Dougherty County, Georgia

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.albany.ga.us/content/1800/2887/2979/default.aspx Dougherty County Courthouse]<br> 222 Pine Avenue<br> Albany, GA 31703-5301<br> Phone: 770.920.7252 <br><br>Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dougherty County, Georgia. Page 154 {{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  ====
  
'''1853'''--Dougherty County was created 15&nbsp;Dec 1853&nbsp;from Baker County.&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Albany <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1853'''--Dougherty County was created 15&nbsp;December 1853&nbsp;from [[Baker County, Georgia|Baker ]]County.<br>'''County seat:''' Albany <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Baker County, Georgia|Baker]]
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*[[Calhoun County, Georgia|Calhoun]]
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*[[Lee County, Georgia|Lee]]
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*[[Mitchell County, Georgia|Mitchell]]
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*[[Terrell County, Georgia|Terrell]]
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*[[Worth County, Georgia|Worth]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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:*''History and Reminiscences of Dougherty County, Georgia.'' Albany, Ga.: Herald Pub. Co., 1924. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22812 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*[http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=bu5pTcyXo34C Albany Herald] - full-text digital issues in Google News Archive; covers 1973-2009
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*[http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2MSJ22rj538C Albany Sunday Herald] - full-text digital issues in Google News Archive; covers 1977-1992
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*Wills 1854-1866 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydougherty.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>
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*Index to Wills, Vol. 1, 1854-1925 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydougherty.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>
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*Index to Annual&nbsp;Returns and Vouchers 1849-1917 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydougherty.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== 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>
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ga/dougherty/webbbs_config.pl Dougherty County, Georgia Obituary Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. Collected from funeral homes in the Albany, Bridgeboro, Putney, and the Southwestern Georgia area.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Albany Georgia Family History Center]]
  
 
== 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=191842&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Dougherty&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Dougherty|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Dougherty/ Dougherty County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/ Georgia Pioneers]<br>
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 18:32, 5 January 2013


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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Dougherty County Courthouse
222 Pine Avenue
Albany, GA 31703-5301
Phone: 770.920.7252

Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1853--Dougherty County was created 15 December 1853 from Baker County.
County seat: Albany [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • History and Reminiscences of Dougherty County, Georgia. Albany, Ga.: Herald Pub. Co., 1924. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • Albany Herald - full-text digital issues in Google News Archive; covers 1973-2009
  • Albany Sunday Herald - full-text digital issues in Google News Archive; covers 1977-1992

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death Record Substitutes
  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Dougherty 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), Dougherty County, Georgia. Page 154 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).