Bartow County Genealogical Society and Family Research Library

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Contact Information


101 North Erwin Street
Cartersville, Georgia 30120-0993

Post Office Address: P.O. Box 993, Cartersville, Ga. 30120-0993

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Telephone: 770-606-0706

Library Hours: Monday-Wednesday-Friday 10:00 A.M. till 3:30 P.M.

Services: 3 computers, 2 scanners; family histories; microfilmed newspapers

Directions: From Atlanta, go north on Interstate 75 North to exit 288. Turn left on Ga.113 (Main St.) and proceed toward downtown. After passing Applebee's restaurant, turn right on Church St.; cross over highway 41, cross Tennessee St.; go over bridge,then turn right at the four-way stop. We are located in the Arts Center building on the right. Ample parking is available.A handicap entrance is available at the front of the building.

Membership: Open to any person regardless of residence, age, race, creed, or age who is interested in genealogy or the history of this area; dues are $20 per year and includes 4 quarterlies.

Meetings: Open to the general public and held at 2:00 P.M. on the first Sunday of each month at the Bartow County Family Research Library. If the first Sunday falls on a holiday weekend, the meeting is held the following Sunday. No December meeting!

Publications for Sale:

  • Bartow County Georgia Heritage Book, Volume I and II
  • Favorites From Our Table Cookbook
  • Bartow County Genealogical Society Quarterly,1992-2013

Table of Contents for Winter 2013 Quarterly:

1. Membership Roll of the First Baptist Church, 1917

2. Picture Gallery for Richard R Hargis

3. Newspaper Abstracts from the Cartersville News, 1913

4. Bartow County Postmasters 1857-1876; picture of Old Historic Cassville Post Office

5. Justices and Notaries Public for Kingston and Pine Log Districts

6. Survey and Plat for FJ Mayson

7. Cass County Court Minutes, May Term 1855

8. Commissioners of Roads, 1870

9. Court of Ordinary Minutes, July 1858

10. Christmas Ads Published in the Tribune News, 1919

11. Old Postcards of Cartersville, Georgia

Bartow County, Georgia Residents Who Applied for Presidential Amnesty, 1865-1867

1. Akin, Warren, member of Confederate Congress

2. Barrett, Eli, rebel postmaster

3. Bates, Gustavus, taxable property over $20,000

4. Benham, Willis, taxable propertyover $20,000

5. Brooks, William W., rebel county tax assessor

6. Burge, William T., taxable property over $20,000

7. Cunyus, Daniel, taxable property over $20,000

8. Davis, Israel P., taxable property over $20,000

9. Field, Elias E., taxable property over $20,000

10. Fitten, John H., taxable property over $20,000

11. Howard, Nathan, rebel postmaster

12. Howard, Mrs. Susan J., taxable property over $20,000

13. King, Noah, taxable property over $20,000

14. Lewis, John Wm., member of Confederate Congress/taxableproperty over $20,000

15. Milam, Riley, rebel tax assessor

16. Milner, A.J., rebel tax collector

17. Milner, James, rebel commissioner of claims

18. Milner, Wm., taxable property over $20,000

19. Morrison, Albert Franklin, rebel deputy postmaster

20. Rowland, Mrs. Frances M. taxable property over $20,000

21. Rowland, John L., taxable property over $20,000

22. Rowland, William L., taxable property over $20,000

23. Sproull, James C., taxable property over $20,000

24. Trammell, Caswell, proceedings instituted because of confiscation of land

25. Trimble, Augustus, taxable property over $20,000

26. Tumlin, Lewis, taxable property over $20,000

27. Wikle, John L., rebel postmaster

28. Wofford, William T., rebel brigadier general

29. Young, Pierce M.B., graduate of West Point/rebel brigadier general

30. Young, Robert M., taxable property over $20,000