Terry Mason's Family History Site

Major lines: Allen, Beck, Borden, Buck, Burden, Carpenter, Carper, Cobb, Cook, Cornell, Cowan, Daffron, Davis, Downing, Faubion, Fauntleroy, Fenter, Fishback, Foulks, Gray, Harris, Heimbach, Henn, Holland, Holtzclaw, Jackson, Jameson, Johnson, Jones, King, Lewis, Mason, Massengill, McAnnally, Moore, Morgan, Overstreet, Price, Peck, Rice, Richardson, Rogers, Samuel, Smith, Taylor, Thomas, Wade, Warren, Weeks, Webb, Wodell, Yeiser.


Selected Families and Individuals


Timothy Holtzclaw

WILL: Will of Timothy Holtzclaw, dated April 20, 1816 and Probated July 1, 1816 in Wilkes Co., Georgia: "To grandchildren William and Lucinda Holtzcla land, slaves, etc., in possession of their mother for widowhood. Confirms a slave to dau. Charlotte Burnes. To son Henry land etc. to son Elijah land etc. To Jincy Holtzclaw feather bed etc. To sons Silas and John Gresham(Graham) Holtzclaw remainder of land, at their mothers death. To dau. Sally Russell a slave. To dau. Emily Holtzclaw, slave, bed etc. To wife Rhoda land whereon I live, slaves, etc., final division to all my children, named above. Sons Henry and Elijah, Excrs. Signed April 20, 1816. Probated July 1, 1816. Test. David Kerr, Arnold Atkinson, Jacob Callaway."

DESCENDANTS: Information from myfamily.com Smithereens database of Barbara Price in Feb. 2004.

Last appears in the tithables of Prince William Co. in 1788, and moved to Georgia in 1789, being granted land in Wilkes Co. in 1790.

Rhoda Graham

CENSUS: 1820 Census of Georgia, Pg 72.

The Land Lottery of 1821
The land disposed of in this lottery was obtained by treaty with Creek Indians at Indian Springs January 8, 1821, covered by 5 original counties at the time of survey, mainly Dooly, Houston, Monroe, Henry and Fayette counties, since divided into 21 counties.
A list of names entitled to draw for land in the 164th District of Captain Daivd P. Hillhouse's Co., in May. Thomas Gordon's Battalion in Wilkes Co., Georgia.
Name Draw
Holtzclaw, Rhoda widow 1
Holtzclaw, Timothy, orphs of 1
Holtzclaw, Jincy widow 1
Holtzclaw, Nathan, orphan of 1

Henry Holtzclaw

WILL: Named in the will of his father, Timothy Holtzclaw, dated April 20, 1816.

Jincey Beasley

WILL: Jincey Holtzclaw is named in the will of her father-in-law, Timothy Holtzclaw.

John Graham Holtzclaw

Was a major in the Georgia militia, Justice of the Inferior Court of Greene Co., Ga. 1857-61, later Ordinary of Greene Co., and Postmaster at Penfield.