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Jesse Brawner ? - 1836

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  ? ? ca. 1836 Franklin County, GA10
         
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Chronology of Jesse Brawner by Michael Vaughn Sims
  
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  Married Sarah (Goolsby?) (b. ca. 1765 / 1770, VA1)
1791 Land court record: Jesse Brawner - 100 acres in lieu of old warrant of Mary Smith – October 3, 17912
  Land court record: Jesse Brawner – 85 acres in lieu of old warrant of William Holvington – October 3, 17913
1798 Received patent to 124 acres of Elbert County, GA - 1798
1800 Moved from Elbert County, GA to Franklin County, GA – 1800; settled on farm on Nails Creek, adjacent to Bellamy families
1801 Grantee in deed from Thomas Gregg, qv – 1801, Franklin County, GA4
1805 Mentioned as adjacent landowner in deed from James Sartain and wife Nancy Sartain to Josiah Sartain – 1805, Franklin County, GA 5
1807 Tax digest, Franklin County, GA, in Stone’s district – 1807; 187 acres on Nails Creek, adjacent to Thomas Story6
1820
 
Tax digest, Franklin County, GA, in Captain Flemming’s district – 1820; Jess Brawner – 187 acres 3rd class land, granted to Gree, joined by Storey, Nails Creek; 340 acres 3rd class land, granted to Forsyth, joins Pool on Little Creek; both in Franklin County, Tax $8.46 ¼
1821 Tax digest, Franklin County, GA, in Fleming’s district – 1821; 569 acres grants to . . . Gregg adj. . . . Story on Nails Cr. . . . and to Forsyth adj. . . . Pool on Little Creek7
1822 Tax return, Franklin County, GA, in Baker’s district – 1822; 467 acres grants to Gregg adj. . . . Storey on Nails Cr., Franklin Co. and to . . . Forsyth adj. . . . Pool on Little Cr. in Franklin Co.8
1825 Tax digest, Franklin County, GA, in Captain Strange’s district – 1825; Jesse Brawner – no poll, 336 acres 3rd class land, granted to Gregg, joins Storey on Nails Creek, Franklin County, Tax $4.20
1830
 
Tax digest, Franklin County, GA, in Captain Brawner’s district – 1830; Jesse Brawner – no poll, 1 negro, 336 acres 3rd quality land, 202 acres pine land, land granted to T. Gregg and himself, 336 acres on Nails Creek, Franklin County, 202 acres in 16th District, Muscogee County, Tax $8.84 ¼
1830

 

 

1830 U. S. Census, Franklin County, Georgia
 

Males

Females

Slave (F)

Name 15 & under 20 20 & under 30 60 & under 70 15 & under 20 50 & under 60 10 & under 24
Jesse Brawner 1 1 1 1 1 1
1835 Tax digest, Franklin County, GA, in Captain Brawner’s district – 1835; Jesse Brawner – no poll, 336 acres on Nails Creek, 14th District, Tax $5.48
1836


 
Signed last will and testament – January 18, 1836, Franklin County, GA; named wife Sarah Brawner as executrix and son John Brawner as executor; witnessed by Seth Strange, Harrison Strange, and Richard Bellamy9  

Died – ca. 1836, Franklin County, GA10
 
  Slaves of Jesse Brawner
  Harriet29
 
  Will of Jesse Brawner
Franklin County, GA Deed Book A, p. 55
Transcribed May 19, 2002 from photocopy by Michael Vaughn Sims
From microfilm record of Wills, Inventories, and Appraisement Records on Estates 1824-1849; pp. 55, 55a
  Georgia
Franklin County
January the 18th 1836

In the name of God Amen.

I, Jesse Brawner snr. of the County and State foresaid, being in a bad state of health, but of sound judgement and memory, do make and ordain this my last will and testament, in the following manner. Viz, in the first place I leave my body to the grave to be buried in a decent manner at the discretion of my hereinafter named executor and executrix, and my soul to God who gave it, and touching such worldly property as has pleased God to bless me with, I do hereby dispose of in the following manner, that is to say in the first place it is my will and desire that all my just debts shall be paid by my executors and executrix. Secondly I give and bequeath to my wife Sarah my negro woman Harri[e]t during her natural life, and at her death to be sold and the proceeds to be equally divided among my children or their representatives except my daughter Susanna Westbrook, whose children I wish and request to have a childs part instead of her. In regard [to] my other personal property and my real estate I leave to the discretion of Executor and Executrix to sell or otherwise dispose of in any manner they may judge most conducive to the interests of the family, and at the death of my beloved wife to be equally divided among my children except as above excepted as it regards my daughter Susannah Westbrook and I do hereby appoint and ordain my beloved wife Sarah Brawner my Executrix and my son John Brawner my Executor to carry this my last will and testament into execution. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal the day and date first above written.
 
Tested    
  Seth Strange, Jr.  
  Richard Bellamy x his mark Jesse Brawner (seal)
  Harrison Strange his mark

Georgia
Franklin County

Court of Ordinary
May Term 1836

Personally appeared in open court Seth Strange, Jr. who saith on oath that he saw the within named Jesse Brawner sign and seal the written will for the purpose therein mentioned when in his proper mind, that he [illegible] subscribed the same as a witness and saw Richard Bellamy and Harrison Strange do so likewise.
 

Attested    
  Thos. King. CCO Seth Strange, Jr.

Recorded 4 May 1836.

 
                     
1 1850 U. S. Census, Franklin County, GA.
2 Historical Collections of Georgia Chapters National Society, DAR. Vol. III; p. 216.
3 Historical Collections of Georgia Chapters National Society, DAR. Vol. III; p. 216.
4 Hollingsworth Genealogical Card File.
5 Hollingsworth Genealogical Card File.
6 Hollingsworth Genealogical Card File.
7 Hollingsworth Genealogical Card File.
8 Hollingsworth Genealogical Card File.
9 Will of Jess Brawner; recorded May 4, 1836, Franklin County, GA.
10 Will of Jess Brawner; recorded May 4, 1836, Franklin County, GA.
11 1840 U. S. Census, Franklin County, GA.
12 1850 U. S. Census, Franklin County, GA.
13 1850 U. S. Census, Franklin County, GA.
14 George Washington Epperson Bible.
15 Jessie Epperson Cobb.
16 Jessie Epperson Cobb.
17 George Washington Epperson Bible.
18 1850 U. S. Census, Talladega County, AL; Talladega District.
19 George Washington Epperson Bible.
20 Jessie Epperson Cobb.
21 George Washington Epperson Bible.
22 Franklin County, GA Marriages, Book Dec. 16 1805 - Aug. 7, 1826; Department of Archives and Hisotry, Atlanta; p. 35.
23 Mic Barnette;(descendant of James J. Arnold and Arminda Clementine Brawner).
24 Mic Barnette;(descendant of James J. Arnold and Arminda Clementine Brawner).
25 Mic Barnette;(descendant of James J. Arnold and Arminda Clementine Brawner).
26 Mic Barnette;(descendant of James J. Arnold and Arminda Clementine Brawner).
27 Mic Barnette;(descendant of James J. Arnold and Arminda Clementine Brawner).
28 Mic Barnette;(descendant of James J. Arnold and Arminda Clementine Brawner).
29 Will of Jess Brawner; recorded May 4, 1836, Franklin County, GA.
 
August 27, 2006