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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 County, 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 County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F21  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    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 27 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F24  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    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 27 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    James Young Hemphill and Mary Elizabeth (McEntire) Hemphill
    James Young Hemphill and Mary Elizabeth (McEntire) Hemphill

  • Sources 
    1. [S303] Hemphill Family Scrapbook, 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. [S430] 1850 Census. North Carolina. McDowell County, pop. sch., p. 274 (stamped); dwelling 277, family 277; Thos. M. Hemphill household; accessed; 4 May 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S543] Murray County, Georgia Death Certificates - Hemphill, James A.

    4. [S303] Hemphill Family Scrapbook, 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. [S322] 1880 Census. Georgia. Murray County, pop.sch., Ball Ground (825); 154; p. 20 (penned); dwelling 174, family 185; James Y. Hemphill household; accessed; 29 November 2009 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S430] 1850 Census. North Carolina. McDowell County, pop. sch., p. 274 (stamped); dwelling 277, family 277; Thos. M. Hemphill household; accessed; 4 May 2008 (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S438] 1860 Census. Georgia. Murray County, pop. sch., 825 District G. M.; p. 60 (penned); dwelling 403, family 400; Benjamin Hemphill household; accessed; 4 May 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S452] Georgia Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1960 - Ancestry.com, 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. [S536] U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 - GA, accessed; 4 May 2000; entry for J. Y. Hemphill (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S447] Georgia Reconstruction Oath Books, accessed; 18 April 2012; entry for James Y. Hemphill, Murray County Oath Book, p. 286 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S534] Georgia, Property Tax Digests, 1793-1893, accessed; 4 May 2013; entry for J. Y. Hemphill (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S355] 1870 Census. Georgia. Murray County, pop. sch., 825th District G. M.; p. 10 (penned); dwelling 70, family 70; James Y. Hemphill household; accessed; 18 December 2011 (Reliability: 2).

    13. [S263] Murray County Heritage, 85 (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S560] 1880 Census. Georgia. Murray County, pop. sch. James Y. Hemphill hh*.

    15. [S550] Hemphill, J. Y - guardianship bond*.

    16. [S267] Murray County Marriage Books - Probate Court, Marriage Book 4: 56; James Y. Hemphill-Rhoda McEntire, 1859, recorded license (with original signatures) and return (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S267] Murray County Marriage Books - Probate Court, Marriage Book 4; 129; James Y. Hemphill-Mary E. McEntire, 1867, recorded license (with original signatures) and return (Reliability: 3).