George Gayden's Will: In the name of God Amen, I George Gayden
of the state of Mississippi and county of Amite being of perfect
mind and memory (praise be God) do this 29th day of May in the
year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nineteen make
and publish this my last will and testament, in manner
following, that is to say:
I give and bequeath unto my beloved daughter Rebeccah Batchelor
a Negro girl named Violet. I give and bequeath unto my dutiful
son Gadesby Gayden two negros, towit, Stephan a Negro man and
Mariah a Negro girl and one small desk.
I give and bequeath my beloved daughter Patsy Perkins a Negro
woman named Charity(?) and her (issue?).
I give and bequeath unto my dutiful son George Gayden two Negro
men, to wit, Federick and Peter and one half of the cows, horses
I give and bequeath unto my beloved daughter Elizabeth Morgan
one Negro boy named Issac, two cows and calves and one hundred
dollars, the money to be paid ?? at the expiration of
I give and bequeath unto my beloved daughter Diana Davis two
negros, to wit, Isum a Negro man, and ??, a Negro boy.
I give and bequeath unto my dutiful son Griffin Gayden a Negro
man named Tom and one half of the stock of cattle, hogs and
horses also one wagon and gear and also a Negro man named
Soloman and two beds and ??.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter in law Hannah Gayden twenty
dollars to be paid to her
at the expiration of five years.
I give and bequeath unto my loving grand daughter Louisa(?)
Gayden three hundred and sixty
dollars, to be paid to her at the expiration of five years.
I give and bequeath unto my grand son Francis Wren three hundred
and sixty dollars to be paid to him at the expiration of five
I give and bequeath unto my grand son George Gayden Wren three
hundred and sixty dollars, to be paid to him at the expiration
of five years.
And I hereby make and ordain and ???? sons Cadesbey Gayden ????
Source Information: Volume 1, Book B pp 1-75 Amite County,
He took the Oath of Alliegance 1778 in Nutbush District of
Granville County, North Carolina."
Rebecca GAYDEN b: 27 FEB 1774 in Orange Co,VA
Patsey GAYDEN b: in
Cadesbey GAYDEN b: 1776 in SC
Agrippa GAYDEN b: 21 JUL 1779 in SC
Martha GAYDEN b: 1781 in SC
George GAYDEN b: 1783 in SC
Elizabeth GAYDEN b: 1785 in SC
Diana GAYDEN b: 1787 in SC
Griffen GAYDEN b: 1789 in SC
Nash GAYDEN b: 1791 in SC
4 George L. GAYDEN b: ABT 1783 d: 1819 + Sally EVANS b: ABT
4 Elizabeth GAYDEN b: 1785 d: DEC 1852 + William MORGAN b: 01
AUG 1784 d: 18 JUN 1830
4 Diana GAYDEN b: ABT 1784 + George DAVIS
5 Victoria Carolina DAVIS
4 Griffin GAYDEN b: 1787 + Dercas WADE + Mary Ann MCCLENDON
4 Nash V. GAYDEN b: 1788 d: 08 JUN 1812 + Hannah HOWARD b: ABT
5 Serafina GAYDEN b: ABT 1813
MARRIAGE: 25 Jul 1844, near Woodville, Wilkinson Co. Mississippi
2 Mary Elizabeth White b: 3 AUG 1845 d: 20 MAR 1912 + David Cory
2 Susan Louvenia White b: 24 JUN 1848 d: 10 OCT 1920 + Charles
2 David Benjamin White b: 20 MAR 1850 + Rebecca Forest
2 Robert Archie White b: 20 JUN 1852 + Lutie Forest
2 Charles Flowers White b: 18 MAR 1845 + Florence Cheatham +
Corina Black + Nannie Smith
2 Martin Luther White b: 3 FEB 1856 + Fannie Gordon Haynes
2 Frances Virginia White b: 18 NOV 1860 + Martin A. McCraine
2 Amanda A. White b: 30 JAN 1858
2 Thomas Ripley White b: 25 APR 1862 + Lillie Vine
2 John Wesley White b: 13 SEP 1864
2 George Phillip White b: 16 SEP 1866 + Flora Hyde