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Halifax Co. Va. Deed Bk. 2 Pg. 178, 1/28/1824, recorded 3/22/1824: Robert L. Ranson, Jeremiah P. Ranson, James B. Ranson and Armistead R. Ranson of Hancock Co. Ga. give power of attorney to John W. Ranson of Wilkes Co. Ga. to recover and secure from Aaron Hardwick of Halifax Co. Va., administrator of the estate of Mary Hardwick, dec'd, the legacies bequeathed to us by James Hardwick, dec'd, of Halifax Co. Va. Also, separately, Robert S. Ransom & c. power of attorney to John W. Ransome in Bk. 32, Pg. 178, recorded 3/2/1824.
In The Index to Devisees and Heirs Halifax Va. 1752-1949: In Bk. 7, Pg. 447, dated 1808, James Hardwick, as devisor, to devisees Aaron & heirs, Mrs. Mary, Patsey, Elizabeth & heirs, Mary Ann & heirs, William & heirs, daughter Mary, Nancy and Anny Ransome & heirs. Note that in the 1782 census, James Hardwick's household was 8 whites (this adds up).
1827 Georgia Land Lottery: Jeremiah P. Ransom drew in Walton Co., Pg. 93, on the 30th day's drawing, 4/10/1827, Capt.'s District: 503rd; No. 318, Dist.: 22; County: Lee Co.
Census: 1830 Walton Co. Ga.: Listed as Jeremiah P. Ransom: males: 1 30-40; females: 1 40-50; slaves: 1 female 36-55; total household: 3.
Implies he was b. 1790-1800 and she 1780-1790.
Census: 1840 Walton Co. Ga.: Listed as J.P. Ransom: males: 1 40-50; females: 1 50-60.
Census: 1850 Walton Co. Ga.: Jeremiah is gone but Unice Ransom, aged 57 b. Ga. is listed 9/17/1850 dwelling 185. Implies she was b. abt. 1793 which doesn't jibe.
There's a Jeremiah P. Ransom who married in Clermont Ohio to Emma Hawkins on 2/11/1864. It's probably not this Jeremiah but note that Ambrose Ransom (some relation to Jeremiah) also moved to Ohio (he hated slavery). Perhaps, Jeremiah "left" Eunice, went to Ohio and remarried in his older age?
2/2000: note his sister, Nancy, who married Asa Durden named a child Jeremiah P.