Colquitt County, Georgia Genealogy

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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]&nbsp; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]&nbsp; [[Colquitt_County,_Georgia|Colquitt County]]'' <br><br>  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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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>  
  
 
==== 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:  
  
*[[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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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=147517 Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Berlin-Ellenton] BillionGraves
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=147517 Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Berlin-Ellenton] BillionGraves
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Local Histories ====
  
 
:*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>
 
:*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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===== Death =====
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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;  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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Revision as of 21:09, 13 February 2012


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

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1856--Colquitt County was created 25 February 1856 from Lowndes and Thomas Counties.
County seat:  Moultrie [1]

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 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).