I am looking for information on James Howard CASTLEBERRY m Keturah PIERCE in St Clair Co AL and had land in southern Talladega Co AL.The 1850 Census shows he was born in GA, and was age 46.
Here is what I have found: 1830 Census in St Clair Co AL 1840 Census, Roll: 14; Page: 287. James H Castlebury, Talladega Co AL age bet 30-40, with 1 male under 5, 1 male bet 5-10, 1 females under 5, 2 fem bet 5-10,1 fem bet 20-30
AL Land Patents: James Howard Castleberry of St Clair Co on 8/1/1837, 39.92 acres in SWNE19/18-S4-Eand another 39.92 acres in NWNE19/18-S4-E On 8/5/1837, James Howard Castleberry of Talladega Co 39.92 acres in NENE19/18-S4-E
1850 Census, Talladega Co AL Jas H Castleberry, age 46, GA, farmer Keturah age 39, VA Thomas age 19, AL, farmer, school Julia Ann age 15, AL, school Sarah age 11, AL, school James age 10, AL, school Mary age 5, AL, school Eliza age 2, AL
1860 Census, Talladega Co Southern Dist, Court Hill Post Office Jas H Castleberry 56GA farmer Kettarah Castleberry 49VA James Castleberry 20AL Mary Castleberry 16AL Eliza Castleberry 12AL school Lavinia Castleberry 10AL school David Castleberry 6AL school
His daughter Lavinia CASTLEBERRY married David S WILLIAMS abt 1870 and they lived in Ashland, Clay Co AL.Their son Thomas Howard (shown as Howard T in 1900CR) WILLIAMS m sister of my grandfather, Mary Ella WILLIAMS of Talladega AL.Mary Ella WILLIAMS was dau of P S WILLIAMS and Mary Alice WORTHINGTON of Talladega.
Here is what I found for David and Lavinia: 1880 Census, Ashland Clay Co AL David S. Williams 47GA GA GA farmer Lavinia Williams 28AL NC NC Nancy C. Williams 10AL GA AL at school Mary A. Williams 7AL GA AL James D. Williams 4AL GA AL Genevia?Williams 3AL GA AL
1900 Ashland, Clay Co AL David S Williams 65GA GA GA m30yrs, farmer Luevenia F Williams 49 11/1850 AL NC TN m30 5 children 5 living Caria Williams 29son 11/1870 AL GA AL no occupation shown Howard T Williams 16 son AL GA AL at school ** (my connection) James Castlebury 62bro-in-law 12/1837 widow m24 AL NC TN farm labor Henry Pope 14servant black AL UNK UNK
Alabama Deaths: Name: David S. Williams Death Date: Dec 1923 Death County: Clay Volume: 50 Roll: 2 Page #: 24531
Is there anything in the Castleberry book about this family?I feel that the HOWARD name used in subsequent generations could be a family name.Was there a CASTLEBERRY married to a HOWARD who had a son James Howard CASTLEBERRY?