Sarah M. Briggs1

F, #3143, b. circa 1851
     Sarah M. Briggs was born circa 1851 in Oswego Co., NY.1 She was the daughter of George C. Briggs and Malvina <...>. Sarah M. Briggs was enumerated in the census of 1855 in Volney, Oswego Co., NY, in the household of George C. Briggs.1 Sarah M. Briggs was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Volney, Oswego Co., NY, in the household of George C. Briggs.2

Citations

  1. [S585] NY1855.
  2. [S402] US1860.

James Bickett Sr.

M, #3144, b. 22 Jun 1773, d. 8 Sep 1852
Relationship
3rd great-grandfather of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
Bickett Descendants
     James Bickett Sr. was born on 22 Jun 1773 in Ireland.1 He was the son of father Bickett. James Bickett Sr. immigrated to NC in 1789. "James Becket was born in Ireland in 1773, came to America in the 16th year of his age, settled in North Carolina, moved to Tallapoosa Co., Ala., in 1848... S Becket."2

James Bickett Sr. married Elizabeth Osborne, daughter of William Osborne Jr., on 30 Jun 1794 in Mecklenburg Co., NC.3,4,5

James Bickett Sr. was enumerated as Head of Household in the censuses of 1800 in Mecklenburg Co., NC,6 and of 1810 in Mecklenburg Co., NC.7

James Bickett Sr. was enumerated as Head of Household in the censuses of 1820 in Mecklenburg Co., NC,8 of 1830 in Mecklenburg Co., NC,9 and of 1840 in Mecklenburg Co., NC.10

James Bickett Sr. moved to Tallapoosa Co., AL, between 1840 and 1850. They were enumerated in the 1840 census in Mecklenburg and in Tallapoosa in 1850. At least one son and two daughters were also in Tallapoosa in 1850. "Some immigrants living in Tallapoosa Co., 1850; Township 23; #1511 James Bekeler, 77 years old, farmer, born Ireland."10,11,12

James Bickett Sr. left a will dated 23 Feb 1849 in Tallapoosa Co., AL. Heirs: Elizabeth Osborne, Jane Bickett, Elizabeth L. Bickett, James Bickett, Margaret S. Bickett, Samuel Bickett, Martha U. Bickett and Sarah M. Bickett, his wife and 7 children. Heir and Executor: William O. Bickett, his son. Mentioned: John Bickett, Rachel Bickett and Jacob Penninger, his deceased son's heirs, his deceased daughter and her son.13 James Bickett Sr. was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Tallapoosa Co., AL, with others in the household: Elizabeth Osborne (his wife.)11

James Bickett Sr. died on 8 Sep 1852 in Tallapoosa Co., AL, at age 79.1 His estate was probated on 9 Sep 1852 in Tallapoosa Co., AL.13 He was buried in 1852 in Hillabee Campground Methodist Church Cemetery, Tallapoosa City, Tallapoosa Co., AL.1

A summary of James's census records:
Head of Household Household Member Age Year State County
Bickett, James 26-45 1800 NC Mecklenburg Co.
Bicket, Jas 26-45 1810 NC Mecklenburg Co.
Bickett, James 45+ 1820 NC Mecklenburg Co.
Becket, James 60-70 1830 NC Mecklenburg Co.
Bickit, James 60-70 1840 NC Mecklenburg Co.
Bekeler, James 77 1850 AL Tallapoosa Co.

Children of James Bickett Sr. and Elizabeth Osborne

Citations

  1. [S694] Cemetery Marker in Hillabee Campground Methodist Church Cemetery, Tallapoosa Co., AL (located approx. 1.5 miles south of County Road 94 on County Road 33).
  2. [S672] Brent H. Holcomb, Marriage and Death Notices from the Southern Christian Advocate. V.1: 1837-1860 (P O Box 738, Easley, SC 29640: Southern Historical Press c/o The Rev. S Emmett Lucas, Jr., ca 1979), issue of November 19, 1852 - p. 286. Hereinafter cited as Marriage and Death Notices.
  3. [S1752] "Marriages of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 1783-1868," Index, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : accessed 3 Dec 2015), Citing Holcomb, Brent H. Marriages of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina 1783-1868. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1995, p. 15 (image 23). This has 30 Jan 1794.
  4. [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 #: 000080253; ImageNum: 005966; Record #: 01 018; Bondsman: Samuel Becket; Witness: Shared Gray.
  5. [S588] M. Matthews, Mecklenburg Co., NC GenWeb, Marriages 1720-1866 (url: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/nc/mecklenburg/vitals/…).
  6. [S627] US1800.
  7. [S811] US1810.
  8. [S595] US1820.
  9. [S657] US1830.
  10. [S285] US1840.
  11. [S414] US1850.
  12. [S973] Sandra Scott Wilson, Some Pioneers of Tallapoosa County, Alabama (Decorah, IA: The Arundsen Publishing Co., 1991). Hereinafter cited as Some Pioneers of Tallapoosa Co., AL.
  13. [S2323] General indexes to records in Tallapoosa County (Salt Lake City, Utah: Family History Library, 1991), Will index record, Book 1, p. 68-9. Hereinafter cited as General indexes to records in Tallapoosa County.

Elizabeth Osborne

F, #3145, b. 7 Nov 1775, d. 25 Jul 1861
Relationship
3rd great-grandmother of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
Bickett Descendants
     Elizabeth Osborne was born on 7 Nov 1775 in SC.1 She was the daughter of William Osborne Jr.

Elizabeth Osborne married James Bickett Sr., son of father Bickett, on 30 Jun 1794 in Mecklenburg Co., NC.2,3,4

In the will of James Bickett Sr., dated 23 Feb 1849 in Tallapoosa Co., AL, Elizabeth Osborne was named as an heir.5 She was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Tallapoosa Co., AL, in the household of James Bickett Sr. (her husband.)6

Elizabeth Osborne was widowed on 8 Sep 1852 in Tallapoosa Co., AL.1 She was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Monroe, Union Co., NC, in the household of George D. Wolfe (her son-in-law.)7

Elizabeth Osborne died on 25 Jul 1861 in AL at age 85.1 She was buried in Hillabee Campground Methodist Church Cemetery, Tallapoosa City, Tallapoosa Co., AL.1

A summary of Elizabeth's census records:
Head of Household Household Member Age Year State County
Bickett, James (Bickett, Elizabeth) 26-45 1800 NC Mecklenburg Co.
Bicket, Jas (Bicket, Elizabeth) 26-45 1810 NC Mecklenburg Co.
Bickett, James (Bickett, Elizabeth) 45+ 1820 NC Mecklenburg Co.
Becket, James (Becket, Elizabeth) 60-70 1830 NC Mecklenburg Co.
Bickit, James (Bickit, Elizabeth) 60-70 1840 NC Mecklenburg Co.
Bekeler, James Bekeler, Elizabeth 75 1850 AL Tallapoosa Co.
Wolf, George D Beckett, Elizabeth 85 1860 AL Tallapoosa Co.

Children of Elizabeth Osborne and James Bickett Sr.

Citations

  1. [S694] Cemetery Marker in Hillabee Campground Methodist Church Cemetery, Tallapoosa Co., AL (located approx. 1.5 miles south of County Road 94 on County Road 33).
  2. [S1752] "Marriages of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 1783-1868," Index, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : accessed 3 Dec 2015), Citing Holcomb, Brent H. Marriages of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina 1783-1868. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1995, p. 15 (image 23). This has 30 Jan 1794.
  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 #: 000080253; ImageNum: 005966; Record #: 01 018; Bondsman: Samuel Becket; Witness: Shared Gray.
  4. [S588] M. Matthews, Mecklenburg Co., NC GenWeb, Marriages 1720-1866 (url: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/nc/mecklenburg/vitals/…).
  5. [S2323] General indexes to records in Tallapoosa County (Salt Lake City, Utah: Family History Library, 1991), Will index record, Book 1, p. 68-9. Hereinafter cited as General indexes to records in Tallapoosa County.
  6. [S414] US1850.
  7. [S402] US1860.

William Osborne Jr.

M, #3146
Relationship
4th great-grandfather of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
     William Osborne Jr. was the son of William Osborne Sr.

In the will of William Black Sr., dated 5 Oct 1763 in Mecklenburg Co., NC, William Osborne Jr., his nephew, was named as an heir.1

Children of William Osborne Jr.

Citations

  1. [S2432] "North Carolina, Mecklenburg - Probate records, Wills, 1763-1930," Images, North Carolina. County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (familysearch.org : accessed 30 May 2021), Wills, vol. A-F 1763-1799 Film 19302, p. 115-6, images 61-2.

John Osborne

M, #3147, b. circa 1774
Relationship
3rd great-granduncle of Beryl Virginia Burns
     John Osborne was born circa 1774. He was the son of William Osborne Jr.

He was also known as John Osborne, the Diarist, as some of his diaries have been found. They are dated January 1, 1800 - October 2, 1802 and March 7, 1819 - September 19, 1821, and are the day-to-day entries of his life in Union Co., NC.

John Osborne married Sarah Stansill, daughter of Jesse Stansill, after 1802.1,2 John Osborne served on a jury in Mecklenburg Co., NC, on 25 May 1820.3 (Union Co. was formed from Mecklenburg and Anson counties in 1842.) He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Union Co., NC, with others in the household: Sarah Stansill.4 John Osborne was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Lanes Creek, Union Co., NC, in the household of William Osborne (his son.)5

Citations

  1. [S589] John Osborn, Diary Kept by John Osborn (1800-1802) (url: http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~helmsnc/osborndiary/).
  2. [S671] John Osborn, Diary Kept by John Osborn (1819-1821) (url: http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~helmsnc/osborndiary/).
  3. [S671] John Osborn, Diary Kept by John Osborn (1819-1821), p. 28.
  4. [S414] US1850.
  5. [S402] US1860.

father Bickett

M, #3148
Relationship
4th great-grandfather of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
Bickett Descendants
     This 'father' provides a place to group siblings whose father is unknown to me.

Children of father Bickett

Samuel Bickett

M, #3149, b. circa 1780, d. between 20 Nov 1827 and 26 Nov 1827
Relationship
3rd great-granduncle of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Bickett Descendants
     Samuel Bickett was born circa 1780. He was the son of father Bickett.

Samuel Bickett married Susannah Osborne, daughter of John Osborne Jr. and Rebecca Callaway, on 27 Jul 1801 in Mecklenburg Co., NC.1,2,3 Samuel Bickett was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1810 in Mecklenburg Co., NC.4 On 6 Dec 1811 Samuel Bickett purchased land in Mecklenburg Co., NC, on Twelve Mile Creek from Alexander Osborne.5 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1820 in Mecklenburg Co., NC.6

Samuel Bickett left a will dated 20 Nov 1827 in Mecklenburg Co., NC. Heirs: Samuel Bickett, John Bickett, James Bickett, William M. Bickett, Susannah Osborne, Margaret Bickett and Jacob Penninger, four sons (not named), his wife, his daughter and son-in-law (other daughters not named.)7

Samuel Bickett died between 20 Nov 1827 and 26 Nov 1827 in Mecklenburg Co., NC, as on 26 Nov 1827 William Houston declined executorship.8 His estate was probated on 26 Nov 1827 in Mecklenburg Co., NC.9

Children of Samuel Bickett and Susannah Osborne

Citations

  1. [S1752] "Marriages of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 1783-1868," Index, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : accessed 3 Dec 2015), Citing Holcomb, Brent H. Marriages of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina 1783-1868. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1995, p. 15 (image 23).
  2. [S588] M. Matthews, Mecklenburg Co., NC GenWeb, Marriages 1720-1866 (url: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/nc/mecklenburg/vitals/…).
  3. [S1618] "North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663-1979," Index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 19 Apr 2014), citing Division of Archives and History. State Archives, Raleigh, Mecklenburg County, surname B.
  4. [S811] US1810.
  5. [S1618] "North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663-1979," Index and images, FamilySearch.
  6. [S595] US1820.
  7. [S2432] "North Carolina, Mecklenburg - Probate records, Wills, 1763-1930," Images, North Carolina. County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (familysearch.org : accessed 30 May 2021), Wills, vol. A-F 1763-1799 Film 19302, p. 157-8, images 82.
  8. [S1618] "North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663-1979," Index and images, FamilySearch, Mecklenburg Co., surname B, image 33.
  9. [S1618] "North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663-1979," Index and images, FamilySearch, Estate papers Berryhill, Pinckney - Black, James M., Film 1987479, image 420-457.
    27 Nov 1827 William Osborn named administrator
    26 Nov 1827 William Houston declines executorship
    27 Nov 1827 Peter Rape given guardianship of 7 minor children
    11 Dec 1827 Michael Polk assigns 1-year provisions for the widow and family
    20 Feb 1828 Susannah Bickett requests 1/3 of the land as her dower
    24 Feb 1828 Clarke Weddenton named guardian of the 4 youngest minor children
    27 Feb 1828 Michael Polk named guardian of 2 minor children
    02 Dec 1828 Survey of land for Susannah Bickett
    28 Dec 1828 One-year maintenance for Susannah Bickett
    18 Feb 1829 Susannah Bickett receives 105 acres on Twelve Mile Creek
    28 Nov 1829 Clarke Weddenton turns over guardianship of 4 minor children to John Osborne.

Susannah Osborne

F, #3150, b. circa 1786, d. before 16 Oct 1873
     Susannah Osborne was born circa 1786 in NC.1,2 She was the daughter of John Osborne Jr. and Rebecca Callaway.

Susannah Osborne married Samuel Bickett, son of father Bickett, on 27 Jul 1801 in Mecklenburg Co., NC.3,4,5

In the will of Samuel Bickett, dated 20 Nov 1827 in Mecklenburg Co., NC, Susannah Osborne, his wife, was named as an heir.6 She was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1830 in Bedford Co., TN. She was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1840 in Marshall Co., TN. She was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Marshall Co., TN, with others in the household: Rebecca Bickett, James Bickett and William M. Bickett (her daughter and 2 sons.)1 Susannah Osborne was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Marshall Co., TN, in the household of Samuel Bickett (her son.)2 Susannah Osborne was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Marshall Co., TN, in the household of John Devin (her son-in-law.)7

Susannah Osborne died before 16 Oct 1873 in Marshall Co., TN.8 Her estate was probated on 16 Oct 1873 in Marshall Co., TN, when her administrator was named.9

Children of Susannah Osborne and Samuel Bickett

Citations

  1. [S414] US1850.
  2. [S402] US1860.
  3. [S1752] "Marriages of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 1783-1868," Index, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : accessed 3 Dec 2015), Citing Holcomb, Brent H. Marriages of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina 1783-1868. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1995, p. 15 (image 23).
  4. [S588] M. Matthews, Mecklenburg Co., NC GenWeb, Marriages 1720-1866 (url: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/nc/mecklenburg/vitals/…).
  5. [S1618] "North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663-1979," Index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 19 Apr 2014), citing Division of Archives and History. State Archives, Raleigh, Mecklenburg County, surname B.
  6. [S2432] "North Carolina, Mecklenburg - Probate records, Wills, 1763-1930," Images, North Carolina. County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (familysearch.org : accessed 30 May 2021), Wills, vol. A-F 1763-1799 Film 19302, p. 157-8, images 82.
  7. [S497] US1870.
  8. [S2299] "Tennessee, Wills and Probate Records, 1779-2008," Images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : accessed 14 Sep 2020), Original data:Tennessee County, District and Probate Courts, Marshall Co., Administrators Bonds, 1859-1904; Administrators and Executors Letters, 1867-1878, image 294.
  9. [S2299] "Tennessee, Wills and Probate Records, 1779-2008," Images, Ancestry.com, Marshall Co., Administrators Bonds, 1859-1904; Administrators and Executors Letters, 1867-1878, image 93.

John Osborne Jr.

M, #3151
     John Osborne Jr. married Rebecca Callaway.

Child of John Osborne Jr. and Rebecca Callaway

Rebecca Callaway

F, #3152
     Rebecca Callaway married John Osborne Jr.

Child of Rebecca Callaway and John Osborne Jr.