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Rebecca Ann (Upshaw) King (1800 - 1877)

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Rebecca Ann King formerly Upshaw
Born in Elbert Co, Georgia, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about 1818 in Bedford Co., Tennessee, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Bedford, Tennessee, USAmap
Profile last modified 18 Dec 2018 | Created 21 Sep 2018
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Biography

Rebecca was born in Georgia in 1800 to Adkins Upshaw and Charity A Patton. Her father died the month before she was born. By 1806, her mother's family moved to Tennessee, the year and place her grandfather died. She spent the rest of her life in that state. She married around age 18 and passed away in 1877 at 76 years old.

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  • 1800 Aug 08 - Birth - Elbert Co, Georgia, USA
  • c 1818 - Marriage to John King - Bedford Co., Tennessee, USA
  • 1819 Feb - Birth of Son William Benton King - Bedford, Tennessee - Find A Grave: Memorial #89397651
  • 1822 Oct 30 - Birth of Daughter Mary Ann King - Bedford, Tennessee
  • 1823 - Birth of Son James Porter King - Bedford, Tennessee - Find A Grave: Memorial #15689344
  • 1824 Nov 13 - Birth of Son Robert Drury King - Bedford, Tennessee - Find A Grave: Memorial #15689705
  • c 1825 - Birth of Son Thomas B King - Bedford, Tennessee [1]
  • 1830 United States Federal Census[2] - Bedford, Tennessee, USA
    • Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2 (John, Thomas); 5 thru 9 : 2(Robert, James); 10 thru 14: 1 (William); 30 thru 39: 1 (John)
    • Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1 (Mary); 20 thru 29: 1(Rebecca)
    • Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23: 1
  • 1832 Jan 27 - Birth of Daughter Charity Adeline King - Williamson County, Tennessee - Find A Grave: Memorial #15689559
  • 1834 - Birth of Daughter L King - Tennessee
  • 1836 - Birth of Daughter Margaret Jordon King - Rutherford, Tennessee
  • 1840 - Birth of Son Richard W King - Eagleville, Rutherford, Tennessee
  • 1840 United States Federal Census[3] - Williamson, Tennessee, USA
    • Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1 (Richard); 10 thru 14: 2 (John, Thomas); 15 thru 19: 2 (Robert, James); 20 thru 29: 1 (William); 40 thru 49: 1 (John)
    • Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1 (Margaret); 5 thru 9: 1 (L); 15 thru 19: 1 (Mary); 30 thru 39: 1 (Rebecca)
    • Slaves - Males - Under 10: 1
    • Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23: 1
  • 1850 United States Federal Census[4] family #507 - District 21, Williamson, Tennessee, USA - Real Estate Value: 1500 - grandsons are Annie's sons
HouseholdRole Sex Age BirthplaceMar
Stat
Occupation
J King HeadM50KentuckyMFarmer
R King WifeF48GeorgiaM
W B (William Benton) King SonM31TennesseeFarmer
R (Robert Drury) King SonM25TennesseeSMiller
J S (John Shook) King SonM24TennesseeSFarmer
T B (Thomas) KingsonM 22TennesseeMFarmer
C A King daughter-
in-law
F18TennesseeM
L King daughterF17TennesseeS
M J (Margaret Jordon) King daughterF13TennesseeS
R W (Richard) KingSonM 10TennesseeS
J G (James) StegallgrandsonM 9TennesseeS
W (William) StegallgrandsonM 7TennesseeS


  • 1860 United States Federal Census[5] p 106 family #744 - Western Division District 9, Bedford, Tennessee, USA - Residence Post Office: Middleton - Real Estate Value: 18,700 - Personal Estate Value: 12,750
HouseholdRole Sex Age BirthplaceMar
Stat
Occupation
John King Head M 61 KentuckyMFarmer
Rebecca King Wife F 60 GeorgiaM
R W King Son M 20 TennesseeSLaborer
J G Steagall Grandson M 18 TennesseeSLaborer
J W Stegall Grandson M 16 TennesseeSLaborer


  • 1870 United States Federal Census[6] p 9 family #50 - District 9, Bedford, Tennessee, USA - Residence Post Office: Shelbyville - Real Estate Value: 1500 - Personal Estate Value: 0
HouseholdRole Sex Age BirthplaceMar
Stat
Occupation
John King Head M 71 KentuckyMMinister
of Gospel
Rebecca King Wife F 70 GeorgiaMHousekeeper
Jno J Stegall Grandson M 28 TennesseeMFarmer
Fanny Stegall Granddaughter-
in-law
F 24 TennesseeMHousekeeper
Mary M Stegall Great granddaughter F 1 TennesseeS


  • 1876 Sep 18 - Death of Husband John King - Bedford County, Tennessee - Find A Grave: Memorial #15689589
  • 1877 Apr 23 - Death - Bedford, Tennessee, USA - Burial: King Cemetery, Bedford, Tennessee - Find A Grave: Memorial #15689592

Footnotes

  1. Thomas died in prison on the Mississippi River Feb 21, 1862. Sick during the battle. Enlisted with Co K, 3rd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry (Clack's) Fold 3 image[1]


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