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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Rockdale County'''<br><br>  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.rockdalecounty.org/ Rockdale County&nbsp;Courthouse]<br> 922 Court Street North East<br> Conyers, GA 30207-4540<br> Phone: 770.929.4021&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Court has marriage and&nbsp;probate records from 1870 <br>and death records from 1930; Clerk Superior Court has land, <br>divorce and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Rockdale 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  ====
 
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'''1870'''--Rockdale County was created from Henry and Newton Counties.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Conyers
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'''1870'''--Rockdale County was created 18 October 1870&nbsp;from [[Henry County, Georgia|Henry and]] [[Newton County, Georgia|Newton]] Counties.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Conyers <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[DeKalb County, Georgia|DeKalb]]
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*[[Gwinnett County, Georgia|Gwinnett]]
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*[[Henry County, Georgia|Henry]]
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*[[Newton County, Georgia|Newton]]
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*[[Walton County, Georgia|Walton]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148722 Smyrna Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Conyers] BillionGraves
  
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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==== Marriages  ====
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&nbsp; 1885-1886 Marriages (from Newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyrockdale.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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&nbsp; Marriages Index 1876-1909 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyrockdale.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
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*Wills, Book B, 1914-1923 (digital images) See names of Testators. [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyrockdale.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills,&nbsp;Book A, 1870-1880 (digital images) See names of Testators. [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyrockdale.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Conyers Georgia Family History Center]]
  
 
== 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=192063&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Rockdale&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Rockdale|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Rockdale/ Rockdale County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
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[[Category:Rockdale_County,_Georgia]]
 
[[Category:Rockdale_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 22:43, 7 January 2013

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Rockdale County Courthouse
922 Court Street North East
Conyers, GA 30207-4540
Phone: 770.929.4021 

Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1870
and death records from 1930; Clerk Superior Court has land,
divorce and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1870--Rockdale County was created 18 October 1870 from Henry and Newton Counties. County seat: Conyers [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Smyrna Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Conyers BillionGraves

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

  1885-1886 Marriages (from Newspapers) Georgia Pioneers ($)

  Marriages Index 1876-1909 Georgia Pioneers ($)

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

  • Wills, Book B, 1914-1923 (digital images) See names of Testators. Georgia Pioneers
  • Wills, Book A, 1870-1880 (digital images) See names of Testators. Georgia Pioneers

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), Rockdale 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).