The name John Maulden was used in Hyrum's immediate family, believing that Hyrum's father was John Maulden of Granville county North Carolina. His son Blake is named in court records as John Blake Maulden.
And Hyrum had a grandson named John Blake B Maulden.
North Carolina formal records start in 1800, (some family collections from 1741, some state census from 1784-1787), and South Carolina formal records after 1900, some family collections, 1800.
Married Elizabeth Whitworth, born in Georgia. Elizabeth is a fraternal twin, (a brother). There are other fraternal twins from the Mauldin family.
In 1761 Granville County was once the home of many American Indian lands including Cherokee. By 1777, One third of North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky and Tennessee were ceded lands. Hiram and his family left North Carolina and went to South Carolina at the Golden Corner, a three state area and made it their home a few years and they then went into Georgia and into Tennessee, found there in the 1820 census records of Lincoln county and then he came down the Natchez Trace to Alabama, it was home for a few years. He then followed the Natchez Trace into Mississippi at Tishomingo county Mississippi where he obtained Chickasaw land, documented at the federal land office, Pontotoc MS, and where they and most of their 14 children, 12 still living when they reached Mississippi and settled, some still living in Lawrence county Alabama, and some passed away there, some lived and died in Tennessee other sons and nephews settling in Lee, Itawamba, Monroe and Tishomingo Counties of Mississippi.
One of his relatives became a Methodist Minister and first preached at the Campground Methodist Church, Hiram's family attended services here. It is on the historical Natchez Trace and the site is a Mississippi State Historial Marker
This family's name was spelled Moulden, Maulden and eventually evolved to Mauldin, but it is the same family.
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In memory of Hyrum Hiram Mauldin maternal grandfather of husband of my 3rd cousin 2x removed -
Katina "Tina" West Added: Feb. 9, 2016
A man of great vision when you started your journey from North Carolina, the endurance you and your family had, to stay the course to Mississippi. When you finally arrived, you settled the east to see the sunrise. You are loved, gggg Uncle. -
Lanawrites Added: May. 12, 2013