Elkins info in Georgia and nearby

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/

CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER in GEORGIA: 

1791 Feb 24 – Mary Elkins from William Taylor bk A, p 3, 4. Columbia Co, Ga
… I Mary Elkins, formerly Mary Whitney, of the County of Columbia in the State of Georgia … appoint my son in law William Taylor … my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name to ask demand sue for recover … in the province of Virginia or else where my right to my uncle Jeremiah Whitney decd estate ….
Signed: Mary Elkins. Wit: John Tankersly JP, William Hunt, John Luckey.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSVB-JC6S?i=6&cat=112848

1792 Feb 24 – … between Mary Elkins of the County of Columbia and State of Georgia of the one part and William Taylor of the said state and county of the other part… in consideration of the natural love and affection which she hath for her son in law William Taylor …. confirm unto her sd son in law William Taylor … all that part of my sd uncle Jeremiah Whitney’s estate … Signed: Mary Elkins. Wit: John Tankersly JP, William Hunt, John Luckey. bk A. p. 4. Columbia Co, Ga.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSVB-JC6S?i=6&cat=112848

1794 Jan 15 – … Petition of William Elkins … showeth that John Hill on the night of the 7th of Jan 1794 with force and arms, to wit, swords, clubs, staves, and fists upon him your petitioner did make an assault and did then and there beat wound and not intreat your petitioner without any reasonable cause so that the life of your petitioner was greatly dispaired of … and other injuries to him then and there did against to the damage of your petitioner 50 pounds …
Record ID 78-528m_00767; Wilkes County Court Records, ac. 1978-0528M, Georgia Archives
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/wccr/id/3331

1794 Jan 16 – John Hill, George Anderson, and Abel Pearson defendants
… we John Hill, George Anderson and Abel Person … .held and firmly bound unto Nathaniel Coats … Sheriff of the County … 100 pounds … this 16 day of Jan 1794 … condition … personally appear at next superior court … for the County of Wilkes. on the 2d Tues in Feb next … to answer the complaint of William Elkins... an action of Trespass at arms … damage 100 pounds … Signed: John Hill, George Anderson, Abel Pearson.
Record ID 78-528m_01847; Wilkes County Court Records, ac. 1978-0528M, Georgia Archives
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/wccr/id/5024

1798 Dec 1 – Elkins from Shipley, McClure and Phillips, bk M, p. 154, 155. Franklin County, Georgia
… between Robert Shipley Sr, Moses McClure and Samuel Phillips of the County of Franklin … of the one part and John Elkins …. of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 200 dollars .. paid by the said John Elkins … confirm unto the said John Elkins … land … on Hunters Creek adjoining lands of William Glenn, Absalom Trentham, and Samuel Talbott … a conditional line made between the said Elkins and Absalom Trentham …. corner belonging to William Glenn …. containing 100 acres … (pages out of order, skip a page to see signatures on 157) … Signed: Robert Shipley, Moses McClure, Samuel Phillips. Wit: Samuel Glenn, William Pruitt.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS3J-FJ68?i=636&cat=342823

1798 December 17 – John Elkins bk OOO, p 59, 60. Franklin County, Georgia
… between John Elkins of said State and County of Franklin of the one part and John Baker of said County and State of the other part…. John Elkins, in consideration of the sum of 250 dollars … confirm unto the said John Baker… land … in Franklin County on Hunters Creek… bounding …. lands of William Glenn south… Absalom Trentham north… and Samuel Talbot west…. a conditional line between said John Elkins and Absalom Trentham … along a corner belonging to William Glenn …. containing 100 acres … Signed: John Elkins. Wit: Samuel Glenn, William Glenn.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS3J-ZSRM-H?i=355&cat=342823

1799 Chatham County, Georgia Tax Records
John Dotson – in Cherokee Hill hunter
William Dotson
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/tax/id/1738
Thomas Dotson
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/tax/id/1739
Jonas Elkin self, in Doyle, shopkeeper
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/tax/id/1741
John Harrison, in Roberts, shoemaker
children of Thomas Harrison, William Bell filed return, in Doyle
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/tax/id/1745
George P. Keller estate, Benjamin Langley filed return, in Cherokee Hill
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/tax/id/1749
DEFAULTERS LIST:
Mrs Dotson widow, in Cherokee Hill
Thomas Dotson planter
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/tax/id/1766

1800 Chatham County, Georgia – Savannah, Georgia, Court Records, 1790-1934
Name: Jonas Elkins
Thomas Smith v. Jonas Elkins – Judgment for Pltf 73 dollars 56 cts and costs…
Court Date: 1800
Civil Place: Savannah, Chatham, Georgia
Ancestry.com. Savannah, Georgia, Court Records, 1790-1934 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2769&h=439412&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=ZPE2221&_phstart=successSource

1803 Apr 11 – John Elkin – 1 warrant …By the Court of Justices of the County of Bulloch to Josiah Everitt Esqr, County Surveyor, for said County, you are hereby authorized and required to admeasure and lay out a cause to be admeasured and laid out unto John Elkins a tract of land which shall containg 200 acres in the said County on headrights on lotts Creek including Coopers improvement … Signed: Charles McCall. Bulloch County Georgia.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GYZY-ZQL?i=64&cc=1914217&cat=1967578

1804 Sept 29 – Last will of Augustus Easter, decd… minute bk 1, p 184. Effingham County, Ga
… I Augustus Easter of Georgia, County of Effingham planter…
… First to my beloved wife Mary Easter …
… To my beloved sons namely, William, George, Giles and my daughter Mary …
… also David and Isaac my sons, and Elizabeth my daughter …
… my son John Easter, which is now absent …
… two beloved friends John Strawhorn and Darius Garrison executors…
Signed: Augustus Easter. Wit: John Elkins, Cammel Tison.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9PP6-98XR?i=158&cat=287181

1806 May 30 – Marriage: Catherine Elkins to Hugh Smith marriage bk 1, p 192. Effingham Co, Ga
… Granted license of marriage unto Mr Nathaniel Hull with Miss Mary Pace; and Mr Hugh Smith with Miss Catharine Elkins all of Effingham County … the licenses directed to any lawful minister of the gospel or justice of the peace …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9PP6-983W?i=167&cat=287181

1806 Nov 18 – Marriage: Sarah Elkins to Joshua Lee marriage bk 1, p 198. Effingham Co, Ga
… granted license of marriage unto Joshua Lee of the State of South Carolina in Barnwell County with Sarah Elkins of Effingham County and State of Georgia …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GPP6-9DPF?i=173&cat=287181

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

1810 Dec 10 – John Elkins to John H Tillmand, bk DD, p 120. Chatham County, Georgia
… between John Elkins of the first part, and John Tillman and Henry Tillman both of Savannah, of the second part. John Elkins … in consideration … of 132 dollars … confirm unto the said John Tillman and Henry Tillman … land … in the County of Effingham … containing 100 acres… butting … East by unknown land, West by vacant and unknown land, and all other sides vacant…. land granted to Isaac Sibley … on the 3d day of Dec, 1806 … Signed: John Elkins. Wit: Thomas Hughes, John P Mibone, JP.
1810 Dec 10 … between John Elkins of the first part, and John Tillman and Henry Tillman both of Savannah, of the second part… in consideration of 134 dollars … confirm unto the said John Tillman and Henry Tillman … land … in Effingham … containing 157 acres … bounding SE by Chatham County, SW by Richard Sibley, and on all other sides by Monteith, being the same land granted to Richard Albritton… the 3d day of December 1806…
Signed: John Elkins. Wit: Thomas Hughes, John Pettibone, JP.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-49Q8-F?i=471&cat=140778

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

1811 Oct 7 – Warrant for 200 acres to Herman Elkins in Effingham County, Georgia…. (Warrant) to John Moore, Esqr, County Surveyor … you are … authorized and impowered to admeasure and lay out … unto Herman Elkins a tract of land which shall containg 200 acres joining said Elkins’ on his own headrights in the said County of Effingham… Signed: Zara Powers, John Tullis, John Wisenbaker. Wit: John Needsinger, Clerk.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GYZY-CYB?i=67&cc=1914217&cat=1967578

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 14 – John Elkins 200 acres in Effingham Co Ga. Bk C, p 411. Bk ZZ, p 170.
… warrant dated 4 of Sept 1815, surveyed the 14 day of Dec 1815 for John Elkins Jr a tract of land containing 100 acres … on Lucenes Bay waters of Ogeechie bounded SE by Davis, NW by Jacob Russels land, NE part by Walter Stewart’s land and part vacant and all other sides vacant land. Signed: Robert Stafford DS. CC: John Elkins, Alexander Elkins.
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/looseplats/id/19899

1815 Dec 14 – John Elkins 100 acres in Effingham Co Ga. bk C, p 411. Bk ZZ, p 338.
… warrant dated Sept 4, 1815, survy 14th Dec 1815 for John Elkins … 100 acres on Lucinas Bay waters of Little Ogechee bounded S and NW by land surveyed for Loper NE part by land laid out to Walter Stewart and part vacant and all other sides by vacant land … Signed: Robert Stafford. CC: John Elkins, Alexander Elkins.
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/looseplats/id/19962

1815 Dec 19 – I Ezekiel Parimore of Washington County, have bargained, sold .. unto John Elkins of Effingham County .. my right… interest to a certain tract of land containing 200 acres … in Chatham County … bounded on one side by lands surveyed for Jasper Cox for the sum of 100 dollars … Signed: Ezekiel Parramore. Wit: John Cook, John White. bk PP, p 312. Chatham County, Georgia
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-3SHR-6?i=167&cat=140778

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 Elkins who 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 Jan 27 – Alexander Elkins from John Dugger bk G&H, p 319. Effingham County, Georgia
… between John Dugger … of the first part and Alexander Elkins …. of the second part … in consideration of the sum of 100 dollars … paid by the said Alexander Elkins … confirm unto the said Alexander Elkins … land … in the County of Effingham … on the NE side of Small Creek bounding on the W by lands belonging to H Elkins and on all other sides by vacant or unknown lands … Signed: John Dugger. Wit: H Elkins, John Kelly.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-988Q-F?i=427&cat=166933

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 July 26 – John Elkins to Samuel Parish bk K, p 205. Effingham County, Georgia
… I John Elkins of the County of Chatham have … sold … unto Samuel Parish Esqr of Effingham County … the one undivided half of a tract of land containing 200 acres … in … Effingham on Lucinas Bay and bounded by lands of Reepel Dotson and Wisenbakers, originally surveyed for James Webb on the 5th day of March 1794 by Robert Stafford Esqr … surveyor … it being the southern half of said tract as divided between the said John Elkins and Joseph Wiggins including the plantation whereon the said S Parish now resides … Signed: John Elkins. Wit: Clem Powers, Laird Powers.
… Appeared Mary Elkins, wife of the within named John Elkins … she did of her own free will …. consent to the within sale and hereby relinquish all her right and title of dower … Signed: Mary Elkins. July 26, 1817.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-V9CW-X?i=114&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

1817 Nov 7 – John Elkins from Charles and Catherine Woolf, bk PP, p 311. Chatham County, Georgia
… between Charles Woolf and Catharine Woolf his wife of the State of Georgia, County of Chatham, planter of the one part and John Elkins …. planter, of the other part… in consideration of the sum of 500 dollars … confirm unto the said John Elkins … land containing 500 acres of land in … Chatham… first granted to Jesper Cox on the 18 day of April 1792 … conveyed by Jesper Cox to Joseph Hawthorn … the 1st day of Sept 1794, bounded SW by great Ogechee River, SE by Nathaniel Hawthorn’s land, NW by Thomas McCall’s and vacant land, and NE by vacant land at the time of the survey …
Signed: Charles Woolf, Catharine Woolf. Wit: William Farley, William R Scott.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-3SC3-6?i=166&cat=140778

1819 June 29 – Herman Elkins, Alexander Elkins and John Dugger Jr sign as appraisers of the personal property of the Estate of David Cannady, decd…
minute bk 1, p 420. Effingham County, Ga.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9PP6-9ZXB?i=286&cat=287181

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
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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
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1820 US Census Name: Mary Elkin (1776-1794)
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Clinton, Jones, Georgia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 15: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Slaves – Females – 14 thru 25: 1
Slaves – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons – Under 16: 4
Free White Persons – Over 25: 1
Total Free White Persons: 7
Total Slaves: 2
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 9
1820 U S Census; Census Place: Clinton, Jones, Georgia; Page: 111; NARA Roll: M33_7; Image: 118
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1820 US Census Name: William Elkin (bef. 1776)
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Lexington, Oglethorpe, Georgia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 15: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 15: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 14: 1
Slaves – Males – 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 4
Number of Persons – Engaged in Manufactures: 2
Free White Persons – Under 16: 6
Free White Persons – Over 25: 3
Total Free White Persons: 10
Total Slaves: 2
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 12
1820 U S Census; Census Place: Lexington, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Page: 172; NARA Roll: M33_7; Image: 178
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1820 US Census Name: Young Elkins (1776-1794)
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Wilkinson, Georgia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 3
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 3
Free White Persons – Under 16: 6
Free White Persons – Over 25: 2
Total Free White Persons: 8
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 8
1820 U S Census; Census Place: Wilkinson, Georgia; Page: 207; NARA Roll: M33_9; Image: 311
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1821 May 28 – John Elkins to John Bains bk K, 411. Effingham County, Georgia
… between John Elkins of the first part and John Bains of the second part of New York … said John Elkins for and in consideration of the sum of 60 dollars to him paid by John Bains … confirm unto the said John Bains … land in Effingham County containing 10 acres of land joining Mrs Spiers land on the S side of the Louisville Road and to extend across the road in an oblong square … Signed: John Elkins. Wit: Samuel Parish, James Love.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-V9CW-9?i=219&cat=166933

1821 July 31 – Alexander Elkins to Ann Knight marriage bk 2, p. 128. Effingham Co, Ga
… Granted marriage license to Alexander Elkins with Miss Ann Knight dated 31 day of July 1821 … Stephen Hester security.
1821 Aug 11th – I certify that I have joined in the Holy Bonds of Matrimony the within named parties, dated Aug 11, 1821. Signed: James Love, JP. bk 2, p. 132. Effingham Co, Ga
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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 June 19 – Herman Elkins to Salini Tondee, marriage bk 2, p 251. Effingham Co, Ga
… granted marriage license to Mr Herman Elkins with Miss Salini Tondee …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9PP6-9ZQM?i=438&cat=287181

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 Sept 5 – Herman Elkins bk 2, p 299. Effingham Co, Ga
… At a Court of Ordinary … at Springfield in and for the County of Effingham, on Monday the 5 day of September … 1825, Present their honors, John Waldhuer, Christian Dasher, John C Helvenski, Howell Hines and Herman Elkins Esqr.
… Herman Elkins Esqr was duly qualified as Justice of the Inferior Court.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9PP6-9CZ5?i=464&cat=287181

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 Apr 16 – Elizabeth A Elkins to Samuel Heidt marriage bk 2, p 368. Effingham Co, Ga
… Granted marriage license to Mr Samuel Heidt with Miss Elizabeth Ann Elkins of the County of Effingham…
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GPP6-9Z4Y?i=501&cat=287181

1827 Sept 10 – Hermon Elkins to Emanuel Shearouse bk L, p 464. Effingham County, Georgia
… I Herman Elkins of the County and State aforesaid … sell unto Emanuel Sherouse a negro man named Harry about 28 years of age … in consideration of the sum of $450 dollars…
Signed: Herman Elkins. Wit: M Garrason, I Garrason.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RS7X-G?i=252&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.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RS32-5?i=256&cat=166933

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.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-3SD3-M?i=45&cat=140778

1828 Jan 1 – Herman Elkins from James Porter est, by adm, bk M, p 2 slave sale Effingham Co, Ga
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RSWX-8?i=275&cat=166933

1828 Jan 1 – Hermon Elkins from John Charlton, adm, bk M, p 2 slave sale Effingham Co, Ga
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RSWX-8?i=275&cat=166933

1829 Jan 3 – Effingham County, Georgia bk 5, p 28. between Harmon Elkins of the County and State aforesaid of the one part and Alexander Elkins of the same place of the other part … Harmon Elkins for and in consideration of the sum of 50 dollars to him in hand paid … convey unto the said Alexander Elkins … land … in the said County of Effingham … on the waters of Smalls Creek being part of two tracts, one granted to John Strahan and the other to said Harmen Elkins containing together 33 acres … a plat of which is hereunto annexed… adjacent to Harman Elkins, A Guyton, A Elkins, Signed: Herman Elkins. Wit: C Powers, K King, JJC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-P9WR-Y?i=47&cat=166933

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.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RS7W-4?i=336&cat=166933

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.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-3SCS-2?i=44&cat=140778

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.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RSQX-H?i=331&cat=166933

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
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RS7W-4?i=336&cat=166933

1829 June 18 (filed date) – Hermon Elkins to Inferior Court bk M, p 133 Effingham Co, Ga
…we Charles R Tondee, Herman Elkins, and Charles Tondee of the County and State aforesaid are held… bound unto Howell Hines, John Wadhauer, Herman Elkins, Charles J Burton, and Emanuel Shearouse Justices of the Inferior Court … sum of 2000 dollars …. condition … Charles Tondee is … appointed guardian to Valeira Womackorphan of William H Womack now if the said Charles Tondee do well … as gaurdian aforesaid … Signed: Charles R Tondee, H Elkins, Charles Tondee.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-RSQL-H?i=341&cat=166933

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 US Census Name: Alexander Elkins (1771-1780)
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Effingham, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 50 thru 59: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 4
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 6
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 6
1830; Census Place: Effingham, Georgia; Series: M19; Roll: 17; Page: 106; Family History Library Film: 0007037
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1830 US Census Name: John Elkins (1771-1780)
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Effingham, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 14: 1
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 – Females – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 80 thru 89: 1
Slaves – Males – 10 thru 23: 1
Slaves – Males – 36 thru 54: 1
Slaves – Females – 10 thru 23: 1
Slaves – Females – 36 thru 54: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 5
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 9
Total Slaves: 4
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 13
1830; Census Place: Effingham, Georgia; Series: M19; Roll: 17; Page: 112; Family History Library Film: 0007037
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1830 US Census Name: Elvira Elkins
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Effingham, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 1
Slaves – Males – 10 thru 23: 3
Slaves – Males – 36 thru 54: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 2
Total Free White Persons: 2
Total Slaves: 4
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 6
1830; Census Place: Effingham, Georgia; Series: M19; Roll: 17; Page: 115; Family History Library Film: 0007037
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1830 US Census Name: Young Elkins (1781-1790)
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Decatur, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 6
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 3
Total Free White Persons: 9
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 9
1830; Census Place: Decatur, Georgia; Series: M19; Roll: 17; Page: 13; Family History Library Film: 0007037
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1830 US Census Name: William Elkins
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Decatur, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 2
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 3
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 3
1830; Census Place: Decatur, Georgia; Series: M19; Roll: 17; Page: 13; Family History Library Film: 0007037
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1830 US Census Name: John Elkins (1761-1770)
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Decatur, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – 60 thru 69: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 60 thru 69: 1
Slaves – Males – 10 thru 23: 2
Free White Persons – Under 20: 1
Total Free White Persons: 3
Total Slaves: 2
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 5
1830; Census Place: Decatur, Georgia; Series: M19; Roll: 17; Page: 13; Family History Library Film: 0007037
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1830 US Census Name: Eli Elkins (1781-1790)
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Gwinnett, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 14: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 10: 2
Slaves – Females – 10 thru 23: 2
Slaves – Females – 24 thru 35: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 1
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 2
Total Slaves: 5
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 7
1830; Census Place: Gwinnett, Georgia; Series: M19; Roll: 17; Page: 310; Family History Library Film: 0007037
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1830 US Census Name: Ervin Elkins (1791-1800)
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Capt Hargroves District, Oglethorpe, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 5
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 7
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 7
1830; Census Place: Capt Hargroves District, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Series: M19; Roll: 20; Page: 68; Family History Library Film: 0007040
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1830 US Census Name: David Elkin (1771-1780)
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): District 168, Wilkes, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 50 thru 59: 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 – 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 5
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 7
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 7
1830; Census Place: District 168, Wilkes, Georgia; Series: M19; Roll: 21; Page: 297; Family History Library Film: 0007041
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1830 May 6 – Herman Elkins decd estate – minutes bk 3: p. 41. Effingham Co, Ga
Selina Elkins applies for letters administration on the Estate and Effect of Herman Elkins decd issued citation admonishing all to come forward and file their objections if any …
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1830 July 5 – Herman Elkins decd estate – – minutes bk 3: p. 41. Effingham Co, Ga
…appeared Selina A Elkins who applied for letters of administration on the Estate and effects of Herman Elkins decd and it appeared that Citation having been published and no one …. She entered into bond and was duly qualified administratrix of the said estate.
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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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1831 Oct 3 – Moselle Elkins to Robert Bourquoin marriage bk 2, p 415. Effingham Co, Ga
… Georgia Effingham County … By John Charlton Clerk … you are hereby authorized to join in the Holy State of Matrimony Mr Robert Bourquoin with Miss Moselle Elkins of the County of Effingham …
I hereby certify that the within license were complied with by me on the 13 day of October 1831. John L Southwell, Minister of the Gospel.
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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 July 1 – Herman Elkins decd estate – minutes bk 3, p 82. Effingham Co, Ga
…appeared Selina Elkins admr of the Estate of Herman Elkins who applies for leave to sell two negro fellows belonging to the said estate. They being such property as cannot be controlled but at present a loss to said estate. It is ordered Therefore that she have leave to sell said negroes. Sam and Jack and that the proceeds of said sale be placed in such a way by the purchase of other property for the benefit of the estate.
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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 7 – Celine A Elkins, adm of Hermon Elkins decd to William Bird, bk O, p 285 Effingham Co, Ga
… Whereas the Honorable the Justices of the Inferior Court … did grant an order upon the application of Selina A Elkins admx of the Estate of Herman Elkins late of said County, decd to sell a part of the personal property of said Estate consisting in negroes for the benefit of the heirs … best bid by William Bird for slave named Jack … Signed: Selina Elkins.
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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 March 6 – Penelope Elkins to George W Brewer marriage bk 3, p 5. Effingham Co, Ga
…Mr George W Brewer and Miss Penelope Elkins …
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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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1835 Dec 3 – Selina A Elkins to Lawrence T Elkins and Georgianna Elkins (slaves) bk N, p 264 Effingham Co, Ga
…I Selina A Elkins, of the County and State aforesaid …in consideration of the natural love and affection which I have and bear to my two children Lawrence T Elkins and Georgianna Elkins, 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 3 negroes namely Silver, Mary, and Syrus unto the said Lawrence T and Georgianna Elkins … upon this special trust and confidenced upon this express condition that said Lawrence T and Georgianna Elkins … suffer me .. to use keep and enjoy the services or hire of the said …. negro woman named Siler… subject to my control … during my natural live…
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1835 Dec 14 – Selina Elkins marriage license to Archibald Guyton minutes bk 3, p 112. Effingham County, Georgia
… granted marriage license to Mr Archibald Guyton with Mrs Selina Elkins directed to any ordained minister of the gospel or magistrate …
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1836 Feb 3 – Herman Elkins decd estate, bk 3, p 114. Effingham County, Georgia
… Archibald Guyton applies for letters administration on the Estate and effects of Herman Elkins decd issued citation admonishing all to come forward and plea any objections…
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1836 March 7 – Herman Elkins decd estate, bk 3, p 115. Effingham County, Georgia
…The accounts of Selina Guyton formerly Selina Elkins, admix of the Estate of Herman Elkins were produced and examined and passed there appearing a balance due by her of 992 dollars and 84 cts….
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1836 March 7 – Herman Elkins decd estate, bk 3, p 116. Effingham County, Georgia
… Archibald Guyten was duly qualified admr of the Estate of Herman Elkinshe having complied with the requisites of the law.
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1836 June 18 – Samuel Elkins to Harriet Patterson marriage bk 3, p 28. Effingham Co, Ga
Mr. Samuel Elkins and Miss Harriet Patterson.
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1836 July 18 – Julia Elkins to Ebenezer Jencks Jr, marriage bk 3, p 17. Effingham Co, Ga
Mr Ebenezer Jencks Jr and Miss Julia Elkins …
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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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1837 Nov 6 – Herman Elkins decd estate, bk 3, p 139. Effingham County, Georgia
… ordered that Archibald Guyton admr of the Estate of Herman Elkins have leave to sell 200 acres lying in the County of Effingham. Also one lot of land in Carroll County and one lot in Muscope County. He having complied with law by giving four months notice …
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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.

1839 Nov 16 – Elvira Elkins to Zara Powers marriage bk 3, p 56. Effingham Co, Ga
… Miss Elvira Elkins married to Mr Zara Powers
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1840 US CENSUS

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 US Census Name: Nancy Elkins (1791-1800)
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Effingham, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 40 thru 49: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 5
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 6
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 6
Year: 1840; Census Place: Effingham, Georgia; Roll: 40; Family History Library Film: 0007043
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1840 US Census Name: Jno B Elkins (1821-1825)
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): District 8, Chatham, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 1
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 2
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 2
Year: 1840; Census Place: District 8, Chatham, Georgia; Roll: 38; Page: 139; Family History Library Film: 0007042
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1840 US Census Name: John Elkins (1771-1780) (Adjacent to Paul Keller, with Stephen F Keller, Nancy G Oliver, Mary Harrison, Thomas Ulmer, William Ulmer, John Ulmer and John B Elkins on same page, John Keller on next page)
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): District 8, Chatham, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 60 thru 69: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 50 thru 59: 1
Slaves – Males – 10 thru 23: 4
Slaves – Females – Under 10: 2
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 6
Persons Employed in Learned Professional Engineers: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 6
Total Free White Persons: 8
Total Slaves: 6
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 14
Year: 1840; Census Place: District 8, Chatham, Georgia; Roll: 38; Page: 139; Family History Library Film: 0007042
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1840 US Census Name: Sion Elkins (1781-1790)
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): District 5, Columbia, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 50 thru 59: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 3
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 2
Persons Employed in Manufacture and Trade: 1
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 3
Free White Persons – Under 20: 7
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 10
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 10
Year: 1840; Census Place: District 5, Columbia, Georgia; Roll: 39; Page: 297; Family History Library Film: 0007042
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1840 US Census Name: Young Elkins (1781-1790)
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): District 553, Decatur, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 50 thru 59: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 40 thru 49: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 3
Free White Persons – Under 20: 3
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 6
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 6
Year: 1840; Census Place: District 553, Decatur, Georgia; Roll: 40; Page: 6; Family History Library Film: 0007043
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1840 US Census Name: William H Elkins (1811-1820)
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Mount Yonah, Habersham, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 2
Free White Persons – Under 20: 1
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 3
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 3
Year: 1840; Census Place: Mount Yonah, Habersham, Georgia; Roll: 42; Page: 144; Family History Library Film: 0007044
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1840 US Census Name: David Elkins (1761-1770)
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Disrict 505, Hall, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 70 thru 79: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 50 thru 59: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 2
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 2
Free White Persons – Under 20: 3
Total Free White Persons: 5
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 5
Year: 1840; Census Place: Disrict 505, Hall, Georgia; Roll: 42; Page: 191; Family History Library Film: 0007044
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1840 US Census Name: Ervin Elkins (1791-1800)
[Ervine Elkins ]
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): District 576, Henry, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 15 thru 19: 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 – 30 thru 39: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 4
Persons Employed in Manufacture and Trade: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 6
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 8
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 8
Year: 1840; Census Place: District 576, Henry, Georgia; Roll: 43; Page: 319; Family History Library Film: 0007044
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1840 US Census Name: William Elkins (1811-1820)
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Jones, Thomas, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 30 thru 39: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 2
Free White Persons – Under 20: 3
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 3
Total Free White Persons: 6
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 6
Year: 1840; Census Place: Jones, Thomas, Georgia; Roll: 51; Page: 308; Family History Library Film: 0007047
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1840 US Census Name: John Elkins (1801-1810)
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Marion, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 4
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 5
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 5
Year: 1840; Census Place: Marion, Georgia; Roll: 46; Page: 66; Family History Library Film: 0007045
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1840 US Census Name: Andrew Elkins (1811-1820)
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Marion, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 3
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 5
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 5
Year: 1840; Census Place: Marion, Georgia; Roll: 46; Page: 57; Family History Library Film: 0007045
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1840 US Census Name: James Elkin (1801-1810)
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): District 226, Oglethorpe, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 2
Free White Persons – Under 20: 4
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 6
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 6
Year: 1840; Census Place: District 226, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: 48; Page: 89; Family History Library Film: 0007046
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1840 US Census Name: Samuel Elkins (1811-1820)
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): District 687, Sumter, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 2
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 10: 1
Slaves – Males – 10 thru 23: 1
Slaves – Males – 24 thru 35: 1
Slaves – Males – 36 thru 54: 1
Slaves – Females – Under 10: 3
Slaves – Females – 10 thru 23: 1
Slaves – Females – 36 thru 54: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 5
Free White Persons – Under 20: 1
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 3
Total Free White Persons: 4
Total Slaves: 9
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 13
Year: 1840; Census Place: District 687, Sumter, Georgia; Roll: 50; Page: 179; Family History Library Film: 0007047
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1840 US Census Name: Josiah Elkins (1801-1810)
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Talbot, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 30 thru 39: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 3
Free White Persons – Under 20: 4
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 6
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 6
Year: 1840; Census Place: Talbot, Georgia; Roll: 51; Page: 237; Family History Library Film: 0007047
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1840 US Census Name: James Elkins (1791-1800)
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Warren, Bibb, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 7
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 9
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 9
Year: 1840; Census Place: Warren, Bibb, Georgia; Roll: 37; Page: 95; Family History Library Film: 0007042
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1840 US Census Name: John Elkins (1771-1780)
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): District 90, Washington, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 60 thru 69: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 60 thru 69: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 5
Persons Employed in Manufacture and Trade: 1
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 2
Free White Persons – Under 20: 11
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 3
Total Free White Persons: 16
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 16
Year: 1840; Census Place: District 90, Washington, Georgia; Roll: 53; Page: 218; Family History Library Film: 0007048
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1840 US Census Name: William Elkins (1791-1800)
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): District 98, Washington, Georgia
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 40 thru 49: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 2
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 2
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 4
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 4
Year: 1840; Census Place: District 98, Washington, Georgia; Roll: 53; Page: 209; Family History Library Film: 0007048
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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.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3H3-7GX4?i=103&cat=168549

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 Feb 14 – Herman Elkins and Lawrence Elkins to Henry and Stephen Tullis, bk R, p 500 Effingham Co, Ga
…between Archibald Guyton, Joel Barrett, Lawrence T Elkins … of the one part and Henry Tillis and Stephen Tillis … of the other part… in consideration of $150 … convey unto the said Henry Tillis and Stephen Tillis … land … in Effingham containing 225 acres… granted originally the 21 day of Jan 1795 to James Crawford for 400 acres… resurvey showing 450 acres … Signed: Archibald Guyton, Joel Barrett, Lawrence T Elkins. Wit: Robert Trow, Robert P Tondee, C Powers JJC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-4LFR?i=522&cat=166933

1848 Feb 17 – L T Elkins from Joel Barrett bk P, p 460 Effingham Co, Ga
…between Joel Barrett of the County and State aforesaid of the one part and Lawrence T Elkins of the same place of the other part … Joel Barrett for and in consideration of 600 dollars … convey unto the said Lawrence T Elkins … land … in the County of Effingham … containing 414 acres … being the one half of those 3 undivided tracts of land … one tract containing 500 acres granted to John Strahan on the 13 day of November 1805, and one other tract containing 200 acres granted to Harman Elkins on the 13 day of January 1818 bounded W by the above named tract and Duggers land … also one other tract containing 128 acres granted Harman Elkins the 5 day of November 1828 … all 3 of said tracts adjoining each other … having formerly been the property of Harman Elkins decd became the property of his two children Lawrence T Elkins and Georgia Ann Elkins equally... I the said Joel Barrett by entering marriage with the said Georgia Ann Elkins became heir to one half of the said 3 tracts containing 828 acres …. Signed: Joel Barrett. Wit: Edward W Barnwell, Robert P Tondee, Archibald Guyton, JJC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-4GY6?i=240&cat=166933

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 Pharos Neopolian 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

1849 Sept 1 – Thomas P Elkins to Lavinia Blackman marriage bk 3, p 148. Effingham Co, Ga  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9PP6-CZM?i=158&cat=287181

1849 Oct 13 – Sarah E Elkins to H K Harrison marriage bk 3, p 150. Effingham Co, Ga
married on Nov 1, 1849… (bottom of pg 149).
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GPP6-8S7?i=160&cat=287181

1850 US CENSUS ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

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

1850 US Census Name: John Elkins
Age: 72
Birth Year: abt 1778
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1850: Division 26, Effingham, Georgia, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 21
Household Members:
Name Age
John Elkins 72
Mary Elkins 52
Thursa Elkins 19
Harmon Elkins 17
Susan Elkins 14
Paul Elkins 12
Robert Jonas Elkins 37
Mary Elkins 29
Robert Elkins 5
John Elkins 2
Year: 1850; Census Place: Division 26, Effingham, Georgia; Roll: M432_68; Page: 341A; Image: 232
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&indiv=try&h=18620492

1850 US Census Name: L T Elkins
Age: 22
Birth Year: abt 1828
Home in 1850: Division 26, Effingham, Georgia, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 97
Household Members:
Name Age
A Guyton 50
Selina Guyton 48
Harriett Guyton 10
Hableshum Guyton 5
L T Elkins 22
Isaiah Heidt 25
Year: 1850; Census Place: Division 26, Effingham, Georgia; Roll: M432_68; Page: 346B; Image: 243
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&indiv=try&h=18620937

1850 US Census Name: Thomas P Elkins
Age: 28
Birth Year: abt 1822
Home in 1850: Division 26, Effingham, Georgia , USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 350
Household Members:
Name Age
Thos P Elkins 28
Lavinia Elkins 16
Year: 1850; Census Place: Division 26, Effingham, Georgia; Roll: M432_68; Page: 363B; Image: 277
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=kUu9570&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&dbid=8054&gsln=Elkins&cp=12&msypn__ftp=georgia,%20usa&msypn__ftp_x=1&msypn=13&msypn_x=1&new=1&rank=1&uidh=m37&redir=false&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=150&h=18622354&recoff=&fsk=MDsxNDA7MjA-61-&bsk=&pgoff=&ml_rpos=151

1850 US Census Name: Sarah Elkins
Age: 45
Birth Year: abt 1805
Birthplace: South Carolina
Home in 1850: Militia District 482, Bibb, Georgia, USA
Gender: Female
Family Number: 95
Household Members:
Name Age
A Elkins 25
Mariah Elkins 22
Sarah Elkins 45
Year: 1850; Census Place: Militia District 482, Bibb, Georgia; Roll: M432_61; Page: 219B; Image: 448
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1850 US Census Name: Cynda Elkins
Age: 35
Birth Year: abt 1815
Birthplace: Georgia
Home in 1850: Division 11, Carroll, Georgia, USA
Gender: Female
Family Number: 1138
Household Members:
Name Age
Edwd Isham 60
Cynda Elkins 35
Mary Elkins 10
Milly Elkins 7
Geo Elkins 5
Sambo Elkins 0
Year: 1850; Census Place: Division 11, Carroll, Georgia; Roll: M432_63; Page: 82B; Image: 170
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1850 US Census Name: James Elkins
Age: 40
Birth Year: abt 1810
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1850: Division 12, Cass, Georgia, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 424
Household Members:
Name Age
James Elkins 40
Martha Elkins 30
Year: 1850; Census Place: Division 12, Cass, Georgia; Roll: M432_63; Page: 130A; Image: 265
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1850 US Census  Name: James Elkins
Age: 41
Birth Year: abt 1809
Birthplace: Georgia
Home in 1850: Division 19, Coweta, Georgia, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 549
Household Members:
Name Age
James Elkins 41
Diana Elkins 39
Wm S Elkins 17
Susan A Elkins 15
Sarah Elkins 13
Thomas Elkins 11
Mary Elkins 9
Eliza Elkins 5
Emeline Elkins 2
Year: 1850; Census Place: Division 19, Coweta, Georgia; Roll: M432_66; Page: 322A; Image: 458
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1850 US Census  Name: Y Elkins
Age: 60
Birth Year: abt 1790
Birthplace: Georgia
Home in 1850: District 22, Decatur, Georgia, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 415
Household Members:
Name Age
Y Elkins 60
Gaden Elkins 50
John Elkins 30
Jane Elkins 18
Year: 1850; Census Place: District 22, Decatur, Georgia; Roll: M432_67; Page: 56B; Image: 225
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1850 US Census  Name: H Elkins
Age: 22
Birth Year: abt 1828
Birthplace: Georgia
Home in 1850: District 22, Decatur, Georgia, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 407
Household Members:
Name Age
H Elkins 22
Dorathy Elkins 22
John Elkins 2
Year: 1850; Census Place: District 22, Decatur, Georgia; Roll: M432_67; Page: 55B; Image: 223
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1850 US Census  Name: Y B Elkins
Age: 25
Birth Year: abt 1825
Birthplace: Georgia
Home in 1850: District 22, Decatur, Georgia, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 413
Household Members:
Name Age
Y B Elkins 25
Elizabeth Elkins 25
Joseph Elkins 3
George Elkins 2
Year: 1850; Census Place: District 22, Decatur, Georgia; Roll: M432_67; Page: 56A; Image: 224
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1850 US Census  Name: William H Elkins
Age: 33
Birth Year: abt 1817
Birthplace: Tennessee
Home in 1850: District 7, Habersham, Georgia, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 60
Household Members:
Name Age
Wm H Elkins 33
G S Elkins 31
M G Elkins 11
S J Elkins 9
R C Elkins 7
O M Elkins 5
M R Elkins 2
W M Elkins 0
Year: 1850; Census Place: District 7, Habersham, Georgia; Roll: M432_72; Page: 269A; Image: 68
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1850 US Census Name: David Elkins
[David Elkins]
Age: 70
Birth Year: abt 1780
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1850: District 38, Hall, Georgia, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 441
Household Members:
Name Age
David Elkins 70
M A Elkins 70
P A Elkins 25
L Elkins 15
L J Elkins 6
T E Elkins 4
W Elkins 2
Year: 1850; Census Place: District 38, Hall, Georgia; Roll: M432_72; Page: 363B; Image: 256
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1850 US Census Name: Joseph P Elkins
Age: 22
Birth Year: abt 1828
Birthplace: Georgia
Home in 1850: District 42, Henry, Georgia, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 86
Household Members:
Name Age
Joseph P Elkins 22
A L Elkins 20
M E Elkins 1
E C Elkins 0
Year: 1850; Census Place: District 42, Henry, Georgia; Roll: M432_73; Page: 193B; Image: 287
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1850 US Census  Name: J G Elkins
Age: 28
Birth Year: abt 1822
Birthplace: Georgia
Home in 1850: District 42, Henry, Georgia, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 710
Household Members:
Name Age
J G Elkins 28
M Elkins 21
J W Elkins 3
J M Elkins 0
C B Elkins 11
Year: 1850; Census Place: District 42, Henry, Georgia; Roll: M432_73; Page: 238A; Image: 376
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1850 US Census  Name: Samuel Elkins
Age: 37
Birth Year: abt 1813
Birthplace: Georgia
Home in 1850: Marion, Georgia, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 294
Household Members:
Name Age
Samuel Elkins 37
Harriet Elkins 30
Georgia Elkins 11
Clay Elkins 9
Indiana Elkins 7
Elmina Elkins 4
Virginia Elkins 0
Phance Elkins 2
Charles Edwards 27
Henry Holt 48
Robt Sonder 22
Mary Hill 19
Year: 1850; Census Place: Marion, Georgia; Roll: M432_77; Page: 247A; Image: 86
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1850 US Census  Name: Drury Elkins
Age: 44
Birth Year: abt 1806
Birthplace: South Carolina
Home in 1850: Division 57, Marion, Georgia, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 114
Household Members:
Name Age
Drury Elkins 44
Cela Elkins 38
Mary Elkins 16
Saphorina Elkins 14
Elizabeth Elkins 11
James Elkins 7
Georgia Elkins 1
Year: 1850; Census Place: Division 57, Marion, Georgia; Roll: M432_77; Page: 233A; Image: 58
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1850 US Census  Name: John B Elkins
Age: 38
Birth Year: abt 1812
Birthplace: Gea
Home in 1850: District 271, McIntosh, Georgia, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 187
Household Members:
Name Age
John B Elkins 38
Jane E Elkins 30
Josepine Elkins 9
Allice Elkins 6
Frances Elkins 3
Mary Elkins 1
Year: 1850; Census Place: District 271, McIntosh, Georgia; Roll: M432_77; Page: 220A; Image: 32
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1850 US Census  Name: Elizabeth Elkins
Age: 75
Birth Year: abt 1775
Birthplace: South Carolina
Home in 1850: Division 73, Richmond, Georgia , USA
Gender: Female
Family Number: 0
Inhousehold 307 – with:
Mary King age 53 b. Georgia
Henry King age 17 b. Georgia.
Year: 1850; Census Place: Division 73, Richmond, Georgia; Roll: M432_81; Page: 461A; Image: 378
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1850 US Census  Name: Tryon Elkins
Age: 40
Birth Year: abt 1810
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1850: District 30, Sumter, Georgia, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 574
Household Members:
Name Age
Charles R Tondee 40
Mary Tondee 27
Thomas Tondee 16
Georgia Ann Tondee 14
Harriet Tondee 11
William Tondee 9
Virginia Tondee 7
Celestin Tondee 5
Velvia Tondee 3
Tryon Elkins 40
Year: 1850; Census Place: District 30, Sumter, Georgia; Roll: M432_82; Page: 185B; Image: 379
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1850 US Census  Name: William Elkins
Age: 37
Birth Year: abt 1813
Birthplace: Georgia
Home in 1850: District 81, Thomas, Georgia, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 232
Household Members:
Name Age
William Elkins 37
Rebecca Elkins 40
Sarah Elkins 14
John Elkins 11
Nancy Elkins 8
Year: 1850; Census Place: District 81, Thomas, Georgia; Roll: M432_83; Page: 17A; Image: 389
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1850 US Census  Name: William Elkins
Age: 62
Birth Year: abt 1788
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1850: Division 91, Washington, Georgia, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 902
Household Members:
Name Age
William Elkins 62
Elizabeth Elkins 59
Year: 1850; Census Place: Division 91, Washington, Georgia; Roll: M432_87; Page: 262B; Image: 126
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1850 US Census Name: John Elkins
Age: 51
Birth Year: abt 1799
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1850: Division 91, Washington, Georgia, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 155
Household Members:
Name Age
John Elkins 51
Lucretia Elkins 51
Martha A Elkins 19
John R Elkins 18
William H Elkins 16
Winford C Elkins 14
James J Elkins 13
Year: 1850; Census Place: Division 91, Washington, Georgia; Roll: M432_87; Page: 214A; Image: 29
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1852 June 23 – last will of John Elkins p. 155. wills 1829-1950. Effingham Co, Ga.
Names only wife Mary Elkins – executrix… Signed: John Elkins. Wits: Henry Love, Stephen Hester Snr?, Wm Cooper.
Filed June 5, 1854.
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1852 June 23 – Last will of Stephen Hester Sr p. 157. wills 1829-1950. Effingham Co, Ga.
… beloved wife Edith Hester … lands and Mill Plantation (livestock, furniture, etc)… slaves (named) …
Signed: Stephen Hester Sr. Wits: Susan E Elkins, Henry Love, William Cooper.
Filed June 5, 1854.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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1854 Aug 21 – Ann Elkins to Samuel and John A Elkins bk S, p 160 Effingham Co, Ga
… between Ann Elkins (widow of Alexander Elkins late of the County and State aforesaid decd) of the one part, and Samuel Elkins of the same place of the other part … Ann Elkins widow … in consideration of the natural love and affection which she has and bears to her said two sons Samuel C Elkins and John A Elkins … convey unto the said Samuel C Elkins and John A Elkins … to be equally divided … all my portion, right, title, and interest in and to the lands belonging to the estate of the aforesaid Alexander Elkins decd, late husband of said Ann Elkins … lands in County of Effingham … Ann Elkins reserves herself the right to live on said land and make use of it … during the term of her natural life … lands belonging to the estate of my late husband Alexander Elkins deceased … Signed: Ann Elkins. Wit: E W Rahn, James Rahn.
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1855 Feb 15 – Lawrence T Elkins from Clem Powers est bk S, p 288 Effingham Co, Ga
… between Milton H Powers and Virgil Powers and William Cooper executors of the last will and testament of Clem Powers .. of the first part and L T Elkins … of the second part … Clem Powers by his last willl … authorized executors to make a division of his estate …. and sell if need …. in consideration of the sum of 955 dollars … sell…. to the said L T Elkins … one tract … in Effingham containing 500 acres … originally granted to WW Wilson and bounded by Willet on the S and Dasher and others on the other sides … also tract orig granted to Guilford Dudley containing 500 acres … adj the above and forgoing tract… between one and two miles NE of Station on the C.R.Road known and W 3 and 1/2. Signed: Virgil Powers, Milton H Powers, William Cooper. Wit: Rebecca C Oliver, Thomas P Elkins.
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1855 Feb 17 – Lawrence T Elkins to M H Powers bk S, p 289 Effingham Co, Ga
…between Virgil Powers and William Cooper executors of the last will of Clem Powers of the first part and Lawrence T Elkins .. of the second part… in consideration of the sum of 2000 dollars … convey … to the said Lawrence T Elkins … lot in tract of land … a part of the plantation known by the name of Egypt which belonged to the said Clem Powers … containing 800 acres … bounded N by William Moore … on the E by the Estate of Zara Powers …. on the S by the lands of the Estate of RObert Bourquin, and on the W by M H Powers … and the Ogechee River … Signed: Virgil Powers, Wm Cooper. Wit: G F Brown, J H Talwind, T P Elkins, JP.
1855 Feb 17 – I Lawrence T Elkins … selll. unto M H Powers … all my right … in the within described …. Signed: L T Elkins. Wit: Samuel Heidt, T P Elkins, JP>
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1855 Aug 11 – T Elkins etal from John B and Alex J and H P Watt, bk S, p 281 Effingham Co, Ga
…Milton H Powers and Edward Bird …. bound as securities for John B Watt … on his bond as guardian of Wallace W Watt, Octavius G Watt, and Charles C Watt, minors and orphan children of Alexander Watt late of said County decd, in the sum of 6000 dollars ….
… between John B Watt, Alexander J Watt, and Habersham P Watt of the first part and Lawrence T Elkins acting as executor of the last will and testament of Milton H Powers decd and Edward Bird … of the second part … for the better securing the estate of said Milton H Powers decd … and the said Edward Bird as securities afsd … convey unto the said Lawrence T Elkins, executor afsd and Edward Bird … land … in Effingham… containing 892 acres … known as the lands formerly owned by Hannah A Watt now decd and purchased by the said John B Watt, Alexander J Watt, and Habersham P Watt … Signed: John B Watt, Alex J Watt, H P Watt. Wit: S Rosenthal, Thomas P Elkins JP.
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1856 July 1 – Estate of Milton H Powers decd in act with Lawrence T Elkins exr. bk 4, p. 360-381. Effingham Co, Ga.
(22 pages of accounting of payments and receipts of Milton H Powers’ estate, by administrator Lawrence T. Elkins …)
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1858 Aug 25 – Paul Keller’s last will… Chatham County, Georgia, Wills Vol 1, p. 228-
… I Paul Keller of the County of Chatham and State of Georgia aforesaid … this to be my Last Will and Testament …
… Item 1st …. unto Arzada Keller Powers son of Milton Powers and my adopted son the following negro slaves, to wit Sam, Sarah, Isabel and Margaret …. and the sum of $1000 dollars in money…
… Item 2d … unto Mary Foy wife of — Foy (formerly Mary Powers) the following negro slaves to wit Martha, Rosanna, Serina and Madison … and the sum of $1000 dollars in money … for the sole and seperate use of the said Mary Foy and not subject to the debts contract engagements or control of her present husband or any future husband she may have…
… Item 3d … unto Rebecca C Oliver (formerly the wife of George Oliver but now divorced from him) to and for her own sole and seperate use and not subject to the control debts, liabilitis, contracts, or engagement of any present or future husband she may have, the following negro slave to wit John and the sum of $600 dollars in money…
… Item 4th … unto Frances Elkins, wife of Lawrence Elkins, Ann Bird wife of Edward Bird, Louisa Bird wife of John Bird, and Henrietta Wilson daughter of James Wilson the sum of Twenty Four Hundred dollars ($2400) in money to be equally divided between them … tenants in common…
… Item 5th … unto (Frances Elkins – scratched out), John P Keller, Stephen F Keller, Thomas Keller, George Keller and Margaret Gould (children of my late brother John Adam Keller)George Paul Harrison, Harriet Bullion (late Harriet Harrison), Susan Hines (late Susan Harrison), H Kollock Harrison, Rebecca Peoples, and Mary Forrester (children of the late Col. William Harrison). the following negro slaves to wit Joe, Isaac, Friday, Winter, Simeon, Tom, Charles, Bill, Francis, Emanuel, Jim, Laurence, Jordan, Patsey, Dye, Nelly, Matilda, Sally, Polly, Emma, Julia, Jacob, Lauretta and Young Patsey … subject to the condition that the said Rebecca Peoples and the said Mary Forrester shall each receive her distributive share of said property mentioned in this item in money and not in kind to be paid to them by the other distributees, John P Keller, Stephen F Keller, Thomas Keller, George Keller, Margaret Gould, George Paul Harrison, Harriet Bullion, Susan Hines, H Kollock Harrison, or their heirs …
… Item 6th … unto Arzada Keller Powers my aforesaid adopted son a negro boy named Stephen about 14 years of age … with the sum of $500 dollars in money …. should he die before arriving at the age of 21 years the same shall go to and beome the property of the surviving children of his mother, Mary Powers (now Mary Foy) by his late father Milton Powers. …
… Item 7th … to General George Paul Harrison the following negro man slave, to wit a negro man slave named Dick …
… Item 8th … to Frances Elkins wife of Lawrence Elkins, Ann Bird wife of Edward Bird, Louisa Bird wife of John Bird, Henrietta Wilson, Mary Foy wife of Foy, and Rebecca C Oliver (formerly wife of George Oliver but now divorced) children of James Oliver one half of the stock of cattle of which I may die possessed…
… Item 9th … to John P Keller, Stephen F Keller, Thomas Keller, Margaret Gould, George Keller, George Paul Harrison, Rebecca Peoples, Mary Forrester, Harriet Bullion, Susan Hines and H Kollock Harrison all my remaining undividedreal estate situate lying and being in Thomas and Chatham Counties in the State of Georgia …
… Item 10th … when the propert time arrives all my lands shall be sold to the best advantage either at private or public sale …. and convert into money whatever stocks or shares of stock in any Bank or corporation of which I may die possessed and that if the same be applied with the ready money I may leave as for as they (that is the said ready money and the money arising from the sale of said Stocks and shares) will go to the payment of the legacies of money left in this my will…
… Lastly … I appoint George Paul Harrison, Stephen F Keller, Harrison Kollock Harrison, John P Keller and Edward Bird the executors of this my last will and testament…
… Signed: Paul Keller. Wit: William S Rasinger, Joseph Felt, Julian Hartridge.
1859 Aug 29 – Codicil to Paul Keller’s will – State of Georgia, Chatham County.
… I Paul Keller did on the 25th day of August 1858 … publish my last will and testament in presence of W S Basinger, Joseph Felt, and Julian Hartridge …
… I am now desirious of altering and changing a bequest and devise in said will …
… First … I revoke and annul the bequest of a slave named John in the 3d Item of said will, and I give and bequeath said slave John share and share alike to Rebecca C Oliver formerly wife of George Oliver now divorced, Frances Elkins wife of Lawrence Elkins, Ann Bird wife of Edward Bird, Louisa Bird wife of John Bird, Henrietta Wilson daughter of James Wilson
… Second … I revoke and annul so much of 8th Item of said Will as reads James Oliver(which is a mistake in said will, and insert in liew therof James Wilson)…
… Third … I give … all my stock of sheep of which I may die possessed to Frances Elkins wife of Lawrence Elkins, Ann Bird wife of Edward Bird, Louisa Bird wife of John Bird, Henrietta Wilson daughter of James Wilson and Rebecca C Oliver formerly wife of George Oliver but now divorced…. Signed: Paul Keller. Wit: William H Shearouse, George W Ulmer, William H H Bartley.
1859 Oct 3 … Julian Hartridge a subscribing witness to the annexed instrument … of Paul Keller late of Chatham County deceased … Paul Keller … of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding… Signed: Julian Hartridge.
1859 Oct 3 … John P Keller do solemnly swear …. this writing contains the true last will of the within named Paul Keller deceased… well and truly execute the same … John P Keller.
1859 Oct 3 … George W Ulmer a subscribing witness to the annexed instrument of writing purporting to be a codicil to the last will and testament of Paul Keller late of Chatham County deceased …. saith … he was present and did see the said instrument of writing duly executed by the said Paul Keller … George W Ulmer.
1859 Oct 3 … John P Keller do solemnly swear that this writing contains the true last Codicil to the last Will and Testament of Paul Keller .. well and truly execut the same…
1859 Oct 3 … George P Harrison … this writing contains the true last will and codicil of the within named Paul Keller deceased … truly execut the same … George P Harrison.
1859 Oct 5 … Mr Edward Bird and Stephen F Keller do solemnly swear that this writing contains the true last will and codicil of the within named Paul Keller …. well and truly execute the same … Edward Bird, Stephen F Keller.
https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/8635/005759794_00197/151464?backurl=https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/69705632/person/322005110856/facts/citation/942165746466/edit/record#?imageId=005759794_00197

1860 Dec 22 – Samuel Elkins to Rebecca Davis bk T, p 451 Effingham Co, Ga
…between Samuel Elkins … of the one part and Rebecca Davis (wife of Thomas A Davis) … of the other part… Samuel Elkins, for and in consideration of the natural love and affection he bears towards the said Rebecca Davis, his sister …. convey unto the said Rebecca Davis … all that piece parcel or lot of land … containing about 4 acres … on the Railroad and bounded on one side by W E Barnwell’s land and on all other sides by lands Samuel C Elkins (Thomas A Davis now resides on the same) …. Signed: S C Elkins. Wit: E W Barnwell, James Rahn.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-9SQ2-P?i=495&cat=166933

 

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BY COUNTY IN GEORGIA:  

Bulloch County, Georgia:

1803 Apr 11 – John Elkin – 1 warrant …By the Court of Justices of the County of Bulloch to Josiah Everitt Esqr, County Surveyor, for said County, you are hereby authorized and required to admeasure and lay out a cause to be admeasured and laid out unto John Elkins a tract of land which shall containg 200 acres in the said County on headrights on lotts Creek including Coopers improvement … Signed: Charles McCall.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GYZY-ZQL?i=64&cc=1914217&cat=1967578

Deeds: https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/155333?availability=Family%20History%20Library

(nothing in index till around the 1850s for Elkins in Bulloch).

1818 John Elkins 200 acres, bk M5, p 25, Bulloch Co, Ga

Chatham County, Georgia

Elkins Index Cards: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSTQ-PRPF?i=805&cat=145408

Deeds: https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/140778?availability=Family%20History%20Library

Index (1785-1806): https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKV-R9DF-C?i=42&cat=140778
(No Elkins in index here)

Index (1806-1818): https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKV-R9D1-T?i=175&cat=140778

1799 Chatham County, Georgia Tax Records
John Dotson – in Cherokee Hill hunter
William Dotson
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/tax/id/1738
Thomas Dotson
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/tax/id/1739
Jonas Elkin self, in Doyle, shopkeeper
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/tax/id/1741
John Harrison, in Roberts, shoemaker
children of Thomas Harrison, William Bell filed return, in Doyle
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/tax/id/1745
George P. Keller estate, Benjamin Langley filed return, in Cherokee Hill
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/tax/id/1749
DEFAULTERS LIST:
Mrs Dotson widow, in Cherokee Hill
Thomas Dotson planter
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/tax/id/1766

1800 Chatham County, Georgia – Savannah, Georgia, Court Records, 1790-1934
Name: Jonas Elkins
Thomas Smith v. Jonas Elkins – Judgment for Pltf 73 dollars 56 cts and costs…
Court Date: 1800
Civil Place: Savannah, Chatham, Georgia
Ancestry.com. Savannah, Georgia, Court Records, 1790-1934 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2769&h=439412&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=ZPE2221&_phstart=successSource

1810 Dec 10 – John Elkins to John H Tillmand, bk DD, p 120. Chatham County, Georgia
… between John Elkins of the first part, and John Tillman and Henry Tillman both of Savannah, of the second part. John Elkins … in consideration … of 132 dollars … confirm unto the said John Tillman and Henry Tillman … land … in the County of Effingham … containing 100 acres… butting … East by unknown land, West by vacant and unknown land, and all other sides vacant…. land granted to Isaac Sibley … on the 3d day of Dec, 1806 … Signed: John Elkins. Wit: Thomas Hughes, John P Mibone, JP.
1810 Dec 10 … between John Elkins of the first part, and John Tillman and Henry Tillman both of Savannah, of the second part… in consideration of 134 dollars … confirm unto the said John Tillman and Henry Tillman … land … in Effingham … containing 157 acres … bounding SE by Chatham County, SW by Richard Sibley, and on all other sides by Monteith, being the same land granted to Richard Albritton… the 3d day of December 1806…
Signed: John Elkins. Wit: Thomas Hughes, John Pettibone, JP.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-49Q8-F?i=471&cat=140778

Index (1818-1825): https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKV-R9DR-N?i=297&cat=140778
(No Elkins in index here)

Index (1825-1837): https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKV-R9DK-S?i=386&cat=140778

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.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-3SCS-2?i=44&cat=140778

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.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-3SD3-M?i=45&cat=140778

1815 Dec 19 – I Ezekiel Parimore of Washington County, have bargained, sold .. unto John Elkins of Effingham County .. my right… interest to a certain tract of land containing 200 acres … in Chatham County … bounded on one side by lands surveyed for Jasper Cox for the sum of 100 dollars … Signed: Ezekiel Parramore. Wit: John Cook, John White. bk PP, p 312. Chatham County, Georgia
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-3SHR-6?i=167&cat=140778

1817 Nov 7 – John Elkins from Charles and Catherine Woolf, bk PP, p 311. Chatham County, Georgia
… between Charles Woolf and Catharine Woolf his wife of the State of Georgia, County of Chatham, planter of the one part and John Elkins …. planter, of the other part… in consideration of the sum of 500 dollars … confirm unto the said John Elkins … land containing 500 acres of land in … Chatham… first granted to Jesper Cox on the 18 day of April 1792 … conveyed by Jesper Cox to Joseph Hawthorn … the 1st day of Sept 1794, bounded SW by great Ogechee River, SE by Nathaniel Hawthorn’s land, NW by Thomas McCall’s and vacant land, and NE by vacant land at the time of the survey …
Signed: Charles Woolf, Catharine Woolf. Wit: William Farley, William R Scott.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-3SC3-6?i=166&cat=140778

Index (1837-1842): https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKV-YKQF?i=27&cat=140778
(No Elkins)

Index (1842-1849): https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKV-YVYK?i=123&cat=140778
(No Elkins)

Index (1849-1853): https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKV-Y2HV?i=211&cat=140778
(No Elkins)

Index (1853-1858): https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKV-YK26?i=319&cat=140778
(No Elkins)

Effingham County, Georgia:

DEEDS: https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/166933?availability=Family%20History%20Library

Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLZ-B81J?i=70&cat=166933

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

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

1816 Jan 27 – Alexander Elkins from John Dugger bk G&H, p 319. Effingham County, Georgia
… between John Dugger … of the first part and Alexander Elkins …. of the second part … in consideration of the sum of 100 dollars … paid by the said Alexander Elkins … confirm unto the said Alexander Elkins … land … in the County of Effingham … on the NE side of Small Creek bounding on the W by lands belonging to H Elkins and on all other sides by vacant or unknown lands … Signed: John Dugger. Wit: H Elkins, John Kelly.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-988Q-F?i=427&cat=166933

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

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

1817 July 26 – John Elkins to Samuel Parish bk K, p 205. Effingham County, Georgia
… I John Elkins of the County of Chatham have … sold … unto Samuel Parish Esqr of Effingham County … the one undivided half of a tract of land containing 200 acres … in … Effingham on Lucinas Bay and bounded by lands of Reepel Dotson and Wisenbakers, originally surveyed for James Webb on the 5th day of March 1794 by Robert Stafford Esqr … surveyor … it being the southern half of said tract as divided between the said John Elkins and Joseph Wiggins including the plantation whereon the said S Parish now resides … Signed: John Elkins. Wit: Clem Powers, Laird Powers.
… Appeared Mary Elkins, wife of the within named John Elkins … she did of her own free will …. consent to the within sale and hereby relinquish all her right and title of dower … Signed: Mary Elkins. July 26, 1817.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-V9CW-X?i=114&cat=166933

1821 May 28 – John Elkins to John Bains bk K, 411. Effingham County, Georgia
… between John Elkins of the first part and John Bains of the second part of New York … said John Elkins for and in consideration of the sum of 60 dollars to him paid by John Bains … confirm unto the said John Bains … land in Effingham County containing 10 acres of land joining Mrs Spiers land on the S side of the Louisville Road and to extend across the road in an oblong square … Signed: John Elkins. Wit: Samuel Parish, James Love.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-V9CW-9?i=219&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 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

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 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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.
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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.
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1827 Sept 10 – Hermon Elkins to Emanuel Shearouse bk L, p 464. Effingham County, Georgia
… I Herman Elkins of the County and State aforesaid … sell unto Emanuel Sherouse a negro man named Harry about 28 years of age … in consideration of the sum of $450 dollars…
Signed: Herman Elkins. Wit: M Garrason, I Garrason.
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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 Jan 1 – Herman Elkins from James Porter est, by adm, bk M, p 2 slave sale Effingham Co, Ga
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1828 Jan 1 – Hermon Elkins from John Charlton, adm, bk M, p 2 slave sale Effingham Co, Ga
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1824 March 2 – Thomas Elkins to Thomas Wynne bk M, p 9 slave sale Effingham Co, Ga
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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.
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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 …
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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 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 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 June 18 (filed date) – Hermon Elkins to Inferior Court bk M, p 133 Effingham Co, Ga
…we Charles R Tondee, Herman Elkins, and Charles Tondee of the County and State aforesaid are held… bound unto Howell Hines, John Wadhauer, Herman Elkins, Charles J Burton, and Emanuel Shearouse Justices of the Inferior Court … sum of 2000 dollars …. condition … Charles Tondee is … appointed guardian to Valeira Womack orphan of William H Womack now if the said Charles Tondee do well … as gaurdian aforesaid … Signed: Charles R Tondee, H Elkins, Charles Tondee.
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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.
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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.
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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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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 …
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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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1835 Dec 3 – Selina A Elkins to Lawrence T Elkins and Georgianna Elkins (slaves) bk N, p 264 Effingham Co, Ga
…I Selina A Elkins, of the County and State aforesaid …in consideration of the natural love and affection which I have and bear to my two children Lawrence T Elkins and Georgianna Elkins, 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 3 negroes namely Silver, Mary, and Syrus unto the said Lawrence T and Georgianna Elkins … upon this special trust and confidenced upon this express condition that said Lawrence T and Georgianna Elkins … suffer me .. to use keep and enjoy the services or hire of the said …. negro woman named Siler… subject to my control … during my natural live…
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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 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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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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Trion Elkins to John Charlton bk O, p 147 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins from J B Alexander bk O, p 186 Effingham Co, Ga

John Elkins to Stephen Tullis bk O, p 209 Effingham Co, Ga

1834 Jan 7 – Celine A Elkins, adm of Hermon Elkins decd to William Bird, bk O, p 285 Effingham Co, Ga
… Whereas the Honorable the Justices of the Inferior Court … did grant an order upon the application of Selina A Elkins admx of the Estate of Herman Elkins late of said County, decd to sell a part of the personal property of said Estate consisting in negroes for the benefit of the heirs … best bid by William Bird for slave named Jack … Signed: Selina Elkins.
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Thomas Elkins from Daniel Edwards, bk O, p 294 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins from Charlott Akins bk O, p 297 Effingham Co, Ga

R E Elkins from John Charlton bk O, p 333 Effingham Co, Ga

R E Elkins from Zack White by adm bk O, p 333 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins from George Arnsdorff bk O, p 341 Effingham Co, Ga

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 Tondee of 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.
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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.
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Thomas Elkins to Thomas R Hines bk P, p 75 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins from Thomas Dasher bk P, p 100 Effingham Co, Ga

P N Elkins from Catherine Burkstiner bk P, p 103 Effingham Co, Ga

Trion Elkins to Daniel Heidt bk P, 110 Effingham Co, Ga

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.
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Thomas Elkins from Cleytus Rahn, bk P, p 210 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins from Eliza Burton bk P, p 254 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins from Thomas R Hines bk P, p 255 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins to Andrew Chapel Church, bk P, p 263 Effingham Co, Ga

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.
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1848 Feb 17 – L T Elkins from Joel Barrett bk P, p 460 Effingham Co, Ga
…between Joel Barrett of the County and State aforesaid of the one part and Lawrence T Elkins of the same place of the other part … Joel Barrett for and in consideration of 600 dollars … convey unto the said Lawrence T Elkins … land … in the County of Effingham … containing 414 acres … being the one half of those 3 undivided tracts of land … one tract containing 500 acres granted to John Strahan on the 13 day of November 1805, and one other tract containing 200 acres granted to Harman Elkins on the 13 day of January 1818 bounded W by the above named tract and Duggers land … also one other tract containing 128 acres granted Harman Elkins the 5 day of November 1828 … all 3 of said tracts adjoining each other … having formerly been the property of Harman Elkins decd became the property of his two children Lawrence T Elkins and Georgia Ann Elkins equally... I the said Joel Barrett by entering marriage with the said Georgia Ann Elkins became heir to one half of the said 3 tracts containing 828 acres …. Signed: Joel Barrett. Wit: Edward W Barnwell, Robert P Tondee, Archibald Guyton, JJC.
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Lawrence Elkins from W A Jenkins bk R, p 62 Effingham Co, Ga

LT Elkins to WA Jenkins bk R, p 63 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins to Edward W Barnwell bk R, p 96 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins to J J Hines, bk R, p 137 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins to T R Hines, bk R, p 140 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins from James Davis bk R, p 172 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins from B J Dasher, bk R, p 174 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins to C H Dasher, bk R, p 203 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins to Gurdon Bebee and wife, bk R, p 209 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins from William M Stafford bk R, p 212 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins from William Cooper, ex, bk R, p 215 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins from Milton H and Virgil Powers, ex etal, bk R, p 215 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins from Maj Clem Powers by ex, bk R, p 215 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins to Virgil Powers etal, bk R, p 216 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins to William Cooper etal, bk R, p 216 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins from Clem Powers by ex, bk R, p 217 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins from Milton H Powers, etal, ex, bk R, p 217 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins from William Cooper etal, ex, bk R, p 217 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins to Milton Powers bk R, p 217 Effingham Co, Ga

P N Elkins to Nancy Williams bk R, p 236 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins from Daniel Heidt, bk R, p 244 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins to William Spier, bk R, p 264 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins from F J Nease, bk R, p 299 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins from E A Mingledorff, bk R, p 312 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins to Chloe Downs bk R, p 357 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas P Elkins from H E Cassidy, bk R, p 394 Effingham Co, Ga

T P Elkins to H E Cassidy bk R, p 395  Effingham Co, Ga

John Elkins to W F J Brogdon bk R, p 399 Effingham Co, Ga

Thomas Elkins to J B and JJ Exly bk R, p 428 Effingham Co, Ga

T P Elkins to Whiteville Academy bk R, p 457 Effingham Co, Ga

1848 Feb 14 – Herman Elkins and Lawrence Elkins to Henry and Stephen Tullis, bk R, p 500 Effingham Co, Ga
…between Archibald Guyton, Joel Barrett, Lawrence T Elkins … of the one part and Henry Tillis and Stephen Tillis … of the other part… in consideration of $150 … convey unto the said Henry Tillis and Stephen Tillis … land … in Effingham containing 225 acres … granted originally the 21 day of Jan 1795 to James Crawford for 400 acres… resurvey showing 450 acres … Signed: Archibald Guyton, Joel Barrett, Lawrence T Elkins. Wit: Robert Trow, Robert P Tondee, C Powers JJC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-4LFR?i=522&cat=166933

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

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

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 Aug 21 – Ann Elkins to Samuel and John A Elkins bk S, p 160 Effingham Co, Ga
… between Ann Elkins (widow of Alexander Elkins late of the County and State aforesaid decd) of the one part, and Samuel Elkins of the same place of the other part … Ann Elkins widow … in consideration of the natural love and affection which she has and bears to her said two sons Samuel C Elkins and John A Elkins … convey unto the said Samuel C Elkins and John A Elkins … to be equally divided … all my portion, right, title, and interest in and to the lands belonging to the estate of the aforesaid Alexander Elkins decd, late husband of said Ann Elkins … lands in County of Effingham … Ann Elkins reserves herself the right to live on said land and make use of it … during the term of her natural life … lands belonging to the estate of my late husband Alexander Elkins deceased … Signed: Ann Elkins. Wit: E W Rahn, James Rahn.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-9SC7-7?i=88&cat=166933

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 containing 200 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

1855 Aug 11 – T Elkins etal from John B and Alex J and H P Watt, bk S, p 281 Effingham Co, Ga
…Milton H Powers and Edward Bird …. bound as securities for John B Watt … on his bond as guardian of Wallace W Watt, Octavius G Watt, and Charles C Watt, minors and orphan children of Alexander Watt late of said County decd, in the sum of 6000 dollars ….
… between John B Watt, Alexander J Watt, and Habersham P Watt of the first part and Lawrence T Elkins acting as executor of the last will and testament of Milton H Powers decd and Edward Bird … of the second part … for the better securing the estate of said Milton H Powers decd … and the said Edward Bird as securities afsd … convey unto the said Lawrence T Elkins, executor afsd and Edward Bird … land … in Effingham… containing 892 acres … known as the lands formerly owned by Hannah A Watt now decd and purchased by the said John B Watt, Alexander J Watt, and Habersham P Watt … Signed: John B Watt, Alex J Watt, H P Watt. Wit: S Rosenthal, Thomas P Elkins JP.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-9SHY-7?i=148&cat=166933

1855 Feb 15 – Lawrence T Elkins from Clem Powers est bk S, p 288 Effingham Co, Ga
… between Milton H Powers and Virgil Powers and William Cooper executors of the last will and testament of Clem Powers .. of the first part and L T Elkins … of the second part … Clem Powers by his last willl … authorized executors to make a division of his estate …. and sell if need …. in consideration of the sum of 955 dollars … sell…. to the said L T Elkins … one tract … in Effingham containing 500 acres … originally granted to WW Wilson and bounded by Willet on the S and Dasher and others on the other sides … also tract orig granted to Guilford Dudley containing 500 acres … adj the above and forgoing tract… between one and two miles NE of Station on the C.R.Road known and W 3 and 1/2. Signed: Virgil Powers, Milton H Powers, William Cooper. Wit: Rebecca C Oliver, Thomas P Elkins.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-9S7L-3?i=152&cat=166933

1855 Feb 17 – Lawrence T Elkins to M H Powers bk S, p 289 Effingham Co, Ga
…between Virgil Powers and William Cooper executors of the last will of Clem Powers of the first part and Lawrence T Elkins .. of the second part… in consideration of the sum of 2000 dollars … convey … to the said Lawrence T Elkins … lot in tract of land … a part of the plantation known by the name of Egypt which belonged to the said Clem Powers … containing 800 acres … bounded N by William Moore … on the E by the Estate of Zara Powers …. on the S by the lands of the Estate of RObert Bourquin, and on the W by M H Powers … and the Ogechee River … Signed: Virgil Powers, Wm Cooper. Wit: G F Brown, J H Talwind, T P Elkins, JP.
1855 Feb 17 – I Lawrence T Elkins … selll. unto M H Powers … all my right … in the within described …. Signed: L T Elkins. Wit: Samuel Heidt, T P Elkins, JP>
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-9S7L-3?i=152&cat=166933

T P Elkins to Joshua Seckinger bk S, p 437

T P Elkins to O M Lillibridge bk S, p 452

T P Elkins to Reddick Futrell bk S, p 465

T P Elkins to Moselle Zettler, bk S, p 477

John A Elkins from G W Abbott bk T, p 9

T P Elkins to Elivira Powers bk T, p 50

T P Elkins to Archibald Guyton bk T, p 66

T P Elkins to Effingham Academy bk T, p 73

T P and Lavinia Elkins to Thomas Blackburn bk T, p 76

T P Elkins to J M Butler, bk T, p 90

T P Elkins to Richard Williams bk T, p 102

T P Elkins to James A Googe bk T, p 118

T P Elkins to James A Googe bk T, p 119

Thomas Elkins to Robert A Marlow bk T, p 134

T P Elkins to Moselle Zettler bk T, p 142

T P Elkins from Mosell Zettler adm bk T, p 186

T P Elkins from Robert Bourquin est by admr, bk T, p 186

L T and LL Elkins from J M and Robt E Best bk T, p 448

L T and LL Elkins from J M and Robt E Best bk T, p 449

1860 Dec 22 – Samuel Elkins to Rebecca Davis bk T, p 451 Effingham Co, Ga
…between Samuel Elkins … of the one part and Rebecca Davis (wife of Thomas A Davis) … of the other part… Samuel Elkins, for and in consideration of the natural love and affection he bears towards the said Rebecca Davis, his sister …. convey unto the said Rebecca Davis … all that piece parcel or lot of land … containing about 4 acres … on the Railroad and bounded on one side by W E Barnwell’s land and on all other sides by lands Samuel C Elkins (Thomas A Davis now resides on the same) …. Signed: S C Elkins. Wit: E W Barnwell, James Rahn.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3Q5-9SQ2-P?i=495&cat=166933

Margaret F Elkins from S A Mooney bk T, p 466.

L L Elkins from Charles C Elkins bk U, p 44

(Conveyances continue in book U in the mid 1850s onward for another page and a half of conveyances – will go back if needed).

1829 Jan 3 – Effingham County, Georgia bk 5, p 28. between Harmon Elkins of the County and State aforesaid of the one part and Alexander Elkins of the same place of the other part … Harmon Elkins for and in consideration of the sum of 50 dollars to him in hand paid … convey unto the said Alexander Elkins … land … in the said County of Effingham … on the waters of Smalls Creek being part of two tracts, one granted to John Strahan and the other to said Harmen Elkins containing together 33 acres … a plat of which is hereunto annexed… adjacent to Harman Elkins, A Guyton, A Elkins, Signed: Herman Elkins. Wit: C Powers, K King, JJC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3QP-P9WR-Y?i=47&cat=166933

GRANTS:

1811 Oct 7 – Warrant for 200 acres to Herman Elkins in Effingham County, Georgia…. (Warrant) to John Moore, Esqr, County Surveyor … you are … authorized and impowered to admeasure and lay out … unto Herman Elkins a tract of land which shall containg 200 acres joining said Elkins’ on his own headrights in the said County of Effingham… Signed: Zara Powers, John Tullis, John Wisenbaker. Wit: John Needsinger, Clerk.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GYZY-CYB?i=67&cc=1914217&cat=1967578

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 Dec 14 – John Elkins 200 acres in Effingham Co Ga. Bk C, p 411. Bk ZZ, p 170.
… warrant dated 4 of Sept 1815, surveyed the 14 day of Dec 1815 for John Elkins Jr a tract of land containing 100 acres … on Lucenes Bay waters of Ogeechie bounded SE by Davis, NW by Jacob Russels land, NE part by Walter Stewart’s land and part vacant and all other sides vacant land. Signed: Robert Stafford DS. CC: John Elkins, Alexander Elkins.
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/looseplats/id/19899

1815 Dec 14 – John Elkins 100 acres in Effingham Co Ga. bk C, p 411. Bk ZZ, p 338.
… warrant dated Sept 4, 1815, survy 14th Dec 1815 for John Elkins … 100 acres on Lucinas Bay waters of Little Ogechee bounded S and NW by land surveyed for Loper NE part by land laid out to Walter Stewart and part vacant and all other sides by vacant land … Signed: Robert Stafford. CC: John Elkins, Alexander Elkins.
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/looseplats/id/19962

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 Elkins who 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 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

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

PROBATE EFFINGHAM COUNTY, GEORGIA:

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 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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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)
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1846 June 2 – Georgianna Elkins in a/c with Thomas Elkins guardian bk 3, p. 240. Effingham Co, Ga
(Payments and recpts listed)
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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.

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 b. abt. 1815, son of Thos Elkins b. 1783 and Sarah Powers) … (payments and recpts listed)…
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1852 June 23 – last will of John Elkins p. 155. wills 1829-1950. Effingham Co, Ga.
Names only wife Mary Elkins – executrix… Signed: John Elkins. Wits: Henry Love, Stephen Hester Snr?, Wm Cooper.
Filed June 5, 1854.
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1852 June 23 – Last will of Stephen Hester Sr p. 157. wills 1829-1950. Effingham Co, Ga.
… beloved wife Edith Hester … lands and Mill Plantation (livestock, furniture, etc)… slaves (named) …
Signed: Stephen Hester Sr. Wits: Susan E Elkins, Henry Love, William Cooper.
Filed June 5, 1854.
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1854 Jan 20 – 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.
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1856 July 1 – Estate of Milton H Powers decd in act with Lawrence T Elkins exr. bk 4, p. 360-381. Effingham Co, Ga.
(22 pages of accounting of payments and receipts of Milton H Powers’ estate, by administrator Lawrence T. Elkins …)
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1858 Aug 25 – Paul Keller’s last will… Chatham County, Georgia, Wills Vol 1, p. 228-
… I Paul Keller of the County of Chatham and State of Georgia aforesaid … this to be my Last Will and Testament …
… Item 1st …. unto Arzada Keller Powers son of Milton Powers and my adopted son the following negro slaves, to wit Sam, Sarah, Isabel and Margaret …. and the sum of $1000 dollars in money…
… Item 2d … unto Mary Foy wife of — Foy (formerly Mary Powers) the following negro slaves to wit Martha, Rosanna, Serina and Madison … and the sum of $1000 dollars in money … for the sole and seperate use of the said Mary Foy and not subject to the debts contract engagements or control of her present husband or any future husband she may have…
… Item 3d … unto Rebecca C Oliver (formerly the wife of George Oliver but now divorced from him) to and for her own sole and seperate use and not subject to the control debts, liabilitis, contracts, or engagement of any present or future husband she may have, the following negro slave to wit John and the sum of $600 dollars in money…
… Item 4th … unto Frances Elkins, wife of Lawrence Elkins, Ann Bird wife of Edward Bird, Louisa Bird wife of John Bird, and Henrietta Wilson daughter of James Wilson the sum of Twenty Four Hundred dollars ($2400) in money to be equally divided between them … tenants in common…
… Item 5th … unto (Frances Elkins – scratched out), John P Keller, Stephen F Keller, Thomas Keller, George Keller and Margaret Gould (children of my late brother John Adam Keller)George Paul Harrison, Harriet Bullion (late Harriet Harrison), Susan Hines (late Susan Harrison), H Kollock Harrison, Rebecca Peoples, and Mary Forrester (children of the late Col. William Harrison). the following negro slaves to wit Joe, Isaac, Friday, Winter, Simeon, Tom, Charles, Bill, Francis, Emanuel, Jim, Laurence, Jordan, Patsey, Dye, Nelly, Matilda, Sally, Polly, Emma, Julia, Jacob, Lauretta and Young Patsey … subject to the condition that the said Rebecca Peoples and the said Mary Forrester shall each receive her distributive share of said property mentioned in this item in money and not in kind to be paid to them by the other distributees, John P Keller, Stephen F Keller, Thomas Keller, George Keller, Margaret Gould, George Paul Harrison, Harriet Bullion, Susan Hines, H Kollock Harrison, or their heirs …
… Item 6th … unto Arzada Keller Powers my aforesaid adopted son a negro boy named Stephen about 14 years of age … with the sum of $500 dollars in money …. should he die before arriving at the age of 21 years the same shall go to and beome the property of the surviving children of his mother, Mary Powers (now Mary Foy) by his late father Milton Powers. …
… Item 7th … to General George Paul Harrison the following negro man slave, to wit a negro man slave named Dick …
… Item 8th … to Frances Elkins wife of Lawrence Elkins, Ann Bird wife of Edward Bird, Louisa Bird wife of John Bird, Henrietta Wilson, Mary Foy wife of Foy, and Rebecca C Oliver (formerly wife of George Oliver but now divorced) children of James Oliver one half of the stock of cattle of which I may die possessed…
… Item 9th … to John P Keller, Stephen F Keller, Thomas Keller, Margaret Gould, George Keller, George Paul Harrison, Rebecca Peoples, Mary Forrester, Harriet Bullion, Susan Hines and H Kollock Harrison all my remaining undividedreal estate situate lying and being in Thomas and Chatham Counties in the State of Georgia …
… Item 10th … when the propert time arrives all my lands shall be sold to the best advantage either at private or public sale …. and convert into money whatever stocks or shares of stock in any Bank or corporation of which I may die possessed and that if the same be applied with the ready money I may leave as for as they (that is the said ready money and the money arising from the sale of said Stocks and shares) will go to the payment of the legacies of money left in this my will…
… Lastly … I appoint George Paul Harrison, Stephen F Keller, Harrison Kollock Harrison, John P Keller and Edward Bird the executors of this my last will and testament…
… Signed: Paul Keller. Wit: William S Rasinger, Joseph Felt, Julian Hartridge.
1859 Aug 29 – Codicil to Paul Keller’s will – State of Georgia, Chatham County.
… I Paul Keller did on the 25th day of August 1858 … publish my last will and testament in presence of W S Basinger, Joseph Felt, and Julian Hartridge …
… I am now desirious of altering and changing a bequest and devise in said will …
… First … I revoke and annul the bequest of a slave named John in the 3d Item of said will, and I give and bequeath said slave John share and share alike to Rebecca C Oliver formerly wife of George Oliver now divorced, Frances Elkins wife of Lawrence Elkins, Ann Bird wife of Edward Bird, Louisa Bird wife of John Bird, Henrietta Wilson daughter of James Wilson
… Second … I revoke and annul so much of 8th Item of said Will as reads James Oliver(which is a mistake in said will, and insert in liew therof James Wilson)…
… Third … I give … all my stock of sheep of which I may die possessed to Frances Elkins wife of Lawrence Elkins, Ann Bird wife of Edward Bird, Louisa Bird wife of John Bird, Henrietta Wilson daughter of James Wilson and Rebecca C Oliver formerly wife of George Oliver but now divorced…. Signed: Paul Keller. Wit: William H Shearouse, George W Ulmer, William H H Bartley.
1859 Oct 3 … Julian Hartridge a subscribing witness to the annexed instrument … of Paul Keller late of Chatham County deceased … Paul Keller … of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding… Signed: Julian Hartridge.
1859 Oct 3 … John P Keller do solemnly swear …. this writing contains the true last will of the within named Paul Keller deceased… well and truly execute the same … John P Keller.
1859 Oct 3 … George W Ulmer a subscribing witness to the annexed instrument of writing purporting to be a codicil to the last will and testament of Paul Keller late of Chatham County deceased …. saith … he was present and did see the said instrument of writing duly executed by the said Paul Keller … George W Ulmer.
1859 Oct 3 … John P Keller do solemnly swear that this writing contains the true last Codicil to the last Will and Testament of Paul Keller .. well and truly execut the same…
1859 Oct 3 … George P Harrison … this writing contains the true last will and codicil of the within named Paul Keller deceased … truly execut the same … George P Harrison.
1859 Oct 5 … Mr Edward Bird and Stephen F Keller do solemnly swear that this writing contains the true last will and codicil of the within named Paul Keller …. well and truly execute the same … Edward Bird, Stephen F Keller.
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MARRIAGES and MINUTE Books, Effingham County, Georgia

Miscellaneous index of Effingham County records: https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/168485?availability=Family%20History%20Library

Miscellaneous Index, Book 1: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9B2-9393-W?i=52&cat=168485

John Kayler bk 1, p 391

John Kayler bk 2, p 248

Thomas Elkins – minutes bk 3: p. 189, 197?, 207, 215, 224, 236, 254
minutes bk 4: p. 127, 143, 195, 197, 199, 203, 213, 222, 249

Herman Elkins – minutes bk 3: p. 41, 82, 114, 115, 116, 124, 127, 139, 144, 156, 174, 187, 197, 207, 216?, 224, 240, 254, 255

Selina Elkins marriage license to Archibald Guyton minutes bk 3, p 112

Pharis N Elkins minutes bk 3, p. 239, 241, 242, 246, 259

John Elkins minutes bk 4, p 136, 137

Maria P Elkins guard, bk 4, p. 196, 197

L T Elkins minor, bk 4, p 195, 197

Charles C Elkins bk 4, p 337, 339

Charles H Elkins minor bk 5, p 234, 324

Minutes and Marriage Books – Effingham County, Georgia:

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Book 1: 

1804 Sept 29 – Last will of Augustus Easter, decd… minute bk 1, p 184. Effingham County, Ga
… I Augustus Easter of Georgia, County of Effingham planter…
… First to my beloved wife Mary Easter …
… To my beloved sons namely, William, George, Giles and my daughter Mary …
… also David and Isaac my sons, and Elizabeth my daughter …
… my son John Easter, which is now absent …
… two beloved friends John Strawhorn and Darius Garrison executors…
Signed: Augustus Easter. Wit: John Elkins, Cammel Tison.
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1806 May 30 – Marriage: Catherine Elkins to Hugh Smith marriage bk 1, p 192. Effingham Co, Ga
… Granted license of marriage unto Mr Nathaniel Hull with Miss Mary Pace; and Mr Hugh Smith with Miss Catharine Elkins all of Effingham County … the licenses directed to any lawful minister of the gospel or justice of the peace …
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1806 Nov 18 – Marriage: Sarah Elkins to Joshua Lee marriage bk 1, p 198. Effingham Co, Ga
… granted license of marriage unto Joshua Lee of the State of South Carolina in Barnwell County with Sarah Elkins of Effingham County and State of Georgia …
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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…
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1819 June 29 – Herman Elkins, Alexander Elkins and John Dugger Jr sign as appraisers of the personal property of the Estate of David Cannady, decd…
minute bk 1, p 420. Effingham County, Ga.
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Book 2:

1821 July 31 – Alexander Elkins to Ann Knight marriage bk 2, p. 128. Effingham Co, Ga
… Granted marriage license to Alexander Elkins with Miss Ann Knight dated 31 day of July 1821 … Stephen Hester security.
1821 Aug 11th – I certify that I have joined in the Holy Bonds of Matrimony the within named parties, dated Aug 11, 1821. Signed: James Love, JP. bk 2, p. 132. Effingham Co, Ga
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1824 June 19 – Herman Elkins to Salini Tondee, marriage bk 2, p 251. Effingham Co, Ga
… granted marriage license to Mr Herman Elkins with Miss Salini Tondee …
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1825 Sept 5 – Herman Elkins bk 2, p 299. Effingham Co, Ga
… At a Court of Ordinary … at Springfield in and for the County of Effingham, on Monday the 5 day of September … 1825, Present their honors, John Waldhuer, Christian Dasher, John C Helvenski, Howell Hines and Herman Elkins Esqr.
Herman Elkins Esqr was duly qualified as Justice of the Inferior Court.
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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..
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1827 Apr 16 – Elizabeth A Elkins to Samuel Heidt marriage bk 2, p 368. Effingham Co, Ga
… Granted marriage license to Mr Samuel Heidt with Miss Elizabeth Ann Elkins of the County of Effingham…
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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 Oct 3 – Moselle Elkins to Robert Bourquoin marriage bk 2, p 415. Effingham Co, Ga
… Georgia Effingham County … By John Charlton Clerk … you are hereby authorized to join in the Holy State of Matrimony Mr Robert Bourquoin with Miss Moselle Elkins of the County of Effingham …
I hereby certify that the within license were complied with by me on the 13 day of October 1831. John L Southwell, Minister of the Gospel.
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Book 3:

1830 May 6 – Herman Elkins decd estate – minutes bk 3: p. 41. Effingham Co, Ga
Selina Elkins applies for letters administration on the Estate and Effect of Herman Elkins decd issued citation admonishing all to come forward and file their objections if any …
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1830 July 5 – Herman Elkins decd estate – – minutes bk 3: p. 41. Effingham Co, Ga
…appeared Selina A Elkins who applied for letters of administration on the Estate and effects of Herman Elkins decd and it appeared that Citation having been published and no one …. She entered into bond and was duly qualified administratrix of the said estate.
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1833 July 1 – Herman Elkins decd estate – minutes bk 3, p 82. Effingham Co, Ga
…appeared Selina Elkins admr of the Estate of Herman Elkins who applies for leave to sell two negro fellows belonging to the said estate. They being such property as cannot be controlled but at present a loss to said estate. It is ordered Therefore that she have leave to sell said negroes. Sam and Jack and that the proceeds of said sale be placed in such a way by the purchase of other property for the benefit of the estate.
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1835 March 6 – Penelope Elkins to George W Brewer marriage bk 3, p 5. Effingham Co, Ga
…Mr George W Brewer and Miss Penelope Elkins …
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1835 Dec 14 – Selina Elkins marriage license to Archibald Guyton minutes bk 3, p 112. Effingham County, Georgia
… granted marriage license to Mr Archibald Guyton with Mrs Selina Elkins directed to any ordained minister of the gospel or magistrate …
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1836 Feb 3 – Herman Elkins decd estate, bk 3, p 114. Effingham County, Georgia
Archibald Guyton applies for letters administration on the Estate and effects of Herman Elkins decd issued citation admonishing all to come forward and plea any objections…
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1836 March 7 – Herman Elkins decd estate, bk 3, p 115. Effingham County, Georgia
…The accounts of Selina Guyton formerly Selina Elkins, admix of the Estate of Herman Elkins were produced and examined and passed there appearing a balance due by her of 992 dollars and 84 cts….
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1836 March 7 – Herman Elkins decd estate, bk 3, p 116. Effingham County, Georgia
Archibald Guyten was duly qualified admr of the Estate of Herman Elkins he having complied with the requisites of the law.
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1836 July 18 – Julia Elkins to Ebenezer Jencks Jr, marriage bk 3, p 17. Effingham Co, Ga
Mr Ebenezer Jencks Jr and Miss Julia Elkins
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1836 June 18 – Samuel Elkins to Harriet Patterson marriage bk 3, p 28. Effingham Co, Ga
Mr. Samuel Elkins and Miss Harriet Patterson.
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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 Nov 6 – Herman Elkins decd estate, bk 3, p 139. Effingham County, Georgia
… ordered that Archibald Guyton admr of the Estate of Herman Elkins have leave to sell 200 acres lying in the County of Effingham. Also one lot of land in Carroll County and one lot in Muscope County. He having complied with law by giving four months notice …
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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 decd was examined and passed then appearing a balance due the minors on hand of 163 dollars and 76/100.
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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.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3H3-7L2X?i=86&cat=168549

1839 Nov 16 – Elvira Elkins to Zara Powers marriage bk 3, p 56. Effingham Co, Ga
Miss Elvira Elkins married to Mr Zara Powers
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GPP6-ZJ8?i=63&cat=287181

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.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3H3-72KR?i=96&cat=168549

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.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C3H3-7GX4?i=103&cat=168549

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 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

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 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 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 Elkins both 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 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

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 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

1849 Sept 1 – Thomas P Elkins to Lavinia Blackman marriage bk 3, p 148. Effingham Co, Ga  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9PP6-CZM?i=158&cat=287181

1849 Oct 13 – Sarah E Elkins to H K Harrison marriage bk 3, p 150. Effingham Co, Ga
married on Nov 1, 1849… (bottom of pg 149).
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GPP6-8S7?i=160&cat=287181

 

 

 

Book 4:

Lawrence T Elkins to Margaret Francis Wilson marriage bk 4, p 3. Effingham Co, Ga

Selina N Elkins to Morgan Rawls marriage bk 4, p 19. Effingham Co, Ga

Rebecca Sarah A Elkins to Thomas Alfred Davis marriage bk 4, p 23. Effingham Co, Ga

Mary S Elkins to Goodwin W Abbott marriage bk 4, p 34. Effingham Co, Ga

Luelinn E Elkins to Willard M Allen marriage bk 4, p 48. Effingham Co, Ga

Caroline M Elkins to James G Watts marriage bk 4, p 50. Effingham Co, Ga
Thomas Elkins – minutes bk 4: p. 127, 143, 195, 197, 199, 203, 213, 222, 249

John Elkins minutes bk 4, p 136, 137

Maria P Elkins guard, bk 4, p. 196, 197

L T Elkins minor, bk 4, p 195, 197

Charles C Elkins bk 4, p 337, 339

Charles H Elkins minor bk 5, p 234, 324

 

Columbia Co, GA:  

1791 Feb 24 – Mary Elkins from William Taylor bk A, p 3, 4. Columbia Co, Ga
… I Mary Elkins, formerly Mary Whitney, of the County of Columbia in the State of Georgia … appoint my son in law William Taylor … my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name to ask demand sue for recover … in the province of Virginia or else where my right to my uncle Jeremiah Whitney decd estate ….
Signed: Mary Elkins. Wit: John Tankersly JP, William Hunt, John Luckey.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSVB-JC6S?i=6&cat=112848

1792 Feb 24 – … between Mary Elkins of the County of Columbia and State of Georgia of the one part and William Taylor of the said state and county of the other part… in consideration of the natural love and affection which she hath for her son in law William Taylor …. confirm unto her sd son in law William Taylor … all that part of my sd uncle Jeremiah Whitney’s estate … Signed: Mary Elkins. Wit: John Tankersly JP, William Hunt, John Luckey. bk A. p. 4. Columbia Co, Ga.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSVB-JC6S?i=6&cat=112848

WILKES COUNTY, GEORGIA:

1794 Jan 15 – … Petition of William Elkins … showeth that John Hill on the night of the 7th of Jan 1794 with force and arms, to wit, swords, clubs, staves, and fists upon him your petitioner did make an assault and did then and there beat wound and not intreat your petitioner without any reasonable cause so that the life of your petitioner was greatly dispaired of … and other injuries to him then and there did against to the damage of your petitioner 50 pounds …
Record ID 78-528m_00767; Wilkes County Court Records, ac. 1978-0528M, Georgia Archives
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/wccr/id/3331

1794 Jan 16 – John Hill, George Anderson, and Abel Pearson defendants
… we John Hill, George Anderson and Abel Person … .held and firmly bound unto Nathaniel Coats … Sheriff of the County … 100 pounds … this 16 day of Jan 1794 … condition … personally appear at next superior court … for the County of Wilkes. on the 2d Tues in Feb next … to answer the complaint of William Elkins... an action of Trespass at arms … damage 100 pounds … Signed: John Hill, George Anderson, Abel Pearson.
Record ID 78-528m_01847; Wilkes County Court Records, ac. 1978-0528M, Georgia Archives
https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/wccr/id/5024

Franklin County, Georgia:

Deeds Page: https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/342823?availability=Family%20History%20Library

Index both grantor and grantee: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS3J-5SN5-1?i=29&cat=342823

1798 Dec 1 – Elkins from Shipley, McClure and Phillips, bk M, p. 154, 155. Franklin County, Georgia
… between Robert Shipley Sr, Moses McClure and Samuel Phillips of the County of Franklin … of the one part and John Elkins …. of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 200 dollars .. paid by the said John Elkins … confirm unto the said John Elkins … land … on Hunters Creek adjoining lands of William Glenn, Absalom Trentham, and Samuel Talbott … a conditional line made between the said Elkins and Absalom Trentham …. corner belonging to William Glenn …. containing 100 acres … (pages out of order, skip a page to see signatures on 157) … Signed: Robert Shipley, Moses McClure, Samuel Phillips. Wit: Samuel Glenn, William Pruitt.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS3J-FJ68?i=636&cat=342823

1798 December 17 – John Elkins bk OOO, p 59, 60. Franklin County, Georgia
… between John Elkins of said State and County of Franklin of the one part and John Baker of said County and State of the other part…. John Elkins, in consideration of the sum of 250 dollars … confirm unto the said John Baker… land … in Franklin County on Hunters Creek… bounding …. lands of William Glenn south… Absalom Trentham north… and Samuel Talbot west…. a conditional line between said John Elkins and Absalom Trentham … along a corner belonging to William Glenn …. containing 100 acres … Signed: John Elkins. Wit: Samuel Glenn, William Glenn.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS3J-ZSRM-H?i=355&cat=342823

 

 

 

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