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

Guide to Crawford County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Crawford County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 9, 1822
County Seat Roberta
Courthouse
Address Crawford County Courthouse
PO Box 1059
Roberta, GA 31078
Phone: 912.836.3782
Crawford County Website


Crawford County Georgia Courthouse

Crawford County Georgia Courthouse.jpg

Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records
from 1850 and land records[1]

Crawford County Georgia History

Parent County

1822--Crawford County was created 9 December 1822 from Houston County.
County seat: Knoxville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1851--The county courthouse was rebuilt after a fire.

Crawford County Georgia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Crawford County Georgia Genealogy Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

1885-1886 (from newspapers) Georgia Pioneers

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

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).

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriage
  • 1823-1888 - Crawford County Marriage Books A1 and A2 Index 1823-1888. Batch M712611 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1873-1902 - Crawford County Marriage Books B, C, and 5 Index 1873-1902. Batch M712612 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1898-1955 - Crawford County Marriage Books 6 and 7 Index 1898-1955. Batch M002527 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1909-1943 - Crawford County Marriage Book 8 Index 1909-1943. Batch M002528 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1942 - Crawford County Marriage Books B, C, and 5 Index 1942. Batch M712612 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70 - Crawford County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Crawford County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Crawford County Georgia Genealogy Websites

Crawford County Georgia Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Crawford 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).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 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.
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