The Georgians
The Georgians. Jeannette Holland Austin. (1984).

This is a collection of 283 genealogies which Mrs. Austin compiled over a period of twenty years as a professional genealogist. Taken as a whole, it represents a cross-section of pioneer Georgia families, and its publication is intended to assist others researching these same families.

Although the earliest Georgia settlers were brought in by General Oglethorpe in 1733, the majority of the settlers--from Connecticut, Maryland, Virginia, and the Carolinas, arrived after the Revolution, taking up bounty grants, joining in the land lotteries, and settling lands surrendered in the Indian treaties. While this work deals with some of Oglethorpe's settlers, the vast majority of the genealogies deal with Georgians who descend from settlers from other states.

The following is a partial list of the families covered: Adair, Appling, Ashe, Ashmore, Austin, Aycock, Ayres, Bagwell, Bealle, Benton, Blackstock, Bloodworth, Blount, Boatright, Bone, Bonnell, Boyett, Brantley, Brooke, Buckner, Burney, Burrell, Camp, Carmichael, Catching, Cauley, Chaffin, Chambliss, Chaney, Clements, Cliatt, Cofer, Coffey, Corley, Cowan, Danielly, Dupree, Durden, Earnest, Edmonson, Etheridge, Few, Fordham, Futch, Gay, Gee, Groover-Gruber, Habersham, Hagin, Hansford, Hardyman, Harrell, Heard, Hiers, Hillhouse, Huckaby, Hufstetler, Jarrard, Kimbrough, Knighton, Lamar, Lanier, Lavender, Layfield, Leggett, Lightner, Loggins, McCorquodale, Mackgehee, McGruder, McMichael, Means, Milledge, Orr, Paulk, Peavy, Peek, Phinizy, Rae, Rich, Shiflet, Stallsworth, Stegall, Stucki, Surrency, Tankersley, Tapley, Tekle, Tennille, Tindall, Tomlin, Trotman, Veal, Vickers, Waller, Wheeless, Whisenant, Whiteside, Whitlow, Winfrey, Womack, Wooten, Wynne, and Youngblood. publishes genealogy books and CDs. Whether you are just beginning to explore your family tree or are an experienced researcher looking for in-depth genealogy data, can provide you with the resources you need. We publish over 2,000 genealogy books and compact discs featuring colonial genealogy, Irish genealogy, immigration, royal ancestry, family history, and genealogy methods and sources. is the online home of Genealogical Publishing Company, Clearfield Company, and Gateway Press. Search our genealogy books by title, author or keyword phrase or browse our genealogy book sale.