Pioneer families of Telfair and Dodge Counties. by Edsel A. Joiner

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  • Telfair County (Ga.),
  • Dodge County (Ga.),
  • Georgia.


  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Georgia.,
  • Telfair County (Ga.) -- Genealogy.,
  • Dodge County (Ga.) -- Genealogy.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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StatementCompiled by Edsel A. Joiner.
LC ClassificationsF292.T35 J6
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Open LibraryOL5600475M
LC Control Number68006854

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Get this from a library. Pioneer families of Telfair and Dodge Counties. [Edsel A Joiner]. TELFAIR COUNTY, GEORGIA HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY Taken from Memories of Georgia and Historical Collection of Georgia by George White.


Livingston's Law Register, Telfair County Lawyers (Source: Google Books) Superior Court minutes, ; court records, (Source: FamilySearch) Telfair County Court Records Directory (Source: Court Records Free Reference and Directory).

Telfair was a patriot in the Revolutionary struggle against England's King George III and was a member of the Sons of Liberty. During and he attended meetings held in Savannah at Peter Tondee's tavern, where revolutionaries organized and formed strategies for asserting their independence from Great Britain.

In Maywhen news of the Battles of Lexington and Concord. Genealogy of the Dodge Family of Essex County, Mass. Joseph Thompson Dodge Full view - Telfair also played a major role in persuading the Creek Nation to sell its lands east of the Ocmulgee River in Telfair County is located on those ceded lands.

Much territory within the original Telfair County was “cut out” to create Dodge County in Until that time it was Georgia’s largest county. Another Rock 'n Boom is in the books, but that doesn't mean one can't look back at the memories. Whether it is the rocking that took place on the rock stage or the booming that happened in the sky and on the baseball field, the Dodge County Pionier will be.

There are many types of census records for Telfair County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for,(free index), (fragment), Telfair County is a county located in the central portion of the U.S.

state of of the census, the population The largest city and county seat is McRae-Helena. In researchers from the Fernbank Museum of Natural History announced having found artifacts they associated with the Hernando de Soto Expedition at a private site near the Ocmulgee River, the.

Telfair County Databases Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers. Index to Telfair County Wills, Bk F, Index to Telfair County Annual Returns, Telfair County Wills (Digital Images). Online Images of Old Wills and Estates Names of Families in Telfair County Genealogy, Wills, Estates Telfair County was created from Wilkinson County by an act of the General Assembly approved Dec.

10, and was named for former governor and congressman Edward Telfair (). Telfair County was laid out in and named in honor of Ed­ ward Telfair, twice governor of Georgia.

Parts of it were added to Montgomery in anda part was taken from Appling and added to Telfair inin a part of Telfair was given to Coffee county, and in August,still another portion was taken to help form Jeff Davis county.

Ben Hill • Coffee • Dodge • Jeff Davis • Wheeler • Wilcox See County Maps: Wills (digital images) Georgia Pioneers ($) Index to Will Book F, Georgia Pioneers ($) Telfair County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History.

Digital images of county wills, estates, marriages and Probate Records in the State of Georgia. The first part of the book tells the story of the movement of the family (s) to Georgia and through significant events like the Civil War. It has some great historical photos from Georgia.

At page 70 it turns to more a true family genealogy work. There are many photos of family Seller Rating: % positive. Dodge County and her people.

Without his valu- able assistance the histories of the pioneer families of the county could not have been written as com- pletely as they are herein presented. Our thanks also to Judge J. Talley of Macon for valuable information, and to all others who in any way as- sisted in this work. MRS.

COBR. The Sharon congregation dates back to some of the earliest pioneers of Telfair County, organized in by the Reverend James W. Williamson. The present building, sided with granitoid, was built during the height of the Great Depression, ina testament to the.

Dodge County was created in from parts of Montgomery, Pulaski, and Telfair counties. It was named for William E.

Dodge, a New York businessman who owned large tracts of forest land in Georgia. Dodge helped persuade Congress to remove taxation from timber and made a gift to the county by building its first court house in THE WILLCOX FAMILY: This page is dedicated to the Willcox family members who settled this part of Georgia, including Telfair County, and parts of Pulaski and Irwin Counties.

John Willcox, III, Also know at times as John Willcox, Jr. Brother to General Mark Lee Willcox. "Heritage of Tattnall County, Ga. " Tattnall County Heritage Book Committee, Walsworth Publishing, Inc., KF1 "Once Upon A Time In Tattnall County, Georgia." Written and published by Charles Edward Wildes, People in Tattnall County, lots about the Holland family, but many others too.

Dodge County was created on Octo The county was named for William Earl Dodge, an U. representative from New York and earlier a supporter of peace before the breakout of the American Civil War.

The county seat is Eastman, Georgia. This county is available for adoption. In Telfair County, Georgia in the almost forgotten community of Neilly, sitting on the North West corner of the intersection of county road which is known as the Cedar Park Road coming out of McRae and county road that is known as the Tom Haley Road coming out of Lumber City is the decaying remains of an old block building that at one.

in central Georgia, Telfair County is the state's thirty-fifth county and comprises square miles. Created in from Wilkinson County, it was named for Georgia governor Edward counties formed from portions of Telfair County are Coffee County () and Dodge County ().

In part of Telfair was transferred to Montgomery County, which was created in. researcher. The focus of her efforts was the pioneer families of Marengo and Sumter Counties, but she also researched the Yarbrough family, publishing The Yarbrough Family Quarterly1 from until her death in Besides the Quarterly, her other publications include: Pioneer families of Sumter Country, Alabama Marengo County, Alabama.

Dodge County is a county located in the central portion of the U.S. state of ofthe population The county seat is Eastman. Dodge County lies in the Historic South and Black Belt region of Georgia, an area that was devoted to cotton production in the antebellum years.

It has significant historic buildings and plantations, has a substantial African-American. Reprint, with additional material, of the ed.

published in 7 v. by the Waynesburg Republican, Waynesburg, Pa., and in this format in Knightstown, Ind., by 3/5(7). Sections in the north of old Irwin County had been settled and several counties had been laid out.

The families of James Rountree, Drew Vickers, Alfred Belote, and Lawrence Folsom and their African-American slaves were the first pioneer families to settle in the original county of Lowndes after moving there in the winter of Pioneer Historical Society.

likes. The Society’s mission is to preserve the history of Telfair County and to promote the Arts among its people. We are located in McRae Helena, Georgia.

FAMILY HISTORIES AT THE DJCGS LIBRARY We have printed copies of family histories with the following surnames in our library. Family Histories can be viewed in our library or you can contact us via email or snail mail to inquire about certain surnames.

If you have a copy of a family. Histories and genealogies are published books or collections that contain genealogical information.

They may include county histories, town histories, other types of histories, collections of biographies, genealogies of families, collections of records for a specific area, etc. Understanding the history of the area where your ancestor lived can be helpful to understand what their life may have.

Telfair County, GAGenWeb is a site devoted to historical and genealogical research for Telfair County, Georgia. Telfair County includes the towns and villages of McRae, Jacksonville, Helena, Lumber City, Towns, Milan, and Scotland.

The Telfair Museum of History was established to help celebrate the county's bicentennial in It is located on Forsyth Street in Helena, adjacent to the Savannah, Americus, and Montgomery Railroad and is housed in the historic freight depot. Also on site are a restored Railway Express truck and caboose.

Telfair Driving Tour The Pioneer Historical Society has published the “Telfair Driving Trail” guide. This tour takes you through Telfair County highlighting historic sites and structures of the county.

A printed copy of the guide book can be purchased form the Pioneer Historical Society: () ; Walking Tour. This family is descended from Joseph Burch, who came from Eng- land and settled first in Richmond County, near Augusta, later moving to Montgomery County, thence to Telfair County, which was Wilkinson at that time.

He settled at China Hill, near the Ocmulgee River. The Reviere family donated the land for the construction of the Workmore High School to serve the families in a large rural area of Telfair County.

Plans for the school came together in and the school opened in This was a big deal—providing educational opportunity in rural Telfair County.

Telfair Driving Tour The Pioneer Historical Society has published the “Telfair Driving Trail” guide. This tour takes you through Telfair County highlighting historic sites and structures of the count.

A printed copy of this guide book can be purchased from the Pioneer Historical Society () ; Walking Tour. Dodge County: Dodge County was created in from parts of Montgomery, Telfair, and Pulaski counties.

The records from the county in this database cover the years through Original data: Dodge County, Georgia Marriages, County court records located in Eastman, Georgia or Family History Library microfilm # He was assigned by the Legislature to the Third District, which comprised all the territory north of the Platte River, except Douglas and Sarpy Counties.

He then removed to Fremont. Ina Constitutional Convention, having been called by the Legislature, he was elected a member from Dodge County, and was Chairman of the Committee on Judiciary. Greene County PA Histories and Genealogies.

USA (1,) > Pennsylvania (62,) > Greene County () > Greene County Histories and Genealogies (30). USA (1,) > Pennsylvania (62,) > Pennsylvania Histories and Genealogies (3,) > Greene County Histories and Genealogies (30).

Note: This page primarily lists records kept at the county level. Statewide collections are found. Dodge County, southeast of Macon in central Georgia, has gotten really good at reinventing itself.

Over the past years, Dodge and its county seat, Eastman, have lived through booms and busts keyed to agriculture, timber and candy. Now the area is seeking to cement its new identity as an aviation hub.Newspaper clippings books: All books are hard cover, 8 1/2 X 11 inches and color matched by county.

Excerpts, To be sold, a very fine island, situated on a navigable creek between Whitmarsh Island and Augstine's Creek near Half-Moon Bluff, consisting of acres of good indigo and corn land.This is a limited supply of the book donated to the Huxford Society by Mrs. Westberry's family. $ plus $ Shipping & Handling.

GA residents will please add $ sales tax ***** Pioneers of the Wiregrass V. I now only $ Book Sale: $ Each Atkinson County Marriages Records () Berrien County Marriage ()Records.

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