Faries and Earnst families papers
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Faries and Earnst families papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Earnst family.
Creator: Faries family.
Title: Faries and Earnst families papers
Dates: 1790-1985
Extent: 0.3 cubic feet (1 box)
Identification: MS 2377

Biographical/Historical Note

The Faries family lived in Chatham County, Georgia from the late 18th century. The family is connected to the Alrich family through the marriage of George G. Faries and Sarah Ann Alrich in 1816 and the Strobhar family through the marriage of George W. Faries and Ann Frances Strobhar in 1848.

The Earnst family also resided in Chatham County, and were connected to the Stink family through the marriage of Jonathan Earnst and Catherine Stink in 1804.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the wedding deed of Ann Frances Strobhar and George W. Faries. 1848; Last will and testament of Christiana Earnst, 1834-1839; Deed of division of land of James Hollen and Benjamin Stink, 1798; Wedding license of Jonathan Earnst and Catherine Stink, 1804; Uncle Levi and the Alrich (Alricks) Family Genealogy, 1985; List of Faries deaths from 1790-1860; Pages from the Faries family record listing births, deaths and marriages, 1816-1931; George W. Faries McIntosh Light Dragoons acceptance letters, 1882; Titles for place in Savannah, 1822.

Index Terms

Alrich family.
Alrich, Sarah Ann.
Birth registers.
Chatham County (Ga.)
Death registers.
Earnst family.
Earnst, Christiana.
Earnst, Jonathan.
Faries family.
Faries, George W., b. 1823.
Marriage certificates.
Marriage licenses.
Savannah (Ga.)
Stink family.
Stink, Benjamin.
Stink, Catherine.
Strobhar family.
Strobhar, Ann Frances.

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