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Notes for WILLIAM LOTT:
William3 Lott (John2, John1); born circa 1755 NC; married Rebecca Harris 22 Mar 1819 Marion Co., MS (Marriage Records, CD ROM 5, Marriage Records Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas, CD-ROM (Fremont, CA: Automated Archives, Inc., 1994).); died before 11 Apr 1822 Marion Co., MS (said Gowan Harris will serve as guardian to William Lott) (Williams, Orphan Court Recs Marion Co., MS, p 15.); his estate was probated 7 Jun 1822 Marion Co., MS (said inv of the estate of William Lott, Jr. a minon, 2 negros by Gowan Harris, guardian) (Williams, Orphan Court Recs Marion Co., MS, p 17.).
He began military service on 30 Oct 1775 Colleton Co., SC, said listed as a member of Capt Andw. Cumming's company of foot from Colleton Co., SC., 30 Oct 1775. David Moore & John Ford also listed (Alexander S. Salley, South Carolina Provencial Troops (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1977).). He began military service on 1 Apr 1782 SC said made claim against S.C. for service from 1 Apr 1782 as pvt in Mills Troops, Hampton's regt, Sumpters Brgd, 1 Oct 1784 (Salley Stub Entries to Indents, p 62.). He received a land grant on 1 Aug 1785 Washington Co., GA, said received 100 ac headright warrant (Mary B. Warren and Jack M. Jones, Washington County, GA Land Warrants, 1784-1787 (Athens, GA: Heritage Papers, 1992), p 33. Hereinafter cited as Washington Co. GA Warrants.). He lived in 1802 Tattnall Co., GA (Anonymous, Geo. Tax Digests, p 49.). He received a land grant in 1802 Bulloch Co., GA, said William Lott received grant of 200 acres (McElligott (ed.), "Lott Land Grants", p 14.). He lived in 1805 Tattnall Co., GA (Anonymous, Geo. Tax Digests, p 53.). He elected one of the 38 district surveyers to distribute the Oconee lands obtained from the Creek nation. Miller, The Bench and Bar of Georgia, vol 1, p 363 in Jun 1806 GA. He was on the official list of members of the Georgia Legislature as rep. from Telfair Co. Georgia Genealogical Magazine, Jan 1967, p 1574 in 1809 Telfair Co., GA. He witnessed the deed of Absalom Lott on 10 Feb 1810 Tattnall Co., GA (transcribed from Deed Book A, p 187, Telfair Co., GA, said I Absolom Lott do give to my beloved daughter Elizabeth Watts a Negro woman). He lived on 5 Jun 1810 Tattnall Co., GA (said William Lott born in NC served on petit jury) (Huxford, "1810 Jury List", p 85.). He received a land grant on 17 Sep 1811 Pearl River, MS Terr, said William Lott, Pearl River, received land in township 3, range 18W (Marilyn Davis Hahn, Old St. Stephen's Land Office Records & American State Papers Public Lands, Vol. 1 1768-1888 (Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1983), p 13.). He received a land grant on 24 Jul 1815 Pearl River, MS Terr, said William Lott, Pearl River, received land in township 3, range 18W (Ibid., p 16.). He appeared on the census of 1820 p. 81, Marion Co., MS (William Lott Sr., h/h 100001-00010 (age >45), 2 slaves). He executed a deed on 24 Jul 1820 Marion Co., MS (said William Lott Sr. for natural love and affection to son William Lott Jr., a minor and infant, a certain negro woman named Sal and her child name Lancaster) (E. Russ Williams, Abstracts of Deeds of Marion Co., Miss (Bogalusa, LA: Privately Published, 1962), p 13.).
Rebecca Harris appeared on the census of 1830 Hinds Co., MS ((p 194) Rebecca Lott (age 40-50) 001-00000010001 1s, [possible that her or husband's mother age 80-89 in household]).
Children of William3 Lott and Rebecca Harris were:
46. i. William4 Lott; born circa 1820 Marion Co., MS.