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:*'''1840-1922''' - Murray County, Georgia Will Testators Index (Vols. 1, B) at [http://www.sampubco.com/wills/ga/gamurray01.htm SamPubCo] - free.<br>  
 
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Guide to Murray County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Murray County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 3, 1832
County Seat Chatsworth
Courthouse
Address Murray County Courthouse
101 N 3rd Avenue
Chatsworth, GA 30705;
Phone: 706.695.2932 
Murray County Website


County Courthouse

Murray County Courthouse
101 N 3rd Avenue
Chatsworth, GA 30705;
Phone: 706.695.2932 

Probate Court has birth and divorce records from 1924,
marriage records from 1842 and probate records from 1890;
Clerk Superior Court has court records from 1834[1]

History

Parent County

1832--Murray County was created 3 December 1832  from Cherokee County.  County seat: Chatsworth [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries: Calvery, Sumach,Zion Hill, Murray Gardens, Center Valley

Church

Court 

  • List of Rangers of 1838 Georgia Pioneers
  • List of Superior Court Judges and Clerks Georgia Pioneers
  • List of County Sheriffs
  • List of Tax Collectors and Receivers

Land

Local Histories

Murray County Heritage

Maps

Military

Newspapers: The Chatsworth Times

Probate

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

Vital Records

Marriage
  • 1834-1849 - Murray County Marriage Book B 1834-1849 Index. Batch M713431 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1847-1884 - Murray County Marriage Book 2 1847-1884 Index. Batch M713432 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1884-1895 - Murray County Marriage Book M 1884-1895 Index. Batch M713433 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Murray 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. 3.0 3.1 3.2 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.