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Jones County Georgia GAGenWeb
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Historic Jones County, Georgia

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Jones County was created Dec. 10, 1807 from Baldwin Co.;  added from Putnam 1810; from original territory 1821; from Bibb 1849. Incl. part to Bibb 1822, 1834, 1835 (repealed 1837), 1849. The county was named after U. S. Rep. James Jones. The first county seat was Clinton (orginally named Albany), named after N.Y. Governor DeWitt Clinton. The  county seat was moved to Gray in 1905. Among the first settlers were Capt. Jonathan Parish, Peter Clower, Henry Low, Wm Williams, Wilkins Jackson, Jeremiah Duman, Thomas White, Jeremiah Pearson, Maj. Humphries, James and High Comer, Roger McCarthy, Allen Greene, Benjamin Tarver, Bailey Stewart, James Anthony, George Harper, John Chapell, Jesse M. Pope, Henry Pope, John Bayne, Stephen Kirk, William Carbanus, P. A. Lewis, James Jones, Wm Jones, Robert Hutchins & James Grey.

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  • Bible Records (link)
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  • 13th Land District Ownership 1807-present (partial)
  • 12th Land District Ownership 1807-present (partial)
  • 10th Land District Ownership 1807-present (partial)
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  • Family Group Sheets for Jones County (link)
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  • Land District 10 by George H. Watkins
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    Jones County Page last updated: Friday, 03-Nov-2017 05:44:23 MDT

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