Samuel Frierson & Sarah Wilson
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page. 205 Accordingly, on the 6th of March, 1806, the following, with their several families, left their native homes in South Carolina to seek their abode in the wilds of Tennessee and join the four families who had preceded them, and with whom they were closely connected, to wit: John Dickey, Mrs. Margaret Frierson, Mrs. Jane H. Blakely, Samuel Frierson, Thos. Stephenson, Wm. Frierson, Wm. I. Frierson, Samuel Witherspoon, Elias Frierson, John W. Stephenson, and Mrs. Mary Fleming .. with her 4 boys. ... This company reached their friends in Williamson county about the middle of April, 1806. True to their religious training and habits, they soon resolved to meet every Sabbath for the purpose of reading the Scriptures, and of prayer and praise. They accordingly erected a stand, where they spent most of each Sabbath in religious exercises.
Birth: Dec. 15, 1765 Death: Jul. 9, 1815 He was a planter and an elder in the Zion church, ordained by Bethel Presbyterian Church, Kingstree S. C. before 1806. He with his family and other family members move from South Carolina to Maury County, Tennessee, in the spring of 1806. Both he and his wife died in Maury County Tennessee near Columbia and both are buried in the Zion Presbyterian Chruch Cemetery, the church they and other relatives organized and built in 1807--even before they built their own homes. The original Inventory and Appraisement paper of the Personal Estate of Samuel Frierson, dated November 18, 1815, signed by fellow elders of the Zion Presbyterian Church are in the possession of his descendants, as is a copy of Sarah W. Frierson's will. One of the signers was a Thomas Stephenson who was also a brother-in law of Samuel Frierson.
Sarah Wilson Frierson Will
Grandchildren: Lawrence Ludlow Dickey and John Frierson Dicky sons of her daughter, Margaret
Grandchildren: Sarah Elmira Frierson, daughter of daughter Isabella Frierson
Nieces: Mary Bradly, Sarah Stephenson, Selina Stephenson, Livinia Stephenson, Sarah Frierson
Children: James Madison Frierson, Wm Vincent Frierson, Samuel Davis Frierson, and John Wilson Frierson.