1799 Dec 16 Jackson Co. deed from John Hayse of Jackson Co. to William Beard of Abbeville Co. SC in consideration of $225 for 202 acres lying in Jackson Co. on a fork of Gravley Creek a branch of the N. fork of the Oconee River being part of 8,000 acres of land granted to John Henson on July 31, 1788.Signed John Hayse.Whit. Benj. Herron, Prior Thornton.Sworn by Prior Thornton Oct 2, 1801 before John Hampton J.P. Rcorded Mar 25, 1802.
1800 Aug 20 deed from John Hayse of Jackson Co to Jenett Beard, widow of Abbeville Co., SC in consideration of $275 for 250 acres in Jackson Co. on a fork of Gravelly Creek, a branch of the N. Fork of the Oconee River, being part of the tract of 8,000 acres, serveyed for and granted to John Hinson on July 31, 1788 conveyed to John Hayse.Signed John Hayse. Whit. William Hickman, James Barr.Sworn by William Hickman on Oct 2, 1801 before John Hampton J.P.Recorded June 29, 1804.
1806 Mar 23 Gennet (Jean) Beard will, probated Sep 5, 1808.I genet Beard bring in low state of health.It is my will out my worldy that depts pay'd and that dau Elizabeth shal have $25 out of my estate.I will & bequeath to my dau Jeane my bead beadsteed and furniture also my 2 wheels and loome and also to have equal share with her 2 younger brothers of all my wordly estate.Only 1 bead and bead steed and furniture I will and bequeath to be devided between my 2 sons George and Thomas and all the remander of my estate to be equally devided between these 2 boys and Jeane when my exec. Think it most proper after paying my 2 eldest sons William and Alexander 5 shillings each one.Whit. Clayborne Castlebery, Mary Baird & James Barr.