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George Washington Epperson
1790 - 1858

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  Born Birth Location Death Death Location
         
  March 2, 1790 Franklin Co., GA May 7, 1858 Tallapoosa Co., AL
         
Father        
Thompson Epperson 1757  Epperson Mountain, Saint Anne’s Parish, Albemarle Co., VA June 9, 1836 Franklin Co., GA
         
Mother        
Mary Israel abt. 1755
 
Albermarle Co., VA Nov 6, 1843  
         
See Marriages and Children of George Washington Epperson 1790 - 1858
 

   
Chronology of George Washington Epperson by Michael Vaughn Sims
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1793 Born - March 29, 1790,1 VA;2 son of Thompson Epperson and Mary Israel
1813 Served as a Private in Captain Garret L. Sanderidges’ Company of Georgia Militia (Franklin County, GA) - August 26, 1813 to March 4, 1814; served under Col. Walter Harris and Col. Boon3  
1816 Married Mary E. “Polly” Brawner (b. Feb. 8, 1799,4 GA;5 dau. of Jesse Brawner and Sarah Goolsby(?)) - January 14, 18166
1820 Assessed property tax of 31 ¼  - 1820, Franklin County, GA7
1821 1821 Resident of Captain Flemming’s District, Franklin County, GA; drew lot in Georgia lottery of 1812; received Lot 237 in 11th District of Dody / Dooly? County, GA
1840
1840 U. S. Census, Talladega 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
1850
1850 U. S. Census,  Talledega District, Talladega County, Alabama
Name   Race Gender Age Occupation Birth Place
Epperson George W M 60 Farmer Virginia
  Mary W F 53   Georgia
  William W M 16 None Georgia
1850 1850 Received warrant of 80 acres for service in War of 1812 - September 8, 1850; Warrant Number 8-8198
1855 Resided in Tallapoosa County, AL - 1855 9
  Received warrant of 80 acres for service in War of 1812 - March 3, 1855; Warrant Number 10 36710
1858 Received patent to 40.0725 acres of Tallapoosa County: SE ¼ NE ¼, Sec. 29, T23N, R23E - March 1, 1858; may have been son George Washington Epperson11
  Received patent to 40 acres of Tallapoosa County: SW ¼ NW ¼, Sec. 28, T23N, R23E - March 1, 1858; may have been son George Washington Epperson12
  Died - May 7, 1858,13 Tallapoosa County, AL14
 
1 George Washington Epperson Bible.
2 1850 U. S. Census, Talladega County, AL; Talladega District.
3 Veteran’s name: Epperson, George W.; Case number BL Wt. 10 367-80-55; Summary of Data in Bounty Land Records in the National Archives; General Services Administration; National Archives and Records Service; Washington D. C.
4 George Washington Epperson Bible.
5 Jessie Epperson Cobb.
6 George Washington Epperson Bible.
7 Franklin County, GA Tax Digest 1820; Georgia Department of Archives and History; Atlanta.
8 Veteran’s name: Epperson, George W.; Case number BL Wt. 10 367-80-55; Summary of Data in Bounty Land Records in the National Archives; General Services Administration; National Archives and Records Service; Washington D. C.
9 Veteran’s name: Epperson, George W.; Case number BL Wt. 10 367-80-55; Summary of Data in Bounty Land Records in the National Archives; General Services Administration; National Archives and Records Service; Washington D. C.
10 Veteran’s name: Epperson, George W.; Case number BL Wt. 10 367-80-55; Summary of Data in Bounty Land Records in the National Archives; General Services Administration; National Archives and Records Service; Washington D. C.
11 Eastern States General Land Office Records.
12 Eastern States General Land Office Records.
13 George Washington Epperson Bible.
14 Jessie Epperson Cobb.
 
August 25, 2006