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Reuben Thornton Epperson
1820 - 1888

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  Born Birth Location Death Death Location
         
  Jan 7, 1820 (1819?) Georgia Mar 18, 18888 Buried Ramah Church Cemetery, Barbour County, AL9
         
Father        
George Washington Epperson March 29, 1790 Virginia May 7, 1858 Tallapoosa Co., AL
         
Mother        
Mary E. "Polly" Brawner Feb 8, 1799 Georgia 1871 Russell Co., AL
         
See Marriages and Children of Reuben Thornton Epperson 1820 - 1888
 

   
Chronology of Reuben Thornton Epperson by Michael Vaughn Sims
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1820

Born - January 7, 1820, GA; son of George Washington Epperson and Mary Brawner

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
1843 Married Mrs. Elizabeth “Betty” Mainard Ward (b. ca. 18201, / 1825, NC2; widow of Robert Ward3) - April 15, 1843, Tallapoosa County, AL
1850








 
1850 U. S. Census, Tallapoosa County, AL; Township 24 - See Census Record
Name Age Gender Occupation   Birth Place
Robert T. Epperson 30 M Farmer   GA
Elizabeth 30 F     NC
Robert 8 M     AL
Jane 6 F     AL
George 4 M     AL
Nancy 1 F     AL
1858 Reuben S. Epperson received patent to 80 acres of Tallapoosa County: S ½ SE ¼, Sec. 20, T23N, R23E - March 1, 18584
  Reuben S. Epperson received patent to 40 acres of Tallapoosa County: NE ¼ SE ¼, Sec. 20, T23N, R23E - March 1, 18585
1860









 
U. S. Census, Tallapoosa County, AL; Beat 4, Dadeville P. O.
Name Age Gender Occupation   Birth Place
R. T. Epperson 40 M Overseer 100 GA
Elizabeth 42 F     NC
Nancy 11 F     AL
Jesse 9 M     AL
James 6 M     AL
John 3 M     AL
1870









 
1870 U. S. Census, Russell County, AL; Beat 4, Silvir Run (?)
See Census Record - pt1 and pt2
Name Age Gender Occupation   Birth Place
R. T. Epperson 40 M Overseer 100 GA
Elizabeth 42 F     NC
Nancy 11 F     AL
Jesse 9 M     AL
James 6 M     AL
John 3 M     AL
1880









 
U. S. Census, Russell County, AL; Beat 5, Hurtville
See Census Record pt1 and pt2
Name   Race Gender Age Relation Occupation Birth Place Birth Place
Father
Birth Place
Mother
 Epperson R. T. W M 60   Farmer GA NC NC
  E W F 55 wife Housekeeper NC NC NC
  Jesse W M 26 son Farmer AL NC NC
  Jom [sic] W M 22 son Farmer AL NC NC
1885 Death of wife Elizabeth Mainard Epperson - May 20, 18856; buried Ramah Church Cemetery, Barbour County, AL7
1888 Died - March 18, 1888;8 buried Ramah Church Cemetery, Barbour County, AL9
   
1 Grave marker of Elizabeth Epperson; Ramah Church Cemetery, Barbour County, AL.
2 1880 U. S. Census, Russell County, AL; Beat 5, Hurtville.
3 Robert Ward - d. May 22, 1841, CSA; m. Elizabeth Mainard - June 30, 1834, by Thomas D. Berry (J. P. Johnson and J. Hooper, bondsmen)
4 Eastern States General Land Office Records.
5 Eastern States General Land Office Records.
6 George Washington Epperson Bible.
7 Grave marker of Elizabeth Epperson; Ramah Church Cemetery, Barbour County, AL.
8 George Washington Epperson Bible.
9 Grave marker of Reuben Thorton Epperson; Ramah Church Cemetery, Barbour County, AL.
 
October 04, 2006