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Wil Conner[1]

Male 1768 - 1844  (75 years)

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  • Name Wil Conner 
    Birth Jul 05, 1768  Marlboro county, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born Jul 07, 1768 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jun 20, 1844  Hawkinsville, Pulaski county, Georga Find all individuals with events at this location 
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      Wilson Conner was born July the 7th, 1768.
      Mary Cook was born August the 1st, 1774.
      Wilson Conner and Mary Cook married October the 8th, 1789.
      Georgia, Tattnall County.
      Eliza P. Conner.
      Georgia, Pulaski County,.
      Before the undersigned officer personally appeared William Conner McAllister, who upon
      oath says that the foregoing is a true and correct transcript from the family bible of Wilson Conner
      and his wife Mary Cook Conner, that deponent personally made said transcript and has compared
      it with the original entries in said bible, and knows personally that it is a true and correct transcript
      from said bible. _____________________________________
      Signed by William Conner McAllister
      Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 21st day of February, 1930
      Buried at Dead River cemetery, Mongomery County, Georga    DEED OF BARGAIN AND SALE BETWEEN JAMES COOK AND WILSON CONNER
      Transcribed by Harriett Grace from photocopy made at Marlboro courthouse in
      Bennetsville, S. C.
      This deed of bargain and sale made this 4th day of March one thousand seven
      hundred and ninety four between James Cook and Wilson Conner both planters of
      Marlboro County in the state of South Carolina, shewith that the said James Cook
      for and in the consideration of sum of 30 pounds sterling to him in hand paid by
      the said Wilson Conner at the ensealing and delivery hereof the receipt which is
      hereby acknowledged hath given granted bargained and sold by present doth give
      grant bargain and sell unto the said Wilson Conner his heirs and assigns forever
      certain piece or parcel of land containing seventy-six acres it being part of a
      tract of land containing 250 acres situated on the N. E. side of Great P. D. River
      which was granted to Silas Herringdine 1767 and by his son Thos. H. was conveyed
      to the said James Cook 1786 by the said. James Cook is hereby conveyed unto the
      said Wilson Conner and the aforesaid sold and bargained part is lying on the
      S. W. end of the said 250 acre tract beginning at the marked pine on the road
      just by where said Conner now lives and running partly a north north course
      fifty-five yards to the lightwood stake then running partly a west wave with
      the marked trees 83 yards then turning and running a S. W. course 80 yards to
      a corner pine then turning and running a north course to a small marked ash by
      the fence side then turning and running an east course with said fence 140 yards
      to a cross fence then turning and running north course with said fence right across
      tract of lands as to contain 76 acres and the revision and revisions remainder
      rents issues and profits thereof with all the improvements thereon to have and to
      hold the aforesaid 76 acres land with the appertainences unto the said Wilson Conner
      his heirs and assigns forever and the said James Cook for himself and for his heirs,
      executors and administrators shall warrant and by these presents forever defend the
      rights and title of the aforesaid 76 acres of land against all persons lawfully
      claiming the same in witness whereof the said James Cook hereunto sets his hand
      and affixed his seal the day and year first above written.
                                                James Cook (Seal)
      Signed, Sealed & Delivered
      in the presence of us
      John Cook
      David Gray
      Jonathan Cottingham
                                                                    Recorded 6 May, 1794
      From "Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia" Vol 3 by Folks Huxford.  I am going to type right from the book in blue.
      Wilson Conner was b. in Maryland, 7 Jul 1768, a son of Thomas Conner, R. S. 1726-1802 and his wife Margaret, the elder in the 1st Maryland Regiment in the Revolutionary War.  Wilson Conner was married in this state 8 Oct 1789, to Miss Mary Ann Cook.  To them were born eleven children, viz:
      1.  James G. b. 1790 m 1) Penelope Ryals 3 Oct 1820; 2) Nancy Pittman 22 May 1844.
      2.  Nancy b. 1792, m. George Cooper, 20 Dec 1810.
      3.  Harriet Elizabeth b. 1793, m. John Griffin
      4.  Lucy Ann b. 1795, m. Joseph Ryals.
      6.  Thomas Benton b. 1798, m. Sarah Wall, dau of W. D. Wall, on 27 Mar 1831.
      7.  Mary Jane b. 1804, m. Thomas G. Sullivant in 1824.
      8.  Maria M. b. 1808, m. John B. Ryals 25 Mar 1830
      9.  Wilson Walker b. 1814 m. Anna Johnson
      10.  Louisa b. 1816 m. John Wilcox of Telfair Co.
      11.  Martha L. b. 1818, m. Jessie M. Wall 21 Mar 1839, a son of W. D. Wall.
      The parents of Wilson Conner brought him to South Carolina in his youth where they lived a few years, then moved on to Georgia.  Wilson Conner was married in South Carolina.  He became a prominent citizen of Montgomery County in his day.  He was tax collector of the county, 1805 - 1809, Justice of Inferior Court beginning in 1806 and serving several years, then serving another term of service beginning 1813.  He was Representative in 1819.  He early united with the Baptist Church and was a prominent member until his death.  He was a member of Sarepta Baptist Church in Tattnall County, and delegate from it to the Piedmont Baptist Association in 1817, 1830, 1833; served as asociational clerk 1817 and again in 1820.  He later became a member of Jones Creek Baptist Church in Liberty County and was a delegate from it to the Piedmont Association at various times.
      The Acts of the General Assembly of Georgia for 1829, show a legislative resolution granting a divorce to Wilson Conner and his wife, Mary Ann, resolution approved by the Governor December 21, 1829.
      Mr. Conner died about 1838 at his home in Montgomery County.
      He had a sister, Nancy, who married Joseph Collins, R. S. 1755-1839, and they lived in Washington, Wilkes and Macon counties.
    Person ID I99978  mykindred
    Last Modified Mar 4, 2006 

    Father Thomas Conner,   b. 1727,   d. Sep 12, 1802, Marlboro county, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Margaret Ann Beverly,   b. 1731, Chowan county, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1791, Marlboro county, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married Abt 1750  Marlboro county, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F31794  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Ann Cook,   b. Aug 01, 1774,   d. Apr 28, 1857, Montgomery county, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Oct 08, 1789  Marlboro county, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    +1. James Gassaway Conner,   b. Aug 20, 1790,   d.
    +2. Nancy Ann Conner,   b. Apr 20, 1792,   d.
     3. Harriet Elizabeth Conner,   b. Sep 1793,   d.
     4. Lucy Ann Conner,   b. 1795,   d.
     5. Eliza Conner,   b. 1796,   d.
    +6. Thomas Benton Conner,   b. Oct 21, 1798,   d.
    +7. Mary Jane Conner,   b. Jan 29, 1804,   d.
     8. Maria MacDondald Conner,   b. Jun 13, 1810,   d.
    +9. Wil Walker Conner,   b. Apr 19, 1813, Montgomery county, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d.
     10. Louisa Ann Conner,   b. Oct 25, 1815,   d.
    +11. Martha Lewis Conner,   b. Mar 30, 1818,   d.
    Family ID F34699  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1653] Gedcom - Cullers McChrystal, Sharon.

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