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*Wills 1828-1897 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfayette.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills 1830-1850 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfayette.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Mixed Records, inventories, returns, etc. 1837-1845; 1851-1856 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfayette.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Fayette|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Fayette|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Fayette/ Fayette County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Fayette/ Fayette County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 16:14, 25 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).