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LEA, William of Caswell Co., NC & Wilkes Co., GA

Male - 1794


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  • Name LEA, William 
    Suffix of Caswell Co., NC & Wilkes Co., GA 
    Born King & Queen Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    1790 Census 1790  Wilkes Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Capt. Harris's District - District M 
    • No. 29 Johnathan Lea -- 100 Acres of 3rd Quality Land
      No. 30 William Lea -- 282 Acres of 3rd Quality Land -- 9 Slaves
      No. 40 Thomas Lea -- 174 Acres of 3rd Quality Land
    Tax List 1791  Wilkes Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Capt. William Verdiman's Company - District M - Wilkes Co., GA
      No. 13 Thomas Lee -- 174 Acres of 3rd Quality Land
      No. 40 William Lee -- 327 Acres of 3rd Quality Land -- 9 Slaves
      No. 50 Jonathan Lee -- 100 Acres of 3rd Quality Land
      No. 92 John Jean -- No other information listed
      Capt. John Hanner's Company - District S - Wilkes Co., GA
      No. 58 Sherwood Jean -- Listed as a defaulter - No other information listed
    Died 1794  Wilkes Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 9 Jan 1794  Wilkes Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will Book 1792-1801, page 112 - 114 
    • Probate: From "The Early Records of Georgia, Volume I, Wilkes County"abstracted and compiled by Grace Gillam Davidson, published in 1933 at Macon, GA - A FEW LOOSE PAPERS FOUND IN THE ATTIC
      http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/books/early-records-of-ga-vol1/051-070.shtml
      Page 112--LEA, WILLIAM. To wife Nancy for life or widowhood, the plantation whereon I now live, all the furniture within the walls, stock, etc., and slaves Ben, Jude, Jenney and Osborn. To son Thomas slave Hannah. To son John slave Daniel. To son Jonathan slave Dinah. To dau. Nancy for life slaves George, Milly and Elix, the still, 100 acres of land, etc., at her death the land to be given to my son Solomon, the negroes and stock to Nancy's five children (not named). To grandchildren William and Sarah Ropers slave Jenny at the death of my wife, when they come of age. To grandau. Susannah Lea slave Osborn at wife's death. 30 to be divided among the heirs of my dau. Rosanna Gean at wife's death. Aquilla Burroughs, John Lea, and Joseph Henderson, Excrs. Signed Jan. 9, 1794. Probated May 3, 1794. Spencer Runnels, Geo. Griggs, John Henderson, Test.
      {{Will Book 1792-1801, page 112 - 114 > The fourth slave left to his wife is actually listed as Ozbern. The slaves left to Nancy are listed as George, Milly & Milly's child Efrix (?Essix?). Nancy was also left 100 acres of land "it being part of the tract of land whereon I now live, lying on the east of said tract". Ropers could be Rossers. Slaves Ben & Jude are to breed after his wife's death and his executor is to see that they are not intercepted by the date or individuals. The will was signed William Lea.}}
    Deed 1794-1796  Wilkes Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From "Wilkes Co., GA Deed Books A-VV, 1784-1806" by Michal Martin Farmer, page 445
      deed book page 217 - 8 Nov 1794 - Thomas Lea, John Lea, Jonthan Lea, & Nancy Lea to William Lea, all of Wilkes co., GA - for 10lbs - 94 1/2 acres on Kettle Creek Waters, adj. S.W. by Larry Bankston, James Eckols, N. by Thomas Lea, E. by William Lea, S. by Subtrine - Signed Thomas Lea, John Lea, Jonathan Lea, Nancey Lea - Acknowledged before A. Burroughs, JP 10 Nov 1794 - Regd 12 Feb 1796
      deed book page 219 - 27 Oct 1795 - William Lea to Lawrence Bankston, both of Wilkes Co., for 10 lbs - 94 acres on Kettle Creek, waters adj. S.W. by Lawrence Bankston & James Eckols, N. by Thos. Lea, E. by William Lea, S. by Subtrine - Signed William Lea - Wit: A. Burroughs, JP - Regd 12 Feb 1796
    Probate Between 1799 and 1811  Wilkes Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Probate: From "The Early Records of Georgia, Volume II, Wilkes County" abstracted and compiled by Grace Gillam Davidson, published in 1933 at Macon, GA - [WILKES COUNTY, GEORGIA] ORIGINAL PAPERS [part 2]
      http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/books/early-records-of-ga-vol2/225-257.shtml
      The Early Records of Georgia, Volume II, Wilkes County - Page 252
      LEA, WILLIAM dec'd. est. Return of Jos. Henderson, excr Mar. 7, 1809. "In the lifetime of Aquilla Burroughs, (the other excr.), and after the death of Nancy Lea the wid of the testator, to wit on 28th, day of Jan. 1809 a certain negro woman and her two children which by the will belonged to the wid for life, final division to two grandchildren, were exposed to public sale, Richard Peteet became the purchaser. He paid half the price to Aquilla Burroughs before his death and the other half belongs to said Richard as a legatec. Returns Mar. 1810 expenses to courts of Jackson and Clark counties for the est. Legacies paid Jonathan and Nancy Lea. Receipt of Nancy Lee Jan. 1, 1811, for her part of the land. Receipts of Philip and Wm. Jane or Janes (Gean?) Dec. 1811.....Jan. 1812 for their legacies in full. Amounts received for Solomon, Nancy and Noah Lee and Southey Littleton. Receipt of John Dyson, C. C. O. for pay for Noah Lee's bond as admr on est of Wm. Lee dec'd, Dec. 19, 1823. Returns 1825 Paid Solomon Lee a certain slave, his distributive share. Paid Mathias Mauck certain slaves in right of his wife Frances Mauck under the will of her grandfather Wm. Lea, dec'd. Letters dismissory granted Noah Lee Feb. 6, 1827. Wilkes Co. Inferior Court July 1799. A. Burroughs and Jos. Henderson, excrs. vs Thos. Lee. Thos. Lee on Jan. 1, 1793 was indebted to Wm. Lee for L30, and whereas Wm. Lee in his time before Jan. 1, 1793 paid one Frederick Sims in his life time L10. Said Thos. is possessed of a tract of land whereon he lives bought from said Wm. Lee in his life time and not paid for. Thomas ordered to appear at next term of court. July Term. 1799.
    Probate 4 Feb 1812  Wilkes Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Returns Book No. 2, 1805-1819 
    • page 13 - Estate of William Lee in account with Joseph Lee - Receipt #1 paid William James his part as per receipt; Receipt #2 paid Phillip James his part as per receipt {{both paid $45.25 and both have the surname James undersligned}}; Receipt #3 paid Nancy Lee as per receipt $70.00 - Sworn to in open court on 4 Feb 1812
      page 14 - Jos Henderson, exr of Wm Lee indicated the estate included notes for Solomon Lee, Nancy Lee, Noah Lee, Southy Littleton and John Moore
    Probate Between 1825 and 1827  Wilkes Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Returns Book 1825 - 1829 
    • page 1 & 2 - The estate of William Lee in account with Noah Lee Admr. Mentions slaves George, Essex, Sam, Doctor, Dinah & four children, Franky, George, Milly & Ben, Jude. Paid Solomon Lee as receipt #4 negores Ben, Young George & Franky being his distributive share of said estate; Mathias Mauk (?) receipt #5 for negroes Sam & Milley in full of his part of the negroes or any part in right of his wife Frances Mauk under the will of her grandfather Wm Lee - sworn to in open court by Noah lea on 2 May 1825 and recorded 13 August 1825{{This is clearly the William Lea who died in 1794}}
      page 62 & 63 - The estate of William Lee, dec'd by Noah Lee, Admr - Retained in my hands by virtue of sale to me, the legacies of Jno Horn (?) Preston Reynolds due them in right of their former wives Sarah Horn, formerly Sarah Lee and A___ (Anries/Amiy/Amey/Annie/Annies?) Reynolds, formerly Annis (?Annir?) Lee - sworn to in open court 1 May 1826 by Noah Lee - recorded 15 Apr 1827
    Person ID I10396  Gean~ealogy Tree
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2013 

    Family GRAVES, Nancy Ann,   d. Bef 9 Jan 1808, Wilkes Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. LEA, Rosannah,   b. Bef 1770,   d. Bef 9 Jan 1794, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 )
     2. LEA, Thomas,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. LEA, John,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. LEA, Jonathan,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. LEA, Nancy,   b. Bef 1760,   d. Aft 1820  (Age ~ 61 )
     6. LEA, Solomon,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2007 
    Family ID F3731  Group Sheet