LEE COUNTY, GEORGIA HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHIES

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12 Pages, 8.5"x11", Full Name Index, Soft Cover, Reprinted 2004, GA-0167, $7.50

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Lee County is located in the southwestern portion of the state. The land that became Lee county was ceded by the Creek people in the 1825 Treaty of Indian Springs. The counties' boundaries were created by the Georgia General Assembly on June 9, but they were not named until December 14 of 1826. The county was named in honor of Richard Henry Lee. The family sketches of this material were submitted by the families themselves.

 

Example

“Stephen Thomas Jordan, planter, Leesburg, Lee Co., GA, was born Dec. 27, 1841, in Washington county, Ga. His father, Cornelius Jordan, was a native of Washington county, a farmer by occupation, and died in 1870, sixty-five years of age. ...etc...”

 

Surnames Included in this Publication

BOND, BULLBRIGHT, BURTON

CALLOWAY, CLARK, COBB, COOK

EVANS

FERGUSON

GILL, GOODE

HEATH, HOWARD, HOWELL

JONES, JORDAN

KERSEY

LEE

McAFEE, McMANUS, MORGAN

NORTHEN

PRICE

RAY

SAWYER, SHACKLEFORD, SMITH, STARK

WELLS

YEAMAN

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