Manuscript Collection

Ancestor Trails to Georgia and Alabama - Accession 715 #16

Title

Ancestor Trails to Georgia and Alabama - Accession 715 #16

Files

Download McDonald Family Table of Contents (189 KB)

Download McDonald Family Index (11.3 MB)

Identifier

Accession 715 #16

Inclusive Dates

1987

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1 bound volume; 445 pages

Language

English

Historical Note

The McDonald line traced in this book begins with Samuel McDonald who was born in South Carolina in 1776. He obtained land in Fayette County, Georgia and moved there in 1824.

Scope and Content Note

Ancestor Trails to Georgia and Alabama: Featuring Clay and Randolph Counties in Alabama by Dorman Laurez McDonald traces the genealogy of the Samuel McDonald family of Georgia from the 1700s to 1987. Other surnames covered are Gibson, Yeats (Yeates, Yeats), Graben, East, Knight, Harris and Willingham. Also included are brief histories of Scotch-Irish emigration to America, Creek Indian removal from Alabama in 1836, Clay County Alabama, and Randolph County Alabama. The book also includes photographs and maps. Please see the attached Table of Contents and Index.

Additional Notes

Signed and inscribed by the author: "Complimentary copy to Winthrop College. With warmest regards, Dorman Laurez McDonald."

Provenance

Gift of the author.

Keywords

Genealogy, McDonald Family, Gibson Family, Yates Family, Graben Family, East Family, Knight Family, Harris Family, Willingham Family, Creek Indians, Clay County AL, Randolph County AL, Scotch-Irish

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Ancestor Trails to Georgia and Alabama - Accession 715 #16

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