Gilmer County was created from Cherokee County on Dec. 3, 1832 by an act of the General Assembly (Ga. Laws 1832, p. 56). Early settlers: Joseph Anderson, William A. Barrows, Jessee Charles, John A. Davis, E. T. Foote, John Fouts, John Goble, Lindsay Harper, Jesse Jarrett, P. H. Kennesaw, Robert Orr, Joshua Mooney, Daniel Quillian, Joseph Slate, D. F. Tankersley, Silas Whitaker and Aldred Young.
Records Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers
Indexes to Probate Records
- Index to Gilmer County Marriages 1834-1837
- Index to Gilmer County Marriages 1835-1852
Digital Images of Gilmer County Wills and Estates, Book B (1836-1854).
- Gilmer County Bonds (Guardianships, Administrators) 1836-1854.
- Will Book A 1853-1914.
- Wills and Estates (1853-1914).
- Gilmer County Will Book B.
Names of testators: Alexander, Robert, orphans of
Ellington, William, estate
Ellington, orphans, Annual Returns of
Fincannon, W. M., LWT (1910)
Moreland, John, orphans of
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