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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Marion Co. GA Genealogy, Wills, Estates

Marion County Records



Buena Vista Drane-Stephens House Buena Vista Marion County Court House Marion is one of the counties to research for ancestors who migrated west into Alabama. Also, Meriwether, Muscogee and Troup Counties. Marion County was created from Lee and Muscogee counties in 1827 by an Act of the General Assembly. Between 1827 and 1876, Marion County gave up land to Chattahoochee, Crawford, Macon, Muscogee, Schley, Sumter, Talbot, Taylor and Webster Counties. Marion was named for General Francis Swamp Fox Martion (1732-1795) of South Carolina, a Revolutionary War hero. Early Settlers: A. P. Belk, Hollis Bell, James Blyth, Robert Goldsberry, Jackson Gill, Howell Hollis, J. A. Rutherford, Thomas Rogers, P. D. Sims, Henry F. Tyler.

Marion County Wills, Estates, Marriages Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers
  • Marion County Wills 1846-1913 (abstracts)
  • Index to Marion County Will Book A 1846-1915
  • Index to Marion County Will Book B 1915-1940
  • Marion County Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886
  • Powell, William, LWT, transcript (1852)

Marion County Wills 1845 to 1915 (digital images)
Testators: Allison, Henry; Anders, Samuel; Ansley, J. W.;Armstrong, Levica;Bacon, Edmund;Baker, Nancy; Baker, Richmond; Baker, W. C.;Baldwin, Charles;Bartlett, W. A.;Bateman, Theophilus;Belk, A. P.;Belk, Hollis;Belk, Joseph; Belk, Margaret;Bivins, Martin;Bivins, Thomas;Blue, Simeon;Blythe, James; Brady, Michael;Brown, Jane;Buckhannon, George;Burkhalter, Ann;Burkhalter, David;Butt, Edgar;Castin, Glass;Chalkley, Alfred;Champion, George;Chapman, Ambrose; Chapman, James;Clements, Jacob;Collins, Stephen;Cox, William; Crawford, Samuel;Daniel, Joseph;Daniel, R. K.;Davis, Keziah; Donnan, Robert;Duke, F. A.;Dunham, James;Epps, C. W.;Frasier, Daniel;Freeman, Easter;Fussell, Morris;Gill, Jack;Glaze, Mary; Goldsberry, Robert;Griffin, John;Griffin, John;Griggs, Catharine;Guthrie, Jane;Guice, Jonas;Haggard, William;Hall, Daniel;Hall, Sarah;Halley, B. J.;Halley, James;Hammock, Gracie; Hand, Joseph;Hanner, Z. (Mrs.);Hardison, William;Hart, Barnabas; Hart, Fannie;Harvey, James;Harvey, Mollie;Harvey, Moses; Harvey, Nancy;Harvey, Thomas;Herndon, John;Highnote, Benjamin Hogg, R. R.;Howell, Jesse;Hollis, Henry;Hollis, Howell; Holton, N. M.;Hunley, Martha;Ingram, Margaret;Irwin, Thomas; James, John;Jarvis, J. H.;Jefferson, Hannah;Joiner, John; Jordan, Abraham;Jordan, Arthur;Josey, Malachi;Jossey, T. B.; Jossey, Thomas;Joyce, Talitha;Langford, James;Langley, Osey; Lawhorn, Simeon;Lester, Winifred;Long, Henry;Lowe, James; Luke, James;Mathews, Thomas J.;Mathews, William D.; Matthews, William;Mathis, Dock;Mathis, Moses;Mayo, Jesse; McCall, Charles;McCorkle, Robert;McCuller, Hiram;McGarrah, Moses;McGarrah, Thomas;McKinney, Kinchen;McMichael, James R.; McMichael, John;McMichael, Seaborn;McMurrain, Henry;Melton, Julia;Melton, Wilson;Miller, E. W.;Mitchell, George; Moore, E. A.;Morgan, William;Munro, George;Murray, James; Murray, James;Newsome, Thomas;Nutt, William;Park, William T;. Parks, Charlott;Passmore, Josephus Sr.;Payne, Pollard; Pearson, Christopher;Pearsen, Peter;Perryman, James;Perryman, Mary;Phillips, Solomon;Pitts, Thomas;Posey, James;Powell, William;Purdy, John;Purdy, Samuel;Pye, James;Reddock, David; Reese, J. W.;Roberson, John;Rogers, Thomas;Rutherford, James; Rutherford, R. A.;Sales, Leonard;Sampson, Moses;Sasser, L. A. (Mrs.); Shewbert, Charles;Sheppard, John;Shipp, Daniel;Short, Howell;Short, Nathan;Simmons, John;Sims, S. D.;Smith, Elizabeth; Smith, J. J.;Smith, John L.;Smith, Joseph N.;Smith, Stephen; Smith, W. N.;Stevens, Frances;Stewart, Richard;Story, Benjamin; Story, Josiah;Story, M. F.; Stringfellow, Wiley;Taylor, William; Tomblin, Owens;Touey, Sarah;Tullis, James;Tyler, Henry;Walker, Charles;Wallace, Mary;Wallis, Bland;Walton, Emma;Watson, Green; Watson, Michael;Webb, Sarah;Wiggins, William;Wiggins, Willis; Wilson, John W.;Woodall, Dollie







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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Putnam Co. GA Genealogy, Wills, Estates

Putnam County Probate Records and Genealogy

Putnam County Court HousePutnam County was created from Baldwin County on Dec. 10, 1807 by an Act of the General Assembly and was named for American Revolutionary War General Israel Putnam.

Putnam County Records Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers

Putnam County Wills
  • Putnam County Wills 1822-1857 (abstracts).
  • Putnam County Wills 1808-1822 (abstracts).
  • Images of Putnam County Wills 1822 to 1831
    Names of Testators: Abercrombie, Wilie; Allen, John; Allen, John (2); Allen, William; Ashurst, Robert; Averea, Arthur; Bailey, Green; Bigbee, James; Bird, Pue; Blunt, Edward; Bradley, Charles; Burt, Jesse; Cooper, Martha; Copeland, Richard; Crews, Etheldred; Crouch, Shadrach; Cullafer, Henry; Curry, Polly; Denham, Charles; Dickey, Patrick; Dixon, Nicholas; Duncan, Mathew; Edmondson, Patience; Espey, James; Fretwell, John; Gaither, Brice; Gant, Brittain; Gee, Peter; Gray, Thomas; Harris, Eli; Harris, Stephen; Harwell, John ;Hearn, Jonathan ;Hearn, Phoebe; Hill, John; Holland, Elizabeth; Holt, Singleton; Hudson, Charles; James, Elias; Johnson, Martha; Keaton, Jesse ; Kendrick, Martha; Killebrew, Robert; Kimbrough, Thomas; Little, Jesse; Lunsford, Nancy; Maddox, Joseph; Manning, Adam; McCoy, Archibald; McGhee, James; McGhee, James Jr.; Moreland, John ; Napier, Tabatha Dixon; Pace, Stephen ;Park, Thomas; Perry, Green; Posey, John Hamilton; Price, Zemulia; Read, Asa; Rees, Eliner; Rees, William; Richards, William; Robey, Timothy; Rosser, David; Scott, Francis; Singleton, Hezekiah; Skaggs, Charles; Smith, Dorothy; Smith, Joel; Spivey, Henry; Stembridge, William; Stephens, Abraham; Stewart, James; Stone, William; Sturdivant, John ;Turner, Henry ;Turner, John ;Watkins, Charity; Welborn, Thomas; White, Micajah; Williams, Mabel; Williams, Stephen; Wooldridge, Martha
    Indexes to Probate Records
    • Annual Returns, Appraisements, Vouchers 1808 to 1820
    • Annual Returns, Appraisements, Vouchers 1820 to 1825
    • Annual Returns, Appraisements, Vouchers 1824 to 1833
    • Annual Returns, Appraisements, Vouchers 1836 to 1848
    • Annual Returns, Appraisements, Vouchers 1849 tp 1859
    • Annual Returns, Appraisements, Vouchers 1857 to 1874
    • Will Bk C, 1857-1888.


    Miscellaneous
    • Clements, Jesse, estate (1822).
    • Head, Thomas, LWT (1848), transcript.


    Church Records
    • Crooked Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Members 1807, 1820, 1824-1826.


    Military Records
    • Putnam County Muster Roll of Brown Rifles, C. S. A.




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Monday, October 27, 2014

Pulaski Co. GA Wills


Pulaski County Records



Pulaski County Hawkinsville Pulaski County Court House Pulaski County was created 13 December 1808 from Laurens County. It was named for Polish Count Casimir Pulaski who died in Savannah of wounds suffered in the Revolutionary War. The Ocmulgee River runs through Pulaski County, and this area was the capital of the Creek Indian Confederacy. The county seat is Hawkinsville.

Pulaski County Records Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers

Pulaski County Wills
  • Will Book A, 1810-1816 (abstracts).
  • Will Book B, 1816-1854 (abstracts).
Indexes to Probate Records
  • Will Book C, 1855-1906.
  • Annual Returns, Inventories, Sales, 1816-1841
  • Annual Returns, Inventories, Sales, 1841-1851
  • Annual Returns, Inventories, Sales, 1851-1854




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