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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Stephens County'''
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Guide to '''Stephens 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 = Stephens County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1905
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| founded date = August 18
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| seat = Toccoa
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Stephens County Courthouse<br>150 W Doyle Street; PO Box 386<br> Toccoa, GA 30577<br> Phone: 706.886.9496&nbsp;<br> [http://www.stephenscountyga.com/ '''Stephens County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.stephenscountyga.com/ Stephens County Courthouse ]<br>150 W Doyle Street; PO Box 386<br> Toccoa, GA 30577<br> Phone: 706.886.9496&nbsp;<br><br>County Health Departmetn has birth and death records; <br>Probate Court has marriage and probate records; Clerk <br>Superior Court&nbsp;has divorce, court and land records from 1906<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Stephens County, Georgia. Page 160 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1905'''--Stephens County was created from Franklin and Habersham Counties.&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;&nbsp;'''Toccoa
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'''1905'''--Stephens County was created 18 August 1905&nbsp;&nbsp;from [[Franklin County, Georgia|Franklin and]] [[Habersham County, Georgia|Habersham]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:&nbsp;'''Toccoa <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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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Banks County, Georgia|Banks]]
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*[[Franklin County, Georgia|Franklin]]
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*[[Habersham County, Georgia|Habersham]]
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*[[Oconee County, South Carolina|Oconee County, South Carolina]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
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Early migration routes to and from Stephens County for European settlers included:<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.'' (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. ({{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 WorldCat entry.], and William E. Myer, ''Indian Trails of the Southeast''. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, 1971), 12-14, and the book's pocket map "The Trail System of the Southeastern United States in the early Colonial Period" (1923). ({{FHL|54678|item|disp=FHL Book 970.1 M992i}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1523234 WorldCat entry].</ref>
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:*Savannah River pre-historic
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:*[[Old Cherokee Path]] pre-historic
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:*[[Lower Cherokee Traders' Path]] pre-historic
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:*[[Coosa-Tualoo Indian Warpath]]
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:*[[Tugaloo-Apalachie Bay Trail]]
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:*[[Augusta and Cherokee Trail]] 1740s
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:*[[Old South Carolina State Road]] 1747
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:*[[Charleston-Ft. Charlotte Trail]] about 1765
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:*[[Fort Charlotte and Cherokee Old Path]] about 1777
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:*[[Upper Road]] about 1783
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:*[[Unicoi Trail]] or Turnpike 1813<ref>William E. Myer, ''Indian Trails of the Southeast''. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, 1971). ({{FHL|54678|item|disp=FHL Book 970.1 M992i}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1523234 WorldCat entry].</ref>
  
 
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*Ledford, Karen Ann Thompson. ''These Men Wore Grey Genealogical, Military, and Interment Records of Confederate Soldiers.'' (Toccoa, Georgia&nbsp;: K.T. Ledford, c1998-c2001), 7 Volumes. Each volume contains bibliographical references and full-name index. Contents: v. 1. Franklin County -- v. 2. Habersham County --v. 3. Stephens County -- v. 4. Rabun County --v. 5. White County -- v. 6. Banks County -- v. 7. Jackson County. Book found at {{FHL|828181|title-id|disp=FHL 975.8 V3L}} and [http://tinyurl.com/3lp8ru8 Other Libraries.]
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== 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=192076&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Stephens&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Stephens|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Stephens/ Stephens County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Revision as of 20:05, 18 March 2013

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

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Stephens County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 18, 1905
County Seat Toccoa
Courthouse
Address Stephens County Courthouse
150 W Doyle Street; PO Box 386
Toccoa, GA 30577
Phone: 706.886.9496 
Stephens County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Stephens County Courthouse
150 W Doyle Street; PO Box 386
Toccoa, GA 30577
Phone: 706.886.9496 

County Health Departmetn has birth and death records;
Probate Court has marriage and probate records; Clerk
Superior Court has divorce, court and land records from 1906[1]

History

Parent County

1905--Stephens County was created 18 August 1905  from Franklin and Habersham Counties.
County seat: Toccoa [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Stephens County for European settlers included:[3]

Military

Civil War
  • Ledford, Karen Ann Thompson. These Men Wore Grey Genealogical, Military, and Interment Records of Confederate Soldiers. (Toccoa, Georgia : K.T. Ledford, c1998-c2001), 7 Volumes. Each volume contains bibliographical references and full-name index. Contents: v. 1. Franklin County -- v. 2. Habersham County --v. 3. Stephens County -- v. 4. Rabun County --v. 5. White County -- v. 6. Banks County -- v. 7. Jackson County. Book found at FHL 975.8 V3L and Other Libraries.

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), Stephens County, Georgia. Page 160 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).
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. (FHL Book 973 D27e 2002) WorldCat entry., and William E. Myer, Indian Trails of the Southeast. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, 1971), 12-14, and the book's pocket map "The Trail System of the Southeastern United States in the early Colonial Period" (1923). (FHL Book 970.1 M992i) WorldCat entry.
  4. William E. Myer, Indian Trails of the Southeast. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, 1971). (FHL Book 970.1 M992i) WorldCat entry.