Decatur County, Georgia History & Biographies

by Rev. George White
19 Total Pages, 8.5"x11", Full Name Index, Softcover, GA-0131, $10.00

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Originally published in Memoirs of Georgia (1895) and Historical Collection of Georgia (1854), this reprint contains a brief history of Decatur County followed by pioneer biographies.

Included in many of the biographies are tidbits about the pioneer's character, military service, marriage, children, death, and political affiliation. A 'must-have' for any Decatur researcher.


( Example from the Campbell County, Georgia reprint. )

Thomas J. BULLARD, merchant and farmer, Palmetto, Decatur County, GA., is the son of Thomas and Susan A. BULLARD. His father was a native of Chatham County, NC where he was born in 1819 ... ((more info)) .... He died on the old homestead at Decaturton GA in 1876. He was twice married, first to Miss Ann BEARD, who died in 1844, the mother of three children: William, a planter of Putnam County; ((continues with children's names, birth dates, etc.)) ... His marriage was solemnized Jan 3, 1867 ... She is a lady of superior culture and refinement, and as an earnest and devoted Christian lady has done much to add to her husband's success ....

Surnames Included in this Publication

* After the surname indicates over 5 DIFFERENT first names are listed under the surname.
** After the surname indicates over 10 DIFFERENT first names are listed under the surname.

Alford, Anderson

Bainbridge, Barron, Barry, Benjamin, Bethea, Binford, Bird, Bower**, Boyett*, Breedlove, Brooker, Bruce, Brunson, Bruton

Cherry, Chesnut*, Clark, Cunningham, Curry**, Cuthbert

Dale, Dassie, Decatur, Dickenson**, Donalson

English, Ethridge

Fleming, Folsom

Gainey, George, Gordon, Gregory, Griffin**

Hail, Hardin, Harrall, Harrell**, Hines, Holloman, Hoyl, Hunnewell

King, Knighton

Lasseter, Leslie, Longstreet, Love

Maple, Martin*, Maxwell, Mitchell, Munnerlyn*

McAlexander, McDaniel, McElveen, McElven, McPherson, McTyer

Neal, Northen


Parker, Peacock, Powell**, Preble


Shackleford, Skinner, Smith

Terrell, Thomas*, Townsend, Trawick, Trulock**

Williams, Wilson, Wright**

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