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Lycurgus Alsup
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Birth: Apr. 19, 1844
Death: Jan. 18, 1904

A son of Elisha Benton Alsup, Sr., who had migrated to Monroe Co., MS with E.B.'s father, Drury Alsup, ca. 1820, from TN via Lamar Co., AL. Lycurgus' gr-grandfather John Alsup (Rev. War Patriot, buried in an unmarked grave in Kings Mountain Cemetery), came to live with Drury and E.B., as well. John & Drury, and later E.B. & Lycurgus had a mill. Drury, E.B. & Lycurgus were also farmers. (the mill & farming info. is per my grandmother, who was a granddaughter of Lycurgus Alsup & lived near him until he died in her 13th year, and Mary Elizabeth Whitworth, who lived until my grandmother was in her 30's)


At the age of 17, Lycurgus enlisted with the 41st Mississippi Infantry, Co. G (Buttahatchie Rifles) with his father & brother, E.B. Jr. After the war, he married Mary Elizabeth Whitworth, from the same section of Monroe Co. They and daughter Fannie Myrtle (my grandmother's mother) moved with much of the Whitworth family to Bastrop, Co., TX (where grandfather Drury Alsup, aunts and uncles had already settled, leaving Alsup descendants). Lycurgus came down with a bad case of malaria, which he blamed on the climate, and so he returned to MS with his wife and daughter. (per my grandmother)

In 1887, a U.S. Patent was awarded to "Lycurgus Alsup, Barttahatchie: Cotton-Planter," for "Chopper, and Cultivator."

Children: Fannie Myrtle Alsup Carothers (9/2/1868 - 8/9/1896), Charles Buford Alsup (m. Susie A. Edgeworth), Clarence Alsup (5/1/1877 - 5/21/1905), Claude Lycurgus Alsup (8/29/1879 - 8/25/1945; m. Louvia Pope), William Kirby Alsup (1883 - 1/18/1919), and Mary Mildred Alsup Teaford (11/6/1886 - 1968) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Whitworth Alsup (1846 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  Fannie Myrtle Alsup Carothers (1868 - 1896)*
  Clarence Alsup (1877 - 1905)*
  Charles Buford Alsup (1877 - 1942)*
  Claude Lycurgus Alsup (1879 - 1946)*
  William Kirby Alsup (1883 - 1919)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Egger Cemetery
Caledonia
Lowndes County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: james brooks christoffer...
Originally Created by: nut4genealogy
Record added: Feb 27, 2009
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RIP - My grandmother's grandfather
- james brooks christoffersen
 Added: May. 30, 2013
Lycurgus Alsup, born Marion Co, Alabama, son of Elisha Benton Alsup and Martha Rees. Husband of Mary Elizabeth Whitworth.
- Reba Alsup
 Added: Apr. 2, 2009
 
 
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