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  • ID: I23
  • Name: Nathaniel DeLoach
  • Given Name: Nathaniel
  • Surname: DeLoach
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: Abt 1814/1817 in Sullivan County, Tennessee
  • Death: 27 Feb 1901 in Carter County, Tennessee
  • Burial: Deloach Cemetery, Deloach Road, Carter County, Tennessee
  • _UID: 869B608247EA11DAA69300508DFD3DD54444
  • Change Date: 29 Aug 2015 at 17:16
  • Note:
    Nathaniel DeLoach was probably named after General Nathaniel Taylor, famous war hero and early settler of Northeastern Tennessee. Nathan began working in the iron foundaries operated by the Carter families when he was a young man. In the early days of these foundaries, much of the work was done by slave labor under the supervision of white foremen. At some point, Nathan DeLoach probably became one of these foremen. It is interesting to note that several of the slaves that were given their freedom by the Carters assumed the DeLoach surname. In the 1850 Carter County Census, Nathan DeLoach and his wife Margaret Atkins (King ?) are listed on the census takers worksheet next to Evilina B. Carter, the widow of Alfred Moore Carter, who was probably the wealthiest resident of Carter County at that time. This means that they were either living on the Carter Estate, or living in a next door house. The close relationship between the Carters and Nathan DeLoach is evident from other events. Nathan named the sons he had by Margaret Atkins after two of Alfred M. Carters sons: Samuel Powhatan Carter, who was a famous Civil War Union Army General, Commandant of the U.S. Naval Academy, and the only military officer in U.S. history to hold the rank of Army General and Navy Admiral. William Blount Carter, a graduate of Princeton University, a Presbyterian minister, an organizer of the Union Bridge Burners during the Civil War, and a member of the 1870 Constitutional Convention in Nashville. Following the death of Margaret Atkins, Nathan left the home he had inherited from his father to his son William. Following his marriage to Elizabeth Grindstaff, he bought land from William Blount Carter, who at that time was the executor of his mother's will. This land adjoined the farms of the other descendants of John DeLoach on the Old Siam Road in Carter County.

    1850 Carter County, TN Census
    District 6
    Household 47
    Nathan Deloach 36 TN Hammerman Married 1842
    Margaret 38 VA
    Samuel 6 TN
    William 3 TN
    Joseph L. King 9 TN

    1860 Carter County, TN Census
    1st Division
    Household 136
    Nathan DeLoch 45 TN Hammerman
    Margaret 44 VA
    Samuel 15 TN
    William 12 TN

    1870 Carter County, TN Census
    District 7
    Household 93
    Nathaniel Deloach 55 TN Millwright
    Elizabeth 25 TN

    Household 40
    David B. Jenkins 40 TN State Revenue Collector
    Eva 19 TN
    Mary Deloach 4 TN
    Malinda 2 TN

    1880 Carter County, TN Census
    District 7
    Household 93
    Nathaniel Deloach 63 TN SC TN Farmer
    Elizabeth 25 TN TN NC
    Mary 14 TN TN TN
    Pheby 12 TN TN TN
    Henry 10 TN TN TN
    David 6 TN TN TN
    Malinda 2 TN TN TN




    Father: John DeLoach b: Abt 1785 in Edgefield County, South Carolina
    Mother: Phebe Wallen b: Abt 1786 in Wallen Ridge, Virginia

    Marriage 1 Margaret Adkins b: Abt 1812/1816 in Wythe County, Virginia
    • Married: Abt 1842
    • Change Date: 18 Dec 2007
    Children
    1. Has Children Samuel Carter DeLoach b: 1 Apr 1844 in Carter County, Tennessee
    2. Has Children William B. DeLoach b: 6 Mar 1847 in Carter County, Tennessee

    Marriage 2 Elizabeth Grindstaff b: Abt Sep 1843-1846 in Carter County, Tennessee
    • Married: 23 Sep 1865 in Carter County, Tennessee
    • Change Date: 18 Dec 2007
    Children
    1. Has Children Mary DeLoach b: 15 Jul 1867 in Carter County, Tennessee
    2. Has Children Pheby Jane DeLoach b: 12 Sep 1869 in Carter County, Tennessee
    3. Has Children Henry DeLoach b: 3 Jul 1871 in Carter County, Tennessee
    4. Has No Children John DeLoach b: Abt 1872 in Carter County, Tennessee
    5. Has Children David DeLoach b: 8 Oct 1875 in Carter County, Tennessee
    6. Has Children Malinda "Lynda" DeLoach b: 5 Aug 1877 in Carter County, Tennessee
    7. Has No Children Eliza DeLoach b: Abt 1882 in Carter County, Tennessee
    8. Has No Children Jackson DeLoach b: Abt 1885 in Carter County, Tennessee
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