Gordon County, Georgia Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.png Georgia Gotoarrow.png Gordon County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1850--Gordon County was created 13 February 1850 from Cass (named changed to Bartow County 6 Dec. 1861) andFloyd Counties.
County seat: Calhoun[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1888 -- Courthouse damaged by Storm. For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Bethesda Baptist Church Cemetery (incomplete); 

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Pitts, Lulie. History of Gordon County, Georgia. Calhoun, Ga.: Press of the Calhoun Times, c1934. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • Bartow Press - 900 issues spanning 1983-2006 freely available via Google News Archive

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1869-70, 1879-80 - Gordon County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).