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COUNCILMAN, George*
(Between 1790/1794-Abt 1850)
UNKNOWN, Unknown*
(-Bef 1819)
ALLEN, Peter*
(1781-1845)
DIXON, Elizabeth*
(1781-1849)
COUNCILMAN, George Clinton*
(1811-1888)
ALLEN, Elizabeth*
(1816-1885)

COUNCILMAN, Milo*
(1847-1918)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. WELCH, Martha Jane*

2. PASCHALL, Minnie J.

COUNCILMAN, Milo* 44,276,277,287,288,294,439,2559,2568,2978,2979,2980,2981,2982,2983,2984

  • Born: 7 Jan 1847, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States 44,276,277,280,281,282,294,2559,2981
  • Marriage (1): WELCH, Martha Jane* on 4 Apr 1878
  • Marriage (2): PASCHALL, Minnie J. on 4 Oct 1892 in Moore County, North Carolina, United States 276,2978
  • Died: 4 Feb 1918, Bear Creek Twp, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States 44,2568,2981
  • Buried: 5 Feb 1918, Prosperity Friends, High Falls, Moore County, North Carolina, United States 2568,2981

bullet   Cause of his death was La Grippe (influenza).2568

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bullet  Birth Notes:

Milo Councilman, son of George Councilman and Elizabeth Allen, born 1m-7-1847.

Tombstone shows birthdate 7 Jan 1847.

bullet  Death Notes:

Listed in Chatham Co Death Index, book 2, p66.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt. Birth, 6 Jan 1846, Snow Camp, Orange County, North Carolina, United States. 2568



2. Census, 28 Sep 1850, Upper Regiment, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. 294
1) George Councilman, age 39, farmer, $325 real estate, born NC
2) Elizabeth Councilman, age 35, born NC
3) Louisa Councilman, age 15, born NC, attends school
4) Sally Councilman, age 12, born NC, attends school
5) Peter Councilman, age 7, born NC, attends school
6) Milo Councilman, age 2, born NC.



3. Census, 27 Jul 1860, Prosperity Post Office, Moore County, North Carolina, United States. 281
1) Gorge C. Cauncilman, age 48, farmer, $1500 real estate, $1000 personal estate, born NC
2) Elizabeth Cauncilman, age 44, born NC
3) Peter Cauncilman, age 17, born NC, attends school
4) Milo Cauncilman, age 13, born NC, attends school
5) Ellen Cauncilman, age 7, born NC
6) Norma Allen, age 18, male, domestic, born NC.



4. Census, 15 Aug 1870, Ritter Twp, Moore County, North Carolina, United States. 282
1) Councilman, Geo C., age 59, farmer, $1500 real estate, $11000 personal estate, born NC
2) Councilman, Elizabeth, age 55, house keeper, born NC
3) Councilman, Peter, age 27, born NC
4) Councilman, Milow, age 22, born NC
5) Councilman, Elizabeth E., age 17, born NC.

5. Property, 25 Nov 1873, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Oren Welch and wife Ruth of Chatham Co sold to Milo and Peter Councilman of Moore Co, for $950, 337 acres in Chatham Co on waters of Maple Fork, a branch of Tyson's Creek, adjoining J W Welch, John Hill, and the Rock Spring. (Chatham Co Deed book AR, p360)

6. Story, 1875. Historical Sketch of Prosperity Friends Meeting says it was founded around 1875. Founders included Milo Councilman and Peter Councilman. A new building was built in 1905 with the persistent efforts of Milo, among others. It is the oldest meeting in Moore County.

7. Property, 1 Jan 1878, Moore County, North Carolina, United States. Peter Councilman of Moore Co sold 2 acres to Robert Paschal, Robert Wilson, and Milo Councilman, trustees, all of Moore Co, for $2.50, "land on which is erected a house of worship for the use of the Religious Society of Friends, and also for literary purposes" adjacent lands of George Councilman. George Councilman and Alvis Welch were witnesses. (Moore Co Deed book 3, p103)

8. Appearance in Document: Quaker Meeting Membership, 1 Jun 1878, Cane Creek Mtg, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. 287,2982 Milo Councilman and wife, Martha J., received by request.

"C. C. Mtg held at C. C. 6 mo 1st 1878 ... They also report the names of Milo Councilman and wife Martha J. Councilman of Prosperity who request to become members of this Mtg with whom the Mtg has unity & they are minuted members accordingly."

9. Property, 25 Dec 1878, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Mortgage Deed from Alvis Welch of Moore Co to Milow Councilman of Moore Co, for $10, 80 acres in Chatham Co adjoining Elie Welch, the county line, and the original county line. True price is $107.50, due 20 Feb 1879. (Chatham Co Deed book AX, p540)



10. Census, 24 Jun 1880, Ritter Twp, Moore County, North Carolina, United States. 2559
1) Councilman, George C., age 69, married, farmer, born NC, parents born NC
2) Councilman, Elisabeth, age 65, wife, married, keeps house, born NC, parents born NC
3) Councilman, Peter, age 34, son, single, farmer, born NC, parents born NC
4) Councilman, Milo, age 32, son, married, farmer, born NC, parents born NC
5) Councilman, Martha J., age 20, wife, married, keeps house, born NC, parents born NC
6) Councilman, Jesse, age 1, son, born NC, parents born NC.

11. Appearance in Document: Overseer of Prosperty Meeting, 1 Jul 1882, Prosperity Friends, High Falls, Moore County, North Carolina, United States. 286 "Cane Creek Mo Mtg 1st Mo 7th 1882. ... The com appointed in 10th Mo to visit friends living in Moore County produced the following report, which this mtg accepts & appoints the persons therein named for Overseers for this year (Viz) We the com appointed in 10th mo last to visit friends at Prosperity in Moore County relative to their request report that four of us attended & held meeting with them for three days on the 26, 27, & 28th and we are united in the belief that they should have a meeting for worship established at that place by the name of Prosperity to be held on 1st and 4th days of each week, and further that they may have th eprivilege of holding a Preparative meeting on 4th day before the 1st 7th day of each month and we propose Milo Councilman & Betsey Finison for Overseers in that meeting."

12. Property, 15 Mar 1883, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Peter Councilman of Moore Co sold to Milo Councilman of Moore Co, for $750, 316 acres in Chatham Co on waters of Maple Fork, a branch of Tyson's Creek, bordering Thomas Hill, Eli Welsh, and Harper. (Chatham Co Deed book BN, p263)

13. Property, 18 Dec 1885, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Mortgage Deed from T W Boroughs to Milo Councilman (Chatham Co Deed book BM, p336)

14. Property, 14 Feb 1887, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Mortgage Deed from M D Brady to Milo Councilman (Chatham Co Deed book BU, p177)

15. Appearance in Document, 25 Aug 1887, Moore County, North Carolina, United States. Geo C Councilman will in Moore Co Will Book D, p278, mentions son Peter Councilman and son Milow Councilman, co-executors, who share "land where I live on Deep River, 130 acres, that I purchased from Cornelius Shields".

16. Property, 1888, Moore County, North Carolina, United States. Cancelled mortgage deed from E T Davis to Milow Councilman for 200 acres (Moore Co Deed book 34, p316)

17. Appearance in Document: Transfer Quaker membership to Holly Spring, 6 Apr 1889, Prosperity Prep Mtg, Moore County, North Carolina, United States. 287,288 Milo Councilman and wife, Martha J., and minors, John, Ella and George, members of Prosperity Preperatory Mtg, transferred with that mtg to Holly Spring Mtg.

"Cane Creek Mo Meeting held 4 mo 6 1889 ... Prosperity Preparative meeting, composed of the following members, viz Robt Paschal, Milo Councilman, John W. Shelds, Jeremiah Finnison, Thos. W. Phillips, Zacharias Boroughs, Wm. Hill, Martha J. Councilman, Elizabeth Finnison, Lydia Shields, Margaret Brady, Sallie Cole, Ellen Finnison, Margaret Phillips, Esperann Phillips, Mary Brady, Annie McInstosh, Anna Boroughs, Isablla Moon, Ida Finnison, Ellen Brady, Sallie Deaton, minor members John Councilman, Ella Councilman, Geo Councilman, Jas E. Philips, Perley Philips, Martha A. Philips, after due deliberation requests a certificate conveying their right of membership to Holly Spring Monthly meetg on account of th edistance being much shorter. After deliberation the request is granted and a certificate as per request is signed on behald of meeting by clerks."

18. Property, 1892, Moore County, North Carolina, United States. Mortgage deed from Daniel Brady to Milow Councilman for 130 acres (Moore Co Deed book 4, p250)

19. Property, 12 Aug 1892, Moore County, North Carolina, United States. Milow Councilman of Chatham Co sold 130 acres to Peter Councilman of Moore Co for $850. Land on waters of Deep River adjacent A J Moon, beginning at mouth of Paits [Gates?] Creek, up creek to Wilson's line, then S with said line to the bank of the River, then down river to the beginning. (Moore Co Deed book 7, p551)

20. Property, 1 May 1893, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. J M Foust, administrator of Jasper Glasson estate, sold to Milo Councilman of Chatham Co, for $116, 100 acres in Chatham Co bordered by Tyson, Wm M Harper, and Shields. This was done by virtue of a mortgage deed executed to Jasper Glasson by W D Phillips and wife ? C Phillips, dated 8 Sep 1886 and registered in Chatham Co Book BL, p358, processed on 1 May 1893. Milo was the highest bidder for the land. (Chatham Co Deed book CM, p511)



21. Census, 13 Jun 1900, Bear Creek Twp, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. 277
1) Councilman, Milo, head of household, born Jan 1847, age 53, married for 6 years, born NC, parents born NC, farmer, owns his farm free
2) Councilman, Minnie, wife, born May 1872, age 28, married for 6 years, 4 children, 4 living, born NC, parents born NC
3) Councilman, John, son, born May 1881, age 19, born NC, parents born NC, farm laborer, unemployed 4 months, attended school for 3 months
4) Councilman, George, son, born Nov 1886, age 13, born NC, parents born NC, farm laborer, unemployed 4 months, attended school for 3 months
5) Councilman, Walter, son, born Oct 1889, age 10, born NC, parents born NC, attended school for 3 months
6) Councilman, Annie, daughter, born Sept 1893, age 6, born NC, parents born NC, attended school for 4 months
7) Councilman, Ada, daughter, born Aug 1895, age 4, born NC, parents born NC
8) Councilman, Bessie, daughter, born May 1898, age 2, born NC, parents born NC
9) Councilman, Emma, daughter, born Nov 1899, age 6/12, born NC, parents born NC.

22. Property, 7 May 1900, Bear Creek Twp, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Alex R Johnson and wife Manie A Johnson of Randolph Co and Milo Councilman and wife Minie Councilman of Chatham Co "for ---- dollars" quit claim unto John F Welch to 80 acres in Bear Creek Twp on waters of Tysons Creek, bordering Phillips, west to old original line. (Chatham Co Deed book FB, p21)

23. Appearance in Document: Elder at Holly Spring Meeting, 25 Mar 1904, Back Creek Mtg, Randolph County, North Carolina, United States. 2983 Southern Quarterly Meeting on Ministry & Oversight held at Back Creek the 25th of 3rd mo 1904. ... The Quarterly meeting reconsiders the portion of last Quarterly meetings minute as regards the appointment of Elders for Holly Spring Mo. Meeting & now brings up the matter in regular form which was considered & accepted & the Clerk was directed to inform the Mo. Meeting of such endorsement which are the following Huldah Craven, Leah Mason, Joseph J. Cox, Roxanna M. Cox, Milo Councilman, David Kemp & Anice Kemp.

24. Property, 8 Feb 1905, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. J W Brewer sold land to Milo Councilman (Chatham Co Deed book DT, p486)

25. Property, 28 Oct 1908, Moore County, North Carolina, United States. Robert Paschal and Milo Councilman, surviving trustees in the deed executed to Robert Wilson et al by Peter Councilman, deed the same 2 acres to L L Hobbs et al, Trustees of North Carolina Yearly Meeting of Friends and their successors in office. (Moore Co Deed book 41, p547)

26. Property, 13 Sep 1909, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Milo Councilman and Minne Councilman his wife sold to John M Councilman, for $25, 2.5 acres in Bear Creek Twp adjoining George C Councilman and Milo Councilman. (Chatham Co Deed book FH, p7)



27. Census, 5 May 1910, Bear Creek Twp, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. 276
1) Councilman, Milo, head of household, age 63, married for 2nd time for 18 years, born NC, parents born NC, general farmer, owns his farm free
2) Councilman, Minnie, wife, age 38, married for 1st time for 18 years, 6 children, 6 living, born NC, parents born NC
3) Councilman, Annie, daughter, age 16, born NC, parents born NC, attends school
4) Councilman, Ada, daughter, age 14, born NC, parents born NC, attends school
5) Councilman, Bessie, daughter, age 12, born NC, parents born NC, attends school
6) Councilman, Emma, daughter, age 10, born NC, parents born NC, attends school
7) Councilman, Joseph, son, age 6, born NC, parents born NC, attends school
8) Councilman, Ethel, daughter, age 3, born NC, parents born NC.

28. Property, 5 Jul 1910, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Mortgage Deed from Edward Welch to Milo Councilman (Chatham Co Deed book EA, p530)

29. Appearance in Document: Alternate to NC Yearly Meeting of Quakers, 27 May 1911, Holly Spring Mtg, Randolph County, North Carolina, United States. 2984 Southern Quarterly Meeting of Friends held at Holly Spring the 27th of 5th mo. 1911. ... Michael A. Farlow, Levi B. Lowe, Wm. C. Winslow, J. Newton Farlow, Elma C. Macon, Herbert W. Reynolds, Ellen H. Woody, Wm. E. Woody, Dealy E. Hinshaw are appointed representatives and Milo Councilman, Flora Macon, Louisa Lowe, Ollie Moffitt, and George Frazier alternates to our ensuing Yearly Meeting and are to return whatever may be given them by it in charge and report to next meeting.

30. Property, 22 Aug 1911, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Milo Councilman sold land to George C Councilman (Chatham Co Deed book CV2, p388)

31. Property, 18 Mar 1913, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Milo Councilman and Minnie Councilman his wife sold to W B Welch, for $155, 56 acres in Bear Creek Twp, adjoining J H and I H Dunlap, Jesse Harper heirs, and S M Scott, known as the Julia Welch lands. (Chatham Co Deed book FC, p383)

32. Property, 20 May 1913, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Milo Councilman and Minnie Councilman his wife sold to G C Councilman, for $39.37, 42? acres in Bear Creek Twp, adjoining Steve Scott, Milo Councilman, and G C Councilman. (Chatham Co Deed book FM, p95)

33. Property, 5 Jan 1914, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. R H Dixon, commissioner, under judgement of County Superior Court, sold to Milo Councilman, for $155, 50 acres in Bear Creek Twp, bounded on East by lands of heirs in law of late Jesse Harper, on South, West, and North by land of J H and I H Dunlap. E D Welch was the highest bidder, but he transferred his bid in writing to Milo. Dixon was "administrator of Mrs Julia Welch against D A Welch, E D Welch, E F Welch, and others." (Chatham Co Deed book FB, p270)

34. Property, 27 Apr 1918, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. J M Councilman, administrator of Milo Councilman, deceased, mortgagee, sold to C V Tally, for $376, 1 acre and house adjoining L A Tyson and S W Brewer heirs, bordering Sandy Creek road. Mortgage deed was made by B R Smith and wife Amanda Smith to Milo (deceased on 17 Jan 1903), to secure payment of $400 and interest due to Milo. Mortgage deed is Book EW, p458. (Chatham Co Deed book FJ, p697)

35. Property, 27 Apr 1918, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. J M Councilman, administrator of Milo Councilman, deceased, mortgagee, sold to W A Phillips, for $230, store house and lot located at Harpers X Roads adjoining N F Phillips, Tyson, R&W Railroad, Factory Road, and Pittsboro Road. Mortgage deed was made by D R Smith and wife Amanda Smith, to Milo, for $400 and interest, Book EW p458. (Chatham Co Deed book FP, p585)

36. Property, 30 Oct 1920, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Commissioners for the estate of late Milow Councilman divide and allot his estate as follows: Lot 1, 25.3 acres, to Bessie M McManus. Lot 2, 24.6 acres, to J R Councilman. Lot 3, 24.4 acres, to Della G Cole. Lot 4, 24 acres, to Ethel R Councilman. Lot 5, 24.1 acres, to Virginia R Councilman. Lot 6, 24.1 acres, and $10 from each of the other recipients, to G C Councilman. Lot 1A, 24.2 acres, to J M Councilman. Lot 2B, 24.3 acres, to Annie J Davis. Lot 3C, 22.1 acres, and Lot X, to Ada B McManus. The deed book contains a sketch of the tracts showing the various lots. It references Chatham Co Superior Court, Mrs Minnie Councilman et al vs Joe Councilman et al. Some of the later transactions on this divided land reference Orders & Decrees, Book F, pp445-447, in Office of Clerk of Superior Court for Chatham Co.

37. Occupation: Farmer. Listed as farmer in multiple census records.



38. Residence. 2985 "The Architectural Heritage of Chatham County" has a picture of his home near Harper's Crossroads, with an architectural description. The article, published in 1991, says he was a furniture maker, sawmiller, and farmer. It says Milo was born into the Cane Creek Friends Meeting in Snow Camp, and moved to southwest Chatham County. At the time of the article, the home was owned by Virginia Scott, the youngest of Milo's twelve children, who owned it since 1957. The house was probably built around 1880. The article suggests that the chimneys on the house closely resemble those on the nearby Beal House and probably were made by the same local craftsman.

39. Residence. A newspaper article in 1996 says that the old Milo Councilman homeplace is on Ronald Scott road, and is now occupied by Rhonda and Don Batten. Ronald's mother, Virginia [Scott], was Milo and Minnie Paschal Councilman's youngest child. The article is about a one-room schoolhouse, no longer standing, located a few hundred yeards behind Milo's home, on land given by Baxter Welch in the early 1900s. ("Welch School started in early 1900's", Chatham News/Record, 2 May 1996, p7C)

40. Story. 2565 There is a photograph of Milo Councilman and his brother Peter printed in "The Allen Family".


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Milo* married Martha Jane* WELCH, daughter of Alvis* WELCH and Sarah* SCOTT, on 4 Apr 1878. (Martha Jane* WELCH was born on 14 Nov 1859 in Chatham County, North Carolina, United States,485,486,2559,2986 died on 26 Aug 1890 in Chatham County, North Carolina, United States 2986 and was buried in Prosperity Friends, High Falls, Moore County, North Carolina, United States 2986.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Story. 272 Milo Councilman married first to Martha J Welch.


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Milo* next married Minnie J. PASCHALL, daughter of Robert PASCHALL and Elizabeth Croce JEAN, on 4 Oct 1892 in Moore County, North Carolina, United States 276.,2978 (Minnie J. PASCHALL was born on 1 May 1872 in Moore County, North Carolina, United States,273,276,277,2987 died on 29 Jan 1945 in Guilford County, North Carolina, United States 2987 and was buried in Prosperity Friends, High Falls, Moore County, North Carolina, United States 2987.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage, 4 Oct 1892, Moore County, North Carolina, United States. 2978 Milo Councilman married Minnie Paschal.

2. Marriage Notice, 6 Oct 1892, Moore County, North Carolina, United States. Milo Councilman (b 1847, s/o George and Elizabeth Councilman, both deceased) m Minnie Paschal (b 1871, d/o Robert and Lizzie Paschal (she deceased)) on 6 Oct 1892 in Moore Co, NC (NC Marriages at FamilySearch.org)

3. Story. 272 Milo Councilman married second to Minnie Paschall.

4. Alt. Marriage Date, Cir 1894. 277




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