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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Upson_County,_Georgia|Upson County]]''  
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Guide to '''Upson 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 = Upson County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1824
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| founded date = December 15
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| seat = Thomaston
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| building address =  Upson County Courthouse ]<br>PO Box 889 <br>Thomaston, GA 30286-0889 <br>Phone: 706.647.7012 [http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Upson.htm '''Upson County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Upson.htm Upson County Courthouse ]<br>PO Box 889 <br>Thomaston, GA 30286-0889 <br>Phone: 706.647.7012
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Probate Court has marriage records from 1825 and probate records<br> from 1920; Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records <br>from 1825 and newspaper files from 1870<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Upson County, Georgia. Page 161 {{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  ====
  
'''1824'''--Upson County was created from Crawford and Pike Counties.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Thomaston
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'''1824'''--Upson County was created 15 December 1824&nbsp;from [[Crawford County, Georgia|Crawford]] and [[Pike County, Georgia|Pike ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Thomaston <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Crawford County, Georgia|Crawford]]
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*[[Lamar County, Georgia|Lamar]]
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*[[Meriwether County, Georgia|Meriwether]]
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*[[Monroe County, Georgia|Monroe]]
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*[[Pike County, Georgia|Pike]]
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*[[Talbot County, Georgia|Talbot]]
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*[[Taylor County, Georgia|Taylor]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African American ====
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*'''1866-1908''' - Upson County Colored Marriage Book A 1866-1908. Batch {{IGI|M713873}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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:*'''1824''' - New Hope Primitive Baptist Church, Yatesville, 1824 Members at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyupson.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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:*Nottingham, Carolyn Walker. ''History of Upson County, Georgia.'' Macon, Ga.: Press of J.W. Burke Co., 1930. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22849 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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===== Wills  =====
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:*'''1825-1850''' - Upson County Wills and Estates, Book A (1825-1850)&nbsp; (digital images) at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyupson.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).
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:*'''1876-1915''' - Index to Upson County Will Book B (1876-1915) at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyupson.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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*'''1825-1886''' - Upson County Marriage Books A thru C Index 1825-1886. Batch {{IGI|M713871}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/53/Igigeorgiamz.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1886-1914''' - Upson County Marriage books D and E Index 1886-1914. Batch {{IGI|M713872}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
== 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=192124&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Upson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Upson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Upson/ Upson 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 17:56, 5 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Georgia Gotoarrow.png Upson County

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

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Upson County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 15, 1824
County Seat Thomaston
Courthouse
Address Upson County Courthouse ]
PO Box 889
Thomaston, GA 30286-0889
Phone: 706.647.7012 Upson County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Upson County Courthouse
PO Box 889
Thomaston, GA 30286-0889
Phone: 706.647.7012

Probate Court has marriage records from 1825 and probate records
from 1920; Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records
from 1825 and newspaper files from 1870[1]

History

Parent County

1824--Upson County was created 15 December 1824 from Crawford and Pike Counties.
County seat: Thomaston [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

  • 1866-1908 - Upson County Colored Marriage Book A 1866-1908. Batch M713873 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Cemeteries

Church

  • 1824 - New Hope Primitive Baptist Church, Yatesville, 1824 Members at Georgia Pioneers ($).

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Nottingham, Carolyn Walker. History of Upson County, Georgia. Macon, Ga.: Press of J.W. Burke Co., 1930. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Wills
  • 1825-1850 - Upson County Wills and Estates, Book A (1825-1850)  (digital images) at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1876-1915 - Index to Upson County Will Book B (1876-1915) at Georgia Pioneers ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriage
  • 1825-1886 - Upson County Marriage Books A thru C Index 1825-1886. Batch M713871 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1886-1914 - Upson County Marriage books D and E Index 1886-1914. Batch M713872 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Upson County, Georgia. Page 161 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. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/53/Igigeorgiamz.pdf.