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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Fayette_County,_Georgia|Fayette County]]''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Fayette County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Fayette County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1821
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| founded date = May 15
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| seat = Fayetteville
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| building address = Fayette County Courthouse<br>200 Courthouse Square<br>Fayetteville, GA 30214-2198<br>Phone: 770.461.6041<br>[http://www.fayettecountyga.gov/default.htm '''Fayette County Website'''] }}
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== Fayette County Georgia Courthouse  ==
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Probate Court has birth, marriage, death<br> and probate records; Clerk Superior Court<br> has divorce, court and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fayette County, Georgia. Page 155 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== Fayette County Georgia History  ==
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[[Image:Marquis de Lafayette.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]
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The county is named after Revolutionary War hero, the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert_du_Motier,_marquis_de_La_Fayette Marquis de Lafayette] (1757-1834).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fayette_County,_Georgia "Fayette County, Georgia,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1821'''--Fayette County was created 15 May 1821&nbsp;from Creek Indian Lands.&nbsp; '''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Fayetteville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1821'''--Fayette County was created 15 May 1821&nbsp;from Creek Indian Lands.<br>'''County seat:''' Fayetteville <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:  
  
*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
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*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>  
 
*[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]
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Fayette County Georgia Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Clayton_County,_Georgia|Clayton]]
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*[[Clayton County, Georgia|Clayton]]  
*[[Coweta_County,_Georgia|Coweta]]
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*[[Coweta County, Georgia|Coweta]]  
*[[Fulton_County,_Georgia|Fulton]]
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*[[Fulton County, Georgia|Fulton]]  
*[[Spalding_County,_Georgia|Spalding]]
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*[[Spalding County, Georgia|Spalding]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Fayette County Georgia Genealogy Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Church ====
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===== Baptist =====
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'''Fayetteville Baptist Church'''
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*'''1903''' - Fayetteville Baptist Church Baptism Index 1903. Batch {{IGI|C712801}} at FamilySearch - free.
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===== Methodist =====
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'''Fayetteville Methodist Church'''
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*'''1869-1885''' - Fayetteville Methodist Church Marriage Index 1869-1885. Batch {{IGI|C712811}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1869-1895''' - Fayetteville Methodist Church Marriage Index 1869-1895. Batch {{IGI|M712811}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
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==== Court  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Probate&nbsp; ====
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*Wills 1828-1897 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfayette.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills 1830-1850 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfayette.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Mixed Records, inventories, returns, etc. 1837-1845; 1851-1856 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfayette.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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===== Marriage =====
  
== Web Sites ==
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*'''1823-1849''' - Fayette County Marriage Books A and B Index 1823-1849. Batch {{IGI|M712791}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/57/Igigeorgiael.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1849-1881''' - Fayette County Marriage Books C and E Index 1849-1881. Batch {{IGI|M712792}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1881-1892''' - Fayette County Marriage Book F Index 1881-1892. Batch {{IGI|M712793}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1892-1912''' - Fayette County Marriage Books G and H Index 1892-1912. Batch {{IGI|M712794}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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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>
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== Fayette County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Fayette County Georgia Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*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=191864&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Fayette&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Fayette|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Fayette/ Fayette County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
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== Fayette County Georgia Genealogy References  ==
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Revision as of 23:29, 1 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Georgia Gotoarrow.png Fayette County

Guide to Fayette County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records


Fayette County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded May 15, 1821
County Seat Fayetteville
Courthouse
Address Fayette County Courthouse
200 Courthouse Square
Fayetteville, GA 30214-2198
Phone: 770.461.6041
Fayette County Website

Contents

Fayette County Georgia Courthouse

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

Fayette County Georgia History

Marquis de Lafayette.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War hero, the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834).[2]

Parent County

1821--Fayette County was created 15 May 1821 from Creek Indian Lands.
County seat: Fayetteville [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1983 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Fayette County Georgia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Fayette County Georgia Genealogy Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Baptist

Fayetteville Baptist Church

  • 1903 - Fayetteville Baptist Church Baptism Index 1903. Batch C712801 at FamilySearch - free.
Methodist

Fayetteville Methodist Church

  • 1869-1885 - Fayetteville Methodist Church Marriage Index 1869-1885. Batch C712811 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1869-1895 - Fayetteville Methodist Church Marriage Index 1869-1895. Batch M712811 at FamilySearch - free.[4]

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriage
  • 1823-1849 - Fayette County Marriage Books A and B Index 1823-1849. Batch M712791 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1849-1881 - Fayette County Marriage Books C and E Index 1849-1881. Batch M712792 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1881-1892 - Fayette County Marriage Book F Index 1881-1892. Batch M712793 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1892-1912 - Fayette County Marriage Books G and H Index 1892-1912. Batch M712794 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Fayette County, Georgia Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Fayette County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Fayette County Georgia Genealogy Websites

Fayette County Georgia Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fayette County, Georgia. Page 155 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Fayette County, Georgia," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/57/Igigeorgiael.pdf.