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Pierce A. Tatum


Born:            April 1824    Buncombe County, North Carolina

Married:     Elizabeth L. Forester

                         Born:     about 1830   Tennessee
                         Death:     unknown

Death:          unknown


Parents:        Hardy Coates Tatum and Lavica Ann Roberts



Nancy Tatum

            Born:   about 1848

Robert Peter Tatum

            Born:         15 March 1851    Dade County, Georgia
            Married:     Louella Virginia Evatt
            Death:         18 November 1907
            Buried:         Hanna Cemetery, Rising Fawn, Georgia

George H. Tatum

            Born:         about 1853

Charlsey Mattie Tatum

            Born:         about 1855     Dade County, Georgia
            Married:     John Franklin Acuff   21 January 1877 
                             Dade County, Georgia

Charles C. Tatum

            Born:         about 1857    Dade County, Georgia

Edward L. Tatum

            Born:         about 1859

Mary Anna Tatum

            Born:         about 1861
            Married:      John Franklin Acuff 

Zebedia Gaines Tatum

            Born:         about 1864

Joshua Marion "Jock" Tatum

            Born:         2 February 1865
            Death:        14 August 1946
            Buried:       Head Springs Cemetery, DeKalb County, Alabama
            Married:     Ada E.

Elizabeth Tatum

            Born:         about 1868

Henriette Tatum

            Born:          about 1872
            Married:     10 March 1895   Dade County, Georgia
            Spouse:      S. P. Ellis

Newton Tatum

            Born:          about 1874



1850 Dade County, Georgia, Page 25B, 20 October 1850, Family 344

Pearce A. Tatum       27    M     Farmer         North Carolina
Elizabeth                    20      F                          Tennessee
Nancy                         2     F                           Georgia
James (?) Lowry       11    M                          Georgia


1860 Dade County, Georgia, 1129 District, family 121

Pierce A. Tatum       34       M                           North Carolina
Elizabeth                   30       F                           Tennessee
Robert P.                    9      M                           Georgia
George H.                  7       M                           Georgia
Charles M.                 5       M                           Georgia
Elward L.                   1       M                           Georgia


1870 Dade County, Georgia, Trenton, Family 398

Piearce A. Tatum    46     M    farmer                     North Carolina
Elizabeth                  40    F     keeping house          Tennessee
Robert  P.                19    M    teaching school         Georgia
Charlsey M.             15    F                                    Georgia
Charles C.               14     M                                  Georgia
Edward L.               12     F                                    Georgia
Zebedia G.                6     M                                   Georgia
Joshua M.                 4      M                                  Georgia
Elizabeth                   2      F                                    Georgia


1880 Dade County, Georgia, Mill Dristrict 876, page 31, family 334    16 June 1880

Pierce Tatum 56 Farmer NC NC --
Bettie 50 GA GA --
Anna 17 GA GA GA
Gaynes 15 GA GA GA
Jock 14 GA GA GA
Bettian 12 not in school GA GA GA
Henryetta   8 not in school GA GA GA
Newton   6 GA GA GA





(Roll 186-30 Georgia Archives)

Pages 255-256   18 July 1876

E. L. Tatum petitions the court to have P.A. Tatum declared a lunatic.

Page Unknown

P. A. Tatum is declared a lunatic and sent to state lunatic asylum.   His assets are listed as such that he has to pay his own upkeep.  Peter Forrister, Elizabeth Tatum and Edward L. Tatum are listed as the petitioners.

Page not noted, 1 February 1877

Robert  P. Tatum petitions the court to be appointed guardian of P. A. Tatum's estate since he has been assigned to state lunatic asylum.

[Note:  In the 1880 census (family 334, Rising Fawn) Pierce is back with the family.]