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Guide to Chattahoochee County, Georgia ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Chattahoochee County, Georgia|
Location in the state of Georgia
|Founded||February 13, 1854|
|Address|| Chattahoochee County Courthouse|
PO Box 299
Cusseta, GA 31805
Chattahoochee County Website
Chattahoochee County Courthouse
PO Box 299
Cusseta, GA 31805
Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1854, birth and death records from 1919; Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records from 1854.
For animated maps illustrating Georgia county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Georgia County Boundary Maps" (1758-1932) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
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Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Georgia denominations, see the Georgia Church Records wiki page.
Land and Property
Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.
See Georgia Land and Property for additional information about early Georgia land grants from the government. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions (generally buying and selling deeds) were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.
Local histories are available for Chattahoochee County, Georgia. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Georgia Local Histories.
- Rogers, N. K. History of Chattahoochee County, Georgia. Columbus, Ga.: Printed by Columbus Office Supply Co., c1933. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
Regiments. Service men in Chattahoochee County, Georgia served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Chattahoochee County, Georgia:
- - 10th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate), Company C
- - 31st Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate), Company G
- - 35th Battalion, Georgia (Confederate), Company G
- - 46th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (confederate), Company D
- - Military Records - Civil War - Georgia USGenWeb Archives Project
- Georgia. Court of Ordinary (Chattahoochee County). 1966. Confederate roster, 1860-1865, and Confederate pension roll, 1890-1920. Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Film 423393
Newspapers Extracts and Abstracts
Newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Chattahoochee County, Georgia newspapers in online catalogs like:
Colonial courts kept some early probate records. From 1777 to 1798 and since 1852, the court of ordinary or register of probates has kept probate and guardianship records. The inferior court handled probate and guardianship matters from 1798 to 1852.
Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.
Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records (not all years).
- Wills 1853-1884 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers ($).
- Index to Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, Homesteads, Book A (1863-1883); Book B (1882-1940) Georgia Pioneers
- Index to Annual Returns, Book A (1854-1858) Book B (1858-1860); Book C (1860-1865) Georgia Pioneers
Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district.
Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Georgia State Department of Health , the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred or order electronically online..
- 1854-1907 - Index to Chattahoochee County Marriages 1854-1907 and 1866 to 1876 Georgia Pioneers
- 1854-1907 - Chattahoochee County Marriage Index 1854-1907. Batch M712441 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1885-1886 - Chattahoochee County Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886 Georgia Pioneers
- 1859-60 - Chattahoochee County, Georgia Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).
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Genealogy Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- Chattahoochee County, GA History, Records, Facts and Genealogy
- Georgia Genealogy Network Community on Google+
- Georgia Genealogy Network Group on Facebook
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- FamilySearch Catalog
- Chattahoochee County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- Georgia Pioneers Georgia Pioneers ($).
- ↑ Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Chattahoochee County, Georgia. Page 153 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- ↑ Paul K. Graham, Georgia Courthouse Disasters (Decatur, Georgia: Genealogy Co., 2013), 19. At various libraries (WorldCat).
- ↑ Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/09/Igigeorgiaad.pdf.
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