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Garnett Elias
Male 1771 - 1810

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  • Nickname  Eli 
    Birth  1771  Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1775-1783  Revolutionary War Find all individuals with events at this location 
    received Georgia Revolutionary Bounty Land Certificate #112 for 250 acres 6 Feb 1784
    #606 in Washington County, GA 16 May 1784 
    Died  1810  Columbia County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  probate 12 Jan 1811 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I3020  Keesee
    Last Modified  14 Nov 2017 
    Family  Germany Sarah,   b. Abt 1762, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Garnett Elizabeth
     2. Garnett Sarah Catherine
    >3. Garnett Eli,   b. 1791, Columbia County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1853
     4. Garnett Nelson
     5. Garnett Mary
     6. Garrett (Garnett?) Nancy
     7. Garnett John
     8. Garnett Rice
     9. Garnett William
     10. Garnett James
    >11. Garnett Malinda
     12. Garnett Mariah
    Last Modified  14 Nov 2017 
    Family ID  F902  Group Sheet
  • Notes 

      Geogia Governor Council & Journal 1761-1767
      p.62 George Austin, creditor of Henry Garnett, deceased-gar den lot 6 west, farm lot 2 in Laroche Tything Heathcote War d. Land Warrant. Friday 20 Aug 1762 Savannah. Same date, sa me page: James Habersham, Thomas Bailey, John Joachim Zubly

      7 Jan 1772 Jacob Weldon petitioned for land in St. Paulıs P arish , GA. He had been in GA for some time.
      [From Roger O. Willingham]

      Ely Garnett, appraiser, 31 July 1783, of estate of Jacob We ldon of St. Paulıs Parish, GA. Will signed 1779 Richmond Co ., GA. Son, John Weldon connected with Jarrett Willingham o f KY. Weldon family records say that the Weldons and Willin ghams went from VA to GA to TN to KY. John, Jarrell, Isaa c Willingham are in their records. [In material from Bill L aFarra that he read concerning Weldon family. I understan d that this material is now located in the LDS church recor ds.]

      Georgia Revolutionary Bounty Records
      p. 11 & 58 6 Feb 1784 Ely Garnit, Land Ceretificate #112 fo r 250 ac. Verified elgible by Col. James McNiel; certificat e taken up by Zacharah Fenn. [Refugee or Citizen who remain ed to defend state] On same date: Edward Burch, Charles Bur ch, John Germany Sr. & Jr. Saunders Walker took up many cer tificates of men who served under Col. E. Clark. Zack Fen n took up certificates of men who served under Col. Jame s McNiel

      16 May 1784, Eli Garnett, Washington Co. Warrant #606. Boun ty Warrant issued by Elecutive Council at Augusta. Also Cha rles Finch #871; John Jones #5, #900; Saunders Walker #1788 ; William Sullivant #1400.

      William Willingham & Griffith, Eli Garnett are adjacen t 5 Apr 1791 to property sold by Eli & Sarah Garnett to Jo hn Eubanks WIT. John Tankesley,JP Columbia Co., GA

      William Willingham m. Nancy d. 1798 Columbia Co., GA, wil l dated 25 Oct 1797, proved 1798. Eli Garnett exec. for Wil liam's will in Columbia Co., GA 1798 along with Isaac Willi ngham (Who I believe is Isaac Willingham d. ca 1810 in Colu mbia Co., GA m. Martha Brasfield who, when a widow, marrie d Hezekiah Spiers and moved to Lincoln Co., GA.)

      William Willingham bought land 20 Mar 1798 Col. Co. GA par t of a 200 Ac tract surveyed for John Willingham in 1784 bo unded by John Eubanks, Eli Garrett, Garnett & Willingham la nd.

      Note: Roger O. Willingham says that in the estate (1808) se ttlement of Eli Garnett of Columbia Co., GA, wife, Sarah. , listed as heirs are Elijah and Thomas Willingham who marr ied daughters of Eli.

      "Eli Garnet's will was probated in Columbia Co., GA in 1811 . Elijah Willingham in right of his wife Elizabeth, and, Th omas Willingham in right of his wife Sarah Catherine were l isted among the heirs. Elijah has to be William's (Willia m Willingham of 1797 will in Columbia Co., GA; Eli Garnet w as one of the administrators) son and Thomas probably was t oo."

      NOTE: ... Lastly I appoint my wife Nancey Willingham, Isaa c Willingham, and Eli Garnet my executors to this my last w ill and Testament and do revoke and disannul all wills mad e heretofore by me. In witness whereof I have hereunto se t my hand this 25th day of Oct.. 1797. in the presence of W m. Jones and John Eubank. Georgia Columbia Co. ...Willia m Willingham...

      Columbia Co., GA
      Zachariah Garnett, adm. in right of his wife Susannah lat e Susannah Foster of the estate of Hardy Foster, decd. tend ered the receipt of Henry Stauton which is ordered to be re corded to wit.

      July 3 1820. Then received of Zachariah Garnett as administ rator in right of his wife Susannah late Susannah Foster o n the estate of the late Hardy Foster, decd. and as guardia n to my wife Lucinda late Lucinda Foster one hundred and fo rty-nine acres of land and four hundred dollars in full fo r my distributive share and dividend of all and singular m y distributive share of the estate of the said Hardy Foster , decd. and hereby fully acquit and fully exouerate the sai d Zachariah Garnett in full both as guardian to my wife an d as administrator of said estate.
      Signed Henry Stauton (Evidently Henry Stauton m. Lucinda Fo ster, dau. of Hardy Foster, and sometime after Hardy Foste r died, Zachariah Garnett was made administrator of the est ate and guardian of his sister-in-law,
      Lucinda Foster.) Test. Mathew A. Appling, James Burroughs , J.P.

      NOTE: On 17 July 1817 Zachariah Garnett was appointed guard ian of Sterling Foster with securities (?Jon.?Jas.) Wood an d Cornelius Collins.On 18 June 1805 Susannah Foster was app ointed guardian of Lucinda & Sterling Foster with securitie s Lovelace (?Savidgr?) COLUMBIA CO. GUARDIAN RECORDS

      John Garnett was made administrator of the estate of Willia m Garnett 16 Apr 1821 with securities Reuben Luke and Willi am Payer. Samuel Crump was made administrator of the estat e of Nancy Garnet on 6 May 1822 with securities Isaac Ramse y and (?) Dozier.

      Who did Nelson Garnett marry? Why did Martha Brasfield Will ingham Spiers loan Nelson Garnett money without interest--- the only other person listed in the appraisal of her estat e to whom she loaned money interest free was her son, Isaac?
      Why was Nelson Garnett one of the administrators (Johnıs br other ,Isaac Willingham, the other) of the estate of John W illingham, son of Isaac Willingham d. 1810 Columbia Co., G A m. 1787 in Granville Co., NC to Martha Brasfield
      Willingham Spires? Isaac Willingham, son of Martha Spires , was the administrator of the estate of Nelson Garnett i n 1847.

      In Eli Garnett's will of 6 Sept 1853 he names his wife Pati ence and minor heirs Nancy Jane Willingham, William N. Will ingham, and George C. Willingham. William Q. Spires (?desce ndant of Hezekiah Spires--need to check) and Benjamin F. Be ntly are test. guardians of these minor heirs from 5 June 1 855 to 30 June 1863.(I do not have a copy of Eli Garnett' s will.)

      There is a bond on Isaac Willingham 2 Oct 1854 in Monroe Co ., GA as natural guardian of his children Nancy Jane, Willi am N. and George C. Willingham. (I have copy.)

      1838 &1853
      QUESTION to Donald Willingham, descendant of Isaac Willingh am b. 1820 GA.
      I think that you answered this before, but I still don't ha ve it straight, sorry. Is this a correct family group?

      1. Eli Garnett of Columbia Co., GA m. Sarah. Estate of El i Garnett 1811 Columbia Co., GA.
      son: Eli Garnett, will dated 15 June 1853 in Lincol n Co., GA, proved Lincoln Co., GA Court of Ordinary, Septem ber Term 1853.
      Answer by Donald Willingham: In answer to the current quest ion---Lucinda Bentley was son Eli's first wife.
      Patience was the second wife---we have the information on t hat somewhere.

      son: Nelson Garnett of Columbia Co., GA 10 Nov 183 8 when bought land in Lincoln Co. from Eli Garnett of Linco ln Co.
      Answer by Donald Willingham : Yes the Garnett family grou p you mentioned is correct > Eli Garnett of Columbia Co . had the 2 sons you mentioned: Eli Garnett and Nelson Gar nett. There was also a Gaby And Nancy in that family.

      [From Donald & Dorthy Willingham, descendant of Isaac Willi ngham b. 1820 m1. Louisa Ann Garnett, daughter of son Eli G arnett will dated 15 June 1853.]