Meriwether County, Ga. lookup volunteers

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Meriwether County, Ga. Look-ups

Historical Account of Meriwether County
by Regina P. Pinkston,
includes marriages (1828-1835) and the index to the 1840 census,
Millie Cone Cook

The Meriwether Vindicator newspaper, Jan. 1873 through Aug. 1903
(must have a definite date and article you are looking for)

Betty G. Schimpf

Old First District of Meriwether County, Georgia and Its People
(Meriwether Vindicator articles on local pioneers)
compiled by Mary J. Gilbert and Charlotte Daniel in 1980
Also the 1930-1940 Meriwether County census book

Ann Salmon

sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) Bethel Church Cemetery tombstone inscriptions
sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) Meriwether marriages, 1828 to 1886
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Historical Account of Meriwether County
sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) 1830 (first), 1840, 1850, 1860, 1880, 1900, 1910 and 1920 Meriwether County census records
(please provide page numbers and/or EDs for 1900, 1910 and 1920)
(complete 1860 transcription coming soon to the Georgia GenWeb Archives)
sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) The Georgia Death Index tinynew.gif (147 bytes)
1919 (first year) to 1998
Contains Name, Date of Death, County, and Certificate Number.
(For $10 you can order a certified copy of the certificate from the state, and it is much speedier with this certificate number.)
Angie will do a 10-year search.
If she is able to locate the person's information, she will provide all information necessary to order.
Angie Turbak
(lookup volunteer extraordinaire!)

Research on the prominent Meriwether families of Henry Keller and Hinson Jackson
(one of the founders of Meriwether county and contributor of bricks for the original courthouse in Greenville)
Paul Nowlen

P.O. Box 11, Jenkinsville, SC 29065

1850 census (actual digital images) and these books:
Old First District Of Meriwether County And Its People
and Historical Account of Meriwether County

Cari Spano

Primarily information on the KEITH family, but also on the LASSETER, MARTIN and HAYNIE families
David Keith, along with 11 children, moved to Meriwether in 1829, and the family continues to be represented by residents there. Note that Luthersville was originally known as "Keith's Crossroads."
Larry Keith

The Keith web site:

Brooks of Honey and Butter: Plantations and People of Meriwether County, Georgia, Vol. I & II
Davidson, William H., copyright 1971; Outlook Publishing Company, Alexander City, AL

Valerie (Johnson) Freeman

Thanks, Millie, Betty, Ann, Angie, Paul, Cari, Larry and Valerie!

Got a brick wall? Need help? Just ask your look-up volunteers or

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For books in print about Meriwether County, see Resources

If you have resources for Meriwether County and would like to volunteer to help with look-ups, please e-mail

Vivian Price Saffold

  copyright Vivian Price Saffold 2002-current