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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Sumter County'''<br><br>  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.sumtercountyga.us/ Sumter County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 295<br> Americus, GA 31709-0295<br> Phone: 912.924.3090&nbsp;<br><br>County Health Department has birth, death and burial&nbsp;records; <br>Probate Court has marriage and probate records; Clerk Superior<br> Court has divorce, court and land records from 1831<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sumter County, Georgia. Page 160 {{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  ====
  
'''1831'''--Sumter County was created from Lee County .&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Americus
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'''1831'''--Sumter County was created 26 December 1831&nbsp;from [[Lee County, Georgia|Lee ]]County.&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Americus <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  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Crisp County, Georgia|Crisp]]
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*[[Dooly County, Georgia|Dooly]]
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*[[Lee County, Georgia|Lee]]
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*[[Macon County, Georgia|Macon]]
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*[[Marion County, Georgia|Marion]]
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*[[Schley County, Georgia|Schley]]
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*[[Terrell County, Georgia|Terrell]]
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*[[Webster County, Georgia|Webster]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
==== Maps  ====
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==== Marriages  ====
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&nbsp; 1833-1850 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countysumter.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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&nbsp; 1885-1886 (from newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countysumter.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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:*Andersonville, Georgia. Andersonville Prisoner of War Database. Andersonville, GA, USA: National Park Service, Andersonville National Historic Site. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3708 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*Clavreul, H. ''Diary of Rev. H. Clavreul: With the Names of Dying Federal Soldiers to Whom He Ministered at Andersonville, Ga. July and August, 1864.'' Waterbury, Conn.: Connecticut Association of Ex-prisoners of War, 1910. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=28735 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
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*Wills 1831-1900 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countysumter.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Will Book 00, 1838-1855 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countysumter.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
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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=192079&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Sumter&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Sumter|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Sumter/ Sumter County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
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Revision as of 22:43, 7 January 2013

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Sumter County Courthouse
PO Box 295
Americus, GA 31709-0295
Phone: 912.924.3090 

County Health Department has birth, death and burial records;
Probate Court has marriage and probate records; Clerk Superior
Court has divorce, court and land records from 1831[1]

History

Parent County

1831--Sumter County was created 26 December 1831 from Lee County. County seat:  Americus [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

  1833-1850 Georgia Pioneers ($)

  1885-1886 (from newspapers) Georgia Pioneers ($)

Military

Civil War
  • Andersonville, Georgia. Andersonville Prisoner of War Database. Andersonville, GA, USA: National Park Service, Andersonville National Historic Site. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Clavreul, H. Diary of Rev. H. Clavreul: With the Names of Dying Federal Soldiers to Whom He Ministered at Andersonville, Ga. July and August, 1864. Waterbury, Conn.: Connecticut Association of Ex-prisoners of War, 1910. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

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), Sumter County, Georgia. Page 160 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).