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John Harrell, Sr.

Male Abt 1788 - 1851


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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  Abt 1788  , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Tax List  1850  , Calvary, Grady County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • John Harrel paid no poll [age 62] and owned no slaves. He paid 23 cents tax (4 3/8 mills) on 250 acres of pine land in district 16, lot 65 in Decatur County, Georgia.
    Census: Federal  30 Aug 1850  , District 22, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 1) John Harrell Sr., male age 62, farmer, $1,000 real estate, born in NC
      2) Ann Harrell, female age 50, born in NC, cannot read or write
      3) Wm. Harrell, male age 20, laborer, born in GA
      4) Mary Harrell, female age 16, born in GA
    Will Written  21 Oct 1851  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • State of Georgia, Decatur County, October the 21st 1851. J. John Harrell lives in the said county in the name of God and being infirm in body though of sound mind and memory do make and ordain this my last will and testament viz
      1st I desire that as ??of my perishable estate be sold as will pay all of my just debts if any.
      2nd I give and bequeath to my daughter Pam Dollar and my sons Elisha Harrell, Conrad Harrell, Josiah Harrell, and my daughter Nelly Smith the sum of eighty dollars each in cash or cattle as they choose the said sum to belong to their children after my death.
      3rd I bequeath and give to my son John Harrell the sum of eighty dollars in cash or cattle as he chooses.
      4th I give and bequeath to my son William M. Harrell the sum of one thousand dollars in cash or cattle as he may choose.
      5th I give and bequeath to my daughter Maryann Rachel Harrell the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars in cash or cattle as she may choose.
      6th I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Anna the sum of five hundred dollars in cash or cattle as she may choose which is to be her property during her lifetime or widowhood then to belong to William M. Harrell as his property and then at the death of the said William M. Harrell his whole estate to go to his heirs.
      I also desire that all of the balance of my perishable estate household and kitchen furniture to be sold on a credit of 6 months immediately after my death and I also desire that my heirs should equally divide the proceeds of said sale among themselves. I do appoint and ordain my two sons Josiah and Conrad Harrell my lawful executors. I put special confidence in the judgment and integrity of my executors. I desire that they dispense with making returns as required by law. I give my executors power to manage for the minor heirs to the best advantage and interest of said heirs. I also make this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills made by me in Witness. I have here unto set my hand and seal the day and year above written.
    Died  Between 21 Oct 1851 and 1 Dec 1851  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate  1 Dec 1851  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • In chambers Present their Honor
      James Nicholson & H. G. Crawford Justices of the
      Inferior Court of said County - December 1st 1851

      The last & will & testament of John Harrell
      late of said County deceased having been pro-
      ounded by Josiah & Conrad Harrell Examined in said will
      for probate - it is ordered that the
      same & the same having been proven on the oath
      of John P. Brock & Robert G. Parker witnesses
      to the same, it is ordered that the same be & he
      is hereby admitted to probate-
      H. G. Crawford JJC
      James Nicholson JJC
    Estate Administrator  Mar 1852  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • On the application of Josiah Harrell of said County for letters
      of Administration on the Real Estate of John Harrell Sr (of the
      16th) late of said county Deceased the same not being disposed
      of in the will of the said John Harrell, It appearing to the
      court that the usual citation has been published in term of
      the law and no objection being made; It is ordered that the
      said Josiah Harrell, he having given Bond in the sum of fif=
      =teen Hundred Dollars with Benjamin G. Powell and Daniel Bel=
      =cher of said county as securities & otherwise qualifying in term of
      the law, be & he is hereby appointed administrator on said estate,
      and that letters of administration issue accordingly.-
    Estate Appraisal  Mar 1852  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • It is ordered that John Brock William Dollar Levi Harrell
      Samuel Boutwell Wm. M. Harrell and Thomas Washburn be
      they are hereby appointed appraisers to appraise the estate of
      John Harrell Sr (of the 16th) late of said county Deceased.
    Will Probated  Mar 1852  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • The last will and Testament of John Harrell Sr, (of the 16th)
      having been proved in vacation, and there being no objection
      to the same, It is on motion considered that said probate
      is sufficient and it is ordered that said will be admitted
      to Record.-
    Bond  6 Mar 1852  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Georgia Know all men by these presents
      Decatur County that we Josiah Harrell Principal & B. F.
      Powell & Green B. Moore securities
      are held & firmly bound unto Joseph Law the Ordinary
      for said County and his successors in office in the
      just and full sum of fifteen hundred Dollars
      for the payment of which sum to the said Or=
      =dinary and his successors in office, we find ourselves
      our heirs, Executors and Administrators, in the whole
      and for the whole sum jointly and severally and
      firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals, and dated
      this 6th March 1852. The condition of the above
      obligation is such, that if the above bound ----- ---
      Josiah Harrell admin.. on the real Est. of John Harrell
      late of said County, deceased, which have or shall come
      into the hands, possession or knowledge of the said
      Josiah Harrell, or the hands or possession of any
      person or persons for him and the same so made
      do exhibit unto the said Inferior Court, when sitting
      as a court of Ordinary when he shall be thereunto
      required; and such real Estate do well and truly
      administer according to law, and do make a
      just and true account of his actings and doings
      therein, when he shall be thereunto be required
      by the court; Shall deliver and pay to such per=
      =son or persons respectively as they may be entitled
      to the sum by law; And if it shall hereafter
      appear that any last Will and Testament disposing
      of said real Estate was made by the deceased, and
      the same be proven before the said court, and
      Executor obtain a certificate of the probate thereof
      and in such case, if required, render and deliver us
      the said letters of Administration, then this ob=
      =ligation to be void else to remain in full force
      Signed, sealed, and acknowledged in
      Vocation before me Josiah Harrell LS
      J. Law Ordinary Benj F. Powell LS
      G. B. Moore LS
    Person ID  I2993  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  5 Jul 2008 

    Father  Harrell,   b. Est 1767,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F1316  Group Sheet

    Family  Anna [--?--],   b. Abt 1800, , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Elisha W. Harrell,   b. 6 Mar 1813, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1875, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Josiah Harrell,   b. Abt 1816, , , , South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Mar 1852 and 5 Jul 1858, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Pam Harrell,   b. Est 1818,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Conrad Harrell, Sr.,   b. Abt 1821, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. William M. Harrell,   b. Abt 1821, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Penelope Harrell,   b. Abt 1826, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. John Harrell, Jr.,   b. Abt 1830, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Maryann Rachel Harrell,   b. Abt 1834, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1852 and 1856, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  31 May 2004 
    Family ID  F1026  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1788 - , , , North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 1850 - , Calvary, Grady County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 30 Aug 1850 - , District 22, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill Written - 21 Oct 1851 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Between 21 Oct 1851 and 1 Dec 1851 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 1 Dec 1851 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEstate Administrator - Mar 1852 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEstate Appraisal - Mar 1852 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill Probated - Mar 1852 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBond - 6 Mar 1852 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S786] Decatur County, Georgia, "Various Tax Lists, 1824-1850," on microfilm in drawer 127, box 10, Clerk of Superior Court, (Morrow, Georgia: The Georgia Archives), John Harrel entry, 1850 tax year, Militia District 621, 22 Jun 2007.

    2. [S1255] 1850 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Decatur County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), M432, roll 67, District 22, p. 67, dwelling 588, family 588, John Harrell Sr. household, accessed 5 Jul 2008, 5 Jul 2008.

    3. [S951] Decatur County, Georgia, Minute Books, Clerk of Court, (Probate Court, Bainbridge, Georgia), A:417, 27 Apr 2007.

    4. [S951] Decatur County, Georgia, Minute Books, Clerk of Court, (Probate Court, Bainbridge, Georgia), Book B: 1848-1864, page 3, 17 Apr 2007.

    5. [S951] Decatur County, Georgia, Minute Books, Clerk of Court, (Probate Court, Bainbridge, Georgia), Book B: 1848-1864, page 2, 17 Apr 2007.