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Rev. Gideon Thomas LEVERETT Rev. Gideon Thomas LEVERETTMale 1799 - 1864  (65 years)Deceased
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  • Name Gideon Thomas LEVERETT  [1
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    Relationshipwith Regis John CARR
    Born 14 JUL 1799  Wilkes County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1828  Putnam County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1850  Troup County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1860  Chambers County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 04 JAN 1862  Chambers County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 27 OCT 1864  Milltown, Chambers, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age 65 years 
    Buried Aft 27 OCT 1864  Milltown Cemetery, Milltown, Chambers, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2824  Carr-Scott | John Leverett (1710-1779) Descendants
    Last Modified 29 FEB 2016 

    Father Ancestors Thomas J. LEVERETT
              b. 12 MAY 1755, Wilkes County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 08 JUN 1834, La Grange, Troup, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Mary Ann GRIFFIN
              b. 25 MAR 1772, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. FEB 1850, Lafayette, Chambers, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 03 JUL 1789  Wilkes County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 12 children 
    Family ID F775  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Sarah W. BLACK
              b. 1805, Edgefield, Edgefield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 07 APR 1872, Milltown, Chambers, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 13 JAN 1819 
    • The Leverett's did not move to Alabama until the 1850s, so they most probably were not married in Chambers County, AL in 1819 as so many many trees on Ancestry.com assert.
    Children 
    +1. Thomas Black LEVERETT
              b. 27 NOV 1819, Putnam County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 20 JAN 1892, Lafayette, Chambers, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +2. John Gideon LEVERETT
              b. 12 JAN 1821, Upson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 FEB 1891, Milltown, Chambers, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +3. Gideon Thomas LEVERETT
              b. 12 JAN 1827, Putnam County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 20 MAR 1907, Hopewell Cemetery, Alvord, Wise, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +4. Joseph Regan LEVERETT
              b. 06 DEC 1829, Wilkes County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1882, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    +5. Matilda C. LEVERETT
              b. 01 MAR 1831, Troup County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Aft 1880  (Age 49 years)
    +6. Samuel J. LEVERETT
              b. 01 MAR 1831, Upson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1891, Milltown, Chambers, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Married: 1x7. Mariah W. LEVERETT
              b. 1833, Upson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Aft 1870, Chambers County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years)  [Natural]
    Married: 1x8. Elizabeth C. LEVERETT
              b. 1835, Upson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1862  (Age 27 years)  [Natural]
     9. William Mercer LEVERETT
              b. 1837
              d. 01 MAY 1841, Troup County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     10. Martha Ann LEVERETT
              b. 1840, Chambers County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Between 1841 and 1932  (Age 1 years)  [Natural]
     11. Sarah E. LEVERETT
              b. 1842, Chambers County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1880  (Age 38 years)
    +12. Simeon Augustus LEVERETT
              b. 1843, Chambers County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Aft 1900  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 28 FEB 2016 
    Family ID F770  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 JUL 1799 - Wilkes County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Ordained - 1828 - Putnam County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Troup County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Chambers County, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - The State of Alabama Chambers County I Gideon Leverett of the County and State aforesaid being of sound mind and of disposing memory and in the enjoyment of reasonable health, knowing that I must die and wishing while in life to dispose of the property and effects with which a kind providence has blessed me, so make and ordain this as my last will and testament by revoking all former wills by me heretofore made by. Item 1st I desire that after my death that my friends shall bury my remains in a quiet and Christian like manner without pomp or parade. Item 2nd I desire that as soon after my death as possible that all my just debts shall be paid out of any funds, monies or assets that I may have on hand. Item 3rd I desire that my estate and family shall be kept together at my residence until the close of the year in which I may die and until my crops then on hand shall be gathered and that my family shall be supported out of my estate until that time and that about the close of the year that my executor hereafter named after having advertised the same shall proceed at public auction all of my property both real and personal on a credit of twelve months or of one and two years with interest from date as they may think best and most to the advantage of those entitled to share in its distribution taking notes with two good securities except any portion if my crops which they may think best to see at private sale which they are hereby authorized to do and on such terms as they may think proper, and they are hereby authorized to makes titles of any of the property sold by them whenever purchase money shall be fully paid. It being my intention to authorize and empower my said executors to wind up and settle my estate without the necessity and expense of obtaining orders of court for that purpose, or applying to the court for any further authority after they shall qualify as executors of my estate. Item 4th It is further my will and desire that my beloved wife Sarah W. Leveritt shall be supported together with such of my unmarried children as may be living with her out of my estate by my executors until there is a final settlement of my estate and the expense of their support is to be charge upon the estate and not on their or either of their distributive share. It is further my desire that my executors shall furnish my daughter Matilda C. David such monies as may be actually necessary for the support and comfort of herself and children between the time if my death and the final settlement of my estate at the discretion of my executors which time and monies as furnished her id to be charged upon her distributive share if the estate on the final settlement. Provided however that if during that time she shall be living with William P. David her present husband or any other husband this provision for her is to be in operation it being my intention merely to provide for her in her present unfortunate condition. Item 5th I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Sarah W. Leveritt four thousand dollars with interest from the sale of any property until the same is paid which I give to her for sole separate and exclusive use and benefit during his natural life and at her death whatever may remain of it with income to be generally divided share and share alike between my children hereinafter named and their descendants the children if any of my children who may be dead to take their deceased parents share. Item 6th To my afflicted daughters Martha Ann and Sarah E Leveritt each I give and bequeath the sun of three thousand dollars with interest from the sale of my property until paid which said sums are to be kept at interest only to be used unless it becomes also duly necessary to use a part of the principal for that purpose when their trustees shall be authorized and empowered to use each part of the principal as may be absolutely required for that purpose it being my intention to create a permanent fund for their support respectively and I constitute and support my sons John G. Leveritt and Joseph R. Leveritt trustees for my said two daughters and ?? in them as such trustees for their use and benefit the legacies given them in this instrument. Item 7th And whereas I have given heretofore to some of my children property and effects which I have charged them and from some of whom I have receipts for the amount so given them and as some of them have had the use and enjoyment of more than others and wishing now to make a division of my estate among my children hereinafter mentioned I desire my property after payment of the special legacies herein before mentioned to be divided as following viz. – my children Thos. B. Leveritt, John G. Leveritt, Gideon T. Leveritt, Joseph R. Leverett, Matilda C. David, Mariah W. Meadows, Elizabeth C. Cook, are each to be charged with an account for the property given them at the prices. Gideon Leveritt Test Jane C. Thompson William P. Thompson Bragton Johnson At which it is charged against them in a book kept by me for that purpose and for which I have some of their receipts and which is to be taken and considered as that much of their respective distributive shares of my estate and whereas my sons Thos. B, John G., Gideon T. and Joseph R. Leveritt have not had the use of so much as my property and effectsas some others of my children for the purposes of makling them equal in this respect I give and bequeath to my said four sons, Thos. B., John G., Gideon T., and Joseph R. Leveritt each the sum of four hundred dollars more on the final division if my estate than above names children to who I have not given special legacies. Item 8th It is further my will and desire that all my property and effects as above provided and disposed of on the final division if my estate shall be divided into eight equal share including the property heretofore given to some of my children and charged against them one of which shares I give to each of the following named children, viz., Thos. B. Leveritt, John G. Leveritt, Gideon T. Leveritt, Joseph R. Leveritt, Matilda C. David, Mariah W. Meadows, Elizabeth C. Cook and Simeon A. Leveritt, the shares given to each my of daughters hereinafter names to be for their sole, separate and exclusive use, benefit and behalf and ti be free from the debts contracts liabilities or control of either of their respective present or furfure husbands during their respective lives if my said daughters and at their death to their children whom they may have surviving them respectively and whereas U have fears that my son Simeon A. may lose his health and become and invalid and if such as event should happen it is my will and desire that his share of my estate shall be three thousand dollars to be made up and taken from the other eight shares mentioned in this item but if his health should be good and does not fail then he is only to have an equal share with the other eight above mentioned. It is further my will and desire that the effects and fortunes of my estate which shall be going to my son John G. Leveritt shall be his and his sole benefit during his natural life and at his death to be his childrens that may be surviving him at his death. Item 9th It is further my will and desire that if any of my children should die without having a child children surviving them, that in that event the portion of any estate hereby given them on the death if each child shall go their respective brothers bad sisters and the descendants if such as may have previously died the descendants taking their deceased parents share and to no other person. It being my intention that my estate shall revert to my own children – whenever any of them shall die without leaving children or descendants if children surviving them. Item 10th It is my further will and desire that if any one of more if my children shall contest this will that they shall there by forfeit all their right under it and legacies herein given to such child or children shall be equally divided among those who do not contest it and the parties so contesting shall not ne permitted to share in the distribution if my estate. Item 11th I hereby nominate and appoint my sons John G. Leveritt and Joseph R. Leveritt and Gideon T. Leveritt executors of this my last will and testament and hereby enjoin upon them fir my sake and for the sake of the confidence I have in them to carry out this will faithfully in spirit and letter ?? in the fear of God – In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal and also signed my name at the bottom of the last page of another sheet which is a part of this will on this 4th day if January AD 1862. Signed, sealed, published and declared As the last will and testament of Gideon Leveritt in our presence This 4th day January 1862 Test Jane C. Thompson William P. Thompson Brayton Johnson   The State of Alabama Chambers County Codicil to my last will and testament will dated 4th day if January 1863. It is my desire to change the 3rd Item in my will sofar as for my executors not be bound to sell my property as directed in the 3rd item but to keep my property together until the war ends or until peace is made & money gets to be of more value – In witness whereof I have hereunto signed my name and affixed my seal. In the presence of witnesses this 19th day if October 1864 Test H.S. Robinson “ W.M.C. Robinson “ J.D . Elder - 04 JAN 1862 - Chambers County, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 OCT 1864 - Milltown, Chambers, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 27 OCT 1864 - Milltown Cemetery, Milltown, Chambers, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents 12 documents

  • Sources 
    1. [s48] Ancestry.com Family Trees, Sparrow/Finlry/Black Family Tree.
      Record for Matilda C Leverett

    2. [S13] 1860 United States Federal Census, Database online. Year: 1860; Census Place: Northern Division, Chambers, Alabama; Roll: ; Page: 838; Image: 560.
      Record for Gideon Liverett

    3. [s48] Ancestry.com Family Trees, Suiter Family Tree.
      Record for Joseph Reagan Leverett

    4. [S111] Family Tree - Leverett-William Sr v123t0283.FTW.
      Date of Import: 22 Nov 2007