Tuesday, September 29, 2009

* Siddey Braswell & Andrew Hartsfield Jr.

Siddey Braswell is often misreported to be Siddey Pitts. But it was Siddey's mother Elizabeth who was actually the Pitts, and named in the will of of John Pitts Senior. Elizabeth Pitts married Valentine Braswell Jr., who was the son of Valentine "V".

- November 29, JOHN PITTS, Senr., of Chatham County wrote his will in which he named daughters ELIZABETH BRASSEL, MARY LEAN(?), PEGEY MIMES, sons JOHN, Junr., JOSEPH. Son JOHN PITTS and “trusty friend ELISHA CAIN executors (copy on USGenWeb by Melinda Pitts Pennington)

1781 – August 24, ELIZABETH BRASSELL, widow of VALENTINE BRASWELL, Jr., married WILLIAM LYNN. Wake Co. Marriage Bond #02312. Bondsman: JAMES LYNN. Witness: THOMAS RICE.

1782 - February 12, Chatham County WILLIAM LINN to be Administrator of the estate of VOLENTINE BRASWELL, JUNR., DECEASED. 1,000 pound bond by WILLIAM LINN and JOHN PITTS. (copy of original from North Carolina Archives)

1782 – November – WILLIAM LYN, on motion is permitted to come in and defend his ward, VOLENTINE BRAZWELL, at the suit of JAMES WILLIAMS, Esqr. On entry on caveat, 640 acres of land on Haw River (pg. 20B, November 1782. Posted by Angela Meadows on Braswell List November 9, 2004) NOTE: See May 1778 record.

1784 - May Court VALENTINE BRASWELL, Jr., died intestate leaving EDY and SEDY BRASWELL. NOTE: Edith Braswell married Jeptha Freeman and Sedy Braswell married Andrew Hartsfield Jr.

1787 - EDY and SEDY BRASWELL heirs of VALENTINE BRASWELL, Junr., deceased granted 640 acres on east side of Haw River beginning above mouth of Duck Creek. Appears to be land Valentine Braswell purchased from Hector McNeal on July 23, 1778. (page 288, Deed Book D, Chatham Co. Register of Deeds and Copy of Grant #795 from Carey Bracewell)

1790 - August 8, Inventory of personal property of VOLLENTINE BRASWELL, Decd. and accounting of money paid from the estate which included “To money pd VOLINTINE BRASSWELL, Sinr a witness in the Suit of WILLIAMS vs the Orphans 40 pounds” and “To traviling twice from Chatham County to the State of Gorgia & all expenses, 26 pounds” NOTE: See 1794 listing of lands to be divided into thirds to give VALENTINE’s widow ELIZABETH her third. (Copy of original received from NC Archives)

1793 – October 18, ANDREW HARTSFIELD, Junior & SEDY, his wife of Wake Co., NC to THOMAS STOKES of Chatham County, 300 pounds current money, our undivided part of four parcels E of Haw River, mouth of Duck Creek, Shaddocks Creek, Cabbins Creek, RUTHERFORD’s line, ISHAM DANIEL’s line, ANDREW HARTFIELD, JEPTHA FREEMAN, DAVID CAVENAH. Signed ANDREW HARTSFIELD, SIDEY + HARTSFIELD Witness: W. Sane, Nilam Short (pages 188 & 189, Deed Book G, Chatham County Register of Deeds)

1793 – December 27, JEPTHA FREEMAN and EDY, his wife, of Chatham County, to THOMAS STOKES of same county, 500 pounds current money, interest in and to five several parcels of land in Chatham County on waters of Haw River, etc., it being the one half of the lands which were formerly the property of VALENTINE BRAZEL, Decd. and the tract
whereon the said FREEMAN now lives containing by estimation 620 acres. Signed JEPTHA + FREEMAN, EDY + FREEMAN. Wit: EDMUND BRANCH, JOSEPH JOHNSON, WM. MINTER. Chatham County February Sessions 1794. (pages 213 & 214, Deed Book G, Chatham County Register of Deeds)

1794 – February 14, To the Justices of Chatham County, the answer of STEPHEN FREEMAN and EDY his wife, ANDREW HARTSFIELD and SEDY his wife,
heir of VALENTINE BRASWELL, dec’d. and the answer of THOMAS STOKES, Esqr. To petition of JOSEPH HARMAN of Chatham Co., planter, & ELIZABETH his wife late ELIZ. LINN and formerly ELIZ. BRASWELL widow – (copy of original received from NC State Archives)

1794 – February – Chatham Co., NC - Land to be divided in thirds to give VALENTINE BRASWELL, Jr.’s widow ELIZABETH her dowry.

100 acres on Cabin Branch a prong of Shaddoxes Creek. (grant #257, 1780)

640 acres on east side of Haw River above mouth of Duck Creek. (bought
from Hector McNeil on July 23, 1778)

300 acres on Shadocks Creek (grant 11/1/1784)

23 acres on eastside of Haw River (grant 3/30/1780)

200 acres on south prong of the Great Branch, the waters of Shaddox Creek. (See Grant #395, Mar 31, 1780)

(copy of original from North Carolina Archives)

NOTE: Valentine’s widow, Elizabeth, married William Lynn on August 24, 1781. He died before August 8, 1790. She then married Joseph Harman

1801 –November 10, EDITH FREEMAN, formerly EDITH BRASWELL, SIDEY HARTSFIELD, formerly SIDEY BRASWELL, co-heirs of VALENTINE BRASWELL, dec’d. to THOMAS STOKES, for $1200, 640 acres on the east side of the Haw River, bounded by the lands granted DAVID CAVENAH, JOHN RAMSEY, decd. Signed EDITH + FREEMAN, SEDY + HARTSFIELD, relinquished, signed & delivered in presence of Open Court, November Session 1801. (pages 317 & 318, Deed Book L, Chatham County Register of Deeds)

Thank you to the dear cousins who researched for decades the old fashioned way and generously provided this information.

Saturday, September 19, 2009

* Nathan Brazill, Wilkes Co., GA 1828

. Plantation where I live, stock etc., to wife Patsy for life, at her death land to son Richard Lucy Barrett. To dau Polly H. Barrett, bed etc. To son John P., Volly Callaway, Nancy Reynolds, Robt., and Erasmus Barrett, $1.00 each. Wife Patsy and Josiah Tuck, Excrs. Signed Oct. 18, 1828. Luke Turner, Wm. O. Rutledge, Nathan Brazill, Chas. Smith, J. P., Test. Codicil. Having given in two draws in the Lottery of the Gold region and two in the Land Lottery of the Cherokee Country, I bequeath the same to wife Patsy and dau Volly H. Barrett. Signed Jan. 26, 1832. Probated Mar. 2, 1835. Luke Turner, Lewis B. Callaway, Jas. D. Willis, J. P., Test. (WILKES CO., GA WB H H 1819-1836 Pg 379)

* Jesse Brazell, Wilkes Co., GA 1806

dec'd Inv. Sept. 13, 1806. Malachi Reeves, excr. Isaac Eason, Pitt Milner, Geo. Willis, apprs. Final returns 1820, receipt of Ichabod, John, James, Jonathan and Jeremiah Reeves, Jos. Adams, Wyatt T. Heard atty for Avery Reeves, John Hood, Wm. S. Lenty atty for Mrs. Millicent Rowden, Jesse Brazell, and Burwell Hood for Rhoda Reeves insane dau of said dec'd for her maintenance for life, all legatees. Receipt of Lewis Barrett for medical attendance on said dec'd, 1807. (WILKES CO., GA ORIGINAL PAPERS part 3)

* Jacob S. & Jesse Brazell, Wilkes Co, GA. 1848


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KNOW all men by these presents, that we Jacob S. Brazell and William R. Peiteet are held and firmly bound to their Honors the Justices of the Inferior Court for said county, sitting for ordinary purposes, and their successors in office, in the just and full sum of fifteen Hundred dollars, for the payment of which sum, to the said Justices, and their successors in office, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and administrators, in the whole and for the whole sum, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals, and dated this fourth day of September one thousand eight hundred and forty eight.

THE CONDITION of the above obligation is such, That if the above bound Jacob S. Brazell admr of the goods, chattels and credits of Jesse Brazell late of this county, deceased, do make a true and perfect inventory of all and singular, the goods, chattels and credits of said deceased, which have or shall come to the hands, possession or knowledge of the said Jacob S. Brazell or in the hands or possession of any other person or persons for him and the same, so made, do exhibit in the said Court of Ordinary, when he shall be thereunto required: and such goods, chattels and credits, do well and truly administer according to law, and do make a just and true account of his actings and doings therein, when he shall be thereunto requiredby the Court of Ordinary for said county, and all the rest of the goods, chattels and credits, which shall be found remaining upon the account of the said administration, the same being first allowed by the court, shall deliver and pay to such person or persons, respectively, as are entitled to the same by law; and if it shall hereafter appear, that any last will and testament was made by the said deceased, and the same shall be proved before the court, and the executors obtain a certificate of the probate thereof, and the said Jacob S. Brazell do, in such case, if required, render and deliver up the said letters of administration, then this obligation to be void, else to remain in force.
Signed, Sealed, and acknowledged} Jacob S. Brazell
in open Court.} (crossed out) Wm R. Perteet
before Me (written in)
GG Norman} Recorded Sept 4th 1848

Contributed by KBD

* Edgefield Co., SC Misc. Deeds

- June 3, Deposition: Edward Couch said that he was present when Rachel Brazel & her son John McKenney had a conversation respecting a negro boy named Prince, who was the property of Valentine Brazel, husband of said Rachel Brazel. That said Rachel told the desponent that she was unwilling Valentine Brazel should ever have the boy & since her son had no money she would lend him a dollar which might be returned to be imprescences of the deponent as evidence of a contract..that the deponant is well convinced from the conversation that she intended to defraud her husband who was absent in Georgia of his right to said boy as she was provided with other property of less value which might have been sold in case of distress but to his knowledge said Valentine Brazel had furnished her with such necessities... S/ Edward Couch. Sworn by oath 3 Jun 1793 before Joseph Hightower, J.P. Rcd. 3 Jun 1794. (Pp. 456-457) Posted to the Braswell List by M.B. Watson.

1793 - November 31, Elisha Palmer & Mildred his wife to John Huffman, both of Edgefield County, South Carolina for 50 pounds sold 100 acres being part of a grant to Thomas Key adjacent Mrs. Logan, George Bussey, Junr, said Palmer, & Mrs. Braziel. S/ Alisha (X) Palmer, Mildred (X) Palmer. Wit: Demcy Bussey, Demcy (X) Hughs, George Bussey, Junr. In open Court 6 July 1795 Elisha Palmer acknowledges deed before R. Tutt, J.E.C. Plat: p. 235. (DB 12 1794-1796 Pg 235-236)

1794 - February 15, Edward Holmes, planter, to Phillip Ikner (Eikner], blacksmith. ?20, 20 acres on Mine Creek of Little Saluda, part of 100 acres originally granted to Drury Fort by Gov Wm Bull 1765, conveyed by Fort to Henry Bolton, from Bolton to Brittain Brasswell, and Braswell to sd Edward Holmes, 20 acres bounded by Mine Cr, sd Homes, heirs of Frederick Sisson, sd Eikenr. Wit. Solomon Eikner, Jonah Howell. /s/ Edward Homes. Suzion 15 Feb 1794. Proven 17 May 1794 by Solomon eikner; Henry King, J.P. Recorded 11th February 1797" (P 473-475) Posted to the Braswell List by M.B. Watson.

1794 – August 19, Valentine Brazeel, South Carolina, 96th District, Edgefield County, to James Herring of same state and county, 126 acres on “head of Edisto River south of Saluda below the Anchent Boundary near the Jester Pond beginning on the lands held by Thomas Adams and including the improvements that Briton Braziel now lives on at this present date” adj. Benjamin McKenney, part of 226 acres granted Valentine Braziel by Governor Charles Pinckney 4 April 1791. Signed Valentine (V) Brazeel. Witness: Edward Couch, Elisha Baronton, Biddy Bush. Proved 4 July 1796 by Biddy Bush; John Blocker, J.P. Recorded 4 July 1796. (DB 13 Pg 136-139)

1794 -
September, James Mathews & Dinah his wife to Sarah Braziel all of Edgefield Co., SC for ---sold 100 acres being part of a grant 25 December 1768 to William Braziel on Loyd's Creek of Savannah River. Signed: James Mathews, Dinah Mathews. Wit: Phil Capehart, Elizabeth Braziel, Henry Capehart, who swore by oath 7 May 1795 before Hugh Middleton J.P. Rec. 4 July 1795.

1794 - December 21, Valentine Brazel to Joseph McKinney, both of Edgefield Co. SC for 30 pounds, sold 100 acres originally granted 4 Apr 1791 at Colombia SC being on the south side of the Saluda River below the ancient boundary line on the Edisto River at the Sisters Pond adj. Manoah Hubert, Benjamin McKinney, & James Herring. S/ Valentine (V) Brazel. Wit. Benjamin McKinney, William Pardue, John McKinney, who swore by oath 6 Feb 1795 before Van Swearingen, J.P. Rcd. 8 Feb 1796. (P 542-545) Posted to the Braswell List by M.B. Watson.

1795 - December 17, Deed of Gift: William Braswell unto my children (viz) My sons, Jacob, William, Richard, John & Allen. To dau. Nancy, one cow, calf, feather bed /S/ William (X) Braswell Wit: Brittain Braswell, James Braswell who swore by oath 22 Dec 1795 before Wm. Daniel, J.P. Rcd. 23 Deec 1795 (P 470-471) Posted to the Braswell List by M.B. Watson.

1798 - September 14, Britain Brassell to His children. Deed of Gift, love & affection: to son William land whereon I now reside with my crop and tools; my son Isom blacksmith tools & colt name of Deller; daughter Polley & Barshaba two creatures known by name of Pullen and Sall and household furniture, to my daughters Elizabeth & Sarah the cattle, hoggs and geese with their increase. Wit John Wells, John Rogers /s/ Britain Brassell. Proven 27 Sept 1798 by John Roberts; Richard Tutt J.P. Rec 27 Sept 1798. (P 479-480) Posted to the Braswell List by M.B. Watson.

1801 - April 20, Zion Davis to John Rogers. $100, sixty acres adj. John Rogers corner, down Dry Creek to Josiah Davis's land. Wit: Wm. Braswell, Josiah Davis, William "X" Rogers. /s/ Zion Davis /s/ Margaret Davis. Proven 27 February 1802 by William Brassell who saw Zion Davis and Margret Davis his wife sign. /s/ William Braswell, Wm. Davis J.P. Recorded (obliterated) March 1805. (DB 26 P 43) Google Books

1801 - July 7, Zion Davis to Josiah Davis $45, twenty acres at Little Dry Creek adj. land of John Rogers. Wit: William Brassell, John Rogers, William "X" Rogers. /s/ Zion Davis (his mark =), Marget "M" Davis. Proved 3 November 1804 by John Rogers. (DB 25 P 107) Google Books

1803 - November 5, Brittain Brassell and William Brassell to John Pope, $209.94, three hundred sixty acres on Mine Creek and Dry Creek of Little Saluda River, being part of 922 acres originally granted to William Humphreys decd. by Gov. Charles Pinckney 7 May 1792, adj. Wm. Hardage, Sissom's land, Brittain Brassell, P. Eikner, Charleston road. Wit: Lewis Mobley, John Rainey, Park Ardagh. /s/ Brittain Brassell /s/ William Brassell. Proven 1 January 1804 by Patrick Ardagh, Russell Willson J.P. Recorded 3 January 1805. (DB 25 P146) Google Books

1805 - September 12, James Henderson of Abbeville District to Allen Glover, Deed of conveyance, Three hundred Dollars, one hundred acres on waters of Beaver Dam Creek adj land now belonging to Thomas Ramsay, Jesse Harris and Braseel. Wit: William Stalworth, Allen Burton. Signed James Henderson. Proved March 17, 1809 by Allen Burton. Creswell Moore J.P. Recorded June 13, 1809. (DB 29 Pg 444)

1806 - September 26, Allen Glover to Daniel English, Deed of conveyance, Five hundred Dollars, one hundred acres on waters of Beverdam Creek adj land now belonging to Thos Ramsey, Jesse Harris and Braseel. Wit: William Holladay, Eli Henderson. Signed: Allen Glover. Proved March 10, 1809 by Eli Henderson. Recorded June 13, 1809. (DB 29 Pg 443)

1808 - February 23, Henry Ray to John Lark, Deed of conveyance, Two hundred seventy five Dollars, one hundred fifty acres known by name of Bedford, it being a part of nine hundred twenty two acres originally granted to Wm Humphries 7 May 1792, conveyed by him to Britain Braswell, by him to John Pope, by John Pope to Henry Ray 2 January 1805, siuate on waters of Mine and Dry Creeks of Little Saluda. The 150 acres adjacent lands of Philip Ikener. Witness: Rowland Humphries, Samuel DeLoach, John Abney. Signed: H Ray. Justice John Pope certifies the relinquishment of dower rights by Elizabeth Marble Ray wife of Henry Ray, 10 July 1808. Signed: Elizabeth M B Ray. Proven 13 January 1809 by Rowland Humphries, Philip Raiford J P. Recorded 8 April 1809. (DB 29 Pg 413)

1809 - September 23, Richard Odum of Jones County, Georgia, to William Cates, $100 for 100 acres on Moors Creek of Little Saluda River, being part of land run for John Watson Senr and given by sd Watson to Mary Odom and Richard Odom her lawful heir. Wit: William Brassell, Green Wynn. Signed: Richard (R) Odom. Proven Jones County, Georgia, 1 August 1818 by William Brassell. Wm S Middlebrooks JP. (DB 35 Pg 440)

1811 - November 26, James Mathews and Dinah Mathews to Edmond Lamar, Deed, $850, 187.5 acres being part of 300 acres originally granted to William Breazeal on 12 December 1768 who died intestate and his only legal surviving heirs were Betsey Breazeal wife of Willis Breazeal and Dinah Mathews wife of above named James Mathews who after their fathers decease divised said land by agreement without administering on his estate. The tract now transfered is the dividend of Dinah Mathews, on Loyds Creek of Stephens Creek of Savannah River adjacent Charles Hammond, Samuel Dagnal. Wit: James Hunter, A. Hunter. Signed: James Mathews, Dinah (X) Mathews. Justice Charles Hammond certifies release of dower rights by Dinah Mathews wife of James Mathews, March 19, 1812. Signed: Dinah (X) Mathews. Rec: January 15 1817. (DB 33 Pg 268)

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NOTE: Valentine and his son Britain are from Chatham County North Carolina and are next found in Hancock County Georgia in 1795. This Britain married Latitia and named a son Valentine and is not to be confused with the Britton who married LaDicey Davis.

Updated September 19, 2009

Friday, September 18, 2009

* Hancock Co., GA Misc. Deeds

- January 2, Benjamin Braswell of Hancock County to Henry Hardin of Warren County for 100 pounds, 150 acres more or less in Warren County formerly granted to John Dover, July 3, 1773, conveyed to Joseph Maddock...Benjamin Braswell {Seal}. Witness: Isa Tucker, Mark Hardin JP. Recorded: May 23, 1796. (Pg. 170-171) KBD

* 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
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

Ranes District, Hancock Co., GA

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

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


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.

Updated October 30, 2010

Saturday, September 5, 2009

* William Braswell, Jasper Co., GA 1815

– May 27, Georgia, Jasper County, POLLY LUMPKIN has applied to me for letters of administration on the estate of WILLIAM BRASWELL late of the county aforesaid deceased; POLLY LUMPKIN has applied to me for letters of administration on the estate of GEORGE LUMPKIN late of the county aforesaid deceased; Given under my hand this 27th day of May 1815 (signed) ROBERT ROBEY, C.C.O. (Issue of May 31, 1815)