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Thomas J Doster (b. 01 Jan 1799, d. 02 Jul 1874)Thomas J Doster (son of William Doster II and Elisabeth)482 was born 01 Jan 1799 in North Carolina483, and died 02 Jul 1874 in Jackson Co., Georgia.He married Editha McDaneil on 16 Oct 1843.
Notes for Thomas J Doster:
Taken from Historical Notes on Jackson Co Ga. (by: F.Elro
In 1836 Jackson County was called upon to furnish men for the militia fightin in the Creek Indian uprising.Accordingly 87 mounted men, under the command of Colonel Samuel Burns, left from Jefferson 1 June 1836 for duty at Columbus Ga......28 May 1836
His Excellcy Gov. Schley
In pursuance of your order of the 21st Inst I have this day caused to be paraded the regiment under my command for the purpose of detailing the quota required.A volunteer company of mounted men heretofore existing in the regiment has been completed by volunteers-and the company is now under marching orders and will leave on Wednesday morning (1st June) for Columbus---Enclose is a list of officers commissioned-non commissioned, and privates attached to the Company
Samuel Burns, Co 1 Comd
26th R.G. M.
Jefferson Geo 30 May HisExcellency, His Excellency, William Schley Milledgeville, Ga. Jackson Co drafted men Creek Service Volunteers in Liew No 87- 29 May, 1836
Mounted Volunteers of Jackson Co.
Doster, Thomas #42
Please note:Listed in The Doster Genealogy (branch #4-Georgia) pg 119
#6 Thomas Doster listed in the Creek Wars. listed 4 children.
Correction: This Thomas was my 3rd Great Grandfather who was the son of William (of York), who came to Jackson Co. Thomas. did serve in the Creek wars. & a Military Veteran Headmarker was erected by me & erected at The Doster cemetery in his honor & memory. All of the lineages of the children listed in the book are all incorrect.
submitted by Marie Parks
The last Will of Thomas J. Doster knowing that I must shortly put off this mortal in hopes of immortality. I ordain this my last will and testament.
I commend my soul to God and my body to a descent burial. As to earthly goods which are but few I first give to my wife all my property with the discretion to divide to my two children according to her and their circumstances. First she is to have a support from the use of the plantation & mill the use of the house with the privilege of wood & water. also the use of a milch cow & raising fowl. Two. My plantation is to descend to the offspring of my children and not to be sold until fifty years shall have expired or until my youngest grand child comes of age (1) but remain for the use of my children a homestead and further one or more acres shall be set apart around the family grave yard for a burying ground & used for no other purpose but a cemetery.
Henry Clay Doster is to stay on the place keep the plantation & mill in fix for its use take care of his Mother as I did mine (see the fifth commandment in the decalogue) he is to have the use of the tools plantation & carpenter tools. But if Mandy should need some let her have part of them. She is to have 1 bed & furniture also one of Nancys beds & wheel & chest & other things that her circumstances require & permit. My wife will see to this. Thos J Doster
Henry C Doster is to see the will carried out to the spirit & extent of all its requirements to have the farm & mill employed for his support & his mothers and For Mandy C. Doster if circumstances require it. She is to have some interest in the upper part of the farm after paying its keep up in leaving the family she is to have a cow or two & other small stock or their equivalent in something else. Henry C Doster is to be the executor of this will & see that it is carried out in its spirit & intent
Recorded and proved
Signed in the presence of witnesses this __ day of April one thousand eight hundred & seventy three (1873).
Thos J. Doster Will continued
it is the intent of this will that if Editha Doster marries she will forfeit her right of control of property Except a childs part. Written & signed in my own proper hand day & date above in sane mind & memory.
Thos J. Doster
JD IrwinJunethe 28
Z Y Niblack
John R Lanier
Henry T Fleeman J.P.
Jackson Countycame before me William Henderson & J. W. Doster at this regular court of Ordinary third day of August 1874 who being duly sworn deposeth & saieth that they with Z Y Niblack, J D Irwin, John R Lanier & Henry T Fleeman Saw Thomas Ja Doster sign & publish the within as his last will & testament while of sound & disposing mind & the all witnessed the same for him at his request and in his presence & in the presence of each other that the same was executed voluntarily by him on the day it purports to have been executed.
J. W. Doster
Sworn to & subscribed before me August 3rd, 1874
W.C. Howard Ordinary
HC Doster do solemnly swear that this writing contains the true last will of the within named Thomas J Doster so far as I know or believe & that I will well & truely execute the same in accordance with the laws of this state so help me God.Henry C Doster
Recorded August 7th 1874
Wiley Chandler Howard
Ordinary of Jackson County
More About Thomas J Doster:
Date born 2: 1800, North Carolina.484
Residence 1: 1850, Subdivision 45, Jackson, Georgia.484
Residence 2: 1870, Subdivision 71, Jackson, Georgia.485
More About Thomas J Doster and Editha McDaneil:
Marriage: 16 Oct 1843
Children of Thomas J Doster and Editha McDaneil are:
- +Henry Clay Doster, b. 30 Nov 1844, Georgia, d. 18 Sep 1927, Jackson Co., Georgia.
- Amanda Doster, b. 1848, Georgia486, d. date unknown.