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Descendants of John Sheffield


Generation No. 2


      2. William2 Sheffield (John1) was born 1745 in Duplin County, North Carolina, and died 1854 in Bullock, Georgia. He married Mary B. Abbott 1768 in North Carolina.

Notes for William Sheffield:
William Sheffield served in the 10th North Carolina Regiment, N.C. Line, in Captain Hall's company, 1782-1783; he also had prior service, part of which was in South Carolina and Georgia. As a refugee soldier he was granted 575 acres of bounty land in Washington county by the State of Georgia, March, 1784. He, joined by his wife Mary, sold this land to Robert Forsyth, June 10, 1788, (see page 769, Ga. Gen. Magazine): the deed showed that William and Mary Sheffield were at the time residents of Burke County.
Mr. Sheffield moved to Georgian soon after the Revolution, first locating in Burke County. He move to Effingham county where he was granted 400 acres from the State, April 7, 1794. He was cut in Bulloch county in its formation partly out of Effingham in 1796, and continued to live in Bulloch until his death about 1826.

     
Children of William Sheffield and Mary Abbott are:
  9 i.   Delilah3 Sheffield, born 1768 in Bullock, Georgia; died 1803 in Bryan County, Georgia. She married John Burnside.
+ 10 ii.   John Sheffield, born 1772 in Duplin County, North Carolina; died 1850.
+ 11 iii.   Austin Sheffield, born 1775 in Duplin County, North Carolina; died 1813 in Bullock, Georgia.
  12 iv.   Martha Sheffield, born 1777 in Duplin County, North Carolina; died June 10, 1853 in Bullock, Georgia. She married David Groover.
+ 13 v.   Isham Sheffield, born 1782 in Duplin County, North Carolina; died August 05, 1826 in Bulloch County, Georgia.
  14 vi.   Margaret Sheffield, born 1785 in Effingham, Georgia; died 1850 in Appling County, Georgia. She married Henry Bennett.
  15 vii.   William Sheffield, born 1787 in Burke, Georgia; died October 01, 1801 in Bullock, Georgia. He married Sarah Wilcher October 01, 1801.
  16 viii.   Mary Sheffield, born 1789 in Burke, Georgia. She married John Hoover.


      3. West2 Sheffield (John1) was born December 13, 1747 in Duplin County, North Carolina, and died September 22, 1830 in Wayne County, North Carolina. He married (1) Martha Elizabeth Randall. He married (2) Susannah Sheord December 04, 1775 in Wayne County, North Carolina.

Notes for West Sheffield:
West Sheffield was a Revolutionary soldier, and drew land as such in the Georgia land lottery of 1827. His was service was apparently rendered in South Carolina.

     
Children of West Sheffield and Martha Randall are:
  17 i.   Randall3 Sheffield, born August 31, 1798; died August 03, 1822.
  18 ii.   John Sheffield, born May 06, 1804; died December 04, 1883 in Camden County, North Carolina.
     
Children of West Sheffield and Susannah Sheord are:
  19 i.   Sidnah3 Sheffield, born December 03, 1775. She married (1) Job Tison. She married (2) Michael Peck 1825.
+ 20 ii.   Aaron Sheffield, born October 27, 1779; died in Fraklin County, Mississippi.
  21 iii.   Sherod Sheffield, born March 13, 1782 in Georgia; died October 14, 1838 in Wayne County, North Carolina. He married Elizabeth Kemp November 22, 1810 in Wayne County, North Carolina.
+ 22 iv.   Bryant Sheffield, born November 22, 1784 in South Carolina; died February 06, 1855 in Hamilton County, Florida.
+ 23 v.   Pliny Sheffield, born October 31, 1787 in South Carolina; died 1858 in Thomas County.
  24 vi.   Flora Sheffield, born December 05, 1790; died in Hamilton County, Florida. She married William Akin.
  25 vii.   Catherine Sheffield, born April 11, 1793. She married (1) Ignatius Grantham October 09, 1810 in Wayne County, North Carolina. She married (2) William C. Seaman November 02, 1828 in Jackson County, Mississippi.


      8. Isham2 Sheffield (John1) was born 1760 in Duplin County, North Carolina, and died 1827 in Early County, Georgia. He married Elizabeth Jane Roberts, daughter of Drewry Roberts and Rachel Douglas.
     
Children of Isham Sheffield and Elizabeth Roberts are:
  26 i.   Wesley West3 Sheffield, born 1790.
+ 27 ii.   Arthur Sheffield, born 1791; died in Duplin County, North Carolina.
+ 28 iii.   Drew Sheffield, born 1795.
+ 29 iv.   Nancy Sheffield, born 1805.
+ 30 v.   Robert Winn Sheffield, born 1809.
  31 vi.   Elizabeth Sheffield, born 1814. She married (1) William Wesley Wilson. She married (2) Moses Weaver March 15, 1832.
+ 32 vii.   Isham R. Sheffield, born March 05, 1815; died August 30, 1884 in Miller County, Georgia.
+ 33 viii.   Chloe Sheffield, born 1816.
+ 34 ix.   Mary Sheffield, born December 07, 1817 in Early County, Georgia; died October 12, 1879 in Miller County, Georgia.
  35 x.   Clarisa Sheffield, born 1819; died 1819.
+ 36 xi.   John C. Sheffield, born Abt. 1821.


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