Person:Christian Boss (1)

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Christian "Christopher" Boss, of Rockingham County, VA and Wilkes County, GA
b.1767 Virginia
m. Bef 1758
  1. Henry BossAbt 1758 - 1836
  2. Margaret PossEst 1765 to 1775 -
  3. Christian "Christopher" Boss, of Rockingham County, VA and Wilkes County, GA1767 - 1836
  4. Nicholas Boss, Jr.1770 - 1848
  • HChristian "Christopher" Boss, of Rockingham County, VA and Wilkes County, GA1767 - 1836
  • WAnna Susanna Aylor1766 - 1827
m. 1783
  1. George PossBet 1791 & 1800 -
  2. Catherine Poss
Facts and Events
Name Christian "Christopher" Boss, of Rockingham County, VA and Wilkes County, GA
Alt Name Christian "Christy" Poss
Gender Male
Birth[3] 1767 Virginia
Marriage 1783 Rockingham County, Virginiato Anna Susanna Aylor
Death? Apr 1836 Wilkes County, Georgia[Revolutionary Pension Statement of son George and daughter Catherine]

Christian Boss was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 4, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

Poss, Christopher - entered service in Rockingham County, Virginia in Virginia unit; entered service 1794 to fight indians; married in 1783 to Susan Allen [sic, s/b Aylor], Rockingham County, Virginia, who died 10/1827 in Wilkes County, Georgia; soldier died there 4/1836, leaving son George & daughter Catherine Agee; children applied for Pension there in 1855 & Pension Application Rejected. F-*359, R1956.


Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Vol. 1 - COUNTY COURT. ORIGINAL PETITIONS AND ORDERS - Bundle of old papers unmarked, County Court - John Alor and Mary of Alethorp County, Georgia. John Hannan and Barbara, of Wilkes County, Georgia. Henry Poss (Pass) and Catharine, of Wilkes County, Georgia. Christian Poss and Susanna, of Wilkes County, Georgia. George Groan and Mardalene, of Wilkes County, Georgia. Lawrence Groan and Mary, of Wilkes County, Georgia. [Note: this Court record lists the children and son-in-laws of Anthony Aylor, the father-in-law of George Crone].

Records in Georgia

  • Page 17 - Wilkes County, Georgia - Inventories and Appraisements - Book "L L", 1805-1807, AYLOR, JOHN, dec'd. Inventory Mar. 29, 1804. Lemuel Zimmerman, Christian Poss, Nathaniel McMechin apprs. Page 71. Returns for 1805, John Aylor, Admr. [Source: "Early Records of Georgia: Wilkes County", by Grace Gillham Davidson, pg. 112]
References
  1.   .

    In Wilkes County, Georgia was Christian, also known as Christly Poss/Boss. He was an appraiser for the John Aylor estate. Christian Poss lived in Capt. Bates District and hand one draw in the 1805 land lottery of Wilkes County. He is listed as an invalid and a Revolutionary War Soldier.

    http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/60635664/person/38059304863/story/28002e52-9191-4c1b-9d79-0dc81512995f?src=search

  2.   Graves, William T. Southern Campaign Revolutionary War Pension Statements & Rosters.

    Pension application of Christopher Poss R8359
    Transcribed by WF Dixon
    Page 1 of Christopher Poss Pension Application.

    Service
    Va.
    Poss, Christopher
    Number
    R. 8,359
    Also served in 1794

    Page 2 of Christopher Poss Pension Application

    State of Georgia
    Wilkes County
    On this 9th day of June 1855 personally appeared before me a Justice of the Inferior Court in and for said county, George F.
    Buchanan and Jacob Wolf residents of said state and county who being duly sworn according to law, depose and say that they were well acquainted with Christopher Poss and Susan Poss late residents of said county; the the said Christopher Poss and Susan Poss lived together as man and wife; and were reputed and believed to be such among their neighbors; and that Christopher Poss died during the fall of 1831, and said Susan Poss died in October 1827 and that George Poss and Catharine Agee formerly Catharine Poss are the only surviving children of said Christopher Poss and Susan Poss.
    G.F. Buchanan
    his
    Jacob X Wolf
    mark
    Sworn to & Subscribed Before me on this day & year above written
    Lewis S. Brown

    Page 3 of Christopher Poss Pension Application.

    Affadavit
    G.F. Buchanan
    Jacob Wolf
    On the right side of this paper is written:
    Royland Beasley clk
    IC

    Page 4 of Christopher Poss Pension Application.

    State of Georgia
    Wilkes County
    I Royland Beasley Clerk of the Inferior Court in and for this county and state aforesaid do hereby certify that Lewis S. Brown before whom the above affidavit was made was at the time of so doing a Justice of the Inferior Court in & for said County & State, duly commissioned & sworn and that all of his official acts as such are entitled to full faith and credit and that his signature on the above affidavit is genuine-
    In testimony whereof I have herewith set my hand and affixed my official seal-
    This 11th day of June 1855
    Royland Beasley Clk
    IC

    Page 5 of Christopher Poss Pension Application.

    George Poss & Catherine Agee
    (nothing else on sheet)

    Page 6 of Christopher Poss Pension Application.

    Application of George Poss & Catharine Agee, heirs of Christopher Poss dec’d.
    a Revolutionary Soldier, for Pension due, under
    Act of 7 June 1832

    Page 7 of Christopher Poss Pension Application.

    Georgia
    Wilkes County
    (Beside the above written, outside the scrollwork is a “SS” )
    On this 19th day of June AD One thousand eight hundred & fifty five Personally appeared before me a Justice of the Inferior Court in & for the County & State aforesaid George Poss & Catherine Agee residents of said State & County who being duly sworn according to the law, deposeth & saith that their Father Christopher Poss was drafted in the County of Rockingham & State of Virginia in the War of the Revolution for the term of eighteen months & served until the close of the war under General George Washington, was present at Yorktown & saw Cornwallis surrender. Their Father Christopher Poss died in Wilkes County Georgia in the month of April eighteen hundred & thirty-six leaving two children, George Poss and Catherine Agee.
    He was married in the year 1783 in Rockingham County Virginia to Susan Alan [sic, s/b "Aylor"] that his wife died in Wilkes County & State of Georgia in the year eighteen hundred and twenty seven, that there are no other heirs or children but deponants & who make this application for the purpose of obtaining the Pension money due their said Father Christopher Poss under the Act of Congress of July 7th 1832. That the said Father did not during his life nor has his heirs since his death applied for or received any Pension money for his said service. They further declare they have no document any evidence of his service in support of his claim unless the same is of record in the war department.
    Sworn to & Subscribed
    before me this 19th day
    of June 1855
    George Poss
    her
    Catherine X Agee
    mark
    Lewis S. Brown J.I.C.

    Page 8 of Christopher Poss Pension Application.

    Georgia
    Wilkes County
    I Royland Beasley clerk of the Inferior Court in and for the County & State aforesaid do hereby certify that Lewis S. Brown before whom the above declaration was made was at the time of so doing a Justice of the Inferior Court in & for said County duly Commissioned & sworn and that all his official acts – as such as entitled to full faith & credit & that his signature to the above is genuine
    In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my official
    seal This 19th day of June 1855
    Royland Beasley Clk
    IC

    Page 9 of Christopher Poss Pension Application.

    This may Certify that Christopher Poss Was Discharged as an Invalid in Cap’t. Pipers Comp. by a Regimental Court held at R. Wells’ on
    April 25th 1794
    Sam’l. Crawley Jr. ___
    Approv’d.
    Wm. Frithett (?) Lt. Col. ___ ___

    Page 10 of Christopher Poss Pension Application.

    38993
    Christopher Poss dec’d
    Georgia
    Miller & Brandenburg July 6 1855
    Same (?) Feby 23 1856
    8359
    June 7 1832

    Page 11 of Christopher Poss Pension Application.

    8359
    P.O. __________________
    Christopher Poss
    Service:_______________
    REJECTED stamped across the service part.
    Enlisted: __________________, 18
    Discharged: _______________, 18
    Application filed:___________, 18
    Alleges: _____________
    Re-enlisted: ____________
    Attorney: ___________
    P.O.: _________
    ______ Recognized ________ Contract
    _______ Cert. of Discharge searched for: _______, 18__

    Page 12 of Christopher Poss Pension Application.

    Before me Thomas Elliott a Justice of the Peace within and for the County of Wilkes in the State of Georgia personally appeared the undersigned Citizens of said County who being sworn in due form of law on their oaths deposeth, and saith That they were personally acquainted with Christopher Poss late of said County deceased for many years. previous his death That we believe that the said Poss was a private soldier in the America Revolution against Great Britain and that was generally believed in the community in which he lived and did that he was a soldier as aforesaid and that George Poss and Katharine Agee are the only living Children of the said Chris’ Poss that said Poss died in the year 1836.
    John Danner
    his
    Andrew X Wolfe Jr.
    mark
    her
    Frances X Wolfe
    mark
    Samuel Flourney
    Sworn to before me this 25th
    day of October 1854
    Thomas Elliott JP

    Page 13 of Christopher Poss Pension Application.

    State of Georgia
    Wilkes County
    I Royland Beasley Clerk
    of the Inferior Court within and for said County do Certify that Thomas Elliott where Official attestation appears to the within affidavit is a Justice of the Peace within and for said County of Wilkes and that said signature thereto purporting to be his is genuine
    Given under my hand and Seal of Office
    this 26th day of October 1854
    Royland Beasley Clk
    IC

  3. United States. 1820 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M33).

    1820 Census Wilkes Co., GA
    Christy Poss 1 - - 2 - 1 1 2 2 1 1 - 4
    1 Male 0-10 (1810-1820)
    2 Male 16-25 (1795-1804)
    1 Male 45+ (????-1775)
    1 Female 0-10 (1810-1820)
    2 Female 10-16 (1804-1810)
    2 Female 16-25 (1795-1804)
    1 Female 26-44) (1776-1794)
    1 Female 45+ (????-1775)
    4 Agriculture