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Re: Samuel Ware Family
Posted by: Robert Alexander (ID *****2880) Date: May 03, 2006 at 11:12:47
In Reply to: Samuel Ware Family by Mickie Kaye Walters of 657

Is this the right one?

1. Samuel WEIR. Died Before 1850 in Jackson County, Georgia.

1820: US Census of Clarke County, Georgia.
Wier, Samuel 2-0-0-0-1-0-4-0-0-1-0-0-3-1-0-2-0-0-0-3-1-1-0-0-0-0-0

January 1845: Samuel Weir carefully wrote his seven page Will with the following provisions: I give and bequeath to my son James Jackson and his representatives in trust however, and for the use of my daughter Nancy Emily, now the wife of John Alexander, and the heirs of her body, the remaining half of that tract of land lying in Jackson County, in all and containing 400 acres and known as the Elis Browning tract the other half of which i have bequeathed to my daughter Lucinda Alexander, and a negro girl by the name of Julia and her increase.

He married Nancy WHEELER. Born 1794 in Virginia. Died in Jackson County, Georgia.

1850: US Census of Clarke County, Georgia. Vinson's district. hh 284-284
Weir, Nancy, 56 F, born Virginia. value 5,000. widow
Samuel, 27 M, born Georgia, farmer
Sarah, 22 F born Georgia
Barber, Martha, 20 F born Georgia (widow)
Nathan H, 18 M
William C, 16 M
Barber, Robert T, 3 M
Barber, Sarah C, 2 F

They had the following children:

              i.       James Jackson WEIR;
              ii.       Robert WEIR;
       2       iii.       Lucinda WEIR
       3       iv.       Nancy Emily WEIR
              v.       Samuel Bell WEIR; Born 1823 in Georgia.
       4       vi.       Martha WEIR
              vii.       Nathon Hoyt WEIR; Born 1832 in Georgia.
              viii.       William C. WEIR; Born 1834 in Georgia.


Second Generation
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2. Lucinda WEIR. Daughter of Samuel WEIR & Nancy WHEELER. Born 1812 in Clarke County, Georgia. Died 23 Jul 1884 in Jackson County, Georgia. Buried in Mizpah Church Cemetery, Jackson County, Georgia.

She married Joseph ALEXANDER, son of John ALEXANDER & Elizabeth ?, 3 May 1832 in Clarke County, Georgia. Born 14 Oct 1806 in Oglethorpe County, Georgia. Died 14 Jan 1892 in Jackson County, Georgia. Buried in Mizpah Church Cemetery, Jackson County, Georgia.

1830: US Census of Oglethorpe County, Georgia. page 098.
Joseph Y Alexander....
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Capt Dackney's District

1840: US Census of Clarke County, Georgia. (240th District).

26 October 1844: Bethesda Church (later Sandy Creek Presbyterian) records that Joseph and Lucinda recieved by letter.

24 November 1844: Baptisted by Alonzo Church were the children of Joseph and Lucinda Alexander. John James, Samuel Linton, and Nancy Jane.

1845: Sarah Elizabeth was baptisted.

1850: US Census of Jackson County, Georgia. Subdivision 45. Enumerated 27 August 1850 by J. J. McCullosh
Alexander Joseph 43 M W Farmer 1,500 GA
Alexander Lucinda 38 F W GA
Alexander John J. 17 M W Laborer GA
Alexander Nancy J. 15 F W GA
Alexander Samuel L. 13 M W GA

1860: US Census of Jackson County, Georgia. Jackson DIVISION: P.O.: Athens in Clark Co. PAGE NO: 41
Enumerated June 1, 1860 by William Bell,
Alaxander Joseph 53 M Farmer 2,500 6,720 Georgia
Alaxander Lucinda 47 F Georgia
Alaxander Elizabeth 80 F N. Carolina

1880: US Census of Jackson County, Georgia.
(district 242)
Joseph ALEXANDER Self M Male W 73 GA Farmer IRELAND SCOTLAND
Lucinda ALEXANDER Wife M Female W 68 GA Keeps House N.C. GA
Mary ALEXANDER GDau <Granddaughter> S <Single> Female W <White> 22 GA Assists Keeps House GA GA
James V. ALEXANDER GSon <Grandson> S <Single> Male W <White> 21 GA Farm Laborer GA GA
Sarah ALEXANDER GDau <Granddaughter> S <Single> Female W <White> 18 GA Assists Keep House GA GA
John W. ALEXANDER GSon <Grandson> S <Single> Male W <White> 16 GA Farm Laborer GA GA

They had the following children:

       5       i.       John James ALEXANDER
       6       ii.       Nancy Jane ALEXANDER
              iii.       Samuel Linton ALEXANDER
              iv.       Sarah Elizabeth ALEXANDER

3. Nancy Emily WEIR. Daughter of Samuel WEIR & Nancy WHEELER. Born 19 Feb 1820. Died 10 May 1903 in Jackson County, Georgia.

1880: US Census of Jackson County, Georgia (district 242)
Emily A. ALEXANDER Self W Female W 57 GA Keeps House NC GA
Louisa A. ALEXANDER Dau S Female W 34 GA Assists Keeps House GA GA
Mary E. ALEXANDER Dau S Female W 29 GA Assists Keeps House GA GA
William ALEXANDER Son S Male W 27 GA Farm Laborer GA GA
Joseph E. ALEXANDER Son S Male W 23 GA Farm Laborer GA GA
Alice C. ALEXANDER Dau S Female W 18 GA Assists Keep House GA GA

She married John A. ALEXANDER, son of John ALEXANDER & Elizabeth ?, 25 Oct 1841 in Clarke County, Georgia. Born 1819 in Clarke County, Georgia. Died 7 Mar 1864 in Lake City, Florida. Buried in Confederate Cemetery, Olustee, Florida.

1842: His oldest child was born in Alabama

18 August 1844: John was admitted to Thyatira Church during a camp meeting.

1850: US Census of Jackson County, Georgia. Subdivision No. 45. Enumerated 27 August 1850 by J. J. McCullosh
Alexander John 31 M W Farmer 1,000 GA
Alexander Nancy E. 28 F W GA
Alexander Priscilla J. 8 F W GA
Alexander Louisa A. 7 F W GA
Alexander Sarah 5 F W GA
Alexander Nancy 3 F W GA
Alexander Mary 1 F W GA

1860: US Census of Jackson County, Georgia. DIVISION: P.O.: Athens in Clark Co. PAGE NO: 41
Enumerated June 1, 1860 by William Bell,
Alaxander John 42 M Farmer 1,500 2,975 Georgia
Alaxander Emily 39 F Georgia
Alaxander Priscilla 17 F Alabama
Alaxander Ann 16 F Georgia
Alaxander Sarah 15 F Georgia
Alexander Nancy 12 F Georgia
Alaxander Mary 10 F Georgia
Alaxander William 9 M Georgia
Alaxander Samuel 7 M Georgia
Alaxander John 6 M Georgia
Alaxander Joseph 3 M Georgia

Military: 1861: John A Alexander joined Deloney's Company of the Georgia State Troopers, a Calvary Battalion, Cobb's Legion. Other members were Nancy's brother's, Nathan Hoyt Weir, Robert Weir, and Samuel Bell Weir, Jeremiah Ritch and William C Hood. John Alexander and William C. Hood worked together burying the dead during the Peninsula Campaign in Virginia.

28 October 1863: John enlisted again as a private in Company B of the 27th Regiment, Georgia Infantry.

9 January 1864: John wrote a letter from James Island, near Charleston, South Carolina. His mother (Elizabeth) was mentioned in this letter.

20 February 1864: Battle of Olustee, John was wounded.

7 march 1864: John died from wounds he recieved in action. He was buried in a Confederate Cemetery near Lake City, Florida.

The Georgia 27th Infantry Regiment, formed at Camp Stevens, Georgia, during the summer of 1861, contained men from Pike, Bibb, Jackson, Taylor, Talbot, Appling, Quitman, and Clay counties. Ordered to Virginia the regiment totalled 428 men in April, 1862, and was assigned to General Featherston's and Colquitt's Brigade. It was prominent on many battlefields from Williamsburg to Chancellorsville, then moved to Charleston, South Carolina, and later to Florida. After the fight at Olustee the 27th returned to Virginia. Here it saw action at Drewry's Bluff and Cold Harbor and in the long Petersburg siege north of the James River. At Seven Pines it lost almost forty percent of the 392 engaged, had 9 killed and 76 wounded at Gaines' Mill , and 15 killed and 89 wounded during the Maryland Campaign. It sustained 31 casualties at Chancellorsville and 74 at Olustee . In 1865 the unit participated in the Battle of Bentonville and surrendered with the Army of Tennessee.

This regiment started at "half strength" enrolling only 428 men from Pike, Bibb, Jackson, Taylor, Appling, Quitman and Clay counties. It lost almost 40% of the 392 engaged at Seven Pines, 9 killed and 76 wounded at Gaines' Mill, 15 killed and 89 wounded during the Maryland Campaign, 31 casualties at Chancellorsville, and 74 at Olustee. The few men who survived were surrendered at Bentonville, NC by General Johnston.

They had the following children:

              i.       Precilla Jane ALEXANDER
              ii.       Lousia Ann ALEXANDER
              iii.       Sarah Elizabeth ALEXANDER
              iv.       Nancy Emily ALEXANDER
              v.       Mary ALEXANDER
              vi.       William ALEXANDER
              vii.       Samuel Presley ALEXANDER
              viii.       John Crawford ALEXANDER
       7       ix.       Joseph Eugene ALEXANDER
              x.       Alice ALEXANDER

4. Martha WEIR. Daughter of Samuel WEIR & Nancy WHEELER. Born 1830 in Georgia.

She married Unknown BARBER.
They had the following children:

              i.       Robert T BARBER
              ii.       Sarah C. BARBER




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