First Families

First Families of Gilmer County, Georgia
 

The First Families of Gilmer County, Georgia organization honors the pioneers who were settled in Gilmer County in 1840 or earlier, and recognizes their qualifying descendants as members.  We encourage anyone who has directly descended from early censuses to apply and become a member.  This organization is facilitated through the GCGSI’s First Families Committee with Gladys Dotson Spivey as its current committee chairperson.  Applicants that qualify as members of First Families of Gilmer County, Georgia will receive a special First Families pin, a certificate suitable for framing, and two years of membership in the Gilmer County Genealogical Society, Inc.  Applicants and members are not required to reside in Gilmer County.

How to get information and obtain an application for First Families’ membership:

  1. Click here for application.
  2. Email: FFCommittee@gmail.com
  3. Mail: First Families Committee
    Gilmer County Genealogical Society, Inc.
    P. O. Box 919
    Ellijay, GA 30540

First Families of Gilmer County, Georgia Members:

Click here for the current member list of First Families of Gilmer County, Georgia and their ancestors.