Myrick Index to Colonial Wills and Administration
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Myrick Index to Colonial Wills and Administration

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Myrick, Shelby, Jr.
Title: Myrick Index to Colonial Wills and Administration
Dates: 1759-1830
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet (3 boxes)
Identification: MS 1711

Biographical/Historical Note

This index was compiled by Judge Shelby Myrick, Jr., probate judge of Chatham County.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by individual, this collection provides information on early Savannah, Georgia, area residents. Basic genealogical information of each individual, especially regarding their death, is included as well as references to City of Savannah and Chatham County records such as probate court records and wills, minutes, estate accounts, and letters of administration.

Index Terms

Deeds--Georgia--Chatham County.
Indexes (reference sources)
Probate records--Georgia--Chatham County.
Wills--Georgia--Chatham County.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Myrick Index to Colonial Wills and Administration, MS 1711, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List



1A - G


2H - Q


3R - Z