Dale Co AL was established on Dec 22 1824 from Henry Co and Covington Co. The first non-Indian residents of the county were probably veterans of the Creek Indian wars. Due to two courthouse fires, there are no county records available prior to 1870..
Samuel J Maund1 son of William M. Maund and Dorcas Tabbitha was born on Dec 19, 1828 in Dale Co, AL. Several sources say he was born in Barbour Co but Barbour was not created until 1833.2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
Samuel J Maund was listed in the household of William M. Maund in the census in 1830 in Dale Co, AL. male <5.11
Samuel J Maund was listed in the household of William M. Maund in the census in 1840 in Dale Co, AL. male 10-14.12
Samuel J Maund was listed in the household of William M. Maund in the census in 1850 in Southern Div, Dale Co, AL. Samuel 21 AL.4
Samuel J Maund age 31 married Julia Ann Young age 20 daughter of Unknown Young and Unknown c. 1859.9
Samuel J Maund was not located in the US Federal census in 1860. in Coffee Co or Dale Co AL.13
At age 35, he entered the war as a private in Apr 1861 at Newton, Dale Co AL in Co G, 39th Inf Reg and continued until regularly discharged.
He appears on a May 15th, 1862 muster roll for CPT T. Stanford's Co(G) of the 39th Regiment. His age was listed as 33 and he is listed as being from Dale Co. The AL 39th Infantry Regiment was organized at Opelika on 15 May 1862. Field consolidation with the 26th (Coltart's) Infantry Regiment was in early 1863. They were consolidated with 22nd, 25th, and 50th Infantry Regiments and designated as the 22nd Infantry Regiment Consolidated at Smithfield, NC on 9 Apr 1865.Campaigns that Samuel could have participated in between Apr 1863 and the end of the war are Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Atlanta, Jonesboro, the Atlanta Seige, the Carolinas Campaign, and Bentonville.
CSA UNIT HISTORY: Co. 'G' (Henry and Barbour): T. Q. Stanford (KIA, Murfreesboro); Alexander A. Cassady
The 39th AL Infantry Regiment was organized at Opelika in May 1862 with men from Barbour, Henry, Pike, Russell, and Walker counties. It was sent at once to Mississippi. It was brigaded there under Gen'l Frank Gardner with the 19th, 22nd, 25th, and 26th AL Regiments. It participated in the march into KY, with little fighting, and came back with the army to Murfreesboro. The regiment took part in that battle, and with heavy losses (95), having gained much credit for repulsing an attack of the enemy the day before. The regiment was with the army when it fell back to the Chattanooga line, and it took part in the battle of Chicamauga with a very heavy loss of men (31% of 310 engaged). At Missionary Ridge, the loss was light, and the 39th, now under Gen'l Deas of Mobile as brigade commander, wintered at Dalton. It reported 337 men and 219 arms in December, 1863. From there to Atlanta the regiment was conspiruous in all the fighting of the army, suffering severely. They were present in the defense of Atlanta and at Jonesboro where they again lost heavily. They marched with the army into TN and lost a number of prisoners at Nashville. The regiment then moved to the Carolinas with Gen'l Johnston and took part in operations there, though much reduced in number. It was there consolidated with the 22nd and 26th and 50th AL regiments but was forced to surrender a few days later on the 26th of April 1865. There were fewer than 90 officers and men remaining.
Field and Staff Officers: Cols. Henry DeLamar Clayton (Barbour County;promoted to Brig. Gen'l); Whitfield Clark (Barbour; retired, 1864); William C. Clifton; Lt. Cols. James Thweat Flewellen (Barbour;resigned, 7 Oct 1862), Whitfield Clark (promoted), Lemuel Hargrove( Barbour; resigned, 8 Feb 1864), William C. Clifton (Russell); Majors Whitfield Clark (promoted); Lemuel Hargrove (promoted); Colin McSwean(resigned, 12 Oct 63); William C. Clifton (Russell); Drewry H. Smith (Barbour); and Adjutant Henry B. Tompkins.
Samuel J. Maund's place was the SE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 16 Township 5 R25. There was an Indian mound on his property.
Samuel J Maund was the head of household in the state census in 1866 in T5N R25E, S3, Dale Co, AL (now T5N R25E). : S J Mound: males 1 <10 (Samuel M), 1 30-40 (Samuel), females 1 <10 (Bunie Vesta), 1 20-30 (Julie Anne). Schedule 3. Living next door to father William Maund.14
In 1867 in Precinct 9, Dale Co, Alabama, Samuel J Maund. listed as a qualified voter.15
In the state census in Newton, Dale Co, AL in 1870 Samuel was listed as the household of in the state census in Newton, Dale Co, AL in 1870.16 Samuel Maund, 39 farmer $800 $700, AL, J. A. 31 AL, B. V. 10 AL, S. M.7 m AL, L. D. J. 3 f AL.
Samuel J Maund appeared in the agricultural census in 1870 in Beat 7, Dale Co, AL. Samuel Maund (next to Lemuel Casey): 90 ac improved land, 70 ac woodlands, farm $500, farm tools $30, 2 mules, 3 milch cows, 2 oxxen 6 other cattle, 20 swins, 1300 bushels Indian corn, 4 bales cotton 20 bushels peas, home value $40, animals value $120,17
On Feb 1, 1876 a land patent for 80 acres was issued to Samuel J Maund. The land is located in present day in Dale Co, AL. NW4NW4 of Sec 22 T5NR25E.18
Samuel J Maund was the Head of Household in the census in 1880 in Reynolds, Dale Co, AL. Samuel J 49, AL NC NC, Julia A 41 AL AL AL, Samuel M 16 AL, Darian 13f (Daisey) AL, Marion M m 10 AL, Ada A 7 AL, Samolia 3 AL, Archie 14 AL NC NC relationship not listed.5
On Oct 18, 1886 a land patent for about 80 acres was issued to Samuel J Maund. SW4NW4 of T5N R25E S22.. The land is located in present day in Dale Co, AL.18
Samuel lived in Dale Co, AL in 1907.10
Samuel was a step father-in-law of Charles Mancil Woodham in the census in 1910 in Ewell, Dale Co, AL. Samuel Maund step father-in-law 81 widower AL NC NC.
Samuel Malone Maund presented a statement to the court of in Dale Co, AL that Samuel J Maund died without a will and that his estate consisted primarily of money (time deposits in a bank) and land consisting of about two thousand dollars. He requested that he be appointed as administrator so that the estate could be immediately administered. The court approved the request on Jul 8, 1915.20
American Civil War Soldiers. Custom Id: 324; ancestry.com.
U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006. Custom Id: 105; ancestry.com.
1910 United States Federal Census. Custom Id: 243; ancestry.com.
1850 United States Federal Census. Custom Id: 237; ancestry.com.
1880 United States Federal Census. Custom Id: 241; ancestry.com.
Dale County Alabama Tomb Records. Custom Id: 11; Love Houston Memorial Library, ,, Dothan, Houston Co, AL. Call Number: 929.3761 HAY.
Alabama 1907 Census of Confederate Soldiers. Custom Id: 12; Love Houston Memorial Library, ,, Dothan, Houston Co, AL. Call Number: 929.3761 ALA.
1900 United States Federal Census. Custom Id: 238; ancestry.com.
Cemetery Audit-personal. Custom Id: 5;
Alabama, Census of Confederate Soldiers, 1907. Custom Id: 964; ancestry.com.
1830 United States Federal Census
1840 United States Federal Census
1860 United States Federal census. Custom Id: 248; ancestry.com.
1866 Alabama census. Custom Id: 699; ancestry.com.
Alabama, Voter Registration, 1867. Custom Id: 872; ancestry.com.
1870 United States Federal Census. Custom Id: 253; ancestry.com.
1870 Alabama Agriciltural census. Custom Id: 698; ancestry.com.
Bureau of Land Management Land Patent Records. Custom Id: 282; Interior Department Web page.
Find A Grave. Custom Id: 48; online.
Alabama, Wills and Probate Records, 1753-1999. Custom Id: 951; ancestry.com.