EPPERSON Family

First Generation

1. William T.1 Epperson (#12263) was born in Ga about 1823. William died after 1880 in Prob Jefferson Co., Al.

He married Pelina or Perlina or Pauline Dennis in Tallapoosa Co., Al, 22 Jun 1844. (Pelina or Perlina or Pauline Dennis is #12262.) Pelina was born in Al about 1824. Pelina died after 1880 in Prob Jefferson Co., Al. At 20 years of age Pelina became the mother of Georgiann A. Epperson in Tallapoosa Co., Al, 26 Mar 1845. At 28 years of age Pelina became the mother of Wilford 'Wick' Epperson in Tallapoosa Co., Al, May 1853.

At 21 years of age William became the father of Georgiann A. Epperson in Tallapoosa Co., Al, 26 Mar 1845. At 29 years of age William became the father of Wilford 'Wick' Epperson in Tallapoosa Co., Al, May 1853. W. T. Epperson listed in the 1855 census?/tax list? of Tallapoosa Co., AL, page 27. (Dianne Gaddis)

!CENSUS-AL-TALLADEGA-1860: Childersburg, page 868 W. T. Epperson 37 GA Farmer Perline " 36 AL Georgiann " 15 AL (mar 1865 George Washington Isbell) Julia " 13 AL Sarah " 13 AL Wilford " 7 AL Cornelia " 2/12 AL Peter " 76 NC Rhody " 68 SC

CENSUS-AL-1870: Did not find in printed index to AL. There was a John in Jefferson Co., Cedar Grove, p 371.

!CENSUS-AL-JEFFERSON-1880: ed 66, page 38/302, 323/318 Wm. T. Eperson 56 GA NC SC Farmer can r/w Pauline " 60 AL GA GA Keeping house can't r/w

Peter Eperson married Rhody Wadkins on 29 October 1812 in Franklin Co., GA. They are listed in the 1830 Hall Co., GA census, 1850 census of Tallapoosa Co., AL, Twp 23. From Dianne Gaddis.

Message posted by Jean Fiester on 25 Aug 1999 in response to a query I posted on 18 Aug. . "My gggrandmother was Sarah Clementine Epperson b. 1846, mar. William Jobe Falkner, lived & died in Sterrett, Shelby Co., AL . I also have Julia Epperson mar. William M. Townley. Are we in the same family? I have no other info on these ladies, but wonder if they are sisters and possilby aunts to your Epperson." Did not go back and check on my query until 22 Oct. 199 9.

William T. Epperson and Pelina or Perlina or Pauline Dennis had the following children:

child 2 i. Georgiann A.2 Epperson (#11541) was born in Tallapoosa Co., Al 26 Mar 1845. Georgiann died 23 Sep 1914 in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, at 69 years of age. Her body was interred in Kendrick Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. She married George Washington 'Wash' Isbell in Shelby Co., Al, 31 Aug 1865. (George Washington 'Wash' Isbell is #11542.) George was born in Jackson/shelby Co., Al 25 Dec 1841. George was the son of Ezekiel Isbell and Frances 'Fannie' Unknown. George died 15 Feb 1912 in Big Lake, Shelby Co., Al, at 70 years of age. His body was interred in Kendrick Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. At 24 years of age George became the father of Charles Thompson 'Charley' Isbell in Shelby Co., Al, 7 Jun 1866. At 26 years of age George became the father of Jasper Dennis 'Jasp' Isbell in Shelby Co., Al, Jun 1868. At 28 years of age George became the father of Savannah Clementine Isbell in Shelby Co., Al, Apr 1870. At 30 years of age George became the father of Mahala Isbell in Shelby/st Clair Co., Al, 1872. At 32 years of age George became the father of Madison Obediah 'Obe' Isbell in Shelby/st Clair Co., Al, 17 Feb 1874. At 35 years of age George became the father of C. Thornton E. Isbell in Shelby/st Clair Co., Al, 27 Mar 1877. At 37 years of age George became the father of Mary G. Isbell in St. Clair Co., Al, 22 Oct 1879. At 44 years of age George became the father of Hester Perlina 'Hes' Isbell in St. Clair Co., Al, 9 May 1886. At 44 years of age George became the father of Baby Girl Isbell in St. Clair Co., Al, 9 May 1886. (See George Washington 'Wash' Isbell for the continuation of this line.)

At 21 years of age Georgiann became the mother of Charles Thompson 'Charley' Isbell in Shelby Co., Al, 7 Jun 1866. At 23 years of age Georgiann became the mother of Jasper Dennis 'Jasp' Isbell in Shelby Co., Al, Jun 1868. At 25 years of age Georgiann became the mother of Savannah Clementine Isbell in Shelby Co., Al, Apr 1870. At 27 years of age Georgiann became the mother of Mahala Isbell in Shelby/st Clair Co., Al, 1872. At 28 years of age Georgiann became the mother of Madison Obediah 'Obe' Isbell in Shelby/st Clair Co., Al, 17 Feb 1874. At 32 years of age Georgiann became the mother of C. Thornton E. Isbell in Shelby/st Clair Co., Al, 27 Mar 1877. At 34 years of age Georgiann became the mother of Mary G. Isbell in St. Clair Co., Al, 22 Oct 1879. At 41 years of age Georgiann became the mother of Hester Perlina 'Hes' Isbell in St. Clair Co., Al, 9 May 1886. At 41 years of age Georgiann became the mother of Baby Girl Isbell in St. Clair Co., Al, 9 May 1886. Birth and death dates from cemetery inscription. The 1870 Census Shelby Co, AL gives her age as 25. COMPILATION OF PENSION RECORDS BOOKS # 1, 2, and 3 SHELBY COUNTY, ALABAMA by Kate Crowell Reese says "ISBELL, MRS. GEORGIA, died after Oct. 1914." She died at home with cancer of the stomach. Married to George W. Isbell, Private in Company E of the 29th Regiment Alabama Volunteers - Confederate States. He died on February 12, 1912. His widow, Georgiann Isbell submitted her Application of Widows of Deceased Soldiers or Sailers fo r pension benefits on June 14, 1912 in Shelby County, Alabama. She drew the pension for about two years before she died. Death certificate recorded in Volume 34, page 509. Under date of death the month Sep. only is filled out with a not joted underneath "do not know." Place of death given as near Dunavant in Shelby County, beat 15. She was born in Ala. Sh e had lived at place of death for Severel years. She had been sick about 12 months. Principal cause of death was Catarrh Stomach bowels, indigestion; contributory cause "Likeley Cancer of Stomach." He wrote in 80 years old at time of death, bu t underneath wrote do not know. He did not know the names of her parents, but wrote "of Ala" under mother. Under place of interment "Some grave Yard near there above house." Under remarks "She has Same truble for a Long time." The words "sam e truble" in the remark were very hard to decipher and may not be correct. Reported by J. B. Ware M.D. of Sterett, Ala. on Sep. 30, 1914.

child + 3 ii. Wilford 'Wick' Epperson was born May 1853.

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