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{{stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Georgia|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Coweta 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; [[Coweta_County,_Georgia|Coweta County]]'' <br><br>  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.coweta.ga.us/ Coweta County Courthouse]<br> 200 Court Square<br> Newnan, GA 30263<br> Phone: 770.254.2690 <br><br>Probate Court has birth and death records from 1919, <br>marriage and probate records from 1828; Clerk Superior<br> Court has divorce, court and land records from 1828<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Coweta County, Georgia. Page 154 {{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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'''1825'''--Coweta County was created from Indian lands ceded to the U.S.in 1825. Coweta was abolished in 1826 due to treaty problems, but recreated in December of 1826 from lands ceded that year.<br>&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp; Newnan
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'''1826'''--Coweta County was created 11 December 1826 from Creek&nbsp;Indian Lands.<br>'''County seat:''' Newnan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Carroll County, Georgia|Carroll]]
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*[[Fayette County, Georgia|Fayette]]
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*[[Fulton County, Georgia|Fulton]]
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*[[Heard County, Georgia|Heard]]
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*[[Meriwether County, Georgia|Meriwether]]
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*[[Spalding County, Georgia|Spalding]]
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*[[Troup County, Georgia|Troup]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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==== Maps  ====
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:*Jones, Mary G. ''Coweta County Chronicles for One Hundred Years: With an Account of the Indians from Whom the Land was Acquired, and Some Historical Papers Relating to Its Acquisition by Georgia, with Lineage Pages.'' Atlanta, Ga.: Stein Print. Co., 1928. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22749 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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1827-1849; 1885-1886 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycoweta.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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*Wills 1827-1847; 1849-1885; 1885-1910 (abstracts)[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycoweta.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Will Bk A 1828-1848 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycoweta.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Will Bk B 1848-1892 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycoweta.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Annual Returns Bk B 1837-1843 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycoweta.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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:*'''1859-60, 1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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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=191811&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Coweta&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Coweta|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Coweta/ Coweta County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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[[Category:Coweta_County,_Georgia]]
 
[[Category:Coweta_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 16:39, 8 October 2012

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

County Courthouse

Coweta County Courthouse
200 Court Square
Newnan, GA 30263
Phone: 770.254.2690

Probate Court has birth and death records from 1919,
marriage and probate records from 1828; Clerk Superior
Court has divorce, court and land records from 1828[1]

History

Parent County

1826--Coweta County was created 11 December 1826 from Creek Indian Lands.
County seat: Newnan [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Jones, Mary G. Coweta County Chronicles for One Hundred Years: With an Account of the Indians from Whom the Land was Acquired, and Some Historical Papers Relating to Its Acquisition by Georgia, with Lineage Pages. Atlanta, Ga.: Stein Print. Co., 1928. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps 

Marriages

1827-1849; 1885-1886 Georgia Pioneers

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1879-80 - Coweta 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), Coweta County, Georgia. Page 154 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).