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John Connell

Male 1789 - Bef 1858  (69 years)


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  • Name John Connell 
    Born 1789  Abbeville County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The 1850 U.S. census gives North Carolina as John Connell's place of birth; however, his father's pension affidavits would suggest Wilkes County, Georgia or Abbeville District, South Carolina. [1]
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1850  Butts County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Neighbors include the family of John Connell's sister-in-law, Chloe Owsley Woodward, his son, Thomas H. Connell and daughter, Elizabeth Folds (w/o Thomas). 
    Died Bef 22 Feb 1858  Butts County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 22 Feb 1858  Butts County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Appraisal of the estate of John Connell returned by Robert G. Duke, George [?] W. Thornton, William Thaxton, and David Evans. 
    Appraisal of Estate of John Connell
    Appraisal of Estate of John Connell
    Slaves: Nancy (b. ca. 1788); Lewis (b. ca. 1815); Tom (b. ca. 1832); Barney (b. ca. 1847); Charles (b. ca. 1852); Betty (b. ca. 1813). $75.00 note: Nancy Blessit, deceased of Butts County. Appraised by Robert G. Dukes, George W. Thornton and William Thaxton.
    Appraisal of estate of John Connell
    Appraisal of estate of John Connell
    Probate 3 Aug 1858  Jackson, Butts, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    John Connell Estate Sale 
    John Connell Estate Sale
    John Connell Estate Sale
    John Connell Estate Sale
    John Connell Estate Sale
    Probate 4 Aug 1858  Butts County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    John Connell Estate Sale 
    John Connell Estate Sale
    John Connell Estate Sale
    John Connell Estate Sale
    John Connell Estate Sale
    Probate 5 Jul 1859  Butts County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    John Connell Estate
    John Connell Estate
    Administrator James R. Lyons' Return for 1858. Distributions to William Connell; Claiborne Foster [h/o Catherine Connell]; Thomas Folds [h/o Elizabeth Connell]; A. A. Gaulding; John J. Floyd; James R. Lyons; John McCord; Thomas Connell for Mary Ann R. Connell [w/o John McCord]; Thomas H. Connell; Mary Wheeler [d/o John Connell] admintx. for G. R. Wheeler; Giles Young; Robert O. Connell; William Thaxton; John W. Patrick; and J. R. McCord [J.P., Butts Co.].
    Person ID I12138  Dickinson
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2017 

    Father Thomas Connell,   b. 10 Mar 1738, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1835, Independence, Autauga, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Jemima Felton,   b. abt. 1753, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F0608  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Owsley,   b. ca. 1780, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. bef. 1858  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1801  Greene County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. N H Connell,   d. Bef 1859  [Birth]
    +2. Thomas H Connell,   b. 8 Oct 1805, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1893, Spalding County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Mary Connell,   b. 3 Oct 1807, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1887, Chambers County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Anna Connell,   b. ca. 1810, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1859  (Age ~ 49 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Catherine Connell,   b. ca. 1819, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     6. Elizabeth M Connell,   b. Oct 1823, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F3428  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1789 - Abbeville County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jan 1801 - Greene County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Neighbors include the family of John Connell's sister-in-law, Chloe Owsley Woodward, his son, Thomas H. Connell and daughter, Elizabeth Folds (w/o Thomas). - 1850 - Butts County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Bef 22 Feb 1858 - Butts County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - Appraisal of the estate of John Connell returned by Robert G. Duke, George [?] W. Thornton, William Thaxton, and David Evans. - 22 Feb 1858 - Butts County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - John Connell Estate Sale - 3 Aug 1858 - Jackson, Butts, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - John Connell Estate Sale - 4 Aug 1858 - Butts County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 5 Jul 1859 - Butts County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S007856] 1850 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850), Census Place: District 8, Butts, Georgia; Roll: M432_62; Page: 341B; Image: 248.

    2. [S007856] 1850 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850), Census Place: District 8, Butts, Georgia; Roll: M432_62; Page: 341B; Image: 248.
      Name: John Connel
      [John Connell]
      Age: 61
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Home in 1850: District 8, Butts, Georgia, USA
      Gender: Male
      Family Number: 132

      John Connel 61
      Sarah Connel 58
      Mary Patrick 18

    3. [S58] FamilySearch.org, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1990," (http://bit.ly/2pj1FVB : accessed 6 March 2015); Butts; Returns and vouchers 1858-1887; image 90 of 388.

    4. [S007817] Georgia Marriages to 1850, Jordan R. Dodd, (Provo, Utah: The Generations Network, Inc., 1997).
      Name: John Connell
      Spouse: Sarah Awsly
      Marriage Date: 30 Jan 1801
      Marriage County: Greene
      Marriage State: Georgia