Friday, September 18, 2009

* Joseph Braswell of Chatham Co., NC



1772 – Chatham County Militia Rolls, Capt. Charles Mathis's List included listed in this order: JOSEPH BRANTLEY, Clark, BENJA. BRANTLEY, Sergt.,……. JOHN PARHAM, VOLLINTINE BRASSWELL, HENRY BRASSWELL
……..EDMUND BRANTLEY……….JOSEPH BRASSWELL, JOHN MOOR, BENJAMIN BRASSWELL, JAMES BRANTLEY, THOMAS BRANTLEY, HARRIS BRANTLEY......
VOLLENTINE BRASWELL, Jr. on ELISHA CAIN's list (From Carey Bracewell & on Chatham Co. USGenWeb)


1777 – March 24, BENJAMIN & MARY BRASSWELL and JAMES & ESTHER BRANTLY 130 acres on the north side of Deep River adjacent ABRAHAM WOMOCK, granted or intended to be granted to said JAMES BRANTLY in Chatham County to DAVID MADDOX. Witnesses: JOSEPH BRASWELL, T. RAMSEY, ABRAHAM WOMACK (p. 127, Deed Book B, Chatham Co.Register of Deeds)


1779 – April 12, JOSEPH BRASWELL granted 625 acres in Chatham County between Deep River and the road leading from Ransey's Mill to the Court House beginning at the line formerly JAMES BRANTLEY's (page 159, Deed Book B, Chatham Co. Register of Deeds)


1779 - July 1, ALEXANDER CLARK granted 640 acres "Chatham County on the west side of the land formerly belonging to JOSEPH BRASWELL in the Fork lying on and between the Rocky Branch and the main road leading from Deep River to the Court House beginning in said BRASWELLs north corner at a black oak.........." (Deed Book B, page 372. Grant #153, Chatham Co., Register of Deeds)


1780 – January 1, JOSEPH BRASWELL sold 625 acres in Chatham County to JOHN RAMSEY (p. 330, Deed Book B, Chatham Co. Register of Deeds)


1784 - December 10, BRASWELL, JOSEPH. Certificate of Col. E. Clark. Entitled to a bounty of 250 acres and prays for same in Washington Co. (Certificate of Service in the American Revolution on file in the Office of Secretary of State, Georgia, compiled by Lucian Lamar Knight, State Historian & Director of the Dept. of Archives and History)


1785 - January 25, BRASWELL, JOSEPH. Certificate of Col. E. Clark. Minute man, though not an inhabitant of the State at time of enlistment. (Certificate of Service in the American Revolution on file in the Office of Secretary of State, Georgia, compiled by Lucian Lamar Knight, State Historian & Director of the Dept. of Archives and History)


1785 - May 5, Bounties of JOSEPH BRASWELL, HENRY BEALL, PENMAN FLOYD and HENRY DAVIS, Minute Men, trasn. To PETER CARNES, Esqr. (Georgia D.A.R. Historical Collection)


1794 - Georgia Tax Index, Butler District, Hancock Co., GA
JOSEPH BRASWELL

Ranes District, Hancock Co., GA
ALLEN BRASWELL
BENJAMIN BRASWELL
SAMUEL BRASWELL


1795 - Hancock County, Georgia Tax Records (Donna Sarchet copied from microfilm and given on Braswell List)

Capt. Alford's District:
JOSEPH BRASWELL 3 slaves, no land

Capt C. Raines District
VALENTINE BRASWELL - 1 slave, no land (next door to)
BRITTON BRASWELL - 1 poll only (married to Letitia)

Capt. Barron's District:
Samuel Barron


1796 – Thomas Ranes District, Hancock Co., GA Tax List

JOSEPH BRASWELL 10 slaves 4 12.50
SAMUEL BRASWELL 74 acres
BENJAMIN BRASWELL 1 taxes 37.50
JAMES BRASWELL


1799 - Georgia Tax Index, Moore Dist., Jackson Co., GA

JOSEPH BRASWELL
ALLEN BRASWELL
BENJAMIN BRASWELL
SAMUEL BRASWELL


1802 – Tax List, Clark County, Georgia

ALLEN BRASWELL CK/ph 015* (page)
GEORGE BRASWELL CK/ph 015* (page)
JOSEPH BRASWELL CK/ph 015* (page)

1804 - March 10, JOSEPH BRASWELL and ANNE BRASWELL his wife of Clarke county to WILLIAM WORTHAM. $?00 for four Negroes, viz, PAT about 19 years of age and her two children, one by the name of FANNY about two years of age and the other by the name of RACHEL about nine months old and a yellow girl by the name of CHARITY about twelve (years) of age with their increase. Signed, J. BRASWELL, ANN (X) BRASWELL. Witnesses, JAMES SPULLOCK, BENJAMIN LEGGITT. Proven by JAMES SPULLOCK on March 10, 1804 before R. McAlpin. Signed James Spullock. Recorded April ? 1804. (Georgia Settlers Vol. 3, No. 2 May 2002 Pp. 244-246)

1804 - March 10, JOSEPH BRASWELL and ANNE his wife of Clarke county to SAMUEL BRASWELL, Junr.., for egh (sic) hundred dollars, two Negroes named BOB & SIMON; BOB about 21 years of age & SIMON in his 16th year. Signed, J. BRASWELL, ANN (X) BRASWELL. Witnesses, JAMES SPURLOCK, BENJAMIN LEGGET. Sworn to by JAMES SPURLOCK on March 10, 1804, before R. MCALPIN, J.P. (no recording date) (Georgia Settlers Vol. 3, No. 3 August 2002 Pp. 311-312)


1809 - July 18, JOSEPH BRASWELL made a deed of gift in Clark County, Georgia for love and affection for his daughter SUSANNA LAMBERT, to her daughter JERUSA LAMBERT and to SALLY LAMBERT. (Posted to the rootsweb Lambert List by Bo Mosley May 2, 2004)


1814 - May 8, JOSEPH BRASWELL to daughter JOANNA BARRON Jones Co., GA deed gift Book E p 186. (Posted to Braswell List by Joyce Zachman)


1817 - September 6, Power of attorney: Morgan Co., Ga: JOSEPH BRASWELL of afsd. co., appoint my friend WILLIAM WORTHAM of afsd. co., my true & lawful atty. in fact to cavet the Will of BENJAMIN BRASWELL, decd. & collect by law my portion of the estate of decd. which I am entitled to as the brother of decd., /S/ JOSEPH (BJG) BRASWELL. Wit: WILLIAM PHILLIPS, WILEY FLETCHER, E. DUKE, J.P. Recorded 13 Sept. 1817. (DB F 1817-1818 P 153) NOTE: Could this Joseph (BJG) be Joseph Jr?


NOTE: It is believed that Joseph, Benjamin & James Braswell were named after Joseph, Benjamin & James Brantley.


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