The Descendants of Seth Ward

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John Best, Jr[1]

Male 1761 - 1836  (75 years)


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  • Name John Best, Jr 
    Suffix Jr 
    Born 1761  Bull Head, Greene, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Nov 1836  Screven, Randolph, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID P5599  Descendents of Seth Ward
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2015 

    Family Martha Williams,   b. 1760, Duplin County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1836, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 29 Apr 1783  Duplin, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jacob B. Best,   b. 1781, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1864, Screven, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. William (Williams) Best,   b. 23 Oct 1782,   d. 6 Jan 1877  (Age 94 years)
     3. Henry Best,   b. 1785, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1843, Screven, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     4. Absalom Best,   b. 1789, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1852, Screven County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     5. George W. Best,   b. 1790, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1870, Effingham County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Nancy Ann Best,   b. 1794, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1885, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     7. Martha Patsy Best,   b. 1799, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Duplin, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. James Matthew (Jim) Best,   b. 1804, Columbus Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1870, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     9. John Thomas Best, III,   b. 1 Jul 1806, Bladen, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1884, Columbus, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F1821  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S-406343057] Ancestry Family Trees, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.), Ancestry Family Tree.
      http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=65637836&pid=5599