Kinchafoonee County, Georgia Genealogy

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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Georgia  Gotoarrow.png  Kinchafoonee County

Created 16 December 1853 from part of Stewart County. Kinchafoonee was the name of a local creek, and the original name of Webster County. Kinchafoonee caused laughter across the state until it was changed in 1856 to honor New Hampshire statesman Daniel Webster.[1]

For records, see Webster County.

Sources

  1. Kenneth K. Krakow, Georgia Place Names (Macon, Ga.: Winship Press, 1975) (FHL 975.8 E2k), 125 and 254. WorldCat entry.