Meriwether County, Georgia

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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  ==
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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  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1827'''--Meriwether County was created&nbsp;14 Dec. 1827&nbsp;from Troup County.&nbsp; '''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Greenville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1827'''--Meriwether County was created&nbsp;14 December 1827&nbsp;from [[Troup County, Georgia|Troup ]]County.&nbsp; '''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Greenville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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'''March 3, 1893''' -- Courthouse damaged by cyclone
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Coweta County, Georgia|Coweta]]
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*[[Harris County, Georgia|Harris]]
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*[[Pike County, Georgia|Pike]]
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*[[Spalding County, Georgia|Spalding]]
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*[[Talbot County, Georgia|Talbot]]
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*[[Troup County, Georgia|Troup]]
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*[[Upson County, Georgia|Upson]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*Providence Church, Luthersville, Georgia, 1818 Members [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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:*Hill, Ella Godwin. ''The History of Warm Springs, Georgia.'' Chastain, Ark.: Hillcroft Press, c1934. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22852 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
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*1885-1886 Marriages (from newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*1828-1843 Marriage Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*1843-1866 Marriage Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*1843-1866 Marriage License Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*1866-1877 Marriage Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*1877-1880 Marriage Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*1880-1866 Marriage Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers]&nbsp;($)<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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===== Civil War  =====
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Confederate regiments from this county include:
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:-[[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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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] ($)
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*Index to Will Book B, 1859-1903 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book A, 1828-1841 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers]&nbsp;($)
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*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book B, 1841-1846 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book C, 1845-1852&nbsp;[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers]&nbsp;($)
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*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book D, 1852-1855 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book E, 1858-1863 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book F, 1856-1859 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers]&nbsp;($)
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*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book G, 1862-1873 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Inventories, Sales, Book H, 1865-1888 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymeriwether.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
==== 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=191998&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Meriwether&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Meriwether|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Meriwether/ Meriwether County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 21:38, 7 January 2013

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Online Records

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).