Troup County, Georgia

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Guide to '''Troup County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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Revision as of 00:53, 16 March 2013

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Guide to Troup County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records


Troup County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 11, 1907
County Seat LaGrange
Courthouse
Address Troup County Courthouse
118 Ridley Avenue; PO Box 1051
LaGrange, GA 30240
Phone: 706.883.1740 
Troup County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Troup County Courthouse
118 Ridley Avenue; PO Box 1051
LaGrange, GA 30240
Phone: 706.883.1740 

County Archives has marriage, burial, divorce, land, proabte and
court records from 1827, military records 1890-1936 and naturalization
records from 1843-1908; County Health Department has birth and death
records from 1919[1]

History

Parent County

1826--Troup County was created 11 December 1826 from Creek Indian Lands. County seat:  LaGrange [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

November 4, 1936 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Smith, Clifford L. History of Troup County. Atlanta, Ga.: Printed by Foote & Davies Co., 1935. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Valley Historical Scrapbook. West Point, Ga.: The Society, 1970. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps 

Marriages

  1885-1886 Marriages from Newspapers Georgia Pioneers ($)

  1828-1837 Marriage Index Georgia Pioneers ($)

  1837-1844 Marriage Index Georgia Pioneers ($)

  1844-1858 Marriage License Index Georgia Pioneers ($)


Military

Newspapers

Probate 

  • Wills 1832-1848 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Wills 1832-1848 (digital images). See Names of Testators Georgia Pioneers
  • Wills 1848-1863 (digital images).  See Names of Testators. Georgia Pioneers
  • Index to Troup County Divisions 1836-1839 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, Vol. U, 1861-62 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, No. 5, 1862-64 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, No. 6, 1864-71 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, No. 7, 1866-68 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, No. 8, 1869-71 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, No. 9, 1871-1875 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, No. 10, 1875-1878 Georgia Pioneers ($)

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Troup County, Georgia. Page 161 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).