James Harvey

Male, #10014, (1751 - circa Oct 1807)
Father*(?) Harvey (s 1724 - ); 
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Birth*1751 James was born at Virginia in 1751. 
Marriage*before 1775 He married Sarah Judith Clarke at Edgefield Co., South Carolina, before 1775.1 
American Revolution*between 1775 and 1783 He provided service in the American Revolutionary War between 1775 and 1783
(DAR Listing: James Harvey, born 1755 in North Carolina, died 1807 in Georgia, married Sarah Clarke, Private, Georgia
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Battle of Kettle Creek, Wilkes Co., GA. A monument has been erected at the site in memory of the Revolutionary War soldiers who fought there.).2,3 
Deed*1 Jul 1784 He granted a deed to Josiah Carter on 1 Jul 1784 at Wilkes Co., Georgia,

Book A, 1784-1786, p. 51, 1 & 2 July 1784, James Harvey and Sarah his wife, to Josiah Carter, all of Wilkes Co. Lease and Release, for £50, 200 acres, on the N. side of Ogechee, granted Harvey, 25 Nov. 1783, adj. N.W. by Ogechee River, all other sides vacant when surveyed. (signed) James Harvey, Sarah (x) Harvey. Wit: Henry Graybill, J.P., John Harvey, Richard (x) Hamlin. Proved 27 July 1785 by witnesses, Benj. Thompson, J.P. Regd. 12 Oct. 1785, Benj. Catching, C.W.C.4
 
Deed*5 Jul 1788 He was an adjacent landowner in the deed granted on 5 Jul 1788 at Wilkes Co., Georgia,

Book FF, 1789, p. 28, 5 July 1788, Josiah Carter and Mary, his wife, to James Thweat, all of Wilkes Co., for £30, 795 acres, on Ogechee, adj. W. by Wm. Ramsey & James Harvey, all other sides vacant at time of orig. survey, granted Carter, 26 Apr. 1787. (signed) Josiah Carter, Mary (x) Carter. Wit: John Bush, J.P. Mary Carter, wife of Josiah Carter, rel. dower rights before John Bush, J.P. Regd. 30 June 1789.4
 
Deed23 Aug 1789 He witnessed a deed grant on 23 Aug 1789 at Greene Co., Georgia,

Book D, Page 169: 23rd August 1789. Abraham Reddick and Ahannah, his wife, of Greene County to William Turner of same place for the sum of one hundred pounds for a tract of land containing two hundred acres in Greene County on the Twelve-Mile Beaverdam of Shoulderbone. Said land granted to said Abraham Reddick 31st March 1786. Wit: Hen. Graybill, J.P. and James Harvey. Reg: 23rd August 1799.5 
Deed18 Oct 1790 He witnessed a deed grant on 18 Oct 1790 at Wilkes Co., Georgia,

Book MM, 1794-1795, p. 413, John Hill, now of Wilkes Co., Ga., for £50, to John Robertson of Greene Co., Ga., planter, 140 acres, part of 500 acres granted to said Hill in 1786, on creek side on old line, a direct square to a disputed line, down disputed line to Rocky Comfort Creek, up creek, adj. Thomas Flin, 18 Oct. 1790. (signed) John Hill. Wit: Jas. Harvey, J.P., Thos. Clark. Regd. 23 Feb. 1795.4
 
Deed*Dec 1792 He was the original land grant recipient in the deed granted in Dec 1792 at Hancock Co., Georgia,

Book C, Page 100-103: 10th April 1797, Edward Prince and Lucy, his wife, of Edgefield County, South Carolina to John Shakleford, Senr. of Hancock County, Georgia for sum of five hundred and fifty three dollars for all that tract of land containing 388 acres in Hancock County, GA. and on waters of Beaver Dam. Adj. Capt. Samuel Reed's line and William Wiley's corner and Dixon Hall's land and between Gaither & Wiley. Said land being granted to James Harvey of Hancock County, GA day December 1792. Wit: James Shackleford, Samuel Reed and William Harper. Reg: 25th July 1798.5
 
Deed27 Aug 1793 He witnessed a deed grant on 27 Aug 1793 at Hancock Co., Georgia,

Book A, page 26: 27th August 1793. Obadiah Richardson and Jane, his wife of Greene County to Stephen Bishop of Washington County for the sum of two hundred pounds, for a tract of land lying in Greene County and containing two hundred and eighty seven and half acres, lying on the twelve mile Beaverdam Creek of Shoulderbone and adjoining lands of John Swinney, Nicholas Long and Daniel Richardson. Signed by Obadiah Richardson and Janey Richardson. Wit: Joshua Bishop, Zebadiah Briggs, Dixon Hall and James Harvey, J.P.5
 
Deed13 Dec 1793 He was an adjacent landowner in the deed granted on 13 Dec 1793 at Greene Co., Georgia,

Book B, Page 374: 13th December 1793. Peter Jackson and Susana, his wife, of Greene County to John Michael and Samuel Lawrence, merchant, of same place for the sum of five hundred pounds sterling for a tract of land in Greene County on the waters of Powel's creek south of Ogeechee, containing two hundred and twelve acres, it being part of a eight hundred and sixty five acre tract of land granted to said Peter Jackson on 10th December 1793, and bounded by Herndon and Harvey, by Graybill, by Stewart's, and by Middleton's land. Wit: James Orrick and Tunstall Roan.5
 
Deed*14 Dec 1793 He granted a deed on 14 Dec 1793 at Greene Co., Georgia,

Book B, Page 372: 14th December 1793. James Harvey and Sarah, his wife, of Greene County to Edward Prince of Edgefield County, South Carolina for the sum of twenty shillings for a tract of land in Greene County on the waters of Twelve Mile Beaverdam and joining Tucker's land and by Bishop's land and Reid's land and by Sheffield's land. Said land containing four hundred acres, it being the same granted to said Harvey and dated 6th December 1792. Signed by James Harvey and Sary Harvey. Wit: John Lamar, J.P. and Jeremiah Clark.5
 
Deed15 Mar 1794 He witnessed a deed grant on 15 Mar 1794 at Hancock Co., Georgia,

Book ?, Page 376: 15th March 1794. John Lamar of Hancock County, and Franky, his wife, to Thomas Airs of same place for the sum of one hundred pounds sterling for a tract of land containing two hundred and nineteen acres being part of an eight hundred acre tract granted to Robert Middleton on 21st February 1785 in Wilkes County, now Hancock County on Shoulderbone and joining Williamsons's and others. Wit: William Mornix(?), Joshua King and James Harvey, J.P. Reg: 7th May 1800.5
 
Deed15 Apr 1794 He witnessed a deed grant by Joseph Cooper on 15 Apr 1794 at Wilkes Co., Georgia, (Book PP, 1796-1798, p. 115, 15 Apr. 1794, Joseph Cooper of Hancock Co., Ga., to James Brewer of co. afsd., for £200, 200 acres in Wilkes Co., Ga. on Rocky Creek waters, being all the tract granted to Samuel Simpson, 13 Dec. 1785. (beginning of deed is 15 Apr. 1794, ending of deed is 15 Apr. 1797). (signed) Jos. Cooper. Wit: Jas. Harvey, J.P., Thos. Crittenden. Regd. 17 July 1797.).4 
Deed2 May 1794 He witnessed a deed grant on 2 May 1794 at Hancock Co., Georgia,

Book B, Page 9: 2nd May 1794. Jones Parsons of Hancock County to Edmund Crowder of same place, sold a tract of land containing four acres, situated in Hancock County on the waters of Ogeechee, adjoining tract of land belonging to the society of Powell's Creek Meeting House, and bounded by James Hutchinson's land and by Parson's land. Wit: Jas. Harvey, J.P.5
 
Deed12 May 1794 He granted a deed on 12 May 1794 at Hancock Co., Georgia,

Book B, Page 292: We, James Christopher and James Harvey of Hancock County are firmly bound unto Myles Greene, Register of Probate for Hancock County for the sum of one thousand pounds sterling. The condition of this obligation is such that James Christopher, administrator of the goods and chatties and credits of Henry Guyer, deceased, do make an inventory of said deceased. This 12th May 1794.5
 
Deed2 Dec 1794 He witnessed a deed grant on 2 Dec 1794 at Hancock Co., Georgia,

Book B, Page 384: 2nd December 1794. John Lamar of Hancock County to William Williams of same place for the sum of one hundred pounds sterling for a tract of land containing two hundred and thirty acres in Hancock County on the waters of Rocky and Island Creek, adjoining Clemons' land formerly called Smith's land and Glascock's land called in plat of this land when first surveyed, vacant, and by Grey's land also called vacant, by Felps' land and Barren's land. Wit: Jas. Harvey and Lewis Barnes.5
 
Deed8 May 1795 He was an adjacent landowner in the deed granted on 8 May 1795 at Hancock Co., Georgia,

Book ?, Page 251: 8th May 1795. John Boyd and Robert Boyd, planters, of Edgefield County to Edmond Garrett of Hancock County for the sum of sixty pounds a tract of land containing two hundred acres or one old ware, lying in Hancock County and on the Beaverdam Creek of Ogeechee River adjoining James Harvey's and Richard Hamblin's land, being granted to said John Boyd on 10th February 1785. Wit: Michel Gilbert and Henry Garrett. Reg: 10th January 1800.5
 
Deed11 Oct 1798 He witnessed a deed grant on 11 Oct 1798 at Hancock Co., Georgia,

Book C, Pages 159-161: State of Georgia, 11th October 1798, Thomas Johnson of Hancock County, Georgia to William Sanders of same place for sum of 685 dollars for a tract of land containing 150 acres in Hancock County, GA on Buffaloe Creek. Adj. Hilley Philips' corner and Pinkerton and Harvey's land. Wit: Williamson Reese and Josiah Dennis. Reg: 22nd October 1798.5
 
Deed19 Jul 1799 He granted a deed on 19 Jul 1799 at Hancock Co., Georgia,

Book ?, Page 497: 19th July 1799. James Harvey of Hancock County to Robert Gilbert of same place for the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars for a tract of land containing two hundred and twenty seven acres in Hancock County on the waters of Ogeechee and being granted to the said James Harvey dated 6th February 1799. Wit: Hen. Graybill, J.P. and John Bandle. Reg: 24th September 1800.5
 
Deed29 Jan 1801 He was an adjacent landowner in the deed granted on 29 Jan 1801 at Hancock Co., Georgia,

Book ?, Page 98: 29th January 1801. George Collins and Sarah, his wife, of Hancock County to Abner Atkins of same place for the sum of four hundred and fifty dollars for a tract of land in Hancock County on Fulsoms Creek, containing eighty nine acres adjoining Benj. Evans' line and by Harvey's, Hawkins's line. Wit: (illegible) Collins and (illegible). Reg: 5th March 1801.5
 
Deed3 Jul 1801 He witnessed a deed grant on 3 Jul 1801 at Hancock Co., Georgia,

Book ?, Page 233: 3rd (illegible) 1801. John Harvey of Hancock County to Obdiah Richardson of same place for the sum of one thousand dollars for a tract of land in Hancock County containing six hundred acres, excepting that part that lies within the limits of Samuel Parson's land, adjoining Call's and vacant land and by the Wilkes old County line. Said land granted to Edmond Byne on 7th September 1786 and conveyed by said Byne to John Harvey on 11th January 1801. Wit: Hines Holt, James Harvey and Jos. B. Chambers, J.P. Reg: 24th July 1801.5
 
Miscellaneous28 Apr 1804 The earliest school whose location is definitely known was in Powelton for on April 28,1804, John Michael, "for and in consideration of the love of learning," gave half an acre of land to James Harvey, William Lee, Sampson Duggar, Thomas Cooper and John Michael as trustees of the Powelton school "lately built" on the site. He also conveyed the privilege of using water from the spring convenient thereto. This school was a predecessor of Powelton Academy founded in 1811 and incorporated in 1815 with a board of trustees consisting of William Rabun, Nicholas Childers, Thomas Cooper, Sampson Duggar, Archibald R. S. Hunter, James Crowder, Reuben T. Battle, John Veazey and Stephen Weston. 
Will*16 Jan 1807 He made a will at Hancock Co., Georgia, on 16 Jan 1807, naming as executor(s) Thomas Cooper Jr. and Rev. John Harvey, naming as heir(s) Sarah Judith Clarke and Judith Harvey. It was witnessed by Michael Harvey.

In his will, probated on 4 Nov 1807, James Harvey named his wife, Sary Harvey; his sons John, Richard, Apsey, Leroy, Jeremiah and Asenath; and his daughters Judith, Elizabeth Lucy, Mary, and Rebecah. Exrs: Sary Harvey, Thomas Cooper, John Harvey; Wits: John Harvey, Hardy Jernigan and Michael Harvey Sr. (Need to look up actual will on microfilm).6 
Death*circa Oct 1807 He died at Hancock Co., Georgia, circa Oct 1807. 

Family

Sarah Judith Clarke (circa 1758 - after 1813)
Marriage*before 1775 He married Sarah Judith Clarke at Edgefield Co., South Carolina, before 1775.1 
Child
ChartsWLC / Warren L. Culpepper Ancestral Chart
Last Edited30 Apr 2012

Citations

  1. Alton Lewis Harvey, The John Harvey (1720-1772) Family of the Edgefield District, SC, A. L. Harvey, 2006, Repository: Warren Culpepper's Personal Library.
  2. DAR Patriot Index, Washington, DC: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 2003.
  3. Ceded Lands - Records of St. Paul Parish and Early Wilkes Co., GA, Alden Associates, Albany, GA, 1964.
    page 88.
  4. Michael Martin Farmer, Wilkes Co., GA Deed Books A - VV, 1784 - 1806, Farmer Genealogy, Dallas.
  5. Hancock Co., GA Deed Books 1794 - 1802, .
  6. Hancock Co., GA Wills (1792-1842), DAR, 1950.
    Cites Book C (1803-1806), page 429.
  7. Edward F. Hull, Early Records of Putnam County, Georgia, 1807-1860: Old Cemeteries Wills and Marriages, Ashland, AL, 190?.
    Will of Thomas Cooper dated 29 May 1843 and probated 10 Jul 1843. Page 29: Cites Will Book B-page 178.