Wheeler County, Georgia

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Wheeler.htm Wheeler County Courthouse ]<br>209 W Forest Avenue<br>Alamo, GA 30411<br>Phone: 912.568.713&nbsp;<br><br>County Health Department has birth&nbsp;and death records from 1927; <br>Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1913; <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records from 1913<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wheeler County, Georgia. Page 162 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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'''1912'''--Wheeler County was created 14 Aug 1912&nbsp;from Montgomery County.&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Alamo <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1912'''--Wheeler County was created 14 August 1912&nbsp;from [[Montgomery County, Georgia|Montgomery ]]County.&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Alamo <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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'''1916''' -- 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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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Dodge County, Georgia|Dodge]]
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*[[Jeff Davis County, Georgia|Jeff Davis]]
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*[[Laurens County, Georgia|Laurens]]
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*[[Montgomery County, Georgia|Montgomery]]
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*[[Telfair County, Georgia|Telfair]]
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*[[Treutlen County, Georgia|Treutlen]]
  
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*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=192150&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Wheeler&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Wheeler|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Wheeler/ Wheeler County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Revision as of 22:57, 7 January 2013

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Wheeler County Courthouse
209 W Forest Avenue
Alamo, GA 30411
Phone: 912.568.713 

County Health Department has birth and death records from 1927;
Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1913;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records from 1913[1]

History

Parent County

1912--Wheeler County was created 14 August 1912 from Montgomery County. County seat:  Alamo [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1916 -- 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

LDS Cemetery Records

US Vol. 5
page 156 - Wilkes Cemetery
page 156 - Frank Ervins Farm
page 157 - Hinson Cemetery

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), Wheeler 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).