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Cemetery Database of Jackson County, Georgia
 Available on 2 CDs or 1 DVD
   Compiled by Don Sailors

 A unique photographic database of 240+ cemeteries, 20,000+ photos, GPS numbers, directions & soundex.  Completely searchable by name, date or location, interactive map and reports.

http://www.adsd.com/jackson/


Jackson County, Georgia Cemetery Records

By James and Betty Ann Waddell Mathis

This 400 page book contains a listing of over 1650 surnames from 1810 to 1980. This listing contains approximately 124 family cemeteries and 69 church or city cemeteries. This book was originally published in 1980 and was reprinted in 1986 with additions. The book up for sale is a 2008 reprint. No names were added since the 1986 reprint. This is a hardcover 6” x 9” book. The price is $35.00 plus $2.45 tax for Georgia residents. Shipping is $4.00 . 
Call or write James or Betty Ann Mathis

937 Wood’s Bridge Road
Commerce, GA 30529

706-335-5875


 

THESE MEN WORE GREY   "Genealogical, Military and Interment Records of Confederate Soldiers"  by Karen Thompson Ledford
  For Surname Index and Order Information go to
http://home.alltel.net/ktledford/menworegrey

Volume 1:  Franklin Co., Ga.
Volume II:  Habersham Co., Ga.
Volume III: Stephens Co., Ga.
Volume IV:  Rabun Co., Ga.
Volume V:  White Co., Ga.
Volume VI:  Banks Co., Ga.
Volume VII:  Jackson Co., Ga.

 


 

Jackson County, Georgia, Marriage Records, 1805-1910

 This book contains 10,864 marriage records spanning 105 years. Complete information is given for each entry: name of bride or groom, "colored" if indicated on the record, book and page where filed; and a column identifying if an "original" license is on file in the Jackson County Courthouse. Arranged alphabetically by grooms and by brides. Samples of various marriage licenses, marriage returns, and vital statistic forms are included.

 
Hardbound, 6" x 9", 600 + xiv pages. $24 + $3 for EGGS members, $29 + $3 for non-members, + tax for GA residents. Link: http://www.rootsweb.com/~gaeggs/
 

 


Faye Stone Poss

2767 Centerville Rosebud Road

Snellville, GA 30039-5517

Ph.  770-978-4346     Email: FayePoss@aol.com     Website http://fayestoneposs.tripod.com

The Southern Watchman, Athens, Georgia, Civil War Home Front Coverage, 1861-1865.  This publication furnishes abstracts and transcriptions from The Southern Watchman newspaper during the Civil War period, including many rosters of various companies in NE Georgia, casualty lists of dead, wounded and missing soldiers, and articles showing how the war affected those people remaining on the home front.   There are many obituaries, some marriages, and miscellaneous articles, mostly dealing with living conditions, i.e., shortages of salt, escalated prices of food and other necessities, farm products, etc. This is an excellent book for genealogists, historians, or others who might want to learn more about how the Civil War affected Georgia citizens. Two indexes: personal name index and a subject/place index. Includes a list of abbreviations, photos of some of Georgia’s heroes, etc. 8˝ x 11", 586 + xiv = 600 pages, hardbound  - $42.00.

Jackson County, GA, Newspaper Clippings, Jackson Herald, Feb 1881 to Dec 1882.  Abstracts include marriages, obits, legal notices; articles that help establish various family relationships; some political, church and school association articles; many miscellaneous articles about residents of surrounding counties.  The majority of articles were for the counties of Jackson, Banks, Clarke, Franklin, Gwinnett, Hall, Madison, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Walton and Wilkes.  Two indexes: full-name and subject/place.  8-1/2 x 11", 418 + pages, hardbound - $35.00

Jackson County, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings, The Forest News, June 1875 to January 1881 -    The abstracts include marriage and death notices, legal notices, guardian notices, sheriff's or tax collector's sales; letters of administration; articles that help establish and identify various family relationships, etc. The clippings cover various items state-wide, such as deaths, hangings, and marriages; however, the majority are for the counties of Jackson, Banks, Clarke, Gwinnett, Hall, Madison, Oconee, Oglethorpe and Walton.  Two indexes:  full-name and subject/place.  8-1/2 x 11", 460 + xii pages, hardbound - $35.00

  Jackson County, GA, Deed Abstracts, Books E-G, 1808-1822 - This second book of deed abstracts covers Deed Books E, F and G, 1808 through 1822. The majority of deeds include full land descriptions, names of rivers, creeks or other identifying landmarks, adjacent landowners, & witnesses . Full-name & subject index . Hardbound, 6 x 9 ", 484 + xv pages. . . . . . . . $40

Jackson County, GA, Deed Abstracts, Books A-D, 1796-1808 - Abstracts of Deed Books A, B, C and D . Land records are one of the most valuable sources of material available to the genealogist. Land records can provide positive identification of an individual. Good descriptions; names adjacent landowners & witnesses. Hardbound, 6 x 9", 384 + viii pages, full name & subject index. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $37

Jackson County, GA, Early Court Records, 1796-1831   Abstracts and transcriptions from early court minutes, records that can't be found elsewhere.  Some wills and estate records are included for the period from 1796 - 1813.  One index which includes full personal names and places.  Edited and reprinted in 2006    8-1/2 x 11", 236 +vi pages, comb-bound  $25.00

Jackson County, GA, Will Abstracts, Books A & B, 1803-1888
- Full abstracts of recorded wills, plus miscellaneous unrecorded Wills. About 3/4ths of the wills were substantiated by comparing the originals against the recorded versions at the court house. Hardbound, 6 x 9", 359 + v pages, fully indexed. . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . $35

Clarke County (Athens), GA , Newspaper Abstracts
, 1808-1820 - Includes classified and legal ads, tax defaulters lists,
letters remaining in the post offices, some marriages and deaths, etc. Primary counties included were Clarke, Jackson, Oglethorpe, Madison, an d Franklin. Newspapers: Georgia Express (Aug 1808 - Aug 1813) and the Athens Gazette (Feb 1814 - Oct 1820). Hardbound, 8˝ x 11", 393 + vi pages, fully indexed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $39

Clarke County (Athens), GA , Newspaper Abstracts
, 1826-1829, Vo l. 2
- Continuation of abstracts for Athens, GA newspapers.  Includes many misc. articles with genealogical content. Primary counties included were Clarke, Jackson, Oglethorpe, Madison, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Walton and Gwinnett. Hardbound, 8˝ x 11", 391 + vii pages, fully indexed . . . . $39

Clarke County Georgia Marriage Records, 1803-1909
- Co-authors: Faye Stone Poss and Ted O. Brooke. This book includes 9,275 marriages recorded in Marriage Books A through L and unrecorded original licenses. Exhibits of various marriage licenses. Arranged alphabetically by grooms and also by brides . Hardbound, 6 x 9 ", 480 + xii pages. . . . . . . . . $40

Hancock County, GA, Supplement to Early Newspaper Abstracts  Farmers Gazette   1803-1806
- After the first volume was written (see below), 79 additional issues of the Farmer s Gazette   were discovered at Harvard University. These issues fill in many gaps for this time frame. N o article was repeated. Full-name  index, slave /master index, & a subject/place index, hardbound, 6 x 9 ", 263 + xii pages. This book is an exact match as the first volume, making a very nice set. . . . . . . . . $28.

Hancock County, GA, Early Newspaper Abstracts  Farmers Gazette
  1803-1804, 1806-1807 - Abstracts from this weekly newspaper (one of the earliest in GA) based out of Sparta include sales of property, notices regarding administration of estate, deaths and marriages, letters remaining in the post office, sheriff's sales, tax collector's sales, etc. Full-name index, hardbound, 6 x 9", 181 + x pages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $24

Hancock County, GA, Newspaper Abstracts, Hancock Advertiser, 1826-1830
- Abstracts from this weekly newspaper, based out of Mount Zion, include sales of property, notices regarding administration of estate, deaths and marriages, letters remaining in the post office, sheriff's sales, tax collector's sales, etc. Hardbound, 8˝ x 11", 300+ ix pages; 3 indexes: full-name, slaves with their master's names, and places/subjects. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $28


Wilkes County (Washington), GA, Newspaper Abstracts, 1802, 1805-1809
- The Monitor newspaper, published in Washington, Wilkes County, was one of the earliest newspapers in the northeast section of Georgia. Abstracts include personal ads, sales of property, notices regarding  administrations of estates, death and marriage notices , letters remaining in the post office in Washington, sheriff's sales, tax collector's sales, election returns, and any other articles of interest that named the loc al citizens, and a few on the National level. Notice s and articles from many other Georgia counties were sent to this newspaper. Hardbound, printed on acid-free paper, attractive, 8˝ x 11", 353 + xii pages, fully indexed . . . . . . . . . .  . $30

Wilkes Co. (Washington), GA, Newspaper Abstracts 1810-1815, Vol. II.
  Abstracts for the Monitor (6 Jan 1810 - 6 Jan 1815), and The Friend and Monitor (13 Jan 1815 - 22 Dec 1815).  Abstracts include classified and legal ads, letters at the post office; lists of tax defaulters; marriages; death or divorce notices; all types of estate sales; articles about events leading up to the Creek Indian Wars in 1812 and 1813, Indian hostilities, etc.  Clippings are for many Georgia counties, but the majority are for:  Baldwin, Clarke, Columbia, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Lincoln, Oglethorpe and Wilkinson.  8-1/2 x 11", 307 + xii pages,  hardbound - $30.00

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JACKSON COUNTY CENSUS


1850 CENSUS OF JACKSON COUNTY, GEORGIA 8 1/2 x 11. Perfect binding (soft cover). 157 pages, including surname index. $14.00 includes postage.
1202 families were enumerated in the 1850 Jackson Co., GA census. All information included in the census is presented in this book: name, age, sex, race of free non-whites, occupation, value of real property, place of birth, whether married during the previous year, whether attended school during the previous year, whether unable to read or write, and whatever health data may have been give. The families are indexed by household number, enabling the researcher to use the index when going back to the original rolls of microfilm. 561 surnames are listed.

1860 CENSUS OF JACKSON COUNTY, GEORGIA 8 1/2 X 11. Wire spiral binding (soft cover). 167 pages, including surname index. $14.00 includes postage.
1340 families were enumerated in the 1860 Jackson County, GA census. All information included in the census is presented in this book: name, age, sex, race of free non-whites, occupation, value of real property, value of personal property, place of birth, whether married during the previous year, whether attended school during the previous year, whether unable to
read or write, and whatever health data may have been given. 589 surnames are listed.

SEND CHECK TO: Terri Boyd
                                    3502 Ventura Road
                                    Huntsville, AL 35805
 


 

Crawford W. Long Museum
 28 College Street, Jefferson, Georgia 30549.

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JACKSON COUNTY BICENTENNIAL COOKBOOK, 1796- 1996
This excellent cookbook has 390 pages, is spiral-bound, 7 x 8-1/2", and includes hundreds of favorite, "tried and true" recipes by the local Jackson County residents. The recipes were assembled by the Cookbook Committee comprised of: Mary Gilbert Bates, Jean Griffeth Bauerband, Sue Brooks Holliman and Ann Appleby Jarrett. A good addition to any kitchen! .........(S&H $3.00)   $11.00
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This is a collector’s item for anyone interested in Jackson County history and early photography. Includes an index, organized by surnames, to benefit genealogy researchers. This is a reprint in paperback of our 2007 hardback publication.  The price of $25.00 includes tax.

 

 
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