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'''1826'''--Muscogee County was created 11 December 1826&nbsp;from Creek Indian Lands.&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;''' Columbus <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1826'''--Muscogee County was created 11 December 1826&nbsp;from Creek Indian Lands.&nbsp;<br>'''County seat:&nbsp;''' Columbus <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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:*Martin, John H. ''Columbus, Geo., From Its Selection as a "Trading Town" in 1827, to Its Partial Destruction by Wilson's Raid, in 1865: History, Incident, Personality.'' Columbus, Ga.: T. Gilbert, 1874-1875. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=24398 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*Telfair, Nancy. ''A History of Columbus, Georgia: 1828-1928.'' Columbus, Ga.: Historical Pub. Co., c1929. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22823 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 23:14, 9 January 2012

Template:Georgia-stubUnited States  > Georgia > Muscogee County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1826--Muscogee County was created 11 December 1826 from Creek Indian Lands. 
County seat:  Columbus [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1838 -- 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

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Columbus

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Martin, John H. Columbus, Geo., From Its Selection as a "Trading Town" in 1827, to Its Partial Destruction by Wilson's Raid, in 1865: History, Incident, Personality. Columbus, Ga.: T. Gilbert, 1874-1875. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Telfair, Nancy. A History of Columbus, Georgia: 1828-1928. Columbus, Ga.: Historical Pub. Co., c1929. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 1826-1852 Jefferey, Alice. Georgia Marriage Records, Houston, Muscogee, Talbot Counties. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries

Public Libraries

Columbus Public Library
Genealogy Department
3000 Macon Rd.
Columbus, GA 31906
Telephone: (706) 243-2681
They offer local histories, biographies, censuses, maps, newspapers, genealogy classes, and more.

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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