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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Did you Know that County Will Books Contain Interesting Information about your Families? #georgiapioneers #genealogy

Did you Know that County Will Books Contain Interesting Information about your Families? 

barnThere are yet many old homesteads and barns which dot the American countryside and serve as reminders of past days and times. This agricultural scene may appear rather primitive, yet it was the bread basket of the American dream and the foundation upon which industry and invention was borne. All county will books contain some pretty interesting information about our families. Did you know that detailed estate records usually follow the last and testament? These details provide such information as inventories, sales of the properties and receipts of heirs. This is where you learn about farm activities which helped to build American communities. All of the domestic animals, plows, pitch forks, barns, etc. should be of great interest to the researcher. Why? Because it describes the chores of the ancestor and his hard work to achieve a living during the worst of times. Also, the battles which he fought for freedom. Then, a visit to the old homestead makes good sense and creates a feeling of pride and appreciation. Peach Co. GA Genealogies and Histories

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