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Re: and info on theTexas Folks family 1872-
Posted by: Nathan Meredith LORANCE (ID *****8527) Date: August 05, 2008 at 20:12:20
In Reply to: Re: and info on theTexas Folks family 1872- by Heather (Hoskins) Rogers of 203

I really hope your A. M. FOLKS is the one I'll provide evidence for as follows...

Burwell FOLKS / FOLKES, son of William FOLKS / FOLKES & Martha GILLIAM.
BORN: ___ _____ 17___[before 1786] in possibly Sussex Co.,VA. or Northampton Co.,N.C.
DIED: ___ _____ 18___[after APR. __,1815 ,but before FEB. 12,1823] in possibly Wilson Co.,TN.
BURIED: _________________________________________________.
MARRIED: 01 FEB. 1806 {Bond date} in Sumner Co.,TN. to Martha LOCKE.
MILITARY SERVICE: FULKS, Burwell __ Pvt.(reduced from Sgt.), Col. Thomas H. WILLIAMSON, Capt. Robert MOORE, Tenn. Vol. Mtd. Gunmen -- War of 1812 --

Martha [aka Patsey] LOCKE, dau. of Charles LOCKE & Martha VAUGHAN.
BORN: ___ _____ est. c1786 in Dinwiddie Co.,VA.
DIED: ___ _____ 18___[before FEB. 12,1823] in possibly Wilson Co.,TN.
BURIED: _________________________________________________.

Known Children are...
[1] Alfred M. FOLKS / FOLKES
BORN: ___ _____ 1807/'08 in Wilson Co.,TN.
DIED: ___ _____ 1_______[after 1829 Wilson Co.,TN. Tax List] in _______________ Co.,____.
BURIED: _________________________________________________.
MARRIED: ___ _____ 18___ in ____________________ Co.,____. to ______________________________.

[2] Lucy J. FOLKS / FOLKES
BORN: ___ _____ 18___ in Wilson Co.,TN.
DIED: ___ _____ 1____[after FEB. 12,1823] in _____________ Co.,____.
BURIED: _________________________________________________.
MARRIED: ___ _____ 18___ in ____________________ Co.,____. to ______________________________.

[3] Eliza J. FOLKS / FOLKES
BORN: ___ _____ 18___ in Wilson Co.,TN.
DIED: ___ _____ 1____[after FEB. 12,1823] in _____________ Co.,____.
BURIED: _________________________________________________.
MARRIED: ___ _____ 18___ in ____________________ Co.,____. to ______________________________.

From the Will of Charles LOCKE (of Wilson Co.,TN.) dated FEB. 12,1823 and recorded MAY 18,1835 he names...I give to my grandson Alfred M. Folks one bay filly, three years old. I give to my granddaughters Lucy J. Folks and Eliza J. Folks thirty dollars($30) each...

Now it seems very likely that Alfred M. FOLKS is your A. M. FOLKS and his family that is found in TX. as follows...

1850 - Montgomery Co.,TX. ,page 36{stamped}.
{line} 40 - {dwelling & family #'s} 82 & 87 - Peter Penehum or Peneham - 53 - male - Farmer - $250 - Verginia
{line} 41 - E. C. Wooldridge - 25 - male - Farmer - Miss.
{line} 42 - Mary J. Folks - 26 - female - $1,000 - Verginia
{line} 1 - Antinette Folks - 6 - female - Texas
{line} 2 - Eliza Jane Folks - 4 - female - Texas
{line} 3 - William A. Folks - 1 - male - Texas

Montgomery Co.,TX. Marriages.
Moses GRAYHAM to Mary Jane FOLKS on 25 AUGUST 1852

1860 - Montgomery Co.,TX.(P.O.: Montgomery) ,page 105{stamped}.
{line} 23 - {dwelling & family #'s} 323 - M. Graham - 35 - male - Farmer - $3,500 - $250 - Tenness.
{line} 24 - M. J. Graham - 34 - female - Va.
{line} 25 - A. Folks - 16 - female - Texas
{line} 26 - E . J. Folks - 14 - female - Texas
{line} 27 - W. A. Folks - 12 - male - Texas - attended school in census year
{line} 28 - P. A. Graham - 7 - female - Texas - attended school in census year
{line} 29 - M. E. Graham - 5 - female - Texas - attended school in census year
{line} 30 - P. Graham - 2 - female - Texas
{line} 31 - C. A. Graham - 24 - female - Ilinois

1870 - Montgomery Co.,TX.(Danville Precinct ; P.O.: Danville) ,page 351{stamped}.
{line} 1 - {dwelling & family #'s} 57 - Graham, Moses - 45- male - white - Farmer - $1,000 - $200 - Tennessee - male U.S. citizen 21-up
{line} 2 - Graham, Mary - 49 - female - white - Keeping House - Virginia
{line} 3 - , William - 22 - male - white - Farm Laborer - Texas - male U.S. citizen 21-up [NOTE: this is William A. FOLKS]
{line} 4 - , Parthena - 17 - female - white - Texas - attended school in census year
{line} 5 - , Mary E. - 14 - female - white - Texas - attended school in census year
{line} 6 - , Palina - 12 - female - white - Texas - attended school in census year

1880 - Brazos Co.,TX.(District No. 2 or 16) ,page 235C{stamped}.
{line} 25 - {dwelling & family #'s} 99 - Folks, Wm. A. - white - male - 34 - married - Farming - Texas - {blank} - {blank}
{line} 26 - , Mary Jane - white - female -18 - Wife - married - Keeping House - Louisiana - Ala. - Ga.
{line} 27 - , William W. - white - male - 4 - Son - single - Texas - Texas - La.
{line} 28 - , Mary J. - white - female - 2 - Daughter - single - Texas - Tex. - La.
{line} 29 - , Alford M. - white - male - 6/12 - Nov. - Son - single - Texas - Tex. - La.

, page 240A{stamped}.
{line} 13 - {dwelling & family #'s} 190 - Graham, Moses - white - male - 55 - married - Farming - Tennessee - Pa. - Pa.
{line} 14 - , Mary J. - white - female - 58 - Wife - married - Keeping House - Virginia - Va. - Va.
{line} 15 - , Mary E. - white - female - 24 - Daughter - single - At Home - Texas - Tenn. - Va.
{line} 16 - , Paulina - white - female - 22 - Daughter - single - At Home - Texas - Tenn. - Va.

1900 - Brazos Co.,TX.(Precinct 6) ,page 325B{stamped}.
{line} 62 - {dwelling & family #'s} 62 - Folks, William A. - Head - white - male - Aprl. - 1849 - 51 - Married - 25 - Texas - Texas - Virginia - Farmer
{line} 63 - , Mary J. - Wife - white - female - Feb. - 1861 - 39 - Married - 25 - 10 - 5 - Texas - Texas - Mississippi
{line} 64 - , Elbert - Son - white - male - Mar. - 1884 - 16 - single - Texas - Texas - Texas - Farmer
{line} 65 - , Effie - Daughter - white - female - Feb. - 1882 - 18 - single - Texas - Texas - Texas - At School
{line} 66 - , Willie - Daughter - white - female - Feb. - 1886 - 14 - single - Texas - Texas - Texas - At School
{line} 67 - , Nettie - Daughter - white - female - May - 1890 - 10 - single - Texas - Texas - Texas - At School
{line} 68 - , Rubie - Daughter - white - female - Aug. - 1895 - 4 - single - Texas - Texas - Texas
{line} 69 - Gregory, Ed. F. - Boarder - white - male - Aprl. - 1857 - 43 - single - Texas - Texas - Texas - Physician

[NOTE: Moses GRAHAM is listed as a widower and living in home of his widowed daughter Parthena A. PARNELL]

The above evidence seems compelling enough and I would love to hear your thoughts on this.


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