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]]''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Forsyth County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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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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== Forsyth County Georgia 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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== Forsyth County Georgia History  ==
  
 
==== 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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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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== Forsyth County Georgia Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
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*[[Hall County, Georgia|Hall]]
 
*[[Hall County, Georgia|Hall]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Forsyth County Georgia Genealogy Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
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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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===== Marriage =====
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*'''1833-1877''' - Forsyth County Marriage Index 1833-1877. Batch {{IGI|M712851}} 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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*'''1874-1895''' - Forsyth County Marriage Index 1874-1895. Batch {{IGI|M712852}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1895''' - Forsyth County Marriage Index 1895. Batch {{IGI|M712853}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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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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== Forsyth 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]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Forsyth 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=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}}
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Forsyth/ Forsyth County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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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] ($)
  
== References  ==
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== Forsyth County Georgia Genealogy References  ==
  
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Revision as of 23:39, 1 April 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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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

Forsyth County Georgia Courthouse

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

Forsyth County Georgia 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:

Forsyth County Georgia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Forsyth County Georgia Genealogy Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriage
  • 1833-1877 - Forsyth County Marriage Index 1833-1877. Batch M712851 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1874-1895 - Forsyth County Marriage Index 1874-1895. Batch M712852 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1895 - Forsyth County Marriage Index 1895. Batch M712853 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Death
  • 1859-60 - Forsyth County, Georgia Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Forsyth County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Forsyth County Georgia Genealogy Websites

Forsyth County Georgia Genealogy 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).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 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.