Early Records of Georgia
Volume 11, Wilkes County
compiled by Grace Gillam Davidson,
published in 1933 at Macon, GA
Thank you to
Donna & CJ Crawford
& Jennifer Reddish for your transcription assistance.
PAPERS [Part II, pages 225-257]
FLYNT, JOHN dec'd. est. Sale of 345 acres on Little
river, subject to dower of Sarah Flynt wid, Feb. 14, 1824.
FOUCHE, JONATHAN dec'd. Simpson Fouche app. admr. Jas. B.
Simpson, Sec. Nov. 1, 1830.
FOUCHE, DANIEL dec'd est. Stephen G. Pettus and Jonathan
Fouche, excrs. Returns for 1818 expenses of Jonathan Fouche
to Va. Paid Thos-Fouche $500.00. Paid John McClesky for
coffin for one of the children, not named. Final returns
1830, paid the wid and legatees in full their distributive
shares of est of Isaac Fouche, dec'd, consisting of two
FOUCHE, GEORGE dec'd. Sale Mar. 19, 1826 Wm. Slaton, admr.
Notes of George., Thos., and Daniel Fouche signed Jan. 1822
and paid by above admr, later. Fi fa of Thos. Pollard vs
Thos., and Daniel Fouche and Thos. Freeman. Land on Little
river, property of Thos. Freeman levied on 1825, paid by Wm.
Slaton, admr. Returns for 1829, Paid Mary, Ann and Thos.
Fouche, paid Thos. Freeman, paid Susannah Fouche all their
distributive shares and Susannah the shares of Wm., and Geo.
Fouche as their gdn.
FLUKER, MARY ANN dec'd est. John Johns, admr. Receipt of
Jesse Evans to Jas. Gresham, gdn of orphs of Thos. Gresham,
dec'd, pay for coffin for Mary Ann Fluker. (Mary Ann was the
wid of Thos. Gresham).
FLUKER, ELIZABETH dec'd. est. Isaac Fluker, admr. Returns
for 1825. Paid for coffin.
FINLEY, JAMES dec'd. Isabella Finley, wid. Writ of dower
Feb. 27, 1821 in 777 acres whereon said Jas. Finley, dec'd
formerly lived. Returns of Isabella as gdn 1821-22. Receipt
of John T. Daniel for tuition for Wm., and David Finley,
minors, Isabella Finley, gdn. Board for Jensey Finley,
minor. Returns for 1823, paid tuition for the above boys and
FINLEY, ISABELLA dec'd. John Finley, admr. Returns for
1849 hire of slaves. Sale of land and slaves 1850.
FINNEY, SARAH, orph of Jas. Finney, dec'd. Wm. Melear
app. gdn Jul. 1, 1811. Wiley Ogletree, Thos. Huston, Sec.
FOSTER, JOHN HARDIN dec'd. Warrant of apprmt Jul. 27,
1801. David Meriwether, Hope Hull, Garland Wingfield, excrs.
FORD, JOSEPH dec'd. Wm. Ford, admr. Returns of sale Feb.
21, 1814. Ann Ford bought all personal estate.
FARGERSON, ABNER dec'd. Inv. Oct. 5, 1784. Miles Duncan,
Wm. Traylor, John Banks, apprs. Notes on John Fluker to be
paid in deer skins,
notes of Christopher Lyner, Thos. Hitch, Sr. and Jr.,
John Banks and John Wise.
FERRINGTON, AARON dec'd. Enoch James, admr. Paid Dudley
Milam board for Nancy and Amanda Ferrington orphs for 1807.
Returns for 1809-11. Paid Jas. Pratt for boarding children
of said dec'd 1806-11.
FANNING, JOHN dec'd. est. Bird Parks, admr. Paid Matthew
Faver board for Patsy Fanning 1815 in returns for 1817-19.
Receipt of John Faver, Jr. for tuition for Parks and Nancy
Fanning son and dau of said dec'd for 1804. List of debts
given in Sep. 15, 1804. "Discharges for 1074 days in Capt.
Williamson's Co. Discharge from Lt. Col. Lee." Paper found
with this est "On a settlement made between Aquilla
Burroughs, Esqr. and myself, Capt. Fanning present, relative
to the quantity of soldiers discharges belonging to Jas.
Stalling's Co., there appeared to be in the hands of said
Burroughs $4558.00 half of which said Burroughs became bound
to deliver to a certain person for Stallings or the monies
received thereon, the other half remained the property of
said Burroughs and Capt. Fanning, say $1139.50 cents each.
The above settlement was made 10th, June 1798. Signed Jas.
Stallings, A. Burroughs. (Probably pay for soldiers of 1812
or service of above men).
FANNING, BRYAN dec'd. Welcome Fanning app temp admr. Nov.
23, 1829. Thos. Green and Welcome Fanning app. Jan. 4, 1830.
Thos. Green app gdn of Jas. G., Elizabeth, Martha B., John
T., and Mary Ann Fanning, orphs of Bryan Fanning dec'd. Nov.
5, 1830. Receipt of Darling Parham for tuition for Jas. G.,
1833, of Jas. Y. Gardner, 1834, the same for John Thos.
Fanning 1834, of T. R. Wilson, board for Mary Ann 1833.
FANNING, ELIZA dec'd. Thos. Green, Sr. app admr Jan. 3,
1831. Writ of partition of personal est of Bryan Fanning,
dec'd, between the gdn of children of said dec'd and the
admr of Eliza Fanning wid of said dec'd, all children under
21. The shares of the five orphs to remain in common, and
the share of said Eliza, dec'd. set apart and divided to
Thos. Green, admr of said Eliza, dec'd.
GAINES, DANIEL of Amberst Co. Va. Bonds to Walton Harris
of Wilkes Co. Ga. Aug. 20, 1787. Henry Mounger, Sampson
Harris, Joel Harris, Test. On the reverse receipts to Jas.
Stewart for slaves Farthing and Moll, May 25, 1784; to Thos.
Gilbert for $100.00 Aug 1, 1784; to Thos. Gilbert by Jacob
Bankston L5, Sept. 19, 1785; to Chas. Sanders, Round O., S.
C. L1; from Thos. Gilbert by Jacob Bankston 20s., Jun. 5,
1786; to Jas. Fountain L120, Feb. 10, 1787, "in part of
within bond." All signed by Walton Harris.
Letter from Daniel Gaines, Va. Amherst Co., Dec. 29,
"The bearer hereof Jas. Stewart carries out my slaves to
crop on the plantation I bought of you. I am disappointed
in receiving money here to discharge the first payment for
the land but expect Mr. Stewart will receive it in S. C. I
have directed him if that Resource fails to let you have my
negroes agreeable to what passed between us at Savannah. Mr.
Thos. Gilbert who goes out with Mr. Stewart means
immediately to become a citizen of Ga., and to follow the
business of Surveyor. I would beg leave here to recommend
him to your good offices as one worthy of your esteem He
will show you a Petition to your Assembly signed by a number
of respectable Gentlemen. Should your own sentiments
coincide with the Prayer of the Petition, I shall hope you
will support it with all your power. Please present my most
respectful compliments to Mrs. Harris. I am Sir, your most
Obedient Servant." Signed Dan Gaines. To the Hon. Walton
Harris, near Wilkes Court House, Ga.
Letter from Daniel Gaines, Broad River, Nov. 6, 1787 to
Walton Harris, protesting the settlement he wishes to make,
and telling him the expense of going to Round O., he would
pay, if the addressee went for that purpose only.
Testimony of Daniel Gaines, no date, that John and Jos.
Hawkins were commissioners for supplying the troops in Va.,
during the Rev. War and for several years after how many he
cannot remember. While the connection lasted Jos. Moreton
acted for them, but whether he was a partner with or against
the said Hawkins, the deponent does not know.
GREER, WILLIAM Letter to Wm. Graves of Wilkes Co. Jul.
14, 1791 in which he says he proceeded next A. M. after
getting home to survey land. "If it was vacant at that time
we have it secure." On the outside, Letter from Wm. Greer,
Jul. 14, 1791, received Jul. 21, 1791. About survey of land
of the Rocky Fork of Shoulderbone.
GADDY, DAVID, vs Francis Gaddy. David Gaddy caveats said
Francis obtaining letters of admn on Jas. Gaddy, dec'd,
because administration has been awarded Wm. Pate of Hanover
Co. Va., and that Francis is not nearest of kin of said
dec'd. Jul. 21, 1800.
GRESHAM, GEORGE, Sr, dec'd. Warrant of apprmt Jan. 6,
1817. Wm. Oneal, John Gresham and Samuel Paschall, admrs.
Sale Feb. 22, 1817. John Kaufman, Patsy and Benj. Gresham
GILLIAM (GILLUM), PETER dec'd. Jesse Heard app. admr Jul.
15, 1794. Note of Wm. Maxwell and Wm. Cox for L10, 5s.
signed Jan. 1, 1794. Receipts Oct. 8, 1800 to Jesse Heard,
admr from Evan Price, Ewing Morrow, Anne, Patsy, and Chas.
Gillum, and Jos. Morrow legacies in full.
GILLIAM, WILLIAM dec'd. Inv. Apr. 16, 1798. Slaves Edum,
Gabriel, Jones, Cloe, Mary, Chas., Dick, Miner, Slivey and
Tobey, and house-hold goods. John Gibson, Daniel Dupree,
Alex. Davis, Apprs. Dr. Joel
Abbott's account for visit at Mr. Ellis in Oglethorpe Co.
1796, attendance 40 hours. Salley Williamson, excx. Receipt
of Deverix Gilliam, Jun. 5, 1798, of Richard Gilliam Dec.
19, 1799, of Chas., John, and Jarrett Gilliam Jan. 12, 1799,
$380.00, shares in full. Receipt of Chas. Gilliam for
$1044.00 which is in full of the shares that Archer Gilliam,
Joice Hood, Polly Jennins, Betsy Hood and Polly Hood the
children of Joice Hood are entitled to receive under the
will of Wm. Gilliam, dec'd, which he binds himself to pay
over to them and to get receipts and transmit to Ga., to
said Sally Williamson, admx. Dec. 19, 1799. John Griffin
witness to all receipts.
GRIFFIN, JOHN dec'd. Nathaniel Ragan, admr. Receipts of
John Griffin and John Paxon, "heirs, legatees and
distributees." Feb. 19, 1802.
GORDON, MOSES, dec'd. est. Geo. Hamilton, excr Receipts
of Josiah Gordon 1801 and Jos. Gordon 1805 for part of their
legacies. Palatiah Stallings app. gdn of Delila, Elizabeth
and Isaac, orphs of Moses Gordon, dec'd. Jul. 10, 1799. Paid
Daniel Wagnon for board for Elizabeth 1801. Paid Palatiah
Stallings board for Elizabeth and Delila 1800. Paid Wm.
Worrell for Nancy's board 1800. Paid Mrs. Ann Dawson,
Betsy's board 1804. Paid Wm. Worrell board for Elizabeth
1807, shoes for Nancy. Returns for 1811 Paid Isaac Gordon
for schooling Elizabeth Gordon 1811. Paid Palatiah
Stallings. gdn of Delilah Gordon, paid John Dyson for
schooling Elizabeth 1810. Receipt of Sampson Brown. husband
of Nancy Gordon, for her legacy Nov. 13, 1809. Moses
Gordon's distributive share in est of John Edwards, dec'd,
L11. Moses bid off hogs etc at the sale of John Edwards est
GORDON, FRANCIS dec'd Inv. Jul. 10, 1801. Slaves Robin,
Meriah, Reuben and Joe, 1 stage wagon.
GRAVES, HUMPHREY dec'd. est. Returns for 1794. Paid
Chloe, Perry and Joshua Graves and Jas. Perry and Basil
Magruder, legatees $320.00 each.
GRAVES, JOHN T., dec'd. Lawrence C. Toombs, admr, and gdn
of Sally Dillard Graves, Catharine Anne Graves and Jas.
Porterfield Graves, petition showing that he found upon
assuming this admn that John T. Graves had made over by deed
to his children the whole of his property excluding his wife
Ann S. Graves and his creditors etc. No date. Walter H.
Weems app. admr de bonis non Nov. 2, 1829, former admr
Lawrence C. Toombs having died. Returns of John H. Dyson,
gdn for 1836, expense of going to Salem, carriage to bring
Catharine A. Graves home, pocket money furnished her at
Salem. Receipt of F. Ficklen, Feb. 1839 to Simeon Hester for
palings for enclosing the grave of Miss Catharine Graves.
Affidavit of Alfred L. Boren Feb. 27, 1839 that he saw John
H. Dyson deposit a letter in the P. O. at Washington
containing $100.00 Bank of State of Ga.,
payable at Mechanics Bank in New York to Wm. Taylor dated
Savannah Feb. 6, 1835, letter directed to Jas. P. Graves,
GRAY, JAMES dec'd est. Returns of Jos. Gray, one of the
excrs, all his transactions with the est, signed Jul. 24,
1800, as found in the hands of the wid and excx of dec'd,
who has since intermarried with one David Perreman (See
will, page 48 Vol. 1).
GIDDENS, FRANCIS dec'd est. Elizabeth Giddens, admx with
will annexed. Petition to divide real est so as to give to
Edward Giddens one of the heirs, now of lawful age his part,
Jan. 7, 1827. Her petition to sell 400 acres in Jackson Co.,
No date. Returns for 1827, paid Toliver Jones his legacy of
the personal est.
GIDDENS (GIDDINS), WILLIAM, dec'd est. Francis Giddins,
Sr., Admr. Nursing and boarding your child Francis in 1792,
bill of Susannah Green for $20.00. Returns 1809, paid Roger
Giddins $56.00, paid Jesse Everett $51.00. Receipt of John
Moss for tuition for Francis Giddins 1807, Jacob M. Scudders
for 1808. Returns for 1805, "tuition for the children" paid
Fred Rainey. Returns for 1814, rent of plantation in Jackson
Co. Receipt of Jos. Gray for $4.00 for making a coffin 1802.
GREEN, AMOS dec'd. Warrant of apprmt May 1, 1791. Hester
GREEN, PELEG and wife Freelove to Daniel Gaines, Lot No.
18, in the town of Washington, bounded N. by Elijah Clarkes
lot, S. by Broad Street, W. by Lot 17. Aug. 19, 1791.
GREEN, WILLIAM dec'd est. Receipt of Dr. John H. Pope for
pay for services rendered Mrs. Catharine Green, wid of said
dec'd 1817. To Wm. Jones for coffin for Catharine 1817.
Receipts Aug. 21, 1820 of Thos. Johnson and Elizabeth Green
for their legacies, Receipt of Douglas Watson, gdn of Wm.
Green, orph of said dec'd for his legacy same date. Samuel
Cochran and Wright Scoggin, admrs. Receipt of Wm. Green for
Lemon Green of Franklin Co. N. C., for $198.00 it being hire
of a slave Will, to Wright Scroggins, admr.
GUNN, ANN, Mrs. dec'd. John Hundley, temp. admr. Inv.
Nov. 9, 1819. Receipt of Solomon Perkins for making coffin
1819. Bill of John J. Harper for mdse by Ichabod Gunn, Ann's
GUNN, JOHN dec'd. Catharine Gunn, admx. Apprs. app. May
6, 1816 Returns for 1825, paid David Pool board for Geo.,
and Cicely Gunn for 1821-22, orphs of John Gunn, dec'd. Wm.
GIBSON, WALTER dec'd est. Sylvanus Gibson and Griffin
Hogan app. admrs Nov. 9, 1791. Receipt of Shadrack Hogan to
Gibson and Griffin Hogan, excrs for what was willed to
Elizabeth, dau of said Walter, and now the wife of said
Shadrack, Feb. 6, 1792. Receipt of Nathaniel Davis for what
was willed to Piety, dau of said Walter, now the wife of
said Nathaniel, Aug. 2, 1792.
GIBSON, SPRINGER, appointed gdn to his dau Frances Gibson
May 3, 1819.
GOODWYN, HARWOOD or HEROD, Sr., dec'd. Warrant of apprmt
Dec. 2, 1793. John Griffin and Thos. Goodwyn, admrs. Slaves
Bob Long, Bob Short, James, Rachel, Sylvia, Lyddy, Judy,
Betty, Chas., woman called Frank, John and Hall. Return of
sale of land, town tract bought by John Griffin. Capt. Jeter
bought Log Dam tract, Thos. Goodwin, Kettle creek tract.
Receipt of Elizabeth Goodwin relict of Herod Goodwyn, dec'd,
a childs part of the real est. Dec. 30, 1796 Receipt of
Robt. Goodwin for slaves Betty, Tom and Milly, in full of my
share of Herod Goodwyns est. Jan. 27, 1795. Same date Herod
Goodwyn legatee receipt. Returns of John Griffin, admr Jan.
20, 1795 paid Jordan Anderson, gdn of Jas. Goodwin, paid
Robt., Harwood, Thos. and Matt Goodwin, paid Elizabeth
Goodwin, wid., paid Boswell Bridgman, all their legacies.
Says "Harwood Goodwin, dec'd." Receipt of H. Goodwin for
Lylla, Judy and other slaves, 1795 "Herod Goodwyn, dec'd."
Returns of Thos. Goodwyn, excr for 1797 paid expense to N.
C. to recover a slave.
GOODWIN, GEORGE dec'd est. Inv. Nov. 14, 1821. Rebecca
Goodwin and Samuel Brooks, excrs. Receipt of Roberson
Goodwin to Rebecca Goodwin, excx Nov. 20, 1821 for his
GOOLSBY, PETER dec'd. Isaiah and Nancy Goolsby app. admrs
Aug. 6, 1791. Daniel Saffold, Sec. Returns for 1797,
"Received of Jas. East for clothes detained of the dec'd and
recovered suit." Bond for title from Peter Goolsby, planter
of Wilkes Co. Ga., to Waide Goolsby of Roan Co. N. C. Jan.
10, 1789, to 125 acres on Clouds creek being half of a tract
Peter Goolsby bought of his father Jas. Goolsby and known as
Walnut Grove. Drury Goolsby, John Crook, Test. Wade Goolsby
assigns his right of the within bond to Jas. Goolsby, Nov.
22, 1797. Receipt of Jas. Goolsby to Isaiah Goolsby, excr
Peter Goolsby, dec'd Apr. 3, 1798 for 2000 pounds of tobacco
for above land. Wm. Pye, Test.
GOOLSBY, SABRA dec'd. Randall Goolsby app admr. Sept. 5,
GIBSON, JOHN, orph of Wm. Gibson, dec'd. Archibald Sheats
gdn. Received of Walter Gibson, admr of Wm. Gibson, dec'd
$400.00 1819. By expense of going to Wilkinson Co. to
collect the above.
GAAR, MICHAEL, dec'd. Lewis and Adam Gaar app. admrs Dec.
GIRADEAU, JOHN B., affidavit that Benj. Turner and Jas.
Lesley are justly indebted to him. Feb. 3, 1790.
GLASS, JOSHUA gdn of Ripper Robinson, free man of color
vs Daniel Stalker. Interrogatories to be exhibited to
Francis Prine of Pendleton, S. C., by Elisha Brown and
Joshua Saxon, J. P. of Pendleton Co. Had he been acquainted
with Ripper Robinson a long time, did he know his reputed
mother Mima Robinson, was she a free woman, did he know that
Ripper was bound to Thos. Carter of Burlington Co. N. J.,
were Ripper and Mima and her other children reputed free
persons of color in N. J. etc. Answers not found.
GRANGER, JESSEY dec'd est. Etheldred Woods account for
work done on a pair of millstones Feb. 12, 1791.
GRIFFIN, OWEN dec'd. Josiah Stovall's affidavit to
execute the will No date, Richard Griffin, Test. Elizabeth
Griffin, excx. Petition to sell No. 226, 11th Dist.
originally Monroe now Upson Co. No date.
GRIFFIN, SARAH, wid of Buckner Griffin releases her dower
and all her claim and that of her son Richard to one
undivided third of 300 acres in Wilkes Co. on Mt. Fork of
Soap creek, to Nathan Sims, admr of said Buckner Griffin,
dec'd. Sep. 28, 1795. Robt. Mitchell, Meshack Overby,
Leonard Sims, Test.
GAMMAGE, WILLIAM, Order to Hannah Kelly to pay Samuel
Brown five shillings, May 22, 1791.
GAMMAGE, SAMUEL dec'd est. Nancy Gammage, admx. To board
and clothes for Polly H. and Francis C. Gammage for 1816.
GUEST, THOMAS dec'd est. Receipts of Thos. Guest for
himself, Isaac Perkins for himself, Isaac C. Perkins as
trustee for Elizabeth Perkins, Sr., and Elizabeth Perkins
(Jr?) for herself, 1811, all legatees, 1811. Wm. Anderson,
GODING, WILKINSON, dec'd. Warrant of apprmt Oct. 12,
1791. John Milner, admr with will annexed. Geo. Gray, Philip
Ballard, Nathan Ballard, Malachi Stallings and Wm. Baldwin,
apprs. Recorded in Book "D D" folio 103.
GILBERT, THOMAS, bond to appear at Court Apr. 1794 to
answer John Lindsays suit for damages. John M. Whitney, John
F. Gardiner, Sec.
GRANT, DANIEL dec'd est. Thos. Grant, acting excr.
Receipts of Stephen Gafford and Richard Davis in full of
their legacies, Dec. 25, 1794; of John Owen Dec. 12, 1794;
of Hazlewood Wilkinson, Jan. 9, 1795, for their legacies in
full except a part of land on the Western waters and a
balance for tobacco coming from Mr. Maury in England.
GRANT, WILLIAM dec'd est. Receipt to Thos. and Daniel
Grant, excrs Dec. 25, 1827 of Wiley B. Ector for his
interest in said est in right
of his wife. Return of Wylie B. Ector, excr in right of
his wife, Jan. 1, 1828, paid himself for board of the
children. Wylie B. Ector's petition to be allowed to make
his returns in Meriwether Co., having removed there, No
HALL, ASA dec'd. Inv. Sep. 7, 1820. Augustus H. Gibson,
Lewis S. Brown and Constantine Church, admrs. Seals, keys,
bracelets, watches, watch crystals etc listed and sundry
articles in possession of Lorenza T. Hall. Power of atty
from Mary Little Hall of Boston, Suffolk Co. Mass., single
woman to Chas. Hall of Augusta, Ga., to receive her part of
her father Asa Hall, dec'd est of Washington, Wilkes Co. Ga.
Feb. 23, 1821. Amelia Edgeworth, Ann Twiner (?), Test.
Stephen Codman, N. P. Duncan G. Campbell, atty of Chas.
Hall, who is atty in fact of Mary L. Hall, receipt for
$178.43 and a few articles of jewelry, Jun. 24, 1822. Order
of Lorenzo T. Hall to the admrs to pay to Constantine Church
his distributive share of above est. Dated Washington, Dec.
11, 1820. Constantine Church's receipt for above Jun. 24,
1822 $119.86. Lorenzo T. Hall's order on C. Church to pay R.
H. Wilde $100.00 Nov. 11, 1820, which was done Apr. 22,
1822. Receipts of Chas. Hall to the admrs for $500.00 in
part of Mary L. Hall's share, Augusta, Apr. 11, 1822. She is
called one of the two heirs.
HEARD, GEORGE dec'd. Return of a sale, almost destroyed,
Sep. 10, 1784. Susannah Heard, excx. She bought horses,
cattle, household goods. Richard Heard and Wm. Allison also
HEARD, GEORGE dec'd. Inv. Sep. 29, 1791. Chas. Dean,
Peter Gillum, Edward Gresham, Apprs. Slaves Ben and Peg,
cattle household goods etc. Warrant of apprmt. Sep. 20,
1791. Sale Dec. 11, 1793, Jesse Heard and John Ramey, admrs.
Returns of J. Ramey, gdn of Elizabeth and Ann Heard 1796-99.
Paid four years board for them and slaves Richard and
Reuben, paid Thos. Wingfield tuition, hire of slave Peg and
rent of plantation. Paid Wm. Jones tuition 1796. John
Ramey's bond as admr. May 2, 1793, with Ann Heard now the
wife of said Ramey, Wm. Ramey, Sec., to Jesse Heard and Jos.
Heard all of Wilkes Co. Returns for 1796 paid tax for 1796,
paid Dr. Lacey's bill. Returns of Jesse Heard, admr. Receipt
from John Ramey, gdn of Mary, Elizabeth, Ann and Geo. Heard
in full, also the whole transaction of Jesse Heard of said
est to date Mar. 2, 1801. Receipt of John Ramey to Jesse
Heard for himself as a legatee, and as gdn of Mary,
Elizabeth, Ann and Geo. Heard, Apr. 10, 1799. Receipt of Wm.
Heard also, being in full of my part of my father Geo.
Heard's est. Samuel Millers receipt for tuition for Ann,
Mary and Elizabeth Heard 1793-94. Receipt of Thos. Ogletree
for 10s. for making a coffin. Receipt of Wm. Poss for Dr. L.
Acee (Dr. Lacey) for L2. 1797, for services to Geo., dec'd
and his niece 1792. Returns of gdn for 1800, board for Mary,
Elizabeth, Ann and George.
HEARD, JOHN, Sr., dec'd est. Bill of Geo. Walton from
Dec. 1778 to Oct. 1785 for mdse, linen, calico, rum, shoe
buckles, buttons etc. Petition of Geo. Walton, "late of
Wilkes Co." to the justices of the Inferior Court of Wilkes
Co., that Stephen Heard, Jos. Staten and Jesse Heard appear
before the court to settle this debt, Served Jul. 27, 1790.
(See will of John Heard, p. 48 Vol. 1) (This was not Geo.
Walton the signer, but another who returned to Va., from
Wilkes Co. before 1790).
HEARD, CHARLES dec'd est. John and Richard Heard, excrs.
Receipt of Dr. Gilbert Hay Apr. 1, 1800, of Samuel Heard
1799-1800, legacy due me from est of Chas. Heard, and of Ann
Owens Mar. 1800 for her legacy. Receipt of Stephen Heard,
Sr., 1799 for brandy, cash lent etc. in 1794. Receipt of
John Heard for corn 1787, money lent 1792.
HEARD, JESSE dec'd est. Ebenezer Smith, excr. Receipt of
Peter Gibert of Abbeville Dist. S. C., "for teaching your
son Jesse the French language, 7 months in 180??-1803."
Returns of Ebenezer Smith, gdn of Susannah Heard, orph of
Jesse, dec'd for 1804. Hire of slaves Sucky and Whitfield,
paid ?? ??m for board. Bond of Ebenezer Smith as gdn for
Elizabeth and Susannah Heard, minors of Jesse, dec'd. Aug.
2, 1803. John Walker and Richard Heard, Sec. Stephen Martin,
gdn of Mary F. Heard vs Elizabeth Heard for a note
returnable Feb. 16, 1805, payable to the excrs of Jesse
Heard, dec'd, and the Justices allowed evidence to be given
of a set off against Stephen Heard one of the excrs in his
HEARD, BARNARD dec'd. Receipt of Geo. Walker, atty for
plaintiff to John Cessna, Sheriff of Greene Co., for L28.
??11s. in full of a judgementobtained by Geo. Walton for
Stephen Heard vs John Heard, Jr., admr of Barnard Heard
dec'd, May 21, 1791. Fi fa issued by H. Mounger.
HEARD, STEPHEN, petition to be admitted to practice law
in this state. Mr. Solomon Van Allen, Mr. Griffin and Mr.
Matthews to examine him. Oct. 28, 1799.
HEARD, STEPHEN dec'd. (son of Barnay) Nancy Heard, Jos.
Staten, app. temp. admrs. Aug. 22, 1801. Baldwin Robertson
and Gideon Brown, Sec.
HEARD, STEPHEN dec'd. John Heard app. admr Nov. 6, 1810.
Jas. Render and Jas. Wootten, Sec. Note of hand to John
Thurman, Jul. 9, 1810, paid by John Heard, admr Dec. 1813.
HEARD, JOHN, Sr., dec'd. Inv. Oct. 29, 1803. John Heard,
Jr., admr. Amount of sales Dec. 31, 1803 John Dyson, John
Heard, Jr. and Ephraim Heard, admrs.
HAMMONS, JACOB dec'd est. Petition to divide the slaves,
1823 signed by John Huguley and Champion Allen. To Marion
Hammonds, Mirick and Jinny. To Champion Allen, Charity and
Emily, to Barbary Ann Hammonds, Dennis, to Wm. Hammonds,
David to Lucinda Hammonds, Peggy. Jan. 3, 1824.
HAMMOCK, BENEDICK dec'd. Inv. Jul. 31, 1787. Left to his
son Benedick slave Sary, feather bed etc. To dau Betsy
Hammock slave Daffy, cotton wheel, cows etc. Geo. Gresham,
Wm. Huckaby, Solomon Thornton, apprs.
HAMMOCK, HUGH dec'd. Inv. Sep. 11, 1783. The improvement
(land?) valued at L14. household goods etc. Robt. Killgore,
Jas. Yer??berry and P. Cunningham, apprs. Sale, Oct. 11,
1783, Robt. and Nancy Hammock purchasers. Thos. Connell,
Arthur Smith and John Johnson, also.
HAMMOCK, THOMAS dec'd. Inv. Apr. 13, 1814. Jos.
HAMMOCK, ROBERT dec'd. Warrant of apprmt. Feb. 25, 1800.
Millinor and Lewis Hammock, admx and admr.
HAMMOCK, WILLIAM dec'd. Inventory Mar. 16, 1808.
HAMMOCK, SARAH dec'd. Inv. May 30, 1827. Slaves Caty,
Mary. Dianna, Sealey, Mariah, Nancy and Silvey all the est.
John Thorington, admr. John Thornton, admr's petition leave
to sell certain slaves for division, no date.
HOLLIDAY, THOMAS dec'd. Warrant of apprmt. Aug. 8, 1799
to appraise the goods etc, not administered by Martha
Holliday, late admx, dec'd, as shown to you by John Graves
and Francis Strother admrs de bonis non. Aug. 6, 1799. Jos.
Gartrell, Nathaniel Ragan, John Bentley, apprs. Returns for
1800. Cash in the hands of Francis Strother legatee, and gdn
of Polly Holliday, and cash in the hands of Hope Hull, gdn
of John Holliday. Paid Andrew West for attending Martha
Holliday in sickness. Receipt of Barbara West, excx, of
Andrew West, dec'd. Mar. 5, 1801. Receipt of Dickerson
Holliday "one of the legatees" for his part of the hire of
slaves for 1803.
HENLEY, MARGARET dec'd. Petition of her heirs, viz, John,
Philip, Edmond, Wm., Jas., Darby, Abijah, Micajah and
Susannah Henley, saying they were possessed Sep. 14, 1806 of
several slaves, which they lost the same day and they came
into the hands of Mrs. Catharine Henley, who found them and
who refuses to give them up, knowing they belonged to the
heirs of Margaret Henley above named, she ordered to appear
at court which she does and declares she has been in
peaceful possession of said slaves four years etc. Nov. Term
HENLEY, JOHN dec'd est. Abner Henley, admr. Returns for
1822 paid Sarah Farnsworth $96.00, paid Jas. C. Henley
$100.00, paid John Henley $120.00, paid Peggy and Polly
Henley $326.00 each. Returns for 1823 paid Wm. Robinson,
admr Abijah Henley, dec'd $492.00,
paid Darby Henley per order and receipt of Thos. King,
$220.00. Returns for 1818, paid Fanny, Peggy and Polly
Henley certain sums.
HENLEY, JOHN, Sr., and wife Catharine to Thos. W. Guries
(?) Lot No. 13 in town of Washington. Sept. 27, 1800.
HAMILTON, GEORGE dec'd. Jos. J. Hamilton, orph. Returns
of John W. Cooper, gdn for 1824, paid orph in full. Div. of
slaves, Feb. 3, 1819. Agnes Hamilton, wid of dec'd, Jas.
Render in right of his wife Sarah, Thos. Hamilton, Nathan
Benton, in right of his wife Lucy, Geo. W., Mary, Chas.,
Jos. J., and John C. Hamilton distributees. Returns of Jas.
Render, admr 1828-30. Receipts of Mary R. Church and
Elizabeth Murphy in full of all demands. Receipts of Jos. J.
Hamilton, admr of John C. Hamilton in full of all demands.
Jas. Render's receipt as legatee also. Receipts of
Constantine Church Jul. 1822 and Apr. 1826 for his
distributive share of said est.
HAMILTON, AGNES dec'd. Warrant of apprmt. Jan. 12, 1826.
Constantine Church and Benj. Murphy, admrs. Returns of Benj.
Murphy 1827 paid Jos. J. Hamilton and Nathan Benton large
sums. Returns for 1830, paid Jos. J., G. W., and Thos.
Hamilton, M. R. Church, Jas. Render, for himself and as
admr, Constantine Church, L. Benton and E. Murphey.
HAY, CHARLES dec'd. Felix G. Hay app. admr, no date.
HAYES, WILLIAM, orph of David Hayes, dec'd. Wiley Pope,
gdn. Matthew Talbot and wife, admrs of David Hayes, dec'd,
Vs Wiley Pope, gdn of Wm. Hayes. Interrogatories of Jacob
Bethany Oct. 29, 1796. Do you know Matthew Talbot who
married the wid of David Hayes? Did said Matthew pay Benj.
Sims money owing from said est? Did you pay Sims money due
from the est mentioned on the bond given by Hayes in his
life time to said Sims? G. Walker, atty for defts. (Wid of
David Hayes married Matthew Talbot prior to 1783).
HENDRICKS, KITTY dec'd. Nancy McRae app. admx de bonis
non will annexed Jan. 5, 1829. Kitty Hendricks deed of gift
to niece Margaret McRae of Washington, Wilkes Co., slave
Julia and her child Eliza. Dec. 28, 1813.
HENDRICKS, BENJAMIN dec'd. Judith and Anderson Hendricks
app. admrs. Aug. 2, 1790. John Talbot, Sec. Inv. Aug. 14,
1790, Slave Peg listed. Returns of Judith, admx 1791-92.
Paid Henry Ray tuition. paid Anderson and Wm. Hendricks and
Wm. and Mary Smallwood heirs, paid John Talbot, gdn of
Thos., Elizabeth, Moses, Micajah, Benj., and John Hendricks
each in notes and bonds. Returns of Solomon Thornton, gdn of
Benj., Micajah and John Hendricks for 1801, money received
on notes. Returns for 1804. Receipts of Micajah and Benj.,
in full of shares. Benj. Hendricks bond to Benedict Hammock
signed Dec. 8, 1785, due Apr. following. Gideon Anderson
and Mary Hammock, test. Petition of Judith Hendricks,
admx. and Anderson and Wm. Hendricks and Wm. Smallwood
husband of Mary Hendricks, children who are of age, and John
Talbot, gdn of Thos., Elizabeth, Moses, Micajah, Benj., and
John Hendricks under age to lay off the third part to her.
On viewing the 200 acres in Wilkes Co. and understanding
that there was 350 acres in Elbert Co. claimed by said
Benj., dec'd, it was decided that the wid take 100 acres in
Wilkes Co. whereon the said wid. lives, on Rocky creek
agreeable to the original grant to said Benj., dec'd. Feb.
HENDRICK, WILLIAM dec'd est. Elizabeth Hendrick, admx.
Receipt of Benj. Hendrick May 18, 1806 "the full content of
$1125.00. Wm. Hendricks, calling himself of Rutherford Co.
N. C., to Frederick F. Alley of the same, mortgage on three
tracts of land, two on Shoal creek, one on Borens creek, a
lot in the town formerly called Bunville, now called
Erwinville and several slaves, to secure a debt of $1892.00
for which John C. Elliott of Rutherford Co., stood Sec.
Signed July 15, 1818. Sold at Rutherford, N. C., Jun. 10,
HORN, JOHN dec'd est. Ellender and John Horn's receipts
1803 for their legacies in part. John Rainey's receipt Aug.
6, 1806 in full of his legacy in right of his wife Nancy.
John Horn, gdn. of Hannah Horn. Returns 1806 no data. Wm.
Horn's receipt for legacy 1807.
HUDSPETH, WILLIAM dec'd est. Geo. Hudspeth, excr. Returns
for 1807 Paid Dr. Jas. Bradley, paid cost of law suit in
Oglethorpe Co., paid for grant in Wayne Co.
HILLHOUSE, DAVID. Affidavit to deliver to Robt. Cochran
at the port of Wilmington, N. C., 1500 gals. of merchantable
New England rum, 1500 gals. molasses, and a slave Phillis
about 17 years old, with no expense to Cochran except the
cost of the barrels, 50c each. David acknowledges a debt to
Cochran to be deducted from above articles. Dated at
Middletown Conn., July 1784. On the third page of this
document, same date, Robt. Cochran is called of
Fayetteville, N. C. On Oct. 2, 1787, Wm. Cochran and John
Ingram, admrs of Robt. Cochran declare David has never
delivered the above articles or paid his debt. Suit against
him in Wilkes Co. Settled in favor of plaintiffs.
HILLHOUSE, DAVID, Receipt to Capt. John Parks for
publishing citation to admr on est of Wm. Rogers, late of
Wilkes Co., dec'd. Jun. 18, 1801.
HILLHOUSE, SARAH, Receipt to Wm. Paschall Jul. 5, 1807
for publishing sale of property of Wm. Paschall. Same to
Rev. Jesse Mercer, Jul. 2, 1805 for publishing a nine months
notice of est of Silas Mercer, dec'd.
HOXEY, ASA dec'd est. Lewis S. Brown, excr. Returns for
Thos. Hoxey and Asa Hoxey in full, and Caroline E. Willey
also. Retained my own share.
HAY, WILLIAM dec'd. John Talbot, debtor Mar. 18, 1795 for
surveying 591 acres of land. Dr. Gilbert Hay testifies this
account is on the books of Wm. Hay, dec'd. Mar. 1, 1802.
HILLYER, SHALER dec'd. Inv. May 1, 1820. Rebecca Hillyer,
HOFF (HUFF), CHARLES dec'd. Inv. Sep. 4, 1820. Susannah
Hoff, John S. Pool and Wm. Lackey, admrs. Writ of dower to
widow Susannah Hoff, Apr. 23, 1821, in 330 acres on Clarks
creek "that the said Chas. Hoff departed this life intestate
sometime in June 1820."
HAMPTON, THOMAS dec'd. Mrs. Elizabeth Hampton, wid asks
for a childs part in 225 acres of land in Wilkes Co., Dec.
20, 1791, she being past 70 years old, "said Thos. having
made no mention of her in his will which was duly proved and
recorded in my office." Edward Jones, R. P. (Recorded in
Book "D D" folio 213).
HOWELL, JAMES dec'd. Inv. May 9, 1789. David Burk, Thos.
Harkins and John Bracken, Apprs. Tools and household goods
HARROLL, WILSON dec'd. Johnson Wellborn's returns as gdn.
of the four children, not named. Slaves hired out for the
benefit of the wid Mary Harrold and her four children.
HENDERSON, THOMAS and Noah Lee purchased the interest of
Granville Hammock and Jas. L. Hammock in 490 acres on
Beaverdam creek Feb. 7, 1826, then accupied by Mrs. Margaret
Hammock which Richard J. Willis, Sheriff confirms to them.
HARPER, WILLIAM dec'd est. John Landrum, admr. Returns
for 1808. Receipts in full of legatees, viz, Edward, Judith,
Polly and Henry Harper, Joyce Parrack (?), John Johnson,
John Campbell, Thos. Bibb's, and Joshua Glass's half share
each for Jesse Bibb.
HARPER, PLEASANT dec'd. Wm. Harper, admr with will
annexed. Receipt of John Foster, Coroner for fees for an
inquisition held over the body of Pleasant Harper supposed
to have been killed by the discharge of a gun in the hands
of John Campbell, May 4, 1799.
HANSON, JOHN, letter to John King expressing his
willingness to finish paying for land. Dated, Water of Long
Creek, Nov. 1795.
HANSON, MARY dec'd est. Received of Walter H. Weems, admr
of Wm. L. Weems, dec'd, late excr of Mary Hanson, dec'd
$50.00 is being the balance of a legacy of $200.00 from Mary
Hanson to Rev. John Hodge Sep. 8, 1827. Signed John Brown,
excr est of John Hodge, dec'd.
HANSON, JOHN M. Fi fa of Grant & Turner, Feb. 23, 1827.
HILL, HENRY dec'd. Theophilus Hill app. admr Mar. 15,
HILL, JAMES A., in right of his wife Amelia Emily Hill,
heir and distributee of Thos. Hill of Oglethorpe Co., who
died 1816, vs. Wiley Hill, admr. Thos. Hill left a wid and
six children besides the wife of Jas. A. Hill petitioner.
HILL, HENRY & SARAH, dec'd. Petition of their children,
viz. Wm. Johnson in right of his wife Nancy, Josiah Woods in
right of his wife Sarah, Mary Josey and Christian Pope,
being children of said Henry and Sarah Hill, dec'd, and
Elizabeth, Nancy, Greenberry, Polly, Winny, Patsy and
Harriett Hill, children of Theophilus Hill, dec'd, and
grandchildren of said Henry and Sarah, dec'd, by their next
friend Wm. Johnson. Previous to Mar. 25, 1805 said Henry
Hill died, soon after the children above named and
Theophilus, Henry, Jr., John and Abraham Hill, also children
of said dec'd entered into an agreement that the property be
left in possession of the wid Sarah for life, that Henry
Hill, Jr. should pay to the other heirs a certain sum, which
he failed to do. Said Sarah died Nov. 13, 1812. leaving a
will which made no provision for above payment etc., said
property should be equally divided and not according to the
will. May 14, 1815.
HILL, JAMES dec'd. Apprmt of est no date. Horse, spurs,
saddle bags etc. Values in pounds and shillings. Mordecai
Baldwin and John and Wm. Kimbrough, apprs.
HOPKINS, WILLIAM dec'd. Petition of Martha Hopkins. wid
Jan. 16, 1816, for dower in two tracts on Fishing creek,
Wm., having died intestate leaving several minor children.
Returns of Martha Hopkins, admx for 1818. Paid Wm. Heard in
right of his wife Elizabeth, formerly Elizabeth Hopkins
$574.00. Tuition paid S. M. Walker 1820 for Mary and Martha.
Tuition paid Nelson Powell for Caroline and Frances for
1822. Board etc for Mary, Caroline and Frances for 1823.
Receipt of John R. Heard Jan. 11, 1822 for his distributive
share of personal est. Rent of slaves and land returned by
Martha up to 1826.
HOPKINS, JILSON, property owned by him when he separated
from his wife, Elizabeth Hopkins Oct. 18, 1822, 268 acres in
Wilkes Co., ?? tracts in other counties. Bill of Dr. G. F.
Buchanan for services to Mrs. Elizabeth Hopkins 1832 and
HILLYARD, RICHARD dec'd est. Wm. Hillyard. excr. Returns
for 1816 board for five children viz, Richard, Elizabeth.
Sarah, Nancy, and Jehu. Returns of Wm. Hillyard, gdn of
Nancy and Sarah to 1820.
HILLYARD, MATILDA, orphan of Richard Hillyard, Jos. A.
Carter appgdn. May 7, 1827.
HEATH-HEETH, RICHARD dec'd. Henry Hight app. admr Oct.
12, 1829. Nancy Heath app. gdn of Rebecca and Martha Heath
Mar. 1, 1830.
Order of David Cooper dated Wrightsboro Mar. 27, 1832 to
Sheriff of Wilkes Co. In the event of an execution in his
favor vs Richard Heath's est being presented to you at the
sales of Heaths property Tuesday next you are not to pay the
money to Mrs. Heath or any of her agents under any
circumstances etc. Joshua Morgan surviving, excr of Jos.
Cohron vs Richard Heath and vs Henry Hight, admr, of Richard
Heath, dec'd. Interrogatories of Chas. Mills of Baldwin Co.,
from Superior court of Wilkinson Co. He knew the plantation
where Jos. Cohron died, to which Richard Heath moved about
1824 and lived till his death, said Chas. was one of the
partitioners to lay off Mrs. Cohron's dower. Richard Heath
died the last of May or 1st of June 1829. Feb. 3, 1832.
Interrogatories of John Livingston, certified by Chas. C.
Mills, J. I. C., Jan. 22, 1831. He knows said land on which
Jos. Cohron lived on Augusta road and Williams creek. He
knew Richard Heath and knows Joshua Morgan. He heard a
conversation between said Heath and Morgan about five or six
years ago, a short time after David Allison left Wilkes Co.,
which originated from a suit of Seth Moore vs said Richard
Heath, who sold Heath the land.
HARNSBERGER, STEPHEN dec'd. Sale Dec. 15, 1820. Allen P.
Rice, and D. Simpson, admrs. Receipt of A. Harnsberger, gdn
of Robt. Harnsberger for slaves Harriot and Bob. Receipt of
A. Harnsberger for slave Eliza. of Mary Harnsberger for
slaves Mary, Caty and her child; of Frances Harnsberger for
slaves Emily and Jacob; of Thos. Freeman for slave Charlott;
of Geo. W. Nolan for slaves Isaac, Sarena and Henry; of
Stephen Z. Harnsberger for Combo and Leannah; of Allen P.
Rice for Caroline and Billy. All signed Dec. 18, 1820.
HUGHS, THORP dec'd. Inv. Mar. 2, 1787, 1 sorrel horse,
saddle, corn and tobacco. Richard Melear, Buckr. Harris,
Jeffrey Early, apprs.
HARTSFIELD, GODFREY dec'd est. Receipt of Luke Williams
for part of his wife's legacy Dec. 1815. Returns for 1820,
paid Anderson Hartsfield as per order, Signed in Augusta
Jan. 1, 1818. Paid Warren Hartsfield in full.
HARTSFIELD, ANDREW N., dec'd est. Returns for 1819. Paid
Warren Hartsfield, paid $24.00 to Nicholas Sheats on order
of Elizabeth Hartsfield wife of Anderson Hartsfield. Bill of
Thos. Poulain, M. D. To visit at Mr. Holmes, Mar. 16,
Bleeding, 12 Dovers powders. Bleeding again 18, and 19th.
Bill dated Oglethorpe Co. May 30, 1816.
HUDGINS, BARTLEY or BARTLETT dec'd. Warrant of apprmt
Jun. 4, 1821. Richerson Booker, admr. Sale Jul. 26, 1821.
Easter Hudgins, Wm. Hudgins, Sr., purchasers. Geo.
McKinnie's bill for coffin 1820. Dr. Walter H. Weems bill
Mar. 1821 Bleeding Mar. 3rd and 5th.
HOLMES, JOHN dec'd est. Josiah B., and John Holmes,
for 1804, paid Josiah B., John and James Holmes part of
legacy. Bought saddle for Elizabeth Holmes. Receipt of Benj.
Milner for $360.00 Feb. 28, 1806 in full of my part of said
est.; of Jas. C. Holmes for $526.00 in full.
HOLMES, BENJAMIN dec'd. Inv. Jan. 6, 1817. Slaves Dick,
Jerry, Joshua, Debby, Mary and Dilsey listed. Jos. Holmes,
admr. Mary, Jos., and Benj. Holmes purchasers at sale.
Receipts of Mary Holmes 1817, 1818, 1819; of Geo. Fuller
1817; of Andrew Zellner 1820, 1821; of Arnold Zellner 1818,
1819, 1820; of Wm. and Benj. Holmes 1818, 1820; of Geo.
Fuller as gdn of Mary, Thos. and Jonathan Holmes 1821, all
in part of their legacies.
HOLMES, MARY dec'd. Inv. Sept. 6, 1819, Wm. Holmes, admr.
Account of John H. and Wm. H. Pope for medical attendance
Jun. 1818 to Mar. 1819. Returns for 1822, paid Geo. W.
Fuller's legacy in full, and paid him as gdn.
HUGULEY, ALLEY dec'd. Sale Jan. 27, 1848. Amos Huguley,
admr. Returns rent of land in Ala. 1848, 1849, 1850. Bill of
Columbus Enquirer for advertising sale of land in Lafayette,
Ala. in 1850. Receipts of John, Zachariah and Geo. Huguley
for their distributive shares except land in Early Co. Ga.,
Fla. and Ala. 1849. Receipt of Geo. Huguley as trustee for
Sarah Walker; of Geo. F. Cooper; of Zachariah McKenney; of
Geo. Huguley trustee for Nancy Cooper; of Benj. Tankersley;
of Jas. Bafford, by their atty in fact, Job H. Ross, and of
Job H. Ross for his distributive share, all signed 1849 in
Wilkes Co. Ga. Tax receipts to Geo. Huguley, agt for Amos.
Huguley for tax 1848-1850 in Chambers Co. Ala.
HOLDERNESS, JAMES M., son of McKinney Holderness, dec'd.
Thos. W. Cobb's receipt to Nelson Powell, gdn and admr Lewis
McClendon, dec'd. for $500.00, a note given by Lewis
McClendon former gdn for defending said Holderness on an
indictment for murder, 1822. (McKinney died in 1803, and
Lewis McClendon married the wid Synthia before 1806) Receipt
of S. & F. Grantland of Milledgeville, Jan. 25, 1814, to
Lewis McLendon, admr. pay for advertising 600 acres in
HOLDERNESS, JAMES dec'd est, Lewis Irons and wife vs
Lewis McLendon and wife Cynthia McLendon, admrs McKinney
Holderness, dec'd. 1809 Interrogatories to be exhibited to
Robt. Acton by John Evans and Jas. Davis, J. Ps of Stokes
Co. N. C. Says he knew Lewis Irons, Jas. Holderness and his
son McKinney Holderness, that James was his near neighbor
until he moved away about 20 years ago, that James had only
two children Charlotte and McKinney, Charlotte married Lewis
Irons, that Lewis Irons told him that he intended selling
where Jas. Holderness lived which he did and received
payments, that James gave his dau Charlotte a slave Fanny
four children when she married Lewis Irons and said Robt.
Acton says that what they received was more than half of the
whole estate of said Jas. Holderness. Feb. 14, 1809.
HOLDERNESS, McKINNEY dec'd. Lewis McLendon, admr. Receipt
of Duncan G. Campbell for pay for services rendered Apr. 20,
HOLDERNESS, JAMES dec'd. Inv. Apr. 2, 1796. Drury
Williams, Isaiah Scudder, Wm. Reeves, apprs.
HOLDERNESS, JAMES M., orph of McKinney Holderness. Nelson
Powell app gdn Sept. 3, 1821. Petition of Lewis Irons saying
that on Jan. 1, 1805 he was possessed of 33 slaves, stock,
household goods etc., and were put in possession of Lewis
McLendon and his wife Cynthia.
HARGROVE, DUDLEY in right of his wife Mary Hargrove,
formerly Mary Coleman of Halifax Co. N. C., power of atty to
Wm. Hargrove to secure his legacy in right of his wife in
the est of her father Daniel Coleman, dec'd. May 7, 1794.
Willis Alston, Stephen McCamey, J. Ps for Halifax Co. N. C.
HOGAN, SHADRACK dec'd. David Terrell, Ordy, Wilkes Co.
appointed Wm. Hogan of Lincoln Co. temp admr. Dec. 6, 1800.
Receipts of Shadrack Hogan, Jas. Hogan, Griffin Hogan, 1802,
John Hogan, Wm. Wadsworth, Elizabeth Hogan, 1803 as
legatees. Returns for 1804 shows paid Judgement of Wm.
Johnson vs John Hopkins, security for Shadrack Hogan. From a
paper from Montgomery Co. N. C. 1786, Geo. Davidson Clk of
Court shows John Davidson was Clk of Court 1785 when Hogan
gave his note to Wm. Johnson, John Hopkins, Sec. Settled
Jan. 11, 1787. Jury: David Pennington, Rowland Harris,
Richard Bell, West Harris, Valentine Vanhoose, John Randle,
David Cato, Christopher Chappell, Andrew Bankston, Edmd
Randle, Howell Parker and Drury Bennett.
HOPKINS, JOHN Receipt as agent for Jas. Gray, admr John
Hopkins, dec'd. May 26, 1802.
HOOD, AVERY R., dec'd. Burwell Hood app admr Nov. 24,
1809. Stephen W. Hood, Sec.
HINTON, MICAJAH dec'd. Wm. Hinton and John Smith app
admrs. Apr. 30, 1791. Henry Mounger, test.
HURLEY, WILLIAM dec'd. Sale Apr. 21, 1796 axes, books,
sword etc. Jas. Hurley, admr. Account of A. Burroughs to
Maj. Wm. Hurley, dec'd 1793-94, whiskey and rum.
HURLEY, HENRY dec'd. Fanny Hurley and John Lewis, admrs.
Returns 1811 of sale, Jas. Hurley, Jr., purchaser.
HARRIS, FANNY dec'd. Archelaus Harris app admr. John
Talbot, Sec. Aug. 22, 179—.
HARRIS, ARCHELAUS dec'd. Warrant of apprmt Nov. 18, 1792.
Inv. Nov. 27, 1792. Hickerson Cosby. admr. Geo. Gresham,
Solomon Thornton, Richard Reviere, apprs. 3 vols. of
Wesley's Notes, hymn and prayer book, Bible, bay mare etc.
State of Va. At a court held for Louisa Co. Apr. 13, 1784
Edward Herndon, assignee of Thos. Wingfield vs Archelaus
Harris. Judgement for 11000 pounds of tobacco Note given
1782. Note of Archelaus Harris to John Ferrill Mar. 5, 1792.
HARRIS, ARCHELAUS dec'd. Stephen Harris and Chas. Evans
app. temp admrs Mar. 7, 1831. Permt May 2, 1831.
HARRIS, WALTON of Greene Co., affidavit that he was an
inhabitant of Greene Co., Nov. 14, 1787, when he was served
with a copy of a writ "Daniel Gaines vs Walton Harris" etc
Nov. 4, 1788.
HARRIS, JOHN dec'd. Inv. Aug. 22, 1817. Jane Harris,
admx. Returns of Thos. Douglas, admr in right of his wife
formerly Jane Harris who was admx for 1819. Receipt of
Simeon McLendon Jan. 1822 for his distributive share in
right of his wife. Dr. John H. Pope's account. To worm
powder 1811. July 1815 to July 1816. Receipts of Wm. H. Dent
1826, John Moss 1827 to Thos. Douglas, gdn for tuition of
Peter J. Harris.
HARRIS, STEPHEN dec'd est. Writ of dower to the wid Mrs.
Jane Harris in 421 acres on Rocky creek Sept. 10, 1834.
HARRIS, GEORGE E., a resident of Desoto Parish, La. app.
gdn of his brother Wm. C. Harris, also residing in the
Parish Dec. 22, 1839.
HIDE, JUDITH, minor, Wm. Pool, gdn. Returns for 1827 paid
Wm. B. W. Dent tuition.
HUNT, HENRY dec'd. Lucinda Hunt and Reuben Sanders app
admrs Jan. 5, 1829. Writ of dower in 210 acres on Little
river Sept. 25, 1837.
HUBBARD, BENJAMIN dec'd est. Wm. Hubbard, admr. Returns
for 1825, paid Frances Hubbard her distributive share in
part. Receipt of Polly Hubbard, Wm. S. Wilson, 1825,
Woodson, Sally, Jacob, and Vinson Hubbard, 1826, of Nathan
Gunnels for himself and as gdn of Avis W. Gunnels for their
distributive shares of est of Daniel Gunnels, dec'd. 1826.
HUGHES, GEORGE H., dec'd. Sale Jan. 12, 1827. Lemuel
Wootten, admr. Hire of slave 1827, Anna and Wm. Hughes hired
one each. Sarah Hughes orph of Geo. H., chooses Jilson
Hopkins gdn. Jan. 5, 1829.
HUGHES, MRS. MARY dec'd. Barnard H. Hughes, admr. Returns
for 1842, no data, seem to be the first.
IVEY, ALLAMA dec'd. Warrant of apprmt. Mar. 1, 1792.
Anthony Ivey, admr. Jos. Jackson, Moses Herrin, John
Williams, apprs. Returns
for 1798 received of Jesse Lacy $40.00, paid tax for
1797. Returns for 1801, nothing since last return 1799.
Returns' for 1802 received of Capt. Geo. Reed $6.00. Note
from Wm. M. Kain dated Mar. 9, 1799 to Anthony Ivey,
Oglethorpe Co., saying his school has dissolved and please
send pay by Philip Huckaby. Receipt of Winney Ivey for
$20.00, 1801 to buy cows for the children of said dec'd, and
of Lucy Ivey, one of the legatees. Receipt of Thos.
Atkinson, Feb. 22, 1804 for $9.00 for part of his wife's
distributive share in her fathers est. Return of Jeremiah
Ivey, admr Jan. 18, 1813, paid Josiah, Chas., Tempy, Dilly
Ivey and John Jones $1.00 each. Settled with Wm. Cato, Winny
Ivey and Thos. Atkinson. "Anthony Ivey was admr of Alama
IRVIN, HANNAH dec'd. Inventory July 15, 1836.
JENNINGS, WILLIAM dec'd. est. Receipts of Wm., Jas.,
Henry, Thos., Robt., Jos., and Moody Jennings and of Garland
and Oliver Jeter jointly and of Nancy Hicks for their
legacies according to the will. All signed Nov. 25, 1795.
Also Jas. Jennings receipt for the legacy of John Jennings
of the state of Va., dec'd. Robt. Walton and Moody Jennings,
excrs. Returned July 28, 1800.
JENNINGS, NELSON to James Jennings, both of Wilkes Co.,
50 acres on Kettle creek, Sept. 3, 1807. Jeremiah and Elijah
Evans, John Cargile, J. P., test.
JACKSON, DANIEL dec'd. est. Robt. Jackson and Jeremiah
Reeves, excrs. Returns for 1795 paid Wm. Jackson L24. Paid
Daniel Karr tuition Paid John McDermett board. Receipt of
Thos. Hammock for his claim against the est. Returns for
1797 Paid Wm. Jackson one of the legatees. Paid Surveyor for
dividing the land according to the will. Returns for 1798.
receipts of Daniel and Gabriel Jackson in part of their
legacies. Returns for 1799, paid Daniel and Joshua Jackson
in part of their legacies. Receipts in full 1802 of Wm.,
John, Joshua and Daniel Jackson. Account of Jos. Echols for
sundry goods, sworn to Dec. 18, 1789. Acct. of Robt. Jackson
to the est of Daniel Jackson, dec'd., 1 ladies coat etc.
Feb. 27, 1793.
JACKSON, JOSHUA dec'd. Harris C. Jackson app admr Nov.
13, 1829. Irvin Jackson, Sec. Harris C. Jackson app gdn of
Edward, Serena, and Mary Ann Jackson orphs of Joshua
Jackson, dec'd. Jan. 4, 1830. Irvin Jackson and John Wise,
Sec. Writ of dower to Eleanor Jackson, wid of Joshua
Jackson, dec'd Jul. 9, 1830 in 52 acres on Dry Fork of Long
creek, part of orig grant to Daniel Jackson, Sr. 1784.
Another 52 acres of orig grant 1784. adj the lot assigned to
Robt. Jackson, one of the legatees of Daniel Jackson,
dec'd., conveyed to said Joshua by Daniel Jackson and wife
Sally 1805. 60 acres assigned to Wm. Jackson, legatee of
Daniel Jackson, Sr. Also half an acre on Long
creek whereon the ginhouse and barn are situated.
Adjoiners in the plat are heirs of John Jackson, dec'd,
Sarah and Jane Jackson.
JACKSON, SARAH dec'd. David Jackson app admr Dec. 6, 1831
Ephraim Jackson, Sec.
JACKSON, WILLIAM dec'd. Elender, Wm., Thos., and Jeremiah
Jackson, bond as excrs of his last will, Mar. 12, 1791. Mark
Jacksons note to John George for L5 signed Nov. 28, 1791.
JENKINS, STERLING, Jr., dec'd est. Thos. Douglas, admr.
Acknowledgement of Sterling that he owed John Jenkins
$400.00 when they dissolved partnership 1807. Note of
Sterling, Sr. and Jr., to Hannah Reeves 1807 for $75.00.
Note of Sterling and Francis Jenkins to Nelson Powell 1810.
Receipt of Benj. Branham "Late Coroner" to Thos. Douglas,
admr for $10.00 for holding an inquest over the body of said
dec'd as Coroner Mar. 8, 1815.
JENKINS, WALTER A., chooses Clark R Jenkins, guardian
Mar. 5, 1832.
JEFFRIES, WILLIAM dec'd. Esther Jeffries qualifies as
excx. Booker Jeffries, Sec. Apr. 15, 1791.
JARRETT, ROBERT dec'd. Inv. Sept. 12, 1785. Thos. Scott,
Christopher Clark, Jr., Phillip Matthews, apprs. Slaves Ben,
Peggy, Drody, Hannah, Biner, Mary Ann and Tom. Recorded Apr.
10, 1786 Book "D D" folio 39.
JARRETT, FADDA dec'd. Atha Jarrett and Richard
Sappington, admrs. Returns 1813 account of sale. Receipts
1816 from J. B. Jarrett in part of legacy and of Nathaniel
Jarrett in part of legacy of heirs of Howell Jarrett,
dec'd., Thos. Talbot, admr. Receipts of Mary Roan, Elizabeth
Weaver, Sarah Partidge, J. B. Jarrett, Lewis Barrett,
Nathaniel C. Jarrett, admr Howell Jarrett, dec'd who was a
son of said Fadda, dec'd. All signed as legatees Mar. 1815.
JORDAN, BENJAMIN dec'd. Receipt of Daniel Terrondet, R.
P., for pay for letters of administration to Josiah Jordan
Apr. 15, 1789. Receipt of Benj. Jordan to Hezekiah Jordan
for money in order to run land "if there be any had worth
running," Jan. 1, 1787. Acct. of Josiah Jordan against Benj.
Jordan for bacon etc, Va. currency Aug. 1783, equal to so
much Ga. currency. Sanders Walker vs Elizabeth Jordan, admx
of Benj. Jordan, dec'd. Elizabeth confesses judgement Nov.
4, 1788. Receipt of David Criswell to Josiah Jordan, admr
for tax 1789. Bond of Josiah Jordan as gdn to Jas. Lucy,
Elizabeth and Warren Jordan, minors of Benj. Jordan, dec'd.
Jan. 23, 1792, Benj. Blake and Henry A. Pope, Sec. List of
property of Jas. Jordan, from his grandfather Geo. Jordan,
dec'd. received by Josiah Jordan gdn, Dec. 31, 1799, viz,
slaves Jeffrey, and Ephraim. Receipt of Josiah as gdn to est
of Benj. Jordan, dec'd. 24 slaves etc. Paid Jos. O'Neal
for all 1794. Returns for 1802 paid Henry Hill for
Warren's board. Paid Jas. Echols for Warren going to singing
school. Paid Dr. Jas. Bradley. Paid Theopilus Hill, Warren's
board 1803, let Warren buy a horse. Paid Hope Hull 7 months
board for Warren 1804. Paid Wm. Prince tuition. Receipt of
Jas. Jordan Jan. 1, 1803 to Josiah Jordan, gdn for his
legacy from the est of Benj. Jordan and two slaves left him
by his grandfather Geo. Jordan. Receipt of Jas. Mitchell to
Josiah Jordan, gdn for Betsy Jordans legacy. Receipt of
Theophilus Hill for Polly Jordans legacy, same date.
JOSSEY, HENRY dec'd. Wm. Henderson, admr. Account of sale
Feb. 27, 1800. Petition of Mary Jossey, gdn of Rowena
Jossey, and Richard Willis in right of his wife Kitty, late
Kitty Jossey for another division May 3, 1813.
JONES, SAMUEL dec'd. Jos. Prather, admr. Returns for
1792. Paid Jacob Hammons $115.00, only large payment. Paid
tax for 1792.
JONES, NANCY dec'd. Inv. Jul. 27, 178..... Household
goods, cows etc. Thos. Gilliland, Wm. Burgamy, Abraham
JONES, WILLIAM dec'd est. James and Sterling Jones,
excrs. Received of Zadoc Roden rent of Polly Harpers lands
1795, bequeathed her by her grandfather. Receipt of Jas.
Jones to Starling Jones for his part of Wm. Jones est., Feb.
JONES, HENRY, bond for Dionysius Oliver to keep a Ferry
at the fork of Broad and Savannah rivers, where Thos. Carter
formerly had a Ferry. Autograph signatures Nov. 7, 1784.
JONES, WYLIE B. Authority to any officer to secure from
the est of Henry B. Hyde a debt with interest from Feb. 7,
1827, which was adjudged against his wife, at that time
Cynthia McLendon, in favor of Lane & Sims. Mar. 15, 1831.
JOHNSON, JOSHUA dec'd. Allen and Clara Johnson son and
dau Benj. Blake app. gdn Aug. 22, 1791, Henry A. Pope,
Josiah Jordan, Sec.
JOHNSTON, ABRAHAM dec'd. Warrant of apprmt Jun. 27, 1795.
Jas. Kinman, Walter Perry, Thos. Cureton, apprs. Geo.
Thrasher's account for sickness attendance and burial
expenses of Mary Johnston wife of Abraham Johnston. Jan. 6,
JOHNSON, JAMES dec'd est. Jas. Rutledge and Glenn Owen,
excrs Receipts of Betsy and Daniel Johnson in full of their
legacies Mar. 1, 1804. Paid Mrs. Echols for board, clothes
and tuition for Jas. Johnson 1803. Same for 1805. Receipt of
James Nov. 1806 for $90.00 income of his estate.
JOHNSON, WILLIAM dec'd. Richard J. Willis, excr. Returns
Mar. 1824 Paid Wm., Nancy and John P. Johnson and Thos.
Formby, gdn money
legacies. Returns 1822 Paid Thos. P. Moore tuition for
Stephen W. and Martha Johnson. Paid B. W. Weatherby for
these and Catharine Ann Johnson, minors of Col. Wm. Johnson,
dec'd. Paid Nancy Johnson, wid for keeping a slave. Receipt
of Benj. Wootten for boarding Nancy Johnson dau of said
dec'd, Milledgeville Aug. 1822. Receipts of Wm. D. Martin,
G. W. Chatfield, L. M. Hill, for himself and Elizabeth
Cunningham, of O. P. Dark, of Thos. Faver gdn of John P.
Johnson, minor, of Jas. H. Spratlin for their legacies from
estates of Wm. Sr., and Jr. all signed 1843.
JOHNSON, JOHN dec'd. Warrant of apprmt Jun 30, 1792.
Sarah and Jos. Johnson, excrs.
JOHNSON, JOHN P., dec'd. Returns of Isaiah T. Irvin,
admr, 1828. Paid Henry Spratlin $82.50. Receipt of Iverson
L. Brooks for the distributive share of his wife Prudence E.
Brooks 1828. Isaiah T. Irvin app gdn of John P. Johnson orph
of John P. Johnson, dec'd. Jan. 20, 1829.
KIRGAN, BENJAMIN dec'd. Inv. Jun. 30, 1787. Geo. Hall,
Edmond Daniel, Jos. Williams, apprs. Bay horse, shoe
buckles, mans saddle etc. Recorded in Book "D D" folio 109.
KELLOG, DANIEL dec'd. Account of David Hillhouse 1789.
Note of date May 5, 1788. Receipt of Asa Werthington, admr
at the northward and heir at law, to David Hillhouse, in
full Feb. 5, 1789.
KILLGORE, ROBERT dec'd est. Sale Dec. 21, 1804, Elizabeth
Killgore, Wm. Killgore, Jr., Hannah Killgore, John Killgore
and Wm. Killgore, Sr. purchasers. Returns 1807 James Curry,
admr. Receipts of Allen Killgore Oct. 5, 1815 and Oct. 23,
1816 for his legacies in estates of Robt., John and Jas.
Killgore, Receipt of John Killgore for his legacy in estates
of Robt. and John Killgore Nov. 11, 1812.
KILLGORE, JOHN dec'd. Inv. Jan. 26, 1797. Catharine
Killgore, admx. Warrant of apprmt Sept. 7, 1807., Wm.
Killgore, admr. Returns Jul. 4, 1814 Paid Robt. Killgore,
Francis Giddens, 1808. John W. Cooksey 1808 and Jas.
Killgore 1812, over $200.00 each. Receipt in full of Jas.
Curry legatee for his part of John Killgore's est. Aug 7,
1817. Receipt of Benajah S. Killgore May 1, 1820 for $400.00
etc agreeable to the will of Jas. Killgore, dec'd, also for
$1300.00 from est of Robt. Killgore, dec'd, for $600.00 from
est of John Killgore, dec'd. Letter to Mr. John H. Dyson,
Washington, Ga., from R. Killgore, Perry Co. Ala. Aug 26,
KIMBALL, GEORGE WASHINGTON dec'd. Warrant of apprmnt Oct.
11, 1825 Allen Kimball and Walter H. Weems, admrs. Inv.,
household goods, books etc. State of N. C., Granville Co.
Whereas Washington Kimball late of Wilkes Co. Ga., died
sometime in the year 1820, intestate leaving his father
Abington Kimball, bros. Bartholomew
and Lunsford Kimball, his sister Nancy Kimball who has
married Jerry M. Fleming, his sole heirs, know ye that we
above mentioned for love etc of Allen Kimball another
distributee give unto him all our interest in said
Washington Kimball's est, believing he would have made said
Allen sole legatee in his last illness if he had been able
to make a will. July 28, 1827.
KAIN, WILLIAM M., dec'd. Warrant of apprmt Mar. 9, 1820.
Eugenia Kain, admx. Returns for 1822. Sold 307 acres to
Matthew Talbot. Paid Jas. Shirley tuition for Elizabeth,
Amanda, John, William and Patrick Kain. Board and clothes
for above 1820-22 and for Jane Kain, dec'd orph of Wm. M.
Kain till Oct. 12, 1821. Order of Wm. M. Kain on anybody who
will let John Lowry have $5.00 worth of loose tobacco Jul.
KEELING, GEORGE dec'd. minors, Geo. F. Buchanan gdn.
Receipt of Hanibal Malone May 20, 1845 for $2.50 for
transportation on the Carolina Hack. Acct of J. Mayer & Bros
for Nancy R. Keeling orph as above. Distributive share of
Nancy R. in est on an equal division between the three
legatees (not named) Jan. 1, 1846.
KELLEY, WILLIAM dec'd. Hannah Kelley app. admx Apr. 27,
1791. Moses Walker, Sec. Warrant of apprmt May 17, 1791.
Samuel Harper, John Conner, Nathaniel Jackson, apprs. Note
for L2. 10s. against Josiah Moncrief, cattle, hogs,
household goods. Receipt of Josiah for above amount to
Hannah Kelly, admx Oct. 27, 1791. Returns for 1791 paid
Samuel Brown tuition for Wm. and Johney Kelly. Sale Dec. 7,
1795, Mrs. Hannah Kelly, Jas. Parker, Joshua, Robt. and John
Hammock, David Haddaway, John Walker, Jos. Moran, Thos.
Dorster, Henry Green, Joel and Bartley Towns, Robt. Gardner,
John Clarke, Joshua Hale, Jane Jones, Peter Perkins, Edward
Harrison, Solomon Gammage, John Ramey, purchasers. Returns
for 1797 tuition for Jas. and Nancy Kelly. Hannah Jones late
Hannah Kelly and her husband John Jones, admrs. John Jones
app admr Sep. 6, 1800, because of his intermarriage with
Hannah Kelly, admx and relict of Wm. Kelly, dec'd. Moses and
John Walker, Sec. J. Battle, Reuben Lockett, Test, Receipt
of Wm. Kelly for $173.00 part of his legacy Oct. 26, 1804.
Receipt of Nancy Ray, formerly Nancy Kelly and her husband
Usery Ray to her gdn John Walker for their share of personal
est. Dec. 21, 1804. John Walker's acct for board for Jincy
Kelly, 1802. John Walker's receipt for clothes for Wm.
Kelly, Jr. for 1803. Moses Walker's receipt as gdn for John
Kelly for $132.00 Jan. 1805. John Walker app admr. de bonis
non of Wm. Kelly, dec'd. Jul. 27, 1801. Moses Walker, admr,
1807. Receipt of John Kelly to John Walker, admr Mar. 22,
1805, for his distributive share of personal est in full.
Returns of John Walker, admr 1811, paid Moses Walker, gdn of
Samuel and Jas. Kelly in 1804 part of legacy. Receipts of
Edmund Dismukes and Jas. McFarland Jan. 1802 to John Walker,
admr pay for board for Wm. Kelly. Receipt
of Jos. Henderson for tuition for Nancy Kelly 1802.
Returns of Moses Walker, gdn of Samuel and Jas. Kelly Mar.
1802, paid for letters of guardianship and for stamped
paper. Receipt of Samuel Kelly to his gdn Moses Walker Aug.
30, 1805 for his legacy in full of his fathers and mothers
estates. Received of Gustavus Hendricks Jan. 13, 1806,
$80.00. Lent out to Rebecca Walker, $20.00. To Thos. Kent,
$20.00 this in returns of Moses Walker, gdn. Moses receipt
Sep. 1805 to John Walker, admr for Samuel and Jas. Kelly's
shares in full. Receipt of Wiley Davis to John Walker, gdn
for $231.00 in full of his distributive share, Jan. 29,
1807. Return of John as gdn for Jane Kelly 1811, says paid
Wiley Davis $231.00.
KELLY, JANE dec'd. John McFarland app admr Mar. 6, 1791.
Thomson Coleman, Sec.
KELLY, JAMES dec'd. Hannah and Pleasant Walker, excrs.
Warrant of apprmt Jul. 28, 1801.
LENOIR, WILLIAM dec'd. John Pope, excr. Acct of sale Dec.
31, 1800 1 slave Osborn.
LAWLESS (LOYALLESS?), JAMES dec'd. Warrant of apprmt Oct.
1, 1792, Sally Lawless, now Sally Burkhalter, excx (See
will, Vol. 1 p. 60) Mrs. Thos. Neal, Benj. Moore, Starling
Gardner, apprs. Acct of sales sold by John Burkhalter now
husband of the wid of the dec'd, excx. Dec. 20, 1792.
Certified by Jas. McCormick, Clk and M. Hardin, Vendue
master. John and Joshua Burkhalter and Martin Hardin
purchasers. Returns 1795, 1796, 1800. tuition paid for the
orphs, not named. Acct of Jos. Burson certified in Warren
Co. 1801. Peter Hodo, J. P.
LACKEY, JANETT, widow and relict of Thos. Lackey, Sr..
dec'd. both of Wilkes Co., being aged, sick etc, "said Thos.
having left all his property real and personal to me said
Janett," one tract upon which she now lives and one tract in
one of the lower counties upon which Jas. Bush now lives,
which was drawn by Henry McCoy in one of the land lotteries.
The land whereon I lived to be managed for the support of my
dau Jane Boswell for life and her family, that is to say her
husband Chas. Boswell and my two grandchildren Samuel James
Bush and Jane Ellender Bush in trust of excrs, should the
grandchildren continue to live with dau Janes Boswell. At
Jane Boswell's death to be divided between two above named
grandchildren. Should either marry or come of age before
Jane's death, to share dividends of land. Excrs to purchase
mares etc, from money she may be allowed for Indian
depredations, for benefit of grandchildren. Johnson Welborn
and Henry McCoy app excrs. P. S. Pay to Nancy and Betsy
Owens $10.00 each. Signed Dec. 31, 1823 Probated Jul. 4,
1824. Eli Parks, Tempy Bush, Johnson Welborn, Test.
LACKEY, THOMAS dec'd. Sale of personal property Dec. 23,
1826. Chas. Boswell and Wm. Lackey principal purchasers. Wm.
Lackey debtor for $115.00 cash received from the Govt. in
current Bank Notes. Sale signed by Wm. Lackey.
LAWSON, JOHN dec'd. Booker and Jos. S. Foster app temp
admrs. Sept. 22, 1829. App. admrs with will annexed Nov. 2,
1829. Lewis Foster, Pleasant Lawson, Sec.
LACY, ELIZABETH dec'd. Warrant of apprmt Nov. 2, 1807.
John Turner. admr. Received of David Ogletree, excr Mesheck
Turner cash, part of a note of hand against said est Feb.
LYON, JOHN dec'd. Mary Lyon app admx Mar. 8, 1805. Wm.
Partridge, Josiah B. Holmes, Sec. Inv. Apr. 15, 1805. Slave
Easter all of the est.
LYON, JAMES dec'd Elizabeth Lyon app admx May 2, 1831
John T. Hawkins, Sec.
LUCKETT, JOSEPH W., dec'd. Hugh Ward app temp. admr. Dec.
13, 1831. Wm. R. Luckett app gdn of Patrick H., Robt. C.,
and Oliver C. Luckett orphs of Jos. W. Luckett Mar. 1, 1830.
LEWIS, WARNER dec'd. Inv. Slaves Harry, Selah and Jack,
Rec. Nov. 1793. Return of Fanny Lyon (formerly Lewis), excx
of Warner Lewis dec'd. and Jas. Lyon her present husband
Apr. 9, 1795, paid tuition for the children. Note of Jas.
Lyon of Edgefield Dist. S. C. to Warner Lewis of Wilkes Co.
Ga., Signed Aug. 7, 1789, due Dec. 20, 1790. Jos. Tucker,
John Lyon, Test. (Warner Lewis, Jr. went to Sumner Co. Tenn
as shown by deed in Lincoln Co.)
LYBASS, DAVID of Rockingham Co. N. C. (Will) To beloved
wife Elizabeth all est. real and personal for life, son
Chas. Lybass to have half the land upon which I live, the
other half to my dau Mary Lewellen for life, then to her
children, also a slave Harriett. Samuel Lewellen to pay
$100.00 to Octava Lybass' children. To dau Frances Black a
slave Sall for life, final division among her children. Wife
and friend Samuel Lewellen, excrs. Signed Jan. 10, 1837.
Henry Baughn, Sr., P. O. Cardwell, Test. Codicil. Having
fallen heir to property of late bro Chas. Lybass formerly of
Wilkes Co., all to be given my wife Elizabeth for life,
$1000.00 at her death to Samuel Lewellen, remainder for
Elizabeth to dispose of as she sees fit. Peter A. Cardwell,
excr to codicil Feb. 15, 1840. Probated Jun. 10, 1840, when
Peter A. Cardwell qualifies as excr.
LINDSAY, JOHN dec'd. John Colley app admr Oct. 24, 1791,
Richard Worsham, Sec.
LINDSAY, JOHN dec'd. Inv. Apr. 5, 1809 shows certain
articles in the hands of John F. Gordon, John Lindsay's
LANE, ARCHIBALD dec'd. Betsy or Elizabeth Lane app admx
Mar. 30, 1791, Thos. Wootten, Sec.
LANE, JAMES dec'd. Petition of John Heard, saying said
Lane died intestate possessed of 200 acres land on Fishing
creek adj Jas. Anthony, Benj. Sherrod and others and leaving
a widow Rachel Lane (who elects to take her dower), and five
children, Betsy with whom the said John Heard has
intermarried, and Mark, Micajah, William and Sally Lane all
minors. Said John Heard asks for a division of the est. Jun.
LAURENCE, GEORGE dec'd. orphans Enoch C. and Wm. H.
Laurence. Enoch Callaway app gdn Jan. 7, 1828. Wm. H., over
LONG, MISS FRANCES E. L. Debtor to Jas. Rembert, gdn.
Paid her in full of her est. May 28, 1828.
LOW, SARAH dec'd. est. Thos. Douglas app admr with will
annexed Nov. 2, 1829.
LEVERETT, WILLIAM dec'd est. Abraham Leverett, admr.
Returns for 1817 paid Seley and John Leverett, Benj. Reason
and Geo. Tucker, legatees. Returns for 1816, paid John and
Thos. Leverett and Geo. Tucker legatees. Returns for 1819,
paid Jordan Leverett, excr of Robt. Leverett, dec'd one of
the legatees. Paid R. Booker for Anne Leverett, admx of
Absolom Leverett, dec'd son of Wm., one of the legatees.
Paid John Leverett legacy.
LEVERETT, ABSOLOM dec'd. Anna or Ann Leverett, admx.
Receipt of Wm. and John Moreman for their share of the
personal est, John in right of his wife formerly Anne
Leverett in her fathers est. Division of slaves, Dec. 26,
1818. Anne Leverett, John Moreman in right of his wife
formerly Anne Leverett, Wm. Moreman in right of his wife
formerly Almeda Leverett, Louisa, Terressa, Adaline, Mary
and Andrew Jackson Leverett distributees. Petition of Ann
Leverett wid. for dower, saying Absolom died 1817, possessed
of 600 acres on Little river. No date. Granted Oct. 13,
1819, 175 acres on Little river whereon the said dec'd
lived, including the dwelling house. Receipts of John and
Wm. Moreman in full of their shares of est, of Andrew
Jackson Moreman Jan. 4, 1822. Anne Leverett app gdn of
Louisa, Mary, Adaline, Terresa and Andrew Jackson Leverett,
orphs of Absolom Leverett, dec'd. May 1, 1827. Richerson
LASLEY, THOMAS dec'd. Thos. Lasley, Jr. excr. Warrant of
apprmt Feb. 26, 1800. Receipts of Lydia Lasley and Robt. M.
Knight in right of his wife Mary. Jun. 20, 1800. Receipt of
Abner Dyer in right of his wife Hannah Nov. 12, 1800, in
part of their distributive shares.
LASLEY, THOMAS dec'd. Inv. Nov. 14, 1826 R. Booker and
Lasley admrs. David Lasley app gdn of Thos. Medium, Felix
and Mary Lasley, orphs of Thos. Lasley, dec'd Nov. 3, 1828.
Returns for 1829 show slaves delivered to David as gdn and
one slave Jere delivered to Catharine Reed. Returns for 1830
says Mary Lasley, now Bell.
LEONARD, NANCY app. gdn of Henry G. Leonard minor of
Golden Leonard May 1, 1815.
LATHAM, SARAH dec'd est. Robt. Wilson, admr. Sale of old
Stills in Boston $669.15 in 1832. Paid for coffin for Mrs.
Latham in 1834. Paid J. Bryan, Miss Latham and R. Wilson and
wife their part of proceeds of stills and paid Miss Latham
for support of her father in 1835. Paid them in 1839 their
shares of sale of land in Abbeville. Coffin for D. Latham in
1842. Letter from Jas. J. McAster or McAstin of Charleston,
Feb. 1, 1843 to John H. Dyson, Washington, Ga. He enclosed a
statement of Capt. Wilson of the est of Mrs. Latham upon
which he based his letter of Dec. 6, or Mr. Bryan's rather
to Dyson in Milledgeville, he has just returned from New
York and finds no reply. Capt. Wilson is now an old man and
is desirous of a settlement of this est. It is a question
whether Daniel Latham was a legal heir of his wife, It
appears that Mr. Bryan and Capt. Wilson maintained the
Lathams and wish to be reimbursed "Tell aunt Mary Sneed and
Grace that Mr. Bryan fully concurs in admitting Capt.
Wilsons demand to be reimbursed for these losses of
grandmothers est. You will greatly oblige me by an immediate
LIPHAM, FRANCES A., Her petition stating that Aaron
Lipham late of this county dec'd made a deed Oct. 18, 1816
to her of one third of a certain tract of land and one third
part of 15 slaves, and one third to David Tinsley Lipham,
his son, and at Aaron's death the other third to belong to
said Frances A. Lipman and her heirs forever. On Dec. 6,
1818 he made his will, disposing of the property in a
different manner. Frances protests the will, she has now in
her possession two thirds of the property and will never
relinquish her claim. In witness whereof she sets her hands
and seal in open court the day of proving the will May 10,
1819. At July Term 1820 the court assigns to Frances A.
Lipham, wid of said dec'd two thirds in her own right and
one third as admx. of David T. Lipham, dec'd.
LISHMAN, EDWARD dec'd. Nancy Lishman, admx. Warrant of
apprmt May 13, 1795. List of articles sold by Nancy Dec. 12,
1795, horse, cattle etc.
LOWRY, DAVID dec'd. Inv. Mar. 29, 1788. Daniel W. Easley,
Vines: Collier, Abraham Hill, Benj. Blake, Thos. Duke,
apprs. Slaves Pat, Til and Sam, queens chaney and Delf ware,
buffet or corner cupboard, house, shop and joiners tools
etc. Recorded in Book "D D" folio 133.
LOYD, DANIEL dec'd. Inv. Sept. 5, 1804. Slaves Fedrick,
Beck and child, Nathan, Lewis, Hagar and Tom, bay horse etc.
LYLE, JAMES dec'd. Jas. and John Finley, admrs. Warrant
of apprmt Nov. 1, 1830. Writ of dower to Elizabeth Lyle, wid
of Jas., Mar. 3, 1831 in 294 acres on Little river as set
forth in a certain deed from Isabel Finley, admx and Samuel
Finley, admr of Jas. Finley, dec'd. Dec. 13, 1824.
LEA, WILLIAM dec'd. est. Return of Jos. Henderson, excr
Mar. 7, 1809. "In the lifetime of Aquilla Burroughs, (the
other excr.), and after the death of Nancy Lea the wid of
the testator, towit on 28th, day of Jan. 1809 a certain
negro woman and her two children which by the will belonged
to the wid for life, final division to two grandchildren,
were exposed to public sale, Richard Peteet became the
purchaser. He paid half the price to Aquilla Burroughs
before his death and the other half belongs to said Richard
as a legatec. Returns Mar. 1810 expenses to courts of
Jackson and Clark counties for the est. Legacies paid
Jonathan and Nancy Lea. Receipt of Nancy Lee Jan. 1, 1811,
for her part of the land. Receipts of Philip and Wm. Jane or
Janes (Gean?) Dec. 1811.....Jan. 1812 for their legacies in
full. Amounts received for Solomon, Nancy and Noah Lee and
Southey Littleton. Receipt of John Dyson, C. C. O. for pay
for Noah Lee's bond as admr on est of Wm. Lee dec'd, Dec.
19, 1823. Returns 1825 Paid Solomon Lee a certain slave, his
distributive share. Paid Mathias Mauck certain slaves in
right of his wife Frances Mauck under the will of her
grandfather Wm. Lea, dec'd. Letters dismissory granted Noah
Lee Feb. 6, 1827. Wilkes Co. Inferior Court July 1799. A.
Burroughs and Jos. Henderson, excrs. vs Thos. Lee. Thos. Lee
on Jan. 1, 1793 was indebted to Wm. Lee for L30, and whereas
Wm. Lee in his time before Jan. 1, 1793 paid one Frederick
Sims in his life time L10. Said Thos. is possessed of a
tract of land whereon he lives bought from said Wm. Lee in
his life time and not paid for. Thomas ordered to appear at
next term of court. July Term. 1799.
LEE, PHILIP dec'd. Warrant of apprmt Sept. 16, 1795
Elizabeth Lee, admx. Inv. made by Nathaniel Gunnells and
John Abernathy. Returns of Elizabeth Jan. 4, 1799, paid a
judgment obtained by Archibald Burton 1798.
LEE, MOSES dec'd. Wm. Lee, admr. First returns 1803, paid
for said Moses to Josiah Holmes $23.00. Returned 1814.
Returns 1809 paid for warrant of apprmt etc. Receipt of Jas.
Gafford 1813 legatee for $110.00. Receipt of Archibald
Tarpley as legatee and of both the above 1813 for $110.00 as
gift from Jas. Lee one of the legatees. Receipt of Thos. Lee
1814 for same amount as one of the legatees.
LEE, NANNY (NANCY, ANNY), Returns of Jos. Henderson, gdn
1800, 1801, 1802, paid tax etc. Return of Christopher
Irvin, gdn of Nanny Lee no date, for supplies.
LEE, JAMES dec'd. Petition for dower of Nancy Lisle,
formerly Nancy Lee, wid. of said James, dec'd, for dower in
two tracts on Little river, containing 300 acres each. Feb.
21, 1821. Bond of Jos. C. Foster as gdn for Wm. S. and John
B. Lee, Nov. 2, 1829, both over 14 years old. Receipt of
Henry B. Lee to Henry G. Lyle, gdn for $2650.00 in full of
Margaret B. Lee's legacy in est of Jas. Lee, dec'd Oct. 4,
McCLENDON, JACOB dec'd. Martha McClendon, excx. Warrant
of apprmt Apr. 23, 1793. Inv. May 24, 1793. Est. debtor to
Dennis McClendon for $50.00 paid by Francis McClendon one of
the excrs May 3, 1799. Account of Martha Douglas against the
est for 5 bushels rye, 1799. Receipt of John Douglas Nov. 1,
1800. Jacob McClendon and Thos. Thurmond's note to Jas. and
Philip Thurmond, admrs of Benj. Thurmond, dec'd for $50.00
Dec. 27, 1796. Judah Thurmond, test. Receipt of D. Terrell,
C. C. O. for letters testamentary, recording will etc. of
Jacob McClendon Aug. 15, 1799. Acct of Dr. Joel Abbott to
Jacob McClendon, dec'd. Visits in Aug. 1798, Mar. 1799.
Acct. of Felix Gilbert against Jacob McClendon, dec'd 1797,
salt sugar etc. Travis McClendon bought hat, salt, linen
etc. Order of Jacob McClendon to Archy Stokes Nov. 10, 1798
for 1 1/2 gals. molasses and 1 hdkf. Return of Azariah
Bailey and Francis McClendon, excrs no date. Paid John
Darracott tax for 1792, paid Dennis McClendon $50.00, paid
Jas. and Philip Thurmond $52.00. Return of Francis McClendon
one of the excrs made Mar. 1809 showing he paid Dennis
McClendon $50.00. Stokes account, Martha Douglas, Joel
Abbotts 1800, Gilberts acct. 1799. Simeon McLendon, caveator
vs. Lewis McLendon, appellant for letters of admn on est of
Jacob McLendon, Sr., dec'd May Term 1815, on the grounds
that dec'd left a will which was duly probated many years
McCLENDON, NANCY orph of Jacob McClendon. Theophilus
Hill, gdn. Returns 1801, boarding from Monday till Friday
1800. Board and clothes 1805. Dry goods acct with Abraham
Hill 1803-1805, bought by Mrs. Ame (Amy?) Hill. Receipt of
Theophilus Hill to Francis McClendon for money 1805-06.
Board from 1801-1806.
McLENDON, MEDAD dec'd. Div. of slaves Mar. 5, 1839. Mary
F., Eldad, Moses J., and Lucinda McLendon and the wid. Mrs.
Frances McLendon, distributees.
McLENDON, ELDAD dec'd. James Boatright app temp admr.
Jan. 5, 1830, permanent May 1, 1830.
McCLENDON, DENNIS dec'd. Warrant of apprmt Jan. 6, 1814.
Robt. Ware, admr. Sale Feb. 14, 1814.
McCLENDON, AMOS dec'd. Warrant of apprmt Nov. 6, 1792,
Mary McClendon, admx. Richard and Jos. Heard, Ezeriah
Bailey, Wm. Reaves and Wm. Gideans, apprs. Returns of Mary,
admx 1795-97 paid tax etc. Acct of the sale "John Shareman
who intermarried with the wid and admx of the dec'd Amos
McClendon saith that the above amount of sales he found
among the papers of said Mary his wife." Feb. 24, 1801.
Simeon and Amos McClendon, orphs of Amos, dec'd. Azariah
Bailey, gdn Returns 1802-08 board and clothes and tuition
for both. Returns for 1809, tutition for Simeon. Receipt of
Presley Rucker to Isaac McClendon for tuition for both 1808.
McCLENDON, FRANCIS app. admr of Isaac McClendon, dec'd
and of Simpson and Martha McClendon, (does not say dec'd.)
no date. Jas. Walker app admr of Isaac McLendon, no date.
Wm. Deering's acct Dec. 16, 1824 for Master Simpson
McClendon. Receipt to Francis McClendon, admr. (?) Lewis
McClendon, dec'd. Return of Francis as gdn 1825, paid Wm.
McClendon board and tuition. Asa Hall debtor to Francis
McClendon for watch and chain 1820. Paid C. Church one of
the admrs of Hall, 1821. Receipt of Lane & Sims for dry
goods for Eliza McClendon, Francis McClendon, gdn. 1825.
McCLENDON, LEWIS dec'd. Returns of Nelson Powell, admr
1821 paid for citation etc. Receipt of John Marshall to
Nelson Powell one of the admrs, tuition for Penina
McClendon, one of the orphs for 1822. Receipt of Wm.
McClendon for board of Wm. and Willis McLendon orphs of
Lewis 1822. Receipt of S. M. Walker to Nelson Powell for
tuition for July Ann McLendon for 1822. Receipt of Cynthia
McLendon to Nelson Powell and Francis McLendon, admrs for
board and clothes for Penelope and Martha McClendon 1822.
Receipt of Benj. Powell for board and clothes for Isaac and
Simpson McLendon for 1822. Nelson Powell's acct for board
and clothes for July Ann McLendon, 1825. Receipt of Elijah
Norman for tuition for Isaac and Simpson for 1822. Receipt
of Cynthia McLendon to Nelson Powell and Francis McLendon
for board and clothes for Eliza, Willis, Isaac, Simpson,
Penina and Martha McLendon 1823. Receipts of Dr. Richard
Bray and Dr. John Nichels services 1822. Wm. M. Booker's
receipt for tuition of Willis, Isaac and Simpson for 1823.
Nelson Powell's bill for cash furnished Wm., board and
clothes July Ann 1827. Francis McLendon was guardian of all
these children till 1826. On Feb. 6, 1826 Francis McLendon
was app gdn of Isaac and Penelope McLendon. On Feb. 6, 1827
Francis was app gdn of July Ann, Simpson and Willis McLendon
all orphs of Lewis. Thos. Douglas, Isaac McLendon, Nicholas
G. Barksdale, Sec.
McCOY, DANIEL dec'd. Margarett McCoy app. admx. (???)25,
1791. John Erwin, Sec. Jas. Petterson, J. P. affidavit Oct.
28, 1802, Elisha Smallwood, Jas. Kinman and Walter Perry
apprs. Sale Dec. 18, 1802. David McCoy app admr de bonis non
Oct. 26, 1802.
McCARTNEY, JAMES dec'd. Inv. Oct. 8, 1788, Robt. Holmes,
Russell Jones, Joel Simms, apprs. Several horses, cattle
etc. Recorded in Book "D D" folio 148.
McFARLAND, WILLIAM, Dr. dec'd. Benj. Thompson debtor for
medicine July and Nov. 1777. Attested before I. Few, J. P.
Richmond Co., Apr. 2, 1785. Robt. and Margaret Shields,
admrs. Case tried before Stephen Heard in Wilkes Co.
McFARLAND, JAMES dec'd. Div. or real est, 714 acres in
Wilkes Co., 200 acres on Little river orig grant to Jas.
McFarland and 100 acres on Little river. Ann and John
McFarland entitled to one fourth each. Thompson Coleman in
right of his wife Elizabeth formerly Elizabeth McFarland one
fourth, and the shares of John and Alex McDonald which he
has purchased, and Elizabeth McDonalds share for whom
Thompson Coleman is gdn, making the last fourth. It appears
there were other heirs of Jane Branham, formerly Jane
McFarland, their share is left in one tract to be held by
them and their heirs jointly. (From the plat it seems the
McDonalds were children of Jane McFarland probably by a
McKNIGHT, CHARLES dec'd. Warrant of apprmnt Feb. 1, 1794
Mary McKnight, admx. John Ringo, Sec. Returns of Mary
McDowell 1797-98 tuition paid for children, Mary McDowell
late Mary McKnight, admx of Chas. McKnight, dec'd. On a slip
of paper "The raising and schooling of four children of
Chas. McKnight, dec'd. to wit Sally who was ten, Nancy,
eight, Betsy 6 and Chas., four years of age at the death of
their father who died Oct. 1793. Returns for 1793-1799 Board
and clothes and tuition for above children. "Nov. 17, 1792.
John Hudgins come into this family much against our wills.
Chas. McKnight said if she had John Hudgins he would never
give her anything. He had nothing but debts and I paid his
debts and boarded him and his family 11 months and his wife
died and he stayed on to finish his crop. I furnished linen
and made him a fine frilled shirt etc, the child three suits
of clothes etc. Signed Mary McKnight, admx. Nov. 19, 1797."
Chas. McKnight app admr de bonis non of Chas. McKnight,
dec'd. Jun. 3, 1811.
McMILLAN, JAMES of Ireland arrived in S. C. in 1835, in
Elbert Co. 1840, wants naturalization papers in Wilkes Co.
McKINNEY, ROBERT L., dec'd. Berry A. Arnett, admr.
Warrant of apprmt Sept. 13, 1839. Execution of taxes issued
Dec. 9, 1839 in Wilkes Co. Receipt of T. Farnsworth, T. C.,
to Berry A. Arnett, admr of Robt L. McKinney for 1788,
county illegible. State of N. C. Rutherford Co. Greeting to
the Sheriff thereof to take the bodies of John Cunningham
and Elias Alexander, late of said county to come before the
court of said county, second Monday in Oct. next to answer
McKinney of a plea of trespass. Signed by Felix Walker,
Clk. of said Court, 2nd. Monday in July 1784.
McALPIN, ALEXANDER dec'd. Robt. McAlpin app admr Sept.
20, 1790. Acct of Wm. Speer for brandy, dry goods etc bought
by Alex. and Mrs. Mary McAlpin Jan. .....Aug. 1785. Sworn to
in Abbeville Co. S. C. Dec. 1791. Acct of Wm. Righley and
John McGill for blacksmith work done in 1798. Sworn to Apr.
1795, Abbeville S. C. John McLeod of Wilkes Co. swears to an
acct 1795 against the est made 1788. Alex. McAlpin's note
Jun. 11, 1776 to Wm. Moore for L83. Randal Lockhart, test.
Receipt of Mary McAlpin, Sr. and Chas. Coleman in right of
his wife Mary McAlpin, Jr. Jan. 1799 for L25. to Mary, Sr.
in full of Mary Jrs share. Receipts of Chas. Coleman for
wife Mary and Jas. Kirkwood for wife Jenet for their part in
their father Alex. McAlpins est; of Mary McAlpin, Sr. and
Mark Thornton in right of his wife Sarah Feb. 1, 1801.
Affidavit of W. Higginbotham, C. C. O. of Elbert Co., Feb.
13, 1801 that Wm. Moore is chosen gdn of Patsy McAlpin, and
Solomon McAlpin is also app gdn of Ann McAlpin Feb. 13,
1801. Their receipts as gdns same date.
McDOWELL, THOMAS dec'd. Jane McDowell and John King app
admrs Feb. 27, 1790. Levi Lile, test.
McDOWELL, JAMES dec'd est. Martha McDowell, admr. Returns
for 1801 shows property not turned over to her by David
Carson, temp. admr. Slaves Pompey and Sarah, bed etc. Martha
mentions pay to Mrs. Winny Hill and Mrs. Anna Horton for
their services to her in child bed. Returns of Jas. Cowen,
admr in right of his wife Mar. 1, 1804. Paid David and Adam
Carson gdns $377.00. David Carson's return as gdn of Thos.,
Jos., and Peggy McDowell for 1801 bought bed and cover.
Their returns Mar. 11, 1805 mentions division made Aug. 5,
1803. Rent of plantation 1804. To slaves Pompey and Sarah in
possession of Margaret Carson, wid of Thos. Carson, left by
will to said Margaret for life, then the property of said
orphans. By cash collected by S. Heard as atty who left the
state without rendering an account.
McCLAIN-McLANE-McLEAN, MARINA dec'd. Dr. Joel Abbott's
account from Aug. 1800 to Feb. 3, 1801. Apprmt of est Nov.
5, 1804. Slaves Daniel, Charlot and child, Aaron and Sealy,
bed, trunk etc. Receipt of Jesse McLean Nov. 29, 1801 for
part of legacy, Jesse Stallings, excr. Sally Stallings, admx
of Jesse Stallings, dec'd who was excr of Marina McClain
makes returns 1804. Receipts of Thos. A. Pratt for part of
Sarah McLane's legacy and the hire of slave Charlot willed
to her 1805-1806. Jesse McLane, admr de bonis non, returns
Mar. 1808, paid John Ray board and Isaac Jones tuition for
Jas. McLane, orph.
McLEAN, MARINEY, to Jesse, Sally and Jas. McClean, heirs
||McClean, dec'd., her part of 152 acres on Mill creek, at
her death whereon she now lives. Sale Jan. 16, 1797.