Bryan County was formed in 1793 from Chatham County. The early records were lost. Early Settlers: Richard Arnold, Simon Banks, William Blitch, William Brailsford, John A. Davis, W. G. DeSaussaire, Nathaniel Duggar, David Geiger, Shadrack Grevensteen, London Harris, W. J. Pate, John Schafer, Elijah Shuman, Joshua Smith and Amosa S. Wescott.
General Index to Bryan County Wills and Estates(1866-1939) Index to Bryan County Wills (1891-1933) Index to Bryan County Wills, Book A (1870-1891) Index to Bryan County Wills, Book B (1891-1933) Bryan County Marriages 1868-1889