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Obediah LANGSTON

Male 1805 - Aft 1870  (~ 74 years)


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  • Name Obediah LANGSTON 
    Born Between 1796 and 1805  TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft Jun 1870 
    Notes 

    • (1) There were two Obediah LANGSTONs in Maury County, TN on or about 20 February 1810, one of whom died before that date, and the other of whom continued to live after that date.

      (2) Garrett, Jill K. & Lightfoot, Marise P., Maury County, Tennessee Wills and Settlements, 1807-1824 and 1820 Census, 1964:

      P. 24:

      [Wills & Settlements, Book B, p. 54:]

      Sale of Samuel Willis, deceased, 16 June 1816. Buying: . . . Obediah Langston. . . . [Note by compiler: Because this sale took place after 20 February 1815, this Obediah LANGSTON could not have been the Obediah LANGSTON who died before that date.]

      (3) Maury County, Tennessee, Will Book, Volume 2:

      WILL BOOK B, PAGE 53 . . .

      Sale of the Estate of SAMUEL WILLIS, deceased Buyers were: . . .

      Obediah Langston - glass beaker $.26; drawing knife $.91; hammer $.53 . . . [Note by compiler: This Obediah LANGSTON could not have been the Obediah LANGSTON who died before 20 February 1815.]

      True account of all the property that was sold on the 16th day of June 1817.

      William Neal, Administrator Piety Willis, Administratrix

      (4) A household headed by Obediah LANGSTON is listed in the 1840 census of Maury County, TN.

      Listed in Obediah's household are 1 free white male under 5 years of age; 1 free white male between 5 and 10 years of age; 1 free white male between 30 and 40 years of age; 1 free white female under 5 years of age; 2 free white females between 5 and 10 years of age; 1 free white female between 10 and 15 years of age; and 1 free white female between 20 and 30 years of age;

      Assuming that Obediah is the free white male listed in the 1840 census as then being between 30 and 40 years of age, he would have been born between 1800 and 1810, according to the 1840 census.

      Assuming that Obediah's wife is the free white female listed in the 1830 census as then being between 20 and 30 years of age, she would have been born between 1810 and 1820, according to the 1840 census.

      Assuming that the other persons in Obediah's household are children of Obediah and/or his wife, those children would have consisted of 2 sons (1 of which sons would have been born between 1835 and 1840, and 1 of which sons would have been born between 1830 and 1835, according to the 1840 census) and 4 daughters (1 of which daughters would have been born between 1835 and 1840, and 2 of which daughters would have been born between 1830 and 1835, and 1 of which daughters would have been born between 1825 and 1830, according to the 1840 census).

      (5) A household headed by Obediah LANGSTON is listed in the 1850 census of District 7, Maury County, TN.

      Obediah is listed in the 1850 census as a farmer who was then 45 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1805. According to the 1850 census, he was born in TN.

      Listed with Obediah is his wife, Anna, who was then 38 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1812. According to the 1850 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Obediah is his daughter, Margaret, who was then 20 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1830. According to the 1850 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Obediah is his daughter, Mary, who was then 18 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1832. According to the 1850 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Obediah is his son, Jacob, who was then 15 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1835. According to the 1850 census, he was born in TN.

      Also listed with Obediah is his son, Taylor, who was then 12 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1838. According to the 1850 census, he was born in TN.

      Also listed with Obediah is his daughter, Dulcenia, who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1840. According to the 1850 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Obediah is his son, John B., who was then 6 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1844. According to the 1850 census, he was born in MS.

      Also listed with Obadiah is his son, Jessee, who was then 3 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1847. According to the 1850 census, he was born in MS.

      Also listed with Obediah is his daughter, Amanda, who was then 7 months old; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1850. According to the 1850 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Obediah is his daughter, Cassandra, who was then 7 months old; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1850. According to the 1850 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Obediah is Mary VAN DYKE, who was then 23 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1827. According to the 1850 census, she was born in TN. The relationship between Obediah and Mary VAN DYKE is not listed in the 1850 census; however, Mary was probably related to Obediah's wife, whose maiden name was VAN DYKE.

      (6) A household headed by Obediah LANGSTON is listed in the 1860 census of the Northern Division of Tippah County, MS.

      Obediah is listed in the 1860 census as a farmer who was then 64 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1796. According to the 1860 census, he was born in TN.

      Listed with Obediah is his wife, Annie, who was then 47 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1813. According to the 1860 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Obediah is his daughter, Margaret, who was then 30 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1830. According to the 1860 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Obediah is his daughter, Dulcina, who was then 19 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1841. According to the 1860 census, she was born in MS.

      Also listed with Obediah is his son, John B., who was then 16 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1844. According to the 1860 census, he was born in MS.

      Also listed with Obediah is his son, Jesse G., who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1846. According to the 1860 census, he was born in TN.

      Also listed with Obediah is his daughter, A. M., who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1850. According to the 1860 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Obediah is his daughter, C. A., who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1850. According to the 1860 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Obediah is his son, J. R., who was then 7 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1853. According to the 1860 census, he was born in MS.

      Also listed with Obediah is his son, James Taylor, who was then 3 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1857. According to the 1860 census, he was born in MS.

      (7) Obediah LANGSTON is listed in a household headed by his son, J. B. LANGSTON in the 1870 census of Township 3, Range 1, Tippah County, MS.

      Obediah is listed in the 1870 census as a person who was then 70 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1800. According to the 1870 census, he was born in TN.
    Person ID I22276  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2017 

    Father Jacob LANGSTON, Jr.,   b. Abt 1772, District of West Augusta of Augusta County, VA [now Fayette County, PA] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 20 Sep 1850  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F348  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna VAN DYKE,   b. Abt 1813, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Jun 1870  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1829  Davidson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2017 15:31:29 
    Family ID F10534  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Whitley, Edythe Rucker,Marriages of Davidson County, Tennessee, 1789-1847, Baltimore, MD : Genealogical Publishing Co., 1981, p. 115: Langston, Obediah to Ann Vandike, March 26, 1829.