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Georgia, Tax Digests, 1787-1900
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Record Description
Record Type Tax Records
Collection years 1787-1900
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This record contains tax digests for the state of Georgia from 1787 to 1900 Records will be added if more become available. Counties in this publication include:

  • Appling
  • Baker
  • Baldwin
  • Bartow
  • Berrien
  • Bibb
  • Brooks
  • Bryan
  • Bulloch
  • Burke
  • Butts
  • Camden
  • Campbell
  • Carroll
  • Cattahoochee
  • Charlton
  • Chatham
  • Cherokee
  • Clarke
  • Clayton
  • Clinch
  • Cobb
  • Colquitt
  • Columbia
  • Coweta
  • Crawford
  • Decatur
  • DeKalb
  • Dooly
  • Early
  • Echols
  • Effingham
  • Elbert
  • Emanuel
  • Fayette
  • Floyd
  • Forsyth
  • Franklin
  • Gilmer
  • Glascock
  • Glynn
  • Gordon
  • Greene
  • Habersham
  • Hancock
  • Hancock
  • Haralson
  • Harris
  • Henry
  • Houston
  • Irwin
  • Jackson
  • Jasper
  • Jefferson
  • Jones
  • Laurens
  • Lee
  • Liberty
  • Lowndes
  • Lumpkin
  • Macon
  • Madison
  • Marion
  • McIntosh
  • Monroe
  • Montgomery
  • Morgan
  • Muscogee
  • Newton
  • Oglethorpe
  • Pierce
  • Pike
  • Pulaski
  • Putnam
  • Rabun
  • Randolph
  • Richmond
  • Screven
  • Spalding
  • Stewart
  • Sumter
  • Talbot
  • Taliaferro
  • Tattnall
  • Taylor
  • Terrell
  • Terrell
  • Troup
  • Twiggs
  • Union
  • Upson
  • Walton
  • Warren
  • Washington
  • Wayne
  • Webster
  • White
  • Whitfield
  • Wilcox
  • Wilkes

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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Person's name
  • Militia District No.
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Estate

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Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Georgia.

FamilySearch Catalog[edit | edit source]

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FamilySearch Digital Library[edit | edit source]

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