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Tattnall County Probate Records

Twin Rivers Plantation Tattnall County was created from Montgomery County on Dec. 5, 1801 and was named for Josiah Tattnall, Jr. who gained popularity in helping to repeal the infamous Yazoo Act, later filling the term of U. S. Senator, James Jackson. Later, parts of Tattnall County were used to help create Toombs County (1905) and Candler and Evans counties (1914). The county seat is Reidsville.

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This information was taken from the microfilm records of the Georgia State Archives and the copies are the best available.

Testators: Adamson, Dr. Henry W.
Bell, Joseph J.
Blaylock, L. M.
Brewton, Nathan J., died intestate
Burkhalter, Vaughn, deceased. Minors: John, Julia, Sarah, William, Vaughn, Cassey, Copey, Epsey and Clesy.
Coleman, Wade W.
Cowen, George, Franklin and Joseph L., minor orphans of James Cowen, deceased
Floyd, William, Dilly, Stephen, Louisa, Albert and Martha Floyd, children of Lewis Floyd, deceased
Green, Sarah
Holland, Dicy, deceased
Jones, Martha C., died intestate
Kennedy, Henry, deceased
Knight, James, died intestate
Lawrence, James F. minor child of William H. Lawrence
Lynn, Andrew W., Estate
Lynn, Andrew W., orphans
McCall, Charles W., nun-cupative LWT
McNabb, Rama J.?, orphan of Archibald McNabb, deceased
McNatt, Charles W.
Michael, James E., died intestate
Odom, Jane and Henry Odom, orphans of Robert Odom, deceased
Pymes, William, died intestate
Rogers, Joseph T., died intestate
Sharp, William M., nun-cupative LWT. Sons: John, Sulvan, Julian
Smart, Frances
Smith, Alexander L., died intestate
Stafford, E., deceased
Stafford, Elijah E. Stafford
Strickland, Henry, Estate. Orphans: Charles, Patrick, Aaron F., George H., Dempsey W., Lewis C., Henry, William C.
Strickland, James F., deceased
Strickland, James S., died intestate
Strickland, Martha, died intestate
Stubbs, James S.
Surrency, Samuel D., Martha, Virgil H., William H., Lincy, Ann Elizabeth, Emma, Jane, orphans
Thompson, Lucretia, orphan of Richard Thompson, deceased
Thompson, McDaniel, Margaret and Lucretia, minor orphans of Richard Thompson, deceased
Thompson, Richard A., James H., Maning N. and Nancy Thompson, orphans of Thomas B. Thompson, deceased
Thompson, Thomas B., died intestate
Toole, Louise, minor orphan of William Toole, deceased
Toole, William, nun-cupative LWT. Enoch, Simon, Martha, minors of William Toole. Waters, John W., died intestate. Minor orphan: John W. Waters
Williams, William and Capel, minor orphan children of Frances Williams
Youman, Jane, deceased. James Hines, guardian of Katherine A. C. Coward

Images of Court Minutes 1853 to 1859

Estates included: Bruckhalter, Vaughan; Camron, Daniel ;Canady, Jimerson ;Clifton, Ezekiel ;Clifton, Levin ;Cobb, Horatio; Collins, George W. ;Collins, Joab ;Collins, Mary ;Copeland orphans ;Coulter, Isaac ;Coursey, William ;Coward, John ;Dasher, Joshua ;Dubberly, Joseph ;Dukes, Albert ;Dyess, John ;Edwards, John Sr. ;Floyd, John ;Graham, James L. ;Hammock, Elizabeth ;Hodges, Ann ;Hodges, Marianna ;Holland, Dempsey; Joyce, William ;Kennedy, Edward ;Kennedy, John ;Knight, Seth ;Lewis, Syntha ;Lynn, James; Lynn orphans ;Mattock, Georgia ;Mattock, Stephen Sr. ;Mattox minors; Mattox, Michael ;McCall, Francis ;McRae, Alexander ;McNabb, Archibald ;Mincey orphans ;Pittman, John ;Rewis, John ;Rogers, Joseph T. ;Rogers, Sarah ;Rogers, William ;Sanders, Barkam ;Sharpe, David ;Sharpe, John ;Sharpe minor ;Sharpe, Rebecca ;Smith, Joseph W. ;Spears, John ;Stafford, Ezekiel ;Stanfield orphan ;Strickland, A. B. and Rebecca ;Strickland, Allen ;Strickland, Gabriel ;Strickland, James A. ;Strickland, Robert ;Thompson orphans ;Todd, William ;Stubbs, Abner ;Underwood, James ;Waters, William ;Waters, minor of ;Williams, Anson ;Youman's orphans

Revolutionary War Pensions to Learn More about Historical Events
By Jeannette Holland Austin
Jeannette Holland Austin
John Sharp of Tattnall County was at the siege of Savannah under General McIntosh, and at Fort Morris when Colonel John McIntosh responded to a demand to surrender with the defiant words "Come and take it!" In his pension, Sharp stated that he was at the battle of White House in Liberty County. He must have meant that he was involved in the skirmish surrounding Fort Morris. The details of the battles of the Revolutionary War Pensions deserve to be researched in order to clarify the service of the soldier.


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Tattnall County Court House

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