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From: John R Peavy <>
Subject: [GEORGIA-L] MIZELL PEAVY JONES DICKSON MOORE Effingham/Screven/Bulloch
Date: 22 Jan 1998 18:20:18 Z


This information principally concerns the late 18th and early 19th century
records of Luke MIZELL d 1827 and his grandson Guilford PEAVY b c 1800.
Prominent in these records are the DICKSON, DOUGLAS, HENDRICKS, JONES, LANIER,
MOORE, and WILLIAMS families. Some of this information is from The History of
Screven County, Georgia (edited by Dixon HOLLINGSWORTH, 1989, 318 pp); most of
the remainder is from indices and published abstracts of the records of
Effingham Co GA (formed 1777, primarily from St. Matthews Parish), Screven Co
GA (1793) and Bulloch Co GA (1796).

Effingham Co GA Deed Book A-B p 22:
10 Nov 1786 Sarah MIZELL, planter, to Luke MIZELL, both of Effingham Co.
200 acres on the south side of the Great Ogeechee River. Witnesses:
Francis JONES, James WILLIAMS

Note. Luke MIZELL (son of William MIZELL of NC, grandson of Luke MIZELL II)
m1 ? NC? (Nancy MIZELL PEAVY's and Jincy MIZELL DOUGLAS' mother)
m2 by 1794 Susannah JONES DICKSON "Sukey" b c 1753 d c 1814 widow of Robert
DICKSON (RS b c 1750 d c 1783 m Jan 1771 at Ebenezer in Effingham Co GA) and
mother of Sarah DICKSON (b c 1772 m Robert WILLIAMS), Elizabeth DICKSON (b 20
Nov 1774 m1 22 Dec 1793 Bird Thomas LANIER b 1770 d < 1807, son of Benjamin
LANIER m2 John HOLLINGSWORTH), Susannah DICKSON (b c 1776 m Mitchell? PEAVY),
Robert DICKSON (b 13 Sep 1777 m Hannah LANIER d 1817), John DICKSON b 1780,
Allen Jones DICKSON b 1782 (reference Reavis DIXON of Waycross GA)
m3 c 1814 Patience DAUGHTRY MINCEY b 1756-60, daughter of Michael DAUGHTRY d
1799 and widow of Abraham MINCEY d 2 Nov 1801.

Note: Francis JONES Sr of Wales moved through the Carolinas, then to GA c 1764
d 1774 Screven Co GA m1 Mary ROBBINS, m2 Elizabeth HUCKABEE. By m1, a son John
JONES b c 1746. Children by m2 included: Francis JONES Jr b c 1765 d 1811,
James JONES d 1817, Matthew JONES, and Susannah JONES "Sukey" who m1 Robert
DICKSON m2 Luke MIZELL.

Effingham Co GA Deed Book A-B p 106:
11 Mar 1788 John LANIER, planter of Effingham Co. to Luke MEAZLE, planter of
same county, 100 acres on the north side of the Great Ogeechee River
adjacent to the grantee. Witnesses: Caleb HOWELL J. P., Benj. LANIER J. P.

Effingham Co GA Deed Book A-B p 336:
7 Nov 1790 Luke MIZELL to James JONES, both of Effingham Co., stock of
cattle and hogs, 2 mares, household goods, 5 sheep. Consideration 100
pounds. Witnesses: Robert WILLIAMS, Joseph JACKSON J. P.

Effingham Co GA Deed Book A-B p 337:
23 Dec 1790 Luke MIZELL to James JONES, both of Effingham Co., 955 acres on
the south side of the Great Ogeechee River, bounded west by John NEVILL,
south by Andrew Elton WELLS. Also 200 acres on the south side of said
river, another tract of 200 acres on the same side of the river, totalling
955 acres. Witnesses: Michael DICKSON, Jos. JACKSON J. P.

Effingham Co GA Headright and Bounty Grants 1790-1795: Luke MEZELL (and
other MEZELLs)

Legal notice from newspaper "Augusta Chronicle and Gazette of the State"
Augusta Richmond Co GA:
1 Oct 1791 Effingham County tax defaulters for 1991 include Robert WILLIAMS
and John JONES

Effingham Co GA Deed Book C-D p 3:
29 Dec 1792 James JONES to Francis JONES both of Effingham Co. 250 acres on
south side of Ogeechee River in Liberty Co. Witnesses: Luke MIZELL, Joseph
JACKSON J.P.

Legal notice from newspaper "Georgia Gazette" Savannah Chatham Co GA: 10 Sep
1794 Screven County Mrs. Susannah DICKSON was appointed Admx. estate of
Robert DICKSON 27 May 1783 in Effingham County; she is now Susannah MIZELL,
and applies for dismission from her trust.

Bulloch Co GA Deed Book A (1796-1805) p 1, recorded 1796:
2 Oct 1796 Witnesses: Luke MIZELL J.P., Francis JONES, Suckey MIZELL

Screven Co GA Petition to Governor, Commander-in-Chief for Georgia: 14 Jul
1800 Among those listed in a volunteer militia were John LANIER, George
WILLIAMS, Robert DICKSON

Bulloch Co GA Deed Book A (1796-1805) p 52, recorded 15 Dec 1801:
25 Apr 1801 Indenture between Luke MIZELL & Suckey his wife, Planters,
Screven Co. and John STAFFORD of Hancock Co. $540 for 200 acres, 160 acres
bounded by John NEVILS, Auder Litton MILLS

Screven Co GA Deed Book A (1794-1805, 1801-1810), p 321, recorded 2 Jan
1804:
28 Nov 1801(?) Witnesses: Luke MASELES, Isaac PEAVY

Screven Co GA Deed Book A (1794-1805, 1801-1810), p 321, recorded 9 Aug
1802:
20 ___ 1802 John DICKSON, planter, of Montgomery Co., to Isaac PEVEY,
planter, of Scriven Co., for $100, 150 acres on north side of Ogeecheee
River in Scriven Co. and vacant on all sides; also 100 acres adjoining the
above on the north and on the east. Witnesses: Allen DICKSON, Luke MIZELL

Screven Co GA Deed Book A (1794-1805, 1801-1810), p 395, recorded 1 Jan
1806:
24 Nov 1802 Michael PEAVY and wife Suckey (also named as Susannah), to James
JONES for $90 a tract of land on the public road from Louisville to Savannah
adjoining lands of James JONES and Luke MIZELL, originally granted to Sarah
FOLSOM who married Robert BURTON, who conveyed the land to John HENDRICKS,
who conveyed it to Michael PEAVY. Witnesses: Burnell WHITTINGTON, Joel
JACKSON, Robt. WILLIAMS

Screven Co GA Deed Book A (1794-1805, 1801-1810), p 333, recorded 11 Apr
1803:
22 Jan 18__ John HENDRAKES and wife Polly to Michael PEAVY for $500, 100
acres on the big road from Savannah to Louisville, originally granted to
Sarah FOLSONS. Witnesses: Lewis LANIER, Francis JONES

Screven Co GA Deed Book 2A p78:
28 Mar 1803 Luke MIZELL to Nancy PEAVY - Bill of Sale conveys one-half of
all his stock, notes and money

Screven Co GA Land Plat Book A (1793-1812), p 311:
Warrant dated 5 Sep 1803 and surveyed 19 Feb 1805 for Michael PEAVEY of GA
for 200 acres of Pine lds. on Jackson Branch, bounded by vacant land and the
lands of Cullen HARDISON, Jno. DICKESON, Robt. WILLIAMS and M. PEAVY

Screven Co GA Land Plat Book A (1793-1812), p 312:
Warrant dated 5 Sep 1803 and surveyed 18 Feb 1805 for Michael PEAVY of GA
for 200 acres of Pine lands bounded on three sides by vacant land and on the
fourth side by Cullen HARDISON (overwritten on "Vacant")

Screven Co GA Land Plat Book A (1793-1812), p 312:
Warrant dated 5 Sep 1803 and surveyed 19 Feb 1805 for Michael PEAVY of GA
for 200 acres of Pine ld. across Jackson Branch, surrounded on all sides by
vacant land

Screven Co GA Deed Book A (1794-1805, 1801-1810), p 342, recorded 1 Jun 1803
(two entries):
Suckey MIZELL to her daughter Sarah WILLIAMS. Witnesses: Luke MIZELL,
Nancy PEAVEY

Screven Co GA Deed Book A (1794-1805, 1801-1810), p 369, recorded 24 May
1804:
Joseph PEAVY to Robert DIXON for $50, one half of two tracts surveyed for
John DIXON and conveyed to Isaac PEAVY, dec'd., the two tracts containing
250 acres. Signed by Joseph PEAVY and Nancy PEAVY. Witnesses: Luke
MIZELL, Robt. WILLIAMS

Note: Thus, by 1804, this Isaac PEAVY has died, although his? lands are
referenced in a deed in 1806 - see below

1805/1806 Lottery - Scriven Co GA:
Luke MIZELL, Nancy PEVEY, Michael PEVEY each drew two blanks
(Warren Co GA PEAVYs: Joseph Sr, Joseph Jr and Joseph, son of Dial) (Clarke
Co PEAVY: Joseph in 1820 Lottery)
(Tatnall Co PEAVY: Joseph in 1820 Lottery)

Note: If Joseph PEAVY is still living, why did his wife Nancy participate in
the lottery?

Screven Co GA Deed Book A (1794-1805, 1801-1810), p 420:
30 May 1806 Joseph PEAVEY registered his mark and brand - branded NP

Screven Co GA Deed Book A (1794-1805, 1801-1810), p 439, recorded 27 Mar
1807:
12 Dec 1806 "... a tract of 100 acres on Bonnels Branch in Burke or Scriven
Co. ... bounded w. by Isaac PEAVY's land ..."

Screven Co GA Deed Book A (1794-1805, 1801-1810), p 475, recorded 6 May
1808:
2 May 1808(?) Joseph PEAVY and Nancy PEAVY for love and goodwill toward
their sons Luke Mizell PEAVY and Isaac PEAVY give them a lot of land drawn
by Samuel GORMAN in Bulloch Co. lying in the new purchase in Wilkinson Co.;
also two feather beds and furniture, two bedsteads and all household
furniture. Witnesses: Luke MIZELL, Robt. WILLIAMS

Note: Guilford PEAVY evidently had brothers Luke Mizell PEAVY and Isaac PEAVY.
An Isaac PEAVY b 1805 m Ann DELANEY (source ?L. Malcolm BASHAM of TX?)

Bulloch Co GA Deed Book A (1796-1805) p 267, recorded 17 Feb 1813: 26 Dec
1810 Deed of gift from James JONES of Scriven Co. "for and in
consideration of the love, good will and affection which I have and do bear
to Coda and her people, namely the Baptiost Church of Christ on Nevil's
Creek in Bulloch Co., have given and granted, and by these presents do
freely give and grant, unto the deacons of said Church, namely, Luke MIZEL
and Joseph LEWIS, 1 1/2 acres ..." Witnesses: Francis JONES, Moses STRAHN,
Robert DONALDSON, J.P.

Screven Co GA Court of the Ordinary Minutes (1811-1829) p 10: 1812 Luke
MIZELL is guardian of John F. JONES et al.

Nevils Creek Baptist Church Memebrship Rolls 1814, 1815, 1817: 1814 Luke
MEAZELS, Susanna MEAZELS
1815 Luke MEAZELS
1817 Luke MIZELS

Screven Co GA Court of the Ordinary Minutes (1811-1829) p 55: 1815 Luke
MAZLES is guardian of Robert LANIER et al.

Buloch Co GA Inferior Court Book X (1815-1843) p 8:
3 Mar 1817 The court ordered that Luke MIZELL be appointed guardian for the
person and property of Susannah HENDRIX, Mary HENDRIX, and Griffin HENDRIX,
heirs of David HENDRIX, dec'd, and that Luke MIZERLL have leave to sell part
of the personal property of the estate for the benefit of the heirs

Screven Co GA Court of the Ordinary Minutes (1811-1829) pp 86 & 90: 1818
Alexander DOUGLAS is administrator for the estate of John DOUGLAS and
guardian for Daniel B. DOUGLAS and Elizabeth DOUGLAS

1820 Lottery - Scriven Co GA:
Luke MIZZLE drew Lot 189 in the 5th District of Gwinnett Co GA

Screven Co GA Census of 1820 p 259:
Luke MEAZELS one M and two F >45 (b <1775), one M and one F 10-16
(1804-1810), and one M <10 (b 1810-1820)

Screven Co GA Will Book 2-B p 34:
29 Sep 1827 Luke MIZELL's will mentions his wife Patience, daughters Jincey
DOUGLAS and Nancy PEAVY, and grandson Guilford PEAVY. Executors: wife,
Daniel B. DOUGLAS, John MOORE. Witnesses: Peter ROGERS, George NEWTON,
James L. DICKSON

Screven Co GA Will Book 2-B:
28 Oct 1827 Robert WILLIAMS' will mentions two sons (executors) and three
daughters. Witnesses: Patience MIZELL, Jinsey GORDON, Jane MILLS, John J.
TWIGGS

Screven Co GA Census of 1830 p 303:
Patience MEASELS one F 70-80 (b 1750-1760), one F 5-10 (b 1820-1825) and
four slaves

Screven Co GA Deed Book R 322 (probated Sep 1838):
On 8 Feb 1837, Guilford PEAVY sold "all that part of the estate of Luke
MEASELS that is coming to me."

Screven Co GA Deed Book S 305:
On 2 Jan 1850, Luke PEAVY of Randolph Co GA sold nine of his ten shares of
the land (360 acres) originally granted to Luke MEASLES

Randolph Co GA Census of 1850:
Luke PEVY, age 40 (b c 1810), a wheelwright, his wife Elizabeth ________ 30
(b c 1820), their daughter F. C. 11 (b c 1839) and their three sons, William
I(or J) 9 (b c 1841), Mikager (Micajah?) 7 (b c 1843) and H. W. 1 (b c
1849).

Note. Guilford PEAVY b c 1800 GA d > Jun 1882 m 7 Sep 1829 Screven Co GA
(Private CS 10 Mar 1862) m
Dicy MOORE b c 1800 GA d > Jun 1882, fifth of the ten children of John William
MOORE b c 1779 Screven Co GA d Nov 1837 Screven Co GA, & Dicy SIKES b c 1780
Screven Co GA, and granddaughter of William SIKES & Elizabeth _________.
Guilford and Dicy had nine children:
1 James PEAVY b c 1830 m (16 Apr 1854 Effingham Co GA) m Frances HINELY
Private CS 4 Mar 1862 (joined the unit with Milton Peavy b 1840-1847 d after
1880 Bulloch Co GA)
2 Henry H. PEAVY b 1833 Private CS 25 Nov 1862 m1 19 May 1852 Effingham Co GA
m2 18 Dec 1870 Effingham Co GA
m1 Elizabeth A. HINELY (nee HELMLY?) m2 Mary J. HINELY
3 Patience PEAVY b 1835 m Enos PHILLIPS Private CS 8 Aug 1861
1 Mary J. PHILLIPS b c 1854
2 Frances E. PHILLIPS b c 1856
3 Gordan W. (Jordan) PHILLIPS b c 1858
4 John M. PEAVY b 1837 d after 1880 m 12/17 Oct 1865 Mary E. GROSS
5 Mirium PEAVY b 1838
6 Thomas PEAVY b 1839-1843 (?Private CS Thomas M. PEEVY 1862 b 1832 d 1910)
7 William Marion PEAVY b 13 Oct 1844 Screven Co GA d 26 November 1932 Screven
Co GA
m Eugenia Ellen EVANS b 21 Jun 1851 Screven Co GA d 15 May 1924 Screven Co GA
8 Augustus PEAVY b 1845
9 America PEAVY b 1850 (Guilford & Dicy PEAVY had granddaughters America
HARRIS and Della HARRIS each b c 1874)

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