Family: John Adam Folk/Mary Sibel (F2082457168)

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  • Father | Male
    John Adam Folk, Sr

    Born  7 Mar 1770  South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  21 Dec 1844  Pomaria, Newberry Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  1844  Folk-Busby-Cannon Cem, Pomaria, Newberry Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married     
    Divorced  16 May 1798  [1]  Effingham Co, Georgia, USA  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Eva Margaret "Eve" Dickert | F2082449758 
    Married  23 Oct 1798  Dutch Presb Ch, Newberry, Newberry Dist, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Mary Elizabeth Parker | F2082449759 
    Married  Abt 1812   
    Father  Johann Jacob "John" Folk | F2082449756 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Elizabeth Catharina "Catherine" Epting | F2082449756 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Mary Sibel

    Born     
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Father   
    Mother   

  • Notes  Divorced:
    • "State of Georgia

      I, Mary Sibel Folk the abandoned wife of John Folk late of Efingham County and State aforesaid do hereby acknowledge the receipt of Ten pounds and other valuable considerations Delivered unto me by Michael Dickart Esqr. Citizen of Newberry county in the State of South Carolina as a full and Entire Compensation for all parts or portions of the Estate of him the said John Folk both Real and personals which I the said Mary Sibel Folk may be at this Time or ----- hereafter interested in or Entitled on by virtue of my marriage with him. This 16th Day of May 1798: witness my hand.

      Christian Shubtrine } her
      Peter Rob Mary X Folk
      his mark
      Jacob (IF) Frederick
      mark"


      State of So Carolina } Personally appeard
      Newberry County Peter Rob before

      David Ruff one of the Justices for said County who being duly sworn as the Law --
      -- Deposeth & Sayeth on His oath that he was personally present & did see Mary Sible Folk sign & delivir the within instrument of Writing to Michael Dickart for the use intent & purposes therein mentioned & that he himself this Depo[']n Christian Shubtrine & Jacob Frederick subscribed Names as Witness thereto Sworn & Subscribed before me this 30 Day of June 1798

      David Ruff J.P. } Peter Robb

      a true Record of the Original Release
      the 28th Day July 1798
      Attest Fred. Rance"

      [Reference: Deed Book D-2, pg 430, Newberry County]

      Source: "Descendants of Jacob Folk" Sep 2001 by Frank, Perry, Mike & James Folk.

    Marriage:
    • 1st Wife.

      1) Based on the "abandoned wife" (divorce?) filing by Mary Sibel in 1798, it can be surmised that Mary Sibel was actually John Adam Folk's first wife, taken on while he was a wagon driver between Charleston, SC and Augusta, GA. Source: Steve Mears.

  • Sources 
    1. [S583282337] "Desc of Jacob Folk" by Frank/Perry/Mike/James Folk, Perry Folk, 6 Inglewood Drive, Greenville, SC 29609, earle234@aol.com, (Published Sep 2001 (if some entries are dated before Sep 2001, I received an advance draft of several "Mears" pages from the book a few months before it was published - Steve Mears, Family Tree Compiler)).