National Society Colonial Dames of America in the State of Georgia genealogy files
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National Society Colonial Dames of America in the State of Georgia genealogy files

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: National Society Colonial Dames of America in the State of Georgia.
Title: National Society Colonial Dames of America in the State of Georgia genealogy files
Dates: 1775-1980
Extent: 1.5 cubic feet (3 boxes)
Identification: MS 1755

Biographical/Historical Note

The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA) was founded in 1891 and is composed of women who are descended from an ancestor who resided in an American Colony before 1750 and whose services were rendered during the Colonial Period. The NSCDA actively promotes the heritage of the United States through historic preservation, patriotic service, and educational projects and is made up of 44 Corporate Societies with over 15,000 members. The NSCDA in the State of Georgia headquarters is located at the Andrew Low House at 329 Abercorn Street in Savannah, Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains bible records, deeds, letters, marriage records, military commissions, notes, wills, and other genealogy material related to families primarily in Georgia. Other states listed in conjunction with these records are South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, and New Jersey. Family names included in this collection are: Adams, Allgood, Anderson, Armstrong, Artley, Ashburn, Bacon, Baker, Baldwin, Banks, Barnard, Barnett, Barrett, Barrow, Beall, Bell, Benton, Berrien, Blackmar, Bradwell, Broughton, Bruce, Bryant, Bugg, Bunn, Burdett, Burton, Butler, Callaway, Camber, Carswell, Carter, Clark, Cobbs, Conyers, Demere, Dennis, Dent, DuBose, Dull, Florl, Fox, Gibbons, Goldwire, Goodloe, Gordon, Habersham, Hall, Harber, Harrison, Henderson, Hodges, Horton, Huger, Hunter, Jefferson, Jenkins, Johnson, Kennon, Lanier, Law, Love, Lynah, McDonald, McDowell, McCulloch, McGavock, McIntosh, McKinley, McMath, MacKenzie, Mallory, Mandeville, Marbury, Marsh, Martin, Mauve, Maxwell, Mecklenburg, Mell, Middleton, Milner, Minis, Mitchell, Morrison, Munnerlyn, Munro, Muse, Newton, Nisbet, Paullin, Poage, Pope, Ragland, Raiford, Reid, Richardson, Riley, Robert, Sanders, Saunders, Screven, Sheftall, Sims, Smith, Stanley, Stephens, Stites, Stone, Stovall, Sumners, Thigpen, Turner, Walker, Walton, Washburn, Way, Wayne, Whitehead, Williams, Williamson, Winter, and Young


Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 3 boxes, alphabetically by surname:

Box 1: A-F

Box 2: G-Ma

Box 3: Me-Z


Index Terms

Bible records.
Commissions (permissions)
Deeds.
Genealogy--Georgia.
Letters (correspondence)
Marriage records.
National Society Colonial Dames of America in the State of Georgia.
Wills.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection is processed at the Basic Level (or collection level). There is no detailed inventory for this collection as it is not fully processed. To request that this collection be added to our priority list of collections to be fully processed as staffing and funding allow, please contact the Library and Archives staff.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.