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Labon Moncrief is drafted August 26, 1813 in Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia and serves with the First Regiment of the Georgia Militia.

He receives an honorable discharge on March 3, 1814 in Milledgeville, Georgia.




1820 Federal Census

Morgan County, Georgia, p. 120


Laban Moncrief and Sarah Sowell marry on April 24, 1828 in Taliaferro County, Georgia.
This is a second marriage for both of them.



1830 Federal Census

Greene County, Georgia, p. 283


Thomas Henry Moncrief and Maranda Warren marry September 13, 1849 in Dadesville, Tallapoosa County, Alabama.



1850 Federal Census

Tallapoosa County, Alabama, Township 24, p. 241 & 242, 1784-1784, January 8, 1851

1860 Federal Census

Stow's Ferry, Tallapoosa County, Alabama, p. 147, 1148-1044, September 7, 1860
Dadeville, Tallapoosa County, Alabama, Beat No. 4., 740-680, August 15, 1860



Civil War is declared April 12, 1861.

Henry T. Moncrief enlists in the Sixth Alabama Regiment, Company L as a private.
A claim was filed February 8, 1865 by Maranda Moncrief, widow of Dadeville, Alabama.

Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox, Virginia on April 9, 1865.




Elmore County, Alabama is created February 15, 1866 from Autauga, Coosa, Montgomery and Tallapoosa counties.



1870 Federal Census

Tallapoosa County, Alabama, Post Office Dadeville, 32-32, July 23, 1870
    Maranda Moncrief *
      38 year old white female born in Georgia
      Her occupation is keeping house.
      Marks are under cannot read, cannot write.
    Mary Moncrief
      18 year old white female born in Alabama
      Marks are under cannot read, cannot write.
    Elizabeth Moncrief *
      16 year old white female born in Alabama
    John Moncrief
      14 year old white male born in Alabama
    Simpson Moncrief
      11 year old white male born in Alabama

    The following columns are blank for this family:
      * Value of Real Estate.
      * Father of foreign birth.
      * Mother of foreign birth.
      * If born within the year, state month
      * If married within the year, state month
      * Attended School within the year.
      * Whether deaf and dumb, blind, insane, or idiotic.
      * Male U.S. Citizens of 21 years of age and upwards.
      * Male U.S. Citizens of 21 years of age and upwards, whose right to vote is denied or abridged on other grounds than rebellion or other crime.




Sarah Elizabeth Moncrief and Benjamin Franklin Newman were married by the Justice of the Peace, E.D. Baker, in Tallassee, Elmore County, Alabama on January 7, 1872.




Maranda Moncrief * - 1880 Census Russell County, Alabama, Girard Beat 1, page 36, S.D. 4. E.D. 151, 339-393




Other Sources:
    Military and pension records of Laban Moncrief

    Maranda Moncrief's pension application

    Marriage Records:
      Thomas Henry Moncrief and Maranda Warren
      Sarah Elizabeth Moncrief and Thomas Franklin Newman


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