Some notations on Abraham Hill and his wife, Christian Walton Hill, and their children, including a son, Abraham Hill.....among others.
“A FEW LOOSE PAPERS FOUND IN THE ATTIC
“Page 4--HILL, ABRAHAM, Sr. To wife Christian several slaves, the use of all land on south side of Long creek, including my manor plantation, except 200 acres where son Henry lives. To son Abraham land on north side of Long creek. To sons Theophilus and Noah 200 acres of south side of Broad river, and 460 acres on Appalatchee river in Greene Co. To son Wylie another part of land willed to wife and son…” [End of Page 57]; [start of Page 58} “…Henry. To son Thomas remainder of land on Long creek, after the death of my wife, including four acres used as plant beds. To son Myles slaves, etc., at majority. To dau. Mary slaves, etc. To grandson Henry Blake, cattle. To grandaughter Mary Blake, cattle. To grandson John Pope, cattle. To grandaughter Sarah Pope, cattle. To grandaughter Patsy Jordan, cattle. To grandson Whitman Cocke, cattle. Out of the money due me from Edward Pride a young negro woman be purchased which my son-in-law Josiah Jordan shall have forever for himself and heirs and five shillings. All other money collected for outstanding debts to pay his own, and residue used to finish his house, and a horse purchased for his son Noah. After the death of wife cattle to be divided amongst my children; Theopilus, Noah, Myles, Thomas, Wylie, and Mary. All slaves given to above children to remain on the farm and work under the direction of my son Abraham and my wife till Noah, Miles, Wylie, Thomas and Mary come of age or marry. Wife Christian and sons Abraham and Henry, Excrs. Signed Nov. 23, 1790. J. Abernethie, Joshua Johnston, Test.
Codicil. Whereas in above will nothing was left to sons-in-law Benj. Blake and Henry Pope, Executors to pay to son Henry Pope, five shillings and to each of my sons-in-law Henry Pope and Benj. Blake five shillings. Probated Feb. 29, 1792. Citation, Vol. I., P. 57-58
“Page 60--Dec. 6, 1800. Abraham Hill, dec'd., letters dismissory granted Abraham and Henry Hill.” Citation, Vol. I, P. 36.
“[WILKES COUNTY, GEORGIA] MINUTES OF INFERIOR COURT--1811-1817
“Page 76--May 3, 1814. William Johnson et al caveators, vs Excrs. Sarah Hill, dec'd., admitted to probate and ordered recorded. John and Abraham Hill, Excrs. named in the will, qualify. (not of record).” Citation, Vol. I, P. 186.
“Page 77--Ambrose Beasley, dec'd. Royland Beasley appointed Admr. Betsy T. Anthony and John Hill applicants for letters of administration on estate of Joseph C. Anthony, dec'd. vs Micajah Anthony. Betsy T. Anthony and John Hill appointed Admrs. Abraham Hill and John Colley, Security.” Citation, Vol. I., P. 186.
“[January 14, 1823] Page 81-83--Josiah W. Pope, dec'd. Lemuel Wootten and Abraham Hill, Sr., appointed Admrs.” Citation, Vol. I., P. 202
“[WILKES COUNTY, GEORGIA] MINUTES OF INFERIOR COURT--1824-1827
“November 7. 1825. Page 73--John Hundley's bond as Admr. of Ann Gunn ordered delivered to Pope & Brewer for prosecution. Petition of Catherine Toombs, Excx. of Robert Toombs, dec'd. to carry into effect the sixth clause of the….” [end of Page 216]; [start of Page 217} “…will, that she may educate the children. Thomas W. Cobb, Excr of the third clause to pay dividends on bank stock. Petition of Sarah Stokes, Admx. of Armstead E. Stokes, dec'd. to divide the personal estate. Petition of Abram Hill, Admr. of Josiah W. Pope to divide the slaves.” Citation: Vol. I, P. 217.
“WILKES COUNTY, GEORGIA] RETURNS OF ADMINISTRATORS AND GUARDIANS--BOOK "I"--1809-1816
“Page 259--HILL, SARAH, dec'd. Abraham and John Hill, Excrs. Returns for 1813 No data.” Citation: Vol. I, P. 233.
“[WILKES COUNTY, GEORGIA] DEED BOOK "D D"--1788-1789
“Page 84--RAGGAN, JONATHAN and wife Ann to Abraham Hill 700 acres on Long creek according to orig. grant 1784 to said Raggan. Mar. 7, 1788. Burwell Pope, Test. Citation: Vol. I, P. 278.
“[WILKES COUNTY, GEORGIA] LOTTERY OF 1819--ANOTHER BOOK
“Hill, Abraham 2
"Hill, Burwell P. 1
"Hill, Wiley, gdn. orphs. of Thos. Hill, dec'd. 1” [[Note: This Wiley Hill, grandson of [Abraham Hill] was the son of Thomas Hill, deceased.] Citation: Vol. I, P. 338.
[[Notes: Therefore, these resources about Abraham Hill, husband of Christian [Walton] enumerated these children [but not all children were named]:
Abraham Hill [believed to have married Elizabeth McGehee];
Thomas Hill [believed to have married Sarah McGehee];
Grandson Henry Blake, son of Benjamin Blake;
Grandaughter Mary Blake, daughter of Benjamin Blake;
Grandson John Pope, son of Henry Pope;
Granddaughter Sarah Pope, daughter of Henry Pope;
Graddaughter Patsy Jordan, daughter of Josiah Jordan;
Grandson Whitmann Cocke, son of not-stated;
In this enumerated, the only daughter identified is 'Mary; although the enumeration of three sets of grandchildren indicate three marriages of other daughters....]]
Source Citation: The Early Records of Georgia: Wilkes County, Vol. I & II, compiled by Grace Gillam Davidson. 1933. Macon, Ga.http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/books/early-records-of-ga