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Thursday, October 29, 2009

Emanuel Co. GA Records, Wills, Estates, Marriages

To see Emanuel County estate records online, visit Georgia Pioneers
Elbert County, Georgia was created in 1790, and named for General Samuel Elbert [1740-1788], the famous Revolutionary War General who commanded his troops in Georgia and South Carolina. It was General Elbert who distributed county lands by land grants to his troops. The parent county from which Elbert County was organized is Wilkes. The county is bordered on the east by the Savannah River, and on the west by the Broad River. Earliest Settlers: William Wycock, Joseph Aken, James Adams, William T. Anderson, Garmon Burton, Edmond Brewer, William Blake, Nelson Barnett, James Cook, Benjamin Cook,Zachariah Colly, Christopher Clark, Samuel Crockett, M. P. Deadwyler, Solomon Dunnin, John Dudley, William Dixon, Dr. L. P. Eberhart, Stephen Ellington, Charles Easton, James Easter, L. A. Frost, Mathew Fulghum, Moses Fincher,John Filson, John Giles, Richard Gatewood, George A. Gaines, Nehemiah Howard, John Hubbard, Cuthbird Hudson, George Turman,and others. The County seat is Elberton. Many residents of Elbert County came from South Carolina across the Savannah River.

Records Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers

Elbert Wills, Bk A, 1791-1795 (abstracts)
Elbert Wills, Bk B, 1796-1801 (abstracts)
Elbert Wills, Bk C, 1796-1801 (abstracts)
Elbert Wills, Bk D, 1805 (abstracts)
Elbert Wills, Bk EF, 1804-1809 (abstracts)
Elbert Wills, Bk G, 1809-1812 (abstracts)
Elbert Wills, Bk K, 1812-1816 (abstracts)
Elbert Wills, Bk L, 1816-1826 (abstracts)
Elbert Wills, Bk M, 1822-1823 (abstracts)
Index to Wills Bk 1835-1860
Index to Misc. Wills, Inventories, Letters of Administration, Bk 1791-1806
Elbert Marriages for 1817
Elbert Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886
Origins of Early Settlers to Elbert County

Miscellaneous Wills & Estates
Faulkner, John, LWT (1817) (Image)
Faulkner, John, Annual Return (Image)
Johnston, Philip (1818) (Image)
Heard, Elizabeth, orphan of Stephen Heard, deceased (1818) (Image)
m.pdf">Higginbotham, Benjamin, LWT (1791) (Image)
Pendleton, William, Estate (1851) (Image)
Ragland, Evan, Estate (1817) (Image)

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