|Title:||Tuggle family papers|
|Quantity:||0.05 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 3036 to MS 3039 in 1 half box)|
Gwinnett County, in the Atlanta metropolitan area, has been one of the fastest growing counties in the United States since the 1970s. According to the 2000 U.S. census, its population was 588,448 (72.7 percent white, 13.3 percent black, and 10.9 percent Hispanic). Created from land ceded by the Cherokee and Creek Indians, Gwinnett County was established on December 15, 1818. By 1820 Georgia's forty-fourth county had a population of 4,589. Lawrenceville, the county seat, was incorporated on December 15, 1821, and is the oldest city in the county. Other incorporated cities in Gwinnett are Berkeley Lake, Buford, Dacula, Duluth, Grayson, Lilburn, Norcross, Snellville, Sugar Hill, Suwanee, as well as parts of Auburn, Braselton, Loganville, and Rest Haven. New Georgia Encyclopedia. (http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-2340) Retrieved 9/14/2009.
The collection consists of Tuggle/Tugwell genealogy and documents of Tuggle/Parks/Deaton family land transactions from 1856-1942. The land was located in Gwinnett, Hall, Jackson and Barrow counties in Georgia and Rutland County in Vermont.
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Tuggle family papers. MS 3037. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.