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Information Provided by Jan Lind

Born:          8 February 1807    Rowan County, North Carolina

Death:        22 July 1850          Walker County, Georgia

Buried:       Anderson Cemetery, Ringgold, Catoosa County, Georgia

Married:    Elizabeth Ann Anderson              10 June 1827

                    Born:     17 November 1810    North Carolina  ??
                    Died:       November 1866         Grant County, Arkansas

Parents:      Haley Tatum and ? Buckner



Mary Louisa Tatum

            Born:         10 October 1830

Martha Permilia Tatum

            Born:          26 June 1834     probably Monroe County, Tennessee
            Died:          26 October 1879  Evansville, Washington County, Arkansas
              Buried:        Dunagan Cemetery
            Married:      Benjamin Chastain  (15 March 1831  -  1913)

Hardy Lucilius Tatum

            Angela Somers is a descendant of Hardy L. Tatum
            Born:         12 March 1838     probably Walker County, Georgia
              Death:          1 May 1887               Benton, Arkansas
            Married:      Lucretia Jane Steel   (first husband John I. Gee)

Emily Elizabeth Tatum

            Born:         1 March 1841     Ringgold, Walker County, Georgia
            Died:           13 March 1940   Stilwell, Adair County, Oklahoma
            Married:      Francis Marion Pumphrey 
                                        9 Feb 1860      Saline County, Arkansas

Unnamed Child Tatum

            Born and Died:     1841

Queen Hester Esther Tatum

            Born:     22 July 1847     probably Walker County, Georgia
            Married:     John F. Laster     16 Oct 1862     Saline County, Arkansas

Hester Virginia Tatum (Twin)

            Born and Died:         1848

Queen Virginia Tatum  (Twin)

            Born and Died:         1848


Census Records

1830    Page 109, Monroe County, Tennessee

            Haley S. Tatum 
                   l male 20-30
                  1 female 15-20
                  1 female 20-30

1840    Page 84, Walker County, Georgia

            Haley S. Tatum

                    l male under 5
                    2 males 30-40
                   1 female 20-30

1850    Page 379, Family 504, Ringold, Walker County, Georgia

            Elizabeth A. Tatum      39 f  NC
            Martha P.                   16 f   TN
            Hardy L.                     12 m  GA
            Emily E.                        9 f   GA
            Queen H.E.                  3 f  GA



An act of the Georgia Legislature in 1835 made the town of Chattooga the county seat of Walker County.  Haley Sayne Tatum was named by the legislature as one of the town commissioners.  Chattooga was later to be renamed to present day Lafayette.