James BROOKSHIRE

James BROOKSHIRE[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]

Male 1799 - Aft 1870  (~ 71 years)

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  • Name James BROOKSHIRE 
    Born 10 Mar 1799  , Wilkes, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5, 6, 7
    • 10 Mar 1799; Wilkes Co. NC -> Facets of Fannin
      10 Mar 1799; NC -> DAR app 758865, citing family bible
      10 Mar 1799 -> The Brookshire Family, p. 32
    Gender Male 
    Census 1830  , Wilkes, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1840  , Union, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1850  District 85, Union, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1860  Georgia Militia District 1027, Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 10 Jul 1867  Militia District 864, Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • On 10 Jul 1867, James Brookshere swore an oath of allegiance to the United States and that he had resided in Georgia for the last 12 months.
    Died , Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Gilmer County, GA -> DAR app 758865
    Buried Aft 1870  , Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    James and Elizabeth (Tilley) Brookshire Headstone
    James and Elizabeth (Tilley) Brookshire Headstone
    This is a new stone, placed by the descendents: the back has the following inscription:
    "Brookshire
    Honoring James and Elizabeth the descendants place this memorial in 1991
    "The Lord our God be with us, as he was with our fathers." 1 Kings 8:57A"

    http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~batesmillerhistory/cemeterypages/brookshiretombstoneback.htm
    Notes 
    • Name:
      James Brookshire -> Facets of Fannin
      James Brookshire -> DAR app 758865
      James Brookshire -> The Brookshire Family, p. 32

      Connection to parents:
      *He is named as a son of William Brookshire II and Mary Ann (no surname) -> Facets of Fannin
      *Named as a child of William Brookshire and Mary Ann Marlow -> DAR app 758865, which cites the family bible
      *Appears in the family bible of William and Mary Ann Brookshire -> The Brookshire Family, p. 32
    Person ID I1563  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2014 

    Father William BROOKSHIRE,   b. 30 Dec 1756, Deep River, Anson, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1836, Elkville, Wilkes, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann MARLOW,   b. 30 Mar 1762, Charles, , Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1830, , Wilkes, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married Abt 1779 
    Family ID F35  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth TILLEY,   b. Abt 1809, Kings Creek, Wilkes, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1884, , Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 21 Aug 1827  , Wilkes, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10
    • Marriage Bond Index:
      Groom: James Brookshire
      Bride: Elizabeth Tilley
      Bond Date: 21 Aug 1827
      Bond Number: 000164225
      County: Wilkes
      Record Number: 01 026
      Bondsman: Benjamin Sherwood
      Witness: J. Saintclair
    Brookshire-Tilley Marriage License
    Brookshire-Tilley Marriage License
    Records the marriage of James Brookshire and Elizabeth Tilley
    Children 
     1. Levi BROOKSHIRE,   b. 9 Feb 1830, , Wilkes, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1916, , Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +2. Martha BROOKSHIRE,   b. 2 Aug 1832, , Wilkes, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1904  (Age 72 years)
    +3. Nancy Emeline BROOKSHIRE,   b. 22 Sep 1833, , , South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1916, , Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. Elizabeth Jane BROOKSHIRE,   b. 11 Apr 1847, , Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1928, Protection, Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +5. Alvin M. BROOKSHIRE,   b. 11 Nov 1850, Ellijay, Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1889, , Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     6. Sarah Caroline BROOKSHIRE,   b. 1854, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F32  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Mar 1799 - , Wilkes, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Aug 1827 - , Wilkes, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1830 - , Wilkes, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840 - , Union, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - District 85, Union, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Georgia Militia District 1027, Fannin County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 10 Jul 1867 - Militia District 864, Gilmer, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - - , Gilmer, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 1870 - , Gilmer, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S228] Ancestry.com, 1860 United States Federal Census (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1), Year: 1860; Census Place: Georgia Militia District 1027, Fannin, Georgia; Roll: M653_120; Page: 1088; Image: 552. (Reliability: 3).
      Name: James Brookshire
      Birth Date: abt 1830
      Birth Place: North Carolina
      Residence Date: 1860
      Residence Place: Georgia Militia District 1027, Fannin, Georgia
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&h=11069402&ti=0&indiv=try

    2. [S217] Ancestry.com, 1850 United States Federal Census (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432,), Year: 1850; Census Place: District 85, Union, Georgia; Roll: M432_84; Page: 273; Image: 429. (Reliability: 3).
      Name: James Brookshier
      Birth Date: abt 1799
      Birth Place: North Carolina
      Residence Date: 1850
      Residence Place: District 85, Union, Georgia
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&h=18983337&ti=0&indiv=try

    3. [S210] Ancestry.com, 1830 United States Federal Census (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifth Census of the United States, 1830. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1830. M19, 201), Year: 1830; Census Place: , Wilkes, North Carolina; Roll: 125; Page: 366. (Reliability: 3).
      Name: James Brookshire
      Residence Date: 1830
      Residence Place: Wilkes, North Carolina
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1830usfedcenancestry&h=251620&ti=0&indiv=try

    4. [S585] Ancestry.com, 1840 United States Federal Census (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixth Census of the United States, 1840. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1840. M704, 58), Year: 1840; Census Place: , Union, Georgia; Roll: 52; Page: 5. (Reliability: 3).
      Name: James Broockshear
      Residence Date: 1 June 1840
      Residence Place: Union, Georgia, USA
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1840usfedcenancestry&h=1851993&ti=0&indiv=try

    5. [S369] Joanne Smith Pirkle Wright, "Davis Family (F159)," Facets of Fannin: A History of Fannin County, Georgia, Ethelene Dyer Jones, editor (Dallas, TX: Curtis Media Corporation, 1989), ., pp. 273-274 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S371] , , ; National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Library, Washington, D.C., Supplemental application; Margene Westbrook Roberts; National no. 758865, Add vol. 768; on William Brookshire (1756-1836, North Carolina), approved 1997 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S464] Glenna Brookshire Beck, The Brookshire Family, Sheridan Charles Randolph (Chillicothe, Missouri: Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, n.d.), ., p. 32; citing "William Brookshire's (II) Bible in his own handwriting" (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S447] "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; 21 April 2012; entry for James Brookshere, Gilmer County Oath Book, p. 360 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S371] , , ; National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Library, Washington, D.C., Supplemental application; Margene Westbrook Roberts; National no. 758865, Add vol. 768; on William Brookshire (1756-1836, North Carolina), approved 1997 (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S182] Ancestry.com, "North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868," database, Ancestry.com; citing State of North Carolina. An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the North Carolina State Archives. Raleigh, NC, USA: North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1977. (http://www.ancestry.com), entry for James Brookshire and Elizabeth Tilley 1827 marriage bond; (Reliability: 3).
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