Hancock County,Ga.
American History & Genealogy Project

Eileen Babb McAdams - Baldwin County AHGP Co-ordinator; Paula Franklin - Georgia  AHGP  Co-ordinator 

      Created Dec. 17, 1793 from Greene and Washington Counties, Hancock County. The county borders  Baldwin, Glascock, Greene, Putnam (Oconee River), Taliaferro, Washington & Warren (Ogeechee River) and is named after John Hancock, a signer of the  Declaration of Independence. Sparta is the county seat.

Some of the first settlers were General H. Mitchell, Bolling Hall, Charles Abercrombie, General Adams, Henry Graybill, Joseph Bryan, William Rees, Jonathan Adams, John Montgomery, Jacob Dennis, Archibald Smith, T. Holt, Thomas Raines, James Bishop, Isham Rees, M. Martin, R. Clarke, R. Shipp, F. Tucker, L. Barnes, W. Wyley, William Saunders, James Thomas, Jesse Pope, Jonas Shivers, William Hardwick, L. Tatum, Robert Moreland and William Pentecost. Most names are from Historical Collections of Georgia Rev. George White, 1854.

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St. Paul CME Church 
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E. Georgia Genealogical Society
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