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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Digital Images of Polk Co. GA Wills, Estates, Probate, Genealogy

Polk County Records


Polk was created in 1851 from Paulding and Floyd Counties. Early settlers: David Heslip, Robert Hutchings, Edmund Bray, Vincent Ossert, George West, John Jones. 

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Polk County Wills and Estates available to members of Georgia Pioneers
  • Index to Polk County Will Bk A, 1848-1936, includes Wills, Letters of Administrations, Letters of Guardianship
  • Index to Polk County Annual Returns and Vouchers (1860-1893)
  • Polk County Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886
Polk County Wills (1848 to 1911) (Digital Images)
  • Ammons, Jesse
  • Atkins, Joel
  • Ayres, John
  • Ayres, Moses
  • Bobo, Letty
  • Bray, Edmund
  • Brewster, Hugh
  • Brooks, Alexander
  • Brooks, Chivers
  • Brown, Leannah
  • Burge, Adolphus
  • Butts, Joel
  • Camp, Hosea
  • Cantrell, R. C.
  • Carden, Charles
  • Carnes, John
  • Carter, Ezekiel
  • Carter, Rawley
  • Chisolm, Thomas
  • Davitte, John
  • Dawson, John
  • Devaney, Mary
  • Davis, Eli
  • Davis, Israel
  • Dempsey, James
  • Drummond, Henry
  • Drummond, William
  • Everitt, Alexander
  • Fambro, Urban
  • Forister, Sarah
  • Gibson, Springer
  • Golding, J. B.
  • Greenwood, John
  • Griffin, David
  • Heslip,David
  • Heston, John
  • Hogg, William
  • Hopper, Jonathan
  • Hutchings, Robert
  • Ingraham, Thomas
  • James, James
  • Jenkins, William
  • Johnson, Allen
  • Jones, John
  • Lowe, Andrew
  • Lumpkin, Annis
  • Marlin, Martin
  • Mason, Sarah
  • McGrady, Silas
  • McIntire, D. W.
  • Mize, James
  • Morgan, G. W.
  • Morgan, Joseph
  • Morgan, Joseph Adolphus
  • Morrison, David
  • Moseley, Benjamin
  • Ossert, Vincent
  • Owen, William
  • Parham, John
  • Peek, William
  • Phillips, Henry
  • Prior, Asa
  • Sockwell, Thomas
  • Swanson,James
  • Terrell, Joel
  • Thompson, Ephraim
  • Trotter, Mary
  • Walthall, Susan
  • Watts, H. H.
  • Webster, Reubin
  • West, George
  • West, James
  • Whatley, Wilson
  • Whitehead,James
  • Willingham,James
  • Wilson, Samuel
  • Wood, John
  • Wright, William
  • Wynn, Robert
  • Young, Augustus
  • Young, Robert




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Friday, April 18, 2014

Images of Pike Co. GA Wills, Estates, Genealogy

Pike County Wills and Estates

Pike County Court House
Pike County Court House. Pike County was created by the Act of December 9, 1822 and was taken from Monroe County, Pike County. It originally contained parts of Spalding, Upson and Lamar Counties. 

The county was named after Zebulon Montgomery Pike (1779-1813) who led the 1805 expedition to trace the Mississippi River to its source. Later he explored the interior of Louisiana and was promoted to Brigadier General in 1813; killed in Toronto, Canada while commanding the American forces. He descends from the Pike family of Charleston, South Carolina. The first officers of Pike County were: Willis Whatley, Sheriff; John H. Broadnax, Clerk, Superior Court; William Myrick, Clerk of the Inferior Court; Joel Moore, Coroner; James Lowery, Surveyor. The town of Newnan was named after Major General Daniel Newnan, a Revolutionary War hero. a Revolutionary War hero. Newnan was the site of the first court house, a tavern and a trading post for Indians who came from the territory beyond the Flint River to barter their furs. Researchers in Pike County should also research Monroe, Crawford, Spalding, Lamar and Upson Counties. 

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Pike County Records Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers 

Marriages
  • Index to Pike County Marriages 1840-1872
  • Index to Pike County Marriages 1855-1872
Digital Images of Pike County Will Bk A, 1823-1829 
Testators: Allen, Drury; Britton, Sarah; Collins, Ludwell E.; Cook, orphans; Evans, John; Hale, Josey, orphans; Hambrick, James; Ledbetter, Joseph; Palmore, orphans of Elizabeth; Pichitt, Priscilla; Sasser, Britton; Sims, John, a minor ;Snead, Samuel M.; Trammell, Thomas; Westmoreland, Elizabeth.
Digital Images of Miscellaneous Deeds
  • Head, G. M., executor of G. W. Head estate. Head, J. M. to W. N. and H. R. Estates 

  •  Indexes to Probate Records
    • Index to Pike County Wills, Book A, 1823-1829
    • Index to Pike County Wills, Book B, 1829-1844.
    • Index to Pike County Wills, Book C, 1844-1876
    • Index to Pike County Wills, Book D, 1876-1914




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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Pierce Co. GA Wills, Estates, Genealogy



 Pierce County Court House

Pierce County Wills and Estates


Pierce County was created on December 18, 1857 from Appling and Ware Counties. Georgia's 120th county was named for President Franklin Pierce (1804-1869), whose term as fourteenth president had ended earlier that year. Portions of Pierce County were used to create Bacon County (1914) and Brantley County (1920).

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Pierce County Records Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers
  • Pierce County Index to Wills 1872-1941.
  • Pierce County Index of Inventories and Appraisements, Book A, 1875-1911.
  • Pierce County Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886.
Digital Images of Pierce County Wills.
Testators: Georgia Day, Luther Greenleaf, A. C. White, Cader Powell, George Robertson, James Thomas, Josiah Peeples, Lymus Murdock, Marlin Sweat.

Databases for Genealogists on Georgia's Largest Genealogy Website 




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