Cherokee County, Georgia

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== 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>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1831'''--Cherokee County was created 26 December 1831 from Cherokee Lands.&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;Canton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1831'''--Cherokee County was created 26 December 1831 from Cherokee Lands.&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;Canton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
  
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research] <br>
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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]
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Bartow_County,_Georgia|Bartow]]
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*[[Bartow County, Georgia|Bartow]]  
*[[Cobb_County,_Georgia|Cobb]]
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*[[Cobb County, Georgia|Cobb]]  
*[[Dawson_County,_Georgia|Dawson]]
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*[[Dawson County, Georgia|Dawson]]  
*[[Forsyth_County,_Georgia|Forsyth]]
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*[[Forsyth County, Georgia|Forsyth]]  
*[[Fulton_County,_Georgia|Fulton]]
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*[[Fulton County, Georgia|Fulton]]  
*[[Gordon_County,_Georgia|Gordon]]
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*[[Gordon County, Georgia|Gordon]]  
*[[Pickens_County,_Georgia|Pickens]]
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*[[Pickens County, Georgia|Pickens]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=147091 Hickory Flat Cemetery, Holly Springs] BillionGraves
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==== Military  ====
 
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&nbsp; Cherokee County Soldiers in the Mexican War [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycherokee.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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&nbsp;&nbsp;Legal Advertising 1868-1873 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycherokee.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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&nbsp; Divorces 1885-1886 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycherokee.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycherokee.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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&nbsp; Wills, Administrator's Bonds, Guardianships (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycherokee.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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&nbsp; Index to Cherokee county Will Bk&nbsp;B 1848-1866 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycherokee.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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&nbsp; Index to Cherokee County Inventories, Appraisements,&nbsp;Vouchers,&nbsp;Sales, Annual&nbsp;Returns 1848-1852 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycherokee.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
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:*'''1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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=191773&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Cherokee&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Cherokee|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Cherokee/ Cherokee County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/ Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 18:28, 5 January 2013


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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

  

Cherokee County Courthouse
90 N Street
Canton, GA 30114-2794
Phone: 770.479.1953

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 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).