Migrations
To and From Wilkinson County, Ga

John Aycock and Family, moved to Morris County, Texas in January 1884
Source: Union and Recorder Jan 15, 1884

Allen Hill Baker, Sr. & Jane Roquemore Baker - Wilkinson County  to Muscogee County in 1827 to Panola County Texas in 1848.
Source: The Atlanta Constitution. pg 6  1/31/1899 

Willis P. and Mary P Baker - Parents of  Allen L. Baker. Wilkinson County to Muscogee County in 1827. Mary P Baker migrated to Panola County Texas sometime after the death of her husband in 1856 and was living with her son James L. Baker in 1860, and son-in- law Joseph Carswell and daughter Priscilla G. Carswell in Panola County Texas in 1880
Sources: The Atlanta Constitution. pg 6  1/21/1899. 1860, 1880 Federal Census Records. Georgia Marriage Records

J. E. Barfield and Family, moved to Morris County, Texas in January 1884
Source: Union and Recorder Jan 15, 1884

Bryant Barlow -  1810, 1811 Mississippi Valley area
Source: Passports of Southeastern Pioneers, 1770-1823. Indian, Spanish and Other Land Passports for Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia, North and South Carolina by Dorothy Williams Potter. 1982, reprinted 2006

John Barlow - 1811, Mississippi Valley area
Source: Passports of Southeastern Pioneers, 1770-1823. Indian, Spanish and Other Land Passports for Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia, North and South Carolina by Dorothy Williams Potter. 1982, reprinted 2006

Hon.William Green Beck, son of John (of Va.) and Mary Strong Beck (of S.C.), was  born in Wilkinson County in 1815. Family moved to Montgomery County, Alabama.
Source: Memorial record of Alabama : a concise account of the state's political, military, professional and industrial progress, together with the personal memoirs of many of its people. 1893.

Green L. Boatwright  and Family, moved to Morris County, Texas in January 1884
Source: Union and Recorder Jan 15, 1884

Samuel G.B. Brewer and Hannah Hawthorne Brewer to Jacksonville, Florida abt 1850. Sources: MarriagesRecords, Wilkinson County; Federal Union, Nov. 29, 1853

Augustus Raborn Bloodworth, son of Miles Morgan Bloodworth, Sr. and Susannah Raines settled in the Union Hill Community in southwestern section of Baldwin County after 1860.  He married Susan Elizabeth Martin Jan. 19, 1871 in Baldwin County. Their children were Sarah Belle Bloodworth Ivey, Perry Franklin Bloodworth, and Grover Cleveland Bloodworth. Their home is still standing on County Line Church Road. See this website for photos.

Howard Elliot Coates, born Aug. 16, 1877 in Wilkinson Co., son of Edward John and Martha Hughes Coates,  to Macon to  Hawkinsville, Ga.
Source:History of Pulaski County, Georgia : official history Atlanta, Ga.: Press of W.W. Brown Pub. Co., c1935

Thomas Crawford - 1811, Mississippi Valley area
Source: Passports of Southeastern Pioneers, 1770-1823. Indian, Spanish and Other Land Passports for Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia, North and South Carolina by Dorothy Williams Potter. 1982, reprinted 2006

James Daffin - 1810, Mississippi Valley area
Source: Passports of Southeastern Pioneers, 1770-1823. Indian, Spanish and Other Land Passports for Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia, North and South Carolina by Dorothy Williams Potter. 1982, reprinted 2006

Henry Daniel - 1811, Mississippi Valley area
Source: Passports of Southeastern Pioneers, 1770-1823. Indian, Spanish and Other Land Passports for Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia, North and South Carolina by Dorothy Williams Potter. 1982, reprinted 2006

Bardin Dicks- 1810, Mississippi Valley area
Source: Passports of Southeastern Pioneers, 1770-1823. Indian, Spanish and Other Land Passports for Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia, North and South Carolina by Dorothy Williams Potter. 1982, reprinted 2006

Rev. John Dupree "emigrated with his family to Texas in 1860, and purchased lands in Comanche county. He was defrauded in the titles and lost the entire investment. He then moved to Louisiana and settled in Nachitoches parish, where he lived until late 1880's  when he returned to Georgia to pass the remainder of his days among his kindred and friends in Wilkinson and Laurens counties."
Source: The Atlanta Constitution : November 3, 1887

John Eady - 1810, Mississippi Valley area
Source: Passports of Southeastern Pioneers, 1770-1823. Indian, Spanish and Other Land Passports for Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia, North and South Carolina by Dorothy Williams Potter. 1982, reprinted 2006

Joseph Stillwell Etheridge and Francis Branan Etheridge, son of  Merritt Etheridge and Hopie Mackey Etheridge,. family moved to south Baldwin County before 1860 and settled in the Mount Pleasant and Coopers communities. Their neighbors at Mount Pleasant were the Allens, Hubbards, Batsons, Breedloves, Criswells and the Iveys.

Jonathan Folk - 1806, Mississippi Valley area
Source: Passports of Southeastern Pioneers, 1770-1823. Indian, Spanish and Other Land Passports for Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia, North and South Carolina by Dorothy Williams Potter. 1982, reprinted 2006

Joel Iverson Fordham- son of Zenus Fordham to Bulloch County late 1880's.
Source: Census Records

Robert Edward Hall, son of William Oscar Hall and Mary Stuckey Hall moved with his friend J.J. Golden  to work in  Turner County. April 1893
Source: History of Tift County,  Ida Belle Williams;:  Macon, Ga.  J.W. Burke Co.  c1948

J. Richard Hawthorne, native of Robinson County, NC, born March 8, 1805. Moved to Wilkinson County around 1815 with family. Here family lived until 1817, when they moved to Conecuh County, Alabama.
Source: History of Conecuh County, Alabama : embracing a detailed record of events from the earliest period to the present : biographical sketches of those who have been most conspicuous in the annals of the county : a complete list of the officials of Conecuh, besides much valuable information relative to the internal resources of the county; B.F.  Riley, Columbus, Ga.;  Publisher:  T. Gilbert, steam printer and book-binder;   1881

Washington Ingram - around 1857 settled in Navarro County,  Texas. He and his brothers Anderson, Richmond and  Hugh Ingram founded Rural Shade Texas, on the Trinity River,  in 1850. They were large plantation owners. Washington, distrusting  banks and paper money,  buried 3 clutches of gold coins under pink rose bushes on his ranch and some of it was plowed up in 1947 which were dated 1832 to 1865. He was married to Sarah Elizabeth Brown.
Source: Dallas Morning News August 10, 1965l May 29, 1966, May 3, 1975. Ingram Cemetery

James Jenkins - 1811, Mississippi Valley area
Source: Passports of Southeastern Pioneers, 1770-1823. Indian, Spanish and Other Land Passports for Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia, North and South Carolina by Dorothy Williams Potter. 1982, reprinted 2006

John Jenkins - 1811, Mississippi Valley area
Source: Passports of Southeastern Pioneers, 1770-1823. Indian, Spanish and Other Land Passports for Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia, North and South Carolina by Dorothy Williams Potter. 1982, reprinted 2006

William P. Johns & Martha Johns - after 1850 to Miller, Bradley County, Arkansas. Children born in Ga. : Joseph, Edmond, William, Mary, Samantha
Source Citation:  Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Miller, Bradley, Arkansas; Roll: M653_38; Page: 476; Image: 20; Family History Library Film
803038.

Dr. John Richard Jones & Obediance Jones Wilkinson County,  moved to Mariana, Florida in 1847, to Denton Texas in 1875, died Feb 1915.
Source: Dallas Morning News 2/9/1915, pg 9

John Taliaferro Jones, Born Wilkinson County 1845, moved to Mariana, Florida in 1847 with parents Dr. & Mrs. John Richard Jones
Dallas Morning News 2/9/1915, pg 9

Moses Leak Patton, Born Wilkinson County/now Twiggs,  settled in Nacogdoches County Texas in 1835.
Source: The Handbook of Texas Online

Dr. Henry Madison Peeples, Medical doctor from South Carolina, moved to Irwinton after Civil War.  Moved to Texas in 1872.
Source: Roots in Virginia : an account of Captain Thomas Hale, Virginia frontiersman, his descendants and related families : with genealogies and sketches of the families of Hale, Saunders, Lucke, Claiborne, Lacy, Tobin, and contributing ancestral lines; Nathaniel Claiborne Hale; Philadelphia?: unknown, c1948,

William Poor- 1811, Mississippi Valley area
Source: Passports of Southeastern Pioneers, 1770-1823. Indian, Spanish and Other Land Passports for Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia, North and South Carolina by Dorothy Williams Potter. 1982, reprinted 2006

George W. Manderson, son of John H. Manderson, Sr. - 1840 in Tuscaloosa, AL

Joshua Manderson, son of John and Elizabeth Carr Manderson,  moved to southwestern part of Baldwin County, Ga. after 1870 and settled in the Union Hill Community..
Source: Census Records

Fernando Mason and Family, moved to Morris County, Texas in January 1884
Source: Union and Recorder Jan 15, 1884

James McCardle, moved to Brooks County Ga. in 1857
Source:The history of Brooks County, Georgia Author: Huxford, Folks,  1948, c1949

Robert J. McCook, a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, born in Wilkinson Co, Jan. 5, 1817. Migrated to Florida. Died in Key West, Nov. 22, 1870.
Source: Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theologial, and Ecclesiastical Literature, published 1891

W. P. Nichols, moved to Morris County, Texas in January 1884
Source: Union and Recorder Jan 15, 1884

Jeremiah Pittman, born in Wilkinson County in 1832,  son of Jesse & Jincie Garrett Pittman.  His mother dying in Georgia, his father Jesse Pittman  moved to Mississippi. His father died about 1838 leaving him in care of his relatives. At the age of 12 he moved to Pike County, AK. Then living in Texas and Mississippi he settled in Navada County, AK in 1874
Source: Ancestry.com. Southern Arkansas Biographical and Historical Memoirs [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003. Original data: Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. Chicago, IL, USA: Goodspeed Publishing, 1890.

Seaborn D. Reese , born July 22, 1821, son of Aaron and Charity Delk Reese. Left an ophan and an early age he was adopted by his uncle Seaborn Delk. He moved to Arkansas in 1859, settled in Grant County, Ak
Source:Ancestry.com. Central Arkansas Counties Biographical and Historical Memoirs [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003. Original data: Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Pulaski, Jefferson, Lonoke, Faulkner, Grant, Saline, Perry, Garland, and Hot Spring Counties, Arkansas. Chicago, Nashville, and St. Louis, USA: Goodspeed Publishing, 1889.

David Ridley and Dillie Stinson Ridley moved to Worth County, Ga in 1852, coming from Thomas and Baker Counties respectively.
Source: History of Worth County, Georgia : for the first eighty years, 1854-1934   Lillie Martin Grubbs, 1934

Jonathan Ridley and family moved to Jackson County, Florida before 1860.
Source: Original data: Ridlon, G. T.. History of the ancient Ryedales and their descendants : in Normandy, Great Britain, Ireland, and America, from 860 to 1884, comprising the genealogy and biography ... of the families of Riddell, Riddle, Ridlon, Ridley, etc. .... Manchester, N.H.: Ridlon, 1884.

Robert Ridley and Mary Jane Manning Ridley moved to Alabama and settled near Schackelville, Butler County.
 Source: Original data: Ridlon, G. T.. History of the ancient Ryedales and their descendants : in Normandy, Great Britain, Ireland, and America, from 860 to 1884, comprising the genealogy and biography ... of the families of Riddell, Riddle, Ridlon, Ridley, etc. .... Manchester, N.H.: Ridlon, 1884.

Van Robertson- 1810, Mississippi Valley area
Source: Passports of Southeastern Pioneers, 1770-1823. Indian, Spanish and Other Land Passports for Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia, North and South Carolina by Dorothy Williams Potter. 1982, reprinted 2006

Charles M. Rozar to Dodge County, Georgia. 1835-1840
Source: History of Dodge County;  Addie Davis Cobb; Atlanta;  Foote & Davies Co.; 1932

William Flewellyn Samford, son of Rev. Thomas Samford, was born in Wilkinson County in 1818. In the 1840's he migrated to Alabama.
Source: Alabama, Her History, Resources, War Record, and Public Men: From 1540 to 1872

James Sherer - Revolutionary Soldier. South Carolina, Wilkinson County Ga, Henry County Ga dying there in 1833.

Jeremiah Smith - 1810, Mississippi Valley area
Source: Passports of Southeastern Pioneers, 1770-1823. Indian, Spanish and Other Land Passports for Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia, North and South Carolina by Dorothy Williams Potter. 1982, reprinted 2006

Charles Smallwood  moved to Morris County, Texas in January 1884
Source: Union and Recorder Jan 15, 1884

Thomas Stubbs, Washington County to Wilkinson County. First wife Miss Jones,. After death of first wife moved to Harris county Georgia. Second wife Widow Betsy Wadsworth nee Tate.
Source::The descendants of John Stubbs of Cappahosic, Gloucester County, Virginia, 1652. William Carter  Stubbs, New Orleans; American Print. Co. 1902

Robert H. Taylor and Sarah Valentine Taylor, to Henry County, Alabama in 1846 to Franklin County, Arkansas in 1869
Source: History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas. Chicago, IL, USA: Goodspeed Publishing, 1889.

John Thompson -  1810, Mississippi Valley area
Source: Passports of Southeastern Pioneers, 1770-1823. Indian, Spanish and Other Land Passports for Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia, North and South Carolina by Dorothy Williams Potter. 1982, reprinted 2006

Charles Greenbury Tipton, son of John Tipton born  Jan. 5, 1846. Migrated with family to Worth County, Georgia when a child.
Source: History of Worth County, Georgia : for the first eighty years, 1854-1934. Lillie Martin  Grubbs; Macon, Ga.;  J.W. Burke Co.; 1934

James Tindal and Family, moved to Morris County, Texas in January 1884
Source: Union and Recorder Jan 15, 1884

Jesse Touchstone -  1810, Mississippi Valley area
Source: Passports of Southeastern Pioneers, 1770-1823. Indian, Spanish and Other Land Passports for Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia, North and South Carolina by Dorothy Williams Potter. 1982, reprinted 2006

Thomas Underwood, born in Wilkinson County, April 16, 1810 - Died March 2, 1856. Buried in Old Confederate Cemetery, Bullock County, Ala. 1850 Census he and family were living in Macon Co. Ala.
Source: Bullock Co., AL, Old Confederate Cemetery

John N. Valentine/Volentine, born Wilkinson County, moved to Clark County, Ala. in 1856. Moved to Carroll County, Arkansas in 1867.
Source:  History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas. Chicago, IL, USA: Goodspeed Publishing, 1889.

Levi Valentine/Volentine and Jane Johnson Valentine/Volentine , born Wilkinson County 1822, son of  Thomas and Rebecca Leslie Valentine, moved to Arkansas in 1871 and settled in Franklin County. In 1888 moved to Hempstead County.
Source: Ancestry.com. Southern Arkansas Biographical and Historical Memoirs [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003. Original data: Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. Chicago, IL, USA: Goodspeed Publishing, 1890.

Seaborn Walters, son of William & Mary Fountain Walters, born 1843, moved to Berrian County, GA, then settled in Hot Spring County  Arkansas in Dec. 1875.

William Henry Warren, son of Jesse Mason and Mary Breedlove (of Baldwin Co.) Warren, was born in Wilkinson County Oct. 17, 1844 moved to Coffee County, Ala.
Source: History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama, published 1921.
 
 

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