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Ancestors of William Elbert (Bill) Goss


      80. Benjamin May, born 1755 in VA; died 1824. He was the son of 160. John May and 161. Elizabeth Stokes. He married 81. Mary Harrison Abt. 1777.

      81. Mary Harrison, born Abt. 1755.
     
Children of Benjamin May and Mary Harrison are:
  40 i.   Joseph May, born 29 December 1786 in Fairfield Co., SC; died 21 July 1863 in Noxubee Co., MS; married (1) Mary Anne Augustine Abt. 1810 in Fairfield Co., SC; married (2) Harriet McMorries Abt. 1819 in Fairfield Co., SC; married (3) Nancy Johnston Abt. 1828.
  ii.   Theodocia May, born Abt. 1788; died Bef. 1848 in Autauga Co., AL; married Matthew Rice; born Abt. 1788.
  iii.   Mordecai May, born Abt. 1800.


      88. Thomas Connell, Sr., born 10 March 1742/43 in on the Potomac River in MD; died 05 September 1835 in Autauga Co., AL. He married 89. Jemima Felton Abt. 1762.

      89. Jemima Felton, born Abt. 1742. She was the daughter of 178. Job Felton and 179. Elizabeth [Felton].

Notes for Thomas Connell, Sr.:
Served in the American Revolution; joined the army in Surry, North Carolina.

More About Thomas Connell, Sr.:
Military service: Served in the American Revolutionary War
     
Children of Thomas Connell and Jemima Felton are:
  i.   Rev. Jesse Connell, born 1762 in Fairfax Co., VA; died 1806 in Hancock Co., GA; married Penelope Poring (Penny) Owsley 1780 in Wilkes Co., GA; born 1764 in Loudon Co., VA; died 04 November 1828 in Hancock Co., GA.
  ii.   Thomas Connell, Jr., born Abt. 1764; died 08 May 1846 in Autauga Co., AL; married Laney Peters 12 September 1815 in Jasper Co., GA76; born 22 January 1798; died Aft. 1880 in Newton Co., MS.
  iii.   Nancy Connell, born Abt. 1768; married William Walker 26 January 1803 in Greene Co., GA; born Abt. 1777; died Abt. 1847 in Troup Co., GA.
  iv.   Elizabeth Connell, born 1770; died Aft. 1850; married Edward Wallace Abt. 1794 in Wilkes Co., GA; born Abt. 1775 in Mecklenburg Co., NC; died Bef. 07 September 1840.
  v.   Daniel Connell, born 1773; died 1863; married Mary (Polly) Smith 02 July 1802 in Warren Co., GA; born Abt. 1777; died 01 May 1847 in Greene Co., GA.
  vi.   John Connell, born Abt. 1778; died 1858 in Butts Co., GA; married Sarah Owsley 30 July 1801 in Greene Co., GA; born Abt. 1779; died Bef. 1860 in Butts Co., GA.
  vii.   Mary (Polly) Connell, born Abt. 1780 in SC; died Aft. 1860 in Tallapoosa Co., AL; married Calvary F. Knight 31 December 1799 in Greene Co., GA; born Abt. 1779 in Greene Co., GA; died Bef. October 1842 in Tallapoosa Co., AL.
  viii.   Jemima Connell, born Abt. 1786; married Alfred Lloyd 03 July 1818 in Greene Co., GA; born Abt. 1785.
  44 ix.   William M. Connell, born 12 March 1787 in SC; died Aft. 1865 in Chestnut Creek, Autauga (now Chilton) Co., AL; married Sarah (Sally) (Baird) Beaird 21 November 1816 in Jasper Co., GA.


      90. Edmond Oliver (Baird) Beaird, Sr., born 1761 in NC; died Abt. 1851 in Bibb Co., AL. He married 91. Sarah Walding Abt. 1788 in Wayne Co., NC.

      91. Sarah Walding, born 1757 in NC; died 13 September 1840 in Bibb Co., AL. She was the daughter of 182. Benjamin Walding.

  Notes for Sarah Walding:
One genealogist shows her name as Sarah Giles Page.

More About Sarah Walding:
Burial: Mulberry Baptist Church Cemetery, Bibb Co., AL
     
Children of Edmond Beaird and Sarah Walding are:
  i.   Elizabeth (Baird) Beaird, born 12 April 1789 in Wayne Co., NC.
  ii.   Amy (Baird) Beaird, born 06 June 1791 in Wayne Co., NC; died 11 May 1869 in Union Parish, LA; married Thomas Tucker 1807 in Rand Co., GA; born 1784; died 29 October 1862 in Union Parish, LA.
  iii.   John William (Baird) Beaird, born 19 September 1794 in NC; died Aft. 1885 in Union Parish, LA; married Zilphy/Gilpha Dunn 04 January 1816 in Jasper Co., GA; born Abt. 1795 in NC; died Bet. 1870 - 1880 in Union Parish, LA.
  45 iv.   Sarah (Sally) (Baird) Beaird, born 09 April 1797 in GA; died 12 November 1897 in Chilton Co., AL; married William M. Connell 21 November 1816 in Jasper Co., GA.
  v.   Benjamin (Baird) Beaird, born 30 July 1799 in Milledgeville, Hancock Co. (now Baldwin Co.), GA; died 24 April 1876 in Dallas, TX; married Caroline Crockett McCullars 07 December 1820 in Cahawba, Bibb Co., AL; born 30 October 1804; died 10 February 1878.
  vi.   Edmond Oliver (Baird) Beaird, Jr., born 26 September 1801 in Milledgeville, Hancock Co. (now Baldwin Co.), GA; died Abt. 1865 in Malakoff, Henderson Co., TX; married (1) Eliza Glidger Goodgame 08 September 1819 in Cahaba, Bibb Co., AL; born 27 January 1803 in Coweta Co., GA; died 08 October 1852 in Talladega Co., AL; married (2) Martha Coleman Aft. 1853; born Abt. 1810.
  vii.   James (Baird) Beaird, born 10 August 1803 in Bibb Co., GA; died Abt. 1860 in Shelby Co., TX; married Mary M. Riggins 07 October 1824 in Bibb Co., AL; born Abt. 1804.
  viii.   Susannah (Baird) Beaird, born 1825 in Bibb Co., GA; married Riley Agerton; born 23 October 1845 in Bibb Co., AL.


      96. Robert Melton, Sr., born 1763 in Orange Co., NC; died 1801 in Greene Co., GA. He was the son of 192. Nathan Melton, Sr. and 193. Susannah [Melton]. He married 97. Elizabeth Spencer 1786 in Greene Co., GA.

      97. Elizabeth Spencer, born Abt. 1765 in Nansemond Co., VA; died 1804 in Greene Co., GA. She was the daughter of 194. Abraham Spencer and 195. Elizabeth (Spencer).

More About Robert Melton, Sr.:
Fact 1: Served in Revolutionary War, as a private, from SC.
     
Children of Robert Melton and Elizabeth Spencer are:
  i.   William Melton, born Abt. 1788.
  ii.   Robert Melton, Jr., born Abt. 1790.
  iii.   Seaborn Melton, born Abt. 1793.
  iv.   Elizabeth Melton, born Abt. 1795.
  v.   Susannah Melton, born Abt. 1798.
  48 vi.   Thomas Spencer Melton, born 1801 in Greene Co., GA; died 08 March 1871 in Kowaliga, Elmore Co., AL; married (1) Elizabeth Cynthia Thrash 21 November 1820 in Putnam Co., GA; married (2) Cynthia Lasseter Abt. 1843; married (3) Susan Ann Lovejoy 14 March 1848 in Tallapoosa Co., AL.


      98. David Thrash, born 1784 in NC; died Aft. 1870 in Monroe Co., GA. He was the son of 196. Jacob Thrash, Sr. and 197. Katharine Stubblefield. He married 99. Mary Ann Reynolds/ Runnels Abt. 1802.

      99. Mary Ann Reynolds/ Runnels, born 1782 in Wilkes Co., GA; died 17 June 1826 in Monroe Co., GA. She was the daughter of 198. Richard Runnels and 199. Margaret (Runnels).
     
Children of David Thrash and Mary Runnels are:
  49 i.   Elizabeth Cynthia Thrash, born 1803 in GA; died 12 June 1843 in Meriwether Co., GA; married Thomas Spencer Melton 21 November 1820 in Putnam Co., GA.
  ii.   Lucinda Thrash, born 1807 in Wilkes Co., GA.


      100. Josiah Freeman, born 1738 in Chowan Co., NC; died 1824 in Jasper Co., GA. He was the son of 200. William Freeman, Sr. and 201. Sarah Williams. He married 101. Susannah Hawkins Abt. 1783.

      101. Susannah Hawkins, born Abt. 1750; died 29 May 1813 in Clarke Co., GA. She was the daughter of 202. Alexander Hawkins, Sr. and 203. Mary H. (Hawkins).
     
Children of Josiah Freeman and Susannah Hawkins are:
  i.   Nicholas Freeman, born 1786; married Unknown Baker; born Abt. 1786.
  ii.   Jesse Freeman, born 1787.
  iii.   William Freeman, born 10 March 1790; died 25 July 1865.
  iv.   John Jackson Freeman, born 09 August 1793; died 24 July 1864 in TX; married Susanna Baker 13 April 1815 in GA; born 26 May 1799; died 24 September 1869 in TX.
  50 v.   Rev. Jeremiah Freeman, born 30 July 1794 in Oglethorpe Co., GA; died 18 June 1840 in Meriwether Co., GA; married Malinda Mobley 13 January 1825 in Jasper Co., GA.
  vi.   Lucy Freeman, born 1797; died 1824.
  vii.   Mary Freeman, born 1801; died Bet. 1802 - 1895.
  viii.   Sarah Freeman, born 1804; died Bet. 1805 - 1898.
  ix.   James Hawkins Freeman, born 1808; died Bet. 1809 - 1898.


      102. Jethro Mobley, born Abt. 1769 in Fairfield Co., SC; died 1849 in Coweta Co., GA. He was the son of 204. Elbernazer Mobley and 205. Anne Lyther/ Luther. He married 103. Hester Lovejoy Abt. 1790.

      103. Hester Lovejoy, born 1774 in Fairfield Co., SC; died 1856 in Coweta Co., GA. She was the daughter of 206. Edward M. Lovejoy, Sr. and 207. Jemima Mobley.
     
Children of Jethro Mobley and Hester Lovejoy are:
  i.   Warren Mobley, born Abt. 1790.
  ii.   Eleazar Mobley, born 09 March 1792 in SC; died 29 March 1858 in Chambers Co., AL; married Eliza Lane 15 October 1820 in Jasper Co., GA; born 13 January 1808 in GA; died 30 March 1867 in Pickens Co., AL.
  51 iii.   Malinda Mobley, born 26 October 1797 in GA; died 21 November 1868 in Meriwether Co., GA; married Rev. Jeremiah Freeman 13 January 1825 in Jasper Co., GA.
  iv.   Eldrige Mobley, born 19 April 1810; died 05 July 1885; married Elizabeth Finney; born Abt. 1811.


      106. Jesse Dopson, born Abt. 1770 in NC; died Abt. 1817 in Wilkes Co., GA. He married 107. Averilla Moore 27 December 1791 in Wilkes Co., GA.

      107. Averilla Moore, born 31 December 1776 in Wrightsborough Mountain, Columbia Co., GA; died Bet. 1850 - 1860 in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa Co., AL. She was the daughter of 214. John Moore and 215. Jane Ceurton.

Notes for Jesse Dopson:
Jesse Dopson served in the American Revolution, entered the war from Macklenburg County, NC. He was in Wilkes County, GA in the 1780's.

More About Jesse Dopson:
Military service: Served in the American Revolution from Mecklenburg Co., NC
     
Children of Jesse Dopson and Averilla Moore are:
  i.   Henry Andrew Dopson, born Abt. 1793 in Wilkes Co., GA; died Bet. 1844 - 1850; married Martha Mathis Abt. 1817 in Twiggs Co., GA; born 26 April 1801 in GA; died Abt. 1840 in Tallapoosa Co., AL.
  53 ii.   Margaret (Peggy) Dopson, born Abt. 1800; married William F. Nelson.


      108. Matthias (Vengert) Wingard, born 1726 in Germany. He married 109. Mary (Vengert) Abt. 1748.

      109. Mary (Vengert), born Abt. 1727.
     
Children of Matthias Wingard and Mary (Vengert) are:
  i.   George Michael Wingard, born 1750; married Anna Mariah Ochs/Oaks 1770; born Abt. 1751.
  ii.   Matthias Wingard, born 1752.
  54 iii.   Rev. Christian Wingard, born 13 May 1804 in Lexington District, SC; died 10 May 1895 in Chilton orCoosa Co., AL; married Anna Katherina (Nicholes) Nichols 25 August 1825 in SC.


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