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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Georgia|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Lee County'' <br>
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Lee County'''<br><br>
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Guide to '''Lee County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Lee County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1826
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| founded date = December 11
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| seat = Leesburg
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| building address = Lee County Courthouse<br>PO Box 889<br>Leesburg, GA 31763-0056<br>Phone: 912.759.6000<br>[http://www.lee.ga.us/ '''Lee County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Clerk Superior Court has marriage, divorce and&nbsp;court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lee County, Georgia. Page 157 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1825'''--Lee County was created from Indian lands ceded to the U.S.in 1825. It was abolished in 1826 due to treaty problems and recreated in Dec. 1826 from lands ceded in 1826.<br>'''County seat: '''&nbsp;Leesburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1825'''--Lee County was created 11 December 1826&nbsp;from Creek Indian Lands. '''County seat: '''&nbsp;Leesburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Crisp County, Georgia|Crisp]]
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*[[Dougherty County, Georgia|Dougherty]]
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*[[Sumter County, Georgia|Sumter]]
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*[[Terrell County, Georgia|Terrell]]
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*[[Worth County, Georgia|Worth]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*Wills 1854-1858 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countylee.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Digital&nbsp;Images of Wills 1854-1891. See names of testators. [http://georgiapioneers.com/counties/countylee.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Will Book A, 1854-1966 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countylee.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
==== Vital Records ====
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==== Vital Records ====
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===== Marriage =====
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*'''1867-1885''' - Lee County Marriage Index 1867-1885. Batch {{IGI|M713181}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/57/Igigeorgiael.pdf.</ref>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*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=191967&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Lee&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Lee|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Lee/ Lee County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 19:53, 2 April 2013

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

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Lee County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 11, 1826
County Seat Leesburg
Courthouse
Address Lee County Courthouse
PO Box 889
Leesburg, GA 31763-0056
Phone: 912.759.6000
Lee County Website


County Courthouse

Clerk Superior Court has marriage, divorce and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1825--Lee County was created 11 December 1826 from Creek Indian Lands. County seat:  Leesburg [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1858--The courthouse in Starkville burned with all of the county records. Another fire in 1872 destroyed the temporary courthouse in Leesburg.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriage
  • 1867-1885 - Lee County Marriage Index 1867-1885. Batch M713181 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lee County, Georgia. Page 157 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).
  3. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/57/Igigeorgiael.pdf.