Person:Thomas Coker (14)

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Thomas Coker
b.09 Sep 1788
  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 -
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Name[1] Thomas Coker
Gender Male
Birth? 09 Sep 1788
Other[5] 1811 Jackson County, GeorgiaLand
Other[2][6] 28 Oct 1817 Jackson County, GeorgiaLand
Other[3][7] 08 Jan 1818 Jackson County, GeorgiaLand
Other[4][8] 01 Aug 1818 Jackson County, GeorgiaLand
Other[9] 23 Feb 1819 Jackson County, GeorgiaLand
Other[10] 01 Dec 1821 Walton County, GeorgiaLand
Other[11] Abt 1828 Hall County, GeorgiaLand
Census[12] 1830 Pike County, Georgia
Other[13] 1833 Pike County, GeorgiaLand
Death? Aug 1836 Meriwether County, Georgia

From research of Elizabeth Jones and Harry M. Feather. Harry was a descendant of William H. Coker, son of Thomas Coker and Precious Lovejoy Coker.

Jonathan Clark Coker was one of the administrators of the estate of Thomas Coker.

In Jackson County, Georgia census: p. 298 Thomas Coker age 26-45 and wife 16-26. Page 299 John Loving; possible relationship to James Loving, first husband of Luticia Coker, sister to Thomas; Edmund Gresham, made purchases of sales of estate of Thomas above who died in Meriwether; Simon (Simeon) Lovejoy, relationship to Precious not clear; Minsy Lovejoy, mother of Precious Lovejoy and mother-in-law to Thomas who died in Meriwether. (Descendant of Lovejoys, Mrs. Harry Archer, 2232 Cos, Liberty TX 77575 - Minsy was simply nickname for Jemima.) On page 290 of this census Jonathan Clark Coker is listed with wife (Frances Mayes Pentecost) and son under 10.

From same research, have not retrieved census data.

From above research, in the settlement of Thomas Coker's estate, Isaac Barnes and Jonathan Clark Coker sold the 118 acres purchased by Thomas Coker, Jr. in Jackson County, Georgia on 06 Feb 1835 to Jesse Cody. (Jackson County Deed Book K, p. 453, recorded 09 Feb 1838). When purchased this land adjoined William Pentecost. Prior to the sale this land was rented to Jesse Cody.

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

    Reference number: Thomas Coker & Sarah

  2. Faye Stone Poss, abstractor. Jackson County, Georgia Deed Abstracts, Books E - G, 1808 - 1822. (Snellville, Georgia: Faye Stone Poss, 2000), 336-337.

    Reference number: Thomas Coker son of Thomas Coker of Bibb

  3. Faye Stone Poss, abstractor. Jackson County, Georgia Deed Abstracts, Books E - G, 1808 - 1822. (Snellville, Georgia: Faye Stone Poss, 2000), 363.

    Reference number: THOMAS COKER SON OF THOMAS COKER OF BIBB

  4. Faye Stone Poss, abstractor. Jackson County, Georgia Deed Abstracts, Books E - G, 1808 - 1822. (Snellville, Georgia: Faye Stone Poss, 2000), 363.

    Reference number: THOMAS COKER SON OF THOMAS COKER OF BIBB

  5. From research of Elizabeth Jones.
    Thomas Coker, Jr. purchased 118 acres on Beech Creek
  6. "Deed Book G, p. 133-135 Jackson Co., I, John Beeks of co. aforesaid am held & firmly bound unto Thomas Coker for the penal sum of $4000 of good current money of U. S. well & truly to be paid if default made.

    Oct. 28, 1817, The condition of the above obligation is such that if above bound John Beeks does not well & truly pay . . . unto Thos. Coker his heirs, assigns &c. on or before Oct. 28, 1818, the full & just sum of $2000 . . . Signed: John Beeks.

    Oct. 28, 1817, John Beeks to Thomas Coker, both of Jackson Co., whereas John Beeks by a certain Bond of obligation dated Oct. 28, 1817, are held & firmly bound unto Thomas Coker in sum of $2000 . . . with a condition thereunder written for payment of $2000 on or before Oct. 28, 1818. John Beeks for the better security & payment of sum mentioned in Condition of said Bond . . . also in consideration of $1.00 hand paid by Thomas Coker . . . do grant, bargain, sell, convey to Thomas Coker . . . 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 acres adjoining above described land granted to Cobb whereon Wm. (?) Grace now lives all lying on waters of Marburys Creek, also one Negro girl known by the name of Lin or Lindy . . . Signed: John Beeks, Thomas (X) Coker. Wit: Jacob R. Brooks, N. B. Coker. Sworn by N. B. Coker on Dec. 9, 1819, before W. D. Martin, J. I. C. Rec. Dec. 19, 1819."
    John Beeks is bound unto Thomas Coker for the penal sum of $4000
  7. "Deed Book G, p. 225-226 Jan. 8, 1818, Jackson Co., Littleton Riggins to Thomas Coker, both of said county, $300 for 118 acres being parts of tract of land granted to Ignatius Few & Horatio Marbury, Beg. on the pine cor. on said Marbury's line, N45E 22 roods (rods) to a post cor. on Few's line, S45E (blank) to pine cor. made for Barton, NE (blank) to post oak cor. near the fence, E to maple cor. on Jennings Branch, SE with the fence between said Riggins & Agrippa Atkinson 24 chs. to post oak cor., SW to Few's original line, along said line N4W to a pine cor., S45W 22 roods to Marbury's line to the beg. cor. Signed: Littleton ("L" his mark) Riggins. Wit: W. Pentecost, David Burgan, J. P. Rec. Sept, 15, 1820."
    Littleton Riggins to Thomas Coker $300 for 118 acres being parts of tracts of land granted to Ignatius Few & Horatio Marbury
  8. "Deed Book G, p. 225 Aug. 1, 1818, Jackson Co., Thomas Coker to John Cook, both of said county, $140 for 50 acres on the south side of Beech creek being the same more or less originally granted to Marbury & conveyed to William Riley & by Riley to Robert Smith, Beg. on a white oak & along the branch to an alder cor., N45E 30 chs. to the original line Spanish oak & thence to the beg. Signed: John (X) Cook [The abstract state, signed Cook.] Wit: Richard Pentecost, Jeremiah Owen, Isaac Burson, J. P. Rec. Sept. 15, 1820."
    Thomas Coker to John Cook $140 for 50 acres on the south side of Beech creek
  9. From research of Elizabeth Jones. Recorded date - 26 July 1830. The buyer, William Pentecost, is the father of Frances Mayes Pentecost, wife of Jonathan Clark Coker. Two witnesses to the sale are George and Matthew Mayes Pentecost, brothers of Frances.
    Thomas Coker to William Pentecost 42 acres on Beech Creek
  10. From research of Elizabeth Jones. Walton Co., GA Deed Book A & B, p. 265.
    John Beeks to Thomas Coker - 100 acres for $500
  11. From research of Elizabeth Jones. Recorded in Deed Book C, p.. 282. When Thomas Coker was resident of Pike County, GA he gave power of attorney to John A. Bates to sell this land.
    Thomas Coker of Jackson County, GA drew land lot #137 in Hall Co., GA
  12. From Elizabeth Jones research, on page 110. Simeon Lovejoy is on page 111.
    Thomas Coker, age 40 to 50
  13. From research of Elizabeth Jones.
    Thomas Coker of Pike Co. to Joseph Sentell of Meriwether for $700