Will Book L., WILLIAM BURTONPages 22-24.20 Aug 1823/24 Apr 1826. 1) wife Phebe Burton...all of my estate during her natural life except for things mentioned. 2) son Gibeon Burton...has already received his share.$200 after the death of father and mother. 3) son Willial Burton...all my land on south side of Beaver Creek Dam and also a certain part of tract of land originally granted to Gideon Jones...John Cleland's spring branch. 4) son Aaron Burton...all the plantation and tract of land where I now live on the north side of Beaver Dam after death of his mother except for the land given to William. 5) after the death of my wife Phebe that all negroes except for negro named Milly be divided to children with William receiving 1/2, daughter Phebe Reagan 1/4, and Aaron Burton 1/4. 6) daughter Cynthia Towles to receive one cow and calf at the death of her mother. Exc: William Burton and Aaron Burton. Wit: J. W. Tinsley, James G. Burton, Charlotte Knight.
Appr: Jonathan Davenport, Charles Floyd, Robert Floyd
William Burton Sr. died April 1826.His wife Phebe ___(Douglas) died 1824. Children: 1. Gideon Burton 2. William Burton, Jr. who died 13 April 1829.His widow Lucretia was still unmarried in 1844.Their children were: 1) James G. Burton who died around 1844 unmarried. 2) William Burton who died Jan 1835 unmarried. 3) Lura Burton married Reubin Pitts between 1835-1844.He had died by 1857. 4) John G. Burton who died around 1845.He married Elizabeth Ann (daughter of John Partlow of Abbeville District).Apparently no children. 5) Henry M. Burton 6) Elizabeth Gilliam Burton who married John A. Partlow 1835-1845.She had died by 1857 leaving children Lura O., John E., Sarah L., and Emma C. Parlow. 7) Phebe Burton. Phebe Burton had a hard time keeping a husband.She married First: Cary Williams who died 1826.Their children were: James Pinckney Williams; Lucretia Williams who married first George Washington Gary and second Dr. William Durrer by 1843.; Cary Williams born 1826 who died young.Phebe Burton married Second: Christopher Griffin by 1830.He died 1832.He had another child Hillary R. Mangum or Griffin.Christopher Griffin and Phebe Burton had one child, William B. Griffin.Phebe married Third: Richard S. Cannon by 1841.He died 30 January 1844.Children with Phebe were David and Mary F. Cannon. Phebe married Fourth: Bennet Wallace and both were living in 1857. 8) Douglas Burton died by 1829 3. Aaron Burton 4. Phebe Burton married William Reagin.William Reagin died 11 Sept 1830.Phebe Burton Reagin died 1833.Children of William Reagin and (unknown - because these children are not mentioned in Phebe Reagan's will or Annual Returns) 1) John E. Reagin who was born around 1810 - oldest child. 2) Gibeon B. Reagin 3) William D. Reagin 4) Robert L. Reagin Children of William Reagin and Phebe Burton 1) Burton Reagin who died young 2) James J. Reagin 3) Kerr B. Reagin 4) Phebe Ann Reagin who married Asa W.Howard by 1837. 5) Elizabeth Reagin who died around 1836 apparently unmarried. 6) Cynthia Reagin was unmarried in 1837. 5. Cynthia Burton married Daniel Towles who died 25 Dec 25 Dec 1829.Cynthia Burton Towles died 17 Oct 1825.Jane Towles was the mother of Daniel Towles and she died 1826. Children of Daniel Towles and Cynthia Burton. 1) Edney Towles who married first James Mangum who had died by 1827.She then married John Stephen 1827-1830. 2) Phebe Towles married Martin Longshore by 1827. 3) Sarah M. Towles married Patrict Synott 1827-1830. 4) William TGowles 5) Oliver Towles 6) Jane Towles married ___Pitts 1827-1830.Apparently a widow by 1830. 7) Peter D. Towles who was b. 1811 8) Elizabeth Towles who married Moses Jacob, Jr., but died without children by 1827 (Will Book L. pages 439, 529, 661, Annual Returns of James G. Burton 67-164, Annual Returns of Phebe Reagin 35-72, Equities 16-2, 16-4, 16-17, 17-1, 20-14, 20-20, and 19-19, Will Book 1 pages 204).
This info came from Will Book L by Dr. Sandra J. Lee.I hope this helps with your project.