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I am looking info on Isaac Pledger, immigrated from Elbert County, Georgia around 1850 and settled Franklin County, Arkansas.
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I am looking for information on my great grandparents, James Dunston Blackwell(1860-1903) and Mary Lou McCurley  Blackwell (1870-1966) of Hartwell Ga. I have reached a dead end finding information about their marriage (about 1885) and James' death. I know where they are buried and I did find a short newspaper article (Dalton Ga ) that he had been found dead in his cotton warehouse after he had been missing from Hartwell for several days.Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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Betsy R. Miller

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The North Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive now available at the Digital Library of Georgia - includes
Gainesville News, 1902-1922
Georgia Cracker (Gainesville), 1894-1902
North Georgia Citizen (Dalton), 1868-1921
Rome Courier, 1850-1855
Rome Tri-Weekly Courier, 1860-1880
Rome Weekly Courier, 1860-1878
The North Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive spans the years 1850-1922 and includes the following titles: Gainesville News, 1902-1922. Georgia Cracker (Gainesville), 1894-1902. North Georgia Citizen (Dalton), 1868-1921. Rome Courier, 1850-1855. Rome Tri-Weekly Courier, 1860-1880 ...
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Kris T

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Hey everyone!  I am researching my family tree - Shepards/Shepherds in or around Upson County, Georgia as well as Blounts in Upson and Washington Counties.  If you are researching these people, too, I'd love to share information and hopefully learn more about the family!
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gina jones

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Trying to find out the names of Martha caroline carter s. Parents are she was born in plains , ga 1822 married william chester ables and died in attala county in 1894 
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Thank you for the info this is my email address if you have any more info
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Lori Bell

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I have come to a dead end. My 4th great grandfather was Asa Baily (Bayly) I located who I believe to be him and another Bayly  ( Shadrick Bayly ...spelled the same way) in Emanuel, Ga in 1820. Does anyone know anything about these men?  Thanks. 
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I am looking for information on Alexander A. Campbell and Delilah Dudley Campbell who moved to Baxley from Lakeview, SC.
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Baxley is in Appling County. They lived their 1930's to 1950's when both Alex and Delilah passed.  
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Mel Farmer

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Ellis family, John W. Ellis, b. 1825, Richmond, Virginia; d. 1904, Macon, Georgia
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Did I ever send you my email? It is lollypop1208@Hotmail.com. Sorry about delay. Hope to get back to going family history shortly. Thanks for anything you have.
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Looking for wills regarding Willis f Jarrell circa 1800s in Butts county Ga.
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One son of John McMichael of Jackson Butte County George, was the Rev William Griffin McMichael shown in the photo below and evidently well known in the State as a preacher and Mason, but since my direct lineage runs through another son, Griffin C McMichael, and his son John B. McMichael who went to Cass County Texas around 1850 on a Wagon Train, the primariy search now is for more on the Wagon Train from Jackson Georgia to Cass County Texas.
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I am looking for the father of Daniel McKinnon born in GA in July 1858 who died in Hickory Head, Brooks Co., GA in 1908. Daniel was married to Eula Lee Virginia Quinn and she remarried Daniel Sinclair after Daniel McKinnon passed away. A family member said his father was a Dr. Tom Peter McKinnon but I can't find him anywhere nor do I have what county Daniel was born in. I have found reference to a Daniel or Buddy born to a Daniel A. (b. 1827 in NC) that settled in Stewart C. but  with this from word of mouth family info I want to be sure. Daniel and Eula's two sons had middle names of Dorough and Terrell so I thought maybe the Stewart co. would be right and there was a mention of possible family in Alabama. Thanks if can help me.
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I trying to locate information on Rebecca Aderhold (possible other spellings Adderholt, Adderhold) and her father John Conrad Aderhold,Franklin County, Georgia and her husband Hiram Harris. Any information will be greatly appreciated. Thanks, J. Zeunges
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I have come to a deadend in my search for my great-great grandparents.  My grandfather was James Thomas Williams, born in Elbert county, Georgia in 1829.  If anyone has information on his family, I would appreciate it greatly.  My grandfather married Priscilla Mauldin in Mississippi in 1848 and had 11 children, one being my father, Rudy Williams.
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Lori Bell

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looking for any information on Assa Bayly and Shadrick Bayley found on the 1820 Emanual County Census. 
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Steve Hood

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Burwell Hood (Avery Burwell Hood in the 1820 Wilkes County, GA Census), with his wife, Elizabeth (Moore) Hood, had five children. Of those five children, only two of them have been verified with sources from the available online Wilkes County references.

The verified children are:

Jason Paris Hood (b. 13 Sept 1814)
Almeda V. Hood (b. 1820)

There are two unverified male boys, and one unverified girl left.

Now, both boys were tentatively described in one GenFile User submission as:
Elzie (or E. D.) Hood
Lossen Hood

There is no reference to the other girl (might have been a stillbirth, or died young).

There is no record of an Elzie Hood being born around 1816 in Wilkes County, Georgia, where the family was residing. However, E. D. Hood started appearing in the 1840 Census, and by 1850, E. D. Hood was residing in Floyd County, Georgia with his wife, who is known by the name of Mary Crim (in one instance, Marie Graham) through their childrens' death certificates.

Does anyone have a reference book to births and marriages (other than what's online) that can identify this Elzie Hood, whether or not he is the son of Burwell Hood, which may or may not be his given name? However, he did marry between 1837-1840 to a Mary Crim (or Marie Graham) in or around Wilkes/Olgethorpe County.

Descendant family members (including myself) have been at this over the course of the last 30 years and haven't been able to crack it. It's taken me 13 years to build up the genealogical database (and yes, as a direct male descendant of this Elzie Hood, I was able to use my DNA and verify both Elize and Burwell are biologically related).

The reason for this inquiry is because this family line is a Revolutionary War family (although the family immigrated from England in 1683, this particular branch of Hoods originates from Castle Dunnington, Leicestershire, England), and for myself, it finishes a decades long project as a product of two distinct Revolutionary War families (my mother's side includes one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence).

We can't pull the data from the grave, because Elzie (as well as Burwell Hood) were buried in a private cemetery outside Daingerfield, Titus County, Texas and their gravestones are no longer there (now known as the Wakefield Cemetery).

So on behalf of all of us family members who have toiled three decades of work, is there someone who can find the birth and marriage record of Elzie Hood (or what his actual name is)? It would have been abt 1816, in Wilkes County, Georgia. The marriage might be in a different county within Georgia between 1837-1840.

This is Revolutionary War veterans Pvt. John William Hood and Capt. William Hood's lineage (William being John's father).

Thanks in advance! :)

Steve Hood
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Tony Givens

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Im looking for the Givens family. From Darien,Ga
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