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Sumter Co., GA Abstracted Wills
Posted by: Melinda Pennington (ID *****4846) Date: September 03, 2005 at 08:28:17
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Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

MCC F. ALBRITTON
wife: Frances E.; "several children" not named; wife's sister: J.C. Joiner, Probate: 4/4/1864.

ALEXANDER AUTRY
"an unmarried man"; Barbery Bray, daughter of a niece of his; John Alexander Autry, son of
brother English Autry; deceased brothers (James Autry) children: Andrew Jackson Autry; James
Autry;Angeline Autry. Probate: 4/23/1872.

JAMES BAILEY
"2 daughters": Nancy Bailey and Malinda Bailey. Signed: 10/18/1875. No Probate date.

SARAH A. BARNES
first husband: Joseph RAULS (deceased); last husband: William Barnes; grandniece: Anna
Christie; Nieces: N.A. Thomas, S.C. Turner and Sarah Kelly: Sister: Elizabeth
Moore;grandnieces: Odo and Odus Patton. Probate: 7/1894.

FRANCES A. BARRETT
daughter: Anne E. Coker. Probate: 9/3/1888



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Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

NATHAN BARWICK
wife: Sarah A.E. Probate 6/1/1874.

QUINEY BASS
wife: Mary; son: Alexander. Probate: 6/4/1862.

MARY C. BIVINS of Lee Co., Alabama.
Father: M.L. BIVINS: half sister: Mrs. Martha R. Wilson, deceased:brothers and sisters: Joseph
E., James William, Frank J., Robert Lee, Lizzie E. Murphy, Sarah L. Bivins. Niece: Carrie Bell,
dau. of Lizzie E. Murphy. Mother: Marthena C. BIVINS. Probate: 4/1889.

ANN E. BLACK
husband: William A. Probate: 9/7/1887.

STEPHEN S. BOONE
wife: Isabella. Daughters: Mary Virginia, wife of B.F. BELL and Irene Ella, wife of Richard A.
Brown; grandson: Franklin Boone BELL. Probate 1/6/1876.

MAHALA BOSWORTH
deceased son: William; son: James and L.B.; daughters: Frances and
Charlotte Harris and Amanda M. McMURRAIN; granddaughter: Emma Bailey, daughter of
Francis. Probate: 4/1/1878.

JOHN JAMES BOYD
wife: Mary J. JARVIS; children: James Jessie; William Washington; Lewis Livingston; Green;
Sarah Alice; Nancy Catharine Boyd. Brother: William Jarvis. Probate 10/29/1889.

EXHAM BRAKE
sister in law: Mary M. Gerald; granddaughter: Eva Harp. Signed 3/5/1880. No probate date.

HARRIOTT BROOKS
daughter: Alice Key; son: John Brooks. Probate:4/7/1879 (on will of 4/24/1877 she states
"youngest children" Alice Key and John Brooks)

JOHN D. BROWN
mother: Clara Ann Brown. wife: Courtney E. Brown. Signed 6/23/1883. No probate date.





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Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

LEWIS P. BRUNT
mother: Sarah IBrunt; sons: Allen and Richard S. IBrunt. Probated: 1/21/1856.

RICHARD BRUNT
son: Lewis, son in law: Valentine McKINNEY. Probated: 9/1846.

NATHAN BRYAN
wife: Mary Ann; daughters: Sara F.R. ROWLAND, Martha E. BRYAN; sons: William H.H.,
Richard A., Jesse Z.T. BRYAN. Probated 12/3/1867.

ABEL F. BURKE(a.k.a. Absalom FUNDERBURK)
daughter: Martha Williams;granddaughter: Mary E.T. Williams, dau. of Martha and Hiram J.
Williams; son in law: Jesse HARDY: other children not named. Probated 4/6/1863

F. E. BURKE
wife: Mattie L.; brother: M. BURKE deceased; "children" not named. Signed 5/31/1883. No
probate date.

MATTIE L. BURKE
3 youngest children, Frank E.; Mattie Rose;Butler L. BURKE. Daugh
ters: Kate QUINN, Vera Coleman;son in law: Oliver A. Coleman. Probated: 8/6/1888.

CATHARINE CALHOUN
"oldest daughter" Mattie Marshall, wife of Joseph E. Marshall. Children: John
Richardson CALHOUN, Victoria CALHOUN, Eugenia CALHOUN, Viola CALHOUN. Signed:
10/30/1891. No probate date.

LYDIA CANNON
"2 youngest sons" Thomas B. and John M. CANNON:, Son: James W. Probated 12/1778.

WILEY CARTER of Schley Co.
deceased daughter: Caroline, son in law: Frank Mize. Son: Calvin Carter, other children not
named. 4/4/1864.

THOMAS CASTLEBERRY
Wife: Melinda, son: Samuel. "Kinsman" Wiley Law. Other children not named. Probated 9/1846.

JAMES W. CATO
No heirs named. Probated 11/1849

JESSE CHAMBLISS, :10/7/1778
wife. Eliza A.; youngest son: Jesse L. Chambliss.
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Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

EDWARD CLARK of Macon Co.
children: Lucy A.. Edward. Julia C., Jesse S., Alburtis B. Clark. Son: Augustus H. Clark,
brother in law: F. (or T.) H. HARPER, Probated 9/4/1871

LENUS H. CLARK of Macon Co.
wife: Elizabeth, Nephews: William Clark. James Clark. Lenus Gabriel Clark, sons of
brother James L. Clark. Children of brother, Council Clark: Lenus Howard Clark, Jasper
Newton Clark, William Dekalb Clark, Charles I;mury Clark. James Ambrose Clark.
Doris Rebecca Clark. Perrenial Catharine Clark. Pocctus Clark. Probated 3/5/1859.

ABRAM COALSON wife: Anne COALSON. Probated. 6/25/1858.

NESSEY COKER
daus: Rebecca E. J., Wiley F. Chuk, Nancy E. Howell. Son James F. HOWELL:. 3 single daus:
Elizabeth L., Orpha J., Louisa C. COFER. Signed: 7/17/1848. No Probate date.

JOHN A. COMER of Whitfield Co.
wife: Hattie W. 3 children no named. Probated Nov. term 1870.

EBENEZER J. COTTLE
wife. Nancy. san: John E.J.. other children not named. Probated.1/20/1845.

ALEXANDER COWART
wife: Elizabeth. children not named. Probated: 8/25/1864
.
MARTHA A. CURETON.
"adopted dau." Minnie Lee TISON and her sister Julia TISON. Husband B. M. CURETON.
Probated: 9/7/1885.

ALEXANDER DANIEL
Wife: Nancy. daughters: Louisa: Martha JENKINS. Son:Benjamin W. Daniel. Probated
6/30/1863.

JAMES K. DANIEL
heirs not named. Probated April 51,Chatham Co.. Ga.

WILLIAM DARBY
wife: Priscilla: son: William J., daughter. Dallas C. DARBY. Probated 2/1864.




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Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

MICAJAH DARDEN
wife: Leodicia. grandchildren: James Y.. Warren T.and Simeon S. Battle.
Daughter. Sarah EDGER, son: Elbert DARDEN, son in law Andrew J. Williams.
Other children not named. Probated: 6/6/1859.

EMANUEL DAVIS
wife: Patsey. daughter : Alice. son: Thomas. Probated : 5/4/1891 .

MARY DAVIS of Schley Co.
Son in law: Thomas C. Lamar for his wife, Mary E. Lamar and Children. not named. Probated:
4/8/1863.

SAMSON DILLARD, :3/4/1848D
wife: Sarah. children Nancy YEOMANS, Phoebe DARDEN, Mary Davis and Zilpha
Yeomans.. Son: David Dillard. Son in law: Frances W. Davis.

WILLIAM H. DAVISON, :1/29/1889
wife. Mrs. L.C. DAVISON: grdau: Hildegard Marshall, daughters: Anna L.. Henrietta C..
Naomie, Willie M. Sons: J.H.T.A.. daughter Nancy E. WILKERSON.

TURNER D. DIXON
wife: Mary Ann. son: Thomas B. (decd) and his children Robert and Mary Thomas Dixon. Son:
Robert W. Dixon. Signed 9/28/1870. No probate date.

JOSEPH DOUGLAS
sons. Robert M.. Marshall, George L.: granddau. Flora King. Grdau: Miranda A. Hill:
grandsons: John C. Hill and Alexander King. "Wilbourn. the illeg. son of my daughter .Mary.
now Mary BRUNER." Son in law: Lewis BRUNER Probate 5/1848.

WILLIAM DOUGLAS.
daughter Christian McKAY, wife of John McKAY. Probated 4/5/1858.

HUMPHREY DRURY
wife: Catharine; dau. Frances Ann Virginia; son: Samuel. Probate 1/1848.

SARAH H. DUNCAN
Husband: John P. Duncan: Ist husband: James K. Daniel. Mentions "Daniel Children" and
"Duncan Children" but not named. Probated: 2/18/1864
.
WILLIAM DUNCAN
"surviving children of my son William F. Duncan. now deceased." Daughters in law: Assenith
and Louiza J. Duncan. Probate: 9/7/868.
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Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

SARAH DUN
children: Rachel COMPTON. John COMPTON and Sarah Elizabeth DUN.
/s/ 2/12/1848. No Probate date.

BENJAMIN R. DYKES
Wife: Elizabeth: Son: Andrew J. DYKES. grdau: Gabriella CLARKE. Probated 5/31/1878.

GEORGE DYKES
wife: Martha L. children: Catharin E. WOOD, Mary L.J. Williams: Martha M. GWYNES.
Probated 10/1878.

W. F. EASTERLIN
Wife, Mary S. Sons: Benjamin F., William O., Joel J., Paul Easterlin. Bro: Jasper B. Easterlin.
Probated 6/5/1893.

ALLEN EAVERSON
Wife, Martha Ann. Son in law: James Henry Watkins who married my two daughters, Martha
and Missouri Eaverson. Son: Judson Eaverson. Other childre not named. Probated 6/4/1888.

HODIJA ELAM
Wife: Catherine J. Sons: Calvin D., George Elam. Signed 8/10/1875. No probate date.

WILLIAM H. FEAGIN
Wife: Jane. Daus: Mary W. Davis, Martha A. Cameron, Georgianna Feagin. Sons: James M.,
William H. And John F. Feagin. Signed 3/3/1864. No probate date.
ANN L. FINN of Richmond Co. Granddau: Ella L. Hawkins. Grch: Mollie Willis, Anie Low,
Augustus, Mattie and Ella Hawkins. Signed 8/18/1875. No probate date.

REBECCA FOSTER
Husband: Thomas Foster. Youngest child: Louise Foster. Children: Lucy Ann Hawkins, Mary
Lou Foster, Bessie Foster, Rosette Foster. Probated 5/1/1893.

DANIEL FRAZIER
Wife: Emeline Frazier. Sons: Allen, Bonaparte. Dau: Elizabeth. Probated 9/1849.

JAMES FRICKER
Dau: Mary Virginia "Minnie" Fricker. Probated 3/3/1890.




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Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

CHARLES THOMAS FURLOW
Decd grandfather: Stephen Bivins of Jones Co., Ga. Mentions brothers and sisters of the whole
blood, James Monroe Furlow, Eclivarel Augustus Furlow, Timothy Matthews Furlow, Jr., and
my sister, Margaret Louisa Furlow. Father: James W. Furlow. Probated: 11/6/1865.

EDWARD A. FURLOW
Bro: Timothy M. Furlow, Jr. Probated: 6/19/1889.

CHARLES R. GAMAGE
Wife: Mary A. Gamage. Probated 2/3/1879.

ELLENOR M. GIBSON
Children: Sarah H. Duncan, Rebecca A. Robinson, Ellen B. Ponder. Grandch: Lucuis G. Rees,
Margaret A. Gibson. Son in law: Adam A. Robinson. Probate: 8/29/1865.

JAMES GLASS
Sons: John Wesley, Samuel B. Daus: Mary Reid, Martha Maddox, Sarah Nunn, Elizabeth Jane
Perkins, Agusta Ann Sirrine, Caroline Glass, Emeline Glass, Henrietta Glass. Son in law:
Hawkins H. Nunn and William H. Reid. Probated: 9/2/1861.

S. B. GLASS
W. B. Glass, S. E. Glass, G. W. Glass, Emma Barlier, Eva Barlier, Kittie Thompson's children
(not named), Minnie Glass, Mollie Arline. Probated: 10/1/1894.

LARKIN GLOVER
Dau: Athena Dupree. Sons: Samuel J., Elbert. Grdau: Elizabeth Tison. Dau: Elizabeth.
Son in law: Herod J. Dupree. Signed 8/30/1881. No probate date.

ARNOLD GODWIN
Son: Rufus Godwin. Dau: Barbary Godwin. Son; Arnold Godwin, decd. Sons in law: Amos
Smith, Thomas L. Smith, Smith Hayman. Other heirs not named. Probated 10/12/1859.

RUFUS S. GODWIN
Wife: Henrietta. Dau: Ada L. Godwin. Ch: Mary C. Reid, Francis L. Logan, Margaret Mask, John
Godwin, Arnold Godwin, Martha Zenobia Godwin, Josephine Godwin. Probated 12/1/1883.
GEORGE T. GRANBERRY
Bros: Joseph J., James M., Charion F., Thomas L., William H. Bro: Marmaduke Y. Granberry's
children. Sisters: Mary J. House and Eliza A. Spooner. Probated 4/1/1865.



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Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

SAMUEL GREEN
Dau: Sarah S. Whitsell. Grson: Wallis E. Green. Son: John J. Green. Wife: Mary E. Probated
9/1/1873.

SARAH J. GREEN, probated 6/1/1890
Dau: Katie A. Green.

JAMES P. GUERRY, probated 10/7/1778
Son: John Cromwell. Wife: Rhoda Ann and four children by her, to wit: Sara Eva, James Wright,
Ellington and Manaseh Michau. Dau: Luranie Allice Adderton.

FRANCIS HALL, 8/25/1871:
Seven children: Bettie Eubanks, Susan Gridar, Mary Herring, Sarah Johnson, Rachael Clark, Joel
T. Hall, Anne Mayers.

LOUIS M. HAMMOCK, : 9/2/1867
Wife: Nancy. Mentions other heirs.

C. W. HAND
wife: Columbia A.; children: Emma M., Ella C., Judson L., Ida C., Alice J. HAND. Signed
3/2/1863. No probate date.

HENRY HARDIN
wife: Lucinda; children: John, Drew, David, William D., Henry, Thomas, Monroe, Elizabeth
Autry, Rocella, Lucy Ann, James B. and Silas Hardin. Probated: 9/2/1867.

EDWARD HAWKINS
wife: Sarah; sons:James and Joseph,son Williams children, not named; daughters: Elizabeth,
Sarah and Caroline. Signed 1/24/1873. No probate date.

EZEKIEL HAWKINS
"Henry Sheffield of Texas, husband of my daughter Amanda Sheffield. Son: William J.
HAWKINS also of Texas. Probated 10/5/1868

PINKETHMAN W. HAWKINS
wife and children, names not given. Mentions Charles M.D., John M. and Wm. J. HAWKINS
but relationship not given. Probated 11/3/1868

HAWKINS, John T. wife: Eliza;only son: Sion William Alston Hawkins; brother: Sion B.
Hawkins and William H. Hawkins. Probated: 1/10/1853.


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Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)
WILLIS A. HAWKINS
sons: Sion B. Hawkins: Willis A. HAWKINS. Deceased son William H.; grandson Sion W.
HAWKINS. Signed 9/18/1876. No probate date.

JAMES HAYS
sons: George W. and Elijah J. HAYS; daughters: Elizabeth HILL and Sarah Wallace;
grandchildren: Henry, Mary Ann and Stephen HAYS; Mary A. HILL. Son in law: Cargell
Wallace. Signed 1/10/1848. No probate date.
HAYSLIP, John G. Wife and children not named. Uncle: Zora B. HAYSLIP. Probated 8/4/1862.

ELLIERT HEAD
Joseph H. DISMUKES, relationship not given;"old friend" Dr. B.J. HEAD;
niece: Catharine HEAD. Probated 11/7/1892.

MARY HICKS
daughters: Mary B. Brown: Clarrisa Caroline Gilbert: Susannah Perris HUDSON;
deceased daughter: PRETY ELENOR Beall and her ch:: Mary Harriett, Frederick
BEALL, Nancy J. BEALL, Harriett BEALL and Arthur BEALL; grandchildren: Roxie, Laura,
Maya and Mary Louisa. Signed: 3/6/1872. No probate date.

EMILY HOLLEY
sons: James H. and Oswell H. and John Holley. Oswell Holley's wife ELIZA
A. Holley;daughters: Fannie A. Clark and Addie Martin. Probated 11/7/1892.

WILLIAM HOOKS
wife: L.E. HOOKS, children: W.W. Hooks; Sallie WALTERS; Lula BUCKEHALTER;Thomas
B. HOOKS. Probated 3/5/1894.

JOB W. C. HORNE
wife: Sarah; son: CULLEN S.S., now in Confederate Army in Va.; children: Courtney L.; Mary
Adelen;George W.;Joel R.G.; Martha Ann Elizabeth wife of Charles S. DARLEY; Susan D.
wife of James J. MURRAY; brother: Thomas N.W. HORNE. Probated 10/7/1867.

JAMES HOWELL
wife: Elizabeth; sons: James, Jon T.; Purefoy, daughters: Emeline A.E. Howell; Nancy
BUCHANAN: Marian, Laura E.V. Parker and Mary McMATH. Probate: 10/1878.

G. W. HUCKABAY of Lee Co.
wife Elizabeth Ann. Signed 9/26/1881. No probate date.



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Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

THOMAS G. HUDSON
son Leander Milton; daughter Fannie Florence; wife and children not named. Probated 7/7/1856.

WILLIAM HUGHES
wife: Margaret; sons: William Jr., Abner Jourdon, daughters: Permelia Robinson Little; Martha
Flournoy Hughs, Elizabeth Mountain Hughs. Thomas Cofield,
relationship not given; Nancy Hughes; deceased, relationship not given. Probated 11/1843

MARGARET HUGHS
daughter : Permelia Robinson Little ;son in law: Alexander M. Little. Probated 11/6/1860.

JAMES J. JACKSON of Pike Co., Alabama
wife Laura V., daughter: M.F. Daniel wife of Richard DANIELS. Probate 10/14/1889.

JOSEPH JACKSON
wife: Mary. children: Jesse, Joseph, John, Mary Ann, Thomas Greene Jackson. Grandchildren:
Jane, Mary, Sarah, Richard, and Muheal Brown. Son in law: Douglas H. Brown. Probated
9/1838.

MARION A. JENKINS
wife: Sarah, children: Mary Jane, Royal P. and Robert Jenkins. Probated 4/4/1864.

ROYAL JENKINS
wife: Sarah; daughters: Pulchera Brown wife of E.G. Brown, Clarissa and Sarah B.
JENKINS. Sons: Marion A., Royal R. and Russel F. Jenkins. Son in law: Edward G. Brown.
Probated: 9/1/1845.

TILLMAN JENNINGS
wife: Martha; son: Andrew Jackson; children: John, Emma and Ida Jennings. Son in law: T.S.
Burton. Probated: 12/12/1889.

BENNETT JOINER
wife: Charity; oldest son: John Andrew; sons: James Madison;Bennett. Daughters: Semantha
E.; Mary M.; Bethany E.; Sally, Elminer, Georgia Ann Joiner. Signed: 2/13/1857. No Probate
date.

BURREL JOINER
wife: Ellen; grandchildren: Burrel, William, Thomas and Ellen Joiner. Childrens' mother:
Martha Fagan and their step father James Fagan. Sister: Jane Joiner. Probate: 11/2/1868.



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Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

DEWEY H. JONES
wife Sophia: children: Wyatt, Russell and Dudley. Probate: 2/12/1849.

ELIZABETH JONES
Son: William Jones; daughter, May Ann Jones. Sons in law: Larkin Glover and William P.
Jones. Probated: 3/2/1859.

MALINDA JONES
husband: EIbert Jones; son Marshal BURT. Probated: 3/28/1859.

SAMUEL W. KIRVIN
wife: Jennie; son Verlin A., grandson: Walter W. Kervin; "younger children" not named.
Probated: 6/4/1888.

THOMAS LANE
brother: William LANE. Probated 3/7/1864.

DURHAM LEWIS
sons: Nelson, Simson and Thomas Lewis. Daughter: Sarah. Probated 1/8/1849.

ROBERTSON LOWDEN
son: Saml. B. Lowden, son in law: Richard L. Robinson. Daughter: Wineford, wife of
Richard L. Robinson; step sons: William J. and Andrew G. RONALSON. Probated 3/1848
.
RICHARD LOWERY
sons: Edmon, Lee and Thomas Lowery. Wife: Penny; daughters: Nancy SMOOTHERS, Lucy
GRAY. Son: James. Probated: 2/3/1890.

HENRY H. LUMPKIN, JR.
wife: Isabella G. Children not named. Signed:11/24/1851.

JOHN T. McCRARY,
wife: Catherine R.;children: Isabella, George W. and Ashley McCrary. Probated: 10/5/1867.

JAMES McGARRAH
wife: Mary; deceased daughter. Mary M. HARPER;grandson: James W. Harper; son: Samuel
McGarrah. Other children not named. Probated 7/8/1886.





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Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

ROSALANA McKEE
2 sisters: Mrs. James Warren, widow of Lott Warren; Mrs. Penelope McCuller, widow
of the late Mathew McCULLER; niece: Mrs. Roxy HAMES, widow of the late Wm. P. Hames.
Three daughters of said William. P. HAMES: Mrs. Pettle HARRIS, wife of Osborne HARRIS;
Mrs. Helen SEWELL, widow of A.B. SEWELL Mrs. Mary Jane Scarborough, wife of N.
Scarborough. Mrs. Mary A. Hardwick, wife of Dr. William. M. HARDWICK
(relationship not given);Willie Scarborough, child of Mary Jane Scarborough; Willie
HARRIS, child of Pettle HARRIS. Signed 4/28/1879. No probate date.

ELIZABETH McLAIN
children not named. Probated 5/26/1875.

JOHN McMURRIAN
Sons: John W.; Mathew H.; Mire B.L.; Thomas J. McMurrian;daughters: Mary Ann Wood:
Martha H. Clem; Elizabeth T., Lydia Ann and Marilda J. McMurrian. Wife: Lydia. Probated:
10/2/1851
.
YETTIE McQUINN
daughter: Katie Scribber;son: Charles Scribber. Probated 8/3/1885.

WILLIAM McREE
Sister: Sarah P. WIMBERLY; nephew: John T. WIMBERLY and James L. WIMBERLY.
Nieces: Helen J. KIRKPATRICK, Alice R. and Sarah E. WIMBERLY.Probate 1/10/1853.

ELIZABETH B. MANN
Grandchildren: children of son Thomas M. MANN deceased, not named. Grandchildren,
children of son William B. MANN, deceased, not named. Grandchildren, children of son
Augustus C. MANN, not named. Granddaughter: Elizabeth J. GRISWOLD. Sons: Joseph
MANN, Robert E. MANN, Washington L. MANN. Daugh ters: Mary E. HITCHCOCK, wife of
Mesheck HITCHCOCK;Sarah A. BAGLEY, wife of Daniel S. BAGLEY. Probated: 11/3/1856.

NANCY A. MARTEN (MARTIN)
mother: Mrs. L.H. Martin; mentions James S. Martin, deceased. Probated 10/18/1870..

JOSEPH P. MASK
wife: Mrs. M.C. MASK ; daughter: Mary Woodie Mask; Probated 8/6/1888.

WILLIAM M. MASK
grandson: William Morris CANNON; wife: Harriet E. MASK; other children not named;son:
Charlie H. MASK. Probate: 12/3/1888.


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Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

JOHN B. MEARS
daughter: Mary F. MEARS. Probated 6/16/1848.

ADDISON MERCER
brothers: James D. and Willoughby MERCER; mother: Elizabeth Mercer. 5/3/1852:No probate
date.

WILLIAM MILLER
wife: Margaret; brother: John A. Miller; daughters: Sarah Elizabeth; Amanda Harrison;
Matilda Frances. Son John Anthony; William A. Probated 8/6/1860.

HENRY MITCHELL
wife: Prity; children: Henry Burke Mitchell; Mary Ann Mitchell; sons: Floyd Mitchell;
Columbus Mitchell. Children: Alexander Mitchell; Hannah HENDRICKS wife of Green
HENDRICKS: Elmira MAUND wife of LaFayett MAUND. Signed: 7/11/1877. No probate date
given.

JANE MARGIE of Macon Co.
2 nephews: William. Z. Collins and Stephen M. Collins. Probated 8/7/1877.

CAMILLA MOORE
Thomas EDWARDS, relationship not given. Probated 8/30/1873/

SARAH MOORE
A. Grandchildren: Children of deceased daughter Susan A. West: Ella MILLS, Sarah E.
TORBERT, Julian West. Daughters: Fannie M. Williams, wife of G.H. Williams and
Clara B. GRIFFIN. Probate 4/6/1891

CHARLES W. MORGAN, SR.
wife, Dicy A.E.J.; Children of my son Robert W. Morgan. not named; Sons: Gibbon W., John
W. and Charles W. Morgan; daughter: Julia E.Jones. Probated 8/2/1869.

JOSEPH U. MORGAN
brother in iaw: John DOBBINS; mother: Crissey Morgan; sister: Susan C. Morgan.
Probated 1/6/1851.

SUSAN MURRY
son: John W.F. MURRY. Probated 10/15/1875.

GREEN NORRIS
wife: Ruth; daughter Mary PEARSON, other children not named. Probated date not given.
Signed 9/19/1845.
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Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

REBECCA E. OGLETREE
brother in law: Hope Ogletree; deceased husband's niece: Rebecca Star; brothers and
sisters: James L., William P., Mary A., Lou M., Cornelius W., (no last names given except
James L. PAGE). Codical mentions: sister in law: Mrs. Eugenia PAGE, wife of J.L. PAGE; 2
nieces, daughters of J.L. PAGE; Pearl and Mary Page. Probated 10/1/1894.

NANCY B. OLIVER of Dougherty Co.
daughter: Eliza J. Oliver; son: Perry H. Oliver. Probated 4/5/1886.

MALACHI PATTERSON
wife: Mary L., son: Robert M., daughter: Mrs. C.S. Miller. Probated 1/2/1871.

ABSALOM PARKER
daughter: Mary Giles. J.B. Parker, A.W. Parker relationship not provided.. Probated
7/31/1894.

BARNEY PARKER
wife: Malissa; children: Mary Jane, Noah J., Laura A., Robert E., Lou E., T. Granberry, and
Jennie Bell Parker. Brother: William Parker; son: Joseph Parker. Probated 6/13/1889.

JAMES PARKER
wife: Rebecca; son: Lemuel Parker, Probated 3/1846
PENNINGTON, William J. mother: Elizabeth Pennington; wife: Martha C. Pennington.
Sons: John M., Andrew J., William M. Pennington. Probated 11/5/1866.

JESSE PITMAN
Names the following, relationship not given. Maria CHAMPION, Matilda ROBERTS, Seaborn
PITMAN, James PITMAN, Sarah ADKINS, Mary FOLEY, Henry PITMAN. 1/28/1864:No
probate date.

JOHN POWELL
sisters: Ann GWALTNEY, Holsey Powell; mother: Mary Powell. Brothers: Job and Robert
Powell; father: Robert Powell. Probated 8/11/1863.

WILLIAM POWELL
mentions mother but not named. Father in law: Samuel Hodges Sr. of Henry Co., Ala. Children
and wife not named. Probated 8/23/1864.

JOHN V. PRICE
wife: Sarah A.; children not named. Probated 10/6/1873.


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Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

NANCY PRICKETT
names James M. and Mahula AVARY but relationship not given. Probated 1/4/1886.

ROBERT PRIDDY
Wife: Mary; names Thomas A. SUMERS, relationship not given. Signed 12/14/1841: No probate
date.

JOHN PULLUM
wife: Charlotte; children: Augustus, Lidie, Eugene, Benjamin, Josephine
Pullum. Probated 9/5/1887.

ELIZABETH PURNELL
Son: Solomon Purnell, daughter: Sarah Philpot;granddaughter: Elizabeth Strong;
son in law: N. Philpot. Signed 9/15/1842:No Probate date.

LEVI RASH,
wife: Nancy; sons: John H. Br James H. Rash. Probated 11/19/1850.

JAMES H. RAVENS
wife: Elizabeth; son: David; daughters: Martha F. Martinlear; Mary H. McPHERSON wife
of A.F. McPHERSON; Nancy S. RAVENS, Permelia S. JOHNSON, Sarah S. WILLBANKS.
Probated 1/2/1865.

SARAH A. REES
daughters: Sarah L. and Micon Rees; husband: Dr. Albert Rees;sons not named;brother: G.B.
Lamar and G.B. Lamar, Jr. Probated 4/10/1873.

TIMOTHY N. RENEW
wife Jane: children: John, Peter J., Archabald, Aaron, Moses, Timothy, Polly, Eugenia and
Nancy Renew. Son in law: John Green, husband of Nancy. Grandsons: Richard and Aaron
Renew. Probated 12/1843.

STEPHEN E. RIGGINS
wife: Clarissa Amanda; son: Warren Randolph Riggins; daughter: Sarah Ann Letetia Riggins by
first wife Mary N. Riggins. Father in law: Ichabod Davis of Macon Co. Dated: 9/3/1854

EDMOND H. ROSS
wife: Elizabeth Ross; minor children not named. Probated 9/28/1869.




1006

Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

JONATHAN ROSS
Daughters: Millie D., wife of William. M. McGarrer; Arminda P. wife of Robert CRANFORD;
Edna J. wife of Samuel McGarrah: Sarah A. Mathis widow of Harvey MATHIS. Sons: William
B.T. Ross, deceased; Edmand H. and James F. Ross. Probated 5/2/1881.

JOSEPH ROUSE of Macon Co.
Sons: Joseph B., Benjamin P. and AIfred Rouse. Son James Alexander Wilcox. Grandchildren:
children of son Alfred by his lawful wife, Mary: Mary, Elizabeth, Martha Lettice and Sarah
(Sally)and Joseph Rouse, reputed children of son Alfred by Repsey (or Ressey) Carroll.
Daughter: Sarah Nelson wife of Eli NE LSON. Probated: 12/1/1862.

JAMES ROUSE
Mrs. J.B. MacDONALD, John B. MacDONALD, and John Robinson relationship not given.
Probated 11/1847.

DANIEL ROYAL
wife: Martha Elizabeth; other heirs not named. Probated 3/7/1864.

JOHN EMERY RYLANDER of Bibb Co.
wife: Ann Eliza; father: Mathew E. Rylander; Children: Emma, Carrie, and Arthur Rylander.
Probated: 7/18/1864.

MATHEW E. RYLANDER
wife: Sarah; sons: Joseph B. and John Emery Rylander. Mentions "minor children" not named.
Signed 3/29/1864. No probate date.

JOSIAH SCRUTCHIN
wife: Sarah; sons: Samuel, Thomas, and Augustus G. Scrutchin. Probate 3/1881.

F. F. SEIG
mentions Mary E. Holmes and Martha C. Seig but does not give relationship. Probated 8/5/1889.

MRS. HELEN SEWELL
Children: Roxie, Helen and Andrew. Sister: Mary J. Scarborough; cousin: Lott Warren.
No dates.

JOHN M. SHAVER
Wife: Sarah; children: William. B., Philip C., James H., John Brown and Elizabeth. Probate
3/1844.



1007

Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

JOANNA G. SHEFFIELD
daughter: Nancy BAKER; Probate 7/7/1873.

ROBERT SHEFFIELD
wife: Joannah G.; mentions "all my children" not named; son
William's children, not named; daughter Mary's children, not named. Probated: 8/4/1856.

J. D. SHEPHERD
wife: Victoria A.; children: Leila A. HOOKS and Maud T. Shepherd. Brother: A.G. Shepherd;
son in law: T.B. HOOKS. Probated 12/1/1890.

JOHN SIMS
wife: Rebecca; sons: John H. and Green B. Sims; daughter Martha HORN and her children:
Simeon, Emily, Ann, Jane, Thomas, George, Levi, Green B.,Henry. Probated: 9/1845.

LITTLEBERRY SlMS
wife: Ann;children: Mary Adaline Rebecca; Elvira Augusta; Emily Elizabeth: Alexander
Hamilton
Stephens; John Washington; Sarah Jane Sims. Brother: Stephen D. Sims. Probated 8/2/1852.

LOVETT B. SMITH
wife: Mary. Sons: Charlton F. and Seaborn A. Smith. Daughters: Susan Louisa SOLOMONS and
Mary Elizabeth LAIMAR. Daughter in law: Martha Smith, widow of Jackson L. Smith and their
children: Robert Henry, Sarah E. and Lovett B. Smith. Dr. Thomas G. Lamar, relationship not
given. Signed 1/7/1881:No probate date.

LOVEY E. SMITH
"widow of Dr. Thomas E. Smith." Daughter: Callie Smith; aunt: R.L. HOGUE. Probated
6/4/1888.

MICAJAH B. SMITH
sons: Jesse S. and John F. Smith; wife: Minerva L.;father: Jesse Smith, Sen. deceased. Probated
12/13/1875.

MARY S. SNELL
daughter: Julia R. SNELL; sister: Clara M. Griffith and Julia E. CRITTENDEN. Husband: Elijah
J. SNELL. Probated 8/28/1863.

HENRY A. SPENCER
wife: Sarah Spencer; "oldest son": William M. Spencer; daughters: Martha Jane CAPPS 8r
Nancy M. McCullors. Son in law: Jordan McCULLORS. Other children not named. Probated
6/4/1859.
1008

Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

ANNA STANFORD
sister: June LANKFORD of McDuffie Co., Ga.; Nephews: Henry C. RONEY of Richmond Co.,
Ga. and Joseph C. RONEY of Sumter Co., Ga. Joseph C. Roney's children: Annie Bell and
Joseph C. Roney, Jr. Probated 6/1892

MARY C. STEWART
"younger children": Robert G. Douglas,George F. Douglas;Clarence STEWART, Thomas:
Daughters: Mary EUBANKS, Jane, Marrha, Lucy, Frances, Tempy, Suffrony and Elizabeth.
Sons: James T., Richard, and John Franklin. Probated: 7/5/1852.

WILLIAM STEWART. wife: Martha A. Children not named except son William J. and
son in law Ruben H. SLAPPEY. Probated 12/28/1868.

W. R. STEWART. son: Robert R.; mentions wife and minor children, but not named. Probated:
5/3/1886.

MARY ELIZABETH THOMAS
"wife of John STICKNEY." Mother: Matilda Thompson. "James Thompson, son of my
brother, Guy Thompson." Signed 5/26/1869. No probate date.

GEORGE W. THOMAS
son: George W.; deceased daughter Maria B. McLAIN and her children: Susan C., Anna M.,
Mary E., and James W. McLXIN and Emma C. RANDALL, wife of William RANDALL.
Grandson: William L. Thomas. Half sister: Mrs. Martha E. HILL; deceased son: Joseph
THOMAS. Son: David THOMAS. Lizzie THOMAS, wife of David Thomas; granddaughter:
Lizzie Cornelia, daughter of Lizzie and David Thomas. Children of Joseph Thomas: Mary E.
LESTER, William L. THOMAS, Christianna R. THOMAS. Probated 9/5/1887.
JAMES M. THOMPSON
Guy Thompson; mother: Matilda Thompson; sister:
Mary E. Thompson;brother: Guy Thompson. Probated: 8/6/1855.

WILLIAM TINSLEY
wife: Margaret. Daughters: Ann Perry, wife of John Perry, Julia Ann, Rebecca Lenore; Hannah
Virginia. Sons: William. Columbus and Thomas H.L. Tinsley. Granddaughter: Margaret Lucinda
PRYOR infant daughter of Margaret A. and Sheppard G. PRYOR. Daughters: Betsy Ann
HUCKABY, wife of George W. HUCKABY; Stacy W. HAWKINS, wife of P.W. HAWKINS;
Mary S. Thompson, wife of Portlock F. Thompson Probated 11/1/1882.

JOHN W. TOMMEY
sons: Vincent R.; Oliver P., Joseph T., Christopher C., Augustus C. Tommey, Daughters: Martha
ENNIS; Mary W. HOOKS; Caroline H. and Elizabeth H. Tommey. Probated 9/3/1860.
1009

Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

REUBEN TUCKER, SR.
wife: Candis; Daughter: Candis Daniel: Sons: James, Lewis, William, Reuben Jr., Eli Tucker.
Has 5 separate wills. Signed 6/28/1831 and other dates. No probate dates.

SHADRACH TURNER
wife: Sarah C.; "2 small children": Wade H.C. and Manson E.Y. Turner. Sons: Seaborn K.,
and Green B. Turner. Grandchildren: Job T. BALLARD: Mary J. BALLARD and Walter S.
BALLARD. Daughters: Mary J. Evans, Elizabeth L. Barrow; Laphrosia E. GIBSON and
Frances L. PILLS. Wife's brother: Joseph SNELGROVE. Probated 8/9/1869.

MOSES TYSON
wife: Susan H.; son: Henry C.; daughters: Jane E. Tyson; Emily McMURRAIN;Sarah M. and
Eliza A. Tyson. Probated 6/1/1863.

WILLIAM USRY
son: Barney. Named in codical: sons: Franklin, William, John, Solomon. Daughter: Mattie, wife:
Mary. Probated: 7/6/1885.

NATHAN VEAL
Daughters: Lucinda and Maggie Veal. Sons: Mack and Nathan Veal. Probated 10/9/1895.

FREDERICK VOGELSANG
"my present clerks" Phillip Linck and George L. West. To Sumter Light Guards %1000 for
purpose of building an Armory in Americus. Brothers and sisters, not named. Probated
7/16/1862.

HENRY WALKER
wife: Winniford;sons: Henry J., Jackson W., and Charles A. Walker. Grandson: William H.
Morgan, son m law: Hardy Morgan. Probated 9/30/1862

WALKER, Jeremiah Sr. wife: Olive. Daughter: Mary Lewis, wife of Joseph Lewis.
Son: Elijah D. Walker. "Other children" not named. Probated 5/1853

JERRY WALTERS
wife: Hicksey WALTERS. Children, not named. Probated 12/1874.

SEABORN WALTER
wife, not named. Sons: Thomas Gordon, Seaburn J. WALTERS. Children: Sarah A.J. COKER,
Margaret A. WALTERS, Simeon A. WALTERS, James D. WALTERS, Isaac M. WALTERS,
Frances A.E. Walters, John W. WALTERS, Joseph E. WALTERS, Mary A. WALTERS, Julia A.
WALTERS and Martha C. WALTERS. Probated 8/5/1867

1010

Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

HISCEY WATERS
grandchildren: Adam SMITH and Rosetra CHAPPELL. Probated 10/3/1887.

JANE WARREN
daughter: Mary A. Hardwick. Son: L.P.D. Warren. Grandsons: Lott and
Robert H. Warren. Probated 1/5/1891.

MARY WARREN
Nephew: James B. Dixon. 5/22/1863: No probate date.

BENJAMIN WEAVER
wife: Georgia Ann Virginia; grandchildren: Samuel and George TINER. Children: J.L., G.B.,
May Susannah EASTERLIN, J.J., Emery Leonidas, Thomas, Emily, Nancy and W.B. Weaver.
Probate 2/21/1885

JAMES WEAVER
wife: Delphia. Sons: Thomas, Benjamin and William Weaver. Daughter: Betsey LAW.
Grandsons Willie son of Jack Weaver and George WOODS son of my daughter Emily. Probated
4/5/1870.

THOMAS W. WESTBROOKS
wife: Martha E. and her 4 children: Parmalee, James B., Elor V., Daniel F. Westbrooks. 4
oldest children: John M. Westbrooks heirs; Sarah T. BURNAM, William H. Sc Jesse T.
Westbrooks. Probated 4/6/1863.

JAMES WHITE
wife: Nancy. Sons: Richard, James and Joseph White. Daughters: Sarah Ann MOORE:
Elizabeth, Nancy, and Susan. Grandchildren: Ann, Elbert, Joseph and Emma, children of my
son, William White. Probated 11/3/1851.

MARY WHITEHEAD
daughter: Mary E. CALDWELL. Probate 7/1889.

MARY WIMBERLY
daughter: Roxanna HAMES, wife of William P. HAMES. Nephew: Louis P.D. Warren of
Albany, Ga. Probated 2/7/1861.

JEER WISE
daughter: Laura J. WISE; son: Burt WISE. Probated 11/4/1895
.


1011

Sumter Co. Wills (1831 1900)

JOHN WOODS
daughter: Jane PILCHER; son: Eli B Woods; Heirs of son Andrew J. Woods, not named.
Deceased daughter: Martha Ann L. DOZIER; son in law: Robert M.Dozier. Signed 7/7/1863. No
probate date.

JOSEPH N. WYATT
children: Mary A. TYLER, Khad C. , Anna C. Jones; sons: George F. and Benjamin J.
WYATT. Grandchildren: Mary Ellen, George Washington, Emma Lane, Madorah Ann
WYATT, the children of Richard A. Wyatt. Son: Thomas H. WYATT, Probated 8/2/1875.


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