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Volume 6

The Cottonpatch Chronicles

Reflections on Cherokee History, People, Places, and the Events in Forsyth County, Georgia


The contents of this book span the years from the Cherokee occupation of the 1830s to the contruction of the Williamsburg style courthouse on the Cumming square in 1978. Book sections include: I. Reflections on Cherokee History; II. Chapters on People, Places, and Events; III. The September Murder of Mae Crow (1912); IV. Letters of the World War I Soldiers; and V. Interpretive Appendices. Chapter contents include Cherokee Indians in Georgia Courts, 1830-1838; sketches of the Julians, Baileys, and Websters; descendants of John Wheeler; a history of courthouses and covered bridges in Forsyth; George L. Merrit, Jr., ace squadron fighter of World War II; Henry Shadburn, last survivor of the Chattahoochee River clan; Bass R. Farr, a legend in Georgia law enforcement. Detailed appendices include letters to F.M. Hawkins, 1833-1842; a history of the Hightower Baptist Association, 1835-1880; idndex to 1853 Tax Digest; 1870 Census of Black and Mulatto Families; WWI registrations, 1918; and certificates of death, 1922-1924.

Publish Date: 2003
Number of Pages: 570
Details: Laminated hardcase, 70 pages of photos, indices, and appendices

PIONEER-CHEROKEE
Heritage Series

Volume 1 Pioneer History
Pioneer History


Volume 2 Cherokee Planters
Cherokee Planters


Volume 3 Unhallowed Intrusion
Unhallowed Intrusion


Volume 4 Crimson and Sabres
Crimson and Sabres


Volume 5 Blood Kin
Blood Kin


Volume 6 The Cottonpatch Chronicles
The Cottonpatch Chronicles

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