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George Washington Wren

George Washington Wren[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1802 - 1884  (82 years)

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  • Name George Washington Wren 
    Born 7 Feb 1802  Waxhaw, Lancaster Co., South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1828  Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    witnessed a deed from Herod Bridges to Moses Harvey 
    Census 1830  Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Enumeration: 00001-1001, 6 slaves, 9 people
    Possessions 1830  Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    6 slaves 
    Possessions 1832  Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    received land in the 1832 Georgia Land Lottery 
    • 22nd District, 3rd section of the lottery of the lottery, lot 308. Originally Cherokee County, now Floyd County.

      George W. Wren resided in Kendrick's District, Putnam County at the time of the lottery.
    Possessions 28 Nov 1832  Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    bought land from Daniel W. Bowdin 
    Census 1840  Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address:
    310th District 
    • Enumeration: 21001-10101, 3 slaves, 10 people
    Possessions 1840  Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    3 slaves 
    Possessions 1 Jan 1842  Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    sold land to Wm. Dismukes 
    Possessions 31 Dec 1849  Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    bought land from James J. Medlock 
    Census 15 Sep 1850  Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    District 70 
    Occupation 15 Sep 1850  Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    farmer 
    Possessions 15 Sep 1850  Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 12
    real property $1700 and 9 slaves 
    Possessions 1 Oct 1852  Bienville Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    purchased 40 acres of public land. 
    Address:
    NW 1/4, SW 1/4, S 9, T 18 N, R 9 W 
    • Certificate 7497
    Possessions 1 Sep 1853  Bienville Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    purchased 40 acres of public lands. 
    Address:
    SE 1/4, SW 1/4, S 9, T 19 N, R 9 W 
    • Certificate 8950
    Census 1 Jul 1870  Bienville Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Address:
    3 Ward 
    Occupation 1 Jul 1870  Bienville Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    farmer 
    Died 29 Jul 1884  Sibley, Webster Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Probate 1889  Bienville Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Address:
    Wren Family Cemetery 
    Headstone - George Washington Wren
    Headstone - George Washington Wren
    Person ID I6698  Scott Dickson's Family
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2014 

    Father George Wren,   b. Abt 1760, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1832–12 Mar 1835, Waxhaw, Lancaster Co., South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother Alletha Dossey,   b. Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1810, Waxhaw, Lancaster Co., South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 3 Mar 1798  Lancaster Co., South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 17
    Family ID F229  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Bridges,   b. 19 Apr 1813, Greene Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1912, Uvalde, Uvalde Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)  [4
    Married 4 Sep 1828  Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • I am unable to find a record of this marriage in Putnam County, which appears to have intact records during this period.
    Children 
     1. Margaret Alletha Caroline Wren,   b. 28 May 1829, Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1852, Sibley, Webster Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     2. John Thomas Asbury Wren,   b. 31 Jan 1834, Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1905, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. George Lovich Pierce Wren,   b. 10 Jan 1836, Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1901, Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Sarah Ann Catherine Wren,   b. 28 Jun 1838, Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1852, Bienville Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)
     5. William Alonzo Dossey Wren,   b. 6 May 1840, Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1867, Bienville Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     6. Alonzo Dossey Wren,   b. 9 Aug 1841, Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1916, Prescott, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     7. Monroe Wren,   b. 1842, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Martha Susanna Reaves Wren,   b. 8 Nov 1845, Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1918, El Paso, El Paso Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     9. Alexander Hamilton Stevens Wren,   b. 29 Nov 1848, Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1851, Bienville Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 1 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F644  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Feb 1802 - Waxhaw, Lancaster Co., South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - witnessed a deed from Herod Bridges to Moses Harvey - 1828 - Putnam Co., Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Sep 1828 - Putnam Co., Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1830 - Putnam Co., Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - 6 slaves - 1830 - Putnam Co., Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - received land in the 1832 Georgia Land Lottery - 1832 - Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - bought land from Daniel W. Bowdin - 28 Nov 1832 - Putnam Co., Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    310th District - 1840 - Putnam Co., Georgia
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    Link to Google MapsPossessions - 3 slaves - 1840 - Putnam Co., Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - sold land to Wm. Dismukes - 1 Jan 1842 - Putnam Co., Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - bought land from James J. Medlock - 31 Dec 1849 - Putnam Co., Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    District 70 - 15 Sep 1850 - Putnam Co., Georgia
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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 15 Sep 1850 - Putnam Co., Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - real property $1700 and 9 slaves - 15 Sep 1850 - Putnam Co., Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - purchased 40 acres of public land. - 1 Oct 1852 - Bienville Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - purchased 40 acres of public lands. - 1 Sep 1853 - Bienville Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    3 Ward - 1 Jul 1870 - Bienville Parish, Louisiana
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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1 Jul 1870 - Bienville Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Jul 1884 - Sibley, Webster Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 1889 - Bienville Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Wren Family Cemetery - - Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana
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  • Notes 
    • Born in SC. Settled near Macon, GA. Moved to Minden, LA about 1845 or 1851. Lived in old Wren homestead (Andrew Jackson's birthplace) in Waxhaw County, on the border of NC and SC. Typical colonial gentleman.

      N1, mw4

      mw4 calls him G.D. Wren

      Notes for George Washington Wren (Bettty Wren)

      !1802 Birth:Wren Family Bible, Carolyn Witrup, El Paso, TX.

      !1828 MARR:Wren Family Bible, Carolyn Witrup, El Paso TX.

      !1828 DEED:Putnam Co GA, DB-M-474, Herod Bridges to Moses Harvey, Wit:Geo. W. Wren.FHC-MF-0400940.

      !1830 Census:Putnam Co GA, NA film 20, p209.

      !1830 NOTE: Received land in 1832 Cherokee Land Lottery

      !1850 CENSUS:Putnam Co GA, 15 Sept, 70th Dist, HH 183. Geo. W. Wren, M 48, b SC, Sarah, F 37, Margaret, F 22, Augustus, M 15, Geo. L. M 14,Sarah A. F 12, Wm. A. D. M 9, Monroe I. M 8, Martha F 3, Stephen, M 2,NOTE:Some of the information on this census is wrong. Ex-1. dau.Margaret wasn't living in this household at this time as she was married and living in Gwinett Co GA with husband & 2 children, Gwinnett Co GA, Pinkneyville Dist., 25 Oct, 1850, p227, HH 438, NA film 71. Ex-2, All in household were listed as born in SC. Only Geo W.Wren was b SC the rest GA [Wren Family Bible}. Ex-3, Second son listed was named Thomas Asbury, Monroe I was actually Alonzo Dossey,[WrenFamily Bible]

      !1870 CENSUS:Bienville Pr. LA, Ward 3, Ringgold, p64, HH266, 1 Jul 1870, NA film 507. Geo. W. Renn, 68, farmer, real estate value $2800,Pp value $400, b SC, Sarah, 57, keeping house, b GA.

      !1884 DEATH:Wren Family Bible Carolyn Witrup, El Paso, TX. NOTE:Cause of death was a cancer on nose.

      !1889 PROBATE:Bienville Pr, LA, Conveyance B-2-590.

      The 1860 census for Bienville Parish Louisiana is missing.

  • Sources 
    1. [S13] Wren Patterson, The Wren Family In America.

    2. [S68] LDS IGI 5000802,45.

    3. [S15] Family Record of G.W. Wren, Mildred Wren Whitten.

    4. [S808] Betty Wren Research Notes, Descendants of William Wren and Mary Tomlinson.

    5. [S743] 1850 US Federal Census, Putnam Co., GA, District 70; page 287; dwelling 184, family 184; Geo W Wren.

    6. [S907] Putnam County Deed Books, p. 474,; Herod Bridges to Moses Harvey, 8 Oct 1848.

    7. [S757] 1830 US Federal Census, Putnam Co., GA, Capt. John B. Towns' Distrct; page 209; George W. Wren.

    8. [S907] Putnam County Deed Books, p. 157; Daniel W. Bowdin to George W. Wren, 28 Nov 1832.

    9. [S762] 1840 US Federal Census, Putnam Co, GA, 310th District; page 20; George Wren.

    10. [S907] Putnam County Deed Books, p. 188; G.W. Wren to Wm. Dismukes, 1 Jan 1842.

    11. [S907] Putnam County Deed Books, p. 234; James J. Medlock to George W. Wren, 31 Dec 1849.

    12. [S744] 1850 US Federal Census, Putnam Co, GA, Slave Schedule, District 70; page 36; G.W. Wren.

    13. [S708] U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907, 20 April 2014; Certificate 7497, Land purchase by George W. Wren, Bienville Parish, Louisiana, 1 Oct 1852.

    14. [S708] U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907, 20 April 2014; Certificate 8950, Land purchase by George W. Wren, Bienville Parish, Louisiana, 1 Sept 1853.

    15. [S546] 1870 US Federal Census, Bienville Parish, LA, 3 Ward; page 29; household 266, dwelling 266; George W. Ren.

    16. [S633] Find A Grave (old), 27 May 2012; George Washington Wren, memorial no. 64118418, created by Scout Finch.

    17. [S57] Wren Family Research Notes.


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