Descendants of DYKES

Descendants of DYKES

Generation No. 2

2. GEORGE2 DYKES, SR. (DYKES1) was born Abt. 1700 in Alexandria, Virginia?, and died Abt. 1777 in Pitt County, North Carolina.

Notes for GEORGE DYKES, SR.:
It is believed that the Dykes of Wilkinson, Laurens and Pulaski Counties,Georgia and Jackson County, Florida descended from those in the Carolinas. The 1790 Census of the Orangeburg District of South Carolina on pages 69, 100, and 102 shows the following Dykes families:

1) Isaac Dykes—4 males over 16, 3 males under 16, 3 females—3 slaves
2) George Dykes—2 males over 16, 7 males under 16, 4 females
3) David Dykes— 1 male over 16, 1 female
4) William Dykes—5 males over 16, 2 males under 16, 5 females
5) Dorcus Dykes—1 male over 16, 1 male under 16, 2 females
6) John Dykes—1 male over 16, 2 females
7) William Dykes—2 males over 16, 5 males under 16, 3 females
8) John Dykes—1 male over 16, 4 males under 16, 3 females

Notes for GEORGE DYKES:
Info on the Dykes Family comes from the following sources: Burch, Harrell and Allied Families by Marilu Burch Smallwood–Granberry Familes by Donald Line Jackson–Estate Settlement of George Dykes Pulaski Co., Ga.–Will of George Dykes Richmond Co., Ga.–History of Macon Co., Ga.–Old marriage announcement from Sumter Co., Ga. newspaper-Elizabeth Henderson research and old letters to Abner Williams..

DYKES report by Robert Dykes                      
This reformatted information is from papers left by a Robert Dykes, 700 Faust St, Ozark, in the Eufaula, AL library      ) by Donna Griffin (griffin-m-d@webtv.net) on 3/8/01

      THE DYKES FAMILY                      
                            
It is believed that the Dykes family originated in Scotland. In May of 1983, Wilson Hubbard Dykes, Jr., made a trip to the Northern part of Scotland and visited the village of      Alexandria/Alexander near Loch Lomond. In the village cemetery, he found numerous tombstones with the spelling of “Dykes”. More research needs to be conducted in this area.                      
                            
After extensive research into the various Dykes families of Virginia and through the process of elimination and the use of circumstantial evidence, this writer has come to believe that the dykes family of the Pitt Co. area of NC and Barnwell Co., SC descended from the Dickes/Dix family of Lancaster, Northampton ans Accomack Co., VA. One will notice that the names George, William, John and Isaac kept being repeated in successive generations of the Dykes family of the Accomack area of VA. It was the same with the Dykes’ of NC, SC, GA and AL.                      
Virginia Colonial Abstracts, Series 2, Vol. 2, page 172, Court Orders and Deeds 1656 – 1680, furnished the following:    
                
12 Mar 1661/2 – Certificate to Mr. Henry Corbyn for the transportation of George Dickes (pg. 172).    
Virginia Colonial Abstracts, Vol. I, 1654-1666, Lancaster Co. Record Book 2:                  These may certify that Mr. Henry Corbin did bring before me Evan Jones who did swear to me that he and four more did about the 28th of June run away with his masters boat and did not return to his said master til the 16th day of December and that he had no cause given him for his so doing and also George Dikes did confess he did as the said Jones at the said time run away and also Will Phillips and that neither of them had any cause given them and that they did return to their said master upon the 19th day of September and said that Tho. Marsh was the chief cause of their going. Signed: Richard Perrott, recorded March 11, 1662/3, pg. 254.Lancaster County was across the Chesapeake bay from Accomack County, Virginia.                      
                            
Wise (1988) referenced the following entry:                      
A List of Tithabales in North’ton County, 1666, delivered in at a court held for the said county the 28th of August, 1666, John Dike (pg. 373).Northampton County is located directly under Accomack County, Virginia.                      
It is probable that all of the Dykes’ in this area were related in some way.                  Nugent (1974) provided the arrival date and place of Isaac Dickes in Accomack Co.:                      
Patent Book 5, pg. 273 (221). 23 Feb 1663. Richard Hill, Sr., 1000 acres, Accomack Co., at Hunting Creek, bounded on North by said creek, running Wly. down the same and Sly.towards Deep Creek. Transported 20 persons… ISAAC DICKES (pg. 482).                      
                            
Stratton Nottingham in “Certificates and Rights for Accomack Co., VA 1663-1709″ included the following:                      
March 18, 1666/7. Arthur Robins for SARAH DICKES (pg. 20); Nov. 17, 1671. Certificate is granted to Mr. Devarax for transporting…..ISAAC DIX. Proved in open court (pg. 25);                       
Feb. 21, 1673. Certificate granted to George Waltson for RICHARD DICKS (pg. 87);          
Sep. 16, 1672. Certificate granted to Capt. John West for transporting EDWARD DIKES and JEREMY DIKES (pg. 128).                      
                            
Houston and Mihalyka (1985) furnished the following information on these people:          
DEEKS (See Dix) John, age 60, 1666. Deeds, Wills, Court Records, 1663-1666 (Reel 1, Pt. 1, pg. 124. (pg. 28);                      
DIX (See Deeks) Isack, age 25. July 1671. Orders, Wills 1671-1673 (Reel 2, Pt. 1, pg. 15) (pg. 30);    
DIX, John, age 22, Apr 1688. Wills, Orders, 1682-1697 (Reel 4, Pt. 2, pg. 131) (pg. 30);          
Nottingham (1990) referenced wills and administrations of the Accomack Co., VA family if Dix:    
1. Deeds & Wills, 1663-1666 (i), pg. 91. William Gowers, 31 Jul 1668, 05 Jan 1668…to ISAAC DIX…. (pg. 3);    
                
2. Deeds & Wills, 1676-1690 (vi), pg. 436. William Smith, Nunc. Declaration made Oct 1686, 02 Dec 1686….Proved by ISAAC DIX, age about 42 & MARY DIX, age about 31 (pg. 15);          
    
3. Same reference as #2 above, pg. 470. ISAAC DIX, 28 Oct 1687, 02 Apr 1688, wife, MARY, Exec. To sons John & Isaac land near Gargatha containing 1000 acres. John to have the plantation where I live and Isaac to have his part in the little neck; wife to live upon the land of my son John during her life. Daus. Elizabeth, Lucretia, Annabella & Mary. Wife resid. legatee. Sons to be at age 18 if my wife marry, if not 21. Wit.: Thomas Crippin, John Lewis, William Dennison (pg. 16);                      
                            
4. Deeds & Wills 1692-1715 (xi), pg. 480. ISACK DIX, 25 Jan 1708, 05 Apr 1709. To son Richard (under 18) 250 acres. To son Isack (under 18) 250 acres beginning at the fork called Winneyfritt Woodlund’s Branch. Dau. Margaret (under 16) Wife Margaret Exec. and in case of her dec. friends George Parker, John Barnes, Jr., Bro. John Dix and Richard Kitson to see my will carried out. Wit.: John Barnes, Jr., John Mellson, John Crippen, John Oneony (pg. 43);                      
                            
5. Deeds & Wills 1715-1729 v.i., pg. 142. 16 May 1718, 02 Sep 1718. Scarburgh Webb…..Friends JOHN DICKS and Thomas Blake to care for stock….Bro.-in-law THOMAS DICKS. Exrs. JOHN DICKS and Thomas Blake (pg. 58);                      
                            
6. Deeds & Wills, 1715-1729 v.i., pg. 186. JOHN DIX, 11 Mar 1718/19, 08 Apr 1719. To son Isaac (under 18) 200 acres being part of 500 acres where I now dwell. To son John      (under 18) 150 acres where I now live. To son Jacob the remaining part of said 500 acres. Wife Patience. Dau. Mary Dix, dau. Elizabeth Dix. Son William and 2 dau. resid. legatees. Dau. Mary to be and remain with my brother William and Mary Nicklson until 18, Elizabeth to live with her brother Isaac until 18, Wife Exec. Friends Thomas Evans and John Barns overseers. Wit.: Richard Kittson, Samuel Thomas, Richard Sturges (pgs. 50-60);                      
7. Deeds & Wills, 1729-1737, pg. 272. WILLIAM DIX. Nunc. Declaration. 04 Feb 1732/3, proved 10 Feb 1732/3. To Mackwilliams Rite 500 lbs. tobacco for the schooling of my godson      William Rite, son of Mackwilliams Rite. Sister Mary Rite resid. legatee and exec. Proved by William white & Ann Mills (pg. 99);                      
                            
8. Wills, 1737-1743, pg. 157. Griffith Savage, 05 Feb 1738/9, 07 Jun 1739…..To son-in-law ISAAC DIX….. To dau. BRIDGET DIX (pg. 120);                      
                            
9. Wills 1737-1743, ISAAC DIX, 30 Dec 1740, 27 Jan 1740/41. To son John Dix plantation where I now live and all my other lands. Solomon White to have the tuition of my son John until he arrive at the age of 21….. dau. Mary Dix (under 18). Presented by Mary Dix, widow of Isaac (pg. 123);                      
10. Orders 1744-1753, pg 477, 26 Mar 1751. Daniel Stott Adm. his est. to Christopher Piper. JOHN DIX & JOHN DIX, Jr. security (pg. 137);                      
                            
11. Wills 1749-1752, pg. 293, ISAAC DIX, 08 Feb 1750/51, 27 Aug 1751. To son Richard Dix plantation where I now live with 200 acres to begin at the first fork that makes out of Rooty Branch adj. the land of John Dix. To son George Dix 150 acres where my son Isaac is now settled, provided my son Isaac refuse to make over all his right and title of his mother’s maiden land to my son George, which is 100 acres adj. William Savage, but if he does make the said property over to my son George, then I give the said 150 acres to my son Isaac. To Solomon Dix 150 acres at the head of my land where Thomas Clark now dwells. dau. Elizabeth Dix 4 children Richard, Solomon, George & Elizabeth resid. legatees. Son Richard Exr. Wit.: Richard Hickman, John Dix, Heli Bagwell. In order of prob.: Isaac Dix heir at law to the testator (pg. 165);                      
                            
12. Orders, 1753-1763, pg. 373. ISAAC DIX, Adm. his estate to Southy Simpson. Littleton Dennis sec. 30 Dec 1760 (pg. 174);                      
                            
13. Wills, 1784-1787, pg. 191. GEORGE DIX, 23 Aug 1784, 29 Nov 1785. To wife Bridget Dix all my land during her wid. & then to my son Richard Dix. To son Isaac Dix. To dau. Elizabeth Dix. Children, except eldest son Richard, resid. legatees. George Savage and son Richard Exrs. Wit.: John Young, William Hope Savage, Naomi Young (pg. 359).                      
                            
14. Wills 1788-1794, pg. 226. 10 May 1789, 01 Oct 1789. WILLIAM DIX, to wife Comfort, whole est. during her wid. and then to be div. bet. all my children, THOMAS, PEGGY, WILLIAM, TABITHA, & ESTHER DIX. House and lot in Drummondtown to be sold to pay debts. Bro. LEVIN DIX and Edwrad Arbuckle Exrs. Wit.: Peggy Allen, Aires Tatham (pg. 382).                      
                            
15. Wills 1784-1787, pg. 779. Peter Powell, 22 Sep 1793. 28 Oct 1793, to wife Amey all my negros to bring up my children and at her death or marriage to be div. bet. my children James Powell and unborn child. Wit.: William Stran, RICHARD DIX, Ritter Melson, ISAAC DIX (pg. 400).                      
                            
The Virginia Quit Rent Rolls for Accomack County of 1704 listed Jno. Dix with 500 acres and Isaac Dix with 500 acres. Using the process of elimination, the sons of Isaac (d. ca. 1709), Jacob and Thomas Dicks, did not appear in subsequent records of Accomack Co., ; therefore, they probably had moved somewhere else or died. It is very likely that they moved into eastern part of NC, which encompassed Martin, Tyrrell, Beaufort, Pitt, Craven, Jones, Lenoir, Hyde, Dobbs and Johnston counties. Various Dykes/Dicks were found in those counties. Either one of them could have been the father of the George Dyches, Sr. of Pitt Co., NC.                      
                            
Two other possibilities are:                      
1. The John Dix whose will was probated 08 Apr 1719 had three sons, John, Jacob and Isaac. Any one of them could have been the father of George Dyches, Sr. of Pitt Co., NC.                 
2. The Isaac Dix whose will was probated in 1750/51 had four sons, George, Isaac, John and Richard. George could have been the George Dyches, Sr. of Pitt Co., NC and Isaac could have moved to Barnwell Co., SC.                      
The above areas need to be explored more fully.                      
                            
Hoffman (1982) provided abstracts of deeds involving some of these Dykes/Dicks in that area of NC:                      
Patent Book 5, pg. 136. William Statford. 02 Mar 1740. 128 acres in Beaufort Co. on the W. side of Tarr River, joining George Moy, Grindal Creek, GEORGE DICK, and another creek.                      
                            
Patent Book 15, pg. 122. THOMAS DICK, 13 Mar 1756, 100 acres in Craven County on the South side of the Neuse River being the place called the village, joining Thomas Pollock.                      
                            
Patent Book 15, pg. 192. THOMAS DICK, 29 Sep 1756. 464 acres in Craven County on the village branch joining Mr. Pollock, Mr. Graves.                      
                            
Patent Book 2, pg. 177. THOMAS DICK, 26 Nov 1757. 193 acres in Johnston Co. on the Adkin Branch. This record altered agreeable to an order of Lenior County Court this      25th of June 1806 (pg. 75).                      
                            
Patent Book 20, #7779, pg. 177. Silas Spears Stevenson. 04 Mar 1775, 600 acres in Craven on the S. side of the Neuse River, joining land whereon Stevenson now lives, the head of the gum pocoson, Benjamin Griffin, the mill branch, William Heath, a pond, Cornelius Loftin, the road, Heritage Line, Holloways line, Lane’s and Grave’s corner, the Village Branch, THOMAS DICKs, and Carmans line.                      
                            
Ratcliff (1986) documented North Carolina taxpayers from 1701-1786 and referenced the following on:                      
      Dicks, Wm.      Hyde Co. 1742 (pg. 56)                
      Dikes, George      Beaufort Co. 1755 (pg. 56)                
      Dikes, George, Jr.      Pitt Co. 1762 (pg. 56)                
      Dikes, George, Sr.      Pitt Co. 1762 (pg. 56)                
      Dikes, George      Pitt Co. 1763 (pg. 56)                
      Dikes, George, Sr.      Pitt Co. 1763 (pg. 56)                
      Dikes, George      Pitt Co. 1764 (pg 56)                
      Dikes, George      Pitt Co., 1775 (pg. 56)                
      Duck, Jacob      Dobbs Co. 1769 (pg. 59)                
      Dick, Thomas      New Hanover 1763, 1763 (pg. 55)                
      Dick, Thomas      Brunswick 1769, 1772 (pg. 55)                
New Hanover Co. was made from Craven Co., and Brunswick Co., NC was made from New Hanover Co.    
    
It is believed that all of the aforesaid Dix/Dicks/Dikes are ancestors of the Dykes line defined below; however, the relationship has not yet been determined. The above mentioned references may provide clues for further research.                      
                            
1-1      GEORGE DYKES, Sr.                      
The progenitor of the Dykes family of Barnwell Co., SC appears to have been the George Duches/Dyches who witnessed the will of Thomas Giddings, 13 Jul 1747, Johnston Co., NC                  Hathaway (April 1900) furnished an abstract of the will:                      
Giddings, Thomas. Johnston (Co.). Granddaughter Elizabeth, sons Jacob, William, Isaac, Benjamin and Abraham. July 13, 1747. Testators: Geo. Duches, Thos. Geesan, Thomas Lamberthan. Probated 05 Sep 1747 (pg. 217).                      
                            
It is likely that George Duches/Dyches was married to Elizabeth, the grand-daughter mentioned in the above will. It is interesting to note that the sons of Thomas Giddings were named Jacob, William, Isaac, Benjamin and Abraham. The names Jacob, William, Isaac and Benjamin were names that kept reappearing in subsequent Dykes families. The Gibbins/Giddens were also prominent in early Accomack Co., VA records and may have moved with the Dikes family to NC.                      
The Dykes name has been found with many variations, due to it being spelled as the one writing it thought it should be:                      
Duches, Dyches, Dyckes, Dyke, Dyche, Dike, Dyks, Diks, Duks, Dick, Dicks, Dix, Dickes, Dycks, probably other.                      
The location of George Dykes, Sr. can be tracked through a series of deeds:    
Beaufort Co., NC Deed Book 2, pg. 427. William Stafford and wife Elizabeth sold land to James Albritton, 03 Mar 1745. The land was 128 acres on the N. side of the Tar River      adj. George Dykes, granted Stafford, 12 Mar 1740.                      
                            
Beaufort Co., NC Deed Book 3, pg. 353. William Burney deeded land to George Dikes of Beaufort Co., NC, 12 Nov 1757.                      
                            
Pitt Co., NC Deed Book B, pg. 100. 24 May 1762. Moses Tison of Pitt Co. for 10 pounds conveyed to George Dickes, planter, of Pitt Co., 100 a. on the S. side of Tarr River, on the N. side of Little Contentony (Contentnea) Creek, and on the E. side of the Broad Branch running up the said Branch to the mouth of the Old Woman’s Branch; Wit.: Aaron Tison, George Dicks, Jr.                       
                            
Pitt Co., NC Deed Book B, pg. 271. 06 Oct 1762. William Giddens sold to George Dyks a parcel of land on the N. side of Little Contentny Creek for 20 pounds “between the two plantations we now live on Jacob Giddings my gather and William Giddings“. Wit.: Sam. Albertson, Jacob Giddens.          
                            
Pitt Co., NC Deed Book B, pg. 294. 06 Oct 1762. George Duks/Dyks sold this land back to William Giddings for 20 pounds. Wit.: Sam. Albertson, Jacob Giddens. This land was formerly owned by Moses Tison, patented 1761, and it was sold at a “sherriff’s sale” for failure to pay.                      
Pitt Co., NC Deed Book C, pg. 125. 20 Jun 1764, 27 Aug. 1764. George Dikes sold 100 a. to Abraham Pettypool for 35 pounds. Wit.: John Tison, Ephraim Pettypool.                      
                            
Pitt Co., NC Entry No. 97, Warrant No. 211, Land Grant Office, Raleigh, NC. George Dyck received a grant for a 300 acre plantation, 01 Mar 1764, Pitt Co. It was surveyed for George Dikes, 22 Jul 1765, and the survey plat read:                      
Beginning at a white oak Jacob Blount’s corner tree on Hencoop Branch, running along Blount’s line south continuing to Joseph Jackson’s line, then with his line and Chas.MacLain’s North 80 degrees, thence to the beginning.                      
                            
Pitt Co., NC Deed Book C, pg. 257. 01 Jun 1765. William Giddens sold to George Dikes, Junr., 100 A. for 40 pounds. Wit.: Jesse Moore, Auther Moore, Jr.                      
                            
Pitt Co., NC Deed Book F, pg. 71. 13 Mar 1771. Jeremiah Rhame of Pitt Co., planter, sold to George Dikes of the same, planter, for 30 pounds, 100 acres on the North side of Little Contentny in a Branch called the Hencoop Branch beginning at a Willow Oak in the Hencoop Branch and Jack Blount’s line and runs north 60 wt 100 poles to pine then North 30 ____160 to a black jack then 100 poles to a black jack and then to the beginning. Wit.: Samuel Powel, Benjamin Blount.                      
                            
Pitt Co., NC Deed Book F, pg. 379. 03 May 1775, Recorded Jan. 1778. “George Dikes of Pitt Co., planter, for the love good will and affections that I have for my son William Dikes and my daughter Rebecca…. Land granted to William, 100 acres whereon I now live with the plantation, houses, orchards, gardens, fields, pasters and paster grounds, woods, underwoods, water and water courses…. Also two cows their yerlings and one stear and one mare and half my hogs and household goods…. To daughter Rebecca Dikes I give one cow and yerling their increase also half my hogs and half my household goods.” Wit.: Daniel Maclain, William Johnston.                      
                            
The North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal (Nov. ’81) provided a 1775 census of Pitt Co., NC as taken by an Order of Congress, 25 Aug 1775:                      
                            
The 1775 census of Pitt Co., NC taken 25 Aug 1775, Capt. Henry Ellis Co.: The 1775 census of Pitt Co., NC taken 25 Aug 1775, Capt. Nathaniel Cannon’s District:          
George Dikes was enumerated next to Moses Tison (page 190) with 9 souls: George Dikes (60 is written on the side of his name), 2 whole number of souls:          
            1 white male age 16-50            1 white male age 16-50    
            3 white males under 16            1 white male above age of 50    
            1 white woman            1 white male under 16    
            4 white female children            No females    
                        5 slaves    
                
      (Would appear there were 3 souls, not 2)    
In the above census, Rebecca Dikes was not enumberated in the household of George Dikes, Sr.,    
although he mentioned her in the will later on that same year. She could have been the wife of    
William Dikes. One of the males was probably William Dikes, but it is not known who the male under 16    
could be, unless it was a son of William’s.          
          
                       

More About GEORGE DYKES, SR.:
Fact 1: Sources from “Harrison Heritage”, by Laura Barker Mortensen
Fact 2: Source- Clera Ethel Dubose Dykes Bible
Fact 3: Source obtained Mrs. Bernice Toole, Dykes descendent, Greensboro, Florida
Fact 4: Sources from “Burch, Harrell, and Allied Families” by Marilu Burch Smallwood
    
Children of GEORGE DYKES, SR. are:

3. i.   WILLIAM3 DYKES, SR., b. Bet. 1725 – 1730; d. 1802, South Carolina.
4. ii.   GEORGE DYKES, JR., b. Abt. 1730; d. Bef. September 06, 1790, Richmond County, Georgia.
  iii.   REBECCA DYKES, b. Abt. 1735.
  iv.   JESSE DYKES.

Mary Ann Giddens Jordan Family Bible

GIDDENS GENEALOGY

The following information was taken from a family Bible that Mae McGraw had, that had been the property of Mary Ann Giddens Jordan, wife of John Allen Jordan. When Mary Ann Giddens Jordan died, Emma her unmarried daughter went to live with Emma’s sister in Fla. and took the Bible with her. And Mae McGraw was a niece of Emma’s.

A)John Giddens, born ??? in ??? died ???? married ???
       A1)Isaac Giddens, born 7-4-1782, in North Carolina, died 6/25/1867, Conecuh Co., Ala. married Phama ???, born ?? died ???. (I don’t know if Phama is her real name or if it is a nickname. Children of Isaac Giddens and Phama:
              A1-1) Matilda (Matildy) Giddens, born 9-23-1806 in North Carolina, died 10-27-1889 in Conecuh Co., Ala. at age 82 yrs, 1 mo., 27 days. She married John Parker later in life. No children
              A1-2) Sarah Giddens, born 11-26-1808, North Carolina, died 3-14-1889, in Conecuh Co., Ala, at age 80 yrs., 3 mo., 18 days. She married David Spence ??? in Conecuh Co., Ala.
              A1-3) John Giddens, born 11-4-1810, North Carolina, died 1-11-1858 at age 47 yrs, 2 months. probably in Louisianna. Never married.
              A1-4) Daniel Giddens, born 11-19-1812, North Carolina, died 12-22-1871, at age 59 yrs, 1 mo., 2 days. in ???. Don’t know if he was married or not.
              A1-5) Mary Giddens, born 11-11-14, North Carolina, died 6-2-1857, at age 42 yrs. 9 months, 15 days. Don’t know if she was married or not.
              A1-6) Isaac Giddens, born 10-25-1817, died 10-11-1896 Conecuh Co., Ala. at age 78 years, 11 months, 14 days. He married Mary Branson(Giddens??) 11-11-1841. Children of Isaac Giddens and Mary Branson were:
                     A1-6-1)Marthy Giddens, born 7-23-1843, North Carolina, died 3-13-1893 in Conecuh Co. Ala. Never married
                     A1-6-2) Daniel Webster Giddens, born 10-4-1846, died 7-30-1895 married 12-26-1866 to Mary E. Falkner. Children were:
                            A1-6-2-1) Emmer S. Giddens, born 1869, died ????, married 12-30-1890 to Thomas J. Gladwell.                            
                            A1-6-2-2) Edward W. (Eddy) Giddens, born 1870, died ???? married 4-16-1904 to 1) Lula Pickens, in Conecuh Co., Ala. 2) Bettie Ethel Smith
                            A1-6-2-3) John Bell Giddens, born 10-?-1872/73, died 12-2-1883, Evergreen, Conecuh Co., Ala. Buried at Mt. Hermon Church. He died of Bilious Remettant Fever.
                            A1-6-2-4) Franklin D. Giddens, born 1975, died ???, married ??? to ???
                            A1-6-2-5) Lawrence E. (Lee) Giddens, born 1879, died ??? in ???, married 1-25-1903 to Belle Malone.
                            A1-6-2-6) Alice M. Giddens, born 2-?-1880, died ????, married 12-15-1901 to John D. Pickens in Conecuh Co., Ala. Children were:
                                   A1-6-2-6-1) Mae Pickens, born abt. 1906
                                   A1-6-2-6-2) Irma Pickens, born???
                                   A1-6-2-6-3) Vivian Pickens, born 4-22-1910
                                   A1-6-2-6-4) Clayton Pickens, born 1913
                                   A1-6-2-6-5) Glenn Pickens, born 1915
                                   A1-6-2-6-6) Aubra Pickens, born 1916
                                   A1-6-2-6-7) Walter Pickens, born 1918
                                  
                            A1-6-2-7) Mary B. Giddens, born 11-28-1883, died ???, married ?? to ??.

                     A1-6-3) John Giddens, born 7-28-1850, died 3-17-1872, at age 21 years 7 months, 20 days, in Conecuh Co., Ala.
                     A1-6-4) Mary Ellender Giddens, born 9-29-1853, Conecuh Co., Ala., died 9-26-1939 in Conecuh Co., Ala. burried in Brownsville Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery, Conecuh Co., Ala., married 1) James Drew. He was scalded to death. 2) John Allen Jordan on 12-26-1875.
                     A1-6-5) Isaac Giddens, born 4-9-1857, died 10-13-1864, at age 7 years, 6 months, 4 days.
                     A1-6-6) Eli Giddens, born 11-17-1862, in Conecuh Co. Ala. died Sept. 20, 194? in Eufaula, Ala. married 5-6-1888 to Adeline Pauline Smith. Children were:
                            A1-6-6-1) Irene Giddens, born 2-24-1889, died ?? married ?? to ???. (Don’t think she ever married)
                            A1-6-6-2) Maud Giddens, born 9-12-1890, died ??? married ?? to W.E. Butler
                            A1-6-6-3) Lula Giddens, born 3-30-1892 in Conecuh Co. Ala. died ???, married ??? to ???. – (lived in New Orleans.)
                            A1-6-6-4) Pauline Giddens, born 4-7-1894 Beat 9, Conecuh Co., Ala. married ??? to M.F. Jones

According to the information passed down thru the family, it states that:
The Spences and Giddens came over from Wales. Settled in N.C. – Goldsboro. Then in 1936 they settled in Repton, Alabama. The Giddens went from Goldsboro, N.C. to Fort Gaines, Ga., then thru Barbour Co., Ala. to Repton, Conecuh Co., Ala. and settled there.

On the 1800 Census for Wayne County, North Carolina there is:

Giddens, John:
FREE WHITE MALES:
       Up to 10 4
10-16        0      
16-26        2
26-45        0
45 & up        1

FREE WHITE FEMALES:
       Up to 10 1
10-16        1      
16-26        0
26-45        1
45 & up        0
In 1800, Isaac Giddens, son of John would have been 8 years old. If this is our Isaac, then he has 5 other brothers. 3 under 10 and 2 16-26. I haven’t followed up on anything on the Giddens very much. There is an Abraham Giddens, but I don’t know if he is related to Isaac or not. But the names are all Biblical names. John, Isaac, Daniel, Abraham, so I still don’t know.
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New Hanover County Court Minutes 1806-1817

The inventory of Thomas Giddons rendered to court and ordered to be

filed. The account sales of Samuel Orr rendered to court and ordered to be

filed. [Here ends the July 1806 Term of the New Hanover County Court of Pleas &

Quarter Sessions.

Tuesday, 7th October 1806.

William Jones and David Jones appointed to audit the accounts of Jacob Giddens, admr. of Thomas Giddens.

Wednesday, 8th October, 1806.

A deed from Wm. Wright to Thomas Giddens acknowledged in open court and

ordered to be registered.

Wednesday, 9th April, 1806

Admn. on the estate of Thomas Giddons granted to Thomas Liddon (should this be giddens?) and Jacob Giddens, giving bond in 300 lb. with William Sharpless and Frederick Simpson,

secys.

Venire for Countv Court November Term 1807

Benjamin Giddons

Tuesday, 17th November, 1807

deed from James PHEBUS to Thomas GIDDENS proved by John ASHFORD and ordered to be registered.

Venire for Superior Court AprilTerm 1808

Thos. GIDDENS

At a Court of Pleas & Quarter sessions began and held at the Court House in wilmington for the county of New Hanover on Monday, the 16th day of Hay A. D. 1808

A deed from Thos. GIDDONS to Jno. McDUFFIE proved by John HENRY and ordered to be registered.

V e a e for Superior court 0ctober.Ter-m 1808

Benj. GIDDONS

A deed from Samuel Rogers to Benjmin Giddons proved by George Fennel1 and ordered

to be registered.

A deed from Elisha Powell and Mary Powell to Benjamin Giddens proved by James

Devane and ordered to be registered.

Court adjourned to 10 o’clock tomorrow morning.

Wednesday August 1 0′ 1 8 14

Fridav, 1 2th Aurrust 18 14

A deed from Morris Fennel to Benj. Giddons proved by John Devane and ordered to be

registered.

Saturdav. 13″ August 18 14

Superior Court Venire

Benj. Giddens, Sr.

County Court Venire

Isaac Giddens

At a Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions began and held for the county of New Hanover in  Wilmington on the 2nd Monday of November, it being the 14h day of the month in the 39& year of Independence AD 1814.

Grand Jurv Drawn and Sworn

Isaac Giddens

Venire to August 18 15

Thomas Giddens

New Hanover at the

Court House in Wilmington on the second Monday in August being the 14″ day of August in the

40′ year of Independence AD 1815

Grand Jury Sworn

Thomas Giddens

Venire to February 18 16

Benjamin Giddens, Sr.

13th Februarv 1816. 10 o’clock

Benjamin Giddens

Administration on the estate of Samuel Rogers, dec’d, granted to Nathaniel Wheeler and

Rebeccah Rogers, giving bond in $2000 with James Devane, James Rogers, and Benjamin Giddens, as securities.

Venire to August Term 18 16

Thomas Giddens

August, being the 12′ day of August in the 4 1″ year of

Independence AD 1 8 16

Grand Jun, drawn and sworn

Thomas Giddens

A deed from William New to McGilberry New proved by Thomas Giddons, subscribing

witness thereto

NEW HANOVER COUNTY COURT MINUTES

Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions

February Term, 1817

A deed from Joseph Lamb to Thomas Giddens acknowledged.

County Court Venire to Mav 18 17

Benj. Giddens, Sr.

November Term 1 8 16

Grand Jurv drawn and sworn

Isaac Giddens

A deed from William New to McGilberry New proved by Thomas Giddons, subscribing

witness thereto

County Court Venire to November 18 16

Isaac Giddens

Brunson, Peter Edgeah (Edgar) (died before 1-27-1837) of Claremont County, bought 9-7-1797 from Joshua Hodges 100 a. on Cypress Pond Er. E side of Wateree, branch of Black River, orig.

grant to Sam’l Tinmons 5-24-1795 (C.34) 1-19-1808 wit’n at 1 Sammy swamp (C-293),7-11-1801, Wit’n Clarendon Co. (Wills A, 61)

1-4-1809, bought from Jeremiah Rhame 400 a. in Claremont Co., part of 2300 a., granted to Isaac Giddens 10-2-1786; plat from 12-21-1808, bodering: N-John Beagance, W-Bonerharn, S- Barney Kelly, E-Thos. Gibbs (C-41S)

PITT COUNTY, NC – TAXLIST – Pitt List of Taxables, 1762

PITT COUNTY, NC – TAXLIST – Pitt List of Taxables, 1762.

List of Taxables, Pitt County, 1762

Transcribed and contributed by Roger Kammerer; NC Archives and History,

Raleigh, NC

“List of Taxables for the Secretarys office at Wilmington

a true copy of the List of Taxables for the Couty of Pitt

For the year 1762″

Columns: Whites, Slaves, Total

Name White Slaves Total
Giddins, Abraham; James Giddins 2 2 4
Giddins, Isaac 1   1
Giddins, Thomas 1   1
Giddins, Willm 1   1
Giddins, Jacob 1 5 6

 

A true copy from the original

Edward Salter Junr. C. I. C.

Giddens 1830

IsaacGiddens
Carvers Creek, Cumberland, North Carolina
Jacob Giddens 
Duplin, North Carolina
John Giddens 
New Hanover, North Carolina
Abraham Giddens
Capt Adams District, Pulaski, Georgia 
Abraham Giddens
Sumter, South Carolina
Aial Giddens
Windsor, Kennebec, Maine
Alvin Giddens
Washington, Muskingum, Ohio
Benjamin Giddens
Jackson, Tennessee
Caleb Giddens
Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia
Comfort Giddens
Hungars Parish, Northampton, Virginia
Edward Giddens
Claiborne, Tennessee
George Giddens
Hancock, Georgia
Isbin Giddens
Lowndes, Georgia
Jacob Giddens
Sumter, South Carolina
James Giddens
Richland, South Carolina
James Giddens
Sumter, South Carolina
James Giddens 
Sumter, South Carolina
Jno D Giddens
Perry, Alabama
Moses Giddens
Capt Limans District, Pulaski, Georgia
Thomas Giddens
Capt Limans District, Pulaski, Georgia
Edward Gidens
Capt Limans District, Pulaski, Georgia
John Gidens
Capt Limans District, Pulaski, Georgia
Thomas Giddens
Lowndes, Georgia
Thomas Giddens
Tipton, Tennessee
Valentine Giddens
Covington, Campbell, Kentucky
William Giddens
Putnam, Indiana
Abram Giddins
Onslow, North Carolina
Thos Giddins
New Hanover, North Carolina
Moses Gideon
Blounts Creek, Beaufort, North Carolina
Jordan Gathing
Hertford, North Carolina
Riddick Gathing
Gates, North Carolina
Charles Gathings
Anson, North Carolina
James Gathings
Anson, North Carolina
Jacob Gddins
Cedar Creek, Cumberland, North Carolina

Giddens in the 1700′s

Abraham Giddins NC Beaufort County No Township Listed 1755
Abraham Giddins NC Beaufort County No Township Listed 1755
Abraham Giddins NC Beaufort County Tax List 1755
Abraham Giddins NC Beaufort County Tax List 1755
Jacob Giddins NC Beaufort County No Township Listed 1755
Jacob Giddins NC Beaufort County No Township Listed 1755
Jacob Giddins NC Beaufort County Tax List 1755
Jacob Giddins NC Beaufort County Tax List 1755
Abraham Giddins NC Pitt County   1762
Abraham* Giddins NC Pitt County Early Tax List 1762
Abraham Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1762
Abraham Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1762
Isaac Giddins NC Pitt County   1762
Isaac* Giddins NC Pitt County Early Tax List 1762
Isaac Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1762
Isaac Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1762
Jacob Giddins NC Pitt County   1762
Jacob* Giddins NC Pitt County Early Tax List 1762
Jacob Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1762
Jacob Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1762
James Giddins NC Pitt County   1762
James* Giddins NC Pitt County Early Tax List 1762
James Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1762
James Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1762
Thomas Giddins NC Pitt County   1762
Thomas* Giddins NC Pitt County Early Tax List 1762
Thomas Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1762
Thomas Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1762
William Giddins NC Pitt County   1762
William* Giddins NC Pitt County Early Tax List 1762
William Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1762
William Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1762
Benjamin Gedions NC New Hanover County No Township Listed 1762
Abraham* Giddings NC Pitt County Early Tax List 1762
Isaac Giddings NC Pitt County Early Tax List 1762
Jacob* Giddings NC Pitt County Early Tax List 1762
James* Giddings NC Pitt County Early Tax List 1762
Thomas Giddings NC Pitt County Early Tax List 1762
William* Giddings NC Pitt County Early Tax List 1762
Isaac Jr. Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1763
Jacob Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1763
Jacob Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1763
Jacob Jr. Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1763
Thomas Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1763
Thomas Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1763
William Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1763
William Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1763
Jacob Giddins NC Beaufort County No Township Listed 1764
Jacob Giddins NC Beaufort County No Township Listed 1764
Isaac Gidding NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1764
Jacob Gidding NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1764
Thomas Gidding NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1764
Thomas Gidding NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1764
Thomas Jr. Gidding NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1764
Thomas Gideons NC New Hanover County No Township Listed 1767
Thomas Gideons NC New Hanover County No Township Listed 1767
Abram son of Jacob Giddens NC Onslow County Early Tax List 1769
Abrhm Son of Jacob Giddens NC Onslow County   1769
Bacob Giddens NC Onslow County Early Tax List 1769
Jacob Giddens NC Onslow County   1769
Jacob Giddens NC Onslow County No Township Listed 1770
Jacob Giddens NC Onslow County No Township Listed 1770
Philip Gathans NC Bute County   1771
Philip Gathans NC Bute County Early Tax List 1773
Isaac Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1775
Isaac Giddins NC Pitt County No Township Listed 1775
Abraham Gadins NC Onslow County Thompsons District 1786
John Gedins NC Wayne County   1786
Roger Gittens NC Surry County Humphres District 1786

William Giddins, 10 November 1747Hyde NC

William Giddins, 10 November 1747

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John Giddens john@indianolarecords.com

Hyde County, North Carolina

North Carolina}     In the name of God amen this tenth-day of November in the year

Hyde County   }     of our lord 1757 I William Gideons of the county of Hyde in the

Province of North Carolina being weak in body but in good and perfect

Memory thanks be to almighty God and calling to mind the uncertain estate

Of this frailty life and that all men must go to unto death when it

Finally god to calls I do make and declare this my Last will and testament

In manner and form knowing that being pennant and sorry for my sins

And humbly deliver imqunusls for the same I sonjinf me son in

Almighty God my savior who redemption in God by whose merit I

Trust and callins aforsain to the suiced and to have dis renisinces frgieneh

Of all give this and to inherit the kingdom of heaven and my body commit to the

Earth to be decently buried at the direction of my executors whoyier

Named us theching such wordly estate as it hast relin God to berided

Unin in this life I give and disgin of the mannere and term

Conti and pain in my executor hereafter named

Lend and bequeath to my beloved wife my house and plantation at ingoia

And chattels what someuer that belongs to me during this stated life to yo use at her

Vec will I lisction with his ejhea to be equally divided to my five youngest

Children Jacob Giddins Agnis Giddins, John Giddins, Livna Giddins, and Darkis Giddins excepting the land which I bequeath to my son Thomas Giddins and do here by appoint

Constibele and ordain my wife Francas Giddins and John Slade ferer to be in whill

And soul executors of this my last will and testament in witness where of

The fo William giddins have her unto set my hand and seal this the day

And yea above written signed sealed inulighed wonntied

Are declared to be his last will

Presence of 

Timothy Green                                                                                     William Giddens

Benj. Slade

Keathern Leath

{north Carolina}

{Hyde County   }   march court  1758   Present His majesties justice

This is togeothisn that this will and testament of William giddings

Desgyrt esb echites to the vair coars by the wxorutors mentiond and

Proved in died from of land bt the oath of Timothy Green and and Benjamin

Slade who deposeth they saw the other witness witness the same and that this testatament was of sound sivpoling mind and memory at the time of his

Executing their have said oath and testaments to wsh of their

knowledge in and the said John Slade sen and Francies Giddings leoza

This will and testament under the oath by

For theso jualdusn    aidn

That letters

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Will and testament

Of Wn Gidings Dec

Hyde County

Lotters hous the 23 of March 1758

Will Of John Giddens NorthHampton Co Va June 11th 1796

Will Of John Giddens NorthHampton Co Va

Will June 11th 1796

Transcribed by John Giddens 2009

In the name of God amen I John Giddens of Northhampton, County and

State of Virginia being in low state of health but in sound mind and

memory thanks be to god and knowing the uncertainty of this life do

make this my last will and testament. First I give and commit my soul into

the hands of God who gave it me and my Body to the earth to be Christian

like buried and what worldly goods God has been sleeved to bestow

upon me I bequeath and give as follows. First I lend all my Estate to

my loving wife Margret Giddens during her natural Life to

bring up my children and at her death I give all my estate to

be divided between my Children namely, Thomas Giddens, Peggy

Giddens, Francis Giddens and Nathaniel Spry Giddens and my

grandson Samuel stott, each of my four first children to have

Whole shares and my grandson a half share in the division and

My desire is that John Limkins Stott should be the executor

Of this

-of this my last will and testament signed and sealed in presence hereforeth

This 11th day of June 1796

Teste.

James Cowell, Levin Ames Jr.                                                                   John Giddens

Thomas Giddins, 13 July 1747 Johnston County North Carolina

Thomas Giddins, 13 July 1747

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John Giddens john@indianolarecords.com

Johnston County, North Carolina

In the name of God Amen

I Thomas Giddins of North Carolina and

Johnston County being sick and weak in body but

But of perfect mind and memory thanks be to God

But calling to mind the mortality of my body and

And knowing that it is appointed for all men once

To die do make and ordain this to be my last will

Testament

And in the first place I recommend my soul into the

Hands of God who gave it hoping for redemption through

The precious blood of our lord and savior Jesus Christ and as

For my body I recommend it to the earth to be buried in a Christian

Manner at the direction of my executor here afternamed

And as for such worldly goods or estate where with it hath pleased

God to bestow I do herby give and depose in manner and form

The Following

Impiimus I give unto my granddaughter Elizebeth my

Plantation and all she, ans I there unto belongings

Them I give unto my son Jacob Giddins all my forge

And horfe kind and all my Hogs and halfe the cattle

That belongs to me and a ten gallon iron pot and the

Pot hooks and the iron skillet and my best bed and

Furniture

item I give unto my son William Giddins two iron pots of

item I give unto my son Isaac Giddins my next best bed

item I Give unto my son Benjamin Giddens one Cow

item I Then I Give unto my son Abraham Giddins Halfe the Cattle that is left

After my son Jacob has got his Halfe of the Stock and Benjamin’s Cow

And Then I give unto my son Issac Giddins the other half of the cattle

refuting and revoking all other former wills and testaments foordain

This and only this to be my last will and testament Impiimus

Where of I do set my hand and fix my seal this 13th day of July 1747

Signed seal and deliver by Thomas Giddens in the presence of in the pob

That knows all men that I ordain my dutiful son Jacob Giddins my whole

And sole executor of this my last will and testament -turn over

As written with my hand and seal as afore this 13th day of July ann dommeni 1747

George Dykes                                                                           Thomas Giddins

Tho. Grifard

Tho. Lamberthton

(outside pamphlet)

IN the name of God Amen

Will of Thomas Giddings dos yrs Sept 1747

Recorded in the Offices of

Books N. Page tt

NOTHAMPTON COUNTY, NC – WILL BOOK A – Thomas Giddens, 7Feb 1764

NOTHAMPTON COUNTY, NC – WILL BOOK A – Thomas Giddens, 7Feb 1764

Archives by: John Giddens                john@indianolarecords.com

In the name of God, Amen I  Thomas Giddens of

Northampton County, being very sick and weak of body but of perfect

sense and memory do make constitute ordain and appoint this

 my last will and testament herby revoking all other made by me.

Therefore, First I recommend my soul to Almighty God, & Body

To the earth from whence it came, desiring decent. Christian like

Burial at the discretion of my executrice and as for my worldly

Estate which it hath pleased God to bestow on me. I give in manner

And as followeth (Viz)

Item I give unto my beloved wife Seymour Giddens the

Plantation where I now dwell while my son comes to age. If she

Should not marry, but if she should marry to choose his

Guardian. I leave a piece of my land to be sold lying over the

Road bound upon Richard Smith and Elizabeth Donly to the

Highest bidder.

Item I give to Thomas Donly one great Coat. And the rest

Of estate equally divided at her death or marriage between

She and my children

Item I give to my wife half my land during her life

I leave Josiah Donly my Executor; whereof I have hereunto set

My hand & seal seventh day of February anno domini 1764

Caleb Scott                                                      Thomas Giddens

Abel Stott

At a court held for Northampton County the

13th Day Of March 1764

This will was proved by the oaths of Caleb Scott and Abel Stott

The witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded.

Teste

Griffen Smith

An Inventory of the Goods & Chattels Thomas Giddens dec

Appraised by the subscribers (viz)

(Items Listed)

Thomas Fisher Sen.

Richard Smith

Baily Scott

Josiah Donly

At a Court Held for Northampton County the

8th day of May 1764

This Inventory & appraisement of the estate

Of Thomas Giddens decd was returned by Josiah Donly

His executor and ordered to be recorded

Teste: Griffen Smith

Account of the sales of the Estate of Thomas Giddens dec

(only people purchasing listed)

Benjamin Dixon

Obedience Parramore

William Wilson (Tailor)

Elizebeth Donly

David Dustin

Seymour Giddens

Henry Stott

Edmund Core

Richard Garris

Thomas Face

Reubin Dennis

Solomon Scott

Thomas Luke

Anne Belote

Josiah Donly

Caleb Scott

John Dennis

John Thomas

Richard Booth

John Watter

Hezekiah Belote

Jonathon Stott

Able  Stott

 Isaiah Clegg

John Matthew

At Court Held for Northampton County the 8th Day of May 1764

This Account of sales of the estate of Thomas Giddens dec

Was exhibited and sworn by Isaiah Donty his executor and

Ordered to be recorded

Teste Griffin Smith