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Abner Pryor Womack (1778 - 1844)

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Abner Pryor Womack
Born in Caswell, Orange, North Carolina, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in St. Helena Parish, Louisianamap
Died in Greensburg, St Helena, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Dec 2013
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Categories: Louisiana, War of 1812.

Abner Womack served for Louisiana in the War of 1812
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He is the son of David Womack and Mildred Pryor.


COLONEL ABNER WOMACK, born 1778, N. C., died 12 February 1844, in La., on 19 June 1818, married Celia Herren, and had;

  1. William B. Womack, born 1806, on 28 February 1821, married Permelia Kemp, born 1810;
  2. John Henry Pryor Womack, born 1809, died 1888, on 28 February 1839, married Mary Ann Hill, and had;
  3. Celia Womack, born 1810, married John Burton;
  4. George Womack, born 1812, married on 1 April 1847, Eliza Amacker;
  5. Abner "Buck" Womack, Jr., born 1814, married on 26 July 1829, Elizabeth, "Betsy" Kemp, (sister of Permelia Kemp, who married William B. Womack);
  6. Permelia Womack, (1822-1870) married on 1 December 1841, Peter Hutchison Kemp.[1]


Name: Abner Pryor /Womack/[2]
Name: Abner /Womack/

Found multiple versions of NAME. Using Abner Pryor /Womack/.


Date: 15 MAY 1778
Place: Caswell, Orange, North Carolina, United States[3]


Date: 12 FEB 1844
Place: Greensburg, St Helena, Louisiana, United States[4]

LDS Baptism

LDS Baptism:
Date: 04 NOV 1960


Place: Womack Cemetery

LDS Endowment

LDS Endowment:
Date: 04 NOV 1960

LDS Sealing Child

LDS Sealing Child:
Date: 07 NOV 1961
Place: ARIZO (Mesa Arizona)


Note: #N1279


Husband: @I1915@
Wife: Mildred Pryor
Child: Abraham Womack
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: John Womack
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Dorothy Pryor Womack
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Abner Pryor Womack
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: William Washington Womack
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: @I1108@
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: David C Womack
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Jacob Green Womack
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Robert P Womack
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Date: 1761
Place: Orange Co, NC, United States[5]


  2. Source: #S229 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for David Womack
  3. Source: #S229 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for David Womack
  4. Source: #S229 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for David Womack
  5. Source: #S229 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for David Womack
  • Source: S229 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.; Repository: #R15
  • Repository: R15 Name: Ancestry.Com Address: E-Mail Address: Phone Number:


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Womack-929 was created by Thomas Mclehaney through the import of McLehaney 2014-06-27.ged on Jun 27, 2014.


Note N1279Womack Cemetery, Second Ward, St. Helena Parish, La.
This cemetery is taken from the book St. Helena Parish Cemeteries, 1914 - 1987.
Published by the St. Helena Historical Association, Inc., Rt. 1, Box 131, Amite, La. 70422
Celia Womack
Born 1780
Died Sept 11, 1853
Abner Womack, Sr.
Col 12 Reg. La. Mil.
War of 1812
Born 1778
Died Feb 12, 1844
Aged 66 years
Aug. 3, 1842 - Process verbal of proceedings in attempting to effect a partition of the property belonging to the heirs of Thomas Kemp now in the possession of Abner Womack. An inventory of the property is made as presented by Abner Womack. Hezekiah Thompson and Walthall Burton were appointed experts to form the property into equal lots for partition. They reported there were 18 slaves, which can not be formed into five equal lots and could not be partitioned in kind. After proceedings were closed, Abner Womack refused to sign the instrument. He stated that he had not been served with a notice of the decree of the Supreme Court. He finally signs and the proceed.
Feb. 22, 1844 - George W. womack, son and forced heir of Col. Abner Womack, who died intestate, applies for administration and inventory.
Feb. 27, 1844 - Inventory. Shep B. Draughon, N P; Isaac H. Wright; and William P. Dean prisided. Mrs Celia Herren is the surviving widow. Items for inventory were: 1280 acres, being last residence of the deceased--00; 640 acres, known as the Spring Creek tract--0; 640 acres, known as the Webb tract--0; 640 acres, known as the Crittendon tract--0; 640 acres, known as the Caney Branch tract adjoining henry Hurst, appraised at 0; 545 acres, known as the Satoon tract--0; 320 acresknown as the Watson tract--0; 1 house and 1 lot in Greensburg--0; 34 slaves--,625; tools; grindstone; 7 bedsteads; looms; wheels; reels; 18 chairs; 3 candles sticks; judgements and notes--,039; 2 shares in the "Amite Navigation Co."--0; cash on hand; gold--43; specie--64.
George Womack has in his possession: 320 acres land--0; 640 acres on Tickfaw River, the Bates's place--0; 7 acres on which is situated the building appraised as a part of the Strickland tract, given in by Mrs. Womack.
Amounts given off to the heirs:
Lucy Womack, wife of Daniel Addison--80 acres, horses, etc--0
Permelia Womack, wife of P.H. Kemp--cash and personal--0
Matilda Womack, wife of J.D. Kemp--personal--0
George W. Womack--cash for the Simms tract and cash loaned--5
Grand Total---------------------------------,424.22 1/2 cents
March 18, 1844. Inventory of property in possession of Henry P. Womack in Livingston Parish: 8 slaves, horses, oxen, etc-----05
March 20, 1844. Oath, bond, letters were given to George W. Womack, administrator.
April 1, 1844. Supplemental inventory: 640 acres on east side of Amite River, bounded west by Amite River east by Brashears, north by Mrs Cobb, south by Mrs Thames--00; improvements made on land by henry P Womack--70; 640 acres on Amite River bound west by Amite River, east by vacant lands, south by Phillip and levi Spiller, north by Thomas Green Davidson--0.
May 14, 1844. Application of George W. Womack for sale of stock.
June 15, 1844. Sale of stock--4.
Sept 3, 1844. Inventory in East Feliciana Parish: Lot 1, Square 12, and lot 2, Square 12, in Clinton, La.--0.
Nov 9, 1844. Suit for partition. Celia Herren, widow of Abner Womack; Permelia Womack, wife of Peter H. Kemp; Lucy Womack; and Mildred Womack---VS---
Henry P. Womack; Permelia Womack, as tutrix of the monor heirs of William H. Womack; Daniel newton, curator ad hoc of the minor heirs of Abner Womack, Jr; John Burton, tutor of Lucy Jane Burton; and Celia Burton, wife of George W. Amacker. Celia herren is partner in community, the others are the heirs. She limits her interest to a child's part and desires but 1/9 part of the whole; each of the other plaintiffs and Henry P. womack isto have 1/9 part; the minor heirs of William H. Womack--1/9 part; the minor heirs of Abner Womack, Jr--1/9 part; the heirs of Rebecca Womack--1/9 part. All are to collate.
Dec 18, 1844. Family meeting fixing terms of sale, etc.
Dec 19, 1844. Partition of slaves, cash, corn, etc. Experts are Abraham Womack and Esaac H. Wright. There are 56 slaves, 452 bushels corn, cash 50. Total is ,650. It is to be divided into 9 lots at 50 each.
Jan 17, 1845. Petition of Mrs parmellia Womack, tutrix of her minor children. She purchased the following tracts of land at a probate sale Jan 17, 1845; The one on which she now lives, and the tract called the Vogel tract. both tracts contained 1280 acres, for the price of 83. She desires to purchase the land for the monors and desires a family meeting to ratify the proceeding.
Jan 17, 1845. memorandum--Sale of land sold this date:
1st tract residence of the deceased, containing 1280 acres.
2 the spring Creek tract, residence of Permelia Womack, 640 acres
3 640 acres on Twoelve mile Creek, late residence of Dr. Webb
4 640 acres on Crittendon's Creek
5 640 acres, the Caney Branch tract adjoining Henry Hurst
6 Satoon tract, containing 545 acres, less 8 acres
7 6 acres on which school is built, near Greensburg
8 8 acres, Greensburg academy
9 320 acres, the Watson tract
10 640 acres, Vaughon and Vogel tract on Spring Creek
11 640 acres, Bates tract on Tickfaw River
12 Lots No.. and No.. in Greensburg
13 640 acres in Livingston Parish on Amite River (Henry P. Womack)
14 640 acres, the Quillon tract(to be sold at risk of purchaser) horses, oxen, wagon, tools, household, etc.
Jan 20, 1845. Sale of personal property
Jan 20, 1845. Family meeting ratifying the sale of two tracts of land to Mrs Permelia Womack, tutrix.
Feb __, 1845. George W. Womack petitions and shows that the following land did not sell on account of being appraised too high: last residence of deceased, containing 80 acres; the Bates tract containing 640 acres; 320 acres known as the Watson tract; 640 acres being the place where Henry P. Womack resides; and the Quillon tract of 640 acres. he asks that the tracts be reinventoried.
Feb 28, 1845. Inventory of the above-mentioned tracts.
Mar 29, 1845. Probate sale in East Feliciana Parish: Lots in town of Clinton purchased by Mrs. Sarah Wheat for 0.
Mar 7, 1845. Notice of sale: "Will be sold april 7, 1845--1280 acres on Black Creek, being last residence of the deceased."
March 6, 1845. Account current. George W. Womack, administrator.
Jul 8, 1845. Account of George W. Womack, admr.
Apr 7, 1845. Sale of 1280 acres, the homestead on Black creek, bounded north by public lands, south by William Redden, east by public lands, west by George W. Womack. It was purchased by George W. Womack for 01.
Jul 9, 1845. Partition. Balance--,651. Each of the 9 heirs to receive 70.
Oct 27, 1845. Notice of sale to be held Nov 29, 1845; The Watson tract of 320 acres; the Bates tract of 640 acres, the Quillon tract ot be sold at the risk of the purchaser.
jan 14, 1846. supplemental inventory. Notes, etc.
Oct 23, 1849. Petition of George W. Womack, tutor to the minor heirs of Abner P. Womack--Abigail and Elizabeth Womack. The two minors, with the surviving widow and the other descendants and heirs of Col. Abner Womack, Sr., own in common a judgement against john killian for 00, less various credits. The petitioner believes that Killian is insolvent, and that killian's wife, Sarah Wheat, proposes to purchase the judgement by transferring a certain tract of land containing 640 acres. he desires a family meeting.
Nov 2, 1849. Petition of Mrs. Permelia Womack, widow of William H. Womack, tutrix of the following children: Sarah Ann, Permelia Ann, Celia Ann, Bayliss, and Jonathan Womack.
Nov 24, 1849. Family meeting advising the acceptance of the land offered by mrs Sarah Wheat Killian.

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