family of kiziah love and john lawley

FAMILY OF KIZIAH LOVE AND JOHN LAWLEY

JOHN LAWLEY was born January 20, 1797 in North Carolina, and died July 27, 1877 in Shelby County, Alabama-on 1850 Shelby County census.  He married (1) KIZIAH LOVE November 25, 1819 in Ashville, St. Clair County, Alabama-alternate date Nov. 14, daughter of SAMUEL LOVE and ELIZABETH NATION.  She was born January 08, 1803 in South Carolina-alternate date Jan 9, and died July 27, 1833 probably in St. Clair County, Alabama.  He married (2) MAHALA JANE SEALE December 14, 1834 in St. Clair County, Alabama, daughter of JAMES SEALE and LOUIZA.  She was born June 30, 1816 in Fairfield County, South Carolina, and died August 26, 1893 in Shelby County, Alabama-died listening to her 2nd husband preach. 

 Notes for JOHN LAWLEY:

 FROM "DEED RECORD A, 1823-1832" ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ALABAMA

 JOHN LAWLEY DEED TO HUGH COPELAND

 State of Alabama, St. Clair County - Know all men by these presents that we John Lawley of the one part and Hugh Copeland of the other part all of the County and state aforesaid witnessth the said John Lawley and Kiziah Lawley his wife bargined sold and delivered and by these presents do bargin sell and deliver unto Hugh Copeland a certain tract or parcel of land being and lying and situated as follows seventeenth township of range two east section twenty six west half of the south east quarter containing seventy nine acres and forty seven hundreds of an acre for an in consideration of the sum of two hundred and twenty five dollars to us in hand paid the receipt where of is hereby Acknowledged the said John Lawley and Kisiah Lawley his wife doth by these presents warrant and forever? defend? the wrights of the above described land? unto said Hugh Copeland his ares (sic) and assigns forever from us and our executors, administrators or assigns and all and every person or persons whatsoever in witness whereof we hereunto set our names and affix our seals this twenty fourth day of December in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty seven.

 Signed    John Lawley (seal)

Kisiah (x-her mark) Lawley (seal)

 Test        William Thweatt, a Justice of the Peace for said County

 Came into office June the 5th 1829 & recorded July the 29th 1829 - Test Joshua W. Hooper -clerk

 PROBATE MINUTES 1873-1886 - SHELBY COUNTY ALABAMA - LAWLEY, JOHN - ESTATE AUG. 17, 1877

 Probate Court Shelby County Alabama Special Term August 14, 1877 - It being shown to the Court that John Lawley who was at the time an inhabitant of this county died intestate leaving an estate and that more than fifteen days have elapsed since his death was known and Mrs. Mahala J. Lawley the widow of deceased having filed in Court a written waiver of her right to administer on said estate and request that John J. Lawley the son and James W. Henderson the son in law of deceased be appointed administrators of said estate and it appearing that they are suitable and proper persons to be appointed and being willing to qualify and act It is ordered by teh Court that said John J. Lawley and James W. Henderson be and they are hereby appointed administrators of said estate of John Lawley deceased upon their entering into bond in the sum of Four thousand dollars payable and continued/conditioned? as required by sections 2003 and 2004 of the Revised Code of Alabama.  It is further ordered by the court that the bond given by said John J. Lawley and James W. Henderson with R.W. Cooke John A. Coshatt and Neely Webster as securities payable and conditions and in the amout as above required be and the same is hereby approved that it be filed and recorded and that letters of adminstration ? to them.  It is further ordered by the Court that James S. Duysk and J.W. Spradly and Jerry Stewart be and they are hereby appointed appraisers of said estate and that they report to this court under oath.

 LAWLEY, JOHN - ESTATE, FEBY 7, 1881

 Probate Court Shelby County Alabama Special Term February 7, 1881. - This day under previous order of this Court cause up to be heard and determined the account current? and vouchers filed by James W. Henderson and John J. Lawley administrators of the estate of John Lawley deceased for partial settlement of said estate cause the said administrations and cause also Wm. B. Browne Esq the guardian ad litem appointed by the Court to represent the minor heirs of said estate on this settlement no other person appearing to contest the same and if appearing to the court that notice has been given by publication for two? three? successive weks and by posting notices at the door fo the court house and  two other public places the court proceeded to hear and determine said account and it appearing to the court that said administrators have charged themselves with all the assets of said estate with which they are chargeable on this settlement and that they are by law entitled to the credits asked.  It is ordered adjudged and decreed by the court that said account be approved allowed and recorded by which it is shown that said administrators have received assets to the amount of Nine hundred  and fifty 66/100 dollars and are entitled to credits the sum of five hundred and seven 16/100 dollars leaving for distribution the sum of four hundred and forty three 50/100 dollars which being distributed give to Filedon Lawley Twenty six 08/100 dollars to Catherine Bradshaw & Marion Bradshaw her husband twenty six 08/100 dollars to Mahala Sprewell & Jeptha Sprewell Twenty six 08/100 dollars to Clarissa Turner Twenty six 08/100 dollars less note of Eleven dollars to wit Fifteen 08/100 dollars to Balzora Kerr and Lafayette Kerr her husband Twenty six 08/100 dollars, to Amanda E. Patmin and her husband Samuel Patmon Twenty six 08/100 dollars, to Lousia Henderson and James W. Henderson her husband Twenty six 08/100 dollars which has been paid, to John J. Lawley Twenty six 08/100 dollars which has been paid, to Mahala Fulmer and her husband John W. Fulmer Twenty six 08/100 dollars, to Jincy Cook and her husband Robert Cook Twenty six 08/100 dollars less their note of Eighteen 63/100 dollars to wit seven 45/100 dollars, to Louisa Hawkins and Josiah Hawkins her husband Twenty six 08/100 dollars to Uraniah Harris Twenty six 08/100 dollars which has been paid into court, to Elisha Lawley Twenty six 08/100 dollars which has been paid - to Lourana & Wm H. Davis Twenty six 08/100 dollars which has been paid, to Sarah Waldrop Twenty six 08/100 dollars, to Hiram W. Lawley Twenty Six 08/100 dollars, to John W. Dodson, Andrew J. Dodson, Thos B. Dodson,         Dodson &       Dodson each Five 21 1/2/100 dollars which has been paid - It is therefor? ordered that said Fieldon Lawley recover from said administrators said sum of Twenty six 08/100 the sum os found due him for which let Execution issue - It is further ordered by the Court that said Catherine Bradshaw and her husband Marion Bradshaw in right of said Catherine recover/receive of said administrators said sum of Twenty six 081/00 dollars amount found due them for which let execution issue.  It is further ordered that Mahala Sprewell & her husband Jeptha Sprewell in right of said Mahala recover/receive? of said administrators said sum of Twenty six 08/100 for which let execution issue.  It is further ordered by the court that Clarissa Turner recover? of said administrators said sum of Fifteen 08/100 dollars for which let Execution issue - It is further ordered by the court that Balzora Kerr and her husband Lafayette Kerr recover? of said administrators the sum of Twenty six 08/100 dollars amount found due them for which let Execution issue.  It is further ordered by the court that Amanda E. Patmon and Samuel Patmon her husband in right of said Amanda E. recover of said administrators said sum of Twenty six 08/100 dollars found due them for which let Execution issue - It is further ordered by the court that John W. Fulmer and Mahala Fulmer in right of said Mahala recover of said administrators said sum of Twenty six 08/100 dollars found due them for which let Execution issue.  It is further ordered by the court that Jency Cook and her husband Robert Cook recover of said administrators said sum of seven45/100 dollars found due them for which let Execution issue.  It is further ordered by the Court that Louisa Hawkins and Josiah Hawkins her husband recover of said administrators said sum of Twenty six 08/100 dollars amount found due them for which let Execution issue.  It is further ordered by the court that Hiram W. Lawley recover of said administrators said sum of Twenty six 08/100 dollars amount found due him for which let execution issue.  It is further ordered by the court that Sarah Waldrop recover of said administrators said sum of Twenty six 08/100 dollars amount found due her for which let execution issue.

 J.T. Leeper Judge Probate

CHILDREN OF KIZIAH LOVE AND JOHN LAWLEY

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN LAWLEY AND MAHALA JANE SEALE

FAMILY OF LUCINDA LAWLEY AND WILLIAM F. DODSON

LUCINDA LAWLEY was born September 02, 1820 in Alabama, and died before August 1879 in probably Arkansas.  She married JOHN W. DODSON.  He died in August 1879 and  lived in Columbia County, Arkansas.   On 1850 Tippah County, Mississippi census, District 2, p. 178, household 1181-1181. On 1860 Columbia County, Arkansas census, Magnolia Township, Magnolia PO, p. 325, household 762-778 - it appears William is remarried - when did Lucinda die and are all children listed hers?

CHILDREN OF LUCINDA LAWLEY AND WILLIAM F. DODSON

FAMILY OF HIRAM WASHINGTON LAWLEY AND LOUZANIE HALE

HIRAM WASHINGTON LAWLEY was born August 12, 1822 in St. Clair County, Alabama-was a Methodist minister and a Mason, and died August 07, 1892 in Dyke's Mill, Shelby County, Alabama.  He is buried Lawley's Chapel Cemetery, Dyke's Mill, Shelby County, Alabama.  He married LOUZANIE F. HALE July 02, 1844 in Tennessee, daughter of JOHN HALE and MARGARET.  She was born about 1825 in Tennessee-member of the Eastern Star, and died May 14, 1899 and is buried Lawley's Chapel Cemetery, Dykes Mill, Shelby County, Alabama.

Notes for HIRAM WASHINGTON LAWLEY:

On 1870 Baker County, Alabama census, PCT 4, Chestnut Creek,  p. 193 On 1880 Chilton County, Alabama census, Beat 2, SD 2, Ed 27, p. 14B, household 199-204 - living with them are daughter Lydia and her children.

CHILDREN OF HIRAM WASHINGTON LAWLEY AND LOUZANIE HALE               

FAMILY OF LURANA (LURANEY) LAWLEY AND WILLIAM HENRY DAVIS

 

LOURANEY/LURANA LAWLEY was born October 06, 1823 in St. Clair County, Alabama, and died March 17, 1884 in Wichita Falls, Texas.  She is buried Riverside Cemetery, Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas.  She married WILLIAM HENRY DAVIS November 18, 1841 in Shelby County, Alabama.  He was born December 27, 1811 in Abbeyville District, South Carolina, and died March 29, 1896 in Wichita Falls, Texas.  He is buried Riverside Cemetery, Wichita Falls, Texas, Wichita County, Texas. 

Notes for LOURANEY/LURANA LAWLEY:

 INFORMATION ON THIS LINE FROM BOBBY HOWARD GEDCOM AT ANCESTRY.COM WEBSITE

 Mr. Howard received this information from Rita Seiter .

More About LURANA LAWLEY:

Date born 2: November 01, 1824, TN or AL .  Burial: Riverside Cemetery,  Wichita Falls, TX .  Census: 1880, Parker Co, TX .  Tombstone: March 12, 1884, reads age 60/5/11.  Tradition: part Cherokee

I (Bobby Howard) visited the grave on 5-13-2000.  I read tombstone as March 17, 1884 as date of death.  Tombstone says 60 yrs 5 mos 11 ds.  I figure date of birth as of October 6, 1823.

Notes for WILLIAM HENRY DAVIS:

More About WILLIAM HENRY DAVIS:

Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Wichita Falls, TX Section N .  Census 1: 1850, Shelby Co, AL #625,( N of Sterrett, T18S, R2#, S17, S20), age 32 SC, Lauraria 26 AL, Jasper 13 AL, Marion 10, Elisha 8, Lousa 6, John 4, almira 10/12 Jan

Census 2: 1860, Shelby Co, AL, Montevallo P.O. Lower Yellowleaf, #1086, Wm. H 48, Luranie 37, Marion 18, Elisha 16, Luisa 12, Jno 10, Elvira 8, Mahala 7, Mace or Mose 6, Martha 5, Robert 2

Census 3: 1870, Limestone Co, TX, Eutaw Dst 48, p. 121, #837, Wm 59, Lurana 48, Francis M 28, Elvira 18, Jno. 21, Andrew M 15, Mahala 14, Robert 14, Holtzclaw 6, Major J 5

Census 4: 1880, Parker Co, TX ED 139, PC 8, p. 469B, #208-218, Surulda? (Lurana) 58 (wid/div?) TN, Jennie 30 AL, Robert 21, Holsclaw 18, Jack 15, next to Andrew 24  & Cordelia 19

Church: believed to be Methodist .  Deed: September 22, 1856, Shelby Co, AL L-631 from Jno & Mahaly Lawley, SW 1/ SW Q S17, T18, R2E

Descendant 1: Arthur Davis, S.D.  Descendant 2: Earl Davis, S.D.  Descendant 3: Mary Davis, LA   Descendant 4: Mrs. Gerdis, Electra, TX

Descendant 5: Nina Russell, Electra, TX  Descendant 6: February 2000, Alfee@flash.net

M. License: November 18, 1841, Shelby Co, AL .  Military: believed CSA from AL, on WF UDC list- one WH member sons of Confed Vets

Residence: Shelby Co, AL on Coosa R, to TX ab t 1867, spent 1 year Bossier Parish, LA

See: Wichita County Beginnings, comp by Louise Kelley

Tombstone: 84/3/2/.  Tradition: CSA AL .  Of there eight children, all born in Shelby CO, AL, five remained in Wichita Falls.

The other three were John Wesley, who went to Louisiana, Jennie Davis Page, and Etta Davis Gerdis .  I (Bobby Howard) visited the grave on 5-13-2000.

CHILDREN OF LURANA (LURANEY) LAWLEY AND WILLIAM HENRY DAVIS

               

FAMILY OF FIELDING (PECK) LAWLEY AND MARTHA MATILDA COOK

FIELDING (PECK) LAWLEY was born July 17, 1825 in St. Clair County, Alabama, and died January 28, 1893.  He is buried in Lawley's Chapel Cemetery, Dyke's Mill, Shelby County, Alabama.  He married MARTHA MATILDA COOK February 05, 1849 in St. Clair County, Alabama, daughter of ELIAS COOK and MARTHA PRAYTOR.  She was born May 31, 1821 in Jefferson County, Alabama, and died October 08, 1902 in Shelby County, Alabama.  She is buried in Lawley's Chapel Cemetery, Dyke's Mill, Shelby County, Alabama.

Notes for FIELDING (PECK) LAWLEY:

FROM ELISHA LAWLEY AND SOME OF HIS DESCENDANTS BY FRANCES P. TUCK, 1998

The Peck Lawley house hearth rock measured 5'X2'x9".  It was placed in the upstairs great room at the Frank Partridge log house 10 Dec 1979 at approximately 2:45 p.m. CST.  It was moved (within a few days) to the foot of the front steps of the house.  It was thought to be too heavy to be inside.

CHILDREN OF FIELDING (PECK) LAWLEY AND MARTHA MATILDA COOK

FAMILY OF ELISHA LAWLEY AND CAROLINE E. DAVIS

ELISHA LAWLEY was born March 11, 1826 in St. Clair County, Alabama, and died after March 20, 1899 in Louisiana.  He married CAROLINE E. DAVIS July 22, 1847 in Shelby County, Alabama.  She was born about 1832 in Georgia.

Notes for ELISHA LAWLEY:

FROM ELISHA LAWLEY AND SOME OF HIS DESCENDANTS BY FRANCES P. TUCK, 1998

According to the records of Lawrence L. Carr, Elisha Lawley and his family were in the village of Mt. Lebanon, Louisiana when John Lawley's estate was being probated.  This was in Bienville Parish.  They were not in Bienville Parish when the 1870 census was taken.  Lawrence eventually found the family in the Choctaw County, Mississippi census of 1870.  Elisha was in Arcadia, Louisiana on August 30, 1879.  On 1860 Shelby County, Alabama census, Harpersville PO, p. 356, household 791-791. On 1870 Choctaw County, Mississippi census, Township 18, Range 15, Ada PO, p. 414, household 15-15. On 1880 Bienville Parish, Louisiana census, Ward 1, SD 2, ED 6, p. 548B, household 394-394.

CHILDREN OF ELISHA LAWLEY AND CAROLINE E. DAVIS

FAMILY OF EURANA (NANNIE) LAWLEY AND MADISON D. HARRIS

EURANNA (NANNIE) LAWLEY was born April 06, 1828 in St. Clair County, Alabama, and died after March 20, 1899.  By August 30, 1879 she was residing in Choctaw County, Mississippi.  She married MADISON D. HARRIS January 09, 1848 in St. Clair County, Alabama, son of THOMAS HARRIS and SARAH.  He was born about 1831 in Tennessee, and died before August 1879.  On 1870 Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, Beat 2, Starkville, p. 353, household 775-740.

CHILDREN OF EURANA (NANNIE) LAWLEY AND MADISON D. HARRIS

 

  

 

L.L. Kight 2002