Wills -- Georgia
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection includes legal documents, genealogical materials, and personal and legal correspondence pertaining to the wills and trusts of members of the Alston family and the family's "home place" in Barbour County, Alabama. Also of interest are materials relating to a visit to Atlanta in 1941 by Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl Halifax, the British ambassador to the United States, as well as the Alston family genealogy, which includes two large parchment indentures made out to...
Dates: 1612-1973, undated; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1968
Scope and Content This collection contains several legal instruments of the Atwood family filed in Greene County and Putnam County, Georgia. Included is a marriage indenture (marriage certificate), letters of administration for an estate, a court order naming a guardian for a child, a probate will, and a petition to change trustees of marriage indenture.
Scope and Content The bulk of the Troutman and Battey family papers are legal documents (many from Floyd Country) generated by those families, including deeds of indenture (many signed by Dr. Robert Battey), wills, and an abstract of title to lands in Floyd County. The collection also contains correspondence, the majority of which was sent to Colonel Hiram Bainbridge Troutman, a book of Minstrel song, and documents pertaining to Atlanta society.
Dates: 1846-1970, undated; Majority of material found within 1846 - 1939