Oglethorpe County, Georgia Genealogy

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Oglethorpe County Courthouse
PO Box 261
Lexington, GA 30648-0261
Phone: 706.743.5270 

Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and burial records;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records
from 1794[1]

History

Parent County

1793--Oglethorpe County was created 19 December 1793 from Wilkes County. County seat:  Lexington [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

1885-1886 Marriages from Newspapers

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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