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Pioneers of Campbell County, Georgia

Updated every few weeks until the entire alphabet is listed

Compiled by Nancy Cornell, 1996

This information is not intended to include all the data available on each person listed, nor does it include all the people who passed through Campbell County.  The persons included are those who were found on at least two county records.  If you have additional information on any of the persons listed, please share it with the Old Campbell County Historical Society, P.O. Box 463, Fairburn, GA 30213.

ABBETT (Abbott), Peter J.
One of 3 appraisers on the estate of George Harris, 14 July 1836.

Listed on 1840 Campbell census as 40-50 years of age. 1850 Campbell census:  Peter J. (61); Amanda (55); Walton D. (24); Simeon W. (18); John L. (16); Amanda E. (11). Peter J. Abbott purchased Lot 146, 9th District of Campbell from James Forsyth of Campbell on 8 November (no year date, but may have been 1834) for $400 (Deed Bk. A, pg. 373). Simeon W. (son of Peter J.) married Sarah King 12 May 1853, Campbell. W. D. (son of Peter J.) married M. A. Bunt (Blount?) 6 July 1854, Campbell.

ADERHOLT (Adderhold, Adahold), Frederick
Purchased from estate of Thomas Bennett, 25 February 1831.
Listed on 1840 Campbell census as 40-50 years of age.
1850 Campbell census: Frederick (52, NC, millwright); Alziry (46, NC); William (22,
carpenter); Margaret (19); Mary (17); George W. (15); James M. (13); Adaline (10);
John (7); Albert (1).

AKINS, James, Sr.
Living in Greene County when he drew in the 1827 Land Lottery as a Revolutionary Soldier:
Lot 127, District 1 of Carroll County (fee paid 1/1/1836)
Lot 251, District 16 of Lee County (fee paid 11/7/1834)
Listed on 1840 Campbell census as 90 years old, Revolutionary Soldier, with 2 females
(15 to 20 years old & 60 to 70 years old).  He lived in the 652d District where at least
2 other Revolutionary veterans were living.  He owned 1 slave.
James Akins purchased Lot 104, District 7 (originally Coweta) from Allen Jones of Morgan
County, 101 ¼ acres for $400, on 9 January 1830.

ALDRIDGE (Aldredge), Henry
Listed on 1830 Campbell census as 40-50 with wife (30-40), 2 sons under 10 and 2 daughters
under 10.
Listed on 1840 with 1 son under 5, 1 son 5-10, 1 son 10-15, & 1 son 15-20; the 2 daughters are
10-15 and 15-20.
Listed on 1850 Campbell census: Henry (45, b. NC); Rebecca (45, b. NC); Katherine (20);
James (17); John B. (15).
Henry Aldridge purchased Lot 100, District 14 (202 ½ acres) for !112 on 2 September 1834 from
the estate of David Williams, dec’d. (Book A, pg. 357)
Henry’s will was signed 5/1/1860 and probated 3/6/1871.  Persons named are wife, Rebecca;
sons, Stephen J. & John B.; daughters, Sarah Aldridge & Catherine Aldridge.

ALLEN, Cyrus
Married Elizabeth Jennings, 31 March 1829, Campbell.
Listed on 1830 Campbell census as 20-30 years of age.
Purchased 54 acres of Lot 112, District 9, from John F. Wood on 10 March 1834; and, 52 acres
of Lot 111, 9th District from James Davis on 2 May 1834. (Deed Bk. A, pages 354, 355,
356.)

ALLEN, William
Listed on 1830 Campbell census as 40-50 years of age with 1 male 5-10, 2 males 15-20;
1 female under 5, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 15-20, and 1 female 40-50.
William drew in the 1832 Land Lottery as a resident of Woodruff’s District, Campbell County.
He drew Lot 106, 9th District, 3rd Section, Cherokee (which later became Murray Co.).

ALLEY (Ally), Frederick F.
Listed on 1830 Campbell census as 30-40 years of age with wife 30-40, and 1 female under 5,
1 female 20-30; 2 males 10-15, 1 male 20-30.
Frederick witnessed a deed on 26 June 1829 from Thomas Hicks of Campbell to John Humphrey
of Habersham Co.
Frederick purchased at the estate sale of Thomas Bennett, 25 February 1831.

ANDREWS, Daniel A.
Married Nancy Willis, 14 September 1837, Campbell.
Listed on 1840 Campbell census as 20-30 years of age.  Nancy is also listed as 20-30. 
No children.

ANDREWS, David
Listed on 1830 Campbell census as 40-50 yeas of age.
Drew as a soldier in the 1832 Land Lottery, a resident of Hanner’s Distrcict, Campbell.  He drew
Lot 231, 14th District, 4th Section, Cherokee.

ANTHONY, Middleton W.
Juror on 1st Grand Jury in Campbell (1829).
May have been one of 2 males (20-30) living with John R. Anthony (also 20-30) on the 1830
Campbell census.  No females lived in the household.

ARLEDGE, William G.
Purchased 5 slaves from Tilman F. Arledge for $800 on 24 October 1829.
Listed on 1830 Campbell census as 20-30 with wife 15-20.
Named as one of the appraisers of the property of Thomas Bennett’s estate, 25 February 1831.

ARNOLD, Austin A. (Alston A.)
Listed on 1840 Campbell census as 40-50 years of age, with 1 male under 5, 2 males 5-10;
2 females under 5, & 1 female 20-30.  He owned 4 slaves.
1850 Campbell census: Austin A (45, b. SC); Nancy (38, b. SC) Anderson (18, b. SC);
Abijah (15, male, b. SC); Sarah K. (13, b. GA); Martin H. (11); Mary E. (10);
Abagail (5); & Winneford I. (or J?) (3 months, female).

A. A. Arnold purchased goods at Campbellton 19 December 1853; his daughter (not named) purchased goods at the same store on 13 March 1854.
1860 Campbell census: Austin A. (55, b. SC); Ann H. (48, b. SC); Abija (25, male, b. SC);
Abagail (13, female); Sarah (10); Benjamin (8).
The 1860 also shows Anderson (28, b. SC) son of Austin, with wife, Mary E. (17) and John
Smith (16).
The 1864 Militia Eligibility List shows A. A. Arnold in District #784 as 59 years of age, farmer,
born SC.

ARRINGTON, Edmund
Married Elizabeth Greene, 21 January 1838, Campbell.
Listed on 1840 Campbell census 20-30 years of age with wife (15-20).
Campbell Deed Bk. C, pg. 230: Promissory note, dated 14 February 1840, from Edmund
Arrington to Stephen Green, $52 – Security: livestock.

 

ATTAWAY, William
William Attaway of Coweta purchased Lot 46, District 8 (originally Coweta), 202 ½ acres, from
John M. Weliford of DeKalb Co. on 14 December 1828 (Campbell Deed Bk. A. pg. 36)
1830 Campbell census: William (20-30); 3 females, 1 under 5, 1 (5-10) & 1 (10-15).
1840 Campbell census: William (40-50); 2 females 15-20; 2 females 10-15; 1 female 5-10; &
1 female under 5.

AUSTELL, Alfred
Born in TN ca. 1814.
1840 Campbell census 20-30 years of age.
1850 Campbell census: Living in household of Memory Turner & shown as 36 yrs. old,
merchant, born in TN.
His brother, William H., was born 25 June 1812 and died in Campbell in October, 1842, and is
buried in the Old Campbellton Baptist Church Cemetery. (see below)
In 1857, Alfred purchased the Bank of Fulton in Atlanta with E. W. Holland.
He was the first President of the Atlanta National Bank, chartered on 14 September 1865, Atlanta.
The Bible record, given to Elizabeth Maranda Austell Camp (daughter of William H. Austell) by
Alfred Austell, shows the grandmother of Wm. & Alfred was Elizabeth Terrell who
married William Wilkins.  His mother, Jane Wilkins, married William Austell.

AUSTELL, William H.
Died prior to 9 March 1843 when an Inventory and Appraisal of his estate was made.
Buried in Old Campbellton Baptist Church Cemetery (see above in Alfred Austell)
Campbell Deed Book D, page 145:  1 April 1843.  Estate Sale – Lots 23 & 24, including store
house in town of Campbellton, sold to Alfred Austell, Administrator of Estate, as highest
bidder at $50 for storehouse & $111 for the land.  Recorded 19 April 1844.

 


BACHLOR (Batchelor), Stephen

            Listed on 1840 Campbell census as 40 to 50.

            1850 Campbell census shows: Stephen (54, b. NC); Sarah (45, b. NC); James C. (19, b. NC);

Harry A. (11); Mariah (20, b. NC).

            James C., son of Stephen, married Marietta Smith, 20 March 1853, Campbell.

            Mariah, daughter of Stephen, married James T. Smith, 11 February 1852, Campbell.

            The 1860 Campbell census shows Stephen Batchelor (64) and Sarah Batchelor (56) living in the

household of Stephen’s son-in-law, James Smith.

James Batchelor (25, b. NC) was also living in household of James Smith (brother-in-law) with

wife, Marietta (22); William (5) and Sarah (1).

            The 1860 Campbell census shows Harry Batchelor (20) as head of household with Elizabeth (26).

           

BAGGETT, Stephen

            Served on first grand Jury (1829).

            Stephen purchased from the estate of James C. Henderson in May or June, 1829.

            Stephen was one of 3 appraisers for the estate of James Love, 14 June 1833.

Listed on 1830 Campbell census as 40 to 50 with 2 males under 5, 1 male 10 to 15, 3 females 20

to 30, 2 females 10 to 15, and 1 female 30 to 40.

The 1840 Campbell census shows Stephen (50-60) with 2 males 5 to 10, 1 male 10 to 15,

3 females 5 to 10, 2 females 10 to 15, and 1 female 30 to 40.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows Stephen Baggett as 65, b. NC, and wife, Sarah (59, NC), with 3

daughters, Martha (30, NC), Marcy (26, NC) and Susan (21, GA).

According to Joe Baggett (See Douglas County, Georgia Who Was Who Vol. 1, page 19),

Stephen was the son of Allen Baggett, Revolutionary Soldier, and is buried in the Baggett Family

Cemetery (29 Dec. 1791 – 19 Feb. 1877) near Winston in Douglas Co.  His wife, Sarah Sikes

Baggett (10 Feb. 1791 – 9 Oct. 1881) is also buried in the Baggett Cemetery.

 

BALLARD, Joshua

            On 22 February 1838, Joshua Ballard of Campbell sold 202 ½ acres, Lot 166, District 8,

originally Coweta now Campbell, near Chattahoochee, for $200 to Edward Plummer of

Campbell.

            The 1840 Campbell census shows Joshua Ballard (40-50) with 2 males (5-10), 2 males (10-15),

2 males (15-20), 1 female (15-20) and 1 female (40-50).

            On 17 March 1845, David James of Henry Co. sold Joshua Ballard of Campbell 202 ½ acres,

Lot 153, District 8, originally Coweta now Campbell, for $100.

            The 1850 Campbell census lists Joshua (67); Elizabeth (56); Armstead (30, male); Abram (27);

Obadiah (22); and Levi (18).  Living with them are: Polly Canady (22, deaf & dumb); Amanda

Blakely (11); and Lucretia Blackmon (6).

            Armstead Ballard married Nancy Griffin, 24 August 1856, Campbell.

Levi Ballard married Sarah S. Harrison, daughter of Nathaniel Harrison, 19 December 1861.

            Levi served as co-executor of Nathaniel Harrison’s will in 1868. 

            Levi’s will was signed 30 Dec. 1912 and probated 4 April 1921.  He and his wife are buried in

Ramah Baptist Church Cemetery, Palmetto, GA.

 

BALLARD, Morton

            Married Martha Shackleford, 2 December 1840, Campbell.

            Listed on 1850 Campbell census as 30 years old; Martha (24); Malissa (2); & Anna

Blackmorn (10).

           

BANISTER, William

Married Patsey McGuire, 1 August 1839, Campbell.

Listed on 1840 Campbell census as William P. Banister (20-30) with 1 female (10-15) &

1 female (50-60) who may be Mary Banister living in household of Riley McGuire and shown as

62 in 1850.

 

 

BAREFIELD, Richard

Married Elizabeth Smith, 19 December 1839.

The 1840 Campbell census shows Richard (20-30) and Elizabeth (20-30).

Richard Barefield witnessed a deed on 6 December 1836 from Douglas Childress of Campbell to John Barfield (Lot 92, Dist. 8, originally Coweta).

 

BARFIELD, John

            John Barfield, a War of 1812 Veteran (Pvt., 3rd Regt., GA Militia under Col. Ezekiel Wimberly),

is buried in Piney Woods Cemetery (22 March 1788 – 27 December 1883).

            His 2 wives are buried beside him: Jane  & Annie Parker Barfield (30 September 1806 –

26 January 1894).l  Mazey, daughter of John, is also buried in Piney Woods (8 September 1848 –

1 July 1853).

            John Barfield purchased Lot 92, District 8 (originally Coweta) from Douglas Childress on

6 December 1836; and Lot 30, District 8 from Moses Smith on 16 March 1852.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows John, born GA, and Annie, his wife, born NC.  John’s children

listed on this census were: Benjamin (20); James W. (19); Thomas J. (17); Mary (13); Lewis (12);

Henry (10); Marion; (8, male); Masa (2, female) - all born in GA.

Alexander Bearfield, shown as 32 in 1850 & living near John, may also be his son.

 

BARGE, Edward M.

            Son of Richmond Barge.  Married Malinda Miller, 15 April 1841 in Campbell.

            Mentioned in will of Richmond Barge (probated 3/2/1857).

 

BARGE, Richmond, Sr.

            On 23 February 1829, he purchased Lot 75, District 14 (originally Fayette), from Bryant Collins

of Coweta.  (Deed Book A, page 79)

            On January 1836, he purchased from John Bayle, Lots 103, 121, 122 in District 14 (originally

Fayette).  (Deed Book A, page 451)

            On 7 October 1841, he purchased Lot 49, District 9 (originally Coweta), from Parker M. Rice.

(Deed Book C, pages 445 & 446)

Born in Fayetteville, NC, 8 May 1778, son of Lewis & Christiana Barge; died in Campbell

23 June 1857 and buried at Owl Rock Methodist Church Cemetery.  He, along with others, left

Mt. Gilead Methodist Church to form Owl Rock in 1828.  Wife Margaret Parker Barge, is also

buried at Owl Rock (1786 – 12 February 1865) along with 4 of their 11 children: Aaron, Richard

Jr., Jacob & Josiah Lewis.

            Will probated 3/2/1857 names: wife, Margaret; sons, John, James, Aaron, Edward M.,

Richmond Jr., Jacob, Josiah L.; daughters, Ann, Emily, Sarah Childs & Margaret.

 

BARTLETT, William M.

            William M. Bartlett married Denicey Camp, 3 December 1839 in Campbell.

The 1840 Campbell census lists William (20-30) with 1 male (5-10), 1 male (10-15), 2 males

(20-30, including William), 1 female (30-40), and 5 slaves.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows: William M.  (36, born in NC); Denicey (38, born in SC).

Living with them are: George T. CAMP (19, student) & James M. MORRIS (12, born in NC).

            William purchased goods at Campbellton in November 1853 & March 1854; and at Rivertown on

15 July 1861.

            William M. Bartlett was the census taker for Campbell in 1860.

            William M. Bartlett is buried in the Fairburn City Cemetery – 13 May 1814 – 19 March 1880.

 

BATES, John

            Drew as a Revolutionary Veteran from Burke Co. in the 1827 Land Lottery.  He drew Lot 233,

District 12, Muscogee Co. and the fee was paid on 17 March 1828.

            He is listed on the 1830 Campbell census as 60 to 70 years of age.  Living with him were 2 males

under 5; 3 males 5 to 10; 2 males 10 to 15; 2 females under 5; 1 female 15 to 20; & 2 females 40

to 50.

 

BATES, Matthew

            Living next door to John Bates in 1830, age 20 to 30.  Living with him: 1 female under 5 & 1

female 15 to 20.

            He purchased from the estate sale of Thomas Bennett, 25 February 1831.

 

BEALL, Frederick

            The 1840 Campbell census lists Frederick with 1 male 20 to 30 (Frederick?), & 1 male 70 to 80;

1 female 30 to 40 & 1 female 60 to 70.

            Frederick served as a Justice of the Peace in Campbell fro 1842 through 1846.

 

BEAVERS, Charles B.

            Married Sarah Black, 28 October 1836.

            Named as brother in will of Wm. A. J. Beavers ((also named as brothers, Robt. O & Reuben C.).

Will signed 10/11/1852 & probated 9/15/1856.

            Charles B. Beavers drew in the 1832 Land Lottery as a resident of Smith’s District, Campbell.

He drew Lot 256, 13th District 3rd Section, Cherokee.

 

BEAVERS. Jane A. McClure

            Married Reuben C. Beavers 31 July 1838.

            Buried in the Fairburn Cemetery (20 March 1820, SC – 23 November 1896).

            No children.

 

BEAVERS, John F. (or S.)

            In May 1829, appointed one of the appraisers of the estate of John Gibson, dec’d (Inferior Court

Minutes, Vol. A, 1829-1858).

            One of 3 appraisers on estate of Mrs. Mary Brewer on 20 May 1829.

            Orphans of Catharine Vassar were bound out to John F. Beavers, Esqr., & Dr. John A. Hopkins in

May, 1829.

            He purchased from the estate of James C. Henderson, dec’d, in May or June, 1829.

            He served as Deputy Clerk of the Court of Ordinary in 1829 & 1830.

            The 1830 Campbell census shows John F. Beavers as 70 to 80 years of age.

            The first session of Campbell County Superior Court was held in the home of John S. (or F.)

Beavers, west of the Chattahoochee River.

 

BEAVERS, Reuben C.

Born in GA on 29 December 1813; died 22 April 1898 while serving as Campbell County
Ordinary.  Buried in Fairburn City Cemetery.

            Married Jane McClure, 31 July 1838.  No children.

            He served as Clerk of Inferior Court from April 1841 through 1855; Ordinary from 1856 until his

death in 1898.

 

BEAVERS, Robert O.

            Purchased from the estate of James C. Henderson dec’d, in May or June, 1829.

            Served as Justice of Inferior Court in 1841.

            The 1850 Campbell census lists: Robert O. (45, born GA); Mary L. (38); Joseph T. (20); Charles

B. D. (18); John F. (15); Reuben C. (11); William M. (8); Mary F. (5); Rebecca B. (2).

            The will of Thomas Black (probated 7/3/1848) shows a daughter Louisa Beavers, as wife of

Robert O. Beavers.

 

BEAVERS, Sarah

            Widow of Joseph Beavers who died prior to May 1828 in Fayette County.

            Sale of Joseph Beavers’ estate by Administrator Robert O. Beavers & Administrix Sarah Beavers

in Fayette County, May 1829, states “Their residence having been changed from this to the

county of Campbell. . .give them a copy of all the proceedings of this court. . .”  Dated 14

November 1830.

            Sarah Beavers purchased from the estate of James C. Henderson, dec’d, in May or June, 1829.

            Joseph Beavers’ orphans drew in the 1832 Land Lottery from Aderhold’s District, Campbell

County.  They drew Lot 165, 14th District, 4th section, Cherokee.

            Sarah Beavers, widow, drew in the 1832 Land Lottery (Lot 24, 15th District, 4th Section,

Cherokee).

            The 1850 Campbell census shows her age as 68.

            In 1853, Sarah purchased goods at Campbellton

 

BENNETT, Thomas

            Listed on the 1830 Campbell census as 30-40 with a female 30-40; 4 males (2 under 5, one 5-10);

& 1 female (5-10), 1 female (10-15).

            Thomas died early in the year of 1831.  An inventory of his estate was made 25 February 1831.

William Bennett, Administrator, sold 117 acres of Lot 169, District 4 (originally Carroll), part of

Thomas Bennett’s estate, to James Ward of Campbell on 11/1/1836 for $805.

 

BISHOP, Joseph

            Listed on 1830 Campbell census as 40-50.

            Drew in the 1832 Land Lottery as a resident of Woodruff’s District, Campbell (Lot 206, 28th

District, 3rd Section, Cherokee – later Walker County).

            Joseph purchased 202 1/2acres of Lot 90 & 101 ¼ acres of Lot 97, District 9 (originally Fayette)

for $600 from John Meggs, dated 12/9/1836 (Deed Book A, page 558).

            Joseph Bishop married Martha Holland in Campbell on 15 February 1843.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows Joseph (63, born SC); Patsey (28); Caroline (18); Margarett

(16); Elizabeth (7); Joseph (5); Andrew (3) & Newton (1).

            Joseph purchased goods at Campbellton on 5 February 1854.

            The 1860 Campbell census shows Joseph (76, SC); Martha (35); Elizabeth (16); Joseph (15);

Andrew (13); Newton (12); Mariah (8); & Susan (74).

            Joseph Bishop’s will (probated 8/8/1868) names: wife, Martha Caroline; sons, Andrew Jackson &

Newton Benjamin; daughters, Elizabeth Clementine Bishop & Mariah Prudence Bishop.

 

BLACK, Charles D.

            Son of Thomas Black (mentioned in Thomas Black’s will probated 7/2/1848)

            Married Rowena A. Gorman in Campbell, 26 August 1841.

            Purchased at public auction 202 ½ acres of Lot 40, District 2 (originally Carroll) on 4/11/1840

            Deed Book C, page 214).

 

BLACK, James

            First Senator to serve from Campbell in Georgia Senate, 1829.

            The 1830 Campbell census shows he was 50 to 60 years of age.

            Appointed one of the appraisers of the estate of John Gibson in May, 1829.

 

BLACK, James

            Married Ann Barge in Campbell 18 January 1832.

Listed on 1840 Campbell census as 20-30 with wife (20-30) and 2 females (5-10).

 

BLACK, Thomas

            Listed on 1840 Campbell census as 60 to 70 with wife (50-60), 3 females & 2 males.

            His will was written 12/28/1847 and probated 7/3/1848, and names: sons, Charles D. & Thomas

J.; daughters, Louisa Beavers, wife of Robert O. Beavers, Sarah Beavers, wife of Charles

Beavers, Amanda Gorman, wife of William H. Gorman, Matilda Bomar, wife of Armsted

Bomar, Jr., Catharine McClure, wife of William L. McClure, and Elizabeth F. Black,

William L. McClure & Robert O. Beavers, executors of estate of Thomas Black, dec’d, sold to

William A. Weaver of Campbell 386 acres in Lots 45, 46 & 48, District 9 (originally Coweta) for

$3,552 on 1/4/1849 (Deed Book D, page 498).

 

BLEDSOE, Benjamin

            Living in Warren County when he drew as a Revolutionary Soldier in the 1827 Land Lottery.  He

drew Lot 105, District 8, Coweta – Fee paid 2/13//1832; and Lot 11, District 9, Coweta – Fee paid

4/18/1831).

            Moved to Campbell prior to 1830 and still living in Campbell in 1840 as 77 years of age.

            He moved to Carroll County before 1850.  Wife, Sarah, was born about 1773.

            On March 1, 1832, he sold Lot 8, 8th District to Grant Roberts of Campbell.

            On March 5, 1838, Benjamin Bledsoe was appointed as a Road Commissioner for the 658th

District GM for Campbell with Wiley M. Flanigan & George W. Teal.

 

BOMAR, Armistead (Armstead), Jr.

            Son of Armistead Bomar, Sr.

            Married Matilda Black, daughter of Thomas Black, on 2 September 1834 in Campbell.

            Listed on 1840 Campbell census as 20-30 with wife (20-30);  1 son (under 5); 1 daughter (5-10);

2 daughters (under 5).

            Armistead died in 1847 and his widow married William B. Martin on 15 February 1848.

            Children of Armstead & Matilda Bomar (named in Campbell Inferior Court Minutes Book A,

page 353): Caroline C. (17 June 1835 – 28 May 1864); Irvin (born 1837); Mary Louisa

(28 December 1841 – 4 November 1922); Sarah (born 1842/43).

            Caroline C. Bomar married Robert J. Tuggle in Campbell on 20 July 1853.

            Mary Louisa Bomar married Roberson William Terry in Campbell on 15 January 1863.

 

BOMAR, Armistead, Sr.

            Born in 1768 in VA, he moved to Spartanburg District, SC, and migrated to Campbell prior to

1833.  He settled on land near Campbellton and is buried on his property.

            His obituary was printed in the Greenville Mountaineer (SC) on 31 January 1840.

            His will was signed in Campbell on 28 December 1839, and probated 8 October 1840.  Listed in

his will are: Elizabeth, his wife; sons, Spencer, John & Armistead; daughters, Susan McMullin &

Mary Rice; grandchildren, Elizabeth Rice, daughter of Thomas Rice; Elisha P. Boar, son of

Elisha P. (deceased) & Francis Bomar.

            The 1840 Campbell census shows Elizabeth (60-70) with 1 male (20-30) & 1 female (20-30).

            The 1850 Campbell census shows Elizabeth (76, born VA) living with E. R. Whitley (28, male,

born NC) & Mary (18, born SC), John J. (1).  Also in household: Leah RICE (46, born VA) &

Victory (8, female).

 

BOMAR, Edward P.

            Son of Barbary & William Bomar.

            Married Sophia White, 9 September 1838 in Campbell.

            Edward died before his father’s will was signed on 6/6/1845 & William W. Bomar is named as

his son.  Sophia married (2nd) W. W. Fowler on 18 January 1846.

            A return on Edward P. Bomar’s estate was made by Wade White, Administrator, for 12 January

1846 through 1850.

 

BOMAR, Elisha Pinckney

            Orphan of Elisha P. Bomar.

            Return of estate made 1 January 1845 by James M. Cantrell, guardian.

 

BOMAR, Elisha P.

            Son of Armistead Bomar, Sr.

            Buried in Bomar Family Cemetery near Campbellton.  Tombstone reads: “Elisha P. Bomar,

d. July 29, 1839 in the 23 year of his age.”

            Sale of estate made 9 November 1839 by Spencer Bomar, Administrator.

 

BOMAR, Elisha P.

            Son of William & Barbary Bomar, & Executor of William’s will.

            Married Elizabeth A. Rice, 16 August 1840.

            Listed on 1850 Campbell census as 36, carpenter, born in SC.  Living with him are: Elizabeth

(24, born SC); William T. (7); Armstead (5); & Parker (2).

            Elisha’s will (signed 3/17/1867, probated 5/7/1867) names Betsey A., wife; sons, Parker M.,

Armstead R. & Edward P. (under age).

            Elisha P. is buried in Enon Baptist Church cemetery.  Dates: 25 April 1815 – 4 April 1867.

 

BOMAR, William

            Justice of Inferior Court (1836).

            William’s will was signed 6/6/1845 & probated in Campbell 1/12/1846.  It names: wife, Barbary;

daughters, Ann Foster & Catherine McCorley; sons, Elisha P., Edward P. (dec’d), & Adam R.

(dec’d).

            Inventory & Appraisal of estate made 21 July 1846.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows Ann B. Foster widow, 44, born SC.  Her children were:

Nancy (20, SC); Edward P. (18, SC); Thomas J. (16, GA); Adam R. (14, GA).

            The 1850 Campbell census also shows Catharine Bomar McCorley (McCarley) as a widow with

7 children.

 

BOND, Joseph M.

            Living in Campbell by 1830.

            Born 28 December 1797 – Died 29 June 1873 – buried Palmetto, GA.

            Married Mary Ann Dodd in Hall Co., GA, 24 December 1827.

            Served of War of 1812 (4th Regt. GA Militia).

            Purchased Lot 2, District 8 (originally Coweta) from Wm. Dodd of Hall Co. on 12/31/1827 for

$500.  (Deed Book A, page 34).

            As Power of Attorney in Hall Co. for Sarah Honeycutt of Jackson Co., he sold Lot 10, District 8

(Coweta) on 8/1/1827 to Wm. Dodd of Hall Co. for $200.  (Deed Book A, pages 37 & 48).

            Children: James C., Susan D., Robert R., Martha Ann (Mayfield), William Dodd, John Dodd, &

Joseph Benjamin F.

 

BOYLE, John

            Moved from Jackson Co. to Coweta then to Campbell.

            Served on April 1827, Coweta County Grand Jury.

            Living in Campbell by 1830 when he is shown on the census as 40-50.

            Still living in Campbell in 1840.

            Purchased & sold a number of lots in Campbell (See Deed Book A).

 

BRADBURY (Bradberry), Brig (Bridgar or Bridges)

            Married Mariah Campbell on 6 November 1836 in Campbell.

            Listed on 1840 Campbell census as 20-30 & wife 20-30 with 1 female under 5 & 1 male under 5.

            Recorded a promissory note of $55.61 to James H. Bradberry on 12 February 1840, giving

livestock as security.  Witnesses were: Joseph Bradberry & Lilburn Kidd.  (Deed Book C, pages

256-257).

 

BRADBURY (Bradberry), Joseph

            Served as Justice of the Peace in Campbell from 1829-1832.

            Listed on 1830 Campbell census as 40-50 years of age.

            Listed on 1840 Campbell census.

            Sold Lot 48, 9th District (originally Fayette) to William Stacks of Campbell on 2/27/1830 for

$625 (Deed Book A, page 46).

 

BRAZEAL (Brassell), Britain (Britton)

            (Note: 2 men drew in the 1827 Land Lottery, either of whom may be this pioneer.  They were:

  1. “Britton Braziel, Revolutionary soldier” of Jones Co., drew Lot 362, District 8 of Lee Co. & paid grant fee 5/9/1834; and Lot 45, District, Muscogee Co., & paid grant fee 4/5/1828.
  2. “Britten Braziel, Revolutionary soldier” of Jackson Co., drew Lot 47, District 9 of Lee Co. & paid grant fee 5/16/1833.

Listed on 1830 Campbell census as 60 to 70 years of age.

Purchased from estate sale of Thomas Bennett, deceased, 25 February 1831.

One of 3 appraisers of estate of George Harris, 14 July 1836.

Sold 50 acres of Lot 141, District 14 (originally Fayette) to Ausbin J. Casey on 10 April 1834 for $110 (Deed Book A, page 350).

Will probated in Campbell on 5 November 1844.  His wife’s name was Letitia.  No children are named in will.

Letitia, his wife, is living in the household of Jarmoney G, Bullard (50) & his wife, Sarah (43) with 8 children in 1850.  Letitia was 76 & born in NC.

 

BRAZELL, William B.

            Married Eliza Jinks (Jenks), 31 October 1836.

            William Brazael is listed on 1830 Campbell census as 30-40 with female 20-30.

 

BREWER, Mary

            Will signed 28 January 1829 & probated 7 March 1829 but never recorded.  She was the widow

of Horatio Gates brewer & sister-in-law of William P. Brewer.  Her brothers were: Thomas I. (or

J.) & William Black; nieces, Mary Louisa Black & Adeline Black.  The Executor of her estate

was Capt. James Black.  An inventory of her estate was made on 13 March 1829.

 

BREWSTER, William

            Buried in Ramah Baptist Church Cemetery, his grave was marked by DAR & SAR.  Dates on his

tombstone are b. 1757 – c. 1847, but his death date is obviously incorrect because James Brewster

& Hugh Brewster were appointed Administrators of his estate in May of 1846.  The 1850

Campbell census shows James was born 1800 in NC,  Hugh is not in Campbell in 1850.

An Inventory & Appraisal of William Brewster’s estate was made on 22 August 1846.

 

BROCK, John

            Married Jinny (Jane) Thomas in Campbell 26 March 1840.

            Listed on 1840 as 30-40 with Jane 20-30.

            John purchased Lot 19, District 9 (originally Coweta) on 25 January 1832.

            He purchased Lot 18, District 9 (originally Coweta) on 17 June 1833.

            He sold Lot 18, District 9 to Henry Brock on 29 December 1849.

            He purchased 300 acres in Lots 80 & 82, District 7 (originally Coweta) from Henry Brock on

29 December 1849.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows John (34, b. SC); Ginsey (30, b. NC); Sarah F. (20);

Mary J. (17); James H. (14); Martha A. (13); William (10); Lydia (3); Elizabeth (3); John (1); &

Joseph R. (18).

            Sarah Brock married William H Teel, 16 January 1851 in Campbell.

            Mary J. Brock married John A. Hardy on 11 March 1855 in Campbell.

            Martha A. Brock married William T. Bullard, 24 November 1858 in Campbell.

            John’s will (signed 1/27/1872 & probated 8/6/1872) names wife Jinny; mentions but does not

name children; and was witnessed by Robert J. Tuggle, Joel Brock & Thomas Brock.

            John Brock, Sr., purchased goods at Campbellton on 8 November 1853.

 

BROOKS, Abel

            Living in Campbell in 1830 as 30-40 years of age.

            Drew in 1832 Land Lottery as a resident of Aderhold’s District, Campbell Couty.  He drew Lot

281, 20th District, 2nd Section, Cherokee.

 

BROOKS, Isaac

            Listed on 1830 Campbell census as 30-40 with wife (20-30) and 3 daughters under 10.

            He was still in Campbell in 1840 with wife and 8 others in household.

            Isaac witnessed a deed from Thomas Mullican of Gwinnett to George W. Goodman of Campbell

            on 31 July 1837 (Deed Book C, page 172).

 

BROOKS, Jesse E.

            Witnessed will of Armstead Bomar, Sr., which was signed 28 December 1839 & probated

8 October 1840.

            He is shown on 1840 Campbell census as 20-30 years of age with 1 female (20-30); 1 female

(5-10) and 1 female (under 5); 1 male (10-15) & 3 males (under 5).

 

BROOKS, Paschal

            Drew as a soldier in the 1832 Land Lottery as a resident of Campbell.  On 10 March 1834, he

wrote a letter to the Governor in Milledgeville asking to pay the fees & receive his grant for the

land he had drawn.  This letter was located in a stack of loose papers (in 1983) in the

Governmental Records Dept. of the GA Archives, but had not been given a location designation

and was, therefore, inaccessible to researchers.

            Paschal sold 202 ½ acres (no lot #), District 7 (originally Coweta) to John B. Slaughter for $5 on

9 October 1831 (Deed Book A, page 233).

            He sold Lot 59, District 9 (originally Coweta) to Clabourn Gorman on 22 November 1834 (Deed

Book A, page 449).

            He was one of 5 appraisers on estate of John Hindman, 22 January 1840.

            His property described as lot where “Paschal Brooks now lives” was sold at public auction on

7 January 1842:  125 acres, District 9 (originally Fayette) adjoining M. H. Smith & J. French

(Deed Book D, page 34).

            The 1850 Campbell census shows: Paschal (55, b. SC); his wife, Sarah F. (45, b. GA); daughters,

Elizabeth B. (25); Adaline D. (18); Milla T. (16); Mary M. (3); sons, Theodore (20); William B.

(11); Paschal L. (7); Pulaski (6); & Thadeus C. G. (4 months).

 

BROWN, Evan

            Living in Campbell with wife, Sarah M., by 1830 when he is shown as 20-30 years of age.

            On 2 November 1835, Campbell Inferior Court paid Evan Brown $2.50 for keeping Sarah F.

Spruill in jail 3 days.

            Evan Brown was one of 3 appraisers of Joseph Chestnut’s estate on March 9, 1831.

            Evan died prior to 6 January 1840 when Parker M. Rice was appointed Administrator of Evan’s

            estate.  Sarah is shown as guardian of their children: Emily E., Julia A., John D., Marcus L.

            & Leonidas.  John D. died before 15 January 1851.  Emily E. married John T. Cunningham

            31 July 1849.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows Sarah as 40 years old & born in NC.  Julia was 19, John D. 17,

            Marcus 14, & Leonidas 11.

            Sarah M. Brown, widow of Evan Brown, purchased 1 acre of Lot 58 in the town of Campbellton

on 3 July 1840.  (Deed Book D, page 457)

            On 1 June 1847, Sarah Brown, as guardian of Evan’s orphans, sold Lots 56, 57 & 58 (1 acre

each) and Lots 29 & 30 (1/2 acre each) in the town of Campbellton at public auction.  (Deed

Book D, page 467)

 

BROWN, Mary

            “Widow of Rev. soldier” of Woodruff’s District drew in the 1832 Land Lottery of Georgia

            (Lot 160, 14th District, 2nd Section).

            She may have been living with Gideon Brown (20-30 years old) at age 40-50 in 1840.

 

BROWN, Middleton W.

            Married Elviry Miller on 28 January 1840 in Campbell.

            He is listed on the 1840 Campbell census as 20-30 years of age, and, Elviry is shown as 20-30.

            The 1850 shows Middleton (39, wheel wright); Elvira (36, b. SC); Rebecca (9); Barbara B. (8);

            Asa L. (7, male); John S. (4); & Clarinda E. (1 month).

            Middleton W. Brown married (2nd) Eliza Bishop on 8 December 1865 in Campbell.

            Middle W. (28 Oct. 1810 – 8 Dec. 1892) is buried in the Fairburn City Cemetery with his 2

            wives: Elviry (17 Nov. 1814 – 3 May 1863) & Eliza (14 Nov. 1838 – 28 Nov. 1900).

 

BRYANT, George W.

            Married Maryann Lamberth on 23 March 1837 in Campbell.

            Listed on the 1840 Campbell census as 30-40 with a female (15-20) & 1 male (30-40).

            He is believed to be the son of William Bryant, Sr. who died in 1833.

 

BRYANT, Elijah L.

            Born 11 September 1800 – Died 22 April 1890.

            He is buried in the Bryant family cemetery near Palmetto, GA.

            Living in Campbell by 1840, the son of William Bryant, Sr. (Rev. Sol.)

            The 1850 Campbell census shows Elijah L. (53); Polly (80, VA); Sarah Cook (35); Elizabeth

Cook (13); Mary Cook (11); & Levi Wilson (5).

 

BRYANT, James Bluford

            Son of William Bryant, Sr.

            Married Elizabeth Dority on 2 March 1835 in Campbell.

            Listed on 1840 Campbell census (20-30) with wife (20-30); 1 female under 5; 2 males under 5.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows Bluford (32, b. GA); Elizabeth (35, b. NC); Louisa D. (14);

            William (13); James J. (12); Elijah (10); Polly A. (7); Sarah E. (6) Malissa (4);

            & Julian T. (1, female).

 

BRYANT, John

            Married Theresa Parker on 2 January 1831 in Campbell.

            John was the son of William Bryant.

            Listed on the 1840 Campbell census (30-40) with his wife (20-30); 3 females (5-10) & 3 males

(under 5).

            The 1850 Campbell census shows John was born in GA & his wife was born in NC.  Living with

them are:  Elizabeth (18); Nancy N. (16); Mary (14); Elijah (12); Alford (10, male); John (8);

James B. (6); Maza Ann (7) & Theresa M. (3).

            John sold 75 acres of Lot 134, District 8 (formerly Coweta) to Elijah Garrett on 24 October 1835

(Deed Book A, page 576).

            He purchased 202 ½ acres of Lot 60, District 6 (formerly Carroll) from Johnson Bullard on 23

February 1850 (Deed Book E, page 591).

 

BRYANT, William, Sr. (Rev. Soldier)

            Will recorded in Campbell Will Book A, page 1, signed 6 May 1833, but no probate date.  His

will names wife, Mary; sons, Austin, William, Elijah, John, George & Bluford; daughters,

Elizabeth Bryant & Sarah Bryant.  John married Theresa Parker on 2 January 1831 in Campbell;

George married Maryann Lamberth 12 March 1837 in Campbell, & Bluford married Elizabeth

Dority 2 March 1835 in Campbell.

            Two Revolutionary Soldiers, with the name William Bryant, drew land in the 1820 GA Land

Lottery.  It is not known which one came to Campbell.  The 2 Bryants are:  “William Bryant” of

Jackson County and a “William G. Bryant” of Putnam who drew in this lottery.

            William is not listed on the 1830 Campbell census.

 

BUFFINGTON, Jonathan D.

            Living in Campbell by 1830 when he is listed as 60-70 years of age.

            He drew in the 1832 GA Land Lottery as a resident of Stanfield’s District, Campbell County.

The lot he drew was Lot 189, 7th District, 4th Section, Cherokee.

He also drew in the 1832 Gold Land Lottery as a resident of Campbell – Lot 1124, 11th District,

1st  Section, Cherokee.

 

BULLARD, Ambrose

            Married Sarah Wren on 11 October 1841 in Campbell.

            They are listed on the 1850 Campbell census as : Ambrose (32, b. NC); Sarah W. (32, b. SC);

            Barbara Ann (7); Selia C. (4) & Margaret L. (1).

            Ambrose (b. 25 August 1817 – d. 22 May 1899) and Sarah ( b. 8 May 1818 – d. 26 June 1898)

are buried in the Liberty Methodist Church cemetery on Rivertown Road.  A son, A. T. Bullard

(14 July 1857 – 21 August 1892) is also buried there.

            Ambrose Bullard purchased 50 acres of Lot 22, District 7 (formerly Coweta) from Zebulon Wren

in 1844 & 1847; and 75 acres of Lot 22 District 7 (formerly Coweta) from Thomas Bullard on 22

August 1848 (Deed Book D, pages 461 & 462).

 

BULLARD, Jarminy G.

            Witnessed the will of Joseph Howell on 10 May 1837 (will probated 4 March 1844).

            Shown on the 1840 Campbell census as 40-50 years of age.

            He was 1 of 5 appraisers on the estate of John Hindman on 22 January 1840.

            The 1850 Campbell census lists him as 50 years old.  With him are: Sarah (54); Wm. J. R. (22);

Thomas P. W. (20); Hiram L. (18); Sarah Ann L. P. (15); Jarmany B. (13, male); Jefferson M.

(8); Joseph A. (4); Alvis W. (2, male); & Letisha Brazeal (76, female, b. NC).  (Letitia was the         

wife of Britain Brazeal, a Revolutionary Soldier who died in Campbell in 1844).

 

BULLARD, Thomas

            Living in Campbell before 1840.

            Thomas Bullard was Deputy Sheriff in Campbell in 1844.

            He is buried in the old Campbellton Baptist Church Cemetery.  Dates on his tombstone are:

            14 August 1815 – 24 October 1873.

            Thomas Bullard married Susan A. Miller on 26 February 1846.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows his wife as Susan A. (30); & children: Wm. A. (16); James M.

(11); Sarah A. (8); & Thomas J. (2).

 

BURSON, Isaac

            Living in Campbell by 1830 & listed as 40-50 on the census.  Living with him was 1 female

(15-20); 2 males (10-15); & 1 male (30-40).

            The 1840 Campbell census shows Isaac 50-60 years of age.

            Isaac Burson served as a Justice of the Peace for Campbell in 1838 & 1839.

            Isaac purchased from the estate sale of Joseph Chestnut on 9 March 1831.

 

BUTLER, Joshua

            Listed on the 1830 Campbell census as 30-40 & on the 1840 as 40-50.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows Joshua (63, b. NC); Sarah (68, b. VA); Jane (24); & James

(18). 

Living next door is John C. Butler (26) with Lucinda L. (19); Wm. J. (5); Mary E. (2) & James E.

(5 months).  John C. married Eliza E. Thompson on 4 July 1844, and married 2nd Lucinda

Strickland on 22 December 1846.

 

BUTT, Jesse M.

            Born in NC about 1797, he was the son of Clary Butt Gibson.  Never married.

            Jesse was living with his mother in 1830 & 1840.

            In 1850, he was living in the household of Sarah B. Beale (his sister).

            Jesse served as Campbell County Clerk of the Court of Ordinary in 1832.

            He served as “State Salt Agent” with an office on the corner of Whitehall & Mitchell Streets in

            Atlanta on May 11, 1864 (published in the “Daily Intelligencer”).

 

BUTT, William Martin

            A native of Warren County, GA, he is listed on the 1830 Campbell census as 20-30 with his

wife (15-20).

William Butt, son of Clary Butt Gibson (widow of John Gibson, Rev. sol.) served as Campbell

Justice of Inferior Court from 1831-1849.

He was one of the appraisers of the property of Thomas Bennett on 25 February 1831.

He witnessed the will of Richard Paulett on 19 January 1835 & the will of Thomas Black on

28 December 1847.

The 1850 Campbell census shows William M. (45); Mary E. (37); William M. (19, student);

Fanny (16); Jesse M. (14, male); Timothy (12); & Elizabeth E. (2).

He moved to Atlanta after 1850 & served as one of 7 councilmen in Atlanta in 1853.  He was

Mayor of Atlanta in 1854.

 

BYRD, Henry C.

            Served on the 1st grand Jury (1829).

            Listed on the 1830 Campbell census as 30-40 years of age.


CAMP, Alfred J.

            Listed on 1840 Campbell census as 40 to 50 with his wife, Jane Cantrell Camp (30-40), 3 females

& 3 males, all under 20 years of age.

            He was listed as Justice at the estate sale of Jacob Langley on 25 Oct. 1833.

            Alfred died prior to 3 Sept. 1844 when his will was probated in Campbell.  Named in his will are:

wife, Jane, 2 sons, Joseph B. & James M.; bro-in-law, James M. Cantrell; & 2 slaves, Perry &

Van Burin.

            An inventory & appraisal of his estate was made 30 Oct. 1844 & names James M. Cantrell,

executor, & Jane Camp, executrix.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows: Jane (56, b. SC); James M. (22 b. SC); Mary (18, b. GA);

Aaron T. (14); Harriet E. (11); Narcissa J. (9); & Caroline D. (7).  Living next door was Christian

Camp (36, female, b. SC) with 7 children.

 

CAMP, Benjamin

            Believed to have moved to the area with Judge Walter T. Colquitt prior to the creation of

Campbell.

Served as a Justice of the Peace in Campbell in 1841.

The 1850 Campbell census shows Benjamin (48); Winnefred W. (47, b. SC); Elizabeth S. (20, b. SC); Joseph W. (19, b. SC)’ John M. W. (17, b. SC); Ann H. (16, b. SC); Benjamin A. (25); Nathan W. (13? Or 11?); Margaret K. (10); Louisa H. (8); Claramon W. (6); Charles D. (4); Elgena (Algena?) A. (3 months, male); & Thomas B. W. (11? Or 17?).

            According to Camp family records, Benjamin came to the Campbell area from SC; moved back

to SC for the birth of his elder children & returned to Campbell in 1834 or 1835.

            Benjamin (b. 10 Nov. 1801 – d. 21 Nov. 1884) & his wife (20 Nov. 1802 – 20 July 1868) are

buried in the Campbellton Methodist Church cemetery.

 

CAMP, George B.

            George B. Camp purchased 202 ½ acres, Lot 114, District 7 (formerly Coweta) from Joseph T.

Camp of Muscogee County on 27 Jan. 1830 (Campbell Deed Bk. A, p. 129).

            George died prior to 21 Sept. 1838 when an inventory & appraisal of his estate was made.

            Denicy Camp was named administrix & guardian for William J. & George T. Camp.

            The Final Return for George T. Camp’s estate was made by Wm. M. Bartlett, guardian, on 5 July

1852.

            Deed Book E, p. 358, shows Wm. J. Camp, orphan of George B. Camp, received his full share of

his father’s estate from Wm. Bartlett, guardian, on 16 May 1849; George T. Camp, orphan of

George B. Camp, received his share on 13 May 1852.

 

CAMP, John C.

            Married Sarah Abercrombie (shown as A. Crombie) on 5 July 1840 in Campbell.

            He purchased 202 ½ acres, Lot 35, Dist. 2 (formerly Carroll) from Nathan Camp)10 Jan. 1844

(Deed Bk E, page 495).  He sold this lot to M. M. Smith on 15 Jan. 1852 (Deed Bk E, page 543).

            Listed on the 1850 Campbell census as 30 years old with Sarah R. (30); Mary E. F. (9); Nathan

H. (7); Louisa P. (5); Wm. J. (3); & Sarah M. (1).

 

CAMP, Wesley

            Wesley was living in Campbell in 1830 (20-30 years of age).

            He drew in the 1832 Land Lottery as a resident of Stanfield’s District of Campbell (Lot 16, 27th

Dist., 3rd Section).

            The 1850 Campbell census shows: Wesley (46); Mariah (44); Andrew J. (24); Sarah (17);

Benjamin L. (13); John L. (11); Joseph T. (9); Frances N. (5, female); & Walter C. (3).

            The 1860 Campbell census lists Wesley (56); Mariah (55); John (20); Joseph (18); Frances (16,

female) & Walter (13).

            John L. Camp (4 Aug. 1838 – 30 Dec. 1921), son of Wesley Camp, is buried in Mt. Vernon

Baptist Church Cemetery on Highway 92.  His wife, Elizabeth MCClure Camp (10 May 1839 –

17 Nov. 18891) is also buried there.

           

CAMPBELL, Howel C. (Howell C.)

            Married Sarah Doggett, daughter of Thomas Doggett, in Campbell on 9 July 1835.

            They are listed on the 1840 Campbell census with 2 daughters under 5 years of age.

            Howel & Sarah are buried in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery.  Their markers show: Howel

C. Campbell, Feb. 3, 1807 – April 6, 1896; Sarah Campbell, April 13, 1813 – Jan. 19, 1890.

 

CAMPBELL, John

            Listed on the 1830 & 1840 Campbell census records.

            He was a member of the Campbellton Masonic Lodge.

            His will was recorded in Pike County, and, his obituary was published in The Masonic Journal

            28 October 1849.

            He may have been the John Campbell of DeKalb County who purchased Lot 79, Dist. 14

(formerly Fayette) from Samuel J. Bryan of Newton County on 9 Sept. 1828 (Deed Bk. A, p. 20).

 

CANNEDY, John (Cannady/Cannaday)

            Living in Campbell in 1830 (30-40), 2 males (10-15-), 1 male under 5; 2 females under 5,

1 female (5-10) & 1 female (30-40).

            He drew Lot 217, 13th Dist., 3rd section, in the 1832 Land Lottery as a resident of Allen’s District

Campbell County.

 

CANTRELL, William

            Married Martha C. G. Murray in Campbell on 19 Nov. 1837.

            John died prior to 11 March 1843 when an inventory & appraisal of his estate was made.  Alfred

J. Camp was named Administrator of the estate.

            Martha is buried in the old Campbellton Baptist Church Cemetery.  Her grave has a shell-covered

marker inscribed as:  “Martha E. Cantrell d. Dec. 8, 1839 in the 18th year of her age, wife of Doct.

Wm. Cantrell.”  The next grave has the same type shell marker with no name or dates and is

probably William Cantrell.

 

CARLTON, John

            John Carlton is listed on the 1840 Campbell census as 40-50 with his wife (40-50).  John Carlton,

Jr., is also listed on the 1840 as 30-40.

            John Carlton (either John or John Jr.) served as Justice of the Peace in 1845 and 1846; and as a

Justice of Inferior Court 1846-1848.

            Named as friend & Co-Executor of Robert Miller’s will probated Sept.1 1857 (with Robert’s son,

Jefferson Miller).

 

CARROLL, Benjamin

            Purchased from the estate of James C. Henderson in May or June, 1829.

            Listed on the 1830 Campbell census as 30-40 years of age with a family.

 

CARTER, Joseph N.

            Listed on 1840 as 15-20 years of age with 1 female (40-50).

            Married Pernina Teal in Campbell on 2 Dec. 1841.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows Joseph N. (26); Pemina (28, b. NC); Elizabeth J. (8); Nancy

Ann P. D. (5); Wm. B. D. (4); Milla E. D. (10 months, female).

            Purchased 210 acres, Lot 4, Dist. 8 (formerly Coweta) from Hillman Ezzard of DeKalb County

on 15 April 1850 (Deed Bk E, p. 52).

 

CASEY, Elisha

            Married Ally Patrick on 24 Nov. 1836 in Campbell.

            Listed on 1840 as 20-30 years of age with Ally (20-30); 1 male (20-30) & 1 male under 5.

            Purchased 150 acres in Dist. 9 (formerly Fayette ) on 20 April 1841 (Deed Bk D, p. 506).

            At public auction, he purchased 150 acres, Lot 174, Dist. 9 (formerly Fayette) on 3 June 1844

(Deed Bk E, p. 56).

            Purchased 19 ½ acres on East side of Lot 843, Dist. 18 (Cherokee) on 15 Jan. 1853.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows: Elisha (36, b. SC); Ally B. (35); Joseph G. (12); Esther A. (9);

Elizabeth (9); John O. J. (5); Martha A. S. (5); & Mary C. (2 months).

 

CASH, James

            Living in Campbell by 1830 as 40-50 years of age.  The 1840 shows his age as 50-60.

            Purchased 202 ½ acres of Lot 6, Dist. 8 on 8 Feb. 1836 (Deed Bk A, p. 467).

            The 1850 Campbell census shows: James (54, b. VA); Mary 61, b. VA); Elbert (30, b. AL);

Sarah (31); & Mary (25).

            The 1860 shows: James (75, b. VA); Mary (72, b. VA); Sarah (48) & Elbert (40).

            Mary Cash, daughter of James, married David Hattaway 25, Dec. 1856.  They are buried in

Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery. ; David Hattaway (24 Jan. 1832 – 23 Feb. 1918); Mary

Hattaway (24 May 1824 – 1 March 1899).

            James purchased goods at Campbellton on 14 Jan. 1854 & at Rivertown 13 Feb. 1861.

 

CASH, William

            “Free man of colour” – September Term 1829 Court of Ordinary appointed William Holleman

his guardian.

            William Cash is listed on the 1830 Campbell census.

 

CHESTNUT, Joseph

            Listed on the 1830 Campbell census as 30-40 years of age with 3 young males, all under 10 years

of age, and 1 female (30-40).

            Died prior to 9 March 1831 when an inventory & appraisal was made of his estate.  John Ray

(or Ramy) is listed as Administrator of the estate.

            John Ramy (or Ray?), Administrator of Joseph Chestnut’s estate, bought 101 ¼ acres of Lot 28,

Dist. 9 (formerly Coweta) on 22 April 1831  (Deed Bk A, p. 152).

 

CLECKLER, Henry

            Henry Cleckler of Paulding County purchased 202 ½ acres, Lot 42, Dist 1 (formerly Carroll) on

19 Dec. 1833 (Deed Bk D, p. 353).

            On Feb. 8, 1834, as a resident of Campbell, he purchased 202 ½ acres, Lot 41, Dist. 1 (formerly

Carroll), (Deed Bk A, p. 323).

            The 1850 Campbell census shows: Henry (50 , b. SC); Matilda (36); Geo. W. (18); Francis M.

(16, male); Henry H. (14); Wm. J. (12); Martha (9); Narcissa L. (6); & Emily (3).

            Henry’s will (signed 19 Jan. 1856 – probated 7 Jan. 1860) names his wife, Matilda; sons, G. W.

& F. M.; & “my bodily heirs” (not named).

            Geo. W. Cleckler married Letitia Selman 15, Oct. 1857.

Henry H, married Nancy Dunlop 28 July 1856.

Wm. J. married Hannay Williams 24 July 1860.

 

CLINTON, John P.

            At public auction on 1 December 1835, John P. Clinton was the highest bidder at $5 for 202 ½

acres, Lot 107, District 14 (formerly Fayette) (Deed Bk A, p. 455).

            Living in Campbell in 1840 as 40-50 years of age.

            His will, signed 1 Aug. 1848 & probated 4 Sept. 1848, names: wife, Mary; sons, James M.,

John H., Samuel R., Christopher C., David; daughters, Sarah Ann Huie, Lydia Ann, Elizabeth &

Charlotte.

            Mary is shown on the 1850 Campbell census (56, b. SC) with Christopher C. (18), Lydia A. (14),

Elizabeth (13) & Charlotte (11).

            Christopher C. married Mary Ann Carnes 14 Feb. 1856.

            Sarah Ann Huie was the wife of David Huie.

 

CLINTON, William

            Living in the 730th District GM of Campbell in 1840 as head of household at age 80, and,

receiving a pension for “Revolutionary or Military Service.”  Living with him is his wife, also 80 years of age.

            The Clintons were from South Carolina.  In 1850, Vilet (Violet), William’s wife, is living with a

son or grandson, G. P. Clinton, & shown as 90 years old.

            Historical Collections of Georgia by George White (1855), p. 292, shows “Mr. Clinton, over 98,

served under Marion; Mrs. Clinton, over 90.”

            Though Wm. Clinton is listed in George White’s book, he probably died just prior to the 1850

census.  William P. Clinton was probably his son.

 

COCHRAN, Littleton H. (M.D.)

            Married Sarah J. Beavers 23 April 1848.

            He purchased goods at Campbellton in Nov.& Dec. of 1853, & January & March of 1854.

            Littleton H. Cochran, son of Cheadle Cochran, was a Mason.

            He & his wife are buried in Campbellton Methodist Church cemetery.  Their markers read:  Dr.

L. H. Cochran, 25 May 1820 – 20 April 1862; Sarah Beavers Cochran, 29 November 1829 – 14

March 1889.

 

COLEMAN, James L.

            Living in Campbell in 1830 (20-30 years of age).

            James drew in the 1832 Land Lottery as a resident of Woodruff’s District, Campbell.  He drew

Lot 59, 23rd Dist., 3rd Section.

            Matilda Coleman, who may have been his widow, is shown with children in 1840.

 

COLLINS, Jesse

            Living in Campbell in 1830 (30-40) with wife (20-30); 2 females under 5; 2 males (5-10) & 1

male under 5.

            Listed on the 1840 Campbell census.

            The 1850 shows: Jesse (61); Martha (36); Jeremiah (16); Wesley (15); Elizabeth (12); Mary (9);

George W. (7) Andrew J. (5); Francis M. (4, male); & Sarah E. (1).

            Wesley married Mary Newborn 23 Dec. 1853.

            Elizabeth married Thos. M. Morgan 18 Oct. 1853.

 

COLLINS, Major H.

            Married Elvira English, daughter of Wm. English, on 3 Nov. 1842.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows M. H. (30, b. NC); Elviry C. (27, b. SC); Francis M. (5, male)

& William (2).

            Major H. Collins & his wife are buried in the old Campbellton Baptist Church cemetery.  Their

markers read:  Major H. Collins, d. August 9 , 1868; Elvira C. Collins, June 22, 1822 – July 16,

1910.

 

COLQUITT, Walter T.

            On 29 Oct. 1828, as a resident of Pike County, he purchased Lot 93, District 8 (Coweta) (Deed

Bk A, p. 3).  On 32 Feb. 1853, he sold the lot as a resident of Muscogee Co. (Deed Bk E, p. 547).

            He was the Justice presiding over the first session of Campbell’s Superior Court held on 20 April

1829 in the home of John Beavers.

            He performed a number of marriages in the early years of Campbell County.\

            The 1830 Campbell census shows he was 40-50 years of age with 6 males & 4 females in his

family.

            He sold Lot 117, Dist. 1 (formerly Carroll) on 1 May 1830 (Deed Bk A, p. 56), but there is no

indication of when he purchased this lot.

 

COOK, George

            Married Annis (Annice) Lee on 15 August 1838 in Campbell.

            Listed on the 1840 census.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows: George (35); Annis (30, b. SC); John S. (18); Reuben J. (11);

Martha E. (6); & Eliza Ann (12).

            George purchased goods in Campbellton on 22 Nov. 1853.  His son, John, purchased goods at the

same store on Jan. 7, 1854.

            George & his wife are buried in Bethlehem Baptist Church cemetery.  Their markers read:

George Cook June 5, 1812 – Jan. 12, 1885; Annice Cook (no birthdate – 1899).

 

COOK, West

            On 28 Dec. 1826, West Cook of DeKalb Co., purchased 202 ½ acres Lot 72, Dist. 14 (formerly

DeKalb, in 1826 fayette, later Campbell) & recorded in Campbell Deed Book A, p. 308.

            One of 3 appraisers on estate of Wm. Sewell on 13 May 1836.

            West Cook (28 Jan. 1806 – 9 Oct. 1876) & his wife, Maary Jett Cook (28 Sept. 1803 – 2 June

1877) are buried at Enon Baptist Church cemetery.

            They are listed on the 1840 Campbell census.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows West Cook (44, b. SC); Mary (46, b. SC); Mary M. (5).

 

CORYELL, John H.

            Married Adaline Danforth on 9 April 1837 in Campbell.

            Listed on 1840 Campbell census as 30-40 with family.

            Witnessed will of Sophia M. Coryell, wife of Tunasa Coryell, in 1834.

Served as Justice of the Peace in 1835, 1836, 1837 & 1838.

 

CORYELL, Thomas

            Will signed 4 June 1841 & probated 3 August 1841 names sisters, Ann, Elizabeth & Sarah

Coryell; uncle, Brooks (lived in the “North”); cousin, Eugenia Coryell; Joseph H. Coryell “my

friend. . .of Sandtown” (relationship not shown); & Joseph H. Coryell’s brother Tunison Coryell.

 

CORYELL, Tunison

            A resident of Neal’s District, Campbell County, when he drew in the 1832 Land Lottery (Lot 212,

5th Dist., 2nd Section, Cherokee).

            He died prior to 27 Jan. 1835 when an inventory of his estate was made in Campbell  John H.

Coryell was appointed guardian of Tunison’s orphans.

            His wife, Sophia died before 1 Sept. 1834, when her will was probated in Campbell.  Children

named in her will were: Susan Rebecca Coryell, Eugena Eana Coryell & Sophia Coryell.  Her

brother was John G. Roberts.

 

CRAWFORD (Crofford), Charles

            Purchased from estate of William Jones, 27 Jan. 1835.

            Listed on 1840 Campbell census as 30-40 years of age.

 

CROMBIE (Crumbie), James A.

            One of 3 appraisers on estate of Tarlton Sheats, 10 May 1839.

            The 1840 Campbell census shows James as 40-50 years of age.

 

CROMPTON, J. D.

            Served as juror on first Campbell grand Jury in 1829.

            He is probably the Joel Crompton (30-40) listed on the 1830 Campbell census with 1 female

(20-30) & 2 males under 5.

 

CROW, John T.

            Married Manerva L. Brown on 2 July 1839 in Campbell.

            Listed on the 1840 Campbell census as 20-30 & wife 20-30.

 

CROW, William Jackson

            Living in Campbell in 1830 (20-30).

            Drew in the 1832 Land Lottery as a resident of Woodruff’s District, Campbell.  He drew Lot 22,

16th Dist., 3rd Section, Cherokee (later Cass, then Bartow County).

 

CROWE, Jacob

            Juror on the first Campbell grand Jury in 1829.

            Listed on the 1830 Campbell census as 30-40 years of age.

 

CRUMBIE (Crombie), James A. (see James A. Crombie)

            Listed in Campbell in 1840 as 40-50 with 1 female (15-20); 1 female (10-15); 1 male (15-20);

            1 male (10-15-) & 2 males (5-10).

            Married Sarah Thomason 21 Jan. 1841 in Campbell.

 

CURBOW, Henry

            Living in Campbell in 1830 & shown as 60-70 years of age.  With him is his wife (50-60) &

5 children.

            As a resident of Campbell, he drew in the 1832 Land Lottery (Lot 307, 27th Dist., 3rd Section,

Cherokee – later Walker County).

 


 

DARNELL, David

            Living in Campbell by 1829 when he married Elender Yancy on 17 November 1829.

            The 1840 Campbell census listed David as 60-70 years of age.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows him as 72 & born in NC.  His wife, Elender 52 & born in SC.

            David signed his will on 22 May 1851 (probated 1 Sept. 1851) He names wife, Elanor; sons,

David Y. & James M.; & daughter, Lucinda P. Burton (wife of James M. Burson).

Elender is shown on the 1860 Campbell census as head of household (62); & living with her is

Catherine Yancy (28).

           

DARNELL, David Y.

            Living in Campbell by 1838 when he married Lucinda Hightower on 22 March 1838.

            Listed on 1840 Campbell census as 20-30 years of age.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows David (34, b. NC); Lucinda (34, b. NC); James M. (11); John

T. (9); George Ann (7); Wm. D. (6); Joseph G. or Y. (4); & Robert J. (2).

            David Y. was executor of his father’s will (David Darnell, see above).

            The 1860 Campbell census lists David Y. (44); Lucinda (44); John (20); David (15); Joseph (13);

Robert (11); Georgia Ann (18, female); Amanda (10); Millerd (5, male); & Charles (3).

 

DARNELL, James C. (or M.)

            Son of David Darnell who died in Campbell in 1851.

            James married Margaret E. Dean 21 December 1843 in Campbell.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows James (31); Margaret (23); David E. (5); Thomas (3); Mary

Jane (1).

            Served CSA in Co. E, 27th Regiment.

 

DARNELL, Richard H.

            Living in Campbell by 1840 as 30-40 years of age with 1 female (20-30) & 1 female under 5.

            Died prior to 11 November 1842 when an inventory & appraisal was made of his estate.

 

DAVENPORT, Diecy

            Will signed 4 August 1834 & probated in Campbell 1 January 1836.  Children named in will were

            2 sons:  Lovett & William

            Lovett’s children were: James Warren, John Milton, Harriet Amanda, Wm. Jesse, Charles Warren

& Robert Easly.

            William’s children were: Overton Fletcher, Eliza Garland, Metilda Ann, Diecy Sarah,

James Thomas, Lovett Harbett, John Andrew & Mary Overton.

            William (63 years of age) was still living in Campbell in 1860 with his wife, Elizabeth (60);

Sarah (34); Elizabeth (22); Samuel (18); Charles (16) & Margaret (14).

            Lovett H., son of William, married Margaret S. Longino in Campbell on 4 December 1851.

 

DAVIS, John

            Living in Campbell in 1830 as 30-40 years of age.

            The 1850 Campbell census lists John (63, b. VA); L. E. (25, male); M. M. (or M.W., 18 female);

J. J. (17, male); & M. R. HANNER (15, male).

 

DAVIS, William

            Living in Campbell by 1840 & shown as 30-40 years of age with 1 female (20-30).

            The 1850 Campbell census shows William (42); Margaret M. (36, b. NC); Permelia C. (7);

Wm. P. (5) & Mary Ann NATIONS (16).

            The 1860 Campbell census lists William (52, NC); Margaret M. (47); Permelia (19); Wm. P. (15)

& James M. (8).

            Permelia C. married J. W. Thomas in October 1863.

            William’s will was probated in Campbell on 22 September 1898 & names daughter, Permelia C.

THOMAS, & grandchildren (children of his deceased son Wm. P.) Edward, Conie & Geneva

Davis.

 

DAWSON, Rubin (Reuben)

            Juror on the first Campbell Grand Jury in 1829.

            Listed on the 1830 Campbell census as 30-40.

 

DEADWILEY (Deadwiler), Joseph

            Living in Campbell by 1830 (20-30) & shown on 1840.

            The 1850 Campbell census lists Joseph (48, carpenter); Milley (49)); C. (Charles) P. (29, male);

Martha (14); William (9); & Joseph (7).

            Joseph purchased goods at Campbellton on 15 December 1853.  His son, Charles P., purchased in

the same store 2 January 1854.

Charles P., son of Joseph married Elizabeth Miller (daughter of Alexander) 16 June 1850.  Charles (39) & Elizabeth (33) are shown on the 1860 Campbell census with Martha M. (9); Joseph A. (7); Mary E. (6); Georgia A. (5); Milly A. & Julia A. (twins, 2, females).

 

DEAN, Edward

            Living in Campbell by 1836 when he witnessed the will of John Gentry on 11 April 1836.

            The 1840 shows Edward as 40-50 years of age.

            The 1850 lists Edward (52, NC); Sarah L. (39); Thomas P. (17); & living with them: John J.

Watson (16) & Charles P. Mayfield (22, SC).

            Thomas P. Dean married Mary N. Zellars on 10 August 1854 in Campbell.

 

DEASON, Hannah

            “Widow of Rev. soldier” living in Clinton;s District, Campbell County, when she drew in the

1832 Land Lottery (Lot 154, 18th District, 4th Section).

 

DEMONEY, John Sr.

            Living in Campbell by 1840 (60-70).

            The 1850 shows John, 72, VA); his wife, Nancy (60, SC) is living with son, George (26, SC).

            The 1860 Campbell census lists Nancy (76) as head of household.  Living with her is her

daughter Catherine (35).  George, her son, is living next door.

John’s will, signed 4 January 1851 & probated in Campbell on 5 April 1852 names wife,

Nancy; sons, Samuel, Landers, John George; daughters Catherine & Elizabeth.

Executors of his will were: son, George & wife Nancy.

 

DEMONEY, John

            John was the son of John (whose will was probated in Campbell in 1852) & Nancy Demoney.

            John married Nancy Caroline Johnson on 17 September 1841 in Campbell.

            The 1850 shows John (30, b. SC); Nancy (21, SC); Jane (7); Katherine F. (6); Martha (4) &

James J. (1).

 

DEMPSEY, John

            Listed on 1830 Campbell census as 50-60 with family.

            Drew in the 1832 Land Lottery as a “soldier of Indian War” & resident of Aderhold’s District,

Campbell County (Lot 292, 4th District, 2nd Section).

 

DILLON, Thomas (Revolutionary Soldier)

            Residing in DeKalb County when he drew as a Revolutionary Soldier in the 1827 Land Lottery.

            Listed on the 1830 Campbell census (60-70).

            Age shown as 70-80 on 1840 Campbell census.

            His will was probated in Campbell on 6 May 1845, naming son John, deceased with no heirs;

            Daughter, Martha Dillon, grandchildren (children of Martha Dillon), John M. Dillon,

Amanda Dillon & Polly Dillon. 

            John M. is living in Campbell in 1850.

 

 

 

DOGGETT, Thomas

            Thomas Doggett, of Clarke County, purchased Lot 109, Dist. 7 (formerly Coweta), 202 ½ acres

from Wm. Weathers of Clarke on 9 Nov. 1831,

            Living in Campbell when he drew in the 1832 Land Lottery as a resident of Allen’s District,

Campbell County (Lot 35, 6th Dist., 4th Sect., Cherokee, later Walker County).

 

DORSETT, Elijah

            One of 3 appraisers on estate of Mrs. Mary Brewer 13 March 1829.

            Juror on the first Campbell grand Jury in 1829.

            Listed on the 1830 Campbell census as 30-40.

            Elijah was named an executor (with John Dorsett, a son-in-law of Robert Smith) of the will of

Robert Smith.

 

DORSETT, John

            Living in Campbell by 1840 (30-40).

            In May, 1850, John died.  The 1850 Mortality Schedule shows he was 55 years old, born South

Carolina, a blacksmith, and he died of “dropsy.”

 

DORSETT, Thomas

            Married Mrs. Mary Silvey 22 March 1837.

            Listed on 1840 Campbell census (20-30) with wife (20-30) & 1 female under 5.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows Thomas (36, b. SC); Mary (35); Nancy J. (18); Martha V. (6);

& Barna D. (2, male).

            Thomas purchased goods at Campbellton on 15 November 1853.

            A “Mary” Dorsett (48, b. GA) died April, 1870) of typhoid fever (Mortality census). (It is not

known if this Mary was Thomas’ wife.)

 

DUGGAN, Jesse J.

            Living in Campbell by 1840 (30-40).

The 1850 Campbell census shows Jesse J. (46); Naomi J. (44); Robert (19); Daniel (18);

Elizabeth (16); Wm. J. (14); Polly J. (12); John N. (10); Naomi L. (8); America A. (7, female);

& Jesse M. (5).

Jesse J. purchased goods from Lewis Camp at Rivertown on May 23 & July 16, 1860; his wife,

Naomi J., purchased goods on January 15 & July 15, 1861.

 

DUKE, William

            Listed on 1830 as 20-30 with 1 female (20-30), & 2 males under 5.

            The 1840 Campbell census shows William (30-40) with 1 female (30-40); 2 females (5-10);

            2 males (10-15); 2 males (5-10); & 2 males under 5.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows William (43); Mary (47); Marion (22, male); James F. (19);

            Noah S. (9); Amanda M. (8); Alfred D. (4); & Isaac N. (1).

 

DUN (Dunn), William

            Married Brucella Aders (or Adiz) on 28 August 1829 in Campbell.

            Listed on the Campbell 1840 census as 20-30 years of age.

 

DUNLAP (Dunlop), John

            Purchased Lot 104, Dist. 14 (formerly Fayette) at public auction 4 May 1830 (Deed Book A,

53).

            One of 5 appraisers on estate of John Hindman 22 January 1840.

            Listed in Campbell 1840 census as 30-40.

            Witnessed the will of Britton (Britain) Brazeal on 17 July 1840.

            The 1850 Campbell census shows John (48, b. SC) Tabitha (44)’ Faith H. (22); Samuel (21);

Sarah (19); Nancy (17); Philip M. (15); John J. (12); Mary Ann (10); James S. (9); Frances E. (7,

female); Richard S. (5); Wm. M. (1); Nancy (44, b. SC) & Elizabeth (74, b. SC).