Thursday, July 3, 2014

Gwinnett Co. GA Genealogy

Gwinnett County Wills and Estates



Buford, GeorgiaBuford, GeorgiaPictured is Buford, Georgia. The Creeks and Cherokees occupied this land until they ceded it to the State of Georgia in 1789 and 1790. Gwinnett County was named after Button Gwinnett, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, Governor of Georgia, who died from wounds on May 19, 1771 after dualling in the streets of Savannah with General Lachlan McIntosh, commander of the American forces during the Revolutionary War. Persons who drew in the 1827 and 1832 land lotteries settled in Gwinnett County. The early settling families were: Andrews, Ambrose, Addison, Bracewell, Bridges, Bruton, Bullock, Burton, Burns, Brandon, Carter, Carroll, Choice, Chester, Cosley, Connelly, Cowan, Day, Deaton, Dover, Edwards, Dyer, Durham, Dunlap, Etheridge, Edwards, Glaze, Garmany, Franklin, Freeland, Flowers, Gresham, Gray, Holcombe, Howell, Jackson, James, Kicker, Killian, Kinney, Knight, Lankford, Lester, Light, Lockridge, Martin, Malone, Mann, McKinney, McGinnis, Maynard, Montgomery, Norton, Owen, Pace, Plunkett, Pool, Perkerson, Rakestraw, Rowden, Spruce, Snow, Terrell, Terry, Thomas, Tait, Warbington, Waits, Venable, Vinyard, Wells, Wiley, Whitehead, and others. 

Records Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers 

Gwinnett County Marriages
  • Index to Gwinnett County Marriages 1843 to 1864
  • Gwinnett Marriage Book 3, 1827-1837
  • Index to Gwinnett County Marriages 1871-1882
  • Gwinnett Marriages from newspapers (1885-1886)
Indexes to Gwinnett County Probate Court Records
  • Index to Gwinnett County Inventories and Annual Returns, Books 10-14, 1872-1895
  • Index to Gwinnett County Inventories and Appraisements 1856-1866
  • Index to Gwinnett County Inventories and Appraisements 1886-1897
Gwinnett County Inferior Court Minutes (1819-1861) (Digital Images)

Gwinnett County Wills (1846-1886) Book D (Digital Images)
This is Will Bk D (1852-1886), the oldest surving will book. Names included are as follows: Amanda M. Adams, John Armistead, A. A. Arnold, William L. Atkinson, Sarah Bagwell, Martha Bailey, William Bailey, Anthony W. Bates, Joseph M. Baxter, John G. Bennett, John J. Bennett, Lovick Bettis, David Bolton, M. M. Bolton, John A. Born, Joseph M. Bowers, Meshack Boyce, Jeffers Bradford, Cashwell Brand, William E. Brand, James Braswell, Tandy H. Brown, Vinson Brownlee, Franklin P. Buchanan, John Bugg, Maria Mackay Burtchell, John L. Burrell, Charles Burson, Daniel M. Byrd, William Davis Byrd, John Cain, John Caloway, Gille Camp, Catharine H. Churchhill, Sterling Clark, Austin W. Cole, Levi M. Cooper, George W. Craig, John E. Craig Sr., Robert Craig, Burton E. Crawford, Robert B. Eckles, Robert Etheridge, James Flowers, Sarah Fountain, Samuel H. Freeman, Marsha Furguson, William Galloway, James Garner, James Garner Sr., Lucretia Garner, John J. Glover, William J. Gober, Marcus L. Gordon, Robert M. Gower, Sarah M. Gower, Robert J. Goza, Lourina Griswell, Thompson Hale, Martha T. Hamilton, Sanford Hannah, Thomas C. Hardigree, Jerry Harris, James Harrison, James Hawthorn, Harrison Head, Lucinda Higgins, Silas Higgins, C. H. Hopkins, John Hopkinns, Luther F. Hopkins, Evan Howell, Thomas Hunter, Andrew J. Hutchins, Nathan Hutchins, William S. Ivie, William G. Jacobs, Kincheon Jenkins, Polly Ann Johnson, Stella Julian, W. T. Kilgore, John King, John Knight, David Langley, James Lanier, Curtis C. Lankford, Zachry J. Lee, Daniel Liddell, Charles H. Linsey, Daniel Lockridge, Hugh D. Lowe, Mary E. Lowe, Amos Lowry, Thomas Maguire, William Maltbie, Elisha Martin, John Martin, Lucy B. Martin, Alexander M. Mason, Charley Mason, William A. Massey, Thomas Matthews, Telford McConnell, John McCurly, Darling P. McDaniel, Eli J. McDaniel, James McDaniel, John S. McElvany, John McMillan, Rhesa McMillan, Thomas Mewborn, Goodwin Miller, Mark Miller, Rache Miner, George W. Mitchell, Middleton Montgomery, Kinchen Mooneyham, John Morrow, John Walker Nash, Robert B. Nash, Harrison Nix, Azariah Noel, Frances L. O'Kelly, Jesse Osborn, Samuel S. Peden, William J. Peeples, William F. Perry, Elijah Pittard, James W. Plummer, John H. Pounds, Turk Rakestraw, Samuel Rawlins, John R. Richards, Mary A. Richardson, Andrew Martin Ross, James S. Russell, William J. Russell, Washington Rutledge, Sanford A. Scales, William Scales, William D. Sexton, Eliza Simmons, James P. Simmons, John Simms, Emily Simonton, James Stanley, Jorden Stanton, George Stephenson, Reason D. Stephens, Van R. Stevenson, Henry P. Thomas, Sivilinett Thomas, William Thrasher, Isaac Tinsey, John Morris Tullis, Howell H. Upchurch, Columbus Webb, Joshua Westbrook, James Wheeler, Richard Whiteworth, Mary Whitworth, Hosea Williams, William P. Williams, Anderson Windsor, Richard D. Winn, Sherwood Wise, Andrew Wood. 

Civil War Records

  • Gwinnett County Civil War Roster 1861-1865


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Friday, May 23, 2014

Washington Co. TN Genealogy and old Wills


Washington County, Tennessee Probate Records and Genealogy

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  1. Index to Washington County Will Book 1, 1779 to 1857
Digital Images of Washington County Wills 1779 to 1800

Names of Testators
  1. Allison, James
  2. Allison, Robert
  3. Ballard, John
  4. Barron, Joseph
  5. Bayley, Joseph
  6. Bean, Thomas
  7. Bell, Walter
  8. Blackburn, William
  9. Broyles, Aaron
  10. Burleson, Aaron
  11. Carmicle, John
  12. Carson, William
  13. Cox, John
  14. Cucelias, Randolph
  15. Culbertson, Samuel
  16. Cunningham, Christopher
  17. Davis, Nathaniel
  18. Denton, Isaac
  19. Dillard, Thomas
  20. Fowler, Robert
  21. Gallaher, James
  22. Gillespie, George
  23. Hampton, Robert
  24. Hay, Charles
  25. Hider, Michael
  26. Irwin, James
  27. Kendal, George
  28. Matlock, David 
  29. Mitchell, Joab
  30. Mitchell, Thomas
  31. Noarding, John
  32. Noding, William Sr.
  33. Paveley, John
  34. Potter, John
  35. Shaw, John
  36. Shealds, Samuel
  37. Taylor, Andrew
  38. Trotter, Alexander
  39. Vanderpool, Rebecca
  40. White, John
  41. Whitson, John
  42. Williams, Edmund
  43. Wood, John
  44. Young, Robert

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Thursday, May 22, 2014

Unicoi Co. TN Genealogy and old Wills

Unicoi County, Tennessee Probate Records and Genealogy

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Digital Images of Unicoi Wills 1878 to 1887 

Names of Testators
  1. Burchfield, Ezekiel
  2. Erwin, Samuel
  3. Garland, John
  4. Garland, John W.
  5. Harris, Eliza
  6. Johnson, James
  7. Smithiman, Marian
  8. O'Brien, David


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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Johnson Co. TN Genealogy and old Wills

Johnson County, Tennessee Probate Records and Genealogy

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Digital Images of Johnson County Wills 1839-1900 

Names of Testators
  1. Blivins, William
  2. Bunton, William
  3. Cropwhite, William
  4. Forester, John
  5. Jinkins, Hugh
  6. Johnson, Thomas
  7. Johnson, Thomas (codicil)
  8. Keyes, James
  9. McQueen, Barbary
  10. Musgrave, John
  11. Reece, Daniel
  12. Robinson, Joseph S.
  13. Shown, Leonard
  14. Slimp, Michael
  15. Smithpeter, Christine
  16. Smithpeter, Michael
  17. Snider, Adam
  18. Stout, Godfrey Daniel
  19. Wagner, David
  20. Wagner, Susannah
  21. Whaly, Rachel
  22. Widby, William
  23. Wills, Lewis
  24. Wilson, Tapley


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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Jefferson Co. TN Genealogy, old Wills

Jefferson County, Tennessee Probate Records and Genealogy

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Digital Images of Jefferson County Wills 1792 to 1810 

Names of Testators:
  1. Adams, John
  2. Baker, James
  3. Ballinger, James
  4. Barns, Moses
  5. Blackburn, John
  6. Cameron, Duncan
  7. Camn, William
  8. Carron, John
  9. Chamberlain, John
  10. Chamberlain, Ninian
  11. Chilton, Thomas
  12. Cluck, Henry
  13. Coppick, Thomas
  14. Corbet, John
  15. Cox, William
  16. Cunningham, Arabella
  17. Day, Nathaniel
  18. Dean, Frances
  19. Denton, Thomas
  20. Doherty, John
  21. Drinnon, Richard
  22. Elmore, Joel
  23. Farland, John
  24. Garrett, Jacob
  25. George, Edward
  26. Gilliland, John
  27. Hankins, Richard
  28. Harrison, John
  29. Hinshaw, William
  30. Horn, Andrew
  31. Horn, Samuel
  32. Hornback, John
  33. Howard, Abraham
  34. Johnson, James
  35. King, O.
  36. Kirkpatrick, Hugh
  37. Lane, Tidence
  38. Lewis, George
  39. Lovelady, Marshal
  40. Malcom, George
  41. Maulsby, William
  42. Maxwell, John
  43. McAdow, Andrew
  44. McClanahan, John
  45. McGown, John
  46. McGuire, Cornelius
  47. McMeans, Thomas
  48. Mills, Aaron
  49. Mohlar, John
  50. Moore, John
  51. Odell, Samuel
  52. Randolph, James
  53. Roulstone, Matthew
  54. Russell, Daniel
  55. Sanders, John
  56. Shelly, Jeremiah
  57. Stephenson, Robert
  58. Sumner, William
  59. Thornburgh, Henry
  60. Thornburgh, William
  61. Todd, Low
  62. Walker, James
  63. Ward, Alexander
  64. Ward, John
  65. Willcockson, John
  66. Williams, Joseph
  67. Williams, John W.
  68. Wright, James


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