Emory Layne Jarrott genalogical research material
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Emory Layne Jarrott genalogical research material

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Jarrott, Emory L.
Title: Emory Layne Jarrott genalogical research material
Dates: 1634-1999
Extent: 3.0 cubic feet (6 boxes)
Identification: MS 2127

Biographical/Historical Note

The Emory Layne Jarrott genealogical research material documents the genealogy of the Jarrott family and collateral lines. The earliest American ancestor documented in the collection is Seth Ward, 1834, Henrico County, Virginia. The earliest Jarrott ancestor is John Jarrott, 1719, Bath County, North Carolina (later Carteret County, then Onslow County, North Carolina). The earliest Alston ancestor is John Alston, 1684, St. John's Parish, Berkeley County, South Carolina. The earliest Savannah ancestor is Jean Pierre Breton (John Peter Briton), 1738.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains primarily photocopies of genealogical material compiled by Emory Layne Jarrott from 1970-1999. Material came from the collections of the South Caroliniana Library, the South Carolina Historical Society, the South Carolina Department of Archives and History, the Huguenot Society of South Carolina, the Georgia Historical Society and the personal collection of Emory L. Jarrott.

Included in the collection are copies of excerpts of parish registers for the Episcopal churches in South Carolina and Georgia. A Jarrott family pedigree chart should be used to help identify families or individuals who do not appear as major family headings. The file "multiple lines" contains family information relating to more than one line of the Jarrott family.


This collection is arranged into 6 boxes:

Box 1: genealogical tables, Alston, Bacot (includes Peronneau and Foissin families) Box 2: Bacot, Bryan (includes Motte family), Cockshutt, Herring, Jarrott Box 3: Jarrott Box 4: Jarrott Box 5: Jarrott Box 6: Jones, Middleton, Ward (includes Shacklefords of Virginia), multiple lines

Index Terms

Alston family.
Bacot family.
Bryan family.
Cockshutt family.
Foissin family.
Genealogies (histories)
Genealogy--South Carolina.
Herring family.
Jarrett family.
Jarrott family.
Jarrott, Emory L.
Jones family.
Middleton family.
Motte family.
Perroneau family.
Shackleford family.
Ward family.

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.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.


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

Container List



1Genealogical tables
Alston family
Bacot family, includes Peronneau and Foissin families


2Bacot family
Bryan family, includes Motte family
Cockshutt family
Herring family
Jarrott family


3Jarrott family


4Jarrott family


5Jarrott family


6Jones family
Middleton family
Ward family, includes Shackelfords of Virginia
Multiple lines