Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Poor Houses and Genealogy #georgiapioneers #genealogy

Poor Houses

workhouseWhen visiting your local court house, it should be remembered that most counties kept a record of poor people and the cost thereof. A search through these old books usually yields a list of names. Other than that, there are other means. Here is a List of the Collection on Georgia Pioneers:
  • Abram Widow's Home, Chatham County, 1860
  • Douglas County Paupers 1871-1890
  • Emanuel County Poor House, 1835 or 1853
  • Savannah Poor House and Hospital, 1850 and 1860
  • The Constitution (newspapers) 1885-1900



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