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Sanford,1 SURRETT, 1829-1887


1. Sanford SURRETT, 
(a.k.a. SERIT, SURET, SERRETT) [SFA# 5.10.0, FG 2483]
(1st s/o Wm. Sanford & 1st Wife Leney (PRATER) SURRATT) <--Not Proven!
b. c1829 Cherokee Indian Territory, (present-day Cherokee Co.), GA.
b. c1827 Unknown, [REF:#003]
d. __ May 1887 a58y, near Rome, Floyd Co., GA.
Buried in "Big Bend Cemetery", (No marker) [REF:#003]
At the age of 24 years old on 15 May 1853, in DeKalb Co., GA. he married
19 year old Miss Tabitha A. or Delitha CLAY;
(2nd d/o Jeddy & Ruthy Twilly CLAY of DeKalb Co., GA.
b. __ ___ 1834, near Atlanta, DeKalb Co..?, GA. [REF:#003]
d. 11 Jan 1902, a68y in Cleburne Co., AL.       [REF:#003]
Buried in Mars Hill Cemetery in Cleburne Co Al. [REF:#003]
   They had One Child born to this Union:
   1. 1st Son: C. Green, *1849-1908 a59y m. Nancy DODD, 8Ch. [FG 717]
   They "Adopted" two Children to this Union:
   2. Martha TUCKER,  b. c1868 GA <--Bound Girl Not Traced!
   3. William TUCKER, b. c1872 GA <--Bound Boy, m. c1901 Mary JACKSON, 6Ch

  Possible Record Problem!
In REF:#003 have marriage date 15 May 1853, but C. Green was born 29th Sep 1849, this is some 2y 7m 24d before the Marriage? ...prs
Sanford SURRETT, a1y should be found living with his parents in the 1830 Census, for Cherokee Co., GA., but no Census available for Cherokee Co. until 1840.
Cherokee Co., GA. was created in 1831 from Cherokee Indian Lands, and Habersham & Hall Co's. The County Seat is Canton, GA., 30114. Cherokee Co. is located in the Northeast part of the State. Bounded by Pickens Co., on the North; Dawson Co. on the Northeast; Forsyth Co. on the East; Cobb & Fulton Co's on the South; and Bartow Co. on the West. (First Census 1840, County Clerk has some records from 1883)
Possible Record Problem! Father Wm. Sanford SARRETT, a36 should be found with family in the 1840 Census, for Cherokee Co., GA. [1840 Census, M-704, Reel 03, Page NdRcd, F.G. NdRcd] H/H Wm. Sanford SARRET, a36y b. 1804 GA. <--s/b b. SC. 1st Wife: Lenney (PRATER), a35y b. 1805 SC. 1. 1st Son: John, a14y b. 1826 GA. 2. 2nd Son: Sanford, a11y b. 1829 GA. <--Our Subject! 3. 3rd Son: Cicero Green, a 5y b. 1835 GA. 4. 4th Son: Samuel, a 1y b. 1839 GA. Apparently Wm. Sanford & Leney (PRATER) SURRETT divorced some time between 1839 & 1845 they can be found in separate Household's in the 1850 Census. "Divorced" Mary "Leney" (PRATER/PRATOR), a45y. b. c1805 SC. can be found in the 1850 Census, for Cherokee Co., GA. living with her brother Floyd/Lloyd PRATER and family [1850 Census, M-432, Reel 65, Page 487, F.G. NdRcd! H/H Lloyd & Nancy PRATER Lenney (PRATER) SHURRETT, a45y b. 1805 SC. <--Div. Wm. S. SARRETT 1. 1st Son: John, a24y b. 1826 GA. 2. 2nd Son: Sanford, a21y b. 1829 GA. <--Our Subject! 3. 3rd Son: Cicero Green,a15y b. 1835 GA. Wm. Sanford SARRETT, a46 can be found with family in the 1850 Census, for Hot Springs Co., AR. [1850 Census, M-432, Reel 26, Page 300, F.G. 400/417] H/H William SARREL, a46y b. c1804 GA. <--Note b. GA. 2nd Wife: Lucinda, a26y b. c1824 VA. <--Note b. Unk 4. 4th Son: Samuel, a11y b. c1839 AR. <--4th s/o 1st m. SECOND MARRIAGE: 5. 2nd Son: Thomas, a05y b. c1845 AR. 6. 1st Dau: Jane C., a01y b. c1849 AR. Sanford SURRETT, a24y married on 15 May 1853, in DeKalb Co., GA. m. the 19 year old Miss Tabitha A. Delitha CLAY (Note Talitha CLAY, was a19y living with parents in the 1850 Census, for Patherville Dist., DeKalb Co. GA. there were two small Children Wn. a7/12 b. Jul 1850 & Green CLAY, a8/12 b. Aug 1850 living in this household, [REF#003] feel this is C. Green SURRETT, b. 29 Sep 1849 ..prs DeKalb Co., GA. was created in 1822, from the larger Fayette, Gwinett, Newton and Henry Co's. The County Seat is Decatur, GA. 30030. It is located in the Northcentral part of the State. Bounded by Fulton Co. on the West & North; Gwinett Co. on the Northeast; Rockdale Co. on the Southeast; Clayton Co. on the South. (First Census 1830) Sanford SURRETT, a31y should be found living with his own family in the 1860 Census, for DeKalb or Cherokee Co's Not Found! H/H Sanford SURRETT, b. c1829 GA age 31y Wife: Tabitha A. (CLAY), b. c1834 GA age 26y 1. 1st Son: Green, b. *1849 GA age 11y Sanford SURRETT, was in Civil War, was livig in Carroll Co. Ga. when he went in the Confederate Army. (CSA) He was conscripted (drafted) in the 56th Ga. Infantry Co A . Sanford was captured close to Nashville Tenn Dec.16 1864, He was carried to Louisville Ky. and processed and then carried on to Camp Cook Ohio He was released in 1865 after singing statement that he would not bear ares again against the United States. He was 5ft 61/2 " tall and dark-compleceted. Sanford , his army record shows he was 38 yr. old when he was drafted in 1864. [REF:#003] Sanford SURRETT, a41y can be found living with his own family in the 1870 Census for Leesburg Dist., Cherokee Co., AL. [1870 Census, M-593, Reel 7, Pg 270, F.G. 048 <--AL?) H/H Sanford SURRETT, b. c1829 GA age 41y Wife: Tabitha A. (CLAY), b. c1834 GA age 36y (Not Listed in the 1870 Family Unit, ) 1. 1st Son: C. Green, b. *1849 GA age 21y This family moved to Oak Level Dist., Cleburne Co., AL. prior to the 1880 Census where Sanford SURRETT and family can be found. [1880 Census, T-009, Reel 8, E.D. 041, F.G. 024] H/H Sanford SERRETT, b. c1829 GA age 51y Wife: Tabitha A. (CLAY), b. c1834 GA age 46y Martha TUCKER, b. c1868 GA age 12y <--Bound Girl William TUCKER, b. c1872 GA age 8y <--Bound Girl Sanford SURRETT, a57y died May 1887 at the "Big Bend" in River in Floyd Co., GA., per REF:#003], why he was in Floyd Co., GA. is Unknown, when he was living in Cleburne Co., AL. ..prs The "Widow" Tabitha A. (CLAY) SURRETT, can be found in the 1900 Census for Cleburne Co., AL. [1900 Census, T-623, Reel 9, E.D. 135, F.V #099-003] H/H Tabitha A. (CLAY) SURRETT, a66y b. 1834 GA. (living alone) (Note: Son C.Green SURRATT, with family was living F.V. #077-002) Adopt Son: Wm. (Tucker) SURRETT, a28y Not Found! It's been reported, that the Widow Mrs. Tabitha A. (CLAY) SURRETT was found, dead lying between the springs and house, where they got the water. Most people felt she had a heart attack. [REF:#003] The following are the Children of Sanford,1 & Tabitha A. (CLAY) SURRETT. 1. Green C. SARRETT, (Only s/o Sanford,1 & Tabitha A. (CLAY) SURRETT) (Gs/o Wm. Sanford & 1st Wife Leney (PRATER) SARRETT)
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2. Martha TUCKER/SURRETT, (Bound girl of Sanford,1 & Tabitha A. (CLAY) SURRETT) (Dau of M/M TUCKER, sister of William TUCKER) b. c1868, DeKalb/Cherokee Co? GA. Living in the 1880 Census, Cleburne Co., AL. with Sanford,1 & Tabitha A. (CLAY) SURRETT) Not Traced! 3. William TUCKER/SURRETT, (Bound boy of Sanford,1 & Tabitha A. (CLAY) SURRETT) (Son of M/M TUCKER, brother of Martha TUCKER) b. c1872 GA <--Bound Boy, m. c1901 Mary JACKSON, 6Ch d. Unknown, (to me) m. c1901, Dekalb Co., GA. to Miss Mary L. JACKSON, (d/o M/M JACKSON) b. c1878, Unknown Co., GA. d. c1962, a84y Haralson Co., GA. Buried location Unknown (to me) They had at least 6 Children born to this Union: 1. 1st Dau: Leola SURRETT, b. c1901 GA. 2. 1st Son: Albert SURRETT, b. c1903 GA. 3. 2nd Son: Marion SURRETT, b. c1905 TX. 4. 2nd Dau: Emma SURRETT, b. c1907 TX. 5. 3rd Son: St Elmore SURRETT, b. c1908 GA. 6. 4th Son: Pierce A. SURRETT, b. c1911 GA. End of Sanford,1 SURRETT Chapter!
Source and Reference:
 [REF:#001]  Paul R. Sarrett, Jr.   prsjr@aol.com
Sarrett/Sarrett/Surratt Families of America (SFA)
 [REF:#002]  Inez Bonnie Lee (Wallace) Goodwin   R9558@aol.com
60 Elmar Dr., Alexander, AL. 36250
Various E-Mail, and packet dated Feb. 29, 2000
 [REF:#003]  Luther Surrett  
SURRETT Family History, of Cleburne Co., AL. 1999, by Luther Surrett, of 306 Braswell Ally, Piedmont, AL. 36272
(Letter to Inez Wallace, 22 Dec. 1999)

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