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Isaac Arledge

Birthplace: [Joy Moore says 1808] Isaac ARLIDGE HOH 1830 Claiborne Parish, LA
Death: he or a son named Isaac served in CIvil War from Bienville Parish, LA
Immediate Family:

Son of Isham Arledge and Frances ???
Husband of ??? and Susannah Low
Brother of Mary Arledge; Martha "Patsey" Arledge; William C. Arledge; Isham Arledge; ??? Arledge and 1 other

Managed by: Pam Wilson (may be slow to respond)
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About Isaac Arledge

From the files of Pam Wilson's Arledge Family History Project:

(Most of this research was carried out by Joy Moore)

1830 Claiborne Parish, LA (numbers are incomplete; pages cut off)

    George BUSH (wife Patsey ALDRIDGE) (233), 1-1-0-0-0-0-1-0-0-0-0-0-0//0-1-
    Isaac ALDRIDGE (233), 1-0-0-0-1-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-0//0-0- ;
    Isam ALDRIDGE (233), 0-0-0-1-1-0-0-1-0-0-0-0-0//0-0- ;

Joy Moore wrote: ISAM ALDRIDGE: one each male and female 50-60 (YOB 1770-1780), one male 20-30 (YPB 1800-1810), one male 15-20 (YOB 1810-1815).

Excerpts from "Biographies and Historical Memoirs of N.W. Louisiana" (1890), from the section "History of Lousiana: Bienville Parish." Copied by Joy Moore from the Shreveport, LA Public Library.

(p. 157): The companies raised in Bienville for the war [i.e. Civil War] comprised Bienville Blues, Company C, Ninth Louisiana Volunteer Infantry, under Capt. Ben Pearce; W.B. Colbert, Lt.; J.C. Egan, surgeon. On the resignation of Pearce, who was elected lieutenant

governor of Louisiana, R. A. Pearson was elected captain, and served until killed, in 1864, when Lt. Arbuckle was commissioned.... The Castor Guards was the second company... [lists all officers, then notes: " A Dutchman from New Orleans was head musician, but was addicted to drink and sleepiness, and was often in the guard house."]. The Arcadia Invincibles [was the third company].... The Brush Valley Guards... was the fourth company. [Other companies included The Sparta Guards, Capt. A.O.P. Pickens' Cavalry, Co. F of

Second Lousiana Cavalry, R. B. Love's Cavalry Company, and the Old Home Guard. "Capt.

"Dog" Smith had men from Bienville in his scouting command. He was engaged in running deserters and Federals down with dogs."]

"It is one of the impossibilities of history to name every soldier sent from this parish to the war. Fortunately, the writer found a parish record of those days of trouble, and from it most of the following names are taken. The list also embraces the names of several others who

happened to be remembered by a few of the actors in the drama of war: ISAAC ALDRIDGE, James Adams, W. E. Allen....James B. Curry...Thomas Lowe, Wilson Lowe, Frank Loe...."

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Isom ARLAGE and ENOS GOFF "of Claiborne Louisiana" acquired from the Ouachita, LA, Land Office on 2 August 1837 as tenants-in-common: fractional Section 17, Township 15, Range 13 East, 174.48 acres. Also on 2 August the two men acquired the NW corner of section 9 in Twp 17 of Range 5 West, 161.93 acres.

The same day, 2 August 1837, ISAAC ARLEDGE and WILLIAM ARLEDGE "of Claiborne Louisiana" acquired from Ouachita Land Office as tenants-in-common the SE quarter of section 4 in Twp 17 of Range 5 West, 156.57 acres. The same day ISAAC and WILLIAM also received fractional section 6 in Twp 15 of Range 13 East 164.68 acres (this grant later cancelled since the tract was selected for seminary purposes "previous to location of this floating Pre-Claim; Money ordered to be refunded" signed 7 April 1838).

Joy Moore wrote 28 May 1999: "I received the information on Isaac and William Arledge in Bienville

from NARA today. It does not tell us who they are. Isaac made his mark and William signed his name. In the questions for the land of Isaac and William of Bienville It asks if they lived on the land in 1833 and

the answer was Yes, and then they had statements of two other men that they lived on the land and had cultivated two acres and built a house. One of the men was Thompson King and the other was George Bush. It ties the Arledges in Ouachita with the ones in Bienville."

Re Land Patents # 2165 & 2166 that were given to Isaac and William in July of 1834 # 2166 was set aside for Seminary purposes on July 3, 1835 and the money returned on Aug 2 1837 Recorded Vol 5 page 331

Receipt of Isaac and Willam Arledge of Claiborne Land the sum of $205.645 in full payment of section numbered 6 in Township # 15 of Range 13 East contriving 164 acres at the rate of $ l.25 per acre This land patent was canceled in Aug of 1837 and the money returned Land Patent 2165 issued to Isaac and William Arledge on August 18th, 1835 was granted and paid for in the amount of $ 195.71 for 156 Acres South East Quarter of section # 4 township# 17 and range # 5 It was signed by William Arledge and Isaac Arledge and Jno M A Hamblen, Register on Aug 19, 1834

Each Patent was accompanied by statement that was made by both individuals The questions were the same to each and the answers were the same. They went as follows:

State of Louisiana, Parish of Ouachita

Before me the undersigned justice of the peace in and for the parish and state aforesaid and in the presence of the Registar and Receiver of the land office of this place personally appeared Isaac Arledge (William Arledge) who answered under oath the following questions proposed to him before the Register and Receiver relative to his right of presumption under the act of Congress passed and approved on the 19 th day of June AD 1834 "To Wit"

QUESTION # 1 Did you cultivate in lot or fractional section "vez" south east quarter of section number 4 township number 17 of Range Five west in the year AD 1833

Answer YES

QUESTION 2 What is the nature and extent of your improvement?

Answer About two acres in cultivation with a Dwelling house and other buildings

QUESTION 3 Were you living on the said quarter section on the first day of January and on the 19 th day of June AD 1834 and are you living there still?

Answer I was living on the said land during the dates above and am living there still

QUESTION 4 Does an other person cultivate on said quarter section with you?

Answer Yes William Arledge (Isaac Arledge)

QUESTION 5 Is William Arledge (Isaac Arledge) interest seperate and Distinct from yours

Answer Yes

QUESTION 6 Are there any other persons entitled to the right of presumption under any of the acts of Congress passed in the years 1814, 1830, and 1832 on said land

Answer None (Except to William Arledge, Isaac Arledge) to my knowledge

       Monrow (Monroe) 17 th of August 1835

Isaac (X) Arledge (his mark

William Arledge (his signature)

Sworn to and subscribed before me

John S Faulk Justice of the peace

Signed Jno M A Hamblen Register

            Ran. Eastin, Receiver

There were two other papers sworn to by Thompson King and Geo Bush that stated basically the same thing as above. There was also a note that the money was drawn from the City Bank of New Orleans in the sum of $ 100 and of the Machanign & Trader bank of N O in the sum of $100 and specie of $ 5.85.

The George Bush who signed this paper was the same who married Patsey Arledge, daughter of Joseph Arledge in Ouachita Parish on Sept 7 1817



State: LA

County: Bienville Parish

Township: Western District

Year: 1850

Record Type: Slave Schedule

Page: 717 Database:

LA 1850 Slave Schedule

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Isaac Arledge's Timeline

[Joy Moore says 1808] Isaac ARLIDGE HOH 1830 Claiborne Parish, LA
he or a son named Isaac served in CIvil War from Bienville Parish, LA