- ABT. 1775 - ABT. 1842
BIRTH: ABT. 1775, SC
DEATH: ABT. 1842, Monroe Co., GA
Father: James DILLARD
Family 1 : Mary (Polly) ABNEY
+John A. DILLARD
+Nancy Abney DILLARD
+Arthur DILLARD , Jr.
Sarah W. DILLARD
Francis L. DILLARD
Joseph H. DILLARD
[NI0815] 1) From "Edgefield SC Deeds"
HINDS, MARY--Grant 22 Aug. 1771. Edgefield Deed Bk. 32-164/5.
Conv to John Garrett by Mason Isard who married Mary Hinds. Conv. 18 Jul 1789. John Garrett to Wm. Little 15 May 1793 and Wm. Little to Wm. Jay 9 Sept. 1796. Wm. Jay to Samuel Davis -w- Mary M. D. Davis on 10 Feb. 1813. Wm. Jay's wife--Abigail. Samuel Davis and wife conv. to John Dolly 31 Dec. 1814. Wit: Arthur Dillard and Owen Davis.
Page 135--Mayson Izard to Dirdath Odom 18 Jan. 1813
2) Athur and his family seemed to have moved from South Carolina to Georgia around 1820.
3) Will of Arthur Dillard, Sr. - Monroe County , GA, Will Book A
Monroe County } In the name of God, Amen.
I Arthur Dillard being of sound mind and memory and of a diposing disposition and knowing as I do that God has appointed unto all men once to die do hereby ordain, constitute and appoint this my last will and testament.
I give to my wife Polly Dillard the lot of land no.(170)? with all the improvements thereon with the (illegible) of cattle, hogs, sheep, and geese and one bay horse, one (illegible) horse and one (illegible) mare and colt, and one negro man named Jim and a boy named Anderson, a boy Jacob, and a woman named Charlotte, all the plantation tools and carriages to dispose of at her death by will as she may think proper the land excepted after her death the land to belong to Frances L. Dillard.
It is my will that a note I hold against John A. Dillard for two hundred and thirty nine dollars be given to him and that with what he has received to constitute his share.
To Elizabeth Joslin a negro woman named Sealy and two hundred dollars to be her share.
Arthur Dillard, Jr. to have one negro man named Dick.
Joseph Dillard to have one negro man named March.
Henry Dillard to have one negro man named Bill and Sarah W. Yarbrough to have one negro man named Lewis and Frances L. Dillard to have one negro girl named Ann and one boy Columbus when of age or married and to remain with her mother for her board and clothing.
I desire that the (illegible) creek tract of land 242? were be divided between Arthur Dillard and Sarah W. Yarbrough as follows commencing at the North East corner on a big white oak, on the west bank of the creek thence South til it strikes the south line, Arthur Dillard to have the East part and Sarah W. Yarbrough to have the West part and each to be equal by entitled? to the (Mill Cort. ginn?) house.
I give to Joseph H. Dillard and Henry Dillard lot of land no. 179 to be divided North and South, Joseph to have the East half. I also give to Joseph one (illegible) mare and to Henry one (illegible) horse. I also desire that my wife Polly Dillard give to Joseph Henry Sarah and Frances bedding and furniture to make them equal with those that have had. The being the Judge.
I give to Frances one mare and mule colt, the greay horse and crop of cotton to be sold at the highest bidder twelve months credit several notes and security all to remain on the plantation under the control of my wife Polly Dillard until 25th of December next then to be divided as specifie
I do hereby ordain, constitute, and appoint my wife Polly Dillard my sole executrix to execute this my will.
Signed, Sealed, and acknowledged this 17th, January in the year of our Lord 1840.
In presence of:
Arthur Dillard, Jr.
John Wootan, Senr.
4) Arthur and family attended Ephesus Primitive Baptist Church in Monroe Co, GA.