Bartow County, Georgia

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{{Georgia-stub}}<br>''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Bartow_County,_Georgia|Bartow County]]'' <br><br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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{{RAOGKcourthouse}}&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347381321265_790" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347381321265_342" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347381321280_309" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347381321280_501" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347381321280_725" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347381321280_470" /> <br><br>[http://www.bartowga.org/ Bartow County Courthouse]<br> 135 W Cherokee Ave; PO Box 543<br> Cartersville, GA 30120-0543<br> Phone: 770.387.5030 <br><br>Probate Court has birth, marriage and probate records; <br>Clerk superior Court has divorce records from 1862, <br>court records from 1869, land records from 1837 and<br>military discharge records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bartow County, Georgia. Page 151 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1832'''--Bartow County was formed 3 Dec 1832 from Cherokee County.&nbsp; '''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Cartersville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1832'''--Bartow County was created 3 December 1832 from [[Cherokee County, Georgia|Cherokee County]].&nbsp; '''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Cartersville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1860 '''-- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Cherokee County, Georgia|Cherokee]]
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*[[Cobb County, Georgia|Cobb]]
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*[[Floyd County, Georgia|Floyd]]
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*[[Gordon County, Georgia|Gordon]]
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*[[Paulding County, Georgia|Paulding]]
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*[[Pickens County, Georgia|Pickens]]
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*[[Polk County, Georgia|Polk]]<br>
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battles were fought in Bartow County.
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*May 17, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ga009.htm Adairsville]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ga009.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 13 August, 2012)</ref>
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*October 5, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ga023.htm Allatoona]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ga023.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 13 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/GAmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Georgia.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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===== Wills  =====
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:*'''1836-1922''' - Bartow County, Georgia Will Testators Index (Vols. A-B) at [http://www.sampubco.com/wills/ga/gabartow01.htm SamPubCo] - free.<br>
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:*'''1836-1856''' - Images of Bartow County, Georgia Wills at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybartow.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1836-1885''' - Index to Bartow County, Georgia Will Book A at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybartow.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1885-1922''' - Index to Bartow County, Georgia Will Book A at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybartow.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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===== Additional Probate Records  =====
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:*'''1853-1866''' - Index to Bartow County, Georgia Inventories, Appraisements, Distributions, Sale Bills Vol. A at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybartow.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1853-1856''' - Index to Bartow County, Georgia Annual Returns, Guardians, Executors, Administrators Book H at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybartow.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1856-1862''' - Index to Bartow County, Georgia Annual Returns, Guardians, Executors, Administrators Book I at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybartow.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1860-1863''' - Index to Bartow County, Georgia Annual Returns, Guardians, Executors, Administrators Book K at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybartow.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1866-1895''' - Index to Bartow County, Georgia Inventories, Appraisements, Distributions, Sale Bills, Vol. B at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybartow.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1867-1870''' - Index to Bartow County, Georgia Annual Returns, Guardians, Executors, Administrators Book M at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybartow.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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===== Death  =====
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:*'''1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Cartersville Georgia Family History Center]]
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{{RAOGKlibrary}}
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=191696&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Bartow&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Bartow|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Bartow/ Bartow County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 18:21, 5 January 2013


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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

  

Bartow County Courthouse
135 W Cherokee Ave; PO Box 543
Cartersville, GA 30120-0543
Phone: 770.387.5030

Probate Court has birth, marriage and probate records;
Clerk superior Court has divorce records from 1862,
court records from 1869, land records from 1837 and
military discharge records[1]

History

Parent County

1832--Bartow County was created 3 December 1832 from Cherokee CountyCounty seat:  Cartersville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1860 -- 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

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battles were fought in Bartow County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Georgia.

Newspapers

 

Probate

Wills
  • 1836-1922 - Bartow County, Georgia Will Testators Index (Vols. A-B) at SamPubCo - free.
  • 1836-1885 - Index to Bartow County, Georgia Will Book A at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1885-1922 - Index to Bartow County, Georgia Will Book A at Georgia Pioneers ($).
Additional Probate Records
  • 1853-1866 - Index to Bartow County, Georgia Inventories, Appraisements, Distributions, Sale Bills Vol. A at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1853-1856 - Index to Bartow County, Georgia Annual Returns, Guardians, Executors, Administrators Book H at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1856-1862 - Index to Bartow County, Georgia Annual Returns, Guardians, Executors, Administrators Book I at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1860-1863 - Index to Bartow County, Georgia Annual Returns, Guardians, Executors, Administrators Book K at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1866-1895 - Index to Bartow County, Georgia Inventories, Appraisements, Distributions, Sale Bills, Vol. B at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1867-1870 - Index to Bartow County, Georgia Annual Returns, Guardians, Executors, Administrators Book M at Georgia Pioneers ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1879-80 - Bartow County, Georgia Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

 

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bartow County, Georgia. Page 151 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)