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151 "The significance of the Battle of Inab in 1149 paralleled that of the Field of Blood thirty years earlier. The Frankish principality was again deprived of a potent ruler and, with no obvious male heir apparent, left leaderless and vulnerable."  Poitiers, Raymond de Prince of Antioch (I19193)
152 "The slab of Catharine Fitz-Nichols, second wife of this Sir Robert Poyntz, bears a few letters round the verge which enable us to identify it; but it was used two centuries afterwards to serve as a memorial of Elizabeth, wife of Robert Poyntz Esq. who died in 1631." FitzNichol, Katherine (I11873)
153 "The Wedding

One of the Most Beautiful Brides Griffin Has Ever Seen
Beautiful Decorations and Solemn Ceremony

The wedding of Miss Effie Dickenson to Mr. Jackson Garland last night was an occasion that filled the Baptist church to its utmost limits with the many friends and admirers of the bride and groom. The church was adorned with four arches of evergreen and holly, and the bride and groom faced the audience, with the attendants ranged on either side, forming a beautiful semi-circle. Shortly after the appointed hour the ceremony took place, and was performed in a very impressive manner by Rev. F.M. Daniel. The bride was dressed in white silk, with orange blossoms and long veil, and was one of the most exquisitely lovely pictures we have ever seen. The bridesmaids were also attired in white silk, full dress, and presenting an imposing array of beauty. They were Misses Bessie Mills, Mary Burr, Ione Hammond, Annie Bates, Hattie Head, Ora Boyd, Mary Niles and Eunice Green. The groomsmen were Will Davis, Allen Bates, Lewis Niles, F. G. Bailey, Henry Amos, Bird Garland, Arthur Stewart and Otis Couch, all attired like the groom, in Prince Alberts.

After the ceremony an elegant reception was held at the residence of the bride's mother, which was attended by many invited guests until a late hour. The presents were numerous and elegant."

The Griffin Daily News and Sun. Griffin, Georgia, Thursday Morning, December 19, 1889

Family F0432
154 "This brings a curious political alignment to the fore, for John de Charlton's younger brother Thomas had been the king's unsuccessful candidate for the see of Hereford, which had been given to [Adam of] Orleton. Both Orleton and Thomas de Charlton had been clerks close to the royal household, and the two men went together to Avignon to petition the Pope on behalf of the king to appoint Henry de Burghersh to the see of Lincoln. * * * In these friendships with ecclesiastics - Orleton, Charlton, Burghersh, as well as Alexander Bicknor (Archbishop of Dublin) and John de Hotham already mention - Roger [de Mortimer] was building an educated and diplomatic power base as well as a military one." Family F4591
155 "This regiment was organized at Auburn, in May 1862 and proceeded at once to Corinth. At Tupelo it lost many men by disease, but in the autumn moved into Kentucky in Patton Anderson's brigade. It charged a battery at Perryville, and suffered very severely in casualties. The regiment came out of Kentucky with the army, and was soon after engaged in the battle of Murfreesboro, where its casualties were numerous. Placed in the brigade of Gen. Wood of Lauderdale, Cleburne's division, (with the Sixteenth, Twenty-sixth-Fiftieth, and Thirty-third Alabama), the Forty-fifth remained on duty with the Army of Tennessee, passing the first half of the year 1863 at Tullahoma. It fought under the eye of Cleburne at Chicamauga, and its mutilated ranks told the eloquent story of its services. Gen. Mark Lowery of Mississippi succeeded to the command of the brigade, and the Forty-fifth was present at Mission Ridge and Ringgold Gap with slight loss. The winter was passed at Dalton, and the regiment took a full share in the Dalton-Atlanta Campaign, especially at Resaca, and at New Hope, where Cleburne's division grappled with Logan's corps. On the 22d of July, at Atlanta, Death reveled in its ranks, and half the regiment went down on the hard-fought field. Six weeks later it again fought " where Cleburne crossed the line" at Jonesboro, with considerable loss. Then followed the long and disastrous march into Tennessee. The Forty-fifth opened the battle at Franklin the evening before by a brilliant fight at Springhill, and the next day was in the bloody and desperate assault of Cleburne's division on the enemy's works, and was almost annihilated around the corpse of its heroic division commander. Its colors floated before Nashville, and a remnant of the Fort-fifth moved into North Carolina. It was there consolidated with other Alabama regiments, and surrendered with Gen Johnston's forces."  Dickinson, Mark Smith (I8942)
156 "This region became part of the Central New York Military Tract, used to compensate New York soldiers for service in the military during the War for Independence." Sutton, Jeremiah (I17457)
157 "To the Honorable Legislature of Mississippi Teritory, Governor and Council:

The Humble Petition of Joseph Stiggins Showeth that having formerly resided in the Creek Nation amongst the Indians and marrying an Inddian woman by whom I had Children, that I moved to the Country and Edicated and brought up to the Cristian Religion, and finding it Disagreeable that by the law of our Teritory that they can't have their oath though borne of a free woman. Your petitioner prayeth that they may be Released from that Disability the same that their oldest brother, George Stiggins, was by his own petition. Viz: Mary Stiggins, Susannah Stiggins, Nancy Stiggins and Robert G. Stiggins their poserity this Indulgence your petitioner thinks he justly Intitled to whilst he is forever Bound to pray.

/s/ Joh Stiggins
August 1, 1811"

Source: Record Group 5 (Legislative Records, Territorial Archives), Volume 26, Petitions of the general Assembly, 1810-1816, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson, Mississippi.
Bryars, Lazarus John (I0642)
158 "Towards the middle of the ninth century, the country around Bruges was governed by a marquess or "forester" named Baldwin, whose bravery in fighting the Northmen had won him the surname of Iron Arm. Baldwin married Judith, daughter of the Emperor Charles the Bald, and received from his father-in-law, with the title of count, the country bounded by the North Sea, the Scheldt, and the Canche. Thus was founded, in 864, the County of Flanders. Baldwin I was a warm protector of the clergy, and made large grants of land to churches and abbeys. He died in 878."  Flandre, Baldwin I de Count of Flanders (I9449)
159 "True, it was rumored that at least one of Conrad's two previous wives - one Italian, one Greek - was still alvie, but then army gossip was notoriously unreliable. It was true also that Isabella had a husband already, Humphrey of Toron; he was unquestionable alive, indeed he was there in the camp outside Acre. But then there were churchmen in the camp too and wherever there were churchmen, marriages could be broken." Family F6024
160 "Ultimately, Baldwin was forced to drive Melisende from her lands in Nablus and then to actually besiege the queen in the Holy City itself to force her abdication and assert his own right to independent rule." Jerusalem, Melisende of Queen of Jerusalem (I1980)
161 "Upon Sancho's death in 929, Alfonso IV took over direct rule in Galicia. On 16 August, he rewarded Gutier for his continued support with rule over six counties in Galicia: Quiroga, Santiago de Castillón, Lor, Saviñao, Louseiro and Ortigueira. The first five were all located within the Terra de Lemos not far from Lugo, while Ortigueira is on the northern coast. All are in Galicia." Menéndez, Conde Gutierre (I18908)
162 "Vere, Aubrey de (d.1141)" by John Horace Round

VERE, AUBREY de (d. 1141), great chamberlain, was son and successor of Aubrey (Albericus) de Vere 'senior,' by Beatrice his wife. He is found in 1125 acting as joint-sheriff of London (Geoffrey de Mandeville, p. 309); and in 1130 he appears, in conjunction with Richard Basset, as holding the shrievalty of eleven counties 'ut custodes' for the crown (ib. pp. 297-8). But he was then indebted for an enormous sum to the crown for having allowed a prisoner to escape, and for permission to resign the shrievalty of Essex and Hertfordshire (Rot. Pip. 31 Hen. I, p. 53). In September 1131 he was among the magnates attending the council of Northampton (Sarum Charters, p. 6); and in 1133, on the king leaving England for the last time, Aubrey was given at Farnham the office of great chamberlain for himself and his heirs (Madox, Baronia Anglica, p. 158). He is found at Stephen's court as chamberlain early in 1136 (Geoffrey de Mandeville, pp. 262-3), and was with him at Clarendon not long afterwards (ib. p. 378). When, in 1139, Stephen was called upon to defend before a council his arrest of the bishops, he selected as his advocate Aubrey, whom William of Malmesbury describes as 'causidicus' and as practised in (legal) cases (pp. 552-4). He was slain on 9 May 1141 (not, as stated, 1140) in a London riot (Matt. Paris, Chron. Major, ii. 174; Geoffrey de Mandeville, p. 81).

The statement that he was 'chief justiciar of England,' for which Foss could find no authority (Judges of England, pp. 89, 138-9), rests on the assertion to that effect by his son William in a tract 'De miraculis S. Osythæ' (Geoffrey de Mandeville, p. 390).

There has been much confusion as to Aubrey's marriage and children. By his wife Alice, daughter of Gilbert (Fitz Richard) de Clare- who survived him twenty-two years, retiring as a widow to St. Osyth's Priory -he left, besides Aubrey, his successor (see below), three sons: (2) Geoffrey, who in 1142 was promised by the empress the fief of Geoffrey Talbot, and who, afterwards marrying the widow of William Fitz Alan, held a Gloucestershire fief in her right, besides a Shropshire one in 1166 (Lib. Rub. pp. 274, 298); (3) Robert, who in 1142 was promised by the empress a 'barony' of equal value (Geoffrey de Mandeville, p. 182), and who held a small Northamptonshire fief in 1166 (Lib. Rub. p. 335; Feudal England, p. 220); (4) William, who in 1142 was promised the reversion to the chancellorship (Geoffrey de Mandeville, p. 182), and who was identical with the writer of the above tract, a canon of St. Osyth's (ib. p. 389). Of Aubrey's daughters, Rohese married, first, Geoffrey, first earl of Essex [q. v.], secondly, Payne de Beauchamp of Bedford; and Alice, first, Robert of Essex, secondly, Roger Fitz Richard of Warkworth (ib. p. 392).

Aubrey de Vere, first Earl of Oxford (d. 1194), was eldest surviving son of the above Aubrey, whom he succeeded in 1141. Having married Beatrice, daughter of Henry, castellan of Bourbourg, and heiress of her maternal grandfather, Manasses, count of Guines, Aubrey, on the latter's death (1139), became Count of Guines in her right (ib. pp. 189, 397; Stapleton, Archæologia, xxxi. 216 sq.), and is so styled in a charter of the abbot of St. Edmund's (Cott. Chart. xxi. 6). It was also as count before his father's death that he executed the charter to Hatfield Priory quoted by Morant (Essex, ii. 506). In his 'Historia Comitum Ardensium' (Pertz, vol. xxiv.), Lambert of Ardres, as the writer has shown (Academy, 28 May 1892), speaks of Aubrey as 'Albericus Aper' in his account of the comté of Guines. He was divorced by the Countess Beatrice, who then married Baldwin of Ardres, the claimant to the comté, about 1145 (Geoffrey de Mandeville, p. 189).

Meanwhile he had joined his brother-in-law, Earl Geoffrey, in intriguing with the Empress Maud (ib. p. 178), and, through his influence, obtained from her at Oxford in 1142 a remarkable charter, granting him lands and dignities, including an earldom, either of Cambridge, or, if that was impossible, of Oxford, Berkshire, Wiltshire, or Dorset, which charter her son Henry confirmed (ib. pp. 179-88). The title he adopted was that of Oxford, and in January 1156 Henry II by a fresh charter granted him its 'third penny' as earl (ib. p. 239). In 1166 he made a return of his knights' fees (Lib. Rub. p. 352). He is said to have founded the priories at Hedingham and at Ickleton, Cambridgeshire.

By his second wife, Euphemia Cantelupe, he seems to have had no issue, but by the third, Lucy, daughter of Henry of Essex, he left at his death in 1194 (Rot. Pip. 7 Ric. I) Aubrey, second earl, and Robert, third earl of Oxford [q. v.]

[Pipe Roll of 1130 (Record Comm.); Sarum Charters and Documents, Giraldus Cambrensis, William of Malmesbury, Matt. Paris, Liber Rubeus Scaccarii (all in Rolls Series); Madox's Baronia Anglica; Archæologia; Morant's History of Essex; Pertz's Monumenta; Foss's Judges of England; Dugdale's Monasticon; Round's Geoffrey de Mandeville and Feudal England; Academy, 28 May 1892; Cotton Charters; Pipe Rolls.]

J. H. R. 
Vere, Aubrey II de (I17684)
163 "Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock, a marriage ceremony which united Dr. Robert H. Taylor and Miss Annie Stewart, was performed in a beautiful and impressive manner, by Rev. G. R. McCall, at the residence of the bride's father, Judge J. D. Stewart, on Taylor Street." The Griffin Weekly News, September 18, 1885, reproduced at Fred R. Hartz and Emilie K. Hartz, Marriage and Death Notices From the Griffin (Georgia) Weekly News and The Griffin Weekly News and Sun, 1882-1896 (Vidalia, Georgia: The Gwendolyn Press), p. 65. Family F0352
164 "Wenburn Dickerson" drew blanks in the 1805 Georgia land lottery. Dickinson, Winborn (I0304)
165 "Will of HOLAND MIDDLETON of Hancock County, my son ZACHARIAH MIDDLETON, land in the county afrd. between the beaver dam and the Greensborough my wife MARY MIDDLETON, 1/3 of all my Estate real and personal or her Dowery at her option and no my daughter SARAH DICINSON, five shillings sterling exclusive of all that I have given her the heirs of my daughter SUSANNAH BERRY, 5 shillings sterling, exclusive of property hertofore given her and them...all remaining part of my Estate equally divided between my son JOHN MIDDLETON, ROBERT MIDDLETON, ELIZABETH MIDDLETON and MARY MIDDLETON, PARKS MIDDLETON and BENJAMIN MIDDLETON...MARY MIDDLETON and son ZACHARIAH Exrs... HOLLAND MIDDLETON (Seal) Wit: RIDSON MOORE, JUNR., JONATHAN BLACK, ROBERT OWSLEY... (Will not dated.) Appeared on 23rd of July 1795, Robert Owslwy and Ridson Moore, 2 of subscribing witnesses... MYLES GREENE R. P. H. C."

Abstract at Rev. Silas Emmett Lucas, Jr., compiler, Some Georgia County Records, (Greenville, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press), Vol. 1, 110-111.  
Middleton, Sarah (I0076)
166 "William was a crusader, much admired for his prowess, generosity and handsome appearance. He was the first known troubadour and, as such, a key figure in the history of European literature. He was also a man whose attitude to life amused, astonished and alarmed his contemporaries.* * * The sheer craftsmanship of his lyrics however makes it clear that he took the business of composing verse and music very seriously indeed."  d'Aquitaine, Guillaume IX Duke of Aquitaine, Count of Poitou (VII) (I12875)
167 "With his body already weakened, the king's 'pernicious gluttony' supposedly prompted him to gorge himself on peaches and freshly brewed cider, and as a result he became afflicted with dysentery."  John I King of England (I10786)
168 "Yesterday afternoon at the residence of Mr. R. A. Hardee, in this city, Mr. Ernest Schulz, the popular tailor at Capt. G. R. Niles establishment, and Miss Eula Leak, were united in marriage." The Griffin Weekly News, March 18, 1887, reproduced at Fred R. Hartz and Emilie K. Hartz, Marriage and Death Notices From the Griffin (Georgia) Weekly News and The Griffin Weekly News and Sun, 1882-1896 (Vidalia, Georgia: The Gwendolyn Press), p. 99. Family F0351
169 "Yet by the end of [1199] John's position had crumbled. Soon after Christmas he met Phillip and conceded the terms which were to be enshrined in the treaty of Le Goulet, formally sealed in May 1200. This treaty was, in Jacques Broussard's words, 'a great success for Philip Augustus'. In some respects it was based on the settlement provisionally worked out in January 1199. But there were also highly significant modifications, all to John's disadvantage he allowed Philip to keep all his recent gains in Normandy, he made important territorial concessions in Berry, agreed to pay Philip 20,000 marks and promised to abandon his alliance with Otto IV. What had gone wrong? The clue lies in the ending of the alliance with Otto. Whereas in January 1199 it had been envisaged that Philip would abandon his alliance with Philip of Swabia and instead support Otto, now the position was reversed. The system of alliances created by Richard had fallen apart." France, Philippe II de King of France (I10981)
170 "Yet by the end of [1199] John's. position had crumbled. Soon after Christmas he met Phillip and conceded the terms which were to be enshrined in the treaty of Le Goulet, formally sealed in May 1200. This treaty was, in Jacques Broussard's words, 'a great success for Philip Augustus'. In some respects it was based on the settlement provisionally worked out in January 1199. But there were also highly significant modifications, all to John's disadvantage he allowed Philip to keep all his recent gains in Normandy, he made important territorial concessions in Berry, agreed to pay Philip 20,000 marks and promised to abandon his alliance with Otto IV. What had gone wrong? The clue lies in the ending of the alliance with Otto. Whereas in January 1199 it had been envisaged that Philip would abandon his alliance with Philip of Swabia and instead support Otto, now the position was reversed. The system of alliances created by Richard had fallen apart." John I King of England (I10786)
171 "[A] demand [for John to pay 20,000 marks] would have been unthinkable in the past, yet John acquiesced, reinforcing the powerful sense that the French king was indeed his overlord; and if John owed his power to the Captians - as the terms of Le Goulet implied - any 'misbehavior' on his part in France might legally be punished." John I King of England (I10786)
172 "[A] demand [for John to pay 20,000 marks] would have been unthinkable in the past, yet John acquiesced, reinforcing the powerful sense that the French king was indeed his overlord; and if John owed his power to the Captians - as the terms of Le Goulet implied - any 'misbehavior' on his part in France might legally be punished." France, Philippe II de King of France (I10981)
173 "[A] prodigy of untruth, a lovely palace of sin...." Walter Map. Young King, Henry the Duke of Normandy (I10831)
174 "[John] was married already, and his new queen hardly of age, but time and the Church could resolve those difficulties. More seriously, Isabel was promised to Hugh the Brown, Count of la Marche, and one of the Lusignan clan, the Angevin's deadliest enemies south of the Loire. Not only did John abduct and marry his enemy's wife, he offered him crooked justice, hiring professional champions to resolve the issue by judicial combat." Family F2961
175 "[L]ess probably" born at Windsor Castle. of England, Matilda Duchess of Saxony (I10832)
176 "[Pope Urban's visit to France in 1095] primed two men who would play central roles in the coming expedition: Adhémar, bishop of Le Puy, a leading Provençal churchman and an ardent supporter of the papacy; and Count Raymond of Toulouse, southern France's richest and most powerful secular lord. * * * In his mid-fifties, Raymond was the expedition's elder statesmen; proud and obdurate, boasting wealth and far-reaching power and influence, he assumed command of the Provençal-southern French armies." Toulouse, Raymond IV de Comte de Toulouse (I19361)
177 "[Raymond of Toulouse's] most obvious rival for [leader of the expedition] was a forty-year-old southern Italian Norman, Bohemond of Taranto. As the son of Robert 'Guiscard' (Robert 'the Wily'), one of the Norman adventurers who conquered southern Italy during the elevent century, Bohemond gained an invaluable military education." Apulia, Bohémond I of Prince of Antioch (I19189)
178 "[Richard] gave his niece Matilda to Geoffrey, son and heir of the count of Perche; doubtless strategic considerations played a part here too since this alliance strengthened his border in a vital area, on the north-eastern edge of Maine - precisely where he and [king] Philip had broken through a few weeks earlier." Family F5851
179 "[T]he duke was taken ill, apparently feasting upon oranges while being entertained by the Muslim Emir of Caesarea. There was some suspicion of poisoning, but in all likelihood Godfrey contracted typhoid during what was, even by Levantine standards, a scorching hot summer." Bouillon, Godefroi de Princeps of Jerusalem (I17724)
180 "[T]he standard bearer in every conflict, outstanding in every knightly prowess." Ralph of Coggeshall. Dammartin, Renaud de Comte de Boulogne, Dammartin, Aumale (I18987)
181 "[With the murder of Conrad] [t]he political situation among the Latins was in disarray. Hugh of Burgundy tried to seize control of Tyre, but he seems to have been thwarted by Conrad's widow Isabella, the heiress to the kingdom of Jerusalem. With yet another outbreak of infighting threatening, a new settlement was pushed through quickly. Count Henry of Champagne was chosen as a compromise candidate - because as nephew to both King Richard and Philip Augustus he represented Angevin and Capetian interests - and within a week he was married to Isabella and elected titular monarch of Frankish Palestine." Family F3037
182 $26,168.70 ($684,050.95 in 2015). Administrator: John Hilsman. Appraisers: John Bruner; John A Evans; and Benj F Rogers. Hilsman, Bennett (I16930)
183 * * *

In 1900, Walter Clarence Dickinson, his mother, Martha, and brother Edgar are listed as a single household. Ennumerated immediately after is the household of John and Alice J. Dickinson and infant son, Raymond.

Clarence Dickinson Household, 1900 U. S. Census, Douglas County, Georgia, population schedule, Crumbies District, enumeration district [ED] 26, supervisor's district [SD] 5, sheet number 16, page 88B, dwelling 290, family 290; National Archives micropublication T624, roll 194.

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By 1910, Walter has been married six years to Bernice Sibley. Two children are ennumerated: Walter H., age 4; and Jane L., age 2. Brother Edgar also continues to be identified with this household. The household of Clark M. Dickinson is ennumerated immediately afterward. These farms are located on the Dorsett to Douglasville Road.

Walter C. Dickinson Household, 1910 U. S. Census, Douglas County, Georgia, population schedule, Crumbies District, enumeration district [ED] 37, supervisor's district [SD] 5, sheet number 1, page 194A, dwelling 3, family 4; National Archives micropublication T624, roll 183.

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In 1920, the W. C. D. household is located near brother James Alpheus Dickinson, Jr., on the Douglasville to Pumpkin Town Ferry Road. [The 1910 census lists James' location on the Adamson Mill to Douglasville Road.] Children are listed as: Walter H., age 14; Louise, age 12; James H., age 7; and Myrtie, age 3.

Walter C. Dickinson Household, 1920 U. S. Census, Douglas County, Georgia, Crumbies District [M. D. 1272], enumeration district [ED] 35, supervisor's district [SD] 5, pages 53A-B, dwelling 127, family 128; National Archives micropublication T624, roll 183.

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Walter C. Dickinson Household, 1930 U. S. Census, Douglas County, Georgia, Militia District 730, enumeration district 49-2, Sheet number 6B, page 197, National Archives micropublication T626, roll 353.

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Douglasville City Cemetery

This is a partial listing of the Douglasville City Cemetery. It is located at the corner of Rose Avenue and Church Street in downtown Douglasville. This information was gathered by Reba McKelvey in 1997. This is pretty much all of the Old section on the east side of Rose Avenue.

Dickinson Thelma b. 11 Dec 1904 d. 3 Sept 1905
Dickinson Walter Harold b. 13 Feb 1906 d. 23 Jan 1993 Wed 20 Jan 1928
Dickinson Sara Moody b. 20 Feb 1909 d. 22 Sep 1983 Wed. 20 Jan 1928
Dickinson Larry J. b. 24 Apr 1930 d. 23 Feb 1986
Dickinson Richard Kent b. 21 July 1934 d. 21 Nov 1994
Dickinson June Hembree b. 27 June 1937 
Dickinson, Walter Clarence (I0064)
184 1 child Family F3622
185 1 child Family F3617
186 1) Children: John H. Milner; Elizabeth Sims; Penelope Eason; Susan W. Johnson; Mary Callaway; Pitt W. Milner; and Rebecca O. Gorwan [?]. 2) Grandchildren: May E. Buckner; and Susan A. Milner.  Holmes, Apsylla (I17575)
187 1. Ethelbert Lazarus3 Bryars (Lazarus John2, Unknown1) was born June 24, 1810 in Alabama, and died February 02, 1853 in Stockton, Baldwin, Alabama. He married Sarah Smith Abt. 1835 in Alabama, daughter of Reese Smith and Matilda Embree. She was born October 30, 1811 in Alabama, and died January 01, 1899 in Alabama.

Notes for Ethelbert Lazarus Bryars:
1840 Census Baldwin County, Alabama p. 086
1850 Census Baldwin County, Alabama p. 106
Taken from 1850 Federal Census page 106 (Also Known as page 211)
NAME AGE SEX Occupation Born Net Worth
Ethelbert 40 M Farmer Ala $800.00
Sarah 38 F Ala
Reese 13 M Ala
Robert F. 11 M Ala
Reubin 9 M Ala
Ethelbert 7 M Ala
John 5 M Ala
James 3 M Ala
Rufus 1 M Ala

~ Served in Creek Indian War as a Private in Jospeh Booth's Co, Smith's Alabama Mounted Volunteers.
~ Received land grant for his service.
~ Accumulated numerous parcles of land north of Stockton from various veterans of the Creek Indian War.

More About Ethelbert Lazarus Bryars:
Burial: "Old Place", Stockton, Baldwin, Alabama

Notes for Sarah Smith:
* Listed in 1860 Census, Baldwin County, Alabama p. 234 as head of household. Husband was deceased. Listed all of her children as living at home.
!Known as Sally
Probably born in Monroe County.

More About Sarah Smith:
Burial: "Old Place", Stockton, Baldwin, Alabama

More About Ethelbert Bryars and Sarah Smith:
Marriage: Abt. 1835,Alabama

Children of Ethelbert Bryars and Sarah Smith are:
2 i. Reese Howard4 Bryars, born August 12, 1837 in Stockton, Baldwin, Alabama; died Abt. January 1904 in ,Baldwin, Alabama.

Notes for Reese Howard Bryars:
* Unmarried
* Served with Wirt Adam's Confederate Cav 1861-1865

More About Reese Howard Bryars:
Burial: "Old Place", Stockton, Baldwin, Alabama

+ 3 ii. Robert Franklin Bryars, born Abt. 1839 in Stockton, Baldwin, Alabama; died Bef. April 19, 1921 in ,Baldwin, Alabama.

4 iii. Reuben McDonald Bryars, born Abt. 1841 in ,Stockton, Baldwin, Alabama; died Bef. 1865.

Notes for Reuben McDonald Bryars:
* One of the Lost Boys.
* Thought to be buried in Dalton or Resaca, GA.
* Company Muster Roll R. Bryars (Believed to be Rueben McDomnald Bryars)
Enlisted 17 Oct 1861 at Baldwin Co, ALa. BY CPT R.W. Rew. Last Paid_ NONE
May-Jun 1862, Last paid 31 Dec 1861, At Knoxville, Tenn. Aug-Oct 1862 Muster
Roll, Last paid Jun 31 1862, Present for duty. On detached service,. Company
Service Roll 1863. Last paid 31 Aug 1862. Present. Apr 1862. Comopany
Muster Roll: Mar-Apr 1863. Lats Paid 31 dec 1862 Present. Roll Of Prisoners
of War: R. Bryars. PVT Co I 23rd Al Inf. paroled at Vicksburg, Miss.
according the terms of capitulation entered into by the commanding generals of the United States and Confederate forces July 4 1863 paroled Jul 6 1863. Captured 4 Jul 1863.
* Believed to have been killed fighting against Sherman in North GA, possibly around Dalton, GA.
*According to Wm Hobgood of Resaca, GA Rueben is buried there in an unmarked grave.

5 iv. Ethelbert Lazarus Bryars. Jr., born Abt. 1843 in ,Stockton, Baldwin, Alabama; died March 12, 1863 in Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi.

Notes for Ethelbert Lazarus Bryars. Jr.:
* One of the Lost Boys.
* Enlisted in Company I, 23rd Al Inf on Jun 10, 1862 at Baldwin Co, Al by LT Sylvester, Company Muster Roll Mar-Apr 1863, last paid 31 Dec 1862, Died Mar 12 1863.
* Probably died of disease as the Reg't was not engaged during this time.
* Mar-Apr 1863 the Reg't was located in camp near Warrenton Mississipp.
* Died in Vicksburg at Hospitial No. 2 on 11 Mar 1863 and is
buried in Vicksburg Cemetary in Plot No. 889 under name of E. Byers. Replacement headstone with correct name erected by DAR in 1996.

More About Ethelbert Lazarus Bryars. Jr.:
Burial: Confederate Cem., Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi

+ 6 v. Johnathan Augustus Bryars, born April 06, 1845 in ,Stockton, Baldwin, Alabama; died April 23, 1908 in Stockton, Baldwin, Alabama.

+ 7 vi. James Arthur Bryars, born July 06, 1848 in Stockton, Baldwin, Alabama; died February 08, 1935 in Stockton, Baldwin, Alabama. Served in 23rd Ala Inf Feb 1865 to Mar 1865.

8 vii. William Rufus Bryars, born December 04, 1849 in ,Stockton, Baldwin, Alabama; died October 27, 1916 in ,,Alabama. He married Mollie McGowan June 25, 1901 in Latham, Baldwin, Alabama; born August 08, 1856 in Latham, Baldwin, Alabama; died October 26, 1930 in ,,Alabama.

More About William Rufus Bryars:
Burial: "Old Place", Stockton, Baldwin, Alabama

More About Mollie McGowan:
Burial: "Old Place", Stockton, Baldwin, Alabama

More About William Bryars and Mollie McGowan:
Marriage: June 25, 1901, Latham, Baldwin, Alabama

9 viii. Thomas Jefferson Bryars, born May 02, 1852 in "Old Place", Stockton, Baldwin, Alabama; died February 28, 1908 in Stockton, Baldwin, Alabama.

Notes for Thomas Jefferson Bryars:
* Unmarried.

More About Thomas Jefferson Bryars:
Burial: "Old Place", Stockton, Baldwin, Alabama

Bryars, Ethelbert Lazarus (I0650)
188 10th September 1796. JOEL DICKENSON of Hancock County to ROBERT SIMMS of same place for the sume of one hundred and fourteen pounds for a tract of land containing one hundred and eighty two and a half acres in Hancock County on the waters of the Beaverdam of Ogeechee and adjoining WILLIAMSON's line and by FEW's corner. Wit: Will Dent, J.P. and H. (illegible). Reg: 30th September 1801.

Abstract at Helen and Tim Marsh, compilers, Land Deed Genealogy of Hancock County, Georgia (Greenville, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press 1997), p. 268. Deed Book E, p. 269.

Dickinson, Joel Putnam (I0075)
189 13 children: Sir Nicholas; John d. b 1605; Sylvestre d. 1607; Edward; Rachel; Mary; Ann; Elizabeth; Thomas b. 1571, d. 1657; Matthew b. 27 Jan 1571/72; Alis b. 8 Feb 1572/73; Katherine b. 7 Apr 1574, d. c Jun 1574; and Joan b. 29 Sep 1577. Family F3398
190 13th September 1800. OBEDIAH RICHARDSON of Hancock County to JAMES HOLIDAY and REGNULE NICHOLAS GROVES, merchants, of Powelton, in Hancock County for the sum of three hundred dollars for a tract of land lying on Shoulderbone waters, containing fifty acres adjoining JOEL DICKINSON, by MOSES POWEL, by BELITHA BROUGHTON and by OBADIAH RICHARDSON, including the whole tract of land formerly the property of THOMAS COOPER, Junior, deceased, and a part of the tract whereon said Richardson now lives. Wit: Will Dent and Risdon Moore. Reg: 10th April 1801.

Abstract at Helen and Tim Marsh, compilers, Land Deed Genealogy of Hancock County, Georgia (Greenville, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press 1997), p. 229. Deed Book D, pp. 535.

Dickinson, Joel Putnam (I0075)
191 14th March 1799. JOEL DICKENSON of Hancock County to WILLIAM DENT of the same place for the sum of one hundred and thirty five pounds for a tract of land containing two hundred acres and being now in Hancock County originally on the first day of of Febraury 1785. Granted to ISHAM BOYLES for two hundred acres on the head waters of Shoulderbone. Wit: Wm. Owsley and Obidiah Richardson. Reg: 10th January 1800.

Abstract at Helen and Tim Marsh, compilers, Land Deed Genealogy of Hancock County, Georgia (Greenville, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press 1997), p. 199. Deed Book D, pp. 148.

Dickinson, Joel Putnam (I0075)
192 16 children. The marriage was dynastic in its origin: Alfonso X, king of Castile, had meddled in the rebellion of his neighbor, the English duchy of Aquitaine (or Gascony) and thus won a bargaining chip with Henry III. In order to have Castile bow out of the Gascon troubles, Alfonso offered his half-sister's hand to Edward, but not without having him suitably endowed first. Realpolitik notwithstanding, the marriage of Edward and Eleanor was one of the great love matches of medieval Europe. Family F2958
193 16 slaves Dickinson, Levi D (I0289)
194 1839 is the most probable date to fix for the birth of Elizabeth. She is listed as 14 years of age in the 1850 Pike County, Georgia Census, but 21 in the 1860 Spalding County, Georgia Census. The latter agrees with the age of 31 in the 1870 Spalding County Census. Husband William H. Dickinson is reported as 23 years of age in the 1870 Census. Dickinson, Elizabeth (I0074)
195 1849, Treasurer. Sharman, Thomas Sanford (I1726)
196 1860 Federal Census of Autauga County, Alabama
Autaugaville Beat

Transcription and data entry by Larry Nobles under the direction of the Autauga Genealogical Society, 1992.

936 BEAN, JULIA ............50...F...W.......................0...GA...133
936 BEAN, SUSAN...........18...F...W.......................0...AL...1
936 TURNER, GEORGE...18...M...W...LABORER...0...AL...133
936 FARBER, MALINDA ..16...F...W.......................0...AL...133
936 BEAN, WILLIAM........15...M...W...LABORER...0...AL...133
936 BEAN, ALFRED.........13...M...W.......................0...AL...133
936 BEAN, MARY............09...F...W........................0...AL...133
936 BEAN, ELLEN...........07...F...W........................0...AL...133

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1880 Chilton Co., Al Census.
This is an index to the Beats that have been finished (1,2,8).

I would recommend that you check it carefully for possible misspelling's as many names are spelled phonetically or may have been transcribed wrong.

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Census_Year: 1880
Microfilm: # T9, #6
State: AL
County: Chilton

Page #...Line #...Last Name...First Name...Age...Place of birth,

5B 32 Bean William H 33 Alabama
5B 33 Bean Mary 33 Alabama
5B 34 Bean Andrew 11 Alabama
5B 35 Bean Malinda 9 Alabama
5B 36 Bean Julia 7 Alabama
5B 37 Bean Nancy 5 Alabama
5B 38 Bean Paulina 3 Alabama
5B 39 Bean John 1 Alaba

6A 11 Bean Maddison E 44 Alabama
6A 12 Bean Amand 43 Alabama
6A 13 Bean James M 18 Alabama
6A 14 Bean Alabama L 16 Alabama
6A 15 Bean Anne E 14 Alabama
6A 16 Bean William J 13 Alabama
6A 17 Bean John A 11 Alabama
6A 18 Bean Elbert M 10 Alabama
6A 19 Bean Robert H 8 Alabama
6A 20 Bean Amand O 6 Alabama
6A 21 Bean Henry O 4 Alabama

7A 35 Bean William R 46 Tennessee
7A 36 Bean Elizabeth 32 Alabama
7A 37 Bean John E 5 Alabama
7A 38 Bean Joshua 2 Alabama
7A 39 Bean Leon 1 Alabama

12B 38 Bean Alfred P 32 Alabama
12B 39 Bean Elisa 29 Alabama
12B 40 Bean Alfred 9 Alabama
12B 41 Bean Emma 7 Alabama
12B 42 Bean William 5 Alabama
12B 43 Bean Mary L 2 Alabama
12B 44 Bean Julia A 65 Georgia

20a 28 Bean James 48 Georgia
20a 29 Bean Rebeca 38 Georgia
20a 30 Bean Rosela 10 Alabama
20a 31 Bean James M. 8 Alabama
20a 32 Bean Emma 6 Alabama
20a 33 Bean Rebeca 6 Alabama
20a 34 Bean William 3 Alabama
20a 35 Bean Catherine B. 2 Alabama

Bean, William Harrison (I0984)
197 1870 Source (S013899)
198 1880 Census
Robert A. HARDEE...Self...M...Male......W...29...GA...Clerk In Store.....GA...GA
Mollie V. HARDEE... Wife..M...Female..W...27...GA...Keeping House..GA...GA
Mary E. HARDEE......Dau...S... Female..W..04...GA...At Home..............GA...GA
Stewart R. HARDEE..Son...S....Male......W..02...GA...At Home..............GA....GA

Census Place: Griffin, Spalding, Georgia
Family History Library Film 1254165
NA Film Number T9-0165
Page Number 376D

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"The entire city was shocked Thursday to hear of the death of Robert A. Hardee, which occurred at his home Thursday morning between five and o'clock after an illness of only one day, his death being the result of heart failure. He was 42 years of age, was born in Montezuma, where he lived until he came to this city about the year 1873, and went into business with his brother-in-law, J. P. Rosser, where he remained for several years...A member of the Odd Fellows and the Red Men and the Stonewall Fire Co. In 1876 he married Miss M. V. Dickinson, a sister of Mrs. J. D. Stewart and J. F. Dickinson, and she survives him together with four children, two boys and two girls...He had a life insurance policy of $1000." The Griffin Weekly News and Sun, January 20, 1893, reproduced at Fred R. Hartz and Emilie K. Hartz, Marriage and Death Notices From the Griffin (Georgia) Weekly News and The Griffin Weekly News and Sun, 1882-1896 (Vidalia, Georgia: The Gwendolyn Press), 241-242.

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Subj: Robert A. Hardee
Date: 1/17/2003 4:22:58 PM Central Standard Time

Dear John,

My name is Rod Hardee and I live in Roswell, Ga. I recently started working on a family genealogy and while searching on the web I found a file you contributed from the Griffin Weekly News about Robert A. Hardee. Robert A. Hardee was my great-grandfather. His wife was Mollie V. Dickinson. My grandfather, John Nall Hardee, was one of their sons. My father was Roswell Nall Hardee. He was born and lived his early years in Griffin before moving to East Point, Ga. John Nall Hardee married Lillian Estine Dickinson from Douglasville, Ga. They were first cousins I believe - explains alot of my family's behavior according to my wife.

I went to Griffin a few weeks ago and visited the family lot where my grandmother and grandfather are buried at the Oak Hill Cemetery. I also visited the Dickinson lot while there and noted some information on the markers. If any of this information is of use to you I will be glad to send it.

If you have any information you would be willing to share I would be most grateful, especially as if regards Robert Hardee and any of his ancestors. I am stuck!

770 475-2686  
Hardee, Robert A. (I0612)
199 1880 Census
Place Court House, Baldwin, Alabama
Family History Library Film 1254001
NA Film Number T9-0001
Page Number 192C

Red B. BRYARS Self M Male W 27 AL Turpentine Manfr. AL AL
Julia BRYARS Wife M Female W 25 AL Keeping Hou
Mary BRYARS Dau S Female W 2 AL SC AL
Roland BRYARS Son S Male W 3M AL SC AL
Fred S. BRYARS Brother S Male W 20 AL Clerk In Store SC AL
James WALLACE Other S Male W 73 PA Physician PA PA
Bryars, Red Berry (I0695)
200 1880 Census
Place Jack Spring, Escambia, Alabama
Family History Library Film 1254012
NA Film Number T9-0012
Page Number 224C

Thomas HADLEY Self M Male W 46 AL Farmer AL SC
Isabella HADLEY Wife M Female W 44 AL AL AL
Ziamer HADLEY Dau S Female W 19 FL AL AL
Laura HADLEY Dau S Female W 17 AL AL AL
Zunfer HADLEY Dau S Female W 15 FL AL AL
Fred HADLEY Son S Male W 13 AL AL AL
John HADLEY Son S Male W 8 AL AL AL
Ella HADLEY Dau S Female W 10 AL AL AL
Jessee HADLEY Son S Male W 7 AL AL AL
James HADLEY Son S Male W 8M AL AL AL
July HADLEY Dau S Female W 5 FL AL AL
Elizabeth HADLEY Dau S Female W 3 FL AL AL  
Hadley, Thomas Joseph (I0837)

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