1. Thomas Jefferson1 Harvey was born Jefferson Co, GA October 22, 1812. Thomas died June 29, 1880 Jefferson Co, GA, at 67 years of age. Find A Grave Memorial# 80604630
He married Ann Mariah Clarke Jefferson Co, GA, August 14, 1834. Ann was born Jefferson Co, GA July 21, 1812. Ann died May 1856 Jefferson Co, GA, at 43 years of age. Burial: Waldens United Methodist Church Cemetery Avera, Jefferson County, Georgia, USA Find A Grave Memorial# 80604643 In the 1850 census Jefferson Co Georgia page 157, Thomas (age 38) is recorded with Mariah (age 38), Elizabeth (age 14), William (age 12), Icgabod (age 7), Meldrid (age 4). Thomas is noted a a farmer.
In the 1860 census Fenns Bridge P.O., Jefferson Co GA page 428, Thomas (age 48) is recorded with Mary M (age 27), William (age 21), Hiram (age 17), Millie (age 13) and Mary (age 1). Thomas is a clergyman with property value of 2,500 and real estate of 8,300. Also in the 1860 slave schedules, Thomas is listed as having 13 slaves with ages ranging from 3 months to 58. My gues would be he had one family, Father (age 58), mother (age 40), and 11 children.
Thomas Jefferson Harvey and Ann Mariah Clarke had the following children:
2 i. Elizabeth E2 Harvey(2082) was born Jefferson Co, GA December 21, 1835. Elizabeth died March 5, 1919 in Avera, Jefferson Co, Ga, at 83 years of age. Elizabeth filed for a Widow's Indigent Pension on February 12, 1901 in Jefferson county. She states she was born in December 1832 in Jefferson county, where she lived her entire life. Her death certificate lists her birth year as 1835 (the informant was her brother Hiram Ichabod Harvey). She indicated John was born in 1822 (which is more accurate than the 1816 date John indicated in his pension application), and that he died in October 1896.
She subsequently applied for a pension each year up until 1907 (last one found). In her applications for the years 1902 through 1905 she lists John's year of death as 1897, in her 1906 & 1907 applications she has John's year of death as 1896. For all applications she has her year of marriage as 1855; however, their marriage record shows they were married in 1856.
Her death Certificate show death date of March 5, 1919
Find A Grave Memorial# 132120632 She married John M Godowns Jefferson Co, GA, April 24, 1856.
John was born Jefferson Co, GA 1827. In the 1880 census his age is recorded as57 making his birth year as 1823. John(2083) was the son of Jacob W Godowns and Asenath Mary Matthews.
John died 1896 Jefferson Co, GA, at 69 years of age. Find A Grave Memorial# 83818618 (See John M Godowns for the continuation of this line.) Her name is shown in the Marriage records as Eliza E Harvey. Found in the 1900 census 79th militia District, Jefferson Co, GA page 70. The image is very hard to read. She is widowed and has had 10 children with 7 living at the time of the census.
3 ii. William R Harvey was born Jefferson Co, GA June 17, 1838. William died October 30, 1907 Jefferson Co, GA, at 69 years of age. Burial: Waldens United Methodist Church Cemetery Avera, Jefferson County, Georgia, USA
Find A Grave Memorial# 80604595
4 iii. Hiram Ichabod Harvey was born Jefferson Co, GA April 17, 1843. Hiram died December 2, 1936 Jefferson Co, GA, at 93 years of age. Burial: Waldens United Methodist Church Cemetery Avera, Jefferson County, Georgia, USA
Find A Grave Memorial# 83818921 Served in Company I 28th Georgia Infantry Confederate States Army
5 iv. Meldrid S Harvey was born Jefferson Co, GA 1846.
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