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Athens (Ga.) register of marriages and headrights

Athens (Ga.) register of marriages and headrights

Descriptive Summary

Title: Athens (Ga.) register of marriages and headrights
Creator: Athens (Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1803-1833
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms3702
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

This collection contains a ledger with a handwritten copy of 19th Century court records for Athens, Georgia. The records were copied by Melba Bedgood in 1959. The first section is labeled Book A: Marriage Records for 1805-1814. The second section contains Land Court records for headrights 1803-1833. An index of names is included in the front of the ledger.

Loose papers laid in the front of the ledger include typed information regarding a Baptist church in Athens; Clarke County Will Book C for 1842-1859; General Wiliam M. Browne; and a genealogy of the Williams and O'Kelley families.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Athens (Ga.) register of marriages and headrights, ms3702, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Athens (Ga.) -- History.
Court records -- Georgia.
Land grants -- Georgia -- Clarke County.
Marriage records -- Georgia -- Athens.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Ledger book , 1803-1833