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Whitfield County Genealogy Resources Available to Members of Georgia Pioneers

Indexes to Probate Records

  • Will Book A (1852-1960).
  • Annual Returns, Vouchers, Sales, Book B (1852-1860).
  • Annual Returns, Vouchers, Sales, Book E (1869-1885)

Images of Whitfield County Wills (1843-1854)

Testators: James Anderson, John Brown, Hugh Burk, George Chappell, Williams Crook, George Deck, Ezra Green, Valentine Harlan, George Harris, John Henton, Martha Maner, John McCutchen, John McGee, John Pitner, Isaac Roberts, William Sloan, Seaborn Spann, John Stancil, James Tate, Margaret Wilch, Thomas Wilie. Wilie, Thomas.

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Tomorrow is Another Day

Gone With the Wind When Rhett Butler walked out on Scarlett at the end of GWTW, she cried, then rationalized that he would ultimately return. "After all, tomorrow is another day!" This philosophy applies the search for the ancestors. If we do not find the person for whom we search today, perhaps tomorrow will be different. After all, modern technology, such as the digitization of records is delivering convenience to our computers. There is always the hope that someone else found what we missed. There is a lot going on. And what once took months to locate as well as some traveling, data such as tombstones is being published to the Internet.

The Case of "Never Give Up"

People like to remember the Alamo because it was a battle where Americans fought to the very last man, never giving up. Ironically, the "never give up" syndrone is ever present in genealogists who unturn every possible leaf to find clues of their ancestors. Even years later after having researched the last tidbit of information, the memory of particular ancestors is ever present. It is a deep yearning to have answers.

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Names of Families in Whitfield County Wills and Estates

Whitfield CountyFounded in 1851, Whitfield county was named after one of the first Georgia colonists, George Whitefield, a minister in the Church of England.

Gold at Pleasant Retreat

Etowah Georgia Mining Tunnel "From Pleasant Retreat. Gold mining is yielding a fine turnout of yellow metal. Mr. W. H. Courtney, who is one of the best miners in this section, is doing very well." Source:Cleveland Progress. December 22, 1893. Newspaper 1892 to 1893 issues of Cleveland Progress on this website.

Gold at Pleasant Retreat

Etowah Georgia Mining Tunnel "From Pleasant Retreat. Gold mining is yielding a fine turnout of yellow metal. Mr. W. H. Courtney, who is one of the best miners in this section, is doing very well." Source:Cleveland Progress. December 22, 1893. Newspaper 1892 to 1893 issues of Cleveland Progress on this website.

Tunnel Hill, Georgia

Tunnel Hill Atlanta Campaign. During 1864 when General Sherman came scourging through Georgia and burned everything in site, his troops briefly captured this tunnel. It runs through the mountains along the Chattanooga Ridge. Today, as a reminder, an old stone stone storage house sits beside the route of the Western Atlantic railway at Tunnel Hill.