Eileen Babb McAdams - Baldwin County AHGP Co-ordinator; Kim Gordon Georgia AHGP Co-ordinator
Dec. 17, 1793 from Greene and Washington Counties, Hancock County. The
county borders Baldwin,
Glascock, Greene, Putnam (Oconee River), Taliaferro, Washington
& Warren (Ogeechee River) and is named after John Hancock, a signer
of the Declaration of Independence. Sparta
the county seat.
of the first settlers were General H. Mitchell, Bolling Hall, Charles Abercrombie,
General Adams, Henry Graybill, Joseph Bryan, William Rees, Jonathan Adams,
John Montgomery, Jacob Dennis, Archibald Smith, T. Holt, Thomas Raines,
James Bishop, Isham Rees, M. Martin, R. Clarke, R. Shipp, F. Tucker, L.
Barnes, W. Wyley, William Saunders, James Thomas, Jesse Pope, Jonas Shivers,
William Hardwick, L. Tatum, Robert Moreland and William Pentecost. Most
names are from Historical Collections of Georgia Rev. George White,
Work began in January 2015 to rebuilt the courthouse.
NEW in NOVEMBER
|African- American||Bible Records
|252 Cemeteries (link)||Census Records||Churches||History of
St. Paul CME Church
|Evelina Rose Brooking Sampler & Daguerreotype||Civil War
Conf. Amnesty Applicates
Co. Historical Society
E. Georgia Genealogical Society
|Indian Tribes of Georgia(link)||Inferior Court Cases||Land Records|
|Land Lotteries||Legislative Acts
|Research||Scenic Byway (link)||Schools|
|Surnames||Tax Records||Towns/Communities||Wills/Estate Records|
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August 2, 2004.
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