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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Georgia|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Monroe County'' <br>
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Monroe County'''<br><br>
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Guide to '''Monroe 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 = Monroe County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1827
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| founded date = May 15
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| seat = Forsyth
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Monroe County Courthouse<br> PO Box 189<br> Forsyth, GA 31029-0189<br> Phone: 912.994.7000&nbsp;<br> [http://www.monroecountygeorgia.com/ '''Monroe County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History  ==
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[http://www.monroecountygeorgia.com/ Monroe County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 189<br> Forsyth, GA 31029-0189<br> Phone: 912.994.7000&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Court has marriage, probate&nbsp;records from 1824, <br>birth records from 1927 and death records from 1940; <br>Clerk Superior Court has court&nbsp;and land records from<br>1821 and divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Monroe County, Georgia. Page 158 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== <br>History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1821'''--Monroe County was created from Creek Indian lands.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Forsyth
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'''1821'''--Monroe County was created 15 May 1827&nbsp;from Creek Indian Lands.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Forsyth <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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*[[Bibb County, Georgia|Bibb]]
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*[[Butts County, Georgia|Butts]]
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*[[Crawford County, Georgia|Crawford]]
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*[[Jasper County, Georgia|Jasper]]
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*[[Jones County, Georgia|Jones]]
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*[[Lamar County, Georgia|Lamar]]
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*[[Upson County, Georgia|Upson]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
==== Maps  ====
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==== Maps&nbsp; ====
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==== Marriages  ====
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Marriages 1824-1850 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymonroe.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymonroe.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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==== Probate&nbsp; ====
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*Wills 1824-1847 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymonroe.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Wills 1824-1847 (digital images). See names of testators. [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymonroe.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills 1848-1875 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymonroe.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Wills, 1868-1878 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymonroe.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Wills, 1876-1927 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymonroe.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Annual&nbsp;Returns 1823-1858 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymonroe.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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== 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=192006&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Monroe&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Monroe|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Monroe/ Monroe County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Monroe_County,_Georgia]]
 
[[Category:Monroe_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 19:53, 18 March 2013

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

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Monroe County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded May 15, 1827
County Seat Forsyth
Courthouse
Address Monroe County Courthouse
PO Box 189
Forsyth, GA 31029-0189
Phone: 912.994.7000 
Monroe County Website


County Courthouse

Monroe County Courthouse
PO Box 189
Forsyth, GA 31029-0189
Phone: 912.994.7000 

Probate Court has marriage, probate records from 1824,
birth records from 1927 and death records from 1940;
Clerk Superior Court has court and land records from
1821 and divorce records[1]


History

Parent County

1821--Monroe County was created 15 May 1827 from Creek Indian Lands.  County seat: Forsyth [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

Marriages 1824-1850 Georgia Pioneers ($)

Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886 Georgia Pioneers ($)

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Monroe County, Georgia. Page 158 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).