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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Douglas.htm Douglas County Courthouse]<br> 8700 Hospital Drive <br>Douglasville, GA 30134-4501<br>Phone: 770.920.7252 <br><br>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>
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Douglas.htm Douglas County Courthouse]<br> 8700 Hospital Drive <br>Douglasville, GA 30134-4501<br>Phone: 770.920.7252 <br><br>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>  
  
 
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*Wills 1870-1916, Books B and C (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydouglas.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>
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*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>
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*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>
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*Index to Letters of Administration.Guardianship 1871-1885 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydouglas.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>  
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*Index to Inventories and Appraisements, Book B, 1886-1933 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countydouglas.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>
 
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Revision as of 18:32, 5 January 2013

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Douglas County Courthouse
8700 Hospital Drive
Douglasville, GA 30134-4501
Phone: 770.920.7252

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

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:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

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 ($).

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers 

Web Sites

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).