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William David Warren (1826 - 1903)

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William David Warren
Born in Limestone, Alabamamap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Itawamba, Mississippimap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Mar 2011
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  • Son of Samuel John Warren and Sarah Warren (Robinson)
  • Husband of
  1. Mary Ann Warren (Chaffen) and
  2. Minerva J Warren (Davis)


Wm Warren United States Census, 1850[1]

William D. Warren, "Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911"[2]

Mentioned in the WILL OF S. JOHN WARREN[3]

Find A Grave Memorial# 44885193[4]

  1. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 November 2014), Wm Warren, Itawamba county, part of, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States; citing family 472, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. "Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911," database, FamilySearch ( : 6 December 2014), William D. Warren and M. A. Chaffin, 12 Oct 1870; citing Itawamba,Mississippi; FHL microfilm 901,649.
  3. WILL OF S. JOHN WARREN In the name of God Amen I, S. John Warren of the County of Itawamba and State of Mississippi being of Sound disposing mind memory and understanding and knowing the uncertainty of human life do make this my last will and testament...hereby revoking and making void all other and former wills by me made to wit - Art. 1st - I direct that my body be decently interred and that my funeral be conducted in a manner to correspond with my age and circumstances in life. Art. 2 - As to the wordly estate it has pleased God to entrust me with I will and desire that it be disposed of as follows, to wit... Art. 3 - I direct that my debts and funeral 'expences' to be paid out of the first money which may come into the hands of my executors hereinafter appointed, belonging to my estate as soon after my death as practicable. Art. 4 - I will and bequeath to my beloved wife Sarah Warren during her natural life, a negro slave named George and his wife Mary and their four children named Reuben and Elizabeth, Jacob and Eli. All my black smith tools...farming tools sufficient to cultivate as much land as will be necessary for the support of herself and her family. Also one yoke of oxen and one wagon, one horse or mare, two cows and calves, ten head of pork hogs, and ten head of stock hogs. Also all the cleared land that may be necessary to cultivate for a support of herself and family, said land to be selected by my said wife. Also all of my household and kitchen furniture. All of said property hereby bequeathed to be owned, enjoyed by my said wife for and during her natural life or widowhood, but after her death or marriage, I direct that my executors take possession of all said property with its increase and dispose of it as the balance of my property hereinafter directed... Art. 5 - I will bequeath to my children an equal share of my estate and to my grandchildren the distributive share of their mothers or fathers (share) after deducting the amounts which each of my children have received from me as an advance which I charge as follows to wit... 1. Milly Savage - $258. 2. Reuben Warren - 283. 3. Charles Warren - 200. 4. Sarah Guyton - 267. 5. Cassey Hankins - 158. 6. Isom J. Warren - 350. 7. Susanna Barnes - 270. 8. W.D. Warren - 370. 9. John F. Warren - 613. 10. Lucinda Watson - 475. 11. N.B. Warren - 100. 12. Malinda Jones - 140. 13. G.W. Warren - 100. 14. Alexander Warren - 100. 15. Minerva Warren - 70. Art. 6 - I will and direct that all my property both real and personal be taken in hand by my executors and disposed of by them as a majority of them may agree upon...and should they fail to agree then a disinterested free holder may be called in who shall determine the manner of disposing of my said estate. Art. 7 - I will and direct that if my executors shall sell my said estate and any of my legal heirs shall purchase a larger amount of property than will be due them, that they have five years to pay the overplus provided they secure the payment of the same with good security at legal rate of interest. Art. 8 - I hereby constitute nominate and appoint Charles Warren, Isom J. Warren, William D. Warren, and N.B. Warren executors to this my last will and testament, hereby enjoining it upon my said executors to see that no one of my said heirs shall have any part of the labor or proceeds of labor of the slaves bequeathed to my said wife until after he death or marriage. In testamony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 22 day of November AD 1862... /s/ S John Warren Signed and sealed in the presence of Witnesses: William Patton, William H. Moon, Eli Phillips Papers in Itawamba County, Mississippi Probate Packet #168 indicate that S. John Warren died 9 September 1863. His Last Will & Testament, dated 22 November 1862, was presented for probate on 30 September 1863. Final settlement of his estate occurred in January 1874. At the same time that the will of S. John Warren was presented to the Probate Court of Itawamba County, MS at its September 1863 term, the executors presented a petition requesting Letters of Execution so they could conduct business for the estate. In that petition, the executors state that S. John Warren "died on or about the 9th day of September the time of his death, he possessed an estate and personal property consisting of quarter sections of land, negro slaves, horses and cattle and hogs worth about $15,000." DATES on WARREN FAMILY from the LENTZ DIARY: 21 Sep 1854 William Warrens son born 3 Aug 1858 Franklin Warren and Catherine Walker married 22 Aug 1858 Nancy Warren died 28 Aug 1859 Jack Warren shot at Bob Collier, Jr., did not hit him 28 Jan 1862 Charley Warren wife died 4 Feb 1862 George Warren wife died 24 Feb 1863 Stephen Miles and 2 of the Simes (Sims?) boys taken prisoner by J. J. Warrens Company (purportedly Tory guerillas) 26 Feb 1863 Sam J. Warren mill was burned by the Yankees the 14th 17 Mar 1863 John Parker and Jasper Stured was taken prisoner by Isom (?) Warrens Cavalry 19 Jun 1863 They Yankees tore up John Warren at Dock Davis; at Jim Bailey took all of his tobacco, broke Riley Bounds gun at J.T. Parkers at Eliza Spearman, tore them up 19 Jun 1863 Old John Warren died, aged 89 years he was buried "a seten up" 20 Jun 1863 The Yankees took Alex Warren, Filaw Wigginton and John Bounds prisoner 11 Dec 1864 Alex Works and Manervy Warren married 25 Jun 1865 One of the Hoppers, three of the Warrens, Frank Bailey, Filaw Wiggington, Silas Bailey and several others got home from Fort Delaware, they was prisoners 3 Jan 1867 Bill Warren wife died 21 Apr 1867 Elick Warren and Jane Wood married 2 June 1869 Old Charley Warren was drowned in creek.
  4. Birth: Apr. 23, 1826 Limestone County Alabama, USA Death: Aug. 21, 1903 Kirkville Itawamba County Mississippi, USA William was the son of John and Cassandra (Gentry) Warren. He married Minerva Davis in 1848. Family links: Spouses: Minerva J. Davis Warren (1825 - 1867) Mary A. Chaffin Warren (1836 - 1921) Children: Nay Warren (1876 - 1903) Burial: Kirkville Cemetery Kirkville Itawamba County Mississippi, USA Created by: GravRidr Record added: Nov 28, 2009 Find A Grave Memorial# 44885193


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