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James Dolphin "Jim" Floyd
Birth: Jan. 5, 1837
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 1905
Alabama, USA

Middle name and nickname added by "Just A Friend" FindAGrave Member #47783588.
"The Roanoke Leader" - September 6, 1905:


"Uncle" Jim Floyd is critically ill.
"The Roanoke Leader" - September 13, 1905:

Mr. James Floyd, a prominent citizen who lived near Milltown, died last Thursday.
1850 Troup County, (697th Dist.) GA Census:


Thos. B. Floyd 46M Farmer R$3,500 Born NC
Ann Floyd 42F Born DE
Rebecca E. Floyd 20F Born NC
Dewit C. Floyd 19M Farmer Born NC
Eliot Floyd 17M Farmer Born NC
Henry Floyd 15M Farmer Born NC
Thomas Floyd 13M Born GA
James Floyd 11M Born GA
Martha Floyd 10F Born GA
1860 Troup County, (Rough Edge 697th Dist. - Troup Factory P.O.) GA Census:


T. B. Floyd 58M R$2,800 P$10,000 Born NC
Ann Floyd 53F Born MD(?)
M. Floyd 20F Born GA
Thos. Floyd, Jr. 20M Born GA
1870 Chambers County, (Beat 1) AL Census:


James Floyd 32M Farmer R$700 P$475 Born GA
Mary Floyd 30F Keeping House Born GA
James Floyd 8M At Home Born GA
Nancy Floyd 4F At Home Born GA
William Floyd 1M At Home Born GA
1880 Randolph County, (Louina) AL Census:


J. D. Floid 43M Boss of S. Mill Born GA (Enumerator noted that shoulder was broken)
Ellin Floid 30F Wife Keeping House Born AL
James Floid 17M Son Mill Hand Born GA
Nancy Floid 13M Daughter At Home Born GA
Henry Floid 10M Son At Home Born GA
Martha Floid 9F Daughter Born AL
B. Floid 7F Daughter Born AL
John Floid 5M Son Born AL
Vastey Floid 1F Daughter Born AL
Exah Floid 8F Step-daughter Born AL
1900 Chambers County, (Milltown) AL Census:


James D. Floyd 63M Farmer Born Jan. 1837 in GA
Ellen Floyd 50F Wife Born Oct. 1849 in AL (Mother of 7 children; 7 living)
Theresa Floyd 19F Daughter Born July 1880 in AL
Thyra Floyd 16F Daughter At School Born Sept. 1883 in AL
Annie Floyd 13F Daughter Farm Laborer Born June 1886 in AL
DeWitt Floyd 10M Son Farm Laborer Born Sept. 1889 in AL
Winnie Floyd 7F Daughter Born Nov. 1892 in AL

James D. and E. A. Floyd to Canaan Church

The State of Alabama

Chambers County

Know all men by these presents that in consideration of the sum of ten dollars to us in hand paid by the Canaan Church the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged we do grant, bargain, sell and convey to the said church (Canaan) the following tract or parcel of land to wit: Two acres nearly in the north west corner of Section Eleven (11) bounded on the north by the public road leading from Hickory Flat to Bethel Church, on the west by the section line, south and east by the land of James D. Floyd, running one acre on the public road and two acres on the west section line, the said lands being a part of the north west quarter of the north west quarter of section eleven (11) township twenty-four (24) Range twenty-seven (27) to have and to hold the aforesaid granted premises to the said Canaan Church forever in fee simple and we do warrant and will defend the titles to the same against ourselves and all other persons lawfully claiming. In witness whereof we hereunto set our hands this the 24th day of February 1879.

James D. Floyd (L.S.)
E. A. Floyd (L.S.)


Henry Wallace, J.P.

Note: This deed is for Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, a black church located a short distance east of Welch, on the Welch-LaGrange Road, in Chambers County, AL.
Family links: 
  Thomas Beckwith Floyd (1802 - 1875)
  Martha Daniel Hunter Floyd (1807 - 1840)
  Mary Ann Frances Ingram Floyd (1840 - 1876)*
  Ellen A. Manning Floyd (1849 - 1922)*
  James Thomas Hunter Floyd (1862 - 1923)*
  James Thomas Floyd (1862 - 1923)*
  Nancy Ann Rebecca Floyd Elder (1865 - ____)*
  William Henry Floyd (1869 - 1959)*
  John Jackson Floyd (1875 - 1952)*
  Ada Vashti Floyd Burdett (1878 - 1930)*
  Sara Theresa Floyd Clack (1880 - 1966)*
  Thyra Floyd Swint (1883 - 1971)*
  Annie Floyd (1886 - 1918)*
  Dewitt Clinton Floyd (1830 - 1849)*
  John Custis Eliot Floyd (1832 - 1890)*
  Henry Drew Floyd (1833 - 1910)*
  Thomas Peneul Floyd (1835 - 1862)*
  James Dolphin Floyd (1837 - 1905)
  Martha Elizabeth Savannah Floyd Sledge (1840 - 1915)*
*Calculated relationship

"Farewell my wife and children all,
From you a father Christ doth call."
New Hope Cemetery
Chambers County
Alabama, USA
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Originally Created by: Churchwell
Record added: Jun 26, 2009
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James Dolphin Jim Floyd
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James Dolphin Jim Floyd
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James Dolphin Jim Floyd
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My gg grandfather
- Michael Floyd
 Added: Feb. 8, 2015
Love from your great great grandson
- Michael Floyd
 Added: Feb. 8, 2015
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