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Casper Marion Tatum


Born:         7 August 1828   probably in Monroe County, Tennessee

Married:    1.  probably 1849   Elizabeth A. Miller

                               born:   7 June 1832, Monroe County, TN
                               death:   24 April 1850, Dade County, GA
                               daughter of John Miller and Nancy Wilson

                2.    Betty "Millie" Upshaw

                                born:   15 June 1828
                                death:   22 December 1890
                                buried:   Byrd's Chapel Methodist Church

Death:        7 October 1891, Dade County, Georgia

Buried:       Byrd's Chapel Methodist Church, Dade County, Georgia

Parents:      Hardy Coates Tatum and Lavica Ann Roberts



By Elizabeth A. Miller:

Nancy L. Tatum       

        Born:       10 April 1850, Dade County, Georgia
        Married:    12 November 1871 to Isaac C. Lewis
        Death:       20 December 1918, Board Camp,
                        Polk County, Arkansas
                        she died in the world wide flu epidemic of 1918
         Buried:      Board Camp, Arkansas


By Betty Upshaw:

Peter H. Tatum               

        Born:           about 1852, Dade County, GA
        Married:       15 December 1870    Sarah L. Hayes

Elizabeth Tatum                

        Born:           about 1854

Rebecca Jane Tatum       

        Born:           25 January 1856. Dade County, Georgia
        Death:          14 December 1889, Dade County, Georgia
        Married:      Elna Forester
        Buried:        Byrd's Chapel Cemetery, Dade County, Georgia

Robert Tatum                    

        Born:           about 1858

James A. Tatum                 

        Born:           about 1860, Dade County, Georgia

Jefferson D. Tatum             

        Born:           about 1862, Dade County, Georgia

Mary E. "Mollie" Tatum     

        Born:           about 1868, Dade County, Georgia

Clayborn Lee Tatum            

        Born:           21 August 1869, Dade County, Georgia
        Death:          6 July 1922, Chestnut Flat, Walker County, Georgia
        Buried:        Byrd's Chapel Methodist Church,  Dade County, GA
       never married

Joseph E. J. Tatum

         Born:          4 December 1871
         Death:          24 July 1952
         Spouse:        Nannie W.
         Buried:          Brown Gap Cemetery, Dade County, Georgia


Military Record

      Private, Company F, 34th Regiment Georgia Infantry, CSA
        Joined:    17 May 1862  Trenton, Georgia
        Occupation:     teamster
        Prisoner of War:     Vicksburg, Mississippi,   4 July 1863

Census Records

1860 Dade County, Running Water Township, family 396

Marion Tatum                    32                            TN
Milly                                  32                             AL
Nancy L.                           10                             GA
Peter H.                              8                              GA
Elsy E. A.                           6                              GA
Rebecca J.                          4                              GA
Robert G.                           2                               GA
James A.                        6/12                              GA

1870 Dade County, Smith P.O., Rising Fawn, family 9

Casper M. Tatum           42 M    farmer              TN
Milly                                41 F    keeping house   TN
Nancy L.                         20 F                             GA
Peter H.                          18 M                              GA
Elizabeth                         16 F                              GA
Rebecah J.                      14 F                              GA
James A.                         11 M                            GA
Jefferson D.                     8 M                              GA
Mary E.                           2 F                               GA
Claborn L.                    9/12 M (September)       GA

1880 Dade County, Georgia, Mill District 875, 14 June 1880, Page 29B, family 298/298

Casper Tatum 52 Farmer GA -- --
Mattie 52 TN -- --
Jane 23 GA GA TN
James 21 GA GA TN
Jef 18 GA GA TN
Mollie 12 GA GA TN
Collumbus 10 GA GA TN
Joseph   8 GA GA TN
William Brown 21 Farm Hand GA GA TN