murray County Heritage (Fernandina Beach, Florida: Wolfe Publishing, 1987), ., 85 (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S562] 1880 U. S. census, Murray County, Georgia, population schedule, Ball Ground (825), Enumeration District (ED) 154, p. 20 (penned), dwelling 174, family 185, James Y. Hemphill household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 29 Nov 2009), citing National Archives microfilm publication T9, roll 159..

    15. [S552] Murray County, Georgia, "Georgia Probate Records 1775-1967," guardianship bond for orphans of J. Y. Hemphill, 6 Oct 1890; adminstration and guardian bonds 1844-1896, digital images, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 30 September 2012); the Hemphill bond is imaged as p. 210 of the Murray County bonds.

    16. [S268] Murray County, Georgia, , ; Probate Court's Office, Chatsworth., Marriage Book 4: 56; James Y. Hemphill-Rhoda McEntire, 1859, recorded license (with original signatures) and return (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S268] Murray County, Georgia, , ; Probate Court's Office, Chatsworth., Marriage Book 4; 129; James Y. Hemphill-Mary E. McEntire, 1867, recorded license (with original signatures) and return (Reliability: 3).




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