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Chatham County/Johnston County NC Sauls of 1800s and before

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Chatham County/Johnston County NC Sauls of 1800s and before

Posted: 28 Oct 2001 5:20PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 29 Jul 2005 10:20AM GMT
Surnames: SAULS
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Ancestors of Willie Albert Sauls

1. Willie Albert Sauls, born March 02, 1867 in North Carolina. He was the son of 2. Theophilus Pope Sauls and 3. Emiline Franks. He married (1) Rhonda Register.

Children of Willie Sauls and Rhonda Register are:
i. Augusta Sauls, born February 17, 1903; married Rufus Griffin.
ii. Cassie Sauls, born June 29, 1904; died 1913.
iii. Abram Frank Sauls, born October 10, 1905; died July 09, 1994 in Valdosta, Lowndes, Georgia. 258-24-5558 SS
iv. Etta Sauls, born March 05, 1907.
v. Charlton Sauls, born January 09, 1909; died January 1985. 252-18-5213
vi. Austin Sauls, born July 30, 1910 in Ray City, Berrien, Georgia; died October 15, 1993 in Pahokee, Palm Beach Co., Fla; married Mildred Mathis October 03, 1933 in Berrien, GA. SSN 253-16-0151 Marriage by C. H. Vickers M. G.
vii. Lily Sauls, born March 01, 1912.
viii. Alvis H. Sauls, born February 21, 1914; died August 04, 1989 in Dougherty, Georgia; married Kathleen Warren. SS 255-20-6954

Generation No. 2

2. Theophilus Pope Sauls, born August 03, 1845 in Chatham County, North Carolina; died Aft. 1880. He was the son of 4. Abner Sauls and 5. Nancy Horton. He married 3. Emiline Franks Abt. 1860.
3. Emiline Franks, born 1843 in North Carolina; died Aft. 1880. She was the daughter of 7. Rebecca [Franks].

Notes for Theophilus Pope Sauls:
1880 New Hope, Chatham, NC FHL Film 1254957 National Archives Film T9-0957 Page 87C

Rebecca FRANKS Self F S W 75 NC Fa: NC Mo: NC
Theophilus SAULS SonL M M W 35 NC Fa: NC Mo: NC
Emma SAULS Dau F M W 37 NC Fa: NC Mo: NC
Allice SAULS GDau F S W 14 NC Fa: NC Mo: NC
William SAULS GSon M S W 12 NC Fa: NC Mo: NC
John SAULS GSon M S W 6 NC Fa: NC Mo: NC
Rufus SAULS GSon M S W 3 NC Fa: NC Mo: NC
Lecton SAULS GSon M S W 4M NC Fa: NC Mo: NC




Children of Theophilus Sauls and Emiline Franks are:
i. Virginia Sauls, born 1861.
ii. Alice Sauls, born 1866.
1 iii. Willie Albert Sauls, born March 02, 1867 in North Carolina; married Rhonda Register.
iv. John Sauls, born 1874.
v. Rufus Sauls, born 1877.
vi. Lecton Sauls, born 1880.


Generation No. 3

4. Abner Sauls, born May 02, 1802 in Johnston County, North Carolina; died Aft. 1880. He was the son of 8. David Sauls and 9. Lydia Penny. He married 5. Nancy Horton Abt. 1830.
5. Nancy Horton, born 1814; died Aft. 1880.

Notes for Abner Sauls:
1860 census try p. 91 Chatham County Grove P.O.
1870 census p. 123 New Hope Township Chatham County NC
1880 census Middle Creek, Wake, NC FHL Film 1254984 National Archives Film T9-0984 Page 143D
Rufus A. SAULS Self M M W 46 NC
Occ: Farmer Fa: NC Mo: NC
Elisa SAULS Wife F M W 48 NC
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NC Mo: NC
Anna SAULS Dau F S W 14 NC
Fa: NC Mo: NC
Rufus SAULS Son M S W 1 NC
Fa: NC Mo: NC
Abnar SAULS Father M M W 74 NC
Occ: Keep Gristmill Fa: NC Mo: NC
Nancy SAULS Mother F M W 64 NC
Fa: NC Mo: NC


There are early Abner Sauls in Johnston County
1784-1800



Children of Abner Sauls and Nancy Horton are:
i. Lydia Sauls, born 1839.
2 ii. Theophilus Pope Sauls, born August 03, 1845 in Chatham County, North Carolina; died Aft. 1880; married Emiline Franks Abt. 1860.
iii. Amtilla Sauls, born 1851.
iv. John Sauls, born 1853; married Lany [Sauls].
v. Thomas Sauls, born 1859.
vi. Rufus A. Sauls, born 1834; married Elisa [Sauls].

7. Rebecca [Franks], born 1802 in North Carolina; died Aft. 1880.


Child of Rebecca [Franks] is:
3 i. Emiline Franks, born 1843 in North Carolina; died Aft. 1880; married Theophilus Pope Sauls Abt. 1860.


Generation No. 4

8. David Sauls, born Abt. 1774 in Johnston County, North Carolina; died Aft. 1834 in Talbot County, Georgia. He was the son of 16. Abner Sauls and 17. Pheraby [Sauls]. He married 9. Lydia Penny December 03, 1799 in Wake County, North Carolina.
9. Lydia Penny, born in Johnston County, North Carolina; died in Talbot County, Georgia. She was the daughter of 18. Charles Penny and 19. Sarah Beddingfield.

Notes for David Sauls:
DEEDS IN JOHNSTON COUNTY, NC THAT MENTION DAVID SAULS:
21 Jul 1804- Reddin Sauls, heir at law of Abner Sauls who died intestate 28 Apr 1804,
and Theophilus Pool, in right of his wife Bellison Pool, to DAVID SAULS for 100 pounds,
the lands where Abner Sauls last lived before his death. The tract of land contains 900
acres. Witness: R. Sanders and Blake Brady. (Deed Book D2, pg. 227)

29 Aug 1809- DAVID SAULS to Theophilus Pool, all of Johnston Co. for 50 pounds, a
tract of land on the west side of White Oak Creek. The land includes one field of cornhills
with all low grounds included to Pheraby Sauls during her lifetime. (Deed Book F2, pg.
89)



Children of David Sauls and Lydia Penny are:
i. Theophilus Sauls.
4 ii. Abner Sauls, born May 02, 1802 in Johnston County, North Carolina; died Aft. 1880; married Nancy Horton Abt. 1830.


Generation No. 5

16. Abner Sauls, born Abt. 1740; died April 28, 1804 in Johnston County, North Carolina. He was the son of 32. William Sauls and 33. Martha [Sauls]. He married 17. Pheraby [Sauls].
17. Pheraby [Sauls].

Notes for Abner Sauls:
ABNER SAULS was from Sauls' Creek in Bute County, NC (the Sauls land later fell into the newly formed Warren County in 1779.) It is not known exactly when he removed from Sauls' Creek to Johnston County, NC. He married the widow Pheraby Johnson about 1770 and may have moved to Johnston County shortly afterwards. He had three known children: Redden Sauls, David Sauls and Bellison Sauls (wife of Theophilus Pool.) ABNER SAULS was a man of means with large land and slave holdings in Johnston County. He died intestate on 28 April 1804, as recorded in a deed on 21 July 1804: "ABNER SAULS departed this life on or about the twenty-eighth of April in the year aforesaid". The deed also stated that he owned approximately 900 acres of land adjoining Isaac Jones, Phillip Johnson, Reuben Sanders and others, consisting of the plantation on which he "lived last before his death". In the deed, Redden Sauls and his son-in-law Theophilus Pool, in right of his wife Bellison Pool, sold their right to ABNER SAULS' property to David Sauls. (Johnston Co. Deed Book D-2, pg. 227) [On 11 May 1811, David Sauls sold the above mentioned ABNER SAULS land to Theophilus Pool.]

A notice in the Raleigh Minerva on Monday, 7 May 1804, reads: "A few days ago Mr. ABNER SAULS of Johnston County was found dead against a tree, supposed to have been thrown from his horse."


JOHNSTON COUNTY, NC DEEDS THAT MENTION ABNER SAULS:

31 Dec 1782- ABNER SAULS of Johnston Co. to William Smith of Johnston Co. for 60 pounds, 150 acres on the south side of the Neuse River on a prong of Little Creek and Myra Branch. This being the land granted to ABNER SAULS in 1779. Witnesses: James Morris and Richard Johnston. Signed: ABNER (X) SAULS and Pharaba (X) Sauls. August Court 1782 (Johnston Co., NC Deed Book Transcript 2, pg. 141)

10 Oct 1785- Richard Johnson of Wilkes Co., GA to William Wood of Johnson Co., NC for 150 pounds, a 225 acres tract of land on the north side of Swift Creek, being the same land which Sill Johnson, Sr. sold to Sill Johnson, Jr. Witnesses: Samuel Smith and ABNER SAULS. (Johnston Co., NC Deed Book O-1 pg. 365)

10 Dec 1788- Caleb Penny of Johnston Co. to Jesse Smith of Johnston Co. for 25 pounds, 89 acres, including plantation house, whereon Ledom Smith now dwells, adjoining Hardy Sanders, William Bryan, ABNER SAULS, and Caleb Penny. Witnesses: Robert Watkins, Abner Jordan. Signed: Caleb Penny, his wife Sarah (X) Penny, Aug Court, 1789. (Johnston Co., NC Deed Book Transcript 3, pg. 235)

25 Nov 1800- John Hinton and Elizabeth Hinton of Jackson Co., GA to ABNER SAULS of Johnston Co. for 125 pounds, land and plantation house whereon Isaac Hinton (deceased) formerly lived, given by LWand T to said Elizabeth Hinton. Also 3 negroes: Pomp, Cate and Cherry. Witnesses: J. J. Briggs and David Sauls. (Johnston Co., Deed Book Z-1 pg. 105)

26 Dec 1817- William Jones of Johnston Co. to Burwell Jones of Johnston Co. for love and affection to my son a 100 acre tract on the south side of Cabin Branch, adjoining Bryant Whitfield, John Bedingfield, Reuben Sanders, being part of the tract purchased by William Jones from ABNER SAULS 10 Feb 1801. Witnesses: James Gregory and Matthew Jones. (Johnston Co., NC Deed Book L-2 pg. 115)

JOHNSTON CO. ESTATE RECORDS THAT MENTION ABNER SAULS:

20 Mar 1782- Sale of the estate of Joseph Ryals. Buyers: ABNER SAULS, James Norris, Daniel Avera, Alexr. Hobby. Johnston Co., NC.

4 & 5 May 1792- Sale of part of the estate of Arthur Bryan. Buyers: ABNER SAULS, Thomas Buzby, David Bell, Celia Kelley, Nicholas Powell, Charles Copeland, John Watson, Edmond Buzby, John Turner, John Avera. Johnston Co., NC.

18 Mar 1804- Sale of the estate of Kindred Carter. Buyers: ABNER SAULS, Simon Turner, John Sanders, Jesse Penny, Reuben Sanders, Thomas Busbee, Caleb Penny, John Kelly, Charles Copeland, Zadock Stallings. Johnston Co., NC.

JOHNSTON CO. RECORDS RELATED TO THE SETTLEMENT OF ABNER SAULS' ESTATE:

Oct 1804- Sales of Estate of ABNER SAULS deceased, David Sauls, Admr. Buyers: Phereby Sauls, Paschal Tucker, Jonas Frost, Edmund Busbee, Ephraim Ferrell, Theophilus Pool, David Sauls, Redden Sauls, Bennet Baucomb, Wm. Dodd, James Utley, Wm. Simpkins, Phillip Johnson, Jonathan Britt, Shadrick Hardcastle, Sallie L. Lupo, Blake Brady, John Giles, Peter Williams, Little B. May, Wm. Johnson. (Johnston Co. NC Will Book, Vol IV, page 313)

11 Dec 1804- Agreement between Pheraby Sauls, widow & relict of ABNER SAULS, dec., Redden Sauls, Theophilus Pool & Bellison Pool his wife to David Sauls, Admr. of Estate, Abner Sauls died Intestate, to sell land and division of negroes. (Johnston Co., NC Will Book Vol IV, page 330)



Children of Abner Sauls and Pheraby [Sauls] are:
8 i. David Sauls, born Abt. 1774 in Johnston County, North Carolina; died Aft. 1834 in Talbot County, Georgia; married Lydia Penny December 03, 1799 in Wake County, North Carolina.
ii. Redden Sauls, born Abt. 1772; married Abigail Johnston November 02, 1792 in Johnston County, North Carolina.

Notes for Redden Sauls:
A marriage bond for REDDEN SAULS and Lucy Eskridge has not been found. Her name was recorded, as the mother of Thomas Eskridge Sauls, in an old Sauls bible which belonged to one of Thomas Eskridge Sauls' descendants.

1800- Sale of the estate of John Snipes. Buyers included Charles Kelly, READING SAULS, Theophilus Pool, Ezekiel Stallings, John Watson, James Turner, Sarah Turner, Sampson Rogers. Johnston Co., NC.

Deeds in Johnston Co., NC that mention REDDEN SAULS:

21 Jul 1804- REDDIN SAULS, heir at law of Abner Sauls who died intestate 28 Apr 1804, and Theophilus Pool, in right of his wife Bellison Pool, to David Sauls for 100 pounds, the lands where Abner Sauls last lived before his death. The tract of land contains 900 acres. Witness: R. Sanders and Blake Brady. (Deed Book D2, pg. 227)

17 May 1832- James Johnson of Johnston Co. to Aldridge Johnson and James William Johnson of Johnston Co. for natural love and affection to my two sons, all my tract of land on the north side of Middle Creek, whereon I now live...after my and wife's death... Witnesses: REDDEN SAULS and Edwin R. Smith. Signed: James Johnson, May Court 1832. (Deed Book P-2, pg. 307)

Court records in Johnston Co., NC that mention REDDEN SAULS:

1800- Sale of the estate of John Snipes. Buyers included Charles Kelly, READING SAULS, Theophilus Pool, Ezekiel Stallings, John Watson, James Turner, Sarah Turner, Sampson Rogers. Johnston Co., NC.


iii. Bellison Sauls, born Abt. 1776 in Johnston County, North Carolina; died Aft. 1821; married Theophilus Poole.

18. Charles Penny. He married 19. Sarah Beddingfield.
19. Sarah Beddingfield.



Child of Charles Penny and Sarah Beddingfield is:
9 i. Lydia Penny, born in Johnston County, North Carolina; died in Talbot County, Georgia; married David Sauls December 03, 1799 in Wake County, North Carolina.


Generation No. 6

32. William Sauls, born Abt. 1718; died 1791 in Warren County, North Carolina. He married 33. Martha [Sauls].
33. Martha [Sauls].

Notes for William Sauls:
ABSTRACT OF THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF WILLIAM SAULS: Signed: 21 Feb. 1790, placed into probate: Nov. Ct. 1791, Warren Co., NC. Names: Wife, Martha; Daughters: Mary Bobbett & Sarah Merrett; Son: ABNER (received 5 shillings); Daughters: Mary Ann Stephins & Elizabeth Sauls. Extr: James Merrett. Wit: Joseph Mangum & George King (Jurat).



Children of William Sauls and Martha [Sauls] are:
16 i. Abner Sauls, born Abt. 1740; died April 28, 1804 in Johnston County, North Carolina; married Pheraby [Sauls].
ii. Mary Sauls, born Abt. 1755.
iii. Sarah Sauls.
iv. Mary Ann Sauls.
v. Elizabeth Sauls.
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