Joseph Acklin, probable son of Christopher & Christian (Black) Acklin of Washington Co., VA.Joseph married & resided in Virginia until between 1806-1810.Joseph & wife had at least one child, Elzira b. 1805.He may have also had a son b. 1790-1800.
In 1810, 1811 & 1812 Joseph is taxed for 160 acres of land in Madison Co., Mississippi Territory (now Alabama).
Joseph probably remarries about 1819 to Sarah, b. 1790, and appears to start another family consisting of children Elizabeth, Mildred, Keziah and Joseph.
In 1830 & 1840, Joseph is located in Winchester & “past mountains,” respectively, in Madison Co., TN.His will of 1841 names children Elizabeth, Mildred, Keziah & Joseph.(Does anyone have a complete transcription of said will?)Does Joseph name just minor children?
In 1850, his daughter, Elzira is living next door to her widowed (step?) mother, Sarah.
1850 U.S. census District 10, Franklin Co., Tennessee: 1181/1181 Steel, Andrew J.50MC.P. Minister $4000 SC Elzira V.45F VA John R. 22M Farmer TN Martha S. 20F TN Sarah A. 18F TN Wallace E. 17M TN Kezzia M. 14F TN Elizabeth N. 11F TN Newton W. 9M TN Mildred D. 7F TN Julia E. 1F TN [next family] 1850 U.S. census District 10, Franklin Co., Tennessee: 1182/1182 Acklin, Sarah 60F $8000 VA Kezzia N. 25F AL Joseph 22M TN
Who was the mother of Elzira (Acklin) Steele and the probable first wife of Joseph Acklin?Did Joseph have any other children born between 1805 & 1820?