Colquitt County, Georgia Genealogy

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

County Courthouse

Colquitt County Georgia Courthouse.jpg
 Colquitt County; 1220 S Main St; PO box 517; Moultrie, GA 31768; Ph. 912.891.7400 Details: (fire in 1881; rec lost) (Pro Ct has b, m, d & pro rec; Clk Sup Ct has div, ct & land rec)

History

Parent County

1856--Colquitt County was created 25 February 1856 from Lowndes and Thomas Counties.
County seat:  Moultrie [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1881 -- 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

  • Covington, W. A. History of Colquitt County. Atlanta, Ga.: Foote and Davies Co., 1937. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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