Published Resources
and where to find them

Published Records
County History
Family Genealogies
This is a list of published records, histories and genealogies pertaining to Oglethorpe County.  Beside each book is a list of some repositories where the book can be found.

Many of these books can be borrowed at your local library through interlibrary loan (ask your librarian).  Books that are available for purchase are noted as such.

Be sure to check the Lookups page for volunteers who offer lookups in many of these publications.

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Published Records

Cemeteries of Oglethorpe County, Georgia - 3rd Edition
by Historic Oglethorpe County, Inc [2005]

Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
For Sale

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Deaths 1874-1938
by Fred W. McRee, Jr. [2006]
Oglethorpe County Library
For Sale
Oglethorpe County, Georgia: Abstracts of Wills, 1794-1903
by Fred W. McRee, Jr. [2002]

Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
For Sale

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Marriage Records 1795-1852
by Frances Terry Ingmire [1985]
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
Oglethorpe County, Georgia Marriage Records 1795-1852
by Fred W. McRee, Jr. [2005]

Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
For Sale

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Marriage Records 1853-1963
by Fred W. McRee, Jr. [1999]
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
For Sale
Oglethorpe County, Georgia Deed Books A-E 1794-1809
by Michal Martin Farmer [1999]
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
For Sale
Oglethorpe County, Georgia Deed Books F-J 1809-1820
by Michal Martin Farmer [2000]
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
For Sale
Oglethorpe County, Georgia Inferior and Ordinary Court Records 1794-1920, Vol I
by Fred W. McRee, Jr. [2003]
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
For Sale
Oglethorpe County, Georgia Inferior and Ordinary Court Records 1794-1920, Vol II
by Fred W. McRee, Jr. [2005]
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
For Sale
1800 census of Oglethorpe County, Georgia
by Mary Bondurant Warren [1965]
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
For Sale
1796 Tax List, Oglethorpe County, Georgia: with statistical information added
by Joseph T. Maddox [1980]
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
Land lottery list of Oglethorpe County, Georgia, 1804, Hancock County, Georgia, 1806
Martha Lou Houston [1928]
Georgia Archives
For Sale
Land lottery of 1805, Oglethorpe County, Georgia: names of citizens entitled to draw
by L. H. Bacon [194?]
Georgia Archives
Index to Annual Returns 1798-1844
East Georgia Genealogical Society Quarterly "Georgia Settlers"
Vol. 4, Nos. 1-4 (2003)
by Ted O. Brooke
East Georgia
Genealogical Society
Abstracts from the Oglethorpe Echo ~ 1874-1876
Georgia Genealogical Society Quarterly
Vol. 32, No. 3 (Fall 1996) thru Vol. 36, No. 2, (Summer 2000)
by Ted O. Brooke
Georgia Archives
GA Genealogical Society
Abstracts from the Oglethorpe Echo ~ 5 Jan 1877 thru 6 Apr 1877
East Georgia Genealogical Society Quarterly "Georgia Settlers"
Vol. 1, No. 3 (Aug 2000) thru Vol. 2, No. 4 (Nov 2001)
by Ted O. Brooke
East Georgia
Genealogical Society
Cherokee by Blood: Records of Eastern Cherokee Ancestry in the US Court of Claims 1906-1910 - Vols 1-7
compiled by Jerry Wright Jordan
Athens Library
Georgia Archives
Extract of the Rejected Applications of the Guion Miller Roll of the Eastern Cherkee Vol I (1999), Vol II (2003)
by Jo Ann Curls Page
The Guion Miller Roll was compiled to distribute over one million dollars to all Eastern Cherokee that were alive on 28 May 1906, who could prove that they were members of the Eastern Cherokee tribe at the time of the treaties of 1835, 1836 and 1845, or their descendants. Over 45,000 applications were filed, representing 90,000 individuals. Almost 60,000 individuals were rejected, many of them African Americans, members of other tribes and some identified as 'white'.
Georgia Archives
For Sale

County History

The History of Oglethorpe County, Georgia
by Florrie Carter Smith [1970]
Reprinted 2005 by Boyd Publishing Company
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
For Sale
The History of Oglethorpe County, Georgia - Supplement I
by Florrie Carter Smith [1972]
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
The History of Oglethorpe County, Georgia - Supplement II
by Florrie Carter Smith [1979]
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
Index to History of Oglethorpe County, Georgia
Index to History of Oglethorpe County, Georgia - Supplement I
Index to History of Oglethorpe County, Georgia - Supplement II
Oglethorpe County Library
For Sale
The Story of Oglethorpe County, Georgia
by Lena Smith Wise [1980]
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
For Sale
Georgians: Sketches of some of the First Settlers of Upper Georgia, of the Cherokee, and the Author
by Governor George Rockingham Gilmer [1853]
Reprinted 1989 by Heritage Papers
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
For Sale
This They Remembered
The history of the four companies and those in other companies who went from Oglethorpe County to serve in the War Between the States; the Gilmer Blues, the Oglethorpe Rifles, the Tom Cobb Infantry, the Echols Artillery
by Gussie Reese [1965]
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
For Sale
Oglethorpe County schools and communities remembered
by Katie Lou Brown-Bridges [1996]
Oglethorpe County Library
The Housing of Oglethorpe County, Georgia
by Ava D. Rogers
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
Oglethorpe County, Georgia : a survey of historic farmsteads
by Karen E. Hudson [1986]
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
Millstone Church and the Broad River Valley
by Rev. Jack K. McVeigh
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
Historical sketches of County Line Baptist Church, the Georgia Baptist Association
Articles of faith, Church covenant, Rules of decorum
by J.S. Callaway, B.M. Callaway, J.C. Vaughn [1948]
Georgia Archives
History of Lexington Baptist Church, Oglethorpe County, Georgia, 1847-1974 Oglethorpe County Library
Centennial Anniversary of Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church, Oglethorpe County, Georgia.
by Clement C. Cary [1920]
Georgia Archives
On the Threshold of Freedom: Masters and Slaves in Civil War Georgia
by Clarence L. Mohr [1986]
Athens Library
Georgia Archives
Freedom's odyssey: African American history essays from Phylon
Includes "Slavery in Oglethorpe County, Georgia, 1773-1865" essay by Clarence L. Mohr
edited by Alexa Benson Henderson and Janice Sumler-Edmond.
Georgia Archives
The Bartram Trail in Oglethorpe County: Relocation of the route followed by William Bartram in 1773
by Doug Duncan [1972]
Mary Willis Library
(Wilkes County)

Family Genealogies

The Daltons and connecting Families: North Carolina, Virgina and Georgia: Gwinnett County, Jackson County, Walton County, Madison County, Oglethorpe County
by Clarence Thomas Dalton [1982]
Oconee County Library
Georgia Archives
Fielding Dillard, 1771-1818 of Spotsylvania County, Virginia and Oglethorpe County, Georgia and descendants
by Carlton M. Dillard [1997]
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
A History of Jacob Eberhart of Oglethorpe County, Georgia and some of his descendants
by Charles Abel Eberhart [1974]
Georgia Archives
Oglethorpe County Families: A history of the descendants of Thomas England, William Bray, William Brooks, John Colquitt, Woodson Daniel, Thomas Huff, Robert Noell, John Nunnally
by Kenneth England [1996]
Oglethorpe County Library
Our Family Tree: Ficquett - Wilbanks - Huff - and extended families
by Thora A. Kimsey [1995]
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
Genealogy and History of Goldsby, Gouldsby, Goolsby-bee, etc Branch Families
by Margarette Goolsby Gaissert [1992]
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
The Virginians 1616-1985; Thomas Powell and John Hardman with Thousands of Their Descendants Vol. 1 & Vol 2. 1987
by George Travis Powell [1987]
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
Descendants of Kerenhappuch "Happy" Hendon, 1760-1847, Oglethorpe County, Georgia
by James Marshall Richardson [1996]
Oglethorpe County Library
Georgia Archives
A new look at the Huckaby (Huckabee) Family in Oglethorpe, Greene, Jasper, Fayette and Spalding counties, Georgia and beyond: James Huckaby, Jr. and the descendants of two of this daughters, Sealey Huckaby who married Frederick Rowland and Chaney Huckaby who married Moses Williams with connections to Goodman, Head, Reeves, Rowland, Spurlin, and Williams families.
by Arthur Ray Rowland [2000]
Oglethorpe County Library
The two hundred year odyssey of an American Huff family
by Willis W. Huff [1991]
Georgia Archives
Hutcheson Families of Oglethorpe County, Georgia
by Swepson O'Neil Hutcheson, III [1989]
Georgia Archives
Documented notes on Jennings and allied families
The chapter containing pages 607-625 is titled "Miles Jennings of Halifax, Henry and Pittsylvania Cos. Virginia; Wilkes and Elbert Counties, Georgia".   by Beatrice Mackey Doughtie [1961]
Athens Library
Edmond Jordan: A Pioneer of Wilkes and Oglethorpe Counties
by Philip James McGinty
Online
Capt. Mortimer H. Jordan, MD: Commanding Officer, Company K, Fourth Alabama Infantry, The Great War, WWI
Vol. I begins with the Jordan family line from the earliest settlement on
the James River in Virginia in the early 1600s.  It continues thru the
migration to Oglethorpe County, Georgia and the first Mortimer H. Jordan, b.1799,   who later moved  to Jefferson  County, Alabama.  A Vol. II dealing with the "Alabama Jordans"  is in preparation.
Assembled by Carl O. Thomas [2003]
Available from the author
Carl O. Thomas
Lumpkin family records: George, Robert and Peyton Lumpkins of Oglethorpe and Wilkes counties, Georiga; Georgia Lumpkin information, Lumpkin data from selected rev. war records
by Carol J. McCraw [1995]
Oglethorpe County Library
McRee: A Scots-Irish Family In America - Vol I and II.
by Fred W. McRee, Jr.
McRee, Gilham, Veale, Thaxton, and other surnames in Oglethorpe Co.
Oglethorpe County Library
The Nicholson family in Oglethorpe County
by Mary Nicholson Chafin
Oconee County Library
The Descendants of Edward Nix of Oglethorpe County, Georgia and Butler County, Alabama
by Fern Sulphin Nix [1973]
Georgia Archives
Rowland family of Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia and beyond
by Arthur Ray Rowland [1998]
Georgia Archives
The Settle-Suttle Family
by William Emmett Reese [1974]
Georgia Archives
Varner Families of the South: Varner families of Oglethorpe County, GA, and their descendants
by Gerald H. Varner [1994]
Athens Public Library
Williams family: descendants of Moses Williams and Chaney Huckaby in Oglethorpe, Fayette, and Spalding counties, Georgia and beyond
by Arthur Ray Rowland [1999]
Georgia Archives
Of whom I came, from whence I came: Wells-Wise, Rish-Wise and otherwise: a compilation of the genealogies of the families of Bolling, Colquitt, Gable, Norman
by Zelma Wells Price [1959]
Oglethorpe County Library
West and Griffith families of Greene and Oglethorpe Counties, Georgia
by Doris West Walker [1989]
Oglethorpe County Library

 

 

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