1765 - 1810
||Columbia County, Georgia
|Aug 17 1809 Isaac Willingham bought 100 acres on Sullivans Creek from Ignatius Few that had been originally granted to George Brasfield in 1785. Then 1817 this 100 acres of land is sold to William B Willingham. |
||Columbia County, Georgia
||27 Jun 2017 |
||Willingham John, b. ca 1725, Virginia |
||lnu Ann |
||Brasfield Martha, d. ca 1841, Lincoln County, Georgia |
||06 Feb 1787
||Granville County, North Carolina
| ||1. Willingham Caleb, b. ca 1790, Columbia County, Georgia , d. ca 1837, Jones County, Georgia |
|>||2. Willingham William, b. ca 1792, Columbia County, Georgia , d. ca 1837, Jones County, Georgia |
|>||3. Willingham Reuben Sanders, b. 14 Mar 1793, Columbia County, Georgia |
|>||4. Willingham John, b. ca 1802, Columbia County, GA |
|>||5. Willingham Isaac B, b. ca 1806, Columbia County, Ga , d. 28 Jun 1863, Coosa County, Alabama |
| ||6. Willingham Mary (Elizabeth), b. ca 1797, Columbia County, Ga |
||09 Jun 2017 |
- 1817 Hez. Spires requests the distribution of the estate of Isaac Willingham in right of his wife to
Isaac Willingham, and
John and Isaac represented by their guardian William Willingham, and Mary represented by her guardian Hez. Spires.
[Read by Roger O. Willingham]
1841 Martha Spires LWT in Lincoln Co. Names
daughter (Mary?) Elizabeth Echols;
son Isaac Willingham;
heirs of John Willingham;
heirs of Reuben Willingham, Caleb and Nancy; and
heirs of William Willingham. [William died in Jones Co., GA between 23 May 1836 and 12 Sept 1837.]
NOTE: Caleb was not named; he did have heirs. [Caleb was deceased in Jones Co., GA before 12 Sept 1837. RECORD].
Executors were Isaac Willingham and Isaac Willingham Sr.
Ordinary Minute Book, 1826-1837
Jones Co., Georgia
Tuesday, September 12th, 1837
On application of WILLIAM CLELAND Administrator on the estate of CALEB WILLINGHAM deceased. It is ordered that WILLIAM L. MIDDLEBROOKS, GREEN WILLIAMSON, THOMAS J. MIDDLEBROOKS, EPHRAIM SANDERS/LANDERS and THOMAS H. STEED be and they or a majority of them are hereby appointed commissioners to divide the negroes belonging to the Estate of said decease--said commissioners to be sworn agreeable to Law and return their proceedings to the court.
Ordered that Letters of Guardianship of the person and property of WILLIAM WILLINGHAM, ORPHAN AND IDIOT SON of CALEB WILLINGHAM, deceased be granted to WILLIAM CLELAND on his giving bond and Security in the sum of TEN thousand dollars, and that the Clerk take WILLIAM JOHNSON AND ISAAC WILLINGHAM as securities
Concerning William, brother of Caleb, and son of Isaac Willingham m. Martha Brasfield....
William also lived in Oglethorpe Co., GA until he moved to Jones Co., GA where his brother, Caleb, was.
SOURCE: Ordinary Minute Book, 1826-1837
Jones Co., Georgia
pg. 185 Tuesday, September 12th, 1837
Court met pursuant to adjou---
Present their honors JAMES GRAY
HOWELL F. WILLIAMS ESQRS.
Ordered that WILLIAM JOHNSON ADMINISTRATOR of WILLIAM WILLINGHAM [NOTE: William Willingham is brother of Caleb Willingham m. Elizabeth Glass] deceased have leave to sell the Lands belonging to said Estate on a credit of twelve months upon advertising the same as required by the Law and the usual four months Notice having duly published,etc. no objections filed.
On application of WILLIAM JOHNSON administrator of WILLIAM WILLINGHAM deceased shewing that he has given the proper notice--It is ordered that WILLIAM L. MIDDLEBROOKS, GREEN (next page)
WILLIAMSON, EPHRAIMS SANDERS/LANDERS, MCALLISTER WILLIAMSON and THOMAS J. MIDDLEBROOKS be and they or a majority of them are hereby appointed commissioners to divide the Negroes of said dec'd amongst his distributees according to Law--the said Commissioners to be first sworn agreeable to Law and to make a record of their proceedings to this Court.
Ordered that Letters of Guardianship of the persons and property of WILLIAM AND MARY WILLINGHAM orphans of WILLIAM WILLINGHAM deceased be granted to ANN WILLINGHAM THIER MOTHER upon her giving bond and security in the sum of Eight thousand dollars and that the clerk take WILLIAM JOHNSON, WILLIAM CLELAND AND ISAAC WILLINGHAM securities.
Ordered that Letters of Guardianship of the person and property of ISAAC WILLINGHAM orphan of WILLIAM WILLINGHAM dec'd be granted to CHARLES D. BOSTICK upon his giving bond and security in the sum of Four thousand dollars==and that the Clerk take WILLIAM JOHNSON AND WILLIAM CLELAND as securities.
William Willingham?s widow, Ann Samuel Daniel Willingham, moved to Jasper Co., GA after William died in Jones Co., GA by 12 Sept 1837. I believe the William listed in the following document is a son of William (son of Isaac) and is the William who died at age 24 in 1850 in Jasper Co., GA.
Jasper Co., GA
20 Dec 1844
Know all men by these presence that I, ANN WILLINGHAM, of the county and state aforesaid being of sound mind and memory do for and in consideration of the love and good will which I bear towards
NANCY JANE SMITH and
OTHELA ANN SMITH
give and bequeath unto the said Nancy Jane and Othela Ann Smith a certain Negro woman by the name of MIMA and the increase of her body, also a small boy by the name of JERRY-and in case the said Nancy Jane survives the said Othela Ann Smith, then the said woman and here increase together with the above mentioned boy shall fall to and belong unto the said Nancy Jane alone and the lawful heirs of her body and provided that if the said Othela Ann Smith survives the said Nancy Jane Smith, then and in that case the above named woman and her increase together with the above named boy shall fall to and belong unto the said Othela Ann Smith alone and the lawful heirs of her body and provided also that upon the decease of the said Nancy Jane and Othela Ann Smith the above mentioned Negroes and increase shall be equally divided amongst the lawful heirs of their bodies and in case the said Nancy Jane and Othela Ann Smith both decease without heirs then and in that case the said Negro woman and increase together with the aforementioned boy shall descend to and belong to
and his heirs. Provided nevertheless that I the said Ann Willingham so claim the right and possession of the above named Negroes and increase during my lifetime. In Testimony whereof I the said Ann Willingham have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal the day and year above written--signed in presence
EDWARD A. STEED Ann (her mark) Willingham (Legal Seal)
1830 Jones Co., GA census.
1 m < 5 (I believe this is William and Ann?s son, William, who d. Apr 1850 at age 24 in Jasper Co., GA; b. 1826.)
1 m 5-10 (I believe that this is William?s son, Isaac b. 1820, who was administrator of the estate of his brother, William in Jasper Co., GA.)
1 m 15-20 (This has got to be William, age 34-36, and the census is marked wrong.)
1 f 5-10 (I believe that this is William and Ann?s daughter, Mary.)
2 f 10-15 (This is the two daughters, Martha m. 11 Nov 1832 in Jones Co., GA to Charles D. Bostick and unknown. Is the second daughter Nancy m1. William Cleland ? and m2. Joseph Smith?) (Nancy that married William Cleland may have been Nancy Glass dau of Zachariah Glass.)
1 f 30-40 (This is Ann Samuel Daniel Willingham.)
- Land records Columbia County, GA Book E pgs 26,40,51; Book M p 57, book N p6 show that Isaac Willingham was a sherriff in Columbia County, GA in 1802-03.