Source: GC- Wilkes Co. Ga Wills
Subject: Daniel Family Estate Records, Includes surnames Baird,
Daniel, Ellington, Sankey, Watts
NOTE: These records were compiled for a Wilkes county look-up. The
is unrelated to any of these families, and has NO additional
Davidson, Grace Gillam. EARLY RECORDS OF GEORGIA, WILKES COUNTY (2vo).
1932. J.W. Burke & Co. Macon.
Minutes of the Inferior Court, 1824-1827, p. 66 02 Jan 1826, Thomas
dec'd. John T. and Cunningham Daniel appt. admrs.
Will Book HH, 1819-1836, p. 74, (est. of) DANIEL, JAMES, dec'd., of
Co. mentions following heirs: widow of son James, bro. Wm., sons
John, Thomas, David, Samuel, William dec'd.; daughters Jane, Sarah
Ellington and her children (wife and chn. of Josiah Ellington), names
Elizabeth (d/of son Wm. dec'd.); mentions Nancy Daniel late consort of
Richard Daniel dec'd. and their child Frances (see record inf.
Richard as another dec'd. son of James). Sons Cunningham, John,
excrs., s. 28 Sep 1819, p. 05 Nov 1821. James A. Cunningham, Garnett
Returns of Administrators and Guardians 1819, 1826, p. 13, Daniel,
S., dec'd. Cunningham Daniel, admr. Returns of 1819 show hire of
to Thos. and Nancy Daniel.
From collection of original papers found loose in courthouse attic,
dated 13 Jul 1837,Frances Elizabeth Baird of Autauga Co., Ala.
Frances Elizabeth Daniel of GA., who m. Charles Baird, who d. in Prov.
of Texas leaving no will, "Whereas I am a distributee of my uncle
Daniel, formerly of wilkes Co., GA, my husband Chas. Baird never came
possession of said legacy I appoint Burrell Rogers, atty. to collect
Ibid., 21 Jan 1831, Daniel, Thomas dec'd. Petition of Henry F. Daniel
Jas. A. Daniel an infant under 21 years, by his gdn., Zacheus Wright,
T. Daniel, Amanda F. Daniel by her natural gdn. Mary Daniel saying
in 1825 Thos. Daniel late of said county died intestate leaving a
est. of houses, lands, stock in trade, slaves, etc. to the amount of
died without issue and unmarried leaving the following legal heirs and
distributees, to wit, Cunningham Daniel of Wilkes Co., John T. Daniel
Taliaferro Co., David and Jane Daniel, brothers and sisters of said
each entitled to one ninth. Also Jas. Daniel, since dec'd. as his
heirs; Margaret Sankey wife of Wm. Sankey, formerly Margaret Daniel,
Watts, wife of ____ Watts formerly Mary Daniel, and Sarah Daniel now
wife of Wm. Daniel. Also a sister Sarah Ellington, wife of Josiah
formerly Sarah Danielboth of whom are now dec'd. leaving as their
Simeon, William, Thos., Elizabeth and Jane Ellington. Also Wm. Daniel
dec'd. leaving Elizabeth and Wm. Daniel as his representatives. Also
Daniel, since dec'd. leaving one heir unknown to your orator. Also
Daniel, his brother who died previous to the death of said Thos.
leaving your orators and oratrix his children his legal heirs and
making in all nine shares which could be divided according to law. We
show that in 1825 Cunningham and John T. Daniel were app admrs., that
returned an inv. of the est. and sold part of the est. including
as shown be[by] records from the office of the Ordinary, which they
does not cover the est. but they have used for themselves. Orders to
21 Jan 1831 to appear at court.