Philip Garner Sr. 1 2
- Born: 1740, , , , DEU 1 3
- Marriage: Barbara Elizabeth Winkler
- Died: 6 Sep 1812, , Davidson, NC, USA at age 72 1 3
- Buried: Denton: Tom's Creek Missionary Baptist Church, Davidson, NC, USA 1
Noted events in his life were:
1. Cemetery: This cemetery was lost to farming, and all stones removed from the site. It was located in Emmons Township, on the north side of Bombay Road (NC Hwy 47), about 1/2 mile east of the Gallimore Road/Klopman Road intersection.
2. Property: Deeds, 1778, , Rowan, NC. Rowan County Deed Grantees Index
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1778 84 Gardner Philip from State of NC - Grant Book 9 page 440 Abbotts Creek 300 Acres
1787 90 Gardner Philip from State of NC - Grant Book 11 page 794 Lick Creek 300 Acres
1793 95 Gardner Philip from State of NC - Grant Book 13 page 325 Lick Creek 150 Acres
1798 99 Garner Philip from Roe John - Deed Book 16 page 208 Lick Creek 200 Acres
1801 04 Gardner Philip from McConnel John - Deed Book 18 page 568 Lot on Main St in Lexington
1811 14 Garner Philip from Lanier Wm - Deed Book 22 page 9 recorded 1811 but was actually purchased 28 Jan 1791 212 acres adjacent to Garner's land, probably on Lick Creek
Rowan County Deed Grantors Index
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1807 1811 Garner Philip to Boss Peter - Deed Book 20 Page 400 or 406
1814 1817 Garner Philip to Garner Henry "Heis of" - Deed Book 23 Page 16
1814 1817 Garner Philip to Lanier Benj Elizabeth & John - Deed Book 23 Page 58
1814 1817 Garner Philip to Garner Jacob - Deed Book 23 Page 91
1814 1817 Garner Philip to Garner Philip - Deed Book 23 Page 94
1814 1817 Garner Philip to Snider Lewis - Deed Book 23 Page 105
1814 1817 Garner Philip to Lanier Benj. Elizabeth & John - Deed Book 24 Page 191
1817 1819 Garner Philip to Thomasen George David - Deed Book 26 Page 349
3. Property: NC Land Grant #287, Book 51, page 34. 300 acres on Abbots Creek http://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=18.104.22.1683&qid=97848&rn=4, 10 Oct 1783, , Davidson, NC, USA.
4. Property: NC Land Grant #1774 Book 71 page 86 300 Acres both sides Lick Creek N of Yadkin River: view http://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=22.214.171.1244&qid=97841&rn=1, 18 May 1789, Denton, Davidson, NC, USA.
5. Property: NC Land Grant #2157 Book 80 page 465 585 acres Lick Creek http://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=126.96.36.19997&qid=97860&rn=5, 24 Oct 1793, Denton, Davidson, NC, USA.
6. Will: At the time of his death, he was in Rowan county, but his land became Davidson county in 1822., 6 Sep 1812, , Rowan, NC. 4 Last Will of Philip Garner
May Session [probably the scribe] (1814 )
In the name of God, Amen. I, Philip Garner of the County of Rowan, being weak in body, but of sound and perfect mind and memory, thanks be to God; calling to mind the mortality of my body, and knowing it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this to be my last will and testament, in manner and form following:
Item: First of all I recommend my soul to God that gave it, and my body to the ground, to be buried in a Christian-like and decent manner, at the discretion of my executors hereafter named.
Item: I give and bequeath to my son, John Garner, the tract of land whereon he now lives, containing a three hundred acres, to him and his heirs forever.
Item: I give to my son, Henry Gamer, three hundred acres of land lying in both sides of Lick Creek, including my saw mill, to him and his heirs forever.
Item: I give to my son Philip Gamer the land and plantation whereon he now lives on Abbots Creek, three hundred acres, to him and his heirs forever
Item: I give to my son David Gamer my plantation and land whereon I now live, containing two Hundred acres, also one hundred acres adjoining (being part of a tract I bought of William Lanier), to him and his heirs forever.
Item: I give to my daughter Barbara Beeker one tract of land lying on the waters of Lick Creek which I bought of William Lanier and David Gamer, containing two hundred acres more or less; none if the before mentioned William Lanier and David Garner shall redeem this tract of land I've mentioned, by payment of Two Hundred Dollars during my life, then the two hundred dollars to go to my daughter Barbara Beeker.
Item: I give to my daughter Mary Boss one tract of land containing one hundred and fifty acres whereon she now lives, to her and her heirs forever.
Item: I give and bequeath to my daughter Christina Lanier one tract of land adjoining John Garner and Jesse Harris, containing two hundred acres, being part of the original tract my saw mill stands on.
Item: I give to my daughter Anne Snider one house and lot in Lexington. I give to my daughter Mary Boss fifty dollars in cash.
My will is further that all the rest of my estate be equally divided among all my children: namely John Garner, Henry Garner, Philip Garner, David Gamer, Barbara Beeker and Anne Snider, Mary Boss and Christina Lanier.
Lastly I appoint my worthy friend, Ransom Harris and my two sons, Henry Garner and Philip Garner executors of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me made, in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal, the 6th day of September in the year of our Lord 1812.
Signed, sealed, published and dictated by the above named Philip Gamer to be his last will and testament in the presence of us, who at his bequest, and in his presence have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses to the same.
Philip Garner (His mark: "F")
J. Harris Sr. by Jesse Harris son (His mark, a large: "X")
Philip married Barbara Elizabeth Winkler, daughter of Ludwig "Lewis" Winkler and Catherine. (Barbara Elizabeth Winkler was born in 1744 in Easton, Northampton, PA,3 5 died in 1811 in , Davidson, NC, USA 3 5 and was buried in Denton: Tom's Creek Missionary Baptist Church, Davidson, NC, USA 5.)