Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 10
Scope and Contents This series contains unbound original apprentice indentures of the Court of Ordinary of Oglethorpe County. Also called Five Year Contracts, these indentures bound a person, often a minor, to an apprenticeship with a master of some trade or industry to work a specified period of time, usually five years but sometimes less, and for a specified amount of money. Also present are crop and rent contracts in which the apprentice and master equally divided the crops raised. More often than not these...
Dates: Created: 1802-1903
Scope and Contents This series consists of the unbound estate records filed with the Court of Ordinary (later Probate Court) under the state laws of Georgia. Oglethorpe County is one of the older counties of Georgia, and the family relationships and material possessions of its citizens as reflected by these records is an important part of Georgia's history. Included in some of the returns are inventories of slaves with their names listed. These slave inventories are an invaluable source of information for...
Dates: Created: 1790-1962
Scope and Contents This series consists of unbound marriage licenses and applications which have been arranged in alphabetical order by surname of the groom. The applications are very few and date from the late 1920's and early 1930's. Whenever there was an application, it was filed with its respective license. Information on the licenses includes: (1) name of the groom (2) name of the bride (3) date the license was issued (4) date of the marriage (5) name of the Ordinary and (6) name of the person performing...
Dates: Created: 1794-1942
Scope and Contents This series contains bound copies of the original minutes kept by the Court of Ordinary or Inferior Court (now Probate) of Oglethorpe County.
Dates: Created: 1800-1810
Scope and Contents This series contains unbound original and microfilmed miscellaneous records of the Court of Ordinary (now Probate Court) of Oglethorpe County. This convoluted series has many different and varied records including (but not inclusive): (1) inventories and appraisements and bills of sale (2) school and constable elections (3) court contracts (4) homesteads (5) habeas corpus (6) constable oaths (7) deputy sheriff and tax collector oaths (8) administrators of estates bonds and oaths (9) annual...
Dates: Created: 1796-1925
Scope and Contents This series contains loose original petitions and orders from the Court of Ordinary of Oglethorpe County. Included in the petitions and orders are (1) applications for commission of lunacy, (2) applications for administration of estate, (3) applications for letters of permanent administration, (4) administrator's bonds, (5) applications for and orders granting letters of dismission, (6) applications for and orders granting leave to sell real estate, (7) applications for and orders granting...
Dates: Created: 1869-1919
Scope and Contents This series contains unbound original civil and criminal cases of the Superior Court of Oglethorpe County. These cases involve: (1) promissory notes with and without judgments, (2) judgement bonds, (3) subpoenas, (4) caveats against wills, (5) ejectments, and (6) misdemeanors of various types. The misdemeanor files include: (1) vagrancy, (2) cheating and swindling, (3) enticing away a servant, and (4) simple larceny. Along with these records are City Court and Justice of the Peace cases since...
Dates: Created: 1791-1904
Scope and Contents This series is composed of loose election returns for the inclusive dates listed below. The returns document the names of candidates seeking election to each office to which they aspire, the number of votes each receives and, usually, the name of electors participating in each election. These records include precinct returns, tally sheets and lists of voters. Some returns include the Democratic, Republican and People's Party tickets in the 1892 Presidential Election. These returns were for...
Dates: Created: 1866 - 1910
Scope and Contents This series contains unbound original miscellaneous records of the Superior Court of Oglethorpe County. Included in the records (not an inclusive list) are: (1) Fi Fas and orders to revive and give control of Fi Fas (2) grand jury presentments (3) indictments (4) coroner's requests (5) executions (6) copies of decisions from the Supreme Court. On the back of most cases is the book and page where the files were recorded although no effort has been made to compare the completeness of this file...
Dates: Created: 1894
Scope and Contents 1880 - 1892, Tax Returns of William B. Campbell and as agent for his wife & children, himself compiled by George C. Lester, Clerk of the Board of Commissioners of Roads & Revenue, March 1892.
Dates: Created: 1880-1892
- Creators: Oglethorpe County (Ga.) X