William C. Precise[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]

Male 1847 - 1925


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  • Name  William C. Precise 
    Born  Jan 1847  Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Alternate Name  Bill Precise 
    Died  24 Mar 1925  Scottsboro, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (Research):
      - Initial info from Betty Precise History.

      - Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 about Missouri Foster (Ancestry .com)
      Name: Missouri Foster
      Spouse: William C Precies
      Marriage Date: 30 Jul 1868 County: Jackson State: Alabama
      Performed By Title: Minister of the Gospel
      Performed by Name: Wm Bellamy
      Source information: Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research

      - Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 about William C Precise (Ancestry .com)
      Name: William C Precise
      Spouse: Martha Morgan
      Marriage Date: 26 Dec 1886 County: Jackson State: Alabama
      Performed By Title: Minister of the Gospel
      Performed by Name: Press C Chaney
      Source information: Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research

      - 1850 & 1860: see Wiliam & Delilah.

      - 1870 Jackson Co Ala Census, Subdiv 3
      Precise, William, 22, MW, farmer, Ala
      ______, Massoro? C., 20, FW, keeping house, Ala
      ______, Delilah E., 1, FW, Ala
      Household is two doors down from William & Delilah, and next door to John F. Precise. Assume "Massoro" is Missouri C. (Foster), although shown born Ala rather than Mississippi.

      - 1880 Jackson Co Ala Census, Dist. 111, p. 5
      Precise, William, WM 33 -- Farmer Ala/Vir/Ala ~1847
      ___, Missouria, WF 28 Wife Miss/Tenn/Ala ~1852
      ___, Delila E, WF 10 dau Ala/Ala/Miss ~1870
      ___, Joseph L, WM 7 son Ala/Ala/Miss ~1873
      ___, James A, WM 2 son Ala/Ala/Miss ~1878

      - 1900 Grundy Co Tenn Census, Dist. 11
      Henderson, John, head, WM Feb 1855 marr2yrs Illinois/Vir/Tenn
      _____, Flora, wife, WF Sep 1881 marr2yrs 1/1chldrn/living Ala/Ala/Miss
      _____, Maggie, dau, WF Sep 1890 Tenn/Illinois/Ala
      _____, James, son, WM Jul 1893 Geo/Illinois/Ala
      _____, John, son, WM May 1896 Ala/Illinois/Ala Assume Jr.
      Precise, William C., **father-in-law**, Jan 1847 widowed Ala/Vir/Ala
      Flora matches, and added as daughter of William C. Precise & Missouri C. Foster. William C. Precise matches.
      Flora indicated with one living child, but that could only have been John (born when she was only 15, and 2 years before their marriage). Also, the 1910 census shows her with zero children. Assume child John Henderson was from a different mother, just like Maggie & James.

      - 1910 Jackson Co Ala Census
      Precise, David R., head, MW, 65, single, Ala/Vir/Ala ~1845
      _____, William C., **brother**, MW 63 widowed Ala/Vir/Ala ~1847
      Henderson, Mrs. Flora, neice, FW 28 widowed 0childr Ala/Ala/Miss ~1882

      - 1920 Jackson Co Alabama Census, Tupelo, Dist 34
      Bynum, Nancy C., head, FW, 54, wd, Ala/Ala/Ala ~1866
      _____, Elva, dau, FW, 18, single, Ala/Ala/Ala ~1902
      _____, David K., son, MW, 16, single, Ala/Ala/Ala ~1904
      Precise, William C., **uncle**, MW, 72, wd, Ala/Vir/Ala ~1848

      - Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974 (FamilySearch.org)
      Name: William Pracise
      Death Date: 24 Mar 1925
      Death Place: Scottsboro, Jackson, Alabama
      Gender: Male
      Race (Original):
      Race (Standardized):
      Age at Death: 78y
      Estimated Birth Date: 1847
      Film Number: 1908269
      Reference Number: cn 5633
      Assumed mispelling of "Precise." This is the only William Precise in Jackson County born anywhere around 1847, and the death date is consistent with other info, so used.
    Person ID  I351  msktree | Precise Family
    Last Modified  31 Oct 2015 

    Father  William Precise,   b. Abt 1805, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1870 and 1880 
    Mother  Delilah Hawk,   b. Abt 1811, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1870 and 1880 
    Married  Est 1827 
    Family ID  F158  Group Sheet

    Family (Spouse) 1  Missouri C. Foster,   b. Abt 1852, Mississippi, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1886 
    Married  30 Jul 1868  Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Delila Emline Precise,   b. 8 Jul 1869, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1885
     2. Joseph L. Precise,   b. Abt 1873, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. James A. Precise,   b. Abt 1878, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1898
     4. Flora Mable Precise,   b. Sep 1881, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  19 Apr 2008 
    Family ID  F223  Group Sheet

    Family (Spouse) 2  Martha Morgan,   d. Bef 1900 
    Married  26 Dec 1886  Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  11 May 2008 
    Family ID  F46  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S34] Precise Family History - Betty Precise, Precise, Betty Ann, (unpublished, undated typescript).

    2. [S5] Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 (Ancestry.com), Various, (Alabama Marriage Index, 1936-1969. Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Montgomery, Alabama. Dodd, Jordan R., et. al. Early American Marriages: Alabama to 1825. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx. Hunting For Bears, comp. Alabama marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Dodd, Jordan R., comp. Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920. Database at Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.).

    3. [S21] US Census - 1850 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, 1,009 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    4. [S22] US Census - 1860 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census., (Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1,438 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.), Jackson County, Ala: Township 3 Range 5 East (Bellefonte P.O.).

    5. [S23] US Census - 1870 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls. Minnesota Census Schedules for 1870. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. T132, RG29, 13 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003.), Jackson County, Alabama: Subdivision 3.

    6. [S24] US Census - 1880 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880. T9, 1,454 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc.), Jackson County, Ala.

    7. [S28] US Census - 1900 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.), Grundy County, Tennessee.

    8. [S7] US Census - 1910 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. T624, 1,178 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    9. [S8] US Census - 1920 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920. T625, 2,076 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    10. [S45] Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974 (FamilySearch.org), State of Alabama (and various counties), (name index to death certificates, accessed via Pilot Search at FamilySearch.org), William Pracise.


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