1723 William Trimmier b. abt 1723 m. Lucy Watson of Louisa County, Virginia

William Trimmier b. abt 1723 m. Lucy Watson of Louisa County, Virginia

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1744 Nov 12 – William Trimmier fined. Court Order Book 1. p. 123 – William Hudson, William Treameare being this day presented by the grand jury for prophane swearing. This day appeared and confessed judgment for 5 shillings for the said offense, therefore it is ordered that Thomas Meriwether Gent Churchwarden of the Parish of Fredericksville in this County receive the same for the use of the Poor for the said Parish.
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1744 Nov 12 – William Treameare fined for swearing – p. 123 Louisa Co, Va
William Hudson, William Treameare being this day presented by the Grand Jury for prophane swearing. This day appeared and confessed judgment for 5 shillings for the said offense, therefore it is ordered that Thomas Meriwether Gent churchwarden of the Parish of Fredericksville in this County receive the same for the use of the poor of the said District.
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1745 Oct 22 – Benjamin Henson v William Trimmear. Court Order bk 1, p. 172. Louisa County, Virginia
… In a Suit By Petition – Dismissed.
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1750 April 2 – Green’s deed to Trimmear, Deed bk A, p. 380 Louisa Co, Va
… between Faress Green of Louisa County of the one part and William Trimmear of the same County of the other part … in consideration of 5 shillings … confirm unto the said William Trimmear … land containing 284 acres … in the County of Louisa … joyning Faress Green own land and lying on both sides of Foster Creek … bounded by letters pattend bearing date 15 day of Oct 1741 … patend in Faress Green name …
Signed: Farris Green
Wit: Edward Mouzly, Mathew Mouzly
Thomas Moss
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1752 Nov 28 – Thomas Paulett to Ann Clarke, bk A, p 487. Louisa County, Virginia
… I Thomas Paulett … of Louisa County … in consideration of the tender good will and fatherly love I bare to my daughter Ann Clarke I give to the said Ann one negro wench named Jude and her increase
Signed: Thomas Paulet
Wit: William Trimmeer, Isaac Clark
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1755 Sept 10 – Plat #: 110 Book: VAPB 31:682 Grantee: William Trimmier, Date: 10-Sep-1755
400a on both sides the Goochland Road
Pt 0. Carter’s corner white oak bush in the Goochland County Line | Pt 1. | Ln n59w; 232p; | Pt 2. oak by a small branch | Ln n49w; 28p; | Pt 3. of saplings | Ln n27e; 51p; new line | Pt 4. in James Meredith’s line | Ln n50e; 44p; James Merediths line | Pt 5. | Ln n47e; 110p; Merediths line | Pt 6. and Charles Moreman’s corner white oak | Ln s35e; 420p; Moremans line original is s15e | Pt 7. in the County Line | http://trevilians.com/deedmapper/dm2.html#110

1755 Sept 10 – Land grant William Trimmeer, grantee. 400 acres. Louisa County, Virginia
Location: Louisa County.
Description: 1755 Sept 10 … whereas by one Patent under the Seal of this our Colony and Dominion of Virginia bearing date the 20 day of August 1745 there was granted unto Charles Francis one certain tract or parcel of land 400 acres … in the County of Louisa on both sides the Goochland Road and bounded … at Secretary Carter’s corner white oak bush in the Goochland County line running thence on his and the County lines … to a pine in James Meredith’s line … to his a Charles Moreman’s corner white oak thence on Moreman’s line … which said tract or parcel of land was granted on condition of paying our quitrents and cultivating and improving as in the said patent was expressed … the said Charles Francis hath failed to pay such quitrents and to make such cultivation and improvements and William Trimmier hath made humble suit to … our said Colony and Dominion and hath obtained a grant for the same … confirm unto the said William Trimmier … the said tract or parcel of land … the 10th day of September 1755 … Signed: Robt Dinwiddie.
Source: Land Office Patents No. 31, 1751-1756 (v.1 & 2 p.1-751), p. 682 (Reel 29).
Part of the index to the recorded copies of patents for land issued by the Secretary of the Colony serving as the colonial Land Office. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia.

1755 Sept 10 - Land grant William Trimmeer, grantee. 400 acres. Louisa County, Virginia 01

1755 Sept 10 – Land grant William Trimmeer, grantee. 400 acres. Louisa County, Virginia 01

1755 Sept 10 - Land grant William Trimmeer, grantee. 400 acres. Louisa County, Virginia 01a

1755 Sept 10 – Land grant William Trimmeer, grantee. 400 acres. Louisa County, Virginia 01a

1756 Aug 16 – Plat #: 9 Book: VAPB 33:113 Grantee: Stanley Harris, Date: 16-Aug-1756
700a on some of the branches of Fosters and Camp Creeks
Pt 0. Rogers’s corner pine | Ln n29w; 100p; Addustain Rogers line | Pt 1. Sanders corner pine in Rogers line | Ln s22w; 152p; John Sanders line crossing the three Notched Road | Pt 2. Sanders corner pine | Ln s63e; 48p; new lines | Pt 3. pines on the road side | Ln s50e; 170p; | Pt 4. | Ln n68e; 46p; | Pt 5. oak sapling in William Trimmers line | Ln n3w; 132p; William Trimmers line | Pt 6. Trimmers corner pine | Ln n42e; 250p; William Trimmers line | Pt 7. Trimmers corner two pines | Ln s77e; 84p; William Trimmers line | Pt 8. Trimmers corner white oak in Greens line | Ln n15e; 306p; Greens line | Pt 9. & Mary English’s corner pine in George Thomsons line | Ln s78.5w; 204p; Mary English line | Pt 10. English corner pine | Ln n29w; 24p; Mary English line | Pt 11. corner shrubby white oak in Mary English line | Ln s20w; 264p; Rogers line | Pt 12. corner large pine | Ln s40w; 232p; Rogers line | http://trevilians.com/deedmapper/dm1.html#9

1756 Aug 16 – Land grant Stanley Harris, grantee. Louisa County, Virginia
Location: Louisa County.
Description: 1756 Aug 16 … confirm unto Stanley Harris … land containing 700 acres … in the County of Louisa … branches of Fosters and Camp Creeks and bounded … at Addustain Rogers corner pine … to John Sanders corner pine … thence on Sanders line … crossing the Three Notched Road … to a red oak saplin in William Trimmiers line … to his corner white oak in Greens line thence on Greens line … to his and Mary English their corner pine in George Thomsons line thence on English her line … to Rogers corner shrubby white oak … thence on Rogers line … Signed: Robt Dinwiddie.
Source: Land Office Patents No. 33, 1756-1761 (v.1, 2, 3 & 4 p.1-1095), p. 113 (Reel 31-32).
Part of the index to the recorded copies of patents for land issued by the Secretary of the Colony serving as the colonial Land Office. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia.

1756 Aug 16 - Land grant Stanley Harris, grantee. Louisa County, Virginia 01

1756 Aug 16 – Land grant Stanley Harris, grantee. Louisa County, Virginia 01

1756 Aug 16 - Land grant Stanley Harris, grantee. Louisa County, Virginia 02

1756 Aug 16 – Land grant Stanley Harris, grantee. Louisa County, Virginia 02

1759 April 27 – Inventory of Estate of Joseph Green decd. Will bk 2, Page 152. Louisa County, Virginia
An Inventory of the Estate of Joseph Green Dec.d taken this 27.th Day of Ap.l 1759
To 10 head of Cattle 8-6-0
To 1 mare 150/, 1 lott 40/, 12 Hogs 48 11-18-0
To 2 Iron pots 9/, shoe Tools 3 0-12-0
To 1 Riffled Gun 35/, Knives & &tc 6/ 2-1-0
Salt stand /a.d, Box Iron &tc 4/6 0-5-3
To 1 Candle stand /6.d, pales & piggins 0-5-0
To 1 Looking Glass & 1 wine D.o 0-1-3
To 1 Search 2/6 To Carpenters Tools saddles
Bridle & Coforth 18/ 1-0-6
To 1 Bell 57 Broad Ax 4/6 0-9-6
To 2 Broad Hoes 1 D.o Harrow 0-5-9
To 1 Hacthet and posenger 0-2-0
To 1 chest 6/, 1 frying pan 2/ 0-8-0
To 1 spining whele 1/, 2 Beds 150 7-11-0
To 1 Negro Woman Dafney
and Child Jenney 75-0-0
To 1 Negro Boy Jack 35-0-0
May 21.st To 1 Sythe 0-6-6
To 1 Mare & Colt 5-10-0
Thomas Ballard
Geo. Holland
William Trimmier
At a Court Held for Louisa County, Dece.r 14.th 1772 This Inventory was this Day Return.d & ordered To be Recorded. Teste
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1768 Aug 30 – William Trimmer son of William and Lucy Trimmer was born Aug 30, 1768 p. 23
Birth and Baptismal Record Book, Louisa County, Virginia
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William Trimmier and Lucy birth record in Louisa County Virginia

William Trimmier and Lucy birth record in Louisa County Virginia

1769 May 8 – William Trimear to Randolph Watson deed ack p 311 Louisa Co, Va
Indenture … between William Trimmier and Lucy his wife of the one part, and Randolph Watson of the other part was acknowledged by the said William and Lucy (… Lucy … acknowledged deed …) and recorded.
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1769 May 8 – William Trimmier to Watson, Deed bk D1/2, p 143 Louisa Co, Va
… between William Trimmur of the County of Louisa planter of the one part and Randolph Watson of the same County planter of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 35 pounds … confirm unto the sd Randolph Watson … land … in the County of Louisa on both side the Uordchopt(sp?) Road … 100 acres … bounded … which said 100 acres of land was purchased by William Trimmier of Edmd Carter Gent …
Signed: William Trimmier, Lucy Trimmier
Wit: William Steel, Rees Hughes, David Watson
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1771 Nov 11 – Page 122 – Last Will and Testament of Thomas Paulet. Louisa County, Virginia
In the name of God Amen I Thomas Paulet of Trinity Parish in Louisa County being in Perfect health and Memory do make this my last Will and Testament in form following Viz. First I give my soul to God that it me and my Body to Buried in a Christian like manner at the Discretion of my Executors hereafter named and Touching such worldly Estate as please God to bless me with in this life after my Just Debts being paid I Dispose of in the following manner Viz.t,
-Item I give to my Well beloved Wife Elizabeth Paulet two Negroes named Sarah and Beck to her and her Heirs forever, I also lend my Wife one young Negro Fellow named Lewis During her Natural life, and then to be Divided as below in the last Division,
-Item I give to my son Thomas Paulet one Negro Fellow named John now in his Possession to him and his Heirs forever,
-Item, I give to my son Richard Paulet one negro Boy named Dick to him and his Heirs forever,
-Item I give to my Daughter Mary Paulet one negro Woman named Sarah to her and her Heirs forever,
-Item I give to my son Henry Paulet one Negro girl named Jane to him and his Heirs forever, Item I give to my son Jessee Paulet one negro girl named Sarah to him and his Heirs forever,
-Item I give to my son David Paulet one negro girl named Morning to him and his Heirs forever,
-Item I give to my Wifes son John Christmass one negro Fellow named Abraham which is now in his Possession to him & his Heirs forever
-Item I give to my son Richard Paulett and Henry Paulett all that Tract of Land on the West side of the Road on Gold mind to be Equally Divided between them according to the Quantity or Quality with the appurtenances to them and their Heirs forever,
-Item I give to my son Jessee Paulett that Tract of Land on the East side of the Road on the Branches of Duckinghole with the appurtenances to him and his Heirs forever,
-Item I give to my son David Paulet that Tract of Land wherein I now live with the appurtenances after my Wifes Decease to him and his Heirs forever,
-Item my Will is that the Residue of my Estate shall continue as it is until my son David shall come to the age of Fifteen years old or my
Wife shall Intermarry which shall first Happen then to be Equally Divided amongst all my children as shall be then alive and if any of my Children should be Dead leaving Lawfull Issue, there Issue to have their Part to them and their Heirs forever,
-Item my will is that my wife shall shear Equally with my Children in the Personal Estate, I appoint my sons William Paulett and Richard Paulet Executors of this my last Will and Testament and that they apply to Captn Waddy Thomson for advice, hereby Revoaking all former Wills by me made.
In Witness I have hereunto set my Hand and Fixed my Seal this 7th Day of June 1771
Thomas Paulett (his seal)
Signed & Sealed In Presence of
William Trimmeer, Elias (his mark) Thomason
At a Court held for Louisa County November 11th 1771
This Will was this day Presented into Court by William Paulett one of the Executors therein named, and was proved by the witnesses thereto and by the Court Ordered to be Recorded Testaments

1772 May 11 – Eliza Watson to David Watson, Deed bk D1/2, p 353 Louisa Co, Va
… between Eliza Watson of the Parish of Trinity in the County of Louisa of the one part & David Watson of the Parish of Trinity and County of the other part … in consideration of 5 pounds … confirm unto the sd David Watson … land containing 200 acres … bounded by the lines of John WatsonThomas Trimmier, G Robert, F Bibb in the Parish and County abovesd … land formerly purchased by the sd Eliza Watson of William Henderson …
Signed: Elizabeth Watson
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1772 Sept 14 – Benjamin Brown and wife Suzan to Randolph Watson, Deed bk D1/2, p 406 Louisa Co, Va
… Between Benjamin Brown of the County of Hanover and Suzan his wife of the one part, and Randolph Watson of the County of Louisa of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 30 pounds … confirm unto the sd Randolph Watson … land containing 200 acres … in the County of Louisa … along Greens line … along Reynolds line to Bells corner … along Bell’s line (being the dividing line between Bell and Brown) …
Signed: Ben Brown
Wit: William Trimmeer, Henry Gambrell, John Watson
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1773 Oct 11 (probate date), (1773 July 26 written) – Will of William Tremmier Louisa County, Virginia
In the name of God, amen, I William Trimmear of Louisa, being sick and weak but of sound mind and memory, make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following, First and Principally I recommend my soul into the hand of Alimight God that gave it to me, and my body to the erath to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executors hereinafter mentioned, And to my wordly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with (after my just debts are discharged) I give and dispose of as followeth Vitz-
I lend to my loving wife, Lucy Trimmear during her natural Life the land and plantation whereon I now live and one negro woman named Jane, with all my stocks of every kind, together with all my household furniture excepting two feather beds, and at the death of my said wife me estate hereby Lent is to revert to my three daughters namely Ann, Elizabeth, and Mary (Excepting the land) to them and their heirs forever, and in case either of my said daughters should die with Lawful Issue, it is my desire, that the said Estate should be equally divided among those that are living (and to heirs of those that are dead) to them and their heirs forever.
Item – I give and bequeath to my son Obediah Trimmear after the death of my said wife, the land and plantation whereon I now Live, with one feather bed and Furniture to him and his heirs forever.
Item – I give and bequeath to my son John Trimyear one–tract of land containing 400 acres in this county and lying on the Three Notcht Road, and one Feather Bed– and Furniture to him and his heirs forever. My will and desire is that my Negro man Jack should be sold at the discretion of my loving wife, and the money arising from such sale should be laid out in Negroes–and such negroes to be at the disposal of my Loving Wife during her Natural Life, and at her death to be equally divided among my above mentioned daughters.
I also Desire that my land on Fosters Creek should be sold in order to discharge my just debts, and the Balance of the money to be Laid out for a work horse for the use of my said wife and twenty pounds to my son John Trimyear to be allowed before said horse is purchased– and Lastly I appoint my Loving Wife, John Watson, Richard Phillips, Junr. my Extrs and Executrix of this my Last Will and Testament.
In witness Thereof I have set my and seal this 26th day of July 1773
Sign’d Sealed and Delivered)
In Presence of)
N.B. The word lent , interlined in the 16th line and what is included in the 20th and 21st lines in the parenthesis to be left out alter’d before sign’d
One hhd (Hogshead) Tobaco and Eleven Pounds, Ten shillings Due from Henry Garrett to go towards paying my just debts,
Signed: William Trimyear (seal)
Wits: Alexander Grant, Elizabeth Watson, Ann Watson
At a Court held for Louisa County on Monday the 11th day of October 1773. This will was this day Exhibited n Open Court by John Watson Executor and Lucy Trimyear Execitrix, Therein named and was proved by oaths of the Witnesses thereto, and by the Court to the record and is recorded.
Test John Nelson – Clk.
Recorded Will Book 2, Page 177
A copy: –
Teste: – Nelson Clerk
Louisa Circuit Court
Louisa County, Virginia
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William Trimmier’s will names his and his wife Lucy’s children – additionally a birth record in Louisa County, Virginia names another son named William b. in 1767:

      • Obadiah Trimmier – (named in will)
      • Ann Trimmier – (named in will)
      • John Trimmier – (named in will)
      • Elizabeth Trimmier – (named in will)
      • Mary Trimmier – (named in will)
      • William Trimmier – (birth records of Louisa County, Virginia as born in 1767).

1773 Oct 11 – Bond for executors of William Trimmier decd’s estate. Will bk 2, Page 178. Louisa County, Virginia
Know all men by these presents that we John Watson & Lucy Trimmeer & Richard Anderson, are held and firmly Bound to Robert Anderson James Overton, James Meriwether and William Garrett Gent.m Justices of the Court of Louisa County now sitting in the sum of one Thousand Pounds to the payment whereof well and truly to be made to thes.d Justices, and their successors, we bind ourselves and each of us, our and each of Heirs Exors and Administrators Jointly and Severally, firmly by these presents sealed with our Seals this 11.th day of October In the year of our Lord one Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy three, and In the 13.th year of the reign of our Sovreign Lord George the third The condition of the above obligation is such that if the above Bound John Watson and Lucy Trimmeer, Executor & Executrix, of the Last will and Testament, of William Trimmeer Deceased, do make or cause to be made a true and perfect Inventory of all and Singular, the goods chattles and Credits, of the said Deceased, which have or Shall, come to the Hands possession or Knowledge, of thes.d John Watson, and Lucy Trimmeer, or into the hand or possession of any other person, or persons, for them, and the same so made do exhibit into the County Court of Louisa, at such time as they shall be thereunto required, by thes.d Court, and the same goods chattles, and credits, and all other thesaid goods chattles and credits of the said Deceased, which at any time after shall come to the Hands Possession or knowledge, of thes.d John Watson, and Lucy Trimmeer, or into the hands or possession of any other person or persons, for them, do well and truly administer, according to aw, and further do make a just & true account of their actings and doings, therein when thereto required by thes.d Court; and also shall well and Truly pay and Deliver all the Legacies, contained and specified in thes.d Testament; as far as thesaid Goods chattles and Credits, will thereto extend, and the Law shall charge; then this obligation to be Void and of none Effect, or Else to remain in full force, and Virtue
John Watson (L.S)
Lucy Trimmeer (L.S.)
Rich C Anderson (L.S.)
Sealed and Delivered In presence off
At a Court held for Louisa County on Monday the 11.th day of October 1773 This Bond was this day in open court ack.gd by the parties, and by the Court admited to record and is recorded. Test
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1774 Feb 14 – Inventory of the Estate of William Trimier decd. Will bk 2, Page 179. Louisa County, Virginia
An Inventory and appraisement of the Estate of William Trimmeer Dec.d agreable, to an Order of the Worshipfull Court of Louisa County taken this 9.th day of December 1773, which is as follows, Viz.t
To Cow at 65/, one D.o and yearling as 60/ 6-5-0
To 2 heifers at 40/, one yearling at 20/ 5-0-0
To 11 yong hogs and one shoat 4-4-0
To 10 sheep at 7/, one old white mare at 90/ 8-0-0
To 14 Gun at 1/6 1-1-0
To a percel of Glass and Earthen Ware 0-12-0
To a percel of Books at 14/, three pair of Cards 9/ 1-3-0
To a percel of Earthen ware 5/, one slate 2/6 0-7-6
To 6 Bottles and one Canister 0-4-6
To 2 Handsaws 14/, a percel of Joners tools 1 Bell, 1 hammer
some chizels 1 file and one Gage 23/ 1-17-0
To 20 plates 21/9, 5 Dishes and 2 Basons 22/6 2-4-3
To a percell of pewter and a stone butter pot 0-13-0
To a pair of stillards 10/, one flax hackle 3/6 0-13-6
To one slay 3/, one Gun 10/, one pair of shears 1/3 0-14-3
To 2 Cotton wheels 11/6, one Flax wheel 5/ 0-16-6
To 1 churn 3/, 1 old cask 1/, 1 Bag 1/6 0-5-6
To a percell of old Iron 1-4-0
To 2 Beds and some Furniture with Bedsteads & Cords 14-0-0
To 2 D.o…D.o …D.o 11-0-0
To 8.do Feathers at 2/6 1-0-0
To 2 chests 9/, one small Trunk 7/ 0-16-0
To 3 pots and hooks 10/, 1 frying pan 7 ½ 0-10-7 ½
To 1 Sauce pan 3/, The top of a Dutch Oven 0-3-7 ½
To one Negroman Jack 80L, one Negro woman Jane L40 120-0-0
To 1 Cross leged table at 4/, Six chairs 12/ 0-16-0
To a percel of Leather 34/6 one Looking glass 10/ 2-4-6
To 1 pale and 2 piggin 5/ 0-5-0
——–
L 66-0-9
Richard Phillips
Thom.s Thomson
R Phillips Junior
At a Court held for Louisa County on Monday the 14.th day of February 1774. This Inventory was this day in open Court return.d and by the Court ordered to be recorded. Test
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1774 Aug 8 – Trimmeers Exrs to Dashper, Deed bk E, p 8 Louisa Co, Va
… between John Watson and Lucy Trimmier of the Parish of Trinity in the County of Louisa executors to the last Will and Testament of William Trimmier of the one part and Thomas Dashper of sd Parish and County of the other part … in consideration … of the sume of 45 pounds … sell unto the said Thomas Dasher … land containing 284 acres … in the Parish and County afsd … bounded according to a patent bearing date 15 October 1741 … at Green’s corner … in Thomson’s line … in Green’s line … the said John Watson and Lucy Trimmier executors of the last will and testament afsd …
Signed: Lucy Trimmear, John Watson
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1778 Oct 8 – Randolph Watson from Edward Carter, Deed bk 1, p 140. Fluvanna County, Virginia
… between Edward Carter of the County of Albemarle of the one part and Randolph Watson of the County of Louisa of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 130 pounds …. confirm unto the said Randolph … land … in the Counties of Fluvanna and Louisa and containing … 1350 acres … on the waters of the Byrd Creek surveyed for John Carter Esqr the 13 day of March 1739, and likewise lands lying contiguous to the said tract part of which was sold to William Trimmeer and the residue herein included adjoining the lands of Judith Ascue, Causby and Hudson and Trimmier’s line …
Signed: Edward Carter
Wit: George Thompson, Duncan McLauchlan, Tinstall Quarles, Alexander Moss.
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1779 April 1 – Randolph Watson to John Sanders. Deed bk 1, p. 171. Fluvanna County, Virginia
… between Randolph Watson of the County of Louisa of the one part and John Saunders of the County of Goochland of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 50 pounds … confirm unto the said John Saunders … land lying in the County’s of Fluvanna and Louisa on the Branches of the Creek and bounded by the lines of Charles Clarke, John May, Henry Taylor, Trimmur … containing … 100 acres …
Signed: Randolph Watson, Martha Watson
Fluvanna County, Virginia Deeds 1777-1783, by TLC Genealogy, 1999.
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1779 Sept 2 – Randolph Watson to Charles Clarke. Deed bk 1, p 206. Fluvanna County, Virginia
… between Randolph Watson and Martha his wife of the County of Louisa of the one part and Charles Clarke of said County of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 19 pounds 14 shillings and 3 farthings … confirm unto the said Charles Clark … land … in the Counties of Fluvanna and Louisa on the Waters of the Byrd containing 121 and 1/4 acres … on Trimmiers line … on Merodith line … to Meroith corner … on Mays line … crossing the County line …
Signed: Randolph Watson.
Fluvanna County Virginia Deeds 1777-1783, by TLC Genealogy, 1999.
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1787 July 9 – Book: F, Page: 18, Grantor: William Hughes, Grantee: Charles Yancey, Date: 09-Jul-1787
£500 for seven negros … 2 horses, 10 cattle, 20 hogs, 3 beds, furniture,…. Mortgage — Hughes to repay by 29 May 1792. Test: William Ragland, John Trimmer

Union & Spartanburg Dist SC records for Trimmier:

1791 Dec 27 – Pkg. #34 Estate of David Chisholm Union County, SC
Will of David Chisholm. Written : 27 Dec 1791. Recorded : 6 Apr 1792.
“In the Name of God Amen
David Chisholm of the State of South Carolina and County of Union, being weak and low in Body, but of Perfect mind and memory; make this my last will and Testament,
… First, I desire to be buryed in a Christian like manner, and after my Funeral expences are paid.
The remainder of my Temporal Estate I bequeath and dispose of in the following manner (To Wit):
… I desire that all my just debts to be paid.
… I next bequeath to my father all the cash I have in hand together with what money I have lent out,
… The ballance of my Estate I bequeath to my Brothers and Sister, to be disposed of an divided in the following manner,
… My negroes (ToWit) Lewis and Fanny her child and all her increase to remain, untill my brother Samuel arives to the age of 10 years, and then to be equally divided,
… and my stock of every kind to be disposed of at the discretion of my executors,
… and the moneys arising therefrom together with all ballances, arising from debts due me except the above mentioned lent money, to be equally divided, amongst my Brothers and Sister,
… I constitute and appoint my well beloved friends John Henderson & Obadiah Trimmier and my brother William my whole and sole executors of this my last will and Testament, ratifying this and no other to be my last will and testament in witness hereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 27th day of December in the year of our Lord 1791.
Signature: David Chisholm
Signed Seal’d published and Declar’d to be his last Will & Testament in the Presence of us: Charles Green, Jesse Mabry, John Beckham Junr
Proved in Open Court the 3d day April 1792 and Admnr Granted. Ben. Haile, DC.
“South Carolina Probate Records, Files and Loose Papers, 1732-1964,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-FNK9-8?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-GP6%3A190569301%2C190568402%2C191255802%2C191306801 : 21 May 2014), Union > Probate Court, Probate records > 1777-1961 > Box 01, Packages 1-67 > image 200 of 416; county courthouses, South Carolina, and South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia. (Pkg. 34).
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(NOTE: The above will names 2 brothers of this particular David Chisholm – 1) Samuel Chisholm named as his brother who is under 10 years of age at the time the will is written, and 2) William Chisholm who is over 21 years of age and named as David Chisolm’s brother and as an executor in David Chisholm’s will.)

1791 David Chisholm will in Union Co SC

1791 David Chisholm will in Union Co SC

1792 Apr 3 – The Last Will and Testament of David Chesholm deceased being proved in open court by the oaths of Jesse Maberry and John Beckham Jr who said that they believed the said deceased to be in his proper senses at the time of executing the said Will ordered that to be recorded.
Obadiah Trimier and William Chisholm being appointed Exors in the said Will came into open court and took the oath prescribed by Law as Executors aforesaid also give bond signd.
Ordered that Charles Niles, John Watson Sr, William Coleman and Abner Coleman appraise the Estate of David Chisholm deceased.
Minutes of the Court 1790-1796. p. 40. Union County, SC

1792 April 3 – Bond for admin of David Chisholm decd’s estateUnion Co., SC.
Know all men by these presents taht we Obadiah Trimmier, William Chisholm, Cushman R Echron, and Thomas Stribling, all of Union County and State of South Carolina are held and firmly bound unto the judges of said County … sum of 300 pounds …
… obligation is such that the above bound administration … cause to be made a true and perfect inventory … shall come to the hand or possession … of the said Obadiah Trimmier and William Chisholm … or into the hands or possession of any other person for him and the same so made to exhibit in the said Court of Union …
Signed: Obediah Trimmier, William Chisholm, Cushman Eron, Thomas Stribling
Miscellaneous Probate Records, 1777-1866, Index, 1777-1961; Author: South Carolina. Probate Court (Union County); Probate Place: Union, South Carolina. Box 1, pkg. 34.
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1792 April 26 – South Carolina Union County} Order to Appraise – Warrant of Appraisement – Estate of David Chisholm, decd.
By the worshipful judges of the County afsd to Charles Miles, John Watson Sr, William Coleman and Abner Coleman these are to authorize and impower you or any three of you to repair to all such places in this County as you shall be directed unto by Obadiah Trimmier and William Chisholm executors of … the Estate of David Chisholm decd … and appraise …
Signed: Ben. Haile, DC, Tor. Haile, CC.
Miscellaneous Probate Records, 1777-1866, Index, 1777-1961; Author: South Carolina. Probate Court (Union County); Probate Place: Union, South Carolina. Box 1, pkg. 34.
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1792-1797 – The estate of David Chisholm, decd. To the executors for debts paid on account of said deceased.
To a proved acct of Henry McCrays – 4.7
To ditto of John Martin 0.18.8
to ditto of John McKibbin 0.6.9
To ditto of William Hodge 0.10.6
To ditto of John Trimmier 6.0.0
To ditto of Obadiah Watson 3.14.0
To cost of suit William Chisholm v. William Giles 4.8.9
Obadiah Trimmier and William Chisholm made Oath before me this statement be in just and true.
Signed: Obadiah Trimmier, William Chisholm
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1792 March – One Sorrell Mare, One Saddle, one grey colt at 18 months credit, one pair saddle bags, one cow N two yearlings, one bay gelding at 2 yrs credit, one silver watch at 18 months credit.
1797 March 4 – One negro man Lewis, one negro woman Fanny, one negro girl Lucindy, one negro girl Hanna, one negro boy Charles
Total Amounts: 357.5.6
Signed: Obadiah Trimmier, William Chisholm.
Miscellaneous Probate Records, 1777-1866, Index, 1777-1961; Author: South Carolina. Probate Court (Union County); Probate Place: Union, South Carolina. Box 1, pkg. 34.
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1797 April 3 – Account – The Estate of David Chisholm Decd to Obadiah Trimmier.
1789 July — 10 and 1/4 bushells salt, waggoning, one cask, 8 years interest on the above.
1787 to special indents, valued at 1/2 to 8 years interest.
1790 Feb 20 – one pair kiporkin gloves, 6 years interest.
Spartanburgh County S Carolina} Personally came Obadiah Trimmier before me and made oath that the above account as stands stated is just and true, sworn and subscribed this 3d April 1797.
Signed: Obadiah Trimmier.
Miscellaneous Probate Records, 1777-1866, Index, 1777-1961; Author: South Carolina. Probate Court (Union County); Probate Place: Union, South Carolina. Box 1, pkg. 34.
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1797 June 3 – The estate of David Chisholm decd, to William (Chisholm) extr.
1792 – riding to Statesburrough in order to sell 2 horses, 8 days – 1.17.4
cash expended on said journey – 1.10.0
attending Union Court 12 days on the Business of the estate – 2.16.0
Keeping 2 horses 6 months – 4.0.0
Riding to Augusta on the business of the Estate 4 days – 0.18.8
Total: 11.1.0
Union County, South Carolina} Personally came William Chisholm before me and made oath that the above acct is just and true sworn to before me the 3d day of June 1797.
Miscellaneous Probate Records, 1777-1866, Index, 1777-1961; Author: South Carolina. Probate Court (Union County); Probate Place: Union, South Carolina. Box 1, pkg. 34.
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1797 Probate returns on David Chisholm decd estate showing William Chisholm to Augusta

1797 Probate returns on David Chisholm decd estate showing William Chisholm to Augusta

1792 May 3 – John Watson to Obadiah Trimmier, 174 acres N. Fork of Thickety, bk C, p 15. Spartanburg Dist, SC.
… between John Watson of the County of Union and State of South Carolina of the one part, and Obadiah Trimmier of the County of Spartanburg … of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 22 pounds 17 sillings and 4 pence … sell unto the said Obadiah Trimmier … land … in … County of Spartanburgh on the North Fork of THicketty Creek containing 174 acres … part of a tract of 350 acres granted to Vardry McBee … Dec 1774 …
Signed: John Watson
Wit: John Trimmier, Obadiah Watson, John Headen.
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1794 Nov 17 – John Watson Sr to John Watson Jr, 93 and 1/2 acres N Fork of Thickety Creek, bk C, p 330. Spartanburg Dist, SC.
… between John Watson Sr of the County of Union and State of South Carolina of the one part, and John Watson Jr of the County and State afsd of the other part … confirm unto the said John Watson Jr … land … County of Spartanburgh on the North Forks of Thickety Creek containing 93 and 1/2 acres being part of a tract of 300 acres granted to Vardry McBee … grant bearing date in Dec 1774 … at the mouth of Prices Creek … remainder of the said tract which has not been convey’d to Obadiah Trimmier and Obadiah Watson included …
Signed: John Watson
Wit: Obadiah Trimmier, Henry McCray, Obadiah Watson
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1794 November 17 – John Watson to Obadiah Watson, 93 and 1/2 acres N Fork of Thickety Creek, bk C, p 331. Spartanburg Dist, SC.
… between John Watson of the County of Union and State of South Carolina of the one part and Obadiah Watson of the State afsd and County of Spartanburgh of the other part … sd John Watson … confirm unto the said Obadiah Watson … land situate … in Spartanburgh County and State afsd on the N Forks of Thicketty Creek containing 93 and 1/2 acres … part of a tract of 350 acres granted to Vardry McBee …. grant bearing date in December 1774 …. bounded … at the mouth of Prices Creek … crosses Prices Creek thence along said line to Trimmiers dividing line … to the mouth of sd Prices Creek …
Signed: John Watson
Wit: Obadiah Trimmier, Henry McCray, John Watson Jr
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1797 March 6 – Adam Chisholm to Watson Chisholm, bk D, p 534. Union Co, SC
… I Adam Chisholm of the State of South Carolina and County of Union have for and in consideration of 50 pounds … sell and deliver unto Watson Chisholm one negroe boy named Ned, and one named Stephen …
Signed: Adam Chisholm
Wit: Obadiah Trimmier, William Chisholm
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1797 March 6 – John Henderson, Obediah Trimmier and William Chisholm to The’s W Chisholm p 206 Misc Records. Union Co, SC.
… we John Henderson, Obediah Trimmier and William Chisholm … sold and delivered unto The’s W Chisholm one negro woman by the name of Fanny she being part of the property of the estate of David Chisholm decd …
Signed: John Henderson, Obediah Trimmier, William Chisholm
Wit: Henry Farnandes, William Henderson
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1797 March 7 – Adam Chisholm & Watt Chisholm re Est of David Chisholm, bk E, p 31-33 Union Co, SC
State of South Carolina, Union County} 18 months after date I promise to pay unto William Chisholm, Obediah Trimier and John Henderson, executors of the Last Will and Testament of David Chisholm Deceased … the full and just sum of 138 pounds 11 shillings with lawful interest from the date if not punctually paid it being for value received by one for the secure payment of which I pledge oblige and make chargable all that plantation whereon I now live containing 80 acres … also the following negroes viz: one woman named Cate about 28 years of age, on lad named Lewis about 20 years of age, one girl named Clary about 4 years old, and one girl named Milley about 4 months old unto the said William Chisholm, Obediah Trimur and John Henderson … and the above mentioned 4 negroes for the secure payment of the afsd 138 pounds 11 shillings sterling …
Signed: Adam Chisholm
Wit: H Farnandes, William Henderson, John Beckham Jr
By the oath of H Farnandes proven in open Court and recorded June 2, 1797.
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I do hereby acknowledge that I have received of John Henderson, Obediah Trimmier and William Chisholm the sum of 75 pounds sterling of the estate of David Chisholm deceased and upon a final settlement if should appear that I have received more than my legacy, I hereby promise to return to the said John Henderson, Obediah Trimur and William Chisholm such ballance as may appear due from me to said estate.
Signed: Watt Chisholm
Wit: Henry Farnandes
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1797 June 2 – Adam Chisholm of the State of South Carolina and County of Union acknowledge myself indebted to John Henderson, Obediah Trimmer and William Chisholm executors of the estate of David Chisholm deceased in the sum of 55 pounds sterling to be levyed of my goods and chattles lands and tenaments if the said Adam Chisholm shall fail in the condition under written.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas Nancy Chisholm daughter of the above named Adam Chisholm being now under age, did on the 4th of this instant purchase of the above executors one negro girl named Lucinda the property of the above estate at the price of 55 pounds no if the said Nancy Chisholm when she arives at the age of 18 years comply with the terms of sale and with the true intent and meaning thereof then the above obligation to be void as else to remain in full force in law.
Signed: Adam Chisholm
Wit: H Farnandis, John Beckham
By the oath of Henry Farnandis and recorded the 2 June 1797.
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1797 June 3 – Proved in open court by H Farnandis, a mortgage from Adam Chisholm, unto William Chisholm & Obadiah Trimmier & John Henderson exors of David Chisholm decd & ordered to be recorded.
Minutes of the Court 1796-1799. p. 35. Union County, SC

1797 June 3 – Proved in open court by H Farnandis, a Bill of sale from John Henderson, Obadiah Trimmier & William Chisholm to T W Chisholm & ordered to be recorded.
Minutes of the Court 1796-1799. p. 35. Union County, SC

1797 June 3 – Proved in open court a tract from Watt Chisholm to John Henderson, Obadiah Trimmier & William Chisholm & ordered to be recorded.
Minutes of the Court 1796-1799. p. 35. Union County, SC

1798 April 2 – John Watson Jr to James Wood, 93 acres Thickety Creek, bk F, p 68. Spartanburg Dist, SC.
… between John Watson Jr of the State of South Carolina and County of Spartanburgh of the one part and James Wood of the State and County afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 55 pounds … confirm unto the sd James Wood … land containing 93 acres … in the afsd County on Thicketty Creek … part of a tract of 350 acres originally granted to Vardry McBee … at the Mouth of Prices Creek one of the three Forks of Thickety … up said Creek …. along a marked line to a chestnut corner including all that part of sd 350 acres , which has not been conveyed by John Watson Jr to Obadiah Trimmier and Obadiah Watson …
Signed: John Watson Jr
Wit: Obadiah Trimmier, James Dunaway, Catharine Dunaway
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1824 March 15 – William Trimmier etal fr Richard Thomson, bk S, p 314. Spartanburg Dist, SC.
… I Richard Thomson of Spartanburgh Dist in the State of SC in consideration of the sum of 175 dollars … paid by Robert M Young and William Trimmier of the same Dist … release unto the said Robert M Young and William Trimmier … land … in the Village of Spartanburgh adj the lot owned by Col. James Brannon … containing 4/10 of an acre …
Signed: William Trimmier
Wit: J Brannan, John Walker
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From: Henderson Family at Carroll (Grindal) Shoals – Grindal Shoals Gazette
Family stories and historic events of Grindal Shoals, Union Co., South Carolina 1770 – 1870

Lucy Stribling, sister of James Clayton Stribling and daughter of Thomas II and Nancy Ann Kincheloe Stribling, was born July 1, 1767, in Prince William County, Virginia.  (Databases are incorrect concerning her place of birth.  She was born in Virginia, where her parents lived before moving to Ninety Six District, S. C., now Union District, S. C.; RootsWeb’s WorldConnect Project: Arkansas Is the Center of the Universe)

She married Obadiah Trimmier, son of William and Lucy Watson Trimmier, on November 24, 1786.  (RootsWeb’s WorldConnect Project: Canternury’s of West Virginia, Contact—Gordon K. Lacy; Obediah Trimmier m. Lucy Stribling—Stribling—Family History & Genealogy Message Board; Descendants of William Trimyear, Google)

Lucy’s mother and father moved to the Grindal Shoals area of Union District, S. C., circa 1778.  (Stribling Genealogy, Google)

Obadiah Trimmier was born in Louisa County, Virginia, on November 1, 1759.  At an early age, he became a Patriot soldier in the American Revolutionary War.  (RootsWeb’s WorldConnect Project: Canternury’s of West Virginia, Contact—Gordon K. Lacy; Obadiah Trimmier m. Lucy Stribling—Stribling—Family History & Genealogy Message Board)

His father, William, died in 1773, in Louisa County, and in his will, left the land and plantation, where he lived to his wife, Lucy.  It was to go to his son, Obadiah, after the death of his mother, Lucy.  Obadiah was fourteen years of age when his father died.  His mother served as an executrix to the will, but must have died shortly after the settling of the estate.  (RootsWeb’s World Connect Project: Chaffin, Contact—Lane Chaffin)

“He was a member of the Louisa County Militia and was appointed Ensign February 12, 1781, and participated in the battles of Kings Mountain and Cowpens.”  (Reference: Historical Record of Virginians in the Revolution by John Gwathmey, 1987, page 782)

He registered to paid taxes in Louisa County, Virginia, in 1882. These taxes were on the house that had belonged to his father and mother and was now his by right of inheritance.  (Camp/Evans Venturers Into NC, TN and GA: Information about Obadiah Trimmier)

In 1786, he served as a Justice of the Peace, performing marriages, while residing in Spartanburg District, S. C., and was elected State Representative from Spartanburg District in the South Carolina General Assemblies of 1792 and 1794.

He served as Lieutenant Colonel of the 10th Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division of the South Carolina Militia, commencing in 1792.  (Camp/Evans Venturers Into NC, TN, and GA.: Information about Obediah Trimmier)

After moving to Pendleton District, S. C., in 1800, he again served in the South Carolina Legislature in 1814.  He was elected to the Senate for the 21st South Carolina General Assembly.  He served on the banking, religion, roads, bridges, ferries and military committees.

He was elected Senator from Pendleton District, S. C., in 1816, and 1818.  He served on the rules committee. (Camp/Evans Venturers Into NC, TN, and GA.: Information about Obadiah Trimmier)

He and Lucy were neighbors to James (Horseshoe) Robertson and his wife, Sarah Morris Headen Robertson, while living in Spartanburg District and after moving to Pendleton District.  (Rootsweb’s WorldConnect Project: Wall Family Tree, Contact—Eric Wall)

It was at the residence of Obadiah Trimmier that John Pendleton Kennedy received stories from James “Horseshoe” Robertson about some of his exploits in the war years.  These stories, Kennedy incorporated into a book he wrote entitled, Horseshoe Robinson, and published in 1835.

Kennedy visited his home in the winter of 1818.  The following is taken from the book, History of Spartanburg County, page 459, by Dr. J. B. O. Landrum:  “In Mr. Kennedy’s famous novel, ‘Horse-Shoe Robinson’, the colonel referred to is Obadiah Trimmier, father of William, who was the father of Colonel T. G. Trimmier.

The absent lady referred to was Lucy Trimmier, wife of Obadiah.  She was a Stribling.  Her (his) grandfather was a Watson.  The violin boy was William Trimmier mentioned herein; the boy thrown from the horse was Thomas, brother of William.  The two small boys mentioned were Obadiah Watson and Marcus Tullias, sons of Obadiah and Lucy Trimmier, who were living on Toxaway.  ‘Horse-Shoe’ Robinson (Robertson) lived on Chauga, in Pickens county, S. C.”

Lucy was living at the time, but must have died shortly after the visit of John Pendleton Kennedy and James ‘Horseshoe’ Robertson.

(Horse-Shoe Robinson, pages 5-10, by John Pendleton Kennedy)

They had five sons and seven daughters.  Lucy Died in Pendleton District, S. C., on November 25, 1818, and Obadiah died in the same district on January 22, 1829.  They were buried in the Toxaway Creek Baptist Church cemetery, now called Poole’s cemetery.   (RootsWeb’s World Connect Project: Bothast/Warstler Family Tree, Contact—Raquel Bothast; My Genealogy Home Page: Information About Lucy Stribling; Obadiah Trimmier “1759-1829” –Find a Grave Memorial) https://grindalshoalsgazette.wordpress.com/2013/09/23/henderson-family-at-carroll-grindal-shoals-2/

From: James Robertson and the Book Horse Shoe Robinson Part I – Grindal Shoals Gazette
Family stories and historic events of Grindal Shoals, Union Co., South Carolina 1770 – 1870

Dr. J. B. O. Landrum in his book, History of Spartanburg County, p. 459, wrote:  “In Mr. Kennedy’s famous novel, ‘Horse Shoe Robinson,’ the colonel referred to is Obadiah Trimmier, father of William, who was the father of Colonel T. G. Trimmier.  The absent lady referred to was Lucy Trimmier, wife of Obadiah.  She was a Stribling.  Her grandfather was a Watson.

The violin boy was William Trimmier, mentioned herein; the boy thrown from the horse was Thomas, brother of William.  The two small boys mentioned were Obadiah Watson and Marcus Tullias, sons of Obadiah and Lucy Trimmier, who were living on Toxaway.  Horse Shoe Robinson lived on Chauga in Pickens County.” (Oconee County, S. C.)

James Robertson and Obadiah Trimmier both lived in the Thicketty Creek section of what is now Cherokee County, South Carolina, in the latter 1780s.  Trimmier had been a member of the Louisa County Militia in Virginia, and was appointed an Ensign on February 12, 1781.

(See Historical Record of Virginians in the Revolution by John Gwathmey, 1987, p. 782.)

Obadiah Watson Trimmier was the son of William and Lucy Watson Trimmier and was born in Louisa County, Virginia, November 1, 1759.  He married Lucy Stribling, daughter of Thomas Stribling Jr. and Nancy Ann Kincheloe Stribling, in Spartanburg District on November 24, 1785.

The 1790 U. S. Census of Spartanburg County, S. C., indicated that Trimmier and William Headen lived close to each other.

Trimmier sold 174 acres of land on the North Fork of Thicketty to Joseph Champion on December 4, 1798, and 100 acres of land on the North Fork of Thicketty Creek to John Champion on January 28, 1800.  Obadiah Trimmier moved his family to Pendleton District shortly after this.

(Spartanburg County, S. C. Deed Abstracts, Books A—T, pp. 374-375; 39-40.)

Obadiah Trimmier’s land was shown on Mills Atlas of Pendleton District in 1820.  James Robertson and Obadiah Trimmier’s residences in Pendleton District were only a few miles apart.

Obadiah was referred to as a colonel in the above story and may have joined the South Carolina militia, where he received a commission as colonel.  One record states that he fought in the Battle of Cowpens.

In 1786, he performed marriages in Spartanburg District, South Carolina, as Justice of the Peace.  After moving to the Pendleton District, he served in the legislature.  He died in Pendleton District January 22, 1829, and was buried in the Toxaway Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

(RootsWeb’s WorldConnect Project: Chaffin, Contact Lane Chaffin, ID: 1189, Obadiah Trimmier.) https://grindalshoalsgazette.wordpress.com/2011/07/05/james-robertson-and-the-book-horse-shoe-robinson-robert-a-ivey/