I have some curiosity about a Hiram Hagan who died in Houston Co., GA in 1831. Some folks have said he is the same man who married Jane (? location?) in 1827.
I will insert some links for consideration below, but in a nutshell, some speculation, beware:
Hiram Hagan married Martha Jane Gardner in 1827. In 1830 he appears in the Houston Co., GA census. In 1831 he dies. In 1834 "Jinsey" Hagan remarries Frederick Watson. She had at least two children by Hiram, ages noted in the 1830 census, and it seems that one was Mary Frances who took the name of her stepfather, thus Mary Frances Watson, born circa 1828.
Mary Frances Watson marries Jesse Pedrick circa 1842, possibly Lee Co., GA, and lives between the Frederick and Richard Watson families in Dooly Co., GA in the 1850 census.
The Pedrick (sometimes appearing as Peddrick) family moves, along with Frederick and Jinsey Watson, to Lowndes Co., GA circa 1851. Frederick Watson dies there in 1854, will recorded. In 1858 this section of Lowndes Co. becomes part of Brooks Co., GA.
Jesse Pedrick goes off to war and dies in prison in 1865.
Among children of Jesse and Mary Frances (Hagan, Watson) Pedrick is James Hiram Pedrick 1843-1915, died in Pasco Co., FL.
Mary applies for a Civil War widows pension.
Julia Ann Cordelia Watson, youngest daughter of Frederick and Jincey Watson, marries James C. Carroll in Brooks Co., GA. According to Carroll family lore, Julia and J.C. move to Texas about 1872. They are listed in the Anderson Co., TX census for 1880 by initials, J.C. and J.A.C.
Jinsey the old widow was supposed to have gone to Texas and lived until 1881, but I can't be too sure I've found her, but there is a possible match in AL that year, going by the name Haggan and rendered by most transcribers as Jenney, but inspecting the handwriting sure looks like Jencey to me, age is a rough match, neighbors are mostly of the family name Broach.
Mary Pedrick remains in Brooks Co., GA.
That's about it... I'm feeling pretty confident that Jincey Hagan who married Frederick Watson was the widow of Hiram Hagan.
Name: Hiram HAGAN
Given Name: Hiram
Birth: 1799 in of Appling, Georgia
Death: 15 Mar 1831
Change Date: 12 Oct 2003 at 01:00:00
Father: Peter HAGAN b: ABT 1767 in of Mt. Pleasant, York, PA
Mother: Frances Mary HOLCOMBE b: ABT 1767 in of King and Queen, Virginia
Marriage 1 Martha Jane GARDNER
Married: 29 Nov 1827
Child of Peter & Francis: Hiram Hagan born in NC, (c1788) married "Jane",
29 Nov 1827 (per bible records). There is a Hiram Hagin listed in the 1830
Houston Co. GA census.