Unknown Bivin: Death: Bef 1900
Note: or 167, as Dekalb Bivin, age 32, farmer, real estate valued at 2000, personal estate value at 5825, born AL. Living with wife Ellen/Ellin (28) and 5 sons: William (8), Solomon (6), Douglace? (4), Willis (3), and Charles (2). *This family was living right next door to brother Nathaniel Bivin. Listed on the 1880 Claiborne, Monroe Co., AL Census, ED 146, Sheet 292B, June 1880, as Dekalb Bivin, age 50, AL/GA/GA, farming. Living with wife R.E. (49), and 4 children: Mary (21), R.E. (daughter-18), Dekalb (11), and Lucinda (9). (*Note:LDS Webite Index lists this family as "Binn", but the census image does show "Bivin".) Listed on the 1900 Precinct 6, Ridge, Monroe Co., AL Census ED 161 sheet 6a, 6/14/1900, as Biving, Dannel K. [should be Bivin, Dekalb], born 12/1829, age 70, married for 50 years, AL/GA/GA, land owner, living with wife Rachel E. (69) and son Solomon J. (46). There are two listings for DeKalb Bivin on the Civil War Rosters (info taken from http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/soldiers.htm) -Bivin, DeKalb K., Confederate, 1st Regiment, Alabama Conscripts -Bivin, DeKalb, Confederate, Infantry, 21st Regiment, Alabama Infantry "21st Infantry Regiment was organized at Mobile, Alabama, in October, 1861, and served there during the winter. Its members were recruited in Mobile and the counties of Washington, Marengo, Baldwin, Montgomery, and Greene. In March, 1862, it moved to Corinth and, assigned to General Gladden's Brigade, was conspicuous in the Battle of Shiloh. On the return to Corinth, the regiment was reorganized, saw light action at Farmington, then was ordered back to Mobile. Here it was trained in heavy artillery and brigaded under Higgins, Page, and B.M. Thomas. The 21st participated in the battles of Forts Gaines and Morgan and Spanish Fort. Six companies were captured at Fort Gaines and two at Fort Morgan, but the two at Fort Powell blew up and evacuated that post. The men were captured at Fort Gaines were later exchanged, the others were not. It lost thirty-one percent of the 650 engaged at Shiloh, had 10 killed and 25 wounded at Spanish Fort, and surrendered on May 6, 1865, about 250 strong. The field officers were Colonels Charles D. Anderson and James Crawford; Lieutenant Colonels S.W. Cayce, A.J. Ingersoll, C.S. Stewart, and James M. Williams; and Majors Charles B. Johnston, F.J. McCoy, and Frederick Stewart." -Listed in the Metcalf family Bible as DeKalb Bivin, father of Lawrence DeKalb Bivin, AL. (source: R.Cravins) Birth/Death Date Source: Ancestry World Tree Project: My Roots by Sunni Kay McPheeters and source: H. Bonner Member of Zion Baptist Church in Monroe Co., AL "Zion Baptist Church was organized 1851 at the site of the Ridge cemetery in the Tunnel Springs area. This is a listing of the names of the members of Zion Church record in Feb 1890... -D. K. Bivin -Ellen Bivin" source: http://searches.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ifetch2?/u1/data/al+index+338170415414+F DeKalb has a small tombstone. Birth/Death dates from tombstone, located in Hixon Cem., north of Monroeville, AL source: H. Broughton
Note: Listed on the 1860 Burnt Corn, Monroe Co., AL Census, 10/4/1860, page 117
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