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| building address = Crawford County Courthouse<br>PO Box 1059<br>Roberta, GA 31078<br>Phone: 912.836.3782<br>[http://www.crawfordcountyga.org/'''Crawford County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Crawford County Courthouse<br>PO Box 1059<br>Roberta, GA 31078<br>Phone: 912.836.3782<br>[http://www.crawfordcountyga.org/'''Crawford County Website'''] }}  
  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1822'''--Crawford County was created 9 December 1822&nbsp;from [[Houston County, Georgia Genealogy|Houston]] County.<br>County seat: '''Knoxville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> '''  
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'''1822'''--Crawford County was created 9 December 1822&nbsp;from [[Houston County, Georgia Genealogy|Houston]] County.<br>County seat: '''Knoxville <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> '''  
  
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Crawford, Georgia''' online and in print</center>
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ga/crawford/cemetery.html GAGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/georgia/crawford.html Tombstone Project]
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The following web site may have additional information on Crawford County cemeteries.
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/GA/ Interment.net] Georgia cemetery records
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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'''Online Records'''
 
'''Online Records'''
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932370|Georgia Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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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
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932397|Georgia Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://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  
 
*'''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)
 
*'''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)
*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancestry.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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===== Marriage Records =====
 
===== Marriage Records =====
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*'''1560 - 1993''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=georgia%2cga Georgia, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
 
*'''1699 - 1944''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7839 Georgia Marriages 1699-1944] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com]— index $
 
*'''1699 - 1944''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7839 Georgia Marriages 1699-1944] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com]— index $
*'''1754 - 1960''' - {{RecordSearch|2549568|Georgia Church Marriages, 1754-1960}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1754 - 1960''' - {{RecordSearch|2549568|Georgia Church Marriages, 1754-1960}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1785 - 1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1927197|Georgia County Marriages 1785-1950}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
 
*'''1785 - 1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1927197|Georgia County Marriages 1785-1950}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
*'''1787 - 1962''' - {{RecordSearch|2543297|Georgia, Church Marriages, 1787-1962}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index  
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*'''1787 - 1962''' - {{RecordSearch|2543297|Georgia, Church Marriages, 1787-1962}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index  
 
*'''1808 - 1967''' - {{RecordSearch|1674807|Georgia Marriages 1808-1967}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index<br>
 
*'''1808 - 1967''' - {{RecordSearch|1674807|Georgia Marriages 1808-1967}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index<br>
 
*'''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 $
 
*'''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 $
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*'''1898 - 1955''' - Crawford County Marriage Books 6 and 7 Index 1898-1955. Batch {{IGI|M002527}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
 
*'''1898 - 1955''' - Crawford County Marriage Books 6 and 7 Index 1898-1955. Batch {{IGI|M002527}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
 
*'''1909 - 1943''' - Crawford County Marriage Book 8 Index 1909-1943. Batch {{IGI|M002528}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
 
*'''1909 - 1943''' - Crawford County Marriage Book 8 Index 1909-1943. Batch {{IGI|M002528}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
*'''1942''' - Crawford County Marriage Books B, C, and 5 Index 1942. Batch {{IGI|M712612}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1942''' - Crawford County Marriage Books B, C, and 5 Index 1942. Batch {{IGI|M712612}} at FamilySearch - free.
  
 
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===== Death Records =====
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*'''1914 - 1927''' - {{RecordSearch|1320969|Georgia Deaths 1914-1927}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
 
*'''1914 - 1927''' - {{RecordSearch|1320969|Georgia Deaths 1914-1927}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
 
*'''1919 - 1998''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5426 Georgia Deaths 1919-1998] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 
*'''1919 - 1998''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5426 Georgia Deaths 1919-1998] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
*'''1928 - 1939''' - {{RecordSearch|1385727|Georgia Deaths 1928-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1928 - 1942''' - {{RecordSearch|1385727|Georgia Deaths 1928-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
 
*'''1933 - 1998''' - {{RecordSearch|1937238|Georgia Death Index 1933-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
 
*'''1933 - 1998''' - {{RecordSearch|1937238|Georgia Death Index 1933-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
 
===== Vital Record Substitutes =====
 
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*'''1867-1868''' - {{RecordSearch|2739725|Georgia, Reconstruction Registration Oath Books, 1867-1868}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==

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United States
Georgia
Crawford County

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

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


County Information

Crawford County, Georgia Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Crawford County, Georgia Genealogy Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate

1823

1830
1830
1830

County Courthouse

Crawford County Georgia Courthouse.jpg

Crawford County Courthouse
PO Box 1059
Roberta, GA 31078
Phone: 912.836.3782
Crawford County Courthouse

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

Clerk of Superior Court
100 GA Hwy 42 South
Knoxville, GA 31050
Phone: (478) 836-3328

Probate Court of Crawford County
100 GA Highway 42 S
Knoxville, GA 31050
Phone: 478-836-3313

History

Parent County

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

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1830. The courthouse at Knoxville burned 18 February 1830. The probate and land records were lost. The marriage book survived.[3]

For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Bibb County  • Monroe County  • Peach County  • Taylor County  • Upson County

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Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Crawford, 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 Crawford 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 Crawford 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.

Maps

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Military

  • Georgia Military - USGenWeb Archives Project
Civil War

Online Records

Regiments. Service men in Crawford 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 Crawford County, Georgia Genealogy:

- 6th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate) , Company E
- 27th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate) , Company C
- 28th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate) , Company C
- 45th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate) , Company K
- 57th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate) , Company F
- Georgia USGenWeb Archives Project

Naturalization

Newspapers

Newspapers Extracts and Abstracts

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

Occupations

Probate Records

Online 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).

  • 1835-1857, 1852-1894 - Index to Will Bk A, 1835-1857; Bk B, 1852-1894 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • 1874-1898 - Index to Bonds (Guardianships, Administrators), Bk 2, 1874-1898 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • 1836-1837 - Index to Inventories and Appraisements 1836-1837 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • 1835-1852 - Wills 1835-1852 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers ($)

Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and all slaves up to age 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
  • 1823 - 1888 - Crawford County Marriage Books A1 and A2 Index 1823-1888. Batch M712611 at FamilySearch - free.[4] Please note: The records accessed by the Batch Number mistakenly indicate, in the Events column "Ouachita, Arkansas" rather than "Crawford, Georgia". However, the records are for Crawford County Georgia.
  • 1873 - 1902 - Crawford County Marriage Books B, C, and 5 Index 1873-1902. Batch M712612 at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
  • 1898 - 1955 - Crawford County Marriage Books 6 and 7 Index 1898-1955. Batch M002527 at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
  • 1909 - 1943 - Crawford County Marriage Book 8 Index 1909-1943. Batch M002528 at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
  • 1942 - Crawford County Marriage Books B, C, and 5 Index 1942. Batch M712612 at FamilySearch - free.
Death Records
Vital Record Substitutes

Voter Records

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Crawford County Historical Society
County Courthouse
Knoxville 31050

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), 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. Paul K. Graham, Georgia Courthouse Disasters (Decatur, Georgia: Genealogy Co., 2013), 24. 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.