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{{stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Georgia|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Calhoun County'' <br>
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{{Georgia-stub}}<br>''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]&nbsp; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]&nbsp; [[Calhoun_County,_Georgia|Calhoun County]]'' <br><br>  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Calhoun County Georgia Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]][http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Calhoun.htm Calhoun County Courthouse]<br> 111 School Street; PO Box 111; <br>Morgan, GA 31766<br> Phone: 912.849.4835 <br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, land, military and<br> court records from 1854; Probate Court has birth,&nbsp;<br>marriage, death, burial and probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Calhoun County, Georgia. Page 152 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1854'''--Calhoun County was created from Baker and Early Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Morgan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1854'''--Calhoun County was created 20 February 1854 from [[Baker County, Georgia|Baker]] and[[Early County, Georgia|Early]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Morgan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1888 and 1920''' -- 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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*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
 
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*[[Baker County, Georgia|Baker]]
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*[[Clay County, Georgia|Clay]]
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*[[Dougherty County, Georgia|Dougherty]]
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*[[Early County, Georgia|Early]]
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*[[Randolph County, Georgia|Randolph]]
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*[[Terrell County, Georgia|Terrell]]
  
 
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:*'''1869-70''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=191737&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Calhoun&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Calhoun|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Calhoun/ Calhoun County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Calhoun_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 16:26, 8 October 2012

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United States  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Georgia  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Calhoun County

County Courthouse

Calhoun County Georgia Courthouse.jpg
Calhoun County Courthouse
111 School Street; PO Box 111;
Morgan, GA 31766
Phone: 912.849.4835

Clerk Superior Court has divorce, land, military and
court records from 1854; Probate Court has birth, 
marriage, death, burial and probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1854--Calhoun County was created 20 February 1854 from Baker andEarly Counties.  County seat:  Morgan [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1888 and 1920 -- 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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1869-70 - Calhoun County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Calhoun County, Georgia. Page 152 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).