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Middleton Glaise Singleton1,2,3,4,5,6,7

born 15 September 1821, died 16 June 1883

Family: Mary Eliza Barr (born 19 February 1829, died 7 January 1884)

Facts and Notes

  • Burial: In Columbia Cemetery, Columbia, Boone County, Missouri, USAB7,3
  • Religious Affiliation: Presbyterian3
  • Title: Colonel
  • Birth: 15 September 1821; St Landry Parish, Louisiana, USAB; The place where his father owned property and where Middleton was likely born became Evangeline Parish in 19108,3,4,7,9,10,11,12,6
  • Arrival: About 1845; Missouri, USAB; According to the Brief Family History of Robert S Woodson, Middleton moved from Louisanna to Missouri in 1845.3
  • Education: After 1845; Marion College, Missouri, USAB; According to Wikipedia, Marion College was a Presbyterian work college that closed in 1844. Its three schools were located in the Missouri towns of Philadelphia, East Ely and West Ely.3
  • Education: 1847; University of Missouri, Columbia, Boone County, Missouri, USAB3
  • Marriage: 23 September 1847; Mary Eliza Barr; Columbia, Boone County, Missouri, USAB1,4,5
  • Residence: 1850; District 8, Boone County, Missouri, USAB; Age: 29; According to the 1850 slave census, he owned eight slaves10,13
  • Occupation: Between 1850 and 1880; Missouri, USAB; Farmer/planter. In 1850 his real estate was worth $5,400; by 1860 it had increased to $80,105 (with an addition $36,000 in personal wealth). His net worth dropped in 1870 (following the civil war) to $43,140 in real estate & $20,000 in his personal estate3,12,10,11
  • Residence: 1860; Bourbon, Boone County, Missouri, USAB; Age: 3912
  • Arrival: Before 1861; Fulton, Callaway County, Missouri, USAB; From Louisiana14
  • Military: 1861; Missouri, USAB; Colonel Singleton commanded a battalion of the Missouri State Guards under CSA General Sterling Price at the beginning of the Civil War.3
  • Residence: 1 July 1863; Bourbon, Boone County, Missouri, USAB; Age: 426
  • Residence: 1870; Fulton, Callaway County, Missouri, USAB; Post Office: Fulton; Age: 4911
  • Residence: 1880; Fulton, Callaway County, Missouri, USAB; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Self8
  • Death: 16 June 1883; Columbia, Boone County, Missouri, USAB; He died from Typhoid Fever.7,3


  1. [S675], Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002
  2. [S435] , Woodson, Robert S., Family Record
  3. [S436] , Woodson, Robert S., Brief Family History of Robert S. Woodson, Robert Woodson states that Middleton Singleton attended Missouri State University in 1847. However, he probably meant the University of Missouri, which was established at Columbia in Boone County in 1839; Missouri State wasn't established until 1905.
  4. [S439] , McNaull, Margaret, Personal Family Tree, Margaret McNaull Genealogical Records, Copies sent to Marianna Cobb on 11 May 1993.
  5. [S673], Missouri, Compiled Marriages, 1754-1850, Record for Mary Eliza Barr
  6. [S402], U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.; Consolidated Lists of Civil War Draft Registration Records (Provost Marshal General's Bureau; Consolidated Enrollment Lists, 1863-1865); Record Group: 110, Records of the Provost Marshal General's Bureau (Civil War); Collection Name: Consolidated Enrollment Lists, 1863-1865 (Civil War Union Draft Records); NAI: 4213514; Archive Volume Number: 1 of 1, Record for M G Singleton
  7. [S405], Web: Missouri, Find A Grave Index, 1812-2012, Record for Middleton Glaize Singleton
  8. [S397] and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1880 United States Federal Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Fulton, Callaway, Missouri; Roll: 677; Family History Film: 1254677; Page: 540D; Enumeration District: 029; Image: 0503
  9. [S365], 1900 United States Federal Census, Year: 1900; Census Place: St Louis Ward 12, St Louis (Independent City), Missouri; Roll: 894; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0185; FHL microfilm: 1240894, Record for Seth Singleton
  10. [S363], 1850 United States Federal Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 8, Boone, Missouri; Roll: M432_392; Page: 368A; Image: 278, Record for Middle Singleton
  11. [S471], 1870 United States Federal Census, Year: 1870; Census Place: Fulton, Callaway, Missouri; Roll: M593_764; Page: 333B; Image: 118236; Family History Library Film: 552263, Record for Middleton Singleton
  12. [S476], 1860 United States Federal Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Bourbon, Boone, Missouri; Roll: M653_608; Page: 913; Image: 464; Family History Library Film: 803608, Record for M G Singleton
  13. [S601], 1850 U.S. Federal Census - Slave Schedules, Record for Middleton Glaise Singleton
  14. [S454] , Woodson, Henry Morton, Historical Genealogy of the Woodsons and Their Connections, Page 439