Posted By:Robert Chancey
Subject:Re: Peacocks So. GA and Florida mid to late 1800s
Post Date:September 16, 2001 at 22:00:38
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Forum:Baker County, FL Genealogy Forum
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Hi Judy,

Mary Chancy/Chancey was born about 1829 Appling Co. Ga. according to census information both from the Chancy side and the Peacock side.

She was a daughter of Samuel Chancy b. about 1790 in SC and Rebecca Kennedy b. about 1795 in Georgia, M. August 16 1816 in Tattnall County Georgia. Mary m. James T. Peacock April 10, 1849 in Duval Co. Fl. There was some folks questioning this because earlier marriages for James had it in 1850 Columbia Co. Fl., but I happened to locate a marriage record for Duval County at The Chancy family was in Duval County Fl. for the 1850 census, but by 1860, the Chancys were back in Georgia, in Charlton County...and James and Mary were in Pierce County Ga.

Elizabeth Malentha (or Mylentha) Chancey, b. 1843 (as I have it, no documentation) m. Stephen A. Boyd December 04, 1864 in Manatee County, Florida.

She was a daughter of Edmund Lafayette Chancey and Margaret Stephens, m. 1838 in Georgia, d. March 20, 1856 in Jasper, Hamilton County, Florida. Edmunds second wife was Temperence 'Tempy' Thomas b. June 12, 1833 in North Carolina m. March 20, 1856 in Jasper, Hamilton County, Florida.

I do not have any children for Elizabeth and Stephen yet.

The Chancys came into Georgia about 1800, plus or minus a few years. We do not know for certain who their parents were. We know there was a Jeremiah and Edward Chancy in the Charleston District, St. Barthelomew Parrish SC, now Colleton County SC. Asa, Isaac, Hugh, Samuel, Christopher and Jeremiah Chancy were some that came...we do not know who was brother or cousin to who. Folks Huxford researched this as well as he could, but the trail was too cold in SC. I suspect that Edmund LaFayette was a son of Hugh Chancy found in Camden County Ga. in 1820 along with my ggreat gfather Samuel and Rebecca. So..Hugh and Samuel may have been brothers, which would then make Elizabeth Boyd and Mary Peacock second cousins??...

There must have been more children for Henry and Nancy because they were married February 03, 1842 in Ware County Georgia. Thats 19 years from the marriage to the birth of Emma if she was born in 1861.

I'll see what I can find out about Henry Easterling and his two wives. I got most of my Peacock data from a decendent of Henrys father, John. May have been Henry, or his brother Isham Samuel Peacock.

I appologize for asking you if you could check into the Polk County Historical Society for Peacock info, I had surmised that you were possibly in Polk County yourself.

Regards, Robert