Toombs County, Georgia Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Toombs County Courthouse
100 Courthouse Square
Lyons, GA 30436
Phone: 912.526.3501 

Probate Court has birth, marriage, death, burial and probate records from 1905;
Clerk superior Court has divorce, court, and land records from 1905[1]

History

Parent County

1905--Toombs County was created 18 August 1905 from Emanuel, Tattnall and Montgomery Counties.
 County seat: Lyons [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

COURTHOUSE IS DESTROYED
Toombs County Loses Structure Valued at $50,000 - Partial Insurance.
LYONS, Nov. 21. -- The Toombs County courthouse was destroyed by fire early today, causing a loss estimated at $50,000. The county carried insurance of $30,000 on the building. Records are believed to be safe in the vaults.

The Macon Daily Telegraph, Macon, GA 22 Nov 1917

Toombs County's first courthouse was a brick structure built in 1906. The building was destroyed by fire in 1917 and rebuilt in 1919.

http://www.cviog.uga.edu/Projects/gainfo/courthouses/toombsCH.htm
(source:GenDisasters)

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records

US Vol 5
page 151 - McCullough Cemetery
page 151 - Off in The Woods Cemetery
page 152 - Mount Zion Cemetery
page 152 - Mobley Family Cemetery
page 153 - Stanley Cemetery
page 153 - Reedy Creek Cemetery
page 154 - Vaughn Cemetery
page 154 - Moseley Family Cemetery
page 154 - Bazemore Cemetery

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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), Toombs County, Georgia. Page 161 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).