WILSON CO, TENNESSEE, BY BOB CARVER
ALSOP, ALSUP, ALSIP family in Wilson Co., TN. ALSOP, ALSUP family in Wilson Co.,
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Subject: Re: [TNWILSON-L] ALSOP/ALSUP in Wilson Co., TN
THE ALSUP FAMILY IN WILSON COUNTY:
While the name is spelled variously ALSIP, ALSOP, and ALSUP, I have standardized
the spelling in my records to the latter, which seemed to be the preferred
ASAPH H. ALSUP was dead by October 6, 1857 when ASAPH ALSUP was aptd admr with
securities WILLIAM L. MARTIN and JAMES B. SCOBY. [QCR, 1856-1858, -. 243]
ELIZABETH ALSUP was dead by June 24, 1827. when SAMUEL HILL and JOSHUA LESTER
were aptd admrs. [QCR, 1826-1828, p. 199]
SAMUEL HILL and JOSHUA LESTER, guardians of the minor heirs of JOHN and
ELIZABETH ALSUP, decd, report settlement. [Ibid., 1828-1836, June 22, 1829, p.
HIRAM H. ALSUP was dead by January 6, 1855, when the following case was heard.
JAMES R. STROUD, admr et al v GIDEON M. ALSUP, admr et al – debt This case
involves the estates of SPENCER KELLY, decd, with JORDAN STOKES, as his extr,
and H. H. ALSUP, decd, with G. M. ALSUP, his admr. Case appealed to the State
Supreme Court. [CCR, 1853-1857, p. 266f]
GIDEON M. ALSUP v W. P. FAVERS and wife – Case continued [Ibid., 1848-1853, July
3, 1849, p. 208]
MOURNING FAVER v G. M. ALSUP et al – The compl has intermarried with JAMES P.
FLORIDA. [Ibid., January 7, 1852, p. 428]
HIRAM H. ALSUP married MOURNING ALSUP, April 6, 1835, WCT, with NATHAN A. ALSUP,
MOURNING ALSUP married WILLIAM P. FAVVERS, October 26, 1843, WCT, by N. M.
MOURNING ALSUP married JAMES P. FLORIDA, September 1, 1851, WCT, by WILLIAM
JOHN ALSUP was dead by September 16, 1816, when JOSHUA LESTER, SAMUEL HILL and
WILLIAM ALSUP were aptd admr with ARTHUR HARRIS, RICHARD C. CRADDOCK, WILLIAMC.
MITCHELL, WILLIAM WINSTON and ROGER QUARLES as securites. [QCR, 1816-1818, p.
Cmsrs aptd to allot yrs porovisions to widow. [Ibid., p. 28]
Acct of sales of estate of JOHN ALSUP, decd, recorded, [Ibid., December 16,
1816, p. 49]
Petition of ELIZABETH ALSUP, widow of JOHN ALSUP, decd, praying for dower and
her equal part of the slaves. So ordered. [Ibid., March 18, 1817, p. 83]
ELIZABETH ALSUP given dower of 90 acres on Fall Creek. [Partlow, DB F, May 9,
1817, p. 535]
Estate settlement, each share in $587: to the widow; WILLIAM ALSUP, a minor;
STERLING ALSUP; PRUDENCE ALSUP; and HIRAM ALSUP. [W&I, 1814-1819, April 23,
1819, p. 556f]
JOSHUA LESTER aptd guardian of WILLIAM ALSUP,.JR., and PRUDENCE ALSUP, minor
heirs of JOHN ALSUP, decd. [QCR, 1816-1819, November 2, 1818, p. 332]
SAMUEL HILL aptd guardian of STERLING ALSUP and HIRAM ALSUP, minor heirs of JOHN
ALSUP, decd. [Ibid., p. 333]
Cmsrs aptd to allot to WILLIAM H. ALSUP, heir of JOHN ALSUP, decd, his
proportionate share (1/4) of the Negroes of that estate and 1/4 interest in a
Negro belonging to the estate of his mother, ELIZABETH ALSUP, decd. [Ibid.,
1826-1828, December 25, 1827, p. 270]
Cmsrs aptd to settle with JOSHUA LESTER, guardian of PRUDENCE ALSUP, now the
wife of SAMUEL J. ALSUP, and allot her proportionate share. [Ibid., p. 126]
Cmsrs aptd to settle with JOSHUA LESTER, guardian of STERLING ALSUP, now
deceased. [Ibid.., 1828-1836, December 25, 1831, p. 439]
Cmsrs aptd to settle with SAMUEL HILL, guardian of HIRAM H. ALSUP, one of the
minor heirs of JOHN and ELIZABETH ALSUP, decd, [Ibid., March 23, 1838, p. 193]
BENJAMIN WILLIAMS of Madison Co., TN, to JOHN ALSUP for 115 acres on Fall Creek.
[Partlow, DB D, April 7, 1809, p. 185]
BENJAMIN WILLIAMS of Madison Co., TN to JOHN ALSUP for 149 acres on Fall Creek.
[ibid., October 5, 1809]
W. H. ALSUP and H. H. ALSUP of Smith Co., TN and SAMUEL J. ALSUP of WCT to ADAM
WEAVER for 50 acres on Fall Creek. [Ibid., June 13, 1839, p. 430]
JOSEPH ALSUP was dead by October 2, 1860 when JAMES C. BROTHERS and A. H. ALSUP
were aptd admrs with securities B. P. SULLIVAN and DAVID R. VAUGHTER. [QCR,
1858-1862, p. 351]
Settlement with A. H. ALSUP, admr of JOSEPH ALSUP, decd. Widow is alive. [A&ES,
1858-1870, October 10, 1865, p. 289]
JOSEPH ALSUP, 18, born in TN, was living in his father’s household, ASAPH ALSUP,
age 59, born in SC, in the 20th Civil District in 1850.
RICHARD ALSUP was dead by October 5, 1840 when SUSANNAH ALSUP was aptd admrx
with securities JOHN S. RICKETTS and JACOB CASTLEMAN. [QCR, 1840-1844, p. 345]
SAMUEL ALSUP made his will April 2, 1840 and it was recorded December 4, 1857
[W&I, 1839-1850, p. 345] – check dates He mentioned:
(1) relationship not stated, WILLIAM T. ALSUP and JOHN J. ALSUP
(2) executor: WILLIAM T. ALSUP and JOHN J. ALSUP
(3) witnesses L. K. JENNINGS, DANIEL JAMES and E. C. JENNINGS
WILLIAM ALSUP, 35, his wife, FRANCES, 31, and their three children: HENRY, 9,
MARY, 7, and TENNESSEE, 1, were living withj SAMUEL ALSUUP, 68, born in SC, in
the 15th Civil District in 1850.
WILLIAM T. ALSUP married FRANCES BYRNS, March 12, 1840, WCT, by H. W. PICKETT,
Living next door to the SAMUEL ALSUP household in 1850 was that of JOHN J.
ALSUP, 33, born in TN; his wife, RACHEL, 21, also born in TN; and their two
children: JOSEPH, 3, and TENNESSEE, 1.
JOHN J. ALSUP married RACHEL DAVIDSON, October 15, 1848, WCT, by JOHN C.
A SAMUEL ALSUP married ELIZABETH JENNINGS, December 25, 1810, WCT, with ARTHUR
In a reported estate settlement, it was stated that there were only two heirs,
the executor, WILLIAM T. ALSUP, and one other and the property was divided
between them by their father. [A&ES, 1850-1870, April 2, 1859, p. 77]
STERLING ALSUP was dead by December 26, 1831 when WILLIAM H. ALSUP was aptd
admr. [QCR, 1828-1836, p. 439]
SUSANNAH ALSUP was dead by February 10, 1821, when ASAPH ALSUP was aptd admr.
[Ibid., 1819-1822, p. 290]
WILLIAM ALSUP was dead by November 1, 1819, when ASA ALSUP was apotd admr with
securities RICHARD ALSUP and JOSEPH ALSUP. [QCR, 1816-1819, p., 536]
Cmsrs aptd to allot yrs provisions for widow of WILLIAM ALSUP, decd. [ibid.,
November 4, 1819, p. 543.]
WILLIAM ALSUP made his will May 29, 1834 and it was recorded December 4, 1840
[W&I, 1839-1850, p. 110] He mentioned:
(1) my present wife, POLLY, formerly POLLY LANE, married about 28/29 yrs ago
(2) our six children, born out of wedlock prior to our marriage:
(a) SAMUEL JEFFERSON ALSUP
(b) NATHAN A. ALSUP
(c) NANCY B. ALSUP
(d) SALLY B. ALSUP
(e) PRUDENCE ALSUP
(f) POLLY ALSUP
(3) executors, sons, SAMUEL JEFFERSON ALSUP and NATHAN A. ALSUP witnesses were
THOMAS BURKE and WILLIAM WILLIAMS
WILLIAM ALSUP married POLLY LANE, December 22, 1820, WCT, by JOSHUA LESTER, VDM,
and ASAPH ALSUP was bondsman.
WILLIAM ALSUP’s petition to legitimatize his six children born to him by POLLY
LANE. Court granted request. [QCR, 1833-1835, June 26, 1834, p. 116]
PRUDENCE ALSUP married TAPLEY W. EDWARDS, October 4, 1842, WCT.
WILLIAM F. M. ALSUP was dead by June 6, 1859, when G. M. ALSUP was aptd admr
with securities ASAPH ALSUP and S.J. ALSUP. [QCR, 1858-1862, p. 85]
WILLIAM F. ALSUP married LOUISA OWEN, November 10, 1847, WCT, by N. M. GREEN, MG
ANTHONY OWEN is the grandfather of the heirs of this estate. [A&ES, 1858-1870,
September 15, 1867, p. 393]
WILLIAM ALSUP, 25; LOUISA ALSUP, 20; ANTHONY ALSUP, 3; and MARY ALSUP, 1, all
born in TN, were living in the 20th Civil District in 1850.
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