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Warren County, GA. Early Wills 1798-1808
Posted by: Debbie Blakley (ID *****1742) Date: April 06, 2012 at 15:29:33
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Early Wills

Will Book 1 - 1798 - 1808

HUBERT, Benjamin 26th of -?- 1793
Wife: Mary
Daus: Fancy Runnels; Polly Weatherford; (???)Runnels.
Sons: William; Mathew; Gabriel; David; Jacob William.
g-son: Hubert Runnels
Wit: Mathew Hubert; Elijah Runnels; Gibson Flournoy.

YOUNG, James June 24, 1794
Wife: mentioned, not named
Daus: None
Sons: James Few Young; Jacob; James, Jr ; William; Pearson.
Named: William Bowland - relationship not stated.
Wit: Lavina Corbit; S. Slocomb.

HORN, Jacob May 1, 1793
Wife: Margaret
Daus: Delilah; Elizabeth Hin(???); Martha; Ellinor; Sarah;
Mary Powell.
Sons: John; Jesse; Isaac.
Wit: Robert Patterson; John Barbaree; Abel Leonard.

FLUELLIN, Betty Mar 28, 1794
Sons: Howell Fluellin; William; Abner; Shedrick; Elexander.
G-dau: Solomon Slater's daughters, Elizabeth and Nancy.
Exr: Alexander Fluellin.
Wit: Septimus Weatherby; Daniel Grantham; Nancy Slater.

WESTER, Hardy May 18, 1795
Wife: Fanny
Daus: Nancy; Hester; Elizabeth.
Excx: Wife, Fanny; friend, Sampson Ivey.

DAVIS, Gehaze Nov 9, 1795
Wife: Barsheba
Bro: Nathan Shockley, known as Nathan Davis.
Exr: Reuben McGee
Wit: Peter Hodo; Thomas Ansley; (???)Smith.

HOOD, Nathaniel Nov 17, 1795
Heir: Brother, John Hood.
Exr: John Hood
Wit: Sampson Ivey; William Harden.

DRAKE, Thomas Mar 1, 1794
Wife: Mentioned, not named.
Dau: Nancy
Sons: Francis; Samuel; Broxton; Early.
Exrs: (???)Clark; Daniel Evans.
Wit: John Love; Priscilla Love.

LOCKETT, David Jan 27, 1796
Dau: Sally
Sons: Winfrey; David; Reuben; Doctor, (???)mon Lockett;
Thomas; Abner.
Wit: Alexander Bass; Henry Peak.

MOON, Samuel - nun cupative - sworn to before Solomon Newsome
Heirs: Offspring (not named), to have every emolument until they
come of age. All property to be kept by the wife, (not
named), until dealt out to children as they come of age.

NEWMAN, Samuel - (Washington county) - (???)1795
Daus: Ann Looper; Mary Newman; Zilpha; Elizabeth; Margaret;
Sons: John; William; Lemuel; Jonathon; Walter,
Thomas McDowell - relationship not stated.
Exr: Walter Newman.
Wit: Sally Bowie; Michael McGaughy; Elvery Bowie.

KING, Ephraim May 4, 1795
Wife: Elizabeth
Dau: Mary
Sons: Isaac; Joel; James.
Exr: Shederick Fluellen
Wit: John Hawthorn; Joel King.

MEDLOCK, Charles Dec 9, 1796
Wife: Agatha
Dau: Ann Jorden
Son: George
G-daus: Agatha Haley; Polly Medlock; Susan Medlock
G-son: Charles Medlock
Son-in-law: William Jordan
Exr: George Medlock
Wit: Joseph Howell; James Taylor; George Taylor.

PINSON, Winney May 26, 1798
Son: Edward
Exr: John Losson
Wit: Easton McDonald; Thomas Jones

HINTON, Robert Apr 15, 1798
Bro: Christopher (half-bro.)
Sis: Polly Kitchens
Wit: Elisha Hunt; Ambrose Edmondson

MOUTRAY, John Nov 25, 1795
Daus: Cassandra; Nancy Rhodes; Sally Wills; Leah Carter;
Mary Peavy
Sons: John; Joel; Lewis
Exr: Cassandra Moutray

SMITH, Thomas Nov 20, 1796
Sis: Mourning Harden
Mother: Phebe Smith
Relationship of following not given, whether nephews, or other rel:
James Smith, son of Wilkins Smith; James Travis, son of John Travis
Exr: James Travis
Wit: Jones Hendricks; John Forest.

CHAPMAN, John May 15, 1798
Dau: Molly Chapman
Son: Abner Chapman
Children of Debera Chapman - names not stated. Young children to
be maintained from estate until they come of age.
Exr: Abner Chapman
Wit: Benjamin Chapman; Solomon Lockett

BROOM, Burrell s/ Nov 15, 1798 p/ Mar 4, 1799
Wife: Martha
Dau: Elizabeth Morris
Sons: Ismael; Adam; Rufus; David
Exrs: John Matthews; David Broom
Wit: Henry Hensdale; Leroy Mims

BEASLEY, James s/ May 14, 1799 p/ Nov 13, 1799
Wife: Ann - all estate. At her death to go to
Daus: Elizabeth; Polly
Sons: Richard; William; Henry; James; Burd
Exrs: Richard Beasley; son-in-law, William Earnest
Wit: L. Pruitt; James Beasley; William Howard

MC NEIL, Henry s/ June 11, 1799 p/ July 1, 1799
Wife: Rachel
Wit: Edmond Hayes; Samuel Gluselin (?)

HALL, Thomas Lent s/ Nov 13, 1799 p/ Nov 23, 1799
Wife: Lydia
Dau: Rebecca Dowdy
Exr: Richard Brooks Fletcher
Wit: Daniel Sanders

HILSON, John Oct 3, 1800
"Loving wife, Diannah."
Sons: Lewis; Aaron; John
(Will mentions eight children - names not given.)
Exrs: Diannah Hilson; Aaron Hilson; Lewis Hilson

MEDLOCK, George Oct 2, 1800
Wife: Feribee
Daus: Polly; Agatha
Son: George DeLafayette
Exrs: Ezekiel Scott; John Smith; Pheriba Medlock
Wit: William Barden; George Taylor; Asa Castleberry
MC KINNEY, Moses Sr. Dec 3, 1801
Wife: Polly
Daus: Polly; Nancy
Sons: Telman; Anselm; Mason; Harriss; William; Kinchen; Moses, Jr;
minor child, Mathew
Son-in-law: William Rogers
Exrs: Wife; son, Tilman; Jody Newsome
Wit: Robert Moses; Henry Harriss

POOL, Philip Sept 19, 1801
Wife: Mary
Daus: Mary Graybill; Susannah Cass
Sons: Ephraim; Henry; James
Exrs: Wife, and Henry Graybill, son-in-law
Wit: John Bruton; William Porter

TODD, Hardy Dec 23, 1801
"Beloved wife," - name not given
Daus: Mourning; Anna; Vinny Exr: friend, Abner Chapman
Sons: Silas; Jobe; William; Hardy Jr.
Wit: Ed. Shirley; John Brooks; Richard Shirley

HILL, Henry Aug 8, 1801
Brothers (in-law?): Benjamin Williams; Asa Chapman
Tabitha Chapman (relationship not stated)
Exr: Abner Chapman
Wit: A. Grier; Robert Grier

PERKINS (PARKINS), Peter Mar 6, 1801
Wife: Sarah
Daus: Tenny Clowis; Abigail; Eleanor Darden; Jemema White;
Elizabeth Neal
Sons: John; Abraham
G-sons: John Davis; Peter Perkins
Children of dau., Nancy Greathouse, dec'd.
Eight dollars to Wrightsborough Quaker Burying Ground
Exrs: John Torrence; John Baker
Wit: Soloman Thompson; John Williams

ROQUEMORE, James Apr 30, 1803
Wife: Elizabeth
Daus: Polly Pearson; Elizabeth
Sons: Peter; James; Thomas; John
Wit: Thomas Bazemore; Thomas Westray; Shederick Pitts

BARDEN, William - (Will in poor condition, pages torn on edges)
Wife: Mary
Daus: Mary; Sarah; Epthatha
Sons: William; John; Sherrill
Exrs: Wife, and James Jones
Wit: T. Persons; A. Persons

SIMMS, Bartlett Sr. (edges ragged) 20th day of(???)1802
Wife: Catherine
Daus: - Several - not named
Sons: Bartlett, Jr; Harbert
Wit: Frances Beck; Alexander Snellings

BUTTS, Moses (Halifax county, N. C.) Mar 19, 1800
Sons: William; Moses, Jr; Eldredge; Noah
Daus: Suky; Nancy
Exrs: William Butts; Lewis Daniel
Wit: Dudley Council; James Moore

RENFROE, Enoch Aug 7, 1802
Heirs: "Beloved children: Margaret; Sarah; Rachel Rushing; Lydia
Chivers; Martha Mathews; Mary Hancock; Enoch Renfroe, Jr;
William; Nathan; son, Joel's widow, Sarah; Nathaniel
Renfroe's widow, Jane Baker; John Renfroe's widow, Martha,
her daughter, Nancy."
Exrs: Enoch, Jr; John Rushing, son-in-law
Wit: Vincent Davis; William Simmons; Elijah Conner

MYRICK, John May 12, 1803
Daus: Sally Weatherby; Rebecca Flinn;
Owen Myrick's widow, Elizabeth; Nancy Finch and her daughters,
Betsy and Patsy
Sons: John; Nathaniel
Exrs: John and Nathaniel Myrick
Wit: Elizabeth King; Andrew King

HOLLADAY, Margaret Mar 11, 1803
Daus: Sarah; Elizabeth Murphy; Rebecca Batie
Sons: (sons-in-law?): Dennis Lindsay, and wife Lucy, (dau?);
Elijah Warthen, ans wife; William Batie
Sons of dec'd son, Joseph
Sons: James Harvill; John H; Edward H; and Samuel H. (sons of
previous marriage?)

BROOKS, Joab s/ Mar 19, 1804 p/ June 9, 1804
Wife: Catherine Wit: John O'Neal; Wm. Simpler - No Exr.
Daus: Polly; Betsy; Jenny named.
Sons: John; Micajah; Allen; Terrill; Martin; William

TRAVIS, William s/ Jan 25, 1805 p/ Aug 13, 1805
Wife: Abigail
Daus: Siddi Barrow; Liddy Albritton; heirs of dec'd dau.,
Dolly M(???)
Heirs of dec'd son, Gideon
Wit: John Torrence; Godoy Newsome; W. Candler

STANFORD, Robert s/ May 7, 1805 p/ Oct 15, 1805
Sisters: Hetty Stanford; Ibby Burke
Exr: John Boyne - Wit: Mary Miller; John Boyne

DOVE, Thomas Feb 5, 1801
Wife: Anadorothy
Wit: David Dove; Thomas Dove, Jr.

HODO, Peter May 6, 1797
Wife: Susannah
Daus: Ann Caram; Elizabeth Cullars
Sons: Richard; Peter
G-son: Nathaniel, son of Richard
Exrs: Richard and Peter "Hodoson."

COOPER, George Jan 23, 1802
Wife: Elizabeth
Daus: Elizabeth; Rebekkah; Mary, and Sarah
Sons: William; Joseph; George, and Benjamin
Exrs: Benjamin and George Cooper
Wit: Jarvis Fillingham; Robert Fillingham

KENDALL, William - (Washington county) (???)22, 1801
Wife: Holenbury
Daus: Bety; Sally; Priscilla; Jemima; Susannah
Exrs: Kendall Kendall (?); Philip Brantley; Adam Jones
Wit: J. Nunn; Suckey Kendall; John Lucas

NAPIER, James Jan 30, 1798
"Loving wife" - name not stated
Sons: Drury and Caleb
Daus: Phoebe Brown; Cressa Ridgedall; Martha Presley
G-dau: Sarah Smith
(Son, Benjamin Napier, expressly named as NOT to inherit)
Wit: Vincent Tharpe; William Cason

BURSON, Joseph Oct 28, 1801
Wife: Mary
Daus: Lydia; Phoebe; Rachel; Peggy; Polly
Sons: Joseph; Jesse; Jonathon; and Isaac
G-daus: Polly; Sally, and Nancy
Exrs: Sons, Joseph; Jesse, and Isaac
Wit: William Bloodworth; Matthew Bailey

DAVIS, David - May 3, 1787 - Deed of Gift -
Beloved wife, Elizabeth, to be executrix
Daus: Mary; Sarah; Patty; Susannah Armstrong
Sons: John; David, Jr; William Simmons (whether last named is son,
or other relative, not stated.)
Wit: Robert Moses; Isaac Burson


COOKSEY, Hezekiah s/ June 3, 1817 p/ Jan 3, 1825
Daus: Mary Semmes; Sophia Rogers
Sons: Thomas Cooksey; Hezekiah Cooksey
Nephew: Walter Nally
Exr: Thomas Cooksey
Wit: Henry Thompson; William Luckett; John Dewberry

GRIER, Aaron (RS) s/ Sept 15, 1824 p/ Oct 20, 1824
Dau: Elizabeth Katherine Findley
Sons: Robert (Compiler of Grier's Almanac); Aaron W. Jr; Thomas
G-sons: Aaron G. Stephens; Alexander Stephens (V. P. of Confederate
States of America, and Gov. of Ga.)
"To all my children, my library of books and pamphlets."
Note: (Dau Margaret m. Andrew Baskins Stevens, Warren Co 7/7/1806,
they were parents of Alexander H. Stephens)
Exrs: Aaron and Robert Grier
Wit: M. Alexander; W. Darden; W. Wright

TARRY, Thomas s/ Nov 10, 1824 p/ Jan 26, 1825
Heirs: Beloved wife, Hannah

"Unto my relations," brother Samuel Tarry, and his heirs;
Gideon Flewoman (relationship not stated)
Exrs: James McCason; Hannah Tarry
Wit: William Cason; James McCason

CARY, Elphinston s/ Jan 8, 1821 p/ Mar 7, 1825
Heirs: Wife, Elizabeth, at her death to,
Nancy, wife of James Cary (relationship not stated), and her
Children of Elisha Cary (rel. not shown)
Henry B. Thompson, and his sons George Thompson; Joseph;
Benjamin, and Lancaster Thomson
Marcy Anne Thomson, daughter of Henry
Exrs: Wife, and Henry Thomson
Wit: M. Alexander; A. Miller; and Robert Grier

MC MATH, Joseph s/ Aug 24, 1824 p/ Sept 6, 1825
Wife: Elizabeth
G-dau: Sally Barbaree
Exrs: Elizabeth McMath, and son William
Wit: Zachariah McMath; Elijah McMath; Claborne Wall

SNIDER, Barnett s/ Sept 6, 1820 p/ Nov 7, 1825
Wife: Elizabeth
Dau: Elizabeth
Fanny Thigpen (rel. not stated)
Exr: John McCoy
Wit: James Barfield; Joseph Philips; John McCoy

CHAPMAN, Asa s/ Oct 19, 1825 p/ Nov 7, 1825
Wife: Cynthia (Lockett), m. Warren County, Apr 7, 1807
Sons: Henry H; James; Solomon; Bradford; Asa
Daus: Emily; Martha
Note: Son, Henry, to have all property, including part of Tavern
Lot on Augusta Highway, left to him by his grandfather Alford
Exrs: Cynthia Chapman; Solomon Lockett; Henry Chapman; John Fontaine
Wit: Henry Lockart; Jeremiah Swain; Thomas Gibson

HILL, Robert s/ May 16, 1825 p/ Oct 7, 1825
Daus: Sarah Hill; Temperance Darden
Sons: James; Benjamin; Lion; Robert; Abner; Seaborne
Exrs: Lion and Robert Hill
Wit: Elbert Darden; Henry Darden; John Harris

CODY, James s/ Nov 2, 1825 p/ Dec 5, 1825
Heirs: Beloved wife, Elizabeth, to retain all property to maintain
and school the children
Daus: Celia; Catherine; Anelizar; Lucretia
Sons: Edmond; Benjamin; Robert; Elias; Christopher; James
Exrs: Benjamin Cody; George Hardaway
Wit: Michael Cody; Daniel Dennis; Peter Cody

LOCKE, John s/ Mar 19, 1823 p/ Mar 6, 1826
Daus: Rebecca Locke; Lidy (Lydia) Locke; Elizabeth Locke; Sarah Booty
Son: James Locke
Excx: Elizabeth and Lydia Locke
Wit: William Langham; Lewis Jackson; Benjamin Langham

STANFORD, Joshua s/ May 6, 1825 p/ May 4, 1826
Sons: Joseph; Levi; John; Joshua; Levin
Daus: Sophia Draper; Mary; Sarah Ansley
G-daus: Harriet Deshield; Ellender Lazenby
G-son: William Lazenby
Exr: Joseph Stanford
Wit: John Willson; Benjamin Harrison; William Harrison

HARBUCK, Nicholas s/ Oct 5, 1822 p/ July 3, 1826
Wife: Barbara
Daus: C. E. Golding; Rebekah Brantley; Mary Hutchinson; Lavinia
Armstrong; Susan Gheesling
Son: William
G-ch: Barbara and Nicholas Hutchinson, children of Mary
Redian and Anna Barbara Gheesling, children of Susan
Greenbury Lee Harbuck, son of Anna, who is infirm
Exrs: Wife, Barbara; Henry Shelton; Jeremiah Butt; William Harbuck, Jr
Thomas Gibson
Wit: Henry Shelton; Michael Harbuck; Thomas Gibson

HAMILTON, John s/ June 14, 1826 p/ Sept 11, 1826
Wife: Mary

Dau: Mary
Son: Daniel
Exr: E. Perryman; Aaron Adkins
Wit: E. Perryman; Jesse Story; Aaron Adkins

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LATIMER, Rebekah s/ Aug 27, 1825 p/ Jan 1, 1827
Sons: Charles; James; Horace Augustus; William Marshal; Samuel;
Dau: Maria Furlow
Note: Rebecca is empowered to leave this property as she sees fit,
by virtue of a marriage settlement entered into before my
Exr: Charles Latimer
Wit: Robert Bealle; Jeremiah Perry; Walker Perry

DURDEN, Jesse s/ Nov 21, 1826 p/ Jan 7, 1827
Wife: Christine
Children of Arcada Hearn (relationship not stated), Priscilla:
Polly and Calvin
Exr: Henry Gibson
Wit: (???) B. Hundley; Joab Spivey; Thomas Battle

SHIVERS, Jonas s/ Sept 6, 1826 p/ Dec 4, 1826
Sons: Barnaby; Willis; Thomas, and James
G-ch: Jonas, son of Barnaby
Martha Hibler, dau of William
Lilly Ann, and Nancy, daus of Willis
George and Obediah, sons of Willis
Exr: James Shivers
Wit: C. E. Haynes; Joseph Roberts; Littleberry Tucker; Anthony
Jones; Gideon Hagood

STANFORD, Joseph s/ Mar 26, 1827 p/ May 6, 1827
Wife: Margaret
Sons: Christopher and Isaiah
Son-in-law: Henry Hand
Excx: Wife, Margaret
Wit: Thomas Battle; James Watson; Hillery Langford

TORRENCE, John s/ May 13, 1825 p/ Sept 6, 1827
Wife: Jemima, to have large family Bible, all other books of
Divinity, Mansion House, etc....
Sons: Septimus; Samuel; John; Wistan; Ebenezer
Daus: Abigail Watson; Mary White
Dau-in-law: Mary Semmes, widow of Dr. Joseph Semmes, and formerly
wife of my dec'd son, William
G-dau: Caroline W. Torrence, dau of Mary Semmes, and dec'd son,
Exr: (???)
Wit: Benjamin Bledsoe; John Fontaine; Thomas Gibson

BUTTRELL, Thomas s/ July 15, 1825 p/ Sept 12, 1827
Wife: Peggy
Sons: William; Thomas Jr.
Daus: Polly Little; Nancy McCrary
Exrs: Wife, Peggy; son Thomas; Richard Dozier
Wit: William Starke; Henry Dozier

??, Elizabeth s/ Nov 5, 1827 p/ Dec 7, 1827
??s: Children of Mary Poythress
Children of Sarah Zachry
Children of William King, son
James Dickens
Nancy Harrell; John Harrell; James Dickens

??SON, David s/ Oct 15, 1827 p/ Feb 1, 1828
??: Anne
?? Harriet Lazenby
??: Estate to be kept intact, and used to maintain wife and
children. Children to be educated
??: Brother, Joel Willson; John M. Lazenby; Anne Willson, wife.
??: William Drane; Richard Lazenby; John Stanford

CORMICK, John s/ Jan 22, 1828 p/ Mar 14, 1828
??: Sarah
??: James; Paul
??: Polly; Scena Cody; Susannah Duckworth
??: Sarah; Anne; Abner; Green; Mary; Scena; Michael, children
of Polly Cody

??: Wife, Sarah; Paul McCormick; Bennett Cody
??: Thomas Gibson; William Butt; John Reynolds

??TH, John C. s/ Nov 13, 1827 p/ Mar 19, 1828
??: Nancy
??: Frances; Sarah; Martha
??: William; Benjamin; John
??: John Anderson
??: William Shivers; William Anderson; Jesse Smith

??FORD, Jesse s/ (???) p/ (???)1828
??e: Perthena (also spelled "Bethany" in will)
??: Reuben
??: Ellie Ruark
??on: Jesse Ruark, son of Ellie
??-g-dau: Emily Mash, to receive property belonging to g-mother,
Bethany Mash, now my beloved wife, Bethany Stanford
??: None named
??: Esther, William T., and Andrew McDonald

??ER, Robert s/ Nov 25, 1827 p/ Oct 7, 1828
??e: Winifred, to have whole estate. Children to be boarded,
clothed, educated, until they reach age 21, or marry. Children
(not named) but at wife's death, balance of estate is to be
divided equally, except that the girls are to receive a horse,
saddle, and bridle more than the boys
??s: Wife; Hardy Pitts; Absolom Dawkins
??: Mary Ennis; Ira Neal; Thomas Gibson

??LIS, Sarah s/ June 5, 1827 p/ (???)
??s: Jane Stone; Louisa Robbins
??: William Ellis
??-in-law: Nicholas Robbins

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