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  • ID: I2147
  • Name: Rebecca Pickard
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: ABT 1794 in North Carolina
  • Will: 13 JUN 1861 Lewis County, Tennessee, USA
  • Event: Will Probated 01 FEB 1869 Lewis County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death: ABT 1869 in presumed in Lewis County, Tennessee
  • Note:
    This is believed to be Rebecca Pickard Dodson, daughter of John and Ruth Pickard of North Carolina.....Gloria Tune Saunders, May 1, 2008.

    Lewis County, Tennessee Court Minutes

    On this 6th day of August A.D. 1855 personally appeared in open court ROBERT M. COOPER and ANDREW JOHNSON residents of said State and County and persons of probity and truth who being duly sworn according to law declair that they personally know REBECKAH DODSON who signed and acknowledged the foregoing declaration in their presence and they declare that they personally knew her former husband ABNER KING during his lifetime and that he and ROBERT M. COOPER lived in the same neighborhood when they were married and he personally knew the said REBECKAH DODSON and her former husband ABNER KING to Cohabit as husband and wife and were so reputed and that it was never doubted that they were married and that he knew ABNER KING served as is set forth in the forgoing declaration and that he was killed (23) December 1814 at New Orleans, La.) as afore-said that he ROBERT M. COOPER was in Captain Hurt's Company, Tennessee Militia and that he knew when King was killed as aforesaid and that he knew when the said REBECKAH DODSON married her last husband BENJAMIN T. DODSON and that he lived in the same neighborhood when he died and that he personally knows the said REBECKAH DODSON is now a Widow and that he has no interest in this claim. Also ANDREW JOHNSON declares that he knew the said ABNER KING and the said REBECKAH DODSON (formerly his wife_ to Cohabit as husband and wife and that they were so reputed and that the said ABNER KING went to the said New Orleans, La. and that he ABNER KING never returned and that it was always understood him to have been killed as aforesaid and that she afterwards married BENJAMIN T. DODSON and that he died and that she the said REBECKAH DODSON is now widow and that he is satiffied that she is the lawful widow of the said ABNER KING deceased and that he has no interest in the foregoing Claim.

    ROBERT M. COOPER (seal)
    A. JOHNSTON* (seal)
    Sworn and subscribed to in open Court before me on the day and year before written.
    WM. H. FLANIGAN, Clerk
    *Note: He is listed as Andrew Johnson, but signs as A. Johnston.

    Roberts, Lillian Lesbia Word; "Hugh Cooper 1720-1798 Fishing Creek So. Carolina and His Decendants", McMillan Publishing Co., Dallas, Texas; 1976 pg. S-46

    Submitted by: Mary Bob McClain Richardson on 28 September 2004

    http://www.tngennet.org/lewis/court.htm

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    Maury Co. TN, Wills and Settlements, Book A-1
    Transcribed by Paulette Carpenter, November 2004

    pg. 154
    Inventory of Abner King, dec'd. "his claim on the U.S. for his services in Captain McMahen's Co. of mounted men
    from September 28th until as will appear by the muster rolls."

    pg. 180
    Sale of Abner King, deceased. September 15,1815. Ellen Pickard, admr. (Alexander Pickard bought item)

    pg. 193
    Ordered that James Mitchell, James Beaty and Johnson Craig apportion to Rebecca King,
    late widow of Abner King, deceased, years portion.

    http://www.tngenweb.org/maury/wills/willpg2.htm

    Maury County, Tennesse, Will Book, Volume 1

    WILL BOOK 1, PAGE 193 Year’s Provisions to REBECCA KING, Widow of ABNER KING, deceased Five small hogs, one cow Fifteen barrels of corn Given under our hands and seals this 16th day of September 1815. James Mitchell, Comm. James Beaty, Comm. Johnston Craig, Comm.

    http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/SingleIndexListView.aspx?qt=l&ix=simm ons_ maurytnwills_vol1&fc=1219

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    U.S. Pensioners, 1818-1872
    about Abner King
    Name: Abner King
    Widow's Name: Rebecca Dodson
    Pension Office City/Town: Nashville
    Pension Office State: Tennessee
    Year Range: 1853-1872
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. U.S. Pensioners, 1818-1872 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: Ledgers of Payments, 1818-1872, to U.S. Pensioners Under Acts of 1818 Through 1858 From Records of the Office of the Third Auditor of the Treasury, 1818-1872; (National Archives Microfilm Publication T718, 23 rolls); Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury, Record Group 217; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

    U.S. Pensioners, 1818-1872
    about Abner King
    Name: Abner King
    Widow's Name: Rebecca Dadson
    Pension Office City/Town: Nashville
    Pension Office State: Tennessee
    Year Range: 1858-1872
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. U.S. Pensioners, 1818-1872 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: Ledgers of Payments, 1818-1872, to U.S. Pensioners Under Acts of 1818 Through 1858 From Records of the Office of the Third Auditor of the Treasury, 1818-1872; (National Archives Microfilm Publication T718, 23 rolls); Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury, Record Group 217; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

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    This is believed to be the will of Rebecca Pickard Dodson, daughter of John and Ruth Pickard of North Carolina....Gloria Tune Saunders, May 1, 2008

    Lewis County, Tennessee
    Probate records, Wills 1846-1931
    County Clerk Court
    Microfilm # 979938, pages 30-31
    Nashville, Tennessee : Filmed by the State Library and Archives

    Tennessee, Probate Court Books, 1795-1927
    Lewis County
    Wills, 1846-1931
    Index-image 4-Dodson, Rebecca-will, pages 30-31(image 41)
    Source: https://familysearch.org

    Will of Rebecca Pickard Dodson
    13th day of June 1861

    State of Tennessee
    Lewis County

    I Rebecca Dodson make and publish this as my last will and testament revoking all other wills made by me at any other time.

    1st--I will and direct that all of my just debts be paid out of any mony that I may .... seized of or that may first come into the hands of my Executor.

    2nd--I will and direct that all of my Goods and chattels, Lands and tenements be exposed to publick sale on a twelve month credit.

    3rd--I will and direct that Margaret Boggus my daughter and heir and her children have twenty dollars and no more.

    4th--I will and direct that the remainder be divided among my other heirs as follows:

    One fifth to John H. Dodson wife and children and not to any one else and that A. J. Dodson wife and children have one fifth and that my grandson Alexander Lewis Dodson have one fifth and that my daughter and heir Martha Hulm and children have one fifth and Alexander King my son and heir have one fifth. I will and direct that C. S. Williams take charge of my grandson Alexander Lewis Dodson and his share above mentioned in the will and manage it for him until he becomes of age and that he my grandson Alexander Lewis Dodson have one third of the corn that he may rase this year 1861.

    5th and lastly I nominate and appoint J. P. Holmes and C. S. Williams my Executors to this my last will and testament given under my hand and seal this the 13th day of June, A. D. 1861.
    her
    Rebecca x Dodson Seal Mark

    Signed and delivered
    in our Presence June the 13th, 1861

    Witness} his February term 1869
    William x Beckum Proven in open court
    J. P. Holmes J. P. Holmes
    Chairman

    State of Tennessee
    Lewis County

    Personally appeared before me S. V. Perkins, clerk of the County Court of said County in open court William Beckum and J. P. Holmes subscribing witnesses to the above will and after being duly sworn deposed and said that they saw Rebecca Dodson the maker of this will sign the same and acknowledged in their presence it to be her act and deed for the purposes therein contained and that they verily believed she was of sound mind and disposing memeory at the time fo signing the same.

    Witness my hand at office this the 1st day of February, A. D. 1869

    J. V. Perkins, Clerk

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    April 26, 2008 These are believed to be the census records for Rebecca Pickard King Dodson.

    1830 United States Federal Census
    about Rebecca Pickard King Dodson
    Name: Benjamin S Dodson(believe the initial is "T")
    County: Maury
    State: Tennessee
    Household Members:
    Males
    Age 30-40---1(Abner King)
    Age 15-20---1(born 1810-1815)
    Age 5-10---1(born 1820-1825)
    Age under 5---2(born 1825-1830)
    Females
    Age 30-40---1(Rebecca Pickard King)
    Age under 5---1(born 1825-1830)
    Source Citation: Year: 1830; Census Place; Maury, Tennessee; Roll: 177; Page: 373; image 109 of 210 on ancestry.com
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1830 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifth Census of the United States, 1830. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1830. M19, 201 rolls.

    1840 United States Federal Census
    about Rebecca Pickard King Dotson
    Name: Rebecca Dotson
    County: Maury
    State: Tennessee
    Household Members:
    Males
    Age 15-20---1
    Age 10-15---2
    Females
    Age 40-50---1
    Age 15-20---1
    Age 5-10---1
    Source Citation: Year: 1840; Census Place: 12th Civil District, Maury, Tennessee; Roll: 532; Page: 335.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1840 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixth Census of the United States, 1840. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1840. M704, 580 rolls.

    1850 United States Federal Census
    about Rebecca Pickard King Dotson
    Name: Rebecca Dotson
    Age: 59
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1791
    Birth Place: North Carolina
    Gender: Female
    Home in 1850(City,County,State): District 4, Lewis, Tennessee
    House and family number 509
    *****Note that Rhoda Pickard Tune and family are living at House and family # 506
    Household Members: Name, Age, Gender, Birthplace
    Rebecca Dotson 59, female, North Carolina
    John H Dotson 22, male, Tennessee
    Andrew Dotson 19, male, Tennessee
    Adline Dotson 18, female, Tennessee
    Margaret Dotson 17, female, Tennessee
    Alexander L Dotson 6, male, Tennessee
    Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: District 4, Lewis, Tennessee; Roll: M432_887; Page: 426; Image: 76(8 of 12)
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, 1,009 rolls.

    1860 United States Federal Census
    about Rebecca Pickard King Dodson
    Name: Rebecca Dodson
    Age in 1860: 65
    Birth Year: abt 1795
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Home in 1860: District 4, Lewis, Tennessee
    Gender: Female
    Post Office: Newburgh
    Household Members: Name, Age, Gender, Birthplace
    Rebecca Dodson 65, female, This census states Tennessee as birthplace
    Alexander Dodson 15, male, Tennessee
    Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: District 4, Lewis, Tennessee; Roll: M653_1260; Page: 512; Image: 364.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1,438 rolls.

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    These next census records are believed to be for James Ellis Dodson who married Rebecca Hope. It is unclear at this time if this is the "Jerry E. Dodson" mentioned in the will of John Pickard. I am unsure at this time if there is a relation to this Dodson family and that of Benjamin T. Dodson.

    1850 United States Federal Census
    about Rebecca Pickard Dodson
    Name: Rebecca Dodson
    Age: 35
    Estimated birth year: abt 1815
    Birth Place: Tennessee
    Gender: Female
    Value of Real Estate: $900
    Household Members: Name, Age, Gender, Place of Birth
    J. E. Dodson, 44, male, Virginia....Occupation-Blacksmith
    Rebecca Dodson, 35, female, Tennessee
    William Dodson, 14, male, Tennessee
    James Dodson, 12, male, Tennessee
    Sarah A. Dodson, 10, female, Tennessee
    Margaret Dodson, 8, female, Tennessee
    Monroe Dodson, 5, male, Tennessee
    Martha R. Dodson, 2, female, Tennessee
    Ann Hope, 72, female, female, Tennessee
    Mary Hope, 25, female, Tennessee
    Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): District 18, Maury, Tennessee
    Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: District 18, Maury, Tennessee; Roll: M432_890; Page: 204; Image: 397(5-6 of 19)
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, 1,009 rolls.

    1860 United States Federal Census
    about Rebecca A. Pickard Dodson
    Name: Rebecca A Dodson
    Age in 1860: 44
    Birth Year: abt 1816
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Home in 1860: District 18, Maury, Tennessee
    Gender: Female
    Post Office: Santa Fe
    Value of real estate: $10,720
    Value of person estate: $7400
    Household Members: Name Age
    J E Dodson 54......Occupation---Farmer and Blacksmith
    Rebecca A Dodson 44
    J A Dodson 22
    S A Dodson 18
    Margret Dodson 17
    Joseph Dodson 13
    Martha Dodson 11
    Mary Dodson 7
    George Hill 18, male, Farm laborer, born in Tennessee
    Benj Adkinson 26, male, Blacksmith, born in Virginia
    Ann Hope 82, female, born in North Carolina
    Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: District 18, Maury, Tennessee; Roll: M653_1264; Page: 464; Image: 341(12-13 of 16)

    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1,438 rolls.

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    Lewis County, Tennessee
    Guardian Bonds 1846-1874

    Alexander Beckum for Rebecca Dotson(Dodson)

    Page 321
    April 1857--Layoff of Dower for Rebecca Dotson(Dodson)--Rebecca A. Pickard, widow of Jerry E. Dodson---Copy on file

    Page 323
    June 1854--Dower layoff of Rebecca Dotson(Dodson)--Rebecca A. Pickard, widow of Jerry E. Dodson--Copy on file




    Father: John Pickard Jr. b: ABT 1763 in Orange County, North Carolina, USA
    Mother: Ruth D. Maiden Name Unknown b: ABT 1768 in probably in North Carolina, USA

    Marriage 1 Benjamin T. Dodson b: BET 1790 AND 1800 in Presumed in North Carolina
    • Married: 03 JAN 1821 in Maury County, Tennessee, USA
    • Note:
      Photocopy on file

      Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
      about Benjamin T Dotson
      Name: Benjamin T Dotson
      Spouse: Rebecca King
      Marriage Date: 3 Jan 1821
      Marriage County: Maury
      Marriage State: Tennessee
      Married by: Wm. Stockard, J. P.
      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com. Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008. Original data: Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Nashville, TN, USA: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Microfilm.
    Children
    1. Has No Children Margaret Dodson b: ABT 1833 in Tennessee, USA

    Marriage 2 Abner King b: BET 1790 AND 1800
    • Married: BET 1810 AND 1814 in Presumed in Tennessee
    • Note:
      Lewis County, Tennessee Court Minutes

      On this 6th day of August A.D. 1855 personally appeared in open court ROBERT M. COOPER and ANDREW JOHNSON residents of said State and County and persons of probity and truth who being duly sworn according to law declair that they personally know REBECKAH DODSON who signed and acknowledged the foregoing declaration in their presence and they declare that they personally knew her former husband ABNER KING during his lifetime and that he and ROBERT M. COOPER lived in the same neighborhood when they were married and he personally knew the said REBECKAH DODSON and her former husband ABNER KING to Cohabit as husband and wife and were so reputed and that it was never doubted that they were married and that he knew ABNER KING served as is set forth in the forgoing declaration and that he was killed (23) December 1814 at New Orleans, La.) as afore-said that he ROBERT M. COOPER was in Captain Hurt's Company, Tennessee Militia and that he knew when King was killed as aforesaid and that he knew when the said REBECKAH DODSON married her last husband BENJAMIN T. DODSON and that he lived in the same neighborhood when he died and that he personally knows the said REBECKAH DODSON is now a Widow and that he has no interest in this claim. Also ANDREW JOHNSON declares that he knew the said ABNER KING and the said REBECKAH DODSON (formerly his wife_ to Cohabit as husband and wife and that they were so reputed and that the said ABNER KING went to the said New Orleans, La. and that he ABNER KING never returned and that it was always understood him to have been killed as aforesaid and that she afterwards married BENJAMIN T. DODSON and that he died and that she the said REBECKAH DODSON is now widow and that he is satiffied that she is the lawful widow of the said ABNER KING deceased and that he has no interest in the foregoing Claim.

      ROBERT M. COOPER (seal)
      A. JOHNSTON* (seal)
      Sworn and subscribed to in open Court before me on the day and year before written.
      WM. H. FLANIGAN, Clerk
      *Note: He is listed as Andrew Johnson, but signs as A. Johnston.

      Roberts, Lillian Lesbia Word; "Hugh Cooper 1720-1798 Fishing Creek So. Carolina and His Decendants", McMillan Publishing Co., Dallas, Texas; 1976 pg. S-46

      Submitted by: Mary Bob McClain Richardson on 28 September 2004

      http://www.tngennet.org/lewis/court.htm
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