Coffee County, Georgia Genealogy

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Guide to '''Coffee County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Coffee County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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| building address = Coffee County Courthouse<br>101 So Peterson Avenue<br>Douglas, GA 31533<br>Phone: 912.384.4799<br>[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Coffee.htm '''Coffee County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Coffee County Courthouse<br>101 So Peterson Avenue<br>Douglas, GA 31533<br>Phone: 912.384.4799<br>[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Coffee.htm '''Coffee County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== Coffee County Georgia Courthouse  ==
  
 
Clerk Superior Court has divorce and land recors from 1854 <br>and some military discharge records from 1919; Probate Court<br> has marriage and probate records; County Health Department<br>has birth and death records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Coffee 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 and land recors from 1854 <br>and some military discharge records from 1919; Probate Court<br> has marriage and probate records; County Health Department<br>has birth and death records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Coffee 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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== Coffee County Georgia History  ==
  
 
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Coffee County Georgia Places/Localities  ==
  
 
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== Coffee County Georgia Genealogy Resources  ==
  
 
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:*'''1859-60, 1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
 
:*'''1859-60, 1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
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== Coffee County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
 
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*[[Douglas Georgia Family History Center]]
 
*[[Douglas Georgia Family History Center]]
  
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Coffee/ Coffeee County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Coffee/ Coffeee County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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United States  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Georgia  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Coffee County

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

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Online Records


Coffee County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 9, 1854
County Seat Douglas
Courthouse
Address Coffee County Courthouse
101 So Peterson Avenue
Douglas, GA 31533
Phone: 912.384.4799
Coffee County Website

Contents

Coffee County Georgia Courthouse

Clerk Superior Court has divorce and land recors from 1854
and some military discharge records from 1919; Probate Court
has marriage and probate records; County Health Department
has birth and death records[1]

Coffee County Georgia History

Parent County

1854--Coffee County was created 9 February 1854 fromClinch, Irwin, Telfair andWare Counties.
County seat: Douglas [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1898 and 1938 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Coffee County Georgia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Coffee County Georgia Genealogy Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Douglas

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Ward, Warren P. Ward's History of Coffee County: A Story Dealing with the Past and Present of Coffee County, Beginning with the Early Settlers about the Year 1800, Discussing the Creek Indians and the Pioneers, Leading Up to the Creation of Coffee County in 1854, Old Families, Old Schools and Churches, Showing the Conditions During the Civil War and Ending Up with the Spirit of Progress, which is Evident in Better Schools, and a More Intelligent Civilization: Showing that Coffee County in South Georgia is God's Country and a Good Place to Live in the Year 1930.. Atlanta: Press of Foote & Davies Co., c1930. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1879-80 - Coffee County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Coffee County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Coffee County Georgia Genealogy Websites

Coffee County Georgia Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Coffee 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).