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Georgia Newspapers Extracted for Obituaries 1740-1935

Georgia Obituaries by Jeannette Holland Austin Anyone searching for their Georgia family should search this alphabetical database listing of deaths. It references birth and death dates, spouses,children and other pertinent data of interest to the genealogist, and the newspaper is referenced. The State of Georgia did not maintain death certificates until 1919. However, many old newspapers did, and these events were thoroughly mixed and scattered throughout each day's paper. In most cases, you will be able to locate the article by ordering microfilm from the vast newspaper collection at the University of Georgia. Some of these death inscriptions were discovered during the 1960's in old court houses, newspaper offices and libraries and were extracted by Jeannette Holland Austin. Most of them did not survive. That makes this extraction a valuable resource. Newspaper Listing included in Georgia Obituaries 1740-ca 1935 available to members of Georgia Pioneers