North Carolina, USA
Married Cynthia Caroline Seale 12 Jan 1809 in Lincoln County Georgia.
They were from Fishing Creek near Oxford. In 1761 Granville County was once the home of many American Indian lands including Cherokee. Absolom and his Mauldin family left and went to South Carolina, at the Golden Corner, a three county area. By 1777 One third of North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee were ceded lands.
Moved with his family to South Carolina to Georgia where he met his wife as she was born there. He moved on with the Mauldin family to Mississippi where he stayed.
He worked for the US Postal Service in Pontotoc county Mississippi.
He fought in the War of 1812 Fourth Regiment (Booth's) Georgia Militia as a Private.
And they then went on to Tennessee and back down to Alabama for a few years and on to where he and his family settled in eastern Mississippi in Pontotoc, Pontotoc County. He owned a large farm as this is where he and most all of his family settled, other brothers settling in Lee, Monroe, Itawamba and Tishomingo Counties.
One of his sons became a Methodist Minister and first preached and serviced at the Campground Methodist Church, Pontotoc Mississippi.
From Genealogical Abstracts of the Christian Advocate:
In 1850 some of the members listed attending is including Clayton Mauldin and Absolom Mauldin. Other Mauldin members listed in later years are Martha Mauldin, Mary J Mauldin and Sarah A Mauldin.
The church is on the historial Natchez Trace. Campground Church site is a Mississippi State Historial Marker.
Blake Maulden (1740 - 1796)
Olive Elizabeth Mauldin Smith (1809 - 1887)*
John Wesley Mauldin (1814 - 1864)*
William Milton Mauldin (1816 - 1888)*
Clayton Jarvis Mauldin (1827 - 1901)*
John Mauldin (1785 - 1860)*
Absolom Mauldin (1786 - 1880)
Blake Maulden (1791 - 1820)*
Able Maulden (1792 - 1844)*
Created by: Lanawrites
Record added: Jul 31, 2012
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