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{{Georgia-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Meriwether County'' <br>  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Meriwether County'''<br><br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Meriwether County Georgia Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Meriwether County Georgia Courthouse.jpg]]&nbsp;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 &amp; pro rec from 1838; Clk Sup Ct has div, ct &amp; land rec from 1827 &amp; mil dis rec)
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Meriwether.htm Meriwether County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 428<br> Greenville, GA 30222-0428<br> Phone: 706.672.1314&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Court has birth records from 1927,<br> marriage records from 1828, death&nbsp; records<br> from 1929 and probate records from 1838; <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and&nbsp;<br>land records from 1827 and military discharge<br>records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Meriwether County, Georgia. Page 158 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Marriages  ====
 
==== Marriages  ====
  
*1885-1886 Marriages (from newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*1885-1886 Marriages (from newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)  
*1828-1843 Marriage Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*1828-1843 Marriage Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)  
*1843-1866 Marriage Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*1843-1866 Marriage Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)  
*1843-1866 Marriage License Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*1843-1866 Marriage License Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)  
*1866-1877 Marriage Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*1866-1877 Marriage Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)  
*1877-1880 Marriage Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*1877-1880 Marriage Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)  
 
*1880-1866 Marriage Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers]&nbsp;($)<br>
 
*1880-1866 Marriage Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers]&nbsp;($)<br>
  
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
*Wills , Book A, 1839-1859 (digital images) See names of testators &nbsp;[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Wills , Book A, 1839-1859 (digital images) See names of testators &nbsp;[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)  
*Index to Will Book B, 1859-1903 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Will Book B, 1859-1903 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)  
 
*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book A, 1828-1841 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers]&nbsp;($)  
 
*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book A, 1828-1841 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers]&nbsp;($)  
*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book B, 1841-1846 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book B, 1841-1846 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)  
 
*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book C, 1845-1852&nbsp;[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers]&nbsp;($)  
 
*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book C, 1845-1852&nbsp;[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers]&nbsp;($)  
*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book D, 1852-1855 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book D, 1852-1855 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)  
*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book E, 1858-1863 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book E, 1858-1863 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)  
 
*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book F, 1856-1859 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers]&nbsp;($)  
 
*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book F, 1856-1859 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers]&nbsp;($)  
*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book G, 1862-1873 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book G, 1862-1873 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)  
 
*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book H, 1865-1888 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
 
*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book H, 1865-1888 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  

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Contents

County Courthouse

Meriwether County Courthouse
PO Box 428
Greenville, GA 30222-0428
Phone: 706.672.1314 

Probate Court has birth records from 1927,
marriage records from 1828, death  records
from 1929 and probate records from 1838;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and 
land records from 1827 and military discharge
records[1]

History

Parent County

1827--Meriwether County was created 14 December 1827 from Troup County.  County seat:  Greenville [2]

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Meriwether County, Georgia. Page 158 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).