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Habersham Co. GA Ordinary Minutes and Wills
Posted by: Senora1890 (ID *****4846) Date: July 23, 2005 at 15:38:20
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Habersham Co. Ordinary Minutes and Wills, Book 4A (1820 1850)

JAMES ADAMS, SR. 12/5/1825:5/5/1829, p. 50
Wife: Nancy. Son: James. Other ch. Wits: Robert Morris, Thomas McKinney.

HANNAH ALLEN 7/16/1847:10/12/1847, p. 314
Sons: Robert, Henry, Thompson. Daus: Emily, Elizabeth, Sarah E. Parks. Exr: henry Allen. Wits:
John Bond, James A. Terrell.

JAMES ALLEN 5/26/1840:2/27/1843, p. 205
Wife: Hannah. 200 acres in Habersham Co., 100 acres on Hudson River, 87 acres in Hall Co., 40
acres in Cherokee Co. Sons: William T. (Exr), Thomas K., John. Dau: Harriet Strickland. Slaves:
Phillis, Stokes, Tabby, Sal, Jinny, Grace, Kinky, Maria, Sally, Eliza, George, Lizzy, Mary, Leck,
Phil, Dicy, Ike, Molly. Wits: W. G. Morris, John Bond, H. I. Morris. Heirs tried to have LWT
revoked claiming testator was incompetent (p. 213), however, LWT was proved as written.

WILLIAM T. ALLEN 3/22/1845:5/5/1845, p. 263
Mother: Hannah (land on which father, James, resided in Habersham and Hall Co.'s on Hudson
River. Negroes, Sal and Phillis. Bro: Thompson, plantation on Hudson Ford of Broad River, 100
acres. Bros: Robert, Henry, farm "Cracklin Gourd", 202 acres on Hudson Fork of Broad River.
Sis: Elizabeth, Sarah, Emily. Half bros: David, Thomas K., John. Half sis: Harriett Strickland,
wife of Madison. Wits: Timothy Terrell, John Bond, Simon H. Terrell, James A. Terrell.

JOSIAH ASKEW 5/24/1845:7/11/1845, p. 277
Wife: Phebe. Sons in law: Charles Hopper, John Pulliam, Green B. Haywood. Sons: Elisha,
Josiah. Exr: Champion Ferguson. Wits: Cary Cost, Dolfus C. Duckett, James C. Quillian.

NATHANIEL AYRES 9/30/1836:7/6/1846, p. 289
Wife: Miccah, extrx. Ch mentioned. Wits: Turner H. Trissee, Charles Walters, William J. Rush,
Amos Jackson.

HENRY BREWER 10/16/1843:11/6/1843, p. 226
Wife: Polly, extrx. Sons: Freeman, Franklin Co. Land on Clark Creek, 150 acres, Jackson W.,
100 acres on Eastanolle Creek whereon I live, Henry M., land next to Jackson. Wits: Daniel
Mosely, William C. Smith, Thomas Collyer.

MOSES BROCK 3/26/1831:7/5/1831, p. 79
Wife: Rebecca. Daus: Rebecca, Hannah. Sons: Isaac, John, James, Reuben. Five daus. Exrs:
Thomas and George Brock, friends. Wits: John Dawson, Elijah Starr, John Brook and James
Brock.

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Habersham Co. Ordinary Minutes and Wills, Book 4A (1820 1850)

MARTHA BURNS 2/17/1844:8/13/1846, p. 293
Sis: Susan Wynn, widow of Hamilton Wynn. Grnieces: Sarah Alexander Shepherd, Susan
Shepherd, Martha Burns Shepherd, eldest dau. Of Eliza Jane Hamilton Shepherd. Nephew:
Edwin Minor Wynn. Niece: Eliza. Wits: James Crocker, Reuben Jordan, John Bond.

Habersham Co. Ordinary Minutes, Wills, Book 44 (1820 1850)

KINCHEN CARR, 11/5/1843:1/12/1844, p. 239
Wife: Elizabeth. To: Joel Hunt, husband of dau., Catherine, "Mt. Jonah," Habersham Co. Exr:
Ezekiel McCravey. Wits: John Wooten, Edward Collier, William R. Flemming. Cash Howard,
Sr.

HOWARD CASH, SR., 5/19/1842:7/3/1843, p. 222
Wife: Easter. Sons: Nelson, Reuben, exrs. Wits: Alexander Erwin, Ezekiel McCravy, William J.
Rush.

FREDERICK DAVIDSON, 6/17/1831:11/19/1832, p. 104
Wife: Rhody. Ch: Abraham, Bundrie, Elisha, Stephen, Peggy, Jackson, John Bailey, Rhody,
Emily, Allan, Azel, Washington, and H. ? ?. Exrs: Elijah Start, James Quillen, Jr. Wits: George
Phillipp, Jacob Warwick, Nancy Warwick.

GEORGE DEAVOURS, 2/16/1827:1/12/1830, p. 61
Wife: Rachel (two tracts on east side of Mountain Creek). Ch: John, Isaac, Christopher,
Abraham (200 seres on Mountain Creek), Elizabeth Ford, Sarah McCracking. Exr: Son,
Abraham. Wits: W. B. Wofford, M. H. Ford, Elizabeth H. Ford.

ENOCH EDWARDS, dtd 1/12/1826, p. 72
Wife: Easther (land northside of Chattahoochee River). Sons in law: John Whitaker, Newman
Wills. Sons: William, Enoch, exrs. Heirs: William, James, Enoch, Easter, Easthen, Barbery
Allen, Priscilla Fleck; grdau., Saberry Mannen, dau. of Lucy Whitaker. Wits: John House,
Thomas DaVis, William Sosebee.

JOSEPH ENGLAND, 4/9/1831:7/5/1831, p. 82
Wife: Matilda (Lot 1195 in Cowers Co.) Sons: Powell, Harrison, Martin, Charley, C1??1. Daus:
Argin, Arminda. Sons in law: James M. and J. H. Knox. Wire: Robert Westmoreland, Richard
England, Montgomery Bell.

RICHARD ENGLAND, 6/5/1835:2/5/1836, P. 134
Wife: Patsey. Ch mentioned. Wits: Robert Westmoreland, Harper Haynes, Comfort Bell.


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Habersham Co. Ordinary Minutes and Wills, Book 4A (1820 1850)

JEPTHA FREEMAN, 1/3/1839:7/13/1840, p. 175
Wife: Edith, extrx. Son: John. Daus: Lydia Hunt, Thena Adams, Elizabeth Catlett. To: Edith
Adams, dau. of James W. and Thena Adams. Exrs: Ezekiel Catlett, Ezekiel McCravey. Wige:
William Nix, Jr., Wadsworth Cloudy, J. J. Nix, J. B. Cloudy, Robert Hood.

THOMAS GAZAWAY, 8/8/1846:9/7/1846, p. 297
Wife: Lewcy. Son: John W., exr. Wits: John Warmack, Spencer Taylor.

ROBERT HACKETT, 2/26/1848:5/1/1848, p. 328
Wife: Drusilla, (plantation near Clarkesville Village, etc.) Daus: Josephine, Maria, Susan. Son:
William. Should Robert return to this country, etc. Exrs: Wife, friends, William Sloan and
Julius M. Patron. Wits: John S. Dobbins, Alexander Erwin, John R. Stanford.


Habersham Co. Ordinary Minutes, Wills, Book 4A (1820 1850)


SHERWOOD HOLCOMBE, 12/10/1844:1/13/1845, p. 255
Sons: Hampton, Isaac, ecrs. Wife: Jane (land northeast side of Chattahoochee River. Daus:
Sarah, Rebecca, Mary. Sons: Hampton, John Jesse, Isaac, Anson, Alfred. Wits: Singleton Sisk,
Mary Ann Sosebee, Thomas Sosebee.

HENRY HOLEMAN Gilmer Co., 2/11/1847:11/4/1847, p. 318
Son: Levi, exr. (furniture at Joshua Burgesses' in Greenville, S. C., etc.) Wit: E. Catlett.

EDWIN HORTON 2/17/1841:7/3/1848, p. 334
Wife: Elizabeth. Exrs: Dau., Unice and son, Edwin. Wits: Ezekiel McCravey, James M. Balley,
Elihu S. Barclay.

WILLIAM HUGHES, 2/1/1829:10/23/1829, p. 57
Bros: Alfred, Gabriel. Exrs: Bro., Gabriel and father, Samuel. Wits: Henry Haynes, Isaac Heath,
Elmasthara Davis.

JAMES HUNTER, 6/15/1827:7/8/1828
Sis: Delilah Hunter. Half sis: Ann M. Hunter. Half bro: George V. Hunter. Wits: William M.
Hunter, James Wyly, Moses Hunter.

JOHN KING, 9/22/1835:8/1836, P. 143
Wife: Nancy. Sons: William B., Isham C. (land drawn in Cherokee Co. lottery, and lot in Walker
Co.) Youngest sons: John W., Peter (lot on east side of Deep Creek and northwest side. Daus:
Amy Rae, Margaret. Wits: Moses Seitz, Daniel Ponder, Absalom Holcomb.

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Habersham Co. Ordinary Minutes, Wills, Book 4A (1820 1850)

PETER KINSY, 6/10/1842:7/1842, p. 200
Wife: Chloe. Sons: Elijah, Joseph. Daus: Elizabeth Brooks, Tabitha, Arlamizee. Wits: James
Brooks, Philip Hudgins, Armstead Popham.

ELIZABETH MARTIN, 3/29/1832:7/2/1832, p. 99
Sons: Philip (exr), Alan V. (eldest), James V., John W., William
T. Grch: George H. Martin, son of Philip; sons of Allan V. Martin. To: William Torry, ch of
decd dau. Wits: David Allen, Mary Baker.

JOHN MARTIN, 12/30/1829:10/4/1831, p. 90
Wife: Milly, extrx. entire est. Wits: G. W. Smith, Harrison Lovegood, Samuel C. Martin.

JOHN McINTYRE, 12/12/1835:3/1836, P. 136
Wife: Anny (plantation and lot in Murray Co.) Dau: Elizabeth. Wits: James Chitwood, Jeremiah
Mauldin.

ELIZABETH McKINNEY, dtd 4/3/1835, p. 141
Exr: John Tate. Wits: K. Carr, John Clardy, Bird Cannon, John Tate, Sr., Ezekiel McCravey.

MORDICA McKINNEY of Pendleton District, S. C., 1/1825:9/9/1828, p. 43. Wife: Elizabeth,
extrx. Wits: James Langston, Franky Cox.

ZACHARIAH MIZE, 10/9/1833:7/7/1833, p. 115
Wife: Jemima. Son: Frederick. Youngest sons: William D., Littleton. Wife: Jemima. To:
Howel Mize, Jemima Forrester, wife of Thomas and Walters. Sally Johnson, wife of James.
Wits: James Williams, James Pitts, John Chastain.

SAMUEL MORGAN, 2/8/1833:1/14/1834, p. 113
Son: Thomas. Daus: Martha Garison, Patsy Paris, Talitha Cocksman, Nancy Garison, Margarett
Cook, Rhoda Forsyth, wife of William. Wofford, To: Samuel, James, John and Jonathan Morgan
and his 3 sons. Wits: Bros. Richard Morgan, James Bryan. Exrs: Samuel, John, Jonathan.

JOHN MORRIS, 6/10/1843:11/1843, p. 228
Wife: Elesare. Minor heirs mentioned. Exr: Son, John. Wits: Boling Morris, William Grant,
Henry B. Robertson.

FANNY PHILLIPS, widow of George Phillips, 5/27/1839:3/3/1846, p. 286
Grch: (sons and daus. of Joseph E.) Frances Elizabeth, Taylor, Nancy Emily, Leona Caroline,
Jesse Warren, Parthenia America, George. Exr: Joseph Phillips. Wits: J. H. Starr, James Quillen.


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Habersham Co. Ordinary Minutes, Wills, Book 4A (1820 1850)

JOHN POPHAM, SR., 9/25/1827:1/7/1828, p. 35
Wife: Ann. Ch: Elijah, Betsy Sisk, Patsy Crawford, John, Nancy Odom. Exr: Gabriel Sisk. Wits:
Thomas Archer, Henry Odom.

MIRIAM POWELL 1/29/1845:5/5/1845, p. 266
Sons: William R., John M., Thomas R. (husband of dau, Mary). Daus: Elvira Brown, wife of
Frederick; Amanda, wife of Thomas Fayette; Nancy, wife of Thomas B. Cooper; Caroline, wife
of Thomas Goodrum; Dorothy, wife of William Goodrum; Hulda, wife of Bennah Francis
Logan; Milly Hogue; Harriett C., wife of Lewis Coffee. Exrs: William Goodrum, Thomas
Fayette. Wits: Albert Pitner, John S. Dobbins, Elihu S. Barclay. Codicil rescinds legacy to
William R.

THOMAS A. POWELL, 7/21/1842:7/10/1843, p. 207
Heirs: Mary Walker, Milley Houge, Amanda Fayette, Harriett Coffee, Dorothy Goodman, wife
of William Goodman, Huldah, wife of Francis Logan, Milly Hogue, Harriett C., wife of Lewis
Coffee. Exrs: Francis Logan and mother, Miriam Powell. Wit: Albert G. Pitner

DAVID RUSSELL, 6/3/1841:1/16/1842, p. 193
Wife: Mary. Dau: Ellen M. Sons: Richard of Kentucky; Alexander of Texas.
Jacob Du Teres. Wits: John L. Richardson, Sarah P. Sprague.

ELIJAH STARR, 11/26/1836:3/1837, p. 151
Wife: Hannah. Ch: Amelia C., Elizabeth, Elijah. Heirs: John Starr, A. Dorsey, John Craven,
Hugh Ferguson, George Wise, William Morgan. Erx: John H. Starr. Wits: Joseph Hansard,
William H. Dorsey, James Quillian.

HEZEKIAH STEPHENS, 2/20/1841:3/7/1842, p. 249
Wife: Barbery. Ch mentioned. Exr: Son, Hezekiah D. Wits: Enoch Brady, Sr., Hinebury
Whitfield, John C. Holcombe.

CLEMENT WALTERS, Clement, 8/30/1834:7/6/1835, p. 123
Wife: Rachel. Ch: Martha, Mary. Exrs: William and Obadiah Walters. Wits: Benjamin Wyly,
Thomas Williams, Lewis Walers.

GEORGE WATERSON, 6/2/1839:7/1839, p. 169
Wife: Anna. Son: Benjamin. Grsons: George, Stephen. Wits: Burges Smith, James Brooks.

JAMES WOFFORD of Franklin Co., 7/20/1795, 7/6/1824, p. 4
Bros. and Sisters: Benjamin, Nathaniel, Mary Weatherpoon, Nancy Bright, Charlotte Baker, Sary
Gillespie. To father and mother. Wits: Benjamin Wofford, Nathaniel Wofford, William Bright,
Thomas Harris, James Hayes.

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Habersham Co. Ordinary Minutes, Wills, Book 4A (1820 1850)

WILLIAM H. WOFFORD, 5/26/1826:9/3/1827, p. 25
Wife: Nancy, extrx. Ch: Rechel, Martha L., William (land on Broad Rivet). Mother and rather
25 acres. Wits: Sally Taylor, John Taylor, W. B Wofford.


Habersham Co. Ordinary Minutes, Book 5


DANIEL BROWNl, 8/26/1845:2126/1842, p. 68
Sons: Samuel (500 acres "The McClatchey Place" on north fork of Catawba River,
McDowell Co., N. C., adj. to Robert McCall; James H.; Heirs of son, William. Daus: Sarah
Grunlee, Elizabeth Avery, Patsey Murphy, Nancy Couley (wife of Henry). To: Heirs of Mary
Willams, viz: Charles, Albert, Edwln, Sarah, Martha A., Graze, Hannah Willlams. Dau: Matilda.
Thomas Richardson, Abraham Littlejohn, John Richardson to divide property. Exrs: James H.
Brown, Edwin Williams. Wits: John L. Richardson, Absalom Littlejohn, Thomas Richardson.

JOSEPH HOLCOMBE, 12/5/1838:2/5/1851, p. 36
Wife: Susanna. Heirs: Samuel, Absalom, Russell, Nancy Lovell, Elizabeth Hall, Charles S.,
Sarah House. Wits: Willaby Boling, Jacob M. Devall, William Chalmers.

NATHAN PITCHFORD, 6/11/1846:3/7/1853, p. 96
Wife: Alsey. My ch. Exr: James Quillian. Wits: J. M. Dorsey, Jacob Duckett, .John Craven.

ELIZABETH SOSEBEE, widow of Jobe Sosebee of Franklin Co., 4/23/1846:3/9/1850, p. 22
Daus: Polly, Susan, Betty, Malinda. Son: Thomas, exr. Wits: R. L. Jackson, Ezekiel Fuller, John
T. Carter.



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