Cobb County, Georgia Genealogy

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:*''Marietta, Georgia, Marietta National Cemetery, 1866-2010.'' Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2305 Ancestry] ($).
 
:*''Marietta, Georgia, Marietta National Cemetery, 1866-2010.'' Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2305 Ancestry] ($).
  
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=120648 Allatoona Cemetery, Ackworth] BillionGraves
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BillionGraves:  Google map, photos, transcritptions of each cemetery.
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=120648 Allatoona Cemetery, Ackworth]  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=120698 Mt. Zion Cemetery, Marietta]  
  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Mars Hill Presbyterian Church Registry, Acworth, Georgia, 1837-1874 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycobb.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)<br>
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Mars Hill Presbyterian Church Registry, Acworth, Georgia, 1837-1874 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycobb.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)<br>

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Contents

County Courthouse

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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.

  • Marietta, Georgia, Marietta National Cemetery, 1866-2010. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

BillionGraves: Google map, photos, transcritptions of each cemetery.

        Mars Hill Presbyterian Church Registry, Acworth, Georgia, 1837-1874 Georgia Pioneers ($)

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
  • Minute Book A, 1865-1871 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Confederate Pensions, 1891 - 1920

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

  1865-1886 (from newspapers) Georgia Pioneers ($)

  1865-1937 Index to Groom Names  Georgia Pioneers ($)

Military 

  World War II Military Registrants Georgia Pioneers ($)

Newspapers 

  Divorces 1885-1886 Georgia Pioneers ($)

Probate 

  Wills 1857-1904 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers ($)

  Estates, folder collection at Cobb County Court House,  1865-1925 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers ($)

  Estates, Miscellaneous in the Inferior Court 1865-1873 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers ($)

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70 - Cobb County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

 

References

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