Posted By:Carolyn Wertelecki
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Subject:Mayes and Rutledge Marriage Wilkes, Banks, Elbert, Habersham or Franklin County
Post Date:April 16, 2012 at 11:34:48
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/georgia/messages/2146.html
Forum:Republic of Georgia Genealogy Forum
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I am unable to verify my ancestry to Thomas Edward Mayes who married Susan or Susannah Rutledge possibly in Wilkes County reportedly in 1802. I can find no evidence of that union. However, the location may be in error. They are supposed to have died in Georgia, but I can find no record of that. Thomas supposedly died in 1815 and Susan in 1821 and left 5 young children, one of whom is my gg grandmother, Malinda Mayes. It is a long shot, but any information on orphanges existing in the above-listed counties at that time might lead to her.