Clinch County, Georgia
Giving the early history of the County down to the
present time (1916) ; also complete lists of County
Officers, together with minor officers and
also sketches of County Officers' Lives;
With chapters on the histories of
old families of Clinch County;
also other information as
is historical in its
Compiled and Edited by
This 341 page book includes a 19 page index. Original book was written in 1916.
Table of Contents:
CHAPTER I. Ceding of the Lands Which Now Comprise Clinch County.-Origin of Appling County. Origin of Irwin County.-Origin of Ware County. Origin of Lowndes County. First Settlers. Primitive Condition.-Indian Troubles.-Growth of the County.-"Olden Times." -- Land Grants.
CHAPTER II Early Settlers. Indian War Soldiers.
CHAPTER III.The Creation of Clinch County.-Act Creating Same.-The Organization.-Bonds of First Officers.-Magnolia.-----Settlers.-Echols County Created from Clinch County.
CHAPTER IV.Homerville Opened Up.-Its History.
CHAPTER V.The Civil War Period. Lists of Troops From Clinch County. The Surrender. Immigrants to Clinch County.
CHAPTER VI. Condition of the County Following the Close of the War---Politics.-Condition of the County Treasury.-Burning of Court-House.-New Jail.-The History of DuPont. -The History of Stockton.Temperance
CHAPTER VII.Proposed New Railroads. Efforts to Remove County Site.--Newspapers in Clinch County. The Populist Party.--County Court Re-Established.-First Board of County Commissioners. --New Jail.--New Court-House.---Camp of Confederate Veterans Organized. Population of Clinch County.--Argyle.--Saw-Mill Enterprises.-The Waycross & Western Railroad. --The Okefinokee Swamp.
CHAPTER VIII.Educational.Condition of the County Following the Close of the War---Politics.-Condition of the County Treasury.-Burning of Court-House.-New Jail.-The History of DuPont. -The History of Stockton.--Temperance.
CHAPTER IX.History of Churches of Clinch County.
CHAPTER X.A Distinguished Family Connection.
CHAPTER XI.Old Families of Clinch County.
CHAPTER XII.County Officers of Clinch County. 1850-1916.
CHAPTER XIII.A List of Ware and Lowndes County Officers Until the Creation of Clinch County.-A list of Appling County Officers, 1820-1826.-Jury Commissioners, 1869-1916. County Registrars, 1895-1916.-Notaries Public. Road Commissioners, 1869-1913.-Foremen of Grand Juries, 1867-1916.-Sundry Other Officers.
CHAPTER XIV.Sketches of Lives of Clinch County Officers, 1850-1916.Alphabetically Arranged.CHAPTER XI.THE LASTINGER FAMILY*
Acosta, Adams, Agee, Aiken, Aikens, Akers, Albertson, Alcox, Alderman, Aldridge, Allen, Altman, Amerson, Anderson, Ansley, Anthony, Arnold, Aspinwall, Atkinson, Austin, Avera, Bailey, Baker, Baldree, Baldwin, Barlow, Barnhill, Baset, Bass, Baxley, Baxter, Bazemore, Beasley, Bedford, Belote, Benge, Bennett, Benton, Berg, Bevel, Bickley, Bigelow, Blackburn, Blackman, Blackshear, Blair, Bland, Blitch, Blount, Boatright, Boland, Booker, Booth, Boring, Bostic, Bostick, Bourn, Bowden, Bowen, Box, Boyd, Boyett, Boyt, Brack, Bradford, Brady, Bramlett, Brantley, Braswell, Brewer,, Brewton, Bridges, Brinson, Brogdon, Brown, Browning, Bryan, Bryant, Bryon, Bulloch, Bunn, Burch, Burkhalter, Burnett, Burnsed, Burt, Butler, Byce, Byrd, Byron, Cain, Cameron, Campbell, Capps, Carey, Carmichael, Carroll, Carroll,, Carroll., Carson, Carter, Cartledge, Carver, Cason, Caswell, Cauley, Chambers, Chancey, Chancy, Chandler, Chapman, Chariton, Chatham, Chauncey, Childs, Chisholm, Clark, Clayton, Clements, Clemmons, Clifton, Clinch, Clinton, Clopton, Clyatt, Cochran, Cohen, Cole, Coleman, Collier, Collins, Colly, Colwell, Conine, Conley, Cook, Coon, Cooper, Copeland, Corbett, Corbitt, Cornelius, Cotter, Council, Courson, Cowart, Cox, Craig, Crawford, Crews, Cribb, Crosby, Crum, Culpepper, Curry, Daime, Dame, Dampier, Danforth, Darby, Darley, Darling, Darsey, Dart, Dasher, Daugharty, Davis, Dawsom, Dawson, Day, de Muro, Dean, Dedge, Deen, Dees, Delk, Dickerson, Dickson, Dilbern, Dillon, Dorminy, Dorsey, Douglas, Douglass, Dowman, Downing, Drawdy, Drew, Driggers, Dryden, DuBignon, DuBose, Duff, Duggan, Duke, Dukes, Dunaway, DuPont, DuVall, Dyal, Dyall, Dyals, Eason, Eastman, Echols, Ecord, Edie, Edmondson, Edwards, Eggleston, Ellington, Elliott, Ellis, Emanuel, Evans, Faircloth, Faulk, Fender, Ferdon, Ferguson, Ferns, Ferrell, Findley, Fiveash, Fleming, Fletcher, Floyd, Fogarty, Folks, Folsom, Ford, Foreacre, Foreman, Forsyth, Frazier, Frink, Frobel, Fry, Fryer, Fulton, Fulwood, Fussell, Futch, Gaines, Gale, Ganos, Garrison, Gary, Gault, Geiger, Gibbs, Gibson, Giddens, Gill, Gillican, Gillispie, Glenn, Godwin, Goette, Goff, Goodman, Gordon, Grace, Graddy, Graham, Grantham, Graves, Gray, Green, Greene, Griffin, Griffis, Grooms, Groove, Guess, Guest, Gullette, Guthrie, Hagins, Haines, Hall, Hamby, Hamilton, Hammond, Hampton, Hancock, Hannah, Hansell, Harben, Hardage, Hardeman, Hardy, Hargraves, Hargreaves, Harmon, Harnage, Harper, Harrington, Harris, Harrison, Hart, Hartig, Harvey, Harwell, Haskins, Hawkins, Henderson, Herndon, Herren, Herring, Herviant, Hewett, Heyward, Higdon, Higgs, Hightower, Hill, Hilliard, Hinson, Hiram, Hitch, Hodges, Holland, Holliday, Holloway, Holt, Holtzendorf, Hooker, Hopson, Howell, Hughes, Humphrey, Humphreys, Hunter, Hurst, Hussey, Hutto, Huxford, Ingram, Inman, Irwin, Ison, Ivey, Jack, Jackson, Jacobs, James, Jarvis, Jefferds, Jefferson, Jeffords, Jenkins, Jernigan, Jewell, Johnson, Johnston, Jones, Jordan, Jourdan, Jourdan,, Joyce, Jurnigan, Keen, Kelly, Kemp, Key, Kight, Kiker, Kilpatrick, Kimrey, Kinard, King, Kirby, Kirk, Kirkland, Kirton, Kite, Knight, Knowles, Koehler, Lake, Lamb, Lancaster, Lane, Langdale, Langston, Lanier, Lankford, Laslie, Lastinger, Latimer, Lawton, Lee, Lees, Lefler, Leggett, Levi, Lewis, Lieberls, Lieman, Lightsey, Liles, Livingston, Lloyd, Locke, Lockliear, Long, Lott, Love, Lovejoy, Lovell, Lowndes, Lumpkin, Lyle, Mabry, Mahon, Mainor, Malette, Mallette, Malloy, Malone, Mann, Manning, Manor, Markey, Marshall, Martin, Mason, Mathis, Matthews, Mattox, May, McAlhaney, McAuley, McCabe, McCall, McCardell, McCardle,, McClaflin, McCombs, McCranie, McCullers, McDaniel, McDonald, McDowell, McDuffie, McFadden, McFoy, McGill, McGlashan, McIntosh, McIntyre, McKellar, McLain, McLamb, McLaughlin, McLelland, McLendon, McLeod, McMichael, McMillan, McMillen, McMullen, McMullin, McNeil, McRae, Meeks, Melton, Mercer, Mershon, Mikel, Mikell, Miley, Millen, Miller, Mills, Milton, Mims, Minshew, Mitchell, Mixon, Mizell, Mobley, Moncrief, Money, Monk, Moody, Moon, Moore, Moreland, Morgan, Morrison, Moss, Mullis, Murphy, Murray, Musgrove, Myddleton, Nail, Narger, Naylor, Nelms, Nelson, Nettles, Newbern, Newberns, Newborn, Newman, Nicholls, Nichols, Nicholson, Nipper, Nix, Norman, North, Norton, Norwood, Nunez, OQuin, O'Brian, O'Bryan, Ockington, Oglesby, Oliver, O'Neal, Oppenheimer, O'Quin, O'Quin,, O'Quin;, O'Steen, O'Steens, Padrick, Pafford, Paffords, Palerson, Palmer, Pannal, Parker, Parmer, Parrish, Pate, Patten, Patterson, Paxton, Payton, Peacock, Peagler, Pearson, Peeples, Pennington, Permenter, Petty, Peyton, Phillips, Pickrun, Pierce, Pigue, Pike, Pittman, Plant, Platt, Porter, Poston, Powell, Prescott, Preston, Prickett, Prine, Purvis, Quin, Quincey, Raiford, Ramsey, Randal, Ratliff, Ray, Raymond, Read, Reddish, Register, Rentz, Reppard, Reviere, Reynolds, Rhoden, Riberon, Rice, Rich, Ricketson, Ricks, Riddle, Ridgall, Riggs, Rives, Roberson, Roberts, Robinson, Rodgers, Rogers, Ross, Roundtree, Rouse, Rowell, Rowland, Royals, Ryals, Rymes, Sampson, Sanford, Sauls, Saunders, Saussy, Saville, Screven, Sears, Sellars, Sessions, Sessoms, Settle, Sever, Shanks, Sharp, Sharpe, Shaw, Sheffield, Sherley, Shinholser, Sikes, Simon, Simpson, Sineath, Singleterry, Sirmans, Skinner, Sloat, Smith, Smiths, Solomon, Spain, Spaulding, Stafford, Stallings, Stalvey, Stanfield, Stanford, Stanley, Stapleton, Starling, Staten, Steedley, Stephens, Sterne, Stevenson, Stewart, Stockton, Stokes, Stone, Storeman, Stotesberry, Strange, Street, Strickland, Stuart, Studstill, Styles, Summerall, Summerlin, Sutton, Swain, Swearingen, Sweat, Swilley, Symmes, Tarlton, Tatum, Taylor, Tedder, Temples, Terry, Teston, Thane, Tharp, Thigpen, Thomas, Thomas,, Thompson, Thornton, Tice, Tillery, Timmerman, Tison, Tomblin, Tomlinson, Tooten, Tootle, Touchston, Touchstone, Towns, Townsend, Treist, Tucker, Tullis, Turner, Twitty, Tyler, Tyson, VanGeisen, Vann, VanZant, Vining, Wade,, Wagner, Walden, Waldhour, Waldron, Waldrup, Walker Wall, Wallace, Wandle, Ward, Waters, Watson, Watts, Waver, Weaver, West, Wester, Weston, Wetherington, Whilden, White, Whitehurst, Whiting, Whittington, Wideman, Wiggins, Wilcox, Wiles, Wiley, Wilkerson, Wilkes, Williams, Williamson, Willis, Willoughby, Wilson, Wisenbaker, Withers, Womack, Worth, Wright, Yates, Yelvington, Yeomans, Youlds, Youmans, Young, Zeigler: