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  • Raymond Shirley
    Elijah Foshee was b. 1794 in SC. He married Martha ?. Their children included (1) Alexander H. b. Aug. 10, 1824, in GA., d. Jan. 5, 1897, in Jackson County,
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      Elijah Foshee was b. 1794 in SC. He married Martha ?. Their children
      included (1) Alexander H. b. Aug. 10, 1824, in GA., d. Jan. 5, 1897, in
      Jackson County, buried in family grave site on farm near Caperton
      cemetery. Alexander married Evalina Merrell, daughter of Andrew Merrell
      and Millie Tatum. Evalina was b. March 23,1822, NC. She and Alexander
      married May 3, 1843, in Trenton, Dade County, GA. She d. Oct. 23, 1896,
      in Jackson County and is buried beside Alexander in family plot. Helen
      Horn of South Pittsburg, and I are descendants of Alexander and Evalina
      and we are in process of getting a new grave marker installed at their
      graves.
      (2) James Foshee.
      (3) Wesley Eldred Foshee
      (4) Elijah O. Foshee
      (5) John Anderson Foshee
      There are several Foshee graves in the family plot located on the old
      Foshee farm and also several graves in Caperton cemetery.

      Children of Alexander and Evalina were:
      (a) Martha Ann, b. May 10, 1844 in Dade County, GA., married John C.
      Shirley Aug. 12, 1865, d. May 2, 1909, buried in Caperton cemetery.
      (They are my ggrandparents).
      (b) James Hardy, b. April 3, 1846, Jackson County, married 1st, Josie
      Caperton, 2nd, Emma Mattie Virginia Sellers, 3rd, Mahala T. Caperton.
      James d. March 13, 1914, in Jackson County.
      (c) Elijah F., b. April 10, 1848 in Jackson County, married Katherine
      Anderson.
      (d) Paralee Elizabeth, b. Aug. 8, 1850, in Jackson County, married
      Randolph Austin Hackworth Dec. 19, 1869, d. May 11, 1924, Bridgeport,
      buried in Hackworth cemetery, Edgefield, Jackson County.
      (e) Andrew W., b. Jan. 23, 1853, Jackson County.
      (f) Franklin A., b. April 7, 1856, Jackson County, married Susan K.
      Hawkins, d. July 5, 1903, Jackson County.
      (g) George H., b. Feb. 7, 1859, married Elizabeth F. Daniels
      (h) Ranson E., b. unknown, married Katie Shoemaker.
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