Talbot County was formed in December 14, 1827 from Muscogee County. It was named after Matthew Talbot. He was born in Virginia in 1767. He settled in Wilkes County after the Revolution.
Matthew Talbot represented that County in the Georgia Legislature. He was the 30th Governor of Georgia for two weeks. He died at his plantation near Washington, Wilkes County on 17 Sept 1827. Matthew Talbot is buried at Smyrna Church Cemetery in Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia.
Welcome to Talbot County GAGenWeb! We are a proud part of GAGenWeb and USGenWeb. So glad to see you here. I am the county coordinator and my name is Trish Elliott-Kashima.
Please consider sharing information on your Talbot County ancestors, old photographs, histories, bible records, land records, family group sheets, etc. I plan to add new information every month so please check back often.
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Our State Coordinator is Paula Perkins
Assistant State Coordinator is Vivian Saffold
County Coordinator is Trish Elliott-Kashima
This page was last updated on -11/09/2023
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