Early Georgia History, Its Roads, Trails, People

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Elijah J Corley - Rick Wood, Fri Dec 2 20:42
Looking for info on Elijah J Corley b. abt 1790 d. 1853 Meriwether Co. near Halarson. From SC, he lived in Muscogee Co. and was involved in the Creek Land fraud and may have lived among the Creeks near Fish Pond Al. I inherited his winning land lot deed. I believe his brother is my GGG grandfather.
  • Road to Lewis' - Eddie Lanham, Sun Dec 4 07:29
    Who was Lewis? Possibly a Trader? See link below that will open 1826 map of Troup District 10 (now Meriwerther). Map is zoomable. Find Land lot 124 and you will see where Lewis possible lived. The man had his personal trail that dead-ended at his place! Seems the Trail started at Flat Shoals and ran NW through... more
    My great great grandfather was killed in this tornado in Chipley (Pine Mountain) Ga. His name was Lee Alford. Also another man by the name of Lucius Powell was killed. I'm looking for any information concerning their houses or farms. They could possibly have been neighbors.
    • Tornado - Gary alford, Thu Dec 1 21:00
    • Alford - Eddie Lanham, Thu Dec 1 20:59
    • Tornado - Eddie Lanham, Thu Dec 1 20:43
  • Georgia Indian Cession Maps - Eddie Lanham, Tue Jul 26 19:19
    Great map for your records. http://usgwarchives.net/maps/cessions/ilcmap15.htm
    McIntosh Road - Eddie Lanham, Mon Jul 25 19:51
    My mapping of the "McIntosh Road" from Jasper County, Georgia to the "Big Warrior" (Coosa) River in Alabama is complete. Most all is overlaid on current highway/road maps. In many areas the original road is visible. Your input is welcome. http://www.ejlanham.com/McIntoshRoad.html Eddie

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