Oglethorpe County, Georgia

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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Georgia|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Oglethorpe County'' <br>
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Oglethorpe County'''<br><br>
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Guide to '''Oglethorpe County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Oglethorpe County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1793
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| founded date = 19 December
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| seat = Lexington
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| building address =  Oglethorpe County Courthouse<br> PO Box 261<br>Lexington, GA 30648-0261<br> Phone: 706.743.5270&nbsp;<br>  [http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Oglethorpe.htm '''Oglethorpe County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Oglethorpe.htm Oglethorpe County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 261<br>Lexington, GA 30648-0261<br> Phone: 706.743.5270&nbsp;<br><br>Probate&nbsp;Court has birth, marriage, death and burial records; <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records<br> from 1794<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oglethorpe County, Georgia. Page 159 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
Oglethorpe County was created in 1793 from Wilkes County. The county seat is Lexington.  
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'''1793'''--Oglethorpe County was created 19 December 1793&nbsp;from [[Wilkes County, Georgia|Wilkes ]]County.&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;Lexington <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Clarke County, Georgia|Clarke]]
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*[[Elbert County, Georgia|Elbert]]
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*[[Greene County, Georgia|Greene]]
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*[[Madison County, Georgia|Madison]]
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*[[Oconee County, Georgia|Oconee]]
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*[[Taliaferro County, Georgia|Taliaferro]]
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*[[Wilkes County, Georgia|Wilkes]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Marriages  ====
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1885-1886 Marriages from Newspapers
  
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
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*Wills, Book A 1793-1807 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyoglethorpe.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills, Book B 1807-1826 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyoglethorpe.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to&nbsp;Will Book C 1826-1834 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyoglethorpe.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Will&nbsp;Book D 1833-1866 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyoglethorpe.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Will&nbsp;Book E 1863-1886 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyoglethorpe.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Annual&nbsp;Returns 1798-1814 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyoglethorpe.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Annual&nbsp;Returns 1815-1830 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyoglethorpe.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Annual&nbsp;Returns and Estates 1815-1831 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyoglethorpe.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Annual&nbsp;Returns 1822-1828 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyoglethorpe.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Annual&nbsp;Returns 1828-1837 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyoglethorpe.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Annual Returns 1830-1832 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyoglethorpe.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.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Oglethorpe|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Oglethorpe/ Oglethorpe 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 19:56, 18 March 2013

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Guide to Oglethorpe County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Oglethorpe County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 19 December, 1793
County Seat Lexington
Courthouse
Address Oglethorpe County Courthouse
PO Box 261
Lexington, GA 30648-0261
Phone: 706.743.5270 
Oglethorpe County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Oglethorpe County Courthouse
PO Box 261
Lexington, GA 30648-0261
Phone: 706.743.5270 

Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and burial records;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records
from 1794[1]

History

Parent County

1793--Oglethorpe County was created 19 December 1793 from Wilkes County. County seat:  Lexington [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

1885-1886 Marriages from Newspapers

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

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), Oglethorpe County, Georgia. Page 159 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).