Colquitt County, Georgia

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(vital)
(courthouse image)
Line 4: Line 4:
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 +
 +
[[Image:Colquitt_County_Georgia_Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Colquitt County Courthouse]]
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 22:44, 26 March 2012


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

Contents

County Courthouse

Colquitt 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 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).