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'''1916''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research] <br>
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==

Revision as of 15:43, 14 March 2009

United States  > Georgia > Wheeler County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1912--Wheeler County was created 14 August 1912 from Montgomery County. County seat:  Alamo [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1916 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records

US Vol. 5
page 156 - Wilkes Cemetery
page 156 - Frank Ervins Farm
page 157 - Hinson Cemetery

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).