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Guide to '''Chattahoochee County, Georgia ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
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| building address = Chattahoochee County Courthouse<br>PO Box 299<br>Cusseta, GA 31805<br>Phone: 706.989.3602<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Chattahoochee-County-Georgia-Courts.htm '''Chattahoochee County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Chattahoochee County Courthouse<br>PO Box 299<br>Cusseta, GA 31805<br>Phone: 706.989.3602<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Chattahoochee-County-Georgia-Courts.htm '''Chattahoochee County Website'''] }}  
  
== Chattahoochee County Georgia Courthouse  ==
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== County Information ==
  
Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1854, <br>birth and death records from 1919; Clerk Superior Court has<br> divorce, court and land records from 1854<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Chattahoochee County, Georgia. Page 153 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Chattahoochee County, Georgia Record Dates ===
  
== Chattahoochee County Georgia History  ==
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.cscj.org/courts/chattahoochee Chattahoochee County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 299<br>Cusseta, GA 31805<br>Phone: 706.989.3602<br><br>Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1854, birth and death records from 1919; Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records from 1854.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Chattahoochee County, Georgia. Page 153 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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'''Clerk of Superior Court'''<br>
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379 Broad St.<br>
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P.O. BOX 120<br>
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CUSSETA, GA 31805<br>
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Telephone: (706) 989-3424<br>
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Fax: (706) 989-1508<br>
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'''Probate Court of Chattahoochee County'''<br>
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379 Broad Street<br>
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PO BOx 119<br>
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Cussetta,  GA  31805<br>
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Telephone:  706 -989- 3603<br>
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Fax:  706-989-2015<br>
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== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1854'''--Chattahoochee&nbsp;County was created 13 February 1854 from&nbsp;[[Muscogee County, Georgia|Muscogee]] and [[Marion County, Georgia|Marion]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Cusseta <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1854'''--Chattahoochee&nbsp;County was created 13 February 1854 from&nbsp;[[Muscogee County, Georgia Genealogy|Muscogee]] and [[Marion County, Georgia Genealogy|Marion]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Cusseta <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Georgia county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/georgia/ "Rotating Formation Georgia County Boundary Maps"] (1758-1932) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
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==== Variant Spellings  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Chattahoochee County Georgia Places/Localities  ==
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.<ref name="PKG">Paul K. Graham, ''Georgia Courthouse Disasters'' (Decatur, Georgia: Genealogy Co., 2013), 19. {{WorldCat|852690295|item|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}.</ref>
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== Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Marion County, Georgia|Marion]]  
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[[Marion County, Georgia Genealogy|Marion County]] {{•}}
*[[Muscogee County, Georgia|Muscogee]]  
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[[Muscogee County, Georgia Genealogy|Muscogee County]] {{•}}
*[[Russell County, Alabama|Russell County, Alabama]]  
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[[Russell County, Alabama Genealogy|Russell County]] {{•}}
*[[Stewart County, Georgia|Stewart]]  
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[[Stewart County, Georgia Genealogy|Stewart County]] {{•}}
*[[Talbot County, Georgia|Talbot]]  
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[[Talbot County, Georgia Genealogy|Talbot County]] {{•}}
*[[Webster County, Georgia|Webster]]
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[[Webster County, Georgia Genealogy|Webster County]]
  
== Chattahoochee County Georgia Genealogy Resources  ==
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<center>{{ GAChatham County, Georgia Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
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== Genealogy Resources  ==
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==== Research Guides  ====
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==== African Americans  ====
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==== Bible Records  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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{{GA Cemeteries Intro| Chattahoochee}}
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Chattahoochee, Georgia''' online and in print</center>
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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*[http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=12&GScnty=408&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gachatta/ GAGenWeb]
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ga/chattahoochee/cemetery.html GAGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/georgia/chattaho.html Tombstone Project]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/#/ Billion Graves]
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*{{FHL|553826|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Georgia&county=Chattahoochee&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=7854&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=3&stateAbbv=&stateName= Chattahoochee County Cemeteries]
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*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/georgia-cemetery-records.htm Georgia Cemetery Records]
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The following web site may have additional information on Chattahoochee County cemeteries.
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/GA/ Interment.net] Georgia cemetery records
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{{GA Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
==== Land  ====
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{{GA Land}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
:*Rogers, N. K. ''History of Chattahoochee County, Georgia.'' Columbus, Ga.: Printed by Columbus Office Supply Co., c1933. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22819 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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{{GA History}}
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:*Rogers, N. K. ''History of Chattahoochee County, Georgia.'' Columbus, Ga.: Printed by Columbus Office Supply Co., c1933. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22819 Ancestry] ($).
  
 
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/georgia/ Maps of Georgia (1758-1932)]
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[[Image:Gachatanooche.jpg|900px|Gachatanooche.jpg]]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*Military - Georgia [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ga/chattahoochee/military.html USGenWeb] Archives Project
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932370|Georgia Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932397|Georgia Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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{{VAciv}}
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:- [[10th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)|10th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)]], Company C
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:- [[31st Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)|31st Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)]], Company G
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:- [[35th Battalion, Georgia (Confederate)|35th Battalion, Georgia (Confederate)]], Company G
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:- [[46th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)|46th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (confederate)]], Company D
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:- Military Records - Civil War - Georgia [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ga/chattahoochee/military.html USGenWeb] Archives Project
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*Georgia. Court of Ordinary (Chattahoochee County). 1966. Confederate roster, 1860-1865, and Confederate pension roll, 1890-1920. Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah. {{FHL|284985|item|disp=Film 423393}}
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==== Probate  ====
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'''Newspapers Extracts and Abstracts'''
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{{GA Newspaper abstracts|Chattahoochee}}
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*&nbsp; Wills 1853-1884 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countychattahoochee.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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{{GA Probate Intro}}
*Index to Inventories, Appraisements,&nbsp;Sales, Homesteads, Book A&nbsp;(1863-1883); Book B (1882-1940) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countychattahoochee.html Georgia Pioneers]
 
*Index to Annual Returns, Book A (1854-1858) Book B (1858-1860); Book C (1860-1865) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countychattahoochee.html Georgia Pioneers]
 
  
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1742 – 1992''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8635 Georgia Wills and Probate Records 1742-1992] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1854 - 1934''' [http://www.sampubco.com/wills/ga/gachattahoochee01.htm Chattahoochee County Georgia list of will book testators SAMPUBCO] - Browsable index
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of testators of wills. - free
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*'''1742 – 1990''' {{RecordSearch|1999178|Georgia Probate Records 1742-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] images
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*'''1853 - 1884''' Wills (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countychattahoochee.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, Homesteads, Book A (1863-1883); Book B (1882-1940) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countychattahoochee.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*'''1860 - 1865''' - Index to Annual Returns, Book A (1854-1858) Book B (1858-1860); Book C (1860-1865) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countychattahoochee.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
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{{GA Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== Marriages =====
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{{GA Vital Intro}} See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/georgia/ga-vital-records/ How to order Georgia Vital Records]
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*'''1699 - 1944''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7839 Georgia Marriages 1699-1944] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com]— index $
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*'''1754 - 1960''' - {{RecordSearch|2549568|Georgia Church Marriages, 1754-1960}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1785 - 1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1927197|Georgia County Marriages 1785-1950}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1787 - 1962''' - {{RecordSearch|2543297|Georgia, Church Marriages, 1787-1962}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1808 - 1967''' - {{RecordSearch|1674807|Georgia Marriages 1808-1967}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index<br>
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*'''1828 - 1978''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4766 Georgia Marriage Records from Select Counties 1828-1978] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $ <br>
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*'''1854 - 1907''' - Chattahoochee County Marriage Index 1854-1907.  Batch {{IGI|M712441}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igigeorgiaad.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/09/Igigeorgiaad.pdf]].</ref>
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*'''1854 - 1907''' - Index to Chattahoochee County&nbsp;Marriages 1854-1907 and 1866 to 1876 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countychattahoochee.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*'''1885 - 1886''' - Chattahoochee County Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countychattahoochee.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*'''1859 - 1860''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).
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*'''1914 - 1927''' - {{RecordSearch|1320969|Georgia Deaths 1914-1927}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1919 - 1998''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5426 Georgia Deaths 1919-1998] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1928 - 1939''' - {{RecordSearch|1385727|Georgia Deaths 1928-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1933 - 1998''' - {{RecordSearch|1937238|Georgia Death Index 1933-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
*'''1854-1907''' - Index to Chattahoochee County&nbsp;Marriages 1854-1907 and 1866 to 1876 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countychattahoochee.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*'''1854-1907''' - Chattahoochee County Marriage Index 1854-1907. Batch {{IGI|M712441}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/09/Igigeorgiaad.pdf.</ref>
 
*'''1885-1886''' - Chattahoochee County Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countychattahoochee.html Georgia Pioneers]
 
  
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== Genealogy Societies and Libraries ==
  
*'''1859-60''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
 
  
== Chattahoochee County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Chattahoochee County Georgia Genealogy Websites  ==
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== Websites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/georgia/chattahoochee-county/ Chattahoochee County, GA History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Chattahoochee|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110185259296456584560 Georgia Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/173266752734188/ Georgia Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gachatta/ USGenWeb Chattahoochee County, Georgia project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Chattahoochee|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Chattahoochee/ Chattahoochee County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Chattahoochee/ Chattahoochee County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/l Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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*[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/ Georgia Pioneers] ($).
  
== Chattahoochee County Georgia Genealogy References  ==
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== References  ==
  
<references />{{Georgia|Georgia}}{{Georgia-stub}}<br>  
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<references />{{Georgia|Georgia}}<br>  
  
 
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United States
Georgia
Chattahoochee County

Guide to Chattahoochee County, Georgia ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Chattahoochee County, Georgia
Map
Map of Georgia highlighting Chattahoochee County
Location in the state of Georgia
Facts
Founded February 13, 1854
County Seat Cusseta
Courthouse
Address Chattahoochee County Courthouse
PO Box 299
Cusseta, GA 31805
Phone: 706.989.3602
Chattahoochee County Website


County Information

Chattahoochee County, Georgia Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Chattahoochee County, Georgia Genealogy Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1919
1854
1919
1860
1854
1854


County Courthouse

Chattahoochee County Courthouse
PO Box 299
Cusseta, GA 31805
Phone: 706.989.3602

Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1854, birth and death records from 1919; Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records from 1854.[1]


Clerk of Superior Court
379 Broad St.
P.O. BOX 120
CUSSETA, GA 31805
Telephone: (706) 989-3424
Fax: (706) 989-1508

Probate Court of Chattahoochee County
379 Broad Street
PO BOx 119
Cussetta, GA 31805
Telephone: 706 -989- 3603
Fax: 706-989-2015

History

Parent County

1854--Chattahoochee County was created 13 February 1854 from Muscogee and Marion Counties.
County seat: Cusseta [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Georgia county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Georgia County Boundary Maps" (1758-1932) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.[3]

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Marion County  • Muscogee County  • Russell County  • Stewart County  • Talbot County  • Webster County

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Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Chattahoochee, Georgia online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
TombstoneTranscriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Georgia Cemeteries for more information

The following web site may have additional information on Chattahoochee County cemeteries.

Census

Church Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Georgia denominations, see the Georgia Church Records wiki page.

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Georgia Land and Property for additional information about early Georgia land grants from the government. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions (generally buying and selling deeds) were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Chattahoochee County, Georgia Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Georgia Local Histories.

  • Rogers, N. K. History of Chattahoochee County, Georgia. Columbus, Ga.: Printed by Columbus Office Supply Co., c1933. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

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Military

  • Military - Georgia USGenWeb Archives Project
Civil War

Online Records

Regiments. Service men in Chattahoochee County, Georgia Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Chattahoochee County, Georgia Genealogy:

- 10th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate), Company C
- 31st Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate), Company G
- 35th Battalion, Georgia (Confederate), Company G
- 46th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (confederate), Company D
- Military Records - Civil War - Georgia USGenWeb Archives Project


  • Georgia. Court of Ordinary (Chattahoochee County). 1966. Confederate roster, 1860-1865, and Confederate pension roll, 1890-1920. Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Film 423393

Naturalization

Newspapers

Newspapers Extracts and Abstracts

Newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Chattahoochee County, Georgia Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Occupations

Probate Records

Colonial courts kept some early probate records.  From 1777 to 1798 and since 1852, the court of ordinary or register of probates has kept probate and guardianship records.  The inferior court handled probate and guardianship matters from 1798 to 1852.

Many probate records to the 1930s and 1940s are at the Georgia Department of Archives and History and the Family History Library on microfilm.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records (not all years).

Online Probate Records

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Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Georgia State Department of Health , the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred or order electronically online..

For some online statewide indexes, see the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Georgia. See also How to order Georgia Vital Records

Birth
Marriage Records
Death Records
Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Chattahoochee County, Georgia. Page 153 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).
  3. Paul K. Graham, Georgia Courthouse Disasters (Decatur, Georgia: Genealogy Co., 2013), 19. At various libraries (WorldCat).
  4. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/09/Igigeorgiaad.pdf.