1783 Thomas Elkins of Effingham County, Georgia

Thomas Elkins 1783–1854
BIRTH 25 OCT 1783 • North Carolina
DEATH 19 FEB 1854 • Guyton, Effingham, Georgia, United States

Spouses: 

Married 1st: married on Aug 22, 1811 – Sarah Powers 1793–1829

Married 2nd: married Oct 5, 1830 – Amelia Maria Paramenter Tondee Patterson / Elkins 1797–1878

CHILDREN: 

Married 1st: married on Aug 22, 1811 – Sarah Powers 1793–1829
Children of 1st marriage:

Samuel Elkins 1813–1855 m. Harriet E. Patterson 1819-1898

Mozelle Martha Elkins 1814–1901 m. Robert Bourquoin 1806-1845

Phares Neopolian Elkins 1815–1846 m. ?

Julia Elkins 1816–1877 m. Ebenezer Jenckes 1810-1860

Wiley Elkins 1818–1824 died at 6 years of age

Lydian Ann Elkins 1821–1894 m. Willard Mason Allen 1819-1857

Thomas P. Elkins 1822–1886 m. 1st Lavinia Blackman in 1849, 2d to America Waller in 1880.

Sarah Elinor Elkins 1829–1868 m. Harris Kollock Harrison 1827-1873

Married 2nd: married Oct 5, 1830 – Amelia Maria Paramenter Tondee Patterson / Elkins 1797–1878
Children of 2nd marriage:

Caroline M. Elkins 1831–1877 m. James G Watts 1826-1880

Salina Valeria Elkins 1833–1891 m. Morgan Rawls 1829-1906

Charles C. Elkins 1835–1863 m. Anne Carle 1839-?

Leander Lafayette Elkins 1837–1904 m. Eleonora Isabella Carle 1847-1898

Augustus R. Elkins 1839–1842 died at 3 years of age

PARENTS: 

Unk Elkins likely b. btw 1740-1755   (Unknown … Ancestry.com and other sites show a Thomas Elkins as parent, BUT, I have not found any documentation to verify this.  The parents are unknown from what I can tell … if I am missing something, please drop me a note on this page (or email me at douggoyen@gmail.com) .

SIBLINGS:

(Note: It appears that Alexander, John, Thomas, Herman were 4 siblings that all moved to the Chatham/Effingham County, Georgia area (near Savannah) in the early 1800s (or possibly earliest around 1798-99 based on records found so far).

Mary Elkins 1770–  (Note: need documentation to verify – she may be a spouse of one of the Elkins men – not sure)

Alexander Elkins 1775–1837  m. 1st Elizabeth Tondee 1775-1820, 2nd Ann Knight 1792-1864

John Elkins 1778–1853 m. Mary Farley 1797-1877

Herman Elkins 1787–1830 m. Selina Ann Tondee 1801-1856

Edith Elkins 1790–1855 m. Stephen Hester 1775-1854

Wilson Elkins 1790–1824 (not verified yet – would make sense as there was a close relationship with a “Wilson” family in the area, but haven’t seen enough documentation to confirm age, or relationship)

Sarah Elkins 1790– ? m. Joshua Lee in 1806 in Effingham Co, Ga.

Ann M Elkins 1792–1855  m. James Monroe Williams 1782-1832

 

FACTS and SOURCES:  

Elkins Info:

Georgia Elkins info:  https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/elkins-info-in-georgia-and-nearby/

South Carolina Elkins info:https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/elkins-in-south-carolina/

North Carolina Elkins info: https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/elkins-in-north-carolina/

1809 March 2 Thomas Elkins from Edmond Hester with Herman Elkins as witness, bk G&H, p 403. Effingham County, Georgia
… between Edmund Hesters … of Effingham planter of the one part, and Thomas Elkins of Chatham County of the other part …. in consideration of the sum of 205 dollars … paid by the said Thomas Elkins … confirm unto the said Thomas Elkins … part of two tracts of land, one tract containing 200 acres the said deed calls for 225 acres being within the following … bounding as said plat call for ….
Signed: Edmumond Hester. Wit: Herman Elkins, Mathew Carter.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-98ZZ-X?i=470&cat=166933

(Note: Stephen Hester b. 1775 was married to Edith Elkins, b. abt 1790, assumed sister of Thomas Elkins)

1811 Sept 3 – Marriage: John Elkins with Mary _____ (Powers?) both of this County bk 1, p 232. Effingham Co, Ga
… (same paragraph is next marriage)
Marriage: Thomas Elkins to Sarah Powers.
1811 Aug – Granted marriage license unto Thomas Elkins with Miss Sarah Powers both of this county…
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9PP6-9ZR8?i=192&cat=287181

(Note: both Thomas Elkins and John Elkins are listed on the same page as getting married within a month of each other).  

1811 Dec 23 – Thomas Elkins from John Strahan bk G&H, p 317. Effingham County, Georgia
…between John Strahan of … County of Effingham of the one part and Thomas Elkins of the other part… in consideration of the sum of 100 dollars … sold unto the said Thomas Elkins … land originally granted on the 2d day of August 1768 … to John Neip 150 acres … in Effingham County, then St Mathews Parish including the hammock below Lanes Island and butting and bounding by all sides on vacant land on vacant land at the time of the survey…. Signed: John Strahan. Wit: John Dugger, Nicholas Thomas.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-988X-V?i=426&cat=166933

1811 Dec 23 – Thomas Elkins from John Strahan bk G&H, p 317. Effingham County, Georgia
… between John Strahan …. of Effingham of the one part, and Thomas Elkins of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 50 dollars … sold unto the said Thomas Elkins … land granted to said John Strahan in July 15, 1808, Isaac Irvin joining on three lines on Clays land the other sides vacant …. Signed: John Strahan. Wit: John Dugger, Nicholas Thomas.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-988Q-F?i=427&cat=166933

1813 July 17 – Thomas Elkins 100 acres in Effingham Co Ga, bk C, p 322, bk WW p. 279.  … Warrant dated May 3 1813, and survey July 17, 1813 for Thomas Elkins who resides in this Sate a tract of 100 acres of … land bounded NE by Clay’s land, NW by D Garrason’s land, SW by vacant land, and SE by John Strahan’s land… Survey’d by Zara Powers DS. Chain Carriers: T Elkins, John Molborn.
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/looseplats/id/19878

1813 May 3 – Effingham County, Georgia … TO John Moore Esqr County Surveyor … lay out …. unto Thomas Elkins a tract of land … containing 100 acres adjoining lands of said Elkins on the South, Darias Garison on the North, Clay on the East … Executed the 17th of July 1813, by Zara Powers, DS.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9YZY-CK9?i=78&cc=1914217&cat=1967578

1815 March 24 – Hermon Elkins from Isaac Cannon, bk G&H, p 422. Effingham County, Georgia
… between Isaac Cannon of Effingham County planter of the first part and Herman Elkins of the second part … in consideration of the sum of 300 dollars … confirm unto the said Herman Elkins … land lying and being in the County of Effingham … containing 500 acres … originally granted to John Strahan and purchased by the said Isaac Cannon from the said John Strahan, bounded W unknown land, SE by Rolepart land and on all other sides vacant… Signed: Isaac Cannon, Ann Cannon. Wit: Thomas Elkins, John Melborn.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-98CH-2?i=480&cat=166933

1815 Dec 19 – Thomas Elkins 200 acres in Effingham Co Ga bk C, p 377. bk XX, p 317.   …Warrant dated May 1st 1815 and surveyed 19 December 1814 for Thomas Elkinswho resides in this state a tract of 200 acres of land bounded SW by John Dugger’s land and on all other sides by vacant land …. Surveyed by Zara Powers, DS. Chain Carriers: Fredck Mills, William Lee.
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/looseplats/id/19824

1815 May 1 – Effingham County, Georgia … TO John Moore Esqr County Surveyor … lay out …. unto Thomas Elkins a tract of land which shall contain 200 acres on his own head right in said County adjoining John Dugger … executed the within Warrant on Dec 19, 1815 by Zara Powers, DS.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9YZY-CKT?i=76&cc=1914217&cat=1967578

1816 Oct 21 – Harmon Elkins 200 acres in Effingham Co Ga bk C, p 387. bk XX, p 318.
…warrant dated 7 Oct 1816 and surveyed the 21 Oct 1816 for Harmon Elkins … 200 acres of land bounded NW by land surveyed for John Strahan now Harmon Elkin’s E by Thomas Elkins and John Dugger, SE by vacant land, SW by John Dugger’s land and N by land vacant … CC: Frederic Mills, David Garrason. Surveyed by Zara Powers DS.
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/looseplats/id/19950

1817 April 6 – Thomas Elkins from Howell Hines, bk G&H, p 420. Effingham County, Georgia
… between Howell Hines of the first part and Thomas Elkins of the second part … both of Effingham … in consideration of the sum of 300 dollars … confirm unto the said Thomas Elkins .. land … in the County of Effingham … on Smalls Creek waters of Ogeechee River viz a tract of 250 acres granted to Joseph Clay on the 7 day of June 1774 bounded SW by land granted to Samuel Krause and all other sides by vacant at the tie of survey … part of a 500 acre tract granted to Joseph Clay on the 14 day of May 1772 containing 165 acres … and part of a tract granted to Samuel Krause in Aug 1764 containing 100 acres … adjoining the 250 acres granted Joseph Clay … in the whole 515 acres … Signed: Howell Hines. Wit: Michael Garrason, Lara Powers.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-98C1-3?i=479&cat=166933

1817 Nov 4 – Thomas Elkins 95 acres in Effingham Co Ga. bk C, p 420; bk XX p 318.
…Warrant dated 3d March 1817 and Surveyed 4th Nov 1817 for Thomas Elkins who resides in this state a tract of 95 acres of land bounded W by Joseph Clay’s land, William and John Eaton, Leconte’s south by Joseph Clay; East by John Strahan and N by John Strahan, Frederic Mills, and Joseph Clay’s land … Signed: Zara Powers, DS. CC: F Mills, J Garrason.
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/looseplats/id/19854

1817 March 3 – Effingham County, Georgia ... TO John Moore Esqr County Surveyor … lay out …. unto Thomas Elkins a tract ofland which shall contain 100 acres in the County aforesaid, on his own headrights, joining Harman Elkins eastwardly, and the Estate of Clay South … executed the within Warrant on Nov 4, 1817 by Zara Powers, DS.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9YZY-CBG?i=82&cc=1914217&cat=1967578

1820 US Census Name: Thomas Elkins (1776-1794)
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Effingham, Georgia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 3
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 14: 6
Slaves – Males – 14 thru 25: 1
Slaves – Males – 26 thru 44: 1
Slaves – Females – Under 14: 4
Slaves – Females – 14 thru 25: 1
Slaves – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 7
Free White Persons – Under 16: 5
Free White Persons – Over 25: 1
Total Free White Persons: 7
Total Slaves: 14
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 21
1820 U S Census; Census Place: Effingham, Georgia; Page: 74; NARA Roll: M33_7; Image: 81
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=7734&h=1428553&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu9541&_phstart=successSource

1820 US Census Name: John Elkins
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Savannah, Chatham, Georgia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
1820 U S Census; Census Place: Savannah, Chatham, Georgia; Page: 92; NARA Roll: M33_8; Image: 74
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=7734&h=1454090&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu9541&_phstart=successSource

1824 Jan 19 – Thomas Elkins pwr atty from Fred Mills, bk L, p 432 Effingham County, Georgia
… Frederick Mills of State and County aforesaid … appoint Thomas Elkins of the County and State aforesaid my true and lawful attorney … to make good and lawful title to a tract of land containing 250 acres bounded NW by James Garrison, W by Clay, S by Strawhan, SE by Strawhan, NE by Canady … in the County and State aforesaid … to Archibald Guiton … Signed: Frederick Mills. Wit: Furney Willis, JH.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RSW4-1?i=236&cat=166933

1824 March 2 – Thomas Elkins to Thomas Wynne bk M, p 9 slave sale Effingham Co, Ga
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RS7R-D?i=279&cat=166933

1824 April –  Thomas Elkins as Sheriff to Joshua Biddenback bk M, p 53. Effingham Co, Ga
… between Thomas Elkins as Sheriff … levy against land due to judgment… land sold to highest bidder …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RS3P-1?i=301&cat=166933

1824 Apr 6 – Thomas Elkins to Emanuel Zeigler, bk L, p. 160 . Effingham County, Georgia
… levied sale of slave to Emanuel Zeigler as highest bidder by Thomas Elkins acting as Sheriff…
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RSQW-5?i=89&cat=166933

1824 April 6 – Thomas Elkins to David A Strobar, etal bk L, p 147. Effingham County, Georgia
Thomas Elkins to William Bird etal, bk L, p 147
… between Thomas Elkins, Sheriff of the County of Effingham in the state aforesaid of the one part, and David A Strobar and William Bird of the same … whereas Eliza Dasher did in the Superior Court of Effingham County obtain a judgment against Lewis Bird of Effingham … Thomas Elkins, Sheriff … did seize and take in execution … by public outcry … land containing 50 acres … in Effingham… bounded by lands of G Turnst eas, by land of L Bird south … lands of Lewis Weitman and West by lands of Joshua Glover … David A Strobhar and William Bird became the highest bidders … land unto the said D A Strobhar and William Bird as tenants in common … Signed: Thomas Elkins, SEC. Wit: Robert Burton, Furney Willis JJC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RS7L-H?i=82&cat=166933

1824 May 4 – Thomas Elkins (as Sheriff) to Robert Taylor, etal, bk L, p 152. Effingham County, Georgia.
Thomas Elkins to Thomas W Davis, etal, bk L, p 152
… Sale of seized land by auction (public outcry) … Thomas Elkins, Sheriff … of the one part, and Robert Taylor, and Thomas W Davies of the other part … land seized due to judgment against Charles Trot ….. two tracts of land, 50 acres each… Taylor Davies became the highest bidder and purchaser …. Signed: Thomas Elkins SEC. Wit: Sarah Elkins, John Charlton Clk.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RS7K-V?i=85&cat=166933

1824 June 1 – Thomas Elkins to Robert Taylor, etal, bk L, p 155 Effingham County, Georgia  Thomas Elkins to Thomas Davis, etal, bk L, p 155
… between Thomas Elkins, Sheriff … of the one part and Robert Taylor and Thomas W Davies of the other part … Henry McAlpin and others in the Term of Dec 1823 .. judgment against Charles Scot … Thomas Elkins as Sheriff seized land to sell at publick outcry to go towards judgment … land containing 49 and 1/2 acres … bounded by Joshua Dasher, Samuel Wilkins, Dasher, and Willia J Spencer known as the Glebe lands … fermerly sold by the Trustees of Gorten Church to Joshua Dasher … sold by Dasher to Charles Scot … Taylor and Davies are the highest bidders … land conveyed to them by Sher. Signed: Thomas Elkins SEC. Wit: Godhilf J Nease, Jordan Williams JP.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RSQD-7?i=86&cat=166933

1824 June 1 – Harmon Elkins to Lucy, Ann, Elizabeth Reisser, etal. bk M, p 204-05 Effingham Co, Ga…writ of feria facias … to me directed as Sheriff (Thomas Elkins as Sheriff)… property of Matthew Reisser was levied on …. 80 acres of land …. joining Schulz, Metzger, and McIntosh … sold to Herman Elkins at public auction highest bidder … Signed: Thomas Elkins, SEC. Wit: Zara Powers, I Garrason, JP.
1826 April 23 – I Harmon Elkins, in consideration of 50 dollars … paid by Matthew Reisser … relinquish all my right title and claim and interest to the within mentioned land …. to Loucenda Ann, and Evelina Elizabeth Reisser, daughters of Matthew Reisser… Signed: H. Elkins. Wit: Benjn Kennedy, JP, James Wilson.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RSWK-R?i=380&cat=166933

1824 July – Thomas Elkins as Sheriff to James Wilson, bk L, p 243 Effingham County, Georgia  … Sheriff sale …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RS3G-6?i=141&cat=166933

1824 Nov 25 – Thomas Elkins from Peter R Clifton, bk L, p 249  Effingham County, Georgia  …between Peter R. Clifton … of the one part and Thomas Elkins … of the other … in consideration of the sum of 75 dollars … convey unto the said Thomas Elkins … land situate … in the County of Effingham adjoining lands of John McCall on the S, and London on the W and granted to John London … containing 500 acres …
Signed: Peter R Clifton. Wit: M Garrason, Isaac Garrason.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RSWV-5?i=144&cat=166933

1825 – Thomas Elkins as Sheriff to John Graham, bk L, p 165-66. Effingham County, Georgia  …Sheriff sale …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RS77-K?i=92&cat=166933

1825 Jan 24 – Thomas Elkins from William Nealy, bk L, p 334 Effingham County, Georgia … between William Nealy of the State of Kentucky of the one part and Thomas Elkins of the County of Effingham in the State of Georgia of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 7 dollars … convey unto the said Thomas Elkins … land … in the County of Effingham … near Small Creek containing 15 acres … part of a 350 acre tract originally granted to Jacob Russell … dated 7th February 1786 … said 15 acres lying immediately NW corner of said tract, bounding E by lands granted to Joseph Clay, and William Lacount, N by the said Elkins land and W by the said Elkins land … and land granted to John Strahan now said Elkins …
Signed: William Nealy. Wit: I Garrason, L Weitman.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RS7J-T?i=181&cat=166933

1825 April – Thomas Elkins as Sheriff to John B Berry, bk L, p 294 Effingham County, Georgia …auction of land to satisfy debt, levy on land, Thomas Elkins acting as Sheriff …  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RS7Q-1?i=161&cat=166933

1825 April 23 – Thomas Elkins from John Curry, bk M, p 44. Effingham Co, Ga
…I John Curry of the County and State aforesaid… in consideration of the sum of 400 dollars … paid by Thomas Elkins … sell unto the said Thomas Elkins … one negro fellow named Harry… Signed John Curry. Wit: Furney Willis.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RS3J-7?i=296&cat=166933

1825 Sept 3 – Thomas Elkins as Sheriff to J C Helveston, bk L, p 227 Effingham County, Georgia  … Sheriff sale …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RSQJ-H?i=133&cat=166933

1825 October – Thomas Elkins to Hermon Elkins bk L, p 251 Effingham County, Georgia… Hermon Elkins to Elizabeth Cope, bk L, p 252 Effingham County, Georgia
… Sheriff Sale (Thomas Elkins as Sheriff) … property of Joshua Keebler levied on … to satisfy judgment … land … on Augusta Road containing 204 and 1/2 acres … bounded N by lands of Staly, W by lands of Cuyler, and S by lands of Abbott … at public outcry Herman Elkins for 212 dollars was highest bidder … delivered unto Herman Elkins said land … Signed: Thomas Elkins. Wit: Louisa Holladay, J Garrason, JP.
1825 Nov 2 – I Herman Elkins of sd County and State … in consideration of the sum of 212 dollars … paid by Elizabeth Cope … widow … relinquish all my right, title, and claim to the within mentioned land … to the aforesaid Elizabeth Cope … Signed: Herman Elkins. Wit: Thomas Elkins, J Garrason, JP.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RSWB-G?i=145&cat=166933

1825 Nov – Thomas Elkins as Sheriff to Charles M Hills bk M, p 517 Effingham Co, Ga
…Thomas Elkins as Sheriff levied against land and sold at auction to satisfy a judgment …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RSWW-9?i=486&cat=166933

1826 Jan 2 – Thomas Elkins as Sheriff to Nathaniel Zettler, bk L, p 286 Effingham County, Georgia
…auction of land to satisfy debt, levy on land, Thomas Elkins acting as Sheriff …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RSWG-4?i=158&cat=166933

1826 Jan – Thomas Elkins as Sheriff to Godshelf J Neace bk L, p 296 Effingham County, Georgia …auction of land to satisfy debt, levy on land, Thomas Elkins acting as Sheriff …  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RS7V-X?i=162&cat=166933

1826 Feb – Thomas Elkins as Sheriff to John Goldwire, bk L, p 303  Effingham County, Georgia  …auction of land to satisfy debt, levy on land, Thomas Elkins acting as Sheriff …  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RSW9-L?i=166&cat=166933

1826 Apr 3 – Thomas Elkins to Hermon Elkins bk M, p 204 Effingham Co, Ga
… by virtue of the above writ of fiera facias to me directed as Sheriff of Effingham …. the property of Matthew Reisser was levied on and taken under execution … 80 acres of land in said County joining lands of Schultz, Metzger and McIntosh … sold .. so levied … at public auction to Harman Elkins in the sum of 12 dollars and 12 and a half cents … being the highest and last bid … I have delived to him the said Harmon Elkins the aforesaid tract of land containing 80 acres … Signed: Thomas Elkins. Wit: Zara Powers, J Garrason, JP.
Harmon Elkins to Lucy, Ann, Elizabeth Reisser, etal. bk M, p 205 Effingham Co, Ga
1826 Apr 3 … I Harmon Elkins, in consideration of the sum of 50 dollars … paid by Matthew Reissor … relinquish all my right title and claim and interest to the within mentioned land … to Loucena Ann, and Evelina Elizabeth Reisser daughters of Matthew Reisser … Signed: H Elkins. Wit: Benj Kennedy, James Wilson.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RSWK-R?i=380&cat=166933

1826 July 3 – Thomas Elkins bk 2, p 328. Effingham Co, Ga
…(Herman Elkins present as a judge p. 325)…
… Recd of Thomas Elkins 27 dollars 54 cts money recd by him..
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9PP6-9C83?i=480&cat=287181

1827 Jan 19 – Thomas Elkins to Archibald Guyton, bk L, p 433. Effingham County, Georgia
… between Thomas Elkins of the County and State aforesaid of the one part and Archibald Guyton of the same … in consideration of the sum of 50 dollars … sell unto the said Archibald Guyton … land .. in the ounty of Effingham containing 250 acres … bounded S by Strahan’s land, NW by James Garrason’s and SW by vacant land … surveyed the 12 day of December 1823 by Zara Powers county surveyor and granted to Frederick Mills on the 20 day December 1826…
Signed: Thomas Elkins. Wit: Ann Holiday, I Garrason, JP.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RSW4-1?i=236&cat=166933

1827 Oct 20 – Harman Elkins 128 acres in Effingham Co. Ga bk D, p 200, bk HHHH, p 311.
…warrant dated Sept 3 1827, surveyed Oct 20 1827, for Harman Elkins … 128 acres … bounded W by John Strahan’s land, S by Harman Elkins‘ land; E by Thomas Elkins‘ land and N by land granted Augustus Easter … CC: Alexander Elkins, John F Miller. Survyed by Zara Powers.
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/looseplats/id/19911

1827 Oct 26 – Thomas Elkins 75 acres in Effingham Co Ga. bk D, p 203. bk HHHH p 425.
… warrant dated May 7 1827 surveyed Oct 26 1827 for Thomas Elkins … 75 acres of land bounded W by Howell Hines’ land, N by H Hines, and John Eppinger’s land, and E by Henry Willott and John Neis’ land…. Signed: Zara Powers SEC. CC: M Garrason, T Elkins.
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/looseplats/id/19917

1827 May 7 – Effingham County, Georgia … TO Zara Powers Esqr, County Surveyor … lay out unto Thomas Elkins …. land which shall contain 100 acres … in the County of Effingham… on his own head rights joining lands of Nease, on the East, Cuthbert on the West, Grant on the South, Elinger on the West … Executed in part Oct 26, 1827 by Zara Powers, CS.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9YZY-CKB?i=81&cc=1914217&cat=1967578

1827 Oct 31 – Thomas Elkins from Howell Hines bk L, p 472. Effingham County, Georgia
Thomas Elkins to Howell Hines agr bk L, p 472. Effingham County, Georgia
… we Howell Hines and Thomas Elkins of the County and State aforesaid do hereby mutually agree for the benefit of each as follows … Thomas Elkins … grants unto the said Howell Hines … the right to cut and keep open a ditch or canal not exceeding 30 feet in width for the purpose of drawing water from Shrimps or Hines’ Creek to the said Hines Mills…. on the S side of what is called the Bay Branch on a tract of land recently surveyed for the said Thomas Elkins .… through a tract of land granted John Neiss now belonging to the said Thomas Elkins … Howell Hines give Thomas Elkins … right to cut and keep open one or more ditches or canals not exceeding 30 feet in width for the purpose of draining his bay land so as to render it fit for dry culture … through lands now belonging to the said Howell Hines to Ogeechee River Swamp …
Signed: Thomas Elkins, Howell Hines. Wit: John J Denny, I Garrason, JP.
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1828 Thomas Elkins to Robert W Flournoy, bk PP, p. 74. Chatham County, Georgia
… I Thomas Elkins of the County of Effingham… in consideration of the sum of 550 dollars … paid by Robert Willis Flournoy of Chatham County … transfer … unto the said Robert Willis Flournoy … all my estate title right … by virtue of the foregoing and within written deed … mentioned and described tract or parcel of land containing 1100 acres … in the County of Chatham… known as Bonnabelle and Frasier Place … Signed: Thomas Elkins. Wit: John Miller, NP, R Raiford, NP.
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1829 Feb 9 – Thomas and Hermon Elkins to Inferior Court bk M, p 123 Effingham Co, Ga
…we Thomas Elkins and Herman Elkins of the County of Effingham and the State afsd…. firmly bound unto John Charlton Clerk of the Court of Ordinary for the County of Effingham in the sum of 500 dollars … whereas John Denny late of the County of Effingham decd died intestate having …. divers goods chattels and credits …. the above bound Thomas Elkins has made application … for Letters of Administration on the Estate … the condition of this obligation is that if the above bound Thomas Elkins do and shall faithfully collect … the goods chattles and effects of the said John Denny decd … until legal administration shall be granted … an account … and doings therein … Signed: Thomas Elkins.
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1829 Feb 16 – Thomas Elkins from Exors of Robert Flournoy, bk PP, p 72. Chatham County, Georgia
… between John A Cobb and Robert Willis Flournoy acting and qualified executors of the last will and testament of Robert Flournoy late of said County, decd, of the first part, and Thomas Elkins of Effingham County of the other part… after notice …. intent to apply… to sell the real estate of the said Robert Flournoy decd … Court having granted such leave … in Jan 1828 …. executors Robert Willis Flournoy and John A Cobb executors ordered to sell the land … a tract …. containing 1100 acres … in County of Chatham… known as Bounabelle, and Frasier Place, … 1100 acres was knocked off to the said Thomas Elkins … sum of 550 dollars being the highest and best bid… confirm unto the said Thomas Elkins … land containing 1100 acres …. in the County of Chatham… within 6 miles of the City of Savannah … known as Bonnabelle and Frasier Place, bounded to the N by land of John P Williamson, Miller, Vollaton and land of the Estate of Clark. On the W by land of the Est of Carruthers, on the S and SW by lands of Huequinin and the Estate of Irvine, and on the E by salt marsh … Signed: J A Cobb executor, R W Flournoy executor. Wit: John Miller NP, R Raiford NP.
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1829 April 18 – Thomas Elkins from Town of Springfield, bk M, p 114 Effingham Co, Ga
… between Herman Elkins, Tunney Willis, Emanuel Sherouse, Christian Dasher, and Israel T Waldhauer Esqr Justices of the Inferior Court for the County afsd… acting as Commissioners for the Town of Springfield … of the one part, and Thomas Elkins of the other part … Commissioners did pass and order to have the vacant lots in the Town of Springfield sold at public outcry …. upon which Thomas Elkins was the highest and best bidder for the lot known as number 3 …. confirm unto the said Thomas Elkins … all that town plot of land containing 210 feet square … in the Town of Springfield … known in the plan of the said Town by the number 3… Signed: H Elkins, E Sherouse, J T Waldhauer. Wit: John C Rahn, Mo. Charlton.
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1829 May 18 – Thomas Elkins and Tunney Willis to make an inventory of John Denny decd’s estate and return to to Inferior Court bk M, p 124 Effingham Co, Ga
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1829 Nov 2 probate proved up by Leonard Bolton – 1828 will – William Elkins estate – will – bk C, p 86. Oglethorpe County, Georgia
Spouse – Amelia Elkins (executrix)
Children:
Thomas Elkins
Nancy Elkins Caruth
Joseph Elkins
Erwin Elkins 
James Elkins (youngest son)
Fanny Elkins Lester (youngest daughter)
Granddaughter: Eliza Elkins
Signed: William Elkins. Wits: Leonard Bolton, Archabald Hartt.
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1830 US Census Name: Thomas Elkins (1781-1790)
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Effingham, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 10: 1
Slaves – Males – 10 thru 23: 4
Slaves – Males – 24 thru 35: 2
Slaves – Males – 36 thru 54: 2
Slaves – Females – Under 10: 4
Slaves – Females – 10 thru 23: 3
Slaves – Females – 24 thru 35: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 6
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 8
Total Slaves: 17
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 25
1830; Census Place: Effingham, Georgia; Series: M19; Roll: 17; Page: 108; Family History Library Film: 0007037
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1830 Oct 16 – Thomas Elkins to Maria P Patterson marriage bk 2, p 406. Effingham Co, Ga
… By John Charlton Clerk of the Court of Ordinary …. you are hereby authorized to join in the Holy State of Matrimony Mr Thomas Elkins with Miss Maria P Patterson both of the County of Effingham …
I do hereby certify that on the 16th day of October 1830 that the within was complied with by John L Southwell, A true copy from the original this 20th day of Oct 1830. John Charlton, Clk.
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1831 March 31 – Slovia Elkins from Michael Henderson bk M, p 401 Effingham Co, Ga… I Michael Henderson of Scriven County … sell unto the said Slavia Elkins of Effingham County a certain negro girl about 14 years of age by the name of Hannah formerly called Rachael, … in consideration of the sum of 350 dollars … Signed: Michael Henderson. Wit: Thomas Elkins.
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1832 Jan 30 – Thomas Elkins from Isaac Garrison bk M, p 437 Effingham Co, Ga …between Isaac Garrason .. and Thomas Elkins … in consideration of the sum of 400 dollars … conveyed unto Thomas Elkins … land … in the County of Effingham… on the Cabin Branch and containing 350 acres …. same as one tract containing 200 acres granted to Darius Garrason on the 19 day of Nov 1802 …. the other tract containing 150 acres granted David Kenady the 22 day of Decd 1807 … on the East North and West sides of tract first mentioned … .Signed: I Garrason. Wit: M Garrason, Joshua Miller, J T Waldhauer. JJC.
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1833 Oct 7 – Thomas Elkins to Robert J Mingledorff bk N, p 40 Effingham Co, Ga
… between Thomas Elkins of the one part and Robert J Mingledorff ofthe other part… in consideration of the sum of 21 dollars …. conveyed unto the said Robert J Mingledorff … land … containing 21 acres … part of a 100 acre tract … originally granted Thomas Elkins … 11 Nov 1814 … Signed: Thomas Elkins. Wit: William Curry, John Charlton.
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1833 Oct 7 – Thomas Elkins from R J Mingledorff bk N, p 41 Effingham Co, Ga  … between Robert J Mingledorff …of the one part, and Thomas Elkins of the other part … in consideration of 10 dollars … convey unto the said Thomas Elkins …. land … containing 10 acres .. part of a 50 acre tract … originally granted Darius Garrason 29 Nov 1815 … Signed: R J Mingledorff. Wit: William Curry, John Charlton.
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1833 Dec 14 – Thomas Elkins from Chelsey Dugger, bk N, p 81 Effingham Co, Ga
… between Chesley Dugger of the County and State aforesaid of the one part and Thomas Elkins of the same place of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 10 dollars … convey unto the said Thomas Elkins … land … in the County aforesaid containing 10 acres … part of a 200 acre tract … granted to Jarvis Garrason on the 1st day of February 1810 … other part being a part of a 100 acre tract granted to Isaac Garrason on the 1st December 1821 bounded W by land granted to William LeConte now Howell Hines and on other sides by land belonging to Chesley Dugger as the above plat represents laid off Nov 16, 1833 … by Z Powers CS … .Signed: Chesley Dugger. WIt: John Beard, R J Mingledorff, JP.
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1834 Jan 24 – Thomas Elkins from J L Hairgroves, bk N, p 82 Effingham Co, Ga  … in consideration of 250 dollars Joseph L Heargroves sells unto Thomas Elkins … land … in Effingham County …. containing 300 acres … exception of 12 acres on the SouthEast corner of said tract originally granted to William LeCount … on the 16 day of Nov 1772…
Signed: Joseph L Heargroves. Wit Havis Patterson, R Mingledorff, JP.
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1834 Apr 10 – Thomas Elkins to Jesse Lee, bk N, p 105 Effingham Co, Ga  … between Jesse Lee … and Thomas Elkins … in consideration of the sum of 175 dollars … convey unto Jesse Lee … land … in Effingham .. containing 500 acres … granted to John London…. Signed: Thomas Elkins. Phares A Elkins. R J Mingledorff, JP
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1835 Apr 24 – Thomas Elkins from Archibald Guyton bk N, p 225 Effingham Co, Ga
… between Archibald Guyton … of the one part and Thomas Elkins … of the other part… in consideration of the sum of 125 dollars .. convey unto the said Thomas Elkins … land situated … in the County aforesaid … 150 acres originally granted to John Strahan Sept 19, 1816 …. also 250 acres originally granted to Frederick Mills Dec 20, 1826 … Signed: Archibald Guyton. Wit: ? Hardy, Isaac Russell, JP.
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1835 June 18 – Thomas Elkins from Isaac Garrison, bk N, p 226 Effingham Co, Ga
…between Isaac Garrason of the County and State aforesaid of the one part and Thomas Elkins of the same place of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 20 dollars … convey unto the said Thomas Elkins … land … in the County aforesaid containing 200 acres … tract of land being granted to the said Isaac Garrason on the 1st of December 1821 … partly on Center Island and bounded E by land granted to Zachariah White SW by land granted to Darin Garrison, W by land granted to Furney Willis… Signed: I Garrason. Wit: P Elkins, R J Mingledorff, JP.
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1835 Dec 3 – Selina A Elkins to Lawrence T Elkins and Georgianna Elkins, etal, bk N, p 263 Effingham Co, Ga
… I Selinah A Elkins of the County and State aforesaid in consideration of the natural love and affection which I have and bear to my children Lawrence T Elkins and Georgianna and for and towards the better support and maintenance of them after my death… sell unto the said Lawrence T and Georgianna Elkins my said children,three tracts of land, namely, one tract of 500 acres granted to John Strahan dated Nov 13, 1806, one tract granted to Herman Elkins containing 200 acres dated Jan 13, 1818. One tract of 128 acres granted to Herman Elkins dated Nov 5, 1828 .. . upon this express condition that the said Lawrence T and Georgeanna Elkins do permit and suffer me the said Selinah A Elkins to use keep and enjoy the benefit of said land during my natural life … subject to my sole control … except to dispose of by selling or swaping … Signed: Selina A Elkins. Wit: Thomas Elkins, C R Tondee.
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1836 Sept 5 – Herman Elkins decd estate, bk 3, p. 124. Effingham County, Georgia
… It is ordered that Thomas Elkins be appointed guardian of Lawrence T Elkins and Georgeann Elkins, minors and children of Herman Elkins decd upon where he was duly qualified.
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1836 Nov 7 – Herman Elkins decd estate, bk 3, p 127. Effingham County, Georgia
… On the application of Archibald Guyton admr of the Est of Herman Elkins decd, and Thomas Elkins guardian of the minors of the said H. Elkins, pray .. that a writ of partition do issue to divide the personal property of said estate. It is ordered that the writ do issue directed to William Spier, Micajah Fussell, and Robert J Mingledorff to divide the same and report their doings to this court … Signed: John G Mathy, John Edwards, C Powers.
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1837 Oct 7 – Georgianna and Lawrence Elkins from Archibald Guyton, bk N, p 450 Effingham Co, Ga
…I Archibald Guyton … in consideration of the natural love and affection which I have and bear to Lawrence T Elkins and Georgiann and for and towards the better support and maintenance of them … sell unto the said Lawrence T and Georgianna Elkins all my right, title, interest and claim to … land which I claim 1/3 of three tracts which was my wife dowry namely one tract of 500 acres granted to John Strahan dated Nov 15, 1805, one tract granted Herman Elkins containing 200 acres dated Jan 13, 1818, one tract of 128 acres granted to Herman Elkins dated Nov 5, 1828 … also one negro woman named Siller aged 28 years … unto the said Lawrence T Elkins and Georgiann … Signed: Archibald Guyton. Wits: Thomas Elkins, Harvey Dugger, JP.
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1838 May 7 – Herman Elkins decd estate, bk 3, p 144. Effingham County, Georgia.
… The accounts of Thomas Elkins guardian of the minors of Herman Elkins decdwas examined and passed then appearing a balance due the minors on hand of 163 dollars and 76/100.
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1838 Sept 6 – Thomas Elkins from Seaborn Downs bk O, p 47 Effingham Co, Ga
… between Seaborn Downs …. of the one part and Thomas Elkins… of the other part … in consideration of … 132 dollars … convey to the said Thomas Elkins … land … in Effingham on the waters of Little Ogechee containing 123 acres … Signed: Seaborn Downs. Wit: John E Curry, Wm S J Brodgen.
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1838 Nov 6 – Thomas Elkins from John Charlton ex, bk O, p 72 Effingham Co, Ga   Thomas Elkins from Zack White by adm, bk O, p 72 Effingham Co, Ga
…application of John Charlton admr of Est of Zachariah White decd … to sell land … containing 5 acres … part of the said Zachariah White originally containing 250 acres … granted the 14 day of Dec 1797… laid off into lots … numbers 15, 18, as laid off by Zara Powers..surveyor… the 17 day of Oct 1838… sum of 11 dollars by the said Thomas Elkins … Signed: John Charlton. Wit: John Boston, James OGoldwire.
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1838 Nov 6 – Thomas Elkins from John Charlton adm, bk O, p 45 Effingham Co, Ga    Thomas Elkins from Zachariah White est adm bk O, p 45 Effingham Co, Ga  …application of John Charlton admr of Est of Zachariah White late of said County decd … to sell the real and personal estate of said decd … real estate of Zachariah White auctioned, containing 250 acres granted to Zachariah White on the 14 day of Dec 1797 … laid off into lots … sold as the numbers 12, 55, 56, 46, 44, 21, 35, 30, 39, 34, and 45 … and also 35 acres of swamp land laid off by Zara Powers on the 17 day of Oct 1838 … Thomas Elkins became the highest bidder… sum of 116 dollars … all the several lots and afsd 35 acres … Signed: John Charlton. Wit: John Boston, James OGoldwire.
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1839 March 4 – Herman Elkins decd estate, bk 3, p 156. Effingham County, Georgia.
… The accounts of Thomas Elkins guardian of the minors of Herman Elkins were produced ….balance of 314 dollars 89/100.
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1839 March 4 – Accounting for the Estate of Herman Elkins – The minors of Herman Elkins... In a/c with Thomas Elkins guardian. bk. 3. p. 209. Effingham Co, Ga
Jan 1 1838 – … paid cloathing for Georgian and Lawrence – $5.00
Feb 12, 1838 – shoes for Lawrence…
April 1, 1838 – shoes for Georgian…
… 3 months schooling for Georgian and Lawrence and board…
June 2, 1838 – one hat for Lawrence …
… 1 pair shoes for Lawrence…
July 1, 1838 – 3 months schooling for Georgian and Lawrence …
Aug 5, 1838 – one pair shoes for Georgian …
Aug 15, 1838 – cloathing for Lawrence …
Oct 10, 1838 – cloathing for Georgian …
Oct 30, 1838 – one pair shoes for Lawrence …
Nov 1, 1838 – school and board 3 months for Georgian and Lawrence …
Signed: Thomas Elkins. …
“Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G93G-FRKT?cc=1999178&wc=9SY1-SPN%3A267650301%2C267709801 : 20 May 2014), Effingham > Returns 1818-1858 vol 3-4 > image 216 of 495; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

1840 US Census Name: Thomas Elkins (1771-1780)
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Effingham, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 3
Free White Persons – Males – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 50 thru 59: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 60 thru 69: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 3
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 60 thru 69: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 10: 4
Slaves – Males – 10 thru 23: 3
Slaves – Males – 24 thru 35: 3
Slaves – Males – 36 thru 54: 3
Slaves – Females – Under 10: 8
Slaves – Females – 10 thru 23: 7
Slaves – Females – 24 thru 35: 4
Slaves – Females – 55 thru 99: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 24
Free White Persons – Under 20: 8
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 13
Total Slaves: 33
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 46
Year: 1840; Census Place: Effingham, Georgia; Roll: 40; Page: 135; Family History Library Film: 0007043
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1840 Sept 7 – Herman Elkins decd estate, bk 3, p 173. Effingham County, Georgia.
… The accounts of Thomas Elkins guardian of Lawrence Elkins minor of Herman Elkins decd were produced and … there appearing a balance of 209 and 22/100.
… The accounts of Thomas Elkins guardian of Lawrence Elkins minor of Herman Elkins decd were produced … appearing a balance of 209 and 22/100.
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1840 Sept 7 – Lawrence T Elkins minor heir of Herman Elkins in a/c withThomas Elkins guardian. bk 3, p. 214. Effingham Co, Ga
Jan 15, 1840 – shoes, cloathing, board and tuition…
Feb 3, 1840 – cloathing, 4 pair shoes, cloathing, cap, mouthboard… half maintenance Celia and children…
Recpts:
… half hire of Jacob (Oliver) …
… half hire of Chloe (Bird) …
“Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L93G-FR4H?cc=1999178&wc=9SY1-SPN%3A267650301%2C267709801 : 20 May 2014), Effingham > Returns 1818-1858 vol 3-4 > image 221 of 495; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

1840 Sept 7 – Georgianna Elkins minor heir of Herman Elkins in a/c with Thomas Elkins guardian. bk 3, p 215. Effingham Co, Ga
Jan 13, 1840 – shoes, board, tuition …
July 2, 1840 – shoes, cloathing, shoes, schooling, and board …
… half expenses Celia and four children …
Recpts:
… half hire of Jacob (Oliver) …
… half hire of Chloe (Bird) …
“Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G93G-FR5V?cc=1999178&wc=9SY1-SPN%3A267650301%2C267709801 : 20 May 2014), Effingham > Returns 1818-1858 vol 3-4 > image 222 of 495; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

1841 July 10 – Lawrence T Elkins minor in a/c with Thos Elkins, (guardian of) minor. bk 3, p 219. Effingham Co, Ga
1841 – cloathing, shoes, hat, cloak, cloathing …
… board and tuition … 1/2 maintenance Celier and children …
Recpts:
… 1/2 hire of negoes … 1/2 hire of plantation … Signed: Thos Elkins…
“Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L93G-FR3J?cc=1999178&wc=9SY1-SPN%3A267650301%2C267709801 : 20 May 2014), Effingham > Returns 1818-1858 vol 3-4 > image 226 of 495; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

1841 July 10 – Thos Elkins guardian in a/c with Georgianna A. Elkins minor. bk 3, p 219. Effingham Co, Ga
1841 – cloathing, cloak, cloathing, board and schooling, sundried, 1/2 maintenance Celler and children..
Recpts:
…1/2 hire of negroes for 1841…
…1/2 renting plantation …
“Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L93G-FR3J?cc=1999178&wc=9SY1-SPN%3A267650301%2C267709801 : 20 May 2014), Effingham > Returns 1818-1858 vol 3-4 > image 226 of 495; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

1841 Sept 6 – Herman Elkins decd estate. bk 3, p 187. Effingham County, Georgia
… accounts of Thomas Elkins guardian of Lawrence T Elkins produced … due the minor 379 dollars and 9/100.
… accounts of Thomas Elkins guardian of Georgianna A Elkins were produced … balance due the minor of 394 dollars and 81/100.
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1842 Sept 3 – Thomas Elkins guardian in a/c with Lawrence T Elkins . bk 3, p 222. Effingham Co, Ga
1842 – … cash paid A Guyton six months board …
…tuition, shoes, cloathing, shoes, expneses Celler 4 …
Recpts:
… rent of plantation, hire Jacob, hire chloe … Signed: Thos Elkins.
“Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-893G-FRHW?cc=1999178&wc=9SY1-SPN%3A267650301%2C267709801 : 20 May 2014), Effingham > Returns 1818-1858 vol 3-4 > image 229 of 495; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

1842 Sept 3 – Thomas Elkins guardian in a/c with Georgianna Elkins minor. bk 3, p 222. Effingham Co, Ga
1842 – … cashe paid (?) six months board, six months tuition, cloathing, maintenance, Celler 4, tax…
Recpts:
… 1/2 plantation, 1/2 hire of Jacob, 1/2 hire Chloe… Signed: Thos Elkins, guardian.
“Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-893G-FRHW?cc=1999178&wc=9SY1-SPN%3A267650301%2C267709801 : 20 May 2014), Effingham > Returns 1818-1858 vol 3-4 > image 229 of 495; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

1842 Sept 5 – Herman Elkins decd estate. bk 3, p 197. Effingham County, Georgia
… accounts of Thomas Elkins guardian of Lawrence T Elkins minor of Harmon Elkins decd were produced … balance remaining … of 441 dollars and 7/100.
… accounts of Thomas Elkins guardian of Georgeann Elkins minor of Harmon Elkins decd were produced … a balance remaining … of 458 dollars and 19/100.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3H3-72FP?i=109&cat=168549

1843 Jan 31 – Thomas Elkins from Archibald Guyton and C R Tundee, bk P, p 3 Effingham Co, Ga
…between Archibald Guyton of the State and County aforesaid and Charles R Tondeeof the same State and County of Marion of the one part, and Thomas Elkins of the State and County first above written of the other … Archibald Guyton and Charles R Tondee for and in consideration of the sum of 400 dollars … convey unto the said Thomas Elkins .. all those two tracts of land situated … in the County of Effingham containing 513 acres … one tract containing 350 acres, granted on the 14 day of August 1766 to Henry Dasher and one other tract containing 163 acres surveyed on the 28 day of December 1798 for Howell Hines … Signed: Archibald Guyton, Charles R Tondee. Wit: P N Elkins, Ambrose Smith.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-4GLM?i=9&cat=166933

1843 April 7 – Thomas Elkins from James Edwards, bk P, p 69-70 Effingham Co, Ga
…between James Edwards … and Thomas Elkins …. James Edwards hath … delivered to the said Thomas Elkins … promissory note … promised to pay Thomas Elkins 108 dollars before 1st day of April next … sell 3 tracts of land in Effingham County, one containing 357 acres granted to William Gardner 14 Dec 1798 … one containing 204 acres granted John Williams the 28 Nov 1817 … one tract 20 by Daniel Edwards the 7th day of Feb 1833…. (mortgage for repayment of promissory note)… Signed James Edwards. Wit: Ambrose Smith, P N Elkins.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-4GQV?i=42&cat=166933

1843 Sept 3 – Herman Elkins decd estate. bk 3, p 207. Effingham County, Georgia.
… accounts of Thomas Elkins the guardian of Lawrence T Elkins minor of Herman Elkins decd were produced … a balance due the minor 438 dollars and 44 cents.
… accounts of Thomas Elkins the guardian of Georgeanna Elkins minor produced … a balance due to the minor of 479 dollars and 10/100.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3H3-7L9J?i=114&cat=168549

1843 Sept 1 – Lawrence T Elkins minor in a/c with Thomas Elkins (guardian) minor. bk 3, p 227. Effingham Co, Ga
(payments listed)(recpts listed for hire of plantation and negroes)… Signed: Thos Elkins.
“Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-893G-FRHV?cc=1999178&wc=9SY1-SPN%3A267650301%2C267709801 : 20 May 2014), Effingham > Returns 1818-1858 vol 3-4 > image 232 of 495; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

1843 Sept 1 – Georgianna A Elkins in a/c with Thomas Elkins guardian. bk 3, p 227. Effingham Co, Ga
(payments listed)(recpts listed for hire of plantation and negroes)… Signed: Thos Elkins.
“Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-893G-FRHV?cc=1999178&wc=9SY1-SPN%3A267650301%2C267709801 : 20 May 2014), Effingham > Returns 1818-1858 vol 3-4 > image 232 of 495; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

1844 April 15 – Thomas Elkins from Stephen Hester Jr, bk P, p 117 Effingham Co, Ga
…between Stephen Hester Jr of the State and County aforesaid of the one part and Thomas Elkins of the same place of the other part … Stephen Hester Jr hath delivered to the said Thomas Elkins his promissory note … 25 dollars … (mortgage on land to secure repayment of promissory note)… Signed Stephen Hester, Jr. Wit: Ambrose Smith, P N Elkins.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-4LG6?i=66&cat=166933

1844 Aug 20 – Thomas Elkins guardian in a/c with Georgianna Elkins minor. bk 3, p 232. Effingham Co, Ga
(payments listed – including E. Jenckes loan … Thos Hines reps plantation)…(Recpts listed hire plantation and negroes)…
“Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-893G-FRHX?cc=1999178&wc=9SY1-SPN%3A267650301%2C267709801 : 20 May 2014), Effingham > Returns 1818-1858 vol 3-4 > image 237 of 495; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

1844 Aug 20 – Thomas Elkins guardian in a/c with Lawrence T Elkins minor. bk 3, p 232. Effingham Co, Ga
(payments listed – including Dr Harker tuition … Hines…)…(Recpts listed hire plantation and negroes)…
“Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-893G-FRHX?cc=1999178&wc=9SY1-SPN%3A267650301%2C267709801 : 20 May 2014), Effingham > Returns 1818-1858 vol 3-4 > image 237 of 495; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

1844 Sept 2 – Herman Elkins decd estate. bk 3, p 215. Effingham County, Georgia
… accounts of Thomas Elkins guardian of Georgeana Elkins minor of Herman Elkins decd were produced … balance … of 434 dollars and 26/100.
… accounts of Thomas Elkins guardian of Lawrence T Elkins minor of Herman Elkins decd were produced … balance … of 409 dollars and 26/100.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3H3-7G64?i=118&cat=168549

1845 June 3 – Georgianna Elkins in a/c with Thomas Elkins guardian bk 3, p. 236. Effingham Co, Ga
(Payments and recpts listed)
“Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-893G-FRCJ?cc=1999178&wc=9SY1-SPN%3A267650301%2C267709801 : 20 May 2014), Effingham > Returns 1818-1858 vol 3-4 > image 240 of 495; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

1845 June 3 – Lawrence T Elkins minor in a/c with Thomas Elkins guardian bk 3, p. 236. Effingham Co, Ga
(Payments and recpts listed)
“Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-893G-FRCJ?cc=1999178&wc=9SY1-SPN%3A267650301%2C267709801 : 20 May 2014), Effingham > Returns 1818-1858 vol 3-4 > image 240 of 495; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

1845 July 7 – Herman Elkins decd estate. bk 3, p 224. Effingham County, Georgia
… accounts of Thomas Elkins guardian of Georganna Elkins produced … a balance … of 493 dollars and 69/100.
… accounts of Thomas Elkins guardian of Lawrence T Elkins produced … a balance … 413 dollars and 50/100.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3H3-7GKG?i=123&cat=168549

1846 April 19 – Georgiann Elkins to Joel Barret marriage bk 3, p 120. Effingham Co, Ga  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9PP6-CFM?i=129&cat=287181

1846 June 2 – Lawrence T Elkins minor in a/c with Thomas Elkins guardian bk 3, p. 239. Effingham Co, Ga
(Payments and recpts listed)
“Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G93G-FRNZ?cc=1999178&wc=9SY1-SPN%3A267650301%2C267709801 : 20 May 2014), Effingham > Returns 1818-1858 vol 3-4 > image 243 of 495; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

1846 June 2 – Georgianna Elkins in a/c with Thomas Elkins guardian bk 3, p. 240. Effingham Co, Ga
(Payments and recpts listed)
“Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L93G-FR4Z?cc=1999178&wc=9SY1-SPN%3A267650301%2C267709801 : 20 May 2014), Effingham > Returns 1818-1858 vol 3-4 > image 244 of 495; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

1846 July 4 – Herman Elkins decd estate. bk 3, p 236. Effingham County, Georgia.
… accounts of Thomas Elkins guardian of Lawrence T Elkins were produced … balance of 330 dollars and 85/100.
… accounts of Thomas Elkins guardian of Georgeann Elkins were produced … balance of 515 dollars and 28/100.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3H3-7L1W?i=129&cat=168549

1846 Oct – bk 3, p 239. Effingham County, Georgia. Thomas Elkins applies for letters of administration on the Estate and effects of Pharis N Elkins decd, issued citation admonishing all to come forwared and file objections …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3H3-7GDX?i=130&cat=168549

1846 Oct 5 – Herman Elkins decd – order for division of estate. bk 3, p 240. Effingham County, Georgia.
… Appeared Joel Barret in right of his wife Georgeanne Barret formerly Georgeann Elkins and Thomas Elkins as the guardian of Lawrence T Elkinsboth heirs of the Estate of Herman Elkins decd that they are desirous to have the personal property of said decd divided … ordered that the clerk issue a writ of partition … directed to James Wilson, Zara Powers, and William Speir … .Signed: Archibald Guyton, Geo Mallett, G R Wright.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3H3-7GDX?i=130&cat=168549

1846 Nov 2 – Pharis N Elkins decd, estate. bk 3, p 241. Effingham County, Georgia
… appeared Thomas Elkins ... duly qualifed admin of the Estate of Pharis N Elkins… giving bond and security ..
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3H3-7LPB?i=131&cat=168549

1846 Nov 2 – On the application of Thomas Elkins admr of the Estate of Pharis N Elkins for leave to sell the perishable property of said decd… ordered he sell the same …. bk 3, p 242. Effingham County, Georgia.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3H3-7L2H?i=132&cat=168549

1847 March 19 – Pharis N Elkins decd, estate. bk 3, p 246. Effingham County, Georgia.
… application of Thomas Elkins admr of Pharis N Elkins decd for leave to sell the real estate of said decd … ordered…
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3H3-7G94?i=134&cat=168549

1847 Sept 10 – Lawrence T Elkins minor in a/c with Thomas Elkins guardian bk 3, p. 242. Effingham Co, Ga
(Payments and recpts listed)
“Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L93G-FRSP?cc=1999178&wc=9SY1-SPN%3A267650301%2C267709801 : 20 May 2014), Effingham > Returns 1818-1858 vol 3-4 > image 246 of 495; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

1847 Nov 20 – Herman Elkins decd, estate. bk 3, p 254. Effingham County, Georgia.
… accounts of Thomas Elkins guardian of Lawrence Elkins, minor were examined … balance of 262 dollars and 89/100.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3H3-7KYK?i=138&cat=168549

1847 Dec 1 – Thomas Elkins adm of PN, to Ebenezer Jencks, bk P, p 447 Effingham Co, Ga
…between Thomas Elkins admr of the Estate of Phares N Elkins of the one part and Ebenezer Jencks on the other … Thomas Elkins admr put up a certain portion of land belonging to the Estate of Phares Elkins as public outcry at Springfield and Ebenezer Jencks being the highest bidder bought one lot of land for $5 consisting of 2 and a half acres in the Town of Whitesville near the Central Rail Road … part of a tract of land granted to Zachariah White known as No. 59 … Signed:Thomas Elkins admr. Wit: L T Elkins, C Powers, JJC.

1847 Dec 1 – between Thomas Elkins admr of the Estate of Phares Elkins on the one part and Thomas P Elkins on the other, the said Thomas Elkins admr put a certain portion of land belonging to the Estate of Phares Elkins at public outcry at Effingham County …. Thomas P Elkins being the highest bidder bought one lot of land for $5 consisting of 1 and a quarter acres in the Town of Whitesville near the Central Rail Road it being part of a tract of land granted to Zachariah White known as No. 57 … Signed: Thomas Elkins admr. Wit: L T Elkins, C Powers, JJC.

1847 Dec 1 – between Thomas Elkins admr of the Estate of Phares Elkins on theone part and Lydian Elkins on the other …. Thomas Elkins admr put up a certain portion of land belonging to the Estate of Phares Elkins at public outcry at Effingham County … and Lydian Elkins being the highest bidder bought one lot of land for $5 consisting of 2 and a half acres in the Town of Whitesville near the Central Rail Road … part of a tract of land granted to Zachariah White known as No. 64… Signed: Thomas Elkins admr, Wit: L T Elkins, C Powers JJC.

1847 Dec 1 – between Thomas Elkins admr of the Estate of Phares Elkins on the one part and Sarah Elkins on the other … Thomas Elkins admr put up a certain portion of land belonging to the Estate of Phares Elkins at public outcry at Effingham County … and Sarah Elkins being the highest bidder bought one lot of land for $5 consisting of 2 and a half acres in the Town of Whitesville near the Central Rail Road … part of a tract of land granted to Zachariah Whited known as No. 65. Signed: Thomas Elkins, admr. Wit: L T Elkins, C Powers, JJC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-4LG5?i=233&cat=166933

1847 Dec 1 – Thomas Elkins admr of PN to Charles and Leander Elkins bk S, p 110 Effingham Co, Ga
… between Thomas Elkins admr of the Estate of Phares N Elkins on the one part and Charles and Leander Elkins on the other …. Thomas Elkins admr put up a certain portion of land belonging to the estate of Phares Elkins and public outcry at Effingham County … and Charles and Leander Elkins being the highest bidders bought one lot of land for $75 consisting of 240 acres … in Effingham … near the Central Rail Road … granted to Phares N Elkins … Signed: Thomas Elkins admr. Wit: L T Elkins, C Powers JJC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-9SC9-W?i=63&cat=166933

1848 Jan 4 – Received of Archibald Guyton, admin of the Estate of Herman Elkins decd the sum of 2839 dollars and 92/100 being the full amount of Lawrence T Elkins and Georgia Ann Elkins part of the personal property of said Estate 26 Nov 1836. Signed: Thomas Elkins.
A true copy of the original this 4 day of January 1848. bk 3, p 255. Effingham County, Georgia.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3H3-7L47?i=139&cat=168549

1848 March 4 – The Estate of P N Elkins decd in a/c with Thomas Elkins administrator. bk 3, p. 243. Effingham Co, Ga
(Note: this is Phares Neopolian Elkins b. abt. 1815, son of Thos Elkins b. 1783 and Sarah Powers) … (payments and recpts listed)…
“Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-893G-FRWF?cc=1999178&wc=9SY1-SPN%3A267650301%2C267709801 : 20 May 2014), Effingham > Returns 1818-1858 vol 3-4 > image 247 of 495; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

1848 March 6 – Pharis N Elkins decd estate. bk 3, p 259. Effingham County, Georgia.
… accounts of Thomas Elkins the admr of Pharis N Elkins decd produced … balance of … 596 and 12/100…
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3H3-7L64?i=141&cat=168549

1850 US Census Name: Thomas Elkins
Age: 67
Birth Year: abt 1783
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1850: Division 26, Effingham, Georgia, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 1
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Elkins 67
Maria Elkins 50
Lydian Elkins 29
Caroline Elkins 19
Charles Elkins 15
Selina Elkins 17
Leander Elkins 13
Wright Cotley 72
Year: 1850; Census Place: Division 26, Effingham, Georgia; Roll: M432_68; Page: 340A; Image: 230
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&indiv=try&h=18620376

1854 Jan 23 – Thomas Elkins to daughter Selina V Rawls, lot 34 in Whitesville bk S, p 97 Effingham Co, Ga
… between Thomas Elkins of the one part and Selina V Rawls daughter of the said Thomas Elkins of the same place of the other part … in consideration of the natural love and affection he has and bears to his said daughter Selina V Rawls …. conveys unto the said Selina V Rawls … land … in the 10th Dist of said County of Effingham … known by the number 34 in the Plan in the pland and village of Whitesville containing 2 and 1/2 acres originally granted to Zachariah White …. Signed: Thomas Elkins. Wit: Lydia Elkins, Thomas P Elkins, JP.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-9SQR-L?i=55&cat=166933

1854 Jan 23 – Thomas Elkins to Caroline M Elkins bk S, p 97 Effingham Co, Ga
…between Thomas Elkins … of the one part and Caroline M Elkins daughter of the said Thomas Elkins of the same … Thomas Elkins for and in consideration of the natural love and affection he has and bears to his said daughter Caroline M Elkins … conveyed unto the said Caroline M Elkins … land … in the 10th Dist of Effingham… number 39 in the plan and town of Whitesville containing 2 and 1/2 acres … originally granted to Zachariah White … Signed: Thomas Elkins. Wit: Lydian Elkins, Thomas P Elkins, JP.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-9SQR-L?i=55&cat=166933

1854 March 24 – Thomas Elkins to Nathaniel Zettler, bk S, p 110 Effingham Co, Ga
… between T P Elkins of the one part and Nathaniel Zettler both of same County and State of the other part … T P Elkins … in consideration of the sum of 25 dollars … sell to Nathaniel Zettler … land … in the Town of Whitesville in the County aforesaid … in the pland of said Town as lot # 24.… Signed: Thomas P Elkins. Wit: James Rahn, W J Morgan JP.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-9SC9-W?i=63&cat=166933

1854 Mar 5 (proveup) 1854 Jan 20 (written)– last will of Thomas Elkins p. 149-154. wills 1829-1950. Effingham Co, Ga.
… second, I give … unto my six following named daughters to wit, Morelle Zellter, Julia Jenckes, Lydia Elkins, Sarah Harrison, Caroline Elkins, and Selina Rawls the following tracts of land… tract in Effingham … 513 acres known as the Tondee Old Place … tract in County of Houston known as Number 279 originally granted to Lewis Caswell.. tract in county of Pike known as Number 241 orig granted to J Sheppard… tract in County of Baker … orig granted to John Mack… tract in County of Dooley orig granted to Thomas Elkins … tract in County of Effingham cont 200 acres upon which Goodwin W Abbott Sr now resides… land to be sold and proceeds to be equally divided among the 6 above named daughters …
…Third … unto son Thomas P Elkins … place known as Whitesvill with exception of lts number 61, 64, 63 …. also 200 acres granted to Isaac Garrison joining Whitesville on the West side … also 700 acres purch from Thomas Dasher between Springfield and Whitesville … also 200 acres granted Joshua Seckingon … also 200 acres granted John C Miller … also 290 acres granted John Exley … also negroes (lists names) …
…Fourth … to my beloved daughter Mosell Zettler the following negroes (lists names) …
…Fifth … beloved daughter Julia Jenckes following negroes (lists names) …
…Sixth … beloved daughter Lydia Elkins following negroes (lists names) … and also two lots in Village of Whitesville – lot 61, and 62
…Seventh… beloved daughter Sarah Harrison following negroes (lists names) …
…Eighth … beloved step-daughter Harriet Elkins late wife of Samuel Elkins, all that lot of land in the Village of Whitesville known as lot number 63 and the lot upon which she now resides….
…Ninth … my two sons Charles and Leander all the balance of my lands that I now own not herein before bequeathed … exception of a life estate in a tract of landcontaining 200 acres orig granted to John Strahan and known as the land on which my present residence is located which I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Maria P Elkins… during her life .. to be equally divided between them (after her death)…
…Tenth … negro property to remain in possession of wife Maria P Elkins until youngest child becomes of the age of 21 years then equally divided among my four younges children to wit Caroline Elkins, Selina Rawls, Charles Elkins and Leander Elkins and my beloved wife Maria P Elkins …
…Eleventh … (how daughters to share slaves) …
… I appoint my three sons Thomas P. Elkins, Charles C Elkins, and Leander L Elkins trustees for my said daughters.
…Twelfth … unto my following children Moselle Zettler, Julia Jenckes, Lydia, Thomas P, and Sarah Harrison the following property (horses and livestock listed)…
…Thirteenth … unto my beloved wife Maria P Elkins and my four youngest children Caroline Elkins, Selina Rawls, Charles C Elkins, and Leander L Elkins the ballande of my horses and mules … (and other livestock listed)….
…Fourteenth … As guardian of my daughter Sarah Harrison I held the sum of 300 dollars given to her by her Grandmother I settle with my said daughters and paid her said money , now should anyone undertake to recover anything from my estate on account of my said Guardianship, it must be paid out of that part of my estate devised and bequeathed unto my said daughter Sarah Harrison….
…Fifteenth… (re timber, etc on land)…(nobody named)…
…Sixteenth … (re household furniture, etc)…
…Seventeenth … (describes intent to devise among 5 oldest children, wife, and 4 youngest children … nobody named)…
…Eighteenth … wife Maria P Elkins executrix, sons Thomas P Elkins, Morgan Rawls, Charles C Elkins, and Leander L Elkins executors …
Signed: Thomas Elkins. Wits: Archibald Guyton, Ann Rahn, James Rahn.
Proved up March 5, 1854.
https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/8635/005759631_00009?pid=149986&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D8635%26h%3D149986%26tid%3D69705632%26pid%3D322118675565%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DkUu6785%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=69705632&personid=322118675565&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu6785&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&_ga=2.176145643.856035638.1563377534-449241466.1558399711#?imageId=005759631_00085

1854 Aug 2 – Samuel C Elkins from T A Davis bk S, p 161 Effingham Co, Ga
… between Thomas A Davis (Thomas Alfred Davis)… of the one part and Samuel C Elkins of the same place of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 100 dollars … convey unto the said Samuel C Elkins … land … in the county aforesaid … bounded N and E by lands of the Est of Thomas Elkins, S and W by lands of J D Fox and containing200 acres …. share of said lot of land accruing to said Davis by the right of his wife … Signed: Thomas A Davies, Rebecca S A Davies (Rebecca Sarah A Elkins Davis). Wits: Hughe E Cassidy, Thomas P Elkins, JP.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-9SC7-7?i=88&cat=166933

 

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