1 William BLAKE III b. 1732? Isle of Wight Co., VA,, will dtd 8 Oct 1796, recorded 1 Apr 1798, Elbert Co., Ga, Will Bk B, p. 30. He listed as heirs: wife Lucy, Happy Blake, Lucy Adkins, John Blake, William Blake, Rhoda Rogers, Sarah Hall, Alcy Cook, Patsy Blake, Nancy Blake, Olive Blake Apr 1764 Johnston Co., NC William Blake Jr. listed in names of those to open up a road 1767 Johnston Co., NC William Blake Jr. with others, ordered to lay out a road. 3 Jun 1774 William Blake Jr. appointed admr. of estate of John Blake decd. Wake Co., NC Will Book 1, p. 39,72, 87 20 Apr 1783 William Blake and his wife Lucy of Wake Co. to John Pullen of same, a tract of 250 acres, being "land granted by Earl Granville to James McKleroy, by deed of date 27th day of April 1753; and by said McKleroy to William Blake Sr.., by deed bearing date Dec. 30, 1754; and by said William Blake Sr. by deed of gift to his son, said William Blake Jr. etc...". Recorded 29 Sep 1785. Wake Co., NC Deed Book G, p. 65 20 Apr 1783 William Blake and Lucy his wife, to John Pullen, 250 acres on north side of Walnut Creek, land granted by Earl Granville to John Giles Thomas, and by said Thomas to John Blake, and by said John Blake to William Blake Sr. and by said William Blake Sr. to William Blake Jr. Recorded 30 Sep 1785, Wake Co., NC Deed Book G, p. 70 He was a Sgt. in Ralston's Co., 1st Regt. commanded by Col. Thomas Clark, NC Continental Line. For his services of 84 months, he was issued Warrant #1873, dated 25 Jun 1785 for 1000 acres located in Sumner Co., TN. Survey completed 26 Apr 1798 but he having died, the right to entry fell to his heirs. On the back John Blake, heir of William Blake, assigned his right of this entry to Thomas Donoho. 1785 Tax List Wilkes Co., GA William Blake 847 acres, 10 slaves, 6 poles 26 Dec 1789 George Martin and Elizabeth his wife to Joseph Bell, all of Wilkes Co., 579 acres, adj. to William Blake GA, Elbert Co., Deed Book A, p. 39 20 Oct 1794 Jesse Baker & Susannah his wife to William Blake, all of Elbert Co., for 5 L,2 acres, being part of a tract Baker lives on, adj. where Blake's upper line crosses Falling Creek, up creek on N. side Wit: M. Woods, J.P. Jesse X Baker seal GA, Elbert Co., Deed Book A, p. 153 7 Feb 1795 James Mitchell, Jane Mitchell & Martha Mitchell to James Brady, all of Elbert Co., 200 acres on Falling Creek waters, being part of survey orig. granted to John mobley 26 Apr 1788, adj. Wm. Blake Sr., Wm. Blake Jr. and part of sd. survey. Regd. 18 Apr 1798 GA, Elbert Co., Deed Book E, p. 37 22 Mar 1796 William Blake Sr. to Allen Mobley, both of Elbert Co., for 100 L, in sd. co. on N. side of Falling Creek, adj. Martin, on & up creek to mouth of branch, on road, to Barnett, 125 acres William X Blake Wit: William Mobley, Happy x Blake Lucey X Blake 4 May 1796 ackn by William Blake & Lucy his wife, before James Bell, J.P., Joseph Huddleston. Regd. 16 Oct 1797 GA, Elbert Co., Deed Book D, p. 97 5 May 1796 William Blake Sr., of Elbert Co., GA, being indebted to the orphans of William Mobley of NC decd., do agree with sd. orphans, Allen Mobley, Joseph Huddleston & Sally, his wife, Thomas Jones & Gilley, his wife, William Mobley & Stephen Mobley, the heirs of William Mobley, decd., for a clear discharge from them to me, on acct. of all claims or demands they now have agst. me on acct. of estate of the decd., do confirm to them, at or after death & not before, 3 negros, Moll, Joe & Fan, & 1/2 fo a negro woman named Sue, at the end of 15 yrs. from now if my present wife be decd., but if she be living not till after her death & my own, but her increase I reserve to myself until the 15 yrs. is expired, on condition my wife & myself should depart this life before the 15 yrs. I confirm to the heirs of sd. Mobley, decd. 1/2 of the hire of Sue, 5 May 1796. William x Blake Test: James Bell, Peter Barnett Regd. 16 Oct 1797. GA, Elbert Co., Deed Book D, p. 98 4 Oct 1796 William Blake Ser. to James Rogers, both of Elbert Co., 2 negroes, named Fillis & Isac, for $100 Wit: Peleg Rogers, William Mobley William X Blake seal GA, Elbert Co., Deed Book C, p. 143 6 Nov 1797 William Blake & Lucy his wife, to Samuel Clarke, all of Elbert Co., for $77, 38 1/2 acres on S. side of Falling Creek, adj. Baker, C. Clarke, bank of creek, up creek William x Blake Wit: Wm. Barnett, Micajah Clark Regd. 2 Apr 1798 Lucy x Blake GA, Elbert Co., Deed Book E, p. 24 There is no proof that several of these children are placed with the correct mother. For them we have only names from his will and no birth dates. William Blake m(1) unknown 1 Lucy BLAKE m. ADKINS 2 Happy BLAKE 3 John BLAKE b. 3 Mar 1766 [see below] 4 Alcy BLAKE b. 1769 NC, d. 16 Mar 1839, m. John COOK 5 Sarah BLAKE b. 13 Mar 1770 NC, d. 24 Jun 1848 Jackson Co., GA., m(1) 1789 William HALL b. 7 Jul 1766, d. 1809 Elbert Co., GA. 1 Polly HALL b. 1790 2 Blake HALL b. 13 Sep 1792, d. by 19 Sep 1836 Habersham Co., GA, m. 13 Sep 1819 Habersham Co., GA, Elizabeth PRESNELL 3 Alcy HALL b. 1794 4 John Pryor HALL b. 1797, d. 1838, m. 12 Apr 1827 Mariah Louisa TURMON b. 1808, d. 1881 5 Samuel HALL b. 1799 6 Thomas HALL b. 1801, m. 1828 Nancy LORIMORE 7 Seales HALL b. 1803, d. 1825 Elbert Co., GA 8 Simeon HALL b. 1805, d. 1859, m(1) 1828 Lucy STINCHCOMB, m(2) Susan BROWN 6 William BLAKE b.c. 1770 Wake Co., NC, d. 7 Dec 1840 Hall Co., GA, m. 8 Oct 1796 Jackson Co., GA, Mary ROGERS d. Jul 1830 Hall Co., GA. 1 John BLAKE d. 3 Jul 1854 DeKalb Co., GA, m. Mary 2 Thomas BLAKE b. 1 Jan 1800 Jackson Co., GA, d. 31 Oct 1880, bur. Blake Cem., Heflin, AL, m. 2 Oct 1823 Hall Co., GA, Delany YOUNG b. 20 Mar 1807 Hall Co., GA, d. 25 Jan 1895, bur. Blake Cem., Heflin, AL, dau. of Robert YOUNG and Celia STRICKLAND 21 Young BLAKE b. 1824, d. 1826 22 John BLAKE b. 11 Jun 1826 Hall Co., GA, d. 5 Apr 1885 Old Oxford, Randolph Co., AL, m. 15 Jul 1852 Marietta J. HEFLIN b. 25 Sep 1836, d. 2 Mar 1876 221 John Thomas BLAKE b. 4 Jun 1854, d. 23 May 1855 222 Wyatt Heflin BLAKE b. 21 Jun 1856, d. 9 Jul 1933, m. 1885 Roanoke, AL, Martha Frances SHAFFER 223 son b.-d. 11 Oct 1858 224 Young BLAKE b. 10 Jun 1860, d. 14 Jul 1926, m. 17 Jan 1884 Randolph co., AL, Carrie PATE 225, 226 twin girls b. 27 Apr- d. 28 Apr 1863 227 Henry Wilson BLAKE b. 2 Jul 1864, d. 28 Dec 1924 228 Stell BLAKE b. 5 Oct 1867, d. 21 Aug 1933, m. 1899 Exa STRICKLEN b. 19 Oct 1878 heflin, AL, d. 20 Dec 1939 Tuscumbia, AL 229 Marietta Saphronia BLAKE b. 19 Dec 1869, d. 21 Sep 1893 22X Rodgers Malone BLAKE b. Sep 1872 23 Robert BLAKE b. 5 Sep 1828 Carroll Co., GA,, d. 1833 Carroll Co., GA 24 Nancy BLAKE b. 18 Jun 1830 Randolph Co., AL, d. 14 Oct 1920 Heard Co., GA, m. 13 Nov 1847 W. Thomas WOOD 241 Winston WOOD 242 John WOOD 243 Wyatt WOOD 244 Frank WOOD b. 6 Apr 1873, m(1) Lola PITTMAN, m(2) Ressie SWAFFORD 25 Henry BLAKE b. 5 May 1832 Randolph Co., AL, d. 21 Sep 1891 Randolph Co., AL, m. 1851 Sara Jane JOHNSON d. 25 Aug 1883 26 Richard BLAKE b. 8 Jun 1834 Randolph Co., AL, d. 5 Jul 1862 in Battle of Natchex, MS, m. 1 Nov 1855 Mary LIGON bur. Ligon Cem., Riddles Bridge, Tallapoosa Co., AL. 27 William BLAKE b. 10 Sep 1836 Randolph Co., AL, d. 20 Oct 1863 in Battle of Chicamaga, bur. Blake Cem., Heflin, AL, m. 25 Aug 1859 Mary E. CAMP 28 Celia BLAKE b. 1 Dec 1838 Randolph Co., AL, d. 5 May 1927 Oxford, Calhoun Co., AL, bur. Woodlawn, AL, m(1) 17 Aug 1854, Henry HOWLE d. 5 Jul 1862 Confederate Army, m(2) John HILTON 29 Mora BLAKE b. 1 Feb 1841 Randolph Co., AL, d. 7 Mar 1916, m. 7 Jan 1857 Randolph Co., AL, Samuel W. HARLAN b. 1827, d. 1884 2X Gatsey BLAKE b. 2 Apr 1843 Randolph Co., AL, d. 10 Oct 1910 Cleburne Co., AL m. W. SEARS b. 30 May 1830, d. 7 Dec 1925. Both bur. Blake Cem., Heflin, AL. 2A Thomas A. BLAKE b. 27 Nov 1845 Randolph Co., AL, d. 8 May 1864, bur. Blake Cem., Heflin, AL, on furlough in Civil War 2B George W. BLAKE b. 6 Apr 1848 Randolph Co., AL, d. 15 Sep 1922 Winston Co., AL, m. 25 Dec 1869 Cleburne Co., AL, Rachel Ann HOWLE 2C Isaac BLAKE b. 16 Oct 1850 Randolph Co., AL, d. 28 Aug 1911 bur. Blake Cem., Heflin, AL, m. 12 Jul 1877 Mattie DORMAN b. 31 Jul 1859 Heard Co., GA, d. 22 Jan 1942 3 William BLAKE b. 5 Aug 1804 Jackson Co., GA, d. 2 Jun 1890 bur. Blake Cem., Heflin, AL, m. Jane ARMSTRONG d. 9 Jul 1884, bur. Blake Cem., Heflin, AL. 31 J. Henry BLAKE b. 17 Jun 1847 Randolph Co., AL, d. 7 Mar 1899, bur. Blake Cem., Heflin, AL, m. S. E. M. b. 16 Aug 1846, d. 15 May 1888, bur. Blake Cem., Heflin 311 Mitchell BLAKE m(1) DENSON, m(2) McMAHON 3111 Lila BLAKE 312 John BLAKE 313 Thomas BLAKE 32 Thomas BLAKE Jr. 33 Allen BLAKE b. 8 Sep 1842 Randolph Co., AL, d. 28 Nov 1894, bur. Blake Cem., Heflin 4 Rhoda BLAKE m(1) Thomas CARROLL, 41 James C. CARROLL 42 William CARROLL 4 Rhoda BLAKE m(2) TANNER, m(3) by Jan 1863 5 Allen BLAKE b. 1806 d. 14 Nov 1859, m. Luzany Gadsey YOUNG, sister of Delany, b. 8 Jan 1815 Hall Co., GA, d. 13 Nov 1857. Both bur. in Young Cem., Flowery Branch, GA. No children. 6 Henry W. b. 1 Feb 1818 Elbert Co., GA, d. 17 Dec 1873 Hall Co., GA. (mem. GA Confederate Legis. 1861-4) m(1) 9 Jan 1840 Levina CHAMBLEE, m(2) Christina A. BURRESS d. about 20 Mar 1902 Hall Co., GA. No children. 7 Charlotte m. William Gilmer 8 Mary BLAKE m(1) 31 Dec 1829 Jackson Co., GA, Seaborn PALMER, m(2) aft 1840 STEWART 81 John PALMER 7 Nancy BLAKE b. NC m. 13 Nov 1793 Wilkes Co., GA, Joachin HUDSON (2) 23 May 1780 Wake Co., NC, a widow Lucy (ALLEN) MOBLEY, d. 28 Jun 1841 Troupe Co., GA, age 91, bur. Emannus Church Cem., nr. Hogansville, GA. [Original marriage licence in NC Archives in Raleigh.] 8 Rhoda BLAKE b.c. 1781 Wake Co., NC, d. aft 20 Mar 1834 Jackson Co., GA,, m. James ROGERS d. 1818 81 Blake ROGERS 82 James ROGERS 83 Rhoda ROGERS, m. ROUDEN 84 Mary B. ROGERS m. POTTS 85 Theophilus ROGERS 9 Patsy BLAKE 10 Olive BLAKE b. 10 Nov 1794, Elbert Co., GA, d. 1 Jun 1857?, m. 5 Feb 1815 Jasper Co., GA, Joseph McLENDON Jr. b. Jun 1751, d. Aug 1837 Coweta Co., GA. 1 Jonathan Jackson McCLINDON b. 24 Aug 1824, m. Sarah Jane KIRBY 2 Nancy T. McCLINDON b. 1828 3 Elizabeth C. McCLINDON b. 1831 4 Cinthia McCLINDON b. 1833 5 Joseph McCLINDON b. 1835 11 Joseph BLAKE 3 John BLAKE b. 5 Mar 1766 [t.s. in Bibb Co.] Johnston Co., NC, d. 11 Dec 1836 [t.s.] Bibb Co., AL, bur. Blake-Thompson Cem, Bibb Co., AL, m.c. 1789 Wilkes Co., GA, Martha MOON b.c. 1772, d. aft. 1837 Bicc Co., AL, dau. of William MOON and Sarah RICHARDSON of Elbert Co., GA. [John's birth place is based on his father being listed in the Johnston Co. road orders of 1764 and 1767. I photographed his tombstone in July 1967. By Sept. 1967, the tombstone had been stolen from the little cemetery in the forest.] 1 Elizabeth BLAKE was b.c. 1790 in SC? (1850 Census Bibb Co.), d. 26 Aug 1863 Bibb Co., bur. Rock Hill Church Cem., Bibb Co., m. bond and license dated 10 Jul 1819 Cahawba Co., AL Terr., returned 11 Jul, marriage performed by John Blake J. P., as the second wife of HARDY JOHNSON Sr. b.c. 1780, d. between 1840 and 1850. 11 Sarah Jane JOHNSON b.c. 1822 Bibb Co., d. 1853-58 Chicot Co., AR, m. 28 Feb 1840 Bibb Co., Isaac McILROY b.c. 1814 TN, lived in Chicot Co., AR in 1860. He is not in the 1870 Census of Chicot Co. 111 James (B) or (R) McILROY b. c. 1845 AR 112 Louisa McILROY b. c. 1851 AR 113 Francis McILROY b. c. 1853 AR 12 Emiline (Emily) JOHNSON b.c. 1824 Bibb Co., lived in MS in 1872, m. 2 Nov 1842 Bibb Co., John Ellington JONES b.c. 1822 GA. 121 Elizabeth JONES b. c. 1844 Bibb Co., AL 122 John D. JONES b. c. 1847 Bibb Co., AL 123 Emily J. JONES b. c. 1848 Bibb Co., AL 124 Amanda Paralee JONES b. 16 Dec 1849 Bibb Co., d. 22 Sep 1919 Grimes Co., TX, m. 8 Jul 1866 Louderdale Co., MS Martin Luther JAMES b. Aug 1845 Choctaw Co., AL, d. 19 Jun 1918 Iola, Grimes Co., TX, bur. Concord Cem., Civil War veteran. 125 Mary Ann JONES b. 2 May 1852 Bibb Co., d. 19 Mar 1914 Munday, Knox Co., TX, m. Joseph Isom DAVIS b. 10 Jan 1858 GA, d. 3 Feb 1949 Munday 126 Martha JONES b. 1854 Bibb Co. 127 William Hardy (Newton) JONES b. 1857 Bibb Co., d. Nov 1931, m. Laura Madella WALKER. 128 Rosanna JONES b. Aug 1859 Bibb Co. 2 Mary (Poll7y) BLAKE b.c. 1791-2 Elbert Co., GA, d. bef. Dec 1836 Bibb Co., AL, m(1) before 1813 Elbert Co., GA, Penuel WOOD d. 1824 Bibb Co., AL. 21 Martha (Patsy) WOOD m. 1829-1836 Samuel JONES. 22 Bennett B. WOOD b. c. 1813 GA, m. c. 1836 Margarett _____ b. c. 1825 NC. In 1850 they were in the Autauga Co., AL census and in 1860 they were in the Pontotoc Co., MS census. They were not in Pontotoc in 1870. From the deeds, I think we can tell when he came and left the Co. 221 Rachael WOOD b. c. 1837 AL 222 Penuel WOOD b. c. 1840 AL 223 Wm. H. H. WOOD b. c. 1842 AL 224 John H. WOOD b. c. 1843 AL 225 Thomas WOOD b. c. 1845 AL 226 Margaret WOOD b. Apr 1850 AL 227 Benjamin WOOD b. c. 1851 AL 228 Edmund WOOD b. c. 1852 AL 229 Peter WOOD b. c. 1855 AL 23 John WOOD 24 Happy WOOD 25 Phoebe WOOD Not listed in John Blake Sr's estate settlement. Probably died before 1837. 26 Elizabeth Ann WOOD Polly m(2) 30 Aug 1827 Bibb Co., John WILSON. They had at least two children as these two girls named Wilson are listed as heirs in John Blake's estate records. 2 Mary (Polly) BLAKE m(2) 30 Aug 1827 Bibb Co., AL, John WILSON, as his 2nd wife, Marr. Book A & B, p. 158. 27 Margaret WILSON b. before 1836 (could be as early as 1828-9, as her parents were m. in 1827). A possibility for her is the Margaret P. WILSON who was issued a marriage licence on 7 Jul 1846, ret. 16 Jul to marry Samuel H. COX. Their 1850 Census record, Fam. #768, shows her as being 25 and so b. two years before John WILSON and Polly BLAKE marry. Still there could be a census error and she would not be that old. This is getting somewhat far removed from the Blakes. I will let someone interested in COX and WILSON solve this. 28 Mary WILSON b. 3 Feb 1837 (tombstone date) Bibb Co., d. 13 Feb 1924 Bibb Co., bur. Antioch Cem., Six Mile. She was listed on 10 Feb 1837 as an heir of John Blake Sr. when papers were filed to settle his esate. She was listed in the 1850 Census with the family of Stephen JOHNSON, #1022 as 14 years old. Elizabeth [BLAKE] JOHNSON (Stephen's step-mother) was next door as family #1023. Stephen was under 2 years old when his father m. Elizabeth Blake, a sister of Polly (BLAKE) WOOD WILSON, her mother. Stephen and Mary were step-cousins. On 5 Jun 1853 Mary WILSON and Joab LANGSTON married with the consent of O. LANGSTON and Stephen JOHNSON. Mar. Book E, p. 65, Bibb Co. Obediah LANGSTON was his father. Ref. Echos of Six Mile, compiled by Fern LANGSTON, (1981). Joab Marion LANGSTON b. 16 Jun 1833 Bibb Co., d. 15 Sep 1900 bur. Antioch Cem. He was a Missionary Baptist Preacher, licensed to preach in 1865 and ordained in 1866. 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