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Nicknames: "Ned ;Sixkillers", "Tory; Ned", "Ned /Sizemore/", "Ned"
Birthplace: Mecklenburg, VA, USA
Death: Died in Mecklenburg, VA, USA
Managed by: Francis Gene Dellinger
Last Updated:

About Edward "Old Ned" Sizemore

Conflict data from merge of 26 September 2010:

death date of 7/13/1822

The original American Indian in this line may have been Opechancanough, a half brother to Powhatan, with one of his parents Spanish. For part of his life he had lived in a Spanish mission in Virginia.

Sizemore Legend and Fact

Few researchers encounter as much challenge in separating fact from legend as does the Sizemore family researcher. For over two hundred years there has been a widespread tradition of Cherokee Indian ancestry in multiple branches of the Sizemore family. This writer works on the premise of “Where there’s smoke, There’s fire”. As such I strongly believe that there are one or more Indian connections in various branches of this family. BUT, I have NOT succeeded in proving the exact individual and generation where the Indian blood line enters this family.

12. Edward "Old Ned" Sizemore1; born prior to 1725; possibly died 1780; is first found in Lunenburg, VA records in 1746. He apparently remained in Virginia for at least three years to 1749, then possibly moved to South Carolina for about 15 years, then to Georgia for about 8 years, then was on a Surry Co, NC Tax List in 1774, and in Virginia signing a loyalty oath in 1776, and in court there for his Tory activities in 1779. Records indicate that Ned, and his sons Owen and George were apparently Tories during the Revolutionary War, and it is possible that Ned was "the Tory Sizemore" hung by Col. Benjamin Cleveland in Wilkesboro, NC in 1780. Virginia records show that Edward Sizemore was closely connected with the Green, Griffin and Jackson families.

In all probability, Ned was the son of one of the four Sizemores who appear in the first land records of Lunenburg County, VA in 1741, i.e. William, Mary, Ephraim or Henry Sizemore.

It should be noted that a 1753 court record in Orange County, NC refers to Ephraim Sizemore as a mulatto, the designation then used for any person of mixed race whether it be Black, Indian or otherwise. In fact, I don't consider it out of the realm of possibility that all of the Sizemores who have claimed Indian ancestry may be descendants of Ephraim.

There is at least one source who speculates that Ned's wife may have been Elizabeth Jackson. (Note that the Sizemore family was in the same area as the Jackson family in both Henrico and Pittsylvania, VA.)

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~craingen/SIZEMORE1.html

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Edward's the man pictured on the right side

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http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rice/master2-o/p509.htm#i41284

George Edward Sizemore was born in 1720 at Wilkes County, North Carolina. He married Elizabeth Jackson. George Edward Sizemore died in 1781 at Wilkes County, North Carolina.

Child of George Edward Sizemore and Elizabeth Jackson

Mary Alice Sizemore+ b. 1750, d. 1850

http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/p/a/n/Donald-N-Pantheryates/GENE8-0007.html

EDWARD4 SIZEMORE (HENRY3, WILLIAM2, MICHAEL1) was born Abt. 1720 in ,Henrico, Virginia, and died Abt. 1780 in Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina. He married ELIZABETH RACHEL JACKSON Abt. 1747 in ,Lunenburg, Virginia, daughter of WILLIAM JACKSON and DORCAS GREENE. She was born Abt. 1728. 

Notes for EDWARD SIZEMORE:

[Sizemore.FTW]

!Entry Record Book 1737-1770 (Land entries in the present Virginia

Counties of Halifax, Pittsylvania, Henry, Franklin & Patrick) FHLbook

1746 Edward SIZEMORE

400 acres on south side Banister River on Grassy Creek

(Land recorded in Lunenburg Co, VA)

!Entry Record Book 1737-1770 (Land entries in the present Virginia

Counties of Halifax, Pittsylvania, Henry, Franklin & Patrick) FHLbook

7 Apr 1748 Edward SIZEMORE

400 acres on Little Buffalo Creek beginning where the path crosses

thence up both sides to Grassy Creek path.

(Land recorded in Lunenburg Co, VA)

!1764 in GA from SC for 8 months (St. George Parish, GA on north side of

Ogechee River)

!1774 & 1777 Tax List Surry Co, NCNed Sizemore probably had more than one wife. Probably the same as the Old Ned Sizemore who was hanged by Col. Ben Cleveland on the Tory Oak in Wilkesboro, N.C. (though witnesses could not remember this Sizemore's last name). The Sizemore family was said to be an Indian family, perhaps Saponi or Mattaponi, who served in a regiment of the Royal South Carolina troops during the Revolution. The ECAs often confuse him with his son George Edward Sizemore ca. 1790 Hawkins Co., Tenn. whose family ended up in W.V. In reality, the Sizemore family was one of the first Sephardic-Jewish families to establish a foothold in the eastern Appalachians. They appear to have come to Virginia and Charleston from Barbados and London. Recent DNA analyses have confirmed that the first Sizemore male was American Indian, matching samples from Panama, Alaska and North America. In 1746 He enters 400 acres at the mouth of Polecat Creek on the South side of Banister River. In 1754 Henry Sizemore enters 400 acres between Polecat and the brances of Sandy Creek. This was in Lunenburg Co. VA. in 1746, Halifax County in 1752, in Pittsylvania Co. in 1767. He lived near the Greene Co., TN. Line.

Witnessed Henry Green's will in Lunenberg Co.: 222. Green, Henry 10-15-1748; - - ; Deed Book 1/477-8

Mentions: Wife: Elizabeth Green

Eldest son: John Green

Second son: Henry Green

Third son: Stephen Green

Fourth son: Frederick Green

Youngest son: Richard Green

Daughter: Dorcas Green

Sister-in-law: Abigail Green (wife of John Green, brother)

Executors: Richard Griffin (brother-in-law), John Green (son)

Witnesses: Edward (his X mark) Sizemore, William (his X mark) Jackson,

Thos. Gristwood.

Virginia records show that Edward Sizemore was closely connected with the Green, Griffin and Jackson families. An unidentified Sizemore was a neighbor of planter James Cooper in Surry Co., Va., Southwick Parish, ca. 1700.

Edward Sizemore is found in the Lunenburg, VA records beginning in 1746 when he entered 400 acres of land "below theLittle Rock House above mouth of Little Polecat Creek on the south side of Banister River" in what is today probably HalifaxCounty. His name then appears in 1748 on the Lunenburg, VA Tithables List and on two more land transactions, one a 270acre survey on both sides of Winn's Creek on Banister River, the other for 400 acres on Little Buffalo Creek, and also he witnessed the will of Henry Green in 1748. Then in 1749, he again appears on the Lunenburg, VA tithables List. After 1749, I am unable to locate him anywhere until 1764 when an Edward Sizemore is found petitioning for land in Georgia in the Parish of St. George on the north side of great Ogechee, (with that March, 1764 petition indicating that he had only been in Georgia fromSouth Carolina for 8 months). He is involved in subsequent related land transactions in St. George Parish with recordsindicating that he had five or six children. In 1772, his land in St. Pauls Parish, GA is deeded to William Jones. (-- Ron Blevins source?)

More About EDWARD SIZEMORE:

Tax List: 1746, Edward Sizemore 400 acres on South side Banister River beginning a little below the little Rock House about the mouth of little Polecat, Lunenberg Co., Va.

Notes for ELIZABETH RACHEL JACKSON:

Elizabeth Rachel Jackson, one of Edward Sizemore's wives, was Cherokee or half Cherokee.

More About ELIZABETH RACHEL JACKSON:

Ethnicity/Relig.: Part Sephardic Jew and Cherokee

     

Children of EDWARD SIZEMORE and ELIZABETH JACKSON are:

16. i. EPHRAIM5 SIZEMORE, b. 1748, Lunenburg Co., Va. (?); d. April 05, 1836, Spartanburg District, S.C..

	ii.	 	HENRY SIZEMORE, b. Abt. 1750.

17. iii. GEORGE EDWARD SIZEMORE, b. Abt. 1750, Lunenberg Co., Va.; d. 1820, Ashe Co., N.C..

	iv.	 	BECKY SIZEMORE, b. Abt. 1750; m. ----------- ALLEN.
	v.	 	PHILIP SIZEMORE, b. Abt. 1750.
	vi.	 	HIRAM SIZEMORE, b. 1750.

18. vii. OWEN SIZEMORE, b. Bef. 1755, Surry/Wilkes Co., N.C.; d. May 1837, Hawkins Co., Tenn..

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http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/p/a/n/Donald-N-Pantheryates/GENE8-0007.html

EDWARD4 SIZEMORE (HENRY3, WILLIAM2, MICHAEL1) was born Abt. 1720 in ,Henrico, Virginia, and died Abt. 1780 in Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina. He married ELIZABETH RACHEL JACKSON Abt. 1747 in ,Lunenburg, Virginia, daughter of WILLIAM JACKSON and DORCAS GREENE. She was born Abt. 1728.

Notes for EDWARD SIZEMORE:

[Sizemore.FTW]

!Entry Record Book 1737-1770 (Land entries in the present Virginia

Counties of Halifax, Pittsylvania, Henry, Franklin & Patrick) FHLbook

1746 Edward SIZEMORE

400 acres on south side Banister River on Grassy Creek

(Land recorded in Lunenburg Co, VA)

!Entry Record Book 1737-1770 (Land entries in the present Virginia

Counties of Halifax, Pittsylvania, Henry, Franklin & Patrick) FHLbook

7 Apr 1748 Edward SIZEMORE

400 acres on Little Buffalo Creek beginning where the path crosses

thence up both sides to Grassy Creek path.

(Land recorded in Lunenburg Co, VA)

!1764 in GA from SC for 8 months (St. George Parish, GA on north side of

Ogechee River)

!1774 & 1777 Tax List Surry Co, NCNed Sizemore probably had more than one wife. Probably the same as the Old Ned Sizemore who was hanged by Col. Ben Cleveland on the Tory Oak in Wilkesboro, N.C. (though witnesses could not remember this Sizemore's last name). The Sizemore family was said to be an Indian family, perhaps Saponi or Mattaponi, who served in a regiment of the Royal South Carolina troops during the Revolution. The ECAs often confuse him with his son George Edward Sizemore ca. 1790 Hawkins Co., Tenn. whose family ended up in W.V. In reality, the Sizemore family was one of the first Sephardic-Jewish families to establish a foothold in the eastern Appalachians. They appear to have come to Virginia and Charleston from Barbados and London. Recent DNA analyses have confirmed that the first Sizemore male was American Indian, matching samples from Panama, Alaska and North America. In 1746 He enters 400 acres at the mouth of Polecat Creek on the South side of Banister River. In 1754 Henry Sizemore enters 400 acres between Polecat and the brances of Sandy Creek. This was in Lunenburg Co. VA. in 1746, Halifax County in 1752, in Pittsylvania Co. in 1767. He lived near the Greene Co., TN. Line.

Witnessed Henry Green's will in Lunenberg Co.: 222. Green, Henry 10-15-1748; - - ; Deed Book 1/477-8

Mentions: Wife: Elizabeth Green

Eldest son: John Green

Second son: Henry Green

Third son: Stephen Green

Fourth son: Frederick Green

Youngest son: Richard Green

Daughter: Dorcas Green

Sister-in-law: Abigail Green (wife of John Green, brother)

Executors: Richard Griffin (brother-in-law), John Green (son)

Witnesses: Edward (his X mark) Sizemore, William (his X mark) Jackson,

Thos. Gristwood.

Virginia records show that Edward Sizemore was closely connected with the Green, Griffin and Jackson families. An unidentified Sizemore was a neighbor of planter James Cooper in Surry Co., Va., Southwick Parish, ca. 1700.

Edward Sizemore is found in the Lunenburg, VA records beginning in 1746 when he entered 400 acres of land "below theLittle Rock House above mouth of Little Polecat Creek on the south side of Banister River" in what is today probably HalifaxCounty. His name then appears in 1748 on the Lunenburg, VA Tithables List and on two more land transactions, one a 270acre survey on both sides of Winn's Creek on Banister River, the other for 400 acres on Little Buffalo Creek, and also he witnessed the will of Henry Green in 1748. Then in 1749, he again appears on the Lunenburg, VA tithables List. After 1749, I am unable to locate him anywhere until 1764 when an Edward Sizemore is found petitioning for land in Georgia in the Parish of St. George on the north side of great Ogechee, (with that March, 1764 petition indicating that he had only been in Georgia fromSouth Carolina for 8 months). He is involved in subsequent related land transactions in St. George Parish with recordsindicating that he had five or six children. In 1772, his land in St. Pauls Parish, GA is deeded to William Jones. (-- Ron Blevins source?)

More About EDWARD SIZEMORE:

Tax List: 1746, Edward Sizemore 400 acres on South side Banister River beginning a little below the little Rock House about the mouth of little Polecat, Lunenberg Co., Va.

Notes for ELIZABETH RACHEL JACKSON:

Elizabeth Rachel Jackson, one of Edward Sizemore's wives, was Cherokee or half Cherokee.

More About ELIZABETH RACHEL JACKSON:

Ethnicity/Relig.: Part Sephardic Jew and Cherokee

     

Children of EDWARD SIZEMORE and ELIZABETH JACKSON are:

16. i. EPHRAIM5 SIZEMORE, b. 1748, Lunenburg Co., Va. (?); d. April 05, 1836, Spartanburg District, S.C..

	ii.	 	HENRY SIZEMORE, b. Abt. 1750.

17. iii. GEORGE EDWARD SIZEMORE, b. Abt. 1750, Lunenberg Co., Va.; d. 1820, Ashe Co., N.C..

	iv.	 	BECKY SIZEMORE, b. Abt. 1750; m. ----------- ALLEN.
	v.	 	PHILIP SIZEMORE, b. Abt. 1750.
	vi.	 	HIRAM SIZEMORE, b. 1750.

18. vii. OWEN SIZEMORE, b. Bef. 1755, Surry/Wilkes Co., N.C.; d. May 1837, Hawkins Co., Tenn..

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No path found to Edward "Old Ned" Sizemore. Edward "Old Ned" Sizemore MP Birth: circa 1730 Mecklenburg, VA, USA Death: 1810 (80) Mecklenburg, VA, USA Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Sizemore; William Sizemore and Elizabeth Sizemore Husband of Elizabeth Rachel Jackson Father of John Sizemore; Edward Sizemore; Edward Sizemore; Henry Sizemore; Hiram Sizemore and 17 others Brother of James Sizemore and Sarah Wier wrong parent Half brother of Owen Sizemore Added by: Jeffrey Earl Neace on April 30, 2007 Managed by: Francis Gene Dellinger and 32 others Curated by: Erica Howton, (c) 0 Matches 0 0 0 Research this PersonNEW

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Conflict data from merge of 26 September 2010:

death date of 7/13/1822

The original American Indian in this line may have been Opechancanough, a half brother to Powhatan, with one of his parents Spanish. For part of his life he had lived in a Spanish mission in Virginia.

Sizemore Legend and Fact

Few researchers encounter as much challenge in separating fact from legend as does the Sizemore family researcher. For over two hundred years there has been a widespread tradition of Cherokee Indian ancestry in multiple branches of the Sizemore family. This writer works on the premise of “Where there’s smoke, There’s fire”. As such I strongly believe that there are one or more Indian connections in various branches of this family. BUT, I have NOT succeeded in proving the exact individual and generation where the Indian blood line enters this family.

12. Edward "Old Ned" Sizemore1; born prior to 1725; possibly died 1780; is first found in Lunenburg, VA records in 1746. He apparently remained in Virginia for at least three years to 1749, then possibly moved to South Carolina for about 15 years, then to Georgia for about 8 years, then was on a Surry Co, NC Tax List in 1774, and in Virginia signing a loyalty oath in 1776, and in court there for his Tory activities in 1779. Records indicate that Ned, and his sons Owen and George were apparently Tories during the Revolutionary War, and it is possible that Ned was "the Tory Sizemore" hung by Col. Benjamin Cleveland in Wilkesboro, NC in 1780. Virginia records show that Edward Sizemore was closely connected with the Green, Griffin and Jackson families.

In all probability, Ned was the son of one of the four Sizemores who appear in the first land records of Lunenburg County, VA in 1741, i.e. William, Mary, Ephraim or Henry Sizemore.

It should be noted that a 1753 court record in Orange County, NC refers to Ephraim Sizemore as a mulatto, the designation then used for any person of mixed race whether it be Black, Indian or otherwise. In fact, I don't consider it out of the realm of possibility that all of the Sizemores who have claimed Indian ancestry may be descendants of Ephraim.

There is at least one source who speculates that Ned's wife may have been Elizabeth Jackson. (Note that the Sizemore family was in the same area as the Jackson family in both Henrico and Pittsylvania, VA.)

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~craingen/SIZEMORE1.html

--------------------

Edward's the man pictured on the right side

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http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rice/master2-o/p509.htm#i41284

George Edward Sizemore was born in 1720 at Wilkes County, North Carolina. He married Elizabeth Jackson. George Edward Sizemore died in 1781 at Wilkes County, North Carolina.

Child of George Edward Sizemore and Elizabeth Jackson

Mary Alice Sizemore+ b. 1750, d. 1850

http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/p/a/n/Donald-N-Pantheryates/GENE8-0007.html

EDWARD4 SIZEMORE (HENRY3, WILLIAM2, MICHAEL1) was born Abt. 1720 in ,Henrico, Virginia, and died Abt. 1780 in Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina. He married ELIZABETH RACHEL JACKSON Abt. 1747 in ,Lunenburg, Virginia, daughter of WILLIAM JACKSON and DORCAS GREENE. She was born Abt. 1728.

Notes for EDWARD SIZEMORE:

[Sizemore.FTW]

!Entry Record Book 1737-1770 (Land entries in the present Virginia

Counties of Halifax, Pittsylvania, Henry, Franklin & Patrick) FHLbook

1746 Edward SIZEMORE

400 acres on south side Banister River on Grassy Creek

(Land recorded in Lunenburg Co, VA)

!Entry Record Book 1737-1770 (Land entries in the present Virginia

Counties of Halifax, Pittsylvania, Henry, Franklin & Patrick) FHLbook

7 Apr 1748 Edward SIZEMORE

400 acres on Little Buffalo Creek beginning where the path crosses

thence up both sides to Grassy Creek path.

(Land recorded in Lunenburg Co, VA)

!1764 in GA from SC for 8 months (St. George Parish, GA on north side of

Ogechee River)

!1774 & 1777 Tax List Surry Co, NCNed Sizemore probably had more than one wife. Probably the same as the Old Ned Sizemore who was hanged by Col. Ben Cleveland on the Tory Oak in Wilkesboro, N.C. (though witnesses could not remember this Sizemore's last name). The Sizemore family was said to be an Indian family, perhaps Saponi or Mattaponi, who served in a regiment of the Royal South Carolina troops during the Revolution. The ECAs often confuse him with his son George Edward Sizemore ca. 1790 Hawkins Co., Tenn. whose family ended up in W.V. In reality, the Sizemore family was one of the first Sephardic-Jewish families to establish a foothold in the eastern Appalachians. They appear to have come to Virginia and Charleston from Barbados and London. Recent DNA analyses have confirmed that the first Sizemore male was American Indian, matching samples from Panama, Alaska and North America. In 1746 He enters 400 acres at the mouth of Polecat Creek on the South side of Banister River. In 1754 Henry Sizemore enters 400 acres between Polecat and the brances of Sandy Creek. This was in Lunenburg Co. VA. in 1746, Halifax County in 1752, in Pittsylvania Co. in 1767. He lived near the Greene Co., TN. Line.

Witnessed Henry Green's will in Lunenberg Co.: 222. Green, Henry 10-15-1748; - - ; Deed Book 1/477-8

Mentions: Wife: Elizabeth Green

Eldest son: John Green

Second son: Henry Green

Third son: Stephen Green

Fourth son: Frederick Green

Youngest son: Richard Green

Daughter: Dorcas Green

Sister-in-law: Abigail Green (wife of John Green, brother)

Executors: Richard Griffin (brother-in-law), John Green (son)

Witnesses: Edward (his X mark) Sizemore, William (his X mark) Jackson,

Thos. Gristwood.

Virginia records show that Edward Sizemore was closely connected with the Green, Griffin and Jackson families. An unidentified Sizemore was a neighbor of planter James Cooper in Surry Co., Va., Southwick Parish, ca. 1700.

Edward Sizemore is found in the Lunenburg, VA records beginning in 1746 when he entered 400 acres of land "below theLittle Rock House above mouth of Little Polecat Creek on the south side of Banister River" in what is today probably HalifaxCounty. His name then appears in 1748 on the Lunenburg, VA Tithables List and on two more land transactions, one a 270acre survey on both sides of Winn's Creek on Banister River, the other for 400 acres on Little Buffalo Creek, and also he witnessed the will of Henry Green in 1748. Then in 1749, he again appears on the Lunenburg, VA tithables List. After 1749, I am unable to locate him anywhere until 1764 when an Edward Sizemore is found petitioning for land in Georgia in the Parish of St. George on the north side of great Ogechee, (with that March, 1764 petition indicating that he had only been in Georgia fromSouth Carolina for 8 months). He is involved in subsequent related land transactions in St. George Parish with recordsindicating that he had five or six children. In 1772, his land in St. Pauls Parish, GA is deeded to William Jones. (-- Ron Blevins source?)

More About EDWARD SIZEMORE:

Tax List: 1746, Edward Sizemore 400 acres on South side Banister River beginning a little below the little Rock House about the mouth of little Polecat, Lunenberg Co., Va.

Notes for ELIZABETH RACHEL JACKSON:

Elizabeth Rachel Jackson, one of Edward Sizemore's wives, was Cherokee or half Cherokee.

More About ELIZABETH RACHEL JACKSON:

Ethnicity/Relig.: Part Sephardic Jew and Cherokee

    

Children of EDWARD SIZEMORE and ELIZABETH JACKSON are:

16. i. EPHRAIM5 SIZEMORE, b. 1748, Lunenburg Co., Va. (?); d. April 05, 1836, Spartanburg District, S.C..

ii. HENRY SIZEMORE, b. Abt. 1750.

17. iii. GEORGE EDWARD SIZEMORE, b. Abt. 1750, Lunenberg Co., Va.; d. 1820, Ashe Co., N.C..

iv. BECKY SIZEMORE, b. Abt. 1750; m. ----------- ALLEN.

v. PHILIP SIZEMORE, b. Abt. 1750.

vi. HIRAM SIZEMORE, b. 1750.

18. vii. OWEN SIZEMORE, b. Bef. 1755, Surry/Wilkes Co., N.C.; d. May 1837, Hawkins Co., Tenn..

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http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/p/a/n/Donald-N-Pantheryates/GENE8-0007.html

EDWARD4 SIZEMORE (HENRY3, WILLIAM2, MICHAEL1) was born Abt. 1720 in ,Henrico, Virginia, and died Abt. 1780 in Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina. He married ELIZABETH RACHEL JACKSON Abt. 1747 in ,Lunenburg, Virginia, daughter of WILLIAM JACKSON and DORCAS GREENE. She was born Abt. 1728.

Notes for EDWARD SIZEMORE:

[Sizemore.FTW]

!Entry Record Book 1737-1770 (Land entries in the present Virginia

Counties of Halifax, Pittsylvania, Henry, Franklin & Patrick) FHLbook

1746 Edward SIZEMORE

400 acres on south side Banister River on Grassy Creek

(Land recorded in Lunenburg Co, VA)

!Entry Record Book 1737-1770 (Land entries in the present Virginia

Counties of Halifax, Pittsylvania, Henry, Franklin & Patrick) FHLbook

7 Apr 1748 Edward SIZEMORE

400 acres on Little Buffalo Creek beginning where the path crosses

thence up both sides to Grassy Creek path.

(Land recorded in Lunenburg Co, VA)

!1764 in GA from SC for 8 months (St. George Parish, GA on north side of

Ogechee River)

!1774 & 1777 Tax List Surry Co, NCNed Sizemore probably had more than one wife. Probably the same as the Old Ned Sizemore who was hanged by Col. Ben Cleveland on the Tory Oak in Wilkesboro, N.C. (though witnesses could not remember this Sizemore's last name). The Sizemore family was said to be an Indian family, perhaps Saponi or Mattaponi, who served in a regiment of the Royal South Carolina troops during the Revolution. The ECAs often confuse him with his son George Edward Sizemore ca. 1790 Hawkins Co., Tenn. whose family ended up in W.V. In reality, the Sizemore family was one of the first Sephardic-Jewish families to establish a foothold in the eastern Appalachians. They appear to have come to Virginia and Charleston from Barbados and London. Recent DNA analyses have confirmed that the first Sizemore male was American Indian, matching samples from Panama, Alaska and North America. In 1746 He enters 400 acres at the mouth of Polecat Creek on the South side of Banister River. In 1754 Henry Sizemore enters 400 acres between Polecat and the brances of Sandy Creek. This was in Lunenburg Co. VA. in 1746, Halifax County in 1752, in Pittsylvania Co. in 1767. He lived near the Greene Co., TN. Line.

Witnessed Henry Green's will in Lunenberg Co.: 222. Green, Henry 10-15-1748; - - ; Deed Book 1/477-8

Mentions: Wife: Elizabeth Green

Eldest son: John Green

Second son: Henry Green

Third son: Stephen Green

Fourth son: Frederick Green

Youngest son: Richard Green

Daughter: Dorcas Green

Sister-in-law: Abigail Green (wife of John Green, brother)

Executors: Richard Griffin (brother-in-law), John Green (son)

Witnesses: Edward (his X mark) Sizemore, William (his X mark) Jackson,

Thos. Gristwood.

Virginia records show that Edward Sizemore was closely connected with the Green, Griffin and Jackson families. An unidentified Sizemore was a neighbor of planter James Cooper in Surry Co., Va., Southwick Parish, ca. 1700.

Edward Sizemore is found in the Lunenburg, VA records beginning in 1746 when he entered 400 acres of land "below theLittle Rock House above mouth of Little Polecat Creek on the south side of Banister River" in what is today probably HalifaxCounty. His name then appears in 1748 on the Lunenburg, VA Tithables List and on two more land transactions, one a 270acre survey on both sides of Winn's Creek on Banister River, the other for 400 acres on Little Buffalo Creek, and also he witnessed the will of Henry Green in 1748. Then in 1749, he again appears on the Lunenburg, VA tithables List. After 1749, I am unable to locate him anywhere until 1764 when an Edward Sizemore is found petitioning for land in Georgia in the Parish of St. George on the north side of great Ogechee, (with that March, 1764 petition indicating that he had only been in Georgia fromSouth Carolina for 8 months). He is involved in subsequent related land transactions in St. George Parish with recordsindicating that he had five or six children. In 1772, his land in St. Pauls Parish, GA is deeded to William Jones. (-- Ron Blevins source?)

More About EDWARD SIZEMORE:

Tax List: 1746, Edward Sizemore 400 acres on South side Banister River beginning a little below the little Rock House about the mouth of little Polecat, Lunenberg Co., Va.

Notes for ELIZABETH RACHEL JACKSON:

Elizabeth Rachel Jackson, one of Edward Sizemore's wives, was Cherokee or half Cherokee.

More About ELIZABETH RACHEL JACKSON:

Ethnicity/Relig.: Part Sephardic Jew and Cherokee

    

Children of EDWARD SIZEMORE and ELIZABETH JACKSON are:

16. i. EPHRAIM5 SIZEMORE, b. 1748, Lunenburg Co., Va. (?); d. April 05, 1836, Spartanburg District, S.C..

ii. HENRY SIZEMORE, b. Abt. 1750.

17. iii. GEORGE EDWARD SIZEMORE, b. Abt. 1750, Lunenberg Co., Va.; d. 1820, Ashe Co., N.C..

iv. BECKY SIZEMORE, b. Abt. 1750; m. ----------- ALLEN.

v. PHILIP SIZEMORE, b. Abt. 1750.

vi. HIRAM SIZEMORE, b. 1750.

18. vii. OWEN SIZEMORE, b. Bef. 1755, Surry/Wilkes Co., N.C.; d. May 1837, Hawkins Co., Tenn.. show less View All Immediate Family

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   son
   Rev. George Edward Sizemore, Jr.
   son
   George Sizemore
   son
   Becky Allen
   daughter
   Owen Sizemore
   son
   Lydia Rose
   daughter

Statistics Family Tree 5,000 Blood Relatives 5,000 Ancestors 11 Descendants 5,000 Followers 24 Related Projects There are currently no projects tagged with Edward "Old Ned" Sizemore. Invite to Project Personal Nicknames: "Ned ;Sixkillers", "Tory; Ned", "Ned /Sizemore/" Ethnicity: The Sizemore family was said to be an Indian family, perhaps Saponi or Mattaponi, who served in a regiment. In reality, the Sizemore family was one of the first Sephardic-Jewish families to establish a foothold in Appalachia. Top Surnames Sizemore, Allen, Jackson, Rhodes and 3 others

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Edward "Old Ned" Sizemore's Timeline

1730
1730
Mecklenburg, VA, USA
1743
1743
Age 13
Stokes, North Carolina, United States
1745
1745
Age 15
TN, USA
1745
Age 15
VA, USA
1748
1748
Age 18
Luenburg, Virginia, United States
1748
Age 18
NC, USA
1749
1749
Age 19
1750
1750
Age 20
Lunenburg, Virginia
1750
Age 20
1750
Age 20