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NOTE FYI: Not listed below but also on page 104 in house 59 is Hiram Melton age 30, his wife and three children.
1850 12th div., Cass Co., Ga. M432, #63, p 104, house 60, lines 24-29 David Melton 68 North Carolina Elenor 66 South Carolina Robert 39 South Carolina Ann 36 South Carolina Frances Dickenson 15 Georgia Joseph Dickenson 11 Georgia 1850 12th div., Cass Co., Ga. M432, #63, p 104, house 61, lines 30-35 Henry Drummonds 57 Ireland Sarah 53 South Carolina John 22 Alabama Jane 16 Alabama Mary 11 or 16 Alabama William M. 9 Georgia
Because John, Jane, Mary and William all appear on this census with Henry, I have concluded that they are his children. On the same page of the 1850 Cass County census there are two more of Henry's children listed, Isabella McDaniel (or McDonald) and George Lewis Drummond. Their households are as follows:
1850 12th division Cass Co., Georgia M432, roll #63, page 104 (This household is next door to Henry.) Allen McDaniel 19 SC Isabella 28 SC 1850 Cass Co., Ga. census-12th division, page 104, line 33 George L. Drummond 23 SC Lucinda 15 or 17 SC
Also living nearby in 1850 Cass County is Joseph Berry Drummond.
1850 Cass Co., Ga. M432, roll #63, page 108 Joseph B. Drumond 30 SC Casey 26 SC David 6 GA Henry 4 GA Michael 1 GA
By 1860, Henry had moved to Floyd County along with John, Mary and William. George and Isabella have also moved to Floyd County where they live near their parents, Henry and Sarah. Also in Henry's home is a Margaret who was not listed on the 1850 census with him. However, her age is close enough that this Margaret could be Jane from the 1850 census as she is the only child from the 1850 household not in her own household by 1860. All of the following households are in the order that they appear on the census.
1860 Chulio Dist., Floyd Co., Georgia M653, roll #121, page 309 Lewis Drummond 30 or 31 GA Lucinda 26 SC Sarah J. 8 nothing put William H. 6 nothing put 1860 Chulio Dist., Floyd Co., Georgia M653, roll #121, page 309 Henry Drummond 66 Ireland Sarah 62 SC Margaret 27 nothing put 1860 Chulio Dist., Floyd Co., Georgia M653, roll #121, page 309 William H. Drummond 21 AL Mary 23 GA James H.W. 3 GA Joseph L.M. 1 GA 1860 Chulio Dist., Floyd Co., Georgia M653, roll #121, page 309 Allen McDaniel 30 SC Isabella 38 AL William H.J. 8 GA Sarah A. 4 GA Lewis A. 2 GA 1860 Chulio Dist., Floyd Co., Georgia M653, roll #121, page 309 George P. Earp 27 NC Mary E. 24 AL Jno H.B. 4 GA Sarah J.M. 1 nothing put 1860 Chulio Dist., Floyd Co., Georgia M653, roll #121, page 309 Jno Drummonds 32 AL Martha 19 GA James H. 3 GA George W. 1 GA
While Henry and some of the family went to neighboring Floyd County, Joseph Berry remained in Cass County. 1860 is also the first year in which I have seen Daniel Pinkney Drummond on a census. He is living in Chattooga County. The households of Joseph and Daniel are as follows:
1860 Cass Co., Ga. M653, roll #114, page 691 J. Drummond 40 SC, male E. 36 SC, female D. 16 GA, male H. 13 GA, male J. 14 GA, male N. 7 GA, female E. 4 GA, male E. 3 GA, female 1860 Chattooga Co., Ga. D.P. Drummond 36 AL Mary C. 31 SC Sarah 9 GA Henry B. 7 GA Joseph M. 6 GA Cynthia A. 5 GA Martha A. 2 GA
Although I believe that Henry was alive until 1873, I have not been able to locate him on any 1870 census. By doing a search on the surname Drummond at famlysearch.org under the International Genealogical Index, batch #7616009, the names George L. Drummond, Daniel P. Drummond and Joseph V. Drummond come up with Henry listed as their father. In the category "other events" for all three men is listed "will: 25 Jun 1873, Polk, Georgia". I believe that the "V" should actually be a "B" for Joseph's middle name and was misread by who ever saw the original copy of this document. Henry was possibly living in someone else's household in 1870 and thus the reason for me not seeing a listing for him as the head of a household then.
In 1861 Cass County was renamed Bartow County and Joseph is still living there. Moreover, Isabella and George have moved back to Cass County, now called Bartow, as well. I do not find Daniel, William, Jane (possibly Margaret Jane), Mary or John on any 1870 census. Here are the households of Joseph, Isabella and George Drummond:
NOTE FYI: A Jane Drummond married A Charles Stokes in Cedartown, Polk County, Georgia on July 11, 1865
1870 Bartow Co., Ga. M593, roll #135, page 462 Joseph Drummon 50 SC Camissa? 47 SC Daniel H. 22 GA James H. 20 or 25 " Sarah 17 Joseph E. 15 Nella 12 William J. 6 David (26, GA-Joseph's oldest son) & Mary S. Drummond (18, GA) live next door. 1870 Bartow Co., Ga. census-roll #149, page 295 Allen McDonald 39 SC Isabella 49 SC William H. 19 GA Sarah A. 14 GA Lewis A. 11 GA 1870 Bartow Co., Ga. census-roll #149, page 295 George L. Drummond 45 AL Lucinda 35 SC Sarah Jane 19 GA William H. 16 GA
Because of the will date, by 1880 I believe that Henry is dead. My forth great-grandfather Joseph Berry Drummond is now living in Cedartown, Polk County, Georgia with my third great-grandfather, William Jasper Drummond is living in his father's household. He was 16 year old farm hand then. By 1880, George has once again moved back to Floyd County while brothers John and Daniel turn up living in Arkansas.
Both the 1850 and 1860 census on which Henry appeared stated that he was born in Ireland. However, the 1880 census for Joseph states that his parents were born in Georgia. For George, Daniel and John the census data states that their father was indeed born in Ireland. The only explanation I can offer is that census data is very inconsistent in both ages and places of birth for almost everyone. All five men's households are listed below:
1880 Cedartown, Polk Co., Ga. Film-1254161; T9-0161; page 271D J.B. Drummond 63 SC Fa: GA Mo: GA C.E. 59 GA Fa: GA Mo: GA William J. 16 GA Fa: SC Mo: SC J.E. 27 GA Fa: SC Mo: SC Julia (DauL) 21 GA Fa: GA Mo: SC Zella 1 GA Fa: GA Mo: SC Jane Wiggans (MotherL) 50 GA Fa: GA Mo: SC 1880 Floyd Co., Ga. census-e.d. 72, page 6B George L. Drummond 57 AL Fa: Ire Lucinda 46 SC George F. 7 GA Margaret (niece) 18 GA 1880 Franklin Co., Arkansas John J. Drummond 52 GA Fa: Ire Mo: Eng Martha J. 38 GA Fa: GA Mo: GA James W. 23 GA George W. 21 GA Mary J. 17 GA Sarah E. 14 GA Isadora 13 Tenn. William J. 10 Ark. Clara E. 9/12 Ark. 1880 Poinsett Co., Arkansas Daniel P. Drummond 56 AL Elizabeth 35 Miss. Sarah 26 GA Daniel 16 GA John 15 GA William 16 GA Edda Stone (step-daughter) 8 Ark.
Going back in time now I wanted to find Henry on earlier censuses. Since my forth great-grandfather Joseph Berry Drummond was born in South Carolina around the 1820s, that is where I started and indeed I did find a Henry Drummond listed on the 1820 Pendleton Dist., South Carolina census. Moreover, through a family source I had learned that David Melton was Cassie Elenor Melton's father. He too is on the 1820 Pendleton Dist., South Carolina census not far from Henry. Here are their households:
1820 Pendleton Dist., South Carolina M33, roll #120, page 198 Henry Drummond 1 male 16-26 (Henry, 27) 1 female 16-26 (Sarah, 23) 1 male 0-10 (infant Joseph Berry) 1 female over 45 (?) 1820 Pendleton Dist., South Carolina M33, roll #120, page 199 David Melton 1 male 26-45 (David, 38) 1 female 26-45 (Elenor, 35) 1 female 16-26 (?) 1 male 10-16 (Michael, 10) 2 males 0-10 (Robert, 9 and ?) 2 females 0-10 (Ann, 6 and ?)
Calculating from data on the 1850 Cass County census, Henry was in Alabama from about 1828 to at least 1839. So he would then appear on an 1830 Alabama census. There are two Henry Drummonds for Alabama in 1830; one does not match up age wise and the other does. The one that is most probably my Henry Drummond was the one in St. Clair County. Note that all of his children were still too young to be out on their own. Listed below is Henry's household:
1830 St. Clair Co., Alabama M19, roll #4, page 247 Henry Drummond 1 male 30-40 (Henry, 37) 1 female 30-40 (Sarah, 34) 2 males bet. 5-10 (Joseph Berry, 10; Daniel Pinkney, 6) 1 female 5-10 (Isabella, 8) 2 males under 5 (George Lewis, 4/5; John, 2)
David Melton, Joseph Berry Drummond's eventual father-in-law, was still in South Carolina in 1830. I still do not know much about the Meltons or David's family. All help will be greatly appreciated. David's household is listed below.
NOTE FYI: I did not personally obtain this information but got it from another researcher.
1830 US census Anderson Co, SC pg 187 David Melton 1 wm 40-50 (David, 48) 1 wf 40-50 (Elenor, 46) 1 wm 20-30 (Michael, 20) 1 wm 15-20 (Robert, 19) 2 wf 10-15 (Ann, 16 and ?) 1 white male 5-10 (Hiram, 10) 2 wf 5-10 (Cassie Elenor, 6 or 7 and ?) 1 wf >5 (?)
Oddly, I have yet to find Henry Drummond on any 1840 census. I have also noticed that many Melton researchers do not have an 1840 census for David although there is a David Melton living in Carroll County, Georgia then.
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