Meriwether County, Georgia

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[[Image:Meriwether County Georgia Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Meriwether County Georgia Courthouse.jpg]] Meriwether County; PO Box 428; Greenville, GA 30222-0428; Ph. 706.672.1314 Details: (Pro Ct has b rec from 1927, m rec from 1828, d rec from 1929 & pro rec from 1838; Clk Sup Ct has div, ct & land rec from 1827 & mil dis rec)
  
 
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Revision as of 00:33, 12 September 2012

United States  > Georgia > Meriwether County

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County Courthouse

Meriwether County Georgia Courthouse.jpg
 Meriwether County; PO Box 428; Greenville, GA 30222-0428; Ph. 706.672.1314 Details: (Pro Ct has b rec from 1927, m rec from 1828, d rec from 1929 & pro rec from 1838; Clk Sup Ct has div, ct & land rec from 1827 & mil dis rec)

History

Parent County

1827--Meriwether County was created 14 December 1827 from Troup County.  County seat:  Greenville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

March 3, 1893 -- Courthouse damaged by cyclone

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Hill, Ella Godwin. The History of Warm Springs, Georgia. Chastain, Ark.: Hillcroft Press, c1934. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Marriages

Military

Civil War

Confederate regiments from this county include:

-2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry

Newspapers

Probate

  • Wills , Book A, 1839-1859 (digital images) See names of testators  Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Will Book B, 1859-1903 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book A, 1828-1841 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book B, 1841-1846 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book C, 1845-1852 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book D, 1852-1855 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book E, 1858-1863 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book F, 1856-1859 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book G, 1862-1873 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book H, 1865-1888 Georgia Pioneers ($)

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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