Person:Thomas Coker (13)

Watchers
     
Thomas Coker
b.Abt 1755
d.1818
  • HThomas CokerAbt 1755 - 1818
  • WSarah UnknownBet 1755 and 1760 - 1846
  1. William B. CokerAbt 1785 -
  2. Anna CokerEst 1786 -
  3. Elizabeth CokerEst 1787 -
  4. Thomas Coker1788 - 1836
  5. Sally CokerAbt 1792 - 1860
  6. Noah B. CokerAbt 1793 - Abt 1865
  7. Jonathan Clark CokerAbt 1796 - Abt 1878
  8. Robert CokerEst 1802 -
  9. Agnes CokerEst 1803 -
  10. Lutisha CokerAbt 1804 -
  11. James M. Cokerabt 1809 -
Facts and Events
Name Thomas Coker
Gender Male
Birth? Abt 1755
Other[4] 21 Jan 1785 Pendleton County, South CarolinaAssociates
Other[5] 17 Sep 1786 Pendleton County, South CarolinaLand
Other[6] 22 Jan 1789 Pendleton County, South CarolinaLand
Other[7] 22 Jul 1790 Pendleton County, South CarolinaLand
Census[8] 17 May 1791 Pendleton County, South Carolina
Other[9] Abt 1796 Franklin, Georgia, United StatesLand
Other[10] 21 Jan 1798 Pendleton County, South CarolinaLand
Census[11] 04 Aug 1800 Pendleton County, South Carolina
Other[1][12] 17 Dec 1816 Jackson County, GeorgiaLand
Other[13] 28 Oct 1817 Jackson County, GeorgiaMiscellaneous
Death? 1818
Will[2][14] 26 May 1818 Montgomery County, Alabama Territory
Other[15] Sep 1818 Will Filed

Thomas Coker was enumerated in the U. S. census in 1790 in the Pendleton District of South Carolina.

  • 2 males under 16 - William Coker and Thomas Coker
  • 1 male over 16 - Thomas Coker
  • 4 females - Sarah Coker
  • 4 slaves

In 1800 Thomas Coker was enumerated in the Pendleton District of South Carolina in the U. S. census.

  • 3 males < 10 - Noah B. Coker
  • 1 male - 10 < 16
  • 1 male 16 < 26 - William Coker
  • 1 male 45 and over - Thomas Coker
  • 2 females < 10 - Sally Coker
  • 3 females 10 < 16
  • 1 female 26 < 45 - Sarah Coker
  • 4 slaves

Page 147 - 151 An account of the Sales of the Estate of Thomas Coker dec'd on the 12th day of December Anno Domini 1822.

Bibb County, Administrator's Accounts, Book C, 1821 - 1831 On file in the Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama. Typed transcription from an unknown researcher.

An account of the Sales of the Estate of Thomas Coker dec'd on the 12th day of December Anno Domini 1822. To wit. Sold

One sow and pigs to Sidney Bates for       $11.00
One do and do to Philip Coker                5.17½
One do and do to Greenberry Grisham for     4.75

  • One lot of 25 bushels of corn to James Ferguson 16.56 ½

One 25 do to Andrew Cavness 16.25 One 25 do " do to Henry Henly 16.25 One 7 do " to N. B. Coker 4.55 One negro Samuel do N. B. Coker for 666.00 One negro woman and 2 children to Robert Coker 936.00 One negro girl to Reuben Cargile 582.00 One cow to Henry Cook 16.00 One do to Greenberry Grishman 20.00 One cow and calf to Henry Cook 12.30 One do and do to Samuel Martin 15.55 One Steer to N. B. Coker 12.00 One do to same 11.30 One do to same 9.35 One do to James Coker 8.70 One do to R«sup»T«/sup». Coker 3.65 One do to same 5.85 One cow and calf to Samuel Martin 17.70 One Bull to Henry Henly 6.00 Amt. carried forward 2397.48 ½ One Horse to Archibald B. M«sup»c«/sup»Millian 82.00 One Horse sold to John M. Coker 40.00 [Who is John M. Coker?] One colt to Philip Coker 40.00 One Stack of fodder to Elisha Honeycutt 7.00 One do do to John Brannon 7.00 One do do to P. Coker 6.05 One do do to N. B. Coker 7.35 One do do to Noel Northcut 5.15 One lot of land rented to William Vardmin 26.75 One do do do to John S. Bates 30.00 One do do to N. B. Coker 30.55 One shear plough to N. B. Coker 5.05 One gun to Philip Coker, Jr. 11.00 One log chain to James Latham 5.05 One waggon to S«sup»T«/sup». Coker 50.00 [This looks like an S; need to examine the microfilm entry.] One pair Streachers to N. B. Coker 1.50 One scooter plough to Sidney Bates .65 Amounts E. E. $2783.68 3/4 Sworn to and subscribed before me Williams Caddell clerk this 1«sup»st«/sup» day of November 1824. N. B. Coker executor for Thomas Coker deceased. Examined and ordered to be entered of record. Tho. Crawford Judge County Court.

An additional inventory of the Estate of Thomas Coker dec'd to wit

Cash collected from John Becks [Beeks] of Geo. 464.00 Cash received from Sarah Coker for corn sold 100.00 40 Bu corn sold to Rich«sup»d«/sup» Chandler in 1820 40.00 30 do do Nathan Jones 30.00 30 do do William Hamilton 30.00 Cotton sold to Charles A. Dennis 61.62 ½ Cattle sold at Cahawba 53.25 Amts $778.87 ½

Addition to page 2 - Sales of Estate of Thomas Coker. One note on Robert Coker 58.75 One note on William B. Coker 32.50 $870.12 ½ N. B. Coker Executor for Thomas Coker Deceased Sworn to and subscribed before me William Caddell Clerk this 1«sup»st«/sup» day of November 1824. Examined and ordered to be entered on record, Tho. Crawford Judge County Court.

Page 3 - Sales of Estate of Thomas Coker

The Estate of Thomas Coker dec'd To N. B. Coker Executor of the last will and Testament of Thomas Coker Dec'd.

1822

April 2 To cash pd John S. Bates on a compromise $350.00 March 2 " pd. Jesse Smithermans apt. 6.00 Sept. 10 " do pd. Henry Denison apt. 2 26.75 [This is Dr. Henry Denison for medicine & attendance on Isaac, Sam & Anne; listed in notes on Sarah Coker, widow of Tho. Coker.]

1823 Feby 24 "do pd. John Henry collector tax for 1822 3 7.87 ½

1821 " do pd. B. Wilson att, ads pf Bates 30.00

           do Inge and Baston a ttas [atts?] in same suit                                  20.00            

1822 do pd. Inge and Baston Att. - N. B. Coker 25.00

"       " pd/ B. Wilson attas in the samesuit                                                    25.00
        " pd William B. Allen ap.                                       8                              3.50

Feb. 25 " pd. John Henry «u»Sheriff Executor«/u» of Bates 9 13.20

1821 Novem. 27 do pd. Same and Expenses same 10 40.00 1822 do pd. Daniel Williams ap 11 3.75

August 1824

Jany. 27 do pd. William Smitherman 1822 for horse 12 110.00 Feby. 20 do pd. James Samples ap. 13 3.60 Sept. 1 do pd. Thomas Costs ap. 14 .50 Dec. 12 " do pd. William Garner's ap 15 «u» 1.40 1/4«/u» 1822 Amount carried over 666.57 3/4 Jany 28 " cash pd W. Neads apt no. 16 7.00

1823 Feby 1 do Pd William J. Starks ap. 17. 63 3/4

           do pd. Branson Lawrence apt.                                                           18.18

1821 do apt Andrew Henshaw Taxes 19 3.75

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November 27 do pd. John Henry shff taxes for 1822 Miss Coker 20 3.62 March 16 do pd. Edward Lawrence apt same 21 5.50 23 do pd. F. J. Weaver ap apt. same 1.25 1823 27 " do pd. S. Cagile Apt. Agt. Same No. 23 23.38 ½ June 28 " do pd. Starling Strange Apt. Agt. same 24 12.75

             " do No. Sarah Coker, Order                                               25               .50
             " do pd. Woodson Younges Act. agt.                                    26             1.00

1819 " do pd. Willis Brown Apt. Agt. Sarah Coker 27 1.00 Dec. 25 " do paid ditto ditto ditto 28 4.75 Jany. 29 " do pd. William Mulkeys apt. agt. same 29 5.75 March 3 " do pd. John Suttles apt. agt. same 30 3.68 May 3 " do pd. J. F. Weaver Apt. agt. same 31 4.00

               do pd. Willis Brown Act. agt. same                                     32               5.19

Sept. 12 " do pd. Jonathan Clower Apt. Agt. same 33 2.00

1822 Feby 17 do pd. Maples and Goodwin apt. agt. same 34 12.87 ½

1823 Dec. 2 " pd. Starling Strange apt agt. same 35 3.00

1824 Oct. 27 " apt. for Sundies furnished to Mrs. Sarah Coker

             widow of J. [?] Coker                                                           «u»36              [blank]«/u»                                                                      Amount E. E.                   8.75      62
             Restatement                                                                             8.74:     62
             The Estate of Thomas Coker dec'd In
              To Noah B. Coker Exon of the last will

1821 and testament of said Coker Aug. 29 To apt. rendered to the Court 139.12 182-- Nov. 1 Ap. rendered this day 874.62 Commission at 5 pt. on $3639 187.95 Pd. James B. Clark Atton 10.00

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Paid for pailing the estates grove 8.00 T. P. Lumpkin, Printer 8.00 William Caddell Clk. up to this settle 2.18 3/4 Judge of County Court up to this settle enclusive both Judge and Clerk «u»3.00«/u» 1821 Credits Amt. 1220.88 1/4 Nov. 5 By up of sales 76.56 ½ 1822 Dec. 12, By ap of Sales $2783.68 3/4 1824 Nov. 1 by Additional Inventory «u»70.12 ½«/u» Amts. E. E. $3730.37 ½ Debts «u»1220.88 ½ «/u» Balance to be $2509.19 1/4

Distributed between N. B. Coker Robt Coker Jonathan Coker R. L. Cargille and Agnis his wife and Jas Loving and Lutesia his wife being $501.89 cents. [Final settlement is recorded in Bibb County Orphans Court Book "A"; according to Gandrud in AL Records Vol. 31, Bibb County, p. 63. Final settlement of estate of Thomas Coker deceased. Noah B. Coker, Robert Coker, Jonathan Coker, Reuben S. Cargile and wife Agnes Cargile, James Loving and wife Lutecia Loving are heirs.

The State of Alabama Bibb County Noah B. Coker Maketh oath before Thomas Crawford Judge of the County Court for Bibb County aforesaid that all accounts contained in the foregoing accounts by him exhibited against the estate of Thomas Coker dec'd were paid by him as executor of the last will and Testament of said Thomas Coker Dec'd that such of them as are not duly proven be of his own knowledge knows to be correct or has been inform --- by his mother Sarah Coker that they were just accounts and for necessarys and he paid them accordingly his own account for Sundries furnished Mrs. Sarah Coker of $96.18 3/4. It is just and true.

Signed: N. B. Coker Sworn to and Subscribed before Tho Crawford Judge Bibb County Court.«u» «/u»

References
  1. Faye Stone Poss, abstractor. Jackson County, Georgia Deed Abstracts, Books E - G, 1808 - 1822. (Snellville, Georgia: Faye Stone Poss, 2000), 268.

    Reference number: THOMAS COKER OF BIBB & SARAH

  2. Pauline Jones Gandrud, compiler. Alabama Records Volume 166 Bibb County. (Southern Historical Press), 73-77.

    Reference number: Thomas Coker & Sarah

  3.   .
  4. Pendleton District at the time. Source: Elizabeth Jones
    Thomas Coker witnessed a Hurricane Creek land sale
  5. Source: Elizabeth Jones research
    Pendleton land surveyed for Thomas Coker on Hurricane Creek
  6. Source: Elizabeth Jones - research
    Thomas Coker received his Hurricane Creek land grant, 180 acres
  7. Source: Elizabeth Jones research
    Thomas Coker sold 50 acres to John Green
  8. Some neighbors of interest are Robt Henderson, William Henderson, and William Ellison.
    Thomas Koker, age over 16, 2 males under 16, 4 females, 4 slaves
  9. Source: Elizabeth Jones research

    Thomas Coker purchased land from Duncan Cameron
  10. Mary (x) Clark, wife of Joseph Clark made oath to John Wilson, 16 Jun 1798. From Elizabeth Jones research.
    Thomas Coker purchased 200 acres for 60 shillings from Joseph Clark,, part of grant to Bowlen Clark by Benj. Guerard, 21 Jan 1785
  11. Thomas Coker, age 45 and over
  12. "Deed Book F, p. 380 Dec. 17, 1816, Jackson Co., Thomas Coker, Sen., to Samuel Whaley, both of co. aforesaid, $1,600 for parcel of land including the mills & appurtenances there with belonging, Beg. on red oak cor. on the N side of said mill pond & running N45E 32 chs. to post oak cor., N70E 25½ chs. to chesnut cor., S67E 14½ chs. to lightwood stake . . . Signed: Thomas Coker. Wit: M. M«sup»c«/sup»Leod, Frederick Thompson, J. P. Rec. Jan. 3, 1818."
    Thomas Coker, Sen., to Samuel Whaley, $1600 for parcel of land including the mills & appurtenances
  13. John Beeks borrowed $2000 from Thomas Coker. Collateral was 100 acres granted to Marbury joining Spratlin & others, Beg. on a post oak Marburies Creek . . . being part of the survey whereon John Beeks now lives, also one part of 120 acres granted to Marbury, joining Williamson & others . . . being also part of survey whereon John Beeks now lives, also 280 aces adjoining above described land granted to Cobb whereon Wm. [?] Grace now lives lying on waters of Marburys Creek, also one Negro girl known by name of Lin or Lindy . . Signed: John Beeks, Thomas (X) Coker. Wit: Jacob R. Brooks, N. B. Coker. Sworn by N. B. Coker on 09 Dec 1819 before W. D. Martin, J.I.C. Recorded 19 Dec 1819.
    Loan from Thomas Coker to John Beeks
  14. "From File of Original Papers Pertaining to the Estate of Thomas Coker, Deceased. Filed in the court house at Centreville, Bibb Co., Ala. [I could not locate the estate papers for Thomas Coker at the Bibb Co. courthouse. Beth Gay]

    Will of Thomas Coker
    Mississippi Territory [Alabama Territory was created in 1817]
    Montgomery County

    In the name of God Amen that I Thomas Coker . . . I first give my daughter Anna a negro girl named Lucy supposed to be worth three hundred dollars and one mare worth sixty dollars and one bed worth twenty five dollars and two sows and pigs worth ten dollars for that to be her part of the estate. I give my daghter [sic] Elizabeth four hundred and eighty seven dollars in cash and «i»two sows and calve to«/i» «i»be worth fifty dollars«/i» (scratched out thus) [the words in italics appeared to be deleted; had a scratched out line through them] and one bed worth twenty five dollars for that to be there part of the estate. I give my son William one negro boy named Peter worth three hundred and fifty dollars and surveyers [sic] instruments worth forty dollars two rifles guns worth forty dollars and one bed worth twenty five dollars and one pair of of [sic] saddler bags worth five dollars this to be his part of the estate. I give my daughter Sally one negro girl named Malinda supposed to be worth four hundred dollars and one bed worth twenty five dollar [sic] this to be her part of the estate. I give my son Thomas one negro boy named Willis supposed to be worth four hundred dollars and forty dollars in cash and one sow and pigs to be worth ten dollars this to be his part of the estate.
    I given my son James one negro boy name Isaac supposed to be worth four hundred dollars the condsions [sic] is such he is not to have the use of him till his mothers Death (or widdowhood) this is to be his part of the estate. I give the remainder part of all my property to N. B. Coker & Johnathan & Robert & Agnes & Lutisha at there mothers Death or at the end of her widdowhood betwen[sic] these five cows [did it really say cows? beth gay] to be Equally divided amongst them. I appoint Phillip Coker & N. B. Coker to execute My last will and Testament. In writing where of I sign my hand and seal. This twenty sixth Day May 1818

    Signed: Thomas Coker
    Witnesses: B. Newton Vick, Luke Rea, Jesse Potter
    Thomas Coker names d. Anna, d. Elizabeth, s. William, d. Sally, s. Thomas, s. James, N. B. Coker, Johnathan, Robert, Agnes, Lutisha, and the mother of the last 6 children listed
  15. Not sure of the source. Will probated 9/1818.