Chronological Report For David Adam Singleton

                                  

David Adam Singleton, Jr.

1826 to 1905

            Beaufort County North Carolina to

Scott County Mississippi

Generation #4

    

Wife: Nepsa White
Children: David James Singleton, Alabama Beaufort Singleton, Sallie Olivia Singleton, Sidney Savannah Singleton, Otho Robert Singleton, William White, and Asa Adam Singleton
Occupation: Machinist

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1829 Born in Beaufort County North Carolina Singleton/Cherry family Bible
1840 Listed under David A. Singleton census (David A. Junior age 10-15) U.S. Census Beaufort County North Carolina, Tranters Creek District # 275
March,1851 Purchased land from O.H.P. Tankard in Beaufort County N.C. Beaufort County Deed Book #25, page 480
June 1852 Sold land to Oliver H.P. Tanker in Beaufort County N.C. Beaufort County Deed Book #27, page 77
1855 (?) Married Nepsa White of Bladen County N.C. source not documented
1858 Son, David James Singleton, born in Alabama 1860 Census Records
January 25, 1859 Daughter, Alabama Beaufort Singleton, born in Alabama 1860 Census Records
1859 Purchased land in Scott County, Mississippi from R.A. Harris Scott County Deed Book "M", page 41
1860 U.S. Census Scott County  Mississippi: D.A. Singleton, age 32; Nepsa age 26; Marion White age 21 (Nepsa's brother); David J. age 4; and Alabama age. Real estate value $12,000/Personal Value $500 U.S. Census Hillsboro, Mississippi #281 #281
April 22, 1861 Sallie Olivia Singleton born in Scott County, Mississippi Cemetery Records
March 27, 1862 Purchased land in Scott Co. Scott County Deed Book "M", page 41
1865 Daughter, Sidney Savannah Singleton, born in Scott Co. 1870 Census
1867 Son, Otho Robert Singleton, born in Scott County 1870 Census
1867 Sold land in Scott County Scott County Deed Book "L", page 446
January 9, 1868 Purchased land in Scott County Scott County Deed Book "M", page 41
1870 U.S. Census David Adam age 45; Nepsa age 39; David J. age 12; Alabama age 11; S.O. (Sallie) age 8; S.V. (Sidney) age 6; O.R. age 2 and Albert Griswell malato age 17. Real Estate value $3,000/Personal Value $710 U.S. Census Hillsboro Mississippi #84 #84
October 6, 1870 Son, William White Singleton, born in Scott County 1880 Census
1871 Sold land purchased in 1859 Scott County Deed Book "P", age 580
1872 Purchased 160 acres in Scott County Scott County Deed Book "R", pages 370-374
1873 Contract to build a new court house in Scott County Reconstrution in Scott County Mississippi Historical Society, Volume 13, p. 147
November 26, 1875 Son, Asa Adam Singleton, child born in Scott County 1880 Census
1875 Planted 15 acres of rice Reconstrution in Scott County Mississippi Historical Society, Volume 13, p. 180
1875 Purchased land in Scott County Scott County Deed Book "W", page 174
1876 Purchased land in Scott County Scott County Deed Book "W", page 452
1877 Purchased land in Scott County Scott County Deed Book "Z", page 74
1879 Sold 80 acres in Scott County Scott County Deed Book "AA", page 326
1880 U.S. Census: David Adam age 54; Nepsa age 47; S.V. (Sidney) age 14;O.R. age 13; William age 11, and Asa age 4; and Hattie Gay Boarder age 8. Scott County Census no reference number provided
1882 Sold land in Scott County Scott County Deed Book "CC", page 315
1883 Sold land in Scott County Scott County Deed Book "DD", page 228
1884 Sold land for $50.00 in Scott County Scott County Deed Book "EE", page 47
1885 Purchased  land at a tax sale for $17.50 in Scott County Scott County Deed Book "EE", pages 330-332
1886 Sold land for $100 in Scott County Scott County Deed Book "FF", page 94
1888 Purchased land for $150 in Scott County Scott County Deed Book "GG", page 190
1889 Sold land for 160 in Scott County Scott County Deed Book "HH", page 460
1891 Purchased land at a tax sale for $7.25 Scott County Deed Book "JJ", page 490
1893 Sold land for $80 in Scott County Scott County Deed Book "LL", page 137
1893 Purchased land at a tax sale for $2.40 Scott County Deed Book "LL", pages 368
1893 Sold land to 2 of his children for $275 Scott County Deed Book "LL", pages 378-379
1893 Sold land to C.C. Smith for the Liberty Baptist Church for $1.00 Scott County Deed Book "LL", page 379
1896 Purchased 40 acres of land in Scott County Scott County Deed Book "NN", page 399
1897 Purchased land in Scott County Scott County Deed Book "NN", page 585
1899 Purchased land for $4.50 in Scott County Scott County Deed Book, "PP", page 163
1899 Sold 760 in Scott County Scott County Deed Book "PP", page 325
1900 Sold 40 acres in Scott County Scott County Deed Book "PP", page 374
1900 U.S. Census David Adam age 74;Nepsa age 66; William age 29; and Asa age 24. Scott County Census no reference listed
1902 Sold 240 36/100 acres for $720 to John Blodgett of Grand Rapids Michigan Scott County Deed Book "RR", page 75
1903 The Indian Ballgame was held near Singletons Mill Scott County Register July 1903
January 1, 1905 David Adam Singleton, Jr. died in Scott County. Buried at Liberty Baptist Church cemetery Cemetery Records
November 5, 1905 Wife, Nepsa Singleton died. Buried at Liberty Baptist Church cemetery Cemetery Records

 

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Provided from records of Mary Schwab, descendant of David Adam Singleton, Jr.   

 Revision January 9, 1999

                     

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