Tag Archive: Georgia

Sep 14

Wordless Wednesday: Apple Country

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Sep 07

Wordless Wednesday: Identification Desired

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Jun 28

Tombstone Tuesday: Gail O. Lance

Bethel Baptish Church

“She was an angel unto us & now in heaven” is the inscription on the grave marker of Gail O. Lance. She was buried in Bethel (former Shoal Creek) Baptist Church Cemetery in Dawson County, Georgia. Bethel Baptist Church is located on Georgia Highway 136 near the intersection of Ga. 136 and and Shoal Creek …

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Jun 14

Indexes to Forsyth Co. Obits and More

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Let me introduce you to Ted O Brooke’s website. For many years Ted has been an asset to Georgia’s genealogical community, publishing several books, including the popular book, In the Name of God Amen: Georgia Wills, 1733–1860 (Atlanta: Pilgrim Press, 1976) as well as numerous county cemetery inventories. During the years Ted has accumulated a …

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Mar 31

Georgia Death Certificates, 1919–1930

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In 1914 Georgia’s State Board of Health was required to collect information on the States vital records. However, compliance was minimal until 1919 when statewide registration of births and deaths were required by legislation. Digital images of Georgia death certificates, 1914–1927 (335,472 images) are available free online from two websites—Georgia Archives Virtual Vault and FamilySearch. …

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