Chronological Order (If I attributed one of these to the wrong person, please give me a shout and I will fix it.):
1815: Miss. Territory U.S. Land Grant, 5 Dec. 1815, Richard Gill "Clark" Co. amount $17 (p7)(courtesy C. Griffin)
1816: George Wallwork to Kelly Gill (might be Helly) 16 Feb. 1816, marriage license. married 6 March 1816 (Clarke Co. Marriage Book A p19)(courtesy C. Griffin)
1817: James Gill married to Carthrena Till, bond 21 Oct. 1817, married 23 Nov. 1817 (Clarke Co. Marriage Records Book A p48)(courtesy C. Griffin)
1817: Joab Antiley, married Mary Gill, 19 August 1817 (bond and security date) Clark Co. Marriages Book A, 1814-1834.(courtesy C. Griffin)
1822. Walter Beall married Abby Gill, bond and security 12 Sept. 1822, recorded 27 March 1823 (Clarke Co. Marriage Book A, 1814-1834).(courtesy C. Griffin)
1833: Clarke Co., AL Deed Book D p364: Richard Gill to Rebecca Gill, deed of gift. Richard Gill do grant give and bestow on my daughter Rebecca Gill two young cows and calfs, for her only and proper use. However reserving to myself during my natural lifetime the sole and enter? control over cattle, that is saying daughter Rebecca to have the full and extensive use of said cattle. But not to sell lease or in otherwise destroy herself nor any husband she may have after witnessing shall have the right to sell or dispose of said cattle. But I shall remain under my special anything contained for during my lifetime then it be come the rightful property of my said daughter Rebecca Gill and her heirs of her body and hers her children only is it or shall have any right mi? of the said? of measured tice? Cows & Calves .. Richard X Gill, 10 Feb. 1833. Rebecca Gill was an adult, therefore born before 1833-21, or before 1812. Witnessed 8 Feb. 1865 by Wm. Pickett, Acting J.P., recorded 15 Feb. 1865, Book B. Interesting that 32 years expired before it was recorded! (courtesy C. Griffin)
1835. Richard Gill married Elizabeth Lewis 27 day of July 1835 in Clarke Co AL (Clarke Co. Marriages, Book B, p11) (courtesy C. Griffin)
1841: Minutes of Orphan's Court, Book C. 1841-1844, Page 63 (courtesy C. Griffin):
1842: Clarke Co., AL Deed Records, Book D p36, estate of Richard Gill, senr. to Jas. Savage. (Courtesy our cousin, D.A. Murphy)
To all whom these presents shall come, I William Cleaver Sheriff of Clarke County send Greetings. Where as by the writs of execution issued out of the Circuit Court of this County of Clarke in the State of Alabama to have directed and delivered _ __ the Twenty first day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred forty one, I was commanded to invoke? of the goods and chattels of Richard Gill ser. in my county the sum of Three Hundred and ninety -803/u/100 Dollars, which James Savage has recovered against him in this said County for his damages __ he had sustained as well by reason of the nonperformance of certain promises as for his costs and charges and that of sufficient goods and chattels could not be found that then I should causes the said damages to be made of the lands and tenements where of the said Richard Gill senr. was seized on the ninth day of October in the year 1841 or at any time afterwards in whose hands __ the said might be as by the said writ of execution reference being thereunto had now fully appears. And whereas after the coming of the said write to me, and before the day of the return thereof I did by virtue of the said writ seize and take the lands here after particularly described and have for writ of goods and chattels in my County of the said Richard Gill senr. to satisfy the said damages sold the said lands as is herein after mentioned at public auction according to therestated in such case made and provided to James Savage for the sum of Fifty Dollars being the highest sum bid for the same. Now know of that I the said William Cleaver, the Sheriff aforesaid by virtue of the write of Execution and of the statues such case made and provided in consideration of the sum of fifty dollars to be in hand paid by the said James Savage the receipt when of is hereby acknowledge have granted bargained and sold and by these presents do grant bargain and sell unto the said James Savage and to his heirs and assigns forever all that tract, piece or parcel of lands herein after mentioned to wit The South East quarter of Section ___ of Township Seven of Range Three East with its appurtenances and all the estate rights and interest which the said Richard Gill senr. had in the said tract piece or parcels of land on the said Ninth day of October in the year 1841, or at any time since had or now hath. To have and to hold the said land and premises and every part there of appenterances unto the said James Savage or his heirs and assigns forever as fully and absolutely as I the said William Cleaver as Sheriff aforesaid and under the authority aforesaid might could or ought to sell and carry the same . To witness whereof I have __ set my hand and affixed by seal this third day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight Hundred and forty two. Wm. Cleaver, Sheriff, <LS>
The State of Alabama Clarke County, Personally appeared before me Terrell? Pervis or Power? Clerk of the County Court of the Sate and County aforesaid the above named William Cleaver, Sheriff who acknowledged that he as Sheriff as aforesaid signed sealed and delivered the foregoing deed to the aforesaid James Savage for the uses and purposes there mentioned on this day and year there written. Given under my hand and seal of Office, that __ the third day of January 1842. Attest Terrell Pervis, Clk. Recd in office the 3rd January 1842 Recorded the 5th day of August 1842 Book D Terrell Perves Clk
1856: John Gill married Julia A. Singleton, married 4 Nov. 1856, W.A. Myrick certified that Julie A. Singleton was above the age of 18. (Clarke Co. Marriage Records, Book B page 250. (Courtesy C. Griffin)
1858: James J. Gill married Helen Joiner application 27 Dec. 1858, ceremony 28 Dec. 1858. Marr. Book B p284. (Courtesy C. Griffin)
1863. Richard Gill Senr. marriage license to marry Susannah Lewis, license issued 24 Jan. 1863 (Clarke Co., AL Marriage Book B p78)(Courtesy C. Griffin)
1864. James W. Bouler to Miss Laura M. Gill, married 6 Oct. 1864 (Clarke Co. Marriage Book B p340, courtesty C. Griffin)
1872. C.D. Syphritt respectfully represents to your Honor that James Gill departed this life intestate on the 25th day of Oct. 1872. ------- He states the value of the estate to be $300. The names or distributees of the estate of the decedent as the petitioner is advised and believed to be as follows: Jas Gill, Euriah Gill, Martha Gill, Mrs. R.H. Gill, widow of Walter Gill and Mrs. Polly Livingston wife of Henry Livingston. Appraisers for the estate are Jash Gwin, Alex Myrick, and Jash Wilson Securities by Charles D. Syphritt, R H Gill, and E.L. Syphritt. (courtesy C. Griffin)
1875: Clarke County Deed Book D page 225 & 226. (This is Elizabeth Till Gill, wife of Uriah Gill) Elizabeth Gill sells to Rebecca Walworth, a tract of land, the north west quarter of the south east fourth, and the north east fourth of the south west fourth and the south east fourth of the north west fourth, and the south west fourth of the north east forth, (got that??) all in section nineteen of range three east in Township ten in Clarke County, containing 160 acres more or less, is jointly owned by the undersigned Elizabeth Gill and others. Now this in transend? witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar in hand paid to me by Rebecca A. Walworth (wife of Wm. J. Walworth), Caroline Martin, Mary J. Chamberlain wife of Cornelius Chamberlain, and Melissa Bowler wife of James Bowler, I do hereby sell bargain transfer and convey unto each of said parts and their heirs and assigns one equal undivided share with myself and to said lands in fee simple to have and to hold the same to them and there heirs forever. Elizabeth Gill signed her name. Dated 30? November 1874. Test 1 Dec. 1874. Rec. 20 Jan. 1875. (courtesy C. Griffin)
1882. Probate Record 1883-1892, Q, Clarke Co., Page 48. Wash Gill. Peittion of C.D. Syphrett (states he is a male) that Wash Gill died intestate on 9 March 1882 leaving property worth about $250. No heirs or distributees. Appraisers suggested: J.J. Wilson, Alex Myrick, Jack Girriu?. Judge John M. Wilson. ibid p49, Chas. D. Syphrett (seems to be spelled Syphritt in places) is appointed administrator 17 April 1883. Witnessed: C.D Syphritt, R.H. Gill, E.L Syphritt. ibid page 50 petition to sell personal property. Appraisers and securities were the same for Washington and James and the letters of administration for both were issued on the same day.(courtesy C. Griffin)
1883. Probate Record 1883-1892, Q, Clarke Co., Page 50. James Gill probate records 1883-1892 Clarke Co AL page 50 & 51. Peittioner is Chas. D. Syphritt, James Gill died 26 Oct. 1872 leaving property valued at $300. Intestate record of James Gill. This should be the James Gill born about 1790 in S.C. He died in Oct.1872 but the estate is not probated until Jan. 31, 1883?? The names or distributees of the estate of the decedent as the petitioner is advised and believed to be as follows: Jas Gill, Euriah Gill, Martha Gill, Mrs. R.H. Gill, widow of Walter Gill and Mrs. Polly Livingston wife of Henry Livingston. Appraisers for the estate are Jash (Jack?) Gwin, Alex Myrick, and Jash (Jack?) Wilson Securities by Charles D. Syphritt, R H Gill, and E.L. Syphritt."(courtesy C. Griffin)
1891. Clarke Co. Probate Record Book Q, 1883-1892, Page 694 & 695. Estate of James H. Gill deceased. Petition of Eliza Gill. James H. Gill died intestate on 29 January 1891, leaving property (no value stated). Petitioner is teh widow of James H. Gill. The heirs and distributees are only Eliza Gill, his widow. Eliza herXmark Gill, 16 March 1891.
1895-8. Intestate record for a W.J. Gill, Probate Records 1895-1898 Clarke Co Al. page 77, states: "The petitioners of E.J. Baleu and John A. Baleu (Balen) respectfully request unto your honor that W.J. Gill departed this life on the day of 18 more than 40 days since. Leaving property in this state to the best of petitioners knowledge, information, and belief of the value of $500 and not probably more. Your petitioner, one of the longest creditors of said deceased. That the names of distributors of the estate of said deceased---------- W.J. Gill was unmarried and left only a sister Sarah Bell, wife of W.H. Bell, and his mother Rebecca Gill.--------- Request letters of administration be granted to W.W. Waite, Sheriff of Clarke Co. " This W.J. Gill probably a son of Walter and Rebecca Gill.(courtesy C. Griffin)
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