116. Henry Monroe Whitehead & 117. Sarah Elizabeth MacAllister
5/27/1802, Henry born GA. (S) 1860 Census.
1807, Sarah Born in Chambers, Catoosa Co., GA. (S) 1860 Census.
By 1828, Henry married Sarah in Chambers Co., AL. (S) Birth of son Allen.
1840, The family moved from GA to AL.
7/31/1840, Henry M Whitehead purchased land in the Tallapoosa District Land Office in AL. The land was part of the general allotment of the 2/8/1887 Indian treaty. (S) AL Homestead and Cash Entry Patents, Pre-1908.
1849, The family moved to Clairorne Parish, LA.
9/1/1849, Henry M Whitehead purchased land in Claiborne Parish in the Natchitoches land office. (S) U.S. Land Office Records.
10/13/1850, Henry M Whitehead age 48 a planter born in GA with real estate valued at $8000, wife Sarah age 42; children: Allen 22, Henry M 21, Charles M 18, Geo W 15, Marion W 12, Sarah 16, Wm 11, John 5, Thomas 1. They live in Homer, Claiborne, LA. (S) U.S. 1850 Census.
10/13/1850, Henry M Whitehead owns 8 slaves: M 36, F 32, M 19, M 16, F 13, F 12, M 5, F 2; all black except for the 13-year-old F who is mullato. (S) U.S. 1850 Slave Schedule.
4/1/1859, Henry M Whitehead purchased land for cash in the Natchitoches land office in LA. (S) LA Homestead and Cash Entry Patents, Pre-1908.
7/6/1860, H M Whitehead a farmer age 57, born in GA, has real estate valued at $4000 and a personal estate of $9000; wife Sarah age 54 born in GA. They live in Homer, Claiborne, LA. Son G W age 23 a laborer born in GA; sons R M age 20, W J age 16, John H 14, and T J 9 were all born in AL. The 3 youngest sons cannot read or write. (S) U.S. 1860 Census.
7/6/1860, Henry M Whitehead owns 8 slaves: M age 33, M age 27, F age 21, M age 14, F age 12, M age 4, M age 2, M age 1; all “black”. (S) U.S. 1860 Slave Schedule. [The slaves are part of the personal estate money.]
10/16/1861, Henry died in Homer, Claiborne Parish, LA.
1872, Sarah died in Homer, Claiborne Parish, LA.
Children of Henry & Sarah:
i. Allen Whitehead, born 10/16/1827 in GA.
2/6/1906, Allen died in Hopkins Co., TX.
ii. Henry Monroe Whitehead Jr, born 1829 in GA.
10/7/1887, Henry died in Homer, Claiborne Parish, LA.
iii. Charles Monroe Whitehead, born 11/13/1831 in Jefferson Co., GA.
1859, Charles married Jane Elizabeth Berry (b.1839, d.1908).
10/7/1887, Charles died in Henderson, Rusk Co., TX; buried in Neeley Cem. Pone, Rusk Co. (S) Find-A-Grave
iv. Sarah Ann Whitehead, born 1834 in GA.
3/25/1872, Sarah died in Adairsville, Bartow, GA.
v. Geo W Whitehead, born 1835 in GA.
vi. Marion W Whitehead, born 4/12/1838 in Stratham, Jackson Co., GA.
8/18/1911, Marion died in Homer, Claiborne Parish, LA.
vii. Benjamin M Whitehead, born 8/9/1839 in Jefferson Co., GA.
10/24/1887, Benjamin died in Hopkins Co., TX.
viii. William Jasper Whitehead (58), born 8/26/1844 in AL.
ix. John H Whitehead, born 1845 in AL.
x. Thomas J Whitehead, born 1851 in AL.