Forsyth County, Georgia

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Forsyth_County,_Georgia|Forsyth County]]''
  
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Guide to '''Forsyth County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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[[Category:Forsyth County, Georgia]]
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Forsyth County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1832
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| founded date = December 3
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| seat = Cumming
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| building address = Forsyth County Courthouse<br>100 W Courthouse Square<br>Cumming, GA 30040-0128<br>Phone: 770.781.2120<br>[http://www.forsythco.com/ '''Forsyth County Website'''] }}
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== County Courthouse  ==
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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>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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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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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1973''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Cherokee County, Georgia|Cherokee]]
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*[[Dawson County, Georgia|Dawson]]
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*[[Fulton County, Georgia|Fulton]]
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*[[Gwinnett County, Georgia|Gwinnett]]
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*[[Hall County, Georgia|Hall]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate&nbsp;  ====
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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] ($)
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Death  =====
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:*'''1859-60''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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== 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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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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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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== References  ==
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<references /> {{Georgia|Georgia}}
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Revision as of 20:20, 18 March 2013

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

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Online Records


Forsyth County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 3, 1832
County Seat Cumming
Courthouse
Address Forsyth County Courthouse
100 W Courthouse Square
Cumming, GA 30040-0128
Phone: 770.781.2120
Forsyth County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

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).