Leamon R. Posey SR abstracted Died 3/9/1985 at Oak Meadow Nursing Home husband of Dorothy V. father of Joseph, Dorothy Buzzard, Eugenia Friel, Leamon Posey Jr, Edna Mae Briscoe, Constance Miller stepfather of Bernice Maule, Lafane Gaylor, John Fletcher, Joyce Griffin, Betty Remshaw 19 grands, 9 greatgrands Mt. Comfort Cem
He was married in Dallas Cty AL 6/22/1945
Nell Smoke was b 1887, d of Johnson Smoke and Tilda Stewart. She had a son Willie Hardy about 1917, father Jim Hardy
I see Nell in the 1920 census, age 29, living with Carline and Matilda Marchmus in Benton, Lowdes, AL. She is listed as stepdaughter. Living with her is 6 children, all with the last name of Hardy. Nell died 5/31/1947.
Isiah Posey, b 1880 d 4/10/1950, parents Governor Posey
Governor Posey d 1933 Lowndes County AL
1930 census Lowndes County AL Isiah Posey47 Susie36 Bee O5 Isiah3 Governor85 father
1920 census, Awin, Wilcox, AL Governor Posey67 AL f AFRICA m AFRICA Wead25 Willie3 Maggie Barge50 mother in law
Isiah had a son Gurner, b 1918 d 1919 (Govner) Isiah had another son Jonah b 1925 mother Janie May Riley
1910 census, Rocky Creek, Butler, AL Gonner Posey65 b AL f USA m USA
1900 census, Forest Home and Butler Springs, Butler, AL Governor Posey50 b AL m 23 yrs Eliza40 2 ch 2 liv Estill22 Mammie3 Isaiah18
Because Gov. and Eliza named their first child Lewis, I think this is Governor's father
1880 census, Monterey, Butler, AL Lewis Posey50 Jule15 Pink35 (Pink Carter, m 1869) Monie65 mother This Lewis Posey was b abt 1844 d Greenville, Butler, AL and his parents were Sharp Carter and Jane Carter b Greenville Cem. Sharp Carter is listed as a slave holder in the 1860 census in Nottoway, VA and he has a black male slave, age 17. Sharp Carter was b 1813 in Virginia. He was a very wealthy man; on the 1860 census, he had $5760 in property, and owned $12325 in personal property.
1880 census, Butler Springs, Butler, AL Govner Posey35 NC f VA m VA Eliza25 AL f VA m VA Lewis9 Martha1
Governor Posey m Eliza Bowles 12/31/1872 Butler AL
1860 slave schedules, Butler AL Black male, age 14, A F (Anderson Francis) Posey. He owned 10 slaves. A. F. Posey was born in 1820 in South Carolina and died 1903. His wife was Florella Young Posey, b 1827in South Carolina and d 1915. This is important, because the slaves may have come from SC and you may be able to find inventories.