Jacob Vickers

Others researching this line:

Jacob Vickers is brother to (at least) Hatcher, Young, Joel, Jesse, Joshua, Wiley and Drew.

Jacob Vickers, along with Abraham, Abraham, Jr., Benjamin, Bryant, Elisha, Jesse, Joshua, Nancy, Wiley, and William, Sr., applied for the Land Lottery in Washington Co., GA in 1805.

Jacob Vickers found in Pulaski Co., GA, Warranty Deed Index: Grantor: Jacob Vickers, Grantee: Joseph Struger, 10/18/1808. Others in same index include Joshua, Hatcher, Abraham, William, James, Nathan, & Hardy

Jacob Vickers on 1818 Twiggs Co., GA Tax Digest along with Wiley, Hardy, Thomas, Drew, Young, Jesse, William, Joshua, and Sarah.

Not found in 1820 Georgia Census Index

1830 Henry Co., AL Census,
Jacob Vickers
1 Male 50/60 (Jacob, b. 1770/1780)
1 Female 50/60 (Wife, b. 1770/1780)
1 Male 20/30 (Son, b. 1800/1810)
2 Females 10/15 (Daughters, b. 1815/1820)

Others in the Henry Co., 1830 Census are Stephen, Joel, Jessee, Samuel, and Young.

Mentioned in his brother Joel’s will as Co-Executor, dated October, 1834, Henry Co., AL

Mentioned in his brother Younge’s will as Trustee for his son, dated June, 1835, Henry Co., AL

Old Sparta & Elba Land Office Records & Military Warrents 1822-1860, Alabama, p. 33
Young Vickers Henry County, AL 04/01/1836
Jacob Vickers Henry County, AL 10/05/1836
Joel Vickers Dale County, AL 12/14/1836
Hatcher Vickers Henry County, AL 10/29/1847
Jesse Vickers Henry County, AL 05/01/1849
Joel Vickers -- 11/10/1852


Henry Co., AL 1829, Henry Co., AL Records: Census Records, vol. 1, by Helon H. Cutler, p. 8. Ezekiel Vickers
Harris Vickers
Joshua Vickers
Simeon Vickers

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.


Jacob, Young and Joel Vickers Families


Submitted by Lucy Grisham, lgrisham1ps@ont.com


Jacob Vickers born 1770-80- possibly North Carolina- Died Henry Co. Alabama

Son of Joel Vickers-   named as one of the executors of Joel Sr.’s estate along with  Joel Jr. - married Keziah Vickers  b 1770-80- sister to Jesse, Young, Wiley, and probably Joshua, Drew and Hatcher ? 


Children: ( Possibly Twins)

  1. Belinda-   mentioned as 1st born
  2. Lucinda-   married Gillum Moore   - mentioned as 2nd born.


Jacob was in the 1805 Land Lottery of Ga., Twiggs Co. 1818 Tax list, and the 1830 Census of Henry Co. Ala.

Bk C p 34- Oct 18, 1810- Jacob Stringer- Pulaski Co. to Jacob Vickers- Twiggs Co. – 94 ½ acres Part of Lot #42 in 23rd Dist. Wilkinson – Now Pulaski on Rocky creek- Wit: Leonard Stringer and Peter Williams


Pulaski co. Ga Deed Bk C p 84- Indenture – Joseph Stringer to Jacob Vickers – 18th day of October 1811- For and in consideration of $300 – 94 ½ acres  part of Lot #42 in 23rd district – Description – at beginning of sassafras stake in center of line of said lot turning thence with said line south forty five , west twenty one, east forty four chains and two links to a dogwood post, thence north forty five, one chain and fifty links to a sassafras pole in center of line, thence a direct line to beginning with all appurtenances thereunto belonging the rights of said land and premises- “I warrant and defend myself and all other persons to the said Jacob Vickers, his heirs and assigns forever” In witness thereof I hereunto set my hand and seal the day and date above.  Signed by Joseph Stringer.

Sworn before Nathaniel Mercer Jr., J.P.  Recorded Feb 2, 1813.


Deed of Gift- Jacob Vickers and wife Keziah- Jan 6, 1835- to Daughter Belinda- first born and Lucinda- Last born.


June 9, 1838- for $1 and love and affection- gave land, horses and slaves to son-in-law Gillum Moore- Signed -Jacob Vickers


June 22, 1835- Sold to Jacob Vickers by Young Vickers in trust for Wiley Vickers, his son, 1/8th interest in land Sect 31- T8R28-


Sept 28, 1846- Deed – Keziah Vickers- to George Moore, grandson, one Negro boy

May 19, 1849- Keziah Vickers- “deed for love and affection to my brother, Jesse Vickers- one Negro girl, Rose.”


Young Vickers- b 1780-1790- Died April 16, 1847- Henry Co. Alabama

Married Elizabeth – maybe Laird?  Son of Joel and brother to Jacob.

Will book D-p285- recorded Mar 12, 1847 and proven April 17, 1847.




  1. Wiley-
  2. Tracey- married to Christopher Ward   - may have been son of William and Catherine Ward.


Children of Tracey and Christopher:

1.      Dicy- married William R. Buffalow- Aug 23, 1869

2.      Wiley-

3.      Catherine- married Joseph Hodges- Jan 18, 1865

4.      William-


Christopher married second to Nancy J. Gamble- July 23, 1861- she born Feb 2, 1811- died June 7, 1910- daughter of Irwin Gamble and wife Polly.

Children by Nancy:

5.      John a.-

6.      Lula

7.      Mary M.

8.      Amanda J.

9.      Annie Belle

10.  Joseph R.

11.  Edward C.

12.  Ella c.

13.  William J.


Young Vickers made Deed of Trust to Jacob Vickers to hold in trust for his son Wiley Vickers.


State of Alabama-“Know all men by these presents that I, Young Vickers of the county and State aforementioned do hereby grant, bargain and sell and do by these presents give grant bargain and sell unto Jacob Vickers of said county  in trust for my son Wiley Vickers for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar to me in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged as well as for the natural love and affection  that I bear for my son, the following named property of one negro boy or fellow called Isaac about 25 yrs old, one negro woman called  Clo about 19 years old, also one boy named Pomp about 3 years old, also one eighth of land known as the east half of the southwest quarter of Sect. 31, in township #8  of #28 all of which said property I hereby relinquish all right and title unto him the said Jacob Vickers in trust as aforesaid and I , Young Vickers for myself heirs, executors, administrators and assigns will  warrant forever  defend the right and title to said property unto the said Jacob Vickers in trust.  In testimony whereof,  I Young Vickers have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal the 22nd day of June A.D. 1835.”    


Young Vickers was deceased by 1847- wife Elizabeth got property and slaves, 6 slaves and 350 acres land. Bond for administration was $5000. Estate property valued at $5098.25

Deed made to son Wiley Vickers, of Henry Co. Ala for natural love and affection plus $5000- have bargained, sold and conveyed tract of land in Henry Co. Ala. Gave land and 7 slaves, Isaac, Clo, Charlotte, Stephen, Mary, Sula and Went,   Household goods and livestock to Wiley Vickers. Sept 1, 1843.


Deed Dec 5, 1845- Young Vickers gave Tracy Ward, wife of Christopher Ward  and to Dicy Ward, Wiley Ward – daughter and son of Christopher and Tracey Ward, slaves after his death and death of his wife Elizabeth.

Deed- Young Vickers to Elisha Hatcher for $100 land in Sect 31, T8R28-

Deed – Young Vickers to Gillum Moore for $1 and natural love and affection I bear my niece Lucinda Moore.

Deed- Young Vickers and Frederick May- sale of slaves 1806.

Deed – Elisha Hatcher and Polly Ann Hatcher, wife of Edwin mayo- land on Dec 26, 1848.   

Deed- 1843- to David Nordon-  land  about 80 acres lying east of the land now known as West prong of Little Abby Creek-  43 acres.

Deed- Slaves deeded to Gillum Moore until Elisha Hatcher but to remain in possession of Young and Elizabeth until their deaths. 1845

Deed of Young Vickers to Reuben Clenny – 40 acres land subject to sale at Sparta, Ala-




Joel Vickers-   b 1770-80

October 29, 1834 - Will Date- Henry Co. Alabama- Witnesses Jonathan Jowers and Michael Oaks.( He died after Oct 29 1834 and before June 1 of 1835).  Joel Jr. and Jacob Vickers, his sons administered estate.

Other children listed in will:   Listed as older children:

  1. Stephen- 
  2. Samuel-
  3. Avia Patsy-
  4. Nancy Beadie-
  5. Milly-
  6. Thomas- listed as younger child- Married Amanda Golden/Golding- (Probably South Carolina Goldings). Aug 28, 1845 Henry Co. Ala. * She may have been related to James Golden and Sarah Hamby of Tallapoosa Co.?   
  7. William- underage in 1834—may have married a Golden also. ?  Listed as younger child.
  8. Becca-  Married Jonathan  Jowers March 10 1850- Listed as younger child.


Joel was in 1805 Land Lottery of Georgia as resident of Montgomery Co Ga. - 2 draws

along with Gideon Yelvington, Luke Slaughter and Drury Vickers.

1804- on Jury List Pendleton Creek District along with Gideon Yelvington and Drury Vickers.  **Gideon Yelvington was husband to Obedience Hatcher, daughter of William Hatcher and Mary Boykin. They had lived in South Carolina. 

1820 Land Lottery – Joel Vickers of Jasper Co. Ga.  – Phillips Dist- drew Lot 317 7th District, Irwin County.

Joel Vickers, Montgomery Co. Ga.  Alston’s Dist drew lot 124, 6th District Appling County.


1820 Montgomery Co. Ga. Census- 11 persons in household.

Petit Jury – 1821- Montgomery Co. Mar 20, 1821, September 17, 1821, December 1822, April 1823, Suit in court-non-suit, Assault and Battery- Solomon Smith vs Joel Vickers.


Henry Co. Alabama 1830 Census-  Joel Vickers, Sr.- 1 male 5-10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 60-70.  1 female 15-20, 3 females 20-30 and 1 female 50-60. 

Also listed are Stephen, Joel Jr. and Jacob Vickers.


Does anyone know who this is for sure?***

Joel Vickers - (believed to be Joel Jr.?)  Dale Co. Ala.  14 Dec 1836- Private in Malone’s Co. Georgia Mounted Militia- (3 mo. 1836) - Florida War- On Muster roll Camp Cooper, Florida, Mar 3 1836- mustered out Sandersville, Ga may 28, 1836.


Also, from “Georgia Obituaries 1740-1935- J.H. Austin 1992”

Letters of Administration on estate of Jacob Vickers to Joel and Jacob Vickers- May 11, 1803- Jefferson Co. Ga.   Who was this exactly?


Submitted by Lucy Grisham, lgrisham1ps@ont.com



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