Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Harrison Braswell, Gwinnett Co., GA, 1842

Gwinnett County} Inferior Court Sitting for Ordinary purposes adjourned Term March 17th 1842.

At this Term of this Court Harrison Braswell obtained Letters of Guardianship to take care of the persons & property of Matthew Bagwell, Clarissa Bagwell, Tabbitha Bagwell and Sarah Ann Bagwell minors and orphans of Warren Bagwell decd. and gave in conjunction with himself Larkin Bagwell as Security -
attest Kinchen Rambo I.C.C.V.

Contiributed by KBD

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Henry Breazeale, Granville Co., SC 1767

1767 - January 16, Henry Breazeale, Hillsborough Township, Granville County, planter. Sons: William, Cannon, Elijah, John, Willis - land and tenements; Enoch, Drury and Joel. Daughters: Sarah Baker, Elizabeth Baker, Grandson: Henry Breazeale Jr., son of Elijah and Patty Breazeale. Mentions: residue of estate to my children. Exors: sons Elijah, William and Willis. Wit: John Giles, David Alexander, his mark, Robert Giles, his mark. P: 3 Apr 1770 (Pg 454)

NOTE: This is the Breazeale family not DNA related to the Reverend Robert Bracewell. Elijah Breazeale's wife is Patty Wynne, proved by the will of her father, Peter. We have a Brazeale branch in our Braswell project at FTDNA.

Peter Wynne's Will, Burke Co., GA, 1770

1770 – December 18, In the Name of God Amen I Peter Wynne of Georgia and parish of St. George planter being of perfect mind and memory make this my last Will and Testament first I desire to be desently Buried Secondly I desire all my Debts be justly paid the Resedue of my Estate good Chattles Stock negroes and moneys whatsoever to me appertaineth at the time of my Departure I give in manner and form following; first I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Wynne my track of Land I now live on also my best feather Bed & Rideing Horse and the Crop of Corn that is now on my plantation also my negrow man named Toney also to my daughter Mary Whitehead I give five pounds Starling worth of Cattle the resedue of my Estate I desire may be Equilly Devided between my son Peter Wynne and my son Thomas Wynne and my Daughter Patty Breazeal & I do appoint my son Peter Wynne and my son in law Elijah Brazeal the hole and sole Executors of this my last Will and Testament and I do hereby utterly revoke Disallow and Disannul all former Bequests wills and Legacies by me heretofore in any --- wife (?) Left or made Declaring ratifying and Confirming this & no other to be my last will and Testament in Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Eighteenth Day of December One thousand seven hundred and Seventy --
Signed and sealed in the} Peter Wynne Snr. {LS}
Jessa his + mark Wigins} By virtue of the Dedimus hereunto
Robert his R mark Morgain} Annexed Before me John Thomas One
Daniel Lott} of His Majestys Justices assigned to keep the peace for the parish of St George

Personally appeared Jesse Wiggons one of the Subscribing Witnesses to the within written last Will and Testament of Peter Wynne of the same Parish Planter Deceased who being duly Sworn on the Holy Evangelists of Almighty God made oath that he was present and did seethe said Testator sign seal publish pronounce and declare the same to be and Contain his last will and Testament and that he was of sound and disposing mind and memory to the best of his knowledge & belief and that he with Robert
Morgan and Daniel Lott Subscribed their names as Witnesses to the said will at the request and in the presence of the said Testator and in each others presence
Sworn the first day of March 1771 --
Before me John Thomas
Jesse his + mark Wiggons

D: 18 Dec 1770. P: 1 Mar 1771. R: 5 Mar 1771. Document attached in which David Lewis and John Thomas, Esqs. Are impowered to administer the oath of exor. To Elijah Breazeal dated 12 Feb 1772. Oath of exor. Signed by Elijah Breazeal Dated 1 Mar. 1771. pp 392-395 W.B.A. (page 149, Abstracts of Colonial Wills of Georgia 1733-1777 (District of Halifax, 1752-65; St. George Parish, 1758-1777; Burke County 1777)

NOTE: Elijah is the son of Henry Breazeale of Hillsboro Township in Granville Co., SC with the 1767 will. (Breazeale Family)