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View Tree for Prudence DavisPrudence Davis (b. Abt. 1742, d. 1796)

Prudence Davis was born Abt. 1742, and died 1796 in Warren County, Georgia. She married Captain William Barron on Abt. 1760, son of James Barron.

 Includes NotesNotes for Prudence Davis:
Deed Book QQ, p. 156] Prudence BARRON, late of Wilkes County, decd., did by her last will & testament appoint James WILLIS & Samuel BARRON, exors. WILLIS & BARRON made a sale of the personal estate of Prudence BARRON & now about to make sale of the real estate. We the undersigned indemnify the exors. for the sale already made & about to be made, 19 October 1796. (signed) Samuel BARRON for Nancy BARRON, Jacob GARRARD, John (X) SMITH, Polley BARRON. Test: R. B. WASHINGTON, A. LIPHAM, J.P. Rec 17 March 1798.

[Source: Wilkes County, Georgia, Deed Books A-VV, 1784-1806, by Michal Martin Farmer, 1996, p. 529].

Note that all of the individuals who signed off to sell Prudence Barron's personal and real estate have the surname of Barron, with the exception of Jacob Garrard (a proven son-in-law of Prudence) and John Smith (believed to be a son-in-law). The above abstracted item appears in Wilkes County, GA, deed records. Prudence Barron's will is lost.

In addition, John Smith bought Prudence Barron's land two years later:

[Deed Book RR, p. 293] 9 January 1798, Samuel BARRON to John SMITH, both of Wilkes County, for $200, 100 acres, part of tract granted to Prudence BARRON on Little River waters, on N. side of said land, lying in an exact square, adj. N. by MILLS & PORTER, E. by PORTER, S. & S.W. by BROOKS, W. by LIPHAM. (signed) Samuel BARRON. Wit: Wm. TRIPLETT, A. LIPHAM, J.P. Rec. 18 July 1799.

[Source: Wilkes County, Georgia, Deed Books A-VV, 1784-1806, by Michal Martin Farmer, 1996,

More About Prudence Davis and Captain William Barron:
Marriage: Abt. 1760

Children of Prudence Davis and Captain William Barron are:
  1. +William Barron, b. May 1769, Craven County, North Carolina, d. November 1848, Butts County, Georgia.
  2. +John Barron, b. 1763, New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina, d. July 1823, Jones County, Georgia.
  3. +Elizabeth Barron, b. 1765, d. 1827, Putnam County, Georgia.
  4. +Samuel Barron, b. August 28, 1767, d. December 16, 1801, Hancock County, Georgia.
  5. +Prudence Barron, d. Bet. 1810 - 1811.
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