Forsyth County, Georgia Genealogy

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Forsyth County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 3, 1832
County Seat Cumming
Courthouse
Address Forsyth County Courthouse
100 W Courthouse Square
Cumming, GA 30040-0128
Phone: 770.781.2120
Forsyth County Website


County Courthouse

Clerk of Courts has land records from 1830’s,
divorce and court records; Probate Court has
birth, marriage, death and probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1832--Forsyth County was created 3 December 1832 from Cherokee County.
County seat: Cumming [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1973 -- 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

Death
  • 1859-60 - Forsyth County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Forsythe County, Georgia. Page 155 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).