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The [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gnut/mnc.html Marietta National Cemetery  ]is the gravesite for 10,172 officers and soldiers who died in defense of the Union 1861 to 1865. This site has the photos of headstones at the graves.  
 
The [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gnut/mnc.html Marietta National Cemetery  ]is the gravesite for 10,172 officers and soldiers who died in defense of the Union 1861 to 1865. This site has the photos of headstones at the graves.  
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The [http://www.brantleyassociation.com/cobb_project/cobb_project_list.htm Brantley Association of America Project] has digitized and indexed many records from the Cobb County Courthouse including:<br>  
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The [http://www.brantleyassociation.com/cobb_project/cobb_project_list.htm Brantley Association of America Project] has digitized and indexed many records from the Cobb County Courthouse including:<br>
  
*Marriage Records, 1865 - 1937<br>  
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*Marriage Records, 1865 - 1937<br>
*Homestead Book, 1866 - 1928<br>  
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*Homestead Book, 1866 - 1928<br>
*Estate Records, 1866 - 1900<br>  
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*Estate Records, 1866 - 1900<br>
*Wills, 1866 - 1918<br>  
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*Wills, 1866 - 1918<br>
 
*Minute Books, 1865 - 1901  
 
*Minute Books, 1865 - 1901  
 
*Confederate Pensions, 1891 - 1920
 
*Confederate Pensions, 1891 - 1920
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Revision as of 23:03, 12 October 2010

Template:Georgia-stubUnited States  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Georgia  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Cobb County

County Courthouse

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History

Parent County

1832--Cobb County was created 3 December 1832 from Cherokee County.  County seat:  Marietta [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1864 -- 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

The Marietta National Cemetery  is the gravesite for 10,172 officers and soldiers who died in defense of the Union 1861 to 1865. This site has the photos of headstones at the graves.

Church

Court

The Brantley Association of America Project has digitized and indexed many records from the Cobb County Courthouse including:

  • Marriage Records, 1865 - 1937
  • Homestead Book, 1866 - 1928
  • Estate Records, 1866 - 1900
  • Wills, 1866 - 1918
  • Minute Books, 1865 - 1901
  • Confederate Pensions, 1891 - 1920

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).