Twiggs County, GA

 

Published Books

Twiggs County Georgia Records: A Reconstructed Heritage, Bess Vaughn Clark, 1999, approx. 600 pages, 8 x 11 inches, hard bound, fully indexed, Wolfe Publishing. Ordering information can be found at www.twiggscounty.com or by requesting a brochure from Twiggs County Books, 1688 Doncaster Dr., NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 or by calling 404-874-1234.

Twiggs County Georgia Abstracts: Records of A Burned County,, Bess Vaughn Clark, 1987, approx. 300 pages, 5 x 8 inches, hard bound, indexed. This book is out of print and there are no plans, at this time, to re-print. A small quantity is available for purchase.

Abstracts of Some Twiggs County Georgia Records, Collected by Mrs. Francis G. Clark (Bess Vaughn Clark), 1976. This 32 page hardbound book, indexed, is out of print, but the author is considering a small reprint, soft bound. 

TWIGGS COUNTY, GA CENSUS RECORDS (of white families) 1830-1880 Rev Silas Emmett Lucas HISTORY OF TWIGGS COUNTY, GA (out of print)

ABSTRACTS OF SOME DOCUMENTS OF TWIGGS COUNTY GEORGIA, compiled by Eleanor McSwain, 1972, which contains many deed records, tax records, entries from a Merchant's Day Book (a merchant's records of customers' transactions with his Mercantile Store), a few wills and estate records, etc.

SIFTING THROUGH THE ASHES, by Eleanor Davis McSwain, 1989.

GENEALOGY ABSTRACTS FROM THE GEORGIA JOURNAL (several volumes) by F.R. and E.K. Hartz. Newspaper covered many events in Twiggs County

HISTORY OF STONE CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH by Billy Walker Jones, Dec. 1961.listsmembers and people buried in the cemetery.

History of Stone Creek Baptist Church of Twiggs County, Georgia, 1808-1888 by Eleanor Davis McSwain, 1959 (indexed)

HISTORY OF RICHLAND BAPTIST CHURCH by Louis C. Alderman, Jr, 1971 (a 7 page booklet) Abstracts of Some Documents of Twiggs County, Georgia compiled by Eleanor Davis McSwain, 1972 (indexed) Georgia Society, D.A.R.: Abstracts, Miscellaneous Records of Twiggs County, Georgia, 1968 (indexed)

Miscellaneous Records of Twiggs County, Georgia>u/> by Mary Hammond Washington Chapter of DAR, 1974 (indexed)

Collection of Twiggs Contains - Here and There, compiled by Kathleen Jones Carswell, 1973 (indexed)

History of Jeffersonville Baptist Church, Jeffersonville, Georgia, 1849-1966, by Kathleen Jones Carswell, 1966 (indexed by chapter content only)

Abstracts of Some Twiggs County, Georgia Records collected by Mrs. Francis G. Clark, 1976 (indexed) Genealogical Records from DAR Maj. Gen. John Twiggs Chapter. Included: Bible records of: John Chapman, S. E. Jones, Maggie W. O'Neal, Goss-Andrews, H. S. Wimberly, Lula P. Wimberly-Gleesom Hall; Ezekiel Abner Wimberly. 40 pages (indexed)

History of Stone Creek Baptist Church, 1808-1958, by B. W. Jones, 1961. 88 pages indexed by subject.

 

Microfilm at Washington Memorial Library - Macon



The filmstrips available at the Washington Library Genealogy Department, Macon, Georgia are as follows:

Census:  1830-1880; 1900-1920
Non-Population Census:
1820 - manufacturers 1860, 1870, 1880 - agricultural schedules 1850, 1860, 1870 - social statistics 1880 - defective, dependent, delinquent

Church Records:
Minutes of Stone Creek Baptist Church, 5 volumes, 1808-1954

Marriages:  (1 filmstrip)

Discharge records - 1918-1944

Physician records - 1905-1965

Notary Public and Justice of the Peace record book, 1897-1972

Register of posted land

General Index to Marriages, 1894-1989

Twiggs County, Georgia Militia (1 film) "Joe Brown census" - militia enrollment lists under Act of December 14,1863 for re-organizing the Georgia Militia

Miscellaneous Records - (1 filmstrip)

Record of Appointments of Postmasters, 1832-Sept. 10, 1871

Wills - 1875-1956 (indexed)

Minutes 1890-1898. 1901-1915 (indexed)* *
I assume these are minutes from probate court.  It didn't say on the file card.   

Minutes 1915-1929 (indexed)

Administrator, guardian and executors letters, 1901-1972 (indexed)

Warrant to appraisers and year's support, 1901-1922 (indexed)

Division of estates, 1898-1954 (indexed)

12 months support, 1917-1941 (indexed)

Inventories and appraisements, 1892 - 1926 (indexed)

Annual Returns, 1894-1911, 1911-1943  (indexed

Letters of guardianship, 1877-1900 (indexed)

Guardian bonds, 1877-1944 (indexed)

WWI service records, 1917-1918  (alphabetized, I think)

Homestead exemptions, 1912-1923 (indexed)

Pony homesteads , 1901-1949  (indexed)

Estate records 1892-1963 1684494 #2
A-Eller, John E.

Estate records 

Faulk, Mrs. Alice Lattimore, W.F. 1684495
Lee, W.H. Sr. Sanders, Mrs. W.O. 1684604
Sapp, Mary C White, Ella Mae 1684605
White, J.G. Yopp, R.H. 1684606

Mortality Schedules, 4 filmstrips:
1850; 1860; 1870; and 1880

Confederate Pension Records:
GCP 446, 447, 448, 449

Schools: Annual statements, 1903-1910; 1912-1913.

Slave Schedules, 2 filmstrips:
1850 and 1860

The same Tax Records and Tax Digests that you listed.
Internal Revenue assessment lists, 1865-1866
Monthly and special lists for:August 1865-Dec. 1866; Feb-Dec. 1866

Voter Lists , 3 filmstrips:
#'s 6342 and 6343 and 6348 cover Twiggs County for the year 1867

Twiggs Wills for 1875-1956 (indexed)

Minutes 1890-1898, 1910-1915 (Indexed)

LDS Films Available

Cemeteries
Swift Creek Methodist Church 0002106 #227
Twiggs County Cemetery Records 0182825 #1-8 C
ontains Old Richland Baptist Church
Creek Church, Pope family
Prospect Methodist, Vaughn family, Wimberly
Include name of deceased, birth date, birth place, parent's names, death date, age and name of spouse.



Myrick, Victor R.
Twiggs Co, GA Census Records of white families 1830-1880
Includes index.  No microfilm

Probate Court 1890-1929 

Records 1673096 #3 V. 2 1890-1898
Minutes 1673096 #4
V 1 p. 465-end 1901-1911
Minutes 1673007 #1-2
v. 1 p. 464-end 1911-1915
v.2 1915-1929

Faulk, J. Lanette O'Neal
History of Twiggs Co. Sesquicentennial 1809-1959
Compiled by J. Lanette O'Neal Faulk and Billy Walker Jones. (Major Gen 
John Twiggs, Chap DAR)

Maps   no microfilm

Superior Court
Homestead record 1901-1949
Homestead exemptions 1912-1913 1673009 #4
Pony homestead 1901-1949 1673009 #5

Superior Court
Register of posted land 1904-1956 1673094 #5
Superior Court Minutes 1672754
V 1-2 1901-1920
C 3 p 1-251 1918-1927
Minutes 1673094 #1
V. 3 p 250-end 1927-1937

Physician records 1905-1987 1673094 #3

Notary Public and Justice of Peace records books 1899-1973 1673094 #4

Superior Court Service records for W.W. I 1917-1919 1673009 #3

Probate Records
Marriage records 1875-1963
Will books v. 1 1875-1956 1673096 #2
Wills A-Clance Mrs. J.T 1897-1961 1684483 #2
Wills Cochran, Reuben-Smith, Thomas 1894-1963 1684492
Wills Smith, Virginia Yopp, Ellen 1872-1959 1684493#1
12 month support orders appointing appraisers, returns and final orders 1917-1946 1673008 #2
Inventories and appraisements  v. A 1892-1926 1673008 #3
Warrants of appraisements  v A 1892-1937 1673008#4
Annual returns 1673008 #5-6  v. p. a 1894-1943
Warrant to appraisers, years' support 1673007 #4 1901-1922
Support records 1684493 #3
A-Lamb, Mrs. Frank 1903-1964
Lamb, Mrs. I.H Z 1903-1964 1674494#1
Administrator, guardian and executor's 1901-1972 1673007 #3
Division of Estates 1673008
v. 1 1898-1954 #1

Estate records 1892-1963 1684494 #2
A-Eller, John E.
Estate records 
Faulk, Mrs. Alice Lattimore, W.F. 1684495
Lee, W.H. Sr. 
Sanders, Mrs. W.O. 1684604

Sapp, Mary C White, Ella Mae 1684605
White, J.G. Yopp, R.H. 1684606
Guardianship Records 1903-1963 1684693 #3
Letters of guardianship 1877-1900 1673009 #1
Guardian Bonds 1877-1914 1673009 #2
Tax Digests of Twiggs County for years 1818, 1826, 1830, 1833, 1853
0007152   DAR (1942)
Tax Digest 1818, 1826, 1830, 1833, 1853 0159185

From Courthouse records
Marriage
General index to marriages (Male) 1894-1989 1673094 #6-7
(female) p 1-54
(female) p 54-end 1673095 #1

Index to marriage licenses 1905-1930 1684480
Marriage records 1673095 #2-5
v. 1-2 1901-1928 v. 3 p 1-265 1928-1934
v. 3 p 265-end 1933-1934 1673096 #1
Marriage licenses 1911-1916 16844811917-1923 1684482
1924-1930 1684483 
#1CHURCH RECORDS Baptist Church Minutes and members of Jeffersonville Baptist 
Church 1849-1894  0319254


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