Jesse J. Maddox
- Born: Mar 1848, Georgia
- Marriage: Martha A. Donaldson circa 1871 in Alabama
- Died: 28 Nov 1938, Elba, Coffee Co., Alabama at age 90
- Buried: 29 Nov 1938, Evergreen Cemetery, Elba, Coffee Co., Alabama
The 1850 Federal Census for Burkes, Stewart Co., Georgia, page 49A, dated August 27, 1850 records John Mattocks (2 - GA) living with his parents Matthew (35 - GA) and Martha (33 - NC) Mattocks and siblings William (12 - GA) [male], M. F. O. (12 - GA) [female], J. H. H. (8 - GA) [male], John (7 - GA), Elizabeth (5 - GA), and M. M. (9/12 - GA) [male].
The 1860 Federal Census for Precinct 8, Coffee Co., Georgia, Buzbeeville P. O., page 874, dated August 6, 1860 records Jesse J. Mattox (12 - GA) living with his mother Martha Mattox (44 - GA) and siblings John B. (18 - GA), Eliza R. (14 - GA), Matthew M. (11 - GA), Jeptha C. (9 - GA), Sarah (8 - GA), Thomas J. (6) - GA, Lawa B. B. (5 - GA) [female / Laura], and Alfred (2 - AL).
Note that Matthew is not living with most of his family; however:
The 1860 Federal Census for Precinct 8, Coffee Co., Georgia, Buzbeeville P. O., page 875, dated August 4, 1860 records [in household 845] Matthew Maddox (45 - GA) as a farmer with real estate valued at $1,000 and a personal estate valued at $3,350 including 2 slaves. Careful inspection reveals that the census pages are out of order and that Martha and family are residing with Matthew. Nearby are several of Matthew's and Martha's sons: [household 847] Wm J. Maddox (22 - GA) with his wife Sarah (20 - GA) and chidren William O. (3), Lucius (2), and Infant (9/12); [household 851] James W. Maddox (20 - GA) with his wife Susan (20 - AL) and daughter Martha (6/12 - AL). Also in that household is James' siblings, John B. Maddox (18 - GA) and Mary E. Maddox (22 - GA).
The 1870 Federal Census for Township 6, Range 21, Coffee Co., Alabama, Elba P. O., page 458A, dated July 13, 1870 records Jesse Madtox (23 - GA) as a Farm Laborer
See general notes on his father, Matthew M. Maddox, for 1880 census facts.
The 1900 Federal Census for Victoria, Coffee Co., Alabama, District 50, page 147B, dated June 11, 1900 records Jessie J. (March 1848 - GA/GA/GA) with his wife Martha A. (Jan 1850 - AL/AL/AL) Maddox and children Joseph B. (Dec 1885), Alfred I. (Oct 1887), Charley (March 1889), David P. (April 1891), and Ida L. (Feb 1893). Jessie is a Farmer and has been married for 29 years. Martha has had 14 children of whom 11 are still living.
The 1910 Federal Census for Elba, Coffee Co., Alabama, District 51, page 195A, dated April 21, 1910 records Jessie J. (62 - GA/GA/GA) with his wife Martha A. (60 - AL/AL/AL) Maddox and their daughter Cielia Maddox (16). Jesse is a Farmer, living on Smith Avenue, and has been married for 39 years. Martha has had 14 children of whom 11 are still living.
By 1920 Martha has passed away and Jesse has remarried: The 1920 Federal Census for Elba, Coffee Co., Alabama, District 52, page 29B, dated January 13, 1920 records Jessie J. (71 - GA/GA/GA) with his wife Sallie V. (40 - AL/AL/AL) Maddox and step-children Evelin Mason (13) and William H. Mason (9). Jesse has no occupation and living on Smith Avenue.
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Birth Date: abt 1848
Death Date: 28 Nov 1938
Death Place: Elba, Coffee, Alabama
Burial Date: 29 Nov 1938
Burial Place: Evergreen
Death Age: 90
Marital Status: Married
Father Name: Mathew M Maddox
Mother Name: Martha Bowden
Spouse Name: Martha Donaldson
FHL Film Number: 1908571
Jesse married Martha A. Donaldson circa 1871 in Alabama. (Martha A. Donaldson was born in Jun 1850 in Alabama and died after 1910 in Victoria, Coffee Co., Alabama.)