Name: Sarah Mary SIMPSON
ALIA: Sarah Mary "Sally" /Simpson/
Birth: 1743 in Virginia
Death: 16 FEB 1816
"Last Will and Testament of Sally Bobo of Spartanburg Dist; rec 26 Dec. 1816; to son Burrel, $100; to son Absalom my colt; to son Cheney, one negro girl Marsey; to son Jeremiah, one negro Lynda; to son Simpson's five children, vis. Polley, John Nancy, Betsey & Salley, Rachell and Samuel Simpson; sons Cheney and Hiram Exrs; 20 January 1813." Witnessed by A. Casey, M. Casey. Proven by Aaron Casey, 26 February 1816. W. Lancaste Ord. Spt. Dist." (Spartanburg County Will Book A, P. 79-81)
"Proved the last will and testament of Salley Bobo decd without citation...evidence of Aaron Casey; qualifying Cheney Bobo exr; Hiram Bobo being out of the limits of this state." 2 February 1816. (Holcomb, Brent, "Spartanburg County Will Abstracts:, 1983. p. 63)
20 February 1818 "Settlement of estate of Sally Bobo, legatees of the estate of Samson Bobo Jr. who hata a part of said estate of Samson Bobo Senr. of which Sally Bobo was Admx....Samson Bobo Jr....four children each $100, 14 legatees." "Spartanburg County Will Abstracts", 1983, p. 72
"Chaney Bobo exr. of Sally Bobo deed came forward with the advancements to the legatees of Samson Bobo deed...to Wm Wilder, George Roebuck, Spencer Bobo, Sampson Bobo, Jr., Absalom Bobo Senr. Chaney Bobo Matthew Patton, Barram Bobo, Absalom bobo Junr., Anthony Foster, Hiram Bobo, Jeremiah Bobo, Willis Bobo & Burrel bobo, there being fourteen legatees...31 October 1818" (Holcomb, Brent, "Spartanburg County Will Abstracts", 1983 p.77)
Hezekiah Terrell 1 Marach 1762 700 acres in Granville County on the N side of Sandy Creek...including Bushes and Hawley's Improvements, joining Rainwaters line, Lauson's line, Crocker's line, and Putnam's line signed Hezekiah Terrell Witnesses: Jno Linton, Ben Hill surveyed 22 January 1762 Sworn Chain Carries Sampson Bobo, Richard Halcomb, Thomas Person Surveyor." (Patent Book 14, Entry 2740, p. 77)
"John Rainwater to Benj. Hill 112 acres in Bute County NC. Witnesses Sampson E. Bobo, Sally Bobo. February 1771" (unspecified source)
On a list of ththables in Bute Co., NC for 1771, Sampson Bobo. (Unspecified source)
On 12 February 1772, Sampson Bobo purchased 100 acres in Bute Co., NC from Charles Wood described as being "on the north side of Izingglass Creek" On 9 September 1772 Sampson bobo sells this same 100 acres to Nicholas Murphy (unspecified source)
"George the Third, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, and so forth, To all whom these Presence shall come, Greeting: Know Ye, That We, or our special Grace, certain Knowledge and mere Motion, have given and granted, and by these Presence for Us, our Heirs and Successors, DO GIVE AND GRANT unto Sampson Bobo, his Heirs and Assigns, a Plantation or Tract of Land containing four hundred and fifty acres in Craven County on a small branch the waters of Tyger River Bounded on all Sides by Vacant Land-------and hath such Shape, Form and Marks, as appear by a Plat thereof, hereunto annexed......Given under the Great Seal of Our said Province: Witness His Excellency Lord Charles Grenville Montagu, Governor and Commander in Chief in and over our said Province of South Carolina this Eleventh Day of February Anno. Dom. 1773 in the thirteenth Year of Our reign. Signed by his Excellency the Governor in Council, Montagu" (from a copy of an original document in Grand Book 28, P. 261, and certified by Frank O. Thornton, Secretary of State for South Carolina)
...surveyed 1 April 1772 by James Wofford and the plat delivered 21 October 1774 to James Samples Jr. for Sampson Bobo. (Leonardo Andrea #11)
Tax return made in Charleston 18 June 1773 by James Wofford for Sampson Bobo...the acerage indicates a wife and six dependants under age 18.
"Simpson Bobo 136a on Cedar Shoals, Spartanburg Co., 24 Jan 1785" (Leanordo Andrea #15a). The Land Grant Map of Cross Anchor, Union County Historical Foundation, clearly show 136 acres on Cedar Shoals assigned to Sampson Bobo, 1784. There being no other property of similar size in this location assigned to a Bobo family member, it is assumed that Andrea is in error. (This may also be the souce of the erroneous assumption that there was a Simpson Bobo prior to 1804)
In June 1785, Sampson Bobo appointed overseer for the construction of a road "from Blackstock's Ford to Musgrove's on Enoree." (J.B.O. Landrum, "History of Spartanburg County", 1900 p 20)
On May 1786 Sampson Bobo awarded "Four pounds, fourteen shillings, and three pence farthing...for Militia duty, since the fall of Charleston in Brandons's regiment" (McCall, James, Auditor General, Revolutionary Clairms Index Book, Aug 20, 1783 and Aug 31, 1786. Copied by Janie revill, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore Co., MD, 1964)
Purchased from the estate of the late Col. Banjamin Roebuck for and in consideration of 100 punds Sterling money...two plantations parcels or tracts of land...lying and being in Spartanburg County aforsaid, on two mile creek waters of Enoree a brancy of Broad River." Witnessede by Spencer Bobo Jr. 8 April 1790. (from original document, Diane Blankenstein)
Purchased in Spartanburg County from George Roebuck on 17 Nov 1791 "for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred pounds Sterling money...all that plantation and tract of land containing two hundred acres Surveyed for David Hendrix the twenty forth of Novr on thousand seven hundred and sixty seven in Craven County a branch of Tyger River called Jameys creek" Deed witnessed by Burrell Bobo. (Roebuck had purchased this same tract from Nicholas Holley for two hundred pounds sterling on 20 October 1791.) (from original document, Diane Blankenstein)
Sampson Bobo granted on plat of land in Orangeburg Co., SC in 1776. (Orangeburg District Plats Granted Before the Late war with Great Britian which are now on the Surveyor General's Office but Were Never Recorded 1776" p.9)
"Sampson Bobo, 410a in 96 District, 1 December 1788." (Leonardo Andrea, #15a)
"Sampson Bobo 190a in Spartanburg Co., 4 Feb 1793"
"Sampson Bobo 160a in Spartanburg Co., 4 Feb 1793"
"Sampson Bobo, 500a on Cedar Sholds Creek in Spartanburg Co., 2 January 1797"
"Sampson Bobo, 300a on Jamey Creek in Spartanburg Co., 5 June 1797."
(Leonardo Andrea, #16)
Sampson Bobo...Military duty under Col. Brandon." (Leonardo Andrea, #26)
Sampson shown in the 1790 Spartanburg Co., SC census with two males over 16, five free males under 16, four free white females and three slaves
"in the court of the Ordinary 24 April 1804 issued a citation to Sampson Bobo who claims the admin. of Sampson Bobo Jur, his son returnable on Saturday ensuing..." (Holcomb, Brent, Spartanburg County Will Abstracts, 1983, p.10)
"Letters of admn, & warrant of appraisment of the estate of Sampson Bobo Senior granted to Selby Bobo widdow..." on 6 January 1806. (Spartanburg County of the Ordinary, 1800-1807. p.47)
Father: John Green SIMPSON b: ABT 1706 in Culpeper Co., VA
Mother: Elizabeth KEECH b: ABT 1716 in Virginia
Sampson BOBO b: 1737 in Caroline Co., VA
16 APR 1763
in Culpeper Co., VA
- Mary BOBO b: 25 MAY 1773 in Culpeper Co., VA
- Chaney BOBO b: 25 DEC 1777 in Spartanburg Co., SC