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Susan Margaret Council

Female 1835 - 1860  (25 years)


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  • Name Susan Margaret Council 
    Nickname Margaret 
    Born 1835  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 29 Nov 1850  Madison Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died Mar 1860  Jackson Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: burned to death while making soap 
    Buried Scottsboro, Jackson Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Cedar Hill Cemetery 
    • Susan was counted on the 1850 census with her parents.

      1850 District 35, Madison Co.., AL
      Uriah Counsel 43 TN
      Louisa A. 43 TN
      Nancy 15 TN
      Susan M. 15 TN
      Sarah L. 13 AL
      James J. 11 AL
      Jane B. 9 AL

      She married John Tipton Womack, born in Jackson Co., AL to Isabella Patton and Abner C. Womack, who died in 1849 in Jackson Co., AL.

      Alabama, Marriage Indexes, 1814-1935
      13 Aug 1856
      Jackson County
      John T. Wamack
      Margarett Council

      Susan and John had two children:

      1. Mary Elizabeth Womack was not married in 1880.

      2. Sarah Jane "Sally" Womack married George William Webb 2 Dec 1875 in Jackson Co., AL.

      John Tipton Womack served as a Pvt. in Co. K, 2nd AL Infantry, CSA.

      After Susan's death, her widower, John Tipton Womack married Jerusha Brown, who was previously married to Joshua Griffin. Joshua lost his life 20 Sep 1863 at the Battle of Chickamauga in Walker Co., AL while serving in the Civil War.

      According to her death record, her Susan Margaret died suddenly as a result of a fire.

      U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885
      Township 3, Jackson Co., AL
      Susan M. Womack
      Marital Status: Married
      Age 25
      Birth Place: Tennessee
      Death Date: Mar 1860
      Cause of Death: Burned

      John Tipton Womack wrote a letter 14 Apr 1896 about his family, and this is an excerpt from his letter:

      "My Father & Uncles are all dead. Some of them lived to be quite old. My last Uncle (Levi) died the 27 of last June at the ripe age of 94 years & 20 days. My Father was born 1799 and died in 1849, comparatively young. He raised 8 boys two of whom died at the threshold of manhood. He raised but one girl. The first & The Third boys are dead. Six of us living. I the oldest, B. R. the Baby."
    Person ID I2135  Scott Dickson's Family
    Last Modified 2 May 2020 

    Father Uriah Allison Council,   b. 9 Aug 1807, Knox Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1851, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Louisa Anna Green,   b. 22 Feb 1807, Greene Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1864, Jackson Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 1832  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F885  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Tipton Womack,   b. 8 Aug 1829, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1909, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 6 Aug 1856  Jackson Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Mary Elizabeth Womack,   b. 1857, Jackson Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Sarah J. (Sally) Womack,   b. 1859, Jackson Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F886  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1835 - Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 29 Nov 1850 - Madison Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Aug 1856 - Jackson Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: burned to death while making soap - Mar 1860 - Jackson Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Cedar Hill Cemetery - - Scottsboro, Jackson Co., Alabama
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  • Sources 
    1. [S469] 1850 US Federal Census, Madison Co, AL, p. 425; dwelling 486, family 486; Council, Uriah A.

    2. [S1254] 1860 US Federal Census, Jackson Co., AL, Mortality Schedule, T3 R6; Pae 159; Line 10; Susan M Womack.

    3. [S641] Find A Grave, 2 May 2020; Susan Margaret Council Womack ; Susan Margaret Council Womack ; 196666438 ; Beth Walls Walton.

    4. [S1249] Alabama, Marriage Index, 1800-1969, 30 May 2017; Margarett Council to John T Wamack, 1856, Jackson Co.

    5. [S1575] Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950, 2 May 2020; Jackson County, Alabama, 13 Aug 1856, John Wamack to Margarett Council.


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