Hezekiah Lincecum

Male 1770 - 1839  (69 years)


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  • Name Hezekiah Lincecum  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 1770  Warren, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1830  Lowndes, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 4 Mar 1839  Lowndes, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I8146  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 

    Father Gideon Lincecum,   b. France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1775 and 1783 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Miriam Bowie,   b. Between 1725 and 1749, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1813, Eatonton, Putnam, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1760  Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2050  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Hickman,   b. 4 Mar 1777, Anson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1848, Catahoula, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1791  Warren, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Gideon Lincecum, II,   b. 22 Apr 1793, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1874, Washington, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
     2. Garland R. Lincecum,   b. 1 May 1799, Hancock, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1853, Lockhart, Caldwell, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [natural]
     3. Grant Lincecum,   b. Between 1795 and 1804, Hancock, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1862, Dallas, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)  [natural]
     4. Rezin Bowie Lincecum,   b. Abt 1808,   d. 16 Mar 1835, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)  [natural]
     5. Green Lincecum,   b. Between 1802 and 1804,   d. 1 Nov 1833, Monroe, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)  [natural]
     6. Thornton Lincecum,   b. 1803, Hancock, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1835  (Age 32 years)  [natural]
     7. Mary Lincecum,   b. Between 1804 and 1810, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Grabel Lincecum,   b. 1806, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1836 and 1837, Oktibbeha, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     9. Emily Lincecum,   b. 1813, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1884, Devine, Medina, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
     10. Polly Lincecum,   b. 1813, Hancock, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2882  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sally Strange,   b. 1773, Warren County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1788  Warren, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2883  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1770 - Warren, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1788 - Warren, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Mar 1791 - Warren, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1830 - Lowndes, Mississippi, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Mar 1839 - Lowndes, Mississippi, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • - On 13 August 1813, Hezekiah was a prosecutor in Georgia. Ben, a slave belonging to Robert McGough, took an iron mattock and cut a gash in Hezekiah's head, penetrating to the skull. The jury found Ben guilty. Ben was hung [...suspended between the heavens and the earth by the neck until you are dead, dead, dead and the Lord have mercy on your soul.]

      - Hezekiah married his first wife, Sally Strange, in 1788 in Georgia. In 1791, in Georgia, he married the mother of his children, Sally Hickman.

      - Mississippi Land Record for Hezekiah Lincecum:
      Land Office: MT SALUS
      Document Number: 6884
      Total Acres: 79.37
      Signature: Yes
      Canceled Document: No
      Issue Date: 9 Oct 1834
      Mineral Rights Reserved: No
      Metes and Bounds: No
      Statutory Reference: 3 Stat. 566
      Multiple Warantee Names: No
      Act or Treaty: April 24, 1820
      Multiple Patentee Names: No
      Entry Classification: Sale-Cash Entries
      Land Description: 1 W½NE HUNTSVILLE No 17S 18W 31

      - According to the book, "Adventures of a Frontier Naturalist", Hezekiah was large (six feet tall, 200 pounds), strong, very handsome, had a beautiful voice, and had a reputation for being able to out drink anyone. He lived in Wilkes County, Georgia 1786-1790 where he married Sally Strange. About 5 years later, after his divorce from Sally, he married Sallie Hickman.

      - Hezekiah served as an officer in Andrew Jackson's Forces in 1808. After being discharged, between 1808 and 1830, he lived in 2 states and 5 counties: Washington, Hancock, and Putnam Counties in Georgia; and Monroe and Lowndes Counties in Mississippi. He settled in Lowndes County around 1830.

      - Hezekiah died 04 March 1839 in Lowndes County, Mississippi. The "Columbus Democrat" wrote, "Died suddenly at his residence near this town, on the 4th, Mr. Hezekiah Lincecum, aged 70 years. He was a native of Virginia and for several years resided in the state of Georgia. About 20 years since he emigrated to this neighborhood and was one of the first white settlers in the Choctaw Nation. While a resident of Georgia, he fought bravely on several occasions in defending the frontiers against Indians. His corpse was met at the residence of his son-in-law, Mr. Joseph Bryant." After Hezekiah died, Sally moved to Catahoula Parish, Louisiana where her son, Grant, lived. She died there on 28 May 1848.

      - Gideon describes his father, Hezekiah, as "a large, powerful man, six feet high and weighed in the prime of life 200 pounds."

      - ..."Yankee Schoolmaster in Lincoln Co[unty], GA by name of Whitney, had invented an iron gin... Hezekiah..." took a nine year old Gideon to see it.

      - From "Early Records of Georgia, Vols 1 & 2": Lincecum, Hezekiah to Wm. West, 121 acres on water of Ogeechee on a creek or fork, agreeable to a plat annexed to a grant 1784 to said Lincecum. Nov 17, 1790. Jonathan McCrary, John Nugent, Andrew Burns, J. P. test.

      - Hezekiah died in 1839. There are land records for a Hezekiah Lincecum in Mississippi (Columbus Land Office) in 1841. (?)

      - He had property Wilkes County, Georgia, 1 December 1788. Linniecom, Hezekiah and wife Sarah, to Matthew McCravey, 179 Acres on Long Creek part of orig. grant 1784 to said Hezekiah. Dec. 1, 1788. Henry Townsend, Jona. Mc Cravy, James Wadsworth, Test.

      - On 17 February 1788, Hezekiah was excommunicated from the Long Creek Church of Christ in Warren County, Georgia... "The Church of Christ on Long Creek of Ogechee being met in conference, pursued to take into consideration the irreligious conduct of Hezekiah Lensecom and unanimously agreed that he should be excommunicated. First for riding a race on the Sabbath day. Secondly for refusing the hear the Church when called on. Thirdly for offering to commit a rape on M. Jonegen." http://users.ticnet.com/stevem/gawalng.htm>

      - Mississippi Land Record for Hezekiah Lincecum:
      Land Office: MT SALUS
      Document Number: 3709
      Total Acres: 78.31
      Signature: Yes
      Canceled Document: No
      Issue Date: 1 Dec 1830
      Mineral Rights Reserved: No
      Metes and Bounds: No
      Statutory Reference: 3 Stat. 566
      Multiple Warantee Names: No
      Act or Treaty: April 24, 1820
      Multiple Patentee Names: No
      Entry Classification: Sale-Cash Entries
      Land Description: 1 E½SE HUNTSVILLE No 17S 18W 3

      - Hezekiah is at least mentioned in each of the following books:
      BOTH SIDES OF THE BORDER: A TEXAS FOLKLORE SAMPLER by Francis Edward Abernethy
      EARLY TEXAS PHYSICIANS, 1830 - 1915: INNOVATIVE, INTREPID, INDEPENDENT by Texas Surgical Society
      THE FIRST WEST: WRITING FROM THE AMERICAN FRONTIER, 1776 - 1860 by Edward Watts

      - Hezekiah "lived on a farm on the bank of the river near Champagne and Brandywine springs, four miles above Columbus. [Ancestry.com. A history of Columbus, Mississippi during the 19th century. Provo, UT. MyFamily.com, Inc. 2004. Original title by W. L. Lipscomb, Columbus, Miss. S. D. Lee Chapter of the Daughters of the Confederacy. 1909. Pg 39.]

      - "Hezekiah married Sally Hickman. Their first and most famous child was Gideon II (1793 - 1874)." [B. J. Lincecum, Lincecum Genealogy; Stephanie Lincecum, Perry, GA, 2015. Featuring "The Lincecum Line" genealogy report dated January 1990.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S222] Lineages, Inc., comp. GENE POOL INDIVIDUAL RECORDS. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.

    2. [S650] Lincecum, B. J., Lincecum Genealogy, Featuring "The Lincecum Line" genealogy report dated January 1990.

    3. [S2] Jacobson, Judy, Alabama & Mississippi Connections, Digital images. Jacobson, Judy. Alabama & Mississippi Connections: Historical & Biographical Sketches of Families Who Settled on Both Sides of the Tombigbee River.

    4. [S791] 1830 Census of United States, Mississippi, Lowndes, population Schedule; Online Images, Grabel Lincecum household; Hezekiah Lincecum household, accessed 21 August 2016.