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Guide to '''Morgan 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 = 1807
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| seat = Madison
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| building address =  Morgan County Courthouse<br> PO Box 168<br> Madison, GA 30650-0168<br> Phone: 706.342.0725 <br> [http://www.morganga.org/Default.aspx '''Morgan County Website'''] }}
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== County Information ==
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=== Morgan County, Georgia Record Dates ===
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.morganga.org/Default.aspx Morgan County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 168<br> Madison, GA 30650-0168<br> Phone: 706.342.0725&nbsp;<br><br>County Health Department has birth records; <br>Probate Court has marriage, death, burial and<br>probate records; Clerk Superior Court has divorce, <br>court and land records from 1807<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Morgan County, Georgia. Page 159 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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[http://www.morganga.org/index.aspx?nid=208 Morgan County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 168<br> Madison, GA 30650-0168<br> Phone: 706.342.0725 <br><br>County Health Department has birth records; Probate Court has marriage, death, burial and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records from 1807<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Morgan County, Georgia. Page 159 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> <br>
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'''Clerk of Superior Court'''<br>
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384 Hancock St.<br>
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P.O. Drawer 551 <br>
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Madison, GA 30650 <br>
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Phone: (706) 342-3605<br>
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Fax: (706) 343-6462<br>
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'''Probate Court of Morgan County'''<br>
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P.O. Box 857<br>
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Madison, GA  30650<br>
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Phone: (706) 343-6500<br>
  
== History  ==
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=== History  ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1807'''--Morgan County was created 10 December 1807&nbsp;from [[Baldwin County, Georgia|Baldwin ]]County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Madison <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1807'''--Morgan County was created 10 December 1807 from [[Baldwin County, Georgia Genealogy|Baldwin ]]County. '''County seat: '''Madison <ref name="Handybook">''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  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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[[Image:Fire.png|right|50px|Fire.png]]'''1844''' The courthouse at Madison burned 1 September 1844. All records survived, no records were lost.<ref name="PKG">Paul K. Graham, ''Georgia Courthouse Disasters'' (Decatur, Georgia: Genealogy Co., 2013), 45. {{WorldCat|852690295|item|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}.</ref>
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=== Places/Localities  ===
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Greene County, Georgia|Green]]  
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[[Greene County, Georgia Genealogy|Green County]] {{•}}
*[[Jasper County, Georgia|Jasper]]  
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[[Jasper County, Georgia Genealogy|Jasper County]] {{•}}
*[[Newton County, Georgia|Newton]]  
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[[Newton County, Georgia Genealogy|Newton County]] {{•}}
*[[Oconee County, Georgia|Oconee]]  
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[[Oconee County, Georgia Genealogy|Oconee County]] {{•}}
*[[Putnam County, Georgia|Putnam]]  
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[[Putnam County, Georgia Genealogy|Putnam County]] {{•}}
*[[Walton County, Georgia|Walton]]
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[[Walton County, Georgia Genealogy|Walton County]]
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<center>{{ GAMorgan County, Georgia Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
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=== Genealogy Resources  ===
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==== Research Guides  ====
  
== Resources ==
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==== African Americans ====
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==== Bible Records  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=12&GScnty=486&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|331664|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=12&CScnty=486 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.thegagenweb.com/gamorgan/ GAGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Morgan+Georgia&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Georgia&county=Morgan&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/ga/morgan/cemetery.html GAGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/georgia/morgan.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Georgia Cemeteries|Georgia Cemeteries]] for more information.
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==== Census  ====
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==== Church Records ====
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{{GA Church Intro}}
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===== Baptist  =====
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'''Bethlehem Baptist Church'''
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*'''1859-1885''' - Bethlehem Baptist Church Baptism Index 1859-1885. Batch {{IGI|C713411}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1859-1895''' - Bethlehem Baptist Church Marriage Index 1859-1895. Batch {{IGI|M713411}} at FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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{{GA Land}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{GA History}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/georgia/ Maps of Georgia (1758-1932)]
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[[Image:Gamorgan.jpg|center|900px|Gamorgan.jpg]]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*Georgia [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ga/morgan/military.html USGenWeb Archives Project]
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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://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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{{VAciv}}
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:- [[3rd Battalion, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)|3rd Battalion, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)]], Company D
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)|3rd Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)]], Company D
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:- [[44th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)|44th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)]], Company I
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:- [[66th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)]]) , Company G
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:- Georgia [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ga/morgan/military.html USGenWeb] Archives Project
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*Georgia. Court of Ordinary (Morgan County). 1957. Confederate Pension Roll 1920-1931 &amp; Confederate roster: also roll and minutes of Confederate States Service Survivors Association of Morgan County, abt. 1879-1930. Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah. (United States, Georgia, Morgan -- Military records -- Civil War, 1861-1865.) {{FHL|246437|item|disp=Film 158946}}
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==== Naturalization  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate&nbsp; ====
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{{GA Newspaper abstracts|Morgan}}
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==== Probate Records ====
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'''Online Probate Records'''
  
*Wills, Book A, 1808-1815 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymorgan.html Georgia Pioneers]  
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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 $
*Wills, Book A, 1808-1815 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymorgan.html Georgia Pioneers]  
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*'''1742–1990''' - {{RecordSearch|1999178|Georgia Probate Records 1742-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] images
*Wills, Book B, 1815-1830 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymorgan.html Georgia Pioneers]  
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*Index t Will Book A (1808-1815); Will Book B (1815-1830); Will&nbsp;Book&nbsp;C (1831-1866); Will Book D (1858-1899) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymorgan.html Georgia Pioneers]  
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*Index to Miscellaneous Estate Records 1804-1814 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymorgan.html Georgia Pioneers]
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{{GA Probate Intro}}
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*'''1808-1815''' Wills, Book A, 1808-1815 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymorgan.html Georgia Pioneers] $
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*'''1808-1815''' Wills, Book A, 1808-1815 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymorgan.html Georgia Pioneers] $
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*'''1815-1830''' Wills, Book B, 1815-1830 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymorgan.html Georgia Pioneers] $
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*'''1808-1815''' Index to Will Book A (1808-1815) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymorgan.html Georgia Pioneers] $
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*'''1815-1830''' Index to Will Book B (1815-1830) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymorgan.html Georgia Pioneers] $
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*'''1831-1866''' Index to Will Book C (1831-1866) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymorgan.html Georgia Pioneers] $
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*'''1858-1899''' Index to Will Book D (1858-1899) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymorgan.html Georgia Pioneers] $
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*'''1804-1814''' Index to Miscellaneous Estate Records 1804-1814 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymorgan.html Georgia Pioneers] $
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{GA Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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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  =====
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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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*'''1824 - 1850''' - Marriages 1824-1850 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymonroe.html Georgia Pioneers] $
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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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*'''1808 - 1879''' - Morgan County Marriage Index 1808-1879. Batch {{IGI|M713421}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igigeorgiamz.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/53/Igigeorgiamz.pdf]].</ref>
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*'''1866 - 1891''' - Morgan County Marriage Index 1866-1891. Batch {{IGI|M713423}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1879 - 1907''' - Morgan County Marriage Index 1879-1907. Batch {{IGI|M713422}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1891 - 1895''' - Morgan County Marriage Index 1891-1895. Batch {{IGI|M713424}} at FamilySearch - free.
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===== Death Records =====
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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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[http://www.thegagenweb.com/mchs/ Monroe County Historical Society]<br>
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East Johnston Street, PO Box 401,<br>
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Forsyth, GA 31029; (912) 994-5070
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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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/morgan-county/ Morgan County, GA History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Morgan|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/~gamonroe/ USGenWeb Morgan County, Georgia  project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.  
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Morgan|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Morgan/ Morgan County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Morgan/ Morgan County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
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*[http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
  
== References  ==
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=== References  ===
  
 
<references /> {{Georgia|Georgia}}  
 
<references /> {{Georgia|Georgia}}  
  
 
[[Category:Morgan_County,_Georgia]]
 
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Latest revision as of 21:36, 28 February 2017

United States
Georgia


Morgan County


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

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Morgan County, Georgia
Map
Map of Georgia highlighting Morgan County
Location in the state of Georgia
Facts
Founded 10 December, 1807
County Seat Madison
Courthouse
Address Morgan County Courthouse
PO Box 168
Madison, GA 30650-0168
Phone: 706.342.0725
Morgan County Website


County Information

Morgan County, Georgia Record Dates

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

1808

1810
1807
1808

County Courthouse

Morgan County Courthouse
PO Box 168
Madison, GA 30650-0168
Phone: 706.342.0725

County Health Department has birth records; Probate Court has marriage, death, burial and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records from 1807[1]

Clerk of Superior Court
384 Hancock St.
P.O. Drawer 551
Madison, GA 30650
Phone: (706) 342-3605
Fax: (706) 343-6462

Probate Court of Morgan County
P.O. Box 857
Madison, GA 30650
Phone: (706) 343-6500

History

Parent County

1807--Morgan County was created 10 December 1807 from Baldwin County. County seat: Madison [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

Fire.png
1844 The courthouse at Madison burned 1 September 1844. All records survived, no records were lost.[3]

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Green County  • Jasper County  • Newton County  • Oconee County  • Putnam County  • Walton County

Morgan CountyButts CountyWalton CountyBarrow CountyClarke CountyGwinnett CountyDeKalb CountyRockdale CountyNewton CountyHenry CountySpalding CountyLamar CountyMonroe CountyJones CountyJasper CountyPutnam CountyWashington CountyBaldwin CountyHancock CountyTaliaferro CountyGreene CountyWilkes CountyOglethorpe CountyJackson CountyOconee CountyGAMorgan.JPG


Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
GAGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
GAGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Billion Graves
See Georgia Cemeteries for more information.

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.

Baptist

Bethlehem Baptist Church

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Georgia Land and Property for additional information about early Georgia land grants from the government. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions (generally buying and selling deeds) were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Morgan 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.

Maps

Gamorgan.jpg

Military

Civil War

Online Records

Regiments. Service men in Morgan County, Georgia Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Morgan County, Georgia Genealogy:


- 3rd Battalion, Georgia Infantry (Confederate), Company D
- 3rd Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate), Company D
- 44th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate), Company I
- 66th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)) , Company G
- Georgia USGenWeb Archives Project


Naturalization

Newspapers

Newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Morgan 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).

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
Death Records
Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Monroe County Historical Society
East Johnston Street, PO Box 401,
Forsyth, GA 31029; (912) 994-5070

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), Morgan County, Georgia. Page 159 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), 45. 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/5/53/Igigeorgiamz.pdf.
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