|Bagwell, Tyler E., (Images of America) Jekyll Island a State Park;
Arcadia Publishing 2001; 128 pages (includes bibliography and acknowledgements);
images of Jekyll Island people, places, and buildings, after the state of
Georgia took possession.
Bagwell, Tyler E. and Jekyll Island Museum, (Images of America) The
Jekyll Island Club; Arcadia Publishing 1998; 126 pages; images of Jekyll
Island people, places, and events.
Barefoot, Patricia, (Images of America) Brunswick the City by the Sea;
Arcadia Publishing 2000; 128 pages (includes bibliography); images of
Brunswick’s people, places, and events throughout time.
Barefoot, Patricia, (Images of America) Cumberland Island;
Arcadia Publishing 2004; 127 pages (includes bibliography); images of Cumberland
Island's people, places, and events throughout time.
Bullard, Mary R., Cumberland Island; A History; The University
of Georgia Press 2003; 415 pages (includes an appendix, bibliography, endnotes,
and index); Comprehensive history of Cumberland Island and the people who
inhabited the island from pre-colonial times up to modern day.
Bullard, Mary R., Robert Stafford of Cumberland Island; Growth of a
Planter; Brown Thrasher Books, the University of Georgia Press 1995; 357
pages (includes appendices, bibliography, and index); A biography of Robert
Stafford's life on Cumberland Island, and his descendants through his mistress,
and slave, Elizabeth Bernardey.
Burroughs, Mac Hazlehurst, The Burroughs Family; self published
1936; 1053 pages; In depth family history of Mac's family with letters, legal
documents, photos and more. Can be found on microfilm at the University of
North Carolina in Chapel Hill under their Southern Historical Collections.
Cate, Margaret Davis, Our Todays and Yesterdays; A Story of Brunswick
and the Coastal Islands; Glover Bros. Inc., Brunswick, Georgia 1930; 302
pages (includes index and bibliography); comprehensive history on Glynn County
and it’s people. Available for check out at some libraries. Available
in reprint editions.
Davis, Ann Richardson, McIntosh Co., Georgia Deed Book A Research
Abstracts 1812-1876; Sea Griffin Publishing, Darien, Georgia 2003; 124
pages; abstracts of earliest deeds found in the McIntosh County courthouse with
an every name index.
Davis, Ann Richardson, McIntosh Co., Georgia Marriage Book 1;
Sea Griffin Publishing, Darien, Georgia 2003; unnumbered pages; index of early
marriages from about 1872 up to 1903 by groom and by bride.
Doster, Stephen, Voices from St. Simons; Personal Narratives of an
Island's Past; John F. Blair, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 2008; 259 pages;
interviews of local people who are descended from some of the more wealthy
planters of the island and descendants of those enslaved on said plantations.
Farrant, Don W., The Lure and Lore of the Golden Isles; The Magical
Heritage of Georgia’s Outerbanks; Rutledge Hill Press, Nashville, Tennessee
1993; 192 pages (includes index and bibliography); stories and anecdotes on and
about many of Coastal Georgia’s places and personalities.
Ginn, Edwin H., Recollections of Glynn; Neeld Printing 1987, 1998
by the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce; 110 pages plus a 30 page
supplement; history and photos of Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia.
House, Albert Virgil, Planter Management and Capitalism in Ante-Bellum
Georgia; The Journal of Hugh Fraser Grant, Ricegrower; Columbia University
Press, New York 1954; 329 pages (includes notes and index); Agricultural study
on rice growing in the south, reprint of parts of Hugh Fraser Grant’s journal
from Elizafield Plantation in Glynn County 1834-1861. Out of Print.
Huie, Mildred Nix;
Murphy, Mary Dean; Wilcox, Mildred Huie Kelvin Grove Plantation
1736-1986, Hallowed Ground of The Military Road, The Battle of Bloody
Marsh, The Cater-Armstrong-Postell Plantation, and St. Simons Beaches;
Glover Printing Company 1986; 32 pages, history of the family and lands of
Kelvin Grove Plantation, written by Mary Dean Murphy with the aide of
Mildred Nix Huie and Mildred Huie Wilcox.
Humphries, Robert L., editor The Journal of Archibald C. McKinley;
The University of Georgia Press copyright 1991; 259 pages (includes index);
Journal written by McKinley from June 1869 to April 1877 with a few later
entries. A.C. McKinley lived on Sapelo Island alternating between there
and Milledgeville where his father still lived. Great insight to
happenings in this area after the Civil War.
Jackson, Harvey H., Lachlan McIntosh and the Politics of
Revolutionary Georgia; The University of Georgia Press 1979; 209 pages
(includes index); A history and narrative of not only Lachlan McIntosh's life
and family, but also the story of the colony of Georgia before, during, and
after the American Revolutionary War.
Johnson, Michele Nicole, (Images of America) Sapelo Island's Hog
Hammock; Arcadia Publishing 2009; 127 pages; pictorial history of Sapelo
Island's people and the remaining settlement of Hog Hammock.
King, Anna Matilda (Page), edited by Melanie Pavich-Lindsay, Anna,
The Letters of a St. Simons Island Plantation Mistress, 1817-1859; The
University of Georgia Press, Athens & London 2002; 453 pages [includes
appendices and index]; The personal correspondence of Anna Matilda (Page) King
between herself and her family and friends. This book is comprised of
actual letters written, mainly by Anna, from Retreat Plantation on St. Simons
Island, to friends and relatives of the King family. Appendices includes
lists of slaves, with birth and death dates, plus their family units.
King, Spencer B. Jr., Darien: The Death & Rebirth of a
Southern Town; Mercer University Press Macon, Georgia 31207 copyright 1981;
112 (includes index); The comprehensive story of the burning of Darien in June
of 1863 by Negro regiments under Col. Robert Gould Shaw [4th Massachusetts
Volunteers] and Col. James Montgomery [2nd South Carolina Volunteers].
Kimsey, Thora Olsen & Kinard, Sonja Olsen, Illustrated by Michael B.
Gardner; Memories from The Marshes of Glynn World War II; Looking Glass
Books, 730 Sycamore Street, Decatur, GA 30030 copyright 1999 Sonja Olsen Kinard;
282 pages with two appendices; History of Brunswick during World War II put
together with interviews from survivors of the war and persons who moved to the
area just to find jobs, some staying after the shipyards were closed.
Livingston, Gary, Cradled in Glory; Georgia Military Institute
1851-1866; Caisson Press, 81 Lake Street, Cooperstown, New York 13326
copyright 1997; 218 pages with appendices and bibliography, no index.
History of the Georgia Military Institute compiled from school records and
personal family papers.
Lower Altamaha Historical Society [Cemetery Book Committee], compiled
by Mattie R. Gladstone, Suzanne D. Forsyth, Mariana D. Hagan, Myrtle Newberry,
Tanis Cross, Lloyd y. Flanders, Lillian Schaitberger, & Ellie Legg;
Cemeteries of McIntosh County Georgia; Reagin Printing Co., Inc. 2000; 393
pages [including index]; Comprehensive listing of every known burial and
cemetery in McIntosh County. Burials up until 1997.
Mason, F. Van Wyck, Rascals' Heaven; Doubleday & Co., Inc.,
Garden City, New York copyright 1964; 516 pages (includes addendum on
Oglethorpe); [historical fiction] Novel about the settling of the Colony
of Georgia by James Edward Oglethorpe and the first English pioneers.
Mayre, Florence, edited by Edwin R. MacKethan III, The Story of the
Page King Family of Retreat Plantation, St. Simons Island and of the Golden
Isles of Georgia; Edwin R. MacKethan III, 2002; 137 pages [includes notes
and index]; A comprehensive history on the King family and Retreat Plantation on
St. Simons Island, as told by Florence King Nisbet Mayre, daughter of Thomas
Butler and Anna Matilda (Page) King.
McCash, June Hall, The Jekyll Island Cottage Colony, The
University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia 1998; 316 pages (includes index);
history and photographs of the homes and the people who owned them on Jekyll
McCash, June Hall, Jekyll Island's Early Years From Prehistory
Through Reconstruction; The University of Georgia Press 2005; 280 pages
(includes notes & index); The story of Jekyll Island from its earliest
inhabitants to just after the Civil War. Includes family history, stories
and photos of the people that lived or merely owned Jekyll Island.
McCash, William Barton & June Hall, The Jekyll Island Club, Southern
Haven for America’s Millionaires; The University of Georgia Press Athens &
London 1989; 251 pages (includes index); History of Jekyll Island and the
members of the Jekyll Island Club Hotel.
McFeely, William S., Sapelo's People; A Long Walk Into Freedom;
W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 1994; 198 pages (includes index); personal narrative
of Sapelo Island's slave descendants and their history compiled by research and
interviews by the author.
Morris, Patricia, (Images of America) St. Simons Island;
Arcadia Publishers 2003; 128 pages; images of Brunswick’s people, places, and
events throughout time.
Mueller, Pamela Bauer, Neptune's Honor; Piñata Publishing 2005;
189 pages; Historical-fiction, story of real characters from Retreat Plantation,
Neptune Small and Henry Lord King were childhood playmates who grew into manhood
together on St. Simons Island. During the War Between the States, Neptune
followed Lord King into battle as his body servant, never forgetting his promise
to always bring Lordy home.
Myers, Robert Manson (editor), The Children of Pride; A True Story
of Georgia and the Civil War; Yale University Press 1972; 1845 pages
(includes a "who's who" on the people involved, and separate indices for freed
persons and slaves); The story of a southern family before, during, and after
the Civil War, told through family letters of Charles Colcock Jones, Jr. and
relatives. There were so many letters saved, that putting them in a
chronological order, told a story of this family's life and struggles.
Price, Eugenia, Lighthouse; 1971; 314 pages [depending on
edition]; Historical-fiction, story of real characters from St. Simons Island
history. This is the first novel in the St. Simons trilogy, involving the James Gould family.
From his first days of manhood in New England, to his middle age on St. Simons
Island, where he was the builder of the first lighthouse.
Savannah Unit Georgia Writer’s Project Work Projects Administration,
Drums and Shadows, Survival Studies Among the Georgia Coastal Negroes; The
University of Georgia Press Athens & London 1940; 274 pages (includes index and
appendices); Study on African heritage and beliefs passed on through the
generations of coastal Georgia slaves from Savannah down to St. Mary’s, Georgia.
Smith, Julia Floyd, Slavery and Rice Culture in Low Country Georgia
1750-1860; The University of Tennessee Press/Knoxville 1985; 266 pages
(includes index and bibliography); study of slave owners and their treatment of
slaves, and the lifestyles between slaves under the task system and the gang
Sullivan, Buddy, Memories of McIntosh; The Darien News 1990; 57
pages; A condensed "pocket" version of Early Days on the Georgia Tidewater.
Touches on various historical places and people throughout McIntosh County,
Georgia, with photos.
Sullivan, Buddy, Early Days on the Georgia Tidewater; The Story of
McIntosh County & Sapelo; McIntosh County Board of Commissioners 5th Edition
1997; 858 pages (including index); complete history of McIntosh County, Georgia
and her people extracted from public records and personal family histories.
University of Georgia Press, Athens; Vanishing Georgia;
copyright 1982, paperback reissued 2003; no page numbers; a photographic history
of Georgia, includes photos from many counties in their early years and the
people who made up this great state.
Vanstory, Burnette, Georgia's Land of the Golden Isles; The
University of Georgia Press Athens copyright 1956, 1970; 225 pages (includes
index); Story of Coastal Georgia starting from Ossabaw and ending with
Cumberland Island, taking into account the towns of Darien, Midway, Old Sunbury,
Brunswick, and St. Mary's together with the coastal plantations.