Contributed by Jane Combs September 6, 2004

HUSBAND *JESSE MESSER SORROW (*SAMUEL3, *WILLIAM2, UNK1) Born: Abt. 1798 in VA, Died: Bef. 1860 in Madison Co. GA. He    Married: 04 April 1819 in Madison Co. GA.

WIFE: SARAH “SALLIE” JOHNSON Born: 1800

Children

1. MELISSA JANE5 SORROW, b. 09 August 1828, Madison Co.GA; d.Oconee Co., GA. 2. WILLIS SORROW, b. Abt. 1830, GA. 3. FRANKLIN SORROW, b. Abt. 1832, GA; m. (?) WHITEHURST. 4. MANERVA SORROW, b. Abt. 1836, GA; m. JAMES M. REEVES, 17 December 1850, Madison Co., GA. 5. WILLIAM M. SORROW, b. Abt. 1838, GA. 6. SARAH F. SORROW, b. Abt. 1840, GA. 7. GEORGE W. SORROW, b. Abt. 1827. 8. MCKINZIE HILL SORROW, b. 07 April 1821; d. 28 August 1905.

Documentation: Troup County Georgia Deeds Bk D – page 424 Jesse M. Sorrow of Madison County Ga. sells his 1/8 interest of Lot 255 District 11 drawn by Mary Sorrow late of Oglethorpe Co to H C Rainey. (1835)

1820 Oglethorpe Co., GA Census Sorrow, Jesse M. 1m 18-26; 1f 10; 1f 16-26

1830 Elbert Co GA Census Sorrow, Jesse M. 3m/5; 1m 5-10; 1m 30-40; 1f 5; 1f 5-10; 1f 20-30

1840 Oglethorpe Co., GA Census Sorrow, Jesse M. 1m 5; 1m 5-10; 2m 10-15; 1m 15-20; 1m 40-50; 1f 5; 1f 5-10; 1f 10-15; 1f 20-30; 1f 40-50

1850 Madison Co., GA Census, page 180: Sorrow, Jesse M 52 GA Sarah 50 ” Willis 20 ” Malissa 24 ” Franklin 18 ” Manerva 14 ” William 12 ” Sarah F 10 ”

From Ancestry: Reprint of Official Register of Land Lottery of Georgia 1827: 9th Day’s Drawing-16 March, page 24. Monroe: Fortunate Drawers: Jesse M. Sorrow, Captains District: Hannas, Number:179, District: 12, County: Carroll County.

Marriages– Georgia to 1850

Madison County Families