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Demosthernes M. SARRATT, 1844-1913

Seventh Generation!
Demosthernes M. SARRATT, [SFA #]
(3rd s/o Lawson H. (Henry) SARRATT, and Cynithia BROWN.
(1Gs/o Anthony1 & Leitia (ELLIS) SARRATT) [REF:1396.002]
(2GS/o John2 & Nancy (MORGAN) SARRATT)
(3Gs/o Samuel,2 & Elizabeth (Unknown) SARRATT,
(4Gs/o Samuel,1 & 1st Wife Anna SARRATT)
(5Gs/o Joseph,1 & Katherine SARRAT, "The American Progenitor"
b. 09 Jan 1844, in Gaffney, Spartanburg Co., (presant-day Cherokee Co.) SC.
d. __ ___ 1913, age 68 near Floyd Co., GA.
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)

Demosthenes M. SARRATT, was only 6 years old when his father died 
in July See: 1850, Estate

Demosthenes M. SARRATT, age 6 can be identified living with
his Widow mother Cynthia (BROWN) SARRATT, in the November 
See: 1850 Census for Spartanburg Co., SC.
   [1850 Census, M-432, Reel 0858, 0248, F.G. 2339]

Demosthenes M. SARRATT, was 6 when his mother married 
a second time See: Dec. 1850. Spartanburg Dist. SC.

Demosthenes M. SARRATT, age 18 can be identified living with
his Step-father, Charles B. ATKINS and mother Cynthia (BROWN)
SARRATT, ATKINS in Summerville, Chattooga Co., GA.
   [See: 1860 Census, M-653, Reel 1226, Pg. 0290b, F.G. 1316]

Pvt. Demosthenes M. SARRATT, age 17yrs - Civil War
35th Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Co. I [Chattooga Co, GA.]
 Joined at Chattooga Co., GA.  a17yrs  Oct 23, 1861
 Wounded at Battle Seven Pines, Fair Oaks, Va.  a18yrs  May 31, 1862
 Captured 1st at Battle of South Mt., Frederick, MD.  a18yrs  Sep 12, 1862
 Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA.  a18yrs  Nov 10, 1862
 Wounded at Jericho Ford, VA.  a20yrs  May 25, 1864
 Captured 2nd at Hatcher's Run, VA.  a21yrs  Mar 25, 1865
 Paroled at See: Point Lookout, MD.  a21yrs  Jun 14, 1865
From: Compendium of the Confederate Armies:
South Carolina and Georgia, by Stewart Sifakis
Publisher: Facts on File, 460 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10016
After the Civil War, Demosthene Madison SURRATT, age 26, can be found in the 1870 Census, living with Mother and Step-father C.B. ATKINS in Chattooga Co., GA. The next record I found is the 1900 Census for Floyd Co., GA (1900 Census, T-693, Reel 0196, E.D. 121, F.G 073] H/H Demosthene M. SURRATT, age 56, b. 1844 SC Dau: Pinna (SURRATT) RAMSEY, age 26, b. 1874 GA. GSon: William RAMSEY, age 9, b. 1891 GA. GDau: Minnie RAMSEY, age 7, b. 1893 GA. Note: Their also was a Demosthene SURRATT, age 43 b. c1857 b. SC "boarding" with James F. GILBREATH T-693, Reel 0196, E.D. 125, F.G. 003 In the 1910 Census, Demosthene M. SURRATT, age 66y b. 1844 was living in the family Unit of his son Robert Sr. SURRATT [1910 Census, T-624, Reel 188, E.D. 081, F.G. 013] H/H Robert, Sr. SURRATT, age 48 b. 1862 SC Wife: Martha (DAVIS), age 39 b. 1871 SC Dau: Carrie, age 19 b. 1891 GA Father: Demosthene M., age 66 b. 1844 SC Demosthene Madison SURRATT, d. c1913, a69y Floy Co., GA. This is the last record found of this family. ..prs

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Created: Dec. 01, 1996; Sep 23, 2003