Difference between revisions of "Douglas County, Georgia Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
({{Georgia-stub}})
(seo heading keywords)
(13 intermediate revisions by 11 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{Georgia-stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Douglas County'' <br>
+
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Douglas_County,_Georgia|Douglas County]]''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
+
Guide to '''Douglas County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
+
{{GADC}}
 +
 
 +
{{Infobox U.S. County
 +
| county = Douglas County
 +
| county_map =  
 +
| state = Georgia
 +
| state_map = Georgia.png
 +
| latd =
 +
| longd =
 +
| founded year = 1870
 +
| founded date = October 17
 +
| seat = Douglasville
 +
| building image =
 +
| building address = Douglas County Courthouse<br>8700 Hospital Drive<br>Douglasville, GA 30134-4501<br>Phone: 770.920.7252<br>[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Douglas.htm '''Douglas County Website'''] }}
 +
 
 +
== Douglas County Georgia Courthouse  ==
 +
 
 +
Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court,<br>and land records from 1870<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Douglas County, Georgia. Page 154 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 +
 
 +
== Douglas County Georgia History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1870'''--Douglas County was created 17 October 1870&nbsp;from [[Campbell County, Georgia|Campbell and]] [[Carroll County, Georgia|Carroll&nbsp;]]Counties.<br>&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Douglasville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
+
'''1870'''--Douglas County was created 17 October 1870 from [[Campbell County, Georgia|Campbell and]] [[Carroll County, Georgia|Carroll&nbsp;]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Douglasville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
Line 17: Line 36:
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
  
*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
+
*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>  
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
== Places/Localities  ==
+
== Douglas County Georgia Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
Line 31: Line 50:
 
*[[Paulding County, Georgia|Paulding]]
 
*[[Paulding County, Georgia|Paulding]]
  
== Resources  ==
+
== Douglas County Georgia Genealogy Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
 +
 +
*Paupers 1871-1890 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydouglas.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
Line 44: Line 65:
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
 +
 +
==== Marriages<br>  ====
 +
 +
*1885-1886 (from old newspapers)<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
Line 50: Line 75:
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
 +
 +
*Wills 1870-1916, Books B and C (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydouglas.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>
 +
*Letters of Administration and Guardianship 1871-1885 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydouglas.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>
 +
*Index to Letters of Administration.Guardianship 1871-1885 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydouglas.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>
 +
*Index to Wills, Book A, 1870-1932 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydouglas.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>
 +
*Index to Annual Returns, Book A, 1871-1897; Book&nbsp;B, 1886-1899 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydouglas.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>
 +
*Index to Inventories and Appraisements, Book B, 1886-1933 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydouglas.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
Line 55: Line 87:
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
+
===== Death  =====
 +
 
 +
:*'''1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
 +
 
 +
== Douglas County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries ==
 +
 
 +
==== Family History Centers&nbsp;  ====
  
== Web Sites ==
+
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 +
*[[Douglas Georgia Family History Center]]
 +
 
 +
== Douglas County Georgia Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*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=191844&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Douglas&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
+
*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Douglas|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 +
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Douglas/ Douglas County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 +
*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/ Georgia Pioneers]<br>
 +
 
 +
== Douglas County Georgia Genealogy References  ==
  
== References  ==
+
<references /> {{Georgia|Georgia}}
  
<references />
+
<br>{{Georgia-stub}} <br>  
  
 
[[Category:Douglas_County,_Georgia]]
 
[[Category:Douglas_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 17:39, 22 March 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Georgia Gotoarrow.png Douglas County

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

Hand and keyboard.jpg Georgia
Online Records



Douglas County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 17, 1870
County Seat Douglasville
Courthouse
Address Douglas County Courthouse
8700 Hospital Drive
Douglasville, GA 30134-4501
Phone: 770.920.7252
Douglas County Website


Douglas County Georgia Courthouse

Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court,
and land records from 1870[1]

Douglas County Georgia History

Parent County

1870--Douglas County was created 17 October 1870 from Campbell and Carroll Counties.
County seat:  Douglasville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1896 and 1957 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Douglas County Georgia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Douglas County Georgia Genealogy Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Marriages

  • 1885-1886 (from old newspapers)

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1879-80 - Douglas County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Douglas County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers 

Douglas County Georgia Genealogy Websites

Douglas County Georgia Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Douglas 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).


Template:Georgia-stub