Singleton was born in 1830. He was the son of Squire Posey. He passed away in 1866.
Singleton (Singelton), volunteered at Loachapoka, Lee County, Alabama on May 3, 1862 as a private in Company B, 34th Infantry, CSA. Singleton was captured by Federal Troops and paroled as a wounded prisoner of war at Talladega, Alabama on July 8, 1865.
He is buried in the Baxley Cemetery, in the Marble Valley area of Coosa County, Alabama.
”Some Descendants of Francis & Malinda Posey”, Page 13. By Betty Drake, 2003.
“God Rest Ye Merry Soldiers”, by James Melvor (Viking/Penguin-2005).
"Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950," Singleton Posey and Martha M. Morris, 07 Jan 1849; Coosa Co, Al. FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QKZ3-73VB : 6 November 2017), Singleton Posey and Martha M. Morris, 07 Jan 1849; citing Coosa, Alabama, United States, county courthouses, Alabama; FHL microfilm 1,290,263.
Two references are found in Findagrave. these conflict in several respects. See NOTE below.
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 15 January 2019), memorial page for Singleton Posey, (3 Sep 1830–15 Apr 1866), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92684117, citing Posey Mill Cemetery, Posey Mill, Franklin County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by lroebuck (contributor 46521776) .
NOTE — The Posey Mill Cemetery has a Memorial Grave marker for Singleton.
Singleton is buried at the Baxley Cemetery in Marble Valley,
Coosa County, Alabama. Murlen Posey.
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 15 January 2019), memorial page for Singleton Posey, Sr (3 Sep 1830–15 Apr 1866), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35206250, citing Baxley Cemetery, Coosa County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by W.D. Hosey (contributor 46850918) .
Secondary evidence on My Heritage.
*The Book, “The Posey Family in America” by Lloyd Franklin & Betty Drake Posey, 1971.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Singleton by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Singleton: