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Publication Notice

Hancock County Court of Ordinary Minutes  1838-1863


Released September 15, 2000 This book: "Hancock County Georgia - Court of Ordinary Minutes 1837-1863"  which contains the transcription of two Court of Ordinary books 1837-1853 & 1853 - 1863. This represents 803 pages from the original books.  These  minutes deals primarily with guardianships and  administrations of estates.  Hancock County was one of the earliest counties in Georgia and many  genealogical researchers should be interested in the publication as well as the citizens of the area.  The index contains some 17,500 name entries of persons, once of residence there.  It was completed with the support of the R.J. Taylor Foundation.   Below is a listing of just some of the names recorded in this book. (Note, many of these may have different spellings than are used today).


Abercrombie, Adams, Aiken, Alexander, Alford, Alfriend, Allen, Amos, Anderson, Andrews, Anthony, Archer, Arnold, Askew, Atkinson, Audas,  Baker, Barefield, Barksdale, Barnes, Bass, Battle, Baugh, Baxter, Beck,  Belding, Bell, Beman, Berry, Binion, Bird, Birdsong, Bishop, Bitts, Black, Bledsoe, Blount, Bonner, Borum, Borland, Boyer, Brake, Brantley, Brazil, Breedlove, Bridges, Brooking, Brown, Bryan, Bryant, Buckner, Bullington, Bundage, Burch, Butts, Bynum, Cain, Caldwell, Callaway, Camp, Carr, Cary, Cato, Chain, Castleberry, Cato, Chambers, Cheely, Childers, Clarke, Childs, Choice, Clayton, Cobb, Colbert, Cole, Coleman, Collier, Collins, Connell, Cook, Cooper, Copeland,  Cothern, Cowan, Cowles, Crawford, Credille, Crook, Crowder, Culver, Cummings Danforth, Daniel, Dannielly, Darby/Derby, Davidson, Davis, Dennis, Denton, Devereux, DeWitt, Dickerson, Dickinson, Dickson, Dixon, Dougherty, Drake, Driskell, DuBose, Dudley, Duncan, Dunn, Eckner,  Edwards, Ellington, Ellis, Ely, Emswilder, Eubanks, Evans, Ewing, Ezell, Faison, Falkner,  Fears, Fenn, Ferrell, Forbes, Foster, Fraly, Frazier, Freeman, Freeney, Gardner, Gary, Gaston, Gause, Gilbert, Gilmore, Gilliland, Gladden, Gonder, Goodwin, Gordy, Grace, Grant, Graybill, Greene, Gresham, Griffin Griggs, Grimes, Guill, Gunn, Hall, Hamill, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harley, Harper, Harris, Harrison, Hart, Harton, Harwell, Hawkins, Heath, Henry, Herringdine, Hester Hightower, Hill, Hillsman, Hitchcock, Holland,  Holloman, Holsey, Hood,  Howard,  Howell, Huckaby, Hudson, Humphrey, Hutchison, Hunt, Hurt, Hutchins, Hyman, Ingram, Irwin, Ivey, Jackson, Jernigan, Johnson, Johnston, Jones, Jordon, Justice, Kendall, Kendrick, Kennedy, King, Knowles,  Lamar, Lane, Lanier, Latimer, Lawrence, Lawson, Ledbetter, Lester, Lewis, Little, Lockhart, Long, Lovett, Lucas, Lumley, Lundy, Lyon, Maddox, Mapp, Marchman,  Martin, Mason, Mathis, Matthews,  McAllister, McClellan, McGibony, McGinty, McKinley, McWhoter, Meadows, Medlock, Meriweather, Middlebrooks, Miller, Minor,  Mitchell,  Moore, Morris, Moss, Mosley, Mullins, Mulverhill, Muse, Neel, Norris, Oliphant, Osborn, Palmer, Pardee, Parker, Patterson, Peace, Pearson, Peek, Peeler, Pendergrass, Pendleman, Perkins, Perry, Peterson, Phelps, Phillips, Pinkston, Pitts, Ponce, Pound, Powell, Pruitt, Pryor, Quinn, Rabun, Rachel, Radney, Rainwater, Ransom, Ray, Reaves, Reed, Reese, Reeves, Reid, Repass, Reynolds, Richardson, Riley, Rives, Roe, Roberts, Robertson, Rogers, Ross, Rosser, Rossiter,  Rudisille, Rushin, Ryan, Sanders, Sanford, Sasnett, Saunders, Sayre, Schley, Scott,  Seals, Sharpe, Sheffield, Shell, Shivers, Shy, Simmons, Simpson, Singletary, Skipton, Skrine, Slade, Smith, Speights, Stanford, Stanley, Stewart, Stone, Stovall, Strother, Sturdivant, Tait, Sykes, Tanner, Tarver, Taylor, Thomas, Thompson, Thornton, Terrill, Thurmond, Trawick, Trice, Trippe, Tucker, Turner, Tyus, Underwood,  Veal, Veasy, Vickers, Vinson, Vogt, Vought, Wade, Walker, Waller, Warren, Warthen, Watson, Watts, Wayne, West, Whaley, Wheeler, White, Whitehead, Whitten, Wilcoxen, Wiley, Wilkinson, Williams, Williamson, Wilson,Womack, Wood, Wooten, Wright, Wynn, Youngblood, Zimmerman


Publication Price        -  $36.50 + $3  S&H


Published by and purchased through The Brantley Association (see below) 

Document Retrieval Procedures

 Any page copy of the original court document can be ordered from the publisher.      When ordering, be sure to use the original book page of 767 pages as indexed. Do  not use the individual page of this published book.

The cost, until at least the year 2002 is:

$6.00 for the first page and

 $1.00 for each additional page.

 Please direct all correspondence and orders to:  



Ken Brantley

Phone:  770-943-4677


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