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Abstracted Wills Book A abstracted - Jackson Co., GA
Posted by: Senora1890 (ID *****4846) Date: July 23, 2005 at 15:45:04
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Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

WILLIAM M. ADAIR, 8/17/1844:9/1844
Wits: Allen Justice, Wife: Mary, sole heir. Exr: James S. Orr. James M. Adair.

JOHN ADAMS, 7/1/1816:7/30/1816
Friend: James Cowan (all my slaves). Exrs: James and Isaac Cowan. Wits: Moses Camp,
David S. McCrary, George Headen.

THOMAS R. G. ADAMS, 10/24/1832:11/2/1832
Wife: Caroline and ch. Exrs: Wife, William Appleby. Wits: G. F. Adams, J. M. Cunningham,
John Johnston.

WILLIAM ALLEN, 8/25/1806:10/26/1806
Wife: Elizabeth. Four sons: William, etc. Wits: Edward Adams, Reuben Beavers.

JAMES ALLISON, 2/9/1818:1/4/1819
Samuel Wilson, Wife: Elinor. Ch: Paschal M., Lucia Oraline, Samuel Seaborn. Exrs: Wife, and
Samuel Wilson Allison. Wits: Obediah Watson, James McElhannan, Josiah Watson.

ANN ANGEL, 3/18/1812:5/4/1812
Grdaus: Cynthia Lee, Tabitha Pierce, Harriett Christian, Louisiana and Martha Gibson Johns,
daus. of Bartlett Johns. Son in law: Bartlett Johns, sole exr. Wits: Horatio Webb, Bartlett C.
Johns, Phoebe Johns.

MARY ANTHONY, old and infirm, 1/20/1849:5/7/1849
Dau: Lucretia, her husband, Thomas Lord and her son, Ezekiel Anthony. Sons: Wade, Thomas,
Willis. Mentions Dooly Co. land. Exrs: Thomas and Wade Anthony. Wits: Martin Anthony,
William Lord, James E. Haggard.

PHILLIP AVARY, 1/18/1809:7/3/1809
Exrs: Wife: Betsy. Sons: William, Thomas. Daus: Betsy, Rebecca. Wife and sons. Wits: James
Hamilton, Johnson Frost.

GEORGE BAGBY, 2/21/1806:7/7/1807
Wife: Miriam. Sons: Joseph, Thomas, Abner, Henry, William, George Washington Daus: Sally
Wood, Rachael Shears, Betsy Jeffries Bagby. Exrs: Wife, sons, John and Joseph. Wits: William
Pentecost, Delilah Pentecost.

LEWIS BARKER, 3/10/1818:5/6/1822
Ch: Patsy Parsons, Isham, Sally Polk, Gray, Lewis, Polly Phillips, Cillar Polk, Eldridge, Urvil?,
Exrs: Parks Chandler, Isham Lewis, Gray Barker, Eldridge Barker. Wits: James Hemphill,
Abraham Powell, Joseph Davis.

637

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

SAMUEL BARNETT, SR., 6/20/1819:9/3/1821
Wife: Margaret. Son: Samuel. Wits: Russell Jones, William Appleton, Stephen Potts, John J.
Parks.

JAMES BARR, 1835:3/1841
Wife: Mary. Ch: James Hanson, Mary. Exrs: James Hanson Barr, Boley Wilson. Wits: James
Montgomery, John Cunningham, Samuel Hay.

THOMAS C. BARREN, l/11/l853:1/9/1854
Daus: Amanda Park, Elizabeth Ledbetter, Nancy Antionette Barton. Sons: Calvin, William, exrs.
Wits: William H. Mapkin, A. J. Williamson, Calvin H. Barren.

JOSEPH H. BAUGH, 11/18/1822:3/23/1823
Wife: Sarah. Son: Daniel. Wits: Moses Wilson, T. M. Wilson. Codicil, names other nine ch:
Nancy Sheppard, Mrs. Foster, Jane Harper, Sarah Deel, Esther Harper, Catherine Purdom,
Bartley Baugh, Jeremiah Baugh, Henry M. Baugh.

JANETT BEARD, 1/23/1806:9/5/1808
Daus: Elizabeth, Jean. Sons: William, Alexander (eldest); George, Thomas. Exrs: William and
Alexander Beard. Wits: Mary Beard, James Barr, Claborn Castleberry.

JAMES BEAVERS, 12/9/1825:6/19/1827
Daus: Martha, Mary and Jane Bishop Beavers (lands in Ga. And Ky.) Wits: Mary Freeman,
James Shields, Charity Shields.

ROBERT BEAVERS, 1/12/1805:1/28/1805
Wife: Jane (home on Buffalo Creek, etc.) Dau: Esther Hunt (eldest), Rachael Brooks, Polly
Freeman, Patsy, Elizabeth, Sally, Charity. Sons: Joseph, Reuben, John, Silas. Exr: Son, Reuben.
Wits: Ezekiel Strickland, Solomon Strickland, William Headen.

WILLIAM BEAVERS, 8/10/184011/2/1840
Wife: Susannah. When my ch come of age. Exrs: Wife, James Tolbert. Wits: Abner Willie,
Archibald Moon, Boler Moon.

MICAJAH BENNETT, 4/8/1824:7/5/1824
Exrs: Thomas Ch: Jesse J , Jeptha, William, Peter, Sally Colton. Exrs: Thomas Johnson, Richard
W. Pentecost. Wits: William Pentecost, Brittain Brazeal, Josiah Bradley.

WILLIAM BENNETT, planter, dtd 7/25/1822
Wife: Rachael. Sons: Hezekiah, Armstead, Thomas (wife, Nancy
Bass), William, Bartley. Daus: Sarah Hardy, Judy Hardy, Polly Perry, Patsy Bennett. Exrs: Sons,
William and Thomas, wife. Wits: Absalom, Abraham Crisler, Jonathan Crisler.
638

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

JOHN BERRY, 10/8/1803:1/28/1805
Wife: Martha. Five ch: Joshua, Robert, William, Mary, Elizabeth. Wits: Thomas Camp, Thomas
Willingham, Gideon Thomason.

THOMAS BLACK, 1/1839:1/4/1842
Wife: Margaret. Seven ch: Samuel, Cynthia, Amelia, Hugh, Augustine, Virginia, Caroline. Exrs:
Sons, Samuel J., Augustine. Wits: Joseph David, James Appleby, John Wallace.

JOSIAH L. BLALOCK, 1/11/1857:4/6/1857
Wife: Susan. Daus: Mary Catherine, Margaret Jane. Bro: William H. To: Calvin J. Blalock; Exrs:
Robert Moon, William H. Blalock. Wits: Henry Hosch, E. Wilder, R. J. Park.

JAMES BOOTH, 4/20/1845:11/4/1850
Wife: Sarah, extrx. Sons: John A. (eldest), James, both under age. Mentions younger ch. Wits:
John A. Booth, Brookfield Burson, James Alexander.

ISAAC BORDERS, 3/22/1853:7/6/1857
Sons: John H., Michael A., Enoch H. Daus: Polly Thornton, Lucinda (wife of William Bowden),
Matilda (wife of Gen. Butler), Ann, wife of William L. Wilbanks, decd., Malinda Howard,
whose children, Jesse, John and Virgil are minors. Wits: Giles Mitchell, W. B. J. Hardman, C.
W. Wood.
MICHAEL BORDERS, 9/7/1804:1/6/1807
Wife: Mary. Daus: Esther Graham, Rachel Hixon, Mary Ann Clock, Phoebe and Ruth Borders.
Sons: Isaac, John, Stephen. Exrs: Wife, John Borders. Wits: James Rogers, Thomas Johnson.

STEPHEN BORDERS, 1/9/1839:3/4/1839
Bros: Enoch H., Michael, John. Sisters: Ann, Lucinda, Matilda, Polly, Malinda. Mother and
Father mentioned. Nephew: Stephen Thornton. Wits: James Hargrove, Eli Shankle, Hardy
Minish.

ISAAC BORING, 9/4/1829:6/7/1831
Wife: Phoebe. Ch: John, Robert, Isaac, Elizabeth Lyle, Phoebe Johnson, Susannah Tait. Grch:
Asenith, Sarah, Elizabeth, Joseph and Penelope Adams. Grch of my dau., Asenith Wafer (decd),
viz: Mary Tait. Thomas and James Jackson Wafer, under age. Lands in Lee, Gwinnett and
Jackson Co. where David Thomas formerly lived. Exrs: Wife, John and Isaac Boring. Wits: W.
Pentecost, Edmund Honeycutt, Richard Pentecost.

MATTHEW BOSTAIN, 3/18/1823:7/1823
Wife: Sarah. Sons: Jacob, Matthew. Daus: Hannah, Elizabeth Peggy Bostain, Nelly J. Betts.
Son in law: John Betts. Richard W. Pentecost and John Betts, exrs. Wits: W. Pentecost, Isaac
Betts, Sr., Micajah Bennett.
639

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

OWEN J. BOWEN, 4/7/1825:9/1/1828
Wife: Nancy. Sons: Thomas, Hiram, Perry, Horatio. Dau: Thirza David. Exr: John H. Jones.
Wits: John H. Jones, Absalom Spears.

PETER BOYLE, pvd 2/21/1814
Wife: Hannah. Sons: Robert, John, Peter (lands orig. Owned by Henry Townsend and William
Malone). Daus: Rebecca (land in Hancock Co., Shoulder Bone Creek), Catherine. Grson:
Bishop Clements. Exrs: Hugh Montgomery, Edward Adams, son, John. Wits: Joseph David,
James Armour, William Armour.

GEORGE BRADFORD, yeoman, 5/17/1812:7/6/1812
Dau: Nancy. Wife: Mary. Sons: William, David, George, James. Exrs: Sons: William, David.
Wits: Early Harris, Jesse Thompson, D. H. McCleskey.

JACOB BRASELTON, SR., 8/9/1835 :11/2/1835
Sons: John, Henry, William, Jacob, Reuben, Daniel, Job, Amos. Dau: Rebecca Brazeal. Exrs:
Sons, Jacob, Reuben. Wits: John Randolph, John H. Randolph, Washington R. Randolph.

ELIZABETH BRAZEAL, 6/16/1830:9/6/1830
Charles Dougherty, Jr., sole heir, exr. Wits: Edward Adams, Charles Dougherty, Sr., Elizabeth
Dougherty.

FREDERICK BRAZEAL, Old and infirm, 10/6/1821:5/1/1826
Wife: Elizabeth. Grsons:: Terrell Roberts, James Smith, Alexandar Williamson. Wits: Edward
Adams, Martha Johnston, John Johnston.

MIDDLETON BROOKS, Of advanced age, 11/3/1848:12/1851
Daus: Betsy Kendrick, Elizabeth (wife of William Mangum), Malinda (wife of Aaron Kemp),
Levi B. Mangum, Rachael Mayo. Grdau: Forsytha Johnson Kendrick. Sons: Thomas, Alfred,
Middleton, Jarrett D. Exr: Son, Alfred. Wite: Mina Lipscomb, David P. Lipscomb, John J.
McCullock.
LEMUEL BROWN, 5/14/1842:9/6/1850
Wife: Betsy, extrx. Stepson: William S. Mitchell. Son: Thomas S. Brown. Dau: Elizabeth C.
Brooker (wife of James) and her ch. Decd son: Samuel T. Served in Army of Texas (fought for
its independence),.his land bounty is noww mine. I beqeath it to my two ch (named). Exr: Son,
Thomas Brown. Wits: William S. Mitchell, Hugh Mitchell, James Langston, Coleman Harrison,
T. M. Harrison.




640

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

ISAAC BURSON, 9/28/1829:7/5/1830
Wife: Sarah. Ch: Joseph, Hannah Thomas, Isaac, Sally Hinton, Delilah Shaw, Elisha, Brookfield.
To: Sylvanus Shipp, Penelope Brazeal; wife of David Burson, decd. Exrs: Sons, Joseph and
Elisha. Wits: William Shaw, John Johnson, Barnabas Johnson.

JOHN CARMICHAEL, 8/29/1822:10/15/1822
Dau: Sarah Styles. Grson: John Carmichael, Jr., son of Duncan. Exr: John Carmichael. Wits:
Isaac York, Sion Pritchett, Abner McGuire.

JAMES CARREL, 3/9/1813:7/6/1813
Wife: Sarah. My five ch. Mentions land in Wilkinson Co., Ga. And York Co., S. C. Granted to
John Carrel), John Humphries and James Keytendale. Wits: John Miller, William Fowler, Elijah
Robey.

JOHN CASH, 10/7/1843:1/1846
Sons: George B., Benjamin W., Joel P. and his dau. Martha and her bros. and sisters, ch of Ist
wife. Daus: Bethany, wife of Samuel Strickland; Polly, wife of Thomas McGuire; Nancy, wife of
John Turk. Exrs: Son, Benjamin W., friend, Noah H. Pittman. Wits: Archibald Moon, James H.
Willis.

WILLIAM CASTLEBERRY, 11/15/1812:5/12/1813
Wife: Lucretia. Five youngest ch mentioned. Wits: Elijah Robey, Mark Castleberry, Odian
Castleberry.

JOHN MARTIN CARTER, 1/6/1802:2/3/1803
Wife: Elizabeth, extrx and sole heir. Wits: B. Harris, M. Williamson, Richard Easley.

STERLING CHANDLER, 1855:5/3/1858
Wife: Edith. "All my ch." Exrs: Wits: son, Dudley J. Wire: Isaac M. David, Nathaniel Hicks,
Oliver Hobbs.

TABITHA CHANDLER, 5/1839:7/6/1840
Heirs: Caroline House, Charlottey Adeline House, Elizabeth Tabitha House, Frances Merretts
House, Ann House, Elizabeth Chandler, Bailey's wife. If Merrett Chandler and Miss Witt should
marry,.....To: Samuel Bailey House, John Jeremiah Thomas House and Felix Littleberry House,
Jane and Amanda House. Wits: James, Charity, Mary Shields.

JOHNSTON CLARK, 9/3/1805:3/3/1806
Wife: Sarah. Daus: Hannah Henderson, Patsy Clark. Son: James. Sister: Ann Freeman. Exrs:
Thomas Ewing, David McCurdy. Wits: Richard Gideon, Alex. McNaughton, Jonathan Pharr.

641

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

JAMES COCHRAN, pvd 1828
Wife: Mary. Daus: Judith Winn, Ann Key, Jane Thurmond. Exrs: Elisha Winn, Tandy Key,
Harrison Thurmond. Wits: Horatio Webb, Peter E. McMillan, Andrew McLane.

MARY COCHRAN, 11/24/1836:11/30/1841
Daus: Judith Winn, Anny Key, Jane Thurmond. Grdau: Mary Ann DeLaprierre. John Wallace,
Sr. to pay money to Jeremiah Reeves for use of church. Exrs: Son, Simeon Wilkes, Harrison
Thurmond, Elisha Winn, Angel DeLaPierre.

JOHN COLEMAN, 4/3/1816:1/5/1818
Wife: Elizabeth, sole heir. Wits: Nancy Combs, Mary Combs, George Shaw.

ZACHARIAH COLLINS, pvd 3/1/1824
Wife: Sarah. Sons: Abraham, John, Henry. Daus: Eady Wallace (wife of Thompson), Rhoda
Wright (wife of Thompson), Rhoda Wright (wife of Elias), Sarah, Elizabeth and Priscilla
Collins. Exr: Son, Abraham. Wits: Russell Jones, Sophia Jones, G. D. Lester.

ELIJAH COWAN, 2/8/1810:7/6/1812
Wife: Prudence. Sons: William Edward, Stephen (not of age). Wits: Ambrose Bleckwell, Agnes
Blackwell, David Dickson.

HANNAH CRAFT, 9/5/1855:2/4/1856
Sis: Rebecca Craft, all prop., then to bro., Daniel Craft's dau., Hannah, and sister Mary Pegg's.
Sis: Martha. Extrx: Rebecca Craft. Wits: Henry Duke, Joel Johnson, B. F. Brown.

POLLY CRAFT of Clarke Co., 11/17/1846:3/5/1860
Errs/Sole heirs: Daus., Hannah and Rebecca. Wits: Stephen Jackson, Samuel G. Locklin, Daniel
Craft.

JOHN M. CRAWFORD, 9/1/1831:5/7/1832
Wife: Polly. (land in Houston Co.) Her three Ch: Charles Grisham, Ebenezer Sanford, James
Benjamin. My Ist ch: Thomas, Sarah Ann. Exrs: Joseph Maddox, John Creighton. Wits: John
McDonald, William Dixon, John G. Pittman.

ABSALOM CRISLER, of advanced age, 3/14/1853:4/3/1854
Wife of 50 yrs: Anna. Ch of decd son, Joel S. Minor ch of decd dau., Rosanna Dunson. Exrs:
Son, Jeptha S. Crisler; friend, H. A. Bennett. Wits: E. D. Yarborough, Seaborn M. Shankle, W.
M. Hunter.

JOSEPH CULPEPPER, 1/15/1816:5/16/1816
Wife: Nancy. Ch: Simeon, Henry, Sally. Exrs: Wife and son, Simeon; Ambrose Yarborough.
Wits: Thomas J. Bowen, John Hogan, Ambrose Yarborough.
642

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

ANSEL CUNNINGHAM, old and infirm, 8/22/1840:9/7/1840
Wife: Mary. Grson: Middleton Cox. Heirs: James Montgomery, Thomas Barnes, Drury
Cunningham, James Montgomery, Ansel C., John H. and William J. Cunningham, orphans.
Exrs: Thomas Barnes, James Montgomery, John H. and William J. Cunningham. Wits: Richard
Wilbanks, Richard Williamson, William M. Winters.
ANDREW CUNNINGHAM, 2/8/1834:6/2/1834
Bros: Joseph T., James T. (land in Carroll Co.). Mother: Elizabeth. Nephews: Edward and John
Doss, Joseph Doss, James Doss, Hugh M. and Andrew Cunningham. Niece: Margaret
Cunningham. Heirs: George Doss, Green Doss, Carrett Doss, John R. Cunningham. Exrs: Bros.,
Joseph T. Cunningham, Edward Story. Wits: Edward Story, James F. Story, John Richardson.

ELIZABETH CUNNINGHAM, 6/9/1835:6/5/1836
Three living ch: Joseph T., James, Mary Doss. Grson: John Doss "forced her to sign away this
land (LL 263, 3rd Dist., Floyd Co.) about 5/10/1834 when she was so troubled over the death of
her son, Andrew Cunningham, Elizabeth, Jene and Sarah Doss, daus. of her dau., Mary Doss.
Exrs: Edward Story, Joseph T. Cunningham. Wits: John Appleby, Samuel Knox, A. C. Story.

JOSEPH T. CUNNINGHAM, 8/13/1848:6/17/1849
Wife: Agnes. Sons: Joseph Christopher, Hugh M., Andrew, Columbus G. Daus: Jane E.,
Amanda, Margaret Liddle (wife of A. J. Liddle), Cynthia A. Story, Elizabeth Hemphill (wife of
Phillip W. Hemphill) and her three ch, Esther Agnes, Cynthia Adeline, Mary Elizabeth. Exrs:
John H. Cunningham, Giles Mitchell. Hugh M Andrew and Columbus G. Cunningham to carry
out the LWT in Alabama. Codicil, Alonzo G. Story apptd instead of H. M. Cunningham, decd.
Special Term, Orphans Court, 4/18/1849, Talladega, Alabama.

MARY CUNNINGHAM, old and infirm, 10/5/1850:12/5/1852
Sons: John H., William J., exrs. To son, Ansel's ch. Wits: P. P. Casey, A. J. Winters, S. A.
Thornton.

MARTHA CURETON, Nuncupative LWT, 4/13/1813 (date of death)
To be bur. besider her husband at Mrs. Chandler'. Heirs: Polly Wood, dau. of James Wood, decd;
Patsy Anderson and her little sisters; Taylor Whatley.

JOHN D. DALTON. 9/21/1854:12/4/1854
Wife of 44 yrs.: Sarah. Three ch still at home. Jane Montgomery's pt, wife of James M. and all
her ch. Daus: Nancy Dillpert, Munasa Slayton (wife of William). Bro: Vinstron? Dalton. Wits:
James McMillan, Russell J. Park, John Lancaster.

CHARLES DAMRON, dtd 10/4/1827.
Wife: Polly. Ch: Uriah, Polly Anglin, Nancy and Peggy Damron. Son in law: Peter Anglin. Exr:
Son, Uriah. Wits: Joseph J. Singleton, Asa Varnum, John Skinner.
643

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

JOSEPH DAVIS, 4/12/1852:6/1852
Daus: Louise Appleby, Elizabeth Webb, Elvira Wammond. Son: Joseph H. My mother. My wife
and six ch. Exrs: Sons, Thomas J. and Joseph H. and son in law, H. C. Appleby. Wits: William
Aenderson, N. H. Pendergrass, James Wofford.

WILLIAM DEAL, 7/23/1802:4/24/1804
Wife: Jemima. "My ch." Exrs.: Wife, Ephraim and Harvis Deal. Wits: James Goodlet, Richard
Gardner.

SHADRACK DEAN, 5/11/1811:3/1/1813
Wife: Mourning. Sons: Arche, Thomas, Jacob, Shadrack, John, Frederick. Dau: Euphremia. Exr:
Son, Shadrack. Wits: Owen Bowen, William Mackie, Jonathan Martin, Sion Pritchett.

DAVID DICKSON, 6/5/1808:11/7/1808
Daus: Betsy Bailey, whatever is due me from Robert Bailey; Mattie Beatty (note on Francis
Beatty). Sons: James, William, Samuel. Nephew: Dickson Polly. Exrs: Nephew, David Dickson;
Elijah Cowan. Wits: Alexander Gillespie, Sarah Gillespie.

CHARLES DOUGHERTY, SR., 6/9/1847:11/5/1849
Son: Charles, Jr. Son in law: Andrew Oliver. To: William F. Mann, an orphan boy I have raised,
Under age. Exr: Friend, Middleton Witt. Wits: J. H. Randolph, Henry R. J. Lone, Giles Mitchell.

JAMES ELMORE, Nuncupative LWT, d. 10//28/1814, pvd 12/1/1814 Heirs: William Pinson,
James M. Swain (orphan boy) in N. Simeon White.

BOLEY EMBRY, 6/16/1836:7/4/1836
Wife: Unity. Ch: Tempy, Sarah, William L., John, Green B., Elizabeth Mattias, Talbot,
Hezekiah L. Exrs: John Embry, Lewis Hardy. Wits: William R. Wellborn, Butler Williams,
Martin Anthony.

LEONIDAS FEW, 5/10/1833:7/1/1833
Wife: Martha. Mentions 1760 acres in Franklin Co., and 1000 acres in Jackson Co. on Currie's
Creek (latter being homeplace). Father in law: Levi Lowry. Sons: Camillas, LaFayette, Ignatius,
William Simeon, Leonidas Allen, and ch in esse. Exrs: Wife, and son, Camillas. Wits: H.
Hemphill, Levi A. R. Lowry.

MARY FINLEY, 1/21/1835:7/5/1836
Nephew: James Morris, and his sister, Mary Hanson. Wits: Joseph J. Singleton, Asa Varnum.

CHANDLER FLAGG, Nuncupative LWT, 12/13/1830
Heir: Zenas Hubbard. Wits: Francis Hopson, Thomas Adams, Sarah Bacon, Zenas Hubbard.

644

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

ELIZABETH FLOURNOY, 8/4/1855:10/1/1855
Sole Heir: Dau., Mary Christiana, wife of James Venable, exr. Wits: John A. Millican, James
Morris, Samuel Venable.

NATHAN FOWLER, old and infirm, 9/14/1815:7/7/1817
Ch: Tabitha, Zephaniah, Hillory, Eleshba Rowland, Eliphalet Jones' ch, Abisha Beauchamp, Exr:
Isaac Cowan. Wits: Wiley Pierce, Medley White, William Green, Isaac Cowen.

JONATHAN FREEMAN, 1/27/1851:3/5/1852
Wife: Mariah. My five ch: Elizabeth, James Martin, Edna, Sarah Angeline, John A. Benton.
Exrs: Wife, and bro in law, Edward G. Riley. Wits: Thomas S. Stapler, George T. Pittman,
Jefferson Thurmond, W. A. Brooks.

WILLIAM M. GATHRIGHT, 10/2/1852:8/3/1858
Wife: Milly. Daus: Milly Pittman (who stayed longer with us than the others), Sally Pittman,
Caroline Ports. Sons: John C., William M., Zebulon P. Sons in law: Wilkins Haynie, A. Pittman,
exrs. Wits: Moses H. Potts, Delmas L. Jarrett, Thomas Stapler, William Appleby.

JAMES GIDEON, JR., 6/6/1803:8/4/1817
Wife: Elizabeth. Sons: Hoses, Berry. Other ch. Exrs: Presser Horton, William McCutchen. Wits:
Robert Martin, Samuel Henderson, Ben McCleskey.

JOHN GILBERT, 11/5/1831:7/2/1832
Exr: Friend, Wood Hinton. Wits: Little B. Slaton, John S. Shields, John G. House.
JAMES GLENN, 12/2/1835:11/1837
Wife: Elizabeth. Nine oh: James R., Jane Rian, Mary, Gober, John W., Joshua N., Eunice
Sowell, Elizabeth Hampton, Synthy Shockley, James R., Letitia. Exrs: Sons, John W., Joshua N.
Wits: Henry Crawford, James Smith, William O. Smith.

JOHN T. GOODMAN, 2/11/1845:3/3/1845
Wife: Trena, sole heir and extrx. Wits: R. A. Oliver, H. C. Carter, M. A. Justice.

JOHN GREEN, 4/22/1807:11/2/1807
Wife: Jane. Sons: William, John. Daus: Margaret, Matilda, Sarah. Mentions land in Wayne Co.
Wits: John J. Mobley, James Wilson, John Wilson.

SAMUEL HAGGARD, 8/30/1810:6/3/1811
Wife: Ruth. Ch: John, James, Samuel, Jr., Jonathan, George, Frank. Alford. Daus: Susannah,
Patsy Smith, Elizabeth Freeman, Anna Hix Sarah Brown, Frances Hardy, Hannah Cook. Exrs:
Jesse Bennett, Thomas Porty. Wits: Solomon Stevens, Reves Bruzel.
645

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

THOMAS HANSON, JR., Nuncupative LWT, 3/2/1812
After a settlement with my bro., John, my father, Thomas, sole heir.

JAMES HARGROVE, old and infirm, 2/14/1857:3/2/1857
Wife: Elizabeth. Sons: John W., Seaborn, Henry L. Asbury, James 4., William F. Daus: Cynthia
Goher, Hlester Ann Butler's two ch (James L,. and Sarah Ann Butler), Nancy M. Butler. To:
Polly Prickett's nine ch. Stepdau: R. Hudson. Exrs: Sons, Asbury, John W. and Seaborn G. Wits:
W. B. J. Hardman, John M. Prickett, Seaborn M. Shankle.

ALEXANDER HARPER, 10/15/1813:3/6/1815
Wife: Tabitha. Daus: Martha, Elizabeth. Son: Alexander F. Exrs: Wife, Joseph Davis. Wits:
Joseph McCutchen, Elizabeth Echols, Martha Harper.

JESSE HARRIS, 3/22/1829:5/4/1829
Wife: Viney. My eight ch. Exrs: Wife, Barnabas Barren. Wits: Magnus A. Brooks, Walton
Harris, Moses Vinson.

JOSEPH HARRIS, 7/25/1832:9/2/1839
Wife: Elizabeth. Son: Walton. Wits: George W. Vinson, Moses Vinson, M. A. R. Brooks.

COLEMAN HARRISON, of advanced age, 2/1/1857:12/7/1857
Wife: Frances. heirs of son, Joseph. Daus: Melissa Ann Hutchins, Sarah O. Brown. Sons:
Thaddeus L., Jason C. Sons in law: Hilliard J. Randolph, Tandy K. Randolph. Exrs: Son in 1aw,
Thomas A. Brown, sons: Jason C. and Thaddeus C. Wits: P. F. Hinton, J. E. Harrison, .John W.
Freeman.

JOHN HARRISON, John, 12/20/1843:9/6/1847
My wife. Daus: Ann, Sebbie, Mary, Caroline, Sarah J., Margaret, Jane. Son: Thomas S. Exrs:
Wife and William S Harrison, cion. Wits: William L. Mitchell, Samuel L. Watson, Robert J.
Millican.

JOSEPH HARRISON, 2/9/1831:3/7/1831
Sons: Josephus, Overton, Jason, Tilman, Colmore. Dau: Meeky Holland, wife of John. Grson:
William Cavin. To: Icabod Manson, ch of Rebecca Cunningham, acknowledged by my son,
Hezekiah, to he his child. Grave of my dau., Susan and her ch. Exr: Son, Tilman.Wits: Jacob
Callahan, William McMullen.

FREDERICK HARVEL, 3/1/1847:7/5/1847
Wife: Letty. Nephews: Frederick, Jr., Watson Harvel. To: Oliver Harvel, Richard Harvel,
William Harvel, Henry Harvel, Harriett HarveL, Frederick Harvel, Jr. Exrs: A1fred Brooks and
Frederick Harvel, Jr. Wits: J. H. Cunningham, William M. Winters.

646

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

GEORGE HAYES, 1/25/1841:11/1843
Wife: Sarah. Sons: George B., James E., Thomas P. C. Daus: Mary (land in Irwin Co.), Sarah
and her ch, Nancy, Rebecca, Sophia and her ch, Betsy, Sarah Ann, Louisa and her ch. Exrs:
Wife and friend, Russell T. Jones. Wits: Jackson Bell, Charles Witt.

GEORGE HEADEN, 1819:1/24/1829
Nephews: John M., George R., William C. C. and Headen Brazeal.Bro: William. Bros in law:
David Robertson, William Shed, James Turner, Henry Turner. To: John Brazeal for use of Jesse

Headen, James Robertson, Eli Headen. Six heirs of William L.Brazeal, viz: Sally and Polly
Brazea1, and four boys. Exrs: Friend, Edward Adams. Nephew: John M. Brazea1. Wits: Ezekiel
Green, James Boring, John Boring.

WILLIAM HEADEN, SR., 11/24/1807:1/4/1808
Wife: Jane. Sons: Robert, William, George, Eli, Jesse. Son in law: William Shed. To: Elizabeth,
wife of John Headen; Sally Terrell, my grdau. Dan: Prlssy Headen. Exrs: Sons, William and
George. To: James Robertson, David Robertson, William L. Brazeal, Allen Headen. Wits:
Edward Adams, John Beavers, Reuben Beavers.

ELIZABETH HEARD, 4/5/1839:9/1840
Son in law: James Tabbs. Sons: Charles M. Daniel C. Dau: Mary Heard. Grs on: John Armstrong
Heard, son of Charles M. Grdau: Isabelle Adeline Tabbs, minor. Grson: Richard Heard Chealy,
son of Mary Heard. Lewis and William Southward Tabbs, sons of James Tabbs, Asa Varnum,
exrs. Wits: John Glenn, Roderick Matthews.

RICHARD HEARD, 10/1/1817:1/5/1818
Wife: Elizabeth. Four ch: Daniel, Charles, Mary, Elizabeth Norman. Grdau: A. Caroline
Norman. Exrs: Wife, Daniel Heard, and son in law, Lewis Norman. Wits: Willis Pope, John
Coleman, John Robertson.

WILLIAM HEARD, 4/12/1825:9/5/1825
Wife: Rachael. Present wife's ch. Dau: Sarah. Exrs: My son, Joseph Heard, wife, and Ansel
Cunningham. Wits: A. V. Clardy, Ansel Cunniagham, James Montgomery.

ANDREW H. HENDERSON, 12/31/1852:1/26/1853
Wife: Flora Olivia. Son: William Benton, extrx with wife, Flora Olivia. Bro: John D. of Jackson
Co., exr. Several Ch.

DAVID HENDERSON, 1/18/1821:2/2/1821, pvd Hillsborough Co., Fla.
Wife. Son: Robert (afflicted). Ch: John D. H., Jeremiah William, Robert Scott, Thomas, Hannah
Ann, Tabitha Elizabeth Jane. Bro in law: Baly Chandler and Bartley Montgomery, exrs. Wits:
Polly Freeman, B. Mayo, John Boring.
647

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

JAMES HENDERSON, Planter, 9/23/1854:11/8/1854
Wife: Clementia. The tenn. land between Andrew H. Henderson and myself to be appraised. Ch
not of age. Exrs: Wife, and son, Thomas J. Wits: James Blackwell, John R. Willis, Bennett
Rylie.

JOHN G. HENDERSON, Planter, 5/10/1839:6/1/1839
Wife: Margaret. Sons: James O. (youngest), Andrew H. Dau: Rebecca. Exrs: Sons, Andrew W.
and James O. Wits: Nathaniel Harbin, James H. Daniel, Perry Bowen.

JOSIAH HENDERSON, 1/7/1828:1/5/1829
Wife: Rosanna, and Robert Venable, exrs. Wits: John Venable, Nathaniel Venable, James Green.

SAMUEL HENDERSON, 12/13/1834:9/17/1831
Wife: Delilah. "My ch." Wife and bro., John M. Henderson, errs. Wits: Elias Henderson,
Nathaniel G. Henderson, Ira Foster.

FENNEL HENDRIX, 9/16/1850:11/4/1850
Bros: Thomas, James, Moses, Berry. Mother: Sarah. Exr: Bro., Perry Hendrix. Wits: James
Hargrove, William Carter, John W. Pruitt.

WILLIAM HICKMAN, 5/15/1816:9/2/1816
Wife: Lucretia. Sons: Josiah, William, Theopolius, Nathaniel, Jacob. Daus: Lucretia Holland,
Sarah Castleberry, Tamer Whitmore, Jenny Dunn, Usby Grantham, Ussy? Mooney. To:
Mourning Heath and Christianna Thomas. Exrs: Son, Josiah and son in law, Richard Heath.
Wits: Frederick Brazeal, Joseph Davis, Josiah Hickman.

LEWIS HINER, 2/21/1830:5/3/1830
Wife: Nancy. Ch: Abraham, Edwin, Nancy, John, Jacob. To: Mary Milsaps, land in Clarke Co.
on which Hiram Milsaps lives, to be given to his son, John Milsaps. Exrs: John and Nancy Hiner.
Wits: Marvel Milsaps, Josiah Wallis, James Stuart.

NICHOLAS HOBSON, 3/7/1809:5/1/1809
Wife: Sally. Sons: William, John, Matthew, Baker, Christopher, Francis, Allen. Daus: Jimmy
Smith, Polly, Patsy, Agnes. Exrs:John, Matthaw and Baker Hobson. Wits: George Hampton, Job
Rogers.

JAMES HODGE, old and infirm, 12/27/1854:11/2/1857
Wife: Jenny. Daus: Nancy E., Jenny M. (wife of Frederlck Harwell). Zinley Harwell's Exr:
Son in law: Frederick Harwell. Wits: William P. Miller, Willis Webb, B. F. Park.



648

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

ROBERT M. HOLLIDAY 11/15/1850:1/13/1851
Wife: Msriah Dougherty Holliday. Sons: Walton H., Francis M. Daus: Julia C., Beatrice M. Wits:
Charles Witt, William Hunter, Elizabeth Martin. Codicil: "Land I am entitled to draw llnder late
Act of Congress for military services," to: Adolphus B., Jeremiah R., Francls M. and Walton H.
Holliday, Victoria M. Grant. Wits: Elisha Martin, James Martin, Charles Witt.

DAVID HOLMES, 10/15/1849:2/3/1852
Wife: Sarah. To surviving ch of my dau,, Lucy Cunningham, res. of Gwinnett Co., the rest in
Tenn. Sons: Alexander, Henry, John. To: Vivian Holmes, ill tr for son, Washington and his ch.
Dau: Caroline Harrard Holmes. Exr: G. L. G. Harris. Wits: William Frost, Samuel Frost, John
Kirkpatrick, John Reynolds.

PROSSER HORTON, 11/29/1820:3/29/1823
Wife: Sarah. Sons: Fletcher Prosser. Daus: Sarah Glenn, Sarah Horton. Decd son: William
Horton. Son in law: Washington Allen. Exrs: James Hemphill, William Bell. Wits: Charles
Dougherty, E. Price, John Todd, John Young.

HARDY HOWARD, 8/13/1859:9/12/1859
Sons: Samuel, Hartsford, Hardy, Homer R. Grch: Virgil Jones, Harper Howard, sons of Harper
H. Howard. Daus: Elizabeth Webb, Malissa Braselton, Emily Niblack, Amends Webb. Elizabeth
Webb's two ch., one dau. of T. O. Webb. Sons in law: Hugh M. Niblack, Green M. Duke, errs.
Wits: Ephraim Jackson, R. E. Oliver, N. H. Pendergrass.

SARAH HOWARD, 3/30/1830:7/1838
Daus: Elizabeth Sutton, Hannah Howard. Son: Hardy. Wits; Gabriel B, Church, Sarah Church,
James Williams.

JOSEPH A. HUGHEY of Clarke Co., 1/17/1851:6/2/1856
Wife: Susan. Daus: Susan Frances, wife of Edmond G. Elder; Mary Ann; Elizabeth Caroline;
Elizabeth Cloud. Sons: John Thomas, David Anderson, Joseph Barton. Son in law: Edmund G.
Elder, err with son, John Thomas Hughey. Wits: Thomas Booth, Thomas Simonton, John Calvin
Johnson.

SANFORD W. JOHNSON, 4/2/1858:5/3/1858
Wife: Elisabeth and my ch. Wife, extrx. Wits: Archibald Moon, Floyd Benton, Phillip W. Moon.

THOMAS JOHNSON, 9/13/1821:11/17/1821
Wife: Mary. Sons: Danel Merrill, Stephen, William. Dau: Sally Trapp. Six ch. Exrs: Hugh
Montgomery, Edward Adams, .Joseph Davis. Wife: Polly Ratchford, Edward Adams, Charles
Smith.


649

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

THOMAS JOHNSON, 4/21/1854:3/5/1855
My wife. Son: Josiah. Dau: Jane Smith. Exr; Josiah Johnson. Wits: John M. Matthews, Alfred
Smith, John Creighton.

JANE JONES, 5/2/1841:7/10/1843
Son in law: William Hamilton. Son: James, exr. Wits: Russell Parker, Green W. Smith, Reddick
Betts.

RUSSELL JONES, of Franklin Co., 12/21/1827:3/3/1828
Wife: Sarah. Son: Russell. Son in law: Allen Daniel and Polly Daniel. Her ch, except William
Daniel, deducting from Oliver Powell's portion. Heirs of my son Dudley Jones, decd. Illegitimate
dau. of my grdau, Nancy Hooper. Sons in law: Charles Sorrells, Benjamin Cleveland. Six grch
of dan, Amelia Allen, decd. Sons: Lewis, Thomas, William, James. Exrs: Wife and Russell
Jones. Wits: Gray Allen, Hugh A. Thompson, Russell P. Jones.

DAVID JUSTUS, pvd 1/13/1833
Wife: Sarah. Son: William. My little ch. Wits: Edward Pharr, Hezekiah W. Pharr, Benjamin
Scroggins.

JOHN JUSTUS, 11/9/1829:1/3/1831
Sons: David, Henry, Allen, Stephen. Daus: Keziah, Patsy McCutcheon, Dolly Blalock. Grch:
Elvira Justus, eldest dau. of son, Stephen; James Johnson Justus, Bess Gillium Justus, Thirada
Justus, heirs of my son, William, decd. Son in law: Aaron Combs, and Henry Justus, exrs. Wits:
Edward Pharr, David Bradford, George Bradford.

SOLOMON KERBOU, of advanced age, 10/22/1848:1/28/1849
Wife of many yrs: Selah. Sons: Singleton (youngest), Jesse M., Francis M., John. Exrs: Wife,
son, Jesse M. Wits: Robert Moon, Meredith Hutchins, .John G. House.

TANDY KEY, 6/1836:12/17/1838, proven in Russell Co., Ala.
Wife not named. Daus: Harriett Phelps and her ch.; Ch of dau., Mary Mitchell, decd; Virginia
Appleby and her ch.; Caroline Clark and her ch; Susannah Wilkerson and her ch.; Martha Ann
Moreland and her ch; Malissa and her ch; Elizabeth and her ch. Sons: James C., George W.,
Madison Troup, Tandy, Thomas Jefferson. Exrs: Son, James C., John Appleby, John Wilson.
Wits: Elisha Winn, H. Webb.

JOHN KING, 1/1/1842:3/7/1842
Wife: Elizabeth. Heirs ot my stepson, Christopher Kimble; of my stepson, Patrick. To: Elizabeth
Minish. Exrs: Wife, Thomas J. Davis. Wits: Giles Mitchell, .lames Garvin, Andrew M. Park.



650

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

JOHN KING, SR., 12/27/1839:7/7/1840
Soils: John, David R., James, Robert. Sons in law: Charles Miller. Dau: Elizabeth Espey, Espey,
Charles DuPree. Land in Telfair Co. Dau:wife of Robert. Wife mentioned. Five ch of dan.,
Jane Miller, decd. Eleven ch of dau, Petty Epsey. To: Mary Ann Briant. Exrs: Robert Espy, John
King, Jr., David H. King. Wits: M. T. Wilhite, Sterling May, Joel C. Neal.

SAMUEL KNOX, SR., 4/28/1836:2/3/1837
Wife: Mary. Sons: Samuel, William, exrs. Daus: Jane Luckie, Mary Robertson, Ann Jarratt,
Cynthia Borders. Wits: Joseph T. Cunningham, Andrew Cunningham, Edward Story.

JONATHAN KOLB, 11/11/1811:3/12/1812
Wife: Susannah, extrx with James Cash. Ch: Harrison (eldest), Nancy, Sophia, Rebecca,
Harmon, James, Mary Ann, Jonathan, Rebecca J., Susannah. Wits: Ephraim Gladsey, Patrick
Cash.

JOHN LAMBERT, 6/6/1826:7/4/1826
Wife: Sarah. Sons: Alexander Brazeal, alias Lambert; John Brazeal, alias Lambert; Edward
Lambert. Exrs: Wife, Sarah, Edwln Lambert, Washington Brazea, alias Lambert and John
Flanigan. Wits: Rachael Pentecost, Matthew M. Pentecost, William Brazael.

JOSEPH LANDRUM, 12/24/1842:9/3/1849
Wife: Sarah. To: Elizabeth Landrum, wife of Jackson, decd. Ch: Jeptha, Sarah Ellison, Emily
Davis, Elizabeth Bosworth, heirs of Prunella McElhannon, heirs of Espy Lay, heirs of son,
Larkin, decd. Hugh McElhannon to keep shares for heirs of Prunella McElhannon and of Espy
Lay until they are of age and Samuel Ellison to keep share of heirs of son, Larkin, decd. Exrs:
Hugh McElhannon, Jeptha Landrum, Ezekiel Hewett. Wits: C. R. Wood, Hezekiah McElhannon,
Hugh McElhannon.

WILLIAM LANGFORD, 12/28/1840:7/5/1847
Wife mentioned. Stepson: Allen Langford. My own c.h: Elizabeth Crawford, Sarah Jane Wilson,
Willis J. and Chatten L. Langford. Exrs: Wife, Allen Langgford. Wits: Ephraim Jackson,
William S. Smith, John Hartley.

SAMUEL LANGSTON, old and infirm, 10/3/1825:10/31/1825
Daus: Alcy Wright, Betsy Rhea, Mary Blackstock, Rachael Williamson. Exrs: Edward Adams,
Joseph Davis. Wits: Jeremiah Reeves, John Wallis, George Adams.






651

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

ELIJAH LAY, of advanced age, 5/10/1851:12/5/1853
Wife: Martha. To: Laurena Wood; Richardson Lay, ch of William N. Lay; Mary C. McElhannon,
Sarah Ann McElhannon; heirs of David Lay, decd, viz...Samuel H. Lay, Mary E. Johnson, Larkln
R. Lay, Elijah W. Lay, Martha L. Lay. To: Minors of Frances McElhannon, decd. Hezekiah
McElhannon to keep their sh until they come of see. Miners of son, William N. Lay, decd. Hugh
McElhannon to keep their share until of age. Exrs: Richardson Lay, Hugh McElhannon. Wits:
Bailey Chandler, Zeno Perkins, J. C. Johnson.

WILLIAM N. LAY, 8/25/1846:9/1846
Wife: Winney. Sons: Marcus, John, Columbus. Daus: Caroline Ann, Mary, and unborn child.
Exrs: George B. Wood, William Lay. Wits: P. J. E. Griffith, Richardson Lay.

NATHANIEL LEGG, 1/7/1830:1/12/1830
Wife: Lucy and son, James M., exrs. Wits: Peter A. Maddox, Nathl Shotwell, William Legg.

WILLIAM LOTT, 8/22/1842:9/1843
Wife: Jane. Sons: Moses, Enoch, George. Bro: George. Wits: Thomas Williams, Martha Bell.

LEVI LOWRY, 1/29/1847:5/3/1847
Wife: Martha. Grdau: Sarah J. Lowry. Grson: Camillus Few. Dau: Martha W. Witt (slave now In
poss. of Charles Witt). Grson: James Venable, son of John and Sarah, in tr for use of my dau.,
Sarah G. Venable and her ch. Sons: John, Willis R., Osborn M. Exrs: Wife, John J. McCullock,
Willis B. Lowry. Wits: Samuel Watson, Middleton Witt, John M. Skinner. Codicil 3/12/1847, As
gdn of ch of Leonidas Few, decd, ht hse and lot in Covington for their use, etc.

MARTHA LOWRY, 11/29/1849:7/5/1852
Dau: Mary E. McCullock and her ch. To: John J. McCullock, exr. Wits: H. J. Randolph, Joseph
F. Harrison.

JOHN MARTIN, 4/16/1830:2/8/1831
Wife: Mary, sole extrx.. Daus: Nancy and Ruthy Martin; Betsy Hunter. Sons: William, Levi,
Elisha, John, Elijah, Malachi, Simeon. Wits: John J. McCulloch, .James Shields.

WILLIAM D. MARTIN, 5/7/1853:4/1854
Heirs: Giles Mitchell and John J. McCullock, for Methodist Church; trustees of Jefferson
Academy; friend, Shadrack Hogan and his dau., Amanda Hogan; friend, Giles Mitchell; friend,
James F. Pittman; friend, John S. Williamson; friend, William Watson; son of friend, Samuel
Watson; friend, Middleton Witt. Wits: P. F. Hinton, H. J. Randolph, J. G. McLester.




652

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

WILLIAM MATTHEWS, William, 9/16/1854:8/1855
Son: Milton. Daus: Elizabeth (Wife of John Creighton), Mary Natthevs, Nancy and Mary
Benton. Grch: William, James and Martha Matthews, ch of son, Phineas Matthews, decd;
Benjamin Granklin Matthews, Nancy Chandler, Polly Cain and Margaret Wade, ch of son, Allen
Matthews, decd. Son in law: John Creighton, John Benton, and son, Milton Matthews, exrs.
Wits: Thomas Stapler, Sr., Thomas Stapler, John M. Stapler, William T. Sharp.

BENJAMIN MAYO, pvd 6/7/1824
Wife: Sally. Ch mentioned. Exrs: Joseph Davis, Hugh Montgomery, friends. Wits: David
Henderson, Elijah Oliver, Joseph Bradley.

JOHN McCARTY, 1/16/1837:7/1837
Wife: Mary, extrx. Sons: John, William, Cornelius. Daus: Susannah Thurmond, Belton
Thurmond, Elizabeth Vinson (and George Vinson), Mary. Wits: Polly Garrett, Little Berry
Brooks, Mangus Brooks.

JAMES McCLESKEY, not dtd, unmarried, died 11/26/1859
Bro: James G. to take care of their three sisters. Wits: Henry Newton, John Venable, Jonathan B.
Davis, N. H. Pendergrass.

MARGARET McDOWELL 7/1824:1/25/1825
Ch: Allen C., Margaret, Elizaheth Caroline Boyle. Exrs: James Waugh, Allen C. McDowell,
David Witt. Wits: H. Webb, George Shaw, Frank: J. D. Depriest.

MICHAEL McDOWELL, pvd 1824
He died 9/3/1824 in Stokes Co., N. C. Wife: Peggy. Son: Allen. Wits: Elizabeth Waugh, Harrison
M. Waugh, Susan L. Waugh.

JOHN McELHANNON, SR., 5/15/1834:7/7/1834
Wife: Eleanor. Sons: Hugh, Cooper, James, John, Christopher, Isaiah, Hezekiah, Francis,
Steward. Daus: Elenor Bell, Elizabeth McMurty, Unity Potts, Peggy Shields, Grson: Francis
McElhannon. Exrs: Hezekiah, Francls and Hugh McElhannon. Wits: Nancy A. Watson, C.
Arnold, Stephen Arnolds.

NATHAN McGEHEE, 8/15/1802:2/3/1803
Sons: Nathan, Jesse, Robert, Osborn, Solomon, Mial. Dau: Patsy. Wits: John Shepherd, John
Chapman, Abraham Chandler, Gabriel Anderson.

JAMES McGOWAN of Oktibbeha Co., Miss., 9/27/1843:1/1844
Bro: John. Nephews: John Scott; John Harden; John and Thomas Ross; James McGowan, son
of bro., Samuel. Ch of sister, Jane Shackleford. Bros: Edward, Hamilton. Niece: Sophia Harden.
Exrs: Bro., Samuel McGowan. Wits: William Bell, Jacob Cobb and his wife, Missouri A. Cobb.
653
Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

CHARLES McKINNEY, of advanced age, pvd 3/3/1834
Wife: Elizabeth. Dau: Rachael Webb. To: Horatio and Willis Webb, Polly Lyle, Alcy Hampton,
Wilborn Webb, R. D. Johnson and his ch by my dau., Hilda. Dau: Betsy Hearn. Sons: William,
Samuel. Exrs: Sarah Hampton, James Hampton, James Hargrove. Wits: James Montgomery,
Thomas Barnes, John G. Heard.

CHARLES McKINNEY, JR., 5/31/1832:8/6/1832
Sister: Rachael Webb. To: Miss Frances Hogan. Daus: Polly Ann, Hilda Ann, when of age. Exrs:
Elljah Cloud, Nathaniel Shotwell.

JOSEPH McLESTER, of advanced age, 10/15/1850:1/13/1851
Wife of 49 yrs.: Rhoda. Daus: Cynthia McLester, Caroline Judson McLester. Sons: James C.,
William (my half of town lot in Jefferson, whereon they are now doing business). Exrs: Sons.
Wits: Benajah Thornton, J. H. Wade, Jeptha S. Crisler.

JEROME MILLER, Nuncupative LWT, 12/2/1818 Mentions wife. Wits: Ellinor King, Rachael
Edwards.

JOHN MILLER, 11/20/1828:1/5/1829
Wife: Mary, and son, William, exrs. Wits: Hezekiah Pruitt, Jesse Broadwell.

THOMAS MILLSAPS, 3/5/1825:3/6/1829
"All my ch." Sons: Fuller, Ezekiel (land adj. Jacob Millsaps on Barber Creek, Houston Co.)
Wits: Green Steed, Fanny Steed, Lewis Franklin.

ELIZABETH MINNISH, advanced age, 6/26/1855:6/6/1859
Sole Heir: Niece, Elizabeth Jane Minnish. Exrs: James Hargrove, Levi H. Shankle. Wits: John F.
Gober, Ezekiel Anthony, Levi G. Eubanks.

ISAAC MINISH, old and infirm, 11/22/1843:7/2/1849
Wife: Agnes. Dau: Elizabeth. Exr: James Hargrove. Wits: Wade Anthony, James W. Shankle,
Thomas Lord.

JOHN MINNISH, 1/22/1856:4/7/1856
To wife for ch: Elizabeth Frances, Mary Ann, Sidney M., John Wiley, Richard King,
Franklin Harrison. Exrs: Wife, and Sidney and James E. Haggard. Wits: James Lowe, James
A. Brock, H. B. Gober.

ROBERT MOON, 3/14/1824:5/3/1824
Sons: William, Robert, Archibald, errs. Wits: B. Moon, Joseph J. Scott, W. D. Martin.


654

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

WILLIAM MOORE, SR., 7/16/1827:1/8/1828
Dau: Mary Borders. Son: John. To: William Moore Borders, son of Mary Borders.
Son in law: Stephen Borders, and son, John, exrs. Land in Early and Lee Co.'s. Wits: M. H.
Pittman, James Smith, Joseph Adair, Zachariah Lay, Thomas Johnson.

WILLIAM MORGAN, 4/26/1809:5/1/1809
Wife: Priscilla. Sons: Blake, William, Jesse. Daus: Patsy Shepherd, Joice, Priscilla, Esther,
Mahala. Exrs: Wife, Samuel Hay. Wits: James Rogers, Ephraim Patrick, David Tuttle.

HENRY C. MORRIS, 3/16/1848:3/14/1849
Wife, sole heir for benefit of ch. Exrs: William C. Hill, Henry Hosch. Wits: John Hays, Jonathan
S. McClain, Robert White.

JOHN MORRIS, 6/22/1810:3/4/1811
Wife: Elizabeth. Sons: Zachariah, Jesse. Daus: Polly Duke, Sally, Susannah. Exrs: Wife,
Frederick Thompson, Eli Whaley. Wits: Joseph Camp, William Nichols.

ALEXANDER MORRISON, pvd 1/6/1840
Wife: Mary Ann. Sons: Alexander R., Horatio M., Cicero, Thomas J., Edward R., Alfred W.
Daus: Elizabeth Ann Dougherty, Harriett C. Hood, Elizabeth D. Bacon. Exrs: Sons, Thomas J.,
Alfred, and son in law, Charles Dougherty. Wits: Charles Dougherty, Sr., James Dougherty,
Giles Mitchell.

JAMES NASH, pvd 7/4/1836
Wife: Margaret. Sons: Reuben, Gabriel, William, Elijah (eldest). To heirs of son, James. Exrs:
Sons, Gabriel, Reuben. Wits: William Thurmond, Caleb D. Riden, Magmus Brooks.

MARGARET NASH, 12/5/1850:7/5/1854
Daus: Nancy, Hannah, Mary. To heirs of Manor Stovall, my dau., decd. Grson: Reuben S. Nash.
Exr: Gabriel Nash. Wits: Walton Harris, Martha Jane Nash, W. M. Gathright.

THOMAS NEIL, 4/9/1813:11/3/1823
Wife: Ruth. Dan: Peggy Wilkes Neil, minor. Exrs: Wife, and Joseph Barr. Wits: James McBee,
Thomas Baird, John McDown.

WILLIAM NEWTON, 10/15/1802:4/23/1804
Mother: Mary Newton, all prop. and pt of father's est that was coming to me in Orange Co., N.
C. Aunt: Jane Eakin. Uncle: Samuel Eakin. Wits: Adly Alexander, George Eakin.

ANN NICHOLSON, 12/25/1839:1/5/1840
Bros. and sisters mentioned. Nieces: Jane and Mary Ann Patrick. Exr: Robert C. Patrick. Wits:
Harry A. Archer, John Patrick.
655

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

TRAVIS NIXON, 5/9/1833:7/10/1833
Wife: Susannah (land in Lee Co. in Gold Region). Sons: Henry, William, John. Daus: Lydia
Strawbridge, Elizabeth Archer, Sarah Collier, Rebecca Robinson. Son in law: Isaac Know. To:
Dianna Collier, former wife of my son, Tapley Nixon. Exrs: Wife, and Asa Varnum. Wits:
Walter Mitchell, James Pach, William Bell.

ELIJAH OLIVER 1/7/1852:6/5/1854
Wife: Mary in tr of Joshua H. Randolph. Daus: Susannah Bradley, Elizabeth Randolph, Sarah
Miller, Nancy Randolph. Friend: Joshua H. Randolph., tr for grdau, Mary Ann Caroline Horton,
now Wood. Exrs: Thomas Bradley, Wood L. Randolph, William P. Miller, Joshua Reynolds.

JAMES ORR, SR., 4/15/1828:11/3/1828
Wife: Wife: Nancy. Wife's dau: Martha Leviston Orr. Wife's son: Thomas Orr. My three ch:
John, Jr., Rebecca Wilson and Jennett Miller. Exr: John Orr, Jr., James Barr. Wits: H. Webb, M.
Witt, John Appleby, Edward Adams, Jr.

JAMES ORR, James, 8/20/1810:5/6/1816
Wife: Ealse. Five ch of my niece, Sarah Love. Exrs: Wife, and David Dickson, Sr. Wits: Michael
Dickson, Benjamin Echols, Isaac R. Dyke.

HANNAH PARK, 10/16/1837:3/1838
Son: Russell, sole heir and exr. Wits: Thomas Stapler, B. Park.

WILLIAM PARK, 10/14/1851:12/3/1851
Present wife: Nancy. Grsons: James, William and John Wood, sons of dau., Polly Wood. Daus:
Sally Giddens, Lucy Fowler. Sons: Thomas and William, Peggy Park, Jane Mitchell, Betsy Park,
Emily Beater, Anna Park Sons: Robert C., William, John. Exrs: Son, Robert C. Sons in law:
Josiah Lester, Jonathan Mitchell. Wits: John Merck, Martin Graham, E. M. Johnson.

SAMUEL G. PATTON, 1/27/1829:7/6/1829
Heirs: John and Charity Winters; Margaret Knox; John Winters of Jackson Co.; William Knox of
Gwinnett Co. (last two, exrs). Wits: James Langston, Josiah M. Kennedy, Absalom Crisler.
Sister: Charity Winters.

EDWIN PENDERGRASS, 5/29/1855:6/4/1855
Wife: Elizabeth. Four ch. Exr: William J. Parks. Wits: James R. McCleskey, John Seay, Sr., John
Pendergrass.

JOHN PETTIJOHN, dtd 12/13/1810
Wife: Betsy. Sons: James, Reuben, William, Abram. Dau: Sally Kirkpatrick. Nephew: Fleming
Staton. Exrs: Sons, Reuben, Abram; Hugh Montgomery. Wits: George Doss, Joseph
Cunningham.
656

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

ADAH PETTY, 7/2/1839:3/1/1841
Father: Alex, exr. Heirs: Celina and Letty Ann Dixon; William Dixon's ch, and Berrillaby N.
Seats (if she ever has any ch). Wits: Levi Benton, Mary A. Ross, William Dixon.

THOMAS PHILLIPS, 9/20/1833:5/5/1834
Wife: Elizabeth. Sons: Adam, John, Thomas, Henry, Levi. Exrs: Sons, Adam, Levi. Wits: Robert
Smithwick, Robert Allen. Levi A. R. Lowry.

SAMUEL POOL, 10/10/1829:1/4/1830
Ch: John Wiley, Samuel, Drury, Seymour Spencer, Lania, Bathena, Alice, Polly (land in
Jackson, Early and Lee Co.'s) Exr: John Pool, son, of Walton Co. Wits: Andrew J. Liddell,
James Liddell, George R. Grant.

WILLIAM POTTS, 12/28/1836:1/1837
Wife: Mary. Ch: Moses, Claiborn Harris, William Nimmens, William Anderson, Thomas
Thomas Henderson, and orphans of Alexander Potts. Wits: Meshack T. Wilhite, D. M. Burns,
Ludwill Worsham.

WOOD L. RANDOLPH, 4/L8/1858:4/4/1859
Wife: Elizabeth, extrx. Daus: Mary E.; Mary Ann; Nancy Gilmore, wife of James, tr with John
C. Randolph for her son, Hilliard J., John Tillman Harrison Brown. Sons: Washington R., of
son, Elijah W. C., W. L. O. Grch: Martha P., Elijah W., Randolph. Son: W. L. O. Randolph.
Son in law: David P. Lipscomb. Wits: P. F. Hinton, T. J. Kidd, Christopher Kidd.

JOSEPH RATCHFORD, SR., 5/11/1832:10/1/1832
Sons: Joseph, Ezekiel, James, Robert. Dau: Polly. Exrs: Sons, Robert and Ezekiel. Wits: Allen
Matthews, Sr., Nancy C. Matthews, Mary Matthews.

ROBERT RATCHFORD, 6/15/1846:12/1/1846
Bro: Joseph. To ch of sister, Polly Hawkins, viz..Francis Hope and Richard Baxter Hawkins..
Cousin: William Henderson. Wits: Charles Dougherty, Sr., Charles Dougherty, Jr., William
Hannah.

WILLIAM REYNOLDS, 8/4/1829:7/5/1830
Sarah Wife: Ann. Son: John. Daus: Patsy King, Patsy Pendergrass, Sarah West, Rhoda Patterson,
Frances Gilham. To: Amanda Reynolds, dau. of Travis, minor. Wits: James R. McCleskey, Jesse
Pate.

BENJAMIN RIDEN, 1/16/1852:3/5/1855
Sons: John S.r Caleb D. Dau: Elizabeth B. To: William S. Rogers,
George W. Gray, Alfred Smith. Exr: Son, Caleb R. Wits: Thomas S. Stapler, Linton C. Dunson,
John Farsby.
657

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

ALCY ROBERTSON, 4/9/1836:7/4/1836
Bros: John and James Lowry. Nephews: John Wimberly, Frederick O. Lowry. Sister: Sarah
Wimberly. To: Charles Cheatham; ch of Sarah Wimberly; James Wfmberly (afflicted); Charity
Miller; Francis and John Wood (who live with me). Exr: Bro., John Lowry. Wits: Joseph
J. Singleton, Asa Varnum, Anna Varnum.

JOHN ROBERSON, 12/27/1835:7/4/1836
Wife: Alcy. Two orphaned ch: John and Francis Wood (to live with wife). Nephews: James and
William Wood; Henry Smith. Nieces: Two daus of sis., Mrs. Smith of Franklin Co., Ga. Heirs:
Hezekiah, James, William and David Smith and Israel Roberson Smith. Wits: John J. Singleton,
William Varnum, William Bell.

JOHN ROGERS, 12/4/1852:1853
Wife: Sarah. Sons: John William, James Thomas, Franklin, Jackson, William S. Daus: Elizabeth
C. Thornton, Sarah J. Potts. Exrs: Wife, and friend, Thomas Stapler. Wits: Thomas Stapler,
John M. Stapler, Carless A. Strickland, W. J. Pittman, John G. Strickland.

JOHN ROGERS, of advanced age, 5/15/1849:9/1/1851
Sons: Jacoh (eldest), Enoch. Daus: Temperance Pittijohn (wife of James), Sally Rudling, Nancy
Poly, Permelia Rolling. Exrs: Sons, Thomas and Jacob. Wits: Ransom Seay, Jesse Windsor,
James T. Rogers.

RHODA ROGERS, 5/29/1834:6/2/1834
Grdau: Sons: James, Theopolius. Daus: Rhoda Rouden, Mary D. Potts. Rhoda Ann Kennedy.
Exr: Son, James. Wits: Claiborn Smith, M. T. Wilhite.

OBEDIENCE RYAN, 5/8/1835:9/1838
In obedience to last LWT of my late husband, Philip Ryan, decd, etc. Dau: Elizabeth Hall. Son:
Whitehead. To: Sarah Dyer. Grson: Westly Nance. Grdau: Susan Lampkin. Grson: Lewis
Lampkln. Land in Early Co. drawn by Phillip Ryan. Exrs: John Nance, Archibald Moon. Wits:
John Parks, Samuel Hancock, S. M. Smith.

PHILLIP RYAN, SR., 1821:7/2/1822
Wife: Obedience. Mentions ch. Grdaus: Susannah Tampkin, Sarah Nance. Exrs: Whitehead
Ryan, William Matthews, Thomas Mitchell. Wits: John Creighton, Elizabeth Creighton.

PHILLIP RYAN, 4/29/1836:5/3/1842
Wife: Rachael. To: Westly Nance of Clarke Co. if wife marries or moves. Wits: George Dent, S.
Thomas, Jr., Ephraim Jackson.



658

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

JOHN SCISSON, 3/15/1818:9/6/1818
Wife: Susannah. Dau: Charlotte. Exrs: Robert Hemphill, James Scisson. Wits: Sabry Hemphill,
Vardary Scisson.

JOSEPH SCOTT, SR., 11/15/1817:1/6/1818
Wife: Susannah. Son: Joseph J. Davis: Catey Shields, Esther Easley. Ch of dau., Marjorie
Cowan. Son in law: Isaac Cowan. Exrs: Son, Joseph .T. Scott and William Potts, Wits: Edward
Adams, Claborn Harris, William Combs.

SOLOMON SEXON, far advanced in yrs., 7/22/1845:1/10/1841
Wife: Susan, sole heir, having given his ch all he could afford. Exr: Friend, John Wofford. Wits:
Joseph Davis, Moses Wofford, Absalom Wofford.

JAMES SHANKLE, 4/15/1846:3/1/1847
Wife: Lucinda. My minor ch. Bro: Seaborn M. Exrs: Wife and bro., Levi H.. Wits: Middleton
Witt, James H. Hays, John H. Skinner.

NATHAN J. SHARP, 6/28/1847:9/4/1848
Wife: Jane. Sons: William T., Edmond J., Noah C., Carlos M., Russell H., Jarrell G. Daus: Mary
F,., Marilla P. Bro: Lewis J. Sharp, exr. Wits: Thomas Stapler, William ii. Stapler, George W.
Gray, Sarah S. McElroy.

WILLIAM SHAW, 6/3/1831:11/7/1831
Wife: Susannsh. Daus: Permelia, Elizabeth Landers, Mary Rasbury, Nancy Summers, Jincey
Glawson. Exrs: Wife, William, Nathan, James Rad Bryan Shaw. Wits: David J. Lyle, Richard
Pentecost, Austin Fulcher.

JOSEPH SHIELDS, 3/13/1818:5/4/1818, Wife: Peggy. Son: James. Dau: Jane Thurmond.
Sons in law: Thomas Thurmond, Matthew Wiley. Grson: John Ragains. Exrs: Son, James, and
Elijah Oliver. Wits: John Boring, Levi Lowry.

NATHANIEL SHOTWELL, 1/3/1842:12/3/1855
Wife: Rebecca. Son: Jesse. Dau: Eleanor Koker. Son in law: John. L. Williamson. Exrs, wife and
son in law. Wits: Anderson Orr, Henry Merck, B. H. Oglesby.

URIAH SLATON, 8/29/1853:1/1/1856
Wits: James O. T. Wife: Mary. My ch. Exr: Friend, Robert White, James O. T. Johnson, D. T.
Camp, John Flanagan.

JAMES SMITH, 8/25/1839:11/4/1839
Sons: Charles, Alford, James M. Daus: Dianna, Matha, Elizabeth. Exrs: Ephraim Jackson and
sons, Alford and James M. Smith. Wits: John Moon, Thomas Johnson, M. A. Brooks.
659
Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

JAMES SMITH, SR., pvd 3/1/1812
William, Samuel. Nicholas Jarrett's legacy and his son, James Jarrett. Mentions Wife: Ann. Ch:
Polly, Nancy, Anna, Exrs: John, James and Silas Smith. Wits: William Ellington, William
Hancock, James Glenn.

MARY SMITH, old and infirm, 3/5/1846:7/1846
Son: Gideon. Wits: W. M. Gathright, Benajah Thornton.

HENRY SNOW, 4/7/1810:5/1/1811
Heir: Mark Snow, and Mark's wife, Elizabeth. John C.Watkins, Joel and Margart Jelton.

ROBERT STAPLER, 1/30/1846:5/2/1846
William Daus: Sarah M., Mary H., Armintha E. Rogers. Son in law: S. Rogers, exr. Wits:
Thomas Stapler, Samuel Smith, William G. Smith, Levi O. Tolbert.

RUTH STAPLER, 4/11/1835:9/7/1835 . Sons: Thomas, John Robert, William. Daus:
Sarah Owens, Mary Hutchinson, ch of Elizabeth Norman, decd, Frances Rogers, Rachael
Strickland, Nancy Rogers. Exrs: Son, John, and grson, Thomas L. Stapler. Wits: William
Simpkins, Benjamin Simpsons, William G. Stapler.

THOMAS STAPLER, 4/23/1823:3/6/1826
Wife: Ruth. Daus: Sarah Owen, Mary Hutchinson, Frances Rogers, Rachael Strickland, Nancy
Rogers and her ch. Sons: Amos, Thomas, William, Robert. Heirs: Joseph M. C. M. Norman; ch
of decd dau., Elizabeth Norman; Nancy Rogers (dau) ch, viz: Elizabeth C., William S. and
Sarah J. Rogers; ch of decd dau., Elizabeth Norman; William L., Sarah C., Polly S., Thomas S.
and Joseph G. Rogers. Grdau: Mary Rogers. Exs: Sons, Robert and Thomas. Wits: James
Wilson, Thomas M. Wilson, John Sankey Riden, Zachariah Lay, Jr.

MARY STEWART, 5/6/1855:7/2/1855
Daus: Sarah Ann, Elizabeth Catherine (John A.Heard, tr) ; ch of son, James Row, William
Elder. Grson: Griffin Marcellus. Ch of Richard, viz: John Griffin, James Thomas, Mary Jane.
Exr: John A. Heard. Wits: John J. Cheatham, James M. Varnum, H. W. Wright.

BENJAMIN STOCKTON, 3/16/1846:5/7/1849
Ist wife: Elizabeth and her ch. To: Elizabeth Lile. Present wife: Sarah. Ch: Thirza Ann, James
M., Margaret Gillman, Elizabeth Blair, Marthy Kidd, Sarah McDuffie, Martin and Thirza Ann
Stockton. Exrs: James M. and Thomas Stockton. Wits: Joshua Wilson, Moses Brian, Perry
Bowen.

THOMAS STORY, 10/22/1819:5/15/1820
Wife: Christian. Minor ch mentioned. Exrs: Wife, and bro., Edward Story. Wits: John Harrison,
Ann B. Gates, Elisha Gates.
660

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

JOHN STOVALL, 9/22/1842:1/1843
Wife: Mariah. Ch: Jeptha A., Emily, Harriett, William W., Martha, Margaret, Mary, Mariah,
Julian. Exrs: Wife, William W. Stovall, James M. Smith. Wits: M. T. Wilhite, Robert White, S.
R. Street.

SAMUEL STREET, 4/19/1837:9/1837
Wife: Polly, extrx. Daus: Dorcas, Polly Ann. Sons: William, Sanford. Wits: P. A. Pittman, W. M.
Gaithright.

ELIZABETH STRICKLAND, 5/5/1850:5/6/1852
Husband: Hardy Strickland. To: Caroline Story, wife of James F. and her heirs (slaves and home
where I lived before mere. to my present husband) Exr: Giles Mitchell. Wits: James Sissom,
John J. Sissom, Shadrack Hogan.

JAMES TAIT, 12/11/1836:7/1837
Wife: Susannah. Ch: James, Delilah, Mary (youngest). To: James Garner, land on which Green
Garner now lives. Exrs: James and George Shields. Wits: John J. McCullock, William Lyle,
Isaac Boring.

SHERROD THOMPSON, 9/16/1843:9/1843
Sons: Jesse W., William S.r Green S., Lewis D. Dau in law: Mourning Thompson, wife of Lewis
and her ch. Dau: Caroline Bailey (wife of James) and her ch. Exrs: Sons, William S., Green S.
Wits: John J. McCullock, Samuel Watson, James M. Strange, Moses Potts.

MARK THORNTON, 3/22/1849:5/7/1849
Wife: Mary. All my ch. Exrs: Wffe and Stephen A. Thornton. Wits: J. H. Cunningham, H. C.
Giddens, S. R. Hood.

HARRISON THURMOND, 10/22/1843:3/2/1846
Wife: Jane B. Ch: (11 sons, 4 daus) James C., Thomas Jefferson, Harrison Montgomery, George
McTntire, Troup, Andrew Jackson, John Meredith, Christopher Columbus, George Gilphin,
Jesse Mercer, Anglin Anthony, William Henry, Sarah Jane, Janett Cinderella, Mandolin
Octavia, Mary Ann DeLapierre. Land in Tishomingo Co., Miss. to James C. Thurmond. Exrs:
Wife, son, William Henry. Wits: Perry O. Braselton, Gustavus V. Braselton, Jacob Braselton.

WILLIAM THURMOND, 5/19/1858:11/1858
Wife: Persely. Ch: Mary, Elisha. Exr: John Simpkins. Wits: William Lord, Sr., W. B. J.
Hardman, Martha Thurmond.




661

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

ISAAC TITSMOUTH, 3/1/1839:11/1840
Grch: N. Lewis Bennett, Patsy Paul Bennett. Daus: Elizabeth Bennett, decd, Nancy Barren.
Son in law: Samuel Barren. Grson: Thomas Nix, only surviving Ch Of dau., Rebecca Nix, decd.
Grch: Amanda, Elizabeth, Isaac N., Thomas, Marshall, William and Calvin Barron, being ch of
decd dau. Sally Barron. Presly Hardy and Thomas Morrison apptd gdns of negro servt. Exrs:
Hardy Strickland, William M. Gathright. Wits: Preston Hardy, Edward Wills, A. W. Morrison.

SARAH TROUT, 3/9/1831:1/1837
Grdau: Arabella Shaw, sole heir. Wits: John Lindsey, Giles Mitchell.

ROBERT VENABLE, pvd 1/3/1832
Son: Henry Mann (land near Gainesville, Hall Co.) Ch under age. Exrs: Wife, James M.
Cunningham. Wits: Jesse Murphy, Madison Montgomery, Thomas Shockley.

ELIZABETH WALKER, 5/5/1846:7/1846
Sons: Nathan, Augustus. Friend and neighbor: Haden T. David. To: William Vinson's ch and
Polly Street's ch., Polly Ann Smith. Exr: Haden J. David. Wits: Francis M. David, John Smith,
W. M. Gathright.

HENRY WALKER, 8/2/1806:1/6/1807
Wife: Christian. Daus: Jane Paulson, Elizabeth Hewet, Martha Shipp. Sons: Jonathan (eldest),
John, William, Elethen (land Baldwin Co.) Exrs: Wife, son, Elethen, and son in law: William
Shipp. Wits: James McDonald, Etheldred Wood, William Miller.

RACHEL WALLACE, 7/13/1832:8/7/1832
Daus: Nancy Spence, Kizziah Waltrour, Rachael Tredwell. Exr: Marvel Millsaps. Wits: Marvel
Millsaps, Jacob Hiner, Abram Hiner.

MICHAEL WALLING, 10/22/1825:9/4/1826
Wife: Luicy. Ch: Priscilla, Thomas, Rachael, Hannah. Stepson: John McNeel, exr, with wife.
Wits: Hezekiah Pruitt, Arthur Mangram, Henry McNeel.

LEVI WALLIS, 12/17/1824:9/5/1825
Wife: Jenny. Ch: Margaret, Josiah, Isaiah, Daniel, Elizabeth Moon. To ch of son, William. Wits:
Henry H. Johnson, Andrew Millican, Thomas Bruce.

JOHN C. WATKINS, 11/20/1848:1/6/1859
Wife: Jane. Sole heir and exr: Son, Luke T. Kidd. Wits: Christopher Kidd, Thomas J. Kidd, R.
Marlow.



662

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

OBEDIAH WATSON, 9/22/1829:1/12/1830
Wife, life estate. To ch of my bro., Joseph Watson. Exrs: Joseph Watson, Joseph Landrum.
Wits: Samuel A. Wilson, Charles Tapp, Glenn Phelps.

CHARLES WEATHERFORD, 3/18/1814:11/7/1814
Wife: Charity. Ch: Archibald, Rhoda Armstrong, Patsy Carr, Betsy Hooks, Susey Hare. Exr:
Solomon Townsend. Wits: James Y. McEvan, Martha McEvan, Bartlett Walker.

JAMES WELBORN, 5/3/1857:8/3/1857
Wife: Elizabeth. Sons: James L., John G. Dau: Hannah. To William Welborn's sons, Cobb Rod
Innes. To Simeon, son of M. H. Welborn. To A. T. Welborn's sons, James C. and William.
Mentions John Jasper Coop. Exrs: James Welborn, B. F. Burson. Wits: W. G. McElhannon,
Carlson Steed, James Hoopaugh.

JAMES WHEELER, old and infirm, 5/29/1849:3/6/1854
Son, John's ch. Ch: Daniel, Charity, "All my ch." Exr: Son, Deniel. Wits: J. H. Cunningham, J. P.
Williamson, James H. Barr.

JACOB WHITWORTH, 10/12/1811:2/12/1812
Land In S. C., Ga. Wife and ch. Exrs: Son, Samuel W. Whitworth and Richard Watts. Wits:
Owen J. Bowen, Isaac Linch, Michael Dickson

MICAJAH WILLIAMSON, Atty at Law, pvd 9/1803
Bro: William. Wife: Polly, sole extrx. Wits: O. Criswell, J. M. Carrol, Jett Thomas.

WILLIAM WILLIAMSON, 12/17/1832:11/3/1834
Nephews: James Williamson McCleskey, Eusebius McCleskey, Madison West McCleskey,
Milton T. McCleskey; James, Jackson, Hartwell and Robert Moon. Elizabeth and Betsy Moon,
land drawn by Boler Moon. Nieces: Margaret, Mary and Elizabeth McCleskey. Sisters: Jinny
Doss, Sally Moon, Polly McCleskey. Half bro: James Mitchell. To ch of sister, Betsy Powers.
Exr: Adam Williamson. Wits: John Pack, Phineas Matthews, Henry Crawford.

HARRIETT WILLINGHAM, 2/1839:9/2/1839
Mother mentioned. Sister: Elizabeth Willingham. Wits: Solomon Chandler, Early M. Chandler,
Lemuel Swan.

THOMAS WILLS, 5/1/1854:8/1/1854
Wife: Sarah. Ch: James, Sary Ann, Willis, Leander T., Elizabeth, Martha, Cicero, Joseph,
Martin. Exrs: Wife, son, James E., Leander T. Wills. Wits: Stewart McElhannon, James R.
McCleskey, Abner Wills.


663

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

GEORGE WILSON, SR., dtd 5/1/1823
To be hurled beside wife. Sons in law: Moses Vinson, John Casey, James Haggard. Sons:
Benjamin, Robert, George W., John, Thomas, James. Grson: George Vinson. To: Martha
Vinson. Wits: Jesse Harris, Magnus Brooks.

MICHAEL WILSON, Michael, advanced age, 10/30/1854:1/8/1855
Wife: Susannah. Sons: Isaiah, Henry W., William Q. Michael M. (land in Laurena Co.) Daus:
Rhody, Mary, Jane, Dicey. "Pension I am applying for in rt of my father." Exrs: Sons, John S.,
Isaiah, Michael M. Wits: Thomas Bennett, P. F. Hinton, J. W. Hargrove.

SAMUEL WILSON, 11/20/1818:1/8/1822
Wife: Lucy. Daus: Mary Lucy, Jane, Caroline, under 21; Eleanor Allison, Sarah Seay, Ann Berry,
Lydia. Sons: Samuel, William, John. Exrs: Wife and son, Samuel. Wits: Charles Venable,
William D. Martin, A. Lawhorn.

THOMAS M. WILSON, 15/1828:11/3/1828
Wife: Polly. Dau: Nancy E. Child in esse. "All my ch." Wits: Thomas Stapler, Jr., John P.
Johnson, James D. Johnson, Oren Jarrett.

JOHN WINTERS, 9/1829:7/5/1830
Wife: Charity. Mentions slaves left me by Samuel Patton, land in Irwin Co. Exrs: Wife and her
son, William K. Winters. Wits: G. W. Albert, Nancy Winters.

RICHARD WINTERS, 5/28/1826:7/3/1826
Daus: Susan Emeline, Elizabeth Ann. Son: John Hampton Winters. Last wife: Betsy, formerly
Betsy Herch, Martha Adeline. Wits: John Winters, Sr., G. W. Winters, George N. Hampton.

WILLIAM M. WINTERS, 10/21/1850:7/7/1851
Wife: Angelina and her ch. Exrs: Wife, James O. Henderson. Wits: William Lyle, Thomas J.
Bowen.

MIDDLETON WITT, 6/21/1853:8/1857
Wife: Sarah A. To: Martha J. Watson, his legacy from William D. Martin, decd. Est of his father,
David Witt, decd. To friends: Dr. John M. Eskridge, N. H. Pendergrass. Exr: Friend, Andrew M.
Park. Caveat filed by Sarah A. Witt. Wits: Jackson Bell, J. H. Randolph, J. G. McLester.

ABSALOM WOFFORD, dtd 10/18/1832
Dau: Hannah Wallace. Grch: Elizabeth Wofford, John Wofford. Exr: John Wallace. Wits: John
Clark, Mary Wallace.



664

Jackson Co. WB "A" (1802 1860)

MILTON B. WOOD, Nuncupative LWT, 8/9/1856
Wife: Frances (land in Thomas Co.) Young ch. Exr: Father, James Wood. Wits: Homer R.
Howard, William M. Wood, James M. Tait.

WILLIAM H. WOOD, Nuncupative, d. 9/9/1858
Wife: Elizabeth. My ch. Son: William. Father: James. Wits: John R. Hancock, William M. Duke,
E. Whitehead.

LUDWELL WORSHAM, 3/19/1849:4/16/1849
Wife: Nancy. Daus: Frances M. Marler, Mary C. Moon, Elizabeth B. Thurmond. Sons: John H.,
Wynne A. To: Thomas J. Thurmond. Son in law: Peterson T. Marler, exr, with wife. Wits:
William Appleby, J. O. Pittman, William Gathright.

JOHN WRIGHT, 6/3/1803:5/5/1806
Wife: Ayle. Ch: Aletha York, Sally, Hannah, Reek, Cornelius, Patsy, Cassey. To: Jonathan
Dreadon. Exrs: Gen. David Dickson, James Pittman, Joseph Davis.


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