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Thomas County was named for General Jett Thomas (1776-1817) who oversaw the construction of the first building at the University of Georgia as well as the state Capitol at Milledgeville.  He went on to become a hero in the War of 1812.  

 

The courthouse was damaged by a storm in 1849.

 

Thomas County was created from Decatur and Irwin Counties on 23 Dec 1825. Portions of Thomas County were later used to form Colquitt County, Brooks County and Grady County.

 

  This website is a work in progress, and I encourage you to join in!  Please consider sharing your family tree with us.  Copies of your

family bibles, family stories, photos, bios, etc. passed down regarding your ancestors or anything pertaining to your ancestry or history

in Thomas County is most welcome.  Contact Trish Elliott-Kashima, Temporary County Coordinator. 

 

7 December 2017, New items: some additional administration and guardian bonds

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Neighboring Counties that may be of help in your research:

Mitchell County GA        Colquitt Co GA

Grady Co GA                 Brooks Co GA

Jefferson County FL        Leon County FL

Our State Coordinator is Linda Blum-Barton

Our Assistant State Coordinator is Trish Elliott-Kashima

Our Regional Coordinator is Linda Blum-Barton

This page was last updated on -12/07/2017

 

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