Family Group - Z1

Zachariah Ivey (c1789-1851)


Zachariah Ivey born c1789 in South Carolina, died 1851 Winston County, MS. Married 1809 to Elizabeth Lancaster born 1790 in Lancaster, SC, died c1870 in Pickensville, Pickens County, AL. They also lived in Cherokee and Etowah County, AL.

Zachariah and Elizabeth had 9 children, 5 girls and 4 boys.

1. Nancy
2. Martha (Patsy)
3. Jesse
4. Samuel
5. Mary (Polly)
6. Jane P
7. Thomas J
8. Ann Sabella
9. William

A Short History of Zachariah Ivey:

1. 15 Jun 1809 Lancaster, SC, land - witness: Henry Massy, Robert Ivey, Zachariah Ivey, witness sale of land from Amey Ivey to David Shepherd and wife Charlotte.
2. 5 Jun 1809 Lancaster, SC, witness sale of land to Jesse Ivy.
3. War of 1812, Lancaster, SC - 2nd Reg't [McWillie's] South Carolina Militia rank Private.
4. 6 Oct 1814, SC, private served in Capt. John Montgomery's Company from 6 Oct 1814 to 4 Jan 1815, Mackey Todd substitute.
5. 2 Oct 1815, SC, witness to land sale; Wike Ivey, Moses Heath, and Zachariah Ivy, witnessed sale of land from Amey Ivey to Jeremiah Cureton.
6. Union Co, SC; estate -- requested money for keep of his mother. Heirs of Amey challenged, witnesses Whitlock, Griffin, Tracy, Ennis, Adams.
7. 27 Sep 1827, Union Co, SC; land -- attested deed Amey Ivey made to Jeremiah Cureton for 136 acres in Lancaster Co, SC, on 15 Oct 1815.
8. 4 Jan 1827, Union Co, SC, witness purchase of land by Absalom Ivey from Freeman Bentley; witness: Zachariah Ivey, James Ivey, John Haney.
9. The 1830 Federal Census has him in Union Co, SC, with two boys between 10 and 15 years of age and two girls under 5 years of age, with no names given.
10. 29 Oct 1834, Union Co, SC, sold land to Fleming Harris for $200.
11. The 1840 Federal Census has Zach and family in Pickensville, Pickens Co, AL.
12. 1 Sep 1845; purchased land from GLO [General Land Office] now BLM [Bureau of Land Management].
13. 1 Jun 1845; land from GLO [BLM] Etowah, AL.
14. 1 Sep 1848, Winston Co, MS, land from GLO [BLM].
15. In 1853 Elizabeth, Catherine, T.J., and Samuel along with cousins Howell and L.E. Ivey, are shown in Winston Co, MS. This information is from the 1805-90 Mississippi Census.


The Descendents of Zachariah and Elizabeth, compiled by Thomas Glynn Freeny, and James David Ivy, with assistance from cousins Mary Ann Vuylsteke-Carter and Dianne Gilmer.


The Descendents of Zachariah and Elizabeth (Adobe PDF files within ZIP File Format)


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Zachariah Ivey

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