What's New
Jackson County, GA



Many thanks to the researchers who have donated time and effort to place transcribed records on this site. Your efforts are greatly appreciated!





21 July 2012 Revised index to family group sheets
2 Apr 2012 Added 1940 Census enumeration districts
30 Mar 2012 Added index to 1929 & 1930 death certificates
12 Oct 2011 Added index to 1928 death certificates
2 Oct 2011 Added explanation of militia districts
29 Sep 2011 Added an index for Jackson County re Family Group Sheet Project
27 Sep 2011 Added a roster of Company D, 13th Georgia Cavalry
21 June 2011 Added a couple of websites to the Links and Resources pages
31 May 2011 Added roster of Company E, 13th Georgia Cavalry
28 May 2011 Added letter from Capt. Wm Marler and link to Cobb's Legion roster
25 May 2011 Added another item to the Books page
20 May 2011 Added another item to the Books page
7 May 2011 Added Revolutionary War pension file for Solomon Saxon
25 April 2011 Added two items to the Books page
13 Apr 2011 Added Revolutionary War pension files for Robert Taylor & Isaac Matthews
9 Apr 2011 Added Revolutionary War pension file for John & Eleanor King
30 Mar 2011 Added list of Inferior Court justices
13 Mar 2011 Added link to Georgia Virtual Vault for Jackson County marriages; added estate records (surnames Shields, Spence, Williamson, Collins, Anderson, Pharr, Johnston, Chandler, Thurmond, Jones, Humphries, Hanson, Harris, Pendergrass, McCluskey, Howze, Beavers, White); added Revolutionary War pension file for Joseph & Elizabeth Harris
2 Mar 2011 Added amnesty petitions from Dilmus Lyle, Hiram P. Bell
1 Mar 2011 Added John Seay file from Southern Claims Commission
27 Feb 2011 Added pictures of Bertie Banks, Lucius House, Wm. Elbert Hill, and Hattie House; added Robert White family Bible
24 Feb 2011 Added two newspaper articles
23 Feb 2011 Added Banks family picture
20 Feb 2011 Added pension application for Jannett Wallace
19 Feb 2011 Added pension application for Elizabeth Hill
18 Feb 2011 Added list of Jackson County men included in petition for removal of political disabilities
17 Feb 2011 Redesigned index page & created image map of neighboring counties; added a Links page; added some abstracts from Deed Book P (surnames Patman, Johnson, Burson, Fulcher, Wills, Shields)

16 Feb 2011 Added a few deed abstracts from Deed Book AB (surnames Shields, McElhannon); revised Index to Deed Book F to include anchors; added an abstract to Deed Book F;

15 Feb 2011 Made minor changes to index page;

14 Feb 2011 Added abstracts to Will Book A (surnames Johnson, Shields); added a will to Will Book A (surname McElhannon); added abstracts to Will Book C (surnames Hill, Bradbury); added brief discussion of 19th century Georgia marriage laws

13 Feb 2011 Added another abstract to Will Book C (surname Collins); added a few abstracts to Will Book A (surnames Smith, Johnson, Beavers); added another abstract to Will Book B (surname White); added one will to Will Book B(surname House); added 1925 article about Rockwell Lodge & Church; added obituary of Edna O'Shields; added Google Books to Resources page; updated Books page to provide availability information where known

12 Feb 2011 Checked and corrected all (I hope) links; added a few abstracts to Will Book C (surnames House, Shields); added one will to Will Book B (surname Shields); added a few links to offsite map collections



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