Cherokee County, Georgia Genealogy

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| county = Cherokee County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1831
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| founded date = December 26
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| seat = Canton
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| building address = Cherokee County Courthouse<br>90 N Street<br>Canton, GA 30114-2794<br>Phone: 770.479.1953<br>[http://www.cherokeega.com/ '''Cherokee County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[http://www.cherokeega.com/ Cherokee County Courthouse]<br> 90 N Street<br> Canton, GA 30114-2794<br> Phone: 770.479.1953 <br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records <br>from 1833; Probate Court has birt, marriage, death, burial&nbsp;<br>and probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cherokee County, Georgia. Page 153 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records <br>from 1833; Probate Court has birt, marriage, death, burial&nbsp;<br>and probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cherokee County, Georgia. Page 153 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

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Cherokee County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 26, 1831
County Seat Canton
Courthouse
Address Cherokee County Courthouse
90 N Street
Canton, GA 30114-2794
Phone: 770.479.1953
Cherokee County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Template:RAOGKcourthouse 

Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records
from 1833; Probate Court has birt, marriage, death, burial 
and probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1831--Cherokee County was created 26 December 1831 from Cherokee Lands. County seat:  Canton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865 and 1928 -- 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

  Cherokee County Soldiers in the Mexican War Georgia Pioneers ($).

Newspapers

  Legal Advertising 1868-1873 Georgia Pioneers ($).

  Divorces 1885-1886 Georgia Pioneers ($).Georgia Pioneers ($).

Probate

  Wills, Administrator's Bonds, Guardianships (digital images) Georgia Pioneers ($).

  Index to Cherokee county Will Bk B 1848-1866 Georgia Pioneers ($).

  Index to Cherokee County Inventories, Appraisements, Vouchers, Sales, Annual Returns 1848-1852 Georgia Pioneers ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Cherokee County, Georgia Genealogy 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), Cherokee County, Georgia. Page 153 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).