Pulaski County GA

Biography of S. W. Brown

Stephen William Brown was born September 1, 1831. He married Martha Pope of Hayneville, Houston County, Georgia. To this union was born three sons: James Pope, Robert Duncan, and Stephen William, who died very young. James Pope Brown was born in Pulaski County at the plantation home, “Pine Avenue,” the son of Stephen William Brown …

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History of Friendship Baptist Church, Pulaski County, Georgia

Friendship Baptist Church, of Pulaski County, Georgia, was organized May 6, 1843. This church was constituted at the home of Mr. Reubin E. Reynolds I who was born in 1795 and died in 1872) and wife, Winnie Cutts Reynolds, and his daughter, Cynthia Reynolds (who later became the wife of John Wesley Turner). The ministers …

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Native American History of Pulaski County, Georgia

Pulaski County is located in south-central Georgia. It is named after General Kazimierz Pulaski (1745 – 1780) – a lawyer and Chief Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court. Its county seat is Hawkinsville. Kazimierz Pulaski is considered one of the great heroes of the American Revolution. He was first an officer in a failed attempt …

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Biography of Eugene Anderson

Eugene, William Thomas, and Peyton Tooke Anderson and their seven sisters are claimed as sons and daughters of Pulaski County. The three men are publishing the Macon Telegraph and the Macon News, while their sisters have married and are, with three exceptions, living; in Macon. In 1878 Christopher Cohen Anderson and his wife, Laura Tooke …

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The Natural History of Ocmulgee Bottoms

Ocmulgee Bottoms is a corridor of the Ocmulgee River Flood Plain in the central region of the State of Georgia that begins at the Fall Line in Macon, GA and continues 38 miles southward to near Hawkinsville, GA. This region is located in Bibb, Twiggs, Houston, Bleckley and Pulaski Counties. The Ocmulgee River’s velocity slows dramatically upon entering the Bottoms and has a serpentine channel. Over the eons, the river here has meandered frequently across the breath of the flood plain, leaving hundreds of ponds and swamps, plus a deep layer of rich, alluvial soil. On top of the alluvial soil is from one to ten feet or red clay that was deposited during the period when cotton was cultivated in the Piedmont, upstream.

Officers of the 14th Military District

Following is a list of officers of the First, Second, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Companies, 14th Military District First Company-Benjamin Harrell, captain T. J. Baker, first lieutenant S. C. Nicholson, second lieutenant Willis Harrell, third lieutenant I. B. Hamilton, fourth lieutenant Second Company I. E. Booth, captain Seaborn Jones, first lieutenant P. H. Purser, second …

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Biography of M. H. Boyer

Born in Sandersville, Georgia, September 4, 1878, the son of Miribeau and Vivian Skrine Boyer, of Sandersville, Georgia. Education obtained in the Hawkinsville High School. He read law in the office of Col. Thos. C. Taylor, and was admitted to the bar under Judge C. C. Smith on June 23, 1898. Appointed solicitor of the …

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Pulaski County, Georgia Tax Collectors 1851 – 1936

Tax Collectors from Pulaski County, Georgia for the years of 1851-1936 Daniel M. McCabe, Jan. 12, 1850-Jan. 16, 1851 Charles Love, Jan. 16, 1851-Jan. 14, 1852 John Buchan, Jan. 14, 1852-Jan. 17, 1853 Henry Anderson, Jan. 17, 1853-Jan. 11, 1854 Sylvester Walden, Jan. 11, 1854-Jan. 9, 1855 B. B. Johnson, Jan. 9, 1855-Jan. 11, 1856 …

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