Georgia Paupers and Widows Database

The State of Georgia established County Poor Houses which housed paupers and widows. This is an extraction of those records from census records and old newspapers.

  • Abram Widow’s Home, Chatham County, 1860
  • Douglas County Paupers 1871-1890
  • Emanuel County Poor House, 1835 or 1853
  • Savannah Poor House and Hospital, 1850 and 1860
  • The Constitution (newspaper) 1885-1900