Posts tagged ‘Elbert County Georgia’

November 29, 2012

Now Available: Slave Importation Affidavit Registers for Nine Georgia Counties, 1818 – 1847

I’m very pleased to announce the publication of an important resource for Georgia researchers. Slave Importation Affidavit Registers for Nine Georgia Counties, 1818 – 1847 contains abstracts of affidavits recorded in distinct volumes or sections of volumes for Camden County, Columbia County, Elbert County, Franklin County, Jackson County, Jasper County, Morgan County, Pulaski County, and Wilkes County.

The registers for Richmond County will be published in a future, stand-alone volume because of the large number of affidavits recorded there.

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February 14, 2012

Tombstone Tuesday: More Photos, Van’s Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Elbert Co., GA

As previously promised, below are more pictures of markers from the Van’s Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Elbert Co., GA. These were all taken in late May 2011.

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June 7, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday: Van’s Creek Baptist Church, Elbert Co., GA

On our recent trip through South Georgia, we stopped by this church on our way back from visiting a Revolutionary War battle site located in what is now Richard B. Russell State Park.

This marker explains the church’s origins. (I don’t think I’m related to these particular Morgans.)

These unusual cairns had no markings to tell who was buried underneath.

I have a few more pictures of tombstones found in this cemetery that I’ll share at another time.