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Putnam Co., GA Abstacted Wills
Posted by: Melinda Pennington (ID *****4846) Date: September 03, 2005 at 08:25:29
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Putnam Co. WB A
(1808 1822)
DAVID JACKSON, SENR, 11/20/1808, 4/4/1808, p. 1
Daus: Jane Daniel, Elizabeth Elder, Catherine Elder. Rest of property to be equally divided
between my last 4 children, viz. David Wesley Jackson, Josiah Jackson, Nancey Jackson and
Polley (or Pattey) Jackson. Exr: Friend, Singleton_____________. Wits: Stith Daniel, G.
Hardwick, J. P.

SALLY IRWIN of Putnam County, dec'd. Spinstress, 7/27/1808:10/4/1808, p. 3 4
Dated 27 July 1808...to my uncle John Esq. the sum of $300...to my half bro or sister Jared Irwin
and Rebecca Irwin, and to my nephew David Fluker (son of Robert Fluker to them...share and
share alike, an equal proportion...to my aunts Jane Kindrick and MARY Fluker the sum of
money due me by William Irwin...to my uncle Martin Kindrick a negro boy during life of sd.
Martin Kindrick and at his decease to my cousin Jones Kindrick...upon the condition that sd.
Martin Kindrick shall pay my uncle Baldy Fluker the 1/2 of the value of sd. negro within 15
calendar mos. after my death...to my uncle Baldy Fluker 1/2 value of sd. above negro...to my
aunts Jane Kindrick and Patey Whitehead all my beds and furn. etc. Exr: Martin Kendrick. .
"Will signed by William. D. Lane, Esq. due to debility of Sally. Wits: William D. Lane, John
Robertson, Elizabeth Smith, Betsey Whitehead.

Putnam Co. WB A (1808 1822)

JOHN RHYMES, dec'd County of Putnam, :2/6/1806, p. 4 5
Wife: Celia to hold and enjoy all right and benefits of present Est. consisting of tracts of land
where I now live, 400 and 5 acres...also Lot 367 in Ist. Dist. Wayne Co...Lot 3163 in 3rd Dist.
Wilkinson Co...Lot 163 in 2nd. Dist. Wilkinson Co... also tract drawn by Levastin Inlow, the Co.
Dist. and No. not remembered. Also Lot drawn by John Going of Wilkes Co whole stock of
negroes (total of 11) and children. Wits: W. Roberts, John Rogers, Fatha Stephens.

TIMOTHY HAVER, Nuncupative LWT, late of Putnam Co., 5/2/1808:5/11/1808, p. 2
Asa Tillman shall have $10 to buy some cloths...3rd. ballance of Est. to be divided between the
children of Robert White and Mrs. Atinson's children. Timothy Haver, in our presence this 6
Jan. 1808, commended to writing this 9 Jan. 1808. J. D. Cannin, Colson Heath, James Longley.
Joseph D. Cannin, Colson Health and James Longley came into Ct. and established the above
instrument as LWT of Timothy Haver.

JACOB ZUBER of Putnam Co., :4/3/1809, p. 6 7..
Wife: Falby Zuber, all personal or moveable Est. without any exception or reservation.to my son,
Jefferson Zuber, the tract of 202 1/2 acres where I now live. Exrs:Alexander Dunn, Abraham
Zuber. Wits: William D. Lane, Tabitha Dunn.

DANIEL COLEMAN of Putnam Co.,9/14/1808:7/3/1809, p. 8
Wife: Polly, all residue of property during her natural life and after he death to be equally
divided between my children. Wife: Polly, Extrx. Thompson Coleman and Joshua Moore, Exrs.
Wits: Francis Ward, Gilly Moore, John Bell.

JAMES EAKIN of Putnam Co., 10/3/1809:1/1/1810, p. 9
Bro: Moses, a negro man...to bro. William, I will plantation cent. 237 1/2 acres...to sister
Patsey, I will my tract No. 24 in 24th Dist. Wilkinson Co. cent. 202 1/2 acres...rest of estate
real and personal to pay debts and equally divided between 3 sisters. Margaret Jane and Mary.
Exr: Moses Eakin, bro.. Wits: John Cowan, James McDoughey, Absalom Evans.

JOHN F. FLOURNOY of Putnam Co., 12/29/1809:, , p. 10 11
Wife: Mary, 6 negroes, household furn. horses, cattle and also lend her the fraction whereon I
now live until Robert shall arrive at age of 21 and if she remain a widow her fetime at end of
which to be sole property of son Robert, she to cloath, board and school my son Robert, dau.
Martha and Emily, until each is 18.. slaves to be divided equally between children when they are
18. Son: Josiah, 2 negroes and fraction whereon he lives and fraction bought by William
Snellings? houses etc...dau. Elizabeth Echols $150 cash... dau. Polly Flournoy, 3 negroes and
$1200 when she is 18...son Josiah, colts, etc. and $1200 in money to pay negroes, titles to
lands...remainder of Est. be a bond given Cadenheads for to be equally divided into 7 parts
which son Josiah to have 2 shares, wife one and each of children one, except Elizabeth Echols
who is not to have any. Wife, Mary, son, Joseph, and my brother William Flournoy, and my
friend John M. P. Exrs. Wits: William Bell, James Yarborough, Thomas Barrow.
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WILLIAM WILLIAMSON, of Baldwin Co. 8/2/1806:2/3/1810, p. 12 13.
Wife: Elizabeth, my whole estate both real and personal during widowhood, to raise, educate the
children that is, Polly, Reuben, Silas, William, John. Exrs to give children their part when they
come of age if wife marries: to get 1/3 of estate and rest be equally divided between children.
Wife, Elizabeth, Exr, and Hardwick, Esq. and Smith. Wits: James Lyon, Jacob Torkanett,
Barbara Torkanett.

WILLIAM LEVERITT, :1/6/1812, p. 14 15
Wife: all my property real and personal to hold dur. widowhood or until youngest child comes
of age...if she should marry then my express will is to have all property equally divided between
beloved wife and children, namely: Catherine Leveritt, Lucinda Leveritt, Asena Leveritt, Tabitha
Leveritt, Leah Leveritt, Burrel Leveritt (or either John Burrel Leveritt, as was difference to
determine if this referred to two sons or one son with double name), Buckner Leveritt ...lastly
app't. Joseph White, Celia Leveritt and Randal Robinson, Sole Exrs.. Wits: Francis Flournoy,
John Wallace, Joseph Reed, George Simms.

JOHN ROGERS Putnam Co.. 9/25/1811:10/15/1811, p. 16 17
'Whereas I have reason to believe that my wife, Eliza Hines Rogers, is at this time pregnant and
with child, that in event of my decease birth of sd. child the following is manner I dispose of
property. Wife, Eliza Hines Rogers and child expected the whole of my estate share alike. Appt's
Henry Dixon, William D. Lane, Exrs. Wits: James Kindrick, Drury Kindrick.

JOEL REES, 11/6/1810:11/4/1812, p. 18 19...
Inventoried and kept together by an overseer to after death, whole Estate be in tact.
Wife: Rebeckah if she should marry to take a childs part of her thirds out of my
estate...remainder 2/3's to be equally divided between my children...Gdson. to be chosen
according to law in order to take care of my children and their estate...if wife Rebeckah never
marries and as children come of age or marries, my will is that horse, saddle to value of $100
$120 be given them...also one grown negro and one small negro, bed and furn. all to be valued
Exrs: Wife, Rebeckah, Henry Harry, James Shackleford.Wits: Edward Shackleford,James
Dostor, John Clarkson.

SUSANAH TURNER, :2/4/1813, p. 20 21
Nephew: Harvey Holt, one note on John Marty for bet and $80 principal...to my sister, Tabitha
Turner, my horse and chair. Sister: Anne Moreland, my negro woman, Doll, for a spinster and I
request my bro in law to buy Harriet, dau. of sd. Doll that she may be with her mother...to Niece
Susan T. Moreland, my Bible and bureau lend to my mother Susanah Turner, my negro man
Hablin and woman Pat till the Christmas of 1813 all estate be divided amongst my sisters
Elizabeth Sturdivant, Mary Manly? , Patty Hunt, and my bro., Joseph Turner. Exr: Nephew,
______Turner. Wits: Elizabeth H. Turner, Sally Haws, Clabourn Haws.

Putnam Co. WB A (1808 1822)
JAMES SINGLETON of Putnam Co., 4/10/1813:7/5/1813, p. 22 23
dated 10 April 1813...weak of body. Daus: Julia, Milly. Sons: Edward, Thomas. I give to
Patsey Baily the mother of these two sons and two daus., $2.00...1 give to my wife Hesther
Singleton, 2 negroes and also a sq. lot of land in 3rd. Dist. Baldwin now Putnam Co., cent. 202
1/2 acres on waters of little River known by No. 97...also mare, cattle, furn., tools, bel. wife
Hesther to have decent support out of above property dur. her life and after her decease to be
equally divided between, Leroy, Samuel, Benjamin, Eliza and James, my children. Appt's. bel.
friend Edward Taylor and Mathew Jones, Exrs. Wits: John Loftin, Jesse Ross, Henry Putnam..

JOSEPH TURNER, SENR, 3/1812:1/11/1813, p. 24 25
Son: Joseph Turner, JUNR., sum of $1.00...son John Turner, S1.00...and neg. woman and girl,
son Tilman Turner a negro woman and boy. Daus: Elizabeth Sturdevant. Mary Manly, Susanah
Turner, one negro woman Doll and her girl, Martha Hunt, a negro woman and her 2 children,
Allona, Ann Moreland, Tabitha D. Turner, one negro girl and boy. Wife: Susannah, all residue of
Est. real and personal, except negroes and property already given. Appt's. wife Susanna Turner,
Extrx. and son Tilman Turner, Exr. Wits: Abel Wilkerson, John Keeton, Jepthathah Wilkerson,
Thomas Cates.

JOSEPH REED,3/4/1789: , p. 26
My family should continue to live together and for that purpose I give to my wife Mary, my land,
horses, cattle and every kind of property...to sustain her and to school and raise my children and
at her decease to be divided amongst my children Exrs: Wwife, Mary, sons, James and Samuel
Reid.. Wits: John Parke, Nancy Barker, Patty Scott.

ROBERT PERRYMAN of Ga. and Putnam Co., 3/31/1812:3/1/1813, p. 27
Wife: Ann, land and plantation whereon I now live known by the original plat and grants by
#238 during her natrual life. At her decease to be equally divided among my children Milly
Dunham, David Perryman, Elisha Perryman, William G. Perryman my will is that each of my
children should pay out of the prophets of the sale of my estate to the support of my helpless
children Elizabeth Chapman Perryman $10.00 yearly to the one of my children that shall take
care of her dur. her lifetime...unto my sons daughter Mumford Perryman, Mary Bolton and John
Perryman $20 each out of sale of prophets of Est. Wife, Ann Perryman, Son, David Perryman,
and friend, David Anderson, Exrs. Wits: Stith Daniel, John , Elizabeth Perryman..

STEARLIN HEATH, Nuncupative LWT, of this County, 2/20/1813: 5/2/1814, p. 28
In the following to wit: My will that if I never retain that you (meaning Elizabeth Rees) shall
have my mare if the ballance of my property is suff. to pay my debts. Wits: John Martin, Mary
Clopton, Reason Turner.




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DAVID W. JACKSON, :3/7/1814, page 28
"I hereby appoint my friends Thomas B. Scott and Thomas Kimbrough, my Exrs,. should I die or
be killed to dispose of all moneys or chatties equally between my 2 sisters Nancy and Polley
Jackson, giving my Exrs full power to act. Wits: George Spencer, Nancy Jackson.

GEORGE HILL of Putnam Co., 10/25/1813:6/6/1814, p. 28 29
Dated 25 Oct. 1813 to my dau. Synthia Hill one negro girl...to my dau. Ruth Woolsey
one negro girl...son Manning D. Hill $50...grandson John M. Hill son of Manning D. Hill, one
negro girl Chaney, her Ist. child to be property of Mary Hill, dau. of Manning Hill to grandau.
MINERVA Hill one negro girl...lst issue of my negro woman Sucky to Martha Lynn Hill,
dau. of Manning D. Hill. Appt's worthy friends Thomas Ingram and Charles A. Dennis,
Exrs. Wits: Sally E. P. Ingram, Thomas Ingram, Allen Bartlett.

HENRY TILLERY of Putnam Co.1/5/1813:7/4/1814, p. 30
My property to be kept together until my youngest child arrives to age of 18 years for the support
of my dear wife and children and then to be equally divided between them my wife and children.
I app't. my dear wife and friend Peter F. Flournoy and my son Alford when he arrives of
age to Execute this my will...of her my wife Rruth and my children son Alford, Dau.
Susannah Milton, Calvin E. Tiebunah Harriet, Virgil Hand, Cyntha so that each may have their
just eighths divided at the stipulated time. Wits: Peter Flournoy, John Perry, John Breedlove,
John Pa_____.

JAMES HENDERSON, Planter of Putnam Co., 8/14/1814:11/7/1814, p. 32 34
Wife: BETSY Henderson whole of est. real and personal (lands, negroes, stock, furniture,
etc.)...In event of marriage of wife after my decease, I give her control of 1/3 of my est. dur.
her lifetime...all my children be comfortably maintained, supported and educated.. .children,
sons and daus. at time of marriage shall receive one good horse (or mare), saddle and bridle
each...also my sons at the same period each a negro boy and my daus. each a negro girl and furn.
and stock as may be requisite for their comfortable support...No general division of bt. take
place until decease of wife, Betsy Henderson or until my youngest child shall attain legal age or
be married...to son William Henderson one portion...son James Gary Henderson one
portion...dau. Sarah Henderson one port...dau. Matilda Henderson one port...dau. Betsey
Henderson one part...dau. Cynthia Henderson one part...dau. Nancy Henderson one port...son
John Henderson one part.... Upon final settlement and divided of Estate sons then living shall
receive the land I now possess and lands divided as follows: William 150 acres...James Gary
Henderson, mentions land that the Spring of water now used as the School house Spring where
William D. Lane now teaches...order that my distillary be kept up.Exrs: Wife, Betsey, son
William Henderson and James Gary Henderson and my brother Dr. John Henderson. Wits:
Edmund Blunt, Charles H. Turner, Hammon Wilkerson.


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THOMAS GILES, 6/6/1814:11/7/1814, , p. 27 28
Balance of Estate after debts pd. to my wife Elizabeth Giles during life or widowhood to my
children: Jeremiah Giles, $2...James Giles, $2.. Maru Bird, ...Elizabeth Jones, SZ...NANCY
Giles, Thomas Giles, William Giles, Andrew Giles and Patsey Giles the last 5 children at the
death of wife or her widowhood, then property be equally divided between them. Signed:
Thomas Giles. Wits: Robert Walker, Samuel Walker.

JACOB TURKINETT, SR. of Putnam, :11/71/1814, p. 38 40
Son: Henry Turkinett, $2...son Jacob Turkinett, Jr., $2...dau. Mary Brann, $2...and I hereby do
exclude them forever my forenamed children having provided for them...to dau. Catey Clap
$200...son George Turkinett $200... bel wife BarbaraTurkinett lend $200 or whatever 1/2 of my
Est. left and whatever remains after her decease to son George and dau. Mary Clap. James Epey
and William D. Lane, Esq's. of this County, Sole Exrs. Wits: Feilding Selman., Henry Howard
and John Lewis. Pro. in Open Ct. 7 Nov. 1814.

WILLIAM PETERSON,4/18/1814:11/7/1814, p. 39 40
Wife: Sarah, 3 negroes...and then to my son Benjamin Peterson's children that he has by
his wife Elizabeth Peterson or may have by her...to my wife Sarah 2 head of horses, 9 head
of cattle, hoggs, 2 feather beds and after her decease to my son Benjamin Peterson Wife
Sarah residue of property. Loving friend Thomas Thweat, Exr. Wits: Singleton Holt,
John Peek, William Peek.

EVEN HARVEY of Putnam County, 10/4/1812:12/12/1814, p. 41 42
Wife: Tersle Harvey, 2 negroes and 4 negroes to children: William, Joseph, John, Michael
and Nancy, six negroes above named together with all stock and household
furn...son Moses and negro boy...son Thomas a negro boy...son Benjamin a negro...son
Richard a negro...dau. Charity a negro girl...dau. Penelope, a negro woman. Dau:
Susannah a negro girl...dau. Polly $5.00. .dau...Civility $5.00. Son, James, $5.00...1ot of land
whereon I now live cent. 202 1/2 acres to be sold and applied to debts and after debts pd.
remainder to wife Tersle and children William, John, Joseph, Michael and Nancy.
Request son James and son in law Henry Coats to give my son Richard$50.00 in order to
make his part of Est. equal to rest. Exrs:, wife, Tersle and sons Moses and Benjamin,
Wits: Cyrus White, Thomas Harvey, J. P.








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JOHN McGEHEE of Putnam County, 4/6/1815:7/3/1815, p. 43 44
Wife: Elizabeth McGehee during life my possessions of lands, stock, horses, hogs and sheep and
5 negroes. On death of wife to be equally divided to my herein named children...son, William
McGehee a negro boy...son Nathan McGehee a negro boy...son John McGehee a negro
boy...youngest son Edmond McGehee a negro boy...the above named children to be bearded,
schooled and cloathed out of income of estate until arrive to age...Appt's wife Elizabeth, my
uncle William McGehee of Baldwin County and friend William Whitehead as Extrx. and Exrs.
Wits: John F. Mitchell, Thomas Whitehead, Thomas McGehee.

CATHERINE STINSON of Putnam County, 7/15/1815: , p. 45 46
I wish my son Michael and 2 daus.Christian and Anna to live together til they come of
age or marry...all property to be left together until my son Michael comes of age or one of my
daus. marrys...then all property that belongs to my estate be laid off in 3 equal lots by 3
disinterested freeholders and draw for 3 lots. Exrs: Thomas Davis, Hezekiah Bussey
and son Michael. Wits: Christeen White, Hannah Marcus, J. D. Fannin.

JOHN MCKISIC of Putnam County, 6/14/1815: , p. 47 49
Wife: Jane. Son: _______ McKisic. To: Duncan McKisic my oldest son, a negro girl.To
the orphans of my son Jonathan McKisic have as much of Estate. Sons: Thomas
McKISIC a negro and child, Archibald McKisic a negro...and Archibald to pay his
brother William $150. Son: John have land where on I now live and a negro boy. Daus:.
Elizabeth Budington $300 and Polly Pennington $300 out of estate, Nancy Allen, a negro
boy, Lucy Stewart, a negro girl. Exrs: son, Thomas McKisic and my worthy friend
Thomas Stephens. Wits: Richard Respass, Bailey Stewart, James Miner.

JOSEPH DENNIS of Putnam Co., 1/22/1815: , p. 50 51
Sons: Matthew and Simeon Dennis land in Putnam Co. where I now live...viz. lot No.
429 to be equally divided between them according to rate and value...my wife Elizabeth Dennis
(Note: Handwritten says see orig. will as her name was Ellendor) is to keep possession of
houses that I now occupy during her lifetime, and at her decease to dispose of my personal
property as she may think proper. .do app't. my trusty sons Charles Dennis and Matthew
Dennis, Exrs.. Wits: Benjamin Simmons, Philip Ballard, Stephen Parker.

JACOB THRASH of Putnam County, 5/18/1815: , p. 51 54
Wife: Katherine Thrash, 3 negroes, dur. her lifetime...also my plantation where I now live
and that my son Isaac Thrash live on the plantation with my wife and have the control of sd.
plantation...to wife one horse out of stock of horses which she is to have choice and one milk
cow and 2 feather beds and furn. dur. her lifetime .Daus:. Katherine Carter a negro girl named
Siley dur. her life and after her death to her children, Priscilla (Stroger?) a negro girl and


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at her death to her children, Polley Kimell $50. Grandau: Margaret Lunsford, $100. Son:
Isaac Thrash after death of his mother a negro girl. .after my death my Property not disposed
of be sold and equally divided amongst my children whose names are as follows: Jacob
Thrash, George Thrash, Andrew Thrash, Martin Thrash, Christopher Thrash, David Thrash,
Valentine Thrash, Isaac Thrash, Katherine Carter, Priscilla (Stegar?) or Stragar.
Exrs: son, David Thrash and Isaac Thrash. Wits: John J. Smith, William Tey, Thomas
Hardeman.

HUGH ECTOR of Putnam Co., 11/11/1812:7/3/1815, p. 55 58
Wife: Elenor. Whole of my Estate in the foIlowing manner...to my eldest son, John Ector.
Sons: Joseph Ector, Wiley B. Ector, several negroess. Son in law: Matthew Gage the
husband of my loving dau. Mary GAGE deceased. Daus: Martha George, Cynthia
Ragan, Margaret Freeman, $5. To son, Wiley B. Ector, 1/2 portion of tract I now live
on in the survey of old Baldwin Co. as No. 221, 2nd. Dist .Son: Hugh W. Ector the following
negroes. Sons: Willie, Hugh. Exrs: wife, Elenor and ___________. Wits: Benjamin Hill,
Stephen Wright.

GEORGE ROSSER of Putnam Co., 1/10/1816:2/3/1816, p. 58 59
Wife: Elizabeth Rosser during her lifetime or widowhood 4 negroes...to dau. L. Rosser, 3
negroes...dau. Angelina Rosser 3 negroes...to son ___ B. Rosser. .son Lewis W.
Rosser, negroes...dau. Polly E. O. 3 negroes. Residue of estate real and personal be kept
together by my wife Elizabeth Rosser dur. her nat. life or widowhood for purpose of
supporting and educating my children and at her death oher marriage to be equally divided
between my children. Exrs: John Sturdivant and son John J. B. Rosser together with
his wife. Wits: Benjamin Mosely, Thomas Wright, William. Mason.

WILLIAM PHILLIPS of Putnam County, 9/25/1815:1/5/1816, p. 60 61
Children to wit: Frances Chapman, Winifred Philips, Leonard Philips, John
Beufort Philips, Joseph Wilkinson Philips, Betheac Philips and Andrew
Jackson Philips the whole of my estate real and personal, share and share alike.
..Restrictions: land hereby left to my children not to be sold under the time of 20 yrs. for a
divided to take place. Appt's. Richard Pace and John White (son of Joseph) of Putnam Co. and
James Philips my nephew as Exors. Wits: John Newsom, Isaac Newsom, William D.
Lane.

Will of JOHN TODD of Putnam County, 8/7/18 : , p. 62 64
Sons: William Todd, James Todd, Joseph Todd, Adam Todd, John Todd. Dau: Elizabeth Todd.
To son, John Todd 55 acres lying and being in Co. afsd. on the dry fork of Lick Creek adj.
Robertsons, Peales and Hall...also one gray filly. Son: Felix Todd to have 75 3/4 acres


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in aforesaid County which is part of tract my son Adam now lives on adj. the tract I now live on
25 3/4 acres. Wife: Mary Todd 75 3/4 acres including the plantation, etc.,.but at her decease I
give sd. land to my son Augustua...wife to pay each of my 4 daus. $50 each on their marriage,
viz: Sally, Maria, Matilda and Polly Todd.At wife's death household goods divided between
4 daus. Make my son Joseph Todd, William T. Walker and Joseph Walker.

AMELIA BURFORD of Putnam County, 4/1/1814:4/6/1815, p. 65 66
Dau: Elizabeth Fielder all the property I have and possess in Co. of Putnam and at death of sd.
dau. Elizabeth Fielder the property to be divided among the heirs of her body...to dear and
loving dau. Susannah Warren all the property I have or possess in Liberty Co., Ga...3rd.
whereas I have sold a cert. piece of land in Putnam Co., illegible. .Robert White executes
titles to sd. Michael Stinson. Wits: Raleigh Holt, Ann Gardner, J. D. Fannin.

SARAH O'NEIL of Putnam County, 12/27/1815:1/2/1816, p. 66 67
Son: John O'Neil one sorrel mare, etc.. Wits: John Turner, Thomas Cates. I nominate
my son James O'Neil, Exr.

REUBEN JONES of Putnam County, 1/13/1815:11/6/1815, p. 67 69
Sons: Uriah Jones, 4 negroes, James H. Jones, 2 negroes, Ambrose Jones, 2 negroes, Jesse Jones,
2 negroes, William H. Jones, 4 negroes...also a feather bed and furn. for sole benefit and use of
James H. Jones, Jesse Jones and Ambrose Jones and their heirs...interest for my son
Garland Jones and his heirs...if my son Garland Jones dies without lawful heirs of his
body, the above property and increase to be equally divided between my 4 sons: William H.,
James H., Ambrose and Jesse...to my grandchildren: Martha Trippe, Henry W.
Trippe, James Trippe, Sarah Trippe and Reuben Trippe, children of my dau. NANCY
$100 each. Appt's William H. Jones, H. Ambrose and Jesse Jones, Exrs. Wits:
Matthew Watson, George Brewer, John Lamar.

GEORGE BREWER of Putnam County, 3/1/1810:3/13/1815, p. 69 71
Daus: Elizabeth Dukes a negro woman, Polly Thomas, one negro woman and at her death to
become property of her 2 children Henry and Thomas Ransom. Son: George Brewer one
negro boy...to my dau. Polly's oldest son, Harvey one negro girl by name of Hannah and her
Ist 2 children to her next oldest one Thomas Ransom. Wife: Mary Brewer one negro
girl...and at her death to my dau. Tempy Mangams oldest son Willy and I also give wife the
plantation and at her death to my son George. To wife Mary all household and kitchen furn. etc.
and at her death to be sold and equally divided between my children, viz: Sally White,
Rowland Brewer, Matthew Brewer, Elizabeth Dukes, Polly Thomas, George
Brewer, Tempy Mangham Friends Tarpley Holt, Simon Holt, JR., Exrs. Wits: Tarpley
Holt, Richard Moore Moore, Simon Holt, Jr.



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ALLEN JONES of Putnam County, 9/16/1815:2/1816, p. 71 72
Wife: all that tract or parcel of land cent. 33 acres... (dff. to read)...adj. Lot No. 3 of sd. Square in
the town of Eatonton... give to my bel. wife my 2 tracts in town of Eatonton known by Lot No. 5
in Sq. East, No. 2 in Sq. South cent. 1/2 acres each...also to wife stock of goods belonging to my
book accounts as well as my notes, tenders or demands...Appt's wife Amelia Jones and
George Varner, Jr.. my Extrx. and Exr. Wits: Thomas Perkins, Jesse Custard.

DAVID D. FELPS of Putnam Co. 1/7/1816:7/1816, p. 73 75
Wife: Falby dur. nat. life Dr widowhood all my lands, negroes, household goods, horses, cattle
etc...at death of ,wife Falby, I will that my lands 405 acres whereon I now live be equally
divided between my sons namely: Joseph L. D. Felps, Arrington Felps Henry C.
Felps...at death of wife negroes be sold for cash and out oi proceeds of sd. sale for my son
William D. Felps to have sum of $500...and to my dau. Elizabeth Gendral formerly
Elizabeth Felps $400...son John Felps have $200...at death of wife negro girl name of Futh be
property of my dau. Rachel Reynolds, formerly Rachel Felps...dau. Mary G(ettitt)
formerly Mary Felps...dau. Emily Tobin a negro girl...dau. Falby Felps one negro girl and
feather bed and furn. which sd. bed is now called hers...my son Joseph L. D. Felps one negro
boy and bed and furn...son Arrington Felps one negro boy, bed and furn...son Henry C.
Felps a negro boy, bed and furn... dau. Amanda Malvina Felps one negro woman and
bed and furn...and at death of wife all property not named herein be sold and proceeds be equally
divided between my 11 children, except Amanda Vina Felps. Falby Felps Extrx. and
Charles R. Waller, Exr. Wits: John Roland,, Edward Cavanah, David McMurray,
Jr.

DANIEL BAUGH of Putnam County, 3/16/1812:11/4/1816, p. 75 76
Dau: Mary Burnet $2.00...my son James Baugh, $2.00... Elizabeth North, $2.00...dau
Susannah Beasly, $2.00...son Daniel $2.00...son John Baugh, $200...dau. Nancy Hog
$100...dau. Martha, a negro man...son William Baugh half the land I now live on...in
tract that Daniel White lives on and a negro man, bed., furn. cow calf...dau. Sarah
Baugh a negro girl, bed and furn...dau. Frances, a negro girl, bed, furn. cow and calf...son
Peter Baugh half the land I live on joining to where McMurry now lives, bed, furn. etc...
part of property to be sold and equally divided between daus. Sarah Frances Brooks and
Susannah Baugh. Wits:_____ McMurry, John Bradham, J. B. Clopton.

STEPHEN PARKER of Putnam County, 4/22/1816:``/4/1816, p. 77
All property I possess to my loving wife Decey, namely 2 creatures, one a pied horse, the
other a sorrel mare in possession of Stephen Parker of Jones County...one note in hand
Stephen Parker, possession given by William Watson to me for $40.50 25 Dec. next...and
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yearlings with all my other property to be at her free disposal to support and maintain in the
schooling and educating of my children. I appoint Isaac Parker and Joseph Fannin, Exrs.
Wits: Thomas Low, David Estes .

MANNING BOWLING of County of Hancock, :9/11/1816, p. 78
All property real and personal be enjoyed by my wife, Polly Bowling during her lifetime or
widowhood for purpose of her support and schooling and maintaining my children and at her
death intermarrying to be equally divided amongst my children. Wife: Polly Boling, Extrx.

and William Mangham, Exr. Wits: James. Turner, Jr., Solomon Mangham, Henry Dixon, J.P.

FRANCIS HOWARD of Putnam County, 12/11/1816:3/3/1817, p. 79 81
Daus: Frances Weaver, Mary Chiaves, Rebecca, Martha.. Sons: Henry, James, Hawkins, I give
plantation or tract of land on I now live cent. 91 acres on the Ocony River, to be divided share
and share alike. Wits: Price Bird, Jesse Lyon, William D. Lane.

WILLIAM SPIVEY of Putnam County, 2/20/1817:3/3/1817, p. 82 84
Wife: Molley Spivey dur. life my mansion house a tract of land where I now live with one
other square cent. 202 ½ acres known by the Strahorn tract...also negro man and 6 other negroes
with all stock of cattle, hogs, etc. Son: Joshua Spivey a negro girl and $50. Son:Moses
Spivey a negro woman and her 3 children and a negro boy.. son William Spivey after death of
mother a negro woman...son John Spivey a negro man and girl, one bed and furn., cow and
calf...son, Caleb Spivey a negro woman and other negroes, etc.,.with the square of land where I
now live after death of his mother.. Son: Henry (or Harry) Adams to have negro man. Dau:
Christian Pue(?) $100...dau. SALY Jordan, 2 negroes, etc. Granddaus: Patsey Spivey
a negro girl, Christian Spivey, a negro girl. Dau: Elizabeth Hardin one negro woman.
Dau: Polly Parrish, several negroes, etc. My desire that square of land known by the Charles
tract containing 202 1/2 acres be divided between sons, John and Henry...the rest of property not
given away to be divided at death of wife between sons: Moses, William, John, Caleb and
Henry. Exrs: Sons, John and Caleb Spivey.. Wits: William. E. Adams, Wilson Williams,
Thomas Huff.

CHARLES BUCKNER, 10/23/1816:6/10/1817, p. 85
Wife: Mary all my property during her lifetime or widowhood but is she marry then to have a
child's part...it is my will that if any of my children should marry if my wife sees that can spare
anything to let it be valued to them as out of that part. It is my will and desire that when the
youngest arrives to age for equal divide be made between all or at my wife's death or marriage.
Wits: Avery Buckner, Elizabeth Wing.



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THOMAS WHITEHEAD of Putnam County, 2/18/1815:5/6/1816, p. 86 87
Daus:. Susannah Terry 3 negroes and 100 acres of land in Burke Co. which prop. was divided
some time ago,. Nancy Thomas and Betsey Thomas and their heirs (they both being dead) 6
negroes, Wineford Mitchell 2 negroes. Sons: Thomas Whitehead 2 negroes and 1
tract of land No. 69 in 3rd. Dist, James Whitehead 2 negroes, William Whitehead 2
negroes and lot of land on which he now lives, Hillard Whitehead 2 negroes, JON
Whitehead 2 negroes. Wife: Jemimah Whitehead one negro woman and 4 other until
my youngest son comes of age. Appt's Burwell Rogers, Matthew Jones, Colepia Pendleton
Exrs. Wits: John Smith, Thomas Hardeman, Ezekiel Turner.

THOMAS WHITAKER of Putnam County, 1/19/1818:2/25/1818, p. 88 91
Wife: Mary Whitaker should possess tract of land where I live dur. her nat. life and 2
negroes...son Henry Whitaker and Joseph Whitaker have lot 122 and 123...son CIRUS
Whitaker, negro woman, girl and boy, 2 beds and furn. and also 2 notes bearing tes April 2,
1807 and 310ct. 1808...son Henry Whitaker a negro man..son Joseph Whitaker a negro man,
bed and furn...daus. Ver Brodinax a lot of land given me by Mr. William Norward for
sum $538...dau Milly Whitaker a negro, bed and furn...my will and desire my grandson
William Maxwell be educated...and at age 16 be bound to rs trade and I give one bed and
furn. and $200 for his apprentice ...to grandaus. Mary P. A. Maxwell and Luvezes C.
Maxwell one bed furn. with $200 each when of age...all my children living in State Ga, rec.
equal part of estate. Exrs: Son, Henry Whitaker and Joseph Whitaker with Robert Brodenax and
John Robertson. Wits: Charles L. Kennon, William Taff, Howel L. Kennon.
CORNELIUS JOHNSTON of Putnam County, 2/11/1816:5/4/1818, p. 91 93
Wife: Nancy Johnston to enjoy plantatation whereon I now live , containing 202 1/2 acres and
2 negroes and my stock of every kind, etc. Dau. Elizabeth Richardson the sorrel horse,
oh cow and bed and furn. which I del. her as part of my Est. since her iage...my 3 children
Alexander Johnston, Leaner Johnston and Johnston continue to live with my wife Nancy
Johnston and that draw a yearly apportionment and share of crops.. that Gaitwood
Richardson, my son in law cent. to live on sd. plantation as long my wife Nancy Johnston
and my son Alexander continue to agree. In event of their disagreement my desire is that sd.
Richardson move of my plantation...my youngest dau. Laner Johnston should live to
she and her husband may be permitted by Exrs to live on sd. land they may agree, but in case
they not agree, they should move off the plantation...after death of wife Nancy Johnston,
Alexander Johnston, Leaner Johnston and Solomon Johnston shall first draw from my estate the
of what I have now given and del. my oldest dau. Elizabeth Alexander, the residue of my estate,
real and personal, be equally divided between Alexander, Leaner and Solomon Johnston and
Elizabeth Richardson. Exrs: wife, Nancy Johnston and son Alexander Johnston.
Wits: Charles L. Kennon, Anthony Seale, Thomas Whitaker..



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BALAAM WALLACE of Putnam County, 10/1/1817 : 11/1817, p. 95
Wife: Rebekah, all my Est. goods and chatties her natural life. Then to sons. Sons: John,
Nathaniel G.. Daus: Sarah, Polley, Frances Maims. Exrs: A. Slaughter, John Hunt. Wits: Elisha
H. Hall, William Bowdin, Etheldred Cruise. Pro. Nov. 1817.

BALAAM WALLACE of Putnam Co., 4/14/1817:5/4/1818, p. 94
Wife: Elizabeth Wallace all that property I am now possession of both real and personal during
natural life or widowhood then to be equally divided between my children: Lorenzo Wallace,
Cary .Wallace, Diadima Wallace, Jesse Wallace, Ambrose Wallace and Loiser.
Wife, Elizabeth Wallace, Extrx. Wits: Jesse Little, Alfred B. Tramel.

THOMAS CHEEVS, 1/1815:5/ /1818, p. 96
Balance of Est. to remain in hands of wife during her natural life or widowhood and in case of
her death or marriage an equal divided take ce between my lawful heirs by a sale of all
property...empower wife give legatees on their coming of age and any property or money which
they may think proper. Choose as Sole Exrs. Wife, Sarah Cheivs and Thomas Rud. Wits: Grief
Chevs, James Chevs.

ARTHUR GOODSON of Putnam County, 5/21/1818:7/6/1818, p. 97 98
Wife: Nancy Goodson the plantation whereon I now reside with 213 acres and with all my
chattel and hogs etc...til my youngest child comes of age or dur. her widowhood and also 2
negroes and $1279 in hands of Robert Asher but more or less when collected to be
put in the Publick bank at Milledgeville and sd. Nancy Goodson to draw interest...give to dau.
$50 and dau. ANNEY $50 and son Martin $100 and sorrel horse...son Noel $200 and bay
horse...son Alexander $300 and black mares colt... other horse sold and money kept til my son
William comes of age and then be divided equally between William, John, Green, and Epsy
when youngest child comes of age or at end of her widowhood. furn. etc. be sold and money
divided equally between Elizabeth, Mary, Lyda, William, John and Green and Epsy. Exrs:
Moses Justus, Noel Goodson, Martin Goodson. Wits: T Hall, William. G. Hall.

JOSEPH DECKER FANNIN of Putnam County, 6/18/1816:2/2/1818, p. 98 99
Wife: Betsey Fannin, Extrx. and Thomas Davis, Exr...wish Extrx. and Exr. to give my
children a tolerable good education and if my (son?) James Albion appears to have any
(grevious?) to give him apportion from to which his genious may seem to have a turn and find
bind him to a trade at about 16 years til he is 21 years under some person of good
character...provide my wife, Betsey should marry or one of my children to come of age I wish
in that case that my Extrx. and Exor may p to be equally divided in 2 parts and my wife Betsey
may have her choice Of halfs provided her half is judged to be of most value...other half be
divided into 5 equal shares and divided among my 5 children, Nansey, Patsey L., Ann ,
S.A. Betsey M. and Sally A. and provided my wife should have a child withjn 9 mos.
and 10 days after my death and sd. child should live it be divided into 6 instead of 5 shares. .

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SUSANNAH TURNER of Putnam County, 10/25/1815:7/6/1818, p. 100
Son: John Turner the following negroes (five of them named) and one bedsted and furn. at
Singleton Holt one bedstead and furn. at Isaac Moreland's..dau. Catty Hunt
my negro girl...son John Turner all property I may be possessed of except what I have given dau.
Catty Hunt. Exr: son, John Turner. Susannah Turner. Wits: William Pace, Solomon Pace.

JAMES ALLEN of Putnam County, 9/21/1816:5/2/1818, p. 101 102
Property to wife, Cloe Collins Allen during natural life or widowhood and at death or
marriage to be equally divided among my children with the exception of my 3 first children, viz:
Elizabeth Arnold, Jourdan Allen, William Allen. Elizabeth Arnold has had my
property $300 which must come out of her parts of my prop...Jourdan Allen has had of my
prop. $130 out of his part...William Allen has had $130 out of his part...the names of the rest
of the children are as follows: John Allen, Susannah Allen, Green Allen, Van Allen,
George Allen and Anna Allen. Exrs: wife, Cloe Allen, Coleman Pendleton, William Manghan.
Wits: P. L. Jackson, John Bowling, Lucinda Jackson.

ROBERT J. WALTON of Jasper Co., 10/22/1813: , p. 102 103
Wife: SERENA Walton, 2 negroes, with household and kitchen furn. and one horse, with the
house and 100 acres of land where we live...to son George C. Cavland Walton 5 negroes
and 250 acres; horses etc. be sold to pay off just debts...I hear that Thomas Ramsey, Sr.,
Esq. may settle on lower part of my land and he can till as long as he should live. Appt's Serena
Walton, Sole Extrx. Wits: Thomas Ramsey, Franklin Carter. Jasper Co., Ga.
Witnesses swore to signing. Thursday, Dec. 1, 1814(9?) Ct. of Ordinary. To adjournment
presents their honors Joel Crawford, Joseph White, Johnson Strong...The L. W. and
T. of Robert Walton late of County deceased is proved by oaths of Thomas Ramsey and
Franklin Carter the subscribing witnesses. Appraisement issued to Serena Walton,
Extrx. therein named.

PARSONS WRIGHT of Putnam County,6/19/1818?:9/2/1818, p. 104
Wife: Mary Wright at my decease all property as long as she lives and at her death Susan
MANURW Mize, dau. of James and Elizabeth and if Susan Manurvy Mize dies bef. my wife
Mary Wright, then all the property shall go to heirs of sd. James and Elizabeth Mize except
$2.00 to each of my bros. and sisters (to wit: John. James, David, Harvey Wright, Rosa
Wright, Ann (or Amy) SHELL, and Charity Scott)...Appt's wife and James Exrs.
Wits: Benjamin King, Rhoda Mize, (Shepherd?) Mize.

KENNETH GORDON, 12/29/1815:3/1/1819, p. 105
Wife: Sally Gordon all the property which I may be possessed with at my death both real
and personal, to hold, use and enjoy if agreeable to her wishes. Exr: wife Sally Gordon.
Wits: Joel Robinson,Samuel Holloway, Thomas Moughon.

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ELIZABETH WHITAKER of Washington County, Ga., 6/19/1818:5/3/1819, p. 106 107
Widow, my desire is that the negroes, land, household and kitchen furn. and stock of all kinds be
kept together until all demands agst. my estate are settled...and then divided in the following
manner... viz: to my son Samuel.. John F. Whitaker my negro man General as his port. of my
Est...to my daus. Winfred and Elizabeth Whitaker all my claims and shares in or of the
(gig?) for the (unremitted allocation?)... these words quite blurred...paid to my person in my long
affection...I will to my oldest son Oroon Datus Whitaker of my having of silver belonging to him
my silver and teaspoons when the debts paid is my wish and desire that balance of my estate
shall be appraised fourth drawn therefrom in money for a purpose which I shall hereafter ment.,
that is to say it is my wish that my son Oroon Datus Whitaker shall record the same so drawn
and vest it in the purchase of female negro or negro woman and child or children to the intint
due worth of the share so drawn for the sale and my second dau. Catherine B. Brodenes during
her natural life and after her death sd. property and its increase to the heirs of her body...residue
of Est. shall be equally divided between my 3 other children, viz: Winfred Whitaker, Oroon
Datus Whitaker and Elizabeth Whitaker. Signed: E. Whitaker. pt. my son Oroon Datus Whitaker
and my dau. Winfred Whitaker, Exrs of this Will. Wits: John Griggs, Daniel C. Mann, Laird W.
Harris.

JAMES RUTLEDGE of Putnam County, 5/22/1817:3/1/1819, p. 108 109
Wife: Rebecca Rutledge my land and plantation, working tools. 2 cows and calves, one bed
and 2 work steers and cart and all my remaining household and kitchen furn., one negro woman
Lucy, one horse, one mare and all the balance of my stock of sheep and rest of my stock of cattle
and hogs, dur. Dau: Nancy Davis one lamb in addition to what I have already given her. Dau:
Ruth Adams one Ewe and lamb in addition to what I have already given her and addition to what
I have already given her and no more...to dau. Ruth no more...to my dau. Rachel Brady one
ewe and lamb in addition to what I have already given her and no more...to dau. Kezziah
Rutledge one feather bed and furn., one cow and calf, one ewe and lamb, one dish and half
dozen plates, one see or knives und forks all of which she is Co 1 have when married or at her
mother's death . to my son William Rutledge one heifer in addition to what I have given
him...son Thomas Rutledge one horse colt, one feather bed, one heifer and no more...to son
Joseph Rutledge one horse, saddle, bridle, one feather bed and no more. to son, Paskel
Rutledge my land on which I now live at the death of his r and no more, and after the death
of my wife. .I will that all my property be sold and equally divided amongst all my children and
my grandson ? Ransom Rutledge, son of Kizzah Rutledge...Appt's wife Extrx. and Elijah and
Thomas Rutledge, Exrs. Wits: Henry Turner, Mathias Dennis, Henry Pye.

RODERICK MCDONALD of Putnam County, 1/1/1812:2/8/1828, p. 110
Wife: Barbara McDonald all my estate real and personal to be distributed to my loving
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equal distribution may be made at death of my loving wife. To:Barbara McDonald Ritbu
my land No. 235, 4th Dist. formerly Baldwin, now Putnam Co. I will my 4 youngest children to
be educated as well as my oldest out of my estate...to my 3 sons: Donald, John and
Lachlen exclusive of my other equally divided property to be divided as follows, viz: to my
son Lachlen, 100 acres...son, Donald and John the balance to be equally divided Wits: John
F. Stewart, James Hooks, James Kenon. The above will given to Sheater?
Gordon.

JOHN BIRD of Morgan County, Ga., 8/6/1818:7/12/1819, p. 111
Property to be divided in following manner...to bel. wife JUDEA Bird all the prop. left of my
Est. dur. nat. life after the following distribution which is as follows...I beg. one negro girl Ester
to the heirs of my eldest dau. Judia and Judia to have benefit of her dur. life and then to be
equally divided between the children of sd. Judia when the youngest shall come to age...beq.
one negro girl of the value of the first to the heirs of the body of Vashti Boykin and at
death of sd. Vashti to be equally divided between her children...Henry Boykin the husband of
Vashit never to have anything to do with any of my affairs...to my 2 sons Job S. Bird and
Lee Bird one negro man Smith by trade, also one fellow Stephen and one other man
Washington...I give and beg. to wife, Juda Bird all the balance of my goods, inc. slaves, and
lands, stock of every kind and household furn. dur nat. life and after her death, I wish property to
be sold and money it brought to be equally divided between Job S. Bird my eldest son and
Lee Bird my youngest son and the off spring of the bodies, vizt. the heirs and them only of two
daus. Judea and Vashit. My wife to act as Exr. Wits: George L. Bird.

REUBEN DYERATTE, 2/29/1819:9/6/1819, p. 112
Dau: Elizabeth F. ,3 negroes one horse, bridle etc.dau. Amelia H. Hall, the following
property (note this is same as Elizabeth received)...To: dau. Julia A. Dyernatte the
following prop., 3 slaves and $200 in money, in consequence of the deficiency of negro Stephen,
one horse, bridle, saddle worth $125, one feather bed and furn., to dau., Harriot
Dyernatte, to my beloved son Thomas Dyernatte 202 acres...my beloved son Reuben
Reed Dyernatte one lot of land where I now live...my beloved dau. Mary Ann
Dyernatte...for support and educarian of my young children...my sons John Thomas and
Reuben Reed Dyernatte...my dau. Elizabeth Holloway should have the care of my
beloved wife during her insainty or life...son in law Z. Holloway...in case of his (a son's)
moving to the Western Country...friends William Rey, Edward Harper, Exrs. Wits:
Edward Harper, John Adcock , William Horton.

JOSEPH COOPER of Putnam Co., 5/29/1819:9/6/1819, p. 119 125
Wfe:Polly...unto all my Children (including the Children of my Late Son Urban who are to
represent their father. my wife Patsey...before my son Joseph arrives at the age of twenty
years. my three sons Newton, Milton (7) and Joseph, my son in law Stephen Weston


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and my daughter Sophia Redby(?)...to my grandchildren sons and daus. of my late son
Urban Cooper...bro. Thomas Cooper and sons Newton and Milton Exrs. Wits:
Samuel Howell, SM. Hudson (addition) to my wife Martha. Wits: Micajah Cooper,
Wilson Williams, Watts Hamiton.

GUSTAVUS GAINS. GUSTAVUS GAINS of Putnam Co., 9/15/1817:9/6/1819, p. 126 127
Bro: Bernard,is requested to take my boy Austin to the State of Ohio and have him bound to
some useful trade until he is 21 years old, at which time he may be free: he was born 27th Dec.
807...to bro. Barnard all the money I have In the Bank of Augusta. Wits: Jessey Hadson,
Jeremiah Clark, James McDaniel.

EDWARD HARDY, 3/17/1819:7/16/1819, p. 127 129
Wife: Winefred...to my son John Hardy...to my seven following children (viz) Sarah,
Elizabeth, Penelope, and the children of my son Jeremiah dec'd., Martha. Rachel.
Barth and John.. Wits: James B. Brown, R. Brown, Richard Pace.

LEWIS DISHZO of Putnam Co., 1/8/1818:2/2/1818, p. 129 131
Boys:. Lewis,Larkin and Peter to go to school one year...to Wilkins and Williams...the 2
daughters Nancy and Sourny? Exrs: Francis Stubbs, William King, William Dishazo. Wits:
Thomas King, Thomas G. King.

DANIEL MORRISON, 8/9/1819:12/6/1819, p. 132 134
Wife: Mary. to my three sons Alexander, Angus and John. Exrs: wife Mary, Ali Harris, William
C. Thomas and George Osborne. Wits: John Maddox, William Purefoy.

WILLIAM ROUSSEAU, 8/22/1820:9/4/1820, p. 134 138
Wife:Lydia...tract of land in Washington County 300 acres...to my sons John, Travix,
George and Mozelle(?) Mozia.:.son William my daughter Betsey...dau. Peggy.. dau.
Lydia...I give up one negro man named Benjamin to the person Alluded in my father William
Rousseau's last will and testament, who is deceased in the State of Virginia, Forquare
(Fauquier) County. Wits: W. Woosey(?), Charles S. Hurt, Spencer Hurt.

RICHMOND TERREL of Putnam County, 12/22/1819:1/16/1820, p. 138 139
Supporting my wife and educating my children...and as my daughter Frances is already
married...my wife Kelly My Extrx., my brother in law Zachariah Butler and brother
David Terrel Exrs. Wits: William Pace, James Rott(?) Solomon Pace.

JESSE CLEMENTS, 3/7/1819:11/1/1819, p. 140 141
Wife: Mary. My 7 ch: Philip, Peyton, Gilley, Elizabeth, Anna Polly and Nancy,.youngest dau.
Nancy, wife Mary, Extrx. son Philip, Extr. Wits: Charles R.Waller, Robert McTyre, Thomas
Ferrel.

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JOHN KELLY of Putnam Co., 4/18/1820:1/1/1821, p. 141 142
Son: Daniel Kelly. Grandson:__________Kelly, son of William Kelly. Wife: Agnes,
Extrx. . Wits: William. Harvill, Thomas. B. Espey, James Espey.

LEONARD FRETWELL of Putnam Co., 4/14/1820:1821, p. 143 144
Son: John Daus: Martha, Mary Fretwell..Exrs. John Kelly and Little. Wits:
_____Bussey,_____Lamar,______Harwell.

THOMAS ROQUEMORE of Putnam Co., 10/7/1818:1820, p. 144 145
Wife: Nancy. Nephew: Thomas Roquemore...all my brothers and
sisters.. Wits: Richard ____, William Girard, Richard Aspey, Jr.

SARAH LOW of Putnam Co., 7/4/1818:2/1821, p. 146 147
Dau: Elizabeth Blunt...Grandson: James Blunt. Granddau: Sarah Wright. Grchild: Winfred
Wright. Dau: Polly Wright. Exrs: Archelus Flewellen and William Blunt. Wits: James Allen, Sr.,
William Allen.

WILLIAM MATHIS of Putnam County, 6/4/1816:3/6/1820, p. 148 149
Eldest dau: Mary Ringo. Daus: Margaret Williamson, Anna Flinn. To heirs of Elizabeth Bird,
James Mathis, Thomas Mathis, William Mathis, Robert Ringo, William Ringo, Nathaniel Ringo,
Polly Ringo, Nancy Ringo. Son: Thomas Matthews and William Matthis, exrs. Wife: Winneford.
Wits: Jones Persons.

GEORGE WILLIAMS, 11/6/1819:`1/6/1819, p. 150 153
Son:William Williams, during the lifetime of my wife. Son in law: Littleton Iral?. Sons: Francis,
John. Daus Ruhamah and her children., Chloe Williams (formerly Biscoe). Grch: Mary Adaline
Biscoe and Alexander Hampton Biscoe. Son: Wilson Williams. Exr: William Williams Wits:

William Wilkins, Abner Veazey, Andrew Park.
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JOHN BRADFORD, 4/6/1819:3/3/1821, p. 153 154
My trusty friend, Coleman Pendleton and Abner Veazey to take charge of my 5 following
children, viz: Peggy Bradford, James Bradford, Joseph Bradford, Robertson Bradford and
Andrew Bradford. Wits: William Varner, James Gilmore.

SETH HEARN of Putnam Co., 2/10/1821:5/7/1821, p. 154 155
To my nephew, Seth Harris Lamberth, provided he stays with my wife, Sally, until he is 21.
Mother: Rhoda Hearn. To: The Philadelphia Board of Missions.




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WILLIAM SLAUGHTER of Putnam Co., 4/22/1821:7/2/1821, p. 155 156
Son: James. Eldest dau: Polly Kimbrough Slaughter. Dau: Susanna Kimbrough Slaughter. Son:
Thomas Kimbrough Slaughter. Son: William Green Slaughter. Son; Beverly Slaughter. Dau:
Sev. Slaughter. Dau: Elizabeth Slaughter. Dau: Nancy Fletcher. Wife: Nancy. Exrs: Bros.,
Thomas Kimbrough, Sr., Beverly Slaughter, and wife, Nancy. William Turner McGehee.

PETER STUBBS, 5/15/1821:8/25//1821, p. 157 158
Baldwin Co., Ga. Sons: Thomas and Francis,my exrs...to my dau. Mildred S. Fleming. Sons:
John and Thomas. Dau: Catherine P. Stubbs. Wits: Benjamin Gacket, Robert B. Washington,
William B. Stubbs.

RODERICK ASHFIELD of Putnam Co., 8/9/1819:8/6/1821, p. 158 159
Wife: Jincey. Eldest son: Johnston...to be divided amongst my children.Wits: John Lowe,
Giovey? Cole.

JACOB GARRETT of Putnam Co., 2/6/1819:9/2/1821, p. 159 161
Daus:Zillian, Anny Lucinda Garrett, Nancy Roquemore. Wife: Elizabeth. Son: Hiram. Exrs:
Wife and Samuel Black. Wits: Gideon Leverett, Sally Leverett, Thomas Barron.

JOHN LEE SENR., 2/9/181 :2/4/1822, p. 162 163
Wife: Franky. Four of my children: Rebecca Lee, Nancy Beasey, Clarey McClendon, Mary Ann
Favours. My seven children Green Lee, John Lee, Rebecca Lee, Nancy Beasey, Clarey
McClendon, Sion Lee, Mary Favers.Exr: John McClendon. Wits: John Reid, Samuel Reid,
Alexander Reid.

SIMON BAILEY of Putnam Co., 9/7/1821:2/4/ , p. 163 164
Until my Youngest child be of age...my two friends Isaac Underwood and Jason Greer, Exrs.
To ENOCH BRAGG who I raised. Wits: J. H. Rooker, Benjamin Medders, Nancy Medders.

JOHN WATKINS, 10/6/1819:3/26/1822, p. 165 166
Wife: Charity. Daus:________Strasterland and Elizabeth Den. Sally Thompson. Exr:
Son in law, Calley Denson and wife, Charity. Wits: Ralph Smith, Jason Grier, Robert M. Sims.
Putnam Co., Book "B" (1822 1857)


JOEL SMITH, 4/25/1822:7/11/1822, p. 1
Wife: Nancy. Son; John Albert Smith. .My trusty friend Asa Reid my Exr. Wits: David Weaver,
Charles Skaggs.


958

Putnam Co., Book "B" (1822 1857)

MARTHA KENDRICK, 3/6/1822:5/6/1822, p. 2
Dau: Betsy A. Kendrick. To my four grandchildren John W. Carter, William B. Carter, Walton
T. Carter, Robert M. Carter.To my son in law, Lewis Wright. Balance of my estate to John Mark,
Meredith Kendrick, Priscilla Godd and Betsy A. Kendrick. Exrs: John Monk and Meredith
Kendrick. Wits: Harvey Kendrick, Richard Wright, Silas Monk.

WILLIAM STEMBRIDGE of Hancock Co., 5/12/1820:5/6/1822, p. 2 2A
Son: Henry Rees Stembridge. Dau: Ginny Temple. Wife: Betsy. Exrs: Wife, Betsy, and friend,
William Hudson. Wits: Abraham Rickerson, Archibald Turner, J. B. Edwards.

STEPHEN WILLIAMS, 4/12/1822:5/6/1822, p. 3 3A
Wife: Susan. Daus: Polly, Cynthia Ann. Sons: Alexander, Seth, Stephen Rowling, Thomas
Jefferson and James Newton, one lot containing 250 acres in the country of Early in the 4th
district and No. 4. Wits: James Davis, Shepherd Mize, George O'Kane.

ABSOLOM WOLDRIDGE...of Co. of Putnam, 2/21/1822:8/3/1822, p. 3A
Wife: Lucy and her six children: Mary Henderson Woldridge, Thomas Flournoy, William
George,
Martha, Emily and Caroline, and all others that my wife may have by me. Exrs: Lucy Woldridge,
John Hill, Thomas Woldridge.. Wits: Thomas W. Davis, William M. Bowen, Polly H. Davis.

JOHN TURNER...Ga, Putnam Co., 11/4/1818:8/5/1823, p. 4
Nephews: William and Charles H. Turner, sons of my brother Joseph...to the three
children of Sister Martha Hunt, Susan, Tabitha and William to John Turner.
Wits: William Pace, James Hill, James Ashley, Isaac Osh.

STEPHEN PACE...of Putnam Co., 6/2/1821:11/12/1822, p. 4A 5
To: William White, John Byrd, Daniel May, Bradley Kimbrough, James Glass. Son: William
Pace. To Stephen Pace, to Solomon Pace, to Hardy Pace,..the land I ought of William Pace that
he bought of Scoggins. Wits: Joseph Turner, Thomas Kimbrough, William E. Adams.
Alteration on will made Nov. 12, 1822.

MATHEW DUNCAN, 10/22/1822:1/13/1823, p. 5 5A
Wife: Sarah G. Duncan. My children who are yet minor Thomas N., Harrel, and Walker
Duncan...to my sons Joseph, Benjamin, Thomas N. and Walker Duncan...my grandson Mathew
Ector...among my children with the exception of Sally Ector she already having received... sons
Joseph and Benjamin, Exrs. Wits: Robert Jenkins, Spencer Hurt, Silas Meachum.

ETHELDRED CREWS, 1/4/1822:3/3/1823, p. 5A 6
Dau: Marthy Crews, alias Mathy Kent, a tract of land in Early Co...340 acres drawn by
William A. Slaughter. Dau: Kathy Coker. Exr:.William A. Slaughter. Wits: William Hatham, Sr.,
Samuel Dickey.
959
Putnam Co., Book "B" (1822 1857)

JOHN HAMILTON POSEY, 12/29/1822:3/3/1823, p. 6 6A
Wife: Polly. Dau: Martha Elizabeth Posey. The child my wife is now pregnant with shall have an
equal share... Charles Hurt should act as guardian for my child or children...Exrs. wife Polly and
friend Josiah Flournoy and Charles Hurt. Wits: James Allen, J. Blackburn, Josiah Flournoy.

STEPHEN W. HARRIS, 9/14/1822:11/11/1822, p. 6A
Wife and children (not named)...my Alabama property...Exrs. wife and friends Eli S. Shorter,
Seaborn Jones, William Wilkins. Wits: John H. Smith, Irby Hudson, John Hudson, Parlusky S.
Holt.

JOSEPH MADDOX of Putnam Co., 7/21/1823:8/4/1823, p. 7
Wife: Elizabeth Maddox... my children (now named)...appraised by Isaac Moreland, Alexander
Reid, Henry Branham, John Trippe, Alexander McDonald. Isaac Moreland and Alexander
McDonald,Exrs. Wits: Thomas Hoxey, John Robinson.

THOMAS PARK, 7/25/1823:11/3/1823, p. 8
Wife: Elizabeth Park...between my children with the exception of son Andrew. Son: Andrew
Park, exr. Wits: T. M. Berrien, W. Abercrombie, Isham Brooks.

SINGLETON HOLT of Putnam Co., 8/25/1823:9/29/1823, p. 9
Wife and children (not named). Wits: Anderson Ward, Virgil H. Walker, William B.
Heptemstall.
Exrs.. Wife, Hollanburg, Isaac Mentano, Peyton Holt and William Turner.

RICHARD COPELAND of Putnam Co., 7/24/1823:11/15/1823, p. 10
Wife. To: Theodorick Webb, William Cook, Washington Jeter,.the land I had of Henry J.
Williams Son: Boldy Copeland. To: Edmond West, Jesse Mosely, Daniel Mosely. Exrs.. William
and John Copeland, Richard Copeland. Wits: John Smidley, Seaborn Melton, Thomas Smedley.

BRICE GAITHER f Putnam Co., 10/21/1823:11/3/1823, p. 11 15
Son: Greenbury, tract of land on west side old Milledgeville Road, according to the Survey and
plat thereof made by John White. Dau: Mary Hoxey, wife of Doctor Thomas Hozey,..land adj.
Greenbury and Nathaniel Walker...my oldest child other than Greenbury, Mary, Sarah D., and
Nancy until they attain age of 21..until my son Henry comes of age, my dau. Sarah D. Park, wife
of Doctor Andrew Park...to my dau. Nancy wife of John Hudson...to my dau. Elizabeth...to my
dau. Margaret...to my son Eli...if my wife think it prudent to remarry she should do so...my
son Greenbury should pay to my son Brice B. H. $200...Exrs. wife Elizabeth, sons Greenbury
and Henry, when the latter becomes of age... Simon Holt and Stephen W. Harris. Wits: John H.
.Williamson, Irby Hudson, Stephen W. Harris. Codicil to LWT of Brice Gaither. Executed Aug.
18, 1821... the land should be sold which I bequeathed to son Henry Eli and Brice B.H. Wits:
Gabriel T. Thomas, Irby Hudson, L. W. Hudson...Proven: Oct. 31, 1823. Will proven
Nov. 3, 1823.
960

Putnam Co., Book "B" (1822 1857)

ADAM MANNING of Putnam Co., 10/29/1823:12/29/1823, p. 15 17
Wife: Mary. Sons: Isaiah, Littleton, John B. Daus: Patsey Hale, Betsey Saterwhite, Rebecca
Waterwhite, Polly Hall, Nancy Moon. Exrs. son Isaiah and Thomas Hall. Wits: John Hamilton,
Benjamin Jordan.

ARCHIBALD MCKOY of Putnam Co, 5/4/1824:6/7/1824, p. 18 19
Stepson: James M. Chambers...land in Greene Co...also a tract in Hancock adj. Hudson and
others, also land in Columbia Co., also plantation on which I now live in Putnam Co. 300 acres.
Stepson James M. Chambers, exr.. Wits: John J. Smith, Henry Branham, Joseph S.
Battey.Codicil to Will: to stepson James M. Chambers, 4 negroes. Wits: John J. Smith, Asa
Crabb. Proven: June 7, 1824.

JAMES STEWART of Putnam Co, 3/1/1824:4/5/1824, p. 20 21
Dau: Margaret Parham, wife of Jones Parham land in 11th Dist. of Monroe District,
but now Pike County...to my affectionate dau. Hanah Mullins...exrs. worthy friends James
D. Harvey of Jasper Co. and Laird W. Harris...James Stewart. Wits: Allen Laurence,
Henry Coats.

ABRAHAM STEPHENS of Putnam Co., 11/5/1824:12/6/1824, p. 21 22
"STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA and EDGEFIELD DISTRICT" now suffering under bodily
affliction...all be sold and divided among my living children. my youngest son Elihu 3 years
schooling...until he becomes 17 yrs. old... dau. Mary Ann which has been afflicted with fits...
Extrx. son Lewis Stephens and my beloved brothers Benjamin Stephens. Wits: Hampton
Stephens, William Stephens, P. Holt.

JOHN FRETWELL, 3/13/1824:5/3/1824, p. 23
I wish the grave yard when my father died and other relatives are now lying to be neatly,
substantially and in a workmanlike manner walled in with rock for which I appoint one hundred
dollars...to my wife, Nancy Fretwell...my friend Henry Peek Sr. and Anderson
Harville, Exrs. Wits: Edmund Butts, Richard Wright, Nathaniel Harrison.

JOHN STURDIVANT of Putnam Co., 10/26/1824:11/4/1824, p. 24
Wife: Martha H. Sturdivant...friend Turner Moreland and Hartwell Bass and my loving wife
Martha Exrs. Wits: William W. Martin, Jason Greer. William Mason.

ARTHUR AVREA of Putnam Co., 9/10/1823:10/18/1824, p. 25
Wife: Rebecca Avrea and John Avrea Exrs.. to my 2 grandchildren Polly Skaggs and William
Skaggs one dollar each with what their mother has received...to my dau. Elizabeth what she has
received...to dau. Jimmy Kinman..to son Bradley...to dau. Nancy Avrea...to dau. Permelia...to
dau. Eady...to dau. Sally...John Avrea, Bradley Avrea and Thomas Kinman to receive from sale
$150 each. Wits: Ingram Avrea, Richard Avrea, William Avrea.

961

Putnam Co., Book "B" (1822 1857)

CHARLES SKAGGS of Putnam Co., 12/4/1824:12/23/1824, p. 26
Wife: Laura Skaggs, all the books and c. had by her when I married her...to dau. Polly a side
board left her by her mother...to son William my landed estate in Co. of Fayette...brother James
Skaggs.. Exr. Wits: Greene Bailey, Jr., Reubin Watson, Robert T. C. Tucker.

EDMUND BLOUNT of Putnam Co., 3/25/1824:3/7/1825, p. 27
My landed estate in Columbia Co. sold...to dau. Ann Ga. Spier...to wife Mary
Blount...when my sons are grown Thomas E. Blount and Peter Blount. My sons Henry W.
S. Blount, Thomas E. Blount, and Peter Blunt....my dau. Eliza S. Blount and Mary Ann
Louise Blount, wife Mary and son Henry W. S. Blount Exrs. . Wits: John H. (A.?)
Crafton, Henry Rogers.

HEZEKIAH SINGLETON , Nuncupative LWT, :2/7/1825, p. 28
Est. in open Court...he willed his property should remain in the possession of his wife
Martha Singleton until the children arrive at the age of 21... Proven by Thomas Holt, Henry
Singleton and Nancy Singleton and ordered to be recorded Feb. 7, 1825.
ELI HARRIS, 1/24/1825:5/2/1825, p. 29
Winfred my last wife, O. D. Whitaker and and Thomas W. Baxter my Exrs...between my wife
and her children by me...I wish Eli to be educated. Wits: James Dismukes, Robert Chambers,
Michael Stone.

THOMAS KIMBROUGH of Putnam Co., 5/16/1825: , p. 30 31
Bradley Kimbrough son of William Kimbrough, 1928 acres..my wife Frances. To:
Thomas H. Wheelas of Green Co...his mother Nancy Wheelas...to my nephew
Thomas Kimbrough son of William Anthoney and Judy and all their children...James
Slaughter son of William Slaughter dec'd. have my man Green after the death of my wife...my
nephew Thomas Kimbrough of Putnam Co. to have Anthoney and Julia and all their
children...wife Frances and Thomas. Kimbrough of Putnam Co. and Thomas Kimbrough of
Green Co. be Exrs. Wits: William. E.Adams. John Ardis, Isaac Oslin.
.
PATRICK DICKEY, 7/13/1825:11/10/1825, p. 31 32
Putnam Co...land on which I now live #145 in the 10th dist. of Baldwin, not Putnam Co...to
my wife Sarah Dickey...to son Joseph, now which he made payable to me dated July 14,
1820...to son Samuel Dickey...to my dau. Elizabeth Sawer... to son Andrew
Dickey...to son Robert Dickey...to son Owin Dickey...to dau. Jane Green...to
dau. Rebecca Strenth.. Wits: Alexander Odew. Clement Hancock, Rowland Ross..





962

Putnam Co., Book "B" (1822 1857)

POLLY CURRY, of Green County (will captioned Putnam County), 8/25/1824:11/11/1825, p. 33
Sister Peggy Curry as long as she remains single...at her death or marriage Franklin Curry
Sanford is to have sd. negro...nephew Franklin C. Sanford....nephew Robin Patrick. Sister,
Peggy and Franklin Curry Sanford. Exrs.. Wits: John G. Lumsden, Bushrod William Sanford,
Melinda Lumsden.

TIMOTHY ROBEY of Putnam Co., 7/27/1825:11/23/1825, p. 34 35
Wife: ANNA Robey...sons Williamson Robey and Richard Robey, 200 acres in Jasper
County...land in Pike Co...son Robert Robey...sons Malachi Robey and George A. Robey land
in Habersham Co...to Daniel McIver one dollar..Three youngest sons Richard, Malachi and
George A. Robey...children Jane, Williamson, Robert, Martha, Eliza. Susan, Richard,
Malachi and George A. Robey...wife Anna and Williamson Exrs.. Wits: James Brannon,
Joshua Hearn, Francis S. Hearn.

ASA READ of Putnam Co., 10/31/1825:12.2.1825, p. 35 37
Grandchildren, the heirs of Hiram Read and Mariah H. Read, his wife, Rebecca ANN
Elizabeth, Read and James Wwashington Read...land in Baldwin (now Putnam Co.) adj.
John Buston, Richard Burk, Zacheus Burk and estate of John Cutliff, decd. To my sons David
Read and Nathan Read... til David Read shall attain the age of 21. Wits: Stephen Marchman,
Wilie Jordan, Isham Brooks.

WILLIAM REES...Putnam Co, 9/15/1825:12/19/1825, p. 38 41
Wife: Elennor Rees...tract I bought from Alexander McDonald...to my dau. Leathey B.
Lawson, land whereon David Lawson and family is living...each of my children except
John Rees to receive $300...to dau. Amelia Foster , to dau. Betsey Hudson...to son
Thaddeus B. Rees, to son John Rees...to son Abraham F. Rees...to dau. Nancy
Hightower...money I paid to John Abercrombie...to son Josiah B. Rees...to dau.
Polly A. Pruitt...to dau. Mazey D. Park...to dau. Eliza G. Rees...to dau. Epsey B.
Rees...to son William Rees...friend John White and son Thaddeus Exrs. Wits: Wilson
Williams, James W. Taylor, Alexander McDonald. Codicil made Nov. 24, 1825.

ROBERT ASHURST, Nuncupative, 11/21/1825:12/19/1825, p. 41 42
My living legatees (now named)... wife Martha Ashurst, John Moreland, Sr. and
Mathew Farby, Exrs.

PHOEBE HEARN, 3/28/1822:4/3/1826, p. 42 43
Francis S. Hearn...son Elisha Hearn...sons Joshua Hearn...make payment to the est. of Elisha
Hearn, Sr....sons Francis and Joshua Hearn Exrs. Wits: Isaac Thompson, Seth Thompson.



963

Putnam Co., Book "B" (1822 1857)

DOROTHY SMITH, 5/27/1820:12/28/1825, p. 43 44
To son Battle Smith...to dau. Charlotte...to son Henry Smith...to son in law Asa Read, Exrs..
Wits: Peter Holloway, Paul Holloway.

THOMAS GRAY...Putnam Co., 9/26/1825:5/17/1826, p. 44 45
Wife: Elizabeth GRAY...to son John GRAY...to dau. Elizabeth Williams...to dau. Nancy
Head, to son William GRAY...sons Thomas and William, Exrs.. Wits: Thomas Hawkins, Abram
Peavy, James Birdsong.

MICAJAH WHITE, 6/24/1825:11/14/1825, p. 45 46
Wife: Russ?, land in 16th Henry No. 266...my children (not named)...eldest son Jesse M. White
when he arrives at lawful age...dau. Elizabeth P. Allen... James Zachary, William H. Pearson and
Judah White, Exrs.. Wits: Nathaniel Hale, Duke Muster?, John Muston?

NICHOLAS DIXON, 3/28/1823:10/18/1826, p. 47 48
Wife: Martha...land beginning at Lyons Corner to William Favros, Jr.. line... all the
debts she owed at the time of our marriage...to my three sons Hickman, Thomas and James...to
son Nathan...to dau. Patsy McKay...to dau. Sarah McKay ...to dau. Julia Burns...to dau.
Elizabeth DANSIL...to 5 sons Joel, Bryant, Hickman, James and Thomas to youngest son,
Bryant Dixon and Irby Hudson, Exrs. Wits: L. W. Hudson, Andrew Park, James Whitefield.

PATIENCE EDMONDSON, 5/23/1826:10/30/1826, p. 48 49
Grandchildren William A. McLeary and Pamelia Patience McLeary...until William A.
arrives at the age of 21 years...surviving children of James McLeary by his first wife
Catharine...to grandsons Thomas E. And Michael W. McLeary...to dau. Martha
Clements..to dau. Mary Stenson..to granddaughter Martha Ann Matilda Stenson...John and
Zacharriah Edmondson and John Kennon Exrs.. Wits: Zachariah Edmondson, Margaret
Hholladay.

PETER R. GEE, 2/16/1826:12/19/1826, p. 49 50
Wife: Elizabeth H. Gee...to raise my children and educate them...my friend Mr. Jones DALY to
file any piece of property belonging to me.. Wits: Benjamin Catchings, William C. Young,
Robert A. Walton.

JAMES ESPEY...Putnam Co., 5/15/1826:9/11/1826, p. 51 52
Son: Thomas B. Espey...land in 4th dist.formerly Baldwin Co...to dau. Polly...to dau.
Harriett... to dau. Ruthey...to dau. Rebecca...to my dear beloved wife (not nanied)...my
wife Polly Espey... and son Thomas B. Espeym Exr. Wits: Ingram Avera, Thomas Johnston,
Bradly Avera, Henry Culpepper.


964

Putnam Co., Book "B" (1822 1857)

WILLIAM RICHARDS, 10/9/1825:12/16/1826, p. 52 54
Wife: Charity Richards...to my son Thomas S. Richards...to dau. Jane Jackson...to dau. Anna
Carrol...to dau. Penny Benson...her children Patsey, Betsey and James Benson...Mathias Benson
her husband...to dau Susannah Jackson...should go to the children of Jane Jackson...to dau.
Elizabeth Watson...to son James W. Richards...son Thomas, Reuben Watson and James W.
Richards, Exrs. Wits: William Mason, Ronall Reese, Jason Grier.

HENRY CULLAFER, 9/19/1823:10/26/1826, p. 54
Wife: Patsey Cullafer...my three daughters Mary G. Hosk (?), Justince
Glaze, Elizabeth Strok(?) Wits: Edward Covington, James Johnston, John Avvrea, Ingram Avrea,
Exrs.. PatseyCuliafer, Extx.

JONES WYNN, 10/15/1826:12/18/1826, p. 55
Wife: Hannah Wynn. Among my legatees, Hannah Wynn and Greaf Chove, Exrs. Wits: John
Newsom, Joseph Wynn, Thomas Kimbrough.

TABITHA DIXON NAPIER, 7/4/1826:10/1826, p. 55 56
One note on Isaac Kindrick...note on Clement Hancock...note on Hollandbury Holt...note on
Henry Holt...note on John Hipps...to son William Turner Napier...sister Martha Hunt...Sister
Hollandbury Holt... Wits: Samuel. K. Hodges, David Clement, H. E. Manning. Exr: William
Turner.

MARGARET JOHNSON...Co. of Green, 8/24/1824:10/30/1826, p. 56 57
Daniel Hightower be paid from my estate...to Susannah Johnson note on Solomon Pace. Dau:
Unity Weathers. Dau: Martha Adams...my three daus. My sons, Green Johnson, Labon Scott
Johnson.. Wits: John Slaughter, Richard Smith, Wright Massengelle.

THOMAS WELBORN, 2/27/1826:9/11/1826, p. 57 60
Wife: Mary Welborn...my children Levi Welborn, John R. Welborn, Ester
Bramlett, Martha Cowan, Elisabeth Clark, Marshall T. Welborn, Sally Tindall, Permillia
Welborn...my negro girl Vielt now in the hands of John Tindall...daughters Patsy Conn and
Sarah
Tindall... later Patsy Cowan. My son in law Jesse H. Bramlett now inhabitant of the state of
Alabama. Also, my dau. Sarah Tindall in the state of Alabama. Wits: Robert T. C. Tucker,
Frederick Ware, Absm (?) ______Kerd(?)

PUE BIRD, 1/16/1827:2/1/1827, p. 61
Wife:Mary Bird. Bro: William P. Bird and he be exr.Wits: J. Ellis, William Fleetwood, Zaccheus
Butler.



965

Putnam Co., Book "B" (1822 1857)

JOHN MILL of Putnam Co., 2/2/1827:3/5/1827, p. 61 62
Wife: Sabrina S.,. Extrx...and John E. Morgan, Armstead Richardson, Robert ill and Ward Hill
Exrs.... if wife should remarry all powers of attorney shall cease...my wife and children (not
named) Wits: Henry Pranham, Mildred Mehorn(?), Henry E. Horne, Jaruy (?) Brown.

GREEN BAILEY of Putnam Co., 12/1/1822: , p. 63
To my three oldest children Thomas, Green and Susan...land in dist. of Appling and land in dist.
of Erwin...to beloved wife and four youngest children viz...William, Woody, Nancy and David.
Wits: John Harris, William H. Smith , Jane Jackson.

NANCY LUNSFORD, 12/4/1826:1/1/1827, p. 63
My father Moses Lunsford for the use of his children. Wits: David Colman, Elizabeth Kilgore,
Mathew Gaston to settle the business of my will.

FRANCIS SCOTT of Putnam Co., 7/8/1826:5/7/1827, p. 64
Wife: Charity Scott...to my grandson Frances Scott. Son: Stephen T. Scott
Dau: Martha B. Teat...to my dau. Jane Wright. To dau. Lucracy Pride...to dau. Jemima
Tucker...son Stephen P. Scott and my son in law: John M. Teat, Exrs. Wits: James
Adair, Thomas B. Teat, Jason Greer.

MABEL WILLIAMS, of Putnam Co. (widow), 2/10/1827:5/7/1827, p. 65 66
Dau: Chloe Williamson...my son William Williams...to my grandson Wilson Williams when
he shall attain the age of 21...my granddaughter Sarah Williamson...to my four grandsons
Lucius, Francis, William and Josh M. Williams (children of my son John Williams) my land
in Henry County...to my sons William and Wilson Williams...sons Francis and John
Williams...dau. Chloe Williamson Exrs. Wits: Mark A. Cooper, James Clark, Marshall J.
Wellborn.

CHARLES BRADLEY of Putnam Co., 4/11/1826:2/12/1827, p. 66 67
Wife: wife Elizabeth Bradley, my present parcel of land, adj. . Smith, Towns and others...to
my son William Bradley...my three daughters Elizabeth, Nelly and Abigail. Wits:
William Mason, William H. Flewellen, James McLemore, N. B. The remainder of my
children Joshua, James, Ellis and Thomas have received that portion of my property that my
for for them to have.

JESSE KEATON, 9/15/1826:6/18/1827, p. 67 69
Dau: Ann Hopson...to son David E. Keaton land I purchased from Presley Hightower. . to dau.
Mary Keaton... my wife Rebecca Keaton...dau. Ann Hopson...To dau. Elizabeth
Keaton...Rebecca Keaton and Richard Pace Exrs. Wits: John Paschal, William Cole, Lewis D.
Veal .


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Putnam Co., Book "B" (1822 1857)

JOHN MORELAND, 9/22/1826:7/2/1827, p. 69 71
Sons: Isaac, Cowan, Wood, John. to heirs of my dau. Lucy Wilkinson. Daus: Patsey of
Early Co., Patsy Ashunt, Frances Jones Farley...land in 3rd district. Sons: Isaac T.,
Colson, Wood, John, children Patsey Ashurst and Frances Jones Farley...Isaac
and COLSON Exrs. Wits: John Moreland, Jesse G. Edwards, Jonathan Taylor.

ELISS JAMES, 9/21/1827: , p. 71 72
To grand daughter Nancy Chesnut ..to son in law David Chesnut...notes by Orinon
James...land in Lee County, Number 184...to grandson Isaac Chesnut son of said Daniel,
friend Theophilus Stevens Exrs. Wits: Nathaniel Harrison, Peter Baugh, Ann J.
Stevens.

JOHN ALLEN, 6/27/1827: , p. 72 73
Dau: Frances Allen...to her three (children?) Judah, Delphia and Lucy, the children
of my son Leland Allen...son Leland Exr. Wits: Samuel Johnston, Gamaliel Johnson,
Charles Hudson.

JOHN WYNN, 7/9/1827:Sept. 1827, p. 73 74
Wife: Mary...all my children namely Robert J. Wynn, William T. Wynn, Greenbury
Wynn, John J. Wynn, Martha A. Wynn, Mary F. Wynn and James A. Wynn
and also for the education of my children aforesaid...until anyone of the girls marry or any one of
the boys becomes 21. James A. Carstarphen, iram Read Joseph J. Carstarphen.

JAMES R. HARWELL, 7/30/1825: , p. 74
My father Anderson Harwell, also Exr. Wits: Eli E. Gaither, Robert H. Dixon, J. P.

JONATHAN HEARN, 2/6/1827:9/3/1827, p. 75 76
Wife: Betsey Hearn...to dau. Sarah Elender Hearn.. to son Zabad Hearn...
to son Jacob Hearn...to son William Hearn...land In Baldwin, now Putnam) Co...part of lot
drawn by Henry Peebles of Warren Co. Irby Hudson. Elisha Williams , Gilford Heath,
Gabriel R. Thomas.

SHADRACK CROUCH, Sr. of Putnam Co., 10/2/1821: , p. 76
Son: John Crouch...to dau. Laviner Jackson. dau. Polly Welch son: George Crouch...son George
Exr. . Wits: Harmon Channel, John Dupree, William Turner.

CHARLES HUDSON, 8/21/1826: , p. 77 78
Wife and children.. .children should be educated. Dau: Leathy. Wife, Elizabeth Hudson. Bro.,
Irby Hudson Exr.. Wits: David Lawson, Vinson R. Porter, Jesse Keaton,
David E. Keaton, Wiley Hopson.

967

Putnam Co., Book "B" (1822 1857)

JAMES BIGBEE, 8/23/1826: , p. 79
Wife: Harriet. Should wife die without heir apparent...one half be equally divided
between my brothers and sisters and the other half be divided between wife's brothers and
sisters viz. William W. Burt, Martha A. Burt, Nancy A. Burt and Mary E. Burt, Wife
Harriet and James G. Burt Exrs. Wits: Hiram Read, Richard Burt.

CHARITY WATKINS, 9/13/1824:5/7/1828, p. 80 81
To dau. Polly Strickland. to dau. Elizabeth Denson...Polly Strickland and her
husband, Thomas Strickland To dau. Sarah Thompson. Unto Calley Denson trust
for Sarah Thompson...and her three children, Charity Thompson, John Thompson and
James Thompson. Son in law: Calley Denson, Exr. Wits: Jason Greer, Rowel Rees,
Joseph W. Denson.

HENRY SPIVEY, 6/29/1828: , p. 81 82
Bro in law:John Hall...my sister Polly Parish...to my Bro. in law John Harden...to Bro.
William Spivey. To my Bro. John Adams to my Bro. Caleb Adams. to my mother Mary
Adams...400 dollars in the hands of William. E. Adams to pay my debts and to have my father,
mother and.my own grave enclosed with brick...1500 dollars in care of Richard Pace, John
Davenport and William E. Adams to be kept on Interest and the Interest to be equally
divided between the Church at Crooked Creek and Philadelphia.
Dated: June 29, 1828. Proven: (no date) (added) It is my desire that the property coming to me
of my Fathers Estate and what my mother does not use of the money given to her be equally
divided between Moses and Joshua Spivey's orphans.

DAVID ROSSER, 6/26/1828:10/18/1828, p. 82 83
Until my Youngest child comes of age...my wife (not named)...Exrs...John Rosser of Hancock
Co. William E. Adams, Samuel H. Rosser. Wits: Edmund Y. Evans, Thomas F. Cowles, Edmund
S. Harris
.
JESSE BURT, 8/11/1826: , p. 84 85
All my children have a good english education. .my son James G. Burt, my dau. Hannah,
the wife of James Bibgee (dau. may be Harret) •my dau. Mary E. Burt. daus. Martha A.
Burt and Nancy H. Burt...son James G. Burt and Hyram Reid Exrs. Wits: Richard
Burt, Zzacheus Burt.

ROBERT KILLEBREW, 1/19/1827:11/18/1828, p. 86
Youngest child becomes of age...my dau. Harriet. My children James, Lewis, Robert and
Pleasant, Peyton Holt and William C. Thomas Exrs.. Wits: William Stevens, Hampton
Stevens, Tolliver Stevens.



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BRITTIAN GANT, 7/22/1826: , p. 87 88
Wife: Elizabeth Gant. Sons, John, Henry, Eli. Daus, Rebecca Gant, Elizabeth Gant, Mary
Gant and Jane Gant. When my youngest child becomes Of age.. My three youngest daus.
Elizabeth, Mary and Jane...William A. Slaughter and John M. Mintor, Exrs. Wits:
Martin G. Slaughter, Sarah Slaughter, Flemming Davis, Ashley Cox.

ZEMULIA PRICE, 2/2/1829:4/6/1829, p. 88 89
My sister, Emelia's children and the children of my sister Deana Peters....Mr.
Nathaniel Peters. Nathaniel Peters, Exr. Zemulia Price. Wits: Levi Boswell, etc.

HENRY TURNER, 4/13/1826:1/12/1829, p. 89 90
Wife: Jane. Son: Samuel...dau. Abigail McNatt...among my heirs, Archibald, Samuel,
Abigail, Nancy, Mary and grandson Green Turner...son Archibald, Exr.Wits: Henry
Hurt, Jesse Pye, Johnson Ashfield, John W. Tommie.

CHARLES DENHAM, 7/14/1828: , p. 90 91
I hereby name all my lawful heirs my wife Nancy Denham, my sons Davis Denham,
Daniel Denham, John Denham, James Denham, Josiah Denham and my
daughters Sarah Elizabeth Denham, Permelia Denham, Mary Denham, Rebecca
Denham and should my wife have an heir that is unborn. .John A. Cogburn and wife
Nancy, exrs... Wits: Joel Branham, William Eakin, William Pace.
(Addition) There is a legacy coming to my first' wife's children from their grandfather, John
Davis. It is my will that my children by my second wife should receive in money or other
property to the legacy.

WILLIAM ALLEN, 6/31/1825: , p. 92
To Sally Ann Coleman..To my wife (not named)...Henry Allen Coleman...Exrs: wife, Nancy
Allen and William E. Adams.. Wits: Ellis, Richard Turner, John Crouch.

ELIANDER REES, 6/16/1829:10/31/1829, p. 92 93
Dau: Leathy B. Lawson...dau. Amelia Porter...son Thadeus B. Rees A trustee
for my dau. and her children...dau. Elizabeth Hudson...my dau. Eliza my dau. Epsey B....son
A. F. Rees my son John Rees who has drawn out of his father's estate more than any child..
Wits: Thad G. Sanford, John Floyd, Albert G. Marchman.

JAMES MCGHEE JUNR, 3/2/1829:10/15/1829, p. 94
My mother: Mary McGhee...my surviving brother and sister...bro. Francis is not to
received anything. Wits: Gren Johnson, Elizabeth S. Perry, Zacheus Butler.




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WILIE ABERCROMBIE, 3/8/1825:2/1/1830, p. 95 96
My wife and chiIdren...until my children arrive at full age..my dau. Rebecca Dismukes, she

having already married and received part...my bro. Anderson Abercrombie, exr.
and two friends Joel Crawford, Thomas Haney, William Abercrombie. Wits: John. Hudson,
William H. Kimbrough, Irby Hudson.
.
MARTHA COOPER, 9/18/1829:2/2/1830, p. 96
Bro. George Lewis. Niece: Sarah Lewis. Son: Joseph Thomas Cooper, Sr., Exr. Wits: Kinchen
Little, Calvin Stratton, Joel Hunt.

WILLIAM STONE, 11/30/1829: , p. 97
I bought of William Williams...to son John H. Stone...until youngest child becomes of
age...children Elizabeth THROWER, LOUIS Stone, JUDD D. Stone, PIARTH Stone,
William Stone, EADY Stone, Isaac Atkin Stone, Cynthia B. Stone, Margaret J. Stone.
William and John A. Stone, exrs.. Wits: Michael Stone, SILAS WILKES .

GREEN PERRY, 11/7/1829:12/1/1829, p. 98
Wife: Elizabeth S.Perry all of my landed possession in the County of Greene, on the Oconee
Rivers...to my brother Elijah B. Perry...divided among my brothers and sisters or their children,
Elijah E. Perry, Samuel Perry, Tunifer and Nancy Hinton and May Stowell. Exr: James M.
Chambers. Wits: Zacheus Britten, Thomas Posey, Abnerr McGhee.

JANE KENDRICK, :8/2/1830, p. 99
Son: John Kendrick.to dau. Sarah CLAPTON...dau...ELIZA C. READ Son in law:
William READ, Jane Kendrick Wits: Amy Branham.

JESSE LITTLE, 4/4/1829: , p. 99 100
Wife: Ruth Little...my son, John R. Little...my two oldest sons LEONARD F. Little and William
Little...the property Z expect to get from my father's estate...Bushrod Johnston,
Zachariah Roughton and Robert Little Exrs. Wits: Bushrod Johnston, RICHD.
WILLMOTT

ELIZABETH HOLLAND, 4/2/1831:5/20/1831, p. 100 101
To: Sarah Wynn, William C. Wynn, Gabriel Wynn, being children of Thomas Wynn and
Nancy Wynn formerly Nancy Holland now living in the County of Monroe...unto
Caroline Holland now living with me...to Martha Hall... to Polly Tymn (?) wife
of Jackson Tymm(?)...John H. Ball, Exrs. Wits: William. Hunt, Kaeilin Ball, Nathan Ball..



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WILLIAM FLOURNOY, 7/13/1829:6/10/1831, p. 101 103
Son: William B~ Flournoy.,.land adj. the town of Eatonton. Son: to son John P.
Flournoy...to my grandaughter, dau. of my deceased son Mathew H. Flournoy, Mary Ann
Flournoy•• my dau. in law Eliza P. Flournoy...son in law, Jesse Cooper...sons
William B. and John P. Flournoy and friends Josiah Flournoy, Waid Hill, Mark A.
Cooper and Irby Hudson, Exrs. Wits: Henry Branham Richardson, J. P., Boswell, Joseph R.
Hayd.

JOHN COLLINSWORTH, :6/18/1835, p. 104
Son: William Fletcher. Each child to have a portion of my tools and a set of Wesleys Standard
Morks upon the death of Miles...I appoint that Charles an dicey after they come to be 62 years
old that they be supporter by the children. Wife, Mildred Lawson Collinsworth, with friends,
Josiah Flournoy, Isaiah Branham and Levi Hudson, Exrs. Wits: L. W. Hudson, G. R. Thomas.

FINNEY DISMUKES, 8/1/1834:12/1/1834, p. 105 106
Wife: Julia A Dismukes...my two daus. Ju;ia and Elizabeth.my granddaughter Sarah Hayes. my
heirs John Dismukes, James Dismukes, Jesse Dismukes and William Dismukes my sons and
Prissy Easly, Julia A Dismukes, Elizabeth Dismukes and Findassy Hightower, Wife of Randle
Hightower my daughters.. wife Julia and Bushrod M. Johnston Exrs. Wits: Daniel White,
William Hubert, T. Johnston.

Mary BRYANT, 11/6/1834: , p. 107 108
Having but two children...my son Josiah Flournoy and dau. Martha Marshall...friends Humphrey
Drury and Stephen B, Marshall,~ land on Rocky Creek...Mary Bryant. Wits: Stephen B.
Marshall,land on Rocky Creek.Wits: Stephen B. Marshall JP, Humphry Drury, Martha Marshall
Josiah Flournoy and Martha Marshall agree to settlement on 6/8/1835.

ADAM HARDIN, 11/19/1836: , p. 109
Son: Atkinson T. Hardin. To my children, John, Adain and Hutson Hardin, Mary Roberts, Sinney
Stevenson, Sarah Spivey's heirs and William Hardin and Sandlin Hardin's heirs. Wits: Robert
Roby, James Robert, P. E. Ward, Jr.

LEATHA LAWSON, 1/25/1832:3/5/1832, p. 110
Dau. Filabert Carstarphen, Reese, William, Thomas M., Elenor Ward, Thaddeus B., James L.
And Eliza Jane.."my several children"...my son Thomas M , James H. Carstephen Exr.
Wits: Richard Kilpatrick, Richard Pace.

WILLIAM WORNUM, 6/4/1827:11/4/1833, p. 111
Wife: Sarah...John C. Mason,Exr.. Wits: Thomas Hardeman, William Varner, Tarens Connor.


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WILLIAM W. WALLACE., 7/13/1832:10/29/1833, p. 112
Sister: Martha B. Ross...wife of David Ross...to brother John H. Wallace...my
uncle James Hunt Exr. Wits: Thomas M. Hunt, Jeremiah Castleberry.
GEORGE CORNETT, 3/6/1831:9/5/1831, p. 113 114
Son: Henry Cornett...dau. Frances H. the note I hold against John Cunningham of
Alabama...to Frances H. Johnson.Dau. Sarah E. Cornett..beloved wife Mary Cornett..Son: Uriah
D. Cornett...tract in Burke County...wife Mary and son Uriah. Exrs.. Wits: William. E. Adams,
Beverly Slaughter, Robert Knowles

Division of negroes in est. of Mary BRYANT, p. 114 115
Between Josiah Flournoy and Martha Marshall.

SARAH ROSSER, 8/7/1833:9/2/1833, p. 116 117
Sons: John A., David...land known as Warren Jackson Sqr..Son in law: Edward E. Evans..
Son in law:Henry C. Kimbrough..Dau: Martha W. Rosser. Bro in law: William E. Adams, Exr.
Wits: Edward F. Evans, Joel Hurt, Hamilton Bass.

Note on p. 117. JOSIAH BURGESS application for Pension (Rev. War) is in the Minutes Book
in Clerk's office, Jasper Co. 1832 1844, page 21.

JOSIAH BURGESS, 8/24/1833:5/5/1834, p. 117
Sons in law: Burton Brooks and Enoch Bragg. Sons: William, Basil, Thomas...four sons in law
Mathew Robey, Thomas Bailey, John Anthony and William Green. Wits: JAS.
A. Meriwether.

ALEXANDER REID, :5/7/1832, p. 118 120
Wife: Elizabeth Reid...my younger children beginning at William Reid down to my youngest
Henry Reid...to my grandson William Alexander Rees. son John B. Reed...son Samuel.
Reid...son Edmund Reid...land in Pike Co. on and the Chattahoochy...list of lands..Gardner
Lot, Curry Lot, Quins Lot, Watkins Lot, Fain Tract, Cowles Tract, Brooks Tract...Exrs., Samuel
Reid, Edmund Reid, John B. Reid, Alexander S. Reid. No Wits: Codicil made in 1831. Proven:
May 7, 1832.

SARAH SUTTON, :5/5/1834, p. 120
Son: Joseph .Granddaughter Mildred Sutton..to cornelius hardy...Sarah Sutton. Wits: Bradley
Avery, Thomas Glaza. Mildred Sutton.




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HENRY HOWARD, 7/29/1823:10/6/1834, p. 121
Wife: Sarah. Both of my children Frances and Peggy...son Francis...brother in law Elisha
Reid. Wits: Zach. Butler, William Pace, Sr., Green Johnson.

MARY BRANTLEY, 1/11/1834:3/23/1835, p. 122
My three great grandchildren of Hester Hancock and also if Hester shall have any more
children... granddaughter Hester Hancock, Mathew Caswell, Exr. . Wits: Matthew Caswell,
Osborn S. Webb.

ASA HEARN 7/6/1827:9/8/1831, p. 122 123
Wife: Elizabeth. Children: Alexander McKinney Hearn, Elisha Maddison Hearn, Michel Farlow
Hearn, Emily Franklin Hearn, Elmira Ellison Hearn, Elizabeth Hearn and Lot Hearn my bro.,
exr. Wits: Warren J. Phillips, William D. Philips, Wilson Roby.

ANDREW THRASH, 9/24/1831:10/24/1831, p. 123 124
Wife: Margaret...lot in County of Meriwether...land in Co. of Oglethorpe...my children until my
youngest daughter becomes of age...Mary Ann youngest dau. children Katharine Williams, Nelly
Teat, Willis J. Thrash, William A. Thrash, Elizabeth Thrash and Mary Ann Thrash, Levi Wheat
and Christopher Thrash, Exr. Wits: L. Wheat, John G. Lunsden, Phoebe Thrash.

BENJAMIN WHITFIELD, 10/18/1831:9/17/1832, p. 124 125
Wife: Sarah...my two daughters Achsah Morton and Matilda Morton...granddaughter Nancy
Whitefield, dau. of my son William Whitfield...son James Whitfield...my daus. Sally
Jackson, Elizabeth Goode and Susannah Smith and sons William, Benjamin, Matthew, James,
Horatio S.. and Bryant Whitfield...son James trustee for my dau. Molsey Traylor and her
children.Wits: Eli Glover, Thomas. Dawson, Peter Grinnell, John S. Drew, Gillraaith Simonton.

BANISTER SMITH, 12/9/1831:2/6/1832, p. 126 127
Debt due Joel Walker to which Henry Allford is Security...youngest son Peyton Smith..
my wife Gilly Smith... wife Gilly Smith and friend James Clark Exr. Wits: Daniel Slade,
J. W. Boswell, Madison B. Breedlove.

WILLIAM HUDSON, a citizen of the county of Hancock, 7/12/1831:7/12/1831, p. 127 129
My wife and children...wife Frances Hudson... children, Irby Hudson, William Hudson, John
Hudson, Nimrd Hudson, Charles Augustus Hudson, Frances Hudson, Julia Ann Hudson and
Louisa Hudson...son in law William G. Green, dau. Lucinda his wife...son in law
Thomas G. Harwell, dau. Jane his wife...brother Irby Hudson Exr. Wits: S. W. Hudson,
John Hudson, David N. Adams.




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WILLIS COLEMAN...County of Baldwin.., 1/2/1822:4/2/1832, p. 120 130
Wife: Milly Coleman...land in Baldwin County and land in Irwin County...children Wiley
W. Coleman, Charlotte T. Coleman, Matilda F. Coleman, Majoury W.
Colemanand William R. Coleman. Wits: Milly Coleman, William W. Pool.

NICHOLAS HAWKINS, 5/14/1828:8/26/1833, p. 130 131
Dau: Nancy Hardiway..son James Hawkins...dau. Polly Grant...son John Hawkins. dau.
Lucy Lynch.. dau. Lucy Moreland...son Thomas Hawkins...son Alexander
Hawkins...dau. Permelia Brown... dau Sintha Hawkins...dau. Delia A Hardiway. Dau.,
Delia Hardiway...dau. Martha Hawkins...son in law Thomas Carter...later child
named Betsy Lynch. Wits: James. M. Dunn, Joseph Moreland, Waid Hill.

Page 132: Gerogia, Putnam Co., We Alexander Reid, Maria Butler and John H.
Gatewood in order to preserve that harmondy among the legatees of Zacheus . deceased
which we feel it our duty to preserve, the wishes if the deceased as indicated in his last will and
testament hereby convenant and agree with Massy R. Butler, widow of the deceased that
the real estate of said deceased shall be retained and managed for the benefit of his family and
according to the requisition of his will as fully and effectively as if said will had been signed and
delivered in the presence of the requisite number of witnesses. Witness our hand and seal this _
day of 1838. Wits: David S. Howell, R. J. Ward JP.

ZACHEUS BUTLER of Putnam Co., 1832:3/5/1838, p. 132 134
My wife and children...Massy R. Butler wife, friend Edmond Reid and nephew
William B(?) Terrell Exrs...
ANN SMITH, 1/12/1838:4/9/1838, p. 133
Dau: Martha P. Brown wife of Richmond Brown...to my grand daughter Ann Branham Smith
Bassington,..a child's part...my dau. Mary Brown her children not subject to the contracts of their
Father nor any other person...to son Mansil Smith...son in law John Banington Exrs. Wits:
William. Chisholm.

JOHN GRIGGS, 5/7/1839:7/1/1839, p. 135
Wife: Sara...My children William Briggs, James Briggs, Wesley Briggs, Robert
Briggs, John Briggs. Wits: Butl. L. Cato, William A. Slaughter, James L. Williams.

ISAIAH FAVER, 6/12/1831:3/16/1839, p. 136 137:
Sarah. . . dau. Eliza L. Jordan. . . her husband Williamson Jourdan...to Ellmore Calloway in trust
for dau. Eliza L. Jourdan...Ellmore Calloway and my son Christopher C. Faver and wife Sarah
Exrs. Wits: G. R. Thomas, James Whitfield, B. W. Sanford.


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L. W. HUDSON, 7/11/1835:8/8/1836, p. 137 139
Wife: Eliza P. Hudson...lot in Eatonton...until Sarah Eliza becomes of age.. Brother Irby
Hudson...till the time either of my children becomes of age. Dau., Anna Martha...dau.
Virginia Frances...infant dau. not yet named...my children Sarah Eliza, Anna Martha,
Virginia Frances, and L. W. Hudson friend James W. Chambers and bro. John Hudson
Exrs. Wits: Woodley Scott, G. R. Thomas. Codicil made May 31, 1836. Wits: Daniel
SLADE, Alexander S. Reid, Sarah E. Adams.

CHARLES P. GORDON, 4/14/1835: , p. 139 142
Son: Andrew G. Gordon...friend John Brown of Tennessee...my four daughters
Mary Ann, Julian Barbour, Virginia and Sarah Elizabeth...debts due my
brother and myself...land in town of Eatenton...two lots in Randolph owned in common by
James
George (?) and myself...granted to John Garland...land in Alabama owned jointly by Eli S.
Slaughter and myself...land in county of Habersham...wife and son (not named)...C. P.
Gordon. Wits: Samson W. Harris, H. W. Cozant, B. W. Sanford. In addition, ..brothers James
G. Gordon and George H. Gordon guardians for children...brothers (aforesd.) and John
Brown of Tennessee Exrs...Wits: same as above.

PRESLEY PRICHARD, 5/20/1831:5/7/1832, p. 143 144
Wife Sally Prichard...son Presley E. Prichard...dau.Martha Chisolm...son
Folsom Prichard...son William B. Prichard...dau.Sally Singleton.. .grandson
James M. Prichard...son Starling L. Prichard..friend and neighbors Thomas Johnston
Exr... Wits: William Hubert, J. W. Stone(?), Stephen B. Marshall JP.

WILLIAM LITTLE, 1/27/1835:1/4/1836, p. 145
Wife: Hannah Little...son Robert Little...son William Little...dau. Dicy Miggons?
gr. sons Leonard Little, William Little and John R. Little...son Harmon Little, his
son William Little... son Lewis Little...to orphans of David Rees. Wits: James Baugh,
Kinion Brannon,, Joseph Brannon.

THOMAS INGRAM, 10/13/1837:11/6/1837, p. 146 147
Dau: Rebecca...son in law P. Shelton guardian for dau. Rebecca...son Thomas take care of
younger children to Wits: Martha, Samuel and Mary. Thomas and his wife, Citty?. (Citty may
be a slave wording is difficult to understand).,and my son John B...dau. Mary HULTON...(later
Mary Shelton. Dau. Amy (Anny?) Frances...son Hezekiah B...son Richard A...
children John B., Mary Shelton, Thomas, Amy Francis, Elizabeth, Jane, Hezekiah
B., Richard A., Martha, Sarah (Susanna?) Mary. Wits: William Ingram, John Avena, John
Ingram Sr.



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SARAH PURIFOY, 10/25/1831:4/2/1838, p. 148
Children: Elizabeth Respess, Philip B. Pritchett, William A. Pritchett, Baswell,
Benjamin W., John and Nicholas A. Purefoy...Sarah Purifoy. Wits: Marion B. Breedlove, David
Cooper, John Respess.

ELIZABETH TOMLINSON, 3/30/1837:7/2/1839, p. 149
Granddaughter Jane Vincent...son Lucas Tomlinson...dau. Mary Vincent and dau. Jane
Powell...John Gantt and Powel Vincent Exrs.. (no signature). Wits: Nehemiah Stanford, William
A. Slaughter.

THOMAS HOLTON, 1/28/1837:1/1/1838, p. 149 150
Son: William. Genl. Robert Bladson and James A. Meriwether Esqr. both of Eatonton, Exrs..
Wits: James Griggs, Robert McKinley, James M. Quin.

RICHARDSON BLACK, :1/8/1841, p. 150
Wife: Rutha Black .land adj. Sadler, Raney and Sparks. To: Priscilla the daughter
Of my beloved wife...my children Thomas Black, Insam Shields and Shinway Black.
To: James R. Black, to: Martha Lun . Son: Shimmy Black. Wits: Samuel Pearson, John
Little, Gabriel Haris, and James R. Black

JESSE PYE, 11/24/1840:1/11/1841, p. 151 152
Wife: Mary H. Pye..divided between Jesse P. Bryant, Jesse Pye, John Pye and Martha
PYE..Sd. Grandson Jesse P. Bryant...3 grandchildren Jesse Pye, John Pye and Martha
PYE...Exr: my nephew, Allen A. Beall. Exr Wits: Robert Little, Jesse Batchelor,
William Adams.

ISAAC UNDERWOOD, 4/28/1839:2/20/1841, p. 153 154 Putnam Co...
Wife: Elizabeth Underwood. Son: Adolphus A. Underwood. Daus: Caroline B. Purefoy,
Susan S. Stow, Nancy Head. Granddaughter: Elizabeth T. Powell property that I put in the
hands of my daughter Hariet (?) T. Powell...son Adolphus and friend, Evin
Powell Exrs.. Wits: John C. Mason, Jesse Munford Lawson.

JOHN LEE, 12/181839:7/5/1841, p. 154 155
Sons: Allen W. Lee, Warren W. Lee, Warren Lee. Daus: Mary W. Lee, Elizabeth S. Lee.
Wits: Edward Barnes, John Marchman, Lewis W. Rosser.







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GILES TOMPKINS, :5/3/1841, p. 155 157
Wife: Sarah Tompkins. To Nicholas Tompkins and John Tompkins sons...grand
daughter Maria Feathers... granddaughter Mary Scott. Irby Scott, trustee
for sd. granddaughter...granddaughter Sarah Tomasson. B. F. Thomasson, trustee
for sd. granddaughter. Grandson Evin?) Morrison. Wits: Thomas Glaze, William S. Scott,
Alexander Reid, J. P.

JOHN BUCKNER, 8/13/1839:9/2/1839, p. 158
Wife: Mary. Son in law Richmond Rogers...dau. Sarah Hendrick
other children (not named)...John C. Maddox and Richmond Rogers Exrs...
Wits: Alexander Reid, Andrew Reid, Francis Stubbs.

WILLIAMSON JORDAN, 10/4/1841:1/20/1842, p. 159
Benjamin Jordan Exr...if my child lives to become of age...he may think best...
Wits: Wiley B. Jordan, David W. Martin, Benjamin Rook.

GARLAND T. DISMUKES of Jones Co., 7/3/1841: March Term 1842, Jones Co.
Wife: Frances Amanda Dismukes...in the event the child died before it becomes of age...my
father
James Dismukes...friend and brother in law: Wilkins Stevens, exr. Wits: James Freeman, Jesse
Barnard, Robert Drisler. Robert Freeman.

FRANCES GILBERT, 12/5/1838:12/22/1838, p. 161 162
Sons: George W., Bird. ..son in law Sims Dupree and heirs of his first wife Hannah Dupree
formerly Hannah Gilbert...dau Elizabeth J. Dupree. . . dau. Sarah Pusk (Tusk?)... later Sarah
Peek son in law William Peek Exr..Wits: Thomas. K. Slaughter, JAS. W. Mappin.

ISHAM BRANHAM, 2/23/1834:5/19/1834, p. 163 164
Son: William Henry Branham...wife Sarah Rebecca Branham. brother Henry Branham.. Wits:
Henry Branham, John R. Scarborough, Josiah Flournoy.

CHLOE ALLEN, 6/23/1834:3/15/1841, p. 163 164
Dau: Susan McFaddin..land in Eatonton adj. land (?) R. Adams and the Bank lot. dau. ANN
McGehee wife of William McGehee...of Baldwin County...all my children including those
before mentioned...friends Irby Hudson and J. A. Meriwether Exrs.Wits: Eli E. Gaither,
James M. Dunn, JP., J. W. Cozart JP.






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NATHANIEL TOMLINSON, 6/2/1838:7/6/1840, p. 164 165
Wife: Mary Tomlinson...land adj. Lewis Stanford and Herod Bridges...
dau. Sarah Slaughter...dau. Elizabeth Gantt.. .granddaughter Rebecca
Gantt...land adj. John Eastridge.. .granddaughter Jane Thorn...to son John
Tomlinson...granddaughter Elizabeth Smith...grandson John Tomlinson JR...land
in Carrol County where John Tomlinson, SR. now lives.. grand son Martin Tomlinson
son of John Tomlinson, Wits: D. R. Andrews JP, John Gantt JP., William. Farrar.
JOSIAH FLOURNOY, 1/25/1842:9/17/1842, p. 166
Wife: Martha.Exrs:...sons Thomas and John M. and sons in law, Nathan Bass,
Walter R. Branham and Early Hurt...granddaughter EvelinaTombs...two children of my deceased
son Josiah. Wits: S. A. Wales, D. R. Adams. Stephen B. Marshall.

MARY H. PYE, 7/25/1842:10/4/1842, p. 167
To: Grief Linch of Jasper County, my bro...his daughter my niece, Julia A. Duke late of
the County of Butts, wife of John H. Duke.Wits: N. Bass, R. R. Disemath, Kinion Brannon.

JOHN C. GOODE, 8/25/1837:10/12/1837, p. 168
...to Mary Blackwell for Mary Nytall...my three children William. O. Goode. Agnes C.
GoodeE and Elizabeth Goode... Wits: Thomas A. Field, John C. Goode, Jr., Edmund R.
Chambers. State of Virginia, at a circuit Superior Court of law and chancery held for the County
of Mecklenburg at the court house on the 12th day of October 1837, the last will and testament
of Jon. C. GoodeE decd was this day produced in court and proved according to law. Signed:
July 29, 1841 Richard B. Baptist, Clk.

ROBINSON RALLS...Putnam Co., 1/1/1837:2/13/1837, p. 169 170
Dau: Susan Catharine the wife of Bryant Parker...the right of interest of
my former wife, as a legatee to the estate of Thomas M. Clark of Todd Co., Ky... Wife: Phereby,
and my children by her. Wit: James Cockrum, Thomas Faver, John H. Steele.

MERRYMAN POUND, 8/3/1842:3/22/1843, p. 171
Dau: Clary Morgan..her and her children. Wits: R. R. Stevens, James G. Andrews, D. R.
Andrews.





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RICHARD CONINE, 9/9/1837:2/5/1838, p. 171 172
Wife: Martha...dau. Mary Batchelor...son Henry Conine...son George Wesley
Conine...son William Conine...other children, viz. Richard, Britain,
Ann, Matilda, Martha, Robert, Joseph and Susan Conine...friend Kinchen
Little and Joseph Johnston, Exrs. Wits: William. McKinley, Rason Bagley
(Ballard), Jared Turner.

SUSANNA PARHAM, 2/5/1839:10/12/1840, p. 172A 173
Son: Williamson Parham..daughter Lucy Raines...dau. Elizabeth Rousseau...to
son John Parham...son Jones Parham...son Robert Parham...son Robert and
friend Henry Allford Exrs.Wits: Richard H. Cousin, Henry Allford, Abner Wolsey.

JAMES BURT, 5/14/1829:12/5/1836, p. 173 174
Wife: Mary. Son: James G., Richard M., Joseph T., William Y. Dau. Maria Read..friend
Thomas Johnston. Son in law: Hiram Reed.. Exrs.. Wits: W. B. Johnston, James C.
Burt, James G. Burt.

JOHN WELLS, 12/13/1839:1/13/1840, p. 175
To: William J Harwell, Exr. John Wells. Wits: Martin G. Slaughter, Edward Hawkins.

EDMUND O'NEAL, 1825:7/19/1831, p. 176 177
Wife: Elizabeth...children be liberally educated...my legatees namely: Mary Cox, Thomas
O'Neal, Oosborn O'Neal, Claricy Hawkins, Simon O'Neal, William Sarah
Edmund and John King O'Neal and the children of my daughter Rebecca Teat...children
of my dau. Martha Cannon..:two sons Thomas O'Neal, Osborn O'Neal, Exrs.
Wits: Jason Grier, James Birdsong, Rowell Reese.

THOMAS COOPER of Putnam Co., 5/29/1843:7/10/1843, p. 178 179
Nieces: Elizabeth Cooper and Mrs. Ann Dollar...brother Micajah Cooper...to the Baptist Board
of Foreign Missions...to my dau. Emily Branham... house and lot in the town of Eatonton...
daughters Harriet Nisbet ; Narcissa Boykin and son Mark A. Cooper...son Mark A. Cooper,
Samuel Boykins and Eugency A. Nisbet Exrs. Wits: Benjamin H. Wright, Jesse H. Campbell,
Bushrod W. Sanford. Dated: May 29, 1843. Proven: July 10, 1843.








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GROVEY COLE of .Putnam Co, 2/28/1839:12/5/1843, p. 180
wife: DORLUSKA.. my five oldest children Polly Beardin, Susan Beardin, James
COLE, Giles COLE and Amy COLE...Giles COLE, WILLIAM B. Carter and HUBBARD
W. COZART Exrs... Wits: M. G. Slaughter, JAS. J. EDWARDS, David E. Keaton. Dated: Feb.
28, 1839. Proven: Dec. 5, 1843.

ANN BISCOE, 10/5/1843:12/4/1843, p. 181 182
Estate of my deceased husband WILLIAM BISCOE...oldest son Alexander LYON and the
lawfully begotten heirs of his body...to Edward E. LYON...to my youngest son WILLIAM S.
N. BISCOE... my oldest sons Alexander and EARLY LYON...mill tract in DeKalb Co..my
nephew CAUTIOUS P. LYON...ANN B. BISCOE (XX) (L). Wits: JOHN G. SAUNDERS (?),
James L. Reid, David H. Reid. Dated: Oct. 5, 1843. Proven: Dec. 4, 1843.

IRBY HUDSON of Putnam Co., 4/4/1844:5/6/1844, p. 182 184
The property I got by my present wife...Josiah Flournoy, now deceased. Son in law:
law JOHN B. Harrison...dau. Martha A. Harrison. Son in law: David R. Adams..•
son in law Charles J. MALONE . Son in law: Robert C. JENKINS...little dau.
Sarah...little dau. AUGUSTA...when son WILLIAM becomes twenty six years old...my son
Irby GIPSON...son in law David R. Adams and bro JOHN Hudson Exrs...Irby Hudson (L).
Wits: G. R. Thomas, JEFFERSON Adams, William. B. Carter.

JOHN INGRAM., 2/13/1843:4/2/1844, p. 184 186
Wife: Nancy Ingram. . . children viz. . .WILLIAM Ingram, Benjamin Ingram, Mary
ANN PASKET, JOHN G. Ingram, Richard R. Ingram...when sons JOHN F.
Ingram and Richard P. Ingram become of age... four grandchildren viz: Elisha Weaver,
John Weaver, Jinney Weaver and William Weaver Son in law: Benjamin P. Jordan.
JOHN Ingram (L). Wits: JOHN A. COGBURN, William S. Scott, Albert Winchel.
FRANCES MCLENDON, 10/26/1839:5/6/1844, p. 187
Grandson: ASA Hearn son of my daughter Polly alias Mary...to grandchildren: James
Jackson McLendon and Rebecca CAROLINE ALLAIM. To my daughter TANEAR...to James
M. Warren...to Jacob McLendon, Lot Hearn and Jacob McLendon Exrs. Wits: G. Ward, Alfred
Franklin, Seaborn Read.

RANSOM BALLARD, 4/24/1844:6/3/1844, P. 188
Wife: Elizabeth Ballard..land adj. David ROSS...friend WILLIAM G. GREGORY Exr.
Wits: Zachariah Roughton, Thomas RUNS, HARDY GREGORY.





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LOT HEARN, 6/12/1844:1/13/1845, p. 189 190
To the Hearn Manual Labor School at Care Spring, Floyd County, in this state.to the executive
committee of the Georgia Baptist Convention. Wife: Frances Hearn...niece Emily F.
RANDLE...To children of my brother, ZABED Hearn...to sister Mary Hamilton the
children of my brother, SAMUEL Hearn...to ASA Hearn son of Jacob...to
WILLIAM Hearn my brother. WILLIAM Hearn brother and COL. JOHN B.
Walker, Exrs. Wits: G. LYNCH, Matthew COFER, Charles N. Hearn.

AMOS WARD, 2/10/1845:June Term 1845, p. 190 191
To: AMOS and Solomon...land I bought of ELISHA Reid...land I bought of PUGH Bird..
land I bought from Mr. Butler...my son ABNER...son JOHN...son Andrew
Jackson...son AMOS E...dau. BETHIA Kimbrough and her husband Archibald
Kimbrough...to granddaughter Mary F. Ward what I have given her through her father...to
granddaughter Nancy ANN dau. of James C. DURHAM . To grandson AMOS, son of ABNER,
land in Cherokee County... Wits: G. JOHNSON, William D. TERRELL, JAS . A. Meriwether.

NATHANIEL HARRISON, 3/1/1845:5/6/1845, p. 192 193
Some year Past I made a distribution of my property to my Children so far as I could then
conveniently and properly do so...I gave to my dau., Mary ANN Wright. Dau:. CAROLINE K.
BUTTS...to dau. Sally Jones Wallace. Son: Alexander B. Harrison. Son: JOHN B.
Harrison. To son Gabriel Harrison. Dau: Martha EVELINE White...to my
wife..to Robert White for my dau. Martha EVELINE White...the share of dau.
Sally Jones Wallace, I give to JOHN Wallace...the share of Mary ANN Wright, I
give to Richard W. Wright... NATHL. Harrison (SEAL). Wits: BLUMER(?) White,
JONATHAN White. .

SAMUEL WALKER, 2/23/1845:4/7/1845, p. 194
Wife: Mary Walker..they may get from my father...from my father's estate...SAML
Walker (LS). Wits: JAS. L. HORNE, HEROD K. STANFORD,William. WHITEFIELD. Dated:

JOHN GRAVES of Putnam Co., p. 194 195
Wife to raise my children. When the youngest becomes of age...Mother, Patsy Adams...JOHN F.
Adams, Exrs.. JOHN GRAVES (SEAL). Wits: William. E. Adams, E. Howard, G. JOHNSON.
Dated: June 3, 1845. Proven: Sept. 1, 1845.

JOHN G. LUMSDEN, Nuncupative LWT, 8/12/1845: , p. 195
Wife and children shall be equal in the distribution of my estate...younger children shall be
educated as the older children have been...son Thomas Exr. JOHN Waller , Nancy
Middleton.



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WILLIAM HAGEN, 7/6/1837:7/26/1845, p. 196
David MOORE is to have my bay filly...wife Martha Hagan and dau. Mary Hagan...
WILLIAM Hearn Exr. Wits: William J. RIVERS, G. G. LINCH, Andrew MEANS .

HANDEY WALLER, :12/25/1845, p. 197 199
Son: Robert Waller...son Robert Waller...and grandson JOHN Hill...and
his three sisters the children of Eliza Hill, dec'd. .land I bought of Green H. JOURDAN in
Putnam Co...except the lot adj WILLIAM SANFORD..land I bought of Green RobertS in
the 7th dist. of Monroe Co...daughter Dilany Hill...dau. MAHANY Carter...land I bought of
WILLIAM Williams.. dau. Patsey Rosser...dau. BETSY ANN COZENS...son Isaac
R. Waller...son JOHN T. Waller...dau. in law Frances Waller, wife of Isaac R.
Waller...land I bought of SKELTON Napier.. .granddaughters DILANY W. Hill,
ANGELINA Hill and Martha Hill...land I bought of James BAGLEY... granddaughter Martha
Carter...sons in law George Carter, JOSEPH Hill, Richard H. COZENS and WILLIAM
ROUSSAU...granddaughter Martha Waller, dau. of Isaac R. Waller...PULASKI S.
Holt, SKELTON Napier, Isaac R. Waller and Michael DENNIS Exrs.... HANDY
Waller (X) (L). Wits: William. B. Carter, James NICHOLSON, Irby Hudson, WILLIAM
GARRARD.

SARAH S. SANFORD, 4/18/1845:6/1/1846, p. 200 201
Martha Reid, wife of James Reid...to Henry M. Trippe...to WALTER R. Branham in trust
for Mary Frances Branham dau. of Henry Branham and URLINDA Branham...to
Henry M. Trippe in trust for HARRIET HAMLIN SLADE dau. of Daniel and ELIZABETH
SLADE...to Sarah B. SANFORD wife of Thomas G. Sanford. In trust to A. S. Reid for sd. Sarah
B. SANFORD. Wits: Robert F. Trippe, John Trippe, Henry Branham.

POLLY C. MYRICK, 1/17/1846:8/4/1846, p. 201 204
In town of Eatonton...nephews ALBERT O. Moseley and James B. Moseley...niece
Frances B. Wingfield wife of James A. Wingfield...to Mary SEYMORE Wingfield
and JOSEPH C. Wingfield, children of Mary R P. Wingfield...to Mary SEYMORE
Wingfield dau. of my niece Mary R. P. Wingfield...to my niece PAMELA ANN
HOUGHTON...to nephew William A. HOUGHTON...nephew Thomas W. HOUGHTON...to my
brother Benjamin Moseley...to my nephew JOSEPH A. Moseley...to nephew
WILLIAM R. H. Moseley...to nephew JOHN A. Moseley...nephew Benjamin Thomas
Moseley...my sister Nancy HOUGHTON.. Wits: JOHN T. HILLZER,
Alexander S. Reid, Bushrod W. SANFORD, JAS. A. Meriwether.






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CHARLES S. HURT,.being of an advanced age...Putnam Co., 9/23/1846: 11/2/1846, p. 204 205
Wife Sarah Hurt...friend Andrew J. Miller...nephew Spencer Hurt...land in Baldwin
County adj. Napier 6r others...brothers and sister Spencer Hurt and ZACHEUS Hurt
and sisters Nancy CLAMBLIS, ELIZABETH MIRE and Judith Campbell...brother
MACON Hurt his children...to ALBERT Hurt. Wits: SKELTON Napier, JOHN T.
Napier, B. W. Clark JP.

SARAH LEDBETTER, 2/6/1846:7/6/1846, p. 206 207
Son: BUCKS Ledbetter.. daughter ELIZABETH wife of James M. DENSON...dau. Mary,
wife of JOHN Averitt... granddaughter DELILA CATHARINE Averitt.. son JOHN
Ledbetter...son in law ALVIN B. White and to his wife Nancy White...land in Newton
County adj. HARVEY CAMP and others...two grandsons William J. and JOHN L. White..
Grandaughter ELIZABETH Mackleroy, her brothers, James and WILLIAM
MACKLEROY...Exr. son JOHN Ledbetter. Wits: E. D. BAYRES, Lewis Badger,
Abner KILGORE

SARAH D. PARK, 44/27/1847:5/3/1847, p. 207 208
Dau. Sarah D. G. ASHURST...her dau. Sarah ELIZABETH
ASHURST...brother Henry Gaither...my dau. Margaret ANN...my son SYDENHAM
R. A. PARK. Wits: Gabriel Harrison, JOHN A. Wright, B. A. Wright, JP. Dated:
June 3, 1846. Codicil to preceeding will made April 27, 1847.

HENRY COOPER, 1/18/1842:8/17/1847, p. 209 210
Sykes place...McKissick place, and the Green place.. son Henry Cooper JR...
Waller and for his children...son BURNETT Cooper...two friends Isaac R.
Burnett Cooper Exrs. Wits: WILLIAM GARRARD, JONATHAN White, D. S. WEBB.

MARGARET KING, 5/15/1847:6/7/1846, p. 211 212
Dau: Margaret ANN Farrar, wife of William Farrar...dau. Mary ANN Tucker,
wife of Robert C. Tucker...to dau. Martha MCDOWEL wife of Daniel
MCDOWAL.. .granddaughter GEORGIA VIRGINIA Hardaway. .granddaughter
Sarah ELIZABETH SPEARMAN...daughter Sarah Rogers...to JOHN W. HARDAWAY
for use of my grandchildren James HARDAWAY, Robert HARDAWAY and WILLIAM
HARDAWAY Sr JOHN HARDAWAY...to OLIVER H. Newton for use of LUSIAN
Newton. my grandson...to Robert SPEARMAN for use of my grandsons Benjamin and
Robert SPEARMAN...to WILLIAM Farrar for the use of WILLIAM Green
Farrar my grandson...WILLIAM P. Farrar and Robert Tucker Exrs.. Wits: P. R.
CLEMENTS, ABEL Farrar.




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JOHN FELTS, 3/4/1835:12/8/1846, p. 212 213
My two brethren WILLIAM and Simon FELTS...niece Mary Wheeler..
nephew WILLIAM FELTS, JR., son of my bro. Simon...JOHN FELTS. Wits: James Clark,
Michael DENNIS, WILLIAM GARRARD.

THOMAS HEAD, 8/9/1832: March Term 1848, p. 213 217
Wife: Sarah HEAD...land in Baldwin (now Putnam) Co...on Cedar Creek...she shall
support my children (also my grandchildren hereafter named if they remain with
her)...youngest daughter ARTAMES ID...dau. Sarah ANN HEAD.land adj. the Vincent
place...and the Thorton tract to dau. LUCY ANN HEAD...land I bought of Leroy Napier...to
granddaughter Martha HEAD.. wife Sarah HEAD. Friends: WILLIAM PEARSON and Mark
A. Cooper Exrs. Wits: Jeremiah Clark, Joel Branham, JOHN S. RANDIE..

RICHARD A. SEYMORE, 10/27/1846:9/7/1847, p. 218
Wife: Margaret SEYMORE...WILLIAM A. SEYMORE, George W. SEYMORE, Martha
GRIFFIN, PANSY WEED, Mary Green my sons and daughters...son JOHN R.
SEYMORE, son HAYDEN SEYMORE, daughter BARTHENA ACRAGE...Wits: Davis R.
Andrews, Lewis LINCH.

JOHN TURNER, of advanced age, 6/27/1842:3/24/1848, p. 219 220
Children ASA and ELIZABETH Turner...land on the Oconee River...son
Edmund Turner...land in Cherokee County...friend HUBBARD COZART
Exr. Wits: Robert M. NATT, Thomas Turner, SR., Thomas Turner, JR., Bushrod W.
SANFORD.

THOMAS HEAD, 12/19/1844, p. 220 222
Sally Head...to James A. Meriwether to hold in trust for the purposes hereafter named...my dau.
Sarah Ann Pearson. Dau: Lucy Ann E. T. Brown. Dau: Arteria Head. Granddaughter: Martha T.
Head. Wits: Gabriel Harrison, P. R. Clements, James Meriwether, John Hawk. Codicil made
Jan.31,1845. Wits: Gabriel Harrison, Edward B. Leverett. Proven: May Term 1848.

JAMES M. ADAMS, 1/25/1847:May Term 1848, p. 223
Wife: Sarah Ann until my oldest son becomes of age...John F. Adams, Henry M. Trippe and
wife, Sarah Ann, Wits: Daniel Slade, Robert F. Trippe, James Nicholason.

MELINDA LUMSDEN, 4/25/1848:11/6/1848, p. 224
My deceased husband John G. Lumsden. Son: Thomas. To: John L. Richardson in trust. Son:
Thomas, exr. Wits: E. L. Barnes, Nat Barnes, T. S. Barnes. Codicil made April 25, 1848...for
children of my brother Bushrod W. Sanford. Wits: Joel Branham, J. A. Webb.



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BENJAMIN HEARN of Putnam Co., 7/20/1848: 11/6/1848, p. 225 226
Dau: Nancy Green, formerly Nancy Willis. To son, Osborn Hearn, land in Harris Co., lot #21 in
the 21st Dist. Dau: Julia Whaley. Sons: Joseph, Benjamin. Daus: Malinda Jackson, Maytilla
Norton. Bro: Francis S. Hear, Sr., Exr. Wits: Irby H. Scott, Kimsey Black, Josias Biswell.

ANDREW HEARN, 10/9/1847:May Term 1848, p. 227
Wife: Mary. Son: Avington. Niece: Mary Caswell. Exr: Gilbert G. Linch. Wits: Matthew Cofer,
Nathaniel D. Stanford, William Charn.

NANCY BARROW...Putnam Co., 7/12/1848:2/13/1849, p. 228
My three children: Thomas B. Barrow, Julia A. F. Barrow and William M. Barrow. Exr: Davis
R. Andrews. Wits: John Yates Leigh, D. R. Andrews.

ABIGAIL MASON, 3/20/1849: May Term 1849, p. 229
Dau:. ELIZABETH Davis...to exclude the marital rights of WILLIAM Davis my son.in law..
Note executed by Davis and by Michael DENNIS, to the legatees of my deceased
husband JOHN C. Mason...to son ALFORD...WILLIAM C. Davis Exr. Wits: Gabriel
Harrison, William B. Carter, JUNIUS Wingfield.

FREDERICK WARD, 12/5/1832:12/17/1832, p. 230
Wife: ELENOR Ward...and new born infant...brother Andrew Jackson Ward...ABNER Ward,
Exr. Frederick Ward. Wits: ZACHEUS Butler, Green JOHNSON, AMOS Ward..
MARY Green, 1/8/1842:12/15/1849, p. 231. Heirs of my son WILLIAM H. McGehee...my
children Thomas B. S. McGehee, ELIZABETH S.Trippe, ABNER McGehee or Edmund
McGehee...my husband MILES Green. Wits: Henry Branham, HUBBARD W. COZART.

JOHN H. BASS, 11/10/1850:11/25/1850, p. 232 233
Wife: Martha J. Bass...son WILKINS, whose part I wish left to his children. Son: WILKINS
tract in the State of Alabama...my dau. Rebecca White'S children are not included in this
will...son son in law Robert Trippe. Son in law Thomas G. FRAZIER of Alabama...sons
HAMLIN and Nathan Bass. HAMLIN and Nathan Bass and R. R. Dejarnette.
Exrs. Wits: JOHN J. STUBBS, WILLIAM A. Davis Joel GRANHAM, Robert A. Davis.


NANCY DENHAM, 10/5/1849:3/4/1850, p. 233 234
Son: Josiah C. Denham. to my son James C. DENRAM.. .daughter Mary A. KILPATRICK,
wife of MADISON KILPATRICK.. Wits: R. R. Dejarnette, John F. Adams.




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HENRY ALFORD, Jan. 26, 1850:March 4, 1850, p. 235 237
Son in law: Levi D. Waller. Children of my daughter, Alletka, by her first husband
David Milton...to friend WILLIAM B. Carter in trust for my granddaughter
SARAH ELIZABETH Milton and her children should she have any...to grandson
JOHN Henry Milton...son in law George W. Waller...my daughter, ALVIRA ANN
Waller, wife of sd. George W...my daughter AVY A. MIZELL and her children...son
Henry WILLIAM ALFORD...debt I owe to LUCY Williams. to WILLIAM B.
Carter for my daughter Mary Jane...daughter ALMANDA E. WYCHE...son in law
Allen MIZELL...friends MERIDA(?) Kendrick and WILLIAM B. Carter
Exrs. Wits: Thomas Respess, WILLIAM Garrard, Isaac R. Waller.

PEYTON HOLT, 10/24/1840:1/13/1851, p. 237 238
Wife: Polly Holt..children of my deceased brothers...to my brothers HINES, RALEIGH, Simon
and my sister Nancy Tarver...children of my deceased brother Singleton Holt...my nephew Henry
D. Holt...to WILLIAM Holt, son of my brother Robert Holt...to hsi brother David Holt...to
children of my deceased bro. Tarpley Holt...to Thaddeus G., Leroy Fowler and
PULASKI S. Holt...for the use of his brother Milton Holt, sons of my brother Thaddeus
Holt, dec'd...to PEYTON Holt, son of my brother Simon Holt, PEYTON Holt, son of my
nephew WILLIAM Holt, PEYTON Colquitt son of my nephew WALTER T. Colquitt .
To PEYTON Holt son of PULASKI S. Holt.. Wits: Henry Branham, J. C. MCREYNOLDS,
George S. GRIMES. Codicil made Jan. 5, 1851, names niece by marriage Susan A. Lucas. Wit to
codicil: D. R. Andrews, WESLEY Briggs, W. Z. Maddox.

GREEN JOHNSON, 1/5/1852: 3/1/1852, p. 239
Wife: Martha W. Johnson. My children to receive as they become of age or marry...my
books and medicine belonging to my shop...my son William. G. JOHNSON and son in law,
William. F. Little Exrs. Wits: William. E. Adams, R. A. GATEWOOD, R. R. DEJAMATTE.

ELIJAH B. STOW, 4/3/1852: May Term 1852, p. 240
Wife: and Adolphus A. Underwood Exrs...and Thomas. B. HARWELL. Wits: EWEN
HARVEY, WILLIAM T. MCDADE, Peter McLeary JP.

JOHN EDMUNDSON,...Putnam Co., 12/25/ :May Term 1852.
Daughter ANN MYRICK...children JOSEPHINE Maria LOUISA EDMONDSON and ELIZA
BETH Mary EDMONDSON, two youngest...to wife Lucretia Edmondson. Dau:
Mary ANN MYRICK...land I bought of the widow Green...to Benjamin MYRICK.
in trust for my two youngest daughters..Wits: JAS. M. MAPPIN, AMOS E. Ward. JAS. A.
Meriwether. Codicil Oct. 26, 1851. Signed: JAS. A. Meriwether, E. B. STOW, C. D. PEARSON



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FRANCES SWANSON, 1850: Nov. Term 1850, p. 244 246
To: Ellis W. Sammons to hold in trust for my niece Frances Warren, wife of
James M. Warren... niece Rebecca CAROLINE Allen, wife of JOHN Allen. my
late husbands property Lot Hearn.. to Joel McLendon...to Jacob McLendon
to Lewis McLendon. To: James Jackson McLendon, ELMIR CALLAWAY, ELLIS W.
Sammons br James W. MAPPIN Exrs. Wits: W. B. Jordan, James M. Warren, Thomas J.
Maddox. Putnam Co., Ga. Charles MCLEIVDON and others vs. ELLIS W. SAMMONS,
Exr.of Frances SWANSON dec'd 6r Stephen B. Marshall legatee 61c. on appeal in Putnam
Sepr. Court. Special Jury: CULLIN S. CRIDDLE, Thomas GLAZA, David Rosser,
WILLIAM VAUGHN, URIAH Ward, JOHN H. CRAFFORD, Hamlin Bass, WILLIAM P.
Farrar, William. R. PASCHAL, Robert Briggs, JOHN B. Pounds, William E. Wilson.
We find the fourth clause not to be a part o the last will and testament of Mrs. Frances
SWANSON. (book BHH). Dated: Sept. 17, 1851.

MASSEY R. BUTLER, 9/17/1852:10/13/1852, p. 246 247
My two sons JOHN and Davis...to Roan Ward in trust for them..ROAN Ward. Exr. Wits: ELIZ
W. Reid, LUCY W. Turner, David S. TERRELL.

JOSEPH TURNER, 10/19/1849: Jan Term 1850, p. 248 249
Wife: Rebecca...her children Mary R. CLOPTON..Jordan RUSE (RISE?), BLANCHEY
FLETCHER, Joel RISE, and Martha Marshall...son WILLIAM Turner. Son:
Charles...dau. ELIZABETH H...son in law William S. Marshall..to my dau.
Mary ANN Prichard...son JOSEPH A. S. Turner...gives him by his grandmother
Susan Turner. Dau: EPPE 6:her two children...wife Rebecca Turner and WILLIAM
Turner SENR. and Stephen B. Marshall Exr. Wits: D. R. Adams, A. J.
GATEWOOD, Peter MCHenry JP.

JAMES WILSON, 4/1853:5/2/1853, p. 249 251
My Son: WILLIAM A. Wilson...for JOHN W. Wilson...dau. Martha Jane Walker..
Son: Isaac..son UGENNES(?) ELENZA Wilson...William E. Wilson.
WILLIAM B. Wilson...for Richard J. L. Wilson...son James Andrew Wilson..
son WILLIAM A. Wilson and brother Isaac Newton Wilson Exr..
Wits: W. E. Wilson, JOHN O. Rosser, William E. Adams.

ROBERT BLEDSOE, 8/17/1846: July Term 1853,p. 252 253
Wilson Sunepkin?, WILLIAM Turner and Nathan Bass of Georgia and WALTER
BULLOCK and GARRETT WATTS of Kentucky my Exors...my grave be marked with a hewn
rock and a marble seal and my birth (March 31, 1783) as well as my death be inscribed..land to
be purchased in State of Indiana or Illinois for all my negroes to locate upon...my nephews and

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nieces children of my late brothers Richard BLEDSOE and Jesse BLEDSOE...the former
three W. children who I believe reside in Missouri and the latter two in Georgia..
my niece Mary FRAZER, dau. of late DR. Robert FRAZER...Robert BLEDSOE
Wits: James A. Wingfield, S. A. WALES, Robert F. Trippe, James
Nicholson, J.I.C.

MANDANIA FLANDERS, 8/28/1853:9/21/1853, p. 254

My brother Thomas M. COLLINSWORTH...my dau. JULIA FLANDERS and her
children..should my dau. die without children. Wits: Andrew Reid, James L. Reid, J. G.
GIBSON.

ABEL FARRAR, : 10/3/1853, p. 255
Wife: Martha..when my children become of age...wife and WILLIAM W. ONEAL, Exrs...
Wits: Charles W. Sadler W. W. ONEAL, J. A. Hawkins.

MATILDA ALEXANDER, 5/26/1851:10/26/1853, P. 256 257
To: Mr. Benjamin Fort of Bibb Co...the husband of my dau. Bethina Fort...James
Nicholson of Putnam Co. and Benjamin Fort of Bibb Co. Exrs. Wits: E. A. Nisbet.

LEWIN BADGER, 9/29/1853:2/6/1854, p. 257 259
Wife: Mary Badger...to Charles R. Badger...to Joseph Ashford...my dau. Ann O.
Badger...my dau. Elizabeth W. Badger...dau. Laura Lavenia Badger...dau. Susan A. Badger...my
dau. Hariet H. Badger...the Aaron Busam lot on which James H. Brooks now lives...adj. lands of
David Myrick...among the children except Jane W. wife of James H. Brooks...wife Mary and
Joseph A. Moseley Exrs...Levin Badger. Wits: W. W. O'Neal, P. W. Sanders, James Wright, Jr.,
Peter G. Dent, John Turk.

WILLIAM MCKINLEY, 7/3/1851:April Term 1854, Page 260 261
Wife: SARAH MCKIIILEY...son JOHN McKinley...dau. Margaret HALE...dau. Mary A.
LUNSFORD...dau. .Ann Lyons. Son: Robert McKinley.. grandson WILLIAM R.
J. McKinley, ROBERTS son...son WILLIAM J. McKinley..dau. ELIZABETH R.
McKinley...son JOSEPH L. McKinley. Son: Hugh L.McKinley...dau. Nancy E. McKinley.
Two granddaughters SARAH J. HAMILTON and ISABELLA Wheeler. Grandson
WILLIAM Hamilton. Wits: ISHAM B. Wright, B. Batchelor, SAMUEL Lemuel
LANCASTER.

JOSEPH JOHNSON, :August Term 1854, p. 261 262
Wife: Susan...to MISS CHLOE H. Jones...to WOODSON HOSKIN...to IVERSON L.
HINSLEY...to brother WOODSON JOHNSON. Wits: R. J. WYNN, JOHN B. PITTS, Wiley
W. ARNOLD.
988

Putnam Co., Book "B" (1822 1857)

ROBERT GRIGGS, :9/20/1854, p. 262 264
Brother: WESLEY Briggs...dau. Rebecca L. Briggs...dau. Mary P. Briggs .my brother
Williams children...wife (not named). Wits: Gabriel Harrison, James Briggs,
WESLEY Briggs.

WILLIAM DENNIS, 10/10/1854: Nov. Term 1854, p. 265 266
Wife and children...brother Michael Dennis...my aged Father...wife SARAH DENNIS
and bro. Michael Dennis, Exrs. Wits: William. A.GERLEY, Thomas. CLAPTON, J. A. Turner,
R. A. Reid.

THOMAS JOHNSTON, 1/23/1844:April Term, 1855, p. 267 269
Dau: Charlotte A. HORTON...dau. Martha P. Dismukes wife of James Z. Dismukes..
her dau. Martha AIJN Dismukes...son Bushrod W. JOHNSTON...sons WILLIAM
B. JOHNSTON, ASBURY F. JOHNSTON and Demund J. JOHNSTON...dau. Mary B.
PALMER...wife of WILLIAM B. PALMER...to my two daus. Frances A. JOHNSTON
ELIZABETH A. JOHNSTON...wife Mary Johnston..son Bushrod Exr.
Wits: William. BAGLEY, James T. Tucker, JOHN Kelly.

JOHN HOWARD, being of advanced age, 12/4/1853:9/2/1855, p. 269 271
About the 21st of June 1819 I made a deed of gift to my four oldest children Eliza
A., CORODEN H., Mary ANN and LUCY H. of eight negroes...I have lived to see the
children arrive to the age of 16 and 20 years old the ages mentioned in the deed of gift...to
dau. Susan C. BULLARD, wife of James H. BULLARD...to dau. ANN E. EZELL, wife
of Robert F. EZELL...to son Henry T. Howard...to HARON J. and H. T. Howard in
trust for my dau. Frances PRIOR Howard when she shall arrive at the age of 16...the post
oak of H. J. Howard'S line...to my son HARAN H. Howard...to HORACE J. and H. T.
Howard...to wife ANN P. Howard...the four children by my first wife. Wits: JOHN LINCH, E. J.
Harvey, SEABORN LINCH.

WILLIAM SPIVEY,.being of advanced age, 11/15/1848:6/4/1855, p. 271 272
Wife ANNE...land on the road from Eatonton to Oconee River...to dau.
Jane...dau. LUCY ANN...children.. .Joshua Adams, WILLIAM Adams, MariaN
Adams, Nancy Adams, LUCY ANN Adams...David R. Adams, Bushrod W.
JOHNSTON Exrs...WILLIAM Adams (LS). Wits: Robert Little, WILLIAM Little,
JOHN T. OWENS.

JUDA ANN THOMAS, 10./31/1854: June Term 1855, p. 273,
Estate of my father Richard FEARS, late of County of Harwell(?)...sister
MARIAH FEARS...husband Gabriel R. Thomas, brothers PHILIP T. FEARS
WILLIAM W. FEARS and EDGAR B. FEARS, JUDA ANN Thomas (SEAL). Wits: G.
W. FRADY, H. J. DENNIS, J. Adams.

989

Putnam Co., Book "B" (1822 1857)

JOHN NEWSOM, 1/28/1854:1/19/1855, p. 274
Wife: Martha Newsom...my four youngest children JOHN S. Newsom, Emily F. Newsom,
Isaac V. Newsome and Edward C. Newsom...friend JOHN A. COGBURN Exr..
Wits: James MCKINZIE, E. Z. TERRELL, W. H. SCARSBROOK.

LEMUEL CRITTENDEN, 5/21/1855:6/24/1855, p. 275 276
to Mrs. E. SNEED, wife of the Rev. Tilman Sneed of Baldwin Co...to MISS Mary and MISS
Anna, daus. of sd.TILMAN SNEED...to Miss Nancy H. Hurt of this county...to the Rev.
WILLIAM ARNOLD of this county...to the younger daughter of my friend WILLIAM B.
Carter. To the Rev. David L. C HITCHCDCK of the county...to Mr. Simon Parker of
Talbot Co...to the Georgia Annual Conference to the Methodist Episcopal Church and Dr. A. L.
ACY of Talbotton or of Talbot Co... and Mr. George T. HUNTER of Knoxville, Crawford
County...David R Adams of Zatonton and Thomas M. Glenn of Baldwin Co. Exrs.. Wits:
SARAH Hurt, WILLIAM B. Carter, Andrew J. Miller.
WILLIAM MADDOX, 2/7/1848:7/7/1855, p. 277 278
Nancy BRITT my dau. wife of WILLIAM R. BRITT and her children..my dau. PERMELIA
ADALINE FLAKE...wife of WILLIAM Green FLAKE and her children..to JOHN B.
LUCKEY for my two grandchildren SARAH ELIZABETH LUCKEY Ei James M.
LUCKEY...wife SARAH Maddox...dau. SARAH C. Maddox, WILLIAM C. Maddox my
son...my sons James M. Maddox and JOHN Z. Maddox. Wits: JUNIUS Wingfield, James
Veal, Joel Branham.

MARY WARD...Putnam Co, being of advanced age, 10/25/1855:11/20/1855, p. 279 280
Dau: Irene M. Cartright, formerly Irene M. Ward, and to her husband John Cartright and to their
children...son Rowan H. Ward..son Spilsby Coleman. Granddaughter: Mary A. Locket formerly
Mary A. Coleman. Wits: John F. Adams, Bradley Slaughter, William G. Johnson.

ROBERT LITTLE, 1/29/1856:March Term 1856, p. 281 282
Wife: Ruth...house where Zachariah Roughton now lives...adj. Kinion Branan andThomas
Cowles Lands of Mrs. Turner and Mrs. Adams. Dau: Martha Elizabeth. Nephew: William Little,
Exr. Wits: John J. Baugh, Kinion Brannon, Lemuel Lancaster..

HARDY GREGORY, 11/5/1855:2/12/1856, p. 282 283
Son: James W. Gregory...William H. Gregory...to William Gregory's three orphan children
William MELROSE, Mary ELIZABETH and Martha Jane...to my unfortunate son Charles
L. Gregory...son James W. Gregory and Frances Elizabeth Gregory Exrs. Wits: W. E. Wilson, L.
D. Rogers, W. T. Spivey.




990

Putnam Co., Book "B" (1822 1857)

FRANCES ANTOINETTE MCKEE,.Nuncupative will, p. 284
By oath of Lewis MCKEE, Amanda J. FINLEY and William DUBERRY...on Sept. 25,
1855. Names her sister, Mary ANN Thompson, and her father Lewis MCKEE.

JESSE BATCHELOR, of advanced age, 3/5/1856:July Term 1856, p. 284 285
Dau. MARMIA (?) Mallory. Friend, ISHAM B. Wright, Exr. Jesse BATCHELOR . Wits: E.
W. Mason, James Little, William Little.

SARAH HURT, 11/24/1855:June Term 1856, p. 285 286
ELIZABETH W. Miller, wife of Andrew H. Miller...to Charles Hurt Miller son
of Andrew J. Miller...to Nancy H. Hurt..children of my brother Henry Hurt.. to my
nieces and nephew ELIZABETH Y. Jordan, Emily Hill and JOHN C. H. Reid...to children of
my decased niece SARAH (?) A. Smith, to Wits: Frank Reid. Charles and Andrew...hold
by Joshua MIX...my niece Emily Hill, following people...William B. Carter, Stephen B.
Marshall, Napier, George Walker, Benjamin Clark and JONATHAN Adams to
divide into part..:to children of my brother Henry Hurt...now surviving child of my sister
ELIZABETH Reid...Joshua Hill and Joel Hurt Exrs. Wits: E. B. BREEDLOVE, Joshua
KNOWLES.

JAMES DAVIS, 8/11/1852:Nov. Term 1856, p. 287 288
Son in law: Larkin Barnett of Floyd County...to Richard P. Copeland in trust my granddaughter
Mary Ann Augusta Copeland,..my four children John, William A., Elizah J. and Martha J.
Stubbs,..wife of B. Stubbs. Wits: A. E. Manley, Evan Haney, F. Adams.

JOHN HUDSON, 8/2/1856:July Term 1857, p. 289 291
Son: Irby Hudson, .now of Mississippi.Dau: dau. Julia Louisa, now deceased, late wife of
Warren H. Jordan of Noxubee Co., MS. Son: John William Hudson of Eatonton..to dau. Anna
Maria now deceased, late wife of Benson W. Adams of Eatonton...my wife Ann Young Hudson..
The four children of my deceased dau., Julia Louisa Jordan, viz: John James Jordan, Anna
Adelinah Jordan, Julia Jordan and George Irby Jordan. To: John William Adams and Ellis
Hudson Adams children of my dau. Anna Maria Adams decd. Wits: Alexander S. Reid, Even
Harvey, Alexander Reid.

WILLIAM DENNIS S, 11/25/1854:July Term 1856, p. 292 293
Son: Michael Dennis. To: Sarah H. Dennis, widow of my son, William Dennis. Wits: Thomas
Respess, Zachariah Edmondson, William Gorley. Codicil made May 15, 1856. Wits to codicil:
Abnerr Woolsey, Algem? S. Edmondson. Named grandchild, Martha Nisbet.





991

Putnam Co., Book "B" (1822 1857)

GEORGE M. TUNISON, 7/24/1856:1/22/1857, p. 294 296
Of No. 179, West Sixteenth Street, New York...Philip Embery of New York, Gentleman.
Henry Volk of same place Builder and George G. Smith, Exrs...wife, Mary Ann. To: Mrs.
Eleanor Grotecloss, widow of late John Grotecloss (my sister by marriage)...my nephew who is
now with me John Hodge. To: Edward Grotecloss, son of sd. Eleanor Nephew, George M.
Tunison when he becomes of age...to Harriet Grotecloss, dau. of sd. Eleanor. Bro: Tunis Tunison
of Eatonton, Georgia...to Rachael Ann Hodge, wife of Isaac Hodge in Illinois...brother John C.
Tunison of Fairview, Maryland...to 23rd St. Presbyterian Church, New York... to John W. Cousa
of New York...to Mary Ellen Smith, the dau. of my Exr. .to Elizabeth Smith, another dau. of sd.
exr...to Perry Anderson, a faithful colored man...to Mary Watson, dau. of late John Watson a
painter who was in employ...to Peter V. W. Bishop in my employ...to James Pringle (?) in my
employ...to Louisa Tunison, dau. of my brother John C. Tunison funds invested with Timothy W.
Reeve. Wits: Charles Edward, Counselor, Frederick G. Clarr, Robert Watts. Proven in New
York Jan. 22, 1857.


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