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Joel Putnam Dickinson

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  • Name Joel Putnam Dickinson 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1789  Greene County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax paid in Greene County, Georgia. 
    Creek Land Cessions in Georgia
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    Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia
    Residence 23 Sep 1791  Greene County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    287 acres purchased in Greene County, Georgia. 
    Residence 11 Jan 1792  Greene County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    100 acres purchased in Greene County, Georgia. 
    Political 17 Dec 1793  Hancock County formed, in part, from Greene County, Georgia. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 25 Apr 1795  Greene County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    182 acres purchased in Greene County, Georgia on the Beaverdam and Ogeechee. 
    Died 1820  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Family Cemetery, Taliaferro County [?], Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "Family tradition says that the Joel P. Dickinson cemetery was on the right side of Springfield Church Rd up toward the Greene County -- Hancock County line. The cemetery was at one time under a large oak and at the back of a field. This possible grave is under a very large oak, but there is no additional proof that this is, in fact, the Dickinson Cemetery. Further research is needed to confirm or refute that this is a cemetery, and, if it is, whether it is the Dickinson cemetery."

      Friends of Hancock County, Georgia Cemeteries

      http://www.friendsofcems.org/Hancock/default.htm

    Notes 
    • On September 23, 1791, Joel purchased 287 1/2 acres in Greene County from Henry Candler of Columbia County. Source: Deed Book, Hancock County, Georgia, p. 358. The deed states that Joel was from Greene County. The indenture reads as follows:

      Sept. 23, 1791
      State of Georgia

      This indenture made the twenty third day of September in the year of our Lord one Thousand Seven hundred and ninety one, and in the fifteenth year of the Independence of the United States of America. Between Henry Chandler and Nancy his wife of the County of Columbia and State aforesaid of the one part, and JOEL DICKINSON of the County of Greene and State aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that said HENRY CANDLER and NANCY his 2d wife for and in consideration of the sum of twenty pounds pence to them in hand paid by the said JOEL DICKINSON at and before the sealing and do livery of these present the receipt where of is hereby acknowledged, have granted, Bargained, Sold, Aliened, Released, and confirmed, and by these present as grant, Bargain, Sell, Alien, Release and confirm unto the said JOEL DICKINSON and to his heirs, & assigns all that tract of land containing two hundred and eighty Seven & half acres land, situate lying & being in the County of Greene on the waters of Shoulderbone Creek and bounded Northwardly on Colege land and on the other side by VICANT and MAJOR LONG'S land and unknown land. Originally granted to THOMAS JONES by his Honor EDWARD TELFAIR Esquire Govenor of the said State and from said Jones to Richard Call, and from the Sheriff of Washington County to HENRY CANDLER and NANCY his wife to JOEL DICKINSON. Together with all singular the rights number and appurtenances that soever to the said tract of land being- belonging or in any wise appurtaining -- and the numercious reminders, rents issues and profits thereof and every part thereof. To have and to hold the said tract of land, and all and singular the premises as aforesaid unto the said JOEL DICKINSON for the only proper and absolute benefit and behalf of him the said JOEL DICKINSON and his heirs and assigns forever. And the said HENRY CANDLER and NANCY the said tract of land and premises with the appenternances therebe belonging unto the said JOEL DICKINSON and to his heirs against them the said HENRY CANDLER and NANCY his wife and their heirs and against all and every other person or persons whatsoever shall and will forever warrant and defenda by these present. In witness whereoff the said HENRY CANDLER and NANCY his wife have here unto set their hand and seals the day and year print avove written Sealed and delivered in the presence of OBADIAH RICHARDSON.

      Signed,
      H. CANDLER [Seal]
      NANCY CANDLER [Seal]

    • On January 11, 1792 Joel purchase 125 acres in Greene County from Thomas Lamar. Source: Deed Book B, Hancock County, Georgia, p. 359. The deed reads as follows:

      State of Georgia
      Jan. 11, 1792

      THOMAS LAMAR & BETSEY his wife of the County of Greene, State of Georgia sold to JOEL DICKINSON one hundred acres of land for the sum of One Hundred Pounds, good and lawful money. All that tract of land containing one hundred and twenty five acres Situated in the said County of Green, on the Water of Shoulderbone Creek and bounded as follows, to wit, beginning at a Dogwood on the said THOMAS LAMAR line, running North thirty one degrees West twenty seven chains & three links to a corner post Oak, thence North fifty nine degrees, last twenty seven chains and eighty links, to a lightwood stake. Then North thiry one degrees, West twenty seven chains and three link, to a corner post Oak, then South thirty One degrees- East fifty four chains & six links to a corner Pine, then South fifty nine degrees, and West to the beginning Dogwood corner.

      Signed
      THOS. LAMAR
      BETSEY LAMAR

      Jan. 11, 1792

      See abstract at Helen and Tim Marsh, compilers, Land Deed Genealogy of Hancock County, Georgia (Greenville, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press 1997), p. 93. The abstract mentions that this is part of a 200 acre tract originally granted to ISHAM BAYLIES on February 21, 1785.


    • 25th April 1795. RICHARD HAMLIN of Hancock County to JOEL DICKINSON of the same place for the sum of one hundred and fourteen pounds for a tract of land containing one hundred and eighty two and a half acres in Greene County on the waters of the Beaverdam of Ogeechee and adjoining WILLIAMSON's line and by IGNATIUS FEW's line. Wit: Hen. Graybill, J.P., and B. Rutland. Reg: 1st October 1801.

      Abstract at Helen and Tim Marsh, compilers, Land Deed Genealogy of Hancock County, Georgia (Greenville, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press 1997), p. 269. Deed Book E, p. 273.

    • 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.

    • In September 1793 all of this land was taken into Hancock County. On September 15, 1796, Joel purchased 75 acres in Hancock County from James Waller of Hancock County. Source: Deed Book B, Hancock County, Georgia, p. 334. It reads:

      Sept. 15, 1796

      JAMES WALLER of Hancock County sold to JOEL DICKINSON for the sum of fifty Pounds Sterling all that tract or parcel of land being part of a grant tract of land originally, on the 21 day of February, Anno Domini 1785 granted unto a certain ISHAM BAILIS for two hundres Acres, lying and being now in Hancock County beginning at Hickory corner of said land, running south thirty one degrees, East twenty seven chains & three links, and ETC. this tract containing seventy five acres.

      Signed
      JAMES WALLER

      See abstract at Helen and Tim Marsh, compilers, Land Deed Genealogy of Hancock County, Georgia (Greenville, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press 1997), p. 87.


    • 7th March 1798. ZACHARIAH LAMAR of Jefferson County to THOMAS COOPER of Hancock County for the sum of one hundred and seventy five dollars for a tract of land on the waters of the Shoulderbone containing forty five acres adjoining lands MOSES POWELL and OBADIAH RICHARDSON, and by JOEL DICKINSON. Wit: Richard Bonner, J.P. and Abram Borland and John Lucas. Reg: 9th July 1800.

      Abstract at Helen and Tim Marsh, compilers, Land Deed Genealogy of Hancock County, Georgia (Greenville, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press 1997), p. 212. Deed Book D, pp. 392.

    • State of Georgia, 31st July 1798, JOEL DICKINSON of Hancock County, Georgia to ZACHARIAH MADDUX of same place for the sum of twelve pounds of money for all that tract of land containing 40 acres being in Hancock County, GA. and on the waters of the Beaver Dam of Ogechee. Adj. Jesse Connell's land, and James Loyd's corner to Hugh's line. Land being a part of a 250 acre tract granted to HOLLAND MIDDLETON 23rd April 1789. Wit: Wm. Owsley, Seavin Maddux and Obadiah Richardson, J.P. Reg: 7th August 1798.

      Abstract at Helen and Tim Marsh, compilers, Land Deed Genealogy of Hancock County, Georgia (Greenville, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press 1997), p. 145. Deed Book C, pp. 114-116

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Joel Dickerson drew blanks in the Georgia land lottery of 1805. His place of residence is given as Clarke County.

      Wood, Virginia S., and Wood, Ralph V., transcribers, 1805 Georgia Land Lottery (Cambridge: The Greenewood Press, 1964), p. 92.


    • The accounting of Joel Dickinson's Estate by Alpheus Dickinson, administrator.

      Dec. 9, 1820
      Georgia
      Hancock County

      INVENTORY & APPRAISMENT OF THE GOODS & CHATTELS OF THE ESTATE OF THE LATE JOEL DICKINSON OF THIS COUNTY DECEASED.

      1 Negro man - Simon $500.00 / Do do Dick 550.00$1,050.00
      1 Negro Woman 250.00do do Doly 400.00 650.00
      1 Girl Rachel 350.001 boy Ips 300.00 650.00
      1 Boy Aaron 300.001 boy Daniel 200.00 500.00
      1 Girl Rindy 150.001 do do Lucinda 100.00 250.00
      54 Hogs 150.001 Bay Mare $100.00
      Filly $35.00 285.00
      Bay Horse 70.001 Sorrel Horse 40.00 110.00
      14 Head of Cattle 100.001 Rig 35.00
      Cart & Oxen 75.00
      1 Bed Stead furniture 40.00
      1 Bed Stead 30.001 Bed Stead 30.00 60.00
      1 pair Irons 1.50 10 Weeding hoes 5.00 6.50
      2 Mattock 3.502 Cutter Plough 3.00 6.50

      & Etc. Total of apparaisment of the estate_________

      TOTAL4,096.87!/2

      Alpheus Dickinson, Administrator
    Person ID I0075  Dickinson
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 

    Father John Dickinson,   b. Abt. 1740, Northampton County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1762  Northampton County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0103  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Middleton,   d. Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1787 
    Children 
     1. Joel Putnam Dickinson,   d. 1837, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Susan S Dickinson,   d. Bef 1826, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Welborn T Dickinson,   d. 1847, Walton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. John Dickinson,   b. 1787, Greene County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1861, Walton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +5. Mary Dickinson,   b. 6 Jun 1789, Greene County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1871, Chambers County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     6. Elizabeth Dickinson,   b. 1791, Greene County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Alpheus Dickinson,   b. 1799, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. Clark Morgan Dickinson,   b. ca. 1800, Clarke County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1863, Williamson, Spalding, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2012 
    Family ID F0044  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsResidence - Tax paid in Greene County, Georgia. - 1789 - Greene County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 287 acres purchased in Greene County, Georgia. - 23 Sep 1791 - Greene County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 100 acres purchased in Greene County, Georgia. - 11 Jan 1792 - Greene County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 182 acres purchased in Greene County, Georgia on the Beaverdam and Ogeechee. - 25 Apr 1795 - Greene County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1820 - Hancock County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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    Dickinson, Joel Putnam Sr.

    Documents
    Georgia, Greene County (1796)
    Georgia, Greene County (1796)
    Dickinson, Joel Putnam
    Dickinson, Joel Putnam
    Hancock County, GA., Wills and administration records 1820-1827 vol K, 110-111
    Dickinson, Joel Putnam
    Dickinson, Joel Putnam
    Hancock County, GA., Wills and administration records 1820-1827 vol K, 112-113