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Marcums and Markhams of Gallatin Co. KY

Ralph Dean Clark
P.O. Box 641188
Los Angeles, CA 90064-1188
Ultimate Family Tree, ver 2.7
MARCUM Project Version 762
May 9, 1998

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Marcum, Markham, Markum

First Generation

1. Gallatin Co.1 Markham birth date unknown.

This is a collector for unconnected Markhams and Marcums who appear in the records of Gallatin County, Kentucky.

Gallatin Co. Markham had the following children:

Second Generation

2. Later Parent2 Marcum of Gallatin Co. KY (Gallatin Co.1 Markham) birth date unknown.

This guy might also be the father of Arthur Marcum, the author's great great grandfather. Which would make some of these Mrckms who appear in records around 1840 Arthur's brothers or sisters. Or, they might have all just wandered in from some other county.

Later Parent Marcum of Gallatin Co. KY had the following children:

Third Generation

4. Anderson3 Marcum (Later Parent2, Gallatin Co.1 Markham) was born in Carolina circa 1814.

He married Ruth Swango 1 August 1839 in Gallatin Co, KY.(7) Ruth was born circa 1826 in Kentucky.

1840 Anderson was taxed for one poll in Gallatin Co, KY.(8) In the Census of 1850, Anderson was listed as a head of household in Franklin Co, IN.(9)

Well, now, who's this?!? Surely not the Arthur Marcum whose widow Nancy appears in Bartholomew County, Indiana in 1840. Perhaps it's another John Arthur Marcum - there's a married John Marcum in Gallatin County in the 1840 census. Or was there, perhaps, an Archibald Marcum around?

Anderson Marcum and Ruth Swango had the following children:

7. William M.3 Markham (Later Parent2 Marcum, Gallatin Co.1 Markham) was born in Kentucky circa 1825.

He married Elizabeth (Markham). Elizabeth was born circa 1830 in Kentucky.

In the Census of 1850, William was listed as a head of household in Gallatin Co, KY.(10)

William M. Markham and Elizabeth (Markham) had the following child:

Notes and References

1. James Budler, 1850 US Census, Gallatin Co. KY, P.176A L.1, James Budler 24 b.PA Laborer; Mary S 22 b.KY col.12; James W 2 b.OH; John Markham 80 b.VA col.12; Sarah 40 b.VA col.12 (hereafter cited as 1850 census, P.176A L.1, Gallatin Co. KY).
2. John Markum, 1840 US Census, Gallatin Co. KY, P.12 L.31, John Markum: 10001 - 10001 Tot=4 (hereafter cited as 1840 census, P.12 L.31, Gallatin Co. KY).
3. Gallatin County, Kentucky, Tax Lists, 1799 - 1840. (LDS Film #7,985), 1840 Book 1, p.10 line 45: Marcum, John 1 white male 21+ (hereafter cited as Gallatin Co. KY, 1799-1840, Tax Lists).
4. Gallatin County, Kentucky, Marriage Register, Book 2, 1802 - 1856. (LDS Film #509,036), p. 180: return of W. S. Cox, who married Thomas S. Markum and Sally Herron 21 Sept 1842 (hereafter cited as Gallatin Co. KY, Book 2, Marriage Register).
5. Gallatin Co. KY, 1799-1840, Tax Lists, 1840 Book 1, p. 10 line 46.
6. Gallatin Co. KY, Book 2, Marriage Register, p. 183: return of James Cox dated 30 Oct 1843 that he married Geo W. Jackson and Mis Betsy Ann Marcum 19 Sept 1843.
7. Ibid., p. 169, return of James Cox, 1 August 1839 married Mr. A. Marcum to Miss Ruth Swango.
8. Gallatin Co. KY, 1799-1840, Tax Lists, 1840 Book 1, p. 10 line 44: Marcum, Anderson 1 white male 21+.
9. Anderson Marcrum, 1850 US Census, Franklin Co. IN, P.254A L.4 H&F.45, NA Film Series M-432, Roll 146, National Archives, Washington, DC: Anderson Marcrum 36m b.Car [sic] Farmer; Ruth 24f b.KY col.12; Frances 11f b.KY col.13=Idiotic, Benjamin 7m b.KY col.11, Horendas 5f b.KY, Mary 3f b.KY, Sanford 9/12m b.IN (hereafter cited as 1850 census, P.254A L.4, Franklin Co. IN).
10. William M. Markham, 1850 US Census, Gallatin Co. KY, P.177B L.21, William M. Markham 25 Saddler; Elizabeth 20; John W 4/12; John Hazelwood 30 Laborer; all b.KY (hereafter cited as 1850 census, P.177B L.21, Gallatin Co. KY).



(Markham), Elizabeth (marriage to William M. Markham) (i5752), b.1830-


Herron, Sally (marriage to Thomas S. Markum) (i5776), b.1825-


Jackson, George W. (marriage to Betsy Ann Marcum) (i5778), b.1823-


Marcum, Anderson (i5773), b.1814-
Marcum, Benjamin (i5799), b.1843-
Marcum, Betsy Ann (i5777), b.1826-
Marcum, Frances (i5798), b.1839-
Marcum, Horendas (i5800), b.1845-
Marcum, Later Parent, of Gallatin Co. KY (i48)
Marcum, Mary (i5801), b.1847-
Marcum, Sanford (i5802), b.1850-


Markham, Gallatin Co. (i96)
Markham, John (i5748), b.1770-
Markham, John W. (i5753), b.1850-
Markham, William M. (i5751), b.1825-


Markum, John (i4534), b.1815-
Markum, Thomas S. (i5775), b.1822-


Swango, Ruth (marriage to Anderson Marcum) (i5774), b.1826-

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