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Benjamin Franklin Mathews ledger book

Identifier: 1978-0559M

Scope and Contents

The legal records of this notary public run from pp. 8 - 53 and include the judgments he handed down in minor court cases. The rest of the book contains home recipes, land plats (pp. 54 - 86), bylaws for the Emmanus (?) Baptist Church (pp. 87 - 113) with an index (p. 114), Masonic records - York rite - with membership lists (pp. 142-176), weather reports (pp. 179 - 194), and accounts (pp. 195 - 218). Records cover both Upson and Pike Counties, Georgia.


  • 1880 - 1896


Biographical / Historical

Benjamin Franklin Mathews was the son of Mourning Trice and Joel Mathews of Upson County, Georgia. He married Elizabeth E. English and worked as a farmer and notary public.


1 Volumes

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Available only as photocopy.

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Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Manuscript Collections Repository

5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States