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Talbot Co., GA Abstracted Wills
Posted by: Melinda Pennington (ID *****4846) Date: September 03, 2005 at 08:30:04
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Talbot Co. WB "A" (1830 1856)

ROBERT ADAMS, 4/13/1852:1/14/1853
Prop. divided into 6 equal shares as follows: son Samuel, one share; son, John, one share; son
Chas. B., one share; son, George, one share; one share, Sarah Adams, wid. of James Adams one
share children of dec. son, Robert S. Adams Exrs: Samuel Adams; John Adams; b Chas. B.
Adams. /s/ Robert Adams Wits: J. C. Brooks; James Adams; E. M. Johnson (x, his mark)

WILLIAM ADAMS, 1/29/1838:9/2/1850
wife: Susannah Adams Grson: Benjamin W. Adams son: John Adams Exr: John Adams
s/ William Adams Wits: William H. Nixon; Sarah Searcy; William Searcy

CHARLES ALLEN, 6/15/1851: Nov 1852
son: William E. son: Joseph J. son: James E. daus: Mary H.,Martha Ann and Julia E. (Jos. J.
And James E. Allen, trustees until they come of age or marry) Wife: Sarah H. Est. divided
equally between wife, and all my children: William E., Jos. J., James E., Mary H., Sarah A.
Greene. Exr and Excx: Alexander A. Greene, wf., Sarah H. s/ Charles Allen Wits: John B.
Dardin: William T. Holmes

Henry BAILEY, 1/12/1843:/3/2/1843
Trustees, David Bailey and Robert H. Dixon,for son, Robert Bailey, at whose death without a
family, shall be equally divided amongst the heirs of my body, viz:Mary Ann Duncan; Mariah
Frances Darden; Henry J. Bailey; Charles Bailey; Thomas Bailey; Richard Bailey; Steven Bailey;
David J. Bailey; and William Bailey. "After intermarriage of Bedford H. Derden with my dau.
Mariah F., gave him a negro girl," etc. Wits: Robt: H. Dixon; William Holt, J. I. C. Exrs: David J.
Bailey; Robert H. Dixon.



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WILLIAM L. BALDWIN., nuncupative LWT, made at his residence during last illness.
LWT ordered established 121/3/1840 Term of Court. wife: Almira (or Almina)
sons: Hamilton A. T., and William I. Baldwin Negroes to be kept to gether until sons are 21 yrs.
old to be equally divided later. dated 9/13/1840. Proved by Mark A. George, W. R. Neal,
Franklin B. Scott.

SAMUEL BARRON, 2/7/1842:3/12/1842
wife: Elizabeth "my seven children: John, Eliza, Sarah; James Amanda; Polly Ann; and Tilly
Ann. s/ Samuel Barron Exrs: Wife, Elizabeth, and my bro in law, James Peerson. Wits: William
Drane; Milton D. Barron; James McGough,Chas. H. Stillwell, C.C.O.
RACHAEL BATEMAN, 9/28/1847 :1/19/1848
children: William O., John D., Henry C., Louisa M., and James J. Bateman Exr: Chappel Cox
s/ Rachael Bateman Wits: Robert H. Dixon; Chappel Cox,Elizabeth Cannon (x, her mark)

ABSALOM BEDELL, 5/11/1835 : 1/12/1846
wife: Martha A. J. A. Children not named. Exr: Robert H. Dixon /s/ A. Bedell (x, his mark).
Wits: Henry Dixon, Jones Harris.

BARRY BELLYEU (or Benj), 4/29/1854:6/5/1854
wife: Caroline and my children: Wesley Freeman; Berry Ellison; John Brozeldan, Osborn Sims;
Daniel Collingsworth, Mary Ann Eliza; and James Harvey, my whole estate, etc.
/s/ Berry Belyeu Extrx: Wife, Caroline Exr: Friend Frederick J. H. Terry

MOSES BOYNTON, 12/13/1851:6/7/1852
son: William Boynton children of decd son, John C, dau: Temperance McCall; children of dau:
Nancy Ball, grdau: Sarah C. Knowles "after above legacies, rest of estate divided into 9 equal
•shares: one to children of said. son. John C., children of my •said dau. Temperance McCall, one
share children of my said dau., Nancy Ball; one share, grdau: Sarah C. Knowles, one share,
children of my decd. dau: Sarah Breedlove, one share son, Moses Boynton, Jr., one share, son,
Snow M. Boynton, one share, son William W., one share, dau. Retina Turner, wife of George.
Turner. Legacies to grdau. Sarah C. Knowles for her sole use. If she leaves a child or children
they to have property; if she dies childless, her husband, Cader O. Knowles to have same.
Legacy to Retinsa Turner for her sole use, after her death same to such child or children as she
may leave... Exrs: Ezekiel R. Smith; Edmund H.Worrill.Wits: Phil Adams, Samuel Adams Jr.,
John Adams






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JAMES BRADBERRY, 12/22/1841:1/12/1842
wife: Elizabeth Estate. to be sold and divided among my six children as the other part of my
estate." grdau: Roxanna C. Bradberry, heir'of my dec. son, William Bradberry, $10.00 only;
son, James, land in Cherokee Co; son, John, land in Early Co. Three daus. that is unmarried
(unnamed) and my dau. Mary Adams "all to share alike, except heir of my son, William dec.
to have only $10.00. /s/ James Bradberry (x, his mark) Exrs: Wife, Elizabeth and son, John
Bradberry Wits: William S. Goss, David McNeil, Elijah Wells.

ISHAM BROOKS, 5/3/1851:10/8/1852
Wife: Lizina divided equally between my six sons, to Wits: Jordan C.; Joseph Daniel Isaac
Turner; Franklin, Robert and Alexander Sidney Brooks. Wits: G. W. Jones, James P. Leonard,T.
A. Brown; Jack Brown. Marion Bethune, Ordinary

JOURDIN BROOKS, 10/5/1838:4/4/1839
bequests to following children: Son, Robert(?); dau. Susan, dau. Roseany; dau. Hallen son,
Wesley the said several sums above sta ted is given to my children that the Lord has given is
by my second wife in order to put them upon an equal footing with the children that have by
my first wife.' sons: Robert Wilkinson; Allen and Wyatt, daus: Elizabeth Batter, Martha
Purkins (or Perkins) and Lucy Wilkinson; to wife, May Brooks /s/ Jourdin Brooks (x, his mark)

CATHERINE BROWN, 5/24/1842:/11/4/1844
dau: Mary, wf. of Joseph Brown son: Thomas H. Brown. dau: Martha Daniel, wife. of Young
son: Henry H. Brown, g children; Mary Augusta & John Randolph Hill, children of my dau.
Sarah Ann Hill; dau: Melinda Robinson, wf., of Cyrus Robinson Wits: Benj. R. Searcy; Britton
Searcy, William Drane, Seaborn Jameson

ELISHA BROWN, 5/25/1836:7/28/1836
wife: Nancy son: John to: Willy Murphy half of money got for lot of land in Carrol Co.
children: John Brown, heir of Charles Brown, Elizabeth, her dau. Martha Long, Sampson
Brown Sarah Mims?, Esther Long, C Murphy, Anny Briggs, Tabitha Basset, to share
equally.Exrs: John Brown(son) Elisha Brown (x, his mark)

DAVID BUSSEY, 4/4/1836: 5/8/1849
dau: Margarett Baugh, her husband Peter Baugh. Exr: Son, Nathan Bussey
/s/ David Bussey Wits: James Baugh, Nancy Baugh.

James L. COLLIER,1/29/1856:/ 5/6/1856
wife: Elector F. and my little son, John, and such child or children as I may hereafter have by
said wife." "my aged father, James Collier, if he should be living at time of my death." Exrs:
Isaac Cherry, Edward W. Pou. Wits: Thomas A. Brown,Joseph H. Brown.


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THOMAS CALLIER, 5/15/1851:7/1851
wife: Mary "my children: Henry, Franklin; Richard; Thomas Callier and Sarah Frances
Williamson. Exr: son, Henry Callier. Probated on oaths of George N. Forbes, C. A. Boynton and
Edmund H. Worrill

George W. CARTER,3/4/1841:3/8/1841
wife: Winneyford dau: Sophronia and child yet to be born, etc. s/ George W. Carter
Exr: 'My brother, Little Berry Carter." Wits: Joseph E. Biggs; Jubal O. Marshall & Calvin J.
Brenan

James O. CARTER, 2/22/1854:5/8/1854.
wife: Mary E. "my 3 children: Hirabeaugh Carter; Jesse L. Carter; and my youngest child yet
unnamed."Exr::My relative, J. N. Carter ./s/ J. O. Carter Wits: Martin T. Hollis; Simon P.
Bickley, Joseph E. Biggs

STEPHEN CARTER, 1/31/1838 :2/5/1838
wife: Eliza C. Infant dau: Elizabeth Ann Carter and unborn babe with which my belov wife is
now considered pregnant." Wits: William Holt; Hiram Merrett; James F. Anthony.

PHILLIP S. CARTRIGHT, : 3/7/1844
wife: Margaret step son: John A. Cameron "bal. of property to be equally divided between John
A. Cameron; James W. Cameron.Thomas Certright; Elizabeth Cartright; Margaret Cartright and
Messey Cartright." Exrs: My stepson, John A Cameron and my son, Thomas Cartright.
/s/ Phillip S. Cartright Wits: Samuel Henry; J.W.Stansel; Edward Gidde.

THOMAS CLEMENTS, 7/9/1851:9/6/1852
wife: Sarah M., with whom have lived 42 years. Grdau: Sarah A. C. Clements and Jane Bethune
Clements; son, Jacob A. "4 negroes which I have conveyed by Deed of Gift this day in following
manner, viz: Cyrus to Thomas I. Clemants; Solomon to Peyton W. Clements; Charlotte
to Sarah A. Clements: Francena to Jane B. Clements. Estate left wife, Sarah M. and son, Jacob
A. to be equally divided. Extrx: Wife, Sarah M. Exr: Son, Jacob A. Wits: Marshall Adams,
Augustus Richards, Alexander Johnston

DAVID CODY, 5/17/1849:1/17/1850
Grdau: Cynthia Ann Cody, when 21, etc; grson: Robert Washington Cody; grson: Benjamin
Franklin Cody; son: Lawson Cody. Exr: Lawson Cody.Wits: Samuel Hart; Edwin Adams, James
L. Pickard




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LARKIN COLBERT, 10/11/1848:11/8/1848
wife: Mary E. son: David Alexander son: George Dawson dau: Amanda (Allen?)
dau: Elizabeth Daniel Allen, wife of Nicholas Allen dau: Lucinda Parassade Allen, wife, of
Stephen Allen (perhaps dau. named: Amanda Elizabeth Daniel Allen(?), just one Person
Exrs: William B. Marshall and son David Alexander Colbert. Wits: James Tooke; H. P. Snead;
James Reed.

DUNCAN COLQUOHOUN, 7/7/1851:/1/14/1852
Wife: Sarah, with whom have lived 33 years, son: Richard M. son: William Ann E., "and her
children if she will ever have any if ever married...." daus: Rachel; Margarett Patterson, wife of
Robert M. Patterson and her children. Other sons: Archibald, Malcomb, Calvin, John and
James Extrx: wife, Sarah Exr: My son Archibald.Wits: Henry Huguley; Nathan Bsugh; Joseph
Caswell

ISHAM CORLEY,10/31/1848:5/7/1849
wife: Elizabeth my children: Elijah; William; Launen Amandy; Isaiah; Hiram P., and Martha
Ann Virginia, •My 2 daus. each to have a side saddle," Exrs: My wife Elizabeth Corley, and
my son, Elijah Corley. Wits: William Searcy, John B. Barfield Francis A. Thomas

JOHN J. CRAPP (CROSS.), 5/12/1835: 3/10/1836
Wife: Jemine "My three children viz: Edwin L; Mary Ann, James P." Exr: John J. Seay. /s/John
J. Crapp. Wits: John C. Weldon. William S. Goss, C. C. O.

SAMUEL K. CROLL, 2/5/1851:5/13/1851
W ife: Jane "3 little minor daus•, Mary Jane Caroline Elizabeth; Martha Welborn; stepson:
Morgan McAfee; my aged aunt: Elizabeth Exrs:, Wife, Jane, bro. James C. Robertson, and
friend, Simeon Deloach /s/ Samuel K. Croll Wits: Jesse Mullins,Eliza Brakefield; E. C. Grant;
James M. Smith.

PETER DENNIS, 3/19/1844:1/13/1845
wife: Elizabeth "my four sons: Jacob, John, Thomas; Peter E., children of dau: Matilda Lee,
children of Marina Bustion, children of Amanda C. Wooldridge; son in law, Levi Lee.
Exrs: sons, Jacob and Peter E. Dennis. "Property to John and Thomas Dennis theirs during their
lifetime; at their deaths to be equally divided between their children; sons Jacob and Peter E.
Dennis appt. their trustees." Wits: Michael A. Harvey; John R. Russell; William J. Owens





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ANN DIXON, 8/21/1833:3/2/1835
dau: Mary B. Tennille. Grson: Francis T. Tennell(?), Ann Estes, and her children, including dau:
Evelina Askew dau: Caroline Holt grson: Tapley Tillman Holt, he to pay Releigh Holt Turner,
son of Ann D. Turner, when he is 21 $100.00, or if Raleigh dies, to pay his mother Ann D.
Turner; children of dec. son: Tillman Dixon; one sixth part to each of my living children; Harry
Dixon, Mary B. Tennell; Sarah P. Spruce(?); Ann Estes, and Caroline Holt; grdau: Marthe, dau.
of Henry; four daus: Mary B. Tennell; Sarah Spruce; Ann Estes and Caroline Holt. s/ Ann Dixon
Wits: Stephen B. Marshall; Silas Tennille.Exrs: Raleigh Holt and Frances Tennell

WHITNELL EASON, 10/19/1836:11/14/1836
Wife: Nancy dau: Antonett son: John Eason Wits: Elijah Wills; J B: Welch Extrx: Wife Nancy
Eason

JOHN EVANS, 6/15/1839:3/22/1841
Sons: Henry; John H., Charles; Jesse and Clayborn Evans. Wife: Sarah. to grchild: John T. Cox
P roperty to be equally divided between sons at death of wife. "my dau: Malinda Ann Mahone"
Mentions Edward F. Mahone s/ John Evans Wits: Henry Bynum; James Corbit; Bernard Hill
James Y. Gardner C.C.O.

HEZEKIAH FORD, 11/6/1838:1/8/1839
wife: Keziah son: John son: Nathaniel "estate to be kept together until Nathaniel comes of
then divided equally between sons. to: "Anna Coleman, wife of Joseph Coleman, of Fairfield
Dist., S. C (relationship not stated) to father: Nathaniel Ford of S. /s/ Hezekiah Ford. Wits:
Joseph Jackson; G. H. Daiman Sarah Jackson. Exrs: Wife, Keziah Ford; Francis of Harris Co.,
and Joseph Pou of Talbotton

BOZZEL FREEMAN, 1/16/1837:1847.
Wife: Nancy Freeman Sons: Fleming; Bozzal; Harris, and John Freeman, having received the
share, etc., all property willed wife to be equally divided share and here alike among my 5
remaining children: Robert; James M.; Andrew Lucinda; Nancy Freeman dau: Eliza Jolly,
$50.00 as her share, she having received something heretofore. Exr: Charles M. Stillwell.Wits:
Gee. N. Forbes; William F. /s/ Bozzel Freeman

SAMUEL FULLER, 7/12/1852:11/6/1852
Daus: Martha, wife of Wade H. Fuller; Susan, wife of Richard Dozier; Frances Ann, wife of
John Turner; Edna, wife of James A. Bransford; Lucinda, wife of Benjamin F. Fuller. Son:
Adolphus wife: (not named) /s/ Samuel Fuller Exr: Son, Adolphus. Wits: D. F. Bryan; J. B.
Brooks; John Harris, William T. Holmes.




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ROBERT GAMBLE, 10/29/1850:5/13/1851
Wife: Agnes Sons: Robert; James G., Adam A.and John W. Dau: Sarah Owen Dau: Elizabeth
Harriett Cooks Exr: Robert M. Gamble /s/ Robert Gamble Wits: Robert Duncan; John R.
Russell, John M. Bruce

PLEASANT GRESHAM, 10/28/1853:1/14/1854
wife: Matilda. "my four children, daus: Susan K. Caldwell; Mary Ann Revelle; Nancy Elizabeth
Gresham; son, George W. Exrs: Son, George W. Gresham; Son in law: John Caldwell.
/s/Pleasant Gresham (x, his mark) Wits:William Drane; David A. King; Benjamin T. Ross

ELISHA GRUBBS, 6/18/1835: 3/10/1836
wife: Polly Ann "my seven children: Silas H; James S.; William I.; Stephen H.; Thomas W.;
Richard C.; Elisha C.; sister: Elizabeth Pettis. /s/ Elisha Grubbs Exrs: Wife Polly Ann and my
brother, Richard Grubbs. Wits: Benjamin Manes, David Tillman, Cyrus White
William S. Goss, C.C.O.

JOHN HAMMOCK, 1/ 8/24/1843: 9/6/1843
wife: Racheal "my young son, Hope H, Hammock" sons: Robert S. Harrison.John P.; William E,
Lewis W., and Jackson Hammock daus: Rebecca McBride; Nancy Childers, wife of John
Childers Elizabeth Adersr wife of Caleb Adams of Stewart Co. Wits: Charles A. Brown, Reason
Arnold, Phillip Steed.

JANIE HAND, 8/19/1835:3/6/1837
Sons: James Dean and sons in law: Francis Leonard and James C. Leonard. Daus: Nancy
Fosson(?) and Elizabeth Brown. /s/Jane Hand (x, her mark). Sons: Francis and James C. Leonard
Wits: Edward B. Wright, William Fleming, Charles B. Wynn.

JOSEPH HAND, 10/10/1845: Jan. 6, 1846
Wife, Charity; son Joseph Hand, Jr., daus: Selina Lane, and her children; Bethina Bradshaw, and
her children; Cynthis Collins, and her children, Rachel Washburn, her husb. Hiram Washburn, at
their deaths land ecl. divided between their children Jane and Matilda Hand.
/s/ Joseph Hand: Exr: Son, Joseph Jr. Wits: Simeon Castleberry; John Douglass; G. A. Douglass.

ELIZABETH HARRISON, 12/28/1843:1/9/1844
Daus: Margaret Cartright; Mary Harrison, or her legal heirs; sons: Tyler Harrison John Harrison;
Mason Harrison, should he die to be divided between Margaret Cartright; Tyler Harrison;
Pressly M.Harrison & Gee. T. Harrison. Son, Pressley M. Harrison. Trustee: John A. Cameron
for son Gee. T. Harrison, at at his death to grson: William J. Harrison. Elizabeth (her X)
Harrison; Wits: Sanford C. Clark; C.. H. (Grief H.) Ferguson.



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WILLIAM HOBBS, 6/29/1848:9/4/1848
Wife, Nancy; son in law Thomas Ratcliff, husband of dau. Mary, to pay each of my chi. $25.00,
etc., to Wits: Brinkley S. Hobbs; Jesse W. Hobbs; Martha Ann Hobbs, Armenia Adeline Hobbs.
Exr, Brinkley Cooley if he refuse, William Mitchell. Wits: H. H. Sullivan; David Marshall;
Thomas B. Hancock.

JAMES B. HOLCOMBE, 10/31/1851:3/1/1852
Wife, Elizabeth stepson, Seaborn L. Dean, Exr: Benjamin Stripling; Excx: Wife, Elizabeth
Holcombe (Should Seaborn L. Dean die leaving no children, prop. to be divided between Mary
Ann E. Barron; Lewis D. Ward & Henry C Ward, relationship, if any, not stated. Wits: Calvin I.
Branan; Martin M. Beck

JAMES HOLMES, 4/24/1852:1/8/1855
Wife, Jane C., son, Oliver Skinner, and my unborn infant child; son, David M., dau. Narcissa J.,
son, William D., son, James Exrs: Son, divided David M. And wife, Jane C., F., balance to be
paid among my 6 children after paying just debts. James Holmes: Wits: Marion Bethune Jane
Bethune; Samuel Amosn, Levi B. Smith

RALEIGH HOLT, 10/31/1843:10/31/1853
Wife, Caroline M., dau: Ann D. Turner; son, Tarpley T. Extrx: Wife, Caroline M., Exrs: son,
Tarpley T. Holt and Thomas B. Turner, /s/.Raleigh Holt, Wits: James C. Harp; Martha A.J.A.
Dixon; Robert H. Dixon Codicil 2/17/1851 names Robert H. Dixon and William Marshall, Jr.,
Trustees for son, Tarpley T. P. Holt.

WILLIAM HOWELL, 5/1836:7/2/1834
Wife, Elizabeth, sons: Thomas, Stephen; James;Mathew John., daus: Rebecca; Martha;
Elizabeth., grdau: Sarah McKinny Exrs: Wife, Elizabeth; son, Stephen. s/ William (his X)
Howell Wits: Jesse J. Hollis, Stephen Harvey, William Harvey.

GEORGE JAMESON,1/9/1846:7/6/1846
Wife Nancy with whom have lived 25 years. Sons: John James, Henry Lancaster, George
Alexander, David Andrews. Steven Augustus. Daus: Cathrine L. McCrary, wife of Jonathan B.
McCrary; Sara, to be divided when son, David Andrews Jameson comes 21 or wife dies.
/s/George Jameson. Wits: John McCrary, Jr., Wellborn G. Davie and H. H. Hagerman.

THOMAS JAMISON, 6/12/1855:8/8/1855
Wife, Elizabeth C. "Guardian for youngest children. James M.r Alonzo E.• Benjamin and
unborn child, to be my wife, Eliz. C "Guardian for 2 older children, William C,, and Nancy C.,
to be William Mizzell, until they arrive at age of 14 years." Exr: John T. Blount. Wits: William
Mizzell; J. M. Mathews; S. B. Smith.


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MOSES W. JOHNSON,5/28/1846:7/6/1846
Bro in law, Benj. T. Emanuel and my sister, Amaron J. Emanuel, all my estate. Moses W.
Johnson Exr: Benj. T. Emanuel. Wits: Ruckner Bass; Moses Davis; Steven T. Philips

WILLIAM G. JOHNSON, 1/2/1851: 5/8/1854
Wife, Roena, "my children, viz: M. T; Martha Ann; Daniel W; James; Sarah C Mirium S;
Elvine C; Roena; and any other heir or heirs that may be born to me and my wife, Roena." Exr:
N(?) T. Cunningham; Extr: Wife Roena. Wits: G. Billgers; Rilin W. McPherson.

JOHN W. JOHNSTON, 4/23/1854:5/28/18
Wife, Susan, children: Mary Ann; James Russell and Martha Jane. Exrs: Wife, Susan and John
Walker. Wits: M. J. Mulkey; John F. Walter; James (?) Walker.

WILLIAM JOHNSTON, 3/1/1840:3/6/1841
Wife, Mary; dau: Sarah; dau: Mary M., wife of John C. Calhoun; sons: John; David; Samuel
William. Grdau: Mary Rebecca Johnston. Wits: William Reedy; Neal H. HarveI; John
McDaniel.

JOHN KING, 9/9/1844:11/7/1844
Wife, Elizabeth; son: John King, "Bal. of est. to be equally divided among heirs," not named. s/
John King. Wits: Duncan Colquohon; James Parker; Moses Davis.

RHODA LANDRUM, widow of Timothy Landrum, 7/16/1844:9/6/1847; Codicil 8/8/1845
Grdau: Lucinda F. A. Floyd, dau. of Rhoda Stevens To: Rhoda Stevens; John Landrum,Thomas
Landrum; Sophia Lou Landrum and Apley Frances Landrum to receive equal parts of all
monies, notes, real and personal est. not otherwise bequeathed. Exr: William Stallings,
Barnard Codicil revokes the appointment of William Stalliings, named Dyes G. Hodo in his
place.

SAMUEL LEECH, 9/19/1842:11/14/1841
Wife, Eliza S. Sons: Joseph Milton; Joseph Mitchell. Wits: Thomas H. Brown; Jos. D.
Cottonhem and John Jackson.

RODERICK LEONARD, 12/23/1841: March 1842.
Wife, Leatitia; six children: Richard H., Alexander K; Virginia P; Harriet E. Boon, house and lot
in Macon in which Dr. John R. Boon now lives; Mary E. Worrill; Sarah E. Leonard. Brother
Patrick Leonard and his wife, Sarah, and their children. Dec. bro. Leeland Leonard also
mentioned. Trustee, Alexander K. Leonerd For 4 daus: Harriet E. Boone; Mary E. Worrill; Sarah
G. and Virginia P. Leonard. Exr: Alexander K. Leonard. Wits: Richard Menafee; Willis P.
Menafee; James P. Leonard.


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DICKERSON LUMPKIN, 2/27/1854:1/14/1855
Children of dau: Franky Wheeless; sons: John, Edmund; Dickerson; daus: Elizabeth Tillman;
Milly Cook; Sally Halley(?); Charlotte Peed; Rebeca Halley; Grson: Levi Wheelas. Exr: Son,
John Lumpkin and Henry Peed. /s/ Dickerson (his X) Lumpkin. Wits: Edmund E. Worrill; Jane
and Edward H. Harvey. Codicil dtd 1/27/1854 names son, Dickerson Lumpkin as Exr. instead of
Henry Peede. Wits: Marion Bethune; George W. Jordan,Gee. H. Forbes. Also dau. Elizabeth
having died, her part to her children.

MASON McLENDON, 1/5/1841:3/22/1841
Wife, Mary "at her death estate divided between 6 surviving children, viz: Willis; Mack; Mary;
Harty(?), Harriet and Frances." Grchildren: Mack Early and Zilpha Boatright; guard. for
g children, Raleigh Boatright, "provided he will give bond to the Hon. Court of Ordinary of
Washington County for the faithful performance of said G ship." Exrs: Willis and Mack
McLendon. Wits: William Drane; Jos. B. Swann; Brinkley Mathews.

DANIEL McNEIL, 1/11/11844:3/1/1847
Wife: Elizabeth; "children at death of wife to share and share alike. Share to dau. Mildred
Simpson for her sole use, not liable to disposal or control of her husb. Charles Simpson, nor
payment of any of his debts, etc." Exrs: My son William McNeil and my friend Edmund H.
Worrill. Wits: S. H. Kenyon; John Childers (x, his mark)

George MANYFEE (MANIFEE),10/1/1840:1/6/1841.
Wife, Nancy, sons: Willis P., and Richard, these two guardians for Rebecca Ann Kirk and
William Tatum." after wife's share, est. to be thrown together into 7 equal parts." To:William
Manyfee, Richard Manyfee; Tatom Manyfee; George Manyfee. Willis P. and Richard Manyfee
trustees for my dau. Martha A Lawhon and her heirs, one seventh or share; to Elizabeth
Neper(?) and her heirs, one half of one share. to: Rebecca Ann Kirk one half of oneshare to
grchild, William Tatam, son of Rebecca Tatum, decd, one half of one share; to heirs of dau.
Sarah Davis one half of one share, making up 7 equal parts. Any claims my son Tatam
Manyfee may have against me for money from his Grandfather Tatam's estate have been paid,"
etc. Wits: William Parker; R. M. Smith, A. K. Leonard.W. S. Goss, CCO
BENJAMIM MARSHALL, 6/25/1835: 8/5/1835
Wife, Bathsheba, sons: Solomon J.; Daniel W.,William, Cyrus S; John, daus: Mary; Simantha;
Sarah (S?), sister, Sina Marshall; to Benj. Russell, an illegitimate son of Sara Cordy, wife of
Peter Gordy. Exrs: Wife, Bathsheba, Archibald Colquhoun and Thomas Baron of Harris County.
Wits: Cyrus White; Roderick Leonard; Benj. Bivins.





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LUCY MARSHALL,4/11/1840: 6/4/1844 Ordered admitted July Court 1844
Children: Allen.Marshall; Sarah McNeil; Ada Marshall; Matthew A. Marshall; Margarett
McNeil; Rhode Morris; Thomas S. Marshall; Lucy Ann Polk; grchildren: Lucy Ann and Matthew
Marshall; son: James M. Marshall. Exr: James M. Marshall Wits: John Mitchell John Whatley
and Joshua Newson, J. I. C. .

DANIEL C. MAUND, 5/5/1849:9/2/1850
Wife: Christian; sons (my 4 youngest) Noah B. F., Malichi; L.B.B.T.O, Joseph H., and William
B. Maund; to Cynthia Beylew, wife of Colson Beylew the sum of $5.00 as her full share of
estate, Balance to go to the 12 children named, share alike: Candis Huff, wf. of Travis Huff,
Caroline Beylew, wf. of Benj. Belew, John C. Maund; Wesley Maund,Mary Sewell, wf. of
James H. Sewell; Osborn K. Maund; Daniel C. Maund, Julian Wilson, wf. of Matison Wilson;
Noah B. P. Maund; Exrs: Elijah Wells and Edmund H. Worrill; also act as "guardions for Noah
B. P. Maund to send 4 boys to school. Wits: S. P. Yarbrough; Henry Jones; Marion Bethune;
Thomas J. Boynton.

BENJAMIN MITCHELL, 10/31/1849:3/4/1850.
Wife: Mildred; sons: William J. F; Robert; Andrew Polhill; Patrick Henry Mitchell; Benjamin A.
C. Mitchell, sons to receive bequests as they come of age or marry. dau: Mildred; children and
heirs of my dec. day. Ruth; my dau: Virginia Ann Walker; dau: Mildred; having omitted my
repoted dau Charity W. Ross, widow, it is my desire she shar equally with other chi Idren out of
proceeds of sale of property after death or marriage of my wife." Exrs: Sons William J. F., and
Robert L. /s/ Benjamin Mitchell; Wits: Henry Bell; Isaiah Rhodes, William Drane.

CHARLES L. PACE, l/24/1831: 7/14/1835
Bros: Bartley 8. Pace; Dread W. Pace; Exrs: Brothers named above Wits: Henry C. Mills,
Thomas W.Robinson; Thomas Buchannan; Thomas A. Cook..

LOUIS A. PATRICK,5/11/1845: 8/6/1845
Wife: Elizabeth G; "to Lewis Patrick Bledsoe, a negro boy, etc." "to my brother in law, John C.
Martin." Exr: Thomas W. Bledsoe Extrx: Wife Elizabeth G. Patrick "Interlined before signed,
at request of the Testator, I, Alexander K. Leonard, have hereunto set his name to this will."
Wits: A. K. Leonard; Enos C. Boyer, F. A. Thomas.

PENELOPE PENNY, 7/15/1851:11/6/1854.
"Whole of estate sold, equal distribution among the heirs of my two sons: John O'Daniel and
Wilson O'Daniel; heirs of son Wilson O'Daniel in the following manner: Mary Ann Knowles,
wife of E. Knowles, great grdau: Amanda Hicks, dau. of the family of Caroline O'Daniel, shall
receive a share as one of the heirs of Wilson O'Daniel; grdau: Lucinda Culpepper, formerly
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O'Daniel her share to be given her remaining heirs of Wilson O'Daniel's heirs, as an heir of
Wilson O'Daniel, not before named shall receive their respective shares; grson: Francis Marion
Knowles, grdau: Hixey Ann Butler O'Daniel. Exrs: John Dean and Alexander K. Leonard.

WILLIAM MAY PEEL, 1853:12/11/1855
Wife: Nancy; "When youngest child 21 or marries Property to be esually divided between wf.
and children begotten by her, and my son, Jonathan Peel, by my first wife, share and share alike,
etc" son: William to following Wallace Peel. Dau: Elizabeth. "I leave no part of estate to to each
to have: children by Ist wife, have already given them what to Wits: Ellen; Eliza Ann; Rebecca;
Sarah Jane and David. Exr: John Durden; Wits: James Z. Dismukes; Martha A. Smith; William.
Smith.

STEPHEN PHILLIPS, 6/9/27/1854:11/5/1854
"Estate equally divided between wife and each of my children." (Not named) Excx: Wife, Mary
Phillips. Wits: Charles B Smith; J. T. Wilkinson; Henry B. Harris

NATHANIEL RAINES, 4/14/1854: 2/5/1855
Wife: Rebecca W. Nat death of wife, to my children," etc. dau: Sarah Frances McLendon, wife
of M. C. McClendon (sie); sons: Thomas; Wilkins Leonidas; Lucious Raines; children of my
dau. Julia Brown, dec. to be divided In 6 equal parts; wife to provide for and support Andrew
Dunegan for the remainder of his life; s dau: Mary Alice, child of my dau Eugenia Simmons,
decd.Exrs: My sons, Thomas and Wilkins Raines. s/N. Raines: Wits: Thomas. A. Brown; John J.
Blount, B. Curly; A. G. Perryman.

STEPHEN REAVES (OR REEVES), 10/26/1830: 3/7/1831
Wife: Sarah; sons: Aspar (or Asher?) Henry; Stephen; Samuel J; Harrel F.; Abner L; Will iam;
daus: Nancy Huckuby; Lydia Mackintosh; Sarah Moone ,Exrs: Wife, Sarah and Leonard P.
Breedlove Wits: Hamilton P. Mead; William J. Walker; Samuel H. Davis.

NANCY RUCKER, 8/16/1841: 9/1/1845
Daus: Jane Stallings; Mary Durham; sons: Ardin S. Rucker and Richard. Nancy Rucker Wits:
W. S. Kelly; Robert Ardin S. and Richard B. Rucker and Carson; Davis; Exrs: Sanders W.
Durham.









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ABRAHAM RUSH, 12/3/1840:2/2/1841
Wife and daus: Abigail Rush Nancy Rush; Harriet C. Rush; to sons: John; Carrel; Leonard;
Talifero and Jackson Rush; to son: Abram to grson: John T. Mullinix. Exrs: Two sons; Leonard
and Jackson Rush. Wits: Simeon(?) Deloach; William Hall; An E. Lesesne; /s/ James Y.
Gardner,
C.C.O; John B. Hicks, J. I. C; William. B. Marshall, J. I. C.

WILLIAM SEARS, 1/22/1848: 9/4/1848
Wife: Marthe; son: Joseph Sears to John C. R. Lockhart; to Julius C. Lockhart, equal shares of
stock of to Benjamin F: to bro. John Sears; if son Joseph Sears departs cattle in Marion
County; his share of est. this life before he becomes of age, or without an heir, to be esually
divided between my wife and all my brothers and sisters, also his brothers; to Martha Lockhart,
dau of Julius C. Lockhart. Exr: Dr. William. Drane; Extrx: Wife Martha. Wits: William. P.
Matthews; Jos. Stallings; David Lockhart.

DAVIS SHELTON, 6/2/1853:1/8/1855
Daus: Mary Marthe Shelton, Sarah M. Brown; sons: Joseph T: Shelton; Menzo(?) D. Shelton;
wife Sarah. Exr: Edmund H. Worrill. s/ David Shelton. Wits: Reese, W. S. Marshall; W. A.
Maund.

WILLIAM SHIPP, 1/24/1830: 3/13/1830.
Wife: Nancy Shipp; "all my children," John Shipp; Mary Wooten, David Shipp; Susan
Deshaze; Willis Shipp William W. Shipp. Exrs: wife Nancy Shipp, son David Shipp. Wits:
William. S. Goss, Chas. W. Smith; Ezekiel Gilbert. Sworn to by witnesses before: William
Snellings, J.I.C; Robert Brooks, J.I.C.

CHARLES W. SMITH, 7/11/1846:5/4/1848
Dau. Sarah Stenton, wife of William. Stanton, held in trust by son, John H. Smith for dau.
Sarah's use; dau. Caroline Dennis, widow of Ephraim W. Dennis, decd; dau. Harriet Bussey,
wife of Nathan J. Bussey; son: Lucy B. Smith to hold property in trust for above named daus. of
Charles W. Smith. "Other children, whole of balance of my estate to he equally divided between
them. Codicil: wife, not named, to have use of my Berouche and two horses or ponies
accustomed to draw same etc Wits: William. Stallings; Tosh. Persons, William. D. Elam.

ELIZA SMITH, 7/8/1846:1/11/1847
Son: Robert Burton; son: Benjamin Burton; g son: Homer Burton, son of Robert Burton. Exrs:
Robert and Benj. Burton. Wits: Chas. H. Stillwell; William Rayland.




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ELI SNELLGROVE, 4/4/1847: 7/5/1847
Wife: Fatima Snellgrove; dau: Mariah W. A. Snellgrove; son Eli Benjamin Snellgrove.Will
stated, wife, Mariah to keep all above property together until two children shall become 18 years
old then said children shall choose a guardian and receive their above mentioned property,etc.
s/ Eli Snellgrove. Wits: Mumfort S. Freeman John S. Buckner; Martha A. Freeman.

ALEXANDER SNELLINGS, 7/1/1843: Nov. 1843
Wife: Susan C. "my two children: William Henry and Priscilla Ann. s/ Alexander Snelling. Exr:
John J. Snellings.Wits: Edwin Callier; G. W. Amoss; E. Snellings; Levi B. Smith.

ROBERT SNELLINGS, 11/20/1844:1/14/1845
Exr. to act as Guardian for A. V. Gray, and brothers and sisters, orphan children of my father
William. Snellings, decd of Talbot Co., wife: Louisa Elizabeth Snellings and my five children,
viz: Franklin K. Snellings, Martha Frances Snellings; Ross J. Snellings; Sarah Ann Elizabeth
Snellings. Exr: brother John Snelling. a/ Robert Snelling. Wits: Marion Bethune; Thomas
Jamison; James D. Wilson; Anderson W. Wynn. Chas. H. Stillwell, C.C.O.

MARTHA F. STALLINGS, 11/22/1851:2/20/1852
Bro: William Franklin Snellings; sis: Louisianna Helen Snellings. Mother: Elizabeth Snellings.
Extrx: mother. Wits: Levi B. Smith, Garland W. Hawkins, Jonathan Pickard.

George TAYLOR, 4/1/1837:1/30/1845
Wife: not named. Son" Ellerson Taylor, also as trustee for grandchildren,Robert and Thomas
Baldwin, children of Anderson Baldwin by his Wife Sarah.& George Taylor. Wits: Joe
Taylor, Jr., Abner Sims, Oliver Morse. LWT undated, proved before Hon. Icker F. Walker and
Isaiah Gordon in Monroe Co., Ga. April 1837. Recorded Talbot Co. 1/30/1845.

WILLIAM TEAL, 5/14/1845:7/1845
Wife: Martha Teal; son: James Robert Teel; "when grson William. Thomas. Teal attains age of
21, give him $50.00. Extrx.: wife, Martha Teel. Wits: William T. Holmes; Nathaniel Athon;
James Tolar.

ELIZABETH THORNTON, 1842:7/1845
Dau: Priscilla B Burke's children; dau: Ann Childs, 1/6 part of all property less $ $250.00 for my
grson; Edmund Shackleford; dau: Elizabeth Maxwell. Sons: William Thornton, Reuben
Thornton. Exrs: sons, William and Reuben Thornton. Wits: Jacob Charaker, John Cook.





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WILLIAM THORNTON, 11/20/1846:3/1/1847
Wife: Nancy; son: Singleton A. Thornton, to act as Trustee for 3 daus: Cornelia E. Thornton;
Nancy A. Thornton and Jane Catherine Thornton; Nephew: Edmund Shackleford; (children
named to share equally in estate as they arrive at lawful age. Wits: David B. Bush; George
Crouch; A. K. Leonard.

JOHN P. THWEATT, 2/2/1849:11/6/1849
Wife: Sarah. Dau: Elizabeth P. Mangham. Grson: James Mangum, son of Henry H. and Elizabeth
P. Mangham. Grdau: Martha Winfrey Mangham. Grdau: Mary Caroline Wynn, wife of John
Wynn. Grdau: Louisa F. Ross, wife of Benjamin L. Ross. Exr: Henry H. Mangham, my
son in law. Wits: Robert L. Mitchell, Patrick H. Mitchell.

JOHN TOWNS, 10/19/1829:5/7/1832
Wife: Margaret, Son: John G. G.; son: Martin; son: G. W. B. Towns; dau: Nency Gullett. Exr:
Wife Margaret and son G. W. B. W. B. Towns. & John Towns. Willis Whatley; Joseph
Hubbard; Lemuel Jacob Cooper Bennett.

JACKSON P. TURNER,. 7/22/1854:8/7/1854
Wife: Jane Turner. Sons: Thomas and R. J. Child to be born. All property divided equally
between wife and children. Exr: Thomas A. Brown. /s/ J. P. Turner. Wits: R. M Bryant; H. E.
Williamson; F. T. Mathews.

JOHN WALKER, :3/8/1855
Sister: Sarah Walker, 'equal divided of est. between my children, to Wits: Dicker F. Walker;
Robert Walker; Polly Johnson; Maga Gattin, & heirs of my son Johnson Walker, dec., to Wits:
James Henry Walker; John F. Walker, George Walker; Margaret Walker. Amount for son,
Robert Walker retained 12 months, in event he should not come or send for his share in that
time, his Share equally divided between Dicker Walker; Polly Johnson; Mage Gattin and heirs of
Johnson Walker, decdxas I have no knowledge of him.)" "At death of Polly Johnson, $500.00
shall be paid out of her share to my grson, Robert Johnson, in consideration of his having but
one arm and not able to labor, which sum Is to be his full share of my estate willed to his
mother." Exr: son, Dicker Walker. Wits: A. K. Leonard; R. H. Leonard; Richard Menafee.

SARAH WALKER, 8/11/1854:9/6/1854
"property equally divided between my 4 children." 1/4 to children of son James Henry, decd, 1/4
to son John F 1/4 to son Gee. W; 1/4 to dau: Margaret J. Walker. Exr: John F. Walker. Wits:
Gee. P. Holmes; Daniel L. Trussell.





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NEWELL WALLER, 10/8/1850:3/3/1854
Son: Archibald Waller; dau: Ritty Waller; dau: Celia Watson; son: Joseph J. Waller; dau in law:
Polly Waller, wife of Archibald; dau in law: Mary Waller, wife of Joseph J. Rest of est equally
divided between my 4 children, Archibeld, Ritty (or Kitty); Celia Watson; Joseph J. Waller.
Exrs: Thomas. G. Beach. Wits: Thomas. G. Beach, John M. McNair; John C. Beach.

SEABORN WEBSTER, 4/3/1838 7/2/1838
Wife: Malinda, son: William. Seaborn Webster; dau: Mariah Ann Webster, when she arrives at
age of 18 years, etc; dau: Martha Caroline Webster, when she arrives at age years, etc; son:
Abner Stephen, when he arrives at age 21 years; son Alexander King, when he arrives at age 21
years; dau: Eliza Eugenia Webster, when 18 years of age, etc, to sons: Samuel Zachariah
Webster; James Morgan Webster and Joseph Allen Webster, when each reach age 21, etc. Wits:
Elijah Wells; William. Thomston; Samuel Luck.

JOHN WEST, 7/4/1835: 5/2/1836
Wife: Polly West; son: Rufus West; dau: Penelope Rodgers; to children of son John West,
Thomas b Mary West $100.00 each. Exrs: Son, Rufus West and George Buchannon. Wits: Alex.
K. Buchannon; H. W. Jury, George Buchannon. .

SANFAIR WHITEHURST, (Wilkinson Co Ga. Wills: : 1/1/1829
Wife: Unity; children: Bartley; Francis Robinson; Unity Jackson, Sanfair Whitehurst. Test: John
Robinson; Rob Duncan; Andrew (x, his mark) Elizabeth C; Nancy W, Pollyann C; and Sanfair
A. Whitehurst. Sworn to before: James Neal, J.I.C. John Harden, J.I.C., S. B. Murphey, J. I. C.,
Recorded Jeny 12, 1829 Talbot Co., Ga., William Goss, C.C.O.

JOSEPH WILSON, 10/2/1851:11/311851
Wife: Catherine, son: Madison, and his children; dau: Martha, wife of William. Robertson, and
her children, son: Barney; son: Hiram son: Martin dau: Catherine; son in law: Henry Robertson;
in trust for my grdau: Bethia C. M. Robertson; sums of money to sons, Hiram and Martin when
they arrive at 21 yrs. of age. Exrs: Madison Wilson and William. Robertson. S/ Joseph Wilson.
Wits: John M. Bruce; Thomas. Smith; George Buchanan.










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SAMUEL WILSON, 4/7/1845:7/1848
Dau: Temple Fegin; heirs of dau: Mary Jourden, decd. dau: Mahala Leggett; son: Reddin Wilson,
because of his disobedience and sum I have Paid out for him to be cut off with $5 00 to his
children, viz: Steven Wilson; Samuel Wilson; Parham Wilson; James Wilson and Andrew
Wilson, each to receive $50.00; Grdau: Frances Williams; Son: Terrel Wilson son: James
Wilson; to: John L. Harp, husband of my dau. Ruhanna; Son, Steven Wilson; to 2nd wife: Nancy
Wilson, as we could not live agreeable together we concluded to separate. She to receive only
$5.00. Exrs: James D. Wilson and Terrel Wilson. /s/Samuel. Wilson. Wits: W. W. Smith; John
W. Sapp; H. C. Sapp. Appraisers appointed by the court: Theophilus Sapp, William House,
Jeremiah G. Walker; Madison Tripp and James Jourden. (Recorded in Talbot Co., Ga.,
10/6/1848 from Exemplication recd from Muscogee Co., Ga., Charles H.Stillwell, C.C.O.)


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