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Images of Wills 1818 to 1845
Testators: Amoss, Mauldon | Ashford, William | Barron, Joseph | Battle, Andrew | Battle, Sarah | Bledsoe, Peggy | Bull, Martha (Mrs.) | Cameron,James | Castleberry, Edward | Chivers, Henry T. | Cox, Thomas W. | Culberson, Isaac | Curtis, Robert | Daniel, Stephen | David, John W. | Davis, Jane | Dingler, Nancy | Dunn, Benjamin | Earley, Simeon R. | Edwards, Pryor | Flowers, Theophilus | Fox, Benjamin A. | Frazier, Robert | Freeman, Moses | Freeman, Robert | Gibson, Abel | Greer, John | Hale, Andrew | Ham, Benjamin | Hammond, William | Haralson, Clara (Mrs.) | Haralson, David | Haralson, Jonathan | Harper, John | Heard, John | Hendon, Andrew | Hendon, Robinson | Henry, George | Hicks, William | Hill, Green | Hill, John | Holloway, Allen | Johnson, Nicholas | Kendrick, Jane | Kendrick, John W. | Lane, Alexander | Lane, Richard | Lesley, Sarah | Leveritt, Thomas | Lewis, Nicholas | Lyle, Mathew | McCalley, James | McFarland, Sherward | McKaimee, Philip | McLendon, Jeremiah M. | Montgomery, Benjamin H. | Montgomery, Elizabeth | Moon, James S. | Moon, William | Moore, Nancy | Moss, Gabriel | Nelson, William | Osborn, William J. | Palmer, John | Payne, Mary | Pattillo, Elizabeth | Perkins, Henry | Posey, Bennett | Post, Joseph M. | Rhodes, Benjamin | Rigby, William | Rogers, Collin | Rogers, Henry | Rutledge, James | Scoggins, Millington | Spence, John | Stillwell, Jacob | Stinson, William | Traylor, W. | Traylor, Washington | Turner, Abner | Turner, Samuel P. | Veal, Reuben R. | Walker, Green R. | Walston, John | Ware, Bennett M. | Webb, John C. | Wells, George | Whatley, Archey | Wideman, Henry | Williams, Wilson | Worthey, Thomas
Abstracts of Wills 1832-1848
Images of Wills 1834-1848 Testators: Amoss, Mauldon|Ashford, William|Barron, Joseph|Battle, Andrew|Battle, Sarah|Bledsoe, Peggy| Bull, Martha (Mrs.)|Cameron,James|Castleberry, Edward|Chivers, Henry T.|Cox, Thomas W.|Culberson, Isaac|Curtis, Robert|Daniel, Stephen|David, John W.|Davis, Jane|Dingler, Nancy|Dunn, Benjamin|
Earley, Simeon R.|Edwards, Pryor|Flowers, Theophilus|Fox, Benjamin A.|Frazier, Robert|Freeman, Moses|Freeman, Robert|
Gibson, Abel|Greer, John|Hale, Andrew|Ham, Benjamin|Hammond, William|Haralson, Clara (Mrs.)|Haralson, David|Haralson, Jonathan|Harper, John|Heard, John|Hendon, Andrew|Hendon, Robinson|Henry, George|Hicks, William|Hill, Green|Hill, John|
Holloway, Allen|Johnson, Nicholas|Kendrick, Jane|Kendrick, John W.|Lane, Alexander|Lane, Richard|Lesley, Sarah|Leveritt, Thomas|
Lewis, Nicholas|Lyle, Mathew|McCalley, James|McFarland, Sherward|
McKaimee, Philip|McLendon, Jeremiah M.|Montgomery, Benjamin H.|
Montgomery, Elizabeth|Moon, James S.|Moon, William|Moore, Nancy|
Moss, Gabriel|Nelson, William|Osborn, William J.|Palmer, John|
Payne, Mary|Pattillo, Elizabeth|Perkins, Henry|Posey, Bennett|
Post, Joseph M.|Rhodes, Benjamin|Rigby, William|Rogers, Collin|
Rogers, Henry|Rutledge, James|Scoggins, Millington|Spence, John|
Stillwell, Jacob|Stinson, William|Traylor, W.|Traylor, Washington|Turner, Abner|Turner, Samuel P.|Veal, Reuben R.|
Walker, Green R.|Walston, John|Ware, Bennett M.|Webb, John C.|
Wells, George|Whatley, Archey|Wideman, Henry|Williams, Wilson|
Images of Miscellaneous Deeds
- David Smith to Meriman Harman
- Michael Feagin to Thomas Dark
Indexes to Probate Records
- Inventories, Appraisements, Returns, Sales, Divisions, 1836-1839
- Inventories and Sales, Book U, 1861-1862
- Inventories and Sales, Book 5, 1862-1864
- Inventories and Sales, Book 6, 1864-1871
- Inventories and Sales, Book 7, 1866-1868
- Inventories and Sales, Book 8, 1869-1871
- Inventories and Sales, Book 9, 1871-1875
- Inventories and Sales, Book 10, 1875-1878
- Sale Bills, Appraisements, Vol. 2, 1877-1888
- Will Book B, 1848 to 1862
- Index 1828 to 1837
- Index 1837 to 1844
- Index to Licenses 1844 to 1858
- Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886
The Kolomoki Indian Mounds in Early County, Georgia along the Chattahoochee River is an excellent example of what a Platform Mound looks like. But one has to imagine that it was enclosed by a palisade fence and surrounded by a large plaza and villages. The earthen works are part of the Kolomoki State Park.
The Avery and Potts Indian Mounds at Helen, Georgia (Troup County).
There was once an archaeological site in Troup County, east of the Chattahoochee River. Harold Huscher began a small investigation in 1966, which led to more excavations during 1967 and 1968. The site once consisted of two platform mounds. A platform mound is any earthwork or mound intended to support a structure or activity. The Avery Mound was eroded by cultivation and weathering, but sufficient evidence remained. To the south of the Avery Mound, was the Potts Mound which still contained some evidence despite the fact that the field had been bulldozed for field leveling. The mounds were surrounded by a large village area, dispersed with pottery remains. Also, a 300=foot palisade line was found running along one side of the Avery Mound which revealed a carefully constructed fortification structure. The evidence of a large (burned) rectangular building with an octagonal roofing frame was found on the north margin of the Avery Mound.
Sixtoe Indian Mound Excavated in Murray County
From 1962 to 1865 this archaeological site was excavated by Arthur Randolph Kelly as part of the Carters Dam project. The site had one low platform mound with a surrounding village, which went unexcavated.
Rock Eagle Effigy Mound in Putnam County
This earthen work was built ca 1000 BC to AD 1000, and was made of thousands of pieces of quartzite land in the mounded shape of a large bird. The vision is often referred to as an "eagle"
Names of Families in Troup County Wills, Deeds, Marriages, Maps
Troup County was formed from Creek land cessions of January 24, 1826 and March 31, 1826. The 1827 land lottery distributed lands in Georgia to persons residing all over the state. Be sure and research the surrounding counties of Muscogee and Talbot. The county seat is LaGrange, Georgia. Generally speaking, those families found in the border counties to Alabama eventually found homes in Alabama. That is the next place to search after discoving an ancestor in Troup, Muscogee and Talbot counties.
The Movement West from Eastern Georgia
Thomas Leverett enlisted in the Revolutionary War in Wilkes County where his family resided, serving until the latter part of 1779. Leverett participated in skirmishes and helped to guard the neighborhood and frontiers against Indian Tories and the British troops. During 1780 he volunteered at the court house in Columbia County and served under the command of Captain John Clark as well as Colonel Elijah Clarke. He served as a private in the Infantry and Cavalry of the Georgia Militia for eighteen months. In June of 1781 he was at the siege of Augusta, and discharged afterwards. Next, he enlisted for three years in the Georgia Continental Line.
As many pension applications contain a record of the bible belonging to the soldier, that of Thomas Leverett is included.
Images of Troup County Wills 1848 to 1863
Testators: Alford, Lodowick | Allison, Margaret | Ashford, Thomas |Bacon, Thomas J.| Bassett. James| Battle, Caroline | Bays, Nathaniel |Beasly, Jarrel| Beasly, James | Bird, John| Boddy, Elizabeth |Boddy, Nathan| Bradford, Robert| Brooks, John| Broome, Charles W.| Broome, Henrietta| Broome, Rufus| Brown, John| Browning, Hugh| Caldwell, Elizabeth| Cameron, James| Cameron, Thomas| Cartright, John| Chambliss, Matilda |Christian, Jane |Cofield, Green| Cook, Beverly| Cook, Marthy |Cohen, Lewin| Croft, George |Dix, James| Edwards, Andrew| Ferrell, Micklebury| Fincher, Isaac| Flowers, William P.| Floyd, Thomas| Formly, Sarah| Freeman, James| Glass, Mary| Glaze, John| Gorham, Henry| Goss, Jesse| Griffin, Charles H.| Hall, Robert\ Hall, Young\ Haralson, Hugh Harralson, Jonathan A.| Harris, Clara| Harris, Mary R.| Heard, George| Heard, John A.| Hearn, Lewis H.| Henderson, David| Herndon, John P.| Hester, Thomas| Hill, Edward Young| Hill, Elizabeth |Hill, Sarah| Hill, Sarah |Frances |Hines, Thomas |Hogan, William| Holloway, Anthony |Hopson, Sarah |Horton, Jeremiah| Hudson, Rowland| Hudson, Susan| Hudson, Susan (2) | Jones, Thomas J|. Johnson, Jesse| Lesley, Jonathan| Lewis, Charity| Loftin, James| Mallory, William| Martin, Samuel Adolphus| Matthis, Mary| McGehee, Robert| McKee, John |Mobley, William |Moore, William H.| Moseley, Malcolm| Mooty, John Sr.| Newton, Ebenezer |Norwood, Daniel| O'Neal, James |Palmer, Isaac Oslin| Pentecost, Mary |Perry, John| Phillips, Hardy| Phillips, Jeremiah| Post, Elizabeth |Potts, James |Poythress, Joseph |Poythress, Mary| Ragland, Reubin| Ragland, Robert |Richards, William |Rogers, Sarah| Roswell, Demsey| Rowland, Elizabeth| Russell, Catharine |Sample, Jane| Sanders, John| Scogin, Gilum| Shank, John |Sledge, Mins| Sledge, Sam| Smedley, Thomas| Speer, Alexander| Stephens, John S.| Stephens, Martha| Stinson, John |Sturdivant, Joel| Swanson, James| Swill, Samuel| Talley, Elkanah| Tarver, Nancy| Thomas, George W.| Thomas, John C.| Thomason, Valvay| Thrash, George A.| Towns, James H. |Traylor, John C.| Tremble, John| Truitt, Nathan Sr.| Tucker, Mary Ann| Walker, Lettice| Walston, Henry| Watts, Mary A|. White, William M.| Wilder, James |Wilkinson, John |Wilkes, William |Williams, Elisha.