Dooly County


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Hiram Williams, born October 17, 1815 in Aiken, Edgefield District, South Carolina.  Hiram died in Dooly County, GA November 7, 1899 (is buried in portion later cut out to form Crisp County.)
Hiram married Sarah Jane Warren ,  January  28, 1841 in Dooly County, shortly after arriving in the County.  He served as a Captain during the Civil War. The couple lived in the county in the area that is now Crisp County and they are both buried  there.

Children of Hiram and Sarah: Isaiah born April 7, 1842 ; Chesley Anderson  born March 3, 1844; Hiram born August 16, 1846; Lydia born July 22, 1849; James Warren born January 27, 1852; Govan born July 10, 1854; Columbus C. born March 4, 1857; Sarah Jane born March 27, 1860; Joseph Roland born June 6, 1862; David John born October 28, 1864; Nancy Elizabeth born November 25, 1867.

Isaiah married Nancy Shephard; Chesley married Martha Mercer; Hiram married a Miss Slade; Lydia married John J. Wheeler; J. Warren married  Betty Sumner; Govan married Winnie Slade; Columbus married Effie Slade; Sarah Jane married Joseph Oscar McKinney; Joseph Roland married  Lorena Douglas;  David John married  December  17, 1890, Harriett Anna Raines; Nancy Elizabeth married Augustus John Fenn.





Harriett Anna Raines:  born October 24, 1868 in Pulaski County, GA. Daughter of Griffin Harrison Raines, Confederate Soldier, who was with General Robert E. Lee when he surrendered.  Griffin was born March 16, 1838.  His wife was Mildred Sophie Smook who was born November 17, 1840 and died 1916. They were married in Pulaski County, GA in 1867.  [Note: In 1858, the upper part of Dooly County was added to Pulaski County.]

Isaiah Williams represented Dooly County in State Legislature 1880 - 1881 and in Senate on term.

Sarah Jane Warren,  born March 24, 1825, a daughter of James Warren and Miss Stidman, a niece of Reuben Stidman, all from South Carolina.


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