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Jesse Thompson Epperson
1825 - 1895

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Photo of Jesse Thompson Epperson 1825 - 1995.  Source: Michael Sims Vaughn
       
Born Birth Location Death Death Location
January 4, 1825,1 GA May 5, 1895;18 buried Hucksberry [Hurtsboro?] Cemetery19
       
         
Father        
George Washington Epperson March 2, 1790 Franklin Co., GA May 7, 1858 Tallapoosa Co., AL
         
Mother        
Mary E. "Polly" Brawner Feb 8, 1799 GA 1871 Uchee, Russell Co., AL
         
See Marriages and Children of Jesse Thompson Epperson 1825 - 1895
 

   
Chronology of Jesse Thompson Epperson (1825 - 1895) by Michael Vaughn Sims
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1825 Born - January 4, 1825,1 GA; son of George Washington Epperson and Mary Brawner
1840




 
1840 U. S. Census, Telledega County, Alabama
 

Males

Females

Name 5
& under
10
10
& under
15
15
& under
20
50
& under
60
40
& under
50
G.W. Epperson 1 2 1 1 1
1844 Married Martha Kite (b. ca. 1827, GA2) – August 7, 1844, Tallapoosa County, AL3
1850




 
1850 U. S. Census,  District 699, Troup County, Georgia
Name   Race Gender Age Occupation Birth Place
Epperson Jesse W M 23 Farmer GA
  Martha W F 22   GA
1860







 
1860 U. S. Census,  Oak Bowery P.O., Chambers County, Alabama
Name   Race Gender Age Occup/Income Birth Place
Efferson Jesse W M 35 Overseer 300 GA
  Martha   W F 33   GA
Mary W F 10 AL
  Quincey W M 8   AL
Fannie W F 3 AL
  Caroline W F 1   AL
1863 Death of wife Martha Kite Epperson - 18634
1865 Married Mary Ann Womack Smith (b. Oct. 10, 1842,5 Stewart Co., GA / Tallapoosa Co., AL; dau. of Joel W. Womack and Sarah Matthews; widow of Lemuel P. Smith) - March 19, 18656
  Lemuel P. Smith - b. Aug. 16, 1836;7 d. June 24, 18628 (Civil War); bur. Confederate Rest, Magnolia9 Cem., Mobile, AL; son of John C. Smith and Amy --(?); m. Mary Ann Womack - Dec. 18, 1860,10 Tallapoosa Co., AL 
1865 Served in CSA; stationed at Mobile, AL when Lee surrendered; left his gun at Mobile11  
1870

















 
1870 U. S. Census, Uchee, Russell County, Alabama
Name   Race Gender Age Occupation Birth Place
Apperson Jessey W M 45 Farmer
5000 / 1200
GA
  Margaret (Maryant?) W F 28 Keep house AL
Mary W F 17 Keep House AL
  Willaim W M 15 At school AL
  Francis W F 12 At school AL
  Caroline W F 10 At school AL
  Augustus W M 8 At school AL
  Lenard W M 6 At school AL
  John W M 3   AL
  Jessey W M 6/12 Dec   AL
1880 Death of wife Mary Ann Womack Smith Epperson - April 14, 1880;12 buried Uca (Uchee?) Cemetery13 (Russell Co., AL?)
1880

















 
1880 U. S. Census,  Uchee, Russell County, Alabama
Name   Race Gender Age Relation. Occupation Birth Place Birth Place
Father
Birth Place
Mother
Epperson J. T. W M 55   farmer GA GA GA
  Carrie W F 44 [24] daughter house keeper AL GA GA
Leonard W M 18 son farm laborer AL GA GA
  John W M 13 son at home AL GA GA
  Jesse W M 11 son at home AL GA GA
  Virgil W M 9 son at home AL GA GA
  Sarah W F 7 daughter   AL GA GA
  Joel W M 3 son   AL GA GA
Slaton Tom B M 80   farm laborer GA VA VA
1885 J. T. Epperson represented Hurtsboro Church at meeting of Eufaula Baptist Association at Hurtsboro Church - 1885;14 may also be nephew Jesse Thompson Epperson or son Jesse Thornton Epperson
1886 J. T. Epperson represented Hurtsboro Church at meeting of Eufaula Baptist Association at Ramah Church - 1886;15 may also be nephew Jesse Thompson Epperson or son Jesse Thornton Epperson
1887 J. T. Epperson represented Hurtsboro Church at meeting of Eufaula Baptist Association at Midway Church - 1887;16 may also be nephew Jesse Thompson Epperson or son Jesse Thornton Epperson
  Married Mary “Polly” Lawrence17
1895 Died - May 5, 1895;18 buried Hucksberry [Hurtsboro?] Cemetery,19 (Russell County, AL?)
                            
1 George Washington Epperson Bible.
2 1860 U. S. Census, Chambers County, AL; Oak Bowery P. O.
3 George Stephens; Conyers, GA; 2005.
4 Maida Grace Epperson Hayslett.
5 George Washington Epperson Bible.
6 Lemuel P. Smith / Mary Ann Womack Smith Epperson Bible.
7 Lemuel P. Smith / Mary Ann Womack Smith Epperson Bible.
8 Lemuel P. Smith / Mary Ann Womack Smith Epperson Bible.
9 Maida Grace Epperson Hayslett.
10 Lemuel P. Smith / Mary Ann Womack Smith Epperson Bible.
11 Mary Elizabeth (Epperson) Sims Harris; May 27, 1982.
12 George Washington Epperson Bible.
13 Mary Elizabeth (Epperson) Sims Harris; May 27, 1982.
14 Ramah Church Book; cited by Jessie Epperson Cobb; Ramah Baptist Church.
15 Ramah Church Book; cited by Jessie Epperson Cobb; Ramah Baptist Church.
16 Ramah Church Book; cited by Jessie Epperson Cobb; Ramah Baptist Church.
17 Mary Elizabeth (Epperson) Sims Harris; May 27, 1982.
18 George Washington Epperson Bible.
19 Mary Elizabeth (Epperson) Sims Harris; May 27, 1982.
 
September 10, 2006