Individual Notes

Note for:   Patrick Gideon,   BET. 1813 - 1814 -          Index

08 Nov 1850 U. S. Census, Dale County, AL (age 36)
        1860 U. S. Census, Dale County, AL (age 50)

There is a Patrick Gideon in the 59th Georgia, Co., E from Clay Co., GA

GIDEON, Patrick - Private May 10, or Sept. 2, 1862. Absent without leaveJune 1864.

Cold Harbor and Petersburg occurred in that month.

Patrick applied for ["Homestead Certificates Sparta and Elba" Book 508,on August 8, 1855], and received a Land Patent from the US General LandOffice in Elba, AL. The land was located in Township 6, Range 23.

He received the following Land Patent, which doesn't match the 1855application.


Certificate No. 20262

        To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting:

Whereas PATRICK GIDEON of Dale County, Alabama has deposited in theGeneral Land Office of the United States, a Certificate of the Registerof the Land Office at Elba whereby it appears that full payment has beenmade by the said PATRICK GIDEON according to the provisions of the Act ofCongress of the 24th of April, 1820, entitled "An act making furtherprovision for the sale of the Public Lands," for

        the South West quarter of the South West quarter of Section fifteenin Township Seven North of Range Twenty-three East in the District oflands Subject to Sale at Elba, Alabama containing forty acres andthree hundredths of one acre

according to the official plat of the Survey of the said Lands, returnedto the General Land Office by the Surveyor General, which said tract hasbeen purchased by the said PATRICK GIDEON.

        NOW KNOW YE, That the United States of America, inconsideration of the premises, and in conformity with the several acts ofCongress in each case made and provided, HAVEGIVEN AND GRANTED, and bythese presents DO GIVE AND GRANT, unto the said PATRICK GIDEON and to hisheirs, the said tract above described: TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the same,together with all the rights, privileges, immunities, and appurtences, ofwhatsoever nature, thereunto belonging to the said PATRICK GIDEON and tohis heirs and assigns forever.

IN TESTIMONY THEREOF, James Buchanan PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OFAMERICA, have caused these letters to be made PATENT, and the SEAL of theGENERAL LAND OFFICE to be hereunto affixed,

GIVEN under my hand, at the City of Washington, the first day of Novemberin the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight and ofthe INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES the Eighty-third.

(SEAL) BY THE PRESIDENT: James (X) Buchanan
        By: T. S. (X) Albright, Secretary.

        J.N. (X) Granger, Recorder of the General Land Office
This land is located about one-and-a-half miles southwest of the town ofAriton, in the northwestern corner of Dale County, Alabama, which lies inthe southeastern corner of Alabama.

Individual Notes

Note for:   Milly ,   BET. 1827 - 1828 -          Index

Individual Note:
     Milly's surname is in doubt at this time. Several researchers believe it to be Johnson. A biography on Columbus Perry Giddiens states his mother's surname as Simpson. However, there is no proof for either name.

Individual Notes

Note for:   Annabell Powell,   9 Mar 1946 - 3 Dec 1999         Index

Nickname:   Ann

     Type:   SSN
     Place:   251-76-2781

     Date:   6 Dec 1999
     Place:   Holly Hill Memorial Park, Middleburg, Clay County, Florida

Individual Notes

Note for:   Ruby Elizabeth Powell,   2 Aug 1926 - 1 Apr 2002         Index

     Date:   4 Apr 2002
     Place:   Bayview Memorial Park, Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida

Individual Note:


1926- 2002

Ruby Elizabeth Jennings, age 75, of Pensacola died Monday, April 1, 2002in a local hospital.

Mrs. Jennings was born August 2, 1926 in Anderson, South Carolina toWalter and Mellie Lacy Powell. She had been a resident of Pensacola for47 years and was a longtime member of Brownsville Assembly of God Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, A.L. Jennings; father andmother; sister, Annabell Powell; brothers, William, Alvin and Calvin.

Survivors include sons, Glenn (Viola) Jennings, David (Janet) Jennings,Edward Jennings, all of Pensacola, and Randall (Linda) Jennings of LakeCharles, Louisiana; sisters, Bonnie Smith and Lois Powell, both ofAnderson, South Carolina, and Barbara Giddeon of Pensacola; brothers,Marvin (Jack) Powell, Charles (C.K.) Powell, and Sherman Powell, all ofPensacola, Henry Powell, Sr. of Anderson, South Carolina, and Grady(Tommy) Powell of Lincolnton, North Carolina; seven grandchildren andthree great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Thursday, April 4, 2002 at CentralChapel, formerly Words of Life Church, with Rev. J.E. McGraw and Rev.Randy Worrell officiating. Interment will follow in Bayview Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home, 100 Beverly Parkway, is in charge ofarrangements.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, April3, 2002 at Faith Chapel.