- Listed on the 1860 Burnt Corn, Monroe Co., AL Census, 10/4/1860, page 117 or 167, as Dekalb Bivin, age 32, farmer, real estate valued at 2000, personal estate value at 5825, born AL. Living with wife Ellen/Ellin (28) and 5 sons: William (8), Solomon (6), Douglace? (4), Willis (3), and Charles (2).
*This family was living right next door to brother Nathaniel Bivin.
Listed on the 1880 Claiborne, Monroe Co., AL Census, ED 146, Sheet 292B, June 1880, as Dekalb Bivin, age 50, AL/GA/GA, farming. Living with wife R.E. (49), and 4 children: Mary (21), R.E. (daughter-18), Dekalb (11), and Lucinda (9).
(*Note:LDS Webite Index lists this family as "Binn", but the census image does show "Bivin".)
Listed on the 1900 Precinct 6, Ridge, Monroe Co., AL Census ED 161 sheet 6a, 6/14/1900, as Biving, Dannel K. [should be Bivin, Dekalb], born 12/1829, age 70, married for 50 years, AL/GA/GA, land owner, living with wife Rachel E. (69) and son Solomon J. (46).
-Listed in the Metcalf family Bible as DeKalb Bivin, father of Lawrence DeKalb Bivin, AL.
U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
Name: DeKalb K. Bivin
Regiment State/Origin: Alabama
Regiment Name: 1 Reg't. Alabama Conscripts.
Regiment Name Expanded: 1st Regiment, Alabama Conscripts
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Private
Rank Out Expanded: Private
Alternate Name: Decalb K./Bivins
Film Number: M374 roll 4
Member of Zion Baptist Church in Monroe Co., AL
"Zion Baptist Church was organized 1851 at the site of the Ridge cemetery in the Tunnel Springs area. This is a listing of the names of the members of Zion Church record in Feb 1890...
-D. K. Bivin
Alabama, Texas and Virginia, Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958
Name: D K Bivin
Application Date: 1 Sep 1908
Application Place: Monroe
Spouse: Rachie Bivin
Death Date: 3 Jul 1903
Pension File Number: 21071
Application Type: Widow
DeKalb has a small tombstone. Birth/Death dates from tombstone, located in Hixon Cem., north of Monroeville, AL
source: H. Broughton