Martha S.  Price

&

Wendel D. Croom

According to the deed records in Houston Co. he and wife had a 180ac. farm lying south of the Lakeview Road on property now owned by Sledge.

Martha is the daughter of Nancy Glover and James E.  Price.


1870 Houston Co.
Census

Descendants of Nancy Glover

 

Generation No. 1

1. NANCY2 GLOVER (JOHN1) was born 1803 in South Carolina. She married JAMES E. PRICE August 20, 1822 in Putnam Co., Ga., son of EPHRAIM PRICE. He was born Abt. 1798.

Children of NANCY GLOVER and JAMES PRICE are:

2. i. PHERABY ANN3 PRICE, b. July 14, 1826.

3. ii. MARTHA S. PRICE, b. Abt. 1832, Houston Co., Ga.; d. August 20, 1881, Houston, Co., Ga..

iii. CAROLINE PRICE, b. Abt. 1833, Ga..

iv. JAMES H. PRICE, b. Abt. 1834, Ga..

4. v. MIDDLETON REUBEN PRICE, b. October 25, 1836, Macon, Bibb Co., Ga.; d. May 19, 1871, Winchester, Fayette Co., Tx..

vi. JOHN PRICE, b. Abt. 1837, Ga..

vii. BABY PRICE, b. Abt. 1841.

viii. JULINA PRICE, b. Abt. 1841, Ga..

ix. THOMAS PRICE, b. Abt. 1843, Ga..

x. JURUSIA PRICE, b. Abt. 1846, Ga..

xi. EMMA JANE PRICE, b. Abt. 1861, Ga..

xii. NANCY B. PRICE, b. 1861, Ga..

 

Generation No. 2

2. PHERABY ANN3 PRICE (NANCY2 GLOVER, JOHN1) was born July 14, 1826. She married JOHN THOMAS OGBURN December 11, 1842 in Crawford County Ga.. He was born November 07, 1821 in Ga., and died July 04, 1902 in Taylor Co., Ga..

More About JOHN THOMAS OGBURN:

Burial: Bethlehem Church Cem., Taylor Co., Ga.

Child of PHERABY PRICE and JOHN OGBURN is:

i. FLORENCE EUGENA4 OGBURN, b. June 02, 1865, Macon Co., Ga..

 

3. MARTHA S.3 PRICE (NANCY2 GLOVER, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1832 in Houston Co., Ga., and died August 20, 1881 in Houston, Co., Ga.. She married (1) WENDELL D. CROOM. He was born 1830 in NC, and died April 11, 1903 in Powersville, Houston Co., Ga..

Children of MARTHA PRICE and WENDELL CROOM are:

i. JAMES THOMAS4 CROOM, b. June 23, 1868, Houston Co., Ga.; d. July 15, 1916, Atlanta, Fulton Co., Ga..

More About JAMES THOMAS CROOM:

Burial: Westview cem., Atlanta, Ga.

ii. ELDORA CROOM, b. October 20, 1859, Houston Co., Ga.; d. April 21, 1884, Crawford Co. Georgia.

iii. OBEDIENCE CROOM CROOM, b. 1862.

iv. JOHN W. G. CROOM, b. 1866, Houston Co., Ga.; d. July 24, 1896, Claud, Ga..

v. GEORGE CALVERT CROOM, b. September 24, 1870, Houston Co., Ga.; d. March 12, 1882, Houston Co., Ga..

vi. MARTHA CROOM, b. 1872, Houston Co., Ga.; d. 1968, Houston Co., Ga..

More About MARTHA CROOM:

Burial: Howard Cem. Houston Co., Ga.

 

4. MIDDLETON REUBEN3 PRICE (NANCY2 GLOVER, JOHN1) was born October 25, 1836 in Macon, Bibb Co., Ga., and died May 19, 1871 in Winchester, Fayette Co., Tx.. He married LAURA WOODSEN MOORE October 23, 1860 in Lagrange, Fayette Co., Tx., daughter of THOMAS MOORE and MARTHA BROWN. She was born December 15, 1841 in Perry, Houston, Co., Ga., and died January 10, 1928.

More About LAURA WOODSEN MOORE:

Burial: Nueva Memory Gardens, Ramona, Tx.

Children of MIDDLETON PRICE and LAURA MOORE are:

i. EMMA JERUSHA4 PRICE, b. October 29, 1861, Winchester, Fayette Co., Tx.; d. December 09, 1886.

ii. VIRGINIA MARTHA PRICE, b. May 28, 1864, Winchester, Fayette Co., Tx.; d. December 09, 1957.

iii. THOMAS JAMES PRICE, b. January 21, 1866, Winchester, Fayette Co., Tx.; d. June 26, 1934.

iv. WILLIAM RICHARD PRICE, b. December 12, 1868, Winchester, Fayette Co., Tx.; d. June 12, 1946, Temple City, L. A., Ca..

v. MIDDLETON REUBEN PRICE, b. March 21, 1871, Winchester, Fayette Co., Tx..

 

 

 

Descendants of Martha S. Price

 

Generation No. 1

1. MARTHA S.3 PRICE (JAMES E.2, EPHRAIM1) was born Abt. 1832 in Houston Co., Ga., and died August 20, 1881 in Houston, Co., Ga.. She married (1) WENDELL D. CROOM. He was born 1830 in NC, and died April 11, 1903 in Powersville, Houston Co., Ga..

Children of MARTHA PRICE and WENDELL CROOM are:

i. JAMES THOMAS4 CROOM, b. June 23, 1868, Houston Co., Ga.; d. July 15, 1916, Atlanta, Fulton Co., Ga..

More About JAMES THOMAS CROOM:

Burial: Westview cem., Atlanta, Ga.

ii. ELDORA CROOM, b. October 20, 1859, Houston Co., Ga.; d. April 21, 1884, Crawford Co. Georgia.

iii. OBEDIENCE CROOM CROOM, b. 1862.

iv. JOHN W. G. CROOM, b. 1866, Houston Co., Ga.; d. July 24, 1896, Claud, Ga..

v. GEORGE CALVERT CROOM, b. September 24, 1870, Houston Co., Ga.; d. March 12, 1882, Houston Co., Ga..

vi. MARTHA CROOM, b. 1872, Houston Co., Ga.; d. 1968, Houston Co., Ga..

More About MARTHA CROOM:

Burial: Howard Cem. Houston Co., Ga.

 

Marriage

 

HENRY H. GLOVER CAROLINE L. ELLIS NOVEMBER 13, 1850 HOUSTON
MILTON T. GLOVER MARTHA S. PRICE FEBRUARY 18, 1850 HOUSTON
HENRY L. RALEY MARY ANN GLOVER OCTOBER 15, 1848 HOUSTON

 

 

Wendel D Croom ,  
Residence: Houston County, Georgia
Enlistment Date: 19 August 1862
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Georgia
Unit Numbers: 323 323
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 19 August 1862
Enlisted in Company C, 6th Infantry Regiment Georgia on 19 August 1862.
Wounded on 02 May 1863 at Chancellorsville, VA
Wounded on 27 October 1863 at Fort Sumter, SC
Wounded on 16 May 1864 at Drewry's Bluff, VA
Surrendered Company C, 6th Infantry Regiment Georgia on 26 April 1865 in Greensboro, NC

Source: CSA official military records.


Mr. Wendall Croom died at his home at Powersville, Georgia on April 11, 1903. He was 73 years old. Surviving him is son, J.T. Croom of Macon, Georgia, and two daughters:
Mrs. R. S. Howard of Byron, Georgia. and Mrs. W. T. Little of Fort Valley, Georgia.

Charles Strickland
cwsaac!@mindspring.com



Seeking Parents/ancestors of Wendell D. Croom He is my great grandfather.
b. NC 1830. Was in GA by mid 1850ís . Saw Confederate service. Was a Judge, JP, J I C in Houston Co. GA in late 1800's. Died Houston Co. GA 4-11-1903.
Children:
1) Eldora (Dora) b.1859 m. J H Clark
2) Obedience (Bitty) b.1862 m. W T Little
3) John W G b.1866 d.1896
4) James Thomas b.1868 m. Henrietta Columbia
Gilbert
5) George Calvert b.1870 d.1882
6) Martha(Mattie) b.1872 m. Robert Lee Howard

Need fill in info on children/families

See my home page for descendents list.

http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/s/t/r/Charles-W-Strickland/

Notes on Wendell D. Croom b. 1830 NC died 4-11-1903 Powersville, Houston Co. GA

Enlisted as a Private in the Confederate Army, 6th Georgia Infantry, Company C, (Beauregard Volunteers) on 8-19-1862 at Calhoun, GA. Shows present on company muster roll of Jan./Feb., 1863 as having last been paid thru 12-31-1862. Wounded slightly on right hand by exploding shell fragment in Feb. 1864 at Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C. Shows present on company muster roll for March/April, 1864 as having last been paid thru 12-31-1863. Admitted Jackson Hospital, Richmond, Virginia on 9-17-1864 for diarrhea check. Furloughed for 30 days on 9-25-1864. "Paroled" or released from service on 5-1-1865.

Source: Compiled Confederate service records, Georgia Dept. of Archives and History.

In 1879 he wrote and published a history of his Confederate Company. " Sixth Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry - History of the 6th and Account of Each Member. "

A copy is on microfilm at the Georgia Dept. of Archives and History 171/46.

Commissioned a Justice of the Peace: First, 3-22-1865, Dist. 527; Second, 5-24-1866, Dist. 527; Third, 6-24-1869, Dist. 769. Served Houston County Commissioners Court two terms: 1882 to 1886 and 1886 to 1889.

Source: "Houston County - The First One Hundred Years". (Ga. Archives).

1870 Federal Census of Houston County shows his occupation as schoolteacher.

Died at his home near Powersville, 4-11-1903. Age 73 years. Survived by: Son, J.T. Croom of Macon, Daughters Mrs. R.S. Howard of Byron, Ga. and Mrs. W.T. Little of Fort Valley.

"Cemeteries and Obituaries of Houston County, Georgia" by Addie Paramore Howell, Page 234. Pub. 1982.

Married: Martha S. Price (bef. 1859) b. c. 1832 d. 8-20-1881
Married: 2nd - Emma J. Price on 10-25-1882 (Sister of Martha)

Children of Wendell D. and Martha (Price) Croom

1) Eldora (Dora) b.1859 m. J H Clark
2) Obedience (Bitty) b.1862 m. W T Little
3) John W G b.1866 d.1896
4) James Thomas b.1868. Henrietta Columbia Gilbert (My Line)
5) George Calvert b.1870 d.1882
6) Martha (Mattie) b.1872 m. Robert Lee Howard

 

 

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