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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Telfair Co. GA Probate Records

Telfair County Records



Telfair County Court House Alligator Creek Telfair County Pictured is Telfair County Court House and Alligator Creek. Telfair County was created from Wilkinson County by an act of the General Assembly approved Dec. 10, 1807 and was named for former governor and congressman Edward Telfair (1735-1807). In 1812, the legislature transferred the portion of Telfair County between the Oconee and Little Ocmulgee rivers to Montgomery County. In 1819 and 1825, the legislature transferred respectively land lots 1 and 6 in Appling County to Telfair County. As a result, Telfair included land south of the Ocmulgee River until 1854 when the legislature transferred this area to Coffee County. The county seat is McRae, Georgia. Early Settlers: George Browning, Barnabus Livingston, Mitchell Wilcox.

Telfair County Databases Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers
  • Index to Telfair County Wills, Bk F, 1869-1921.
  • Index to Telfair County Annual Returns, 1879-1937.
Telfair County Wills 1857-1890 (Digital Images) Testators: Bain, John;Beacham, Mark;Caldwell, Josiah;Campbell, Archibald;Campbell, Margaret;Campbell, M. M.;Clark, Wesley;Clemins, L. H.;Fussell, Jacob; Hubbard, Catharine;Jarrell, John;Johnson, Walter, Mrs.;Livingston, Barnabus;McLean, Anne;McLean, John;McRae, Duncan;Mims, Archibald; Simons, Jonathan;Smith, Alfred;Smith, Flora;Stewart, Charles; Swiney, Emiline;Webb, Crawford;Wilcox, John;Wilcox, Mitchell G.; Williamson, James

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Friday, November 21, 2014

Habersham Co. GA Ancestors: Images of Wills and Estates


Habersham County Wills and Estates



Lake Burton Lake Burton Lake Burton Lake Burton After the Creeks and Cherokees were removed from Georgia, a land lottery was held for the purpose of drawing land. In Habersham, the draw was for 250 and 490 acres. Many settlers came from Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina. Ancestor Researchers should also search the records in Rabun, Banks, White and Cherokee Counties. Thus, Habersham County was created in 1818 and was named for Joseph Habersham, Revolutionary War Soldier and US Postmaster General, a direct descendant of the prominent James Habersham, first settler to Savannah. It lies in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North East Georgia. The first white inhabitants inhabited lands which came from the Indian cessions of 1818 and 1819. They settled along the banks of the county's four major rivers, the Chattahoochee, Soque, Tallulah, and Tugaloo. When gold was discovered in northeast Georgia, this resulted in the Cherokee removal of 1838. Parts of the original county lands were given to Banks, Cherokee, Lumpkin, Rabun, Stephens, and White counties, decreasing Habersham County to 278 square miles.

Habersham County Records Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers

Digital Images of Habersham County Wills 1824 to 1848
Testators:Adams, James; Allan, A. M.; Allan, Hannah; Allan, James; Askew, Josiah; Ayres, Nathaniel; Brewer, Henry; Brock, Moses; Burns, Martha; Carr, Kinchen; Cash, Howard Sr.; Davidson, Frederick; Deavors, George; Edwards, Enoch; England, Joseph; Freeman, Jeptha; Gazaway, Thomas; Hackett, Robert; Holcombe, Sherwood; Holeman, Henry; Horton, Edwin; Hughs, William; Hunter, James; King, John; Kinsy, Peter; Martin, Elizabeth; McIntyre, John; McKinney, Elizabeth; McKinney, Mordecai ; Mize, Zachariah ;Morgan, Samuel Sr. ;Morris, John ; Phillips, Fanny ;Popham, John ;Powell, Miriam ;Powell, Thomas; Russell, David; Starr, Elijah; Stephens, Hezekiah ; Wallers, Clement ;Wofford, James ;Wofford, William H.
  • Habersham County Estates 1820-1850.(abstracts)
  • Habersham County Minutes 1842-1853. (abstracts)
Indexes to Probate Records
  • Index to Habersham County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, 1819-1928.
  • Index to Habersham County Annual Returns, Vouchers, 1879-1957.
Habersham County Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886.

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Telfair Co. GA Genealogy and Images of Wills

Telfair County Records



Telfair County Court House Alligator Creek Telfair County Pictured is Telfair County Court House and Alligator Creek. Telfair County was created from Wilkinson County by an act of the General Assembly approved Dec. 10, 1807 and was named for former governor and congressman Edward Telfair (1735-1807). In 1812, the legislature transferred the portion of Telfair County between the Oconee and Little Ocmulgee rivers to Montgomery County. In 1819 and 1825, the legislature transferred respectively land lots 1 and 6 in Appling County to Telfair County. As a result, Telfair included land south of the Ocmulgee River until 1854 when the legislature transferred this area to Coffee County. The county seat is McRae, Georgia. Early Settlers: George Browning, Barnabus Livingston, Mitchell Wilcox.

Telfair County Databases Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers
  • Index to Telfair County Wills, Bk F, 1869-1921.
  • Index to Telfair County Annual Returns, 1879-1937.
Telfair County Wills 1857-1890 (Digital Images) Testators: Bain, John;Beacham, Mark;Caldwell, Josiah;Campbell, Archibald;Campbell, Margaret;Campbell, M. M.;Clark, Wesley;Clemins, L. H.;Fussell, Jacob; Hubbard, Catharine;Jarrell, John;Johnson, Walter, Mrs.;Livingston, Barnabus;McLean, Anne;McLean, John;McRae, Duncan;Mims, Archibald; Simons, Jonathan;Smith, Alfred;Smith, Flora;Stewart, Charles; Swiney, Emiline;Webb, Crawford;Wilcox, John;Wilcox, Mitchell G.; Williamson, James

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Taylor Co. GA Wills


Taylor County Records



Taylor County Court HouseTaylor County Court House. Taylor County was created in 1852 from Macon, Marion and Talbot Counties. Earliest settlers were: Charles, Thomas and Jesse Amerson, Samuel Corbin, Z. L. Cox, C. T. Cooper, Micajah Blow, Thomas R. Dupree, W. T. Edwards, A. J. Fountain, Bartlett McCrary and Theo McGee.

Taylor County Databases Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers

Marriages
  • Taylor County Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886.
Digital Images of Taylor County Wills
  • Dodge, Thomas
  • Duncan, James
  • Edwards, William
  • Grant, Susannah
  • Law or Low, William
  • Miller, William
  • Swift, Alexander
  • Walker, Hannah
  • Walker, Person
  • Wilson, Joshua
Taylor County Probate Records
  • Index to Taylor County Will Bk A, 1853-1917. A - L.
  • Index to Taylor County Will Bk A, 1853-1917. M - Z.
  • Index of Taylor County Wills (Transcribed).
  • Index to Taylor County Wills 1853-1917
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Monday, November 17, 2014

Tattnall Co. GA Wills and Estates


Tattnall County Court House

Tattnall County Records



Twin Rivers Plantation Cedar Grove Baptist ChurchPictured is the Tattnall County Court House, Twin Rivers Plantation and Cedar Grove Baptist Church. Tattnall County was created from Montgomery County on Dec. 5, 1801 and was named for Josiah Tattnall, Jr. who gained popularity in helping to repeal the infamous Yazoo Act, later filling the term of U. S. Senator, James Jackson. Later, parts of Tattnall County were used to help create Toombs County (1905) and Candler and Evans counties (1914). The county seat is Reidsville.

Tattnall County Databases Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers

Marriages
  • Index to Marriages 1806 to 1873
  • Marriages 1805 to 1838
  • Marriages 1831 to 1839
Indexes to Probate Records
  • Inferior Court Minutes 1867 to 1895
  • Annual Returns and Estates 1857 to 1884
Digital Images of Wills
  • Wills, Guardians, Administrations 1857-1862.
    This information was taken from the microfilm records of the Georgia State Archives and the copies are the best available. Testators: Adamson, Dr. Henry W., LWT
    Bell, Joseph J.
    Blaylock, L. M.
    Brewton, Nathan J., died intestate
    Burkhalter, Vaughn, deceased. Minors: John, Julia, Sarah, William, Vaughn, Cassey, Copey, Epsey and Clesy.
    Coleman, Wade W.
    Cowen, George, Franklin and Joseph L., minor orphans of James Cowen, deceased
    Floyd, William, Dilly, Stephen, Louisa, Albert and Martha Floyd, children of Lewis Floyd, deceased
    Green, Sarah, LWT
    Holland, Dicy, deceased
    Jones, Martha C., died intestate
    Kennedy, Henry, deceased
    Knight, James, died intestate
    Lawrence, James F. minor child of William H. Lawrence
    Lynn, Andrew W., Estate
    Lynn, Andrew W., orphans
    McCall, Charles W., nun-cupative LWT
    McNabb, Rama J.?, orphan of Archibald McNabb, deceased
    McNatt, Charles W., LWT
    Michael, James E., died intestate
    Odom, Jane and Henry Odom, orphans of Robert Odom, deceased
    Pymes, William, died intestate
    Rogers, Joseph T., died intestate
    Sharp, William M., nun-cupative LWT. Sons: John, Sulvan, Julian
    Smart, Frances, LWT
    Smith, Alexander L., died intestate
    Stafford, E., deceased
    Stafford, Elijah E. Stafford, LWT
    Strickland, Henry, Estate. Orphans: Charles, Patrick, Aaron F., George H., Dempsey W., Lewis C., Henry, William C.
    Strickland, James F., deceased
    Strickland, James S., died intestate
    Strickland, Martha, died intestate
    Stubbs, James S.
    Surrency, Samuel D., Martha, Virgil H., William H., Lincy, Ann Elizabeth, Emma, Jane, orphans
    Thompson, Lucretia, orphan of Richard Thompson, deceased
    Thompson, McDaniel, Margaret and Lucretia, minor orphans of Richard Thompson, deceased
    Thompson, Richard A., James H., Maning N. and Nancy Thompson, orphans of Thomas B. Thompson, deceased
    Thompson, Thomas B., died intestate
    Toole, Louise, minor orphan of William Toole, deceased
    Toole, William, nun-cupative LWT. Enoch, Simon, Martha, minors of William Toole. Waters, John W., died intestate. Minor orphan: John W. Waters
    Williams, William and Capel, minor orphan children of Frances Williams
    Youman, Jane, deceased. James Hines, guardian of Katherine A. C. Coward
  • Tattnall County 1811 Tax Digest.
  • Beard's Creek Church, Glenville, 1804 members.
  • Court Minutes 1853 to 1859
    Estates: Bruckhalter, Vaughan; Camron, Daniel ;Canady, Jimerson ;Clifton, Ezekiel ;Clifton, Levin ;Cobb, Horatio; Collins, George W. ;Collins, Joab ;Collins, Mary ;Copeland orphans ;Coulter, Isaac ;Coursey, William ;Coward, John ;Dasher, Joshua ;Dubberly, Joseph ;Dukes, Albert ;Dyess, John ;Edwards, John Sr. ;Floyd, John ;Graham, James L. ;Hammock, Elizabeth ;Hodges, Ann ;Hodges, Marianna ;Holland, Dempsey; Joyce, William ;Kennedy, Edward ;Kennedy, John ;Knight, Seth ;Lewis, Syntha ;Lynn, James; Lynn orphans ;Mattock, Georgia ;Mattock, Stephen Sr. ;Mattox minors; Mattox, Michael ;McCall, Francis ;McRae, Alexander ;McNabb, Archibald ;Mincey orphans ;Pittman, John ;Rewis, John ;Rogers, Joseph T. ;Rogers, Sarah ;Rogers, William ;Sanders, Barkam ;Sharpe, David ;Sharpe, John ;Sharpe minor ;Sharpe, Rebecca ;Smith, Joseph W. ;Spears, John ;Stafford, Ezekiel ;Stanfield orphan ;Strickland, A. B. and Rebecca ;Strickland, Allen ;Strickland, Gabriel ;Strickland, James A. ;Strickland, Robert ;Thompson orphans ;Todd, William ;Stubbs, Abner ;Underwood, James ;Waters, William ;Waters, minor of ;Williams, Anson ;Youman's orphans
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