And I mean, literally, how to go there and research the Forsyth County, Georgia Probate and Land Records. I've been to each office one time so I'm by no means an expert on these records but I thought I would try and help any researcher who comes behind me. So here's my little, not guaranteed … Continue reading How to Research Forsyth County, Georgia Probate and Land Records
I've been slack on blogging because I've been doing lots of actual work - genealogical and otherwise. Yesterday, I finally made the hour drive to to poke around in Forsyth County's land records. Though I haven't yet found where my ancestor George W. West actually bought his land, I did find where he was selling it off … Continue reading Thrifty Thursday: Try TurboScan instead of Copying
Dang it. Last night I found another missing West grave. Rawr. First, a little back story. The graves of my infuriating brick wall ancestor George W. West (b. about 1819 in Spartanburg, SC - d. 1895 in Forsyth County, GA) and his wife Jennett Cowan West have eluded me for a long while. They both … Continue reading I’m going to have to look for these graves in the woods, aren’t I?