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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Jefferson Co. GA Genealogy Resources #georgiapioneers

Jefferson County Genealogy, Wills, Estates, Deeds, Marriages, Tax Digests


Louisville, Georgia

The territory was acquire from the Creek Land cessions of 1733 and 1788. Jefferson County was created in 1796 and named after Thomas Jefferson. Louisville was the former State Capitol of Georgia. Burke County is linked to Jefferson County research; however, Burke County records were destroyed. Earliest settlers were: Thomas Alexander, William Askew, Joseph Beatty, John Cahoon, Elisha Campbell, Elijah Grout, John Hargrove, Blassingame Harvey, William Junkin, Isaac Lamb and Edward Palmer. 

Probate Records Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers 

Indexes to Probate Records
  • Will Book A.
  • Wills (1796-1887).
  • Will Book 3 (1864-1884).
  • Annual Returns (1815-1827).
Wills and Deeds
  • 1777-1893 (abstracts).
  • Deeds 1797-1799 (abstracts).
Images of Wills 1796 to 1827 

Testators: Alexander, Thomas; Cooper, Robert; McNeeley, Samuel; Osborne, John; Palmer, Edward; Townshend, Jacob 

Miscellaneous Wills and Estates
  • Alexander, Thomas
  • Causey, Elizabeth LWT (1832)
  • Livingston, Joseph M., LWT (1872)
  • Livingston, Joseph, receipt
  • Livingston, William, deceased, estate of (1843)
  • Whitehead, Reason
  • Wimberly, Martha A., minor
  • Wright, Nancy, deceased, estate of
Marriages
  • Marriages from Jefferson County newspapers 1885-1886.
  • Jefferson County Marriage Contracts found in Deeds and Other Documents.
Jurors
  • Jefferson County Grand Jurors of 1797
  • Jefferson County Petit Jurors of 1799
Miscellaneous
  • 1879 Tax Plat of Central Railroad and Bank Company
  • 1869 Tax Digest (partial)

Tons of Genealogy Records to Help you Find your Georgia Ancestors

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