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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Georgia|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Newton County'' <br>
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Newton County'''<br><br>
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Guide to '''Newton 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 = Newton County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1821
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| founded date = December 24
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| seat = Covington
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| building address =  Newton County Courthouse<br> 113 Usher Street<br> Covington, GA 30014<br> Phone: 770.784.2000&nbsp;<br> [http://www.co.newton.ga.us/'''Newton County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.newton.ga.us/ Newton County Courthouse]<br> 113 Usher Street<br> Covington, GA 30014<br> Phone: 770.784.2000&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce,&nbsp;court and <br>land records from 1822 and miltiary records<br> from 1917<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Newton County, Georgia. Page 159 {{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  ====
  
'''1821'''--Newton County was created&nbsp; 24 December 1821 from [[Jasper_County,_Georgia|Henry, Jasper]] and [[Walton_County,_Georgia|Walton]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Covington <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1821'''--Newton County was created&nbsp; 24 December 1821 from [[Jasper County, Georgia|Henry, Jasper]] and [[Walton County, Georgia|Walton]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Covington <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
  
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research] <br>
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*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>  
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Butts_County,_Georgia|Butts]]
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*[[Butts County, Georgia|Butts]]  
*[[Henry_County,_Georgia|Henry]]
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*[[Henry County, Georgia|Henry]]  
*[[Jasper_County,_Georgia|Jasper]]
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*[[Jasper County, Georgia|Jasper]]  
*[[Morgan_County,_Georgia|Morgan]]
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*[[Morgan County, Georgia|Morgan]]  
*[[Rockdale_County,_Georgia|Rockdale]]
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*[[Rockdale County, Georgia|Rockdale]]  
*[[Walton_County,_Georgia|Walton]]
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*[[Walton County, Georgia|Walton]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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:*G. H. P. ''Noah Phillips of Newton County, GA. and Litchfield, Conn. His Ancestors and Descendants.'' Covington, Georgia. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=34385 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
==== Maps  ====
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==== Marriages  ====
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1885-1886 Marriages from newspapers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countynewton.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Probate  ====
 
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:*'''1823-1871''' - Newton County, Georgia Will Testators Index (Vols. 1-2) at [http://www.sampubco.com/wills/ga/ganewton01.htm SamPubCo] - free.<br>
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:*Wills, Book A, 1820-1851 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countynewton.html Georgia Pioneers]
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:*Wills, Book B, 1851-1870 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countynewton.html Georgia Pioneers]
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:*Wills, Book C, 1871-1896 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countynewton.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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*Births 1888-1904 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countynewton.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== 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=192023&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Newton&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Newton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Newton/ Newton 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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Revision as of 19:55, 18 March 2013

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

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Newton County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 24, 1821
County Seat Covington
Courthouse
Address Newton County Courthouse
113 Usher Street
Covington, GA 30014
Phone: 770.784.2000 
Newton County Website


County Courthouse

Newton County Courthouse
113 Usher Street
Covington, GA 30014
Phone: 770.784.2000 

Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and
land records from 1822 and miltiary records
from 1917[1]

History

Parent County

1821--Newton County was created  24 December 1821 from Henry, Jasper and Walton Counties.
County seat: Covington [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1883 -- 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

Court

Genealogy

  • G. H. P. Noah Phillips of Newton County, GA. and Litchfield, Conn. His Ancestors and Descendants. Covington, Georgia. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

1885-1886 Marriages from newspapers 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), Newton County, Georgia. Page 159 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).
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