John Arledge, of Bossier Parish, LA

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About John Arledge, of Bossier Parish, LA

Notes from Pam Wilson's Arledge Family History Project:

Fairfield SC court case: LYDIA ARLEDGE, Charlotte Broom by Isiah Hinnant, Lucas A. Broom, William Arledge, Isaac Arledge, Eliza Hughes, J.H. Hughes, John Arledge, Austin D. Arledge, Willis Arledge, N.C. Bailes VS James Arledge, William Arledge, Mary Arledge, James Broom and Susan Arledge. Winnsboro Bill 3, 1828

Fairfield Co, SC [some type of court case]: JOHN ARLEDGE vs. Eliza Arledge and John Alexander Arledge. Winnsboro Bill 1, 1853.

Also 1852 Fairfield Co, SC deed from John Arledge (by Comr) to Nicholas A Peay for 348 acres (Book TT, p. 302)


Bossier Parish, LA 22 June 1858 Austin Miller recorder and notary public proceeded in his office at Bellevue to take an Inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to the minor heirs of JOHN ARLEDGE deceased to be found in my said parish; appointed James H. Hughes and Charles C Nowell of said parish appraisers; Madam Mary Tidwell widow of said deceased and Tutrix of said minor heirs of John Arledge deceased pointed out the following property:

Wade, a negro man slave aged about 32 years of black complexion valued at $1400

Wash, a man slave aged about 27 years black color $1400

Hannah, a woman slave aged about 32 years black color valued at $850

Elvira, a woman slave aged about 27 years black complexion $1100

Su a girl slave 12 years dark copper color $1000

Sam a boy slave aged 7 years dark copper color $500

Hilliard a boy slave aged 5 years dark copper color $300

Caroline a girl slave aged 2 years black color $250

Total value of slave property is $6800

No other property pointed out to be inventoried ... recorded in presence of Asbury A Abney [Clerk of District Ct] and Thos N.Braden witnesses. JH Hughes, CC Nowell, Mary ARLEDGE. Austin Miller, Recorder. Recorded Book B of Inventories and Sales page 116 the 19th Oct 1858

Oath of Tutrix: State of Louisiana Parish of Bossier I Mary Arledge do solemnly swear that I will faithfully and impartially discharge and perform all the duties incumbent on me by law as Natural Tutrix for Eliza, John A., Mary J., James M. and Sarah E. Arledge minor children of John ARLEDGE decd to the bes tof my ability so help me God. Sworn and Subscribed this 22 day of June 1858, Mary Arledge, before me AAAbney, Clerk. Recorded in Probate Book B on page 337 on the 19 October 1858 Thos N Braden, Deputy Clerk

[Oath of Undertutor: Identical oath signed by James H. Hughes as Under Tutor to same children, on same dates; Recorded in Probate Book B on page 337 & 338 on the 19 October 1858]

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John Arledge, of Bossier Parish, LA's Timeline

Fairfield SC; went to Bossier Parish, LA in early 1850s
SC; named in Fairfield Co, SC lawsuit in 1853; raised in Bossier Parish, LA
LA; Listed as Mary C. Arledge, dau, 25, in mother's 1880 household
February 24, 1855
LA (parents born in SC); 1900, 1910 and 1920 Columbia CO, AR census
June 22, 1858
Age 48
Bossier Parish, Louisiana, United States
grandchild? Not found in 1910 census in Bossier Parish LA
August 14, 1865
Bossier Parish, LA or GA; grandchild? Not found in 1910 census in Bossier Parish LA