Samuel S TATUM Missouri Colenia TATUM Amanda A TATUM Jefferson Davis COWART Lily Arizona COWART Glynn Tatum COWART William Wade COWART Benjamin Hill COWART Mary L COWART John J COWART Ida COWART Ancenetta TATUM Alpharetta TATUM Sanford Martin TATUM Miranda E TATUM Rosalee TATUM Sinie TATUM Samuel Ross TATUM Cloma Colenia TATUM Nancy Elizabeth MULLINS Mini tree diagram
Mary E TATUM

Mary E TATUM1,2,3,8,4,5,9,6,7

27th Jan 18631,2,3,4,5,6,7 - 2nd Aug 19493,4

Life History

27th Jan 1863

Born in Pickens County, Georgia.1,2,3,4,5,6,7

Jul 1886

Birth of daughter Lily Arizona COWART in Georgia.5,6

31st Aug 1888

Birth of son Glynn Tatum COWART in Bartow County, Georgia.5,6,3,10,11,12,13

4th Sep 1890

Birth of son William Wade COWART in Jasper, Pickens, Georgia.14,8,15,16,5,6

3rd Oct 1892

Birth of son Benjamin Hill COWART in Jasper, Pickens, Georgia.5,8,6,17,7

18th Jun 1894

Birth of daughter Mary L COWART in Georgia.18,6,3

15th May 1899

Birth of son John J COWART in Pickens County, Georgia.18,6,12,7,3,19,20

14th Feb 1902

Birth of daughter Ida COWART in Georgia.12,3,6,7

21st Oct 1911

Death of Jefferson Davis COWART in Pickens County, Georgia.3

2nd Aug 1949

Died in Pickens County, Georgia.3,4

Apoplexy, due to Arteriosclerosis

4th Aug 1949

Buried in Jasper City Cemetery, Jasper, Pickens County, Georgia.3,4

Other facts

 

Married Jefferson Davis COWART

Notes

  • 1870 Federal Census, Pickens County, Georgia, 8 July, Truckwheel, POJasper, page 65, Hse #503, Fam #503
    Tatum, Samuel 32 (abt 1838) M W Farmer  Georgia
    Tatum, Nancey E  28 (abt 1842) F W Keeping House  Georgia
    Tatum, Mary 6 (abt 1864) F W At Home  Georgia

    1880 Federal Census, Pickens County, Georgia, 8 June, TruckwheelDistrict, Enumeration District 162, page 13, Hse/Fam #112
    Tatum, Samuel S  W M  44   Farmer  Cannot read or write GA GA SC [babt 1836]
    Tatum, Elizabeth W F  38  Wife Keeping House  Cannot write GA GA NC
    Tatum, Mary W F  18   Dau   At Home  GA GA GA

    Mary and her husband Jefferson Davis Cowart were enumerated in PickensCounty, Georgia in the 1900 census.

    1900 Federal Census, Pickens County, Georgia, 6 June, Towns District,Enumeration District 39, page 8B, Hse #97, Fam #98
    Cowart, Jefferson D Head W M Dec 1861  38 Married 16 yrs GA SC SCFarmer Rents
    Cowart, Mary Wife W F Jan 1863  37 Married 16 yrs 6 children/6 livingGA GA GA
    Cowart, Lily A Dau W F July 1886  13 GA GA GA At School
    Cowart, Glenn T  Son W M July 1888  11 GA GA GA At School
    Cowart, William W Son W M Sept 1890  9 GA GA GA At School
    Cowart, Ben Hill Son W M Jan 1895  5 GA GA GA At School
    - page 9A -
    Cowart, Mary L Dau W F June 1894  5 GA GA GA
    Cowart, John J Son W M May 1899  1 GA GA GA
    Cox, Carter Servant W M May 1882  18 GA GA GA Day Laborer

    1910 Federal Census, Pickens County, Georgia, 15 April, Jasper,District 128, page 2A, Hse/Fam #21
    Cowart, Jefferson D Head M W 48 Married 26 yrs GA NC SC Deputy USMarshall [b abt 1862]
    Cowart, Mary E Wife F W 47 Married 26 yrs 10 children/7 living GA GAGA [b abt 1863]
    Cowart, Zona L Dau F W 23 Single GA GA GA [b abt 1887]
    Cowart, Glenn T Son M W 21 Single GA GA GA [b abt 1889] General StoreClerk
    Cowart, William W Dau F W 19 Single GA GA GA [b abt 1891] PhoneCompany Lineman
    Cowart, Ben H Son M W 17 Single GA GA GA [b abt 1893] Livery StableLaborer
    Cowart, Mary L Dau F W 15 Single GA GA GA [b abt 1895]
    Cowart, John J Son M W 10 Single GA GA GA [b abt 1900]
    Cowart, Ida M Dau F W 8 Single GA GA GA [b abt 1902]

    In 1920, Mary is the widowed head of the household.  Her son Ben HIllCoawart is living next door to her.

    1920 Federal Census, Fannin County, Georgia, 19 January, Flint HillDistrict, Enumeration District 47, page 13A, Frytown Road, Hse/Fam#252
    Cowart, Mary Head Rents M W 56 Widow GA GA GA [b abt 1866]
    Cowart, John J Son M W 18 Single GA GA GA Engine Watchman [b abt 1901]
    Cowart, Ida Wife F W 17 Married GA GA GA [b abt 1802]

    1920 Federal Census, Fannin County, Georgia, 19 January, Fruit HillDistrict, Enumeration District 47, page 13A, Hse/Fam #253
    Cowart, Ben Hill Head Rents M W 27 Married GA GA GA Painter [b abt1892]
    Cowart, Ada Wife F W 24 Married GA GA GA [b abt 1895]
    Cowart, Ryron Son M W 4 Single GA GA GA [b abt 1915]
    Cowart, Ruby Dau F W 2 Single GA GA GA [b abt 1917]

    In 1940, widowed Mary was living in the household of her divorceddaughter Ida, who had taken back her maiden name.

    1940 Federal Census, Polk County, Tennessee, 25 April, Copperhill,District 70-8 Page 6B, Hse #115, Rents $10
    Cowart, Ida Head F W 38 Divorced Grade 6 b Georgia Same Place in 1935Printer [b abt 1902]
    Cowart, Mary Mother F W 77 Widow Grade 5 b Georgia Same Place in 1935[b abt 1863]

    Mary's name on her death record was Mrs J D Cowart.  Other records andmatching family informaiton enable us to confirm her marriage toJefferson Davis Cowart, with whom she is buried in a joint grave.They share a joint headstone.  Their son William Wade Cowart's SocialSecurity records have his father's name as Jefferosn D Cowart.  J D'sname appears oin his grave as J Cowart, and various records have othervariations of his full name Jefferson Davis Cowart.

    Tennessee, Deaths and Burials Index, 1874-1955
    J D Mrs Cowart
    Birth Date abt 1863
    Age 86
    Death 2 Aug 1949 Copperhill, Polk, Tennessee

    Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1958
    Mrs J D Cowart
    Birth 27 Jan 1863 Georgia
    Age 86, Widow
    Residence Copperhill, Polk County, Tennessee
    Father and Mother Unknown
    Informant Ida Cowart, Copperhill, Tennessee
    Death 2 Aug 1949 Copperhill, Polk, Tennessee
    Cause of Death Apoplexy, due to Arteriosclerosis
    Burial 4 August 1949 Jasper City Cemetery, Jasper, Pickens, GA by J PChastain, Funeral Director, Blue Ridge, Georgia
    Certificate Number 49-18123 filed 3 September 1949

    The following burial memorial was established for Mary Tatum Cowart onFind a Grave.

    Mary E. Cowart
    Birth Jan. 27, 1863
    Death Aug. 2, 1949
    Spouse J. Davis Cowart (1861 - 1911)
    Burial Jasper City Cemetery, Jasper, Pickens County, Georgia
    Maintained by Gary Cowart, Originally Created by David & Gail Ray Jan20, 2008
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #24061967,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=24061967

Sources

  • 1. 1880 Federal Census, Pickens County, Georgia
    • 8 June, Truckwheel, District 162, page 13, Hse/Family #112
  • 2. 1870 Federal Census, Pickens County, Georgia
    • 8 July, Truckwheel, PO Jasper, page 65, Hse/Fam #503
  • 3. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 4. Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1958
  • 5. 1900 Federal Census, Pickens County, Georgia
    • 6 June, Towns District, Enumeration District 39, page 8B, Hse #97, Fam
  • 6. 1910 Federal Census, Pickens County, Georgia
    • 15 April, Jasper, District 128, page 2A, Hse/Fam #21
  • 7. 1920 Federal Census, Fannin County, Georgia
    • 19 January, Flint Hill District, Enumeration District 47, page 13A,
  • 8. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
  • 9. 1940 Federal Census, Polk County, Tennessee
    • 25 April, Copperhill, District 70-8 Page 6B, Hse #115, Rents $10
  • 10. 1920 Federal Census, Fannin County, Georgia
    • 10 January, Mobile District, Enumeration District 42, page 5B, No 20
  • 11. 1930 Federal Census, Fannin County, Georgia
    • 25 April, Epworth, District 56-10, Page 2A, Hse #20, Fam #21
  • 12. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  • 13. 1940 Federal Census, Fannin County, Georgia
    • 8 April, Epworth, District 55-11 Page 11A, Ridge Rd, Hse #61, Owns
  • 14. 1920 Federal Census, McMinn County, Tennessee
    • 12 January, Etowah, District 58, page 21A, 424 9th St, Hse #399, Fam
  • 15. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
  • 16. 1940 Federal Census, DeKalb County, Georgia
    • 11 April, Decatur, District 44-13 Page 11A, 221 Kirk Rd, Hse #220,
  • 17. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
  • 18. 1900 Federal Census, Pickens County, Georgia
    • 6 June, Towns District, Enumeration District 39, page 9A, Hse #97, Fam
  • 19. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2
  • 20. 1940 Federal Census, Polk County, Tennessee
    • 8 April, Staffordtown, District 70-12 Page 8B, Hse #112, Rents $300

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