Georgia Passports Illuminate Migrations
Aaron Goodwin November 30, 2017
Many very early nineteenth-century travelers to the territories that would become the Gulf states of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana migrated there from the Southeastern states of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. If your ancestor is among this group, you know how hard it can be to unwind that migration westward and determine their precise origins. Hidden among the thousands of articles in the NGSQ Archives, however, is one long-running series that may help solve this problem: “Passports Issued by Governors of Georgia 1785 to 1820.”Only NGS members have access to full articles of NGS Monthly. Please log in or click here to learn more about joining the National Genealogical Society.
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