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  • ID: I6101
  • Name: Joseph DANIEL
  • Given Name: Joseph
  • Surname: DANIEL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 9 May 1788 in Washington County, Georgia 1 2 3 8 4 6 9 7
  • Death: 19 Oct 1849 in Washington County, Georgia 10 4 11 9
  • Burial: Washington County, Georgia 12 13
  • Occupation: 1820 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note: engaged in agriculture according to the 1820 census report, and he owned eight slaves at that time. 1 4
  • Event: Military Service 1814 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note:
    Joseph served as a non-commissioned officer in the War of 1812.   In 1814 he was listed on the Muster Roll of the 2nd Co. of the First class Militia from the 13th Regiment, Georgia Militia, Washington County, Georgia, under the command of Capt. Edmond Hopson, dated Jul 30, 1814,as follows:

    Daniel, Joseph, 4th SGT 

    Joseph's widow, Elizabeth (Wood) Daniel (2nd wife), drew a pension based on his military service.
    9 14 4
  • Event: Census Report 1820
  • Note:
    State: GA;  County: Washington;  Dist: unk;  Enumerator: Tilman Dixon;
    Roll M33_9;  Image: 0230;  Line: 6;  Page: 137
    ===================================
    Head of Household: Joseph Daniel
    White Males:  4 (0-10), 1 (26-45);
          Females:  2 (0-10),  1 (26-45);
    Agriculture:  1
           Slaves:  8
             Males:  1 (0-14), 2 (14-26);
         Females:  1 (0-14), 2 (14-26), 2 (45 up)
    1
  • Event: Tax Digest 1828
  • Note:
    State: GA;  County: Washington;  Tax Digest, 1828
    ===================================
    Surname........First Name.....GA Military Dist. (GMD)....Captain........Page
    Daniel………Joseph..…….....……..88…………………Whitaker......68

    The 88th GMD was in the southwest corner of Washington County, west of the 89th GMD, in the general area  of Oconee, Georgia, south to the Johnson County line, and west to the Wilkinson County line.
    15
  • Event: Court 6 Jan 1829 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note: On Jan 26, 1829, Sampson Lee's will was recorded in Washington County, Georgia Letters of Administration Guardianship and Testamentary 1829-1871, Bk A, p 1; Elias Lee & Joseph Daniel were appointed executors. 16 4
  • Event: The Southern Christian Advocate Court 8 May 1829 Macon, Bibb County, Georgia
  • Note:
    Lee, Sampson Estate. Joseph Daniel and Elias Lee, executors, apply for leave to sell his homeplace plantation. 8 May 1829.

    From:  The Southern Christian Advocate, Macon, 1838-1842
    17
  • Event: Census Report 1830
  • Note:
    State:GA ;  County: Washington;  Dist: ;  Enumerator: L. A. Jernigan;
    Roll: M19_21;  Image: 0489-0490;  Line: 16;  Page: 247A&B
    ===================================
    Head of Household: Joseph Daniel
       White Males:  1 (0-5), 1 (5-10), 2 (10-15), 2 (15-20), 1 (40-50);
             Females:  1 (0-5), 1 (5-10), 1 (15-20), 1 (40-50)
    Slaves: Males:  3 (0-10), 4 (10-24), 1 (24-36);
            Females:   3 (0-10), 1 (10-24), 3 (24-36), 1 (55-100)
    Total for household:    27
    2 4
  • Event: The Southern Recorder Court 9 Oct 1830 Mill
  • Note:
    Lee, Sampson Estate. Joseph Daniel and Elias Lee, executors, advertise 600 acres of land for sale. 9 Oct 1830.

    From:  The Southern Recorder, Milledgeville, 1823-1842
    17
  • Event: Court 1836 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note:

    1836 Bill of the Georgia Legislature



    That Jared Wood, Joseph Daniel, John Glenn, George R. Wood and Metcalf Fisher, and their successors in office, be declared a body corporate, by the style of the Trustees of the Gum Spring Academy, of Washington County.
  • Event: Census Report 1840
  • Note:
    State: GA;  County: Washington;  Dist: 88th;  Enumerator: Robert Tennille;
    Roll: M704_53;  Image: 0157-0158;  Line: 11;  Page: 224A&B
    ===================================
    Head of Household: Joseph Daniel
        Males: 1 ( 5-10),  1 (10-15), 1 (15-20), 2 (20-30), 1 (40-50) 1 (50-60);
    Females: 1 (10-15), 1 (15-20), 1 (50-60);

      Slaves:  27
        Males:  6 (0-10), 8 (10-24), 2 (24-36), 1 (36-55);
    Females:  4 (0-10), 3 (10-24), 2 (24-36), 1 (36-55)

    Occu:  Agriculture 18
    3
  • Event: Family Note of Interest 8 Jan 1845
  • Note:
    RAIL ROAD ACCIDENT.—    A negro man belongng to Joseph Daniel, of Washington County, was recently killed, by a train of freight cars passing over him, on the Central Rail Road.

    From:  Augusta, Georgia, Chronicle and Sentinel, Tuesday morning, 8 Jan 1845
    18
  • Will: 1 Mar 1847 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note:
    [all spelling, capitalization and punctuation transcribed verbatim]

          State of Georgia
    Washington County       In the name of God, Amen
    I Joseph Daniel of said State and County, being of advanced age and knowing that I must depart this life, and wishing to make a disposition of the worldly property which a kind Providence has  blessed, do therefore make this my last Will and testament, hereby revoking all others heretofore made by me

         Item 1st       I desire and direct that my body be buried in a decent and Christian like manner, My Soul I trust shall return to God by whom it was created

         Item 2nd      I desire and direct that all my just debts be paid by my Executor hereafter named

         Item 3      I give and bequeath and devise to my beloved Wife Elizabeth N Daniel, all my right and title to three hundred and fifty acres of land more or less in the County and State aforesaid on Sand Hill Creek. the place and premises whereon Jarred Wood formerly lived also three negroes to wit Ann a woman about eighteen years of age and her infant child and Jane a Girl about nine years old, and their increase.  two Horses of the value of Seventy five Dollars each, three cows and calves  one yoke of oxen and cart  twenty five head of stock Hogs twelve head of sheep Six plows and two sets of gens  One thousand pounds of Pork  One hundred Bushels of corn  two stacks of Fodder  three feather beds bedsteads and furniture  two tables  six chairs,.  half my kitchen and table furniture  one brass clock and one hundred pounds each of sugar and Coffee and one wheel and pair of cards

         Item 4th      I give and bequeath and devise to my Daughter Mary Jane Gilbert and all her children free from the disposition of her present or any future Husband my negroe woman Writ or Writters, about twenty five years of age.  Juoy child of Writters about four years of age, Judy child of Writters about three years old and Reuben about thirteen years of age and all their increase forever.  all of which negroes with the exception of Reuben I have already loaned to her  also one feather bed bedstead and furniture  one spinning wheel and pair of cards, and I hereby appoint my son Sampson Daniel trustee of the property herein given to my Daughter Mary Jane Gilbert and all her children

         Item 5      I give and bequeath to my son Sampson Daniel my negroe boye Sam about seventeen years of age for ever, which negroe boye has already been in the the possession of him the said Sampson

         Item 6      I give and bequeath to my two Grand Children George Lee Mason and James Daniel Mason, children of my Daughter Nancy Mason deceased, my negroe boye Russell about eighteen years of age, and my negroe boye child Martin about ten months old  one feather bed bedstead and furniture which is to be equally divided among them, and if either of them should die before they come of age, the survivor to have the whole, and if both should die before they shall become of age then the property hereby devised to them to return to my children and be equally divided among them share and share alike in the same manner and under the same restriction that I have left their other portions or legacies.  which properly I leave in the hands of their Father John F Mason who is to act as their natural Guardian during their minority

         Item 7      I give and bequeath to my Daughter Sarah Elizabeth Daniel and her children free from the disposition of any Husband she may marry, my negroe girl Annie about twelve years of age and her increase  and my negroe boy George about ten years of age, one feather bed bedstead and furniture  two cows and calves  one spinning wheel and pair of cards, And if my said Daughter should marry then and in that event I do hereby appoint my son Sampson Daniel trustee to the property hereby given to her and her children.

         Item 8      I give and bequeath to my son Silas L Daniel my negroe boye Little Green about fifteen years of age  one tract of land known as the Horton land containing eight hundred acres more or less adjoining Drury Gilbert and others  to him and his heirs forever

         Item 9      I give and bequeath and devise to my son Jasper Newton Daniel my negroe boye Allen about fourteen years of age  one tract of land in said County containing seven hundred and thirty four acres whereon I now reside known as the Scoggins and Warden place, one Horse bridle and saddle  two cows and calves two Sows and piggs to him and heirs forever

         Item 10th      My will and desire is that all the remaining portion of my Estate both real and personal not already disposed of be equally divided among all my children Viz Mary Jane Gilbert, Moses Daniel Sampson Daniel Silas L Daniel Sarah Elizabeth, Jasper Newton Daniel and my two grand children George Lee Mason and James Daniel Mason, children of my Daugher Nancy Mason deceased share and share alike with the exception of my two grand children the said George Lee and James Daniel Mason who shall receive only one seventh part of my said Estate not otherwise disposed of  all the portion their mother would been entitled to if she was now living  that portion going to my daughters to go in their possession in the same manner and under the same restrictions as their portions bequeathed to them in the fourth and seventh Items of this my last Will and testament.

    I do hereby appoint and constitute son Silas L Daniel and my son in law John F Mason Executors to this my last Will and testament this 1st day of March 1847

                           Joseph Daniel      (Seal)

    Signed sealed declared and published by Joseph Daniel as his last Will and testament in the presence of us the subscribers who subscribed our names hereto in the presence of said testator at his special instance and request and of each other this 2nd day of March 1847

                           Wiley Harris
                           Haywood Brookins
                           Hiram Mott

    Will proved Nov 5, 1849. recorded on page 446 of Washington County, Georgia, Letters Testamentary, Administrators, Guardianship & Apprenticeship, Book A, 1829-1876.
    19 4
  • Event: Public Service 8 May 1849 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note:
    The following news article appeared in The Southern Recorder on Tuesday, May 8, 1849:

    Sandersville, May 1st, 1849.
    Whig Meeting in Washington County.
       The following Preamble and Resolutions, offered by E. S. Langmade, Esq., were then read and unanimously adopted:
       Whereas, a recent resignation has made a vacancy in the office of Major General of the Division, to fill which, an election is ordered by the Governor on the 22d[sic] of this month—   
       And whereas we deem it highly expedient that the office be filled by a man of tried worth and sound political faith.  Therefore,
       Resolved, That we recommend to the voters of this division, as a suitable candidate for the office, our highly esteemed fellow-citizen, Col. M. C. Williamson, of Washington county, and that we pledge him the cordial and united support of the Whigs of Washington.
       Resolved, That a copy of so much as relates to the nomination of a candidate for Major General, be furnished to the Chronicle & Sentinel, Republic, and Southern Recorder, and that they be requested to publish and notice.
                                                JOSEPH DANIEL, Ch'n.
                                James H. Gilmore, Sec'ry.

    From: The Southern Recorder, Milledgeville, Georgia, May 8, 1849, page 3, column 3.
    20
  • Event: Death Note 19 Oct 1849 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note:
    The record written in the family Bible stated:

    "Joseph Daniel, Sr. departed this life the 19th day of October 1849 at half past five o'clock in the morning."
    4
  • Event: Mortality Schedule Census Report 1850
  • Note:
    State: GA;  County: Washington;  Div: GMD 91.; by: S. A. H. Jones, Asst. Marshal
    Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June 1850
    LN 20,  Page: 674;  Image: 0405;  Roll: T655_7
    ===================================
    Joseph Daniel...61…M..W..Free…b-GA...d-Oct...Farmer…Bilious fever...9 days ill
    10
  • Change Date: 28 Nov 2013 at 01:22



    Father: John DANIEL b: 17 Jul 1757 in North Carolina
    Mother: Mary MASON b: Abt 1757

    Marriage 1 Temperance Ann "Tempe" LEE b: 21 Feb 1789 in Sampson County, North Carolina
    • Married: 1810 in Washington County, Georgia 9
    • Change Date: 23 Aug 2004
    Children
    1. Has Children Mary Jane DANIEL b: 4 Mar 1810 in Washington County, Georgia
    2. Has Children Moses Mosely DANIEL b: 4 Aug 1812 in Washington County, Georgia
    3. Has Children Sampson DANIEL b: 25 Dec 1815 in Washington County, Georgia
    4. Has No Children Mills DANIEL b: 24 Oct 1816 in Washington County, Georgia
    5. Has No Children Kitsy DANIEL b: 17 Apr 1818 in Washington County, Georgia
    6. Has No Children Joseph DANIEL b: 5 Feb 1820 in Washington County, Georgia
    7. Has Children Nancy Ann DANIEL b: 2 May 1822 in Washington County, Georgia
    8. Has Children Silas L. DANIEL b: 27 Jan 1824 in Washington County, Georgia
    9. Has Children Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" DANIEL b: 9 Feb 1825 in Washington County, Georgia
    10. Has No Children John Barnes DANIEL b: 23 Feb 1828 in Washington County, Georgia
    11. Has No Children John Rufus DANIEL b: 13 Jun 1829 in Washington County, Georgia
    12. Has Children Jasper Newton DANIEL b: 16 Oct 1830 in Washington County, Georgia
    13. Has No Children Jonas Jackson DANIEL b: Aug 1832 in Washington County, Georgia

    Marriage 2 Elizabeth Nance RUTHERFORD b: 31 Dec 1795 in Georgia
    • Married: 9 Jul 1844 in Washington County, Georgia 9 21 22 5 23
    • Note: The license was issued Jul 9,  1844, the same day the wedding was performed by John Ivy, JP.  Recorded in Marriage Book A, page 175. 5 23
    • Change Date: 11 Dec 2004

    Sources:
    1. Title: 1820 Washington County. Georgia Census [Online]
      Publication: [primary source] Sandersville, Georgia, 1820. [Ancestry.com electronic database: images of original documents]
      Date: 10 Mar 2001
      Page: Roll M33_9;  Image: 0230;  Line: 6;  Page: 137
    2. Title: 1830 Washington County, Georgia Census [Online]
      Publication: [primary source] Sandersville, Georgia, 1830.[Ancestry.com electronic database: images of original documents]
      Date: 10 Mar 2001
      Page: Roll: M19_21;  Image: 0489-0490;  Line: 16;  Page: 247A&B
    3. Title: 1840 Washington County, Georgia Census [Online]
      Publication: [primary source] Sandersville, Georgia, 1840. [Ancestry.com electronic database: images of original documents]
      Date: 10 Mar 2001
      Page: Roll: M704_53;  Image: 0157-0158;  Line: 11;  Page: 224A&B
    4. Title: Joseph Daniel Family Bible Pages
      Author: Daniel, Joseph and Temperance Ann (Lee) Daniel and Descendants
      Publication: [primary source] Washington County, Georgia
      Date: 15 Oct 2003
      Note:
      [A transcription of the Bible pages is in the possession of Diane Carrington Bradford, 3rd great granddaughter of Joseph Daniel and Temperance Ann (Lee) Daniel.  The actual Bible was in the possession of Mrs. J. W. Daniel of Jacksonville, Florida when she had blueprint copies made of the information on the family record pages on Nov 10, 1959.]
    5. Title: "Washington County Ordinary Marriages, Book A, 1828-1852," article by Mary-Helen Sears Foxx, Transcriber, published in the Georgia Genalogical Magazine, Vol. 28, No. 3 (Issue 109), Summer 1988, pp 200-20.
      Author: Lucas, The Rev. Silas Emmett, Jr., Editor/Owner
      Publication: [primary source] , Easley, SC: Published quarterly. Original data from Ordinary's Office, Washington County Courthouse, Sandersville, Georgia.
      Date: 10 Dec 2004
      Note:
      [20-page article containing transcribed license and marriage dates from Washington County Ordinary Court records arranged marriage book and by date the license was issued, and included groom name, bride name, and name of person who performed the ceremony (copy in possession of Diane Carrington Bradford).]
      Page: p 213
    6. Title: Mason Family Research Files
      Author: Mason, Alice, Compiler
      Publication: [primary and secondary source] amason@tntech.edu
    7. Title: DAR Application #161120 dated Aug 14, 1920 [approved Dec 23, 1920]
      Author: Smith, Sarah Marguerite
      Publication: [primary and secondary source] Tennile, Georgia: 1920
      Date: 15 Apr 2002
    8. Title: 1850 Washington County, Georgia Census
      Publication: [primary source] Sandersville, Georgia, 1850
      Date: 10 Mar 2001
      Page: Mortality Schedule gave his age at death as 61, indicating a birth year of 1788
    9. Title: DAR Application #165427 dated Apr 16, 1921 [approved Nov 7, 1921]
      Author: Smith, Isabel Daniel
      Publication: [primary and secondary source] Savannah, Georgia: 1921
      Date: 17 Jun 2001
    10. Title: 1850 US Federal Census Mortality Schedule
      Publication: [primary source]
      Date: 19 Apr 2008
      Page: Sandersville, Georgia, 1850.  LN 20,  Page: 674;  Image: 0405;  Roll: T655_7
    11. Title: DAR Application #161120 dated Aug 14, 1920 [approved Dec 23, 1920]
      Author: Smith, Sarah Marguerite
      Publication: [primary and secondary source] Tennile, Georgia: 1920
      Date: 15 Apr 2002
      Text: "The early settlers of this county suffered much from Indian depredations.  The following particulars were derived from old newspapers loaned to the compiler by Mr. Ralston, of Macon:
           29th March, 1788— The Indians killed and scalped Lieutenant Hogan, near Kemp's Fort.  On Friday after, Mr. Daniell [John Daniel] met with the same cruel death; and shortly afterwards they killed Mr. David Jackson's family, consisting of his wife and four children, his brother and two negroes."
    12. Title: Lee/Linder/Hood Genealogy Report [Online]
      Author: Crandall, Ruthie, compiler
      Publication: [secondary source] 2002 [Online database downloaded from Roots Web's World Connect Project Oct 28, 2002]
      Date: 28 Oct 2002
    13. Title: Lee/Schwab GEDCOM [Online title: Descendants of Hugh Lee] Imported Nov 18, 2002
      Author: Schwab, Avon, compiler
      Publication: [secondary source] Online GEDCOM file downloaded Nov 18, 2002, from Roots Web's World Connect Project http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2284608&id=I505297796 or s101537@aol.com
      Date: 18 Nov 2002
      Note:
      [Avon Schwab is a descendant of the Hugh Lee family line.]
    14. Title: War of 1812 Service Records [Online]
      Publication: [primary source] Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999 http://www.ancestry.com. Original data: Index to the Compiled Military Service Records for the Volunteer Soldiers Who Served During the War of 1812 M602, 234 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration.
      Date: 23 Jul 2003
      Page: , printed jul 23, 2003
    15. Title: Washington County, Georgia, Index to 1828 Tax Digest, Index to 1836 Tax Digest with Genealogical Gleanings
      Author: Henry, William R., compiler
      Publication: [derivitive primary source] Warner Robins, Georgia: Central Georgia Genealogical Society, Inc., 1987.
      Date: 31 Oct 2008
      Note:
      This index was compiled from microfilm of the original tax digest records on file at the Georgia Department of Archives and History.
      Page: p 7
    16. Title: Will of Sampson Lee dated Aug 6, 1828
      Author: Lee, Sampson
      Publication: [primary source] Washington County, Georgia Letters of Administration, Guardianship and Testamentary 1829-1871 Book A. Will recorded Jan 6, 1829, Elias Lee & Joseph Daniel apptd executors
      Date: 28 Oct 2002
    17. Title: Memoirs of Georgia
      Author: McCall,
      Page: Vol. III
    18. Title: Augusta Archives.com [Online]
      Publication: [primary source] Augusta, GA. [Original images of various Augusta, Georgia newspapers from the late 1700s to the present.]
      Date: 9 Jun 2007
      Page: Augusta, Georgia, Chronicle and Sentinel, Tuesday morning, 8 Jan 1845
    19. Title: "Will of Joseph Daniel," dated Mar 1, 1847. Washington County, Georgia Estate Papers [on file at the Georgia Department of Archives & History. No probate date shown], Silas L. Daniel and John F. Mason appointed executors.]
      Author: Daniel, Joseph
      Publication: [primary source] Sandersville, Washington County, Georgia: 1847
      Date: 3 Jan 2003
    20. Title: "Georgia Historic Newspapers," Digital Library of Georgia [Online]
      Publication: [primary source] Athens, GA: The Digital Library of Georgia™ , University of Georgia Libraries, 2009. (http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/Topics/Media.html)
      Date: 11 Aug 2009
      Page: The Southern Recorder, Milledgeville, Georgia, May 8, 1849, page 3, column 3.
    21. Title: Washington County Marriages
      Publication: [primary source] Sandersville, Washington County, Georgia,1780-1850
      Date: 15 Aug 2001
      Page: 1844
    22. Title: Washington County Marriages 1824-1857 A to Z [Online]
      Author: Hudson, Mrs. Pamela D. Ackman, Transcriber
      Publication: [primary source] Database information printed Oct 27, 2002, from the Washington County, Georgia Genealogy Web Page ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/washington/vitals/marriages/1824.txt
      Date: 27 Oct 2002
    23. Title: Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System [Online]
      Publication: [primary source] Electronic database maintained by the National Park Service, Washington, DC (http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss.htm)
      Date: 13 Apr 2003
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