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State of   GEORGIA -   (The Peach State)
      The 4th U.S. State to join the Union:   02-January-1788
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Assorted Groups (Anthology, Cultural, Ethnic, & Religious):
    African American Genealogy - many aspects of Black History, Culture and Ancestral
    Asians in Georgia - "25 Most Influential Asian Americans in Georgia" (Including 3
         persons from India).
    English influence in Georgia - English Trade in Deerskins and Indian Slaves.
    Georgia Indian Tribes - multiple links (Access Genealogy).

Note:  These items are presented as part of the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that the WebMaster, in any way, endorses any stereotypes which may be implied by the linked web sites.


Census lists of various kinds (General to the State):
    1840 Census - Pensioners (Revolutionary or Military Service) from New Horizons
    Our Georgia History - Georgia Settlers February, 1733.
    Our Georgia History - Military Rosters and Service Records (1656-1945).

Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums - GHLL listed and links
Georgia Genealogy Books - from "Mountain Press".
Georgia History - from the Georgia Historical Society (also listed under the State
         of Georgia (below).

Extinct counties of Georgia - GHLL listed and links

Historical interest Items, etc.:
    Atlanta History Center - The History Center includes one of the Southeast's largest
         history museum; two historic houses including Swan House and Tullie Smith farm;
         Centennial Olympic Games Museum; historic gardens; and the Kenan Research
         Center. The History Center also includes the Margaret Mitchell House, located at our
         midtown campus.
    Civil War in Georgia - links to diaries, photos et. al..
    Coastal Georgia History - Coastal Georgia has a very rich history as one of the original
         thirteen colonies and one of the original states.
    Ghost Towns of Georgia - multiple listings
    Map of Georgia's Colonial Parishes - Colonial Georgia 1773-1777

Indian Land Cessions in Georgia - Since the first Creek(Yamacraw) cession by
          Mico Tomochichi to James Oglethorpe in 1733, land had been a major concern of
         the settlers. Cessions by both Creek Indians and Cherokee Indians did nothing to
         quench the insatiable thirst for land that the Georgians had prior to 1800.

Libraries & Newspapers:
    Georgia Digital Library - The Digital Library of Georgia is a gateway to Georgia's history
         and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, government,
         documents, newspapers, maps, audio, video, and other resources

Military Units:
    Company K, 11th Georgia Regiment, Infantry (Houston Volunteers) - This site is
         dedicated to the Confederate Veterans who served in Co K, 11th Ga regiment from
         Houston County and the surrounding area.

Northeast Historical & Genealogical Region - NE GA Region Home | Banks County | Clarke
| Dawson County | Elbert County | Franklin County | Habersham County
        | Hall County | Hart County | Jackson County | Lincoln County | Lumpkin County
        | Madison County | Oconee County | Oglethorpe County | Old Walton County
        | Rabun County | Stephens County | Towns County | Union County | White County
        | Wilkes County |

  • State of Georgia
  • State Capital City Atlanta   (Capital since 1868 - located in   Fulton County)

    The State name:  The last of the thirteen original British colonies was named after England's King George II in 1733. The terms of the charter granted by the king specified that the colony to be founded by James Oglethorpe be named after the king and so it was.
    American History and Genealogy Proj.
    American Local History Network
    Colonial Currency
    Cemetery Listings
    County maps of Georgia
    Daughters of the American Revolution
    General History
    Migration Patterns
    State Archives (Govt.)
    State Archives (USGenWeb.)
    State Genealogy Forum
    State Genealogical Society
    State Historical Society
    State USGenWeb Site
    Symbols (Flag, Seal, etc.)
    Timeline (Historic)

    U.S.A. - General Information links page
    U.S.A. - Possessions & Territories

    Vital Records:
        Georgia Trails To The Past - Early Georgia Marriages (begins in 1700s).


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