John R. Maxwell

M, #6182, b. circa 1835
     John R. Maxwell was born circa 1835 in GA.1

John R. Maxwell married Mary Caroline Herring, daughter of Hanson William Herring and Amy Caroline Anders, on 31 Mar 1859 in Decatur Co., GA.2

In the will of Hanson William Herring, dated 19 Dec 1879 in Decatur Co., GA, John R. Maxwell, husband of Mary Caroline, was named as an heir.3 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA with others in the household: Mary Caroline Herring.1

Citations

  1. [S496] US1880.
  2. [S1575] "Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978," Images, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com : accessed 21 Dec 2013), Citing County Marriage Records, 1828–1978. The Georgia Archives, Morrow, Georgia, Decatur Co., Book A, 1837-1869, p. 319.
  3. [S1610] "Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1990," Images, unindexed, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 11 May 2014), Citing Decatur County State of Georgia Court of Ordinary Wills Book B 1873-1913, Will of Hanson William Herring, pp. 72-74.

Lucinda Adams

F, #6183
     Lucinda Adams married Rev. Wiley J. Blewett, son of William Blewett Jr. and Rebecca Thomas, on 25 Jan 1854 in Thomas Co., GA.1

Citations

  1. [S1555] "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950," Index and Images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 2013), citing information from marriages recorded in Georgia counties for the years 1785 to 1950, Book E, 1849-1855, p. 146.

Barna Tucker

M, #6184, b. between 1770 and 1780
Relationship
3rd great-grandfather of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
     Barna Tucker was born between 1770 and 1780.1,2 He was the son of Benjamin Tucker and Amey <...>.

Parent/son Summary: Barna Tucker is named in the will of Benjamin Tucker as his son. This is an image copy of the original will from North Carolina, Probate Records, 1735-1970. The abstract from Nash County, North Carolina Vital Records Abstracts showing Matthew Tucker as the father of Barna is incorrect. The names mentioned in the abstract are the exact names in the image copy of Benjamin Tucker's original will - his wife, sons, and daughters; the death information matches the date Benjamin Tucker's will was written and probated. No will for Matthew Tucker was found in this timeframe.3,4

A marriage bond for Barna Tucker and Nancy Ballard was issued on 14 May 1805 in Nash Co., NC.5

Relationship summary: Barna Tucker and Peter Vanlandingham, Nelson Bone and William Lindsey were brothers-in-law. Edward Ballard's will names four daughters with their married names. The close association of these four men, as shown in many documents, asserts their relationship. For example, see the witnessing of William Lindsey's will, the witnessing of John Rawls' will, the power of attorney and witnessing of deeds of Peter Vanlandingham, the letter written back home to Nelson Bone, and Nelson Bone acting as executor of Edward Ballard's will. Barna Tucker was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1810 in Nash Co., NC.6 He witnessed the selling of land by Peter Vanlandingham in Edgecombe Co., NC, on 25 Oct 1815.7

Barna Tucker witnessed the will of William Lindsey dated 16 Feb 1817 in Nash Co., NC.8 On 21 Jul 1819 Peter Vanlandingham, in Wilkinson Co., GA, gave Power of Attorney to Barna Tucker, in Nash Co., NC.9

Barna Tucker was an early member of the Myrtle Springs Primitive Baptist Church. This was in Wilkinson Co., GA.10 On 2 Sep 1825 Barna Tucker, in Wilkinson Co., GA, wrote a letter to Nelson Bone, in Nash Co., NC. He mentions Peter (Vanlandingham) and also John (possibly Barna's son), who has been ill.11

Barna Tucker was a successful drawer in the 1827 Georgia Land Lottery. He was living in Wilkinson Co., GA. He drew land in Coweta County.12

In the will of Benjamin Tucker, dated 15 Oct 1829 in Nash Co., NC, Barna Tucker, his son, was named as an heir. He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1830 in Decatur Co., GA.1

Barna Tucker witnessed the will of John Rawls dated 6 Sep 1830 in Decatur Co., GA.13

Barna Tucker sold land in Coweta Co., GA, on 30 Oct 1838. This is the land that Barna won in the 1827 Georgia Land Lottery. The buyer was Samuel Rockwell.14,15

He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1840 in Decatur Co., GA.2

On 10 Mar 1843 Barna Tucker purchased land in Gadsden Co., FL.16

Residence summary: Barna Tucker and Nancy Ballard lived in Nash Co., NC, in 1819. Sometime after 21 Jul 1819 [power of attorney] and before 23 Jan 1823 [when their daughter married], they moved to Wilkinson Co., GA, and by 6 Sep 1830 they were in Decatur Co., GA. They were living there when Barna bought land in Florida (1843.)

Barna Tucker is mentioned in the Burns Family story.

Children of Barna Tucker and Nancy Ballard

Citations

  1. [S657] US1830.
  2. [S285] US1840.
  3. [S1612] "North Carolina, Probate Records, 1735-1970," Images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 2014), Citing Nash County Clerk of Superior Court, Record of Wills.
  4. [S1628] "Nash County, North Carolina Vital Records Abstracts," Abstracts, Cynthia Herrin (Ancestry.com : accessed 13 Jun 2014), Citing Families of Early North Carolina. 1909.
  5. [S740] Ancestry.com http://www.ancestry.com, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 (Original data: State of NC. An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the NC State Archives. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1977), Bond #86930, Record #01 124.
  6. [S811] US1810.
  7. [S1611] Frederick Holmes Cron, Distant Voices As Heard From The Water's Edge (P.O.Box 505, Wyandotte, OK 74370: The Gregath Publishing Company, 1999), p. 172. Hereinafter cited as Distant Voices.
  8. [S1612] "North Carolina, Probate Records, 1735-1970," Images, FamilySearch, Vol 1, 1778-1872: pp. 291-2.
  9. [S1611] Frederick Holmes Cron, Distant Voices, p. 174.
  10. [S1614] Victor Davidson, History of Wilkinson County (Spartanburg, S.C.: Reprint Co., 1978). Hereinafter cited as History of Wilkinson County.
  11. [S1611] Frederick Holmes Cron, Distant Voices, p. 28.
  12. [S726] "Georgia Land Lottery, 1827," Transcriptions, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 Sep 2001), Citing State of Georgia. Recorder Office. Official Register of the Land Lottery of 1827. Milledgeville, GA: Grantland & Orme, 1827, District 3, Lot No. 57.
  13. [S1610] "Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1990," Images, unindexed, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 11 May 2014), Citing Decatur County State of Georgia Court of Ordinary Wills Book B 1873-1913, Book AA 1828-1838: pp. 19-20.
  14. [S1615] "Georgia, Coweta, Deed records and mortgages, 1827-1932," Images, Georgia. Superior Court (Coweta County) (FamilySearch Microfilm # 473249 General index, Grantors, L - Z : accessed 2014), p. 39.
  15. [S1613] "Georgia, Coweta County, Deed Index. Grantees," Abstract, GA GenWeb (http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/coweta/deeds/granteer.txt : accessed 2014), Grantors, Surname T.
  16. [S991] Bureau of Land Management, "Search Documents" (Springfield, VA: Bureau of Land Management, 2014), T3N, R2W, Section 36, W1/2 of NE1/4 (7778); T3N, R2W, Section 24, W1/2 of SW1/4 (8015); T3N, R2W, Section 23, NE1/4 of SE1/4 (8016). Hereinafter cited as BLM: GLO.

Nancy Ballard

F, #6185, b. circa 1780
Relationship
3rd great-grandmother of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
     Nancy Ballard was born circa 1780.1,2 She was the daughter of Edward Ballard and Ann <...>.

A marriage bond for Nancy Ballard and Barna Tucker was issued on 14 May 1805 in Nash Co., NC.3

In the will of Edward Ballard, dated 22 Oct 1819 in Nash Co., NC, Nancy Tucker was named as an heir.4

Residence summary: Barna Tucker and Nancy Ballard lived in Nash Co., NC, in 1819. Sometime after 21 Jul 1819 [power of attorney] and before 23 Jan 1823 [when their daughter married], they moved to Wilkinson Co., GA, and by 6 Sep 1830 they were in Decatur Co., GA. They were living there when Barna bought land in Florida (1843.)

Nancy Ballard is mentioned in the Burns Family story.

Children of Nancy Ballard and Barna Tucker

Citations

  1. [S285] US1840.
  2. [S657] US1830.
  3. [S740] Ancestry.com http://www.ancestry.com, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 (Original data: State of NC. An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the NC State Archives. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1977), Bond #86930, Record #01 124.
  4. [S1611] Frederick Holmes Cron, Distant Voices As Heard From The Water's Edge (P.O.Box 505, Wyandotte, OK 74370: The Gregath Publishing Company, 1999), p. 148. Hereinafter cited as Distant Voices.

Peter Vanlandingham

M, #6186, b. Apr 1764, d. 12 Jan 1832
     Peter Vanlandingham was born in Apr 1764 in Edgecombe Co., NC.1,2,3 He was the son of Benjamin Vanlandingham.2

Birth Summary: Peter Vanlandingham chose his guardian in 1780, so he would have been between 14 and 20. If he were 14 in 1780, he would only be 20 in 1786, when he witnessed a will. Therefore, he was between 15 and 20 in 1780, based on the two court records.

Relationship Summary: Benjamin Vanlandingham and Peter Vanlandingham were father and son. The Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, fourth Monday in February, 1780, states, "Peter Vanlandingham orphan of Benjamin Vanlandingham" etc.2

Peter Vanlandingham married Martha Ballard, daughter of Edward Ballard and Ann <...>, circa 1793 in NC. Peter Vanlandingham was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1800 in Edgecombe Co., NC.4

Relationship summary: Peter Vanlandingham and Barna Tucker and Nelson Bone and William Lindsey were brothers-in-law. Edward Ballard's will names four daughters with their married names. The close association of these four men, as shown in many documents, asserts their relationship. For example, see the witnessing of William Lindsey's will, the witnessing of John Rawls' will, the power of attorney and witnessing of deeds of Peter Vanlandingham, the letter written back home to Nelson Bone, and Nelson Bone acting as executor of Edward Ballard's will.

Peter Vanlandingham was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1810 in Edgecombe Co., NC.5

Peter Vanlandingham sold land in Edgecombe Co., NC, on 25 Oct 1815. Peter sold 432 acres of land on the south side of Cabin Branch to Elijah Winstead for $800.6

The family moved to Wilkinson Co., GA, before 21 Jul 1819.7 On 21 Jul 1819 Peter Vanlandingham, in Wilkinson Co., GA, gave Power of Attorney to Barna Tucker, in Nash Co., NC.7 Peter Vanlandingham was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1820 in Wilkinson Co., GA.8 The family moved again circa 1827, to Decatur Co., GA.9 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1830 in Decatur Co., GA.10

Peter Vanlandingham witnessed the will of John Rawls dated 6 Sep 1830 in Decatur Co., GA.11

Peter Vanlandingham was named administrator of John Rawls's estate in Mar 1831 in Decatur Co., GA. John Rawls did not name an executor in his will.12

Peter Vanlandingham died on 12 Jan 1832 in Cairo, Grady Co., GA, at age 67.3 He was buried in Cairo, Grady Co., GA.3

Peter Vanlandingham is mentioned in the Burns Family story.

Child of Peter Vanlandingham and Martha Ballard

Citations

  1. [S1626] "North Carolina, Probate Records, 1735-1970," Images, unindexed, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 2014), citing Edgecombe Co. North Carolina Wills, 1758-1830, Vol 3 : np, Images 247-249.
  2. [S1627] Marvin K. Dorman, Edgecombe County, North Carolina; abstracts of court minutes, 1744-46, 1757-94 (Winston-Salem, N. C.: Hutchison-Allgood Print. Co., 1968). Hereinafter cited as Edgecombe County, North Carolina; Court Minutes.
  3. [S1937] Cemetery Marker in Chester-Sasser Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA (Crepe Myrtle Lane).
  4. [S627] US1800.
  5. [S811] US1810.
  6. [S1611] Frederick Holmes Cron, Distant Voices As Heard From The Water's Edge (P.O.Box 505, Wyandotte, OK 74370: The Gregath Publishing Company, 1999), p. 172. Hereinafter cited as Distant Voices.
  7. [S1611] Frederick Holmes Cron, Distant Voices, p. 174.
  8. [S595] US1820.
  9. [S1625] Florence Van Landingham Van Landingham, Volume 2 (West Palm Beach, Fla: F. Van Landingham, 1976). Hereinafter cited as Van Landingham.
  10. [S657] US1830.
  11. [S1610] "Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1990," Images, unindexed, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 11 May 2014), Citing Decatur County State of Georgia Court of Ordinary Wills Book B 1873-1913, Book AA 1828-1838: pp. 19-20.
  12. [S1610] "Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1990," Images, unindexed, FamilySearch, Letters of administration and Guardianship 1824-1866 vol A-B, p. 27.

William Lindsey

M, #6187, d. between 16 Feb 1817 and May 1817
     William Lindsey married Charity Ballard, daughter of Edward Ballard and Ann <...>, circa 1802.1

Relationship summary: William Lindsey and Barna Tucker and Peter Vanlandingham and Nelson Bone were brothers-in-law. Edward Ballard's will names four daughters with their married names. The close association of these four men, as shown in many documents, asserts their relationship. For example, see the witnessing of William Lindsey's will, the witnessing of John Rawls' will, the power of attorney and witnessing of deeds of Peter Vanlandingham, the letter written back home to Nelson Bone, and Nelson Bone acting as executor of Edward Ballard's will.

William Lindsey left a will dated 16 Feb 1817 in Nash Co., NC. Heirs: Polly Lindsey, his wife. Witnesses: Barna Tucker and Nelson Bone, two of his brothers-in-law.2

William Lindsey died between 16 Feb 1817 and May 1817 in Nash Co., NC.2 His estate was probated in May 1817 in Nash Co., NC.2

William Lindsey is mentioned in the Burns Family story.

Citations

  1. [S1612] "North Carolina, Probate Records, 1735-1970," Images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 2014), Citing Nash County Clerk of Superior Court, Record of Wills, Vol 1, 1778-1872: pp. 289-91.
  2. [S1612] "North Carolina, Probate Records, 1735-1970," Images, FamilySearch, Vol 1, 1778-1872: pp. 291-2.

Nelson Bone

M, #6188, b. circa 1787, d. circa Jul 1866
     Nelson Bone was born circa 1787.1,2 He was the son of John Bone and Elizabeth <...>.

Relationship Summary: Nelson Bone is named in the will of John Bone as his son.3

Relationship summary: Nelson Bone and Barna Tucker and Peter Vanlandingham and William Lindsey were brothers-in-law. Edward Ballard's will names four daughters with their married names. The close association of these four men, as shown in many documents, asserts their relationship. For example, see the witnessing of William Lindsey's will, the witnessing of John Rawls' will, the power of attorney and witnessing of deeds of Peter Vanlandingham, the letter written back home to Nelson Bone, and Nelson Bone acting as executor of Edward Ballard's will.

Nelson Bone married Mourning Ballard, daughter of Edward Ballard and Ann <...>, circa 1813.4

Nelson Bone witnessed the will of William Lindsey dated 16 Feb 1817 in Nash Co., NC.5

Nelson Bone was named executor of the will of Edward Ballard (his father-in-law) dated 22 Oct 1819 in Nash Co., NC.6

Nelson Bone was enumerated as Head of Household in the censuses of 1820 in Nash Co., NC,7

Nelson Bone married Nicey Batchelor, daughter of John Batchelor, after 1823 in Nash Co., NC.8,9 On 2 Sep 1825 Barna Tucker, in Wilkinson Co., GA, wrote a letter to Nelson Bone, in Nash Co., NC. He mentions Peter (Vanlandingham) and also John (possibly Barna's son), who has been ill.10

Nelson Bone was enumerated as Head of Household in the censuses of 1830 in Nash Co., NC,11 of 1840 in Nash Co., NC,12 of 1850 in Nash Co., NC, with others in the household: Nicey Batchelor,1 and of 1860 in Nash Co., NC with others in the household: Nicey Batchelor (his wife.)2

Nelson Bone died circa Jul 1866.13

Nelson Bone is mentioned in the Burns Family story.

Citations

  1. [S414] US1850.
  2. [S402] US1860.
  3. [S1612] "North Carolina, Probate Records, 1735-1970," Images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 2014), Citing Nash County Clerk of Superior Court, Record of Wills, pp. 362-3.
  4. [S1611] Frederick Holmes Cron, Distant Voices As Heard From The Water's Edge (P.O.Box 505, Wyandotte, OK 74370: The Gregath Publishing Company, 1999), pp. 22, 148-9. Hereinafter cited as Distant Voices.
  5. [S1612] "North Carolina, Probate Records, 1735-1970," Images, FamilySearch, Vol 1, 1778-1872: pp. 291-2.
  6. [S1611] Frederick Holmes Cron, Distant Voices, p. 148.
  7. [S595] US1820.
  8. [S1612] "North Carolina, Probate Records, 1735-1970," Images, FamilySearch, p. 517.
  9. [S1631] Ruth Smith Williams and Margarette Glenn Griffin, Abstracts of Will Book 1, Nash County, North Carolina, 1778-1868 (Rocky Mount, N.C.: J. W. Watson, 1967), in which her father names her in his will as Nicey Bone. Hereinafter cited as Abstracts of Will Book 1, Nash County, NC.
  10. [S1611] Frederick Holmes Cron, Distant Voices, p. 28.
  11. [S657] US1830.
  12. [S285] US1840.
  13. [S1611] Frederick Holmes Cron, Distant Voices, p. 1. This is from the recollection of John Wesley Bone, who knew his grandfather, Nelson Bone and his step-grandmother, Nicey Batchelor.

John Rawls

M, #6189, b. between 1760 and 1765, d. between 6 Sep 1830 and Mar 1831
     John Rawls was born between 1760 and 1765.1,2,3 John Rawls was awarded land, as follows: Warrant dated 4 Dec 1786 and surveyed 18 Jun 1787, 200 acres in Effingham Co., GA; Warrant dated 2 Dec 1793 and surveyed 4 Dec 1793, 31 acres in Burke Co., GA; Warrant dated 3 Jun 1793 and surveyed 5 Jan 1795, 500 acres in Effingham Co., GA; Warrant dated 6 Jul 1795 and surveyed 7 Aug 1795, 93 acres in Burke Co., GA.4



John Rawls married Franky <...> in 1792 in Effingham Co., GA.5 John Rawls was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1820 in Screven Co., GA.1 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1830 in Decatur Co., GA.2

John Rawls left a will dated 6 Sep 1830 in Decatur Co., GA. Heirs: Catherine Rawls and Benjamin T. Rawls. Witnesses: Barna Tucker, Peter Vanlandingham and George W. Kemp, The relationship of the witnesses to John Rawls is somewhat convoluted, as follows: John Rawls' daughter is marriaged to David Conner of Screven Co., David's sister is married to Jonah Burns. Jonah Burns' brother, John, has a son, John H., who is married to Anne Tucker, Barna's daughter. Peter Vanlandingham and Barna are brothers-in-law and George Kemp is Barna's son-in-law. John Rawls' will mentions Screven Co. and his 1820 census was taken in Screven Co., GA. He was in Decatur Co. by the 1830 census and the 3 witnesses were in Decatur. Mentioned: David Conner, his son-in-law.6

John Rawls died between 6 Sep 1830 and Mar 1831 in Screven Co., GA.

Peter Vanlandingham was named administrator of John Rawls's estate in Mar 1831 in Decatur Co., GA. John Rawls did not name an executor in his will.7

Children of John Rawls and Franky <...>

Citations

  1. [S595] US1820.
  2. [S657] US1830.
  3. [S1935] Headright and Lottery Loose Plat File: Vol. L, p. 66, Georgia Surveyor General, RG 3-3-26, Atlanta. Hereinafter cited as Headright and Bounty Plats.
  4. [S1935] Headright and Bounty Plats: Vol. L, p. 66, Vol. DD, p. 496, Vol. AA, p. 333, Vol. none specified.
  5. [S1945] Caroline Price Wilson, compiler, Annals of Georgia, Important Early Records of the State. Vol. 2 (Savannah, GA: Braid & Hutton Inc., 1933), p. 89. Hereinafter cited as Annals of Georgia.
  6. [S1610] "Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1990," Images, unindexed, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 11 May 2014), Citing Decatur County State of Georgia Court of Ordinary Wills Book B 1873-1913, Book AA 1828-1838: pp. 19-20.
  7. [S1610] "Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1990," Images, unindexed, FamilySearch, Letters of administration and Guardianship 1824-1866 vol A-B, p. 27.

Mourning Tucker

F, #6190, b. circa 1806
Relationship
2nd great-grandaunt of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Mourning Tucker was born circa 1806 in NC.1,2 She was the daughter of Barna Tucker and Nancy Ballard.

Mourning Tucker married George W. Kemp on 23 Jan 1823 in Wilkinson Co., GA.3,4 Mourning Tucker was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of George W. Kemp (her husband.)1

Relationship Summary: George W. Kemp and Mourning Tucker owned land directly between the land of Barna Tucker (Mourning's father) and John Tucker (most likely her brother.)

Mourning Tucker was enumerated as Head of Household in the censuses of 1860,2 of 1870,5 of 1880,6 and of 1885 in Gadsden Co., FL.7

Mourning Tucker is mentioned in the Burns Family story.

Citations

  1. [S414] US1850.
  2. [S402] US1860.
  3. [S1614] Victor Davidson, History of Wilkinson County (Spartanburg, S.C.: Reprint Co., 1978). Hereinafter cited as History of Wilkinson County.
  4. [S1611] Frederick Holmes Cron, Distant Voices As Heard From The Water's Edge (P.O.Box 505, Wyandotte, OK 74370: The Gregath Publishing Company, 1999), p. 151. Hereinafter cited as Distant Voices.
  5. [S497] US1870.
  6. [S496] US1880.
  7. [S498] FL1885.

George W. Kemp

M, #6191, b. circa 1800
     George W. Kemp was born circa 1800.1

George W. Kemp married Mourning Tucker, daughter of Barna Tucker and Nancy Ballard, on 23 Jan 1823 in Wilkinson Co., GA.2,3 George W. Kemp was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1830 in Decatur Co., GA.4

George W. Kemp witnessed the will of John Rawls dated 6 Sep 1830 in Decatur Co., GA.5 George W. Kemp was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1840 in Gadsden Co., FL.6

On 10 Jul 1844 George W. Kemp purchased land in Gadsden Co., FL, stating his name as George W. Kemp of Gadsden County Florida Territory.7 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Gadsden Co., FL with others in the household: Mourning Tucker (his wife.)1

On 8 Oct 1850 George W. Kemp purchased land in Gadsden Co., FL, and again in 1852 he purchased 3 lots.8

Relationship Summary: George W. Kemp and Mourning Tucker owned land directly between the land of Barna Tucker (Mourning's father) and John Tucker (most likely her brother.)

George W. Kemp is mentioned in the Burns Family story.

Citations

  1. [S414] US1850.
  2. [S1614] Victor Davidson, History of Wilkinson County (Spartanburg, S.C.: Reprint Co., 1978). Hereinafter cited as History of Wilkinson County.
  3. [S1611] Frederick Holmes Cron, Distant Voices As Heard From The Water's Edge (P.O.Box 505, Wyandotte, OK 74370: The Gregath Publishing Company, 1999), p. 151. Hereinafter cited as Distant Voices.
  4. [S657] US1830.
  5. [S1610] "Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1990," Images, unindexed, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 11 May 2014), Citing Decatur County State of Georgia Court of Ordinary Wills Book B 1873-1913, Book AA 1828-1838: pp. 19-20.
  6. [S285] US1840.
  7. [S991] Bureau of Land Management, "Search Documents" (Springfield, VA: Bureau of Land Management, 2014), T3N, R2W, Section 25, NW1/4 of NW1/4 (8415). Hereinafter cited as BLM: GLO.
  8. [S991] BLM: GLO, T3N, R2W, Section 26, NE1/4 of NE1/4 (9423); Section 23, SW1/4 of NE1/4 and SW1/4 of SE1/4 (9819); Section 23, NW1/4 of SE1/4 (9824).