Saturday, July 17, 2010

V. Brazile, Hancock Co., GA 1812



Genealogical Abstracts From The Georgia Journal
(Milledgeville) Newspaper, 1809-1818 Vol. 1 Page 181

Issue of December 2, 1812

Direct tax. By virtue of an act of Congress, passed the 16th of March 1802 entitled..."an act, to lay and collect Direct Tax within the United States" will be sold at public sale, at the time and place hereafter mentioned, by the Collectors respectively, so much of the following estates as will satisfy the taxes due thereon...The sale will take place as follows, viz.----at Sparta, by Hamlin Lewis, esq., on Tuesday 6th of April 1813, at Greensboro by Joshua Houghton, esq. on the 1st Tuesday in July 1813, and at Lexington by John Collier, esq., on the 1st Tuesday in August 1813, of which all concerned are requested to take due notice. (signed) Robert Habersham, Acting Supervisor, 5th May 1812.

Hancock County, First Collection District, Third Division:

V. BRAZILE

NOTE: This must be Valentine "V" Braswell from Chatham County North Carolina

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Samuel Braswell, Burke Co., GA 1785

State of Georgia}
Burke County} Pursuant to a Warrt. From David Emanuel Esqr. Senr. Justice of said County Dated the 2nd Day of may 1785 and Directed to Thomas Lewis Esqr. County surveyor Agreeable to said Warrt. I have admeasured and laid out Unto Simon Sherod one Hundred & fifty acres of land in said County on Barr Camp Bound South easterly By land of Saml Brazel Easterly By Vacant land & Northwesterly By land said to belong to the Widow Colson Having such forms marks & Shapes Natural and Artificial as an Above Represented on the Platt thereof Certified the 6th Day of June 1785 Daniel M Neil D.C.S.
Recorded in the County Surveyors}
Office the 2nd Day of Sept 1785}
and Certified By}
Thos Lewis C.S.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Kindred Braswell, Burke Co., GA 1787

State of Georgia}
Burke County} Pursuant to a warrant from the Court of Justices Directed to Thos Lewis Esqr. County Surveyor Dated the Sixth Day of August 1787 And signed by Thos Lewis Junr Esqr one of the Senior Justices for the aforesaid County I have admeasured And laid out unto Simon Sherod who actually Resides in this State a tract of land Containing Three hundred Acres Situate and being in The County aforesaid on Bark Camp adjoining Northeasterly by land of Sd Sherod Wm Roberts and Wm Colson and Southwardly by land of Kindred Braswell and Northwesterly by land of Wm Harrison and Jas Johnson and on all other sides By land vacant at the time of Survey having Such form and marks Natural and Artificial as above Delineated and Expressed Certified this 15th Day of July 1788 by Willis Wood, D. Sur.
Wm Roberts} SCB
Jonah Roberts}

Benjamin Sherrod, Emanuel Co., GA

Georgia}
Emanuel County} In the name of God Amen I Benjamin Sherod of the State and County aforesaid knowing that life is uncertain and that all men must die without being conf---d by affection do make and ordain this my last will and testament Item In persuance my and desire is that all my Just debts be paid and discharged Item To my beloved wife I give and bequeath the for-owing property to wit: My negro man caled Washington to her and her heirs forever I also leave to my beloved wife Benetar during her natural life the following property to wit my negro man caled Ned and woman caled Mary and Peg(?) also during her natural life as afor------ the use of the plantation on which I live with all my stock of horses except as hereafter excepted cows hogs sheep and goats and farmy utensils of every discription also all my household and kitchen furnitur excep--as hereinafter excepted. Item I give and bequeath to my son Benjamin Sherod a tract of land in Muscogee County granted to Ashford Jurkues for 202 1/2 acres also the plantation on which I now live after the death of his Mother and my negro girl called Mariah and my horse caled ---------- and his bridle and saddle and one feather bed and furniture to him and his heirs forever Item My will and desire is that the property which I have loaned to my wife Benetar Sherod during her natural life for the support of her and my ---------daughter Benetar at the death of my wife be equally divided among my children provided my wife should outlive my --------daughter as aforesaid but if -- --------- child should or shall be the lo-ges- lia-----the above property as aforesaid -- be divided at her death. Item I give and bequeath unto my son William G. Sherod the tract of land on which he now lives Granted to Robert Braswell for five hundred acres and the one half of lot 174 in the second district of Caroll County also one negro boy Called Dick the -----to him and his heirs forever. Item I give and grant to my son John Sherod the tract of land on the River Granted to William Hart for three hundred acres also the one half of lot no 174 in the said district in Carol County also one negro Girl Caled Bit also one horse called his own with his Bridle and Saddle and one feather Bed and furniture for the ---- to him and his heirs forever Item My will and desire is that my wife Benetta with the use of the above property which I have given and loaned to her keep and support my daughter Benetar -- -- --- child. Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Rachel $----to be hers and hers forever Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter B------ one feather Bed and furniture to her and her heirs forever Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Caroline one negro Girl caled Cloe and one feather Bed and furniture to her ----her heirs forever Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Nancy my negro Girl caled Hariet and $200.00 dollars and one feather bed and furniture to her and her heirs forever. Item My will and desire is that my three sons have the Guardianship of my ----- child in case she should live longer than her mother she and her property to be kept and disposed of as the majority shall order and direct Item my will and desire is that my wife should have the crop that may be growing on the plantation at the time of my decease Item my will is that all my property not disposed of by this will should be sold by my executors at my wifes decease And lastly I do nominate and constitute and appoint my beloved Son Wm G Sherod John Sherod Benjamin Sherod Executors to this my last will and testament

(Rest of will unavailable at this time, however the following items were found in online google books, rootsweb lists, friends, & the archives. Are Simon & Benjamin Sherrod related?)

1785 - March 7, Samuel Braswell, 150 acres in Burke County on Ogeechee and Bark Camp adjoining Kindred Braswell, Robert Braswell & Simon Sherod. (Georgia Archives)

1813 - Robert Braswell, 500 acres on Long Creek in Emanuel County. (Georgia Archives)

1821 - September 3, Nancy Boatright, orphan of Daniel, deceased, Margaret (Braswell) Boatright, Sion Kirkham and Edward Surrency, guardians. Benjamin Sherrod, guardian, George Dekle, sec. September 4, 1826. (Emanuel) Georgia Intestate Records

1829 - July 16, Julian Barnes, orphan of James, deceased, Benjamin Sherrod, Jesse Scarborough, guardian. (Emanuel)

1830 - October 2, Saturday, Sheriff Sales...will be sold...287 1/2 acres of land, adjoining Thomas Drew and James Wealea, levied on as the property of James Wealea, to satisfy executions or fi fas in favor of Benjamin Sherrard vs. James Wealea and Josiah C. Drew. John Oglesbey, Sheriff. (Union Recorder, Milledgeville)

1836 - August 6, Benjamin Sherrod, deceased, Thomas Drew, administrator, appr. (Emanuel)

1836 - August 16, Tuesday, All those indebted to the estate of Benjamin Sherard, late of said county, deceased, or owed money by that estate, must make immediate payment or present their notes for payment. William G. Sherard, Adm. (Southern Recorder, Millegeville)

1843 - January 16, Beneta Sherod, minor of Benjamin, deceased, William Sherod, guardian, John Sherod, Benjamin Sherod, Joseph Dunn, sur. (Emanuel)

1843 - January 16, Susan Sherod, minor of Benjamin, deceased, William Sherod, guardian, John Sherod, Benjamin Sherod, Joseph Dunn, sur. (Emanuel)

1844 - March 19, Tuesday, Will be sold...all the property belonging to the estate of Benjamin Sherrod, late of said county, deceased. Sold for the benefit of the heirs and creditors of said estate. William G. Sherrod, Adm. (Southern Recorder, Milledgeville)

1847 - July 20, Tuesday, All persons are hereby cautioned against trading for 15 $30 notes, as follows: "Emanuel County, January 5, 1847. On the first day of January next, we or either of us, promise to pay John Wiggins, administrator, or bearer, on estate of Jesse Wiggins, deceased, $30, value received. T.A. Parsons, William G. Sherrod, Benjamin Sherrod." The consideration for the above notes having entirely failed, I shall not pay them unless compelled by law. T.A. Parsons, Burke County.

1854 - June 6, Tuesday, Sheriff Sales...will be sold...400 acres of land adjoining Thomas Drew, levied on as the property of Benjamin Sherrard, to satisfy executions or fi fas in favor of E.A. Rhaney, William G. Sherrod, security...Henry Brown, Sheriff. (Southern Recorder, Milledgeville)

Georgia Intestate Records



1794
- May 26, John Brazdal decd, John Gill applied for letters of administration. Caveat filed June 2, 1794, Mary Brazdal vs John Gill. (Elbert)

1808 - March, John Brazil, deceased, James Glover, administrator, ordered to give clear titles to Benjamin Hubbard. (Elbert)

1809 - September 4, William L. Braziel, deceased, George Headen issued letters of administration. (Jackson)

1810 - Willis Brazeal, decd, Nancy Brazeal and Green Wood issued letters of administration. (Laurens)

1817 - March 3, Elizabeth Eason Brazeal, orphan of Willis, decd, Green Wood, guardian. (Laurens)

1817 - September 10, Benjamin Braswell, decd, William Talbot issued letters of administration. Guy Smith, security. (Morgan)

1819 - January 4, Richard Bracewell, decd, James Bracewell issued letters of administration. (Laurens)

1821 - December 3, Elijah William Brazeal, decd, Eason Allen issued letters of administration. (Laurens)

1826 - September 1, Benjamin Braswell, decd, William Talbot, Thomas Swift, Green Talbot issued letters of administration. James & John Malcomb issued letters of administration September 15, 1826. (Morgan)

1827 - January, Benjamin Brazill, deceased, Hesekiah Stephens issued letters of administration. (Habersham)

1829 - June 1, Robert Brazell, deceased, Sarah Brazell, Laban Taylor appointed administrators. Mrs. Sarah Brazell declines as admx, Laban Taylor to serve, February 7, 1827, Laban Taylor, administrator, applied for division of estate, January 6, 1829, dismissed June 3, 1833, Mrs. Sarah Brazell, widow, Wiley Brazell, received div of estate, June 1, 1829. (Camden)

1832 - June 5, Wiley Brazell, unsound mind, Laban Taylor appointed guardian, Mrs. Sarah Tucker, present guardian, consents. (Camden)

1842 - January 5, Wiley Brazel, idiot, Sarah Taylor, guardian, dismissed. (Camden)

1842 - June 7, Matthew D. Brazel, decd, Stephen McCall appointed administrator. (Camden)

1842 - September 5, Wiley Brazel, deceased, R.P. Burton appointed administrator, caveat filed by heir, Mrs. Sarah Taylor. R.P. Burton dismissed January 4, 1847. Heirs: Robert & William Taylor, David Tanner, in right of wife, Sarah, January 16, 1843. Sarah Brazel Taylor, widow and guardian of minor children of Laban Taylor, deceased, June 5, 1842, div of estate to John L., Robert, William, Lemuel, Jeremiah, Lavina A., M.J., L.L., David Tanner, June 5, 1842. (Camden)


1844 - April 3, Wiley Brazel, deceased, Lemuel Taylor, now of age, asks his share of estate be partitioned him. (Camden)

1844 - June 3, M.D. Brazel deceased, Stephen McCall, administrator, dismissed. (Camden)

1883 - J.W. Braswell, Alfred James, guardian. (Cobb)

No date - John Braswell bound to John Smith, p. 61. (Screven)

No date - Turner Braswell, allowed $196.87 1/2, p.82 (Screven)

Source

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Turner Braswell Screven Co., GA


1785 - April 4, Pursuant to A Wart. from the Honourable Court of Justice Directed to Thos. Lewis Esqr. (CS) DAted the 4th of April 1785 I have admeasured and laid out unto John Michel Buckhalter a tract of Land Containing Two Hundred acres in Burke County on the No side of Bryar Creek on Sheftals Branch Bound to the No Wt by Mordica Sheftalls land and Wm Phillips and on the Other Sides Vacant land Contains as is above Discribed Hath such Forms marks and Shape as the above plat represents and was Vacant Land before this Survey. Certified this 26th Day of April 1785 Isaac Perry A.S.


1788 - Pursuant to a Wart. from the Honble the Court of Justices for Burke County to me Directed (Signed Davd. Emanuel --) Dated the 1st of Dec. 1788 I have admeasured and laid out unto Francis Paris (who actually resides in this State) a tract of Land Containing Three Hundred & fifty Acres in the sd County of Burke on the No side of Briar Creek Bound to the No Wt by John Nich Buckhalter to the So. Wt. by sd Francis Paris and on the other sides Vacant Having Such Shape form & marks as the above plat represents. Certified this 10th Day of Janry 1789 Isaac Perry C. - Ch Carriers James Long, Peter Ridick


1792
- May 10, John Mickell Burekhalter, of Effingham County sells to Jacob Reddick and Peter Reddick, of Burke County, for 100 Pounds, 400 acres in Burke County. Bk K, P 3155, Peter Reddick, Adm, sells the one half of this tract that belonged to Jacob Reddick, who willed it to Nancy Reddick, his wife, and who later married Turner Braswell. Reddick as Adm of Braswell, sells the land. 11-4-1828 to James Mobley. (REDDICK Bk L. P 245, Clk's Off. Screven Co.)


1794 - In 1794, Seaborn Jones, a prominent Augusta attorney, began purchasing land in Screven County.....Other land owners from whom Seaborn Jones bought property in building his Screven County plantation included William Strobe, Sanders Walker, Tapley Tullis, John M. Cleland, John Bryan, Turner Braswell, Thomas Shield, William Graves, William Evans, James Kimball, Ruben and Rachel Thompson, John Lambert, Elizabeth Parker, James and Ticy Sharber, William T. Kirkland, Owen O. Jenkins, Peter Reddick, William B. Bulloch, John Skinner, James Babcock, and Solomon and Sarah Kemp. (Excerpt from a chapter in an unknown book titled MILLHAVEN PLANTATION)


1820 - February 2, Turner Braswell married Mary Hay. (HAY Bk "A" Ret. 182133 - P 105, Screv. Co)


1825 - July 25, John Braswell married Elizabeth Burton, 7-25-1825. Turner Braswell married Mary Hay, 2-2-1820 (BRASWELL Bk "A" Ret. 1821-33, P 105, Screv.)


1826 - December 4, Ordered that Peter Reddick be given permanent letters of Administration on the Estate of Turner Braswell, dec., and that Peter Arnett, Alexander Kemp, Charles Stuart, Isaac Rook, and John F. Lovett, be his security. (REDDICK Min Bk 2-A, P 125,/Ord Off. Screv. Co second section)


1827 - March 22, James Mobley M. Mary Braswell widow Turner Braswell, formerly Mary Hay - Bk "A" Ret - 3/22/1827 P - 145 (S. Co. bk 6P, p. 291)


1828 - January 26, Turner Braswell, deceased, Peter Reddick, Adm. Heirs: 1. James Mobley 2. Mary Braswell 3. Lucy Braswell. James Mobley by right of his wife, Mary, the widow of the deceased. Dividers: Jacob Lewis, James Bolton and Anthony Lewis. Turner Braswell married Mary Hays, 2-20-1820 Bk A, P 105, Records. (BRASWELL D Bk "A" Returns p 220)


1828 - February 4, Returns of Peter Reddick, Adm, Estate of Turner Braswell, deceased.
1828
1-12-1828 - to rent of plantation to J. Mobely................15.12 1/2
1-12-1828 Hire of negro man to Nathaniel Wade........89.25
1-12-1828 Hire of negro man to Peter Arnett................45.00
1-12-1828 Hire of negro man to McCullen Pollock.....29.00
Nov.4th. Sale of 200 acres of land in Screven
county belonging to said estate to James Mobley..........200.00
.............................................................................................$378.32
1828.
1-15-1828 By cash paid Peter Reddick...........................109.30
1-15-1828 By cash paid Thomas Reddick........................44.30
1-15-1828 By cash paid John Reddick............................109.30
1-15-1828 By cash paid Nicholas Reddick....................109.30
1-15-1828 By cash paid John Reddick, adm
Estate of Jacob Reddick, deceased....................................44.30
(REDDICK, Bk "A" Returns, P 224, Screven Co. Ord. Off.)


1828 - September 1, Ordered that Peter Reddick, Adm. the Est of Turner Braswell, deceased, have leave to sell property for division among the heirs. (REDDICK ----Min Bk 2-A, P 147, Screv. Co)


1828 - November 4, Peter Reddick, Administrator of the Estate of Turner Braswell, conveys to James Mobley, a tract of 200 acres of land which adjoins land of Seaborn Jones on one side, originally granted to John Michael Burkhalter, who conveyed the same to Jacob and Peter Reddick. When they divided the first tract fell to Jacob Reddick. It was deeded by him to his wife Nancy Reddick who afterward intermarried with Turner Braswell. Peter Reddick, Administrator sells same to James Mobley.


1832 - November 20, Mary Braswell married Barnett Newton in Screven County Georgia. (Georgia Marriages)


1833 - January 14, Returns of Peter Reddick, Administrator, Estate of Turner, Braswell, deceased. By the amount paid Mary & Susannah Braswell, Taxes ---- 69 1/2 cents. Date: Jan 14, 1833 (REDDICK Min Book 3, P 332, Screven County) NOTE: It could be that Susannah is actually Lucy Ann.


1833 - December 2, Barnett Newton is appted guardian of Lucy Ann Braswell, m. and o. of Turner Braswell, decd. Dec. 2, 1833 Minutes, bk C, p. 80 (Braswell, Turner)


1841 - January 12, Lucy Ann Braswell married Reuben Newton in Screven County, Georgia. (Georgia Marriages)

Dixon Hollingsworth Surname Cards Collection

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Simon Braswell, Braswells Branch & Briar Creek

1785 - Pursuant to a Wart. from the Honourable the Court of Justices Directed to Tho. Lewis Esqr. C.S Dated the 5th of Dec. 1785 I have admeasured and laid out unto Charles Kimball a tract of Land Containing Two Hundred and Fifty Acres in Burke County on Brassils Branch So side of Brier Creek Bound to the North and East by Simon Brassils Land and on the other side Vacant Contains as is above Discribed hath Such Shape Form and marks as the above plat represents and was Vact Land before this Survey. Certified this 20th Day of Dec. 1785 - Isaac Terry A.S.


1787 - Pursuant to A Wart. from the Honble the Court of Justices for Burke County Directed to Thos. Lewis Esqr. Dated the 6 Day of August 1787. I have admeasured and laid out unto Thomas Yarbrough a tract of Land Containing One Hundred & Fifty acres in the sd County of Burke at the Head of Brassils Branch near Land of David Emanuel Esqr. on the So side of Briar Creek Bound on all sides by vacant Land------Contains as is above Described Hath such shape form and marks as the above plat represents ---- Certified this 12th Day of August 1787 Isaac Perry A. S.


1787 - Pursuant to A Wart from the Honble the Court of Justice for Burke County Directed to Thos. Lewis Esqr C.S. Dated the 6th of Augt 1787. I have admeasured and laid out unto Elias Daniel Jun a tract of Land Containing One Hundred acres in the sd County of Burke on Brassills Branch So side of Briar Creek. Bound to the East by Charles Kimbrel to the No. Wt. by Isaac Perry and on the other sides Vacant. Contains as is above Discribed Hath such shape form & marks as the above plat represents. Certified this 11th Day of Oct. 1787 Isaac Perry A.S.


1787 - Pursuant to A Wart. from the Honble the Court of Justices for Burke County Directed to Thos. Lewis Esqr. (C.S.) Dated the 3d of Sept. 1787 - I have admeasured and laid out unto Nicholas Redick a tract of land Containing Two Hundred Acres in the sd County of Burke on the Halfway Branch So side of Briar Creek near Paris' Sawmill Bound to the No. Et. by Francis Paris to the No. Wt. by Francis Paris and Charles Kimbral to the So. Wt. Vacant and to the So. Et. by John Michael Buckhalter. Contains as is above Discribed. Hath such shape form and marks as the above plat represents Certified this 12th Day of Sept. 1787 Issac Perry. A.S.


1791 - Rachael Chambers Wart 200 Acres Decr. 5th 1791 Surveyed the 13th of April 1792 For sd. Rachael Chambers who resides in this State Two Hundred acres of Land in Burke County on Brassels Branch. Bound to the No. Et. by Elias Daniel now Tillir & vacant to the So. Wt. by Jonas Chambers & John Daniel and on the other Sides Vacant Certified Isaac Perry A.S.


1792 - Jonas Chambers Wart. 250 Acres March the 5th 1792 Surveyed the 13th of April 1792 For sd. Jonas Chambers (who resides in this State) Two Hundred & fifty acres of Land in Burke County on ---- commonly caled Brassils Branch Bound to the So. Et. by Nicholas Ancheveaus to the No. Et. by John Daniel & Rachael Chambers to the No. Wt. partly by John Marchant & on the other parts vacant. Certified Isaac Perry A.S.


1792 - Catharine Chambers 200 Acres Wart. Dated the 5th of Nov. 1792 Surveyed the 8th of May 1793 For sd Catharine Chambers Two Hundred acres of Land in Burke County on Brassells Branch Bound to the So.. Wt. by John Daniel & Rachael Chambers to the No. to the Et. & partly to the So. by Tapley Tuller and to the Wt. & So. by Nich. Ancheveaux Cert. (in Leiu of a wart. heretofore granted her) Isaac Perry A.S.


1793 - Tapley Tuller 250 Acres Wart. Dated the 4th of Feby 1793 Surveyed the 8th of May 1793 For sd Tapley Tuller One Hundred & Seventy acres of Land in Burke County on Brassells Branch Bound to the No. by Sanders Walker to the No.- by his own Land to the So Wt by Rachel Chambers to the Wt by Catharine Chambers & Nich Anch----- to the So by John Bell & to the Eastward by Nich Reddick. Cert. Isaac Perry