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Guide to '''Dodge County, Georgia ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
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| founded year = 1870
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| building address = Dodge County Courthouse<br>407 Anson Ave<br>PO box 818<br>Eastman, GA 31023-0818<br>Phone: 478.374.4361<br>[http://www.dodgecountyga.com/ '''Dodge County Website'''] }}  
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== County Information ==
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=== Dodge County, Georgia Record Dates ===
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.dodgecountyga.com/ Dodge County Courthouse]<br> 407 Anson Ave PO box 818; <br>Eastman, GA 31023-0818<br> Phone: 478.374.4361 <br><br>Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dodge County, Georgia. Page 154 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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[http://www.dodgecountyga.com/ Dodge County Courthouse]<br>07 Anson Ave<br>PO box 818<br>Eastman, GA 31023-0818<br>Phone: 478.374.4361<br><br>Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dodge County, Georgia. Page 154 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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<br>'''Clerk of Superior Court'''<br>
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5401 Anson Ave.<br>
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P.O. Box 4276<br>
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Eastman, GA 31023<br>
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Telephone: (478) 374-2871<br>
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Fax: (478) 374-3035<br>
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'''Probate Court of Dodge County'''<br>
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P.O 514<br>
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Eastman,  GA  31023<br>
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Telephone:  478-374-3775<br>
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Fax:  478-374-9197<br>
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1870'''--Dodge County was created 26 October 1870 from [[Montgomery County, Georgia|Montgomery]], [[Pulaski County, Georgia|Pulaski]] and [[Telfair County, Georgia|Telfair ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Eastman<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1870'''--Dodge County was created 26 October 1870 from [[Montgomery County, Georgia Genealogy|Montgomery]], [[Pulaski County, Georgia Genealogy|Pulaski]] and [[Telfair County, Georgia Genealogy|Telfair ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Eastman<ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Georgia county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/georgia/ "Rotating Formation Georgia County Boundary Maps"] (1758-1932) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
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==== Variant Spellings  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.<ref name="PKG">Paul K. Graham, ''Georgia Courthouse Disasters'' (Decatur, Georgia: Genealogy Co., 2013), 27. {{WorldCat|852690295|item|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}.</ref>
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Bleckley County, Georgia|Bleckley]]  
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[[Bleckley County, Georgia Genealogy|Bleckley]] {{•}}
*[[Laurens County, Georgia|Laurens]]  
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[[Laurens County, Georgia Genealogy|Laurens]] {{•}}
*[[Pulaski County, Georgia|Pulaski]]  
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[[Pulaski County, Georgia Genealogy|Pulaski]] {{•}}
*[[Telfair County, Georgia|Telfair]]  
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[[Telfair County, Georgia Genealogy|Telfair]] {{•}}
*[[Wheeler County, Georgia|Wheeler]]  
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[[Wheeler County, Georgia Genealogy|Wheeler]] {{•}}
*[[Wilcox County, Georgia|Wilcox]]
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[[Wilcox County, Georgia Genealogy|Wilcox]]
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<center>{{ GADodge County, Georgia Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
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== Genealogy Resources  ==
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==== African Americans  ====
  
== Resources ==
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==== Bible Records ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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{{GA Cemeteries Intro| Dodge}}
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Dodge, Georgia''' online and in print</center>
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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*[http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=12&GScnty=427&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gadodge2/cemeteries.htm GAGenWeb]
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ga/dodge/cemetery.html GAGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/georgia/dodge.html Tombstone Project]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/#/ Billion Graves]
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>''' TombstoneTranscriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
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*{{FHL|465990|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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*[https://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=Dodge%2C+Georgia+cemeteries+ WorldCat]
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=12&CScnty=427 Findagrave.com]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Georgia&county=Dodge&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=7910&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=39&stateAbbv=&stateName= Dodge County Cemeteries]
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*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/georgia-cemetery-records.htm Georgia Cemetery Records]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"|<center>See '''[[Georgia Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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The following web site may have additional information on Dodge County cemeteries.
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/GA/ Interment.net] Georgia cemetery records
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==== Census  ====
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{{GA Church Intro}}
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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==== Court  ====
 
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
:*Cobb, Addie Davis. ''History of Dodge County.'' Atlanta, Ga.: Foote &amp; Davies Co., 1932. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22826 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*Cobb, Addie Davis. ''History of Dodge County.'' Atlanta, Ga.: Foote &amp; Davies Co., 1932. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22826 Ancestry] ($).
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Marriages<br>  ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/georgia/ Maps of Georgia (1758-1932)]
  
*1885-1886 (from old newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydodge.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>
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==== Military  ====
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*Georgia Military - [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ga/dodge/military.html USGenWeb] Archives Project
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=====Civil War=====
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932370|Georgia Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932397|Georgia Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
  
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==== Probate  ====
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{{GA Newspaper abstracts|Dodge}}
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1742 – 1992''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8635 Georgia Wills and Probate Records 1742-1992] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1742 – 1990''' {{RecordSearch|1999178|Georgia Probate Records 1742-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] images
  
*Wills 1878-1901 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydodge.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>  
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{{GA Probate Intro}}
*Index to Annual&nbsp;Returns and Vouchers, Book A, 1871-1888 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydodge.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>  
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*Index to Annual Returns and Vouchers, Book&nbsp;B, 1888-1894 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydodge.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>  
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*'''1878-1901''' - Wills 1878-1901 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydodge.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)<br>  
*Index to Annual&nbsp;Returns and Vouchers,&nbsp;Book C, 1893-1901 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydodge.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>
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*'''1871-1888''' - Index to Annual&nbsp;Returns and Vouchers, Book A, 1871-1888 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydodge.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)<br>  
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*'''1888-1894''' - Index to Annual Returns and Vouchers, Book&nbsp;B, 1888-1894 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydodge.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)<br>  
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*'''1893-1901''' - Index to Annual&nbsp;Returns and Vouchers,&nbsp;Book C, 1893-1901 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydodge.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{GA Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== Death =====
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{{GA Vital Intro}} See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/georgia/ga-vital-records/ How to order Georgia Vital Records]
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===== Birth =====
  
:*'''1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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===== Marriage Records =====
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*'''1699 - 1944''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7839 Georgia Marriages 1699-1944] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com]— index $
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*'''1754 - 1960''' - {{RecordSearch|2549568|Georgia Church Marriages, 1754-1960}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1785 - 1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1927197|Georgia County Marriages 1785-1950}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1787 - 1962''' - {{RecordSearch|2543297|Georgia, Church Marriages, 1787-1962}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1808 - 1967''' - {{RecordSearch|1674807|Georgia Marriages 1808-1967}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index<br>
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*'''1828 - 1978''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4766 Georgia Marriage Records from Select Counties 1828-1978] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1885 - 1886''' - (from old newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydodge.html Georgia Pioneers] $
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*'''1871 - 1893''' - Dodge County Marriage Index 1871-1893. Batch {{IGI|M712661}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igigeorgiaad.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/09/Igigeorgiaad.pdf]].</ref>
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*'''1893 - 1944''' - Dodge County Marriage Index 1893-1944. Batch {{IGI|M712662}} at FamilySearch - free.
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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===== Death Records =====
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*'''1879 - 1880''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).
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*'''1914 - 1927''' - {{RecordSearch|1320969|Georgia Deaths 1914-1927}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1919 - 1998''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5426 Georgia Deaths 1919-1998] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1928 - 1939''' - {{RecordSearch|1385727|Georgia Deaths 1928-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1933 - 1998''' - {{RecordSearch|1937238|Georgia Death Index 1933-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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===== Vital Record Substitutes =====
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== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/georgia/dodge-county/ Dodge County, GA History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Dodge|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110185259296456584560 Georgia Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/173266752734188/ Georgia Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gadodge2/ USGenWeb Dodge County, Georgia  project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.  
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Dodge|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Dodge/ Dodge County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Dodge/ Dodge County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/ Georgia Pioneers]<br>
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*[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/ Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
 
<references /> {{Georgia|Georgia}}  
 
<references /> {{Georgia|Georgia}}  
 
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Latest revision as of 23:30, 20 June 2017

United States
Georgia
Dodge County

Guide to Dodge County, Georgia ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Dodge County, Georgia
Map
Map of Georgia highlighting Dodge County
Location in the state of Georgia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 26, 1870
County Seat Eastman
Courthouse
Address Dodge County Courthouse
407 Anson Ave
PO box 818
Eastman, GA 31023-0818
Phone: 478.374.4361
Dodge County Website


County Information

Dodge County, Georgia Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Dodge County, Georgia Genealogy Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate

1871

1880
1871
1871


County Courthouse

Dodge County Courthouse
07 Anson Ave
PO box 818
Eastman, GA 31023-0818
Phone: 478.374.4361

Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records.[1]

Clerk of Superior Court
5401 Anson Ave.
P.O. Box 4276
Eastman, GA 31023
Telephone: (478) 374-2871
Fax: (478) 374-3035

Probate Court of Dodge County
P.O 514
Eastman, GA 31023
Telephone: 478-374-3775
Fax: 478-374-9197

History

Parent County

1870--Dodge County was created 26 October 1870 from Montgomery, Pulaski and Telfair Counties.
County seat: Eastman[2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Georgia county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Georgia County Boundary Maps" (1758-1932) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.[3]

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Bleckley  • Laurens  • Pulaski  • Telfair  • Wheeler  • Wilcox

Dodge CountyLaurens CountyBleckley CountyPulaski CountyTwiggs CountyPeach CountyHouston CountyDooly CountyCrisp CountyWorth CountyTurner CountyIrwin CountyBen Hill CountyCoffee CountyWilcox CountyTelfair CountyJeff Davis CountyWheeler CountyMontgomery CountyTreutlen CountyEmanuel CountyJohnson CountyGADodge.JPG


Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Dodge, Georgia online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
TombstoneTranscriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Georgia Cemeteries for more information

The following web site may have additional information on Dodge County cemeteries.

Census

Church Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Georgia denominations, see the Georgia Church Records wiki page.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Empire

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Dodge County, Georgia Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Georgia Local Histories.

  • Cobb, Addie Davis. History of Dodge County. Atlanta, Ga.: Foote & Davies Co., 1932. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

  • Georgia Military - USGenWeb Archives Project
Civil War

Online Records

Naturalization

Newspapers

Newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Dodge County, Georgia Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Occupations

Probate Records

Online Probate Records

Colonial courts kept some early probate records.  From 1777 to 1798 and since 1852, the court of ordinary or register of probates has kept probate and guardianship records.  The inferior court handled probate and guardianship matters from 1798 to 1852.

Many probate records to the 1930s and 1940s are at the Georgia Department of Archives and History and the Family History Library on microfilm.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records (not all years).

  • 1878-1901 - Wills 1878-1901 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • 1871-1888 - Index to Annual Returns and Vouchers, Book A, 1871-1888 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • 1888-1894 - Index to Annual Returns and Vouchers, Book B, 1888-1894 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • 1893-1901 - Index to Annual Returns and Vouchers, Book C, 1893-1901 Georgia Pioneers ($)

Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Georgia State Department of Health , the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred or order electronically online..

For some online statewide indexes, see the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Georgia. See also How to order Georgia Vital Records

Birth
Marriage Records
  • 1871 - 1893 - Dodge County Marriage Index 1871-1893. Batch M712661 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1893 - 1944 - Dodge County Marriage Index 1893-1944. Batch M712662 at FamilySearch - free.
Death Records
Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dodge County, Georgia. Page 154 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).
  3. Paul K. Graham, Georgia Courthouse Disasters (Decatur, Georgia: Genealogy Co., 2013), 27. At various libraries (WorldCat).
  4. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/09/Igigeorgiaad.pdf.