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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
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
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
County | 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 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.
U.S.A. - General Information links page
U.S.A. - Possessions & Territories
Georgia Trails To The Past - Early Georgia Marriages (begins in 1700s).
When you tell us about your Surname(s) quest, by posting your Surnames on our
we will gladly set out to find as many listings, within time, for your particular SURNAME(S).
If you wish, we will also be happy to provide you with your own