Wiregrass History

Wiregrass History

 

Recent Submissions

  • Houser, Jeffrey (Lulu Press inc., 2016)
    It all started with a slip of paper… Many of those interested in genealogy can attest to getting started on a simple research endeavor but ended up becoming a very involved project. What may have begun as looking for a few ...
  • Sommers, Laurie (Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2007)
    All photos by Laurie Kay Sommers unless indicated otherwise.
  • Baker, Bonnie Taylor (Bacon County Historical Society, 1984)
    In 1914, Bacon County was created, and named for Senator Augustus O. Bacon, a distinguished politician of Georgia birth. In 1914 this newly created 'piney woods’ county and a handfull of pioneer settlers ...
  • George, Mark (2014-04-04)
    By 1860 there were at least 2,399 enslaved people (46% of the total population) in Lowndes County and there were 249 slave owners among the 2,850 white residents (9% of the entire white population of all ages). While some ...
  • Unknown author (2013-05-08)
    This is a copy of an 1836 roster of Georgia Militia Lowndes County Districts.659 and 660. In 1858, these districts became a part of Brooks County and.became known as the Nankin and Morven districts respectively. The ...