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James M. SURRATT, born Tennessee, State Flag SFA© Coat of Arms - Click on Thumbnail for larger Photo! Click on Thumbnail for larger Map James M., died Arkansas, State Flag
James,5 Madison SURRATT, c1818-1898 age 80yrs
Fifth Generation!
Need Photo of James M. Surratt James,5 SURRATT; (a.k.a. James Madison SIRATT) [SFA-ID# 1.2.5.7.04]
(3rd s/o James,4 & Wife Unknown SARRATT)
(Gs/o Thomas,1 & Wife Unknown SARRATT)
(GGs/o SAMUEL,1 & 2ndw Honour SARRATT, of Prince George's Co., MD.
(GGGs/o JOSEPH,1 & KATHERINE SARRATT, of France "The American Progenitor!"
b. c1818, nr McMinnville, Warren Co., TN. was raised in McNairy Co. [prs]
b. c1818, Jackson, Madison Co., TN. [REF:#0561.002]
d. c1898, a80y at Upper Antioch, Hot Spring Co., AR; [REF:#0561.002]
Bur. Upper Antioch Cemetery, Hot Spring Co., AR. [REF:#0561.002]
At age 29yrs he married bfr 1839 nr Bundy, Mcnairy Co., TN. to
Need Photo of Mary Jane Phillips 18 year old Miss Mary "Jane" PHILLIPS;
(d/o Mr. & Elizabeth (Unknown) PHILLIPS) [REF:#0561.002]
b. c1821, probabley McNairy Co., TN. (b. AL. or TN. [REF:#0561.002]
d. Unknown, (by me) in Hot Spring, AR;
Bur. Upper Antioch Cemetery, Hot Spring Co., AR. [REF:#0561.002]
 They had 11 Children born to this Union: (9 Sons & 2 Dau's)
 Son/Dau  Click on Name for More Inf.  b.-d.  Married/Info.  Ch.
 1.2.5.7.04.01. 1st Son:  Nicholas M. SIRATT,  *1840-1889 a48y  m. *1865 Mereland J. BARTON,  11 Ch.
 1.2.5.7.04.02. 1st Dau:  Sarah E. SIRATT,  c1843-  Not traced! Liv w/p 1850 Only, age 7yrs, 17 in 1860?  
 1.2.5.7.04.03. 2nd Son:  Wm. Larkin SIRATT,,  c1844-1863 a19y  k.i.a. MO. Civil War!  
 1.2.5.7.04.04. 3rd Son:   John L. SIRATT,,  c1846-1865 a19y  k.i.a. MO. Civil War!  
 1.2.5.7.04.05. 4th Son:  James M. SIRATT, Jr.  *1848-1921 a73y  m. *1876 Mary M. INGERSOLL,  10Ch.
 1.2.5.7.04.06. 5th Son:  Jacob F. SIRATT,  *1850-1912 a62y  m. *1873 1) Mary M. BROWN,   8Ch.
 "2nd"  "2nd"  "2nd"  m. *1894 2) Sarah A. STEMBRIDGE,  11Ch.
 1.2.5.7.04.07. 2nd Dau:  Mary Jane SIRATT, Jr.  c1853-  m. c1874 Wm. A. SHELTON,   1Ch.
 1.2.5.7.04.08. 6th Son:  Joseph L. SIRATT,  *1854-1923 a69y  m. *1882 Elivera M. STATON,   7Ch.
 1.2.5.7.04.09. 7th Son:  Mack G. "McGriefs" SIRATT,,  c1856-  Never Married! L/R 1895 Ouachita Co. AR.  
 1.2.5.7.04.10. 8th Son:  George Wash. SIRATT,  *1858-1915 a57y  m. *1880 Ellen C. DENHAM,   8Ch.
 1.2.5.7.04.11. 9th Son:  Reuben W. SIRATT,,  *1863-1945 a82y  m. *1885 Amy S. BEASON,  10Ch.
  58 Grandchildren/1st Cousins! 

Laura & Normans' book 1980 In Click on Redball for More Info.<--- [REF: # 90, Ch. VII, Kith & Kin, Pg179] writes:
The SURRATTS who moved into Hot Spring Co., AR., mainly came from McNairy Co., TN. James SIRATT (spelling on the Arkansas Census) moved to Hot Spring Co., before 1870 and it is believed his father was the Click on Redball for More Info.<--- James SURRATT, whose land was divided in McNairy Co., TN. in 1832.  James SIRATT's wife was Mary Jane PHILLIPS. He was born about 1815 in TN. and 3 of his sons, Nicholas SIRATT, Jacob F. SIRATT and James M. SIRATT raised large families in this County.
Laura & Norman, did NOT list any more information on this family. ..prs

 Chronological Timeline!
 James,5 SURRATT (The perfered Spelling!)
 Item  Date  Age  Description (Click on Date for more Information!)  Living in Co.
 Born  1810    in the home of his Parents.  nr McMinnville,  Warren Co., TN.
 Census  1810  6/12yrs  in the home of his Parents.  (No Census Available!)  Warren Co., TN.
 Census  1820  10yrs  in the home of his Parents.  (No Twp. Listed!)  Warren Co., TN.
 Moved  1824  14yrs  when Parents moved to 25acres   (Sec. 4, 9th Dist.)  McNairy Co., TN.
 Land  1826  16yrs  when Parents bought 50acres   (Sec. 4, 9th Dist.)  McNairy Co., TN.
 Death  1830  20yrs  Father died btwn June Sept. 1830   (Sec. 4, 9th Dist.)  McNairy Co., TN.
 Census  1830  20yrs  with his older Brother Wm.,9  (No Twp. Listed!)  McNairy Co., TN.
 Land  1832  22yrs  Fathers Land Allotment  Drew Lot #5  McNairy Co., TN.
 Married  1839  29yrs  Miss Mary J. PHILLIPS, age 18yrs  C.D. #11, Bundy Twp.  McNairy Co., TN.
 Census  1840  30yrs  with Wife & 1Ch.  Not Twp Listed, Purdy, P.O.  McNairy Co., TN.
 Census  1850  40yrs  with Wife & 5Ch.  C.D. #11, "Farmer" $0  McNairy Co., TN.
 Census  1860  50yrs  with Wife & 10Ch.  C.D. #15, "Tennant Farmer" $0/$610  McNairy Co., TN.
 Moved  1861  51yrs  with Wife & 10Ch.  Prairie Bayoy Twp.  Hot Spring Co., AR.
 CWar  1861  51yrs  3 sons joined CSA. only 1 returned!  Prairie Bayoy Twp.  Hot Spring Co., AR.
 Census  1870  60yrs  w/Wife 7 Children, Moved to:  Prairie Bayoy Twp., "Farmer" $500  Hot Spring Co., AR.
 Census  1880  65yrs  w/Wife 3 Children,   Prairie Bayoy Twp., "Farmer" $500  Hot Spring Co., AR.

Click on Thumbnail for larger Map! McNairy Co., TN. was created in 1823, from the larger Hardin Co. The County Seat is Selmer, TN. 38375. It is located in the Western part of the State, on the Mississippi border. Bounded by: Chester Co. on the North; Hardin Co. on the East; Alcorn Co., Mississippi on the South; and Hardman Co., on the West. (First Census 1830, County Clerk has records from 1882 Only) Click on Redball for 1895 County Map! See: 1895 McNairy County Map!

Marriage Mr. SURRATT & Miss PHILLIPS
Mr. James SURRATT, a29yrs son of James & Mary SURRATT (dec'd) and
Miss Mary Jane PHILLIPS, a18yrs Daughter of Mrs. Jane (Unk) PHILLIPS were married in, Civil Dist. #11, Bundy Twp., McNairy Co., TN.
 on __? Aug 1839. [Need Mar.Bk, Page #]

U.S. Federal Census James,5 (20to30)  SURRATT can be found with Family:
1840 Census Purdy, P.O., McNairy Co., TN
Fed. #, Reel# M704-052 Page: 040   F.Visit: 23 
 Pg.  F.V.  FName  MName  LName  Age  Born  b.Yr.  Remarks
  No Twp Listed!  -  SFA-ID# 1.2.5.7.04
  040   23  James,5  (20to30)  SURRATT   30   TN  1818   H/H 10001-0001
  040   23  Mary J.  (20to30)  SURRATT   19   TN  1821   m. 1yr JAMES M., c1838
  040   23  Nicholas M  (05 Under)  SURRATT  0.3   TN  1840   m. M.J. BARTON, *1865 Ar. 11Ch
 

U.S. Federal Census James Sr. SURRATT can be found with Family: Dated: 30 Nov 1850
1850 Census Civil Dist. #11, McNairy Co., TN
Fed. #, Reel# M432-088 Page: 118a  F.Visit: 1643 
 Pg.  F.V.  FName  MName  LName  Age  Born  b.Yr.  Remarks
  Civil Dist. #11 -  SFA-ID# 1.2.5.7.04
  118a   1643  James  Sr.  SURRATT   32   TN  1818   H/H Farmer, $0
  118a   1643  Mary J.  (PHILLIPS)  SURRATT   26   AL  1824   m.12yrs JAMES,5 , c1838 TN
  118a   1643  Nicholas  M.  SURRATT   10   TN  1840   Son 1st, m. MERELAND J. BARTON, *1865 AR 11Ch
  118a   1643  Sarah  E.  SURRATT    TN  1843   Dau 1st, At School
  118a   1643  Larkin  Wm.  SURRATT    TN  1844   Son 2nd, d. a19y CIVIL WAR, MO
  118a   1643  John  L.  SURRATT    TN  1846   Son 3rd, CW-CSA, d. a19y CIVIL WAR, MO.
  118a   1643  James  M.  SURRATT    TN  1848   Son 4th, m. MARY M. INGERSOLL, 20 Jan 1876 AK
 James,5 could Read & Write!
 Wife Mary J. (Phillips), could NOT Read & Write!

U.S. Federal Census James M. Sr Age 44  SERATT can be found with Family: Dated: 02 June 1860
1860 Census C. Dist. #15, Adamsville, P.O. McNairy Co., TN
Fed. #, Reel# M653-126 Page: 511   F.Visit: 2121 
 Pg.  F.V.  FName  MName  LName  Age  Born  b.Yr.  Remarks
  Civil Dist. #15, Adamsville, TN. P.O.  -  SFA-ID# 1.2.5.7.04
  511   2121  James  M. Sr Age 44  SERATT   44   TN  1816   Tennant Farmer, $0/$610
  511   2121  Jane  (PHILLIPS)  SERATT   39   TN  1821   W/O JAMES, 5 SERRATT, c1838 TN
  511   2121  Nicholas  M.  SERATT   21   TN  1839   Son 1st, Farm Labor
  511   2121  Sarah  E. a18y  SERATT   17   TN  1843   Dau 1st, Not Traced!
  511   2121  William  LARKIN  SERATT   16   TN  1844   Son 2nd, k.i.a. Civil War
  511   2121  John  L. or T.  SERATT   14   TN  1846   Son 3rd, k.i.a. Civil War
  511   2121  James  MONROE  SERATT   12   TN  1848   Son 4th, m. MARY M. INGERSOLL, *1876
  511   2121  Jacob  F."Jake"  SERATT   10   TN  1850   Son 5th, m.1)BROWN 2)S.A. STEMBRIDGE,
  511   2121  Mary  J.  SERATT    TN  1853   Dau 2nd m. Wm. A. SHELTON c1877 AR
  511   2121  Joseph  L.  SERATT    TN  1854   Son 6th m.EILVERA M. STATON *1882 AR
  511   2121  Mark  G.  SERATT    TN  1856   Son 7th, Never Married!
  511   2121  George  W.  SERATT    TN  1859   Son 8th, m. Ellen C DENHAM 1880 AR
 James, was a "Tennant Farmer, with 3 Black Female Slaves & 1 Male Infant
 Both can Read & Write!


Civil War - Confederate States of America (CSA) 1861-1865

 John,5 SURRATT, was 53 years old when the Civil War broke out. he was to old to join, but 3 of his sons joined, 2 never returned.
     1st Son: Nicholas M. SERRATT, age 21yrs was a Sgt. in Griffith's Company "C", 11th AR. Inf. Reg.
     2nd Son: Wm. Larkin SURRATT, age 20yrs was a Pvt. in Griffith's Company "C", 11th AR. Inf. Reg.  (k.i.a. 1864 MO.)
     3rd Son: John L. SURRATT, age 18yrs was a Pvt. in Griffith's Company "C", 11th AR. Inf. Reg.  (k.i.a. 1864 MO.)

Click on Thumbnail for larger 1895 Map!  1863 Move to Hot Spring Co., AR. was created in 1829 from the larger Clark Co. The County Seat is Malvern, AR. 72104. It is located in the Southcentral part of the State: It is Bounded by Garland & Saline Co's on the North; Grant Co. on the East; Clark & Dallas Co's on the South; with Montgomery Co. on the West. (First Census 1830; County Clerk has m. rec from 1835-1979; div., Pro. rec from 1850-1979; Bur Vit Statistics, Little Rock has b., d. rec; Clerk Circuit Court has Civil Court rec.) Click on Redball for 1895 County Map!<--- See: 1895 Hot Spring, County Map!

U.S. Federal Census James,5 SURRATT can be found with Family: Dated: 15 June 1870
1870 Census Hot Spring, P.O., Prairie Bayou Twp., Hot Spring Co., Arkansas
Fed. #, Reel# M593-054; E.D. 7; Page: 569   F.Visit: 45 
 Pg.  F.V.  FName  MName  LName  Age  Born  b.Yr.  Remarks
  Hot Spring, P.O., AR. Dated: 15 June 1870 SFA-ID# 1.2.5.7.04
  569   0054  James,5    SURRATT   52   TN  1818   H/H Farmer, $500
  569   0054  Jane  (PHILLIPS)  SURRATT   46   TN  1824   m.32yrs James,5 1838 TN.
  569   0054  Nicholas  M.  SURRATT   22   TN  1848   Son 1st, m. M.J. BARTON, *1865
  569   0054  Jacob  F."Jake"  SURRATT   19   TN  1851   Son 5th, m.1)BROWN 2)S.A. STEMBRIDGE,
  569   0054  Mary  J.  SURRATT  17   TN  1853   Dau 2nd m. Wm. A. SHELTON c1877 AR
  569   0054  Joseph  L.  SURRATT  15   TN  1855   Son 6th m.Elivera M. STATON *1882 AR
  569   0054  McGriefs    SURRATT  14   TN  1856   Son 7th, Never Married!
  569   0054  Geo.  W.  SURRATT  10   TN  1860   Son 8th, m. Ellen C DENHAM 1880 AR
  569   0054  Reuben  W.  SURRATT    AR  1863   Son 9th, m.Amey S. BEASON, *1885
 

U.S. Federal Census James,5 SIRATT <--This is the 1st time SIRATT was used!
can be found with Family: Dated: 03 June 1880
1880 Census Hot Spring, P.O., Prairie Bayou Twp., Hot Spring Co., Arkansas
Fed. #, Reel# T009-046; E.D. 77; Page: 564a   F.Visit: 505 
 Pg.  F.V.  FName  MName  LName  Age  Born  b.Yr.  Remarks
  Hot Spring, P.O., AR. Dated: 03 June 1880 SFA-ID# 1.2.5.7.04
  569   0054  James,5    SIRATT   65   TN  1815   H/H Farmer,
  569   0054  Jane  (PHILLIPS)  SIRATT   58   AL  1822   m.42yrs James,5 1838 11Ch.
  569   0054  Joseph  L.  SIRATT  25   TN  1855   Son 6th m.Elivera M. STATON *1882 AR
  569   0054  Mack    SIRATT  23   TN  1857   Son 7th, Never Married!
  569   0054  Reuben  W.  SIRATT  17   TN  1863   Son 9th, m.Amey S. BEASON, *1885
  569   0054  Mary J.  (SIRATT)  SHELTON  27   TN  1853   Dau 2nd, Widow" Wm. A. SHELTON dec'd
  569   0054  James  W.  SHELTON    AR  1878   Grandson, F-b. MS., M-b. TN.
 James,5 listed Father born in SC. & mother born in Georgia!
 Wife Jane (Phillps), listed born in "AL.?, both parents born in Kentucky
 Reuben, changed from 1870 Census, now list born in Tennessee?

Upper Antioch Cemetery, Antioch, Hot Spring County, Arkansas
"Father"
James SIRATT,
1818 - 1898, age 80yrs
(Need Photo of Headstone)
Photo by Paul R. Sarrett, 2009 - Click on Thumbnail for Larger Photo!   Photos by Ari Yoder, 13 Jan 2008 - Click on Thumbnail for Larger Photo!   Photos by Ari Yoder, 13 Jan 2008 - Click on Thumbnail for Larger Photo!   "Mother"
M. Jane (Phillips) SIRATT,
1821 - 18??
(Need Photo of Headstone)
Click on Redball for More Info.<--- James,5 SIRRATT, d. 1898, age 86yrs, where a headstone marks his grave!

Click on Redball for More Info.<--- FAGrave.com Map! GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 34.31459, Longitude: -92.97697  James,5 & Jane (Phillips) NOT listed!
Click on Redball for More Info.<--- Upper Antioch Cemetery - Inventoried by Tammy Roberts April 2002.  James,5 & Jane (Phillips) NOT listed!

The Following are the Children of: James,5 SIRATT & M. "Jane" PHILLIPS

Sixth Generation!
Need Photo of James M. Surratt 1.2.5.7.04.07. Mary Jane SIRATT,
(2nd Dau of James,5 SIRATT & Mother: M. "Jane" PHILLIPS)
b. __ ___ 1853, Civil Dist. #15, nr Adamsville, McNairy Co., Tenn.
d.
At age 20yrs she married on 12 Oct 1873 Malvern, Hot Spring Co., Arkansas to
18 year old William A. SHELTON,
(1st Son of Jacob SHELTON & Mother: Mary Unknown, of Booneville, Prentiss Co., MS)
b. c1885, Township 5 Range 6, Prentiss Co., Mississippi [per 1870 Census]
d. c1878, age 23yrs?
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
They had 5 Children born to this Short Union: per [REF:#002]
     07.1. Only Son: James Watson SHELTON (AFN:1WSX-BMV) b. c1877, AR.

 Mary Jane SIRATT Census, Source Notes & Reference Records
 1860 was age  7yrs b. 1853, living with Parents & 9 Siblings in 1860 Census, Adamsville, McNairy Co., TN.
 1863 was age 10yrs b. 1853, living with Parents & 9 Siblings when Moved to 1863 Move, Hot Spring, Hot Spring Co., AR.
 1870 was age 17yrs b. 1853, living with Parents & 6 Siblings in 1870 Census, Hot Spring, Hot Spring Co., AR.
 1873 was age 20yrs she married on 12 Oct 1873, to 18 year old Wm. A. SHELTON, Hot Spring, Hot Spring Co., AR.
 1876 was age 23yrs when Husband Wm. A. SHELTON, Hot Spring, Hot Spring Co., AR. Not bd in Upper Antoch Cem.
 1880 was age 27yrs b. 1853, "Widow" living with Parents & 1 Child! James W. 1880 Census, Hot Spring, Hot Spring Co., AR.
 1900 was age 47yrs, record Not Found!
 Not Traced!

 Possible Record Problem!
  [REF:#002]<---list that Mary Jane (Siratt) SHELTON, & Wm. A. SHELTON had 5 Children born to this Union:
     07.1. 1st Dau: Little Girl SHELTON (AFN:1WSX-BLN) b. c1875-1880, age 5yrs AR.
     07.2. 1st Son: James Watson SHELTON (AFN:1WSX-BMV) b. c1877, AR.
     07.3. 2nd Son: James M. SHELTON (AFN:17RR-FKS) b. c1878, AR.
These two born "After" Wm. A. SHELTON, died in 1876?
     07.4. 3rd Son: Watson SHELTON (AFN:17RR-FL1) b. c1880, AR.
     07.5. 2nd Dau: Daughter SHELTON (AFN:17RR-FM7) b. c1882, AR.
As usual Teri Jo WILLIAMS (dec'd) does not list her Source or reference doucments, as to this conclusion...prs!

 SFA© Source and Reference Notes
 [REF:#001]  Paul R. Sarrett, Jr.   prsjr@att.net
Sarratt/Sarrett/Surratt Families of America (SFA)©
Bibliography County Histories
Reminiscences of the Early Settlement & Early Settlers of McNairy Co., TN. Washington, D.C.; Commercial Pub. Co., 1882. 96pp
History of Tennessee from the Earliest Times to Present, Together with an Historical & Biographical Sketch of Henderson, Chester, McNairy, Decatur & Hardin Counties. Goodspeed Pub. Co., 1886. (Biographical Index by Mrs. Leister E. Presley., Searcy, AR.; Presley 1971) Reprint with full-name Index. Easley, SC. Southern Hist. Print., 1978, 111pp.
"Biographical & Historical Memoirs of ...Hot Spring County, 1889 Chicago, IL.; Goodspeedb Pub. Co., 1889, 811pp. (Biographical index by Mrs. Leister E. Presley, Searcy, AR. [1973, 32pp.]
An Album of Yesteryears, 1876-1976
Centennial & Bicentennial ed Malvern, AR. By: Hot Spring County Hist. Soc, 1976, 40pp.
 [REF:#002]  LDS-File   Father: James Monroe SURRATT (AFN:1S5R-VT) Microfilm: 1394151
   8. 6th Son: Joseph Lafayette Lafentley SURRATT (AFN: 1S5T-H7)
a. TERI JO WILLIAMS; 704 E PRINCETON, ONTARIO CA. 91764
b. HETTIE BURKS BROWN, 115 CREST VIEW DRIVE, REXBURG, IDAHO 83440
c. MARTHA KIRKLAND HEATHCOAT, 1550 RIMPAU #103, CORONA CA. 91719

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