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Chambers Co, GA
Chambers Co, AL
D: After 1850
Chambers Co, AL
Chambers Co, AL
M: 30 Oct 1810
Oglethorpe Co, GA
Warren Co NC
D: Jan 1824
Greene Co GA
M: 24 Apr 1806
Greene Co, GA
M: 19 Apr 1810
Greene Co, GA
Coweta Co GA
Coweta Co GA
M: 2 Jun 1819
1777 listed as a sergeant in Major Clark's Company of the *4th VA Reg commanded by Col James Wood. Term of enlistment: 3 years.
1778 listed as a sergeant in Captain Thomas Bowyer's Company of the **8th VA Reg commanded by Col James Wood. Stationed at Valley Forge, Paramus, White Plains, Camp Robinsons Farm and Camp Middle Brook.
1779 listed as a sergeant and in Camp Middle Brook.
*The 4th Virginia Regiment was raised on December 28, 1775 at Suffolk Court House, Virginia for service with the Continental Army. The regiment saw action at the Battle of Trenton, Battle of Princeton, Battle of Brandywine, Battle of Germantown, Battle of Monmouth and the Siege of Charleston during the Revolutionary War.
**The 8th Virginia Regiment was raised on January 11, 1776 at Suffolk Court House, Virginia for service with the Continental Army. The regiment would see action at the Battle of Brandywine, Battle of Germantown and the Battle of Monmouth. The regiment was merged into the 4th Virginia Regiment on May 12, 1779.
|Will of Clayborn Maddox|
Greene County, Georgia
In the name of God Amen, I Clayborn Maddox of the County and State aforesaid being weak in body but of perfect sound mind and memory do make and ordain this my last will and testament. I recommend my soul to God who gave it to me and my body to be decently buried. My property I dispense of in the following manner viz:
1.To my son Anthony W. Maddox and his heirs I give and bequeath the tract of land on which I now live known by the name of Robinett Tract containing by estimation two hundred acres including the grist mill and all other improvements thereon except one half of the saw mill that parcel thereof to which Edward ?Fide is entitle while the present framed woodwork stands. I also give to my said son my negro man Nich the blacksmith with all my blacksmith tools. A negro boy named Esses. My new side board and bedstead, bed and furniture, my watch and all my wearing apparel, in addition to the property hereto given him.
2.To my daughter Anna White and her heirs I give and bequeath two negroes viz Henry and Seaborn, one bedstead and bed and furniture, in addition to the property I have heretofore given.
3.To my daughter Betsey Bugg and her heirs I give and bequeath four negroes viz Booker and Nan and her two children Eliza and Henrietta, one bedstead and bed and furniture, in addition to what I have heretofore given her.
4.To my daughter Susannah White and her heirs I give and bequeath one negro man named Stephen and six hundred and fifty dollars, one bedstead and bed and furniture, in addition to what I have heretofore given her.
5.To my daughter Patsy Gibbs I lend for and during her natural life these six negroes following viz Major, Betty and her four children Ned, Madison, Harriett and Luvonia. After her death said negroes with their issue to descend to her heirs forever. To my daughter Patsy Gibbs and her heirs I give and bequeath six hundred and fifty dollars in cash or notes, one bedstead and bed and furniture.
6.To David Ellington I give and bequeath a negro woman named Arimsy being one I received by my intermarriage with his mother, also an infant child of said Arimsy not yet named.
7.To Josiah Ellington I give and bequeath a negro man named Abram being one I received by my intermarriage with his mother. Should Josiah and David Ellington or either of them loose the negroes devised to them by any claim of debt other than that of lease my estate is not to repair over such loss.
8.To William D. Weaver I give and bequeath a negro man named Vizha being a negro which fell to me on the division of Benjamin Weaver, dec'd. Also one bed and furniture which he has in his possession, one high bureau, six silver tea spoons, one set of china, on his paying to my executors the amount which he owes me by note and one open account.
9.To Travis Weaver I give and bequeath one negro boy named Albert with an old negro woman named _____ Dolly. The boy Albert being one which fell to me in the division of the estate of Benjamin Weaver, dec'd which I agreed to exchange with the said Travis for the said _____ Dolly who fell to the said Travis on the division of his fathers estate. I also give him one feather bed and furniture, one bureau which is in his house, one pair of brass andirons, six silver table spoons, the land which fell to me on the division of the Weaver estate. I give to the said William and Travis to be equally divided between them. I also give them six _____ chairs which I received from the estate of Benjamin Weaver, dec'd.
10.The balance of my land estimated to be three hundred and sixty acres adjoining the tract on which I live and bequeath to my three daughters, Anna White, Susannah White and Betsy Gibbs and their heirs to be equally divided between them having due regard to quality ______ with this reservation have in that my son Anthony will have like privilege to cut and take timber from any part of the said land for the use of the saw mill without hindrance from the desires under this section.
11.Over and above the bed furniture already bequeath I have a number of counterpanes sheets __ on which the names of my children or the person for whom were intended are marked. These I wish my executor to deliver to the persons whose names are marked thereon.
12.My stock of all _____ plantation utensils wagon ____ Gibbs _____ all my household furniture and all my property of every description not herein bequeathed, I wish to be sold by my executors. On such time ____ my executors may think proper and the proceeds of such sale _____ with the notes owed accounts he has on hand at my death to be equally divided among the whole of my children viz: Anthony W. Maddox, Anna White, Susannah White, Betsy Bugg, Patsy Gibbs share and share alike and paid over to them respectively in notes or cash as my executor may choose.
13.My executor are hereby invested with full power to advertise such part of my property as is subject to be sold under this will for such a length of time as they may think proper and sell on such time as this may deem most advantageous to my estate without being bound by the laws governing executors and administrators sales. It is also my will that my property be appraised but such part as is herein directed to be sold.
14.Should a devisee under this will be dissatisfied with or make any objection to such lot or portion as I devised to him or her whether of negroes, beds or any other thing bequeathed my executors may have such property sold on such time and terms as they may think proper and hand over to such dissatisfied devisee the proceeds or such in notes or money.
Lastly I do hereby nominate, constitute and appoint Charles D. Stewart and Ebenzer Torrence executors of this my last will and testament hereby revoking and dis annulling any former will. In _____ _____ I have hereunto put my hand and affixed my seal this 7th day of November 1822 after intending the words not herein _____ _____ in the 12th section of the word _____ in the _____ section.
S/Clayborn Maddox with seal
Signed sealed published in the presence of John Colby, Thomas Victory, last name unreadable.