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A New Written and Pictorial History Of "WILLIAM THOMAS BROWN" and Descendents.
Oh Yes, my Elusive Grandfather. It took some time to track him, but we succeeded. He had three families and seven children total. Was a Photographer and had assisted A. J. Riddle of Macon, Ga. take those infamous photos of Andersonville Prison in Ga. on Aug. 16, 1864 during the Civil War.
The BROWN-KEEN Connections In Central Georgia. My Grandmother Rebecca Brown was the daughter of Jacob M. Brown and Mary Jane (Keen) Brown, daughter of John and Sarah (Scarborough) Keen. Rebecca's maiden name was Brown, but not blood related to my Grandfather.
The KEEN-HARRELL-BROWN Connections In Central Georgia. The Keen Harrell Branch began when Elizabeth Keen married Asa Harrell Sr. December 12, 1815. Elizabeth being the daughter of John Keen Sr. and Elizabeth Curlee of Sampson Co. NC.Young Keen Sr. and his descendents, brother of Elizabeth is also included in this list. The Brown-Keen Branch began when Mary Jane Keen, daughter of John Keen married Jacob Moore Brown on May 5, 1855.
Wm JACKSON LEE Jr, GREEN BERRY LEE, Sons of Wm JACKSON LEE Sr. Wm Jackson Jr. was Green Berry Lee's brother who was the father of William Andrew Lee, who was my Grandfather on Mother's side. Wm J. was a stone cutter at Stone Mt. Georgia, before and after the Civil War, During the war he was a Private, of Co. D, First Confederate Regiment and later Company H, (Magruder Dragoons) 2n Georgia Cavalry.
Corporal GREEN BERRY LEE Co. K. 36th Reg., GA. Inf. CSA (Roster) Being My GGFather On My Mother's Side, Father of Wm Andrew Lee, Uncle of Melcenia (Peters) Lee, little else is known about Green. After U. S. Grants forces captured the Confederate's at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863. The Confederates swore an oath to the United States and all were paroled. Most went on to rejoin Confederate units. Green left for his home in Ga. but was never heard from again.
Chronology of JESSE PETERS Sr. Revolutionary Soldier 1753-1839 JESSE PETERS Sr. R. S. Being My GGGrandFather On Mother's Side. Jesse was born in Craven County, North Carolina in 1753. Thanks so much to Pamela Farmer-Scott for allowing me place her in-depth research on-line.
Chronology of JESSE PETERS Jr. "War of 1812" and "Creek Indian Wars" JESSE PETERS Jr. Being My GGrandFather On Mother's Side, Jesse Peters Jr. was born June 9, 1791 to Jesse Sr and Martha (maiden name unknown.) In Wilkes Co., Ga. He was involved in the Battle of CALABEE with Creek Indians on Jan. 27, 1814 which was a decisive victory for the Creek Indians.
Family Line of JESSE PETERS Sr. Including JESSE PETERS Jr. Line, up to my Grandmother Melcenia Peters who married William Andrew Lee April 8, 1884 in Gwinnett Co., Ga.
CSA Rosters, Where Our Ancestors And Friends Served My Families were living In Gwinnett, DeKalb, Pulaski, Bibb and Dooly Counties in Ga. when the Civil War broke-out. Several Cross family members of Dooly Co were sent to Andersonville Prison as guards the summer of 1864 near the time A J Riddle and my Grandfather Wm T Brown (of Bibb Co) took the infamous photos of the prison.
Pulaski Co. Area Census Schedules and Deaths in Middle Ga. 1850, 1860, 1870 Pulaski Co., Ga. Census, 1850 Dooly Co., Ga. Census. Death and Burials. 1888 Registered Voters In Pulaski Co., Ga. Marriage Records in Bride and Groom Order, Administrative and Guardianship Bonds.
Hawkinsville Ga. Dispatch News Paper Clippings, Late 1860's and on There wasn't too much local news and gossip until George Woods took over as Editor in the 1870's.
OTHER HANDY SITES OF INTEREST:
Bibb Co., Ga. Home Page Macon Ga.
Bibb Co. Message Board at Ancestry.com
Bibb Co. Forum at Genealogy.com
Gwinnett Co. Ga. Home Page Lawrenceville, Ga.
Houston Co. Ga. Home Page Perry Ga.
Houston Co. Forum at Genealogy.com
Houston Co. Message Board at Ancestry.com
Pulaski Co. Ga. Homepage Hawkinsville Ga.
Pulaski Co. Message Board at Ancestry.com
Pulaski Co. Gen. Forum at Genealogy.com
Brown Family Gen. Forum At Family Tree Maker
Brown Message Board At Ancestery.com
Keen Family Gen. Forum At Family Tree Maker
Keen Message Board At Ancestery.com
Lee Message Board At Ancestery.com
Lee Family Gen. Forum At Family Tree Maker
Peters Family Gen. Forum At Family Tree Maker
Peters Message Board At Ancestery.com
Georgia in the Civil War Message Board
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