Person:William Bickers (7)

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Name William B Bickers
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 1784 Orange County, Virginia, USA
Death? 1851 Georgia, USA
Reference Number? 1116

WILLIAM B. BICKERS (G3/John2) b. Orange Co, VA, ca1784-d.1851; m. Nancy Evans Ivey 02 Jan 1834, Greene Co, GA, at age of 50. Administrator appointed in Greene Co, GA, 07 Jul 1851. Nancy Evans, [m. 1st - John Ivey. Nancy Bickers d.1877. Children of William B. Bickers (G3/John2) & Mrs. Nancy Evans Ivey: Mary Elizabeth Bickers (G4/John2) John Thomas Bickers (G4/John2) Martha Ann Elizabeth Bickers (G4/John2) William Cornelius Bickers (G4/John2) Benjamin Franklin Bickers (G4/John2) Sarah Hester Bickers (G4/John2)

Source: Research of Lucyle Bickers Middleton provided on CD. This info is listed on the 11Nov2004 CD under "G" and "G2-2-1John".


12. The following are two separate William Bickers of the 3d Generation, both married to ladies named ‘Nancy', and both born in Virginia: William Bickers m. Nancy Ivy 02 Jan 1834; Thos Stocks

Marriage Records of Greene Co, GA (1787-18750 and Oglethorpe Co, GA (1795-1852); compiled by Mrs. Herschel W. Smith, Regent Sunbury Chapter CAR, Winder, GA; © 1949 The Georgia Society, D.A.R.


1850 census, Jefferson, Milton Twp, Jefferson Co, IN, enum 19 Oct ca1766-1855 William Bickers, 84, white male, b.VA, farming, RE Value $600 (III) b.ca1791 Nancy Bickers, white female, wife, b.GA Gennett white female, 6,b.IN (IV) William Lock, white male, 10, b.IN

Source: BICKERS FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY, INC., NEWSLETTER #6, JUNE 1995, Lucyle Bickers Middleton, President


133. William Bickers (III) m. Nancy Ivy 02 Jan 1834; Thos Stocks, Greene Co, GA

Marriage Records of Greene Co, GA (1787-18750 and Oglethorpe Co, GA (1795-1852); compiled by Mrs. Herschel W. Smith, Regent Sunbury Chapter CAR, Winder, GA; © 1949 The Georgia Society, D.A.R.

134. William Bickers (III) VA-GA Born in Orange County, Virginia, about 1784; married Nancy Evans Ivy on 02 Jan 1834, as recorded in Greene County, Georgia, at the age of 50; marrying late in life. William Bickers died in 1851; administrator appointed in Greene County, Georgia, July 7, 1851; Age about 67. His wife, Nancy, was the widow of John Ivy. Nancy Ivy had a daughter, Parmelia F. Ivy. Parmelia F. Ivy married a man by the name of Jackson. Nancy Ivy Bickers refers in her Will to her grandson, Alexander J.S. Jackson. Nancy Bickers died in 1877. The children of William (III) & Nancy Bickers were: Mary Elizabeth Bickers (IV) John Thomas Bickers (IV) Martha Ann Eliza Bickers (IV) William Cornelius Bickers (IV) Benjamin Franklin Bickers (IV) Sarah Hester Bickers (IV) Nancy Evans Ivy Bickers died in 1877, age about 68, and her Will as given below in abstract was proven in Greene County, Georgia, January 14, 1878: "The Will of Nancy Bickers, Will Book 187 2-1922, p35, of Greene County, Georgia: Devises: To daughters, Mary Elizabeth Winslett, Martha Ann Eliza Rhodes, and Sarah Hester Johnson, my three beds and bed clothes. To my three sons John Thomas Bickers, William Cornelius Bickers, and Benjamin Franklin Bickers, (who are to be my executors) my three mules. To my grandson, Alexander J.S. Jackson, the sum of $20.00; his mother while in life having received from the estate of her father and my first husband a great deal more property than I am now able to give to any of my children. It is my wish that my lands, stock, cattle, horses, plantation property and household and kitchen property, and all my promissory notes be equally divided between my six children. Three sons to serve as executors. Signed March 29, 1873. Philip B. Robinson, E.C. Kennebrew, C.A. Davis, Jr., and D. Sanford, witnesses. Proven January 14, 1878."

Source: BICKERS FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY, INC., NEWSLETTER #6, June 1995, Lucyle Bickers Middleton, President

NOTE: The 1850 has this family listed in the 160th District of Greene County, Georgia. The census was taken October 18, 1850 and lists William, age 59 and Nancy, age 52. William was born in Virginia and Nancy and the children were born in Georgia. The birth years for Nancy and the children reflect the 1850 census but I used the above information for Williams year of birth. JHM 2/23/2006. Married: 2 Jan 1834 in Thos Stocks, Greene County, Georgia