HERE'S WHAT I HAVE ON "MOSES1" AND "MOSES2".
IT LOOKS LIKE MOSES-2 IS THE ONE TO WHICH YOU
MOSES No. 1, b. Jones Co., N. C., about 1761, son of Elisha Stout Blackshear and Susasnna (probably Ward). Lived in Jones Co., N. C., and Twiggs Co., Ga. D. 27 Sept., 1822. Wife, ELIZABETH DAVIS, of Duplin Co., N. C. M. about 15 Dec., 1782. Issue No. 1 Isaac, m. Benita Bailey. No. 2 Elizabeth, m. Saunders. No. 3 Randall, m. Anglin. No. 4 William, m. Anderson. No. 5 Mary, m. John Blackshear. No. 6 Joseph, m. Paul. 1782 Marriage Bonds Duplin Co., N. C., in Archives at Raleigh, Moses Blackshear, 15 Dec., 1782, and Elizabeth Davis. Bondsman Abraham Bailey.Witness W. Dickson C.C. Family tradition gives the name as Dawson.
1788-13, June, entered Claim for 50 Acres on the south side of Trent River, Jones Co., N. C. Cit. Land Grant Office Raleigh, Book 76 p. 7
1790-16, Nov., Granted as above Cit. Book 76. p. 7. Listed in Federal Census.
1794-6, Dec., Received Grant of 50 Acres on south side of Trent River Jones Co., N. C. Cit. Book 86, p. 122.
1796-9, Jan., Moses and Elisha made Deed to James Goodman, total 144 Acres in Jones Co., N. C. Consideration 125 pounds current money.
1798 Drew 125 Acres in Washington Co., Ga., in the Ga. lottery of 1798.
1806 Drew more in the same County in Lottery of 1806, while living there.
1808 Mentioned in the will of his Father.
1818 On Tax List in Twiggs Co., Ga.
Cit. Family Chart by J. Appleton Blackshear, 1866, via P. L. Blackshear. Family Chart circulated among Alabama Families
1890-1900 via Raines Vol. S. pp. 1-24. Lr. Wm. St. J. Blackshear, (Descendant) of Santa Barbara, Calif., 1953.
Land Grants and Deeds in N. C. via F. Census via V.
MOSES No. 2, farmer, b. Henry Co., Ala., 28 Oct., 1823, d. Henry Co., Ala., 21 May, 1892, bur. Haleburg, Ala., son of Katherin Anglin and Randall (Randolph) Blackshear. M. ELIZABETH ALLEN, b. Henry Co., Ala., 1827 (?), d. 1 Nov., 1904, at Haleburg, bur. there. M. at Haleburg. Issue No. 1 Idoac, (?), d. infancy. No. 2 Elizabeth, m. Lewis Whiddon. No. 3 Argie, m. J. B. Boone. No. 4 Nonie, M. Riley Hales. No. 5 Annie A., m. A. L. Stephenson. No. 6 Robert, m. Martha Vann. No. 7 Donie Callie, m. S. T. Hall. No. 7 Ida Lillian, m. A. L. Stephenson. M. B. No. 2 was member of the Primitive Baptist Church. Census of 1860 lists property at $1360.00
Cit. Ls. Mrs. D. W. Hollis (granddaughter), Headland, Ala., 1953. Mrs. R. H. Mouring (niece), Columbia, Ala., 1952. Raines Vol. S. pp. 24-26. 'phone interview with Albert
Blackshear, Atlanta, Ga., 1952, (James Albert), (great nephew).
MOSES No. 3, son of Nancy Crawford or Mattie Churchwell and John G. Blackshear. Wife, OLLIE MAY BIRDSONG. M. Twiggs Co., Ga., 11 Aug., 1909. Issue No. 1 Marshall. No. 2 Grady. No. 3 Lillian, m. Epps and Martin. No. 4 Rogers. No further traces.
Cit. Lr. Mrs. J. P. Sanders, Miami Springs, Fla. Book 1 Twiggs Co., Marriages, Jeffersonville, Ga.