Coweta Deaths and Miscellaneous Notes 1828 - 1880

from History of Coweta County from 1825-1880 by W U Anderson.

1828 - Leonard Griffin

1829 - James Powel, Sr - d down on White Oak,
Joseph Shaw, our Senator, died this year.

1830 - none recorded

1831 - Col John Dickson, old citizen and Elder in the Presbyterian church, died this year, his age not known but about 80, an old Revolutionary soldier.

1832 - none recorded

1833 - Mrs Mary Winkfield Robinson, consort of John E Robinson, born 1813, died 1833 age 20 years.

1834 - Harrison Southerland - executed for the killing of J. Hillsman. 1st death sentence in our county.

1835 - Mr Isham Huckeby, died this year in the 4th District, aged 93, Revoluntionary soldier.
Mr Nelson established 2nd paper but sold in the fall to C F Sherborn who afterwards published the Palladium. 1st paper Samuel W Minor - Coweta Advertiser.

1836 - Major James Wood, a revolutionary soldier and gallant officer died 82 - just over the line in Heard County.
Samuel S Mayors died 1836 - 6th district,
Willard Fisher died this year, age unknown.

1837 - Charles F Sherburn closed his Palladium this year.
Elam S Ashcroft, as carpenter; he tried the broom business, but made a successful failure at it.
Mrs Martha M Pinson died 1837 - EC 6th District

1838 - none recorded

1839 - Col Thomas Hudson, prominent citizen, age unknown;
John Thurman, old Rev soldier, d in Newnan, age 80;
Hill Thurman.

1840 - James & Frank Welch came to Newnan and started the Transcript. 1840 population a little over 10,000 for county.
Thomas Pinson, a nice young man, died 1840, in Coweta.

1841 - Miss Mary M Rupe, 29years 8 months;
Mr Phillip Orr - age 60;

1842 - Randall Robinson - 80.

1843 - William F Taft,
Daniel Thompson - 84,
Elizas Thomp - no age given.

1844 - Mrs Tabitha West - 6th district;
J A Thompson - 2 years and one month old.

1845 - Captain John D Brown,
Walter Leigh,
Elizabeth Strong,
Matilda Pittard,
Thomas G Dickson - died at Memphis, TN 16 Jun 1845 - 70 years 10 months on his return from Texas;
Arthur Carmichael d 2 Apr 1845 - 70y10m;
John Johnson d 9 Dec 1845-60y.

1846 - Rev Humphrey Posey

1847 - William Harris by hanging for the killing of J. McCollum - the 2nd case in our county.
Thomas Dukes - 2nd District,
Young Stokes near Corinth,
Dr William A Terrell;
Mrs Runale Robinson - consort of Randal Robinson-80y;
Esther Young - 43y10d;
Michael Newman -70y;
James Thompson - 54y7m11d;

1848 - John Murphey, Esq., formerly from Coweta visiting from AL died while here;
Wm N Russell - 12;
Lucinda E Russel - 12y4m;
Campbell Atchenson - 50y;
Nathanel Atchenson - 91y

1849 - Mrs Sarah Owens, consort of Davis Owens, died 51y;
Cap James Anderson, father of William U Anderson, d Newnan, 69y;
John R Tolbert - 18y7m27d;
Abraham Young, Sr - 69y1m15d;
Bird Parks,
Philip Orr - b 7 Jan 1781 - d 4 Apr 1841

1850 - R D Cole & Co commenced business this year on a one horse scale.
James W Terrell, son of Dr J. W. Terrell, d. 17y;
Mrs Martha E Bowen-16y;
George T Anderson-43y;
William F Story-20 Aug-50y;
Silas Reynolds-1784-1850-66y,
Mrs Mary Atcheson-89.

1851 - Peter B Terrell - Inferior Court - 1813 - 1851 - 39y;
Samuel B Bowen, 27y;
Miss Alice Baldy - 83y member of Baptist church 66y;
Walter C Brewster - 11 y;
Mrs Susan Ann Grace;
Mrs Elisabeth Chambers - 6th District;
Elizabeth A Russell-21y3m;
Mrs Mary Russel-8/2-53y6m;
John B Russel, 31y6m14d;
R B Young-24y10m19d;
Henry Morgan;
John H Tench-44.

1852 - Cap Gilbert D Greer - 60,
Robert Cole - 74,
Mrs Elizabeth McKoy-19;
General Edward M Storey - 40;
Samuel Dennis, Sen, 75; and in his place and Mr Smith's family on the same place, 5 other deaths in one month's time; Major Edward Storey-80;
Dreary Glass;
William Nimmon 1797-Mar 1852-53y;
Mary E Boyd-19y5m;
David McLin - old respected elder in Presbyterian Church d 28 Aug 1852;

1853 - Col Dent - died Sept 1855,
Judge John Underwood, died 69y;
Mrs Mary Ball-4th District-102y- the mother of Mrs Pearsons;
Israel Hindsman - 81y;
Mrs Ann D Owens, consort of Davis Owens, 46y;
A Shepard;
James Eckles-80y;
Joel Hainis-46y;
John Wilson-47y3m

1854 - Samuel V Harlin;
Jacob L Abrahams;
Wootson Rainey-6th district;
Robert Russell-60y7m;
Silas Domenick-23y5m;
Mrs G Domenick-18y;
Mrs Mariah Domenick-42y.

1855 - Col W B W Dent, Nov 1855;
Alfred Baiden 19 Jun 1855 - 30y;
Gabriel Grogan 7/26 - 22y;
Netty S Nemmons b 1839 d 1855 - 16y;
Zachariah Williamson - 7/4;
Judge William Spratlin.

1856 - Rev Josiah Y Alexander - b North Carolina - Dec 10, 1792 - d 1857. Served in Newnan 27 years;
Mrs Caroline E Morris, consort of J T Morris-34y;
Miss Elizabeth Lee, dau of Sanders W Lee;
Mrs Susan S Calhoun, consort of Dr A B Calhoun-44y;
Mrs Mary Willcoxon, consort of Col J B Willcoxon;
Hilla Raney;
William R Bowen-30y;
Mrs Martha A Smith, consort of Stephen D Smith;
Mrs Emily Park Berry, consort of A J Berry, Esq, 49y;
William E Tolbert-30y2m13d;
James Young -54y8m;
Mrs Elizabeth Banks - 74y8m.

1858 - Mrs Mary E Arrington - 30y;
Mrs Sarah Wellborn 1778-1858 - 80y;
Miss Hunter, dau of Col J B and Mrs A J Hunter - b 1841 d 1858 - 17y;
William Dougherty - 4 Aug 1858 - 27y;
O T M Nemmons, b 1827 d 1858 31y;
Mrs Margaret Storey - 1774-1858 84y;
Wm T Carmical - 14y;
Mrs Sarah Carmical - 59y.

1859 - Miss Ada Tomlinson-1836-1859 - 23y;
Cap George Smith- War of 1812, 75y;

1860 - Census 14,703 - Holly Harris - 46y

1861 - Coweta furnished the first company in the regiment from the State of Georgia.
John M Thurmond-d VA - volunteer from Coweta;
Kate Greenwood - 34y;
Mrs Mary Jane Stacy - wife of Dr James Stacy;
David H Thurmond, vol in VA;
Marcus W North and Marcus A North;
James P Russell 20y3m;
G B Carmichael - 25y10m

1862 - Miss Virginia Robenson, dau of J E Robenson;
King W Perry, formerly a member of the Legislature from Coweta - 55y;
Cap John Musgrove, 41st Texas Regiment, outside Soldier's Cemetery;
Thomas J Pinson, killed in battle 1862 - a promising young lawyer;
William Vineyard - 6th District;
James P Harris - 31y8m;
Celia A Haines - 46y;
Levi Yucjes - 24y1m12d;
Thomas Covington - 45y;

1863 - Lt E M Storey, 25 Aug 1834 killed at Harristown, MD 9 Jul 1863, 29y;
Mrs Elizabeth Cole - 84y;
Mrs Pearson;
Mrs Jane Jones;
Mrs Mary Herrin - b NC 74y;
Mrs Eliza Russell - 40y5m18d;
Levi Bowers - 45y3m;
John Semms - an old citizen.

1864 - Maj M Kendrick, Kennesaw Mtn 30 Aug 1864 - 30y;
Thomas Hackney and Ale Corly killed by Joel W Berry.
Mrs Catharine Echols Standifer - Nov 1864 - 73;
Mrs HEL Brewster 1817-1864 47y;
Mrs Mary Ball d 4th District 102y;
Mr J T Morris went to TN and died;
Brellen Simms,
Samuel W Jones;
William M Martin;
Mrs Laura A Ransom - 13 Sep 1834-28 May 1864 - 30y;
George Brown - 17y9m;
Miss Mary E Brown-13y6m10d;
George Hunter - 19y4m13d;
M A Brown - 49 y 3m

1865 - Joseph M Brown;
Mrs Sarah A Greer-56y;
Col Thomas J Berry - 1835-Oct 1865-30y;
Mrs Mary C Bigby-30y;

1866 - Davis Owen - 1792-1866-76y

1867 - John Taylor-87y;
John Dougherty b Londendary, Ireland d Newnan Oct 1867 79y;
Mrs Caledona Dougherty Brooks-2 Nov 1867 - 38y;
Miss Rebeca Echols 3 Jun 1793 - Jun 1868 - 75y;
Mr M B Clark, b 1801 d 1868 67y;
Mrs Lavenia S Thomas consort of M ___ Thomas, 25y;
B Gooden - 54y;
William Beadles - 1764-1868-96y;
Mrs Sarah Beadles - b 1774-1868 - 84y;
Peter Herrin-72

1868 - the deaths for this year is reported in 1867 though mistake,
Andrew Domenick, 68y;
Levi Banks - 68y4m;
Mrs Cotton.

1869 - Joel W Berry b May 1840 d in New York - 29y;
Green K Dennis b 1817-1869, 52y;
J B Holida - 41y;
John M Thomas;
Egbert Raney;
Martha Jones;
Dr Ira E Smith 1794-1869 - 75y;
Mrs Mary Brysen - 44y2m.

1870 - Joel C Brodenax - 39y;
Emma C North.

1871 - Mrs Ann Gay d 15 Jan 1871;

1872 - Mrs Amanda Taylor 1804-1872 - 68y;
Mrs Sarah Thomas consort to J M Thomas, Esq, 62y;
Mrs John M Hill - 38y;
Mrs Nancy Kennard;
Mrs Robert L Arnall - 35y;
Robert Y Brown -61y9m.

1873 - Winslon B Wood - 38 y;
Mrs JJ Neely - 35;
Mrs Ann Arnold;
Mr John C Arnall;
Mrs Hugh M Arnold;
Mrs Lou Clark Reese;
Mrs Susan Potts Nemmon b 1805 d Jul 1873 68y;
Mrs Ann Meadows - b 2 Aug 1782 d 4 Jul 1870 age 91 y;
A P Carmical 30 Dec 1873 41y4m;
Henry Urquhart - 79y

1874 - William Au, German by birth;
Mrs Mary J Smith consort of the Rev H F Smith;
Mrs Jane Stegall consort of Rev William Stegall, 76y;
Mrs Dr. J. T. Reese d Jul 1874;
Rev Hiram Camp;
Lavina Brown - d Oct 28, 61y 8 m.

1875 - Jesse C Wooten - 39y;
Miss Elizabeth Stegall d Apr 1875 - 64y;
Ephriam R Calhoun b 9 Sep 1854 d 1875 21y;
Daniel Meadows b 28 Dec 1779 - 1 Mar 1875 - 96y - married 72y;
Mrs F Carmichael - 90y;
Mathew H Morgan.

1876 - Richard M Hackney, former Sheriff and Representative to Legislature, 4 Jun 1876 - 72y;
Jane N Brown - 35y4m;
Wm Whalley - 22y 8m;
Miss Sarah Bearden 19y5m;
Mrs Jane B Little - 78y3m;

1877 - Rev H F Smith d May 1878;
Mrs Nancy Cary;
Miss Luanna Russell - 23y10m11d;
Joseph Gabul 32y;
Mrs Amanda A Harris - 40y7m;
Mr John Tolbert - 82y4m29d.

1878 - none recorded

1879 - Hon Thomas W Balton - 89y;
Martha W Wright-75y;
Mrs James Reese - Nov 1879 - 84y;
Willam H Stokes - 75y;
Batty H Mitchell - Bailiff, Ordinary, Clerk Superior Court, member Methodist Church - 60y d Newnan 21 Dec 1879 - 81y;
Samuel Walker - 74y;
Sallie Ann Carmical 31y;
Mrs Lizzie Harris 41y9m;
Sarah Jane Miller, 20y.

1880 -

Census figures

	       1830, G Pentecost, Enumerator     5003
1840, William U Anderson 10360
1850, Batty H Mitchell 13635
1860, Thomas O Carter 14703
1870, J McClure 15875
1880, multiple 21116
Population of Newnan 2002

Miss Francis B Worham, Mar 1880 - 99y
Mr Elijah Summers, 96y
Mrs Mary Shell, 21 May 1880 - 92y;
Mr A M Hartsfield - Jan 1880;
Simeon A Whatly, 67y;
Mrs Sharp-20 Sep 1880;
Mrs John Williams - early settler;
Mrs Caroline Underwood Jones - 67y - earlier settlers, in 1826;
Mr. Robert Orr - 67y;
Christopher B Brown, one of Coweta's first settlers, in 1826, lived on the same place 54y, and one of the court who let the contract to build our courthouse, in 1829, age about 80y - Baptist member 60y;
Mrs. Thomas G Lang, 66y;
Mrs. Nancy Moses - b 1795 - 1880 85y;
Herbert Hall;
Miss Mary McLane of Senoia;
Mrs. B S Askew;
Mrs. William H Stokes - 6th Dist;
Mr. Micajah Carrington, 81y;
Mr. William Walker.


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