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County Courthouse

History

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The county is named after Revolutionary War hero Johann de Kalb (1721-1780), a German baron.[1]

Parent County

1835--DeKalb County was created 7 February 1835 from Allen and La Grange Counties. County seat: Auburn [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1913 -- 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

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. "Johann de Kalb," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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