Ted O Brooke has had a busy year completing several books on Georgia wills that have been in progress for several years. Now it is a time for celebration!
- Georgia Will Directory, 1733-1860 by Ted O. Brooke
Includes all 15,271 testator references from both colonial records and all Georgia counties created before 1861, including all testator references for 1733-1860 from Georgia Stray Wills, 1733-1900. Arranged in a user-friendly format, self-indexed with all names in alphabetical order by surname and given name. Complete source reference for every will, giving county, date of probate, source record and exact page number where will is found.
2013. 412 (+xxxxii) pages. Hardbound. $35.
- Georgia Will Directory, 1861-1900 by Ted O. Brooke
Includes all 20,097 testator references from all Georgia counties created before 1901, including all testator references for 1861-1900 from Georgia Stray Wills, 1733-1900. Arranged in a user-friendly format, self-indexed with all names in alphabetical order by surname and given name. Complete source reference for every will, giving county, date of probate, source record and exact page number where will is found.
2013. 529 (+xxx) pages. Hardbound. $35.
Special, Ted is offering the two directories (when purchased together) for $60.00 postpaid!!!
- Georgia Stray Wills, 1733-1900 by Ted O. Brooke
Collected and abstracted from 541 Georgia wills dated prior to 1901, located in Georgia Supreme Court case files, Superior Court records, original wills filed in county probate offices and the Georgia Archives, private papers, secondary published records and various other obscure and inconspicuous sources which, with very few exceptions, are not found recorded in Georgia colonial or county probate records. Fully indexed for all names including slaves.
2013. 548 (+xxiv) pages. Hardbound. $35.
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Theodore (“Ted”) Owen Brooke was born 1943, Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia. He graduated from Tucker (DeKalb Co., GA) High School in 1961 and attended Georgia Tech. He was married in 1968 and has two children: Robert, born 1970, and Ashley, born 1974, who married Matthew Baughman and they have two children, Carter and Harrison Baughman. Ted retired from AT&T in 1996 and has been engaged in genealogical and historical pursuits since then.
Ted is a member of the Georgia Genealogical Society since 1976, having served as Treasurer and Vice President and is a member of the East Georgia Genealogical Society, Carroll County Genealogical Society, Coweta County Genealogical Society and the Virginia Genealogical Society.
Ted is the author or co-author of twenty books, including the latest, Pickens County, Georgia Cemeteries, published in 2009 with co-author Linda Geiger.
He was listed in both editions of Who’s Who in Genealogy & Heraldry, Volume 1 (1981) and in Volume 2 (1990).