Cherokee County, Georgia

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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]&nbsp; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]&nbsp; [[Cherokee_County,_Georgia|Cherokee County]]'' <br><br>  
 
''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]&nbsp; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]&nbsp; [[Cherokee_County,_Georgia|Cherokee County]]'' <br><br>  
  
Guide to '''Cherokee County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Cherokee County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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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'''] }}  
 
| 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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== Cherokee County Georgia Courthouse  ==
  
 
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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>  
 
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  ==
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== Cherokee County Georgia History  ==
  
 
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Cherokee County Georgia Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
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*[[Pickens County, Georgia|Pickens]]
 
*[[Pickens County, Georgia|Pickens]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Cherokee County Georgia Genealogy Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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:*''Cherokee County Marriages 1841-1910''. compiled by John Carver 2002.&nbsp; Groom &amp; Bride lists. 320 pages<br>
 
:*''Cherokee County Marriages 1841-1910''. compiled by John Carver 2002.&nbsp; Groom &amp; Bride lists. 320 pages<br>
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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== Cherokee County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Cherokee County Georgia Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*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.  
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/ Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
 
*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/ Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
  
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Revision as of 16:45, 22 March 2013

United States  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Georgia  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Cherokee County

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

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Online Records


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

Cherokee County Georgia Courthouse

  

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

Cherokee County Georgia 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:

Cherokee County Georgia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Cherokee County Georgia Genealogy Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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

Index to Georgia's Confederate Pension Supplements. compiled by Ted O. Brook and Linda Woodward Geiger  1999. 210 pages

Newspapers

  Legal Advertising 1868-1873 Georgia Pioneers ($).

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

Annotated Obituaries from the Cherokee Advance, Canton, Georgia, 1880-1938. by John Carver
2003.  Over 600 pages.

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 ($).

Abstracts of Cherokee County, Georgia, Wills and Bonds, 1847-1921. by John Carver 2005. Over 350 pages.

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Cherokee County, Georgia Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).
  • Cherokee County Marriages 1841-1910. compiled by John Carver 2002.  Groom & Bride lists. 320 pages

Cherokee County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Cherokee County Georgia Genealogy Websites

Cherokee County Georgia Genealogy 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).