Coweta County Genealogical Society Research Library

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Coweta County Genealogical Society Research Library
Coweta Georgia Library

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  info@ccgsinc.org

Address:[2]

8 Carmichael Street
Newnan, Georgia 30263

Telephone:[1]  470-215-1966

Hours:[2]  Wednesday - Friday 10 to 4; and the 1st and 4th Saturdays of the month 10 to 4.

Map:  Google map: Coweta County Genealogical Society Research Library

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

Holdings include the best set of family folders in Georgia.[3] They also have genealogical how-to manuals, genealogical periodicals and newsletters and indexes, Civil War records, DAR and Revolutionary War records, pension and bounty land records, immigration indexes, African Americans, American Indians, censuses and indexes, church records and histories, heraldry, pioneer families, many local-county-state histories for Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and selected records from most other states, school yearbooks, family histories, and maps.[4]

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a record at the Coweta County Genealogical Society Research Library, a similar record may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • National Archives I, Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service & pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons, and federal employees.[5]
  • National Archives at Atlanta federal censuses, Ancestry.com, military, pensions, bounty-land, photos, passengers lists, naturalizations, Native Americans, African Americans, and workshops.[6]
  • Federal Records Center, Ellenwood, GA., receives federal agency and court records of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
  • Georgia Archives, Morrow, is the best place to start family history research in Georgia.</ref> Genealogies, county histories, newspapers, tax digests, private papers, church records, cemeteries, Bible records, municipal records, census, maps, land plats, photographs, Georgia Confederate service and pension records, colonial, headright & bounty land grants, land lottery, and Georgia county records.

Similar Collections

Neighboring Collections

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Contact Us in Coweta County Genealogical Society (accessed 11 January 2016).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Welcome to the Coweta County Genealogical Society in Coweta County Genealogical Society (accessed 11 January 2016).
  3. William Dollarhide, and Ronald A. Bremer, America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, UT: Heritage Quest, 1988), 33. WorldCat 39493985; FHL Book 973 J54d.
  4. CCGS Inventory an MS Excel database with link on Records - Digital and Print in Coweta County Genealogical Society (accessed 12 January 2016).
  5. Dollarhide and Bremer, 2.
  6. Dollarhide and Bremer, 127-28.
  7. Huxford-Spear Genealogical Library History in Huxford Genealogical Society, Inc. (accessed 15 January 2016).
  8. Library Resources in The Thomasville Genealogical, History and Fine Arts Library (accessed 8 January 2016).
  9. William Dollarhide, and Ronald A. Bremer, America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, UT: Heritage Quest, 1988), 33. WorldCat 39493985; FHL Book 973 J54d.
  10. The Genealogical and Historical Room in Middle Georgia Regional Library (accessed 17 January 2016).
  11. 11.0 11.1 Handybook for Genealogists (Logan, Utah : Everton Publishers Inc, 1999), 85. WorldCat 670125599; FHL Book 973 D27e 1999.
  12. William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 33. At various libraries (WorldCat). FHL Ref Book 973 J54d.
  13. Special Collections in Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System (accessed 8 January 2016).
  14. Collections in DeKalb History Center (accessed 11 September 2015).
  15. Contact Us in Georgia Genealogical Society (accessed 8 January 2016).
  16. Living History Museum in Visit Ebenezer (accessed 11 September 2015).