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Sylvia Watkins (#46630600)
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Clifford Fargason
RE: Major Lewis Hogg
Found some more notes I had from a few years ago:

Estate Records of Newton Co. GA Nov. 1835, (Final distribution of Lewis HOGG's estate)
Clarasa (Clarissa) HOGG,widow
J(ohnson). FARGASON (Mildred's husband)
Margaret HOGG (unm. dtr.)
Geo. RUFF (Anna's husband)
E(phraim). SUBER (Martha's husband)
Wm. HOARD (Mary/Polly's husband)
Wm. NOLAND (Edy's husband) Each received a total of $1770.37

Henry County GA, Deed Book F, page 449
Henry County, Lewis H. Fargason, Adm. of the Estate of Lewis Hogg, deceased, on January 13, 1834 by order of the Court of Ordinary of Newton County , at public sale, James B. Pyle was highest bidder and the same was knocked off to him for the sum of $21, 202.5 acres in Dist. 12, Lot #81. Wit: Nicholas Pyle and William T. Crews. Recorded January 15, 1834

Will of Aubrey NOLAND dated Jan. 4th, 1812, Proved Sept. 5, 1814
Microcopy in SC Archives, Newberry Co. Court of Ordinary State of South Carolina, District of Newberry, Planter
Beloved wife Eda Noland, three children as named.
Son Thomas Noland
Son George Stouton Noland
Daughter Betsy Jackson Noland
Wife Eda Noland and father-in-law Maj. Lewis HOGG app'td exec
Signed Aubrey NOWLAND .
Wit. Lewis Hogg Jun.
James Davis Jun.
George Clark
Posted by: Gene Rooks (ID *****2670) Date: July 04, 2002 at 20:14:14
In Reply to: Re: Lewis Hogg & Mary Margaret Lindsey by Jeanne Suber Donovan of 1800

Jeanne, here is what I have posted in my GedCom for Lewis HOGG. There is every evidence Lewis married Clarissa GOREE, absolutely none to support a marriage to a Rosannah Feltman, ever. Estate records in SC and GA and land records in Newberry should be all the proof anyone needs. Best wishes, Gene Rooks in Gotha

Lewis was injured during the Rev. War, and he did receive 47 pounds, 7 shillings in 1785 for his service in the militia in 1780/83. From American Rev. War Rejected Pensions comes the information that he served as a private horseman in 1780/81, and in 1782 served as a Lt. for 8 months. When his father died in 1782, he served as executor with his mother Sarah. He was left 150 acres on the s. side of the Enoree, bought from John Clark. The following map information is available: HOGG, Lewis, M3; M7, 300 acres, 1787; 100 acres, 1785. M3 was half Union and half Newberry counties, and M7 was half Fairfield and half Newberry counties.

Important proof that this Lewis, son of John, is the one who married Clara/Clarissa Goree is that she signed as his wife when he sold 100 acres of this land in 1796, again mentioned as land originally granted to John Clark. In 1787 he is mentioned as receiving a 300 acre grant of land in Newberry Co. adj. to property of the Darby and Keller families. He sold a portion of this in 1799 to Jesse Chandler, with wife Clara again signing off. In 1791, Lewis and his father-in-law Daniel Goree were adm. of the estate of Joseph Fish, and also as adm. of the estate of John Green, along with brother-in-law Benj. Durrett.

In the 1790 census, he is the only Lewis Hogg shown, in Newberry Co., with himself, two males under 16, five females, three slaves. The two males are probably the sons of Thomas Jones, he had been appointed their guardian after his death. In the 1800 census for Newberry, he is shown as 45 or older, which agrees with his 1755 birthdate on the tombstone, so is Clarissa, there is still one young male at home 10-16, and 4 females under 10, one 10-16, one 16-26. He owned a store in Newberry Co., SC, where he is mentioned frequently in records at least from 1791 through 1816 for store goods or whisky. He often was an executor or witness to wills, or mentioned as creditor or attending estate sales of relatives and in-laws. During the War of 1812, he is shown on Muster Rolls as a Captain with Tucker's Reg't., SC Militia. He at one point attained to the militia rank of Major. The estate sale of Abraham Eddens in Newberry in 1807 mentions him as Maj. Lewis Hogg. In 1809, the estate adm. of John Glymph mentions him again as Maj. Lewis Hogg, with the word Major abbreviated, signifying it is a rank. He seems to appear last in court records in 1816. The administration papers for his estate in Newberry show he was still referred to in the community as Maj. Lewis Hogg.

Lottery records for the area of Newton Co., GA, formerly Walton, show Lewis Hogg, County of residence Walton, receiving two fractional lots, not in the lottery itself last held in 1821, but sold by the state later. He probably moved to Georgia soon after 1816, as a three year residence was required to qualify for the lottery mentioned above. His married daughters Milly Fargason and Polly Hoard and their families also relocated to Georgia, and mentally disabled daughter Margaret as well. The other three daughters remained in Newberry Co. with their families, and all had died by 1833. Some estate administration details lingered on until Clarissa's death, which is why there are estate records both in Georgia and Newberry Co., SC.

Their children, all daughters, include Mary/Polly, who married William Hoard, Martha Suber, Mildred Ferguson, Anna Ruff, Edith/Edy Noland, and Margaret, who was mentally impaired. His estate in Newberry Co. was handled by Ephraim Suber, Sr., at whose home the estate sale was held. Annual returns were filed until 1833. In Newton Co., GA, his grandson Lewis H. Fargason was appointed administrator of his estate, as it seems he did not leave a will. Georgia records show heirs were widow Clarissa Hogg, George Ruff, Johnson Fargason, William Hoard, Ephraim Suber, William Nolen/Noland, all sons-in-law, and retarded daughter Margaret. The estate inventory in Georgia included 34 slaves, and several tracts of land in Newton Co., Thomas Co., and Decatur Co. Thirty documents are in the estate administration box, carrying through until 1846.

I am trying as best I can to get to the bottom of Major Dewis Hogg and Clarissa Goree's marrige and children. Mrs. Hitt has really confused things.
I have been to Major Lewis grave near Covington, Ga. and it does not say when he was born---
To the memory
Major Lewis Hogg
Who died 9 Sept.
Aged 73 years 9 days

which would have him born Sept 9 1755.Mrs Hitts bible records say he was born in 1765 and buried in Enoree Church cemetary with Rosannah--not so!
Do you think we can ever resolve this? I am trying to find out more about the Feltmons.Press on for more information.
Jeanne Donovan,gg grandaughter of Ephriam Suber

Liz, I had copies of those Bible pages out of her book. I don't fault Miss Hitt, she took them at face value, and they probably were old when she came across them. However, they were written primarily at one time, and long after the events supposedly recorded. One telling evidence is the giving of the name of Lewis Hogg, the son of John and Sarah, as Major Lewis Hogg. His name was NOT Major, that was a militia title given to him as an adult. Also, the date of birth is off a full ten years from his tombstone. As far as him being married to Clarissa GOREE instead of whoever Rosannah FELTMAN was, it can be readily proven by land records and estate settlements in Newberry Co., SC, and in GA, of which I have some copies and abstracts. Now, he did have a cousin named Lewis HOGG, and it is possible that Lewis was married to a FELTMAN. My info on WorldConnect might make it a little clearer. Best wishes, Gene Rooks in Gotha

HOGG, LEWIS, Township: Not Stated, County: Newberry, State: South Carolina, Year: 1790, Roll: M637_11, Page: 78, Image: 0049

Served as a Major in the American Revolutionary War. Moved from Newberry,
South Carolina to Morgan County and then to Henry County, Georgia with friend
Johnson Fargason sometimes around 1817. Lewis and Clarissa's children were
listed as Milly, Peggy, Margaret and Elizabeth but there appears to have been
three more daughters that were deceased at the time of Lewis' death. Mentioned
in his will were children of George Ruff, Ephraim Suber and William Noland. In
1785 he received 47 pounds 7 shillings 3 halfpence for Milita duty in 1780-83.

Added by Clifford Fargason on Mar 31, 2016 5:12 PM
Clifford Fargason
RE: Major Lewis Hogg
Did anything specifically state that he died in SC? Just having an estate there would not necessarily mean that he passed there. I have found an old post on a genealogy forum - "Just read some of the questions and answers on the Hogg family.Fascinating.

Major Lewis Hogg died on 9-9-1829 and is buried in the cemetery at the Red Oak United Methodist Church in Newton County (near Covington) Georgia.His grave marker states that at the time of his death, he was 73 years and 9 days old, making his date of birth 9-1-1755 (born in Virginia).There are numerous handwritten papers in the Newton County courthouse concerning the disposition of his estate in Newton County.

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Added by Clifford Fargason on Mar 31, 2016 5:04 PM
Clifford Fargason
RE: Major Lewis Hogg
His grave is in Covington GA. Do you have a source that specifically states that he died in SC?
Added by Clifford Fargason on Mar 30, 2016 7:47 PM
Sis Black

Many thanks Sylvia!
Added by junebug on Feb 09, 2015 7:31 AM
RE: Minter Rochester

Actually, I guess I did send an EDIT TAB, too.
It should've been for linking him to his parents:

Minter Bobo Rochester # 9447424 , the son of:
80519704 Richard Gideon Rochester (Dad)
121443358 "Lula" ( Eubanks) Rochester (Mom)

Should I cancel the EDIT TAB and
then try to resend it? (as its still
telling me that its pending your
approval, etc).

Let me know?

Added by junebug on Jan 10, 2015 1:17 PM
RE: Minter Rochester


Lol... was just saying, "Thank you!"
to you for the fine memorial.


Added by junebug on Jan 10, 2015 1:12 PM
Fran Bundy
Breazeale Genealogy
Sylvia... your work looks great! Thanks for all the help and I'll see if I can "round up" the rest of James & Harriet's children, too, OK? Wish I had a penny for every mistake that I've made over the years... I'd be wealthy. Take care. For Now, Fran
Added by Fran Bundy on Feb 19, 2013 10:21 AM
RE: Margaret Eason Huneycutt
When you go to the memorial and click the edit tab on the top right side, it gives you options. Under suggest correction ask for transfer and tell relationship. That way it sends the memorial link and your link. Then I have both numbers to copy and insert your member number in the transfer box, so that I know I have both numbers and know I have the right memorial and right person to transfer to. If I transfer to the wrong person you nor I may ever get back. Plus it is easier for the person sending. You would be surprised the number of requests on holidays for corrections, transfers etc. I assume people have time to get online during holidays, and it can be overwhelming. I have sent your mother to you where she certainly belongs.
Added by CathyO on Jan 22, 2013 7:36 PM
RE: Margaret Eason Huneycutt
Please use the edit feature and sends memorial number etc so I am sure I send the right memorial. thanks Cathy
Added by CathyO on Jan 21, 2013 10:31 PM
JoAnn Welch Coon
Robert N. Malone
Would you please transfer my great grandparents to me. Robert N. Malone and Emma Ray Malone in Whitmire Cemetery. Thank you very much.
Added by JoAnn Welch Coon on Jan 14, 2013 9:51 PM
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