Spalding County Court House. Spalding County was created in 1851. Griffin is the county seat. Spalding County was named for Thomas Spalding from the Scottish Highlands who came to Georgia with Oglethorpe whose great-grandfather, John Mohr McIntosh, chieftain of the clan which settled Darien.
Research in Henry and Pike is indicated. Early Settlers: Elisha Akin, William Alexander, Benjamin Searcy, Thomas Simonton, William Welch, C. A. Davis, W. S. Doyal, E. H. Drewry, William Freeman, B. W. Ferrell, Lewis Flemister, Asa Miles, Joseph P. Manley.
Spalding County Databases Available to members of Georgia Pioneers
Images of Spalding County Wills
Testators:Akins, Elisha; Bishop, Philip; Blessit, Reason; Bridges, Corbin; Crawford, George; Davis, Janus; Edmunds, Roscoe; Ellis, William; Freeman, William; Guice, Sarah; Hill, John G. ; Jones, John R.; Kirkpatrick, Hugh; Mackey, William ; Maddox, Eleanor; Manard, Larkin; Norton, Martin; Simonton, Moses; Stark, James ;Starr, Benjamin; Strickland, Solomon ;Tarver, Mary Ann; Westmoreland, Milton; Wiggins, William
Spalding County Wills 1852-1880 (abstracts)
Indexes to Probate Records
- Will Bk A 1852-1880.
- Annual Returns, Appraisements, Vouchers, 1851 to 1862.
- Annual Returns, Appraisements, Vouchers, 1862-1865.
- General Index 1852-1873
- Brides Index 1852-1873
- Spalding County Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886.