Forsyth County, Georgia

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{{Georgia-stub}} <br> ''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Forsyth_County,_Georgia|Forsyth County]]''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.forsythco.com/ Forsyth County Courthouse]<br> 100 W Courthouse Square<br> Cumming, GA 30040-0128<br> Phone: 770.781.2120<br><br>Clerk of Courts has land records from 1830’s,<br> divorce and court records; Probate Court has<br> birth, marriage, death and probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Forsythe County, Georgia. Page 155 {{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  ====
  
'''1832'''--Forsyth County was created 3 December 1832&nbsp;from [[Cherokee_County,_Georgia|Cherokee ]]County. '''County seat:''' Cumming <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1832'''--Forsyth County was created 3 December 1832&nbsp;from [[Cherokee County, Georgia|Cherokee ]]County.<br>'''County seat:''' Cumming <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Cherokee_County,_Georgia|Cherokee]]
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*[[Cherokee County, Georgia|Cherokee]]  
*[[Dawson_County,_Georgia|Dawson]]
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*[[Dawson County, Georgia|Dawson]]  
*[[Fulton_County,_Georgia|Fulton]]
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*[[Fulton County, Georgia|Fulton]]  
*[[Gwinnett_County,_Georgia|Gwinnett]]
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*[[Gwinnett County, Georgia|Gwinnett]]  
*[[Hall_County,_Georgia|Hall]]
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*[[Hall County, Georgia|Hall]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
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*Wills 1856-1892 (digital images). See list of testators.&nbsp;[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyforsyth.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Will Book C 1892-1935 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyforsyth.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
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:*'''1859-60''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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=191869&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Forsyth&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Forsyth|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Forsyth/ Forsyth County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Forsyth County Courthouse
100 W Courthouse Square
Cumming, GA 30040-0128
Phone: 770.781.2120

Clerk of Courts has land records from 1830’s,
divorce and court records; Probate Court has
birth, marriage, death and probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1832--Forsyth County was created 3 December 1832 from Cherokee County.
County seat: Cumming [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1973 -- 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

Death
  • 1859-60 - Forsyth 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), Forsythe County, Georgia. Page 155 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).