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Dawson County GA Cemeteries
- Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Dawson County Georgia
- Bird Family Cemetery, Dawson County Georgia
- Dawsonville Cemetery, Dawsonville Georgia
- High Shoals Church Cemetery, Dawson County Georgia
- Kelly Family Cemetery, Dawson County Georgia
- Lebanon Church Cemetery, Dawson County Georgia
- Martin Family Cemetery, Dawson County Georgia
- Palmer Family Cemetery, Dawson County Georgia
Troup County GA Resources
- 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.
New Georgia History
Federal Writers Project:
- An Air-Minded Family – Mrs. Omie Williams Epps
- Bargain House – J. Buford Dudley
- Dee, The Washwoman -Sarah Hill
- Georgia Land Lottery Act of 1825
- Sectional Aspect of the Seminole War
- Indian Treaties with Georgia
- Formation of Georgia
History Stories – Youth
- Roster of the 52nd Regiment, Georgia Infantry, Company I
- Compiled Service Records of Georgia Revolutionary War Soldiers
Index to Compiled Service Records of Revolutionary War Soldiers Who Served in the American Army in Georgia Military Operations 1775-1783.
- Georgia Citizens and Patriots
A list of names of petitioners in Georgia who wrote protesting the appointment of Lachlan McIntosh to Brigadier General in the Army of the United States.
- Volunteers in the War with Mexico
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…
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…
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…
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…
Coursey Cemetery is located at 219 Coursey Cemetery Rd., Clyo, Georgia The small rural cemetery is located just south of the South Carolina line in Effingham County Georgia. It’s earliest graves are those of husband and wife, J. J. and Martha Pitts, but the eventual name which would stick with the cemetery is the “Coursey Cemetery” for the numerous Coursey graves. Mary Walton Pitts would marry Robert Coursey and the remaining interments would be related to this union. The latest burial was in 2001 when Marian Coursey Tuttle Haynes chose Courtney Cemetery as her last resting place. Coursey, Eugene D.…