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28. Joseph BLAKEY127 was born on 28 August 1762 in Buckingham County, Virginia.22 He died about 1792 at the age of 30 in Wilkes County, Georgia.127,132

Family immigrated to Wilkes Co GA about 1790 based on tax records.

Winifred Anthony starts paying taxes on 155 acres of the property of Joseph Anthony as early as 1793. In 1794, her brother Bolling Anthony , Agent, does the return for the widow Winifred Anthony. In 1801 and 1802 there are tax returns for "the heirs" of Joseph Anthony - possibly children are reaching their majority or someone different is filing the returns for the remainder of his property.

Minutes, Wilkes Co Inferior Court, 1799-1801
7 Jan 1800 Joseph Blakey, dec'd, Bolling Anthony and John Carter appointed Admrs.
1 Aug 1800 Bolling Anthony appointed guardian of Betsey, Thomas, and Nancy, orphans of Joseph Blakey, dec'd. John Freeman, Wm. Triplett, Security.
Early Records of Georgia, two volumes, Grace Gillam Davidson, 1932

Joseph BLAKEY and Winifred ANTHONY were married about 1785.133 Winifred ANTHONY127, daughter of Joseph ANTHONY and Elizabeth CLARK, was born on 4 August 1765.117,134

WorldConnect has birthdate as 8 Apr so it was either 4/8/1765 or 8/4/1765.

Winifred paid taxes on 155 acres of the property of Joseph Anthony from 1793 through 1797. After that time she remarried.

Patti Peters file says she married John Carter, son of Thomas Carter, rather than Christopher Carter.

Joseph BLAKEY and Winifred ANTHONY had the following children:



Nancy BLAKEY was born.133

Married Henry Terrell.



Elizabeth "Betsy" C. BLAKEY.



Thomas BLAKEY.