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Re: Elizabeth Likens 1800's Tennessee
Posted by: Shirley Dewberry (ID *****0028) Date: January 21, 2005 at 14:39:35
In Reply to: Elizabeth Likens 1800's Tennessee by Dan Torbett of 273

Hi Dan,

Thank you so much for posting your information. I have additional information regarding John and Annie McDonald Likens' family.

Ann "Annie" McDonald Likens:
Grave Marker Info
B. November 14, 1775
D. October 24, 1852 (Oxford, Alabama)
Wife of John Likens
Son, S.H. (Samuel Harden)Likens
Burial: Oxford City Cemetery, Oxford, Calhoun Co. (Benton County), Alabama
Note: Calhoun County was previously known as Benton County.
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ELIZABETH LIKENS SPENCER:
B. Abt 1810 Tennessee

Spouse: Jesse B. Spencer

1850 Census - Alabama - Benton - Jacksonville
Date: November 15, 1850

Spencer, Elizabeth (Likens) - 40 - TN
Spencer, Sarah A. - 17 - TN
Spencer, Lucinda J. - 14 - TN
Spencer, John H. - 11 - TN
Spencer, Thomas H. - 8 - TN
Spencer, Elizabeth F. (Fannie Spencer McLemore) - 6 - AL
Spencer, George C. - 3 -AL
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GLENN: A. GLENN LIKENS
B. ___ D. April 30, 1840 (Prob. Georgia
Spouse: Amanda Mary Smith
B. October 6, 1814 Virginia

Son: Rufus

1850 Census - Georgia - Troup Co.
Likens, Samuel - 32 - Attorney at Law
Likens, Martha (Martha Reid) - 24
Likens, Dorcas - 7
Likens, Eliza A. - 5
Likens, Rufus - 19 - Farm Hand
(Rufus was living with his uncle, Samuel Harden Likens.)

1860 Census - Georgia - Troup
Post Office: LaGrange
Date: July 12, 1860

Bird, Amanda (Amanda Smith Likens Bird) - 40 - Farmer -$7000 - $8000 - VA
Bird, L. (Lavinia) - 17 - GA
Bird, C. (Comelia) - 15 - GA
Likins(Likens), Rufus - 25 - Overseerer - GA

Source: Ancestry.com
Database: American Civil War Soilders
Name: Rufus G. Likens
Residence: Troup County, Georgia
Enlistment Date: 26 April 1861
Distinguished Service
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Georgia
Unit Numbers: 314
Service Record:
Enlisted as a Private on 26 April 1861
Enlisted in Company B, 4th Infantry Regiment Georgia on 26 April 1861
POW on 03 April 1865 at Richmond, VA Hospital
Paroled on 13 May 1865 at Richmond, VA Hospital

1900 Census - Georgia - Meriwether - Saint Marks
Date: June 15, 1900

Likens, R. G. (Rufus G.) - 68 - Nov 1831 -TN
Likens, Frances - 66 - Oct 1833 - GA
Likens, John T. - 27 - Feb 1873 - GA
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TOM LIKENS: THOMAS M. LIKENS
B. Abt 1800 Tennessee
D. ________ Prob. Texas

Spouse # 1 - Unknown
Children:
John Tipton Likens B. Abt 1827
Ben -
James B. - B. Abt. 1829
(Could Ben be the same as James B.?)

Spouse # 2 - Hester "Hetty" Irvin (m. 5/7/1830 Morgan Co.,GA
B. Abt 1795 Maryland (as per census)
D. _______ Prob. Texas

1830 Census - Georgia - Morgan
1850 Census - Texas - Rusk
...........................

SAMUEL HARDEN LIKENS (Attorney)
B. 1817 Tennessee
D. January 12, 1870 Shreveport, La

Spouse: Martha Reid (d/o of Samuel and Dorcas Ormand Reid)
B. July 29, 1822 Steele Creek, Mecklenburg Co., NC
D. October 31, 1867 Shreveport, La

Married: July 21, 1842 Troup County, Georgia

Children:
Dorcas Anna Likens - Abt 1844
Elizabeth "Eliza" A. Likens - March 1845

1850 Census - Georgia - Troup
1855 - Resided in Benton County, Alabama
1860 Census - Texas -Panola - Post Office: Carthage
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SARAH R. LIKENS:
B. 1799 Tennessee
D. Bet. 1853 & 1855
Copy of Will (dated 1855) - Anniston Library, Alabama Room, Anniston, Calhoun County (Previously Benton Co.), Alabama
Mentions: Lucinda Wilson (sister) and S.H. Likens (brother)
Burial: Prob. Oxford City Cemtery, Oxford, Alabama
(A grave marker was not located.)

1850 Census - Alabama - Benton
Date: January 29, 1850

Wilson, Lucinda D. (Lucinda D. Likens) - 36 - TN
Wilson, T. J. - 16 - Student - TN
Wilson, Georgianna - 10 - AL
Wilson, Alexander G. - 7 - GA
Wilson, Sarah l. - 4 - AL
Wilson, Joseph P. - 1 - AL
LIKENS, SARAH R. - 51 - TN (Lucinda's sister)
Harnes, Wm. M. - 27 - School Teacher - GA
..............................
LUCINDA LIKENS WILSON
Buired: Oxford City Cemetery, Oxford, Alabama
Grave Marker Info

B. September 30, 1806
D. January 12, 1853
Sacred to the Memory, Wife
of John Wilson
Daughter of John and Ann Likens
Age 46Y 3M 12D

Children:
T. J. Wilson
Georgianna "Georgia" Wilson
Alexander G. Wilson
Sarah L. Wilson
Joseph P. Wilson

1850 Census - Alabama - Benton
Date: January 29, 1850

Wilson, Lucinda D. (Lucinda Likens) - 36 - TN
Wilson, T. J. - 16 - Student - TN
Wilson, Georgianne - 10 - AL
Wilson, Alexander G. - 7 - GA
Wilson, Sarah L - 4 - AL
Wilson, Joseph P. - 1 - AL (Buried Oxford Cemetery)
Likens, Sarah R. - 51 - TN
Harnes, WM. M. - 27 - School teacher - GA
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GEORGIANNA "GEORGIA" WILSON
(daughter of Lucinda Likens & John Wilson)
Married: A. Obendorf
December 16, 1863 Calhoun County, Alabama

1850 Census - Alabama - Benton
1860 Census - Alabama - Calhoun (Household: John and Martha Likens Spencer)
................................
MARTHA LIKENS SPENCER
B. Abt 1815 Tenn
D. _________

Spouse: John Spencer
Children:
Thomas Spencer
Mary Spencer
Emily Spencer
Marthia Spencer
Susan Spencer
Elizabeth Spencer
Eugene Spencer
John P. Spencer

1850 Census - Alabama - Benton
1860 Census - Alabama - Calhoun (previously Benton)
1870 Census - Alabama - Calhoun - Oxford

Note: Two children (Mary & Susan) were buried in Oxford City Cemetery.
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Shirley Dewberry






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