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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Images of Sumter Co. Wills, Estates, Marriages #genealogy #georgiapioneers

Sumter County Wills, Estates, Marriages

Sumter County Court HouseSumter County Court House. Sumter County was founded in 1832 from Lee County and was the site of 3 hospitals for Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. The famous confederate prison Andersonville was located here where many northern soldiers died as a result of cruel treatment. The surrounding town and plantations, suffering themselves, share food with the prisoners but history fails to give this account. County Seat: Americus. Early Settlers: Oliver Griffith, Samuel Bivins, Wright Brady, Lewis Bruner, John Cowart, Ebenezer Cottle, James Cato, William Dupree, John Fletcher.

Sumter County Databases Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers

Sumter County Marriages
  • Sumter County Marriages 1833-1850
  • Sumter County Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886.
Wills
  • Sumter County Wills 1831-1900 (abstracts).
Indexes to Probate Records
  • Index to Sumter County Will Bk OO, 1838 to 1855.
  • Index to Sumer County Annual Returns, Vouchers, Appraisements, 1850 to 1870
Miscellaneous Wills and Estates
  • Brinkley, Benjamin H., deceased. Bond for Temporary Letters of Administration (1854).
  • Powell, John, LWT (Digital Image)(1863).
  • Powell, William, LWT (Digital Image) (1863).

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