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Notes for Isaac Burson

South Carolina Archives Series: S108092, Reel: 0017, Frame: 00048, ignore: 000, Date: 1776 C. or later

After the American Revolution, the Burson men took advantage of the land bounty in Georgia for veterans of the conflict. Joseph received a bounty grant, and Jonathan and Isaac received Privateer grants of two hundred acres in Wilkes County, Georgia. Joseph Burson's grant was dated September 29, 1784. Sons, Jonathan and Isaac, were dated July 29, 1785.

The Fairforest Story, History of the Fairforest Baptist Church and Community by Vera Smith Spears 1974 "Isaac Burson rendered service during the war. He was paid September 25, 1785 for '40 days hire of a horse and riding express' "

1790 Tax Records of Burke County, Georgia list Isaac.

Wilkes County, Georgia, Tax Records 1785-1805, compiled Frank Hudson, 1996, p 239-2401: 1790 Capt Neil's and Abbott's District, entry #123 Isaac Burson, 200 ac 3rd
p 421, 1792 Capt Neal's District, lists Elize Davis whose land adjoins Isack Burson
p 543: 1793 Capt Neel's District, entry #7 Isaac Burson, 200ac 3rd

Isaac is listed on tax records in 1793 and 1794 Warren County Georgia.

Early American Series, Early Georgia 1733-1819, Ronald Vern Jackson, Accelerated Indexing Systems, Salt Lake City, 1981, p 72, Burson, Isaac, Warren Co, Neals District, Tax list 1794

Minutes of the Baptist Church on Long Creek Baptist Church Warrenton, GA of Ogachee
Commencing August 1799, [page] 65
Saturday 24th August 1799. A number of the members being Met Brother Granberry being present delivered a discourse from 1st Timothy 3rd 14th & 15. after a short Intermission the Church came together in Conference. 2nd A door was opened for anyone to come forward wither by letter or experience, and we had the happiness to receive Christopher Chambless and Mary Chambless his wife by letter. 3rd There being a difficulty between some of the members of this Church and Isaac Burson, he came forward to endeavor to give satisfaction the same was laid over until next Conference and the aggrieved part requested to Attend. 4th Brother Castleberry requested that a letter to the Association be prepared by next conference, which was agreed to and the Clerk prepare the same
Friday 20th September 1799. Conference met agreeable to adjournment. 1st Brother Isaac Burson came forward and made his acknowledgement, which was satisfactory to the Church, and he was received by the right hand of fellowship. 2nd The Brethren Adam Jones and Frederick Ledbetter are appointed our messengers to the Association 3rd The Clerk brought forward the letter to the Association which was read and approved of. 4th Brother Matthew Hubbard and Brother Thomas Vining was appointed to go to the Powells Creek Church to inform them there was difficulties between a member of that Church and this.

Gone to Georgia, by William C Stewart, Special Publication of the National Genealogical Society, Number 30, 1965, p 65, entry #276:
"Isaac bought March 26, 1801 of Nehemiah Smith, land on Mulberry Fork, with W. Pentecost and Presly Scurlock as witnesses. Isaac in Woods' District in 1803. 1820 enumerated in Warren Co, GA. Sgt. Isaac Burson, Elisha Burson and Sgt. Daniel Burson served at Fort Daniel in 1813-14. Isaac, Sr, a Revolutionary soldier, drew Muscogee Co land grant June 11, 1827."

An Index to Georgia Tax Digests, The Reprint Company, 1986, Vol 2, 1800-1802, p 12 Isaac Burson listed in Warren County Wilson District 1801; Vol 3, , p 13, in Clarke County, Murcoch DIstrict in 1805; Vol 5, p 14, d in Jackson County, D Bu

Isaac remained in Jackson County until he died in 1829.



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