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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=15413 Westview Cemetery, Atlanta] BillionGraves
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:*Grizzle, R. L. ''Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia [database on-line].'' Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4105 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=15413 Westview Cemetery, Atlanta] BillionGraves  
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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:*''Semi-centennial History of the Second Baptist Church of Atlanta, Georgia, November 27-30, 1904.'' Atlanta: Foote & Davies Co., Printers, Binders, 1904?. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22928 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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===== LDS =====
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
 
*Atlanta  
 
*Atlanta  
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories ====
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:*'''1867''' - Barnwell, V. T. ''Barnwell's Atlanta City Directory, and Strangers' Guide: Also, A General Firemen's, Church, Masonic, and Odd-fellows' Record.'' Atlanta: Intelligencer Book and Job Office, 1867. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22721 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*'''1889''' - ''Atlanta City Directory, 1889.'' Atlanta, GA: R. L. Polk and Co., 1889. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4527 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*'''1890''' - ''Atlanta City Directory, 1890.'' Atlanta, GA: R. L. Polk and Co., 1890. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4527 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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:*Allen, Ivan. ''Atlanta from the Ashes.'' Atlanta, Ga.: Ruralist Press, 1929. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22712 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*Allen, Ivan. ''The Atlanta Spirit: Altitude + Attitude.'' Atlanta, Ga.: I. Allen-Marshall Co., 1948. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22715 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*''Atlanta, A City of the Modern South.'' New York: Smith & Durrell, c1942. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22716 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*''Atlanta Centennial Year Book: 1837-1937.'' Atlanta?: G. Murphy, 1937. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22711 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*Clarke, Edward Young. ''Atlanta Illustrated: Containing Glances at Its Population, Business, Manufactures, Industries, Institutions, Society, Healthfulness, Architecture, and Advantages Generally, with 150 Ullustrations and a Lithographic Map of the City.'' Atlanta, Ga.: J.P. Harrison & Co., 1881. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22713 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*Cooper, Walter G. ''Official History of Fulton County.'' Atlanta: W.W. Brown Pub. Co., c1934. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22884 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*''Hand Book of the City of Atlanta: A Comprehensive Review of the City's Commercial, Industrial and Residential Conditions.'' Atlanta, Ga.: Southern Industrial Pub. Co., 1898. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22806 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*Hornady, John R. ''Atlanta, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.'' unknown: American Cities Book Co., 1922. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22719 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*''History of Atlanta, Georgia: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers.'' Syracuse, N.Y.: D. Mason & Co., 1889. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22814 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*Ivey, John E. ''Building Atlanta's Future: by John E. Ivey, Jr., Nicholas J. Demerath, Woodrow W. Breland.'' Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, c1948. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=25407 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*Martin, Thomas H. ''Atlanta and Its Builders: A Comprehensive History of the Gate City of the South.'' Atlanta: Century Memorial Pub. Co., 1902. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22709 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*''Pioneer Citizens' History of Atlanta: 1833-1902.'' Atlanta, Ga.: Pioneer Citizens' Society of Atlanta, 1902. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22895 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*[http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=0KrOiVmbFBYC Atlanta Independent] - an African-American newspaper; full-text digital issues in Google News Archive; covers 1904-1928
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:*'''1868, 1875-1876, 1895''' - ''The Constitution'' (Atlanta, Ga.). Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6388 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*'''1870-1924''' - ''The Atlanta Constitution'' (Atlanta, Ga.). Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6789 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*'''1876-1879''' - ''The Daily Constitution'' (Atlanta, Ga.). Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6389 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*'''1904-1928''' - [http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=0KrOiVmbFBYC ''Atlanta Independent''] - an African-American newspaper; full-text digital issues in Google News Archive; covers 1904-1928.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
==== Yearbooks ====
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==== Yearbooks ====
  
 
*Oglethorpe University: [http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=subject:%22Oglethorpe+University+(Atlanta,+Ga.)+Students+Yearbooks%22 1920 - 2008&nbsp;]
 
*Oglethorpe University: [http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=subject:%22Oglethorpe+University+(Atlanta,+Ga.)+Students+Yearbooks%22 1920 - 2008&nbsp;]
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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== Societies and Libraries ==
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Atlanta Georgia Family History Center]]&nbsp;
 
*[[Atlanta Georgia Family History Center]]&nbsp;
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gafulto2/ Fulton County, GAGenWeb] - &nbsp;part of the USGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gafulto2/ Fulton County, GAGenWeb] - &nbsp;part of the USGenWeb Project  
 
*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Fulton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Fulton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Fulton/ Fulton County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Fulton/ Fulton County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)

Revision as of 18:56, 9 January 2012

Template:Georgia-stub United States  > Georgia > Fulton County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1853--Fulton County was created 20 December 1853 from DeKalb, Campbell and Milton (became part of Fulton County  in 1932) Counties.
County seat:  Atlanta [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Grizzle, R. L. Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Westview Cemetery, Atlanta BillionGraves

Church

Baptist
  • Semi-centennial History of the Second Baptist Church of Atlanta, Georgia, November 27-30, 1904. Atlanta: Foote & Davies Co., Printers, Binders, 1904?. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
LDS

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Atlanta
  • East Point

Court

Directories

  • 1867 - Barnwell, V. T. Barnwell's Atlanta City Directory, and Strangers' Guide: Also, A General Firemen's, Church, Masonic, and Odd-fellows' Record. Atlanta: Intelligencer Book and Job Office, 1867. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • 1889 - Atlanta City Directory, 1889. Atlanta, GA: R. L. Polk and Co., 1889. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • 1890 - Atlanta City Directory, 1890. Atlanta, GA: R. L. Polk and Co., 1890. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Land

Local Histories

  • Allen, Ivan. Atlanta from the Ashes. Atlanta, Ga.: Ruralist Press, 1929. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Allen, Ivan. The Atlanta Spirit: Altitude + Attitude. Atlanta, Ga.: I. Allen-Marshall Co., 1948. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Atlanta, A City of the Modern South. New York: Smith & Durrell, c1942. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Atlanta Centennial Year Book: 1837-1937. Atlanta?: G. Murphy, 1937. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Clarke, Edward Young. Atlanta Illustrated: Containing Glances at Its Population, Business, Manufactures, Industries, Institutions, Society, Healthfulness, Architecture, and Advantages Generally, with 150 Ullustrations and a Lithographic Map of the City. Atlanta, Ga.: J.P. Harrison & Co., 1881. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Cooper, Walter G. Official History of Fulton County. Atlanta: W.W. Brown Pub. Co., c1934. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Hand Book of the City of Atlanta: A Comprehensive Review of the City's Commercial, Industrial and Residential Conditions. Atlanta, Ga.: Southern Industrial Pub. Co., 1898. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Hornady, John R. Atlanta, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. unknown: American Cities Book Co., 1922. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • History of Atlanta, Georgia: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Syracuse, N.Y.: D. Mason & Co., 1889. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Ivey, John E. Building Atlanta's Future: by John E. Ivey, Jr., Nicholas J. Demerath, Woodrow W. Breland. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, c1948. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Martin, Thomas H. Atlanta and Its Builders: A Comprehensive History of the Gate City of the South. Atlanta: Century Memorial Pub. Co., 1902. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Pioneer Citizens' History of Atlanta: 1833-1902. Atlanta, Ga.: Pioneer Citizens' Society of Atlanta, 1902. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • 1868, 1875-1876, 1895 - The Constitution (Atlanta, Ga.). Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • 1870-1924 - The Atlanta Constitution (Atlanta, Ga.). Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • 1876-1879 - The Daily Constitution (Atlanta, Ga.). Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • 1904-1928 - Atlanta Independent - an African-American newspaper; full-text digital issues in Google News Archive; covers 1904-1928.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Yearbooks

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).