Saturday, January 26, 2013

Janie Sports Death Certificate

Death Certificate of Janie (Carribeau) Sports

South Carolina Death Records, 1821-1955
about Janie Sport
Name: Janie Sport
Death Date: 27 Feb 1916
Age (Years): 56
Estimated Birth Year: 1860
Gender: Female
Color: White
County of Death: Richland
Place of Death: 709 Blossom, Columbia
Volume Number: 51
Certificate Number: 27821
Cause of Death: Gastric Carcinoma
Informant: Mrs. Mollie Williams, Columbia, SC [daughter]
Burial: Mill Cemetery Olympia

Name of Father: Do Not Know

Name of Mother: [left blank]

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Teresa McVeigh
26 Jan 2013

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Will of Benjamin Cleveland, 1830 Pickens District, SC

Will of Benjamin Cleveland (1785-1830) and abstract of various estate records, Pickens District (now Oconee County), South Carolina

The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol XIII, Number 3, Summer, 1985 - "Some Early Pickens District Wills"  

Last Will and Testament of Benjamin Cleveland 

In the Name of God, Amen:  

I, Benjamin Cleveland, in the District of Pickens and State of South Carolina, being weak in body but in perfect health in mind and memory and calling to mind the uncertainty of life and being desirous to dispose of all such worldly estate as it hath pleased God to bless me with, do make and ordain this my last will in manner following,

First, I give, demise, bequeath and dispose of the same in the following manner and form - first I give and bequeath unto my wife Peggy Cleveland all my estate real and personal rites (sic) whatsoever during her life or widowhood and at her decease or marriage if seasing (sic) to be my widow then my estate real and personal to be sould (sic) by my Executors to the best advantage for a division amongst my lawful ayres (sic), giving one-third part of the money arising from said property to my beloved wife Peggy Cleveland and the rest after paying all just debts to be equally divided between children as they may arrive of age or days of marriage.

I do hereby authorize and appoint my deart wife Peggy Cleveland and Robert Holland and Jacob Holland my Executors to carry into effect the intent and meaning of this my last will and testament or testaments, wills legacy or legacies, bequeath or bequeaths Executor or Executors by me in any wise before named or appointed willed or bequeathed, ratifying and confirming this and (no?) other to be my last will and testament.

Signed, sealed, published and pronounced and delivered by the s'd Benjamin Cleveland as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other hath hereunto subscribed our names:

Kenneth McKenzie, William (X, his mark) Miles, and James (X, his mark) Jones

Signed: Benjamin Cleveland


Abstract of various estate records, Pickens County, SC, 1829-1850:

Cleveland, Benjamin - Box 3 No 30 - will dated 1830: heirs: wife, Peggy Cleveland, children (not named). Exrs: Robert & Jacob Holland. Wit. Kenneth McKenzie, William Miles, James Jones. 

Inventory made 13 Oct 1831 by Jonathan Reeder, Kenneth McKenzie, Wm Mills.

Est also admr 12 Oct 1857 by Jeremiah Cleveland, A.J. Looney, Martin L. Looney bound to W.J. Parsons, Ordy. for $15,000. Heirs out of this state are Thomas Cleveland, Gibson Hix & wife Nancy, Martin L Looney & wife Mariam. Heirs in this state are A.J. Looney & wife Margaret, Sarah C. Abbott, Wm. B Dickson & wife Elizabeth, and the heirs of B. Milton Cleveland, deceased, viz. Adaaline Keese, formerly Adaline Cleveland, and widow of deceased and her two children Lewis and Margaret Cleveland, both minors. Dated 15 Dec 1859.

25 Dec 1858, amt. of sale in GA, $20.51. Owned 8 slaves.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Pendleton Isbell 1872 Barred U S Claim Abstract

U.S. Southern Claims Commission, Disallowed and Barred Claims, 1871-1880 [data base on-line on from original record microfilms in the National Archives]

Name:Pendleton Isbell
No. of Images in Packet:5
Abstracted by Teresa McVeigh 8 Jan 2013

12348 Mar 15/72
Petition of Pendleton Isbell
by William L Isbell
To the Commissioners of Claims
Resident of Claimant: Polk
Nature of Claim: Property taken by the U.S. Forces
Amount Claimed: $300.00
Filed by
Saml V Niles
Washington City
March 15, 1872

The Petiton of Pendleton Isbell represeted by his son William L Isbell
respectfully presents
that he is a rcitizen of the United States and reside at present at or near Cedartown Polk Co. Geo.
and that he resided when this claim acreued at or near Polk Co. Geo.
That he has a claim against the United States for property taken
for the use of the army of the United States during the late rbellion at or near Cedartown,
in the County of Polk, and the state of Georgia.

August 1864 2 head of mules ea $150.00 total value $300.00

The property in question was taken or furnished for the use of a portion of the army of
the United States, known as Gen Sherman's Army
and commanded by Gen William Vandiver
and that the persons who took or received the property, or who authorized or directed it to be taken
or furnished, were the following:
Gen William Vandiver Brig. Gen. Stationed at Rome, Floyd Co. Geo.

The property was removed to Rome and used for or by Gen. William Vandiver's command
all this on or about the ___ day of August, in the year 1864.
That no voucher, receipt, or other writing was given for the property.

Your petitioner remained loyally adherent to the cause of the Government of the United
States during the was and was so loyal before and at the time of the taking of the property
for which this claim is made, and he solemnly declare that. from the beginning of hostilities
against the United States to the end thereof, his sympathies were constantly with the cause of the
United States; that he never, of his own free will and accord, did anything, or offered, or sought, or
attempted to do anything, by word or deed, to injure said cause or retard its success, and that he were at all times ready and willing, when called upon, or if called upon, to aid and assist the cause of the Union, or its supporters, so far as his means and power, and the circumstances of the case, permitted.

That Samuel V Niles of Washington D.C. hereby authorized and empowered to act as Attorney
for the procecution of this claim.

[Signed by]
Pendleton Isbell by William L Isbell
Witnesses: Benjamin F Cleveland Milton G Isbell
State of Georgia
County of Floyd
12 Jan 1872

Names of witnesses who will be relied upon to prove loyalty:
William L Isbell John Garner
William M West William Hutchins
Newton Turn[?]
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