Georgia Genealogy

Georgia Genealogy is being developed as a genealogical and historical resource for your personal use. It contains information and records for Georgia ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Specifically, it provides sources for birth records, death records, marriage records, census records, tax records, court records, and military records. It also provides some historical details about different times and people in Georgia history.

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  • Post-Civil War Black Marriages in Troup County Georgia
    This database of marriage collected by C. W. Barnum for the Troup County GA AHGP comes from the official marriage books of Troup County GA. These are marriages which occurred between black individuals after the Civil War through 1902.

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Joshua Cannon Family Bible

Joshua Cannon Bible bo.t of T. & J. Cunningham Greensboro, 11 Aug. 1829 Marriages Joshua Cannon and Elizabeth W. Harris was married June the 24th 1819 (Greene Co. Ga.) Jeptha H. Cannon and Catherine Roberts was married November 21, 1843 (Meriwether Co. Ga. #1) Eliza C. Cannon and William F. Roberts was married 31 Mar. 1844 (Meri. ) M.C.V. (Mary Carolyn Virginia) Cannon and George E.B.B. Roberts was married Mar. 21, 1844 (Meri.) J.J. Lunsford and M.E. Spier was married Dec. the 20, 1882 W.R. Linsford and Ruby Nell Knighton was married June 3, 1917 (Terrell Co. Ga. -Walter Belvin)…

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William M. Brown Family Bible

Ezekiel Brown was born about 1769 and died in Harris Co. Va. about 1863. (Born Va. son of William and Sara in Greene Co. Ga.) He married Miss Elizabeth (Betsy) Merritt (Married 15 Dec. 1803 Greene Co. Ga. dtr of William Merritt and Nancy of Greene and Nash Co. NC) Their children were: William M. Brown born in 1805; died in Americus, Georgia in 1871. He married Amamda Gray born Sept. 25, 1809, died Sept. 6, 1867. Married July 15, 1824. She was the daughter of Archibald Gray and his wife Cynthia Armor. ( Married Crawford Co. Ga. He died…

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Descendants of Archibald Gresham 1753-1823

Archibald Gresham moved with his father to North Carolina (Orange Co.) as a child and was elected there to serve as Justice of Inferior Court. He was a revolutionary soldier and a resident of Georgia for 35 years. He served Greene County three times as a Legislator and 15 years as justice of the Inferior Court. He commanded a militia unit of the county during the War of 1812. He was a Baptist for 14 years and left a widow and 6 children when he died February 23, 1823 at his residence, which is about 7 miles outside Greensboro. He…
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Andrews – Barnett – Griffin Bible

The last know owner of this Bible was Mrs. Helen Griffin Steel of Locust Grove, GA. Nathan Barnett Departed this life the 4 day of April 1818 Elizabeth T. Johnson departed this life 22 day of Dec. 1830 Aged Nineteen years Six month and five day Nathan Barnett was Born March 2nd 1778 Ave G. Barnett was born June 20th 1776 Lucy W. Barnett daughter of Nathan & Ave her mother was Born January 14 1798 John G. Barnett was Born December 12th 1799 Mary A. Barnett was Born November 26th 1801 William J. Barnett was Born November 29th 1803…

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The Chehaw Affair

By E. Merton Coulter; Regents’ Professor Emeritus of History, University of Georgia There once stood in Southwest Georgia near Leesburg (northeast of Leesburg) Georgia an immense live oak whose trunk was reputed to be nine feet in diameter and whose boughs measured 120 feet across. The Chehaw Indians who had a village nearby were said to have held their council meetings under this giant tree. In 1912 the Daughters of the American Revolution placed a granite boulder here bearing the follow description: “CHEHAW Large Indian town, home of the Chehaws. A friendly agricultural people of the Creek tribe, who aided…

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The Chehaw Indians

By Dr. Lee W. Formwalt; Albany State University Our earliest documentation of the Chehaw Indians goes back four and half centuries to 1540 when southeastern Amerindians encountered Europeans and Africans for the first time. Hernando de Soto and his band of Spanish adventurers came across the Chehaw or Chiaha Indians on Zimmerman’s Island in the French Broad River in present-day Tennessee. By the early eighteenth century, however, the Chehaw had moved south to the Ocmulgee River where they had greater access to the British traders operating out of Charles Town, Carolina (now Charleston, S.C.). A number of Lower Creek Indians…

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