Post-Civil War Black Marriages in Troup County Georgia

This database of marriage collected by C. W. Barnum for the Troup County GA AHGP comes from the official marriage books of Troup County GA. These are marriages which occurred between black individuals after the Civil War through 1902. …read more

Troup County, GA Population and Components of Change

Troup County, GA Population and Components of Change Date Population % Change Components of Change Total Population Change Births Deaths Inter- national Immigra- tion Net Domestic Migration 1970 44,466 – – – – – – 1971 44,700 0.5 234 – – – – 1972 44,700 0.0 0 – – – – 1973 45,700 2.2 1,000 …read more

Thomas Thompson Deed

Copy of deed Book D, D-530 South Carolina. Proves Thomas was the Father of Charles and grandfather of William. South Carolina, Union County: Know ye that William Thompson, Son and heir at law to the real estate of my father Charles Thompson deceased for and in consideration of one hundred pounds sterling to me paid …read more

Joel Smith Bible

From Doris Gleasons photocopy files. Bible now in possession of Mrs. C. R. Kendrick of Sweet Water, Texas. Sent by Emma Barrett Reeves of Nacogdoches, Texas. Emma was aged ninety-five in 1997. Typed by Charles Barnum on 21 July 1997. Births: Deaths: Joel T. Smith–16 October 1787; 8 March 1823 Elizabeth J. Bedell–24 September 1794; …read more

Troup County Georgia Genealogy and History

Troup County Georgia Genealogy and History

Welcome to Troup County, Genealogy and History website. My name is Dennis Partridge, and I am the host of this county website. I welcome you and request your participation! If you have questions, please ask. If you can provide data for Troup County, Georgia then please do! The land for Lee, Muscogee, Troup, Coweta, and …read more

West Point Manufacturing Company

While the plants of this corporation are not located in Troup County, yet the executive and administrative offices are located in the city of West Point. The plants of this corporation are noted below: Riverdale at Riverview, Alabama, built in 1866, makers of tent and awning ducks. 11,684 spindles. Langdale at Langdale, Ala., built in …read more

Troup Factory

Built in 1845, and adapted to cotton manufacture in 1848; located on land lot 15 of the 4th district. This plant was built by Robertson, Leslie and Company, a firm composed of J. L. C. Robertson, Thomas Leslie, and a Mr. Beaman, as a gristmill in 1845, and was converted into a cotton mill in …read more

Unity Cotton Mills

Built in 1900, and located in land lot 141 of the 6th district, on Leman Street in LaGrange. This plant was chartered on May 8, 1900, and the following were the incorporators: J. M. Barnard C. V. Truitt J. E. Dunson F. E. Callaway S. H. Truitt S. P. Smith J. H. Edmondson G. E. …read more

Unity Spinning Mills

Built in 1909, and located on land lot 146 in the 6th district. No new corporation was formed, but the plant was built by Unity Cotton Mills and formed a part of its properties. The products of this plant were twines, cords and yarns. No weaving was done in this plant in the original layout. …read more

Valley Waste Mills

The construction of this plant followed very closely upon the building of Hillside Cotton Mills, of which it formed a part. A separate charter for this plant was granted on November 4, 1927, to Cason J. Callaway, Henry G. Smith, and Grady S. Kennington. As the name implies, it was a plant for the utilization …read more