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Martha L. Worsham b abt 1791 Amelia Co., VA. md 1st) Peter Gent or Grant 13 Sep 1809 Amelia Co., VA. Archer Worsham father of the bride. PeterÂ’s last name could have been Gent.
She md 2nd) James Clifford Pemberton 20 Jul 1828 Crawford Co., Georgia. James b 1803 NC.
Martha's father, Archer Worsham, b abt 1763 Amelia Co., VA. md Nancy Clark Smith 10 Feb 1790 Goochland Co., VA, Sur: Alexander Fowler. Nancy b 13 Dec 1772 d/o George Smith Caroline Trabue. On 27 Dec 1792 Henry, sold four negroes to his son, Archer for Â£100. Wit: Thomas Smith Patrick Baugham. Archer was then living in Amelia. He was later in Nottoway Co. In Jan Court 1810, Archer Worsham his wife, Nancy C. Worsham sold to James Robertson, Sr. John R. Robertson 328 acres in Amelia Co. for $2000. Land is bounded on the south by Genito Rd. Lands of Edmund Harrison, John Lane, William Murray. Part of this land was the 131 acres on NS of Jenito (Genito) Rd which Archer bought from his father Henry. He is on the 1810 Baldwin Co., GA Tax list in the 1820 Baldwin Co., GA Census with males: 1 under 10 1 over 45; females 1 under 10 1 over 45 15 slaves.
Archer wrote his will 12 Mar 1822 and it was proved 27 Jan 1824. He d 22 Jan 1823 Milledgeville, Baldwin, GA. Benjamin Lester applied for letters of administration on the estate of Archer Worsham, late of sd. Co. on 17 Nov 1827.
In the Inferior Court of Baldwin Co. on 3 Mar 1828, application was to be made, four months after date, to sell the real estate of Archer Worsham, Jr. late of sd Co. It was stated on 24 Nov 1828, by an order of the Inferior Court of Baldwin Co. all the perishable property belonging to Archer Worsham, decd would be sold on 30 Dec 1828 at the late residence of Archer Worsham. The estate consisted of horses, cows, hogs, and plantation utensils. At the same time the plantation would be rented and about 30 negroes would be hired.
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