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Ancestors of Ruth Angeline Maynard


Generation No. 4


      8. Gibson Maynard, born Abt. 1770 in Virginia. He was the son of 16. William Maynard, Jr. He married 9. Nancy A. Unknown.

      9. Nancy A. Unknown, born Abt. 1776.

Notes for Gibson Maynard:
LAND:
1828 Land Grant No. 686 for 25 acres from the State of Tennessee to Gideon Maynor in White Co., TN.
TAX LISTS:
1828 Tax List, White Co., TN, Captain Davis' Company - Gibson Maynard, 25 acres school land & 0 acres other, no poll.
1829 Tax List, White Co., TN, Captain Sam Angels' Company - Gibson Maynard, 0 acres school land & 25 accres other, no poll.
1832 Tax List, White Co., TN - Gibson Maynard does not appear on this tax list. (Bill Mooneyham)
US CENSUS:
1830 TN, White Co., Pg 51 - Gibson Maynor age 50-60; 1 female age 40-50, 1 female age 1520, 2 females age 10-15
1850 TN, 5 SEP, White Co., Dist. #6, Pg. 118, Fam. 775 - RIGSBY, Canada, farming age 29; Lavinia age 28, MANER, Gibson, farming age 80; SULLIVAN, Lucy age 15, RIGSBY, Lewis age 6, Andrew M. age 5, Elizabeth A. age 2.
1860 TN, 17 Jul, Dekalb Co., Dist. #7, Smithville PO, Pg. 130, Fam 710 - RIGSBY, Kennedy, farmer age 38, real estate value $106, Personal Property value $200, Lavina A. Age 38, Lewis P. age 16, Andrew M. age 14, Elizabeth A. age 11, MAYNORD, Nancy A., widow age 84.
     
Children of Gibson Maynard and Nancy Unknown are:
  i.   William Maynard, married Liza Burton.
  ii.   Burrell Maynard, born Abt. 1800 in South Carolina; married Mary Crain; born Abt. 1808 in Tennessee.
  Notes for Burrell Maynard:
CENSUS:
1840 TN, White Co., Pg 54 - MANARD, Burel age 30-40, 2 males age 10-15; 1 female age 30-40.
1850 TN, Van Buren Co., Pg.756, Fam. 164 - MAINARD, Burrell 50 SC; Mary 42 TN; Perrilla 8, Kindrick M. 6.
LAND:
29 AUG 1821- White Co., TN Deed Book G, Pg. 191 - Deed of Trust between Randolph Ross on the one part and George Dawson and Turner Lane on the other part, $1.00 paid for payment of monies due and for certain relief of the following person who stand bond as securities of said Ross for payment, to wit: Anthony Dibrell, endorser at Winchester Bank, Jenkin Whiteside, security of sundry notes, lewis Fletcher, security of William Simpson, ...et al including Burwell Manor. (White County, TN deed Abstracts, Volume II, 1820-1834, by Joyce Martin Murray, 1995)
7 Jan 1825 - White Co., TN Deed Book G, Pg. 389 - Indenture between Barley Lawson & Polly Lawson on the one part and Basil Maynard (sic) on the other part, $500 paid for a tract in No. 1019, being 88 acres on south side of Caney Fork on Cane Creek. Witnesses: Nettle Crne & Walley Lawson. (White County, TN deed Abstracts, Volume II, 1820-1834, by Joyce Martin Murray, 1995)
7 Jan 1825 - White Co., TN Deed Book G, Pg.404 - Indenture between Burrell Mannon (sic) and Bailey Lawson, $100 paid for a tract of 15 acres on south side of Caney Fork on Caine Creek. Witnesses: Billie Crane? & William? Lawson. (White County, TN deed Abstracts, Volume II, 1820-1834, by Joyce Martin Murray, 1995)
1842 - Land Grant No. 8755 for 200 acres from the State of Tennessee to Burrell maynard along with Abijah Crain in White Co., TN.
TAX LISTS:
1825 Tax List for White Co., TN, Captain Herbert's Company - Burrell Maynard, 50 acres school land & 92 acres other, 1 poll.
1826 Tax List for White Co., TN, Captain Parker's Company - Burrell Maynard, 50 acres school land & 92 acres other, 1 poll.
1828 Tax List for White Co., TN, Captain Stuckley's Company - Burrell Maynard, 50 acres school land & 92 acres other, 1 poll.
1832 Tax List for White Co., TN, Captain Lefever's Company - Burrell Maynard, 100 acres school land & 32 acres other, 1 poll.
1833 Tax List for White Co., TN, - Burrell Maynard, 100 acres school land & 32 acres other, 1 poll.
1835 Tax List for White Co., TN, - Burrell Maynard, 135acres school land & 0 acres other, 1 poll.

  4 iii.   Andrew 'Drury' Maynard, born Abt. 1805 in South Carolina; died in Silver Point, Putnam Co., TN; married Elizabeth 'Betsy' Williams Abt. 1830 in Prob. Tennessee.
  iv.   Moses Maynard, born Abt. 1806 in South Carolina; married Nancy Alta Thomas; born Abt. 1812 in Tennessee.
  v.   female Maynard, born Bet. 1811 - 1815.
  vi.   female Maynard, born Bet. 1816 - 1820.
  vii.   Lavina 'Callie' Maynard, born Abt. 1822; married Kennedy Canada 'Kant' Rigsby 14 Dec 1841 in White Co., TN; born Abt. 1821 in Tennessee; died Bef. 1870 in Dekalb Co., TN.
  Notes for Kennedy Canada 'Kant' Rigsby:
CENSUS:
1850 TN, 5 SEP, White Co., Dist. #6, Pg. 118, Fam. 775 - RIGSBY, Canada, farming age 29; Lavinia age 28, MANER, Gibson, farming age 80; SULLIVAN, Lucy age 15, RIGSBY, Lewis age 6, Andrew M. age 5, Elizabeth A. age 2.
1860 TN, 17 Jul, Dekalb Co., Dist. #7, Smithville PO, Pg. 130, Fam 710 - RIGSBY, Kennedy, farmer age 38, real estate value $106, Personal Property value $200, Lavina A. Age 38, Lewis P. age 16, Andrew M. age 14, Elizabeth A. age 11, MAYNORD, Nancy A., widow age 84.


      10. William Williams, Jr, born Abt. 1783 in North Carolina; died Abt. Jun 1849 in Dekalb Co., TN. He was the son of 20. William Williams, Sr. and 21. Lucretia 'Lucreacy' Unknown. He married 11. Rachel Unknown.

      11. Rachel Unknown, born Abt. 1787 in Virginia; died Abt. Aug 1851 in Dekalb Co., TN.

Notes for William Williams, Jr:
CENSUS:
1850 TN (Mortality Schedule), Dekalb Cl., p 179, Dist 4, Line 3, WILLIAMS, William
WILL: William Williams, Junior, 9 January 1850, DeKalb Co., Tennessee Will Book A Page 91-100,
Co. Clerk's Office, Smithville, Tennessee.
Proven, 4 March 1850. Transcribed from a copy of the original line for line.
In the name of God Amen. I William Williams, being weak in body but of sound and perfect mind and memory do make and publish this my last will and Testament in manner and forme following (towit)
Item first. It is my will and desire that all my just debts be paid,--
2nd. I will and bequeath to my beloved wife Rachel Williams a generous Support from my home plantation where I now live and that she have the use of my dwelling house, barne, and stables with other out houses for her benefit during her natural life; also it is my will and desire that my wife have the Benefit to and Labour of my black man cary and also the benefit and labour of my black woman Arminta during her natural life and at the death of my wife this plantation and negros above named to be equally divided among my Sons and daughters also it is my will and wish that my beloved wife have two head of horses, two cows, one Yoke of Oxen and cart also three breeding Sows also twelve head of Stock hoggs for next Years provission also two beadsteads with two feather beads and furniture also I wish my wife to have
Two ploughs and two callars harnes, and Two pare of chane traces, also it is my will and desire that my wife have a Sufficient Support for this present year out of the crop on hand at this time Including corn fodder bacon & c Also I wish her to have a sufficient quantity of wheat at next harvest to answer her family use also I will to my Beloved wife all my personal stock of geese also I give my beloved wife five of my breeding Sheep Say Ewes, also I give to my beloved wife my Cupboard and cupboard furniture also my beaureau also Kitchen furniture, such as pots ovens Kettles and Skillets sufficient to do her cooking and washing also one loom and geer also I give my wife two cotton wheels with two pare of cotten cardes also it is my will and desire that my wife have Salt, sugar and coffee, to do her and family this present year, a nd at or after the death of my beloved wife Rachel Williams it is my will and desire that all I have herein willed to my Said wife be equally divided amongst my sons and daughters after my wife having been supported as before named;
Item the 3rd. I will and bequeath to my beloved daughter Elizabeth one black woman named Vilet with her increase, during life unto the said Elizabeth her heirs, and assigns forever
Item the 4th. I will and bequeath to my beloved daughter Rebecca my black woman named rose, with all her increase unto the said Rebecca her heirs and assigns forever,
Item the 5th. I will and bequeath unto my beloved daughter Nancy my black woman Milla, with all her increase unto the said Nancy her heirs and assigns forever,
Item the 6th. I will and bequeath unto my beloved daughter Parale my black girl named Amanda with all her increase unto the said Parale her heirs and assign forever, also one horse with bridle and saddle one bead stead bead and furniture.
Item the 7th. I will and bequeath to my beloved Son Leroy one beadstead, bead and furniture,
Item the 8th. I will and bequeath to my beloved Son Vinson one beadstead bead and furniture,
Item the 9th .I will and bequeath to my beloved Son James Monroe and horse bridle and saddle also and beadstead bead and furniture,
Item the 10th . I will and bequeath to my beloved Sons and daughter, Mariah,(towit) Matthew, John W., Leroy, Thomas Jefferson, Vinson and James Monroe Williams, The following named black boys, (towit) the first named Sam, Mason, Isom, Alfred, Henry, Neas, Nelson, and Jasper, all black boys, now it is my will and desire that my Sons and my daughter above named draw for the above named black boys, putting Neas and Jasper together making seven lots one lot for my daughter Mariah and one lot for each of my Sons above named to be drawn for by the above named Sons and daughter, and then Value by disinterested men and those which have drawn the most valuable to pay over to those that have drawn a lot or one of less value untill all are made equal, in value (Explanation) It is my will and desire that all the negros named in this will first and last Except, those given to my wife, be valued by disinterested men, and that my Gray Tract of land be sold on a Twelve months C redit and the money applied to making up to those which have drawn negros of last value (Explanation) It is my wish and will that the four first named negro women given to four of my daughters be valued only as aforesaid and not drawn for,
Item the 11th. It is my will and wish that a portion of the Tract of land on which I live be Sold on twelve months credit Say the portion where Washington Bane now live Running round with the old lines on the west and on the east running to the top of the rig e Including said Banes Improvement
Item the 12th. I will and bequeath unto the heirs of my Daughter Temperance (towit) Parale, William and Temperance Fite the Sum of five hundred dollars, say, to Parale & William, two hundred and fifty dollars, and to Temperance two hundred and fifty dollars, to them their heirs and assigns forever (Explanation) My son James Monroe has a coalt which I gave him, the coalt unaltered now if said coalt should die from being altered it is my will that the said James monroe should be made whole for the loss of said coalt.
Item the 13th. It is my will and wish that all my Stock of horses, cattle, Sheep hogs with all my farming untenteals Corn wheat oats and fodder And all Kitchen, and household furniture not willed or given to my beloved wife or otherwise disposed of in this will be sold on twelve months credit and the proceeds thereof to go to making my children Equal in Value or as near so as may be wright
Item the 14th . I will and bequeath to my grand daughter Temperance one horse sadle and bridle for her her heirs and assigns forever provided nevertheless If it can be done without interfering with the provisions heretofore made in making my own children equal in the division of the negros
Item the 15th. It is my will and desire that my two oldes Sons Matthew and John Williams be the executors of this my last will and testament and that they execute the same agreeable to the provision thereof
Signed and sealed in the presents of the subscribing witnesses this 9th day of January 1850
William Williams
Test
John W. Williams,
Leroy Williams,
T.J. Williams,
State of Tennessee. DeKalb County
On motion a paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of William Williams deceased, late a resident citizen of DeKalb County Tennessee, which will or paper writing was presented in open court by Thomas Durham sealed up, which will or paper writing was broken open in open court by the said Thomas Durham Said will or paper writing was then presented in open court for probate, and was duly proven in open Court by the oaths of John W. Williams and T.J. Williams two of the subscribing witnesses to Said will or paper writing who being first duly Sworn in open court depose and Say that they were
acquainted with William Williams the testator who died in DeKalb County, Tennessee and that the said William Williams was a resident citizen of said County at the time of his death and that they signed said will or paper writing as such witnesses in his presence and by his request and that he acknowledged the same in their presence to be his last will and desires, at his own dwelling house and that he was in his right mind and capable of making this his last will and Testament, when it was further ordered by the Court That Thomas Durham be sworn whereupon the said Thomas Durham being duly sworn in open court depose and say that he was acquainted with Williams the testator and that he wrote the will or paper writing of the said William Williams at his request at his own dwelling house in the county of DeKalb and by the said William Williams request and that he saw him Sign said will or paper writing and at the same time he spoke and said to his family that said will or paper writing was his will and request and that he the said Testator requested John W Williams and T. J. Williams to sign their names to said will or paper writing as witnesses which they did in my presence and that he was in his right mind at the time of making and signing said will or paper writing and that he requested me to take said will or paper writing into my possession which I did and it is the Same that I have here presented in open court, whereupon it was ordered by the court that said will or paper writing be recorded When on motion Matthew Williams and John W Williams the executors named in said will or paper writing of the said William Williams deceased came into open court a nd was duly qualified in open court as such executors by taking the oath as the law directs and entering into bond together with William B. Stokes, John Robinson and Edward Robinson their securities appointed by the court in the penal sum of fifteen Thousand Dollars conditions as the law directs which law Decrees duly
acknowledged in open court and ordered to be filed and that letters testamentary Issue to them the said executors,
Test a true copy W.J. Isbell Ck
of DeKalb County court
State of Tennessee DeKalb County
To Matthew Williams and J.W. Williams of DeKalb County, It appearing to the courts that William Williams has died leaving a written will in which you are appointed executors which has been duly proven in open court and you have given bond and quallified according to law and it having been ordered by the said court that letters testamentary Issue to you these are therefore to empower you the said Matthew Williams & John W. Williams to enter upon the execution of said will and take into your possession all the property and to make to the next Court a perfect Inventory thereof and make due collection of all debts and
after paying all Just demands aganst the testator and settling up the business according to law and pay over and deliver the property and affects that may remain in your hands and do all other things that may be required according to the provisions of said will and the laws of the land witness W.J. Isbell clerk of office the 4th day of March 1850 and the year of American Independence the 74 year.
W.J. Isbell Clk of DeKalb County court

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  Notes for Rachel Unknown:
CENSUS:
1850 TN, Dekalb Co., p. 29, Dwelling 418, (National Archives Mic. M432, roll 876, WILLIAMS, Rachel.
     
Children of William Williams and Rachel Unknown are:
  i.   Temperance Williams, born Abt. 1806; died Bef. Jan 1850 in Prob. Dekalb Co., TN; married (1) Hiram Fite; married (2) William Fite.
  ii.   Matthew Williams, born Abt. 1808; married (1) unk Bef. 1844; died Bef. 1850; married (2) Darthulia Gray 26 Mar 1851 in Dekalb Co., TN.
  5 iii.   Elizabeth 'Betsy' Williams, born 1810 in South Carolina; died 14 Dec 1888; married (1) John W. Simpson; married (2) Andrew 'Drury' Maynard Abt. 1830 in Prob. Tennessee.
  iv.   Rebecca Williams, born Abt. 1812; married John Hayes.
  v.   Leroy P. 'Lee' Williams, born Abt. 1818; married Cansada Sellars 08 Aug 1849 in Dekalb Co., TN.
  vi.   John W. Williams, born Abt. 1820 in Tennessee; married Martha A. Unknown Abt. 1848; born Abt. 1820 in Tennessee.
  vii.   Nancy 'Milla' Williams, born 27 Jun 1823 in Tennessee; died 11 Jan 1903 in Liberty, Dekalb Co., TN; married William Carroll Avant 11 Oct 1843.
  viii.   Mariah L. Williams, born 08 Sep 1824 in Tennessee; died 23 Jan 1901 in Dekalb Co., TN; married William F. Hays; born 31 Jul 1816 in Tennessee; died 05 Mar 1858 in Dekalb Co., TN.
  ix.   Thomas Jefferson 'Jep' Williams, born Abt. 1827; married Elizabeth Unknown.
  x.   Vinson 'Vincent' Williams, born Abt. 1830 in Tennessee.
  xi.   Paralee Williams, born Abt. 1833; married Josiah L. Bass 12 Mar 1851 in Dekalb Co., TN.
  xii.   James Monroe Williams, born 20 Jun 1834 in Tennessee; died 24 Jan 1888 in Tennessee.


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