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Martin Arledge

Birthdate:
Birthplace: SC; in Wilcox Co, AL by 1848 [1850 census]; Winn Parish, LA by 1860; 1860 slave schedule 2 slaves (one manumitted); 1880 HOH Winn Parish census w/son Samuel M.; on Winn Parish tax list in 1882 with Samuel, JW, and SN
Death: Died in Bur. Beech Creek Cemetery, Winn Parish, LA
Immediate Family:

Son of John "Jack" Arledge and ??Eliza?? Martin?
Husband of Sarah "Sally" Curry
Father of Nancy Elizabeth Chisholm; Eliza Caroline Arledge; John "William" Arledge; Moses Arledge; Amanda Arledge and 3 others
Brother of Jonathan Arledge; William Arledge; Moses D. Arledge; Jane Arledge; Sara Ann Arledge and 1 other
Half brother of Elizabeth (Betsy) Ann McNeil (Arledge); John Franklin Arledge and Mary "Polly" Arledge

Managed by: Pam Wilson
Last Updated:

About Martin Arledge

From Pam Wilson's research notes:

Some info from Philip Mecom in query in Teri Allred's Summer 1993 newsletter.

Where is he in 1840 census?

1850 census Wilcox Co, AL p. 407 (no twp listed on film):

926 ARLEDGE Martin 38 M Farmer $200 SC

Sarah                 30    F                                  GA
William               13    M                                  AL
Elizabeth              8    F                                  AL
Moses                  6    M                                  AL
Amanda                 4    F                                  AL
Eliza                  2    F

Also his brother:

932 ARLEDGE William 36 M GA

Mary                  26    F   TN
Elizabeth              6    F  AL
Garrett                4    F   AL
Jessie  2    F         AL

Brother Jonathan was already in Williamson CO, Texas by this time (1850).

From Jack Buckelew <jackelew@aol.com> Wilcox Co, AL land records:

Nov 12 1845--William Arledge sells slaves to James A. Crook. Book I page

77 (signed with mark)

Feb 26 1856--William Arledge and wife Mary Y. Arledge sell land to Wiliam

Dale. Book M page 190

Aug 6 1856--Martin Aldridge and wife Sarah-- land deal with ? S.Corley. Book

M page 223. (signed with marks)Book M page 223

Where were Martin and William in 1860??

1860 Winn Parish, LA p. 891:

Martin ARLEDGE 48 M Farmer $560, 3000 SC

Sarah 41 F GA

John W. 23 M Day Laborer AL

Moses 14 M AL

Manda 13 F AL

Elizer 11 F AL

Ann S. 9 F AL

Frances N. 7 F AL

Samuel M. 5 M AL

slave schedule

31 Female Black Martin Arledge Winn, Louisiana

9 Female Black Martin Arledge Winn, Louisiana

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Evidence that Martin was son of John Arledge, and was the administrator of his estate:

Wilcox Co, AL Land records, in John Arledge estate papers in Wilcox Co, AL (transcribed below under John Arledge).

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1870 Winn Parish, LA census (Ward 2 consisted of the following community areas: Colgrade, Curry, Flatcreek, and Royal):

Aldridge Martin 2-5 38/M/W SC [age must be misread; should be 58]

Aldridge Ann Suranah 2-5 20/F/W AL

Aldridge Fanny 2-5 18/F/W AL

Aldridge Sally 2-5 51/F/W GA [This is Sarah Curry Arledge]

Aldridge Samuel M. 2-5 15/M/W AL

Aldridge Betty Ann 2-6 05/F/W LA

Aldridge Idia 2-6 02/F/W LA

Aldridge John 2-6 07/M/W LA

Aldridge Mary 2-6 25/F/W MS

Aldridge William 2-6 33/M/W AL

Aldridge Willie 2-6 8m-Oct/M/W LA

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The 1865 U. S. Direct Tax, Winn Parish, Louisiana

Submitted by Greggory E. Davies

gedavies@iamerica.net

This list serves as a "mid-1860s census", for lack of a better term, as it lists those who moved to, or obtained land in Winn Parish after the 1860 census, which was the first census of Winn Parish, established 1852.

Winn Parish Amount Submitter's Notes

Aledge, Martin 1.78 (Arledge)

Gregg Davies wrote:

The courthouse records here begin in 1886. I checked the conveyance

book and found the following Arledges:

John M.

Martin

J. M., et al

Charles

Irvin and Miles

Fannie

H. I. to Charlie

J. M., Miles, Mrs. Ida, and Charlie

From records of Gregg Davies: Martin Arledge on 1866, 1868, 1869, 1871, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1884 tax lists in Winn Parish, LA

Many thanks to Gregg Davies <gedavies@iamerica.net>, who is not affiliated with the Arledges but just a kind local researcher in Winn Parish, LA, for providing these Winn Parish documents at his own

expense. And thanks to Joy Moore for contacting him! [A note to Gregg would be much appreciated, I'm sure].

WINN PARISH, LA DEEDS involving ARLEDGEs:

Winn Parish, LA Deed Book B, p. 240-241: John M. Arledge of Winn Parish on 3 Sept 1888 for sum of $10 cash deeds unto Mrs. Oliver S. Wallace being fully authorized to purchase in her own name by her husband JT Wallace, a tract of land in Winn Parish 646 acres; land purchased from NJ Dawes Sheriff and Tax Collector in April 1886, the Record Title of which was burned in the Court House November 23 1886. Signed in presence of JR Tullos, IN Capps on 3 Sept 1888. John M. Arlege, OS Wallace [her mark x]. I authorise my wife to sign the above: JT Wallace.

Winn Parish, LA Deed Book C p. 251-252: Indenture made 14 Feb 1860 between Martin ARLEDGE of Winn Parish, LA and HW Holmes. for sum of $130 a parcel of land in Winn Parish ... Signed Martin Arledge [his mark X] Wit: James P. Oliver, TJ Haddox. Not recorded until 30 Jan 1891.

Winn Parish, LA Deed Book C, p. 421-422. Indenture made 7 Feb 1876 between Martin ARLEDGE of Winn Parish, LA and JI Holmes: sum of $250 for parcel of land in Winn Parish 200 acres. Signed Martin Arledge [his mark] Wit: JG Guyton, HL Newson.

Winn Parish, LA Deed Book D: pp. 149-150: John W. ARLEDGE of Winn Parish for $75 to Mrs. Patsy Couch, 40 acres, wit: JG Guyton and Charles Arledge. 12 Mar 1892

Winn Parish, LA Deed Book D, pp. 796-797: John W. ARLEDGE, Charly ARLEDGE, Miles ARLEDGE, HI ARLEDGE, all of Winn Parish, for $537 paid by Mrs. WF Smith wife of FM Smith (who authorized her to engage in transaction) 21 Sept 1895. Wit: JM James, TJ Arnold.

Winn Parish, LA Deed Book E, p. 12: John M. ARLEDGE for $50 cash to FM Smith 31 Jan 1896 40 acres. Wit: TJ Arnold, GP Long.

Winn Parish, LA Deed Book E, p. 502: Charles ARLEDGE of Winn Parish 25 Jul 1898 to BF Boyett for $100 , land known as the John W. Arledge land, 80 acres. Wit: FM Smith, CS Nelson (?). Recorded 5 Jan 1899. Deed cancelled by BF Boyett on 20 Aug 1900.

Winn Parish, LA Book F, pp. 589-90: Warranty Deed Charles ARLEDGE for $125 to John W. Cox land in Winn Parish known as part of the John W. Arledge estate on Beech Creek...containing 80 acres. 14 Aug 1900. Wit: CS Nelson, WJ Nelson.

Winn Parish, LA Book F, pp. 590-91: Irvin and Miles ARLEGE of Lincoln County, TX [mistake: should be Arkansas] for $537 cash paid by Mrs. MF Smith wife of MF Smith her executors administration and assigns the following described properties...in aggregate 240 acres. "This act of sale is intended to convey...to the said Mrs. MF Smith all our rights, title and interest in and to the lands owned by our deceased father and mother John W. Arledge and his wife both now deceased." Wit: JM Arledge,

Frank Arlege. Thus done and passed at Edlill, County of Lincoln, State of Arkansas on 12 July 1899. Wit: JM Arlege, Fannie Arlege. State of Arkansas, County of Lincoln: JM Arlege appeared affirming that

he was witness. JW Arledge. Sworn 12 July 1899. Recorded 21 Aug 1900.

Winn Parish, LA Book H, p. 375-377. State of Arkansas, County of Lincoln. Mrs. Fannie ARLEDGE of Lincoln Co, AR duly aided, authorized and assisted by husband John M. Arledge, appoints EW Teddlie of Winn Parish LA as her lawful attorney in fact to act in her behalf in dealing with following lands (lists) containing 160 acres. Authorized by John M. Arledge Wit: CA Williams, ES Whit. Sworn 1 June 1901.

-Fannie ARLEDGE of Lincoln CO, AR through EW Teddlie for $320 cash by WE Kelly of Chicago, Cook CO, IL, through his attorney in fact HA McDaniel, 160 acres in Winn Parish. Witnessesd at St. Maurice, LA by SM Brian and BO McCain on 6 June 1901. Signed WJ Teddlie, JW Teddlie, Mrs Fannie Arledge (by EW Teddlie, Atty in fact), Cora Teddlie. Recorded 7 Sept 1901.

Winn Parish, LA Deed Book L, pp. 452-3. State of Arkansas, County of Lincoln. HI Arledge of Lincoln Co AR sells to Charlie Arledge of Winn Parish his one-seventh interest in parcel containing 80 acres, for $20

cash, 23 Dec 1902. Wit: Miles Arledge, HD Palmore.

Winn Parish, LA Deed Book L, pp. 467-8. Livingston Parish, LA. B.A. ARLEDGE (wife of TJ Arnold) of Livingston Parish sells to CHarley ARLEDGE of Winn Parish a one-seventh interest in parcel containing 80 acres, for $20 cash, 14 March 1903. Wit: Miles Areldge, CA Arnold. TJ Arnold authorizes his wife to sign the title.

Winn Parish, LA Deed Book M, pp. 352. State of Arkansas, County of Lincoln. John M. and Miles Arledge of Arkansas to LA Midland Mill Co. Ltd. a resident of Catahoula Parish, LA, a parcel of land in Winn Parish

the same land entered from the US Government by our father William Arledge about 1887 together with improvements, for $40 cash. 6 October 1902. Wit: HL Atkinson (?), EV Hillums.

Winn Parish, LA Deed Book M, p. 353. Winn Parish, LA. Mrs Ida Boyette (wife of BF Boyette) of Winn Parish, sells all of her right and title as heir of William Arledge and his wife Mary, both now deceased, that is her seventh interest in the 80 acres of land, for $20 to the LA Midland Mill Co, Ltd. Wit: WF Cotton, BF Alford, 10 November 1902.

Winn Parish, LA Deed Book M, p. 353-4 [same deed in Book L, p. 452]. Lincoln Co, Arkansas. HI Arledge of Arkansas to Charlie Arledge of Winn Parish his one-seventh interest in 80 acres in Winn Parish for $20 cash. 23 Dec 1902 Wit: Miles Arledge, HD Palmer.

Winn Parish, LA Deed Book M, p. 354. Winn Parish, LA, Charles Arledge of Winn Parish to LA Midland Mill Co, LTD of Catahoula Parish, LA, for $120 cash, 17 Dec 1903. Wit: TM Erskine, GM Wallace.

1880 Winn Parish LA census (from Rootsweb archives):

7.7.

Arledge, Martin,....w.m.68,...Head, m,...SC.SC.SC., Farmer

Arledge, Sallie,....w.f.61,....Wife, m,....Ga.blank.blank., Keeping house

Arledge, Samuel M.,...w.m.24,....Son, s,....Al.SC.Ga., Farmer

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Martin Arledge's Timeline

1812
July 1, 1812
SC; in Wilcox Co, AL by 1848 [1850 census]; Winn Parish, LA by 1860; 1860 slave schedule 2 slaves (one manumitted); 1880 HOH Winn Parish census w/son Samuel M.; on Winn Parish tax list in 1882 with Samuel, JW, and SN
1836
December 24, 1836
Age 24
Alabama; HOH 1870 Winn Parish LA census as Wm. ALDRIDGE; HOH 1880 Winn Parish as ARLEDGE; on Winn Parish tax list in 1882 with Martin, Samuel and SN Arledge
1843
September 1843
Age 31
Wilcox Co, AL
1844
1844
Age 31
Wilcox Co, AL; may have fought in Civil War in 1st Cavalry Regt, Co G from Winston Co, MS
1846
1846
Age 33
Wilcox Co, AL
1848
October 25, 1848
Age 36
Wilcox Co, AL, then Winn Parish, LA; lived in Caldwell Parish, LA
1849
1849
Age 36
AL; moved to Winn Parish, LA
1852
1852
Age 39
1855
1855
Age 42
in Winn Parish, LA tax list in 1881 and 1882 with JW, Martin and SN Arledge; There is an SM *and* a Samuel on both tax lists--who is the other one?