THE EARLY HISTORY OF
"The Writings of the Late G. J. N. Wilson, embracing some of the Early
History of Jackson County."
THE FIRST SETTLERS, 1784
FORMATION AND BOUNDARIES TO THE PRESENT TIME
RECORDS OF THE TALASEE COLONY
STRUGGLES OF THE COLONIES OF
YAM ACUTAH, GROANING ROCK, FORTYARGO,
STONETHROW AND THOMOCOGGAN
Given in Narrative Style without Burdening the Readerwith Dates Hard to Remember
By G. J. N. WILSON
With Supplement giving a list of Officers of the County, 1796 to 1914
Judges of the Inferior Court Jackson County's Part in the Civil War
Confederate Veterans in the County
Representatives and Senators from Jackson, 1799 to 1914
And Some Strange Records by EditorW. E. WHITE 1914
I. Formation, Boundaries, etc . . .
II. The Country, its Inhabitants, Forests, Streams and Birds
III. Animals, Together with some Incidents Relating toThem-The Mysterious Wog .
THE TALASEE COLONY.
I. First Settlers from Effingham County
II. Johnson Josiah Strong Makes a Discovery
III. The White Ladies Visit Adabor
IV. The Identity of Banna Mar de Vedo is Found Out .
V. The Cherokee Spy
VI. A Number of New Emigrants Arrive
VII. The Visit to Yamacutah and Return
VIII. The Draper and Modin Families at Snodon IX. The Visit to Nodoroc
X. Trouble at Snodon and the Arrival of More Emigrants
XI. The Cold Winter and a Visit by Governor Matthews.
The Organization for Mutual Protection
I. First Settlers at Tumbling Shoals and Related Incidents
THE OLD-TIME LOGROLLING.
I. The Log is Rolled
II. The Dance at Dunson's and Preaching at the School House
III. Brantly Carries His Bride to Jefferson
IV. Gabe Nash Spells "Tizic"
CELL No. 21.
I. The "A" Family
II. Sidney York is Arrested
III. York is Found Guilty-Coatney's Confession
SECTION VI.THE HUT OWL IN BORROWED FEATHERS.I. The Reading of the Poem Opens Their Eyes SECTION VII.
THE REBEL GIRL
I. The Search for the Rebel .
II. The Girl in the Hollow Tree .
III. A Cousin is Discovered
IV. The Rebel Girl is Carried Home
Public School Officers of Jackson County
Harmony Grove Female Academy, 1824
Commissioners Roads and Revenues
Clerks Inferior Court
Clerks Superior Court .
Justices of the Peace, Notaries Public, and Constables in 1914
Some Queer Things Culled from Court Records
Aaron, Abner, Adair, Adams, Addington, Akin, Alexander, Allen, Allison, Alston, Amercides, Anaxicorn, Anderson, Anglin, Anthony, Appleby, Archer, Armstrong, Arnold, Arthur, Asbury, Ash, Atkins, Atwater, Austin, Axter, Ayers, Bacon, Bailey, Baily, Baird, Ballard, Banks, Bankston, Banna, Barnes, Barnett, Barnum, Barr, Barrett, Barron, Barrow, Batchelor, Bates, Baugh, Bean, Beard, Beasley, Beasly, Belknap, Bell, Benedict, Benge, Bennett, Benning, Benton, Berry, Best, Betts, Bingham, Black, Blackburn, Blankinship, Boggs, Bohannon, Bolden, Bolton, Bone, Bonoaguartah, Booth, Borders, Bowden, Bowen, Bowles, Bowls, Bowman, Boyce, Boyd, Boyle, Bradberry, Bradbury, Bradley, Bradshaw, Brand, Brantly, Braselton, Bratcher, Bray, Brewer, Bridges, Bridgewater, Brock, Brooks, Brown, Bruce, Bryan, Bryant, Bulloch, Burgar, Burns, Burson, Bush, Butler, Byrd, Callahan, Camp, Campbell, Campton, Camsby, Candler, Cantrell, Carethers, Carithers, Carlisle, Carnes, Carr, Carrol, Carson, Carter, Cash, Casper, Cass, Catlett, Cato, Cauthorn, Chambers, Chandler, Chaplain, Chatham, Chatman, Cheek, Cheely, Chestnut, Clack, Clanton, Clark, Clarke, Clayton, Cleghorn, Clements, Clotfelter, Clover, Coatney, Cobb, Cochran, Cofer, Coffer, Cohen, Coker, Coleman, Collier, Collins, Colquitt, Cone, Cook, Cooley, Cooper, Copeland, Cornwallis, Cosby, Cowan, Cowen, Cox, Cramer, Crawford, Crisler, Crockett, Cromwell, Cronic, CROOK, Cruse, Culberson, Culbertson, Culpepper, Cummins, Cunningham, Dadisman, Dailey, Daily, Dale, Daley, Dalton, Dameron, Damons, Damron, Daniel, Davenport, David, Davidson, Davis, Dawson, Daxator, Day, Deadwyler, Deaton, DeLaperriere, Delay, Densmore, Depriest, Deveral, Dickson, Dimple, Dixon, Dobbs, Doss, Doster, Dougherty, Dovale, Dow, Dowdy, Draper, Duke, Duncan, Dunnahoo, Dunson, Durham, Durran, Eads, Easley, East, Eberhart, Edgar, Edwards, Elancydyne, Elbert, Elder, Ellison, Elota, ELROD, Elsberry, Elsbury, Elslery, Eltomura, Eltrovadyne, Emory, Erwin, Esco, Espey, Estes, Etohautee, Eustice, Evans, Farmer, Farr, Ferguson, Few, Fields, Finch, Flanigan, Flannigan, Fleeman, Flournoy, Foster, Fowler, Franklin, Freeman, Fulcher, Gailey, Gant, Garner, Garrett, Garrison, Gates, Gathright, Gee, Gentry, Gholston, Giddens, Gilbert, Giles, Gilleland, Gillespie, Gilmer, Glenn, Gober, Gohlston, Goode, Goodin, Gore, Gossett, Graves, Greenway, Greeson, Gresham, Grier, Griffeth, Groves, Grow, Guffin, GUMER, Gunnin, Gunter, Guthrie, Gwinn, Gwinnett, Hailes, Hale, Hall, Hamilton, Hammond, Hampton, Hancock, Hard, Harden, Hardigree, Hardman, Hardy, Harmon, Harper, Harris, Harrison, Hart, Hartley, Harvil, Harvill, Harwell, Hawkins, Hawks, Hay, Hayes, Haynie, Head, Heard, Heart, Helton, Henderson, Hendrix, Henry, Herndon, Herrin, Herrington, Hewit, Hewitt, Highfiell, Highfill, Highland, Hill, Hinton, Hiram, Holden, Holder, Holland, Holliday, Holliway, Holmes, Hoochlechoopah, Hoochleohoopah, Hood, Hoopaugh, Hoopaw, Hooppan, Hopkins, Hopson, Horton, Hosch, House, Howard, Howen, Howington, Huanaco, Hubbard, Hudgins, Hudson, Hughey, Hull, Human, Humphrey, Humphries, Hunter, Hutchens, Hutchins, Hyde, Ingram, Inomatawtunsigna, Inomatuhata, Irwin, Ivey, Ivy, Jacks, Jackson, Jarrett, Jefferson, Jennings, Jentry, Jett, Jewell, Jillico, Johns, Johnson, Jones, Jordan, Justice, Kelley, Kenney, Kenningham, Kent, Kerbo, Key, Kidd, Kilgoor, Kilgore, Kilough, Kinerly, King, King., Kinily, Kinnerly, Kinney, Kirbo, Kirkpatrick, Knight, Knox, Lackey, Lafayette, Lahgoon, Lamar, Lampkin, Lancaster, Lane, Langworth, Lanier, Lapsidali, Lasears, Latimer, Lavender, Lawton, Lay, LeCain, Ledbetter, Ledford, Lee, Leechman, LeMaster, Lemmons, Lessieur, Liddell, Lindsey, Link, Linn, Linsey, Linton, Lipscomb, Little, Loggins, Long, LORD, Lott, Lovin, Lowery, Lowry, Luke, Lutro, Lyddell, Lyle, Maddox, Madkiff, Mahaffy, Major, MALEY, Malone, Mangum, Manly, Mann, Manus, Marbury, Marchance, Marcum, Marler, Marlow, MARTIN, Mason, Mathews, Matkeif, Matthews, Mauldin, Maxey, Mayes, Mays, McCann, McCarty, McCleskey, McClesky, McCulloch, McCune, McCurry, McCutchen, McDaniel, McDanold, McDonald, McElhannon, McElroy, McEntyre, McEver, McGarity, McGillivray, McGinnis, McGinty, McGowen, McIntosh, McKeon, McKinney, McLester, McMillan, McPharse, McRee, Meeks, Meigs, Mera, Merk, Merriwether, Michael, Middlebrooks, Middleton, Midlock, Miller, Millican, Milligan, Mills, Millsaps, Milton, Minish, Mino, Mintz, Mise, Mispenthe, Mitchell, Mobley, Montgomery, Moomaugh, Moon, Mooney, Moore, Morgan, Morris, Morrison, Mosley, Motes, Moulder, Murphey, Murphy, Murray, Nabors, Nash, Neal, Nelson, Nenathemahola, Nere Nara, Newman, Newton, Niblack, Nichols, Nicholson, Nickelson, Nix, Nixon, Norman, North, Notha Neva, Nowell, Nunn, Nyrulyn, Okelley, Okolegee, Oliver, Onomaco, Orr, Osburn, Oshields, Owen, Pace, Page, Palmer, Parham, Park, Parks, Parr, Party, Patman, Patrick, Patton, Pendergrass, Pendleton, Pentecost, Perkins, Perry, Pettyjohn, Pharr, Phillips, Pickelsimon, Pierce, Pike, Pinson, Pitman, Pittman, Pollard, Pool, Poole, Porter, Potter, Potts, Preston, Price, Pruit, Quails, Quarterman, Queen, Quillian, Rabun, Ragsdale, Rainey, Ramppy, Ramsey, Randolph, Ranson, Rawson, Ray, Reed, Reeves, Reid, Reinhardt, Reynolds, Rhea, Rhodes, Rick, Riden, Riley, Ripley, Roads, Roberson, Roberts, Robertson, Rodgers, Rogers, Rooks, Rose, ROSS, Rouse, Rowdin, Russell, Ryley, Sailers, Sailors, Sanders, Sanford, Saunders, Scott, Scupeen, Seaborn, Seay, Segars, Sell, Sells, Seymore, Shackelford, Shaddon, Shankle, Shannon, Sharp, Shaw, Shay, Sherman, Shield, Shields, Shirley, Shockley, Shore, Sikes, Silman, Simmons, Simpkins, Sims, Singleton, Sisk, Sisson, Skates, Slaton, Smith, Smithwick, Sorrow, Sparks, Spence, Spencer, Sprewell, Stanley, Stanton, Stapler, Stark, Starnes, Starr, Statham, Stebbins, Steed, Stephens, Stevens, Stewart, Stinson, Stockton, Stokes, Stone, Stonum, Story, Stover, Strange, Straynge, Streetman, Strickland, Stringer, Strong, Strother, Suddeth, Swetman, Talitchiechee, Talitchlechee, Tata, Tata Nyxter, Tate, Tatnall, Taylor, Telfair, Terrill, Tethlemaco, Therrauld, Thespe, Thomas, Thompson, Thornton, Thurmond, Tiller, Tillman, Tinsley, Titshaw, Todd, Tolbert, Toney, Traylor,, Treadwell, Trent, Trout, Turk, TURNER, Twitty, Tyler, Umausauga, Underwood, Upson, Urocasca, Vandiford, Vandiver, Varnum, Vaughn, Veal, Venable, Vermillion, Vincent, Virmillion, Voiles, Waddell, Wadkins, Wages, Wagnon, Walker, Wall, Wallace, Wallis, Walls, Walton, Ward, Warren, Wash, Waters, Watkins, Watson, Watt, Watts, Wayne, Weaver, Webb, Weir, Welborn, Welchel, Wesley, Wheeler, Whelehel, WHITE, Whitehead, Whitmire, Whitworth, Wier, Wilbanks, Wiley, Wilhite, Wilkes, Williams, Williamson, Wills, Wilson, Winburn, Wingfield, Winn, Winters, Witt, Wokolog, Wood, Worsham, Wright, Yarbrough, Yeargan, Yearwood, Yetha, York, Young, Yrtyrmyrmyrmysco,