19.ZEALOUS4 MILSTEAD (JOSEPH3, THOMAS2, EDWARDSR.1) was born 1756 in VA, and died 1836 in TN.He married (1) ELIZABETH.She died Aft. 1836 in TN.He married (2) CATHERINE MCCABE August 09, 1780 in Amherst Co, VA. Notes for ZEALOUS MILSTEAD: Zealous married Catherine McCabe on the date listed with the consent of her mother, SarahMcCabe.Surrety was Hugh McCabe. Zealous served in the Revolutionary War and filed for pension. He wrote a commentary of his duties while serving.(See copy in the files.) Zealous was used to file a DAR application.This is the information found on the application: He was draftedand put under Capt. Richard Bollinger's VA Militia in Gen. Harris' Brigade.Zealous was drafted again for 6 months and put under Capt. Bollinger in the Albermarle Barracks for12 months of service. After the warZealous moved to Spartansburg, SC, then to Hancock, GA.After 15 years Zealous moved to Logan Co, KY then to Williamson Co, TN, then to Muscle Sholls, then to Maury Co, TN, and finialy to Lincoln Co, TN where he died. (Information about Zealous' descendants came partially from census, remainder from DAR application.Here are the resources used in the application: Marriage records for Octavious Milstead Walnut Grove Cemetary, Hardman Co, TN Family Bible of Joseph and Margaret Milstead Mt. Pleasant Cemetary Will of Zealous Milstead Zealous has a will dated 22 Sept. 1836 in Lincoln Co, TN.It lists wife Elizabeth, daughter Sally, and son Aaron. Notes for ELIZABETH: Elizabeth is listed as Zealous' wife on his pension application for the Revolution. Elizabethis also named as Zealous' wife in his will. Children of ZEALOUS MILSTEAD and ELIZABETH are:
JOSEPH, b. September 12, 1799, Hancock, GA; d. 1887, McNairy Co, TN; m. (1) MRS. MARGARET LACEFIELD MITCHELL; d. 1877; m. (2) MARGARET F. WITT, 1820; b. July 22, 1795, TN; d. July 27, 1876, McNairy Co, TN.
Notes for JOSEPH: Information about Joseph's two wifes comes from DAR application under Zealous Milstead.See Zealous for exact information about DAR sources.
ELI, b. 1795, GA; m. (1) NARCISSA ELVINGTON; m. (2) MARY; b. 1795, SC.
Notes for ELI: Information about Eli's wife comesfrom DAR application under Zealous.See Zealous for exact sources. Information about Eli's family taken from 1850 Miss Census, Tippah Co. James, Andrewand Alexander are proven to be sons of Eli through their location at time of Census in 1850. Eli is listed in TN census for 1820, 1830, 1840.
Notes for MARY: Mary appears as Eli's wife in the 1850 Tippah Co, Miss Census