Cherokee County, Georgia Genealogy

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United States  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Georgia  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Cherokee County

County Courthouse

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Cherokee County Courthouse
90 N Street
Canton, GA 30114-2794
Phone: 770.479.1953

Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records
from 1833; Probate Court has birt, marriage, death, burial 
and probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1831--Cherokee County was created 26 December 1831 from Cherokee Lands. County seat:  Canton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865 and 1928 -- 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

  Cherokee County Soldiers in the Mexican War Georgia Pioneers ($).

Newspapers

  Legal Advertising 1868-1873 Georgia Pioneers ($).

  Divorces 1885-1886 Georgia Pioneers ($).Georgia Pioneers ($).

Probate

  Wills, Administrator's Bonds, Guardianships (digital images) Georgia Pioneers ($).

  Index to Cherokee county Will Bk B 1848-1866 Georgia Pioneers ($).

  Index to Cherokee County Inventories, Appraisements, Vouchers, Sales, Annual Returns 1848-1852 Georgia Pioneers ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Cherokee County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cherokee County, Georgia. Page 153 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).