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Philemon Foster, Sr.

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  • Name Philemon Foster 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born ca 1754  Craven Co, North Carolina, British America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1790  North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    New Bern District.  
    1790 Census for Craven County, North Carolina, Newburn District
    1790 Census for Craven County, North Carolina, Newburn District
    --Foster, William Shepherd, his wife, Martha (Smith) Foster and 10 slaves.
    --Foster, Brazel--free white male of 16 and up: 1, free white females: 3
    --Foster, Philemon--free white male of 16 and up: 1, free white males under 16: 2, free white females: 2
    Inheritance Mar-Jun 1793  Craven County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Estate of William Shephard Foster, Sr.  
    • North Carolina. Craven County. County Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions. Loose estate records, 1740-1870. NOTE: Located at North Carolina Department of Archives and History. Microfilm at FamilySearch. Accessioned 22 Aug 2019.
    Settlement of Last Will & Testament of William Shepherd Foster, Sr.
    Settlement of Last Will & Testament of William Shepherd Foster, Sr.
    Estate Settlement of William Shephard Foster by John & Brazell Foster, two of his sons. Includes Letters of Administration, Inventory, Division of Negroes, Sales of Property, and Division of Real Property. Heirs: Kimmie Foster, William S. Foster Jr., John Foster, Brazel Foster, Martha Kinsey, Philemon Foster, Heirs of Frederick Foster, and Elizabeth
    Property, Real 18 Sep 1793  Craven Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (1) North Carolina. Craven County. Deed Book 32, p 395. (2) Dr. Albert Bruce Pruitt. Abstracts of Deeds Craven Co, NC, Books 32, 33, & 34, 1794-1801 (n.p.: A.B. Pruitt, 2011), 36. [Original Deed Book 32, p 395]
    Kimme Foster, William Foster, John Foster & Brazel Foster establish the title & boundary to brother Philemon Foster for the 73 acres inherited from their father William Shepard Foster.
    Kimme Foster, William Foster, John Foster & Brazel Foster establish the title & boundary to brother Philemon Foster for the 73 acres inherited from their father William Shepard Foster.
    Kimme Foster, William Foster, John Foster, & Brazel Foster, brothers & sons of William Shepard Foster who died intestate, to our brother Philamon Foster; we agree to divide the land of our father; following is Philamon's share: 73 acres in the fork of Brices Creek; border: begins at a gum tree on the south side of a run of the southwest prong; where he lives. Signed: Kimmie Foster's mark "B", William [Shephard] Foster [Jr.], John Foster, & Bazel Foster's mark "X". Witnesses: William McClure & Robert Johnson; wit. oath Sept 1795 by William McClure.
    Property, Real 27 Nov 1798  Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William Foster of Hancock County to John Sledge of same place for the sum of fifty dollars for a tract of land in Hancock County on the waters of Dread Creek adjoining Phillimon Foster by Snead's land. Said land containing twenty-nine acres. Wit: Hugh Montgomery and C. Clark. Recorded 10 Jan 1800. 
    • Helen and Tim Marsh, abst. Land Deed Genealogy of Hancock County, Georgia (Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1997), 200 [Deed Book E-263]
    Property, Real 20 Feb 1799  Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    State of Georgia, 29 Nov 1798, William Foster of Hancock County, Georgia to Philemon Foster of same place for sum of one hundred and fifty dollars for a tract of land in Hancock County, GA on Dread Creek and containing 50 acres. Wit: John Foster and John Coulter, J.P. 
    • Helen and Tim Marsh, abst. Land Deed Genealogy of Hancock County, Georgia (Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1997), 156 [Deed Book C-229-231]
    Property, Real 24 Dec 1799  Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    State of Georgia, Hancock County, 24 Dec 1799, William [Foster] to Philemon Foster, both of Hancock County, Georgia, for the sum of fourteen dollars for a tract of land in Hancock County, GA, on Dreads Creek. Containing 7 acres of land granted to William Foster on 3 Jan 1785. Wit: John Foster and John Coulter, J.P. Recorded 24 Apr 1800. 
    • Helen and Tim Marsh, abst. Land Deed Genealogy of Hancock County, Georgia (Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1997), 168 [Deed Book D-320]
    Census 1800  poss. Georgia (census destroyed) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Property, Real 24 Apr 1800  Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    State of Georgia, Hancock County, 24 Dec 1799, William [Foster] to Philemon Foster, both of Hancock County, Georgia, for the sum of fourteen dollars for a tract of land in Hancock County, GA, on Dreads Creek. Containing 7 acres of land granted to William Foster on 3 Jan 1785. Wit: John Foster and John Coulter, J.P. 
    • Helen and Tim Marsh, abst. Land Deed Genealogy of Hancock County, Georgia (Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1997), 168 [Deed Book D-320]
    Tax Records 1804  Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Huff twp, 140. 
    • An Index to Georgia Tax Digests, 1804-1806, Vol III (Spartanburg, SC: The Reprint Company, Publishers, 1986), 29.
    Land Lottery 1806  Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Received two draws.  
    Court Minutes 6 Mar 1809  Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ordered that the following hands work on the road from the upper corner of Gen'l Adams plantation to the Greene County Line at John Bushes plantation viz, Philemon Foster, John Foster, Francis Foster, Truitt Foster, Nelson Harris, Cornelius Clark, William Clark, Robert Clark, James Southall, Henry Thompson, Laird W. Harris, John Baxter, Natha'l Tatum, Peter Tatum, Thomas Chappell, Jonathan Adams---Thompson Nat. Matthews and John Chappell overseer of the same. William Rabun, Bolling Hall, Wm Terrill, R. Blount. Test: Jas. Lewis, Clerk. 
    • (1) Georgia. Hancock County. Inferior Court Minutes, 1809-1833, p 7. (2) J. Kenneth Brantley, comp. Hancock County Georgia, Inferior Court Minutes {For County Purposes} 1809-1833 (Powder Springs, GA: The Brantley Association of America, 2000), 3.
    Census 1810  poss. Georgia (census destroyed) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax Records 1812  Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 3 Apr 1816  Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    will was processed 7 Oct 1816. 
    Died Oct 1816  Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 7 Oct 1816  Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10126  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2020 

    Father William Shepherd Foster, Sr.,   b. ca Mar 1718, Accomack Co, Virginia, British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1792, Craven Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Mother Martha Smith,   b. ca 1727, Virginia, British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1788, Craven Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married Jan 1742  Craven Co, North Carolina, British America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4061  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Hickman,   b. ca 1765, Edgecombe, Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1844, Van Buren, Crawford Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 6 Aug 1784  Craven Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Bondsman: Richard Hickman. Witness: Abner Neale. (1) Craven County, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, p 101. [originals in Archives of the NC State Archives in Raleigh] (2) Frances Terry Ingmire. Craven County, North Carolina Marriage Records, 1780-1867 (Athens, GA: Iberian Publishing Company, 1984), Groom Index, 38. Bride Index, 53.
    Children 
     1. John Foster,   b. ca 1786, Craven Co, North Carolina, British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1816, Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
     2. Francis Foster,   b. ca 1788, Craven Co, North Carolina, British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1870, Maury Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     3. Sidney Foster,   b. ca 1790, Craven Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1814  (Age ~ 23 years)
     4. Julia Foster,   b. ca 1792, Craven Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Keziah Foster,   b. ca 1794, Craven Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Lucinda Foster,   b. ca 1795, Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1860, Greene Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)
    +7. Cornelius Foster,   b. ca 1796, Craven Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1830, Jasper Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     8. Richard Foster, Sr.,   b. ca 1796, Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1880, Wilcox Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     9. Philemon Foster, Jr.,   b. ca 1797, Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Thomas Hickman Foster, Sr.,   b. 25 Nov 1808, Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1847, Upson Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     11. Asa Foster,   b. ca 1813, Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1870, Winston Co, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F4072  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - ca 1754 - Craven Co, North Carolina, British America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Aug 1784 - Craven Co, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInheritance - Estate of William Shephard Foster, Sr. - Mar-Jun 1793 - Craven County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty, Real - 18 Sep 1793 - Craven Co, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty, Real - William Foster of Hancock County to John Sledge of same place for the sum of fifty dollars for a tract of land in Hancock County on the waters of Dread Creek adjoining Phillimon Foster by Snead's land. Said land containing twenty-nine acres. Wit: Hugh Montgomery and C. Clark. Recorded 10 Jan 1800. - 27 Nov 1798 - Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty, Real - State of Georgia, 29 Nov 1798, William Foster of Hancock County, Georgia to Philemon Foster of same place for sum of one hundred and fifty dollars for a tract of land in Hancock County, GA on Dread Creek and containing 50 acres. Wit: John Foster and John Coulter, J.P. - 20 Feb 1799 - Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty, Real - State of Georgia, Hancock County, 24 Dec 1799, William [Foster] to Philemon Foster, both of Hancock County, Georgia, for the sum of fourteen dollars for a tract of land in Hancock County, GA, on Dreads Creek. Containing 7 acres of land granted to William Foster on 3 Jan 1785. Wit: John Foster and John Coulter, J.P. Recorded 24 Apr 1800. - 24 Dec 1799 - Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty, Real - State of Georgia, Hancock County, 24 Dec 1799, William [Foster] to Philemon Foster, both of Hancock County, Georgia, for the sum of fourteen dollars for a tract of land in Hancock County, GA, on Dreads Creek. Containing 7 acres of land granted to William Foster on 3 Jan 1785. Wit: John Foster and John Coulter, J.P. - 24 Apr 1800 - Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax Records - Huff twp, 140. - 1804 - Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Lottery - Received two draws. - 1806 - Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt Minutes - Ordered that the following hands work on the road from the upper corner of Gen'l Adams plantation to the Greene County Line at John Bushes plantation viz, Philemon Foster, John Foster, Francis Foster, Truitt Foster, Nelson Harris, Cornelius Clark, William Clark, Robert Clark, James Southall, Henry Thompson, Laird W. Harris, John Baxter, Natha'l Tatum, Peter Tatum, Thomas Chappell, Jonathan Adams---Thompson Nat. Matthews and John Chappell overseer of the same. William Rabun, Bolling Hall, Wm Terrill, R. Blount. Test: Jas. Lewis, Clerk. - 6 Mar 1809 - Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax Records - 1812 - Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - will was processed 7 Oct 1816. - 3 Apr 1816 - Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Oct 1816 - Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 7 Oct 1816 - Hancock Co, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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