Macon County Deeds


 

The Macon County Citizen - Oglethorpe, Ga. November 30, 1923

ADMINISTRATOR'S SALE - GEORGIA - MACON COUNTY - By virtue of an order of the Court of Ordinary Nov. Term 1923,thereof, will be sold at Courthouse door to highest bidder on 1st Tuesday in December 1923 the property of the Estate of J. H. Reynolds, late of said County, deceased for the purpose of paying debts & making proper distribution.
[Mentions: 3 acres, subject to a life estate held by W.W.Wilder and Miss Laura S. Wilder]
1920 Macon Co., Ga. Census shows James H. Reynolds 76 yrs,wid'r [probably of Georgia Wilder Reynolds] with Wm. W. Wilder 60 Brother-in law & Laura Wilder, Sister-in law in the household] No markers for any of the above found in "Cemeteries of Macon County" but remember, the Reynolds Family Cemetery is abandoned and very difficult to survey]


Macon Co., Ga. Deed Bk. A Pg. 415 6-22-1859
Grantor: Needham of Macon Co., Ga.
Grantee: Drury W. Massee, In Trust, of Macon Co., Ga.
For Love & Affection which Needham Massee bears towards his NIECE, SOPHRONIA [Algiers]WINTERS, wife of William J. Winters of Macon Co., Ga.
Lot No. 1 in the 15th Dist. Orig. Houston, Now Macon Co.,Ga. 202 & 1/2 Acres. Signed: Needham (X) Massee
Wit: Davis N. Austin & Samuel Gray, J.P.
Recorded: February 9, 1860, Jno. M. Greer, Clerk
 



Macon Co., Ga. Deed Book "B" Pg. 6 Sept. 19, 1863
Grantor: John L. Parker
Grantee: William Algers Both of Macon Co., Ga.
$500.00 - a Certain lot in the Village of Marshallville, known and distinguished by Lot No. ___in the 8th Dist. of Orig. Houston Co., Said lot being at the North end of the Lot Known as the Carrell Lot and lying immediately on the East side of the south Western Railroad
Bounded NORTH by land of Wm. M. Haslam
Bounded EAST by D. Gammage
Bounded SOUTH by a fence across the Carrel Lot,
Bounded WEST by the Rail Road and containing half an acre.
Wit: Davis Gammage & A. D. King. J. P,.
Recorded: October 13, 1863, Jno. M. Greer, Clerk


Macon Co., Ga. Deed Book A Pg. 537 2-20-1858
Grantor: Isaac Eubanks of Macon Co., Ga.
Grantee: Joseph Mott, Son in Law of Isaac Eubanks
For Love & Affection which Isaac Eubanks bears to his Son-In-Law, Joseph Mott. N. 1/2 of Lot No. 111 in the
29th Dist. of Orig. Lee, Now Macon Co., Ga. 101 & 1/4 a.
[Note: This lot later became & is presently, Schley Co., Ga.]
[Lot was drawn in the 1827 Lottery by Isaac Hubanks (1-22-1836) of Warren Co., Ga.
 



Macon Co., Ga. Deed Book A Pg. 484 2-14-1860
Grantor: Joseph Mott of Macon Co., Ga.
Grantees: Martin L. Harp, A. J. Easom, A.W.Smith, E.Stubbs & Joseph Mott, TRUSTEES OF FARMERS ACADEMY - All of Macon Co., Ga.
Part of Lot No. 51 in the 29th Dist. Orig. Lee, Now Macon
Co., Ga. - 2 Acres - Said two acres to embrace said Academy &Spring with all rights. Presently in Schley Co., Ga. and lot adjoins Macon Co., Ga.
 



Lot No. 68 in the 29th Dist. Orig. Lee, Now Macon Co., Ga.
was Drawn by Reuben Holliis in the Lottery but Reverted to Joseph Mott .
 



In a Deed in Book A Pg. 378 Allen Perry sells to Wm. Ellis
and is Lot 76/1st Orig. Muscogee, Now Macon & Lot 92/
1st Orig Muscogee, Now Macon Co., Ga.
"Adjoining the lands of John Mott on the East and Zach Mott on the South.
 



Macon Co., Ga. Deed Bk. A Pg. 157 11-28-1857
John Mott of Macon Co., Ga. sells to Newton G. McGlamerym $400.00 Lot No. 85 in the 2nd Dist. Orig. Muscogee, Now Macon Co., Ga. -
Lot was Drawn by John Mann in the 1827 Lottery but
REVERTED to Jesse Mott of Macon Co., Ga.
 


In 1838 Tax Digest of Macon Co., Ga.[First Tax digest]
A. B. Carrell l Poll 7 Slaves 1466 & 1/2 Acres Pine in
8th Dist. of Macon Co. Orig. Houston. + 4 wheel carriage
A.B.Carrell for Rebeak Carrell 6 Polls 202 & 1/2 acres Lot 80/8th Dist. Orig.Houston, now Macon Co., Ga.
A.B.Carrell for West Bodie - l Poll l Slave one 2 wheel carriage gigg
A.B.Carrell for Ja. Carrell - l Poll - No property listed
NO WINTERS IN 1838 TAX DIGEST
Philip McCarty - l Poll 18 Slaves 1215 Acres Pine in 8th
Dist. Orig. Houston, Now Macon Co., Ga. 1-4 wheel carriage-one satllion on conditions $10.
Philip McCarty for Geo. Gillmon - 1 Poll - no property listed
Wm. B. McCarty - l Poll - No property listed.
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1840 Census Macon Co., Ga.
Arthur B. Carrell - 1 male 10-15, 1 male 40-50, 1 female 20-30, 1 - female 30-40 - 12 slaves - 16 total - 6 agri.
Next door to:
Philip McCarty 2 males under 5, 1 male 5-10, 3 males 15-20, 1 male 40-50; 1 female under 5, 2 females 5-10, 1 females 10-15, 1 female 20-30, 1 female 30-40;
3 doors down [This could be miles apart]
Wm. B. McCarty 2 males under 5, 1 male 20-30; 2 females 15-20, 2 slaves 7 total 2 Agri.
Next door to:
Needham Massee, Sr. [Brother of Elizabeth Massee Algiers] 1 - male 20-30, 1 male 50-60; 1 female 10-15, 1 female 15-20, 1 female 50-60;
James Carroll - 1 male 50-60; 1 female und4er 5, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 15-20, 1 female 40-50
Wm. D. Algers - 1 male 5-10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 20-30, 1 male 60-70; 1 female 5-10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 15-20, 1 female 10-30, 1 female 40-50 9 total ?Agri. 1 Mfg.
Thomas Carroll - 1 male 5-10, 1 male 20-30; a female under 5, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 20-30.
 



1850 Census Macon Co., Ga.
CARRELL, Arthur B. 52, Farmer 200 SC Mary A.L.(Algiers) 25, Ga. [possible 2nd wife]
John N or A 7 GA
Elizabeth V. 6 GA
William J or I 5 or 3 GA
Louise J or I 3 Ga. possible twins
Ann B. 2 GA
CARRELL, James 60 SC
Mary 60 SC
Mary A. 18 SC
Rebeca 14 SC
Sarah 11 SC
Jane 10 SC
Susan 8 SC
CARRELL, David A. 24 SC
Mary S. 24 GA
Virginia 3 GA
Beauford W. 1 GA
VAUGHAN, Wm. 30
Laltha 32 f. SC
John 12 GA
Simeon 8 GA
Martha 2 SC
William B. l yr. 6 mo. GA
CARRELL, Nancy 38 SC
Julia A. 25 SC
Willes 22 SC
John 4 SC
1850 Census Macon Co., Ga.
McArty, Blewit 25 SC
Ellin 25 SC
Giles 10 SC
Joy 8 SC
William 6 SC
Berry 1 & 6 mo. SC
McCarty, William B. 38 SC
Winny (Bryan) 26 f GA
William A. 11 Ga
James M. 8 GA
Little A. 6 GA
Elizabeth 5 GA
Pinkny P. 4 GA
Emuntin? (f) 9 months Ga
[Note: This family lived on property that I now own, known as the "McCarty Settlement".
1850 Macon Co., Ga. Census
WINTERS, Wm. J. 21
Solomon 14
David 12
Leonard 10
Rhoda 40 [Possible Mother of Wm. J.]
Polley 19 [wife or sister]
Leoviny ? (f) 13
1860 Macon Co. Ga. Census
WINTERS, Wm. J. 29 m Farmer 2000/520 GA
Sarah (Algiers) 27 f GA
Mary 8 f GA
Josephine 6 f GA
Mortimor 4 m GA
Needham 1 m GA
Solomon 24 m Farm laborer GA r
1860 Macon Co., Ga census
ALGIERS, Crosby D. 35 m Dayu Laborer 25 GA
Mary A. (Way) 35 f GA r
WAY, Elizabeth 12 f GA school
JERNIGAN, Kizah 60 f GA.
[Note: This looks like a possibility that Mary A. Way was married before and had a child Elizabeth. Looks like Mary'smaiden name could have been Jernigan and that Kizah is her Mother.DVC]

 


Macon County, Georgia Deed Book A pg. 634 2-25-1859
Grantor: George R. Johnson of Macon Co., Ga.
Grantee: Francis A. Wheelas of Macon Co., Ga.
$25.00 Southwest Corner of Lot No. 160 in the 2nd Dist.
Orig. Muscogee, Now Macon Co., Ga. - 50 acres
Wit: William Gilbert

L. M. Gatlin, J.P. Signed: George R. Johnson
Recorded: September 6, 1861, A.H.Greer, Dep. Clerk


Hollinshead Deed Mentions Family Cenetery

MACON COUNTY, GEORGIA Deed Book A Page 696
Houston County, Georgia 6-28-1862 Deed Pg. 696
Grantor: Nancy J. Hollinshead of Houston Co., Ga.
Grantee: Roff & Sims & Company of Bibb Co., Ga.
$9,750.00 Fr Lot No. 209/15th Dist. Macon Co. 143 & 3/4 acres

Lot No. 166/15th Dist. Macon Co. 202 & 1/2 acres

Lot No. 167/15th Dist. Macon Co. 202 & 1/2 acres

Lot No. 170/15th Dist. Macon Co. 202 & 1/2 acres
Pt.Lot No.129/15th Dist. Macon Co. 151 & 7/8 acres
Pt.Lot No. 171/15th Dist.Macon Co. 72 & 1/2 acres
All in the 15th Dist. of Macon Co., Ga. and all amounting to
975 acres and RESERVING one half acre for the
GRAVE YARD & ALL THE ORNAMENTAL SHRUBBERY.
[Note - The Hollinshead Cemetery is located in Lot 166/15th. It is still there but in bad need of care]


Macon County, Georgia Deed Book "D" Page 593/594
Macon County, Georgia 1-7-1886 Bk. D/593/594
Grantor: James B. Hooks of Macon Co., Ga.
Grantee: Mrs. Sarah M. (Hooks) Bothwell of Lee Co.,Ga.
$10.00 - 2 acres of land now used as The Family Burying

Ground for the Hooks Family, situated on Lot Nos,

31 & 32 in said County and State [In Dist. 2 Orig.

Dooly Co., Now Macon Co., Ga.]

The line to run 30 yards south of said Grave Yard

and to extend East & West & to the Public Road

North, to embrace two (2) acres. The road to be

the North Line.
Wit: W. B. Bothwell Signed: Jas. B. Hooks

W. P. Maxwell, N.P & J.P.
Recorded: January 7, 1886 by C. A. Greer, Clerk


Macon County, Georgia Deed Book "C" page 218
The Honorable Ordinary of Macon County, August Term of Court 1874, authorized the Admr. of Hannah Higgins Est.
to sell for benefit of heirs.
$400.00 sold to Joshua C. Cunningham, the highest & best
bidder at the courthouse door, all that tract of land lying in the 29th Dist. of Orig. Lee, Now Macon Co., Ga. known by No. 95. EXCEPTING 6 acres in the northeast corner heretofore deeded to J.C.Cunningham by said Hannah Higgins in her lifetime. An also EXCEPTING half an acre
embracing the Family Grave Yard on said lot. the whole of
said lot containing 202 & 1/2 acres.
Jasper N. English was administrator for Hannah Higgins'
Estate. This deed dated November 28, 1874.

Signed: Jasper N. English, Admr.
Wit: W. K. Hall & Jno. M. Greer, Clerk Superior Court
Recorded: November 30, 1874 by Jno. M. Greer, Clk.
 


Deed Abstract-Joel Kleckley to Co.Road Commissioners & Kleckley Family Grave Yard

Macon County, Georgia Deed Bk F pg 223 12-22-1877
Grantor: Joel T. Kleckley
Grantees: William M. Dykes, Solomon T. Lofley, Mathew

English, Jasper B. Murray, James D. Frederick,

Commissioners of Roads & Revenue of Macon

County, Georgia
$200.00 East part of Lot No. 128/2nd Dist.Orig.Muscogee

Now, Macon Co., Ga.

East part Lot No. 5 in 29/Orig. Lee, Now Macon

County, Georgia 200 acres "Being acquired

from the Estate of his Father, Jacob Kleckley,

Deceased, EXCEPT one acre of said land on

which is THE GRAVE YARD of THE KLECKLEY

FAMILY & OTHERS.
Wit: A. H. Greer Signed: Joel T. Kleckley

Jno. M. Greer, Clerk or Superior Court
Recorded: August 24, 1891



Deed S.Neil to A.F.Pharr-Plantation & Hiley Family Cemetery

Macon County, Georgia Deed Book "C" Page 431
Houston County, Georgia 1-1-1874 Macon Co. C/431
This indenture made January first, 1874 between:
Grantor: Sterling Neil of Houston Co., Ga.
Grantee: A. F. Pharr of Houston Co., Ga.
$12,000.00 all that tract in 8th Dist.Orig.Houston,Now Macon Co., Ga. known by Lot numbers 23, 24, 41, 42 & 55
containing 1,012 & 1/2 acres, with the SOLE RESERVATION TO MYSELF AND TO ALL THOSE WHO HAVE LOVED ONES RESTING THERE, THE OLD FAMILY BURYING GROUND, with the present limits containing 1/16 of an acre, with the right of way to the same from the nearest point on the public road.
Wit: G.W.Persons Signed: A. R. Pharr

W,. E. Brown, N.P.H.C.
Recorded: May 20, 1878, Jno. M.Greer, Clk.
[These lots were Originally in Houston County, taken in to
Macon County then became a part of Peach County when
it was formed in 1924. The cemetery was destroyed by the
landowner but partially restored by court order across the
road from the original location. All the markers were not
saved, therefore there are family members buried there
without mention on the cemetery survey.]
 


Matthew H.Leggitt Est. to Samuel L.Turner-Leggitt Cemetery

Macon County, Georgia 12-7-1874 Deed Book C Pg.476
Grantor: Allen H. Greer, Receiver of the Estate of Matthew

H. Leggitt, deceased, of Macon Co., Ga.
Grantee: Samuel L. Turner of Macon Co., Ga.

"In persuance of an order by Judge of Superior Court of South Western Circuit, May Term 1873 - A.H. Greer did on
Dec. 1, 1874 sell:
$610.00 107 Acres on the south side of Lot No. 103 in 15th Dist. Orig. Houston, Now Macon Co., Ga.

ALSO - 15 acres of the same lot, being a portion of a

certain field, known as THE GRAVE YARD FIELD,

bounded on the west by the land of S. L. Turner, on the
north by The Grave Yard Reserve, South by the dividing
line between the aforesaid 107 acres and the balance of
said lot, and on the East by the East side of said field,
aggregate, 122 acres, being a portion of the lot whereon
Dr. E. A. Leggitt now resides.
Wit: J. R. Williams Signed: A. H. Greer, Receiver

Jno. M. Greer, Clk. Sup.Ct. Est. of M.H.Leggitt
[Note: This Cemetery located at the intersection of County
Roads 24 & 27 on the east side of 27, has since been
moved to Undailla City Cemetery. Moved by the Leggitt
Family in the 1950's]
 


Macon County, Georgia Deed Book "C" Page 431
Houston County, Georgia 1-1-1874 Macon Co. C/431
This indenture made January first, 1874 between:
Grantor: Sterling Neil of Houston Co., Ga.
Grantee: A. F. Pharr of Houston Co., Ga.
$12,000.00 all that tract in 8th Dist. Orig.Houston, Now Macon Co., Ga. known by Lot numbers 23, 24, 41, 42 & 55
containing 1,012 & 1/2 acres, with the SOLE RESERVATION TO MYSELF AND TO ALL THOSE WHO HAVE LOVED ONES RESTING THERE, THE OLD FAMILY BURYING GROUND, with the present limits containing 1/16 of an acre, with the right of way to the same from the nearest point on the public road.
Wit: G.W.Persons Signed: A. R. Pharr

W,. E. Brown, N.P.H.C.
Recorded: May 20, 1878, Jno. M.Greer, Clk.
[These lots were Originally in Houston County, taken in to
Macon County then became a part of Peach County when
it was formed in 1924. The cemetery was destroyed by the
landowner but partially restored by court order across the
road from the original location. All the markers were not
saved, therefore there are family members buried there
without mention on the cemetery survey.]



 

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