EFFINGHAM CO, GEORGIA (made in
lays next to
counties made from =

SAMUEL SELLERS 1735 PAGE

SAMUEL SELLERS 1745

GEORGIA PIONEERS OF WIREGRASS

JOHNSON FAMILY



>From REPRINT LAND LOTTERY 1827 by Houston

"Fortunate Drawer"--"Capt.'s District"--"County"--"No. Dt. Sec."

David Pridgen--Mannings--Washington--161-3-3  * Sec. 3=Troup Co., GA
Elizabeth Pridgen--widow--Burnetts--Bulloch--257-3-1   * Sec. 1=Lee Co.
Luke Pridgen--orphans of Luke Pridgen--Burnetts-Bulloch--87-7-1   "
Matthew Pridgen--Wilsons--Jasper Co., GA--46-1-4   * Sec. 4=Coweta Co.
Robert Pridgen--Hammacks--Jones Co., GA--41-9-2    * Sec. 2=Muscogee Co.

>From SOME GEORGIA COUNTY RECORDS, VOL. 3 by Lucas
Marriage of Lucy Ann Pridgeon to Richard Stringfellow Dec. 8, 1834 Butts
Co., GA
Marriage of Marjorie Prigeon to John Henderson Jan. 9, 1835 Butts Co.
James Priggins buyer at sale of property of David Lawson, Butts Co., GA,
March 1825.
James Priggin buyer at sale of property of Wm. Rhodes, Butts Co. Jan.
1828.
W. Pridgen buyer at sale of property of Samuel C. Stark Jan. 1830, Butts
Co.
James & John Pridgen buyers at sale of property of Micajah F. McCune
Dec. 1838, Butts Co., GA.

>From SOME GEORGIA COUNTY RECORDS, VOL. 2, by Lucas
Wm. Willoughby mentions son-in-law Nathaniel Pridgen in will.  1829.
Clark Co., GA.
Will of Francis Boykin.  James Pridgen named guardian of 2 children,
orphans of Wm. Deal.  Clark Co., GA.  (Will get date later)

   Dorothy Ann Folmar <orion@p-c-net.net>
     Pike Co., AL 



 POST SELLERS info =


Posted by Frances Daly <frandaly@dmv.com> on Tue, 08 Sep 1998

                               Surname: BOWEN

     Clifton BOWEN served in the NC line as a lieutenant. He was from Duplin
     Co, NC. He had two sons that also served in the Revolutionary War. He served
     in the NC militia as a lieutenant in the Duplin County militia. He was
     honorably discharged in 1781 because of a pulminory ailment that made him
     too feeble to carry on. He moved with his family to Effingham Co, Ga. between
     1785-90. He lived in Bulloch Co until his death in 1806. *Clifton Bowen, RS,
     (1735-1806) was the son of Clifton Bowen (1700) who
     was the son of Samuel Bowen. *Source: ancestral file from William Ayres
     of Salem, NJ.
     Submitted by frandaly@dmv.com
     Frances Daly



BOWEN, STEPHEN
     served in the Revolutionary War from Duplin Co, NC. He
     was born June 1757. He served as a Private in the company commanded by
     Captain Sharpe of the regiment commanded by Çolonel Armstrong in the NC
     line from September 1778 to August 1780. He rose to the rank of
     Sargeant and served in the 5th Regiment under Lt Curtis Ivy. In May
     1780, while on furlough, he married Rachel Highsmith, daughter of Daniel and Lucretia
     Parker
     Highsmith.
     They moved to Ga. after the War.

     In Georgia Stephen Bowen received a pension of $77.44 semi-annually
     according to Georgia Pension Record Cert. #19658. After his death, Rachel Highsmith
     Bowen #5044 received $80 per annum.
     Source:
     Submitted by
     frandaly@dmv.com
     Frances Daly



I think I missed the First Letter of this,msh=

   Date:
        Sat, 7 Oct 2000 08:14:16 -0700
   From:
        john omelia <jayemo36@yahoo.com>
      GA-ROOTS-L@rootsweb.com
Subject:  [GA-Roots] David PORTER [CORRECTION]...
 

I in my old dottering age mispoke of David PORTER
instead of David COOPER as one of the signees with
Samuel BOSTICK in regard to the recall pertaining to
the great Yazoo Land Fraud. Sorry. I had read earlier
of PORTER and BOSTICK connection.

I was also in error by stating they were from Chatham
Co instead of Effingham Co GA. I believe I have been
in front of this boob box too long. Need a rest from
it.(G)

Those that did sign the petition are as follow:
Abraham RAVOT
John GOLDWIRE, Sr.
Asael FARMER
Samuel BOSTICK
Christian TREUTLEN
Lewis MORGAN
William KING, Sr.
William KING, Jr.
John FRICKINGER
Arthur RYALL
Charles RYALL
Drury HODGES
James BOSTON
Rodger HODGES [his mark]
John BOSTON
John RIVES
William MORGAN
John GARNETT
David COOPER
John MARKS
Anthony PITTS
Daniel JOHNSON [his mark]
William O`NEIL
Miles HUNTER
William THORNTON [his mark]
James TYSON [his mark]
William MARSCAL
R. H. HUGHES
Henry COOK
Samuel RYALL
Samuel SELLERS
Noah DIKES
Samuel SELLARS [repeat signature due to fouling of the
quill pen during the first signing. The first
signature was so blurred evidently no one saw a need
to draw a line through the first signature.(g) ]
James WILSON
William BEAL
Henry W. WILLIAMS
Dorias GARRISON
Elijah LEWIS
James HINDS
John EVERS
John STRAHAN
Solomon STATON
Ephraim HUNTER
Zachariah WHITE
Camden SISON
Jesse DYKES
James SIMES
William BISHOP
Henery Oberry
Thomas READING
Tryon ROSE
==============
NOTE: The Effingham Co GA document with these
signatures can be found in the Special Collections of
the UGA libraries in Athens GA.

Also note that several politicians were tarred and
feathered as well as hung. The mood of the population
was such that even murder was the order of the day.

All of the land sold to the four land companies that
bought land in what is known today as AL and MS was in
the courts as late as 1814 to about 1830. Wade HAMPTON
of SC was one of the backers to one company.  James
GUNN was a primary stockholder in the GA company.