James Dozier & Mary Malone
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Granville County, N. C

1763 Book F page 469 John Dozier deeds to JAMES DOZIER



WBA p. 90 1769 Sale of estate of Wm. Pattershall mentions   proved by JAMES DOZIER Bute January Court

DBA p. 246 1765 JAMES DOZIER bought land wit: John Dozier

DBA p. 342 1765 JAMES DOZIER bought land wit: Wood Malone



1786 Headright grant Wilkes Co./Green Co. GA HAVE

1787 Green County GA Deed

Deed A p. 123 Columbia Co, GA

1803 Deed Warren County, Georgia HAVE

Deed Bk X p. 234 & 272 Warren County, GA

1804 Will Warren County, Georgia HAVE

1848 Loose Estate Papers for JAMES DOZIER

1847-9 Loose Estate Papers for MARY DOZIER


THE WILKES COUNTY PAPERS 1773-1833 by Davis 975.81172 D

The original estate papers found to still be in Wilkes County have been deposited in the Georgia Department of Archives and History. Microfilm copies of these papers have been organized under the file headings below:

Reel 241-67:



Entries of Head Rights Wilkes County

p. 54 Land Court May 1st 1786


JAMES DOZIER self & 14




Warren County 1805 Capt M. Hill's District

190 Richard Dozier




May 1966 p. 60 Warren County GA Wills

DOZIER, JAMES signed Sept 27, 1804 probated Jan 4, 1808

February 1974 p. 22 Early Deeds

signed Sept 4, 1797 recorded July 30, 1798

JAMES DOZIER to John Dozier for $500, 100 acres on Little River,

bounded by Starke, Kendrick & said DOZIER



By Daniel Nathan Crumpton

p159 Wills (1793-1811)

DOZIER, JAMES SR.: Made 27 Sep 1804, Probate 4 Jan 1808: pg 89-91: Wife; MARY: Sons; William (deceased); John; James Jr.; Lennard; Thomas; Richard; Woody: Daughters; Elizabeth: Heirs of son William: Executor; Dozzer, John; Dozer, James (sons): Witnesses; Berry, William; Berry, Salley; Berry, Thomas:

p271 Inventory & Appraisements (7-18-1807 - 6-8-1815)

DOZIER, JAMES: Appraisement of Estate: Page 11: Appraisers:

Thopson, Solomon; Berry, William; Hardin, Leah: 21 Dec 1807:

Total $2,944.18 3/4: Amount of Sale of Property: Page 11:

Executor: Dozier, John; Dozier, James: 6 Jan 1808: Total $2,148.00:

p401 Court of Ordinary Miscellaneous Records - 1794-1818

Page 54: 4 Jan 1808: ...LOT, applied for with the will annexed on the estate of DOZIER, JAMES SR., (dec.) by Dozier, James and Dozier, John:

p569 Executors Bonds 1794-1822

Testator Executor Date

56. DOZIER, JAMES SR. Dozier, James 4 Jan 1808

p641 Guardians, Administrators, Executors - Ordinary Returns

- Guardian Bond - Oath & Returns 1803-1833 Executors Returns

Date Testates Executors

4 Jan 1808 DOZIER, JAMES Dozier, (?)


1803 Warren County, Georgia

State of Georgia

This Indenture made the first day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand and eight hundred and three and in the twenty seventh year of the Independence of the United States of America between William Stark of the County of Columbia and State aforesaid on the one part and JAMES DOZIER Senr of the County of Warren and said State of the other part. Witnesseth that the said William Stark for and in consideration of the Sum of one thousand and fifty dollars Lawful money of the said state to him in hand will and truly paid by the said JAMES DOZIER, Senr at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath granted, bargained, Sold, released, and confirmed, and by these presents doth grant, bargain, sell, release, and confirm, unto the said JAMES DOZIER Senr his Heirs and Assigns all that tract or parcel of Land lying and being in the County of Warren, in Little River, containing three hundred and fifty acres originally surveyed for Ralph Kilgore and vacant on all Sides of the time of Survey at present westwardly by Evans South wardly by Hardin and Ball, Eastwardly by Ball etc. Northerly by little River Beginning at a gum tree on the River running South thirty five D. Grees East fifty-nine chains and twenty links to a corner pine, thence North thirty five D. Grees East Sixty chains to a corner pine thence to a stake on the River, thence up the River to the beginning as will more fully appear by a plat of the Same, Together with all and Singular the rights members and appurtenances, thereof whatsoever to the Said tract or parcel of Land, being belonging or in any wise appertaining. And the remainders, reversions, rents, Issues and profits thereof and of every part thereof. To have and to hold the said tract of land, and all and Singular the premises and appurtenances thereunto belonging as aforesaid and every part thereof unto the said JAMES DOZIER Senr his heirs and assigns to the only proper use Benefit and behoof of the said JAMES DOZIER Senr his heirs and assigns forever and the said William Stark and his heirs, the Tract of land and premises aforesaid and every part thereof unto the said JAMES DOZIER Senr his heirs and assigns against them the said William Stark and his wife Elizabeth Stark and their heirs and all and every other person or persons whatsoever Shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents In Witness whereof the said William Stark and Elizabeth his wife hereunto set their hands and Seal the day andyear first above writtenSealed and Delivered

Wm. Stark L.S.

in the presents of her

Jerry G. Willis Elizabeth + Stark L.S>

James Willis P. mark

The within deed was acknowledged Before me by said Stark and Elizabeth his wife and in the presence of the two Subscribing Witnesses

Recorded this 8th day of February 1804 To Persons I.C.

Transcribed from Book F page 437)

Wm B. H. Shivers July 7th 1853 )


September 27, 1804) Warren County )State of Georgia ) In the name of God, Amen. I JAMES DOZIER, Sr. being in perfect health & memory calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to dye, do make and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say particularly and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of the Almighty God that gave it and as touching worldly Estate as it hath pleased God to keep me with in this I Give, demise and dispose of in the following manner of form.

First I give and bequeath unto the Heirs of my son William Dozier, Dec. my negro a man by the name of Joe which they have in possession.

Also I give and bequeath unto my son John Dozier the Land whereon he now lives & a negro girl by the name of Jenney & her increases & one feather bed and furniture.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my son James Dozier, Jr., my negro Boy by the name of Ben with the Land ha has now in possession containing one Hundred Acres.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my son Leonard Dozier a Negro girl by the name of Selsey? and the Land he had in possession and sole to his Brother John Dozier.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my son Ths. Dozier one negro boy by the name ?Pruniss and one hundred acres of Land whereon he now lives.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my son Richard Dozier one Negro girl the name of Dixie also one Hundred acres of Land beginning at a gum corner on the river and joining of Joseph Puars land thence south to a pine corner joining Puars Land then Past and by to Whiteside creek then be down so creek to a white oak corner on the last side of so. creek thence last and by to the River to a washoo corner thence up so. River to the beginning Corner also one bed and Furniture two cows one sow & pigs, half dozen knives and forks, one dish, half dozen plates, one pot.

Item. I give 7 bequeath unto my son Woody Dozier the plantation whereon I now live at my decease with all the remainder of my Land lying between Whitesides Creek and helgars creek except what I have given to my son Richard also my will is that my Beloved wife Mary shall have her portion of so. plantation during her natural life. I will give to my son Woody Dozier one negro boy by the name of Hamblin, one horse and saddle, one bed and furniture, two cows & calves, one sow & pigs, half dozen knives and forks one Dish, half dozen plates, one pot.

Item. I give & bequeath to my Daughter Elizabeth Dozier one negro Boy by the name of Dave and the remainder of my estate after my decease, I leave to my Dearly beloved wife Mary Dozier during her natural life and at her decease to be Equally divided between my surviving children at time, I also nominate and appoint my 2 sons John Dozier & James Dozier Executors to my land will and Testament, I do hereby acknowledge this to be my last will and testament where of I have here unto set my hand & Sealthis Day and year above written.Test.

Wm. Berry $3.50         JAMES DOZIER SEAL

Sally Berrey

Thomas Berrye

Georgia ) Warren Co. ) Personally appeared Thomas Berry & Wm. Berry & being duly sworn by the Holly Evangelist of Almighty God deposith said that they saw JAMES DOZIER sign seal publish and Declare the within instrument of writing to be his last will and testament and at the time of his so doing he was of sound and deposing mind and memory being then in his presence and in the presence of the absent witness and at the request we became witnesses to the same. Sworn to in open court this fourth Day of January 1808.

Sephemus Weatherby William Berry Thomas Berry