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Glynn Co., GA Abstracted Wills & Appraisements
Posted by: Senora1890 (ID *****4846) Date: July 23, 2005 at 15:33:44
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Glynn Will Book D, Wills and Appraisements, (1809 1843) 582 587
Glynn Will Book E, Wills and Appraisements, (1842 1849) 587 588


Glynn Co., Bk "D", WIlls and Appraisements (1809 1843)

WILLIAM CRAWFORD of Little Satilla, Glynn Co. 6/20/1809, pvd in Chatham Co.
Sisters: Barbara Crawford of Scotland, Betty Crawford McNicol. Exrs: Friends, John
Couper of St. Simons Island, Richard M. Stiles of Savannah. Inv. and appr. dtd
12/23/1809.

DANIEL TOUCHSTON 11/15/1809:1/1/1810, inv. and appr. dtd 4/14/1810
Wife: Annis. Ch: Rebecca, Lewthany, Catherine. Wife now pregnant unborn ch to be
included. To: Stephen Brook. Exrs: Wife, friends, John Franklin, Thomas Waters.

MARY MYERS 1/22/1811, inv. and appr.

JOHN SANDERS 1/24/1810, inv. and appr.

DAVID MILLER 10/27/1810, inv and appr.

JAMES DAYS 3/22/1814, inv. and appr.

JOHN RUSSELL of St. Salvadore Island, Bhama Islands 1/18/1811:5/14/1815
Wife: Mary. Ch: Eliza, James Hunter, William Edward, Richard Henry, Mary Emelia and
Ann Russell, and any other unborn ch of my wife. Exrs: Wife, James H. Russell, Robert
Leach of Ga.

MRS. REBECCA WRIGHT of St. Simons Island 6/24/1815:6/30/1815
Son: Samuel, land called "Dunbar". Other ch: Mary Abbott, James Bruce Wright, Samuel
Wright. Exrs: Gray Abbott and her bro., James Moore.

HARRY GRANT of Charleston, S. C. 3/10/1812:8/16/1815, certified cy to Glenn Co.
from Charleston.
Wife: Elizabeth. Bro: Robert. Son: Harry. To: Eliza Sappie, dau. of my friend, Capt. Paul
Sappie of New York. To: Friend, Euphemia Gerrier and her ch. Exrs: William Drayton,
Thomas W. Price and my bro., Robert Grant.

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Glynn Co., Bk "D", WIlls and Appraisements (1809 1843)


WILLIAM PAYNE 1/22/1816:3/25/1816
Dau in law: Susannah Louisa Osmont (land in Brunswick, 500 acres on the Buffalo in
Glynn Co., 80 acres on Bird Island, etc. Exr: Col. William Scott of Camden Co.

ISAAC MUNDRN 2/25/1815:8/8/1816
Daus: Priscilla Russell, Liddy Billin, Betty Barlo, Clarisy Munden. Sons: Daniel, John.
Exrs: Son, Daniel Munden, William Hunter, William Moore.

NATHAN PENNINGTON of St. Simon's Island 7/30/1817:9/11/1817
Nephews: Nathan Pennington of Brunswick Co., Va., Howell Short of Oglethorpe Co.,
Ga. Bro in law: Laban Short. To: Joseph Kidd, John Granger, ch of my sister, Betty
Pennington, William Short.

BENJAMIN TURNER 6/6/1818:6/13/1818
Wife: Elizabeth. To ch of bro., John W., viz: Patience, Kitsy, Maytthew, Penny, Jane,
Henry, Anna, Marina, Jonathan. Exrs: Samuel Higgonbotham, Benjamin Liles.

JOHN THOMAS of McIntosh Co., Return made of Sales on estate by Jonathan THomas
8/16/1815.

JAMES McLEOD div. of estate recorded 4/24/1816 by Mrs. Ann Dupree, admx.
Distributees: John and C. 50 acres near Brunswick and 202 1/2 acres in Baldwin Co., Mrs.
Anne Dupree and Ann McLeod, 7 slaves, William Moore, 2 slaves, Catherine McLeod, 5
slaves and horse. Five shares.

JOSHUA KING 6/16/1816:9/2/1816
Richard Martin of Buckeye Cr., Washington Co., sole heir. Exrs: Edmund Matthews,
Cyrus Dart, Jacob Moore.

ROBERT ARMSTRONG 11/2/1816:11/15/1816
Friend: Mrs. Celia Lamb of Glynn Co. Son: John. Exrs: John Lamb, James Piles, Samuel
Boyd.

WILLIAM TURNER 4/25/1819:2/3/1820
Uncle: William Turner of Marion, S. C. To: Mrs. Eunice Whittemore of Coventry, conn;
James White, exr of my father's estate. Exr: James Gould of St. Simon's Island.



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Glynn Co., Bk "D", WIlls and Appraisements (1809 1843)


MARTHA POWELL 10/18/1815:6/13/1818
To: James Moore and his wife, Sophia, George Abbott, John Morgan, reputed son of
Joshua Morgan by Mrs. Fussell, Eliza Ann Dar, dau. of Dr. Cyrus Dart, Mary, wife of said
George Abbott. Exrs: James Moore, George Abbott, Leighton Wilson.

JAMES GIGNILLIAT 2/27/1821:5/3/1821
To: Ch of his uncles, John May Gignilliat and Henry Gignilliat. Exrs: Dr. James G. Pepper,
John M. Gignilliat.

WILLIAM TURNER Estate. Power of atty 3/30/1821, William Turner of Claiborn,
Monroe Co., Ala. to Robert B. Gibson. Gibson to receive his part of estate of William
Turner, late of Glynn co. Ltr from William Turner of Ala. 4/1/1821 refers to addressee
(not named) as exr of my nephew. Receipt from M. Gibson to James Gould, admr with
LWT annexed of William Turner, decd.

MARTIN PALMER 7/17/1822:9/2/1822
Daus: Annis, Elizabeth and Sarah Palmer, Mary Rozar. Son: James Nix Palmer. To:
Martin, Nancy, Rodger, Harriet, Ellena, Dempsey and Amelia Palmer and wife, Fannie.
Exrs: Friends, Francis M. Scarlette, Samuel Boyd.

JOB TYSON 2/3/1824:6/1824
Wife: Sidnah. Four youngest ch: Susan, William, John, Theresa. Other ch: Aaron, Sidnah,
Melinda, Susan. Grch: Eliza and Job Carter. Exrs: WIfe, Sherod Sheffield, Robert
Hazelhurst.

ELISHA SMITH 2/26/1824:5/4/1824
Wife: Naomi and three ch by her, viz: William, Matthew, James.

JAMES RATCLIFF of Wayne Co., Ga. 11/4/1820:1/10 /1825
Ch: James (when of age), Mary, Patsy, Richard, William. Exrs: Wife and son, James.

JAMES MOORE 1/4/1825:5/17/1815
To ch of his bro., William Moore, viz: Ann Catherine, James, Joseph, Malcolm, Edwin
and Alfred McLeod Moore. Lot No. 4 in Frederica to Mary Abbott, niece. Exrs: My bro.,
William Moore and John W. McLeod.

CHARLES DEWITT, SR., division of slaves to heirs (abt 1825): Mrs. Dewitt, widow;
Charles Dewitt, Jr.; James May Lott; John Dewitt; Joseph Burnett; William Dewitt; Ann
Dewitt; Teresa Dewitt.

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Glynn Co., Bk "D", WIlls and Appraisements (1809 1843)


JAMES H. PRITCHARD 6/25/1822:11/8/1825
Sisters: Sarah, Ann. Bro: Robert. Exrs: James Moore, William Moore, Robert Pritchard.

CHRISTOPHER POULAIN DuBIGNON of Jekyll Island, Ga., 4/2/1823:11/26/1825
Wife: Marguerite Lapaerix DuBignon. rdau: Louisa Duignon. Sons: Joseph and Henry
Charles. Exrs: Son, Henry C., and friends, Charles Harris, Peter Devillers.

WILLIAM PAGE 11/27/1826:2/5/1827
To: Joseph Jones of Liberty Co.; James Hamilton Couper of Glynn Co., as trustee for
dau., Ann Matilda, wife of Thomas Butler King. Niece: Mrs. Mary Scott. To: Amanda
Eliza Fitzgerald Scott; William Page Boyd. Exrs: Mrs. Ann Matilda King, Joseph Jones,
James Hamilton Couper.

RAYMOND DEMERE of St. Simon's Island, Ga., 8/29/1828:1/5/1829
Son: Raymond, Jr. Grdaus, ch of Raymond Demere, Jr. (plantation in McIntosh Co. called
"Martin's Hill", 1150 acres, lots in Darien, etc. Slaves, Ivy and Rose and ch to be freed for
their service in protecting his pers. prop. during British invasion of St. Simons in the late
war, at whiich time nearly all his negroes deserted and joined British. Grsons: Joseph and
Lewis Demere, trustees for Ivy and Rose. Grson: Joseph Demere. Exrs: Son, Raymond,
Jr., grandson, Joseph Demere and grson, Lewis Demere when 21, friends Thomas
Spalding, John Couper, Sr. and James Hamilton Couper.

RICHARD PRITCHARD, division of estate. Shares drawn by: Sarah, Robert, Ann and
James Pritchard and by John Harris in rt. of his wife, Mary.

THOMAS F. HARRISON 11/3/1829:1/4/1830
All prop. obtained from my present wife shall be hers and the ch born by her. In event of
their decease, the prop. to go to testator's nephews: James and Barney Gowen. Mother
mentioned.

REV. EDMUND MATTHEWS 7/20/1827:2/14/1828
Daus: Jane Margaret, Ann Elizabeth. Sons: Edmund, George. Wife: Jane Margaret. To my
unnatural son, Joshua Ward Matthews, he being unworthy. Exrs: Mrs. Jane Elizabeth
Matthews, wife, dau., Ann Elizabeth, son, George Matthews, Samuel Wright, Allen B.
Powell.




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Glynn Co., Bk "D", WIlls and Appraisements (1809 1843)


JAMES HAMILTON of Philadelphia, formerly of Glynn Co., Ga., 7/16/1828:4/22/1829,
pvd in Philadelphia.
Certified cy of LWT filed Glynn Co. Exrs: Janet Wilson of Philadelphia, spinster, James
Hamilton Couper of St. Simon's Island, Ga., George Woodruff and Thomas Cadwalder of
New Jersey. Son: George. Dau: Agnes Rebecca, wife of Francis P. Corben (home located
at 260 Walnut St., Philadelphia). Nephew: Robert Wilson of Liverpool and his sister, Janet
Wilson of Edinburgh, Scotland, and her daus: Marian, Agnes, Elizabeth, Christy and
Isabelle. To ch of Isabelle, wife of nephew, Robert Wilson. To: James Hamilton Couper,
Robert Wilson, Janet Wilson, John Bainbridge of London (nephew of late George
Bainbridge of Broad St. in London), Inv. of estate shows plantations: "Hopeton",
"Hamilton", "Cabbage Bluff" and "Nodings Point", 515 slaves, etc.

JOHN W. McLEOD 11/20/1831:1/9/1832
Wife: Eliza S., sole extrx. Ch: James M., Sarah Ann, John, William, Samuel.

ABSALOM HALL 8/1/1832:9/3/1832
Mother: Winnie Hall of Barrow Co., Ky., sole heir. Exr: Samuel M. Burnett of Glynn Co.

DAVID HALL, JR. estate, inv. dtd 4/11/1833

WILLIAM HUSTON estate, division dtd 6/6/1833 to: Widow, Sarah; son, Isaac Huston;
dau., Mrs. Mary Bell.

NATHANIEL BELL 1/26/1832:3/3/1834
To: Mrs. Jane Mary Bell and her bro. Exrs: Wife, Francis M. Scarlette, Stephen M.
Timmons, Rev. Nicholas M. Murry, Gideon Ross. Messrs: Timmons and Scarlette to admr
his Ga. estate.

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN CATER of St. Simon's Island 12/14/1838:1/23/1840
Wife: Margaret K., includes 500 acres on St. Simon's Island, 300 acres in Liberty Co.
Dau: Anna Armstrong Cater. Exrs: WIfe, Roswell King, Jr., Hugh F. Grant.

HENRY SUMMERLIN 8/21/1839:6/8/1840
Sons: Wylly, John, Thomas, Dennis, William. Daus: Frances, Sarah, Elizabeth, Catherine
Luida. Wife: Sarah. Exr: Jacob Summerlin, youngest son.



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Glynn Co., Bk "D", WIlls and Appraisements (1809 1843)


CHARLES C. COUPER 1/2/1843 receipt from Robert R. Downs and wife, Mary E. to
Mrs. Louisa Couper, wid. of Charles C. Couper, for slaves, for share of said Mary E. in
estate of decd father, Charles C. Couper, she being dau of said Charles C. and Louisa
Couper.


Glynn Co. Wills and Appraisements, Book :E: (1842 1849)


ROBERT GRANT of St. Simon's Island 1/22/1842:4/15/1844
Dau: Elizabeth Helen Hagan, wife of Robert Hagan. Wife: Sarah. Exrs: Wife, H. F. Grant.

JOHN VICKERY pvd 12/11/1844
Nephews and Nieces: William Trescott, John Porter, Thomas Vickery Porter, Jane Porter.
Bro. mentioned.

PASCAL NICOLOU 6/2/1829:12/4/1844
Bro: Cadet and his ch. Niece: Adial Richard, all living in Bordeaux, France. Exrs: Francis
M. Scarlette, Peter Massie.

MARY SCOTT 12/27/1844:6/9/1845
Dau: Mrs. Amanda F. Wooley. Son: Alexander C. Grdau: Julia Ann Scott. Grsons:
Thomas O. Scott; Alexander C. Scott, Jr., plantation in Glynn Co. Son in law: V.
Woolley.

THOMAS DOVER 6/22/1844:7/7/1845
Nephew: William Dover Jenkins, "Dover Hall" Plantation, to pay heirs of Pryor Wright,
late of Baldwin Co., $2000.00. Exr: Francis M. Scarlett.

BARNARD NICOLOU of Charleston, S. C. 1/18/1836:1/11/1847
Sons: Joseph, Benjamin, Stephen. Dau: Fannie, now Mrs. Hazelhurst. Wife: Elizabeth,
extrx.

MRS. MARTHA RATCLIFF 9/25/1847:12/11/1847, of advanced age.
Dau in law: Mary A., wife of James M. Bryan, formerly wife of my decd son, William B.
Ratcliff. Ch: James M. Ratcliff, Mary S. Grayham, Martha A. Stafford, Richard R.
Ratcliff.


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Glynn Co. Wills and Appraisements, Book E (1842 1849)


JAMES C. MANGHAM 10/28/1847:12/6/1847
To: R. Hazelhurst in tr for my oldest son: William W. Ch: James Solomon, Lysigambis?
(sis), minors. Wife: Ann of Fla. Exrs: R. Hazlehurst, Alexander McDonald.

JAMES TROUP 12/20/1847:5/7/1849
Exrs: Son, Daniel H. B. Troup and neighbor, James Hamilton Couper.

WILLIAM ARMSTRONG of Wayne Co., later of Glynn Co., 9/10/1829:1/14/1850
To: Alexander C. Wylly, James H. Gickie, J. Hamilton Couper, trustees for testator's dau.,
Susan.

MARY PILES 11/25/1848:6/14/1850
Sons: Robert S., John, William, James. Grson: Robert H. Piles, son of R. S. Exr: Son,
Robert S. Piles.

WILLIAM SCOTT 8/4/1849:5/6/1850
Wife: Mary Louisa, Sand Hill res. and plantation.

TRUST Estate. Urbanus Dart, trustee, 1/14/1846
Distributees: Mrs. Eliza R. Dart, Jacob W. Moore, John C. Moore, Moses B. Moore,
Ellen Moore, Samuel B. Moore, slaves. Page 131 mentions that Ellen M. Moore has
recently married, dtd 1/9/1847. Page 155, Moses B. Moore has arrived of age dtd
1/21/1850. Page 86, John C. Moore has arrived of age, dated 1/12/1847.


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