Lee County, Georgia

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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Lee County'''<br><br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.lee.ga.us/ Lee County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 889<br> Leesburg, GA 31763-0056<br> Phone: 912.759.6000
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Clerk Superior Court has marriage, divorce and&nbsp;court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lee County, Georgia. Page 157 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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 in Dec. 1826 from lands ceded in 1826. The county seat switched between Starkville and Webster until 1872 when it became Wooten Station. The courthouse in Starkville burned in 1858 with all of the county records. Another fire in 1872 destroyed the temporary courthouse in Leesburg.  
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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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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1858--'''The courthouse in Starkville burned with all of the county records. Another fire in '''1872 '''destroyed the temporary courthouse in Leesburg.
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Crisp County, Georgia|Crisp]]
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*[[Dougherty County, Georgia|Dougherty]]
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*[[Sumter County, Georgia|Sumter]]
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*[[Terrell County, Georgia|Terrell]]
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*[[Worth County, Georgia|Worth]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
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*Wills 1854-1858 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countylee.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Digital&nbsp;Images of Wills 1854-1891. See names of testators. [http://georgiapioneers.com/counties/countylee.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Will Book A, 1854-1966 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countylee.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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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]]
  
 
== 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=191967&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Lee&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Lee|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Lee/ Lee County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
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[[Category:Lee_County,_Georgia]]
 
[[Category:Lee_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 18:49, 5 January 2013

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Lee County Courthouse
PO Box 889
Leesburg, GA 31763-0056
Phone: 912.759.6000

Clerk Superior Court has marriage, divorce and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1825--Lee County was created 11 December 1826 from Creek Indian Lands. County seat:  Leesburg [2]

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 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lee County, Georgia. Page 157 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).