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Stephen Rich

Male 1760 - Aft 1833


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  • Born  Between 1760 and 1770 
    Gender  Male 
    Sale of Slaves  9 Sep 1803  , , Bulloch County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "Bill of sale for slaves, from STEPHEN RICH to Thomas HYLTON, $108. W/John Laurence and John Deal. Deed refers to Stephen Rich as being from Burke Co. and as Mary, his wife."
    Land Lottery  1805  , , Burke County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    as drawer number 78, Stephen Rich drew a blank and then drew a prize 
    • He was awarded lot 69 in district 2 of Washington County. Grant number 135 was made 30 Aug 1806. A married man with a wife and/or children, 1 year residence in Georgia, and citizenship in United States was allowed 2 draws in the 1805 lottery.

      [It is unknown whether this is the same Stephen as was found a year later in Montgomery County. However, no other known Stephen Riches were born early enough to have participated in the 1805 land lottery. Burke County was a neighbor to Montgomery in 1805.]
    Tax List  1806  , District 57, Montgomery County (later Emanuel), Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Stephen Reich paid 1 poll and owned no slaves. He paid 33 1/2 cents tax on 30 acres of pine land in Montgomery County.
    Land Grant  1810  , , Montgomery County (later Emanuel), Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    300 acres 
    • He was listed as "Stephen Rick." The deed was recorded in grant book H-5, page 72.
    Tax List  1811  , District 57, Montgomery County (later Emanuel), Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • He was listed as "Stephen Rick" on page 10 of the original records.
    County Formation  1812 
    Emanuel County was formed out of part of Montgomery County 
    Land Grant  1818  , , Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    400 acres, recorded in grant book L-5, page 614 
    Census: Federal  1820  , , Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • male >45: Stephen Rich [at abt 50-60]
      female >45 [Abiah at abt 50-60]
      female 16-26
    Land Grant  1820  , , Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    200 acres 
    • The deed was recorded in grant book O-5, page 27.
    Land Grant  1820  , , Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    300 acres 
    • The deed was recorded in grant book O-5, page 28.
    Occupation  15 Feb 1825  , , Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Sheriff 
    • ...Emanuel County Courthouse (Signed) Stephen Rich, Shff.
    Land Neighbor  10 May 1825  , , Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • On the first Tuesday in June next, will be sold at the court-house in Emanuel County...1000 acres of pine land, lying on the waters of the Canochee, adjoining Stephen Rich and others, levied on as the property of William Daniel to satisfy sundry executions in favor of John Munroe...(Sihned) John R. Daniel, Sheriff
    Witness  25 Aug 1825  , , Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Amos Crane of Emanuel County sold to Edward Rich of Emanuel County 202 1/2 acres known as lot 130 in district 11 of Houston County for $200.00. The land was originally drawn by Amos Crane of Burke County in the 1821 land lottery.

      Signed: Amos Crane
      Witnessed by: Stephen Rich and Charles (?) C. Jenkins, J.P.
      Recorded: 29 Apr 1830 in book D, page 342
    Census: Federal  1830  , , Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • male 60-70: Stephen Rich
      female 60-70 [Abiah]
    Gold Lottery  1832  , Summertown, Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    was awarded lot 1001 in district 5 of section 1 
    Died  Aft 1832  , , Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Stephen's age range was determined by his age of 60-70 in the 1830 census. This is consistent with all other known facts about Stephen.
    Person ID  I4027  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  13 Jun 2011 

    Family  Abiah [--?--],   b. Between 1760 and 1770,   d. 1849 
    Children 
     1. Stephen Rich,   b. Abt 1790, , , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 13 Jul 1860, , , Appling County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Zilpha Rich,   b. Between 1790 and 1800,   d. Aft 1830
     3. Edward Rich,   b. Abt 1794,   d. Aft 1839
     4. Martha Rich,   b. 3 Sep 1795, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1859, , , Miller County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Daniel Elliott Rich,   b. 12 Jul 1797, , , Burke County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1886, , , Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 
    Family ID  F1301  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsSale of Slaves - 9 Sep 1803 - , , Bulloch County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Lottery - as drawer number 78, Stephen Rich drew a blank and then drew a prize - 1805 - , , Burke County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 1806 - , District 57, Montgomery County (later Emanuel), Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - 300 acres - 1810 - , , Montgomery County (later Emanuel), Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 1811 - , District 57, Montgomery County (later Emanuel), Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - 400 acres, recorded in grant book L-5, page 614 - 1818 - , , Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1820 - , , Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - 200 acres - 1820 - , , Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - 300 acres - 1820 - , , Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Sheriff - 15 Feb 1825 - , , Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Neighbor - 10 May 1825 - , , Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWitness - 25 Aug 1825 - , , Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1830 - , , Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGold Lottery - was awarded lot 1001 in district 5 of section 1 - 1832 - , Summertown, Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aft 1832 - , , Emanuel County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1179] Bulloch County, Georgia, Genealogical Source Material, Alvaretta Kenan Register, (Swainsboro, Georgia: Magnolia Press, 1985), G 929.3758 Bul., 13; citing A:78 of original deed book, recorded 9 March 1804, 25 Apr 2007.

    2. [S960] The 1805 Georgia Land Lottery Persons Entitled To Draws, Paul K. Graham, (Decatur, Georgia: Genealogy Co., 2005), G 929.3758 GEO., 466.

    3. [S959] The 1805 Georgia Land Lottery Fortunate Drawers and Grantees, Paul K. Graham, (Decatur, Georgia: Genealogy Co., 2004), G 929.3758 GEO., 126.

    4. [S967] Montgomery County, Georgia, "Various Tax Digests, 1797-1849," on microfilm in drawer 61, box 30, Clerk of Superior Court, (Morrow, Georgia: The Georgia Archives), Stephen Reich entry, 1806 tax year, 57th District, 2nd frame, line 17.

    5. [S791] Some Early Tax Digests of Georgia, Ruth Blair, collector and editor, (Atlanta, Georgia: The Georgia Department of Archives and History, 1926), G 929.3758 GEO GEORGIA., 110.

    6. [S919] Index to the Headright and Bounty Grants of Georgia, 1756-1909, Silas Emmett Lucas, (Vidalia, Georgia: Georgia Genealogical Reprints, 1970), 551.

    7. [S910] An Index to Georgia Tax Digests, 5 volumes, "Published for the R.J. Taylor, Jr., Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia", (Spartanburg, South Carolina: Reprint Company, 1986), G 929.3758 IND., 4:77.

    8. [S919] Index to the Headright and Bounty Grants of Georgia, 1756-1909, Silas Emmett Lucas, (Vidalia, Georgia: Georgia Genealogical Reprints, 1970), 550.

    9. [S1639] 1820 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Emanuel County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M33, roll 6, p. 98, Stephen Rich household, accessed 24 Jul 2008, 24 Jul 2008.

    10. [S508] Genealogical Abstracts from the Georgia Journal (Milledgeville) Newspaper, 1809-1840, 5 volumes, Frederic R. & Emilie K. Hartz, abstracted and compiled by, (Vidalia, Georgia, 1990-1992), G929.3758 GEO GEORGIA., 2:239.

    11. [S508] Genealogical Abstracts from the Georgia Journal (Milledgeville) Newspaper, 1809-1840, 5 volumes, Frederic R. & Emilie K. Hartz, abstracted and compiled by, (Vidalia, Georgia, 1990-1992), G929.3758 GEO GEORGIA., 2:279.

    12. [S948] Land Records of Houston County, Georgia, 5 volumes, Davine V. Campbell and William R. Henry, (Warner Robins, Georgia: Central Georgia Genealogical Society, c1992-1994), G 929.3758 Lan., 2:88.

    13. [S1608] 1830 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Emanuel County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M29, roll 17, p. 164, Stephen Rich household, accessed 24 Jul 2008, 24 Jul 2008.

    14. [S874] The 1832 Gold Lottery of Georgia: Containing a List of the Fortunate Drawers in Said Lottery, Silas Emmett Lucas, (Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1988), G 929.3758 GEO GEORGIA., 415.