DeKalb County, Georgia Genealogy
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
See Georgia Counties: Their Changing Boundaries (Georgia Archives)
1842 and 1898 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
- Cities: Atlanta, Avondale Estates, Chamblee, Clarkston, Decatur, Doraville, Dunwoody, Lithonia, Pine Lake, Stone Mountain.
- Communities: Belvedere Park, Candler-McAfee, Druid Hills, Gresham Park, North Druid Hills, Toco Hills, Panthersville, Redan, Scottdale, Tucker, Briarcliff, Brookhaven, Collinsville, Conley, Constitution, Ellenwood, Embry Hills, Mechanicsville, Mountain View, Northlake, Philadelphia, Pittsburg, Skyland, Turner Hill, Adair Park, Belmont, Carver Hills, College Heights, Columbia Park, Cross Keys, Edgewood, Emory, Flat Rock, Klondike, Kirkwood, Lenox Place, Lynwood Park, Medlock, Montreal, Nelms, Parkwood, Pea Ridge, Rehoboth, Rock Chapel, Shermantown, Silver Lake, Smokerise, Stonehaven, Sundown, Winnona Park.
- Register of Free Persons of Color, Freeman record (DeKalb History Center) - provides the names, ages, birth places, residences, and brief descriptions of all free African-Americans residing in DeKalb County from 1851-1864.
- DeKalb County Cemeteries (Georgia USGenWeb Archives Project) - Provides a partial list of DeKalb cemeteries along with location information and transcriptions.
- Cemetery Database (DeKalb History Center) - On-line database of Frank Garrett's 1930s cemetery records for DeKalb County. Records are indexed by surname and cemetery name.
- Cemeteries Collection (DeKalb History Center) - A collection of photographs documenting approximately 40 cemeteries.
- Cemetery Subject Files (DeKalb History Center) - Listing of cemetery subject files available at the DeKalb History Center.
- Find a Grave - User-submitted data and photographs of DeKalb cemeteries.
Societies and Libraries
- DeKalb History Center - Local historical society with online databases for cemetery, marriage, land, and military records.
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- DeKalb County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- "Johann de Kalb," Wikipedia.
- Georgia Counties: Their Changing Boundaries
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).