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  • ID: I10562
  • Name: John McKISSACK
  • Given Name: John
  • Surname: McKISSACK 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: Abt 1740 in Pennsylvania
  • Death: Jun 1815 in Putnam Co GA
  • Event: Tax Digest, p.l24 taxes 1792 Logdam Creek, Hancock County, Georgia
  • Note: Captain Tulley Choice's District -- John McKissick is shown as owning 150 acres on the waters of Logdam Creek. He owns one slave. Logdam Creek runs southeast from the Oconee River. It is just west of Sparta, Georgia. John's son James is listed on p. 122 of the same tax digest and is shown as owning 50 acres on Logdam Creek. 1
  • Event: Georgia Indian Depredation Claims, Thaxton, 1988. assorted records 1793 Georgia
  • Note: John McKissack claims to have lost one horse to Indian theft in 1793. Claims value of $42.88. 1
  • Event: Tax Digest, p.87 taxes 1794 Hancock County, GA
  • Note: Captain Brown's District. John McKissick owns 100 acres on Logdam. Adjoins land of Addams. Owns 2 slaves. NOTE: This confirms information of Carolyn Strain: "Legatees of John Adams in deed Hancock Co, GA to James and Mary Ross -- excluded are 100 acres previously sold to John McKissick. 1796. Leon Hollingsworth Collection, Georgia Archives." 1
  • Event: Augusta Chronicle, Vol. I, 1786-1799, Walker. newspaper article 1 Sep 1798 Columbia Co GA
  • Note: announces a sheriff's sale of "3 negroes — Alfe, Polodore and Agibail, in the possession of James Ramsey; taken as property of James Griffin, to satisfy John McKissick, Conditions cash." Sale to take place at courthouse in Columbia County. 1
  • Event: Georgia Land Lottery, Wood, 1964 assorted records 1805 Greene County, GA
  • Note: John McKissack drew in the Georgia Land Lottery. Shown as living in Greene County, GA. 1
  • Event: Deed Book 4, p.369 deed 18 Jan 1806 Greene County, GA
  • Note: John McKissack sells to Charles Davison "that tract of land said McKissick now lives on one hundred and sixty-five acres being part of a tract of land granted to Archibald Gresham in the reserved fork lying on little Greenbrier." A Greenbrier Creek runs parallel to the Oconee River 1
  • Event: Tax Digest taxes 1807 Baldwin Co GA
  • Note: John McKizzick listed. «b»«i»Note«/b»«/i» Baldwin's courthouse burned, but this tax digest is on microfilm reel 187/27 at the Georgia Department of Archives and History. and the Georgia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol.30, No.3., p.161. 1
  • Event: Deed, Book D, p.130 deed 29 Dec 1807 Putnam County, GA
  • Note: John McKissack to Henry Cooper. Fifty acres out of lot 178. Deed says this is land on which McKissack now lives, being part of lot 178 in 2nd District of Putnam. John McKissack signs. Jane McKissack makes her mark. Thomas McKissack signs as a witness. 1
  • Event: Deed, Book E, p.83 deed 3 Jul 1811 Baldwin, now Putnam County, GA
  • Note: Noble McCowen to John McKissack, Sr. Deed says its for lot 122, land originally granted to Samuel Hutson, on Feb. 19, 1808. Land is situated in the 10th District of Baldwin, now Putnam, known and distinguished by lot no. 122, bounded etc. Archy McKissack and John McKissack (John Sr.'s son?) sign as witnesses. 1
  • Event: Tax Digest taxes 1812 Putnam County, GA
  • Note: Captain Lindsay's District. John McKissack listed as owning two tracts. 101 1/4 acres on Beaverdam. 101 1/4 acres on Cedar Creek. Both border "Ector." John is taxed for one two-wheel carriage. He owns 10 slaves. 1
  • Event: Tax Digest taxes 1813 Putnam County, GA
  • Note: Captain Lindsay's District. John McKissic Sr.. Owns 202 1/2 acres on Cedar Creek. Adjoins Rogers. Owns 101 1/4 acres on Beaverdam. Adjoins Napier. Owns a two-wheel carriage. 11 slaves. 1
  • Event: Tax Digest taxes 1815 Putnam County, GA
  • Note: Captain Whitaker's District. Archibald signs "As Agent for John McKissack, Sr." 101 1/4 acres. 10 slaves. 1
  • Event: Some loose papers from estate Estate 1815 Putnam Co GA
  • Note:
    -- Bill from Elisha Tarver (apparently a local merchant) for $7.37 1/2 for: 1 pr. cards (?) 1.25 1/2 dozen needles (?) .06 1/4 (unintelligible) shott .03 1/4 1/2 pint wine .25 1/2 gallon wine 1.50 3 lbs. sugar 1.00 2 lbs coffee 1.00 2 gallons wine 2.00
    -- Bill from Dr. Eli Shorter dated June 11, 1815. Dr. Shorter's bill indicates he is from Monticello, GA and had ridden over to visit John McKissack Sr and consult with Dr. Lockhart. Dr. Shorter charged $7.00 for the ride, $5.00 for "consulting" with Dr. Lockhart, and $3.00 for "24 doses in separate papers of tonic powders."
    -- Bill for $5.00 from John Cain for making John McKissack's coffin. The bill is dated Feb. 10, 1815 although John does not die until the following June or July.
    refers to his daughter as Lucy Stewart. A John Stewart signed receipts for her share of John McKissack Sr's estate. «i»There are many, many John Stewarts in Georgia at during this time period. Circumstantial evidence indicates that Lucy was the wife of John Stewart, however, and that this John was the son of William and Mary Penn Stewart who moved to Georgia from Virginia. We found evidence that tends to support this:
    «/i»Loose paper in estate of John McKissack's 1815 estate in 1823 a "Stewart Penn" signed for John Stewart's (Lucy Stewart's) share of John McKissack's estate. «i»We did not have time to research who or what "Stewart Penn" might be. NOTE: Mary Penn married William Stewart. Gone to Georgia, Stewart.p.164.
    «/i»
    — Loose paper in 1815 estate of John McKissack — dated Jan. 15, 1821. "Stewart Penn" signs "for John Stuart Legacy."
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  • _UID: 549CC6F87B584B94819F9B5B59843C19A8C9
  • Change Date: 5 Jul 2009 at 06:23



    Father: John McKISSACK b: Abt 1720 in Pennsylvania
    Mother: Rebecca SIMMONS b: Abt 1720

    Marriage 1 Jane HUDSON b: Abt 1743
    • Married: Abt 1763 in Georgia
    • Change Date: 6 Jan 2009
    Children
    1. Has Children Lucinda (Lucy) McKISSACK b: Abt 1784 in Caswell Georgia
    2. Has No Children William McKISSACK b: 1770 in Person Co NC
    3. Has No Children Archibald McKISSACK b: 1775 in Caswell Co, NC
    4. Has No Children Nancy McKISSACK b: 1788 in Sevier Co TN

    Sources:
    1. Media: Internet
      Abbrev: Rootsweb trees
      Title: WorldConnect Project
      Publication: Rootsweb online: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007 Gedcom Mar 17 2004
      Page: Stacy's Genealogy Endeavor, Stacy Cox (banner1@sonicwave.net) accessed 3 Oct 2008
      Quality: 3
      Date: 3 Oct 2008

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