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IN MEMORIAM
This website would like to extend belated condolences to the family of Dr. Janice Butler Turner, who passed in February 2013. She, along with her brother Larry, spent many hours surveying cemeteries and transcribing marriage licenses in Lincoln and Wilkes counties. (May 22, 2014)

   Bibles
» Joseph R. Brooke and Sally Perry
» Israel & Mariah Hindsman *
» Thomas Blanton Johnson
» Thomas and Mary Leverett
» Wm. Nelson Powell and Cornelia Ruth Wasden
» Joel Smith
» Robert Walker

   Books
» County Bibliography
» Books for Sale
» Early Records of GA, Wilkes County, Vol 1 (Online)
» Early Records of GA, Wilkes County, Vol 2 (Online)

THE STORY OF WASHINGTON-WILKES


(Online Transcription - "History" section only.)

» Pt. I - Settlement
» Pt. II - In the Revolution
» Pt. III - Growth Under the State
» Pt. IV - The Ante-Bellum Period
» Pt. V - War Between the States and Reconstruction
» Pt. VI - Close of the Century
» Pt. VII - The Early Twentieth Century
» Pt. VIII - Modern Times

   Census
NOTE: THE 1790-1810 AND 1890 CENSUSES FOR WILKES COUNTY NO LONGER EXIST.

» Remnant Tax Digest
» 1791 Tax List
» 1820 Census (Index)
» 1824 Tax List
» 1830 Census (Index)
» 1840 Census
» 1850 Census
» 1850 Mortality Schedule
» 1860 Census
» 1860 Mortality Schedule
» 1860 Slave Schedule (Index)
» 1864 Joe Brown Militia Census
» 1870 Census
» 1880 Census
» 1880 Mortality Schedule
» 1930 Census (GMD178)

   Cemeteries
» Wilkes Co. Cemeteries @ Find-a-Grave « (9/21/2013)
» Anthony's Chapel
» Anthony Family *
» Beard-Mahoney Family
» Beaverdam Baptist Church
» Bell Family
» Bethel United Methodist Church
» Booker Family *
» Burdett Family *
» Callaway Family Cemetery
» Candler Cemetery
» Catholic Cemetery
» Church Of The Purification... *
» Clarks Station Baptist Church
» Clifford's Grove Baptist Church
» Crane Bryant Family
» Crook Family
» Danburg Baptist Church
» Ebenezer Baptist Church
» Fishing Creek Baptist Church
» Friendship Baptist Church
» Independence United Meth. Church
» Lunceford-Norman *
» Mallorysville Baptist Church
» Mt. Zion United Methodist Church
» Newtown Baptist Church
» Phillips Mill Baptist
» Pierce's Chapel Methodist Church
» Pope's Chapel United Meth. Church
» Rehoboth Baptist Church
» Resthaven Cem.: A-C
» Resthaven Cem.: D-H
» Resthaven Cem.: I-Q
» Resthaven Cem.: R-Z
» Rock United Meth. Church
» Sardis Baptist Church
» Smith-Rhodes Family
» Smyrna Methodist Church
» Tabor Baptist Church
» Tignall Baptist Church
» Turner Cemetery
» Washington Chapel
» Washington Memorial Gardens
» Wellmaker Cemetery
» John Q. West Cemetery
» Willis Family
» Zoah Church

   Slave & Freedman Data Project
The Wilkes County Slave Data Project is underway. We are seeking slave data pertaining to Wilkes County, GA. Send your data to Contact the Webmaster. Be sure to include source information with your submission.

» Francis Powell Estate

   Legislative Acts
» Russell Baily, pardon
» Jarvis Brook, pardon
» Harriet Danforth, act
» Thomas Going, citizenship
» Mary Gresham, relief
» Shaler Hillyer, dam
» John Hunton, pardon
» Hague Laughton, relief
» Stephen Mallory, relief
» Susan Price, act
» William M. Reese, relief
» Charles Smith, relief

» Personal Name Changes
» Rehoboth B.C. Incorporation Act
» The Act Incorporating Danburg
» Prohibition in Danburg, 1877

   Wilkes Family Sites
Links checked Sept. 22, 2013

» The Adamson Family
» The Alexander Family
» The Andrews Family
» The Arnett Family
» The Barron Family
» The Brantley Family
» The Cullars Family
» The Bailey Family
» The Barron Family
» The Broughton Family
» The Burks Family « (9/21/2013)
» The Callaway Family
» The Carrington Family
» The Carrington Family 2
» The Carson Family
» The Clarke Family
» The Combs/Coombs Family
» The Daniel Family
» The Drury Family
» The Duke Family
» The Freeman Family
» The Freeman Family
» The Gholston Family
» The Giles Family
» The Gilliam Family « (9/21/2013)
» The Going/Goins Family « (9/21/2013)
» The Grant Family
» The Gullatt Family
» The Gunter Family
» The Hammack Family
» The Harper Family « (9/21/2013)
» The Hillhouse Family
» The Hill Family « (9/21/2013)
» The Holderness Family
» The Huguley Family
» The Mathews Family
» The Morris Family « (9/21/2013)
» The Myrick Family « (9/21/2013)
» The Nash Family
» The Norman Family
» The Ogletree Family « (9/21/2013)
» The Owen Family
» The Palmer Family
» The Pettigrew Family
» The Phillips Family « (9/21/2013)
» The Pitts Family
» The Porterfield Family
» The Powell Family
» The Ramsey/Ramsay Family
» The Saffold Family
» The Stanley Family
» The Thompson Family
» The Torrence Family
» The Totty Family
» The Willis Family « (9/21/2013)
» The Wingfield Family
» The Hills Family « (9/21/2013)

   Queries/Mail Lists/Lookups
» Wilkes' Msg Board @ Rootsweb *
» Wilkes' Msg Board @ GenForum *
» Queries @ CousinConnect *
» Wilkes' Mailing List *
» 'Books We Own' - Lookups *

   Wilkes County Stuff
» County History
» Courthouse Records Info
» The Mary Willis Library *
» Wilkes County Migrations *

   Newspapers
The Current Newspaper Is Back Online!
» The News-Reporter

ARTICLES PUBLISHED OUTSIDE WILKES COUNTY:


» Index Page
» General Interest / Society
» Marriages / Engagements
» Murder / Crime
» Probate Sales / Notices
» Politics

Newest articles:


» The Prize Story. - 1894
» JUDGE BEARD'S FUNERAL IS HELD NEAR DANBURG. - Sep 1912
» No Place Like Dixie. - Jul 1869
» IN THE SOCIAL WORLD. - 4/30/1900
» IN THE SOCIAL WORLD. - 6/11/1900
» NINE WERE HANGED. - Jun 1894


WILKES COUNTY NEWSPAPERS:


The Friend and Monitor (16)
Genealogical extracts—mainly from legal notices and other newspaper ads.
» The F & M Index Page
» January 13, 1815
» January 20, 1815
» January 27, 1815
» February 3, 1815
» February 10, 1815
» February 24, 1815
» March 3, 1815
» March 10, 1815
» March 16, 1815
» March 17, 1815
» March 24, 1815
» March 31, 1815
» April 7, 1815
» April 28, 1815
» May 5, 1815

Other Newspaper Items


» Obit: James R. Anthony
» Obit: James H. Lazenby
» Obit: Mary Ann Powell
» Obit: William Nelson Powell
» Obit: Rev. J. J. Robinson
» Obit: Col. John A. Stephens
» Obit: Harrison A. Watts

   Biographies
» Joel Abbot
» Gen. Edward Porter Alexander
» James Osgood Andrew
» Selene Ayer Armstrong
» Dr. William S. Armstrong
» Thomas J. Beck, Sr. (1805-1862) *
» Thomas J. Beck, Jr. (Abt 1837-1933) *
» Laurence J. Blalock
» John Burks' Family *
» Enoch Callaway
» Joshua S. Callaway
» Wm. A. Callaway
» Elijah Clarke *
» Gov. John Clark *
» Cox Family *
» Sidney D. Dell
» Franklin Family *
» Randolph Gibson & Mary Crowley *
» John Wesley Gaines
» Lucius J. Gartrell
» George Rockingham Gilmer
» John Freeman Hillyer
» Junius Hillyer
» Shaler Granby Hillyer
» Howard Family
» Frederick Jarrett *
» Rebecca Jarrett *
» Benjamin Burks Kendrick (1807-1873) *
» Molly Kensey *
» Ellen Psalmonds Lightner
» James Matthews *
» James McGinty Family
» John McGinty Family
» Robert McGinty Family
» Jesse Mercer *
» Jesse Mercer (2)
» David Meriwether
» George Washington Paschal
» Oliver Hillhouse Prince
» Oliver H. Prince (pt. II)
» William Rabun
» Joel Avery Reeves *
» James Monroe Sanford *
» Reuben Saffold
» Alexander H. Stephens
» David Lowry Swain
» John Williston Talbot *
» Dr. Alexander N. Talley
» Waddy Thompson
» Gen. Robert A. Toombs
» George Washington Towns
» Stephen Westbrook *
» Samuel Whatley *

   Court Minutes
» Minutes of the First Court
» Inferior Court Remnant - 1790-92
» Inferior Court - 1792-93
» Inferior Court - 1794-95
» Inferior Court - 1795-96
» Inferior Court - 1797-98
» Inferior Court - 1799-1801
» Inferior Court - 1798-1811
» Inferior Court - 1801-03
» Inferior Court - 1801-12
» Inferior Court - 1803-04
» Remnant of Court Record - 1805
» Inferior Court - 1807-09
» Inferior Court - 1811-17
» Inferior Court - 1817-24
» Inferior Court - 1824-27

   Land
» The Ceded Lands - (early land grants)
» Mixed Records and Deeds - 1777-78
» Mixed Records and Deeds - 1781-83
» Deed Book "A A" - 1785-87
» Deed Book "B B" - 1787-89
» Deed Book "C C" - 1787
» Deed Book "D D" - 1788-89
» Deed Book "E E" - 1788-90
» Deed Book "F F" - 1788
» Deed Book "G G"
» Deed Book "H H"
» Land Court Records - 1786-92
» Land Lottery - 1803 - (index)
» Land Lottery - 1806 - (index)
» Land Lottery - 1819 - (index)
» Land Lottery - 1819 - (another version)
» Land Lottery - 1821 - (index)
» Land Lottery - 1827 - (index)
» 1827 Lottery (by date, detailed)
» 1827 Lottery (by name, detailed)
» Land Lottery - 1832
» Columbia Co. Deed Abstracts *

DEEDS AND GRANTS
» Benj. Fry and Wm. McLaughlin
» Wm. McLaughlin and Luke Turner
» Peter McLaughlin and Thos D. McLaughlin
» Headright Grant of John Crain, 17 March 1786
» Joseph A. Reeves to William McLaughlin
» Beriah B. Reeves to Luke Turner

   Military

AMERICAN REVOLUTION


» Isham Burks' Pension Application *
» William Lewis Queen, Sr. Pension *
» Levin Watson Pension *

WAR OF 1812


» 2nd Regiment (Jenkin's) Georgia Vols
» Theophilus Johnson's Record
» Roster of Soldiers and Civil Officers

WAR FOR SOUTHERN INDEPENDENCE


» A-Z Wilkes Co. C.S.A. Vet Index
» Co. E, 9th Battalion, Pettus Volunteers
» Co. A, 9th Regiment, Irwin Guards
» Co. A, 15th Regiment, Delhi Rangers
» Co. H, 37th Regiment, Pettus Vols
» Co. G, 61st Regiment, Wilkes Guards
» 1887 Reunion of Co. A, 15th Regiment
» 15th GA, Report on Malvern Hill
» 15th GA, Report on Gettysburg
» 15th GA, Report on Thoroughfare Gap
» 15th GA, Report on 2nd Manassas
» 15th GA, Appomattox Parolees

   News & Requests


   Search This Site
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   Probate

INVENTORIES, APPRAISEMENTS & SALES


» 1794 « (9/21/2013) @FamilySearch
» 1794-1806 « (9/21/2013)
» 1794-1798 « (9/21/2013)
» 1806-1807 « (9/21/2013)
» 1807-1810 « (9/21/2013)
» 1811-1812 « (9/21/2013)
» 1812-1816 « (9/21/2013)
» 1824-1828 Index « (9/21/2013)
» 1828-1831 « (9/21/2013)
» 1832-1836 (No index) « (9/21/2013)
» 1839-1848 « (9/21/2013)
» 1836-1839 « (9/21/2013)
» 1839-1844 « (9/21/2013)
» 1845-1848 Index « (9/21/2013)

MISCELANEOUS ESTATE RECORDS


» Heirs & Legatees Index - 1777-1877 « (9/21/2013) @FamilySearch
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | Mc
N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

WILLS


» Wills, Mixed Records - 1777-78
» Wills, Mixed Records - 1781-83
» Wills Book "D D" - 1779-92
» Loose Papers
» Will Book abstracts - 1792-1801
» Wills Book astracts - 1806-07
» Wills Book abstracts - 1810-16
» Wills Book abstracts - 1818-19
» Wills Book abstracts - 1819-37
» Index to Wills Book - 1819-36
» Index to Wills Book - 1837-77
» Wills Bk - 1786-1792 « (9/21/2013) @FamilySearch
» Wills Bk - 1792-1801 « (9/21/2013)
» Wills Bk - 1806-1808 « (9/21/2013)
» Wills Bk - 1810-1816 « (9/21/2013)
» Wills Bk - 1818-1819 « (9/21/2013)
» Wills Bk - 1819-1836 « (9/21/2013)
» Wills Bk - 1837-1877 « (9/21/2013)
» Returns of Estates - 1811-19
» Index to Returns of Admrs and Guardians - 1819-26
» Original Papers - page 1
» Original Papers - page 2
» Original Papers - page 3
» Original Papers - page 4
» Columbia Co. Will Abstracts *

TRANSCRIBED WILLS


» George Bailey
» Lawrence Bankston
» John Bently, Sr. *
» William Bentley *
» John Burdett *
» Thomas Burdett *
» Jacob Cain
» Enoch Callaway
» John Callaway
» Robert Carlton *
» Nathaniel Coates
» Harris Coleman
» Hickerson Cosby *
» Jeffrey Crowley *
» Miles Duncan *
» David Ellington
» George Gresham
» John Hardman *
» Michael Hindsman *
» Demsey Hinton *
» John Holmes
» William Hudspeth
» James Mathews *
» Estate of Thomas D. McLaughlin
» David Montgomery Sr. *
» Mary Montgomery *
» Garrett Oglesby *
» Moses Potts *
» Mary Powell
» Nelson Powell
» William Nelson Powell
» Thomas Prather *
» Jeremiah Reeves *
» Samuel Rhodes
» Isham Richardson *
» Thomas Richardson *
» William Richardson *
» John Semmes *
» James Shearer (Sherrer) *
» Ella Comfort Smith
» John Smith
» James Tait *
» John Talbot
» Phebe Talbot
» Thomas J. Tate *
» Joseph Thompson *
» John Townsend
» Benjamin Tuck *
» Josiah Tuck *
» Martha Tuck *
» Nathaniel Twinning
» Benjamin Wilshire *
» Anne N. Wingfield *
» Thomas Wingfield *

LINCOLN COUNTY


» Wills Index - 1796-1805

   Photographs
Photos Added on 03/29/06.
56 Photos Are Currently Available

The Wilkes County Photographs Project is underway. We are seeking photos of people and places in the county before 1930. Photos should be .jpg, .tif, .tiff, .png, or .gif and suitable for viewing by all ages. Included with each photo should be identification of all people and places depicted (if known) **If living people are shown, approval must be granted for their depiction on this Web site. Sender guarantees such approval upon submission.** Send your photos to Contactthe Webmaster.

   Vital Records

DEATHS


1919 | 1920 | 1921 | 1922 | 1923 | 1924 | 1925 | 1926 | 1927 | 1928 | 1929 | 1930 |

MARRIAGES 1792-1925


» Aaron to Ayres
» Bacheler to Blackmore
» Blade to Bruce
» Bruckner to Byrun
» Cade to Cofer
» Coggins to Curry
» Dakman to Dyson
» Eades to Furman
» Gabbett to Guyne
» Hackney to Hendrix
» Henley to Hysam
» Inga to Justice
» Kade to Lysa
» Mabry to Mitchell
» Mixon to Nunnilee
» Ober to Pullin
» Quarles to Ryans
» Sadler to Smallwood
» Smith to Synder
» Tait to Tyler
» Updegraff to Wilhite
» Wilkenson to Zoller
» Illegible and Unknown

» Original Marriage Bonds
» First Marriage Book

   Church Related
» Fishing Creek Minutes - page 1
» Fishing Creek Minutes - page 2

   Maps
» Most Every Town Map
» 1877 Wilkes Militia Districts Map

OFFSITE MAPS


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