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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Fayette County, Georgia|Fayette County]]''
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
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The county is named after Revolutionary War hero, the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert_du_Motier,_marquis_de_La_Fayette Marquis de Lafayette] (1757-1834).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fayette_County,_Georgia "Fayette County, Georgia,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after Revolutionary War hero, the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert_du_Motier,_marquis_de_La_Fayette Marquis de Lafayette] (1757-1834).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fayette_County,_Georgia "Fayette County, Georgia,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1821'''--Fayette County was created 15 May 1821&nbsp;from Creek Indian Lands.&nbsp; <br>'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Fayetteville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1821'''--Fayette County was created 15 May 1821&nbsp;from Creek Indian Lands.<br>'''County seat:''' Fayetteville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
  
*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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:*'''1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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Revision as of 22:36, 13 February 2012

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United States Gotoarrow.png Georgia Gotoarrow.png Fayette County

County Courthouse

History

Marquis de Lafayette.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War hero, the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834).[1]

Parent County

1821--Fayette County was created 15 May 1821 from Creek Indian Lands.
County seat: Fayetteville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1983 -- 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

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. "Fayette County, Georgia," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).