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Abstracted Georgia Wills - Fayette Co., GA
Posted by: Senora1890 (ID *****4846) Date: July 23, 2005 at 15:29:41
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Fayette WB "A" (1828 1897)

ELIZABETH ECHOLS 9/22/1828:11/3/1828, p. 1 2
Mother: Elizabeth Smith entire estate, includes land in Fayette and Troup Co.'s. Wits:
James Srawn, James E. Bland, Robert G. Drake.

JOHN CHRITTENDON 7/31/1829:11/2/1829, p. 3 4
Wife: Edna. Sons: Joseph H., William. Daus: Rhoda, Lucy Howell, Mary Adam. Exr:
Joseph H., son. Wits: Gilbert Gay, Simeon Whitaker.

ELKANAH DENSON 1/25/1830:5/3/1830, p. 5 6
Wife: Mary. Ch: Benjamin, Elizabeth Ann, John, Ely, Nancy, Mary, Lucinda. Exrs: Wife,
Mary, Ely and John, sons. Wits: W. Whatley, J. I. C., Micajah Sansom, James Harrison,
Richard Singleton, William Chaplin.


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Fayette WB "A" (1828 1897)


DAVID DICKSON 6/23/1826:7/5/1830, p. 7 8
Wife: Anna Allen. Sons: William H., Michael, William, David, James C., Thornton Smith,
Charles Allen, John Orr, Robert David. Daus: Nancy Campbell Smith, Martha Ealsey
McConnell. Sis: Falsey Orr. Stepson: Chandler Awbrey. Exrs: Wife, Ann, William H. and
Charles Allen, sons. Wits: Stephen Johnson, Coalman Tucker, Robert T. Tucker.

JAMES PATE 5/16/1831:9/5/1831, p. 9 10
Wife: Caty. Sons: John, Thomas, James, Charles, Seaborn, William. Daus: Phebe Yancy,
Franky Harrison, Milly Brown. Son in law: Squire Posey. Exrs: Thomas B. Gay, James
Pate, son. Wits: John D. Stell, N. Blanchard, Simeon Whitaker.

ROBERT HARRIS 2/6/1832:4/19/1832, p. 11 12
Wife: Rhoda (pregnant). Dau: Polly Ann. Father: Joseph B. Harris, exr. Wits: William C.
Adamson, Thomas Cawley, Elijah A. Harris.

WRIGHT MARTIN 12/25/1832:6/17/1833, p. 13
Wife: Nancy. Ch mentioned. Exrs: Nancy, wife, Ephraim Pennington. Wits: Herman
Waldon, Gainey Westbrook.

MOSES MILLS 3/23/1831:11/4/1833, p. 14 15
Wife: Karen Hassuch? Sons: William, James. To: Patsy Clabourn Phipps. Exrs: James,
son, Richard Phipps. Wits: William Henderson, Watson P. Freeman, Lucy Henderson.

AARON TILGHMAN 10/22/1833:11/4/1833, p. 16 17
Wife: Nancy. Son: Asbury Hull. Daus: Emily, Nancy, Elizabeth Alice. Land in Cherokee
Co. Exrs: Nancy, wife, William Mills, Elijah Cleckler. Wits: Donald McDonald, John
Graves, James Alford.

STEPHEN LYLES (LILES) 6/7/1833:12/2/1833, p. 18 19
Wife: Elizabeth. Son: John (decd). Daus: Elizabeth (decd), Nancy. Dau: Elizabeth (Betsy)
Sparks' two ch. Ch of son, John Liles. Exrs: Wife, Elizabeth, Stephen Liles. Wits: John
Yates, Thomas H. Cliett.

JOHN HINIARD 3/4/1835:5/4/1835, p. 20 21
Wife: Mary. Sons: William, John C. Daus: Penny Fathence, Betsey Hagens, Nancy Stroud.
Exrs: Mary, wife, Nathaniel Blanchard. Wits: William Breed, WIlliam Vernon.



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Fayette WB "A" (1828 1897)


JOHN WALDROUP 1/19/1826:1/9/1836, p. 22
Wife: Polly H. Son: James. Daus: Mary Jane, Elizabeth. Exrs: David Waldroup, Elcanon
Simpson. Wits: James McLeroy, Martin Waldroup, Pickney G. Brown.

JOHN ROUTON 5/31/1836:11/9/1836, p. 23 25
Wife: Jane. Sons: Pleasant (decd), William, John, Talbot, Matthew. Daus: Sarah Morgan,
Obedience McKenny, Lucy Rogers. Sis in law (wife's sister): Martha Arthur. To Heirs of
Pleasant, land in Jasper Co. Exrs: William, John, Talbot, Matthew, sons. Wits: Isaac
Eickson, William May.

JOHN WALLS 12/28/1832:11/6/1837, p. 26 27
Exrs: Wife, Susan and son, Ellis. Other ch mentioned.

WILLIAM STEWART pvd 3/5/1838, p. 28
Verbal LWT 11/28 29/1837 before Wits: A. Chandler, George J. Glass, Daniel Osborn,
John Wilson, Prop. to remain with wife; at her death to be transferred to Aquilla Hardy.

SARAH GRAY 6/14/1834:9/13/1837, p. 29 30
Sons: Isaac, John, Robert, James, Abraham. Daus: Lydia, Mary Cain, Sarah Johnson,
Naomi Bonds (decd). Exr: Abraham, son. Wits: John G. and Calvin S. Westmoreland,
Edward Drewry, J. P.

WILLIAM OSBORN 11/26/1837:5/7/1838, p. 31 32
Wife and ch. Exrs: Gay Upchurch, J. M. Osborn. Wits: Lovick P. Allen, Joseph H. Barnes.

EVANS WESLEY 6/11/1838:1/9/1839, p. 33 34
Wife: Margaret. Sons: Garret L., William S., Jackson. Daus: Mary Ann, Sarah Jane, Eliza
Lydia Ann. Stepson: Linson Price. Exrs: Margaret, wife, Matthew Yates. Wits: William
Mills, John Palmore, Jr., Henry T. Bishop.

JOHN HAISTEN 12/23/1833:7/1/1839, p. 35 37
Wife: Nancy. Sons: Isaac A., William, Harrison, James E., John, David E., Sutton H.
Daus: Sarah Wright, Abigail Randal, Nancy M. Mentions land in Cherokee Co. Exrs: Son,
Isaac and wife, Nancy. Wits: John Travis, J. S. Travis, Marlin T. Travis.





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THOMAS CARROLL 11/11/1840:12/26/1840, p. 38 42
Sons: John, James, Thomas, Marcus LaFayette (minor), Francis Marion (minor). Daus:
Polly Hammock, Sally Weaver, Malinda McBride, Elizabeth, Emily Jane (minor).
Mentions Nelly Vickory, alias Nelly Gordy, "who claims to have been married to me".
Exrs: Andrew McBride, John Blake, Seaborn Weaver, John Carroll, nephew. Wits: John
M. Thomas, William Hogan, Richard Moore.

RICHARD GLASS 10/2/1840:11/17/1840, p. 43 44
Wife: Nancy. Sons: James D., Thomas. Daus: Elizabeth Davis, Susan. Mentions land in
Henry Co. Exrs: Nancy, wife, James D., son. Wits: Thomas P. Jones, Isaac Whaley, Elijah
Hanes, J. P.

ABRAHAM COKER 7/5/1841:9/15/1841, p. 45 46
Wife: Lydia. Sons: Dennis, CLayborn. Daus: Elizabeth Davis, Martha (Patsy) Naron,
Mary (Polly) Hanley, Clary Hendrick. Grdau: Eliza Ann Hendrick. Exrs: Jarret Hanley,
Thomas Naron, sons in law. Wits: Elbert D. Corley, John D'Vaughn, Jeptha Landrum,
J. P.

LARKIN LANDRUM 2/7/1842:7/4/1842, p. 47 52
Wife: Jane. Sons: Jeptha, Willis Washington, Franklin, Jasper, Jefferson, William. Daus:
Martha, Milly Slaton. Niece: Martha P. McElhannon, Jeptha Landrum to manage mill and
plantation. Exrs: Jane, wife, Josiah R. Bosworth, bro in law. Wits: Johnson Watts, Jarrett
Handley, Jeptha Landrum.

JOHN WATTERSON 2/1/1843:1/1/1844, p. 53 54
Wife: Phoebe. Sons: Daniel S., Henry. Dau: Louisa Millsaps. Son in law: Manuel
Millsaps. Exrs: Lenord E. Case, Evans Shannon of Pike Co. Wits: W. N. Hill, Edward
Conner, James F. Johnson, Clerk.

WADE H. LESTER 5/7/1845:7/7/1845, p. 55
Wife: Elizabeth. Son: William. Other ch. Wits: William Lester, John Henson, Sanford
Canson, Richard E. McKey, Elizabeth Lester.





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SAMUEL THOMPSON 10/9/1845:11/17/1845, p. 57 62
Wife: Elizabeth Son: Jeremiah. Grson: Lewis T. Thompson (tr for Jeremiah). Ch of
grdau., Pauline Millsaps and Larkin, her husband. Ch of grdau., Sarah Ann Weathers and
Thomas, her husband. Grsons: Allen, Samuel and James S. Thompson. Exrs: Lewis T.
Thompson, grson, Thomas Weathers. Wits: Thomas Bymer, W. Blalock, Edward Carnes.

ATHA JARROTT 3/4/1846:9/1/1846, p. 62 63
Dau: Charlotte Starr. Grch: Atha Carroll Cosby, Opal Pinkston Stapley, Thomas Mann
Pinkston. Estate divided between ten grch. Exr: Benjamin Starr, son in law. Wits: Caleb
Summers, Silas P. Starr.

OLIVER McLEAN 6/30/1841:10/27/1846, p. 64 65
Son: John. Daus: Sarah, Elizabeth, Jenny, Ann, Martha, Mary. Wits: A. Brown, William
Walls, J. H. Crittendon.

FRANCIS PRICE 4/18/1836:3/8/1848, p. 66 69
Wife: Betsey. Ch: Jurntus?, Samuel, Rachael Neal, Quintus Samuel Price, Mary Ann
Price, Sarah Cannon Price. To: Frances Price of S. C., Newberry District. Exr: H. R.
Boyd. Wits: H. B. Higgins, R. Pitts, F. C. Ruff.

HOLLAND LEOPARD 4/27/1848:5/18/1848, p. 70 73
Wife: Mary. Sons: George Newton, John Davis, Green Hill, William Jasper. Daus: Nancy
Brown, Sarah Walker, Martha H. Davis. Exr: Jeptha Landrum. Wits: Joshua J. Wood,
John Watson, Martha Davis.

JESSE LASSITER 1/7/1843:11/6/1848, p. 73 75
Wife: Sissy. Sons: Elisha, Thomas J., Jesse, Benjamin J., Jacob F., John. Daus: Elizabeth
Hanes, Melinda Hanes, Lucinda Anthony, Martha Cook, Sarah Hanes. Exrs: James Hanes,
Jr., Benjamin J., son. Wits: Elijah Hanes, Caleb Simmons, Elijah P. Allen, J. I. C.

JOSEPH ANTHONY 2/12/1846:1/8/1849, p. 76 79
Wife: Polly. Sons: Middleton W., John (decd), James W., Jesse F., Boling. Daus: Sally G.
SParkman, Betsy Allen, Nancy F. Hutchinson, Mary W. Hutchinson. Grch: Melinda,
Polly, Betsy, Nancy, John P. and Hammitt Anthony. Ch of John, decd, by his first wife.
Exrs: Polly, wife, William Sparkman, James M. Anthony, son. Wits: F. G. Gayden, Seth
W. Parham, Kinchen Strickland.



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STEPHEN SMITH 2/7/1842:3/5/1849, p. 80 81
Only son: John A. Smith, exr. Grdau: Mary Arsina Thomas. Ch of Abner Rogers. Wits: F.
F. and T. C. Matthews, John K. English.

ALLEN JENNINGS 8/27/1849:11/19/1849, p. 82 86
Wife: Cynthia. Sons: William, Thomas. Daus: India Ann, wife of William Craig; Rhoda
Sophronia, wife of Reuben Millsaps; Oney, wife of Anderson M. Parker, Elizabeth Jane
Jennings. Wits: Jeptha Landrum, William Jennings, B. O. Jones, Nathaniel Stinchcomb.

ALEXANDER SMITH 6/20/1849:3/4/1850, p. 86 89
Wife of 17 yrs, Patience. Sisters: Mary Matthews, Bethie Rogers. Bros: James, Stephen,
WIlliam, Moses and Robert Matthews, ch of Mary Matthews. Fielding F. Matthews.
Martha Ann Travis, widow of Columbus T.; Mary Travis, wife of Howard Travis;
Elizabeth Travis, wife of James; Patience Moon, dau of Edward; Kitty Pope, wife of
Hardy; Stephen Rentfroe. Exr: WIlliam Matthews, nephew. Wits: Dr. P. H. Brassell, John
H. Whitley, John C. Brassell.

MITCHELL HENDERSON 1/18/1850:2/5/1850, p. 90 92
Wife of 24 yrs, Rutha. Sons: Thomas, Andrew, Robert C. Porter, gdn of minor son,
Andrew. Exr: Robert C. Porter. Wits: Joseph Williams, S. E. Whitaker, O. H. Head,
Thomas B. Gay.

SIMON P. MURPHY 4/10/1850:5/7/1850, p. 93 95
Wife: Rebecca and ch. Wits: John M. Murphy, Littleton B. Clark, E. M. Murphy.

JOHN McLEAN 10/10/1850:11/12/1850, p. 95 99
Wife: Martha H. (pregnant). Sons: William Francis, Allison Hurst, Oliver P., Joseph M.,
Hiram, John M., Tnanfranzer?, Hampton S. Daus: Miriam S., Rachael R. Exrs: Martha H.,
wife, sons, Joseph M., Oliver P. Wits: Eli Edmondson, Andrew McBride, Harrison Jones.

SILAS G. EASTIN 3/30/1851: , p. 100 102
Wife: Permelia and ch when 21. Exr: Elijah Cleckler, father in law. Wits: W. H. Blalock,
John D. Stell, Mathew Yates.






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MORRIS HEARNS 7/2/1850:5/16/1851, p. 103 105
Wife: Sarah. Daus: Matilda Ann, wife of Coleman A. Allen; Mary Camp. "In consequence
of faithless conduct of wife, Sarah...I give...to her infant daughter, which I disown as
mine...." Abner Camp, son in law, exr. and tr of property willed to Matilda Allen,
previously deeded to ch of Elijah P. Allen. Wits: John D. Stell, Robert N. Hearns, Mathew
Yates.

JAMES BRASSELL 3/20/1852:10/4/1852, p. 106 108
Wife: Patsey. Sons: Willis, William, Jr. Daus: Polly Prewitt, Elizabeth Padgett. Grson:
James T. Brassell. Exr: Willis Brassell, son. Wits: William Brassell, Richard B. Humphrey,
John C. Brassell.

HENRY KINEBREW 1/16/1850:2/7/1853, p. 108 110
Sons: Edward, Jasper, Newton. Daus: Henelty? Lee, Jain Gaulding, Myra Kellin. Ch of
Icy Kerlen. To: Edwin and Jasper Fortson, sons of Benjamin H. Fortson. Exrs: Jasper
Kinebrew, son, Benjamin H. Fortson. Wits: Mathew Turnipseed, Elisha Hill, William T.
Chambers.

CHARLES GRAVES 3/20/1853:8/1/1853, p. 110 112
Wife: Elizabeth, extrx. Wits: John D. Stell, Elijah Cleckler, Minton Graves.

GILBERT GAY 9/30/1852:9/5/1853, p. 113 116
Wife: Levincy. Sons: Thomas B., Isaac P., Henry M. Daus: Dicey Woods, wife of
Winston; Nancy Jackson (decd); Sophia Phillips (decd); Levicey Foster (decd). Grch:
Robert Rushing, ch of decd daus., Nancy Jackson, Sophia Phillips and Levicey Foster. Ch
of Levicey Foster by her 2nd husband, Hamison Foster included, but ch of 1st husband,
Patrick Devaun, excluded, "I have done enough for them." Exrs: Thomas B. and Isaac P.
Gay, sons. Wits: Daniel G. L. Ballard, William Whitaker, W. W. Pitts, John W. Griffin.

ASA CHANDLER 6/12/1852:11/1/1852, p. 117 119
Wife: Polla. Sons: Bailey, Wyatt, William P. Daus: Patsey Hollans, Polla Tinsley, Kittenah
May. Exrs: Wyatt and William P., sons. Wits: Stephen D. Smith, L. G. Shropshire, David
G. Garrison.

JOHN A. JENNINGS. 8/31/1853:8/31/1853, P. 120 121
Wife: Sarah F. "My ch". Wits: Francis M. Havell, Howell Elder, Homer B. Hicks,
Thomas B. Griggs, Robert Brown, James D. Parnell.


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HENRY McLEROY, 10/1/1853:12/5/1853, p. 122
Wife: Martha. Sons: Jaames W., Wiley H., Pitt M., Thomas B. Daus: Martha F., Emily H.,
Petaliah Gay, Mary E. DeVaughan. Exr: M. B. DeVaughan. Wits: William E. Tucker,
E. J. McLeroy, Gideon F. Mann.

SARAH MAN, 9/7/1850:1/2/1854, p. 123 124
Sons: G. T., John D. Daus: Harriet C. Christian, Ellzateth A. J. Williams (wife of David
M.). Grch: Elijah A., Sydney D., John D. T., Claiborn C. and Peter D. Man (only heir of
her son, Peter D. Man). Gr grson: John Taylor Man. Exr: G. T. Man, son. Wits: Phillip
Fitzgerald, Henry McLeroy, Thomas Burnside, A. J. Mundy.

MOSES WILLIAMS, 11/22/1847:6/5/1854, p. 124 126
Wife: Olsney. Sons: James H., John H. Daus: Lucretia H., wife of Allen Reeves; Elizabeth,
wife of Willis Kellarn; Polly, wife of James Spurlin; Sally, wife of Alfred M. Reeves;
Nancy, wife of John McDonald. To Nancy and her ch by her present husband. Exr: James
H. Williams, son. Wits: John T. Whitaker, Alfred Brown, John J. Ballard.

HARBERT COOK, 5/3/1854:6/4/1854, p. 126 128
Wife of 32 yrs.: Elizabeth. Sons: Joshua A., William A. Three minor ch. Exrs: Elizabeth
Cook, wife, William A. Cook, son. Wits: William Ballard, David D. Meims, Seburn V. A.
Crumbi.

MARY COCKRELL, of Alabama, 6/21/1849:7/6/1854, p. 128 129
Husband: Thomas (decd). Son in law: Daniel Ailewine, exr. Wits: Robert McKown,
Jethro B. Barns, Jesse Lasseter, J. P. LWT presented by William B. Fuller, admr.

ANN JONES, 5/29/1851 :11/11/1854, p. 131 132
Son: William A. Dau: Mary Antionett Leach. Grch: ch of Mary Antionett Leach, viz:
William Alexander Leach. Son in law: Edward W. Leach, tr. Exrs: William A. Jones, son,
Edward W. Cash, son in law. Wits: John D. Stell, Daniel D. Denham, Aaron Baker.

LEONARD H. TOMLINSON, 9/7/1854:11/1/1854, p. 133 135
Sons: Leonard P., Daniel Y., Adam H. (deed). Daus: Nancy H., Margaret C., Sarah B.,
Mary Ann (decd.) Exrs: David Y. Tomlinson, son, Allen J. Pool, bro in lsw. Wits: Edward
M. Taliaferro, Gideon Brown,.J. M. Kimberly.




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Fayette WB "A" (1828 1897)


MARY McLAIN, 11/28/1851:5/7/1855
Niece: Rachel M. Prestly. Sisters: Ann Pearson; Leviney, wife of Miles Ward; Martha
Moses; Daffell. Bro: John. Ch of Elizabeth L. Reeves (decd) go to to her ch, viz: Mary
Jane, Elizabeth Ann and L. Oliver A. Reeves. Exrs: Ann Pearson, sister, Allen Reeves.
Wits: John M. Pearson, L. W. Presley, John C. Brassell.

ANN FITZGERALD, 7/3/1855:8/6/1855, p. 139 141
Son: James P. Dau: Mary Ann Holliday. Grch: ch of Mary Ann Holliday. Bro: Body
Carson. Son in law: Robert K. Holliday. Exr: James P. Fitzgerald, son. Wits: Thomas M.
Jones, Willis F. Landrum, George C. King.

JOHN PEARCE 8/9/1854:9/5/1856, p. 141 143
Sons: John, Shadrick Morris, James (decd), Joshua, Elijah, Elisha, Lewis, William, Axum,
David. Daus: Sary Kelly, Mary Cawb? (decd), Susannah Martin, wife of Ira L., Nancy
Whitaker (decd), Rachel Pate, widow of William Pate. Son in law: Hamlin D. Mattox.
Exrs: John Pearce, son, John I. Whitaker. Wits: Daniel K. Gilmer, James M. Pate, J. E. D.
Pearce.

JAMES W. HEAD 8/2/1856:9/1/1856, p. 143 146
Wife: Emily Elizabeth. Sons: Americus Lafayette, William Thomas Thurmond. Daus:
Sarah Jane, Nancy Ann Latina, Edny Ann Francina. Exr: William T. Thurmond. Wits:
William Watson, Benjamin L. Johnson, William Head.

WINDEM WEST 8/18/1856:10/6/1856, p. 147 148
Wife: Melissa. Sons: Joseph W., William H., Andrew J., John D. Daus: Norcesa Maline,
Adaline R., Aisulie Jane Cannon and her husband. Exr: Mathew Yates, Briton West. Wits:
John C. Holman, James M. Oakley, Robert A. Harris.

ELISHA HILL 8/12/1856:1/5/1857, p. 149 151
Wife: Elizabeth. Sons: John, William H., Moze Harp, John Massey, Andrew Henderson.
Daus: Ann (decd), Mary Story, Martha Lunsford. Ch of Mary Story and ch of Martha
Lunsford, William A. Hill, Thomas W. Hill, William L. Chambers, trs for daus. And their
ch. Exrs: John and William Hill, sons, William Chambers. Wits: B. H. Hartson, George W.
Souter, William L. P. Chambers.

THOMAS F. FAULKNER 6/19/1857:8/3/1857, p. 152 155
Wife: Eliza C. Son: Eugenius J. Dau: Frances L. Exrs: John H. Kendrick of Houston Co.,
Eliza C. Faulkner, wife. Wits: J. J. Gilbert, Peter E. McLeroy, John Barrow.

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THOMAS HAILS 5/29/1857:9/7/1857, p. 155 158
Wife of 42 yrs, Susannah G. Sons: Robert, Joseph, David. Land in Coosa Co., Ala. Exrs:
Eli Edmondson, William W. Sibley. Wits: L. D. Padgett, William Whatley, S. C. Mathews.

ELI TANKERSLEY 11/19/1856:11/2/1857, p. 158 160
Parents: John and Lucy Tankersley. Wits: James F. Johnson, Casey Strickland, A. J.
Mundy.

HOWELL MOSLEY 1/20/1857:1/12/1858, p. 160 163
Wife: Mary. Sons: George, Miles. Dau: Elizabeth Guy. Exrs: Wife, and son, George.
Wits: B. H. Hodnett, George Blackman, Shem Cook.

FLORA SANDERS 5/29/1857:2/13/1858, p. 163 166
Niece: Jane McIntosh. To: Mary H. Smith, ch of Greenberry and Jane Clay, William
McBride, Rachael Blalock. Bro: John McDonald. Gravestones to be put on graves o f her
bros., Donald and Locklin McDonald (Fayetteville City Cemetery), and mother's grave.
Exr: William Bennett. Wits: John J. Graves, Willis Maryan, Thomas Jennings. Codicil
6/1/1857 names niece: May H. Smith and her ch. Zadock Blalock, husband of her sister,
Rachel. Friend, Edward Dodd Lanier. Wits: John T. Graves, J. W. Vineyard, J. B. Camp.

JONATHAN SMITH 7/22/1856:12/7/1857, p. 166 169
Wife: Lucy Ann. Sons: John Willis, Bazel. Daus: Mary Catherine, Margaret Mariah Jane,
Arcey Waits, Susan McIntosh, Elizabeth Cander, Edy Hammock, Lydia Campbell. Exrs:
Lucy Ann, wife, friend, Leroy M. Cobb. Wits: John Knight, Miles Ward, John T. Reeves,
Stephen W. Allen, John I. Whitaker, Francis M. Patterson.

WILLIAM N. HILL 4/21/1857:3/1/1858, p. 170 172
Son: John Calvin. Daus: Martha Ann (adopted), Mary Elizabeth. Bro: John W., tr for
Martha Ann. Exrs: Bro., John W. Hill, bro in law, Elias W. Story of Ala., friend, Neal N.
Tidwell. Wits: Yancey L. Wooten, Quintus C. Guice, Manuel L. Yates.

OLIVER M. PEARSON, 1/26/1858:4/5/1858, p. 173 174
Wife: Elanta, extrx. and John I. Whitaker, exr. Wits: Jas M. Spurlin, Francis P. Jones.

JAMES McLEROY, 5/8/1856:1/5/1857, p. 175 177
Wife: Sarah. Sons: Peter E., Davis N. Daus: Mary Beth, Gleasky? Compton, Rhoda Ann
Easton, Polly Jones. Exr: Son, Peter E. Wits: William H. Blalock, Mariel L. Yates, L. T.
W. Minor.

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JOHN BURK, 10/10/1855:5/4/1858, p. 17&180
Wife: Sarah Ann. Friend: Mathew Read of Campbell Co. Exr: Thomas McDonald. Wits:
Benjamin B. Dykes, Josiah H. Elder, Williw J. Russell.

JANE E. SMITH AND MARTHA (PATSEY) T. SMITH, Baldwin Co.,
3/25/1856:10/11/1859, p. 180 181.
Both to receive one another's estate. Lawsuit on this LWT was argued in Ga. Supreme
Court and Martha T. Smith recovered an unspecified amt from Boswell Y. Evans on
9/21/1858. Wits: R. L. G. Bozeman, T. C. Mathews, Joseph B. Williams.

THOMAS JOHNSON, 8/31/1859:10/17/1859, p. 182 186
Wife: Nancy. Sons: William C., Robert E., Louts A., Berry A., James M., Thomas P.
Daus: Mary Light, Jane E. Whitlock, Sarah A. Dunn, wife of Thorns. Exrs: Berry A.,
James M. and Thomas P. Johnson. Wits: D. D. Denham, J. P. Shropshire, William Head.

SIMON T. WHITAKER, 10/17/1859:12/5/1859, p. 186 188
Sons: Andrew J., William L., Benjamin H. Dau: Sarah H. Bro: Willis R. To be buried
beside wife andch, Antioch Baptist Church, Fayetteville. Exrs: John I. Whitaker, Willis R.
Whitaker. Wits: C. C. Larus, B. T. King, Thomas W. Ballard.

DANRILLE MITCHELL, 6/11/1859:3/19/1860, p. 189 190
Wife of 33 yrs.: Frances. At her death, to surviving ch. Exr: Henry Mitchell, son. Wits:
Larenzo Morgan, Richard B. Lassiter, James W. Pyron, W. W. Libby.

NELLY G. EVANS, 6/5/1856:12/7/1857, p. 191 195
Ch of sister, Mary E. Bozeman viz: R. L. G. Bozeman, Martha Jane Davis, James W.
Bozeman. Wits: Thomas C. Mathews, William W. Mathews, Joseph W. Williams.

JAMES BRASSELL, 8/29/1860:7/8/1881, p. 195 198
Sons: James M., John C., Jabez M., Phillip H., Britton M., Alva H. Daus: Sally Alford,
Celia Cavender, Delilah Messer, Martha Brassell, Lodica Alford. Grch: Phillip and William
Drewry Messer. Wits: William J. Citus, Samuel T. Rhodes, Zadock Davls.

JOSEPH H. MURPHY, 5/14/1861:7/1/1881, p. 198 201
Wife: Jane. Sons: Joseph H., Thomas. Dau: Sarah Rebecca. Exrs: Jane, wife, John J.
Gilbert. Wits: Samuel W. Mashbourn, Peter E. McLeroy, W. M. Pyron, C. P. Murphy.



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JOHN BURGANY of Spalding Co., 6/1/1859:8/11/1861, p. 202 204
Mentions marriage contract with present wife. Exr: Tilman Burgany of Montgomery, Ala.,
oldest son. Wits: Thomas J. Brooks, Wiley Patrick, J. W. McCord.

JESSE I. SPRATLIN, L0/30/1861:1/14/1863, p. 207
Wife: Elizabeth L. Wife's neph: Elijah H. Dupree, son of John R (decd). Ch of bros. &
sisters; ch of Elizabeth's bros. Exrs: Wife, Charles L. and James R. Dupree. Wits: John I.
and H. B. Whitaker, Thomas B. Gay.

HENDERSON BUFFINGTON, 6/20/1861:5/5/1862, p. 20&210
Wife: Lucinda. Sons: John James, Joseph Anderson. Exrs: Belford Luck and wife,
Lucinda. Members of Bethsaida Church. Wits: Zephaniah Fowler, William Strickland,
William H. Rentfrow.

JORDAN JACKSON, 10/1/1853:9/29/1862, p. 210 212
Sons: James S., Needom. Daus: Elizabeth, Mary (wife of HaywoodThornton), Phebe,
Beanett, Ester, Marrin, Carline. Later refers to Elizabeth (above) as "Elizabeth I. Gin"
Exr: Needom, sun. Wits: S. T. W. Minor, Bryan Allen, William A. Beasley.

FRANCES H. PATTERSON, 8/8/1862:1/12/1863, p. 213 214
Wife: Palestine. Sons: Millard, Exum, Drury. Dau:: Therisa. Exrs: Wife, Palestine, Francis
Patterson, father. Wits: Mary M., Lucinda A., Elizabeth B., Mary A. E., and John W.
Kelly.

JOHN M. MURPHY, 4/6/1858:4/15/1863, p. 215 218
Wife: Martha. Sons: James D., John Mark, George W., Robert W. Daus: Holly D. Gilbert,
Jarusha D. Rodgers. Some ch by 1st marr. Exrs: Martha, wife, friend, Zachariah Mann.
Wits: William J. Russell, Y. L. Wootton, J. M. Austin, C. E. Bennett.

ZADOK DAVIS, 1/1711863:5/4/1863, p. 219 220
Wife: Elizabeth. Son: Andrew J. "All my ch." Exrs: Son, Andrew J. Davis, Jeptha
Landrum, friend. Wits: John R. Robinson, William Johnson, Jr., William T. Glower, Jeptha
Landrum.






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WILLIAM BRASSELL, 6/29/1888:7/18/1863, p. 221 224
Son: William J. (decd). This document signed by legatees: Sally Alford, Celia Cavenagh,
James M. Brassell, Delilah Mosses, Martha, John C., Job M., Phillip H. and Brittan W.
Brassell, Ludicy Alford, Alea H. Brassell. (James M. Brassell, Spere A. Alford, Sally
Alford, Celia Cavenegh from Scott Co., Miss.) B. W. Alford, Willis Brassell, Spere A.
Alford signed. Clerk: J. B. W. Bonds, Probate Judge: Joseph W. Wafford, Scott Co.,
Miss. Wits: B. W. Alford, Joseph S. Bishop, J. P., Scott Co., Miss.

THOMAS J. MILNER, 3/8/1862:8/3/1863, p. 224 226
Ch of.J. M. Milner George W. C., John H., Osce B. Bra: John M. Milner and Calvin
Humphreys, trustees for slaves freed. Exr: John H. Milner. Wits: S. W. Marshbourn,
Richard Dorman, Ezekiel A. Matthews.

WISEMAN BANKS, 1/6/1861:7/3/1863, p. 227 229
Wife: Martha Lou. Seas: Janes B., George S. Eight other ch. Exr: George S., son. Wits:
D. A. And David McLucas, William S. Chambers.

L. B. CLARK, 7/27/1863:8/17/1863, p. 229 231
Wife: H. B. Sons: T. J. C., L. M., W. H., Green W. Daus: Caroline Jackson, I. Bailey,
Hantal C. Vessell, Emry Fields, Mary Clark, Bells Clark. Exrs: H. B. Clark, wife, James R.
Bailey. Wits: H. T. Gayden, Henry J. Hughes, James M. Putnam.

WILEY H. BOSWORTH, 9/1/1863:10/6/1863, p. 232 234
Exrs: Wife, Martha B., Lewis H. Blalock. My ch. Wits: Solomon D. Dorsey, Charles H,
Knoles.

MADERSON KING, Dancer Island, New York, Pavilion No. 18, Ward No. 4,
8121/1863:12/10/1863, p. 235 236. Parents' graves st Clnristian Church of Fayette Co. to
be repaired. youngest sister: Elizabeth King. Bro in Law: H. T. Longino, who produced
LWT in Ct. along with Josiah Pryon. Wits: Phillip Bishop, George W. Edmondson, J. M.
King, H. A.Thompson.

JOHN W. SPEER, 11/1/1862:212/1864, p. 237 238
Wife: Emily. Ch mentioned. Exrs: Emily, wife, James J. Speer, bro. Wits: Joseph Speer.

SAMUEL COX, 6/12/1860:8/1/1864, p. 239 24)
Wife: Elizabeth. Ch: Andrew J., George Lumpkin, Wm J. D., John R., Elizabeth Ann
Fuller, Catherine Anruuk Flowers. Cherokee Co. land. Exr: Dr. Jno S. Holliday. Wits: Jno
Huie.


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GEORGE C. KING 9/1864:4/6/1865, p. 241 242
Wife: Mary. Son: John Lee. Daus: Amelia and Fanny Allen. Ch of wife, Mary Roxey
Cardeman, to get nothing. Exrs: John Whitaker and wife, Mary. Wits: William Bradley,
Richmond Dorman, John Huie.

ALLEN WEST 4/4/1864:4/19/1865, p. 243 244
Wife: Colen. Son: Charles J. Heirs of son, Charles H. Exr: William R. West. Wits: Aaron
Godwin, William H. Phillips, Joseph West.

HENRY C. SPIER pvd 9/2/1865, p. 245 246
Wife: Rebecca, extrx. Minor ch. (Rebecca remarried A. R. Smith, whom Court apptd
admr). Wits: S. S. Patton, W. J. Owens, Allison Spier.

SAMUEL B. MARTIN 3/4/1864:12/18/1865, p. 246 247
Wife: Jane. My ch. Exrs: James Byrd, W. C. Vineyard. Wits: Robert Rivers, B. F. Harper,
J. W. and W. C. Vineyard.

JANE RICE BAKER 10/1/1865:2/8/1866, p. 247 249
Husband: Mathew. To: Mahaly Sudduth. Estate recd from decd bro., Henery Overton.
Exr: Blackman Thornton. Wits: C. H. Boatright, William Baker, Isaac Hartley.

SAMUEL MARSHBUN 12/16/1862:2/5/1866, p. 249 250
Wife: Susan H., extrx. My ch. Wits: L. F. Blalock, Richmond Dorman, S. D. Dorsey.

JOHN PARROTT 2/9/1865:6/4/1866, p. 251 252
Wife: Catherine, extrx. Dau: Mary A. L. (by previous marriage). Other ch by previous
marriae. Wits: S. B. Blalock, M. M. Tidwell, E. Brown.

HAYWOOD THORNTON 9/17/1863:9/6/1866, p. 353 355
Wife: Mary. Sons: Herod, Jordan, Haywood, Bennett B. Daus: Elizabeth, Mary E. Exr:
Marion Jackson. Wits: M. L. Heath, Needham Jackson, Herod Thornton, Haywood
Thornton apptd admr; LWT written prior to joining Confederate Army.

WILLIAM B. STANFIELD 4/5/1862:9/18/1866, p. 355 356
Wife: Mary Ann, extrx. Sons: Joseph, Lorenzo. Daus: Nancy, Martha, Sarah, Mary Ann.
Wits: Edward Connor, Solomon Dorsey, Richmond Dorman.



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JAMES BOTTOMS 8/15/1863:9/3/1866, p. 357 359
Wife: Eliza M. Sons: George W., James M., Robert H., Thomas J., John, A. L. Daus:
Sarah E. Walker, wife of George; Susan, wife of T. L. Lord; L. J., wife of H. B. Clark.
Grch: M. T. V. and H. H. Brooks, heirs of dau., Levina Brooks. Exrs: Wife, Eliza M., G.
W., son. Wits: John H. Gilbert, Peter E. McLeroy, B. M. Jackson.

MOSES T. TURNER 5/6/1865:2/7/1867, p. 359 360
Sons: Moses, Henson. Son in law: Eli Quick. Other ch and wife. Exr Henson Turner, son.
Wits: Edward Connor, Richmond Dorman, William Bradley.

SAMUEL WILKINS 11/17/1861:4/3/1867, p. 361 363
Wife: Elizabeth. Sons: William, John W., Robert, Samuel (decd). Grch: Samuel, son of
William; Betsy, dau. of William; Elizabeth, Robert, Martha, James, Thomas and William,
ch of Robert; Martha Atkinson; Sarah, wife of Milton Knowles; Margarette, Emaline and
Sarah, ch of decd son, Samuel. Son in law: Robert Atkinson. Dau in law: Aggy Wilkins,
wife of John W., decd son. Exr: Samuel T. W. Minor. Wits: Blake Jackson, William S.
Jones, John Stewart, Nathaniel Jackson.

JOHN D'VAUGHN 11/28/1857:9/1862, p. 363 365
Wife: Margaret D. Bros in law: Robert Montgomery of Meriwether Co., William Watson
of Fayette Co. Legatees of John Watson, decd. Edward Cawley of Ala., nephew by
marriage. To ch of bros. and sisters. Exr: Burtran D'Vaughn, nephew. Wits: William A.
Jones, Phillip A. Durham, Daniel D. Durham.

ISAAC H. SMITH 5/28/1867:7/3/1867, p. 365 366
Wife: Sarah S., extrx. Son William G. Daus: Emma G., Sallie A. Wits: Isa E. Smith, A. C.
North, George J. Glass.

AMBROSE W. GRAY 12/26/1862:12/3/1867, p. 367 368
Wife: Sarah C., extrx. Daus: Mary Ellis , Eliza Tigner, Martha Ann E. Merritt, Sarah
Caroline Guice. Wits: Mary A. Hodnett, James M. Hodnett, Hilliard Hodnett.

B. O. JONES 3/22/1867:12/18/1867, p. 368 374
Exrs: Wife, Sarah Anne W., sons in law: Dr. V. H. Taliaferro of Columbus, Ga., Capt.
John A. Richardson of Atlanta. Sons: Thomas W., Barte W. (youngest). Dau: Ellen M.
Other ch. mentioned. Codicil 3/22/1867. Wits: John Huie, M. W. Swanson, Bennett
Adams.


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ZADOCK BLALOCK 8/3/1853:6/4/1868, p. 375 377
Wife: Rachel. Sons: William H., Josiah L., Jesse L. Zadock N. To: Elizabeth, wife of
William Spence, Caroline, Rachel. Exr: William H. Blalock, son. Wits: James T. Thomson,
William E. Archer, William J. Russell.

SAMUEL ROBINSON 2/4/1868:9/14/1868, p. 377 379
Wife: Mary. Sis in law: Susan Stocks. Ch mentioned. Exrs: Thomas A. Adams, R. B.
Shell. Wits: Samuel Robinson, Isaac A. Haisten, John A. Haisten, Caleb B. Bledsoe, John
Snead.

AMOS E. FULLER 4/4/1862:9/6/1869, p. 380 384
Wife: Eliza. Son: Leonard. Daus: Nancy, Martha Jane Jackson, wife of William. Exrs:
Eliza, wife, Leonard, son, Nancy, dau. Wits: W. H. Wooten, Dennis Stubbs, Byrum Hood.
Signature of Dennis Stubbs, decd, attested by M. M. Tidwell, Rowland Stubbs, George
W. Ware.

ALFRED R. SMITH 4/20/1869:1/20/1870, p. 385 387
Wife: Rebecca C. Sons: William T., Bonaparte, David. Daus: Emily, Addy Spear. Wits: A.
Slaton, L. L. Handly, James Black.

WILLIAM HEAD 1/9/1870:6/6/1870, p. 387 388
Niece: Virginia F. H. Head. Nephew: Benjamin F. Head. Ch of bros. and sisters, except
for ch of Thomas J. Head. Exr: Benjamin T. Head, nephew. Wits: B. L. Johnson, G. D.
Carter, W. L. Yates.

GUY BANISTER 6/26/1866:6/6/1870, p. 389 391
Daus: Lucy Ann, Eliza. Exr: Nathaniel Stinchcombe. Wits: P. H. Brassell, James W.
Brassell, John O. Dickson.

JEPTHA LANDRUM 8/31/1869:9/6/1870, p. 391 395
Sons: Larkin L., Willis F., Quincy M. Dau:: Mary Frances. To: Mary Lee Davis, Rebecca
Davis. Freedman William Barts' estate to be managed for five years by exrs before
distribution. Exrs: Larkin L., Willis F. and Quincy M. Landrum, sons. Wits: Samuel
Swanson, Marberry Sparkes, John W. Baker.

WILLIAM W. GRIGGS pvd 11/9/1871, p. 395 397
Wife: Harriet. Daus: Sarah Davis, Lena Elizabeth, Mary Caroline. Wits: Willis J.
Bankston, James W. Johnson, Colven J. Fall, J. E. C. Smith.

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RICHARD D. WARE (died 9/5/1871), 9/2/1871:9/12/1871, p. 397 398
Entire estate to mother. Wits: G. W. Ware, Obadiah Wynn, J. E. H. Ware, A. Engram, E.
F. Fuller, S. F. Ware.

JOSEPH BANKS 5/24/1871:11/11/1871, p. 398 400
Wife: Nancy. Mentions ch. Exr: David McLucas. Wits: W. B. Jones, Thomas J. Mitchell,
Elijah Glass.

WILLIAM WYATT 9/26/1865:5/12/1872, p. 401 402
Wife: Tabitha. Son: Phillip H. Ch of decd dau., Lucinda J. Wheelis, wife of Thomas. To:
John A. Wheelis, Micajah Deirce and son in law, Wyatt Chandler. Exrs: Wyatt Chandler,
son in law, David G. Gresham. Wits: John G. York, David W. York, A. W. Deirce.

CATHERINE DEVAUGHN 7/19/1870:5/13/1872, p. 403 404
To be buried beside decd husband. Estate to brothers and sisters. Exr: John H. Farr. Wits:
Elias Adams. H. F. Messer, J. A. Read, Jeptha Landrum.

RICE EASON 8/28/1869:8/15/1873, p. 405 406
Wife: Aley. Exr: Lewis C. Smith, Sr. Wits: George W. Robinson, Edmon Jackson, John R.
Robinson.

DEMPSEY BROWN 11/6/1867:8/4/1873, p. 407 409
Wife: Martha. Sons: William M., James A. Grch: Ch of Sarah Ann Stinchcomb. Exrs:
William B. and James A. Brown, sons. Wits: William L. Ellison, E. F. Pollard, W. J.
Campbell.

SAMUEL H. ELLISON 8/1867:8/15/1873, p. 410 412
Wife of 47 years, Sarah. Sons: William L., Francis M. Daus: Mary E. Landrum, Sarah T.
Stokes, Nancy P. Landrum, Elisa June Harrell. Exrs: Davis C. Stokes, son in law, William
L. Ellison, son. Wits: C. W. Smith, W. P. Smith, Samuel Swanson.

DAVID SHELL 1/22/1874:6/1874, p. 413 415
Grch: Ch of Charles C. Shell. Exrs: Terrisa Shell, wife, Henry G. Holcomb. Wits: John D.
Stewart, G. W. Cook, Alex M. Speir.

JOSIAH H. ELDER 7/30/1874:12/1874, p. 416 418
Wife: Martha, extrx. Sons: Charles C., Josiah L. Dau: Rachel Elizabeth Lewis. Other ch.
Wits: W. P. Smith, M. J. Smith, J. A. Slaton.

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JORDAN LORD 1/31/1875:2/4/1875, p. 419 421
Son: William C., exr. Wife mentioned. Daus: Elizabeth Lord, Sarah Rochester, Amanda
GiIles. Grson: Martin Lord. To: George Rochester. Wits: William Porter, G. W. Bottoms,
Mathew Orr.

J. D. ROGERS 12/28/1875:2/1/1876, p. 422 423
Sons: William, John, Charley, Robert, Bartow. Dau: Matt. Exr: W. L. Williams. Wits:
John J. Gilbert, G. H. Miles, C. English.

LEVICY WHITAKER 11/25/1875:2/9/1876, p. 424 425
Son: Simon T. Daus: Mary Jane Roberts, wife of L. E.; Elizabeth J., wife of C. B. Wilson.
Grch: Seaborn and Martin Sams. Exr: C. B. Wilson, son in law. Wits: J. W. Bullard, John
Sweet, W. L. Jones.

WILLIAMSON JENKINS 9/1869:8/7/1876, p. 426 428
Wife: Frances. Son: Thomas. Dau: Susan F. Martin, wife of Wright. Grch: Roxy Emma
Graves, Rufus William Graves, John Jenkins. Ch of Susan F. Martin and ch of Thomas.
Exrs: Son, Thomas, George Dodd. Wits: Edward Jackson, William M. Jackson, George
W. Robinson.

EDWARD JACKSON 8/7/1868:102/1876, p. 429 431
Wife: Sarah. Grson: James Edward Jackson. Exrs: George W. Robinson, son in law, and
Mathew E. Jackson, son. Wits: J. W. Murphy, L. T. W. Minor, Reuben Jackson.

SARAH BAILY 6/7/1871:12/4/1871, p. 432 433
Daus: Martha Elder, Bethana Baily. Grch: David Jackson, Victory Elder. Exr: D. D.
Durham. Wits: A. McEachern, A. J. Davis, Permitt Adams.

ISAAC P. GAY 6/14/1869:6/6/1877, p. 433 435
Sons: Thomas Gilbert, Sanford, William Judson. Dau: Zrada? North. Grch: Ch of Zrada
North, viz: Viola Glass, Columbus H. North, Benjamin T. J. North, William Glass is
husband of Viola Glass. Exrs: Thomas Gilbert Gay, Sandford Gay, William Judson Gay,
sons. Wits: Johnson Whatley, C. J. Fall, William Whatley.

WILLIS BRASSELL 9/15/1877:10/1/1877, p. 436 437
Present wife: Fanny. Sons (by Fanny), viz: Jesse, Willis. Other sons: Titus W., John W.
Grson: Willis Neal, son of dau., Martha. Exrs: Titus W. and John W. Brassell, sons. Wits:
T. R. King, A. W. Gable, John Tillery.

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ANDREW McBRIDE 8/9/1870:7/27/1878, p. 438 441
Wife: Malinda. Son: Andrew, Jr. Daus: (single) Mary, Malinda, Frances. Married daus
mentioned. To: Fleming Flitzgerald. Exrs: Malinda, wife, Andrew McBride, Jr., son,
Benjamin McBride. Wits: J. W. Brown, Larkin Harrison, Thomas S. Simpson.

MARY C. MARTIN 10/9/1878:11/4/1878, p. 441 443
Sons: John W., Samuel. Daus: Barbary J. Carlile, wife of James; Sarah F. Exr: Samuel
Martin, son. Wits: J. S. Yates, W. P. Smith, M. J. Palmer.

JOHN RUSH 5/28/1876:4/7/1879, p. 444 446
Wife: Elizabeth, extrx. Dau: Mary F. Landrum. Estate to divide into five shares. Wits: J.
L. Elder, V. P. Laurin, L. L. Handley.

GEORGE W. GRIFFITH 1/11/1879:10/20/1879, p. 447 449
Wife: Arminda M. To: William J. Jones. Exr: John Lester. Wits: John L. Hill, W. T.
Cleveland, John Lester.

MATHEW YATES 11/3/1875: 4/5/1880, p. 450 452
Wife: Franscine. Ch by 1st wife. To: R. A. Tilghman, Amy Tilghman. Ch: John W., Molly,
Mathew and Balin Yates. Part of estate coming from estate of R. C. Ellington to wife.
Exrs: Z. T. Ellington, B. L. Johnson. Wits: B. L. Johnson, Wright Martin, Kinyon Turner.

KILEY C. THORNTON 8/18/1879:8/22/1880, p. 453 454
Sisters: Maranda J. A. Thornton, Phereby Teel, Amelia Stanley, Rebecca Hartly, Eveline
Heath. Bro: Blackmon L. Thornton. Nephew: David L. Thornton. Exr: C. G. Brogdon.
Wits: C. A. Thornton, J. Coleman, J. S. Thornton.

MARGARET J. WHITE 5/14/1881:8/1/1881, p. 455 457
Sons: George O., Francis L., John S., Jesse R. Dau: Matilda C. Landrum, wife of L. A.
Exr: James M. Palmer. Wits: F. M. Landrum, A. J. Slaton, James M. Palmer.

POLLY HARRISON 3/19/1880:8/31/1881, p. 458 459
Sons: Larkin, James. Daus: Nancy McDearman, Elizabeth Morgan. Grch: Ch of James,
decd. Extrx: Nancy McDearman. Wits: R. E. Merrill, J. S. Burnett, S. L. Weaver.

LOT MESSER 1/9/1873:9/5/1881, p. 460 461
Wife: A a. Sons: James, H. F., William A. Daus: Amanda M., Catherine M. H. Exr:
William Messer. Wits: A. J. Pollard, John H. Harvill, Morris Jacobs.

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SAMUEL PYLE 5/27/1881:11/9/1881, p. 462 464
Wife: Jincy. Son: E. R. Daus: Mary M. Jackson, widow of John; Bartitha J. Jackson, wife
of Blake; Emily E. Spraggins, wife of John; Perlina J. Phillippa, wife of Benjamin H.; Alice
M. Jackson, wife of Mathew E.; Keron R. Baker, wife of William. Exrs: E. R. Pyle, son,
M. E. Jackson, son in law. Wits: C. A. Thornton, A. C. Smith, J. S. Thornton.

WILLIAM W. LANDRUM 3/21/1882:5/1/1883, p. 465 468
Wife: Martha A. Dau: Vastiola (Francis M. Ellison, gdn). Codicil directs Vastiola to live
with her grmother, Malinda Davis. Exr: Francis M. Ellison. Wits: W. P. Smith, D. C.
Stokes, Sam Martin.

MRS. MINERVA L. SHROPSHIRE 12/6/1880:7/3/1882, p. 469 471
Daus: Sarah T., Aurelia J. Johnson, Laura M. Crawford. Exr: Son, Andrew J. Wits: B. L.
Johnson, Z. T. Ellington, J. C. Smith.

ELIZA R. ELLINGTON 9/26/1881:11/8/1882, p. 472
Sons: Josiah A., John H. Daus: Letitia A. Veal, Eliza M. B Cleckler, Susan F. C. Yates.
Wits: J. M. Moore, S. Fanin Shropshire, W. L. Cole.

RACHAEL DAVIS 7/28/1882:6/4/1883, p. 473 475
Dau: Cynthia Emiline Davis. Grch: William J. Davis, Rachael Susan Lee. Exr: Casper W.
Davis. Wits: W. P. Smith, W. P. Russell, W. Whatley.

JAMES BOYD 12/23/1881:8/20/1883, p. 476 480
Wife: Millie. Son: James L. Daus: Nancy J., Margarett F., Debra C. Milam, widow of
John R., A. G. Vineyard, wife of John F. Grch: William H. Boyd, son of decd son, William
H. Exrs: Henry S. Rivers, Columbus W. Horton. Wits: Leonard S. Roan, Henry S. Rivers,
C. W. Horton, R. C. Beavers.

NATHANIEL MILLER 2/15/1879:9/17/1883, p. 481 483
Wife: Elizabeth. Sons: Benjamin H., Robert L. Daus Anna M., Ella J. Exrs: Elizabeth J.
Miller, wife, Nathaniel F. Miller. Wits: J. A. Carmichael, P. M. Bethune, Thomas W.
Ballard.

WALTER J. CAMPBELL 11/16/1884:1/5/1885, p. 484 485
Wife: Susan. Nephews: Berry J. and Aron A. Campbell. Wife's Nice: Alice E. Colen. Exr:
J. E. C. Smith. Wits: L. C. Ellison, W. G. Davis, W. R. Smallwood.


545


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CHARLES J. ROBINSON 10/11/1883:2/2/1885, p. 486 488
Present wife: Caroline. Mentions ch. Exrs: one or more sons, to be decided by themselves.
Wits: Reuben Jackson, Nicholas G. Wallis, John Eason.

WILLIAM M. RIVERS 1/20/1883:9/7/1885, p. 488 491
Wife: Nancy C. Son: John M. Daus: Lucy Tidwell, Susan Duke, Sarah E. Setzer, May
Upchurch. Exrs: B. L. Johnson, David A. Brown. Wits: J. M. Palmer, G. W. Madaris, A.
A. Fambrough.

MILTON B. FALL 6/3/1885:9/16/1885, p. 491 493
Wife: Alice C., extrx. Son: Clarence. Daus: Sallie J., Lillie T., Eliza V., Mary S. Wits:
Sanford and William J. Gay, James M. Arnold.

W. J. JAMES 1/10/1884:12/7/1885, p. 494 495
Wife: Nancy. Sons: Gustus H., Clayton C., Julius C., Calvin P., William J., M. Lucaner,
James L., H. Victor, Clandy N. Estate to be divided among heirs of present and decd wife
after present wife's death. Exrs: Nancy James, wife, Gustus A., son. Wits: H.. H. Jones, O.
H. Reeves, R. R. Rodgers.

SUSAN GRAVES 2/15/1876:12/14/1885, p. 496 499
Husband: John (decd). Son: John L., exr. Dau: Clementine Elior Graves. Wits: E. M.
Blalock, Isaac Hartley, John A. Brady, Jr.

HUGH DRENNAN 1/6/1881:5/3/1886, p. 499 501
Wife: Clarissa. Sons: David, William B. Dau: Rebecca M. Grch: Martha Ellen, John Hugh
and William Brannan Drennan. Exr: John Coleman. Wits: E. B. Waldren, T. Norton,
Thomas Holt.

MARY WHALEY 3/30/1886:1/3/1887, p. 502 503
Dau: Nancy G., extrx. Wits: J. S. Thornton, G. M. Ware, Paul Faver.

C. S. JONES 12/3/1883:1/3/1887, p. 504 505
Wife: Rebecca. Sons: Larrence, Allen, Charlie, Lutha. Daus: Ellen, Bunahvesta, Josephine,
Sarah. Exrs: Allen, son, Rebecca, wife. Wits: C. A. Reeves, W. A. Enlow, P. C. Jones.




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HILLERY CLECKLER 8/4/1886:4/5/1887, p. 506 507
Wife: Catherine C. To: Cicero Eastin, son of sister, Permelia Russell; Elijah A. Cleckler's
sons, John and Richard; Susan Graves' sons, John and Polk; sons of Mark W. Swanson,
Alonzo, Yancy, Paul and Charles; sons of William S. Simpson, Augustus, William,
Thomas, Hershel and George; sons of Thomas B. Swanson, Thomas G., Cisly and
William; sons of Sarah F. Jennings, Allen, Thomas and Jackson. Wits: Columbus F.
Landrum, Jesse L. Blalock, Thomas B. Swanson, William G. Roberts.

THOMAS W. BALLARD 3/7/1884:5/2/1887, p. 508 511
Wife: Elizabeth J. Sons: Elijah M., Washington A. Daus: Martha N. Manley, Addie T.,
Annie A., Sarah J. Gay, Mary W. Malone, Elizabeth R. Manley. Exrs: W. A., son, and
Elizabeth, wife. Wits: J. G. Posey, A. C. Drennan, Abraham Steinheimer.

JACOB BOWERS 3/25/1879:5/2/1887, p. 511 512
Wife: Jemima. Exr: James M. Arnold. Wits: George S. Banks, James M. Arnold, William
Whatley.

JAMES M. SPURLIN 7/5/1887:9/5/1887, p. 513 517
Wife: Mary. Sons: William M., John B. (decd), James E., Andrew J., Jasper M., Thomas
J., Reuben Thornton (afflicted). Daus: Celia Caroline Crumley, wife of John; Nancy M.,
wife of William Smith; Mary Ann Spurlin. Grch: Ch of son, John B., viz: James B.,
Samuel D., John P., Adrinna Smith Goodman and Mary Smith. Exrs: James E., son, Mary,
wife. Wits: Isaac Haisten, Andrew J. Pollard, Abraham Steinheimer.

ANDREW J. HENDERSON 4/16/1886:10/3/1887, p. 518 520
Wife: Elizabeth, extrx. Sons: William N., James A. Daus: Sarah Hightower (decd), wife of
J. B.; Martha A. Nolan, wife of W. T.; Frances E. Brown, wife of J. W.; Mary E., Susan
A. Henderson and Nancey E. Henderson. Grch: Ch of Sarah Hightower. Wits: L. B.
Griggs, D. M. Franklin, R. M. Henderson.

OLIVER FAVER 10/6/1884:7/4/1887, p. 521 523
Wife: Minnie, extrx. Son: Moses. Daus: Jane Baker, Mary Milner. Grch: Tony?, Kitty,
Nora, John and Ella Hudson, ch of Emily Hudson, wife of George. Wits: A. O. and S. T.
Blalock, L. B. Griggs.

SARAH JONES 8/16/1887:12/5/1888, p. 524 526
To be buried at County Line Church (Spalding Co.). Mentions: William B. T. Bailey. Exr:
Any friend. Wits: Absalom Ogletree, Sarah W. Coleman, James E. Spurlin.

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WILLIAM A. JONES 9/24/1888:3/4/1889, p. 527 528
Wife: Adaline D. Nephew: William A. Leach, tr for Adaline, and exr. Wits: M. M. Collier,
W. T. Glower, A. W. Haisten.

GEORGE M. DAVIS 4/17/1888:6/3/1889, p. 529 531
Wife: Emily W. Son: John J. Dau: Elvira Brown, wife of F. B. Stepson: George A. Davis,
exr/gdn of John J. Davis. Ch of bro., John W. Davis. Wits: F. M. Davis, J. M. Jones, J. E.
H. Ware.

ISAAC HARTLEY 6/30/1864:6/3/1889, p. 532 533
Wife: Elizabeth J., extrx. Mentions ch. Wits: B. L. Johnson, Heywood Thornton, W. C.
Vineyard.

QUINTUS S. PRICE 6/24/1889:2/3/1890, p. 534 535
Wife: Irene W. Mentions ch. Exrs: W. R. Summers, David J. Price. Wits: N. W. Gable, J.
M. Bridges, J. G. Posey.

JAMES W. LYNCH 4/21/1890:8/4/1890, p. 536 538
Wife: Lydia. Sons: Jason B., Rufus W., Colman P. Daus: Mary Jane, Susan W. Woods.
Grch: Shennie, Hezie and Georgia Z. Lynch, ch of Jason B. Lynch. Exrs: Rufus W. Lynch,
W. L. Beavers. Wits: John M. Connell, John L. Leach, James M. Bridges.

ELIZABETH LESTER 9/3/1878:10/6/1890, p. 539 540
Daus: Martha, Rachel. Wits: W. J. Banks, F. A. Webb, B. F. Head.

W. P. REDWINE 9/17/1890:10/6/1890, p. 541 543
Sons: J. S., William H., M. L. Wife and other ch. Exrs: M. L. and William A. Redwine.
Wits: L. F. Blalock, W. T. Glower, W. C. Parker.

CLARISSA DRENNAN 4/12/1887:1/2/1892, Codicil 7/10/1890, p. 544 546
Entire estate to William Arnerson. Wits: S. T. Blalock, T. N. Kidd, E. B. Hancel.

REUBEN JACKSON 2/11/1892:4/6/1892, p. 547 548
Wife: Tabitha. Son: John M., exr. Wits: J. S. Thornton, J. D. C. Turner, J. T. Brogdon.





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DAVID MATHEWS 5/26/1890:5/9/1892, p. 551 555
Bros: Lovie P. Clements, Jesse Clements, Adam Clements. Sisters: Nancy Watts,
Margaret Garrison. Ch of Margaret Watts by her first husband. To: Sarah Robertson.
Father: Charles Clements, Sr., decd. Exrs: Adam Clements, bro., Judson C. Clements, C.
T. Clements, son of Adam. Wits: Davis C. Stokes, Josiah H. Elder, John W. Baker.

PETER McELROY 2/9/1891:1/5/1893:Codicil 11/7/1892, p. 556 560
Present wife: Melvina, extrx. Sons: P. D., James H., Jordan C. Daus: Ellen Crittenden,
Nancy Gray, Louisa Stanley, Roxa Austin, Molicie Johnson, Mary McElroy, Polly T.
Graves, Elizabeth Gibson. Wits: L. B. Griggs, A. E. Stokes, R. C. Williamson.

JOHN SNEAD 11/23/1893:1/1/1894, p. 561 564
Wife: Nancy M. Sons: Earnest Y., Aldrin K., John W., Mannie Lee. First two sons are not
by Nancy M. Exrs: Wife, Nancy, Earnest Y., son, G. W. Snead, bro. Wits: H. S. McLane,
H. E. Roberts, W. B. Snead.

LORENZO MORGAN 4/29/1881:1/7/1895, p. 565 566
Wife: Mary Ann. Son: Hosea B., exr. Other ch. Wits: F. P. Lindsey, C. E. Rand, W. T.
Williams.

SAMUEL GREEN 1/12/1889:5/6/1895, p. 567 569
Sons: Josephus, Samuel C., exrs. Grch: Fannie, Annie and Henry C. Green, ch of Josephus
Green. Wits: Ziba Fletcher, James M. Camp, David M. Franklin.

BRITTAN WEST 2/23/1892:6/3/1895, p. 570 572
Wife: Mary Ann L. Sons: Joseph, Loyd John H., Nathaniel, Thomas. Daus: Jane Morgan,
Mary ANn E. Burt, Frances Norton, Martha Smith. Grch: Victor and Windom West, sons
of Britton Andrew West. Exrs: Nathaniel and Thomas West, sons. Wits: J. A.
Collingsworth, W. L. Cox, S. B. Lewis.

GABRIEL H. COX 8/24/1891:7/1/1895:Codicil 5/24/1895, p. 573 576
Wife: Mary Ann. Sons: James Thomas, Samuel, Wade H., William H., Jason, Robert S.,
Murry G. Daus: Sarah E. Padgett, Martha C. Bethune. Grch: Ch of James T.; ch of
Samuel. Dau in law: Sarah C. E. Cox, wife of James T. Dau in law: Sallie Cox, wife of
Samuel;. Samuel's share to be held in tr for benefit of Samuel and ch, instead of to his
wife, Sallie and her ch by my son, Samuel. Exrs: Jason and M. G. Cox, sons. Wits: J. E.
Spurlin, Thomas C. Malone, J. J. Haynes.


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JOSEPH H. MURPHY 5/14/1861:7/8/1861, p. 577 580
Wife: Jane. Sons: Joseph H., Thomas M. (not 21). Dau: Sarah Rebecca. Exrs: Jane, wife,
John J. Gilbert. Wits: Samuel M. Marshbourne, Peter E. McElroy, W. M. Pyron, Charles
P. Murphy.

B. F. HARPER 1/11/1897:2/1/1897, p. 581 585
Wife: Mary J. Sons: James P., John H., R. F., B. B. Daus: M. A. Weir, Rebecca A. Rivers,
wife of Thomas; Mary Boyd, wife of James; S. E. T. Guthrie, wife of J. W. (had 5 ch).
Grdau: Annie Harper, dau of son, James P. Harper. Exr: B. B. Harper, son. Wits: John T.
Stephens, William F. Lester, J. C. Warlick.

RACHEL LESTER 5/24/1886:8/5/1897, p. 585 586
Marthy Lester entire estate. Wits: W. M. Cook, A. C. Speir, J. M. Palmer, J. P.


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