Lee County, Georgia Genealogy

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'''1825'''--Lee County was created from Indian lands ceded to the U.S.in 1825. It was abolished in 1826 due to treaty problems and recreated&nbsp;11 Dec. 1826 from lands ceded in 1826.<br>'''County seat: '''&nbsp;Leesburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1825'''--Lee County was created 11 December 1826&nbsp;from Creek Indian Lands. '''County seat: '''&nbsp;Leesburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 20:21, 30 October 2008

United States  > Georgia > Lee County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1825--Lee County was created 11 December 1826 from Creek Indian Lands. County seat:  Leesburg [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1858--The courthouse in Starkville burned with all of the county records. Another fire in 1872 destroyed the temporary courthouse in Leesburg.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).