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First Families

The Purpose of the First Families program is to honor the pioneers who were settled in Gilmer County in 1840 or before, and to recognize those descendants who become members of this program. We encourage anyone who is directly descended from early citizens listed on the 1834 or 1840 Gilmer County Census to apply. This program is under the leadership of Joy Cantrell Childress and the First Family Committee of Ellijay, Georgia. Applicants are not required to be currently residing in Gilmer County.

There are four methods to obtain an application and get information:

1. Click Here

2. E-mail: FFCommittee@aol.com

3. Pick –up application at Gilmer County Georgia Library.

4. Mail:
FIRST FAMILY COMMITTEE
Gilmer County Genealogy Society, Inc.
P. O. Box 919
Ellijay, GA 30540

First Family Members:
This is a list of the First Family Members and their 1840 Ancestor. 

 - First Family Applicant   1840 First Family   First Family Applicant   1840 First Family
  Kay Moreland Hargett   Alson Moreland   Marion Bailey Presswood   Uriah Holden
  Eurilla Davis Hyatt
Eurilla Davis Hyatt
  Jesse Charles
Melchizadek Charles
  Patricia Hyatt Henson
Patricia Hyatt Henson
  Martin L. Long
Absalem Pence
  Betty Abernathy Riddle   Henson Chapman   Charlotte Tanner Davis   Robert Manuel Ray
  Lillie M. Jones Haire
Lillie M. Jones Haire
  William Walker
Samuel Jones Sr.
  Margaret Eloise Jones Champion
Margaret Eloise Jones Champion
  William Walker
Samuel Jones Sr.
  Kathryn Davis Watkins   John Tucker (Also known as Conseenee)   Cheryl Mathis Felker   Milton Davis
  Kimberly Miller Bates
Kimberly Miller Bates
  Robert Ray
Melchizadek Charles
  Anita Newsom Nail
Anita Newsom Nail
  Ausborn (Osborn) Holt
Larkin Holt
  Ronnie Lee Bates   William Minter Mathis   Edith Gwendolyn Holden Skelton   Uriah Holden
  Phillip Tankersley
Phillip Tankersley
Phillip Tankersley
  Jonathan D. Chastain
Josiah Clayton
Newman Osborn
  Willie Long
Willie Long
Willie Long
  Jonathan D. Chastain
Jacob Bearden
William O Newberry
  Sandra C. Boyer
Sandra C. Boyer
Sandra C. Boyer
  Jacob Bearden
William O Newberry
Josiah Clayton
  Ernestine C. (Suzie) Annis
Ernestine C. (Suzie) Annis
Ernestine C. (Suzie) Annis
  Josiah Clayton
Thomas Prather
Obediah Chastain
Larkin Holt
Enoch Smith
  Shawn Prtichett   Lewis Pritchett   Jedsen Edward Pritchett   Lewis Pritchett
  Dennis Craig Stewart   Nicholas R. Osborn   Ezekiel Otis Pritchett   Lewis Pritchett
  Cleve M. Greeson   Absolom Pence   Katherine C. Kennedy-Bray   Larkin R. Sisson
  Hailey G . Boyer   Jacob Bearden   April Teague   Henry Weaver
  Gladys Dotson Spivey   Samuel J. Thompson   Brenda Kay Abernathy Webb   Henson Chapman
  Joyce Holt Logan Whitaker
Joyce Holt Logan Whitaker
  Ausborn (Osborn) Holt
Larkin Holt
  John L. Hyatt
John L. Hyatt
  Martin L. Long
Amanda Dryman Long
  Ruth Hyatt Caudell   Dorcus Amanda Dryman   Morris Pettit   Henry Pettit II
  Eurilla Davis Hyatt
Eurilla Davis Hyatt
Eurilla Davis Hyatt
Eurilla Davis Hyatt
Eurilla Davis Hyatt
  Susannah L. Bramlett Charles
Elizabeth Griffin Bramlett
Benjamin Griffith
Mary Reed Griffith
William Reed
  Mildred Davis Orr Barie
Mildred Davis Orr Barie
Mildred Davis Orr Barie
Mildred Davis Orr Barie
Mildred Davis Orr Barie
  Susannah L. Bramlett Charles
Elizabeth Griffin Bramlett
Benjamin Griffith
Mary Reed Griffith
William Reed
  Juanita Davis Milam
(Deceased Sept. 20,2014)
Juanita Davis Milam
Juanita Davis Milam
Juanita Davis Milam
  Susannah L. Bramlett Charles
Elizabeth Griffin Bramlett
Benjamin Griffith
Mary Reed Griffith
William Reed
  Betty Sue Davis Jarrett
Betty Sue Davis Jarrett
Betty Sue Davis Jarrett
Betty Sue Davis Jarrett
Betty Sue Davis Jarrett
  Susannah L. Bramlett Charles
Elizabeth Griffin Bramlett
Benjamin Griffith
Mary Reed Griffith
William Reed
  Alexander Kevin Hyatt
Alexander Kevin Hyatt
Alexander Kevin Hyatt
Alexander Kevin Hyatt
Alexander Kevin Hyatt
  Susannah L. Bramlett Charles
Elizabeth Griffin Bramlett
Benjamin Griffith
Mary Reed Griffith
William Reed
  Jeffrey Davis Hyatt
Jeffrey Davis Hyatt
Jeffrey Davis Hyatt
Jeffrey Davis Hyatt
Jeffrey Davis Hyatt
  Susannah L. Bramlett Charles
Elizabeth Griffin Bramlett
Benjamin Griffith
Mary Reed Griffith
William Reed
  Melinda Beth Hyatt
Melinda Beth Hyatt
Melinda Beth Hyatt
Melinda Beth Hyatt
Melinda Beth Hyatt
  Susannah L. Bramlett Charles
Elizabeth Griffin Bramlett
Benjamin Griffith
Mary Reed Griffith
William Reed
  Jonathan Davis Hyatt
Jonathan Davis Hyatt
Jonathan Davis Hyatt
Jonathan Davis Hyatt
Jonathan Davis Hyatt
  Susannah L. Bramlett Charles
Elizabeth Griffin Bramlett
Benjamin Griffith
Mary Reed Griffith
William Reed
  Rebecca Marie Hyatt
Rebecca Marie Hyatt
Rebecca Marie Hyatt
Rebecca Marie Hyatt
Rebecca Marie Hyatt
 
  Susannah L. Bramlett Charles
Elizabeth Griffin Bramlett
Benjamin Griffith
Mary Reed Griffith
William Reed
  Debra Joy Logan Brown
Debra Joy Logan Brown
Debra Joy Logan Brown
Debra Joy Logan Brown
Debra Joy Logan Brown
Debra Joy Logan Brown
  Susannah L. Bramlett Charles
John Wesley Bramlett
Elizabeth Griffin Bramlett
Benjamin Griffith Sr.
Mary Reed Griffith
William Reed
  Andrew Alexander Hyatt
Andrew Alexander Hyatt
Andrew Alexander Hyatt
Andrew Alexander Hyatt
Andrew Alexander Hyatt
  Susannah L. Bramlett Charles
Elizabeth Griffin Bramlett
Benjamin Griffith
Mary Reed Griffith
William Reed
  Dana L. Cochran
Dana L. Cochran
Dana L. Cochran
Dana L. Cochran
Dana L. Cochran
Dana L. Cochran
  Susannah L. Bramlett Charles
John Wesley Bramlett
Elizabeth Griffin Bramlett
Benjamin Griffith Sr.
Mary Reed Griffith
William Reed
  David Mitchell Logan
David Mitchell Logan
David Mitchell Logan
David Mitchell Logan
David Mitchell Logan
David Mitchell Logan
  Susannah L. Bramlett Charles
John Wesley Bramlett
Elizabeth Griffin Bramlett
Benjamin Griffith Sr.
Mary Reed Griffith
William Reed
  Lillie Evylene Anderson Canup
Lillie Evylene Anderson Canup
Lillie Evylene Anderson Canup
Lillie Evylene Anderson Canup
Lillie Evylene Anderson Canup
Lillie Evylene Anderson Canup
  Absolom Pence
Benjamin Chastain
Jonathan D. Chastain
James Elijah Ellis
Mary Ellis and Walter Ellis
James McDonough Anderson
  Linda Whitener Wolfe
Linda Whitener Wolfe
Linda Whitener Wolfe
Linda Whitener Wolfe
Linda Whitener Wolfe
  Milton Davis
Mary Ellis
Johan Wilfong Whitener
Larkin Holt
Seaborn Holt
  Laurel Brenda Baker Hardy Cochran

Andrew Clark Johnson

Jennifer Fayth White Babb
  Samuel Jones Sr.

Samuel Jones Sr.

Samuel Jones Sr.
  Alesha Suzanne Hurst   John Tucker (Also known as Conseenee)   Madison Brooke White   Samuel Jones Sr.
  Michael C. Hardy   Samuel Jones Sr.   Hollyanna Kim Hardy White   Samuel Jones Sr.
  Britani Victoria Johnson   Samuel Jones Sr.   Johnathan Shawn White   Samuel Jones Sr.
  Tina Peavy
Tina Peavy
  Hiram Evans King
Nancy Cimbrel
  Gloria Beaudet
Gloria Beaudet
  James Kell
Jane Davis Powell
  Carla Faye Hardy Johnson   Samuel Jones Sr.   Penn R. Watson   Nicholas R. Osborn
  Adam Stanley Childress   Samuel Jones Sr.   Joy Lee Cantrell Childress   Samuel Jones Sr.
  Lousie H. Rhodes   Gilbert Falls   Jane Linton Teeter   Benjamin Griffith
  James Allen Weaver   Willam Tucker   Danny  Steve Mashburn   John Addington
  Joseph Parks Hill   Absolom Pence   Deanna Kate Frady Sheffield   Henson Chapman
  James Larry Cantrell   Samuel  W. Jones Sr.   Elizabeth Eugenia Parker Cavender   William H. Hill
  Robert Douglas Hyatt   Absolum Pence   Karen Spivey Crider   Samuel J. Thompson
  Phillip Weman Spivey   Abraham Pence   Mildred Irene Spivey Corbin   Abraham Pence
  Thomas Phillip Spivey   Abraham Pence   Cecil Lee Cantrell Evans   Samuel  W. Jones Sr.
  Caylee Rebecca Spivey   Abraham Pence   Frank Edward "Butch" Jones   Alexander Kell
  Sharon Spivey Nelson   Abraham Pence   Debra Sue Spivey Carlisle   Abraham Pence
  Donna Lou Spivey Griffin   Abraham Pence   Eric Paul Dotson Sr.   Samuel J. Thompson
  James David Dotson   Samuel J. Thompson   Janet Lee Spivey Sandway   Abraham Pence
  Hallie Lauren Highland   Abraham Pence   Macy Paige Highland   Abraham Pence
  Sebastian Alexander Price   Samuel J. Thompson   Sherry Lynn Price   Samuel J. Thompson
  Pauline Dotson Price   Samuel J. Thompson   Norma Earlene Stegall Lyons
Norma Earlene Stegall Lyons
  Hiram Harris
Daniel Hansel Quillan
  Anthony Clayton   Josiah Clayton   Willene Kuykendall Davis   John Calvin Jones Sr
  Sarah Jones Chastain   Samuel Jones, Sr   Shirley Ruth Hill Wells   Absalom Pence
    Samuel Jones, Sr   Luke Alexander White   Samuel Jones Sr
  Matthew Chastain   Samuel Jones, Sr   Calen Isaac Babb   Samuel Jones Sr
  Brenda Lee Gann Clark   Samuel Jones, Sr   Geneva Juanita Wells Burnette   Samuel J. Thompson
  Lawrence H. Wells   Samuel J. Thompson   Hilda Loretta Wells Coker   Samuel J. Thompson
  Christina Ratcliff Shute   Elijah Chastain Sr   Reeca Lynne Chastain Ratcliff   Elijah Chastain Sr
  Madison Mycaela Shute   Elijah Chastain Sr   Zander Wayne Shute   Elijah Chastain Sr
  Mary Elizabeth Perry Bice   Richard Cox Sr   Kathi Viola Harper Hill   Absalom Pence
  Parks David Cantrell   Samuel Jones Sr   William L. “Billy” Cantrell   Samuel Jones Sr
  H. Dean Reece   Samuel Jones Sr   Gwen Cantrell, dec’d. Al Cantrell   Samuel Jones Sr
  Bobby Carter Jones   Samuel Jones Sr   Cassie Weaver Magallanes   Samuel Jones Sr
  Betty Lou Fowler Ahangar   Samuel Jones Sr   Elsie Fowler Nazerium   Samuel Jones Sr
  James “Jim” Fowler   Samuel Jones Sr   Evelyn Fowler Ledford   Samuel Jones Sr
  Farish W. Fowler   Samuel Jones Sr   Elmer J. “Pete” Fowler   Samuel Jones Sr
  Frances Jones Mulkey McGill   Samuel Jones Sr   Nancy Ann Sease Hicks   John Calvin Jones Sr
  Kenneth Robert Wells   Samuel J Thompson   Willene Kuykendall Davis   Washington J Willis
  Luke Parks Chastain   Cornelius Goble Sr   Mary Ellinora Pankey Jones   Cornelius Goble Sr
  Roy Vernon Sanford   Charles Melchizedek   Sarah Ann Jones Chastain   Cornelius Goble Sr
  Rebecca Holt Amerson   Larkin Holt   Edith Harper Pinson   Nicholas Robert Osborn
  Marcus Edward Pinson   Nicholas Robert Osborn   Sylvia Jane Pinson   Nicholas Robert Osborn
  Janice Dover Watson   Nicholas Robert Osborn   Laurel Brooke Watson   Nicholas Robert Osborn
  Deborah Miller Wilcox   William Allen, Jr.