Barbara Powell Boynton
Hi, my name is Naomi Vickers Allen. I am sister to Buddy Vickers and Wihlena Vickers Wilson. You have corresponded with my brother several times recently. I was browsing through your "Piecing the Puzzle Together" today and saw a note from a David Millican. He was telling you about doing census research where he came across the name Jordan Vickers on the 1850 census and was wondering who
Harris (Hearris) - b.1846
Donaldbin (Don A.) - Twin - b.1850
Corrally (Karala - Lal) - Twin - 1850 (Our ggrandfather)
Alonzo - b.1851
Harriet - b.1852
Jourdin (Jordan) - b.1855
Mary Ann - b.1856
Ben O. (Bourdslow, Boudslen), b.1857
Florence - b.1859
Don P. - b.1861
Sara Alwilda - b.1863
Orinbur - b.1865
Sarah A. - b.1868
Our ggrandfather KARALA (Corrally, Lal), b. 1850 in the area of Concord (Coonbottom), out from Tallahassee and Havana in Gadsden,Co., Fl., married Mary A. Strickland on Nov. 28, 1875, in Gadsden County. She was the daughter of Rubin (Reuben) Green Strickland, who fought in the Civil War. They had six children:
Charley M. - b. 1877
John Emory - b.1882 (Our Grandfather)
Clara E. - b.1886
Ivey Preston, - b.1894
Mamie - b. 1897
Our grandfather JOHN EMORY VICKERS, b.1882, was born in the same area as Karala. He married Mary Ella Poppell around 1907. They had 10 children:
James Emory Vickers, Sr. - b.1908 (Our Dad)
Sarah Ellen - b.1910
Lois Gertrude - b.1912
Leonard Gandy - b.1915
Grace - b.1917
Carl - ?
Reuben Green - b. 1923
Council Allen - b.1925
Maryell - b.1927
William Russell - b. 1929
Our problem is that we cannot find any more info on
Letter penned by Jordan who is supposed to be the son of Bryant Vickers. If this is true, then Bryant and Joshua would be brothers. See Piecing Together the Puzzle.
Ezekiel’s letter to Harris -- written 1845 from Gadsden Co., FL. Original
letter in possession of Hollis Vickers,
Dear Brother-in-law (penned by Jordan Vickers) I embrace the opertunity of wrighting you a few
lines to inform you that myself and family is all in good helth
hopeing these few lines may find you all the same all
the relations is well. So far as I no there is nothing new with us more than
there is a grate talk of the ware in your country. Times is
hard with us, money scarse and produse
low. Cropes in our settlement is tolarbl
fair oweing to the sevear
drought we had and some of the seround country has
not maid bread scarsely I believe I the riter have nothing more than family afairs
at present to relate there has been no deathes in the
relations since I rote last Nov but little sevear
sickness thank God for his kind mercies ondely Simeon
Wif he have the musfortune
to loose his Wife She departed his life the last day of February last. I don’t
now that I have rote since he was married if not he had
a widow by the name of Nancy Haris. Mother is in as
good or beter health than she has been for several
years Martha is married She had a man by the name of John Haney they was mariad 22 of last Oct they have a fin daughter they call
Mary Adealine, Bryce is mariad
he had a girl by the name of Equilea Porter they mariad in April last I the riter
must inform you that I had your sister Mary We was mariad
5th of January last Gadsea is yet single and her and
mother lives to themselves Sarah is married She had a man by the name of Walter
Walsh. She had a son and calls him Brant. Uriaher has
two children, Mary Ann and Marget. Alford has six, Delila Eveline Martha Ann, Sarah
Ann Eason and Annabella I have five, Patrick John,
Andrew Sarah Ann Elizabeth And Leafea
Missouri Simeon had naming one. Me and Brica is
living on the land that we got from Howard and Mother and Alford is on the
place she got for temp and Uriaher and Simeon is on
the Publick land Uncle Hatcher three sons and Susan
is down about Old Magnolia doing as usial I hear
Uncle Drew’s widow and her man lives at a plase 3 miles below Magnolia caled
New Port. Fatama and Nancy is mariad.
Ezekiel Vickers to Harice Vickers Rote by your most affectionate and well wishen on thill death.
Jourdan Vickers but it is badly done but maybe you can makeit out.
P.S. I rec’d your kind letter March 5th ‘43 after being a little over a year on the way with great pleasure. I want you to rite me all that you can about my land and what the chance is of saveing it is. Whether ancy or no. I want you to rite without dela and let me no what the times in your country
1090. HARRIS VICERS. (DUP) Feb. 6, 1827, 3 miles NNE
118. BRYANT VICKERS. Dec. 25, 1826, 1 mile NE
7667. BRYANT VICKERS. Oct. 5, 1838, 2 miles NNE Concord, Gadsden Co. E ½ NE ¼ Sect. 17 Tp. 3 R. 1, north and west. This receipt is in the form of an application for a duplicate, applied for by alleged owner of above tract, Aug. 24, 1849, and sworn to by claimant before H. R. W. Andrews, Register of Leon Co.
5019. ELIZABETH VICKERS. (and John Gamble) July 1, 1835, ¼ mile NNE Wacissa, Jefferson Co. E ½ SE ¼ Sect. 36 Tp. 1 R. 3, south and east.
2324. HARDY VICKERS. March 29, 1828, 2 miles NW Bradfordville, Leon Co. E ½ SE ¼ Sect. 17 Tp. 2 R. 1, north and east.
16. HATCHER VICKERS. Sept. 12, 1826, near L. Jackson (town), Gadsden Co. SW ¼ Sect. 29 Tp. 3 R. 2, north and west. Rec’d $200.38 ¾ for 160.31 acres. R. K. Call, Receiver. By endorsement on back this was transferred Sept. 12, 1829, to Thomas Speight by Hatcher Vickers.
1927. JAMES J. VICKERS. (DUP) June 18, 1827, 3 miles N Bradfordville, Leon Co. E ½ SW ¼ Sect. 3 Tp. 2 R. 1, north and east.
2383. JAMES J. VICKERS. May 23, 3 miles N Centerville, Leon Co. E ½ NE ¼ Sect. 10 Tp. 2 R.1, north and east.
3059. JAMES J. VICKERS. Sept. 22, 1829, 2 miles N Bradfordville, Leon Co. W ½ NE ¼ Sect. 10 Tp. 2 R. 1, north and east.
3928. JAMES J. VICKERS. March 20, 1831, 3 miles N Bradfordville, Leon Co. W ½ SE ¼ Sect. 3 Tp. 2 R. 1. north and east.
1957. JAMES M. VICKERS. June 26, 1827, 3 miles N by W Bradfordville, Leon co. E ½ NE ¼ Sect. 4 Tp. 2 R. 1, north and east.
1958. JAMES M. VICKERS. June 26, 1827, 4 miles N Bradfordville, Leon Co. E ½ NW ¼ Sect. 3 R. 1, north and east.
3143. JAMES M. VICKERS. Dec. 1, 1829, 4 miles NNW Bradfordville, Leon Co. W ½ SW ¼ Sect. 5 Tp. 2 R. 1, north and east.
3145. JAMES M. VICKERS. Dec. 3, 1829, 3 ½ miles NNW Bradfordville, Leon Co. E ½ SW ¼ Sect. 5 Tp. 2 R. 1, north and east.
3182. JAMES M. VICKERS. Dec. 26, 1829, 3 miles S
5405. JAMES M. VICKERS. Jan. 14, 1836, 2 ½ miles S by E Meridian, Leon Co. NE ¼ NW ¼ Sect. 5 Tp. 2 R. 1, north and east.
3502. JAMES T. VICKERS. May 3, 1830, 2 miles NNE Bradfordville, Leon Co. W ½ NW ¼ Sect. 11 Tp. 2 R. 1, north and east.
2521. JOHN L. VICKERS. Oct. 13, 1828, 2 ½ miles SE Concord, Gadsden Co. W ½ SE ¼ Sect. 24 Tp. 3 R. 1, north and west.
7801. JOHN L. VICKERS. Jan. 7, 1839, 1 ¼ miles N by W Meridian, Leon Co. W ½ SW ¼ Sect. 24 Tp. 3 R. 1, north and west.
7807. JOHN L. VICKERS. Jan. 9, 1839, 2 ½ miles E Hinson, Gadsden Co. NW ¼ NW ¼ Sect. 25 Tp. 3 R. 1, north and west.
2029. NATHAN VICKERS. Aug. 13, 1827, 3 miles NNW Bradfordville, Leon Co. W ½ SE ¼ Sect. 3 Tp. 2 R. 1, north and east.
3586. NATHAN VICKERS. Aug. 3, 1830, 3 ½ miles N by W Bradfordville, Leon Co. E ½ SW ¼ Sect. 4 Tp. 2 R. 1, north and east.
5403. NATHAN VICKERS. Jan. 14, 1836, 2 ½ miles S by E Meridian, Leon Co. W ½ NE ¼ Sect. 5 Tp. 2 R. 1, north and east.
5404. NATHAN VICKERS. Jan 14, 1836, 2 ¾ miles S by E Meridian, Leon Co. W ½ SE ¼ Sect. 5 Tp. 2 R. 1, north and east.
5410. NATHAN VICKERS. Dec. 16, 1836, 3 miles NW Bradfordville, Leon Co. E ½ NE ¼ Sect. 8 Tp. 2 R. 1, north and east.
83. YOUNG VICKERS. Dec. 1, 1826, 2 miles SW
Trying to locate a George Alexander Stephens, born
7-1-1846, died 11-2-1925 in
Do you have any record of this Vickers or Stephens? Any help would be appreciated.
Mark Thomas MarkTAC@aol.com
Darwin Vickers of Orlando, FL shares the following information on Bryant Vickers and Jordan Vickers and family:
Bryant Vickers, b.c.
1. Jordan Vickers, b. 1813
2. Drew Vickers, b. 1824
3. Lucy Vickers, b. 1831
4. Frances Vickers, b. 1833
5. Sarah Vickers, b. ?
Bryant and Elijah of Washington Co., GA were brothers. [From the 1845 letter
Jordan Vickers was born 1813 in Washington Co., GA around the Macon/Milledgeville
area. He died 1890 in Concord/Coonbottom, Gadsden
Co., FL. He married Mary M. who was born 1825 in Gadsden Co., FL and died there
in 1899. [If the "I the riter" is Jordan
who penned the 1845 letter from Ezekial to Harris,
Harris - b.1845
Donald Albian - b. September 13, 1847, d. 1928, m. Florence Jane Laing who was b. June 3, 1854, m. 1877, and d. June 25, 1938. They had 7 children.
Sarah Abigail - b. Aug. 23, 1848
Carrol - b. 1849
Harriet - b.1851
Jourdan - b. Sept. 18, 1852
Mary Ann - b. Nov. 21, 1854
Ban O. - b.1857
Don P. - b.1861
Crinbur - b.1865
Lackey Stephens recently submitted this information on Bryant Vickers which also names Elijah as Bryant's brother. email@example.com
Good Morning Kelly.....You have the greatest page one could imagine. Thanks!!!! I found this info on BRYANT VICKERS on FTW World Family Tree, Volume 7. Thought you would like to add this info on your page if you don't already have it. Keep up your wonderful effort. Many regards, Lackey Stephens
Bounty Warrant of Bryant Vickers
State of Fla Gadsden County
On the 13th day of November A. D. 1850 personally appeared before me, George W. Kemp, a Justice of the Peace for the County and State aforesaid, Bryant Vickers aged 70 years who being duly swarn declares that he is the identical man who was a private in the Company commanded by Captain Benjamine Sessions in the regiment commanded by Col. Ezekial Wimberly under Gen. Thomas Gloscenckin in the war with Seminole Indians in South West Georgia and that he volunteered in Washington Co., Ga. on or about the 1st day of _____ A. D. 1817 for an indefinite term of months and continued in actual service, said was a term of 3 mo. and was honorable discharged but _______? to the muster roll. He further declares that he was a private in the company, commanded by Capt John Irvin in the Regiment commanded by _______? under Gen. John Floyd in the war with the Creek Indians and that he volunteered on or about ____ & was mustered out of service at Fort Hawlkins on or about the 19th day of Aug. 1813 for a term of six mo. and that he continued in actual service in said war for the term of six mo. and was honorable discharged at Sandersville, Washington County, GA. at the expiration of said term of six mo. & ________ as discharged but refers to the muster roll. ________ this declaration for the purpose of the bounty warrant to which I am entitled un the act of granting
His X Mark
Swarn to and subscribed beforesaid the day and year above written. I do hereby certify that I belive the said Bryant Vickers to be the Identical man who was as aforesaid and he is of the age as stated. G. W. Kemp Justice of Peace
The commissions of Pensions will please forward by warrents
to George Walker of Washington, D. C. who as my agent will receive the same.
State of Fla.
I, Robert C. Lester, Clerk of Circuit Court, T. Walker of the Co. and State aforesaid do hereby certify that George W. Kemo whose genuine signature appears to these foregoing declaration at the time of signing the same, Justice of Peace for the County and State aforesaid duly commissioned and swarn that all his official ______ or such are entitled to full _____ and ordered that aforesaid _____ court is a court of record having general jurisdiction. Seal of office at
State of Fla.
Personally appeared and came before me Richard Van Brunt, Justice of Peace in said count, George Sessons who being duly swarn deposith and says that Bryant Vickers the applicant in this case did serve the term of six mo. under the command of Capt. John Irvin in the war with the Creeks in Ga from the 19th of Aug 1813 and that he the said applicant was thence _______ of said company Gen. Floyd Commander in Chief.
State of Fla.
Swarn to and subscribed before me, George Sessions, this 23 day of December 1851 R. Van Brint, J. P. before me Richard Van Brunt J. P. in County of foresaid and Bryant Vickers who being duly sworn deposith and said that he did serve six mo. in the Company of Cap John Irvin in the war with the Creeks in Ga. from the 19th day of Aug. 1813 that one mo. before the company was discharged he was absent on furlough to procure a horse in place of one he lost in service consequently did not get a written discharge.
Bryant "X" Vickers
Swarn to and subscribed before me this 23 day of Dec. 1851. R. Van Brunt J. P.
Gadsden Co. Fla.
Feb. 3, 1855
Hon L. P. Waldo
Com. of Pensions
Washington D. C.
Sir, In the Fall of 1850, I applied for bounty land, Oct. 1850 through Robert Gibson Atty at law,Quincy Fla. That same mo My atty. died and through Maggan Exs I have received some papers as near as I can remember one paper says they can give me 40 acres for my last 3 mo. service but I must prove the others. I then hired a man to go with me as pilot for I am nearly blind to George Sessons who was my 2nd Lt. in the 1st term of service and procure his offical written by Richard Van Brunt J. P. He, Lt Sessions rememberd me and facts very well and gave his assistance in my case. This I sent to John Gunn but for some cause I have never received any land warrent for any service what so ever. Mr. Gunn is a merchant in
I am very respectfully
Bryant "X" Vickers
Memo ____ A Little Special Attention __ to this old ______. He says he thinks Cap Irvin had two company's one against the British and one against the Indians. This is a very correct old man and the facts are as stated. All believe who know him. His memory of to date is poor. Can't tell what year it is now in my opinion. don't keep only an ___ ____ _____ ____ don't. ___ ___ ___ ___ have reached the office. I hope there will be no trouble about his warrent. Does Job Tyson appear on the roll. C. H. Blood Atty. Feb. 28-1855
Hon L. P. Waldo
Washington D.C. Washington,
Dec. 19, 1850
Sir, I have the honor to submit to you herewith for your action under the act. of Sept. 1850 the application of Bryant Vickers for Bounty Land arrising out of Indian Hostilities with the Creek Indians & Semoniles of South West Ga. 1813 - 1817 - 9 Mo, Service Remain.
M V. Reves
Hon Jas. H. Heath
Henry Co., AL 1829, Henry Co.,
1830 Henry Co., AL Census
p. 312, Joel Vickers, 1M60-70, 1M15-20, 1M10-15, 1M5-10, 1F50-60, 3F20-30, 1F15-20.
p. 312, Jacob Vickers, 1M50-60, 1M20-30, 1F50-60, 2F10-15, 9 slaves.
p. 312, Stephen Vickers, 1M20-30, 1F20-30.
p. 324, Samuel Vicars, 1M30-40, 1M-5, 1F20-30, 3F-5.
p. 324, Young Vicars, 1M40-50, 1M5-10, 1F40-50, 1F10-15, 2 slaves.
p. 324, Riley Stokes
p. 325, Elizabeth Hatcher
p. 326, Jesse Vickers, 1M20-30, 2M5-10, 2M-5, 1F50-60, 1F20-30.
1840 Henry Co., AL Census
p. 154, Martha Vickers, 2M20-30, 1M15-20, 1F60-70, 1F20-30.
p. 157, Martha Vickers, 1M50-60, 2M20-30, 1M15-20, 1F70-80, 1F20-30, 2 slaves.
p. 173, Jesse Vickers, 1M30-40, 1M15-20, 1M10-15, 1M5-10, 1F30-40, 1F5-10.
Submitted by Barbara Powell
Boynton descendant of Bryant and Frances Vickers –
Bryant Vickers Family
Bryant Vickers b @1785 probably,
but not proven, in
The birth of
**Bryant fought in the Battle
of Horseshoe Bend in
Children of Bryant and Frances:
John- b 1836-
Patrick- b 1838-
Andrew J. b Dec
7, 1841 died Nov 26, 1897- married Hattie? B 1859-1936- Hattie remarried to
A.F. Hand on Aug 30, 1899 after death of Andrew and is buried at Sunnyvale Cem.,
Elizabeth- b July 27, 1843-
5. Leatha Missouri- b 1845 (as mentioned in the 1845 letter).
6. Martha- b 1846
7. Dora Ann- b 1848, married A.J. Johnson (Andrew) - Jan 21, 1869.
8. Finetta Virginia- (Nettie) - b July 27, 1847- died Nov 12, 1924- buried in the Old Vickers Cem. Gadsden Co. Fla- never married.
9. Narcissus (Sis) - b may 8, 1857- died July 25, 1925- buried in the Vickers Cem. Gadsden Co. Never married.
10. Arena V.- b 1852- died?
11. Charles H. b Aug 4, 1855- died Aug 2, 1932- married Sallie Johnson b Sept 19, 1860
Died Oct 27, 1945.
*Patrick served at Pvt. Co. D 2nd Fla. Cav. CSA
served Pvt. Co. D. 2nd Cav. CSA Lesley’s
*Andrew j. served Pvt. Co. F. 1st Reserve Fla Inf. CSA
information was collected and sent by Barbara Boynton of
Walter, Jr. (Uncle Walt)- b 1858-d 1942-married Mary Catherine Perkins Jan 12, 1882. She was born 1863 and died 1930.
7. George a. b Mar 10, 1862 and died Sept. 27, 1947- Married Tommie Ann
Lee Connell- on Dec. 11, 1881- She was born 1863 and died Aug 23, 1933.
Bartow- b Aug. 20, 1865- Died May 1, 1924- in
9. Frances Louisa- (Lousean) - b b Nov 13, 1847- d May 2, 1910- married William (Bill) Perkins- Jan 12, 1882.
married on Jan 27, 1867 to William Bunt.
On Dec 21, 1881.
Daniel Mathison Hinson, Jr.
She was married to Joe Ferguson.
*Andrew Lafayette - ancestor to
Mrs. Louis Gear of
1. James Drew- b Sept 16, 1883-
2. Edgar Lafayette- b Aug 23, 1884
3. Margaret Caroline- b Oct 11,
4. Ellie Estill- b July 26, 1894- Whigham
5. Leonard Canada- b April 26,
Johnson, son of Isaiah Johnson, on Nov 16, 1854. After
his death she re-married
to Green Berry Strickland. In the 1870 Census of Gadsden Co.
House #920- He is listed as being 33 years old born in
Lucy- b July 31, 1832- died June 12, 1918-
Green B. Strickland – 1880 Census Leon
family of Green Strickland living in same household. In the 1860 census,
Vickers, widow of Bryant, was living in the household with Lucy and Abel. Abel’s
Civil War Pension file is in the Florida Archives. He enlisted Mar 12, 1862 and was
discharged June 16,
surgeon as disabled and was given transportation from Strawberry Plains to .
Thomas Co. Ga. Age 32, as of June 18, 1863, height 6’2” tall, fair complexion,
Blue eyes, and light brown hair. His occupation was farmer. He died Nov 15, 1891 of
Pneumonia, suspected Tuberculosis- He had a long history of a severe cough since
the war. An affidavit by J.W. Scott M.D. in 1903 stated so. Lucy applied for a
pension on Jan
14, 1899 at age 65. She was resident of Woodville, Leon Co.
Moved there about 1896- She received about $120 per year. Witness to her
Silas Weakley, Edwards,
to property claim of his father John Strickland. Signed by Nancy Chester and
William Chester, J. P.
7. DoraAnn- b? married a Bishop- no further information- Another record says she
may have married Andrew J. Johnson, b Oct 17, 1846- confederate soldier- but this
has not been proven.
These appear to be all the children of Bryant and Frances Vickers. If there are corrections to be made or additions, feel free to do so. We would like to hear from others of this family. Barbara Powell Boynton.
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