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Homer Virgil Milton

Male 1781 - 1822  (41 years)


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  • Name Homer Virgil Milton  [1, 2, 3
    Born 1781  Milton Plantation, Louisville, Jefferson, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1820  Not Stated, Jefferson, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 2 Apr 1822  Milton Plantation, Louisville, Jefferson, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried Saint Lukes Episcopal Cemetery, Marianna, Jackson, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I2050  tng Genealogy

    Father John Milton,   b. 1740, Halifax, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1817, Milton Plantation, Louisville, Jefferson, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Hannah Elizabeth Spencer,   b. 1761, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1835, Padam Arum Plantation, Burke, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1780  Richmond, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1780  South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Family ID F684  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Jane Robinson,   b. 12 Feb 1786,   d. 31 Dec 1836, Marianna, Jackson, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 17 May 1801  Louisville, Jefferson, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    • Louisville Gazette and Republican Trumpet Notes,

      Jefferson County, Georgia

      Dated 1801

      On File at the University of Georgia Library in Athens, Ga.

      May 9, 1801

      Mr. Homer Virgil Milton, son of Co. John Milton of Burke County, had married Eliza Robinson, daughter of Walter Robinson, Esq. "on Thursday evening last."
    Children 
    +1. John Milton,   b. 20 Apr 1807, Louisville, Jefferson, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1865, Marianna, Jackson, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F953  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map Click to hide
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1781 - Milton Plantation, Louisville, Jefferson, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 May 1801 - Louisville, Jefferson, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Apr 1822 - Milton Plantation, Louisville, Jefferson, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Lukes Episcopal Cemetery, Marianna, Jackson, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • From "The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans:Volume VII" (Johnson, Rossiter, ed. Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, - Vol. I-X (10). Boston, MA: The Biographical Society, 1904.): "Milton, Homer Virgil, soldier, was born in Milton Plantation, Louisville, Georgia, in 1781; son of Capt. John and Hannah E. (Spencer) Milton. He was married May 17, 1801, to Elizabeth Robinson. He entered the U.S. army, was promoted major, May 8, 1808; lieutenant-colonel, September, 1810; was promoted colonel, 3d infantry, Aug. 15, 1818; took an active part in the war of 1812, distinguished himself in several engagements, and gained the rank of brigadier-general of volunteers. He was an hereditary member of the Society of the Cincinnati. His children were: John Milton, born April 20, 1807 (q.v.): Homer Virgil Milton, born April 2, 1813, and Jane Elizabeth Milton, born Aug. 23, 1815. He died at Milton Plantation, Louisville, Georgia, April 2, 1822." Homer was moved to his present burial site in 1927.

      MARY DEBORAH MARBURY 7/26/1817: , p. 128
      My first husband, John Martin, his prop. to be div. between Mary D. Spencer and Homer V.
      Milton. Ch's uncle: Horatio Marbury, my present husband. Wits: John Pughley, Elizabeth Holms,
      William N. Harman.
      Abstracted wills Jefferson County GA 1777-1893

  • Sources 
    1. [S411] 1820 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;).
      1820 U.S. Federal Census. Not Stated, Jefferson, Georgia, roll M33_10, page 18, image 20.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1820usfedcenancestry&h=1351794&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]
      Name: Homer V Milton
      Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Jefferson, Georgia
      Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
      Slaves - Males - Under 14: 12
      Slaves - Males - 14 thru 25: 10
      Slaves - Males - 26 thru 44: 5
      Slaves - Males - 45 and over: 2
      Slaves - Females - Under 14: 4
      Slaves - Females - 14 thru 25: 6
      Slaves - Females - 26 thru 44: 6
      Slaves - Females - 45 and over: 3
      Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 52
      Free White Persons - Under 16: 3
      Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
      Total Free White Persons: 6
      Total Slaves: 48
      Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 54

    2. [S54] Biography & Genealogy Master Index (BGMI).
      Ancestry.com. Biography & Genealogy Master Index [database online]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc, 2005. Gale Research Company. Biography and Genealogy Master Index. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 2005.

    3. [S421] Confederate Service Records, 1861-1865, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2007;), Database online.
      Record for Homer Virgil Milton

    4. [S433] Johnson, Rossiter, The Twentieth Century Biograpical Dictionary of Notable Americans, Volume VII.
      Homer Virgil Milton

    5. [S122] FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/49850467
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49850467.

    6. [S157] james_s_mills_jr 2.ged.
      Date of Import: 12 Dec 2004

    7. [S180] Meltona.FTW.
      Date of Import: 13 Dec 2004

    8. [S153] Internet.