Family Group Record for John Leonard FARGASON

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Husband: John Leonard FARGASON
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          Birthdate: 5 Nov 1800 - Newberry, S.C.
          Death date: Oct 1866 - Tallapoosa Co., Ala.
        Buried:
        Father: Johnson Fargason (1771-1860)
        Mother: Mildred Mollie Hogg (1780-1857)
      Marriage: 30 Aug 1825                     Place: Henry Co., GA.
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Events
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   1. Residence, 1850 - District 42, Henry, Georgia
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   Wife: Elizabeth MASON
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          Birthdate: 1799 - Georgia
          Death date: 1878 - Tallapoosa Co., Ala.
        Buried:
        Father: John Mason (Abt 1765-Bet 1805)
        Mother: Mary Macklen (1767-1863)
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Children
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1  M  Leonard Mason Fargason
          Birthdate: 9 Sep 1827 - Henry Co., GA.
          Death date: 11 Dec 1903 - Greenville, Texas
        Buried:
        Spouse: Elizabeth Jane Odell (1832-1913)
    Marr. Date: 15 Aug 1849 - Henry Co., GA.
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Events
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   1. Residence, 1870 - Daingerfield, Titus, Texas
   2. Residence, 1880 - Daingerfield, Morris, Texas
   3. Residence, 1900 - Greenville Ward 2, Hunt, Texas
   4. Occupation, 1880 - Merchant
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2  M  Ephraim Johnson Fargason
          Birthdate: 1829 - Henry Co., GA.
          Death date: 1866
        Buried:
        Spouse: Julia E. James (1831-?)
    Marr. Date: 28 Sep 1848 - Henry Co., GA.
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3  M  Thomas Benjamin Fargason
          Birthdate: 25 Jul 1831 - Henry Co., GA.
          Death date: Jan 1917 - Tallapoosa Co., Ala.
        Buried:  - Motley-Union Bapt Ch, Clay Co., Ala.
        Spouse: Laura W Dunson (1836-1900)
    Marr. Date: 23 Jan 1857 - Chambers Co, AL
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Events
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   1. Residence, 1850 - District 42, Henry, Georgia
   2. Residence, 1860 - Western Division, Tallapoosa, Alabama
   3. Residence, 1880 - Daviston, Tallapoosa, Alabama
   4. Residence, 1900 - Daviston, Tallapoosa, Alabama
   5. Residence, 1910 - Dudleyville, Tallapoosa, Alabama
   6. Occupation, 1880 - Farmer
   7. Military - Co D, 14th Alabama Regiment, CSA
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4  M  Francis Marion Fargason
          Birthdate: 1833 - Henry Co., GA.
          Death date: 13 Aug 1863 - After Siege Of Vicksburg
        Buried:
        Spouse: Sarah A. H. Brewer (1833-1925)
    Marr. Date: 25 Jun 1851 - Tallapoosa Co., Ala.
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Events
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   1. Military - B Co, 37th Alabama Infantry Regiment
   2. Residence, 1850 - District 42, Henry, Georgia
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5  F  Mary Ann Fargason
          Birthdate: 1835 - Henry Co., GA.
          Death date: WFT Est 1881-1930
        Buried:
        Spouse: William Cullen Brewer (1832-WFT Est 1881)
    Marr. Date: 1852 - Tallapoosa Co., Ala.
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Events
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   1. Residence, 1850 - District 42, Henry, Georgia
   2. Residence, 1870 - Daviston, Tallapoosa, Alabama
   3. Residence, 1880 - Wesobulga, Clay, Alabama, United States
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6  F  Martha Elizabeth Fargason
          Birthdate: 4 Dec 1837 - Henry Co., GA.
          Death date: 20 Mar 1917 - Clay Co., Ala.
        Buried:  - County Line Cemetery
        Spouse: George Washington Bailey (1833-1910)
    Marr. Date: 9 Mar 1856 - Tallapoosa Co., Ala.
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Events
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   1. Residence, 1850 - District 42, Henry, Georgia
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7  F  Mildred Jane Fargason
          Birthdate: 10 Apr 1840 - McDonough, Henry Co, GA
          Death date: 18 Oct 1917 - Heflin, Cleburne Co, AL
        Buried:  - Heflin City Cemetery
        Spouse: Joseph Calhoun Taylor (1833-1891)
    Marr. Date: 1856 - Tallapoosa Co, AL
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Events
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   1. Residence, 1850 - District 42, Henry, Georgia
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General Notes (Husband)
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The 1850 census shows John as having property worth $2700.

Henry County Deed Book G, page 1
Henry County, Joseph Dukes sold to John Fargason, both of said County on
October 27, 1833 for the sum of $100, the north half consisting of 101.25 acres
of Lot ?? in Dist. 7, lying on the waters of Honey Creek and Island Shoals.
Wit: Thomas Hury and Jesse Oslin. Recorded March 6, 1834.

Page 4
Henry County, Benjamin W. Wilson sold to John Fargason, both of said County, on
September 5, 1833 for the sum of $500, 202.5 acres of land in Lot #83, Dist. 8,
drawn by Thomas Green in land lottery. Wit: William Ozburn and John F. Hardin.
Recorded March 15, 1834

Page 5
Henry County, Marcus Smallwood gave to John Fargason on January 18, 1834, both
of said County, a promissory note for $200, payable on or before December 25,
next, 1 negro woman named Milly about 30 years of age. Wit: William Ozburn and
Jethro Barnes J.P. Recorded March 17, 1834. MORTGAGE PAID IN FULL ON SEPTEMBER
18, 1834

Henry County Deed Book H, page 520
Henry County, Henry Collins sold to John Fargaon, both of said County on
November 1, 1837 for the sum of $200, 40 acres of Lot #82 in Dist. 8. Wit:
Nathan Jackson and Charles L. Holmes J.P. Recorded May 22, 1838

[JOHN FARGASON 1.FTW]

In 1832, John served a term as Justice of the Peace in Henry County. The 1850
Henry County Census indicated that he had a total of 17 slaves. Just prior to
1860, John and his family joined his brother Lewis Hogg Fargason in Tallapoosa
County, Ala.

Last Modified: 4 Jul 2007