RESEARCH - Gibson and Barrett (Barnett) Families in Warren Co. GA. DNA has proven that our John Gibson Sr. is closely related to this Churchwell Gibson Sr. Our Gibson Family has always believed that our John Sr. and Churchwell Gibson were brothers. The Churchwell Gibson Sr. in Warren Co GA. left his land and property to Margaret Barrett and her children. Our personal belief is that Margaret Barrett was either a daughter of Churchwell Gibson Sr. or a daughter-n-law - or a sister, or a close friend. Keep in mind that our John Gibson Sr. also had a son named Churchill Gibson that was guardian to the Barrett Children.
The Elder Churchwell Gibson died about 1805, Warren Co GA.
Warren Co GA Genealogy I & II by Dan Crumpton. Page is Book Page. Page 570 Guardians 1796 Note Spelling Deceased or Parents Name - Gibson C.(Churchwell Sr.) Guardian - Tucker J. (Isaiah) Minors Names - Barnett William, Barnett, John,Barnett Caty,Barnett Peggy,Barnett Isabella. (NOTE SPELLING) Date 9 Feb 1807.
Page 571 Guardians 1796 Deceased or Parents Name - Barnett Margaret Guardina Name - Hill Theophilus Monors Name - Barrett William Date 5 Feb 1816 Page 643 -Guardians 1803 - 1833 Parent or Deceased - Gibson C. (Churchwell Sr.) Guardian - Tucker I. (Isaiah) Securities - Hargraves, George Ward or Minors - Barnett Peggy,Barnett Izabella,Barnett William -(Note Spelling) Date of Bond - 2 Feb 1807 Date of Returns - 1809 - 1816
Page 377 Interior Court Transactions, Guardian Bond, Administrations ETC 1796 - 1816 - note spelling. Barrett Isebella and Barrett William monors and orphan children of Barrett Margaret, deceased: Gibson Churchwell appointed guardian ? May 1810 - This would be our Churchwell (Churchill) Gibson who married Mary Brantley, they died in Monroe County, GA.)
Page 377 Barrett William a monor orphan child of Barrett Margaret, deceased; Hill Theophilus was appointed his guardian 5 Feb 1816 page 121-122.
Page 399 Feb 5, 1816 Barrett William a minor above the age of 14 years came to court and made choice of Hill Theophilus as his guardian.
Court or Ordinary Miscellaneous Records - 1794 - 1818 Page 402: Gibson Churchwell appointed guardian in the place of Tucker Isaiah (deceased)of the person and property ofBarrett Isabella; Barrett William and Barrett Margrate minors Page 83: 2 July 1810.
Page 356 - Guardians Returns Date 5 Feb 1816 Guardians Name - Hill Theophilus Ward Minors Name - Barrett William (Note Spelling).
There probably are other Returns - Does anyone have any information on Margaret Barrett and her children?Did some of them go to Alabama, Louisiana, or other states? Thanks for any help, Nalda Gibson