Fulton County, Georgia Genealogy

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Guide to '''Fulton County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Fulton County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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| building address = Fulton County Courthouse<br>136 Pryor Sreet SW<br>Atlanta, GA 30303-3405<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347897111363_146" /><br>Phone: 404.730.5300<br>[http://www.fultoncountyga.gov/fulcohome '''Fulton County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Fulton County Courthouse<br>136 Pryor Sreet SW<br>Atlanta, GA 30303-3405<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347897111363_146" /><br>Phone: 404.730.5300<br>[http://www.fultoncountyga.gov/fulcohome '''Fulton County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== Fulton County Georgia Courthouse  ==
  
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Probate Court has marriage and probate records; Clerk Superior;Court has divorce, court and;land records from 1854<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fulton County, Georgia. Page 155 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
Probate Court has marriage and probate records; Clerk Superior;Court has divorce, court and;land records from 1854<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fulton County, Georgia. Page 155 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
== History  ==
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== Fulton County Georgia History  ==
  
 
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*[[Gwinnett County, Georgia|Gwinnett]]
 
*[[Gwinnett County, Georgia|Gwinnett]]
  
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*Oglethorpe University: [http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=subject:%22Oglethorpe+University+(Atlanta,+Ga.)+Students+Yearbooks%22 1920 - 2008&nbsp;]
 
*Oglethorpe University: [http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=subject:%22Oglethorpe+University+(Atlanta,+Ga.)+Students+Yearbooks%22 1920 - 2008&nbsp;]
  
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*[[Atlanta Georgia Family History Center]]&nbsp;
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gafulto2/ Fulton County, GAGenWeb] - &nbsp;part of the USGenWeb Project  
 
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*[http://www.georgia-genealogy.org/Fulton-County-Genealogy.htm Fulton County Genealogy] (Georgia Genealogy)
 
*[http://www.georgia-genealogy.org/Fulton-County-Genealogy.htm Fulton County Genealogy] (Georgia Genealogy)
  
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Guide to Fulton County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records



Fulton County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 20, 1853
County Seat Atlanta
Courthouse
Address Fulton County Courthouse
136 Pryor Sreet SW
Atlanta, GA 30303-3405
Phone: 404.730.5300
Fulton County Website

Contents

Fulton County Georgia Courthouse

Fulton County Georgia Courthouse.jpg

Probate Court has marriage and probate records; Clerk Superior;Court has divorce, court and;land records from 1854[1]

Fulton County Georgia History

Parent County

1853--Fulton County was created 20 December 1853 from DeKalb, Campbell and Milton (became part of Fulton County  in 1932) Counties.
County seat:  Atlanta [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Fulton County Georgia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Fulton County Georgia Genealogy Resources

Cemeteries

  • Grizzle, R. L. Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia [database on-line]. Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 1999. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Westview Cemetery, Atlanta BillionGraves

Church

Baptist
  • Semi-centennial History of the Second Baptist Church of Atlanta, Georgia, November 27-30, 1904. Atlanta: Foote & Davies Co., Printers, Binders, 1904?. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Nancy Creek Minutes and Memberships 1824-1833 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • First Baptist church of Atlanta Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Druid Hills Baptist Church of Atlanta Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Trinity Methodist Church  of Atlanta Georgia Pioneers ($)
LDS

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Atlanta
  • East Point

Court

Directories

  • 1867 - Barnwell, V. T. Barnwell's Atlanta City Directory, and Strangers' Guide: Also, A General Firemen's, Church, Masonic, and Odd-fellows' Record. Atlanta: Intelligencer Book and Job Office, 1867. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • 1889 - Atlanta City Directory, 1889. Atlanta, GA: R. L. Polk and Co., 1889. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • 1890 - Atlanta City Directory, 1890. Atlanta, GA: R. L. Polk and Co., 1890. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Land

Local Histories

  • Allen, Ivan. Atlanta from the Ashes. Atlanta, Ga.: Ruralist Press, 1929. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Allen, Ivan. The Atlanta Spirit: Altitude + Attitude. Atlanta, Ga.: I. Allen-Marshall Co., 1948. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Atlanta, A City of the Modern South. New York: Smith & Durrell, c1942. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Atlanta Centennial Year Book: 1837-1937. Atlanta?: G. Murphy, 1937. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Clarke, Edward Young. Atlanta Illustrated: Containing Glances at Its Population, Business, Manufactures, Industries, Institutions, Society, Healthfulness, Architecture, and Advantages Generally, with 150 Ullustrations and a Lithographic Map of the City. Atlanta, Ga.: J.P. Harrison & Co., 1881. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Cooper, Walter G. Official History of Fulton County. Atlanta: W.W. Brown Pub. Co., c1934. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Hand Book of the City of Atlanta: A Comprehensive Review of the City's Commercial, Industrial and Residential Conditions. Atlanta, Ga.: Southern Industrial Pub. Co., 1898. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Hornady, John R. Atlanta, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. unknown: American Cities Book Co., 1922. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • History of Atlanta, Georgia: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Syracuse, N.Y.: D. Mason & Co., 1889. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Ivey, John E. Building Atlanta's Future: by John E. Ivey, Jr., Nicholas J. Demerath, Woodrow W. Breland. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, c1948. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Martin, Thomas H. Atlanta and Its Builders: A Comprehensive History of the Gate City of the South. Atlanta: Century Memorial Pub. Co., 1902. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Pioneer Citizens' History of Atlanta: 1833-1902. Atlanta, Ga.: Pioneer Citizens' Society of Atlanta, 1902. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps 

Marriages

Marriages from old newspapers (1869-1906) Georgia Pioneers ($)

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battles were fought in Fulton County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Georgia.


Rosters of Confederate Soldiers from Fulton County Georgia Pioneers ($)

Newspapers

  • 1868, 1875-1876, 1895 - The Constitution (Atlanta, Ga.). Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • 1870-1924 - The Atlanta Constitution (Atlanta, Ga.). Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • 1876-1879 - The Daily Constitution (Atlanta, Ga.). Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • 1904-1928 - Atlanta Independent - an African-American newspaper; full-text digital issues in Google News Archive; covers 1904-1928.

Probate 

Taxation 

Vital Records 

Birth

Atlanta Births 1886-1889; 1905-1910 Georgia Pioneers ($)


Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Fulton County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Yearbooks

Fulton County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Fulton County Georgia Genealogy Websites

Fulton County Georgia Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fulton 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. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)
  5. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)
  6. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)