Meriwether County, Georgia

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Revision as of 00:31, 13 March 2013

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Online Records


Meriwether County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 14, 1927
County Seat Greenville
Courthouse
Address Meriwether County Courthouse
PO Box 428
Greenville, GA 30222-0428
Phone: 706.672.1314
Meriwether County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

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).