Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Bond 66 Batson-Davis

66. Thomas Batson Sr & 67. Sarah Davis [NC, MS]


1748, Thomas born in New Hanover Co., NC, s/o 132. Peter Batson, Sr. & 133. Ann Fabin.
~1749, Sarah born in NC, d/o 134. William Davis & 135. Isabelle ?.
1761, Thomas inherited the estate of his grandfather, Andrew Fabin ( 266). This is the same land sold to A J Fabin by Thomas’ father in 1747.
9/2/1767, “Peter Batson appointed guardian of his brother Thomas Batson, orphan … bond of £300 with …”. (S) New Hanover Court Minutes, 1738-1769, P162.
1769, Thomas in New Hanover Co., NC, Thomas married Sarah.
1770, Thomas reached 21 and came into possession of his grandfather’s plantation.
3/18/1776, Thomas bought 12 acres from his brother Peter, “on White-Hurst’s Creek, near Topsail Sound”, for £9.
2/26/1780, Revolutionary War civilian: Thomas contributed material aide, furnishing corn. (S) NC Revolutionary War Army Accounts, NC Dept. of Archives and History, V6, P18, F2, in the Distr. of Wilmington and Onslow Co.’s, No.’s 5701 to 6014, of the Auditor’s Bk.W, N3.
3/14/1780, Thomas sold all his property in NC.
1781–1784, Thomas’ location unknown.
~1785, Thomas moved to Burke Co., GA.
7/25/1787, Thomas’ 300 acre land grant affirmed in GA on Rocky Creek. Note: in 1799 John Bond64 bought 198 acres on Rocky Creek.
1797, Thomas paid taxes and voted in Washington Co., GA.
(S) 1797 Tax Lists, Montgomery Co., P92. Thomas.
1798, Thomas voted in newly-formed Montgomery Co., GA. (S) Atlanta Dept. of Archives and History.
1805, Thomas voted and paid land taxes in Montgomery Co., GA. (S) Original Tax digest Books, 1805-1806.
1806, Thomas voted and paid taxes for 200 acres “on Pendleton Creek” in District 54, Montgomery Co., GA. (S) Original Tax digest Books, 1805-1806.
1807, Thomas personally signed a deed of conveyance in Montgomery Co. (S) Original Deed of Conveyance, Dept. of Archives and History, Atlanta, GA: “Thomas Batson the county of Montgomery in the State of Georgia … for the sum of $100.00, for 50 acres of land on Pendleton Creek …”. This document bears Thomas Batson’s signature, his wife Sarah “made her mark”, and has the signature of Thomas Batson Jr as the Justice of the Peace and witness.
10/19/1808, Thomas bought 202.5 acres in the 8th Distr. of Baldwin Co. (Now Jones Co.). (S) Jones Co. GA Deed Bk. B, F72, recorded 11/24/1809.
1811, Thomas paid taxes in Jones Co., GA. This is the last record in GA.
(S) 1813 MS Census, Marion Co. Thomas.
(S) 1816 MS Census, Pike Co. (formed from Marion Co. in 1815). 1m>21, 1f>21.
(S) 1820 Census, MS, Pike Co.
1822, Thomas and “Sary” become members of Silver Creek Baptist Church in Pike Co., MS. Thomas is made a Deacon. (S) Silver Creek Baptist Church records at MS College, Jackson, MS.
1822 Thomas died in Pike Co., MS. Buried in Silver Creek Baptist Church churchyard in what is now the “Progress Community”.
1822, Sarah requested her “letter of dismissal” from Silver Creek Baptist Church after the death of Thomas. She went to live with her brother, James Davis, on Black Creek in PerrCo., MS.
1829, Sarah died in PerrCo., MS. Sarah died during a Cholera epidemic. Buried on the land of her brother James Davis.

Children of Thomas and Sarah:

i. Thomas Batson Jr ( 34), born 5/08/1770 in New Hanover Co., NC.

ii. Adelphia Batson ( 33), born 8/31/1772 in New Hanover Co., NC

iii. Piety Batson, born 1775 in New Hanover Co., NC
1822, Piety received into membership of the Silver Creek Baptist Church the same day as her parents Thomas and Sarah.
1822, Piety died in Pike Co., MS.

iv. Eli Batson, born 1777 in New Hanover Co., NC
Eli married Alice Norsworthy of VA.
1811, Eli paid taxes in Jones Co., GA.
(S) MS 1816 Census, Pike Co. 1m> 21, 1f> 21.
1816, Eli paid taxes in Pike Co., MS.
~1827, Eli was killed in a logging accident in Conecuh Co., AL.
(S) 1830 Census, LA, Rapides Parish. Widow Alice is 70-80 years old; living with Eli – possibly her son.

v. Susannah Batson, born 1779 in New Hanover Co., NC.
Married and settled in GA.

vi. Timothy Batson, born ~ 1781 in New Hanover Co., NC;
10/19/1812 in HancCo., MS, Timothy married Elizabeth Rester. [The 1820 census has multiple Batson and Rester families living near each other in HancCo., MS – they are not found, but there are multiple unreadable entries.]

vii. Georgia Minurva Batson, born 11/09/1784 in New Hanover Co., NC
5/08/1802 Georgia married Lt. William Bond64ii in Montgomery Co., GA.
No.64ii:(S) 1810,1816 Census. f>21.
~ 1819, Georgia died in HarrCo, MS. Burial: Bond-Harvison Cem., StnCo., MS.
Children: see William.

viii. Seth Batson, born 1787 in Burke Co., GA.
(S) 1805 Montgomery Co., GA tax list.
(S) 1806 Montgomery Co., GA tax list.
1811, Seth paid taxes in Jones Co., GA.
(S) 1813 MS Terr. Census, Marion Co.
1/8/1814, Seth in 13th MS Militia, Battle of New Orleans, Private in Lt. William Bond’s Company.
1/19/1815, Seth signed a petition to President James Madison dealing with land claims.
(S) 1830 Census, LA, Rapides Parish. Seth living next to Peter & James & Eli.
(S) 1840 Census, LA, Rapides Parish. Seth living near Peter and James’ widow Francis. b:1780–1790. 1m:10-15, 2m:15-20, 3m:20-30, 1f:5-10, 1f:20-30, 1f:40-50.
Bef. 1850, Seth died in Rapides Parish, LA.
Children:
Seth Batson, born 1825 in LA.
~1853 he married Elizabeth A ?, born 1836 in TX.
(S) 1880 Census, TX, Madison Co., Madisonville. 4 children, 5 grandchildren.

ix. James Batson, born 5/08/1790 in Burke Co., GA.
2/20/1810 in Jones Co., GA James married Frances Bond64vii.
1811, James paid taxes in Jones Co., GA; Capt. John Gibson’s Dist.
(S) 1813 MS Terr. Census, Marion Co.
1/8/1814, 13th MS Militia, Battle of New Orleans, Private in Lt. William Bond’s Company.
1/19/1815, James signed a petition to President James Madison dealing with land claims.
(S) MS 1816 Census, Pike Co. 1m>21, 1f>21, 1m<21, 2f<21. 2f<21 unidentified.
1816, James paid taxes in Pike Co., MS.
(S) 1820 Census, MS, HancCo. 1m:26:45, 1f:26:45.
By 1824 James moved to Rapides Parish, LA.
(S) 1830 Census, LA, Rapides Parish. James living next to Seth and Peter & Eli.
1838–1840 James died in Rapides Parish, LA.
(S) 1840 Census, LA, Rapides Parish. Francis is a widow living very close to her brother-in-laws Seth and Peter.
Children: see Frances.

x. Peter Batson, born 1791 in Burke Co., GA;
Peter married M Sally Wayles, born in 1787, a sister of Elizabeth Wayles ( 35). [Brothers Thomas and Peter married sisters Elizabeth and Sally.]
1811, Peter paid taxes in Jones Co., GA; Capt. John Gibson’s Dist.
(S) 1813 MS Terr. Census, Marion Co.
1/8/1814, Peter in 13th MS Militia, Battle of New Orleans, Private in Lt. William Bond’s Company.
1/19/1815, Peter signed a petition to President James Madison dealing with land claims.
(S) MS 1816 Census, Pike Co. 1m>21, 1f>21, 1m<21, 1f<21. 2 children unknown.
1816, Peter paid taxes in Pike Co., MS.
(S) 1820 Census, MS, Pike Co. 2m<10, 1m:26-45, 1f<10, 1f:26-45. Peter is living next to his father.
(S) 1825 Tax List, Pike Co., MS. $0.75 on 1 white.
1829, Peter moved to LA.
(S) 1830 Census, LA, Rapides Parish. Peter living next to Seth & James & Eli.
(S) 1840 Census, LA, Rapides Parish. Peter living near Seth.
(S) 1850 Census, LA, Rapides Parish. Peter is a farmer.
11/6/1856, Peter applied for bounty land for his 1812 war service.
Bef. 1860, Sally died.
(S) 1860 Census, LA, Rapides Parish. A widower. Peter is a farmer and his daughter Mary’s family lives with him. He is the only Batson listed in LA.
Aft. 1865 Peter died in Rapides Parish, LA.
Children:
Mary Batson, born 1828 in MS. (S) 1850 Census.
She married James Belvin, born 1826 in MS.
(S) 1860 Census, LA, Rapides Parish. 3 children.

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