Genealogy Fact-Finders are Closer to the Truth
Family histories get very confusing when the work of other genealogists is accepted, carte blanche. Collecting information is a wonderful hobby, but we must remember to check and double-check information in order to satisfy ourselves that we are on the right tract. It is a good idea to use the work of other genealogist as a "guide-line" rather than as fact. The county records where that person was known to have resided should be thoroughly examined. A family group sheet should be prepared on every person with that surname in the county (with the sources) in order to better understand whose children belong to whom and whether or not they were cousins, etc. This is the only means of preventing accepting persons in other families who are not directly related, but who have the same name. What I am saying here is that probably most of those families in the same county are your cousins, whether it is first cousin, or 23rd cousin removed. And, the naming of children provides clues as to further relationships. As the old saying goes, the further back in time that we trace, it seems that we are related to "everyone!"
Mitchell County Families
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Mitchell County Genealogy, Wills, Estates, Marriages
Mitchell County was created in 1857 From Baker County. The county seat is Camilla, Georgia. Early Setters: Carr Smith, Henry Bacon and Elias McElvin.
Mitchell County Records Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers
Digital Images of Mitchell County Wills and Bonds 1868 to 1917
- Index to Mitchell County Marriages 1870 to 1875
- Index to Mitchell County Marriages, 1878 to 1890
- Mitchell County Marriages from newspapers 1885 to 1886
Testators: Adams, G. M. L.; Adams, Mary ;Bacon, Henry ;Bennett, T. R. ;Beverly, Nepthune ;Borders, William ;Brooks, L. A. Sr. ;Brown, James F. ;Bullard, E. T. ;Burby, George ;Cannon, Mary ;Cochran, Barsheba ;Cochran, George ;Cochran, John; Collins, E. P. ;Curry, Elizabeth ;Davidson, George ;Davis, Joshua ;Douglas, R. M. ;Evans, Nancy ;Ferrel, John ;Filey, James ;Fitzgerald, David ;Flake, R. L. ;Gaissert, John M. ;Glenn, J. P. ;Halliburton, Robert ;Hardaman, Jack ;Harrell, Jane ;Hatcher, Reuben; Hays, Richard ;Henley, William ;Holland, Ely ;Holland, Ely (2) ;Holliman, Nathaniel ;Johns, B. H. ;Johnson, D. M. ;Johnson, Mary ;Jones, James ;Lindsey, C. R. ;Ludric, George ;Luckey, Seaborn ;Mallard, George ;Martin, James;McElveen, R. D. ;McElvin, Elias ;McIlvane, Daniel ;McLeod, Andrew ;McLeod, George ;Mock, James ;Perkins, W. B. ;Phillips, Henry ;Phillips, Jimmy ;Phillips, Nettie ;Rackley, Penelope ;Ray, Rebecca ;Ronaldson, William ;Ryals, Malinda ;Sellers, Wright ;Smith, Carr ;Smith, Daniel A. ;Spence, James H. ;Spence, William ;Stripling, John ;Tucker, William ;Tyus, Lewis ;Walker, Mary ;Ward, Sarah ;Whitaker, Mary ;Willson, William
Indexes to Probate Records
Miscellaneous Wills and Estates
- Wills and Bonds 1868-1917
- Annual Returns and Appraisements, 1867 to 1879
- Inventories and Annual Returns, 1896 to 1948
- Bacon, Henry, Estate (Digital Image).
- McElvin, Elias Estate (Digital Image).
- Smith, Carr Estate (Digital Image).
- Mitchell County Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886.
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