Malacjah Rhum Toot1,2,3

ID# 16006, (1839 - 1896)
FatherMelcajah Rhum Toot4,5,6 (23 Jun 1802 - 26 Nov 1862)
MotherMariah Louis Smith5,6,7,8 (22 Jul 1811 - 11 Feb 1871)

Key Events:

Birth: 17 Oct 1839, Halifax Co., Virginia9,10,11
Marriage: 5 Feb 1873, Halifax Co., Virginia, Martha C. Fox (about 1848 -12,13,14 )
Death: 30 Jan 189615
Burial: Green Hill Cemetery, Danville, Virginia15
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Malacjah Rhum Toot was born on 17 Oct 1839 in Halifax Co., Virginia.9,10,11 He was probably the male under age 5 listed in the household of his father, Melcajah Rhum Toot, in the 1840 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia.16 He appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia, in the household of his parents, Melcajah Rhum Toot and Mariah Louis Smith.17,18 He appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Halifax Courthouse, Halifax Co., Virginia, in the household of his parents, Melcajah Rhum Toot and Mariah Louis Smith.19,20
     Malacjah was a private in the 69th Virginia Militia.15
     Malacjah appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Halifax Courthouse, Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 14 Jun 1870, apparently in a hotel or boarding house operated by Thomas and Elizabeth Brette. Nearly 30 people are listed as living there.21
     Malacjah married Martha C. Fox, daughter of Thomas Fox and Martha K. [surname unknown], on 5 Feb 1873 in Halifax Co., Virginia, O. A. Kinsolving officiating.12,13,14
     Malacjah and Martha C. Fox appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Danville, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, at Main, enumerated 2 Jun 1880. Their children Kate and Walter were listed as living with them.22
     Malacjah was an overseer, presumably on his father's plantation, by 1860. By 1870 he was a clerk in a store, and he claimed to be a merchant when we married.23,24,25,26
     Malacjah died on 30 Jan 1896 at age 56.15 He was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Danville, Virginia.15

Children:
     Children with Martha C. Fox:

  • Kate L. Toot22,27 (27 Sep 1874 - )
  • Thomas Toot28 (15 Sep 1877 - bef 1880)
  • Walter K. Toot22,27 (1 Oct 1879 - )
  • Martha L. Toot27 (Jun 1885 - )

Citations

  1. [S1006] Halifax Co. Marriage Register, vol 3, pg 81, 5 Feb 1873, M. R. Toot and M. C. Fox.
  2. [S971] Stanley, "Descendents of the Toot Family", shows name as Malacjah Rhum Toot, Jr.
  3. [S1635] Melcajah R. Toot household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows name as Meleajah R. Toot.
  4. [S1006] Halifax Co. Marriage Register, vol 3, pg 81, 5 Feb 1873, M. R. Toot and M. C. Fox, shows father as M. R.
  5. [S971] Stanley, "Descendents of the Toot Family."
  6. [S1635] Melcajah R. Toot household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  7. [S1627] Mel. R. Toot household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  8. [S1006] Halifax Co. Marriage Register, vol 3, pg 81, 5 Feb 1873, M. R. Toot and M. C. Fox, shows mother as M. L.
  9. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #14408157, Pvt Melgajah Rhaum Toot, Green Hill Cemetery, Danville, Virginia, shows date.
  10. [S1635] Melcajah R. Toot household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows age 10 and state.
  11. [S1006] Halifax Co. Marriage Register, vol 3, pg 81, 5 Feb 1873, M. R. Toot and M. C. Fox, shows age 33, county, and state.
  12. [S1006] Halifax Co. Marriage Register, vol 3, pg 81, 5 Feb 1873, M. R. Toot and M. C. Fox, shows date, and officiant.
  13. [S971] Stanley, "Descendents of the Toot Family", shows married.
  14. [S1597] Melocja Toot household, 1880 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows married.
  15. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #14408157, Pvt Melgajah Rhaum Toot, Green Hill Cemetery, Danville, Virginia.
  16. [S983] Micajah R. Toot household, 1840 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  17. [S1635] Melcajah R. Toot household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  18. [S1630] Melcajah R. Toot, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, slave schedule.
  19. [S1627] Mel. R. Toot household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  20. [S1619] Mel. R. Toot, owner, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, slave schedule.
  21. [S990] Charles H. Toot household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  22. [S1597] Melocja Toot household, 1880 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
  23. [S1627] Mel. R. Toot household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows occupation as overseer.
  24. [S990] Charles H. Toot household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows occupation as clerk in store.
  25. [S1597] Melocja Toot household, 1880 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows occupation as clerk in store.
  26. [S1006] Halifax Co. Marriage Register, vol 3, pg 81, 5 Feb 1873, M. R. Toot and M. C. Fox, shows occupation as merchant.
  27. [S1973] Kate L. Toot household, 1900 U.S. Census, Danville City, Virginia, shows Walter as brother and Martha as sister to Kate.
  28. [S997] "Danville, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Births, 1853-96," Ancestry.com, record for Thomas Toot, shows date, father M, mother Martha.