The Complete Card Index Files (typed) of All Wills, Estates, etc. in Chatham County for Specific Surnames have been added to Georgia Pioneers This is an excellent resource for locating the many, many estate records and references in Chatham County. All of the index file in the Chatham County Court House has been filmed, from A to Z and is available on this website. This reference is a boom to those researching Chatham County, and should be examined first because it contains so much information, viz: what Country (or other State) they came from, date of birth, date of death, names of other heirs. The old records have been placed in storage in a separate location and to examine them one must order them sent to the court house in advance.
Index to Chatham County Wills and Estates, Surnames A to Z (1733 to 1838)
These are PDF files, very large, and slow to load. All of Chatham County records were preserved and are therefore extensive in size and nature. This is where you will discover where people were born and came from.
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