Asa Castellaw ALEXANDER

Male 1760 - 1834  (74 years)


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  • Name Asa Castellaw ALEXANDER 
    Born 21 Jul 1760  Wilkes Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Source for birth and death information:
      U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
      Name: Asa Castellaw Alexander
      SAR Membership: 89224
      Birth Date: 21 Jul 1760
      Birth Place: North Carolina
      Death Date: 1 Oct 1834
      Death Place: Dale, Alabama
      Spouse: Faitha Wooten
      Children: Asa Alexander
    Gender Male 
    _UID 96D84B11395642BBAAC346FB4F0BB26373D8 
    Died 10 Oct 1834  Clayhatchee, Dale Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1834, 10 Oct. He died; this is from the pension statement of his son Asa Alexander, Jr., County Clerk, Dale Co., Alabama.
    Notes 
    • REVOLUTIONARY WAR SERVICE
      Alabama Revolutionary War Soldiers
      Name: Asa Alexander
      Res: Dale County
      Comment: private Georgia Militia; enrolled on June 17, 1833, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $80; sums received up to date of publication of list, $200.--Revolutionary Pension Roll, in vol. xiv, Sen. Doc. 514, 23rd Con., 1st sess., 1833-34.

      1778-1783 - He fought in the Rev. War in Georgia and has a certificate of service from Elijah Clark.

      His name is on a monument in Wilkes County, Georgia in memory of those who fought at the Battle of Kettle Creek, through which Georgia was freed from the British.

      He was a private in the company commanded by Capt. Houston of Col. Elijah Clarke's regiment in Georgia. He saw two years of service. He was drafted to go against St. Augustine under Gov. Houston of Georgia in 1778 & left that service in 1781. He volunteered under command of Col. Elijah Clarke, was at the 1st battle and the last siege of Augusta (Georgia). Col Lee commanded at the last siege. Col. Benjamin Fen and Col. Elijah Clarke were in command of the Georgia militia. Clarke was chief. Asa was also at the last siege of Savannah. He resided in Richmond Co., Georgia. This was attested to by Seaborn Ledbetter and Seaborn Gray before the Clerk of County Court who was Asa Castellaw Alexander, Jr., in Dale Co., Alabama. Sources: Rev. War pension application papers #S 32092, DAR Patriot Index,1966, Roster of Rev. Soldiers in Georgia, p 8.


      He served in the Greene County Georgia Militia dragoons as a private under the command of John Kimbrough from Aug. 25, 1793 to August 30, 1793 for the pay of 75 cents per day.

      Asa Alexander was the first sheriff of Taliaferro County Ga when is was formed.

      Another DOD is in 1847.

      Marriage records for possible additional marriages

      Name: Asa Alexander
      Spouse: Nancy Davidson
      Marriage Date: 7 Sep 1820
      County: Jones
      State: Georgia

      Name: Asa Alexander
      Spouse: Pheriba Kendall
      Marriage Date: 2 Apr 1825
      County: Hancock
      State: Georgia

      CENSUS RECORDS

      1820 United States Federal Census
      Name: Asa C Alexander
      North Carolina Census, 1790-1890
      Name: Asa C. Alexander
      County: Warren County
      Township: Rodgers District
      Year: 1818
      Record Type: Tax List
      Page: 256
      Database: NC Early Census Index

      Home in 1820: Capt Richard Gunns District, Warren, Georgia
      Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
      Slaves - Males - Under 14: 2
      Slaves - Males - 14 thru 25: 3
      Slaves - Females - Under 14: 3
      Slaves - Females - 14 thru 25: 2
      Slaves - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
      Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 5
      Free White Persons - Under 16: 3
      Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
      Total Free White Persons: 5
      Total Slaves: 11
      Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 16

      1830 United States Federal Census

      Name: Asa Alexander
      Home in 1830: Dale, Alabama
      Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 2
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 2
      Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
      Slaves - Females - Under 10: 1
      Slaves - Females - 36 thru 54: 1
      Slaves - Females - 55 thru 99: 1
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 3
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 3
      Total Free White Persons: 6
      Total Slaves: 3
      Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 9

      LAND RECORDS
      1780 - 1781 He put in a claim to the government for damages done by Creek Indians for $175, "Georgia Indian Depredation Claims, Donna B. Thaxton and again July 1, 1823 for $35 by Asa Alexander, Sr., by his attorney; Asa Alexander, Jr. witnessed

      5 June 1784 Bounty survey, for Asa, with description of property, 287 1/2 acres in Washington Co., Georgia, p 214 Georgia Roster of the Revolution.

      18 Oct. 1784 Bounty survey, Asa, 287 1/2 acres Washington Co., Georgia on Shoulderbone Creek,, p 258.

      1785 He is on a Tax List, Capt. Alexander's Dist., Wilkes Co., 1 poll; 575 acres and 287 1/2 acres, Washington Co., Georgia.

      1787-1790 Greene Co. GA. Deed Bk #1 (old A&B), Asa, Alexander, Sr., Faitha, James & Tabitha, from "The Reconstructed 1790 Census of Georgia, p 114.

      1789 He is in Greene Co., Georgia, Alexander District: Georgia Tax Index, 1789-99, p 5 and "The Reconstructed 1790 Census of Georgia, p 114.

      28 May 1792 A deed in Greene Co., Georgia names his wife, Faitha with his brother James and his wife Tabitha (sister of Faitha), James Wooten (brother of Faitha) and his wife Elizabeth; .....sell to Walter Ellis, all of Greene County 50 acres being part of "our old grant where we the above men now live on Shoulderbone Creek, same to include 20 acres of James Alexander's land, 15 a. of Esau Alexander's land and 15 a. of said Wooten's land....", from p14 Wooten and Related Families Assoc. Quarterly, Vol VII No1 1984. Greene Co., Georgia Deed Bk 1, formerly A. Ezekiel and John L(ynton) Alexander also owned land on Little Beaverdam (now called Shoulderbone Creek).

      1791, Dec 26 - Asa Alex. deeded to Asenath Wooten his share of James Wooten's estate "that shall fall to me as my wife's legacy of said estate", Warren Co. Georgia, Deed bk A p 470 [p 8 Wooten Family Assoc., Vol IV No1 Mar 84.]

      1794 He is in Hancock Co., Georgia, Shorter District: Georgia Tax Index, 1789-99, p28.

      1802 Asa and Faitha, his wife, of Hancock Co., sell 71 9/10 acres in Greene Co., Georgia, from Patti Andrews with no specific date or place of record.

      1809, April - He is listed as a Juror in Jones Co., Georgia, "Central Georgia Genealogical. Society." Vol. 6 No. 1, p24. Lyn C. Newman says that settlers had to be a resident one year to be on a jury, so this puts Asa in Jones Co. area at the time his wife Faitha died.

      1810, April - ditto, Juror in Jones Co., GA.

      1811- He is listed on Jones Co., Tax List - 121 acres.

      1812 - He served in the War of 1812 under Capt. Houston.

      1812, Dec 21 -2nd marriage to Susan Goodge in Warren Co., Georgia: Ancestry.com Georgia Marriages.

      1820, August, 1st Monday - Census, Jones County, Clinton, Georgia, p 112.

      1820s Asa, Sr. is an early settler at Walding Cross Roads, near Sylvan Grove Settlement in Henry (later Dale) County Alabama, p10 of "A History of Dale Co., Alabama" Val L. McGee.

      1823 - 1826 "Georgia Indian Depredation Claims" Donna B. Thaxton, shows receipts of claims against the Creek Indians, Money distributed between 1823-1826 by installment for claims by: Asa Alexander, p645,claimant, $35 Oct 31, 1822, p651 $35 Jul 1 1823 by his Atty, Asa, Jr., Asa, Nov 17, 1825.

      20 Oct. 1832, He was age 72 when he made affidavit as to his service in the Rev. War for a pension. The document says he resided in Richmond Co., Georgia (during his time of service?). It was attested to before Asa Alexander, Jr., Clerk of Court, Dale Co., Alabama, by Seaborn Gray and Seaborn Ledbetter, that they believed his statements.

      17 Jun 1833 He enrolled, under act of Congress of Jun 7 1832, for pension, payment to date from March 4 1831; annual allowance, $80; sums received up to date of publication of list, $200. --Revolutionary War Pension Roll, in Vol. xiv, Senate Doc. 514, 23rd Congress, 1st Session, 1833-34. Sep 4 - His Pension was $36 a year.

      1835, Jan 29 - "Asa Alexander, Jr. testified that Asa Alexander resided in Dale Co., Georgia for the space of 12 years past and before that his residence was in Georgia. Asa, Jr. appoints Joel A. Roberts of Mobile his attorney to "Receive my father's pension, that of Asa Alexander, Sr., Deceased, from Sept. 4, 1833, to Oct. 1, 1834, the date of the death of my father Asa Alexander, Sr." Asa, Jr. does this as the legal representative of his father. ....", from the Abstract of Asa Alexander, Senr.'s application for pension papers in National Archives, Washington. S32092.
    Person ID I6115  Master File
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2012 

    Father Capt. Samuel ALEXANDER,   b. 24 Oct 1730, Mecklenburg Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 24 Nov 1823, Green Co. GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Olivia WOOTEN,   b. Abt 1735, Johnston, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1833, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 98 years) 
    Married Abt 14 May 1752  Nelson Farm, Early Co., GA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5035  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Faitha WOOTEN,   b. 8 May 1767, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1808, Jones, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1784  Wilkes Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin ALEXANDER,   b. 28 Dec 1787,   d. 1838  (Age 50 years)
     2. David ALEXANDER,   b. 28 Dec 1787,   d. 1848  (Age 60 years)
     3. Simeon ALEXANDER,   b. 7 Jul 1791,   d. 7 Aug 1795  (Age 4 years)
     4. Samuel ALEXANDER,   b. 24 Oct 1793,   d. Aug., 1873, Barbour Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Falba ALEXANDER,   b. 18 Aug 1795,   d. 1820  (Age 24 years)
    +6. Cullen Wooten ALEXANDER,   b. 11 Mar 1797, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1860, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     7. James Albert ALEXANDER,   b. 7 Jan 1801,   d. 1878, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +8. Ezekiel ALEXANDER,   b. 3 Mar 1803, Baldwin Co GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1879, Barbour Co AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     9. Asa Castellow ALEXANDER, Jr.,   b. 25 Jan 1805, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1848, Geneva Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     10. Pheriba ALEXANDER,   b. 18 Jul 1807, Green Co., GA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1898, Upson Co., GA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Family ID F5010  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susan Goodger,   b. 1788, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 Dec 1812  Warren GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Groom's Name: Asa Alexander
      Bride's Name: Susan Goodger
      Marriage Date: 20 Dec 1812
      Marriage Place: , Warren, Georgia

      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M71391-1
      System Origin: Georgia-EASy
      Source Film Number: 219569
      Reference Number:
      Collection: Georgia Marriages, 1808-1967
    Last Modified 18 May 2011 
    Family ID F6132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart