Greene County Folks-McMichael
John McMichael born1725 probably Scotland came from Pa., according to McMichael Historian Lois McMichaelwith hisMary (Irving) are the first two members of this family in Ga.Lois says he is son of Charles who died1758 Pa.with brothersGeorge & Ezekiel. (Lois wrote Jackson Co History.) John brought several grown children along with him.
His oldest son William was borna 1749 in Orangeburg Dist. SC according to his family historians, died 16 Apr 1809 Randolph Co. Ga. (This is the old Randolph-later Jasper)He marriedElizabeth H. White born 1752 in Anson Co NC Mar. 1770. She was the child ofJoseph & Margaret Leeth.
John McMichael Jr. was born1757 Orangeburg Dist. SC and died aft 16 Jul 1841 Jasper Co. Ga. He married Oct. 1780 Emily Green born 1762. She also died Jasper.
David McMichael was born 1765 in NC and died 1829 Jasper Co. Ga. He married 20 Feb1789 Sarah Kimbrough (Kimbro on Marriage licence). She was born 1770 Va., the child ofWilliam K. and Mary Smith of Caswell Co NC.
James McMichael born a 1783 Ga diedbef10 Jul 1816 Jasper Co. Ga. He married Margaret “Peggy” (Possibly child of a James Nelson) a 1804. She was born 20 Jul 1787 NC and died 22 Feb 1856 Greene Co. Ga. She married second William Armour of Greene, son of Andrew &Elizabeth Robinson. (Andrew is brother of my John, and sister Jenet was #2 of Wm. Armour)
Disa “Dicey” McMichael born a 1786 Ga died aft 1850. She married John F. Piper born a 1780 Del., died aft 1840 Probably Troup Co Ga.
Janeis probably a child- she married Greene 18 Dec 1805 William Piper
Brother of John F.
There may be other children, as no will has ever been found. Some land transactions after John’s death are all that is available to tie children to him.
1757 John McMichael bornOrangeburg, S. C.
1765 David McMichael bornN.C.
1767 Jan. 12 Deed Abstracts 1763-79Mecklenburg Co. N.C.
page 89. Land was sold to William Brown of Meck. on dividing
ridge between Shagaw Creek and McMickells Creek.
A William Brown and John McMichael were later in Greene Co.
1776- Rev War- William & John faught-Mecklenburg Co. NC
Undated land transaction-Greene Co Ga- 1st
Deed Record Vol. 2 Page 24John McMichael Sr and Mary his
wife land containing 100 acres, beginning at the maypole,
running to a Wahoo on the Creek, with all improvements, J.
Jackson, Wm. Baldwin, Isaac McLendonTestators
1786- William & wifehad son Charles bornGreene CoGa.
1787- ““ had sonWilliam G. born Greene Co Ga
1788 William paid taxes..Tax DigestGreene Co. Ga.
1789Feb. 20, David married Sarah KimbroGreene Co. Ga.
1796 Sep. 6 John McMichael was witness to John Kimbrough (Brother of
Sarah)and John Varner Pattilo deed. Greene Co Ga.
1801 Oct. 17, Page 667Records ofGreene Co. Ga.
John McMichael Jr. of Greene to Jerril Hicks of same for $150
91 acres in Greene on waters of Richland Creek of the Oconee
Signed . Wit. Berry Gresham JP Reb. 18 Feb. 1802.
1803-about John Sr. Died before 6 Aug.Greene Co. Ga
1803-Baldwin was created from Creek Indian Land
1803 Court Minutes..From Wayne Piper ofDallas, Tx.
..Family Puzzlers #1318PP 154-160-168(Baldwin Co Ga)
William P. and Mary McMichael requested letters of
administration on the estate of John McMichael deceased.
Court Refused saying that there was a will but it was missing.
1803 Aug. 6 Office of Ordinary- Book E Pg 48Greene Co. Ga.
Return and AppraisementsJohn McMichael deceased..Mary
McMichael applied for letters of admin.
James McMichael- a minor when his father died-Mary appointed
1805- Orphans- Dicey McMichael drew land in Land Lottery and Jane
McMichael . Mary was guardian of minor James McMichael
1805 William sold landGreene Co. Ga.
He moved his family to that part of Baldwin which was cut
off in 1807..to make Randolph Co. and in 1812 became Jasper.
1807 Oct. 17, Charles married Polly CarmichaelGreene Co. Ga.
(son of William and Elizabeth)
1808 Jan. 17, Samuel married Dicey WinslettGreene Co. Ga.
Greene Co. Ga. 163-109 Jms. McMichaell was qualified as
Constable in Capt. Mettins district and gave bond security as the
1809 Jan. 17, William signed his will. Recorded 5 Jul. Proved 1 May.
1809 March 12Ambrose Ransom of Hancock for $600 to James
McMichael 14thdist Baldwin nowPutnam... Recorded 6th Apr.
1812.Randolph Co.Indenture Apr. 10th 1812 James sold to
James Rivers of PutnamCo.being in thefurtherest dist. Baldwin
Co. now Putnam... Putnam Co GaDeed Book C P 42-31812-14.
JohnPiper signed. Recorded 25 Jun 1812.
1809 Apr. 30, Shadrack married Mary Williams Castalow “Polly”
Jasper Co. Ga
1809 July 29 Deed Bk. EE Pg. 44 Putnam Co. Ga.
Mary McMichael, James McMichael and John Piper all parties of
Putnam Co. toWm. Ousley for the considerationof $800.0013 1/2
acres lying in GreeneCo. on the waters of Richland Creek, beginning
at a hickory on Brown'sline thence south 65 chanins on a red oak,
thence North 25 E 24 chainesto a maple thence N 30 W. 47 Chains
to a bank on the creek to the beginning ..this deedwas properly signed,
witnessed and recorded.This land previously belonged to John McMichael Sr.
1810-2 Aug. Pg. 89-90 John McMichael of Randoph Co. to Thomas
Snow of Putnam Co. for$500 1/2of #49 in 14th Dist.
1810 Aug. 12 Recorded-Jasper Co. Deed Book Pg. 29-30 16 Mar 1810
John Prince of Randolph Co.to John McMichael of same for $600
one half of lot #49 in 14th Dist.
1810 Sep. 29 Recorded- Jasper Co. Deed Bk. Pg. 63-31810 Aug. 2-3
Thomas Snow of PutnamCo.to John McMichael ofRandolph Co.
$600 lot #27 in 16th Dist.
1810 Oct. 25, John Madison McMichael married Ghitta Frances Griffin
Jasper Co. Ga.
1812- Jasper was formed from Baldwin (Changed from Randolph 1812)
(No move- just a land-name change)
1812 Jan. 2 Elizabeth married Wm. WillinghamJasper Co. Ga.
(Dtr. of Wm. & Eliz.)
1816 Mar. 19 Averilla married John A. Carter Jasper Co. Ga.
1816 Pg. 215 Jasper Co. Book of Wills & Mixed RecordsJasper Co. Ga.
James McMichael deceased Jasper Co. GaMichael Wright, James
Henderson,and David Winchester appointed appraisers Jan. 13th
1816 Wednesday,July 10 , Georgia, Jasper. Whereas Peggy McMichael
andBenjamin Ervin have applied to me for letters of administration
on the estate of James McMichael deceaded. given under my hand
this 26th day ofJune 1816. Signed Robert Robey C C O (Source GJ)
GEORGIA NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS pg. 26Jasper County Extracts
Vol. 1 1812-1835 by Tad Evans
1816 Oct. 11 Sale of the estate of James McMichael dec'd household
1816Wednesday, November 6,Will be sold at the late residence of
James McMichael in Jasper County, all the personal property of said
deceased, cinsisting of one waggon and team, household and kitchen
furniture, hogs, sheep, and other cattle..sale will be on the 26th of
November 1816. Signed Margaret McMichael Admx. (Source GJ)(see
1817Dec. 3, Green L married Elizabeth HillJasper Co. Ga.
(Son of John and Emily Green- Elizabeth was his #2)
1818 Jan. 6 Pg. 283 Wills and Mixed Records Order of the Court That
Peggy McMichael administrator of the estate of James McMichael,
dec'd be permitted to retain in her possession the land and negroes
belongingto the estate as her reimbursement for maintaing of the
children of thedeceased.
1818 Jan. 20 Marriage Bk. B pg. 120 Margaret McMichael and William
Armormarried by J H Simmons JP
1818-Tuesday, September 29, 1818GEORGIA NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS
Jasper County Extracts Vol I 1812-1835 Tad Evans
page 48 levied on as the property of Margaret alias Peggy McMichal,
administratrix , of James McMichal,
deceased to satisfy two executions in favor of John Piper..100 acres
of land..part of Lot No. 2, in the 13th district Baldwin—
1818 On the First Tuesday in November next, will be sold at the
courthouse in the town of Monticello, Jasper,County the following
property... 105 acres of land, part of Lot #131 in the 12th dist. of
originally Baldwin levied on as property of Margaret alias Peggy
McMichal adm. of JamesMcMichal dec'd to satisfy two executions
in favor or John PiperGEORGIA NEWSPAPERCLIPPINGSJapser
County Extracts 1812-1835 by TadEvans pg. 48
1818 Nov.12, Zachariah T.W. married Charity Powell Jasper Co. Ga.
(Son of Wm. & Eliz.)
1819 about Talitha married Wm. Wooley Harrison-(Jasper Co. Ga.?)
1820 Zachariah T. W. diedJasper Co. Ga
1824-Jun 29- John was Constable- on 20 acres was Baldwin now
Jasper-property of Elijah Vickers.
1825-30 Pg. 247 THE GEORGIANS John McMichael Sr. Jasper Co.
Cherokee Lottery- Elbert Co. Ga.
1827-Land Grant for Rev. Serv. stub entry as Salley Jr P 46 Book L & N
1829 DaviddiedJasper Co. Ga.
1830-50 Shadrack was in CensusJasper Co. Ga
1833 Aug. 14 Macon Telegraph Wed. vo. 7 #46 Sheriff’s Sale Sept.
All in 2nd section Lot 443 3rd Dist. property of Jno. McMichael
fi fa on 2 Bronson bearer.
1841-after 16 Jul. John Jr. diedJasper Co. Ga
Will Bk 2 p 292 Jasper
1832 Dec. 10 MondayGeorgia, Jasper Co. Wm. Armour, adm. in the right of hiswife, Margaret, formerly Margaret McMichael on the estate of James McMichael, dec'd. applies to me for letters of dismission from the estateof deceased. Signed Wm. S. Stokes S C O (Georgia Journal) Jasper Co.Estracts 1812-1835 Pg. 267 (See Above)
1854 Apr. 17Greene Co. Will Book G Pg 167Will of Margaret Armor
My will is that Elizabeth Peek, now married, and Adeline Peek, daughters of
my deceased daughter, Adeline Peek the wife of John C. Peek, to have
$800.00 out of my estate. My son, Seaborn McMichael, shall have $700.00 of
my estate independent of his portion of said estate. ALl my effects at my
death to be divided in four shares between Seaborn McMichael, John
McMichael, Reuben McMichael and Elizabeth Williams. The portion coming to
Elizabeth Williams to be held by my son John McMichael in trust during her
life and at her death to go to her children.Witnessed by S.C. Hold, J.L.
Mathews and G.A. Hall. (She willed ONLY her McMichael children, apparently their
Father’s estate-------William having taken care of their mutual children)
Children of William & Elizabeth White
Charles a 1786 Greene Co-Apr 1860 Heard Co m Greene- Polly Carmichael
William Ga 1786 Greene-16 Apr 1889 Butts Co m Clarke-Lucy Poteet
John Madison 15 May 1784 Greene-27 Jun1854 Jackson m Jasper- Ghitta F. Griffin
Joseph White15 May 1788 Greene-Jun 1854 Randolph m Jones-Elizabeth Carter
Elizabeth a 1794 Greene-Jasper m Jasper-William Willingham
Zachariah T W a 1797 Greene-1820 Jasper m Jasper-Charity Powell
Averilla a 1798 Greene- aft 1848 m Jasper-John Alexander Carter
Talitha May 1800 Greene-22 Sep 1852 Houston Tx m Jasper-William Woodley
Children ofJohn Jr &Emily Green
Green Lee b a 1785 m #1 Nancy #2 Elizabeth Hill
Shadrach Isiah 11 May 1787 Greene-1861 Jasper m Jasper- Mary Wms. Costello
Children of David & Sara “Sally” Kimbro
John Seaborn 1790 Greene-29 Dec 1840 Pike Co Al m Sarah Eliz. Jackson
Hetty 1794 m John Spurlin d bef 1850
Hannah a 1804 m Jasper-Christopher Columbus Frith
Children of James & Margaret “Peggy”
Jane Adeline bef 1805-bef Aug 1838 Greene Co Ga m Greene-John C Peek
Seaborn 8 Apr 1805 Ga-19 Mar 1867 Buena Vista, Marion, Ga m Greene Elizabeth A
Riley (My line) dtr of James Lynch Riley son of John & Nancy J. Lynch
John J “Jack” 25 Jun 1808 Putham Co-16 Nov 1873 Eatonton, Putnam, Ga -m
Crawford-Mary Jane Howe dtr of Robert& Susannah Gray-and she is sister to my
Archibald & Cynthia Armour
Elizabeth1811 Ga- mGreene-Jesse Williams 1801 NC
Reuben 1813 Greene-18 Nov 1860 Bastrop ,Moore Parish, La m Crawford #1
Margaret ElizabethSanders Lawrence #2 Emily Grimes
Children of Dicey & John F Piper son of John, brother of Wm.
Samuel J a 1810 Ga m Nancy Smith
Nancy a 1815 m John W McGee b a 1810 Granville Co NC
Asa McWilliams 1816 m 1840 Troup-Martha J Wood
Alexander A12 Sep 1823 Ga -23 Feb 1898 Troup m 1849 Troup-Eleanor Dennis
Jane (Another hint that Jane was sister)
Charles (William, John)& Polly Carmichael had:
Elizabeth a 1810 Jasperm Alexander Gardner
Elihu Hughes a 1815 Jasperd aft Dec 1883 Smith Tx mPike-Ann W Martin
John J 25 Sep 1818 Newnam, Jasper-7 May 1905 Raymond,Coweta, m Meri-Mary
William G (William, John) & Lucy Poteet had:
Richard Paulettte 30 Nov1813 Ga-27 Dep1886 Brazos, Tx m Walton-
John Asbury 1816 Ga-15 Oct1871 Calhoun, Al m LucindaBean
Mary a 1819-
Sara Catherine a 1822
Frances J James 1824
Henry L 1828
John(William, John) & Ghitta Griffin (There is a DAR Bible available on this
William Griffin 12 Aug 1811Jackson
Nancy 1812 m 1829Henry McCoy
Griffin C 5 Jan 1814 Jacksno-14 Feb 1904 Cass, Tx m Butts- Anna Price
Lourana1815 Ga-1863 Scott Ms mButts-JamesWashington Faulkner
LeRoy 1 Jul 1818 Jackson-18 Aug1904 Jasper m Elizabeth Campbell
Elizabeth Anna 10 Jun 1824 Butts-Dec 1904 m Butts-Joseph Heard Fielder
John Madisontwin-14 Feb 1827 m Butts-Adline Caroline McCune
Thomas Jefferson twin-14 Feb 1827 m #1 Mary Posey Shepherd #2 Annie Livinia
James Madison Dr-1829 Butts-1 Oct 1888 m Butts-AmandaB Gaston 1840-1919
Joseph & Elizabeth Carter had:
Landon C4 Aug 1823 Jasper-15 Jan 1887 Dothan, Houston, Al m Randolph Co Ga-
Sarah Ann Conner
Joseph P Va 1829 Ga m Randolph-Martha Tucker
Elizabeth & William Willingham had:
William, Thomas, Martha, John b 1827
Zachariah &Charity Powell had:
Elmirah 1820 m Reddick Barnes
Averilla & John Carter had: (He was son of Richard Carter & Temperance of Jasper)
Richard D or V, Mary 1830,Elizabeth 1832, Nancy 1834-1917 m James Phelps d 1863
___ & ___Langford had Elizabethmentioned in Grandmother’s will 1848.
Talitha & William Woodley had:
Wingate Hall 25 Aug 1817 Jasper Co Ga-1888 m Elizabeth Jackson
Jonathan Hall 30 Jun 1819 Jasper-m Lillie Amanda Campbell
Elizabeth Martha9 Jun 1821 Perry Al-15 Sep 1878 Panola, Tx m Wm B Tiller
Lucinda 20 Mar 1823 Al-24 Jul 1897 m Joseph Westmoreland Rev.
Caroline 30 Oct 1824 Al-1912 mGeorge Davis McJimey 1815-1888
Sarah 1Aug 1826 Al m Robert Watson
Mary Ann “Minnie” 1- Aug 1828 Al mThomas H Tisdale
Amanda Melvina “Mandie” 15 Aug1830 m ___ Andrews
Frances Adelia 8 Oct 1833
Jane Woodley 8 Oct 1834 Cherokee, Al m Richard Parmenas Jasper Haynes
Harriet Ellen 8 Oct 1838
Julia Ann 6 Dec 1840 Cherokee, Al m___ Coyle
Talitha Araminte “Mintie” 29 May 1843Cherokee Al-m Horton
John Green Lee (John Jr, John) had:
William by #1
By Sara Frances Lawrence-
Seaborn Lawrence m 1866 JasperEllen V Tomlinson
Nancy Emily 2 Dec 1844 Jasper-27 Oct 1860 Arlington, Ga m Wm M Tomlinson
1844-Jasper 1930 Albany, Dougherty, Ga
Shadrach (John Jr, John)& Mary Castalow had:
Lucinda Williams 10 Jun 1810 Greene-1858 Butler Al m Greene John Thomas
Pollard Brown 11 Oct1811 m Leonora Fish
Green Lee 3 Aug 1812 Monticello-1861 m Winney
Ashley Alexander 20 Jun 1813-29 Jul 1839 Randolph, Ga m Mary Louise Bryant
Carolyn Bryant 12 May 1816 m Jasper Bartholomew Grief Roberts d 1841
Burton Jackson 6 Jul 1818 m Cordelia
John Bush 4 Feb 1820
Mary Ann L 29 Apr1821-1 Aug 1807 m #1 John R Greer #2 Wm E Cook
Shadrach Inman 19 Feb 1823-21 Jan 1847 m ___ Sherman
Clark Washington 26 Jan 1829
Elijah Henry Lafayette 15 Feb1829-1863 m Jasper Edna E Pye 1832-1853
(Dtr of Jordan and SarahA Q Binns
Emily Rachael 22 Jun 1831
John S ( David, John) & Sara Jackson had:
Leroy W 1815 m Pike Al Elizabeth Hays b 1816 Ga
Sarah Ann 1820 m Augustus Richardson 1818-
John Clay 9 Sep 1827-1 Oct 1874 m Mary Elizabeth Cochran 1830-1902
Malinda “Lindy” Jan 1832 Ga-3 Jul 1913 Portland, Or m Pike Al Arch. Gilmore
Martha E25 Mar 1833-20 Oct 1919 mEli E Meredith 1833-1911
Hannah 1834 Ga
Hannah (David, John) & Christopher Frith had:
Mary Ann 1836 m John Anderson Lee of Butler Co Al
Elizabeth18 Sep 1842 Cuthbert, Randolph, Ga- 27 Aug1876 same m same Asa
John Gore 1833-1888
Seaborn (James, John) & Elizabeth Riley had:
Josephine 4 Nov 1827 Greene-26 May 1864 Stewart m Greene-Arch. B C Arden Evans
Matilda (Lucinda) A a 1828 Ga-aft 1880 m Marion Joseph H Saunders
Thomas Jefferson CSA 8 Oct 1829 Ga-20 Oct 1882 at sea-Mitchell Co Ga m Marion
Mary Ann Aven 1836-1882 dtr of John W- mine
N Jane 5 Oct 1829? Ga-Oct 1888 Beldon, Tx mJames B Armour 1825-1896
Limestone, Tx son of Andrew & Rachel Griggs nephew of my John
Sara Margaret 11 Dec 1831 Ga-27 Aug 1903 Preston, Webster, Ga m Muscogee Wm.
B. Stevens MD
GeorgiaA Rebecca 11 Jan 1833 Ga-1 Dec 1906 Marion m same Th. Lawrence Rogers
Martha Frances27 Jan 1834 Ga-18 May 1853 m Marion Isiah Kimbrough
Susan Elizabeth 6 Dec 1835 Ga-15 Aug 1853 m Marion John R Battle
Rushin 1837 Stewart Co Ga
Seaborn W CSA 1841 Ga-6 Oct 1884 Maitland, Fl m Musc. Susan A Hatcher
Mary E 1843
James N 1845
Carolyn? mWilliam P Vincent 1826
John(James, John) & Mary Howe (Picture available)had:
Mary Elizabeth 15 Nov 1831 Talbot Co Ga-17 Jun 1861 Marion Co Ga married
Talbot William W. Huff 1825 Ga-abt 1880 Griffin, Spaulding, Ga
Susannah 17 Jun 1833 Ga-14 Jun 1899 Talbot Co Ga marriedMarion Malcom
Haire 1829 Ga-
James Robert 20 Apr1835 Talbotton, Talbot, Ga-30 Apr 1893 Buena Vista, Marion,
Ga married Putnam Elvira Amanda Stevens 1844-1929
William Armour CSA 14 Jan 1837 Crawford-20 Oct1897 Buena Vista (Picture
available) married Mary Julia Frances Raines 1840-a1903 child of John
Goodwin Raines-brother of myW. Nathaniel andMary Smith Bryan. She
Married 2nd-Robert Howe-Father of Mary Jane
Cynthia Amanda 19 Dec 1838 Marion-3 Jun 1917 Dawson, Terrell, Ga (picture
available of pair) marriedMarion John Robert Jolley CSA 1835-1917
Martha C27 Sep 1840 Ga-9 Jun 1901 marriedRobert H. Peacock
Catherine A “Kate” 29 Jun 1842 Ga-28 Sep 1903 Ga marriedWilliam Rufus
Hicks CSA 1847-1908 Reynolds, Taylor, Ga
John J Thomas 30 Aug 1845 Putnam-a 1893 Kildare, Cass, Tx marriedMarion
Laura Rebecca G Thomas McClendon a 1852-1900 San Angelo,Tom Green, Tx
Isabella H “Lilly 1851
Elizabeth (James, John) and Jesse Williams had:
William 1828, John W 1830, Susan 1832, Seaborn 1838,Jane 1838,Reuben
Reuben (James, John) andMargaret Lawrence had:
Lucinda Ann 1 Feb 1833 Crawford Co-15 Sep 1874 married Marion – John Hilyer
James Nelson 24 Dec 1835 Crawford-31 Oct 1912 Naples, Morris, Tx married
Buena Vista, Marion- Ann Glenn Collins #1 1834-1901 & #2 Mary Jane Peak
(Picture available in Stewart Co Ga History)
Louisiana Elizabetha 1839 Pineville, Stewart, Ga-5 Dec 1909 married Marion
Baldwin A. Johnson
Elizabeth (Green Lee, John Jr, John) & James Sherman had:
William Robert8 Apr 1846 Chambers Al-15 Apr 1918 Hawthorne, Alachua, Fl m
Alachua Fl-Mary Maria Stevens
John Walton 1855
Lucinda (Shadrach, John Jr., John) & John Henderson had:
James Permelius 1832
Shadrach Majors 1835
Emily E 1837
Brockman W 1842
Pollard (Shadrach, John Jr, Sr)& Leona Fish had:
Pollard Brown 3 Apr 1851 Jasper-5 Jul 1938 Monticello, Jasper-m same Alice Sophia
Roberts 1857 Jasper-1936 Mont.
Green Lee (Shadrach, John Jr, Sr) & Winney had:
Emily Rachel 1845
Mary Ann “Molly” m J J Lloyd
Caroline W “Carrie”
Angie Lou m ______Waits
Clemia Lenora 18 Apr 1857 Monticello, Jasper,26 Dec 1926 Lake City, Fl m
Mont. James Lloyd
Alice S23 Jun 1860-18 May 1921 m Oscar Huff
There is much much more-but somewhere in here-I got tired of typing!Ms. Gerry Hill-Albany Ga.