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Note: Organization of GA counties includes:
1777 - Wilkes from unorganized territory
1784 - Washington from Creek Indian Lands
1786 - Greene from Wilkes and Washington
1793 - Hancock from Greene
1801 - Clarke from Jackson and Greene

1 Jan 1788 - 13 Aug 1789 (Greene Deed Bk 1, P 262.) 1 Jan 1788. James HAMMITT of Wilkes Co, GA to Micajah WILLIAMSON. 287 1/2 acres in Greene Co formerly Washington. $500. Granted to James HAMMITT 15 Jan 1785. Wt: Daniel YOUNG X his mark, William HAMMITT, JP. Recorded 13 Aug 1789. (Microfilm abstraction by Fay Collins, faycollins@sprintmail.com, 1997) See Also below re WILLIAMSON
9 Jan 1788 - 26 Feb 1789 (Greene Deed Bk 1, p 255.) 9 Jan 1788--William HAMMETT & Martha his wife of Wilkes Co, GA to Micajah WILLIAMSON of same. 100L sterling. 285 ½ acres. In Greene Co late Washington Co bounded SE wardly by Mordecai BALDWIN'S land & NE wardly by William DUKES land & on all other parts by vacant land..on waters of Shoulderbone Creek. Wt: M. WMSON, Junr, Nathaniel PHILLIPS, Chas WILLIAMSON. Recorded 26 Feb 1789. (Microfilm abstraction by Fay Collins, faycollins@sprintmail.com, 1997) Note: William HAMMETT married Martha WARNER (Hammett Bible Record, last in possession of Bessie Hammett of OK in the 1970s. Whereabouts sought) See Also below re WILLIAMSON
1 Jan 1788 - 13 Aug 1790 (Greene Deed Bk 1, pp 397-398). 1 Jan 1788--Sythe HAMMETT of Wilkes Co to Joseph WILLIAMSON of Greene Co. 100L. 287 1/2 acres in Greene Co formerly Washington. Granted Sythe HAMMETT 17 Jan 1786. Wt: Daniel YOUNG X his mark, William HAMMITT, JP. Sythe HAMMETT X her mark. Recorded 13 Aug 1790. (Microfilm transcription by Fay Collins, faycollins@sprintmail.com, 1997) Note: Seth BETHEL married Robert HAMMETT 7 Feb 1748/9, Overwharton Parish, Stafford Co, VA (Hammett Bible Record & Overwharton Parish Register) Also Note: Could there be a connection between Joseph WILLIAMSON above and Elizabeth DODD who married a WILLIAMSON, and whose sister, Hannah DODD married James HAMMETT, brother of Robert HAMMETT who married Seth BETHEL? (See Fauquier Co, VA, will of Nathaniel DODD).
21 Jul 1794 (Greene Deed Bk 3, pp 289-290. 21 July 1794--John & Catharine FREEMAN of Wilkes Co to William Hament of same. 200 L. 425 acres. In Greene Co on the Oconee River including the mouth of Falling Creek part of a tract of 5x5 acres granted to John FREEMAN 29 Sept 1784 except 150 A conveyed by John FREEMAN to Charles Smith beginning at the Smith's upper corner of the said River & bounded by said River up to the corner hickory as is mentioned on said grant. Wt: Holman FREEMAN, JP, John POPE, JP. (Microfilm abstraction by Fay Collins, faycollins@sprintmail.com, 1997)
12 Mar 1797 - 15 Mar 1797 (Greene Deed Bk 2, pp 285-286). 12 Mar 1797--William HAMMET of Greene Co to Joseph Cloud THRASHER of same. 100L sterling. 40 acres. In Greene Co on Sandy Creek including the old mill seat, part of a tract granted to William PHILLIPS & these 40 sold by Uriah GREER to William HAMMETT. Beginning at THRASHER'S upper corner at mouth of a branch running across Sandy Creek to a pine corner thence along in one line to a white oak corner, thence down a fence to Sandy Creek then along said creek to dogwood to the old line, thence along the said line to a red oak corner, from thence along to a poplar on THRASHER'S line on the said creek, thence up the said line to the beginning. Wt: Geo. PHILLIPS, E PARK, Clk. Signed: Wm HAMMET Recorded 15 March 1797. Deed between Uriah GREER & HAMMETT never recorded (Microfilm abstraction by Fay Collins, faycollins@sprintmail.com, 1997)
22 Nov 1797 - 28 Sep 1799 (Greene Deed Bk 3, pp 107-108). 22 Nov 1797--William & Elizabeth HAMMETT of Greene Co to George Sorrel of Oglethorpe Co. $2,000. A tract of land including the mouth of Falling Creek, then up said creek on the N side until it intersects with the Oglethorpe line, thence a direct course to the upper end of said HAMMET old field above the Mill Pond, thence to High Water mark at the Mill Pond & up said Mill Dam as before said at high water mark to the mouth of little falling creek 'til it strikes said HAMMET'S back line where it crosses said creek & thence along said line to red oak corner, thence a direct course until it intersects Charles Smith's line & thence along said to a red oak thence a direct line to a hickory on the River thence up said River Oconah to the beginning line, part of a tract granted to John FREEMAN 29 Sept 1784 except 150 acres conveyed by John FREEMAN to Charles Smith, & one other tract conveyed to John McCombs by said HAMMET the number of acres not known being on the N. Side of Falling Creek. Signed: Wm HAMMETT, Elizabeth HAMMETT. Wt: John Combs [sic], Elijah Wiett. Recorded 28 Sept 1799. (Microfilm abstraction by Fay Collins, faycollins@sprintmail.com, 1997)
10 Oct 1799 - 10 Apr 1800 (Greene Deed Bk 2, pp 446-447) 10 Oct 1799--Gilbert Gay & Peter Hagler (signed X) of Greene Co to William HAMMETT of same. $600. One hundred & fifty seven acres. Granted by Gov George Mathews survey 7 Mar 1786, grant 3 Dec 1794. Bounded SW by vacant land & all other sides surveyed land. Wt: Richard Coaplin, Henry Disoon. Recorded 10 Apr 1800. (Microfilm abstraction by Fay Collins, faycollins@sprintmail.com, 1997)
7 Apr 1800 - (Greene Deed Bk 2, pp 701-703. 7 Apr 1800--William HEMMETT & wife Elizabeth of Greene Co to William ROBERTSON of same. $300. 147 acres. In Greene Co near the Scullshole of the Oconee River on both sides of Ran? Creek of the said River near & above Slab Camp branch of said creek. Warrant bearing date of 7 March 1786 & surveyed 24 March 1786 for Grayham dated 3 Dec 1794. Beginning at a corner hickory & running S 23 W 70 chains crossing the creek to corner red oak thence 75 E 42 chains crossing the said creek to corner red oak thence N 5 W 82 chains to the beginning corner hickory. The land after geing granted to Grayham was occupied by Peter Hagler. Wt: Gilbert Gay, Benjamin Wallace, James Turner. Recorded 15 Sept 1802. (Microfilm abstraction by Fay Collins, faycollins@sprintmail.com, 1997) Note: This may have been a son of William and Martha WARNER Hammett (or a later marriage of William HAMMETT who married first Martha WARNER?)

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