Georgia Research: A Handbook for Genealogists, Historians, Archivists, Lawyers, Librarians, and Other Researchers

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Robert S. Davis
Ted O. Brooke

Year: 2012

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780978991630

Pages: (pp. 324)



The Second edition of Georgia Research (published by The Georgia Genealogical Society) is an essential guide for anyone researching Georgia ancestors and family history. This comprehensive guide includes a wide array of sources, facts, and data to assist with genealogical and historical research.

Included in the guide are:

  • sources for each Georgia county,
  • historical maps, plus information on:
  • Georgia land lotteries,
  • census schedules,
  • military records,
  • passenger lists,
  • naturalization records,
  • tax records,
  • cemeteries,
  • historic newspapers, and
  • Native and African American records.

Written by experts in Georgia genealogical research, Georgia Research is an indispensable resource for those just starting their search, as well as for the experienced researcher.


About the Authors

Robert Scott “Bob” Davis, Jr. is a professor of Genealogy and History, Wallace State College, Hanceville, Alabama. His more than 1,000 publications and hundreds of public presentations on records and research have received national recognition. For thirty years, he has written a news and advice column for Georgia Genealogical Society Quarterly.

Theodore Owen “Ted” Brooke is a seventh generation Georgian born in 1943 in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia. Ted retired from AT&T in 1996 and has been engaged in genealogical and historical pursuits since then. He has been a member of the Georgia Genealogical Society since 1976, serving as Treasurer and Vice President. Ted is also a contributing member to several Georgia genealogical societies. He is currently working on several major Georgia titles.