Colquitt County, Georgia

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{{Georgia-stub}} <br> ''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]&nbsp; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]&nbsp; [[Colquitt_County,_Georgia|Colquitt County]]'' <br><br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Colquitt County Georgia Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347391686610_534" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347391686610_334" />[http://ccboc.com/ Colquitt County Courthouse]<br> 1220 S Main Street; PO box 517; <br>Moultrie, GA 31768<br> Phone: 912.891.7400 <br><br>Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Colquitt 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  ====
  
'''1856'''--Colquitt County was created 25 February 1856&nbsp;from [[Lowndes_County,_Georgia|Lowndes ]]and [[Thomas_County,_Georgia|Thomas ]]Counties.&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Moultrie <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1856'''--Colquitt County was created 25 February 1856&nbsp;from [[Lowndes County, Georgia|Lowndes and]] [[Thomas County, Georgia|Thomas ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Moultrie <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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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  ====
  
*[[Brooks_County,_Georgia|Brooks]]
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*[[Brooks County, Georgia|Brooks]]  
*[[Cook_County,_Georgia|Cook]]
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*[[Cook County, Georgia|Cook]]  
*[[Mitchell_County,_Georgia|Mitchell]]
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*[[Mitchell County, Georgia|Mitchell]]  
*[[Thomas_County,_Georgia|Thomas]]
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*[[Thomas County, Georgia|Thomas]]  
*[[Tift_County,_Georgia|Tift]]
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*[[Tift County, Georgia|Tift]]  
*[[Worth_County,_Georgia|Worth]]
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*[[Worth County, Georgia|Worth]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=147517 Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Berlin-Ellenton] BillionGraves
  
 
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==== Church  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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:*Covington, W. A. ''History of Colquitt County.'' Atlanta, Ga.: Foote and Davies Co., 1937. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22822 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
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==== 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;  ==
 
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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=191792&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Colquitt&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Colquitt/ Colquitt County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Colquitt County Georgia Courthouse.jpg
Colquitt County Courthouse
1220 S Main Street; PO box 517;
Moultrie, GA 31768
Phone: 912.891.7400

Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records[1]

History

Parent County

1856--Colquitt County was created 25 February 1856 from Lowndes and Thomas Counties.
County seat:  Moultrie [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1881 -- 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

  • Covington, W. A. History of Colquitt County. Atlanta, Ga.: Foote and Davies Co., 1937. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Colquitt 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), Colquitt 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).