Martin LANGSTON

Martin LANGSTON[1, 2, 3]

Male 1809 - 1894  (84 years)

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  • Name Martin LANGSTON 
    Born 15 Feb 1809  , Sevier, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    • 1809, TN -> age 61 on 1870 census
      TN -> son, William T. Langston's death index entry
      1811, TN -> age 69 on 1880 census
      1810, TN -> age 50 on 1860 census
      1808, TN -> age 42 on 1850 census
      1801-1810 -> 30-39 age group on 1840 census
      15 Feb 1809, TN -> The Heritage of Bradley County

    Gender Male 
    Census 1840  , Bradley, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • I know that Martin was in Bradley County in later census years, this is the only entry for a Langston in Bradley in 1840 and no Martin Langston appears in Sevier County in 1840. I feel confident that this is my Martin.

      The household consisted of:
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2 [probably George (infant) and unknown]
      Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1 [unknown]
      Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1 [certainly Martin (31)]
      Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 2 [probably Mariah (7) and Elizabeth (5)]
      Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1 [probably Polly (22)]
      Free White Persons - Females - 50 thru 59: 1 [unknown]
      Total - All Persons (Free White, Free Colored, Slaves): 8
      Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 4
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 3
      Total Free White Persons: 8
      Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 8

      Thomas Atchley (Mary's father) appeared one household down.
    Census 1850  Subdivision 26, Bradley County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Martin Langston (42) appeared as head of household. He was a farmer with $6,000 in real estate. He was born in Tennessee. The household included Mary (33), Mariah (19), Elizabeth (15), George W. (10), John L. (8), William H. (5), James M. (2).
    Census 1860  Civil District 5, Bradley, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Martin Langston (50) appeared as head of household. He was a farmer, with real estate valued at $6,000 and a personal estate valued at $2,400 (neighborhood averages were $5,125 and $2,340, respectively). He was born in Tennessee and was literate. The household include Polly (41), John L (18), Wm H (15), Jas M (12), Edward A (8), Sarah (6), Francis (4), Mary (1), and Francis (79).
    Property 1862  Civil District 5, Bradley, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Martin owned 400 acres in District 5, Bradley County, valued at $4200. Tax assessed was $14.7.
    Census 1870  Civil District 5, Bradley, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Martin Langston (61) appeared as head of household. He was a farmer with real estate valued at $3200 and a personal estate worth $1,000. He was born in Tennessee. He was literate. The household included Polly (50), Edward (18), Sarah (16), and Frances (14).
    Census 1880  Civil District 5, Bradley, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Martin Langston (69) appeared as head of household. He was a married farmer. He and both parents were born in Tennessee. The household included Polly (60), his wife.

      Their son, Edward, appeared next door with his family. An 18-year old Alice Langston appeared near the bottom of the page, but I don't know who she is yet.
    Buried Jan 1894  , Bradley, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 9 Jan 1894  , Bradley, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • 9 Jan 1894 -> The Heritage of Bradley County
    Notes 
    • Name:
      Martin Langston -> 1870 census
      Martin Langston -> 1880 census
      Martin Langston -> 1860 census

      Connection to parents:
      Francis Langston (79) appeared in Martin's 1860 household. This is probably his mother.
    Person ID I1633  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2011 

    Mother Francis,   b. Abt 1781, , , Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F1170  Group Sheet

    Family Mary ATCHLEY,   b. 11 Jan 1817, , Sevier, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1894, , Bradley, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1832  , Sevier, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 14
    • "He married Mary Polly Atchley. . ."


      Martin Langston and Mary Atchley are reported as the parents of William Langston on his death certificate.
    Children 
    +1. Mariah M. LANGSTON,   b. 25 Feb 1833, , Sevier, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1916, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Elizabeth LANGSTON,   b. Abt 1835, , , Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. George Washington LANGSTON,   b. Abt 1840, , Bradley, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1929, Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years)
     4. John Lafayette LANGSTON,   b. Abt 1842, , , Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. William Henry LANGSTON,   b. 10 Oct 1844, , , Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1920, Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     6. James Martin LANGSTON,   b. Abt 1848, , , Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +7. Edward Austin LANGSTON,   b. 10 Sep 1851, , Bradley, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Sarah LANGSTON,   b. 28 Dec 1853, , Bradley, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Frances LANGSTON,   b. 7 May 1856, , Bradley, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Mary LANGSTON,   b. Abt 1859, , , Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F65  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Feb 1809 - , Sevier, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Feb 1832 - , Sevier, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840 - , Bradley, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Civil District 5, Bradley, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - 1862 - Civil District 5, Bradley, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Civil District 5, Bradley, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Civil District 5, Bradley, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Jan 1894 - , Bradley, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jan 1894 - , Bradley, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S358] 1870 U. S. Census, Bradley County, Tennessee, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 1515., Fifth Civil District; p. 304 (stamped); dwelling 68, family 66; Martin Langston household; accessed; 8 December 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S402] 1880 U. S. Census, Bradley County, Tennessee, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing FHL microfilm 1,255,245 roll 1,245., 5th Civil District; 6; p. 51 (penned); dwelling 448, family 485; Martin Langston household; accessed; 5 August 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S403] 1860 U. S. Census, Bradley County, Tennessee, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing FHL microfilm 805,241., District 5; p. 80 (penned); dwelling 523, family 523; Martin Langston household; accessed; 6 August 2011 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S358] 1870 U. S. Census, Bradley County, Tennessee, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 1515., Fifth Civil District; p. 304 (stamped); dwelling 68, family 66; Martin Langston household; accessed; 8 December 2007 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S270] Tennessee "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/ : accessed ), ., 25 August 2010; entry for William T. Langston, 18 February 1920; FHL microfilm 1299717 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S402] 1880 U. S. Census, Bradley County, Tennessee, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing FHL microfilm 1,255,245 roll 1,245., 5th Civil District; 6; p. 51 (penned); dwelling 448, family 485; Martin Langston household; accessed; 5 August 2007 (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S403] 1860 U. S. Census, Bradley County, Tennessee, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing FHL microfilm 805,241., District 5; p. 80 (penned); dwelling 523, family 523; Martin Langston household; accessed; 6 August 2011 (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S404] 1850 U. S. Census, Bradley County, Tennessee, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 871., 26 Subdivision; p. 153 (stamped); dwelling 203, family 203; Martin Langston household; accessed; 22 August 2007 (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S405] 1840 U. S. Census, Bradley County, Tennessee, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing FHL microfilm publication 0,024,542., p. 38 (stamped); Martin Langston household; accessed; 31 December 2007 (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S406] Angel Harper Chafin, "Martin Langston (782)," The Heritage of Bradley County, Tennessee, 1836-1998, Bradley County Heritage Book Committee (Cleveland, Tenn.: Bradley County Heritage Book Committee., 1998), ., p. 290; citing Roberts and Allied Families by Tolva Roberts Whitehead (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S405] 1840 U. S. Census, Bradley County, Tennessee, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing FHL microfilm publication 0,024,542., p. 38 (stamped); Martin Langston household; accessed; 31 December 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S404] 1850 U. S. Census, Bradley County, Tennessee, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 871., 26 Subdivision; p. 153 (stamped); dwelling 203, family 203; Martin Langston household; accessed; 22 August 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S411] "U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918," database, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication T227, roll 1., accessed; 28 April 2008; entry for Martin Langston (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S270] Tennessee "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/ : accessed ), ., 25 August 2010; entry for William T. Langston, 18 February 1920; FHL microfilm 1299717 (Reliability: 3).




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