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Mickey Hallum (View posts)
Posted: 20 Dec 2001 4:34PM GMT
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Sorry cannot help you with the Haulam name or spelling. Here is some history of the Hallum family. Hope it helps.

The Hallums are descended from ancestors in the middle classes of England, the family there embracing the historian and the poet, Henry Hallum; Here Governor Helm of Kentucky, Secretary Bristow of President Grant's Cabinet, President Polk, and a long roster on both sides of the water who have never broken through the veil of honest obscurity.
Hallam is the proper way to spell the name: the substitution of the “u” in place of the “a” in the last syllable is a loss of the original spelling growing out of the freedom incident to backwoods life and republican simplicity where nobility is lost in a common level. Helm is an abbreviation and a turning from the proper spelling of the original name, springing from the same sources. This innocent invasion of the ancient art of writing words with the proper letters, according to standard usage, is an inheritance which has given rise to many regrets, to late to dispose of at this distance in the line of departure without injustice to others.
About 1755, two younger brothers, William and Henry Hallum, cut off from ancestral inheritance by the laws by which the descendant is fixed and gives and exclusive right of inheritance to the first born, sought to lay foundations by their own enterprise in a field of more promise and a wider range than England extends to the portionless descendants of her people and nobility. Imbued with the broadest spirit of religious freedom and toleration so deeply rooted in the institutions of Maryland, they first located at Hagerstown in that colony. Their oldest brother John Hallam, stayed in England, fathered one son, Henry Hallam; Henry Hallam fathered two sons and both sons died without ever marrying.
The two younger brothers, William and Henry Hallum, both married and became the heads of large families. Henry settled in Virginia, William is South Carolina. Both adhered to the fortunes of the colonies and became revolutionary soldiers. William was captured at the battle of Germantown on the fourth day of October, 1777. The British Officer to whom he was delivered after his capture, insulted him and slapped him in the face with his sword, and paid the penalty for his rashness with his life. William promptly killed him, and made good his escape and settled at Ninety-Six District, Pendleton County, South Carolina, after peace was declared.
General Van Rensselaer of revolutionary fame was his warm personal friend and honored him with several visits at his plantation after the revolutionary war. He was a cultured gentleman of the old school and one of the largest planters of his day. When he died, he left a will which was broad, enlighten, and liberal, he cuts through the laws of inheritance by the first born and divides equally all his possessions between a large family of sons and daughters.
In that tide of immigration which came pouring its flood westward across the Alleghenies after the revolution, came William, Henry, John, and Andrew Hallum, to the frontier settlements in Tennessee in 1795, and settled on the Historic Cumberland, in what is now designated as Smith County, Tennessee, all sons of Henry the revolutionary Sire, and with them came Rachel, the daughter of William Hallum, the soldier, and the wife of her cousin, WiIliam Hallum, the pioneer.
All were men of courage and marked individuality of character, and all were staunch friends and supporters of Andrew Jackson.
As of today there are still some of the letter generations of the Hallums' in and around Smith County, Tennessee. Some are still in South Carolina, others have migrated to various parts of the United States. You will find them in all walks of life, some are ministers, lawyers, doctors, bankers, contractors, soldiers, sailors, farmers, mechanics, laborers, and etc.
Each individuals life would be a small history in itself, so the Brief History of Hallums' is just a brief explanation touching lightly upon the lives of two brothers who broke from the old way of life in England and began a new way of life in a new country and a partial list of their descendants.
William Hallum and Mary Mitchell lived in South Carolina than moved to Georgia. Their family was born and raised in Georgia. Some moved to various parts of the United States. William Hallum and Mickey England moved to the northeast part of Oklahoma. They raised their family around Afton, Pryor, and Vinita, Oklahoma. The children have moved to various states, including Texas, California, and Washington. Mitchell Lafayette Hallum and Eugenia C. Barron moved from Calhoun, Georgia to Ozark, Arkansas, later to Fort Smith, then to Wagoner, Oklahoma then back to Fort Smith, Arkansas. Mitchell L. and Eugenia C. Hallum are buried in the Steephill Cemetery at Fort Smith. Their family have moved to various parts of the country. Some live in Tulsa, Oklahoma; Gravatte, Arkansas; Graham and Fort Worth, Texas; Los Angeles, Fresno, San Jose, and Stockton, California. Vinson Hallum was killed during the Civil War with the brother of Eugenia Barron. He left a wife and three children.. Vinson's widow married Dr. Lud Langford in Calhoun, Georgia. Some of Vince's descendants live in Iowa Park, Texas and Tulsa, Oklahoma. Thomas Hallum was a Methodist preacher, a school teacher, and a land owner at Chestnut Gap Fannin County, Georgia. He still lived there when last heard from in the 1920’s. Martha Hallum and Loke Johnston moved to Ozark, Arkansas and their families still live there. Mary Hallum and Kinsier Burgen's family's address is unknown to date.
John Littleton Long Hallum and Sarah Stevens moved from Nashville, Tennessee to Dover, Arkansas. John L. died in August 1852, and is buried with two children in the old Dodson Cemetery on the Mack Cheatham place now known as the Red Rock Cemetery at Red Rock, about 10 miles south east of Jasper, Arkansas. After the death of John L. Hallum, his widow, Sarah, married Jim Flud. She had four more children by Jim Flud and died in childbirth in 1860. Rufus A. J. Hallum never married but he homesteaded close to Red Rock and his homestead is still called Rufus's field. Rufus died while in the army in 1863 of dropsy, and is buried at Waldron, Arkansas. James Lafayette Hallum died during the civil war at Cassville, Missouri where he was buried in January1864.
He left two small children, Mary and John Henry Hallum. Mary married Frank Waller and moved to Boise, Idaho. They had two children, Mary and Henry Waller, present address unknown. John Henry Hallum raised his family around Russellville, Arkansas. John Calhoun Bradford Hallum, Lucy Ann Webb, John Henry Hallum (John C. B.'s nephew) Nancy Barham, Jack Webb (Lucy Webb’s brother) and Amandia Davis were all married the same day, January 22, 1888 at Cabin Creek now known as Lamarr, Arkansas. John Henry's family live at Dardenalla, Russellville, Texarkana, Arkansas; others live at Choctaw, Wanette, Bartlesville, and Ratliff City, Oklahoma; some live at Schulenberg, Texas; Oakland and Santa Rosa, California. John Calhoun Bradford Hallum was born at Dover, Arkansas. He was raised around Jasper, Red"Rock, and Big Creek, Arkansas. He Joined the Union Army when a young boy. Was home on leave with pneumonia when the Civil war was over. After getting well he never returned to receive a discharge. He married a Jane Downing which proved to be a failure. He took her home to her parents, sold his crop and left. He was living around Springfield, Missouri.
He married Nancy Robotham, moved to Eureka Springs, Arkansas and went into the grocery business, with a partner. Had a son who died in 1880 and is buried in the Eureka Springs Cemetery. John C. B. lost the grocery business to his partner, his wife, Nancy, died and John moved back to Clarksville, Arkansas. He married Lucy Ann Webb at Lamarr, Arkansas. After marrying the third time he traveled quite a bit.
He lived at Lamarr in 1888, made the run into Oklahoma in 1889 settling on a 160 farm on Soldiers Creek near Oklahoma City. John sold out and moved to Chandler Oklahoma in 1891 then moving to Yonkers, Oklahoma later. Moved to Wagoner in 1893, then to Texas in 1895 then to Red Rock, Arkansas in 1896. Moved to Okmulgee in the fall of 1901, back to Red Rock in the fall of 1903 then to Deer Park, Washington, in 1905. John C. B. Hallum moved back to Hulbert, Oklahoma the first day of April, 1912. Then to Tulsa in 1915, bought a farm between Hardy and Ash Flat, Arkansas and moved there in 1916. In 1930 he moved to Okmulgee, Oklahoma, then to Wynona in 1933. He passed away in 1935 at home in Wynona, from the after effects of a stroke.
John Hallum had raised eight children and two adopted children Ben and Willis Asher. He had three sons that had died in infancy. Rumor had it that his first wife had twin sons also, but no one knows. His family lives at Fartlesville, Davenport, Marlow, Ringling, Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Pawnee, Oklahoma; Hayes, Wichita, Toronto, and Coffeeville, Kansas; El Cerrito, Richmond, Long Beach, and Lompoc, California.
Clinton Monroe Hallum affectionately known as uncle Dugan was raised, married, raised his family, died, and was buried at Red Rock, Arkansas. His family has moved to various places. Some live at Lurton and Ozark, Arkansas. Others live at Haskell, Oklahoma City, and Enid, Oklahoma; Topeka, Kansas; Oakland, Novato, Sunnyvale, Bakersfield, and Dos Palos, California.
Isaac Hallum's family has moved to various places, some live at Haskell, Oklahoma; Arvin, Kerman, and Bakersfield, California. Rebecca Ann Hallum died while very young from a rattlesnake bite and is buried in the Red Rock Cemetery.
Nathan Harvey Flud moved to Allen, Oklahoma where he passed away and is buried. His family has moved to Cuncan, Sapulpa, Guthrie, McAlester, and Tulsa, Oklahoma. Not much is known of William Thomas Flud and Martha J. Flud and their families.
Henry Hallum, the pioneer, settled near Carthage, Tennessee. In 1837 Henry and his son Bluford Hallum built a flat boat, in which, late in autumn they embarked with their families and after a voyage of six weeks moored their craft in Wolf River near Memphis. Bluford located twenty miles west from Somerville, where he remained until 1840, then moved to a farm which he bought eighteen miles north of Memphis. In 1844 Bluford and his family returned to Cairo, Sumner County, Tennessee. Henry moved to Yocnapatawka, Mississippi.
John Hallum the son of Bluford Hallum, was a soldier in the Confederate Army. Later becoming a lawyer, federal judge, and author. He wrote Pictorial and Biographical History of Arkansas (1887), The Diary of an old Lawyer (1895); The Higher Types of Indian Characters; Life on the Frontier; and Reminences of the Civil War. John had been married thrice and outlived all his wives. He died as a result Of a fall in Pine Bluff, Arkansas in 1906.
John Henry Hallum had one child by his first wife. The child's name was Core Hallum who later married Robert Chronister. Willie Lee Hallum was John Henry’s second child and by John Henry's second wife. First and second wife's name unknown, John Henry married Nancy Barham January 22, 1888 at Cabin Creek, now known as Lamarr, Arkansas

A FEW FACTS

WILL OF WILLIAM HALLUM Box 46, Pack 1040. South Carolina. Will dated January 9, 1782 in 96 District, Pendleton County, South Carolina. Will Probated September 6, Exrs. Wife, Jenny Hallum, Son, John Hallum, Wit: Saml. Rosamond, Josiah Downen, Jno. Preter, Chn: William, James, Josiah, Thomas, Robr. Pickens, and his wife Drakos Hallum, Marsha Hallum. Wife Chn: William Margaret Griffith. "Bequeath to Joseph Smith and Elizabeth his wife.
WILL OF BASIL HALLUM Box 46 Pack 1051 South Carolina. Will dated July 25, 1816. Rec. June 10, 1817. Exrs. Joel Lipcomb, John Y. Hallum, Suckey Hallum, Thomas Wilson, F. Conner..Wit: Henry Wilson, John Wilson, F. Connor. Wife mentioned name not given, Chn: Rapley, Mary Hallum, wife now pregnant with child.
THOMAS J. HALLUM married Catherine Kirksey. On April 25, 1843 they lived in Upshur County, Texas. Catherine heired into the estate of Kirksay, in Pickens, South Carolina. Thomas J. Hallum heired into the estate of Richard Hallum in the Anderson District of South Carolina.
LAND GRANT No. 112 Pickens District, South Carolina. The Governor of South Carolina gave to Thomas Hallum 10,000 acres of land September 3, 1849.
There is a record of a Capt. W. D. Hallum that was killed in action at Madrid Bend, La. He had been wounded twice before and had recovered each time. He was shot in the neck.

The Name Hallum is derived from 'Aula Regis' or Hall of Saxon Thane, meaning Lord of the Manor. The Hallum crest is Argent, a .lion rampart azure, guttes' L’er. Coat of Arms was a hand gules grasping a grenade fired.


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