Cobb County, Georgia Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
1864 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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.
- Marietta, Georgia, Marietta National Cemetery, 1866-2010. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
Allatoona Cemetery, Ackworth BillionGraves
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
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Cobb County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).