Webster County, Georgia

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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Webster County'''<br><br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.webstercountyga.org/ Webster County Courthouse]<br>Washington Street and&nbsp;Hwy 280; PO Box 29<br>Preston, GA 31824<br>Phone. 229.828.3525
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&nbsp;<br>Probate Court has birth, marriage, death, burial and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land&nbsp;records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Webster County, Georgia. Page 162 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1853'''--Webster County was created 16 December 1853&nbsp;from [[Stewart County, Georgia|Stewart ]]County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Preston <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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'''1914''' -- 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]
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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*[[Chattahoochee County, Georgia|Chattahoochee]]
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*[[Marion County, Georgia|Marion]]
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*[[Randolph County, Georgia|Randolph]]
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*[[Stewart County, Georgia|Stewart]]
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*[[Sumter County, Georgia|Sumter]]
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*[[Terrell County, Georgia|Terrell]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
== Townships and Cities ==
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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+Webster|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Webster/ Webster County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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<references />{{Georgia|Georgia}}
  
 
[[Category:Webster_County,_Georgia]]
 
[[Category:Webster_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 22:55, 7 January 2013

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Contents

County Courthouse

Webster County Courthouse
Washington Street and Hwy 280; PO Box 29
Preston, GA 31824
Phone. 229.828.3525

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

History

Parent County

1853--Webster County was created 16 December 1853 from Stewart County.  County seat: Preston [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1914 -- 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

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), Webster County, Georgia. Page 162 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).