Mitchell County, Georgia

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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Mitchell County'''<br><br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.mitchellcountyga.net/ Mitchell County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 187<br> Camilla, GA 31730<br> Phone: 912.336.2000&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1857 <br>and court records from 1847<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mitchell 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  ====
 
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'''1857'''--Mitchell County was created 21 December 1857&nbsp;from [[Baker_County,_Georgia|Baker ]]County. '''County seat: '''Camilla <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1857'''--Mitchell County was created 21 December 1857&nbsp;from [[Baker County, Georgia|Baker ]]County. '''County seat: '''Camilla <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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'''1869''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
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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  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Baker_County,_Georgia|Baker]]
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*[[Baker County, Georgia|Baker]]  
*[[Colquitt_County,_Georgia|Colquitt]]
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*[[Colquitt County, Georgia|Colquitt]]  
*[[Decatur_County,_Georgia|Decatur]]
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*[[Decatur County, Georgia|Decatur]]  
*[[Dougherty_County,_Georgia|Dougherty]]
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*[[Dougherty County, Georgia|Dougherty]]  
*[[Grady_County,_Georgia|Grady]]
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*[[Grady County, Georgia|Grady]]  
*[[Thomas_County,_Georgia|Thomas<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1229699586015_850"></span>]]
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*[[Thomas County, Georgia|Thomas<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1229699586015_850" />]]  
*[[Worth_County,_Georgia|Worth]]
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*[[Worth County, Georgia|Worth]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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==== Maps  ====
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Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymitchell.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
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*Index to Wills and Estates 1868-1917 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymitchell.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Digital&nbsp;Images of Mitchell County Wills and Bonds 1868-1917. See names of testators. [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymitchell.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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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=192002&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Mitchell&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Mitchell|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Mitchell/ Mitchell County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
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Revision as of 21:40, 7 January 2013

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Mitchell County Courthouse
PO Box 187
Camilla, GA 31730
Phone: 912.336.2000 

Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1857
and court records from 1847[1]

History

Parent County

1857--Mitchell County was created 21 December 1857 from Baker County. County seat: Camilla [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1869 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886 Georgia Pioneers

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

  • Index to Wills and Estates 1868-1917 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Digital Images of Mitchell County Wills and Bonds 1868-1917. See names of testators. 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), Mitchell 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).