Ware County RecordsWare County was formed in 1825 from Appling County and named after U. S. Senator, Nicholas Ware from Augusta. County Seat: Waycross, Georgia. The first will and estate books did not survive. Some early settlers were: W. W. Ansley, Mary Blackshear, P. W. Butler and Obadiah Barber.
Waycross Baptist Church, organized 1882. The first pastor was W. E. Perryclear. The lot for the church was donated in 1883 by Captain James Know. Source: The Atlanta Journal September 16, 1893.
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Indexes to Probate Records
- Index to Ware County Wills, Volume A, 1879-1915.
- Index to Ware County Inventories and Appraisements, Book B, 1896-1946
Testators: Sarah Baker, Mary Blackshear, Manervia Everitt, Thomas Fletcher, Abraham Hargroves, Caroline Hewitt, Rosalie Hohenstein, Sarah Lanier, Lavenia Lee, Daniel Lott, William McDonald, A. P. Minshew, John Murry, William Phillips, Mary Shine, T. T. Thigpen and Thomas Wilson.
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