Fannin County was created from Gilmer and Union counties on Jan. 21, 1854 by an act of the General Assembly. Early settlers include: J. W. Anderson, James A. Bruce, David Baugh, J. R. Barker, John B. Dickey, Joseph Dyer, James Cole, William Craig, L. G. Cutcher, Joseph Clemmons Elijah Ellis, William Franklin, John W. Gray, J. D. Galloway, E. J. Henry, John Hickey, W. G. Johnson, H. S. Kyle, R. J. McClure, Amos Owenby, Elijah Petty, Jesse Roper, David Shuler, H. B. Thomas, L. A. Vaughn and Jacob Weaver.
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Images of Wills and Estates 1854-1865
Testators: Addington, James;Beard, James;Berry, Jesse;Carter, Nelson;Casada, John;Chastain (bond);Chastain, Rainey;Chastain, James;Churchill, H. T.; Colton orphans;Cox, Tilmon;Crumley, John;Davis, Elias;Denton, William; Dillbeck, David;Douthit, John;Douthit, Warren;Dunn orphans;Ellis, Elijah;Ellis, J. N.;Freeman, Beverly;Garland, William;Grady, Samuel; Griffin, Stephen;Griffith, John;Heaton, John;Henry, John;Hill, Harber; Hise estate;Huckabee orphans;Jay orphans;Kindall, James;Legg, James; Legg, Joel;Legg, Seaten;Levaskin, Jesse;Lusk, William;Marshall orphans; McKiney, Didemia;McLeod, William;Melton, Elisha;Merrell, William; Oliver, Thomas;Patterson, John;Powell, John;Robertson orphans; Rogers orphans;Rogers, Anne;Rogers, Hugh;Rogers, Robert;Smith, John; Stanbury, Solomon;Stanton, William;Steele, W. J.;Summers, Samuel; Summers, Thomas;Thomas, William;Trammell, James;Trammell, Robert; Treadaway, Thomas;Webster, William;Wethers, Braselton
Indexes to Probate Records
- Wills and Estates 1854-1865.
- Inventories, Appraisements and Miscellaneous Estates 1865-1903.
- Wills 1868-1929.
- Annual Returns and Vouchers 1866-1893.
- Annual Returns, Administrators, Guardians 1893-1916.