Abraham Posey

Abraham Posey (abt. 1780 - 1837)

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Abraham Posey
Born about in Barnwell County., S.C.map
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of
Husband of — married about in South Carolina, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Marion County, Ga.map
Profile last modified | Created 5 May 2012
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Biography

Abraham was buried at Pineville Cemetery, Buena Vista, Marion County, Georgia. Abraham and Rachel Posey, supposedly had 9 children.

  • Who are the two males, under 10, in the 1810 census?
  • Still need more verification on this family.

Children

William Posey (1811 - 1870)
James Richard Posey (1815 - 1890)
Rachel Posey Walls (1824 - 1868)
David Marlin Posey (1830 - 1910)

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1800 Barnwell County, South Carolina census:[1]

  • Humphry Posey 16 to 25.
  • two males under 10.
  • three females under 10.
  • one female 16 to 25.

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1810 Barnwell County, South Carolina census:[2]

  • p. 96; p. 185; p. 351 (Three different page numbers.)
  • Abraham Posey age 16 to 25.
  • two males under 10. Who are these two males under 10?
  • one female 16 to 25 (This appears to be Rachel.)

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1820 Barnwell County, South Carolina census:

  • These three 1820 census, Posey families are listed together.
  • Abraham Posey age 26 to 44.
  • two males under 10.
  • one male 10 to 15.
  • one female under 10.
  • one female 26 to 44 (This appears to be Rachel.)

.....

  • Benjamin Posey age 45 and up.
  • one male 16 to 25.
  • two females under 10.
  • one female 45 and up (Wife)

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  • Humphrey Posey age 45 and up.
  • two males 26 to 44.
  • one female 45 and up (Wife, likely.)

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Dec. 12, 1820, Orangeburg District, South Carolina:[3]

  • Plat for 335 acres surveyed by Philip Lamar
  • Locations- North Edisto River; South Edisto River; Orangeburg Dist.
  • Names: Philip Brogdon, Philip Lamar, Robert Milton, Abraham Posey, James Wells, Thomas Wells.
  • Not sure if this is the Abraham Posey born about 1780.

http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/RecordDetail.aspx?RecordId=220680

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1830 Barnwell County, South Carolina census:[4]

  • p. 181.
  • Harrison Posey age 50 to 59, and family. (Who is Harrison?)
  • p. 161.
  • Martin Posey age 20 to 29, and family.
  • Martin is in the 1840 and 1850 censuses also.
  • Martin Posey appears to be the son of Francis Posey. (Francis is the brother of Abraham.)

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1830 Marion County, Georgia census:

  • Abraham Posey (age 40 to 50)
  • one male (0-5)
  • one male (10-15)
  • one male (15-20)
  • one male (20-30)
  • one female (10-15)
  • one female (15-20)
  • one female (40-50) (This appears to be Rachel.)

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Resting place of Abraham Posey: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=146752008

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See also, Posey Family, Marion County, by Jon Posey: http://www.thegagenweb.com/marion/bio/posey/poseybio.htm

Sources

  1. Online at FamilySearch.
  2. Online at usgwarchives.net.
  3. South Carolina Depart. of Archives and History.
  4. Online at FamilySearch.
  • 1830 Marion County, Georgia census: (Sheet 143, p.284). 1830 Marion County, Georgia census lists, a Abraham Posey and a Benjamin Posey.
  • Abney Family Historian, Robert Abney.

Jan Fillingim,

Abraham was born about 1780. Abraham Posey ... He passed away in 1837. [5]



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Marion Co., Ga. created 1827 from Lee and Muscogee.
Marion Co., Ga. created 1827 from Lee and Muscogee.

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Abraham is 16 degrees from Jim Angelo, 18 degrees from Willis Carrier and 15 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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