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Thomas Allen MCFARLAND

Thomas Allen MCFARLAND

Male 1841 - 1921  (79 years)

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  • Name Thomas Allen MCFARLAND  [1
    Relationshipwith John Louis CARR
    Birth 19 AUG 1841  Lavonia, Franklin, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Franklin County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1860  Franklin, Heard, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  Franklin County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  Franklin County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900  Bryant, Franklin, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910  Bryant, Franklin, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death 31 JAN 1921  Carnesville, Franklin, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age 79 years 
    Burial Aft 31 JAN 1921  Clarks Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Martin, Franklin, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Birth and marriage date and place from Evie M. Reynolds. The marriage is recorded in Marriage Book 1864-1869, page 17; date given as 1 Sept. They were married by D. H. Payne, MG.

      "Thomas A. was song leader for Clarks Creek Baptist Church. He was sought after as a song leader for conventions, associations, and various gatherings about the country. He responded so faithfully that he was called the "Ole War Horse", according to his son John Wesley McFarland and daughter Evelyn Pearl McFarland scripts. Thomas Allen cherished high ideals for the betterment of his community through better schools, churches, and farming conditions, as he believed that at the time the farmer did not get his just share for his products that he produced. In advocating better conditions for the farmer, Thomas Allen was elected to the Georgia Legislature in 1898 through1901, according to the Official Sketch Book, page 129, on file in the Georgia Archives, Atlanta, Ga. Thomas Allen was opposed by a Democrat and won by a small majority. Thomas Allen served in the Civil War, enlisted July 14 1861 in Carnesville, Ga. Released Feb. 1865. A Pvt in Co. B. 15 Reg't Georgia Infantry. On July-Aug. 1864 company muster roll, Thomas Allen was shown absent, on furlough, wounded. Thomas Allen appeared on Hospital Muster Roll on June 30 1864. Also shows to be in Jackson Hospital, Richmond, Va. on 19 July 1864. Disease V.S. L. Hand M.B. and in Remarks; Furloughed 30 days 28 July 1864." A HISTORY OF THE McFARLAND FAMILIES by Dorothy J. Cheek McFarland, page 123.

      Evie said Thomas served in the Civil War. He was in the 15th Ga, Tugaloo Blues, Co. B. He was a farmer, and was in politics.
    Person ID I779  Carr-Scott
    Last Modified 26 NOV 2023 

    Father Ancestors John MCFARLAND,   b. 04 NOV 1795, Avalon, Stephens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 APR 1857, Carnesville, Franklin, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Rebecca JACKSON,   b. 04 OCT 1801, Carnesville, Franklin, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 14 DEC 1878, Carnesville, Franklin, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 77 years) 
    Marriage 25 SEP 1823  Franklin County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age at Marriage John was 27 years and 10 months old - Rebecca was 21 years and 11 months old. 
    Family ID F605  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Elizabeth SEWELL,   b. 14 MAR 1848, Franklin County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 SEP 1908, Lavonia, Franklin, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 60 years) 
    Marriage 10 SEP 1865  Franklin County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age at Marriage Thomas was 24 years and 1 month old - Sarah was 17 years and 6 months old. 
    Children 
     1. David MCFARLAND,   b. Franklin County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: Natural]  [Mother: Natural]
     2. James Bela MCFARLAND,   b. 19 NOV 1866, Franklin County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 FEB 1954, Reseda, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 87 years)
     3. John Wesley MCFARLAND,   b. 22 JUN 1869, Franklin County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 OCT 1959, Louisville, Jefferson, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 90 years)
    +4. Ella Viola MCFARLAND,   b. 06 SEP 1871, Lavonia, Franklin, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 13 MAY 1957, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 85 years)
    +5. Rebecca Katherine MCFARLAND,   b. 03 OCT 1874, Lavonia, Franklin, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 FEB 1958, Athens, Clarke, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 83 years)
    Married: 1x6. Martha Elizabeth MCFARLAND,   b. 06 OCT 1877, Lavonia, Franklin, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 13 MAR 1971, Tuleta, Bee, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 93 years)
     7. Evelyn Pearl MCFARLAND,   b. 19 MAR 1884, Lavonia, Franklin, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 FEB 1981, Six Mile, Pickens, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 96 years)
     8. Mell Mercer MCFARLAND,   b. 13 JAN 1889, Franklin County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 AUG 1965, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 76 years)  [Father: Natural]  [Mother: Natural]
    Family ID F613  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 12 MAY 2017 

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  • Sources 
    1. [s48] Ancestry.com Family Trees, Database online.
      Record for Thomas Allen McFarland

    2. [s48] Ancestry.com Family Trees, Database online.
      Record for Rebecca Jackson