Athens (Ga.) register of marriages and headrights

Athens (Ga.) register of marriages and headrights

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Athens (Ga.).
Title: Athens (Ga.) register of marriages and headrights
Dates: 1803-1833
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet (1 volume)
Coll. Number: ms3702

Scope and Content Note

A ledger containing a handwritten copy of 19th century court records for Athens, Georgia. The records were copied by Melba Bedgood in 1959. The first section is labeled Book A: Marriage Records for 1805-1814. The second section contains Land Court records for headrights 1803-1833. An index of names is included in the front of the ledger.

Loose papers laid in the front of the ledger include typed information regarding a Baptist church in Athens; Clarke County Will Book C for 1842-1859; General Wiliam M. Browne; and a genealogy of the Williams and O'Kelley families.


Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)--History--19th century--Sources.
Court records--Georgia--Clarke County.
Land grants--Georgia--Clarke County.
Marriage records--Georgia--Athens.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Athens (Ga.) register of marriages and headrights, ms 3702. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Ledger book, 1803-1833