Cherokee County, Georgia Genealogy
Guide to Cherokee County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Cherokee County, Georgia|
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
|Founded||December 26, 1831|
|Address|| Cherokee County Courthouse|
90 N Street
Canton, GA 30114-2794
Cherokee County Website
- 1 Cherokee County Georgia Courthouse
- 2 Cherokee County Georgia History
- 3 Cherokee County Georgia Places/Localities
- 4 Cherokee County Georgia Genealogy Resources
- 5 Cherokee County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries
- 6 Cherokee County Georgia Genealogy Websites
- 7 Cherokee County Georgia Genealogy References
Cherokee County Georgia Courthouse
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records
from 1833; Probate Court has birt, marriage, death, burial
and probate records
Cherokee County Georgia History
1831--Cherokee County was created 26 December 1831 from Cherokee Lands. County seat: Canton 
1865 and 1928 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
Cherokee County Georgia Places/Localities
Cherokee County Georgia Genealogy Resources
- Hickory Flat Cemetery, Holly Springs BillionGraves
Cherokee County Soldiers in the Mexican War Georgia Pioneers ($).
Index to Georgia's Confederate Pension Supplements. compiled by Ted O. Brook and Linda Woodward Geiger 1999. 210 pages
Legal Advertising 1868-1873 Georgia Pioneers ($).
Annotated Obituaries from the Cherokee Advance, Canton, Georgia, 1880-1938. by John Carver
2003. Over 600 pages.
Wills, Administrator's Bonds, Guardianships (digital images) Georgia Pioneers ($).
Index to Cherokee county Will Bk B 1848-1866 Georgia Pioneers ($).
Index to Cherokee County Inventories, Appraisements, Vouchers, Sales, Annual Returns 1848-1852 Georgia Pioneers ($).
Abstracts of Cherokee County, Georgia, Wills and Bonds, 1847-1921. by John Carver 2005. Over 350 pages.
- 1841-1870 - Cherokee County Marriage Book D Index 1841-1870. Batch M712471 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1841-1910 - Cherokee County Marriages 1841-1910. compiled by John Carver 2002. Groom & Bride lists. 320 pages
- 1870-1884 - Cherokee County Marriage Book E Index 1870-1884. Batch M712472 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1884-1895 - Cherokee County Marriage Books F and G Index 1884-1895. Batch M712473 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Cherokee County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).
Cherokee County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
Cherokee County Georgia Genealogy Websites
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Cherokee County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- Georgia Pioneers Georgia Pioneers ($).
Cherokee County Georgia Genealogy References
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cherokee County, Georgia. Page 153 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- 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.