Terrell County Genealogy, Wills, Estates, Marriages, Maps

Terrell County was created in 1856 by Lee and Randolph Counties. Early settlers were: Richard Beal, R. C. Andrews, James Brown, and C. E. Farrar.

Images of Will Book A 1857-1871

Testators: Barnett, Samuel; Brim, James; Cheny, Frederick; Christie, Benjamin ; Collins, Harvey; Coolidge, Albert; Cozart, Anthony; Enten, Elizabeth; Ethridge, Aaron; Gammage, Zachariah; Garlington, Christopher; Gay, Asberry; Jordan, Moses; Jordan, Randall; Kaigler, Amos; Kaigler, David ; Kelly, Charles; Kemp, Benjamin; Laine, Robert; Martin, Thomas; Martin, Willis; Mercer, Leonidas; Mercer, John T.; Musgrove, Harrison ; Ravens, David; Simpson, John; Speight, Cicero; Taylor, James; Todd, Alexander; Warnock, Elizabeth;Wynn, Thomas
Indexes to Probate Records
  • Index to Terrell County Will Bk A, 1857-1913 (faded ink).
  • Terrell County Marriages from Newspapers 1885-1886.
Church Records
  • Chickasawhatchee Primitive Baptist Church Minutes 1909 to 1926
  • Terrell County Map
Traced Genealogies: Terrell County Families

What was the "Battle of the Pen?"

The Civil War Magazine was an interesting source is the Civil War which published accounts of battles as written by various participating officers from both sides, the North and the South. As it turns out, the version provided by Southern officers won out, and this was referred to as the “Battle of the Pen.”