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Sarah Lester[1]

Female 1784 - Abt 1868  (84 years)


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  • Name Sarah Lester 
    Born 1784  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Possessions 17 Dec 1847  Thomas Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    sells property in Thomas County to James H. Hill. 
    • Sarah's trust, created at her divorce, sells what appears to be all of her Thomas County property (at least nearly) to James H. Hill in preparation for her move to Louisiana.
    Census 26 Oct 1850  Bienville Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Possessions 26 Oct 1850  Bienville Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    real property $23100 and 35 slaves 
    Possessions 1 Jul 1859  Hempstead Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    purchased land through the US General Land Office 
    • NW 1/4 NE 1/4 S 7 T 12 South R 23 West, 40 acres
    Census 1860  Missouri Twp, Hempstead Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1860  Missouri Twp, Hempstead Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer 
    Possessions 1860  Missouri Twp, Hempstead Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    real property $5200, personal property $34000, and 19 slaves 
    Possessions 8 Jun 1866  Hempstead Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    sold land to her grandson, Drury V. Reaves 
    • Two deeds on the same day, same page in the book.
    Possessions 8 Jun 1866  Hempstead Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    sold land to James J Vickers, Sr. her son, 
    Died Abt 1868  Hempstead Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 20 Jan 1868  Hempstead Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Abstract of Will, Will book C, pages 253-256
      Sarah Jordan of the County of Hempstead, State of Arkansas
      daughter Eliza A Snell - pleasure carriage, dressing bureau, small candle on work stand
      son John L. Vickers $5 in cash
      daughter Anne M. Tooke $5 in cash
      grand-daughter Sarah F. Reaves $5 in cash
      grand-daughter Martha D. Logan $5 in cash
      grand-son Hardy V. Reaves $5 in cash
      grand-daughter Frances G. Wren cottage bedstead, bed, mattress, and all of the beds clothing that belong to the same, two cows and calves
      son James J Vickers senior all the rest of the estate, in trust for the benefit of his children
      executor James J Vickers senior
    Probate 16 Mar 1870  Hempstead Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I4287  Scott Dickson's Family
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2020 

    Father John Lester,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Sarah Nixon 
    Family ID F9  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hardy Nixon Vickers,   b. 1772, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1833, Leon Co., Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [9, 10
    Married Bef 1806  Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10
    • Hardy Nixon Vickers and Sarah Lester had six children, one of whom died in infancy.
    Children 
     1. James Jackson Vickers,   b. 9 Sep 1806, Wilkinson Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1886, Bienville Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. John Lester Vickers,   b. 1808, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1877, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Eliza Ann Vickers,   b. 1810, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Hempstead Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Sarah Jane Vickers,   b. Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Anna Nixon Vickers,   b. 11 Jun 1822, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1891  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F220  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Jordan 
    Married 19 Dec 1838  Thomas Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11
    Divorced May 1846  Thomas Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 12
    • A special jury during the May 1846 term of Superior Court arrived at an equitable settlement between John Jordan and Sarah Lester Vickers Jordan. She then established a trust with James J. Vickers Trustee.
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F2705  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1784 - North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Bef 1806 - Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Dec 1838 - Thomas Co., Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDivorced - May 1846 - Thomas Co., Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - sells property in Thomas County to James H. Hill. - 17 Dec 1847 - Thomas Co., Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 26 Oct 1850 - Bienville Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - real property $23100 and 35 slaves - 26 Oct 1850 - Bienville Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - purchased land through the US General Land Office - 1 Jul 1859 - Hempstead Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - sold land to her grandson, Drury V. Reaves - 8 Jun 1866 - Hempstead Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - sold land to James J Vickers, Sr. her son, - 8 Jun 1866 - Hempstead Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt 1868 - Hempstead Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 20 Jan 1868 - Hempstead Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 16 Mar 1870 - Hempstead Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • See Hempstead County tax records, probate records, and will book C, p. 254.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1320] A Genealogical History of the TOOKE Family, p. 190-211.

    2. [S745] 1850 US Federal Census, Bienville Pr, LA, Western District; page 287; dwelling 423, family 423; Sarah Jordan.

    3. [S746] 1850 US Federal Census, Bienville Pr, LA Slave Schedule, Western District; page 19; Sarah Jordan.

    4. [S708] U.S. General Land Office Records, 1776-2015, 11 January 2020; Certificate 10630, Arkansas, Hempstead, Sarah Jordan.

    5. [S751] 1860 US Federal Census, Hempstead Co., AR, Missouri Twp; page 76; dwelling 498, family 498; Sarah Jordan.

    6. [S752] 1860 US Federal Census, Hempstead Co., AR, Slave Schedule (Copy), Missouri Twp.; page 29; Sarah Jordan.

    7. [S1522] Arkansas, Hempstead, Index to Deeds and Mortgages, 11 January 2020; Book S, page 256, Sarah Jordan to D.V. Reaves.

    8. [S1522] Arkansas, Hempstead, Index to Deeds and Mortgages, 11 January 2020; Book T, p. 56, Sarah Jordan to James J Vickers Sen.

    9. [S1184] Arkansas, Wills and Probate Records, 1818-1998, 11 January 2020; Will Book C, page 254, Sarah Jordan.

    10. [S808] Betty Wren Research Notes, Vickers Family Notes - Undated family history.

    11. [S631] Thomas County Georgia Marriage Book B, John Jordan to Sarah Vickers; 19 December 1838; p. 44.

    12. [S1321] Thomas Co., Georgia - Deed Book E, Page 140; Sarah Jordan to James W. Hill.


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