Oglethorpe Co., Ga., Thaxton references in early court records

From Oglethorpe County, Georgia Inferior and Ordinary Court Records, 1794-1920, Fred W. McRee, Jr.:

Guardian and Administrator’s Bonds book 1812-1821:

p. 36, 2 May 1814, Charles Thaxton, Arney Owen, and John Armstead are to inventory the estate of William Owen, decd.

p. 108, 3 Nov 1817, Thomas Thaxton, Christopher Hand, and Joseph Nixon, are to inventory the estate of Mary Tanner, decd.

Book 1866-1904:

p. 271, 4 Nov 1878, John P. Thaxton, securities Henry N. Thaxton and James W. Thaxton, is to inventory the estate of Peter Thaxton, late of Oglethorpe County, decd.

Minutes of Inferior Court, 1822-1832

January term 1823, Moore & Gillespie v. James Thaxton.  Jury finds for the plaintiff $34.62 1/2 cents.  (This was a frequent plaintiff.)

January term 1824.  James Thaxton is among the jurors drawn for June term 1824.

—Lucy Thaxton v. John Hale.  I confess judgement for the plaintiff for the sum of fifty five dollars with interest and cost.  John Hale.

–Thomas A Billups v. Thomas Thaxton and John V. Dunn.  Jury finds for the plaintiff $957.42.

–“We Thomas Thaxton, Henry E Williams and William Ward agreeable to the above warrant to us directed, having viewed the old road as well as the new way laid out by Jacob Phinizy through his plantation do say, after being duly sworn that the way the new road is laid out is nearer and as good and therefore report and recommend to the Inferior Court to have the change made agreeable to the wish of Jacob Phinizy.”  9 Jan 1824.

June term 1824.  John Hardeman & Co. v. Thomas Thaxton.  Assumpsit.  Jury finds for the plaintiff $45.

January term 1825.  Joel Thaxton [need to check this name in the original] is among the jurors drawn for June term 1825.

–[sic on the date] Sept 1st 1825.  Thomas Thaxton applies for license to sell spirituous liquors.

June term 1825.  Thomas Thaxton is among the jurors drawn for the January 1826 term.

January term 1827.  Charles M. King v. Thomas Thaxton and John Hale.  The defendants confess judgment for $130.

–William Hatchett v. Thomas Thaxton.  Thomas confesses judgment for $90.50.

–William Hatchett v. Thomas Thaxton.  George Lumpkin enters as security for a stay of execution against Thomas Thaxton.

January term 1828.  Joseph H. Lumpkin adm of Marion Gunn decd v. Thomas Thaxton.  Jury finds for the plaintiff $50.

June term 1828.  William Salisbury v. Matthew Anderson and Thomas Thaxton.  Thomas Thaxton confesses judgment for $2.60 3/4 cents.  Also William Salisbury v. Thomas Thaxton, Thomas confesses judgment for $53.64 1/2 cents.  John Hale appears as security for a stay of execution against Thomas Thaxton.

–Admrs of John Greenwood deceased for use of James Taylor v. John Hale and John Townsend.  Thomas Thaxton enters himself as security for a stay of execution against John Hale.

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