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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Elbert County'''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Elbert County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Elbert County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1790
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| founded date = December 10
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| seat = Elberton
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| building address = Elbert County Courthouse<br>10 W Church Sreet<br>Elberton, GA 30635-1498<br>Phone: 706.283.2005<br>[http://www.elbertco.net/ '''Elbert County Website'''] }}
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== Elbert County Georgia Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Elbert County Georgia Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]] Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court, land and cemetery records,&nbsp; from 1790 and military from 1922; Probate Court has birth, marriage, death, burial and probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Elbert County, Georgia. Page 155 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== Elbert County Georgia History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1790'''--Elbert County was created 10 December 1790&nbsp;from [[Wilkes_County,_Georgia|Wilkes ]]County.&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;&nbsp;'''Elberton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1790'''--Elbert County was created 10 December 1790&nbsp;from [[Wilkes County, Georgia|Wilkes ]]County.&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;&nbsp;'''Elberton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Elbert County Georgia Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Abbeville_County,_South_Carolina|Abbeville County, South Carolina]]
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*[[Abbeville County, South Carolina|Abbeville County, South Carolina]]  
*[[Anderson_County,_South_Carolina|Anderson County, South Carolina]]
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*[[Anderson County, South Carolina|Anderson County, South Carolina]]  
*[[Hart_County,_Georgia|Hart]]
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*[[Hart County, Georgia|Hart]]  
*[[Lincoln_County,_Georgia|Lincoln]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Georgia|Lincoln]]  
*[[Madison_County,_Georgia|Madison]]
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*[[Madison County, Georgia|Madison]]  
*[[McCormick_County,_South_Carolina|McCormick County, South Carolina]]
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*[[McCormick County, South Carolina|McCormick County, South Carolina]]  
*[[Oglethorpe_County,_Georgia|Oglethorpe]]
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*[[Oglethorpe County, Georgia|Oglethorpe]]  
*[[Wilkes_County,_Georgia|Wilkes]]
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*[[Wilkes County, Georgia|Wilkes]]
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== Elbert County Georgia Genealogy Resources  ==
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==== African American  ====
  
== Resources  ==
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*[http://www.nps.gov/history/seac/ITD/longversion/itd-lg1.htm In Those Days] is an oral history from elderly African Americans in Elbert County, Georgia, and Abbeville County, South Carolina.
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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:*McIntosh, John H. ''The Official History of Elbert County, 1790-1935.'' Elberton, Ga.: The Chapter, c1940. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22883 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Marriages<br>  ====
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*1817; 1885-1886 (from old newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyelbert.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>
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==== Migration  ====
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Early migration routes to Elbert County for European settlers included:
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:*Savannah River pre-historic
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:*[[Occaneechi Path]] pre-historic
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:*[[Middle Creek Trading Path]] pre-historic
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:*[[Fall Line Road]] about 1735
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:*[[Augusta-Savannah Trail]] 1740s
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:*[[Augusta and Cherokee Trail]] 1740s
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:*[[Great Valley Road|Great Valley Road (south fork)]] 1740s
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:*[[Charleston-Ft. Charlotte Trail|Charleston-Ft. Charlotte Trail]] in South Carolina about 1765
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:*[[Ft. Charlotte and Cherokee Old Path]] in South Carolina about 1765
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*Wills 1791-1826, Books A-M (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyelbert.html Georgia Pioneers]&nbsp;($)<br>
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*Index to Will Book 1835-1860 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyelbert.html Georgia Pioneers]&nbsp;($)<br>
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*Index to Misc. Wills, Inventories, Letters of Administration, 1791-1806 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyelbert.html Georgia Pioneers]&nbsp;($)<br>
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*Digital Images of Elbert County Wills 1836-1860.&nbsp;See names of Testators. [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyelbert.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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===== Death  =====
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:*'''1869-70''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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== Elbert County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
== Web Sites ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
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== Elbert 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=191853&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Elbert&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Elbert|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Elbert/ Elbert County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]&nbsp;($)<br>
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== Elbert County Georgia Genealogy References  ==
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== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Elbert_County,_Georgia]]
 
[[Category:Elbert_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 17:43, 22 March 2013

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

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Elbert County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 10, 1790
County Seat Elberton
Courthouse
Address Elbert County Courthouse
10 W Church Sreet
Elberton, GA 30635-1498
Phone: 706.283.2005
Elbert County Website


Elbert County Georgia Courthouse

Elbert County Georgia Courthouse.jpg
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court, land and cemetery records,  from 1790 and military from 1922; Probate Court has birth, marriage, death, burial and probate records[1]

Elbert County Georgia History

Parent County

1790--Elbert County was created 10 December 1790 from Wilkes County. County seat:  Elberton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Elbert County Georgia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Elbert County Georgia Genealogy Resources

African American

  • In Those Days is an oral history from elderly African Americans in Elbert County, Georgia, and Abbeville County, South Carolina.

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • McIntosh, John H. The Official History of Elbert County, 1790-1935. Elberton, Ga.: The Chapter, c1940. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Marriages

Migration

Early migration routes to Elbert County for European settlers included:

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1869-70 - Elbert County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Elbert County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Elbert County Georgia Genealogy Websites

Elbert County Georgia Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Elbert County, Georgia. Page 155 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).