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Micajah BENNETTAge: 66 years17581824

Name
Micajah BENNETT
Birth about 1758 33
Birth of a daughter
#1
Sarah Elizabeth “Sally” BENNETT

Birth of a son
#2
Micajah BENNETT

Birth of a brotherRichard BENNETT
April 23, 1769 (Age 11 years)
Note: From Winston Dalton Journal (Bedford/Pittsylvania Co Va)
Death of a fatherPeter BENNETT
May 26, 1778 (Age 20 years)
Source: Ancestry.com Book
Birth of a son
#3
Peter BENNETT
about 1780 (Age 22 years)
MarriageMary SNOWView this family
before 1781 (Age 23 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam BENNETT III
after 1782 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Nancy BENNETT
before 1785 (Age 27 years)

Census
Note: Micajah was a taxpaper living on Kettle Creek in Wilkes Co Ga. for the years: 1787,1791,1792,1793,1794,1795,1797,1801,1802,1804,1805.
Property
Land on Kettle Creek
1789 (Age 31 years)
Note: The Early Records of Georgia, Volume II, Wilkes County
Property
Headrights in Georgia
1793 (Age 35 years)
Marriage of a childJames EVANSSarah Elizabeth “Sally” BENNETTView this family
before 1800 (Age 42 years)

Note: From Evans Genealogy on Internet:
Marriage of a childPeter BENNETTFrances PINKSTONView this family
before 1804 (Age 46 years)

Marriage of a childWeaver COTTONSarah Elizabeth “Sally” BENNETTView this family
August 3, 1806 (Age 48 years)

Death of a wifeMary SNOW
between 1805 and 1811 (Age 47 years)
Death of a brotherReuben BENNETT
1808 (Age 50 years)
Note: Newspaper articles from Wilkes Co GA
Birth of a son
#5
Jesse J BENNETT
1812 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a son
#6
Jeptha BENNETT
1814 (Age 56 years)
Census 1820 (Age 62 years)
Note: Census shows he had two young male children and was over 45 years of age. His wife was between 26 and 45 and he had several slaves.
Property
Received Land as a Revoltionary War Veteran in Raburn Co Ga.
yes

Note: Deed Book A, pp. 43-44 Deed dated 6 Dec. 1822, Micajah Bennett, Jackson Co., GA, to Joseph Williams, Pendleton Dist., SC, for $100, Lot 14, Fifth Dist., Rabun Co., GA, 197 acres, on "Tarura River...drawn by him the said Micajah Bennett in the [Last?] Land Lottery". Witnesses: Ted Barrister, B. Jonston, and Jos. Landrum, JP. Signed: Micajah (his x mark) Bennett. Recorded 23 Aug. 1823.
Property
Note: The folks who moved to Wilkes Co from Pittsylvania Va participated in several land draws:
Will July 5, 1824 (Age 66 years)

Death 1824 (Age 66 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1752
7 years
himself
-13 years
elder brother
sister
brother
sister
brother
younger brother
sister
Family with Ann JOHNSON - View this family
himself
wife
son
3 years
son
Family with Mary SNOW - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: before 1781
son
6 years
daughter
daughter
son
son

Census

Micajah was a taxpaper living on Kettle Creek in Wilkes Co Ga. for the years: 1787,1791,1792,1793,1794,1795,1797,1801,1802,1804,1805.

Property

The Early Records of Georgia, Volume II, Wilkes County

Page 136--HAMMETT, JAMES and John Golson and Jeffrey Early to Wm. Leveritt, 63 acres on Kettle creek, adj said Hammett and Golson, and Micajah Bennett. Oct. 13, 1789. Jacob Early, J. P.

Property

Mycajah Bennett received headrights to land in Wilkes Co GA, but he gave some of it (3 acres) to his brother in law Henry Snow, as recorded in the Georgia Archives

Census

Census shows he had two young male children and was over 45 years of age. His wife was between 26 and 45 and he had several slaves.

Property

Deed Book A, pp. 43-44 Deed dated 6 Dec. 1822, Micajah Bennett, Jackson Co., GA, to Joseph Williams, Pendleton Dist., SC, for $100, Lot 14, Fifth Dist., Rabun Co., GA, 197 acres, on "Tarura River...drawn by him the said Micajah Bennett in the [Last?] Land Lottery". Witnesses: Ted Barrister, B. Jonston, and Jos. Landrum, JP. Signed: Micajah (his x mark) Bennett. Recorded 23 Aug. 1823.

Property

The folks who moved to Wilkes Co from Pittsylvania Va participated in several land draws:

LOTTERY OF 1803

pg. 310 draws Bennett, Micajah 2 Bennett, Peter 2 Bennett, Reubin 2 Bennett, Alex 2 Evans, Sally wid 2 Johnson, Levi 2

LOTTERY OF 1806

Maj. J. Patterson’s Batt. Capt Jos. Hendersons, Dist draws Bennett, Micajah 2 Bennett, Reuben (not pd. tax) 1 Bennett, Micajah, Trustee Orph. Of James Evans, dec’d 1 Cotton, Weaver 2 Evans, David 2 Evans, Arden son of David 2 Evans, Arden son of Wm. 2 Evans, Jesse 2 Evans, Sally wid. 1 Evans, John C. 2 Johnson, Bartholomew, Sr. 2 Johnson, Bartholomew, Jr. 2 Johnson, Levi 2 Johnson, Wm. Son of Levi, (not paid tax) 2 Johnson, Jesse (Kettle Creek) 2 Johnson, Elizabeth (Kettle Creek) 1 Johnson, Ann (Kettle Creek) 1 (probably the Ann Johnson who married Micajah in 1811

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GRANDDAUGHTER Polly mentioned in will.

Historical Notes on Jackson co lists Micajah Bennet in Revolutionary War Soldiers in Jackson Co. Ga.

From LAND GRANTS TO GEORGIA REVOLUTIONARY WAR VETERANS - ANCESTRY.COM Bennett,Micajah Jackson 1820 Lottery F 14 5 Rabun Granted 12/4/1822

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PropertyCopy of Land Transaction Records from Georgia Archives
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WillTyped summary of his will lists his children.
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WillCopy of Entire, Original Will probated in Jackson Co Ga,
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