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Elizabeth White
Born Mar 1, 1738? Orange Co. (Culpeper Co.) VA
Died Aug 31, 1817 Baton Rouge LA

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Father
Mother
SPOUSE CHILDREN
John Holloway

m. 1764?
SC
b. 1737?
Caroline Co. VA
d. Oct 1781
Natchez District
Elizabeth

b. 1765?
SC
d. by 1830?
?Natchez MS
George

b. Dec 27, 1766
Lynches Creek, Craven Co. SC
d. Dec 8, 1851
Little Mulberry, Burke Co NC
William

b. After Oct 24, 1767
Craven Co. SC
d. after 1810
?Baldwin Co. AL
John

b. 1769
SC
d. 1844?
Rapides Parish LA
Robert

b. Jan 17, 1774
NC?
d. by 1833?
Franklin Co. MS
Mary

b. 1777
?Burke Co. NC
d. by 1820
Feliciana Parish LA
James

b. 1779
Burke Co. NC
d. 1827?
?Rapides Parish LA
Elizabeth (adopted by Rabys)

b. Dec 1781
Natchez District
d. by 1820?
?Claiborne Co. MS
John Stillee
(Stille or Still Lee)

m. aft. Feb 1783
Natchez District
b. Jan 19, 1752

d. Sep 30, 1808
Claiborne Co. Miss. Terr.
Paul Reuben (twin)

b. May 9, 1784
Natchez District
d. 1820?
Claiborne Co. MS
Mary "Maria" Sarah (Sally) (twin)

b. May 9, 1784
Natchez District
d. after 1838
?Desha Co. AR
Michael ("Miguel") Washington (Lamport)

b. Sep 3, 1786
Natchez District
d. Jun 19, 1823
St. Helena Parish LA
Culpeper County Virginia was formed in 1748 (see present day map for location), and was bounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west. The Rappahannock River forms one of its eastern boundaries.
Elizabeth and most of the White family moved to South Carolina near Pee Dee River in Craven Co. [now defunct]. According to the records of the Cashaway [SC] Baptist Church:
On "Sat 25 Oct 1760 ... Mr. James White [her older brother most likely] for excess drinking be suspended from this church until satisfaction be given... 20 June 1767 .. on Cashaway Neck on Pee Dee in Craven County. The names of all the members... Elizabeth White [her mother who had recently died].. gone."
Elizabeth's sister Jane was married in or before 1760, and Elizabeth herself married five years later.
Historical Marker of the Cashaway Baptist Church built in 1758, and located at the eastern end of the bridge over a bend of the Great Pee Dee River. The marker is on Cashua Ferry Road (State Highway 34) east of Darlington SC. View south of the river from the bridge in Sep 2015.
1777 Map of the Colonies, by J. Leopold Imbert showing the Carolinas and neighboring territory of "Louisiane" and the rivers and settlements there at the time of the Revolution. Map was reproduced and printed by the Museum of the American Revolution from a map image at the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, Boston Public Library.
In Dec 1779, the Holloway family along with 3 female slaves set out over land as part of the Amos Eaton expedition to the Cumberland Settlement in Washington Co. NC (now central TN), arriving at the beginning of 1780, just a week after the lead party of men, horses and dogs headed by James Robertson.
On Jan 10, 1780, a Land Grant to son George Holloway of one hundred acres of land in Burke Co. NC is entered or requested. George had turned 14 just two weeks prior, old enough to sign or witness a deed. The land was near Elizabeth's brother William White. The land was not surveyed until Jul 7, 1791. His father-in-law William Loving was the surveyor. The grant was finally issued Jul 7 1794, 14 and a half years after the original request.
According to her grandson Robert Holloway, husband John moved the family from SC to Natchez, then in the Louisiana French-Spanish territory, "in order to escape the Revolution".
John and Elizabeth, their seven children, Cader Raby, and four slaves, arrived on two pirogues in the Grand Gulf area of the Natchez District by Jan 21, 1781. They left the pirogues in the care of Eleanor "Nelly" Price who managed the river dock in that area. The town of Grand Gulf no longer exists but was five miles west of the town of Port Gibson, about 40 miles up the Mississippi River from Natchez. After being sued for nonpayment of supplies on Sep 8, 1781, John countersued John Townshend over the loss of the two pirogues [McBee, Natchez Court Records, Book A, p. 8].
Pirogues were flat bottomed boats, that could be manually propelled by either a paddle like a canoe or a pole in marshes and swamps. Photo of a pirogue circa 1885 (lower boat) displayed at the Grand Gulf Military Park. The pirogue was used on the Mississippi River according to the display sign. Each one could hold seven members of the Holloway party.
Receipt dated Feb 28, 1781 from "John Townshend" to "John Holoway" submitted with the lawsuit to the Natchez District Court [MDAH, microfilm roll no. 5618, p. 107]. The receipt shows initial charges dated Jan 21, 1781.
On Sep 12, 1781, John Townshend penned a letter describing what happened regarding the two pirogues earlier in the year, including a conversation with Elizabeth about the pirogues. He may have submitted this letter to the court when he attended the John Alston estate sale on Saturday, Sep 15. Letter translated to French by Francis Farrell in 1781 for the Natchez Court [from photocopy of MDAH microfilm, roll #5618, p. 108; see an attempt at an English Tranlation of intelligible parts of the same letter].
Map of the Natchez District as it may have looked between 1779 and 1799.
Daughter Elizabeth married Cader Raby (1760?-1825?) by Oct 1781. They both came to the Natchez District with John and Elizabeth Holloway. They may have eventually had 5 children. Elizabeth Raby may have died before 1830.
In Oct 1781, husband John Holloway was shot and scalped by Indians five leagues east of the Fort of Natchez. At the time, he was apparently working as "an overseer" of the plantation of Joshua Howard on Second Creek. Elizabeth was seven months pregnant with their eighth child at the time. Son George and a slave, Samuel, were tied with a rope to a workbench, but George escaped during the night.
After her husband's death, Elizabeth, who was seven months pregnant, was appointed guardian of the six minor children. His estate was conveyed to her in a court proceeding on Oct 24, 1781. The estate inventory, completed on the same day, included carpenter and plantation tools, animals, and livestock belonging to daughter Elizabeth and son George. Son-in-law Cader Raby was also present for the inventory and signed it (with a mark). And there were also four slaves: one man "Samuel", 50 years old, and three females (Sarah, native of Barbados and aged about 30, and daughters Bella, 10, and Dorinda, 8, both born in SC). In Dec 1797, Bella, aged about 26, and her 2 ½ year old child Rose were sold for $600 [Wells, pp. 144-5, 148].
Four days after the date of the settling of the estate of John Holloway, on Oct 28, 1781 a Patience Madden presented to the Court of Natchez petitions stating the property of her late husband, John Coleman, and requesting that her new husband, Emanuel Madden be appointed guardian of her children [McBee, Book A, pp. 56-9]. At the time, Emanuel Madden owned land on Second Creek near or adjoining the plantation of Joshua Howard, where John Holloway had just been killed and the son George escaped the attack during the night .
1895 Map of Natchez from the Ancestral Trackers website, shows the likely locations of St. Catherine, Second and Sandy Creeks in 1792.
In May 1782, 13 families arrived in the Natchez District after a flatboat journey down the Mississippi River, including the families of brothers James White, and John White, and the family of William Dewitt, who had just married Catherine "Cary" White, daughter of Elizabeth's brother William White.
After the brutal death of her husband, the widow Elizabeth, purchased an improvement on St. Catherine Creek from Thomas Comstock. There she probably met future husband John Stillee or Still Lee, who also owned land St. Catherine's Creek [American State Papers, vol. 1, register A, p. 868]. Several years later in 1791, her nephew William White married Amy Comstock, a daughter of William Comstock.
On Feb 10, 1783, Elizabeth sued a Natchez resident named Thomas Rule for $4 and 4 rials for carpenter's tools lent to him, namely one hand-saw, one chisel. The Commandant decided in her favor. The Suit in French and decision in Spanish [MDAH, roll no. 5618, p. 162]. Translation.
In 1783, Elizabeth married John Stillee and they had three children over the next three years. They lived in Natchez where her husband is said to have bought a store or tavern "in the country" in partnership with a Jean Vauchere. This venture failed and they moved to the Tombigbee River, in the Mobile district of West Florida by 1788, when their property was seized by Vauchere and Carlos de Grand Pré, the Commandant of the Natchez District, in order to repay debts. They moved back to District by Dec 1797, after Manuel Gayoso de Lemos became governor. The new governor oversaw the withdrawal of Spain from the east side of the Mississippi River under the Pinckney Treaty. There John Stillee died in 1808.
On May 8, 1783, a Land Grant Survey Request by Charles McDowell was made for son George Holloway. Col. McDowell was the Entry Officer of Claims for the county. It was to be done "without delay". The land to be surveyed was the same land entered in 1780 as Grant No. 1747. Eight years later on Jul 7, 1791, the land was finally surveyed by George's father-in-law William Loving. The grant was finally issued Jul 7 1794, 14 and a half years after the original request.
William Dewitt was the subject of depositions made in the Natchez District on and after Jan 31, 1785. The depositions regarded a transfer of slaves to his wife and children, and debts owed by William. Members of the White family were witness to events in Washington Co. NC [now part of TN] where the Dewitts and White bothers were living with their families in 1781. Elizabeth testified in 1785 that in 1783 she heard Mr. Dewitt say that he had not given anything to his wife or children and that his wife had said some of the property was hers. She also testified that her brother James, before he died, was asked to sign as a witness to the deed of gift and he told her he would not sign and that it was wrong. One of the slaves in the deed of gift was named Jupiter to be given to daughter Martha Dewitt. But Jupiter was probably the same slave listed in the 1773 deed of gift by Reuben White and presumably given to William White's daughter, Catherine, the future wife of William Dewitt. The transfer of slaves by Dewitt was proven to be a forgery and his debts settled by the Spanish Tribunal [Natchez Court Records, Book E, p. 36-39].
On Feb 5, 1785, a deposition was made by husband "John Still Lee", certifying that William Dewitt "had asked John White and his wife [Elizabeth Stillee] to go to New Orleans to testify that a deed of gift was just." John White, who was Elizabeth's younger brother, asked the Commandant Grand-Pré for a passport, but was required to pay his debts first. Still Lee said John White asked him to be security and "he would repay since Dewitt would pay White upwards of 100 Dollars for his trouble" [Wells, p. 52].
On Apr 30, 1785, there is an agreement between husband "John Stilly" and a James Brown in the Natchez District, that [aged 18 and about 17 year old sons] "George and William Holloway or two others as good would work in the crop along with four able negroes." It was certified that George Holloway worked with Still Lee at $1 per day in the crop of James Brown "to make it fit for sale" [McBee, Book F, p. 243].
In a suit Mar 8, 1786, "John Still Lee represents that he was condemned by the award of arbitrators to pay a certain [James] Brown whom he had hired as an overseer last year... Brown only worked 12 days... having hired himself to work elsewhere." Arbitrators, Abraham Mayes and William Daniels, chosen by Still Lee and Brown, in a statement signed on May 29 of the previous year 1785, said the plantation was "in good order, containing 21 acres of corn and 7 acres of tobacco" and the award was judged by Carlos de Grand-Pré, and the two parties mutually agreed on a deduction from the award [Natchez Court Records, Book F, p. 72].
About summer of 1786 son George was "sent" to live with his uncle, William White, and his grandfather, James Taylor White, in NC, where part of the White family had become patriots in a part of the country that was being "pacified", that is, freed from Indian threats.
On Sep 3, 1786, Elizabeth White Stillee gave birth to her last child, Michael.
On Mar 23, 1787, "two negro women and one negro girl" belonging to the indebted John Stillee were guaranteed surety by a Natchez resident Arthur Cobb at the Fort of Natchez. These three slaves were identified in the court records only as "Belinda" and "Dorinda" but would actually be Bella, aged about 12, and Dorinda, aged 14, both of whom came to Natchez with the Holloways, and Lucinda, aged about 17 [McBee, Natchez Court Records, Book C, p. 171]. Two of John Stillee's slaves, a "mulatto named Frank" and another named "Bright" were sold at public auction to John Vauchere, a creditor and former partner of Stillee [McBee, p. 40]. He also purchased at least 400 acres of the Stillee land on St. Catherine's Creek at the auction [McBee, p. 107].
By May of 1787 John Stillee and Elizabeth, along with their three children and the slaves Bella, Dorinda, and Lucinda, had left the Natchez District when Carlos de Grand-Pré authorized the settling of the "affairs of John Stilles, absconded" by having three disinterested persons examine the "books and accounts" of Stillee, and meet any debtors mentioned in the books along with George Fitzgerald, who would defend the "absent party" [Wells, p. 125].
The Stillee family relocated to the Tombigbee settlement (now in southern Alabama), and resided there until about 1796. That year the "population of the Tombigbee settlers was 287" [Elliott, p. 35, ref. Holmes, Jack D.L., "Notes on the Spanish Fort San Esteban de Tombecbe" in Alabama Review, XVIII, 286].
All three of Elizabeth's children by John Stilley were baptized on Nov 17, 1788 by Rev. Miguel Lamport of the Old Mobile Parish of the Immaculate Conception. In the transcription of the original in Spanish baptism records, Miguel is referred to as Michael Washington Lee, born Sep 3, 1786 and his parents are written as "John Stilly Lee and Isabel White, Protestants, natives of North America, residents of the Tombigbee River in this District". In the Stillee bible, Michael is referred to as Michael Lamport Stilley born Nov 22, 1786. Michael's middle name was changed to honor the Pastor. The twins were baptised as Mary Sally Lee and Paul Rubin Lee. Godfather of the three children "was Cassian Castenares, Sacristan". A sacristan was an officer of the Church with duties similar to a custodian.
By 1790, son George had married his first cousin Mary Loving and started a family. In the 1790 Burke Co. NC Census for 5th Company, George is listed as a head of household of 4 members:
1 male aged 16 and up (George),
1 male under age 16 (son John),
2 females (wife Mary, daughter Elizabeth).
And "Wm White Senr" is listed as a head of household of 9 family members:
5 males aged 16 and up (William, Anthony, Thomas, Reuben,and ?),
2 males under age 16 (Taylor,?William Jr.),
2 females (wife Sophia, Ann?),
and 12 slaves.
Also, by 1790, a "John Townsend" is listed as a household in another company (precinct) of the 1790 Burke Co. NC Census [Scott, W. W., Annals of Caldwell Co., pp. 64-65]. This may be the same John Townshend who was sued by her husband John over two pirogues in the Natchez District in 1781. He and his family may have brought young George from Natchez to Burke Co. NC.
On Jul 13, 1792, son John Holloway and son-in-law Cader Raby signed an agreement with Col. Manuel Gayoso de Lemos regarding travel outside of the Natchez District. Cader's son Cader named a son Gayoso Carney Raby in 1826. Translation of the original document handwritten in Spanish.
Gayoso succeeded Grand-Pré in 1792 and changed the name of the mansion built by his predecessor to Concord. Postcard showing the mansion before it burned down in 1901.
In the mid-1790's, Elizabeth's sons John and James Holloway, along with her nephews Reuben White (1765?-1835?) and James T. White (1770?-1842?), moved into what became known as Holloway Prairie (now northeastern Rapides Parish LA), where they obtained Spanish land grants and engaged in the cattle business. Many of the Anglo families of the nearby Deville area came there from Natchez MS.
On Jan 31, 1795, "Cader Rabey", husband of daughter Elizabeth, petitioned the Natchez court to ask for the vacant 400 acres on Sandy Creek so that his family of "7 grown persons" may live without renting [McBee, Land Claims, Book F, p. 21]. The land was sold by Rabey in Dec 1800.
The names John and James Holloway, Elizabeth's sons, appear in several 1790's Spanish Colonial documents and militia lists. On Oct 30, 1798 John and James gave an oath of loyalty to the United States as the Mississippi Territory became a US Territory (Mississippi was not admitted to the Union of States until 1817).
Daughter Mary married Alexander Freeland by the middle of 1796. Elizabeth called him her son-in-law on Oct 24, 1798 in a deposition regarding lending him a slave named Peg to him in mid 1796. In the 1790s, Alexander Freeland received a land grant in an area called Little Lake (just east of Catahoula Lake) in what became Catahoula Parish LA [Ragland, p. 6].
Youngest daughter Elizabeth (adopted by the Rabys) married a Henderson. A John Henderson (1755-1841), an English-born man settling at Natchez on Apr 30, 1787, had five sons all born in the 1790's. One named William was born Feb 22, 1792 and died at age 20 in Oct 1812. He may not have had any children with Elizabeth. On line 2 of page 17 of the 1820 Claiborne Co. MS Census, there is a John Henderson Household with 2 males, one aged 26-45, one aged 16-26, but no females and two slaves.
By Dec of 1797 John Stillee and Elizabeth had returned to the Natchez District when they sold the slave Bella, who had been with the Holloway family since her birth about 1771 in South Carolina. She was then about 26 years old and had a 2 ½ year old child named Rose. Both were sold to John Girault of Natchez for $600 [Wells, p. 144-5].
In 1797, John Girault certified that Elizabeth had placed in his hands by authority of the Spanish government sufficient property to pay the five heirs of her late husband, John Holloway, namely, John, Robert, George, Elizabeth and Mary, their respective shares of their father's estate, "agreeable to the tenor of my hand dated 5 Dec, 1797" [McBee, "Louisiana Spanish West Florida Records"]. At that time, son James was too young and son William was living outside the District.
On Mar 14, 1798 Elizabeth and John Stillee were recorded in a deed transaction in Natchez, as being of Bayou Pierre, witnessed by Henry Milburn [Transaction with survey from MDAH roll #5336 p. 89-90]. The land was described as "764 acres (more or less)" [764 arpents in the survey] bounded on the west by "Dewiet and Armstrong". The Stillee family was not a household in the Natchez District in 1792 when the Spanish Census was taken. But in the "Bayou Pierre" subdivision were single male households under the name Jese (Jesse) Dwet, and Moises Armstrong, who both seem to have become neighboring land owners by 1798. However the $138 estate of Jesse Dewitt was appraised in Jul 24, 1794 for benefit of creditors. Jesse Dewitt was the son of the deceased William Dewitt and stepson of Elizabeth's niece Catherine White Dewitt, now married to witness Henry Milburn. In 1789 Dewitt's land was granted to Mary Dewitt, wife of Ezekiel Dewitt, possibly a brother of William Dewitt. On Feb 24, 1804 the Dewitts sold the 400 acres on Catherine's Creek, described as being "adj. to John Stilley [Still Lee]" according to claim #590 [Natchez Land Claims, Book C, page 73, p. 411].
Bayou Pierre runs through what is now Claiborne Co., created in 1802 from Adams Co., Miss. Terr. (see present day map). Claiborne Co. now borders Jefferson Co. (see present day map for location).
In Apr 1799, the Governor at Baton Rouge attempted to settle the dispute between Elizabeth and Freeland over the loan of the slave named Peg to Freeland.
A grant of 600 acres "situated in Big Black" to "John Still Lee" was entered Apr 9, 1807 and recorded Apr 8 that year. It was originally a grant by "occupancy" to Jesse Edwards on Mar 30, 1798 [American State Papers, vol. 1, register B, p. 895].
Husband John Stillee died on Sep 30, 1808. Son-in-law George B. Watson and "Reuben Stilly" were administrators of his estate. They reported to the Claiborne Co. Court that there were not enough assets to pay all of the debts of the deceased.
In 1809, "Elizabeth Stilly" is listed as settling in St. Helena [Parish LA], under Claim no. 35, with the remark "Continued until 1813" [American State Papers, vol. 3, p. 75].
Son William Holloway is listed in the 1810 Census for Baldwin Co. in the part of the Mississippi Territory that bordered Spanish West Florida. In his household were two adults and two sons under age 21. He is listed next to a Reuben Thompson and a Thomas White. Founded in Dec 1809, Baldwin Co. is now a county in Alabama and includes the Tombigbee River near Mobile where Elizabeth and John Stillee had lived from 1788 to 1795.
Baldwin Co. was formed from the southern part of Washington County in the Mississippi Territory in 1809. An 1801 Map of Miss. Territory shows that part of Washington Co. above Mobile Bay along the Tombigbee River.
By 1810, an Alexander Freeland is counted in the census of Feliciana Parish LA.
In 1820 he is the head of a household of himself (aged 45+),
1 male under age 10,
2 other males younger than 26,
and a female aged 16-26 [possibly Mary Freeland who married Picket Luck in 1826],
and no older females, so his wife Mary (Holloway) Freeland may have died between 1810 and 1820. Also, another daughter may be the Elizabeth Freeland who married Peter McQueen in 1820. Both Mary and Elizabeth married in West Feliciana Parish.
Feliciana Parish LA was founded in 1810 (see present day map for location), and borders Mississippi south of Natchez.
Son Reuben Stilley is listed in the Claiborne Co. Tax Roll for 1810 as having 2 slaves but no land, in the same county as Reuben White and Thomas White, Jr, who owned land in the Bayou Pierre part of what used to be the Natchez District.
Son Reuben is listed as the head of the household of "Reuben Stelly" in the 1816 Claiborne Co. Census, as is Reuben White, son of Thomas White Sr. Reuben Stilley married Mary Polly Clark (born 1790?). Their daughter Sarah Polly Stilly married Lewis Clark Jr. Jul 14, 1818 in Claiborne Co. [LA Spanish West Florida Records, Ragland, p. 8].
Son Michael Lamport Stilley married Delilah Starnes about 1808. She was born in 1789 in Madison Co. KY. In 1805, Michael and Jacob Starnes, Delilah's father, had arrived in an area of eastern LA that became St. Helena Parish and then became part of Livingston Parish in 1832. On May 18, 1815, after Delilah's mother Elizabeth died, Robert Holloway helped the Justice of the Peace of St. Helena Parish find the "absent heirs" of the Starnes estate [M.L. Ragland, p. 15].
According to the Stillee Bible, daughter Maria "Sarah" Stilley married George B. Watson. He and son Reuben were executors of the estate of John Stilley in 1809 in Claiborne Co. MS. Sarah and George later moved up the Mississippi River north of Vicksburg (in what became Desha Co. AR in 1838).
St. Helena Parish was founded in 1810 (see present day map for location), and borders Mississippi.
On Dec 23, 1811, the widow Elizabeth "Stilley of St. Helena Parish in the Territory of Orleans", granted to her son James, as his share as heir of his father, the negro woman, Lucinda ("Lucey"), aged about 41, and her two children Jeffrey and Isaac, in consideration of $200 "due by me as guardian to the said James in the year 1800". James turned 21 about 1800. Transcription of the original handwritten document [McBee, Deed Book B, p. 67].
On Aug 31, 1817 an ill Elizabeth died at the Highland in east Baton Rouge LA. The day before, her longtime slave Dorinda, aged about 44, was sent to her along with some of her clothes and some money found in her trunk, at Elizabeth's request. Three years later, a female slave aged over 45, was counted in the St. Landry Parish household of "William Milbourne", likely the son of Elizabeth's niece Cary Dewitt Milburn from her marriage to William Dewitt. Her household is listed as "Cary Milbourne" in the same parish not far from Baton Rouge.
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