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PIONEERS OF WIREGRASS GEORGIA
"William Sheffield served in the 10th North Carolina Regiment, N.C. Line, In Capt. Hall's company, 1782-83; he also had prior sergvice, part of which was in South Carolina and Georgia. As a refuge 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 Rober Forsyth, June 10, 1788, (see p 769, Ga Gen Magazine): the deed showd that William and Mary Sheffield were at the time residents of Burke County.
"Mr Sheffield moved to Georgia soon after the Revolution, first locating in Burke County. He moved to Effingham county where he 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.
"Bulloch county deed records disclose the following deeds of gift by William Sheffield: Deed for 125 acres to his son, William Sheffield, Jr.,, Jan 9 , 18808 ( deed book "A", pshr 298); deed for 125 acres to his daughter, Mary Sheffield, same date, and same book, p 299; deed of gift to his son, William Skheffield, Jrl, Apr 4, 1817, (same book, p 353); deed of gift to son, William Skheffield, Jr., Dec 17, 1821, for 100 acres (same book, p 472); deed of gift to his daughter, Mary Hoover, same date and same book and pagee; deed of gift to his son-in-law, John Hoover, Nov 24, 1819, for cattle, (same book, p 473); gift of slave each to his grandchildren,, Simeon, William and Mary Sheffield and Louise Thornton, date Dec 17, 1821( deed book AAA, pp 443-4), they being children of the son, Austin, deceased........."