PUBLISHED RESOURCES FOR HANCOCK COUNTY

BOOKS FOR SALE

"The Land Between", an out of print history of Hancock County has now

been reprinted and is available for sale.  Proceeds to the Sparta Cemetery 

Association  (Click HERE to download the order form and for more information)

 




 Faye Poss has the following books for sale.  Please contact her at :   fayeposs@aol.com 

Also, please check out her other published resources at this link: 

 http://fayestoneposs.tripod.com/

Hancock County, GA, Early Newspaper Abstracts 
"Farmer's Gazette" 1803-1804, 1806-1807.

Abstracts from this weekly newspaper (one of the 
earliest in Georgia) based out of Sparta, include 
sales of property, notices regarding 
administration of estates, deaths and marriages, 
letters remaining in the post office, sheriff's 
sales, tax collector's sales, etc. Includes a 
full-name index, a subject/place index, and a 
slave (master) index.
6 x 9", 181 + x pages, hardbound - $24.00
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Hancock County, GA, Supplement to Early Newspaper 
Abstracts "Farmer's Gazette" 1803 - 1806.

After the first volume was written, shown above, 
79 additional issues of the "Farmer's Gazette" 
were discovered at Harvard University. These 
issues were then abstracted and filled in many 
gaps for this time frame. No articles were 
repeated. Ond index which includes full personal 
names, subjects, places, and slave names.
6 x 9", 263 + xii pages, hardbound - $28.00.
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Hancock County, GA, Newspaper Abstracts, Hancock 
Advertiser, 1826-1830

Abstracts from this weekly newspaper, based in 
Mount Zion, included sales of property, notices 
regarding administration of estates, deaths and 
marriages, letters remaining in the post office, 
sheriff's sales, tax collector's sales, etc. Full 
personal name index, subject/place index, and a 
slave (master) index.
8-1/2 x 11", 300 + ix pages, hardbound - $28.00.

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Ken Brantley has published and offers for sale,
the following books, some of which cover not only Hancock County, but  Wilkes, Warren and Washington Counties



Brantley Association of America

4750 Oakleigh Manor Dr

Powder Springs , Ga 30127

Ph 770-428-4402  

email:  brantleyassoc@bellsouth.net

  

All  books are  hardbound with a premium binder and vary from 190 to 450 pages.

Most of these were printed under the approval of the R.J. Taylor Jr. Foundation and all have been reviewed by Ken Thomas in the Atlanta Journal & Constitution.    

The Books are identified as follows: 

* "The Matilda Archer Story- Archer Genealogy".  This is a true Civil War story published from the 1901 writings of Matilda Archer Taylor.  I transcribed her record exactly, added an analysis and 200 more pages of genealogy on the Archer family.  This family was in the vicinity of Atlanta during the Civil War, but had migrated there from points in the Western Carolina 's.  The book is 300 pages.  Published price is $33.50     

* "The Records of the Church at Williams Creek 1787-1840", published in 1995, is a transcription and reconstruction of the minutes of this early Baptist Church to Wilkes and Warren counties in Georgia.  In addition to the published minutes which contain significant genealogy, I also gave a sketch of several families mentioned in the record.  The book is 200 pages.  Price $27.50 

 * "The Records of the Church on the Ohoopee 1792-1870", published in 2005 is the transcription and reconstruction of the minutes of this early Baptist Church in Washington County , Georgia .  In addition to the published minutes there are nearly one hundred notes and letters that accompanied the records. The book is 190 pages.  Price $25.50 

 * " Hancock County , Georgia Court of Ordinary Minutes - 1799-1817" was published in 1998.  It is a transcription of the exact court entries and contains many records dealing with estates and orphan records. All names are in bold print. Considered valuable to researchers of this early county in Georgia . The book is 250 pages. (R.J. Taylor Jr Foundation approval) Normal Price $28.50 

 * " Hancock County , Georgia Court of Ordinary Minutes -  1817-1837" was published in 1999.  It is also a transcription of the exact court entries and contains many records dealing with estates and orphan records.  All names are in bold print. Considered valuable to researchers of this early county in Georgia . The book is 450 pages. (R.J. Taylor Jr Foundation approval)  Normal Price $35.50 

 * " Hancock County , Georgia Court of Ordinary Minutes - 1838-1868" was published in 2000.  It is a transcription of the exact court entries and contains many records dealing with estates and orphan records.  All names are in bold print. Considered valuable to researchers of this early county in Georgia . The book is 420 pages. (R.J. Taylor Jr Foundation approval)  Normal Price $34.50  

* "Hancock County, Georgia Inferior Court Minutes 1809-1833" was published in 2000.  It is a transcription of the exact court entries and contains records dealing with county administrations, such as road and bridge construction and appointments of County officials.  While few estate records are addressed, the record paints, often, a good picture as to the geographic arrangements of the different citizens and family ties are often evident. All names are in bold print.

The book is 250 pages.  (R.J. Taylor Jr Foundation approval) Normal Price $27.50

 

Washington County , Georgia Estate Records 1822-1885" was published in 2007. This court book  was saved from Sherman 's raid in 1864, because the County Clerk had the book at his home to catch up on entries.  The other County records were destroyed.  All names are in bold print.  The book is 300 pages. (R.J. Taylor Jr Foundation approval)  Price $31.50.

 The Shipping & Handling is normally $3.50 each.

 Temporary offer:  First book discounted by $2.00 with $1.00 more for each additional books.