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Singleton Posey (1830 - 1866)

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Singleton Posey
Born in Autauga County, Alabama, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Coosa County, Alabamamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Coosa County, Alabama, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 16 Dec 2013 | Last significant change: 22 Jun 2019
21:12: Murlen Posey edited the Biography for Singleton Posey (1830-1866). [Thank Murlen for this]
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Biography

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.

Sources


  • ”Some Descendants of Francis & Malinda Posey”, Page 13. By Betty Drake, 2003.
  • “God Rest Ye Merry Soldiers”, by James Melvor (Viking/Penguin-2005).
  • MilitaryHistoryOnline.com
  • "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.
Singleton Posey Male 29 Ala
Margarett Posey Female 28 Ga
Nathanl Posey Male 8 Ala
Appleton Posey Male 5 Ala
Nalder Posey Male 3 Ala
Mary J Posey Female 0 Ala

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.

  • “United States Census, 1860”
Singleton Posey Male 29 Ala
Margarett Posey Female 28 Ga
Nathaniel Posey Male 8 Ala
Appleton Posey Male 5 Ala
Nalder Posey Male 3 Ala
Mary J Posey Female 0 Ala
  • “United States Census, 1870”
MM Posey Female 38 Georgia
Nathaniel Posey 18 Alabama
Appleton Posey 16 Alabama
Nolulden (this is Nalder) Posey Male 12 Alabama
M J Posey Female (shows as Male) 10 Alabama
Singleton Posey Male 8 Alabama


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