More Morbid, Macabre, and Sometimes Disgusting Records of Genealogical Value - Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Get Back Into Genealogy.
Here are more unique and little-known records from the Georgia Archives to fill in gaps on your family tree and answer the questions that have nagged you for years. This book includes How To Research Asylum, Prison, and Murder Record in Georgia; Divorces Found in Georgia Acts 1793-1868; name Changes of Illegitimate and Adopts in Acts of the Georgia Legislature, 1800-1856 (by John E. Moseley); Federal Direct Tax Defaulters in Georgia, 1812; Georgia Widows and Orphans of the War of 1812; First Book of the Georgia Insane Asylum, 1842-1853; Georgia Civil War Depredations; Artificial Limbs Given to Georgia Civil War veterans; Racial Violence in Georgia, 1868-1871; the Georgia Widows and Orphans of the Civil War Lottery, 1866-1876; Prison Records, 1877-1886; Petitions for Pardons and Paroles, 1858-1942, Contains the names of approximately 12,000 persons.
Robert S. Davis, Jr.
1987, (2008), cloth, 435 pp.