1743 Margaret Chisolm b. est abt 1743 m. William Davis of Charlotte Co, Va and Elbert County, Georgia

Margaret Chisolm b. est abt 1743 m. William Davis of Charlotte Co, Va and Elbert County, Georgia

Parents: 

Children: 

  • William C Davis b. abt 1779
  • Rebecca Davis b. abt 1780 m. Christopher Clark 1760-1819

Siblings: 

State and County Pages to Review:

FACTS and SOURCES: 

1789 Jan 24 – William Chisolm’s last will and testament – Will book 2, p 24. Charlotte County, Virginia
… I William Chisholm of the County of Charlotte and State of Virginia …. do make and establish this to be my last Will & Testament …
… I give to my son William Chisolm my negro man Amos, whoe he now has in possession.
… I give to my son John Chislom’s children, Janesy, William, John, Alexander, and Andrew my negro man Jack.
… I give my daughter Margaret Davis the following negroes viz: Fann a woman, Tom a man, and Ned a man, which negroes she has now in possession.
… I give to my daughter Sarah the following negroes viz: Phillidia a woman and her increase whom she has now in possession, and Moses a man whom she is to have after the death of my wife Debrah.
… I give to my daughter Anna my negro woman Lucy the mother of my negro woman Fann, whom she is to have possession of after the death of my wife Debrah, but as the said negro is not equal in value with the portions of the rest of my children, I desire that the woman Lucy may be valued and the deficiency made up by the other legatees of this will, she is to be valued at the death of my wife.
… I give to my daughter Mary Easter 30 pounds to be laid out in buying a negro girl, which money is to be paid out of the money arising from the sale of the land sold Langston Bacon and John Petty. But if the said negro when purchased is found of less value than the portions of the other legatees of this Will I desire that she shall be made equal by the legatees of this will.
… I give to my wife Debrah during her life the following negroes, viz: Jack a man, Lucy his wife, and Nate a man and after the death of my wife its my will that the said negroes, Jack, Lucy & Nate shall be equally divided among my children, William, Margaret, Sarah, John Chisolm’s childrenJincey, William, John, Alexander, and AndrewAnna my daughter, Mary Easter and Elizabeth Terrill.
… Lastly I do appoing my friend Edward Almond, executor of this my last Will & Testament as witness my hand & seal this 24 day of January 1789.
Signed: William Chisholm
In presence of John James, Burnley Callicott, Bartlett James.
At a court held for Charlotte County the 4 day of June 1792 this last will and testament of William Chisolm decd was presented in court and the same was proved by the oath of Burnley Callicott and Bartlett James and ordered to be recorded and Edward Almond the executor herein named renounced in open court the burthen of execution of the said will. Teste Thomas Read.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9PH-T9YS?i=367&cat=368051

1796 Sept 5 – Sarah Chisolm to Margaret Davis, Deed Bk D, p 77. Elbert County Georgia.
… I Sarah Chisolm of Georgia Elbert County of my own will and accord do give … to Margarett Davis of the County and State aforesaid one negroe woman named Filidy and all her increase and one bed and furniture … transferring any right to the said Margaret Davis as full as I could do …
Signed: Sarah Chisolm, Margaret Davis.
Wit: William C Davis, Rebeckah Davis.
(Registered 16 day of August, 1797).
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKJ-1353-5?i=78&cat=237500

1799 Jan 16 – Richard Easter to William B Brewer, bk F, p 184. Elbert County, Georgia
… between Richard Easter and Polly his wife of the one part and William B Brewer of the other part and all of the County of Elbert and State of Georgia … in consideration of 500 dollars … sell unto the said William B Brewer … land in the County of Elbert and State of Georgia on the waters of Butroms Creek containing 257 acres … plat of said land drawn by William Oliver and bounded by lands of William Thompson Sr, Cornelius Sale, Peggy Davis and Henry Jackson.
Signed: Richard Easter, Mary Easter
Wit: LeRoy Pope JP
Registered 15 Nov 1800
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/tax/id/35936/rec/5

1816 Feb 8 – William C Davis & Christopher Clarke division, bk P, p 177. Elbert County, Georgia
… between William C Davis son and coheir of William Davis late of the State of Virginia decd and Margaret Davis widow and relect of the said William Davis late of the State of Georgia deceased of the one part and Christopher Clarke in right of his wife Rebeckah the daughter and coheir of the said William Davis and Margaret his widow of the other part … the said William Davis was at the time of his death possessed of sundry negro slaves and other goods and chattles all which came into the hands and possession of the said Margaret Davis his widow and relict and whereas the said Margaret Davis hath lately departed this life intestate leaving the said William C Davis and Christopher Clarke coheirs and distributees of the estates of the said William Davis and Margaret his widow consisting of sundry negro slaves etc, and whereas the said William C Davis and Christopher CLarke have already made a division of the said estates between them and whereas the said William C Davis and Christopher Clarke have duly considered of all the said premises and of the nature, condition circumstances and value of the same, and are fully convinced and satisfied therewith … Now this indenture …. that the said William C Davis and Christopher Clarke for themselves and their heirs have mutually agreeed to make a partition of the estates of the said William Davis and Margaret Davis his widow and relict in the following manner (that is to say) the said Christopher Clarke shall have and enjoy out of the said estates the following negro slaves (towit) one negro woman named Fanney, one negro man named Lewis, one negro woman named Beck, one negro woman named Peggy, one negro woman named Suckey, one negro girl named Fanney, on negro boy named Asbary, and one negro man named Ned, and one negro woman named Siller and the increase of the said negro woman Siller, the said negro man Ned and negro woman Siller being delivered by the said Margaret Davis to the said Christopher Clarke at or soon after his intermarriage with the said Rebeckah Davis, to be held and enjoyed by the said Christopher Clarke and his heirs forever.
In consideration of the part and shear of the estates which is hereinafter mentioned and set apart for the said William C Davis (that is to say) the said William C Davis shall have and enjoy …. the followin negro slaves (towit) one negro woman named Philida, one negro man named Ned, one negro woman named Mariah, one negro girl named Eliza, one negro girl named Salley, one negro boy named Paul, one negro boy named Joshua, one negro boy named James, and one negro boy named Dave …. together with the household and kitchen furnigure of the said Margaret Davis as also all the stock of horses, cattle, hogs, sheep, and all other personal estate belonging to the said Margaret Davis at the time of her death … to be held by him the said William C Davis. …
Signed: William C Davis, Christopher Clark
Wit: Nimrod Hendrick, Samuel Clark, Dionysious Oliver JP.
(Recorded 20th February 1816)
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/tax/id/29981/rec/17  (Note: The mother, Margaret Davis, is the daughter of William Chisholm who died in Charlotte Co, Va in 1789 – she was living in Elbert County, Georgia with here sisters Mary Easter, Elizabeth Terrell, her brother William Chisholm, and her dec’d brother John Chisholm’s children – all in Elbert County, Georgia living near and adjacent to eachother)