Cobb County, Georgia Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(<A script created by the FamilySearch Wiki Engineering Team modified a link on this page so it will not break when the Family History Library Catalog changes in late December.>)
Line 76: Line 76:
  
 
*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=191784&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Cobb&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
+
*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Cobb|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Cobb/ Cobb County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Cobb/ Cobb County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  

Revision as of 06:59, 7 January 2011

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

Contents

County Courthouse

Template:RAOGKcourthouse

History

Parent County

1832--Cobb County was created 3 December 1832 from Cherokee County.  County seat:  Marietta [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1864 -- 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

The Marietta National Cemetery  is the gravesite for 10,172 officers and soldiers who died in defense of the Union 1861 to 1865. This site has the photos of headstones at the graves.

Church

Court

The Brantley Association of America Project has digitized and indexed many records from the Cobb County Courthouse including:

  • Marriage Records, 1865 - 1937
  • Homestead Book, 1866 - 1928
  • Estate Records, 1866 - 1900
  • Wills, 1866 - 1918
  • Minute Books, 1865 - 1901
  • Confederate Pensions, 1891 - 1920

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).