Edward George


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  • Name Edward George 
    Born of Robeson Twp., Berks County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died see notes Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18956  South Central Pennsylvania Families
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2020 

    Father Richard George,   b. of Robeson Twp., Berks County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. see notes Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F1514  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

      Exeter Township, Berks County, PA
      Marriages 1730 - 1800

      14 Nov 1759
      Edward George
      Martha Wooliston

      June 5, 1768 - July 4, 1768. Vol 2- 44.
      To son Samuel, 6 acres of land off the plantation where I now live and a dwelling house to be erected thereon.
      Also £3 yearly during life and after his decease to Rebecca his wife if she survive him.
      To son Joseph £60.
      To dau. Gobitha wife of Thos. WITHERS, £3 yearly during life and at her death £100 to her children.
      To son in law Wm. DAVIS, husband of my dau. Elizabeth, the upper half of my plantation in Bern, the whole containing 236 acres and allowance. To son in law Edward GEORGE, husband of dau. Martha, the remainder 1/2 of my said plantation.
      Exrs: sons-in-law Wm. DAVIS and Edward GEORGE.
      Trustees: friends Jos. PENROSE and Samuel HUGHES.
      Wit: Samuel EMBREE, Moses EMBREE, John PRICE.

      Edward George, III (Richard - Edward - Richard - George )

      b. c1732, Pennsylvania. m. 11 mo. 14, 1759, Martha Woolaston, at Maiden Creek MM, Berks co., Pennsylvania.

      They migrated to North Carolina settling in an area that later became located in E. Tennessee.

      Edward GEORGE, died Abt. 1798 in Will dated 6-25-1798. He was the son of Richard GEORGE and Rebecca ELLIS. He married Martha WOOLASTON November 1757 at Maiden Creek Meeting, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

      Martha WOOLASTON, died after June, 1798. She was the daughter of Samuel WOOLASTON and Gobitha POWELL of Bern, formerly of Haverford. Edward and Martha died in Jefferson County, Tennessee.

      Edward George wrote his will in 1798. Both Edward & Martha died in Jefferson co., Tennessee.

      See ~ http://members.aol.com/woodchippy/george.htm

      From Will Book - 1 - Jefferson co., Tennessee: page 65
      Will not dated but the Wills on adjoining pages are dated in 1801 & 1798:

      - Will of Edward George -

      A ll just debts paid by exectors. Son: Silas George, a 200 acres land on north side of French Broad River; son Edward George and dau. Rebecca Sellers, bottom land, 200 acres to George, remainder to Rebecca; son, Samuel George, 200 acres n.e. of the old place to the spring and creek also 37 acres on the island joining Silas; dau. Elizabeth McCollough 70 pounds; dau. Amy Kerr 70 pounds; dau. Martha Wallace 70 pounds, wife Martha George all other real estate and personal property.

      Executor: wife, Martha George

      Witness: Samuel McSpadden and John Donald

      Children of Edward and Martha George - Assume birth order

      Lost Creek MM, Jefferson co., East Tennessee - 1798, 10, 20, Edwards children dis joined Presbyterian church

      +A68. I. Silas b. 1760/65 - m. Mary -------; Lived in Jefferson Co., Tennessee. Received Land Grant from NC of 150 acres north of French Broad River.

      +A69. II. Rebecca b. 1760/70 m. John Sellers

      +A70. III. Amy b. Nov. 19, 1767 m. Robert Kerr

      +A71. IV. Elizabeth b. 1770-80 m. James McCollouch

      +A72. V. Edward,IV. b. 1760-70 m. Polly Hambright / Hammond

      +A73. VI. Martha b. 9-14-1770, d. at Maryville, Tn, 12-26-1848 married Jesse WALLACE in Jefferson Co., Tn. Jesse was born 10-4-1767 at Mecklenburg Co., NC; died at Maryville, 2-13-1854. ~ Their Children: Rebecca, Sarah, Barclay, Martha, Elizabeth, G.W. Campbell, William, Jane, Samuel, and Mary.

      +A74. VII. Samuel 1776-1840, moved to Tn. Married 1-24-1799, Barbara Leith 1780-1845. 8 children, youngest Isaac Wright George.