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Friday, January 30, 2015

Monroe Co. GA Genealogy

Monroe County Records



Forsyth, Georgia Monroe County Map Monroe County Court House The first court house was built 1825 in Forsyth and served the community until 1895 or 1896 when a two-story brick edifice was erected. Monroe County was created on May 15, 1821 by an Act of the General Assembly after Creek Indians ceded lands between the Ocmulgee and Flint rivers on Jan. 8, 1821 in the first Treaty of Indian Springs. The land was istributed by the 1821 land lottery and named for James Monroe, President of the US. Later, portions of Monroe County were used to create the following counties: Bibb and Pike in 1822; Butts in 1825 and Lamar in 1920. Many families who lived in Bibb County also resided in Monroe.

Monroe County Records Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers

Digital Images of Monroe County Wills 1824-1847
Testators: Adams, Benjamin; Allison, David; Allright, David; Alston, Charity; Barron, Willis; Beall, James ;Beckham, Thomas; Bird, Clarissa ;Bird, James ;Bivins, Samuel ;Black, William ;Brantley, Benjamin; Brantley, Jeptha; Brantley, Nancy; Brewer, Henry; Cabaniss, Eldridge; Chancely, William; Chapman, Isaiah; Chappell, John ;Clower, Jesse; Clower, John ;Cochran, John ;Cohron, Elizabeth ;Colbert, James ;Colbert, John ;Colbert, William ;Coleman, David; Coleman, Robert ;Collier, Cuthbert ;Congleton, Allen; Cook, Nathaniel ;Cowles, Judith; Crowder, Frederick; Culloden, William ;Curry, Elijah ;Darden, Jethro; Darden, Stephen; Darden, William; Davis, Thomas ;Dillard, Arthur; Douglas, Miller; Dunn, Jone ;Dunn, Obedience; Durham, Matthew; Durham, Singleton; Durham, Thomas ;Durkee, Lewis; Dyess, Thomas; Edge, Obadiah; Edwards, John; Elder, Catharine ;Evans, John ;Fambrough, William ;Finch, Robert ;Fleming, James; Freeman, Edward; Freeman, Mathew; Freeman, Polly ;Gibson, Churchill; Gibson, John; Goggins, Abraham; Greer, John ;Hagood, Benjamin ;Hagood, Benjamin; Hamlin, Richard; Hamlin, Richard (2) ;Hanson, William; Harman, Zachariah; ;Harman, Zachariah (2)Harris, John ;Heath, Benjamin ;Hickman, John ;Hill, Henry ;Hogan, James; Hogan, William; Horn, John; Hudgens, Josiah ;Hunt, Turner Sr. ;Hunter, David; Jenkins, Francis; Johnson, Angus ;Johnson, Gideon ;Johnson, Larkin; Johnston, Archer ;Jones, Zedock; Jordan, Theophilus ;Keadle, Jeremiah ;Kelsey, Noah ;Lockett, Anna; Lockett, Cullen; Low, James; Malone, William; Mann, John Sr. ;McCary, Elizabeth; McGinty, Robert; McMullen, Fielder; Middlebrooks, Robert ;Middleton, John ;Milner, Peter; Mitchell, Margaret; Monk, John ;Moore, Joseph ;Morgan, James B. ;Moody, Jabez; Nelson, William S.; Nun, William; Owen, John; Partridge, William; Penn, Edmund; Phillips, Obadiah; Phillips, William ;Pinckard, James ;Pittman, John ;Ponder, John; Ponder, Margaret ;Pool, William; Pope, Jesse ;Pope, Wiley; Pratt, John (deed) ;Pye, Ann; Roberson, Mary; Rogers, John; Rogers, John (2) ;Rogers, Wiley ;Rutland, Riddick; Slack, John ;Smith, Augustus G. ;Smith, John D.; Smith, Seaton ;Stallings, John; Stallings, Sarah; Standard, John ;Stubblefield, Catharine; Switzer, Bird ;Tatum, Milly ;Taylor, Eden; Turner, Abednego; Turner, Ezekiah; Vandiver, Marcus; Walker, Sylvanus; Wallace, Mary; Wallis, Richard ;Watson, Benjamin; Watson, John Sr. ;Wilder, William ;Williams, William; Wilson, John; Wilson, Larkin ;Womack, Abraham; Wood, Henry ;Woodard, Orren ;Woodward, Keziah
Monroe County Wills (abstracts)
  • Monroe County Wills 1824-1847 (abstracts).
  • Monroe County Wills 1848-1875 (abstracts).
  • Monroe County Wills 1868-1878 (abstracts).
  • Monroe County Wills 1876-1927 (abstracts).
Indexes to Monroe County Probate Records
  • Index to Monroe County Wills 1824-1847
  • Index to Monroe County Wills 1866-1876
  • Index to Monroe County Miscellaneous Estates 1861-1869.
  • Index to Monroe County Annual Returns, 1823-1858.
Miscellaneous Records
  • Bass, Joshua (estate)
  • Browning, Elizabeth deed to Marcus Culpepper (Digital Image).
  • Chambliss, John, LWT (1879) (Digital Image).
  • Chambless, Thomas, Guardian of Charles J. Chambless (Digital Image).
  • Chambliss, Zachariah, LWT (1874) (Digital Image).
  • Ethridge, E. N., Estate, Z. H. Chambless, executor (Digital Image).
  • Evans, Elizabeth, estate (Digital Image).
  • Evans, Thomas, estate (Digital Image).
  • Harman, Rebecha, LWT (1830), transcription.
  • Head, George W., LWT (1898) and (1956) (digitalImages0
  • Head, Peter estate)(digital image)
  • Head, W. H. (1887) digital images)
  • Joiner, Hiram P. Estate (Digital Image).
  • Job Taylor deed to Eli B. Browning (Digital Image).
Maps
  • 1821 Monroe County Boundary Map
  • 1822 Monroe County Map
  • 1865 Monroe County Map
  • 1915 Forsyth Map
Marriages
  • Monroe County Marriages 1824-1850 (transcription).
  • Monroe County Index to Marriages 1824-1845 (from county)
  • Monroe County Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886.


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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Morgan Co. GA Genealogy

Morgan County Wills and Estates

Morgan County Madison, Georgia Madison, Georgia Madison, Georgia Morgan County Court House Morgan County was created from Baldwin County in 1807 by an Act of the General Assembly and was named after the very popular and famous Revolutionary War General and later Virginia Congressman, Daniel Morgan. Morgan was remembered for his rugged gallantry and for his victory over the British at Cowpens in 1781. The county set of Madison was named after President James Madison in 1808.

Morgan County Records Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers

Marriages
  • Index to Morgan County Marriages 1821 to 1834
  • Index to Morgan County Marriages 1833 to 1854
  • Index to Morgan County Marriages 1821 to 1834
  • Index to Morgan County Marriages 1854 to 1879
Morgan County Wills
  • Morgan Co. Will Bk A, 1808-1815 (abstracts).
  • Morgan Co. Will Bk B, 1815-1830 (abstracts).
  • Index to Morgan County Will Book A, 1808-1815.
  • Index to Morgan County Will Book B, 1815-1830.
  • Index to Morgan County Will Book C, 1831-1866.
  • Index to Morgan County Will Book D, 1858-1899.
  • Index to Morgan County Estate Miscellaneous Records, 1808-1814.
Morgan County Will Book A, 1808-1815 (Digital Images of the following sills).
  1. Allen, James.
  2. Atkins, George Lee.
  3. Bailey, William.
  4. Banckston, Daniel.
  5. Bryant, Patrick.
  6. Buchanan, Joseph.
  7. Carleton, Henry.
  8. Davis, John.
  9. Davis, Thomas.
  10. Fielder, James.
  11. Hamilton, Robert.
  12. Hanson, Edmund.
  13. Jones, John.
  14. McMurray, William.
  15. Mitchell, William.
  16. Patillo, David.
  17. Snellings, Peter.
  18. Stroud, John.
  19. Whatley, Elizabeth.
  20. Wootan, Jeremiah.
Miscellaneous Wills and Estates
  • Dickson. M. Sr., LWT (1888).
  • Malcom, Gannaway, LWT transcript (1838).
  • Malcom, James Jr., LWT transcript (1834).
  • Malcom, James Sr., LWT transcript (1829).
  • McCoy, Ewell, LWT transcript (1847).
  • Coy, John, LWT, transcript (1831).
  • Smith, Charles, LWT (image) (1822).
  • Walker, Edmond, LWT (image) (1878).
Indexes to Probate Records
  • Index to Will Book A, 1808-1815
  • Index to Will Book B, 1815-1830
  • Index to Will Book C, 1831-1866
  • Index to Will Book D, 1858-1899
  • Index to Miscellaneous Records 1808-1814
  • Index to Annual Returns, Inventories, Receipts, Vouchers 1830 to 1858
  • Index to Miscellaneous Estates 1868 to 1882


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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Montgomery Co. GA Wills

Montgomery County Wills and Probate Records



Montgomery County Montgomery County Montgomery County Montgomery County Montgomery County Court House Montgomery County was created from Washington County by an Act of the General Assembly approved Dec. 19, 1793 and was named after General Richard Montgomery (1736-1776) of the Continental Army, who was mortally wounded on Dec. 31, 1775 during the Battle of Quebec. Portions of Montgomery County were used to create the following counties: Tattnall (1801), Emanuel (1812), Dodge (1870), Toombs (1905), Wheeler (1912), and Treutlen (1918). The first court was held at the residence of William Neal until a courthouse and jail could be erected. An act of Feb. 8, 1797 provided that the courthouse, jail, and other county business be held at the plantation of Arthur Lott, which was designated the county seat of Montgomery County. Research Emanuel County with Montgomery County.

Montgomery County Records Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers

Montgomery County Wills
  • Digital Images of Montgomery County Wills 1843-1863
    Adams, Nathaniel;Cheney, James;Gillis, Roderick;Grimes, Hiram; Hamilton, Marissa;Hughes, Mary;McArthur, John;McIntire, Daniel; McIntire, Lucy;McMillan, Angus;McMillan, Archibald;McRae, John; Miller, Isabella;Miller, John Sr.;Phillips, Lucinda;Ryals, John B.;Ryals, Joseph;Smith, David;Troup, Robert;Wall, William D.
  • Montgomery County Wills 1808-1863 (abstracts).
Indexes to Probate Records
  • Index to Montgomery County Court of Ordinary Minutes 1837-1862.
  • Index to Montgomery County Minutes 1809-1818.
  • Index to Montgomery County Minutes 1809-1862.
  • Index to Montgomery County Minutes 1820-1846.
  • Index to Montgomery County Minutes 1821-1837.
  • Index to Montgomery County Inventories, Bk B, 1874-1906.
Miscellaneous Records
  • Morrison, Elizabeth, estate (Digital Image).
  • Peterson, Alexander, estate (Digital Image).
  • Ryals, Joshua, estate (Digital Image).
Maps
  • 1805 Montgomery County Map
Tax Digests
  • Montgomery County 1811 Tax Digest.
  • Montgomery County 1794 Jury List.






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