Lincoln County Genealogy and History

Compiled by: Robert S Davis Jr and James E Dorsey

Published by: Magnolia Press; PO Box 3; Swainsboro GA

Copyright 1987 by Magnolia Press


[pg 3][Deedbook A, 1796-1799]
Zachariah Jordan of Wilkes County to Jacob Jordan of the same.
5 January 1789. Deed for 550 acres, part of 750 acres granted to Zachariah
Jordan on 17 January 1787. The land on Cherokee Creek, bounded on the
SW and SE by lands of Thomas Wadsworth. Witnesses: Charles Jordan
(by mark) and Henry Ware, J.P. Registered September 9, 1796. Pages 7-8.

[pg 6][Deedbook A, 1796-1799]
Sarah Pendall of Wilkes County to Edward Jones of Wilkes
County. 18 January 1787. Deed for 200 acres in Wilkes County granted 25
August 1786, recorded in book LLL, folio 15, August 28, 1786. Witness: E.
Beard, Jacob Jordan, and Thos. Wells. Sarah Pendall, Jacob Jordan, and
Thos. Wells signed by mark. Registered March 31, 1797. Pages 35-36.

[pg 21][Deedbook B, 1799-1802]
Col. William Triplett of Wilkes County to James Moffett. 11
December 1797. Deed for 314 acres, part of grant for 2,600 acres granted to
Richard Call Esq. 23 September 1786. It is on the head of Shiver Creek on
the Savannah River, adjoining Jacob Jorden's, William Wallace's, Thos.
Moffett's, James Smith's lands and the road from Augusta to Petersburg.
(Plat is included.) Witnessed: John Talbot and Matthew Talbot before A.
Lipham, J.P. Registered April 17, 1799. Pages 20-21.

[pg 37][Deedbook B, 1799-1802]
Thomas Walton Junr. to Henry Jordan of Wilkes County. 1
December 1800. Deed for a lot of land on Broad Street in the town of
Lisbon, adjoining land of Oliver, Thomas Walton. Witnessed: Lewis
McClendon and Richard Aycock. Registered March 18, 1801. Pages 282-84.

[pg 39][Deedbook B, 1799-1802]
Jacob Jordan to Thomas Moffet. 7 February 1801. Deed for 270
acres on Wells Creek. Witnessed: Samuel Boyd, Rebecca Crafford (by
mark), and Robert Fleming. Jennet Jordan also signs the deed as grantor
and by mark. Registered May 7, 1801. Pages 309-11.

[pg 39][Deedbook B, 1799-1802]
James Moffett to Thomas Moffett. 4 January 1798. Deed for 150
acres on Shurr Creek, waters of the Savannah River, adjoining Lick
Branch, Spring Branch, Moffet, Jordan, and Richard Call. Witnessed: D.
Burks and William Wallace. Registered May 7, 1801. Pages 311-13.

[pg 40][Deedbook B, 1799-1802]
James Moffett and Susanna his wife to Robert Fleming of
Columbia County. 28 November 1799. Deed for 150 acres, part of a 200 acre
grant to James Moffett on Shiver's Creek, adjoining Moffett and Swords.
Witnessed: Robert Paul and John Chancey Jordan. Registered June 8,
1801. Pages 331-32.

[pg 49][Deedbook C, 1802-1803]
Jacob Jorden and Jennet his wife to John Fleming of Columbia
County. 20 January 1801. Deed for 250 acres, part of 1,750 acres granted to
Zachariah Jordan 17 January 1787. It is on branch of Cherokee Creek,
adjoining McCall, Applewhite, Wadsworth, and Jemison. Witnessed:
Samuel Fleming and James Moffett. Gennt Jordan signs by mark. Pages
7-8. Registered May 17, 1802.

[pg 60][Deedbook D, 1803-1805]
John Chancey Jordan and Rhody his wife to David Hunter. 27
July 1802. Deed for 100 acres part of a tract of 750 acres granted to
Zacharia Jordan 17 January 1787, and also a part of 200 acres conveyed
from Zacharian Jordan to Charles Jordan 5 January 1789. It is on
Cherokee Creek adjoining Thomas Wadsworth and Elijah Offield. Rhoda
Jordan signs by mark. Witnessed: Saml. Boyd, Hardy Sorrels (by mark).
Registered December 22, 1803. Pages 1-4.

[pg 61][Deedbook D, 1803-1805]
Charles Jordan and Amey his wife to John Chancey Jordan.
28 December 1801. Deed for 100 acres part of 750 acres granted to
Zachariah Jordan 17 January 1787. It is on Cherokee Creek adjoining
Thomas Wadsworth, Elijah Ofield, and Triplett. Charles and Amey
Jordan both sign by mark. Witnessed: Thos. Curry and Thos. Carpenter.
Registered February 8, 1804. Pages 20-3.

[pg 72][Deedbook D, 1803-1805]
James Moffett Senr. and Sussanah, his wife, to Jacob Jordan.
6 February 1805. Deed for 227 acres on Shiver's Creek. James and Susanna
Moffett both sign by mark. Witnessed: Nathan Jackson and Wm. Stokes,
J.P. A plat is included. Registered 29 March 1805. Pages 203-05.

[pg 72][Deedbook D, 1803-1805]
Thomas Wadsworth to William Wadsworth. 9 October 1800.
Deed for 150 acres on Cherokee Creek part of a 300 acre grant to Thomas
Wadsworth, 18 September 1784, adjoining Jacob Jordan. Thomas
Wadsworth signs by mark. Witnessed: David Burks and Jesse Canneda.
Registered April 27, 1805. Pages 215-17.

[pg 75][Deedbook D, 1803-1805]
James Moffatt to children Thomas Moffett, Jacob Jordan,
and Elisabeth Hunter. 30 April 1805. Deed of gift for personal
property. Mentions wife Susannah. Witnessed: Jas Fleming, Robert
Fleming, and John Lockhart, J.P. Registered July 30, 1805. Pages 258-59.

[pg 76][Deedbook D, 1803-1805]
Thomas Moffatt, Jacob Jordan, and Elisabeth Hunter to
James Moffatt. 30 April 1805. Agreement to take care of Susannah
Moffatt. Elisabeth Hunter signs by mark. Registered July 30, 1805.
Witnessed: Jas. Fleming, Robert Fleming, and John Lockhart, J.P.
Pages 259-60.

[pg 103][Deedbook E, 1805-1809]
Thomas Wadsworth and Sarah his wife of Jackson County to
Thomas Howard. 31 July 1798. Deed for 100 acres on the fork of Grays
Creek formerly granted to Charles Jordan adjoining Griffin Hogan.
Witnessed: Thomas Curry, Mary Curry, Charles C. Jordan (by mark),
and Shadrack Stanley (by mark). Registered April 15, 1809. Pages 463-64.

[pg 151][Estate Records]
Jordon, Henry, dec'd; James Jordon, administrator; June 6 - July
30, 1803

[pg 151][Estate Records]
Jordon, John C., dec'd; Jemison Mabry, Elvers Jordon and Richard
J. Holliday, trustees; February 7, 1832 - November 8, 1833

[pg 151][Estate Records]
Jordon, Rebekah, dec'd; William Wallace, administrator;
September 3, 1810; (Administrator's bond, only)

[pg 205][Inferior Court Minutes, 1797-1804][August Term, 1798]
13. Tavern license: Jacob Jordan, James Moffitt.

[pg 209][Inferior Court Minutes][July Term, 1801]
17. Tavern license to: Jacob Jordan, Thomas Moreman, Thomas Walton.

[pg 210][Inferior Court Minutes][February Term, 1802]
19. Jurors: {12 men including Samuel Jordan and Samuel Hunter}

[pg 210][Inferior Court Minutes][July Term, 1801 (sic)]
1. Petit jury: { 48 men including John Carpenter, Jacob Jorden }

[pg 212][Inferior Court Minutes][March Term, 1803]
2. Various overseers: { 23 men, Jacob Jordan listed twice}

[pg 213][Inferior Court Minutes][March Term, 1803]
5. Accounts: { 13 men, Jacob Jordan listed twice}

[pg 213][Inferior Court Minutes][July Term 1803]
1. Jurors (future term): {48 men including Thomas Carpenter, Samuel Jorden,
Hardy Hunter, Hashley Warren }

[pg 215][Inferior Court Minutes][February Term, 1804]
33. Jurors (next term): {48 men including John Jordan, Murry Sanders,
and Starkey Hunter}

[pg 224][Wills]
Page 110. Wadsworth, Thomas. November 20, 1820. Wife: Nancy
Son: James Wadsworth and his children, Elizabeth and Mary. "My four
children": Sela Smith, Elizabeth Smith, Ester McBernett, Amy Jordan.
Children of dec'd son William: Thomas and Hogan Wadsworth. John and
Elizabeth Wadsworth... Daughter Ruth, wife of John Williams. Heirs of
son Thomas Wadsworth and his wife. Exrs: Son James, William
Covington. Wit: William Dowsing, Sr., John Little, William P. Salmon.

[pg 327][Insolvent List, 1814]
{ 38 names including Nathan Moffat and J. Jordan}

[pg 343][Heads of Families 1830 Census]
Jordan, John C