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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Thomas County Georgia Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Thomas County Georgia Courthouse.jpg]][http://www.thomascountyboc.org/index.html Thomas County Courthouse]<br> 225 N Broad Street<br> Thomasville, GA 31792<br> Phone: 229.225.4108&nbsp;<br><br>County Health Department has birt and death records; <br>Probate Court has marriage and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records<br> from 1919 and land records from 1826<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Thomas 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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:*MacIntyre, W. Irwin. ''History of Thomas County, Georgia: From the Time of DeSoto to the Civil War.'' Thomasville, Ga.: 1923. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22845 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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*Wills, Book A,&nbsp;1826-1836 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countythomas.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills, Book B, 1837-1845 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countythomas.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Wills,&nbsp;Annual Returns, Inventories, Book A, 1826-1836 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countythomas.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Wills, Annual Returns, Inventories,&nbsp;Book B, 1837-1845 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countythomas.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Final&nbsp;Settlements,&nbsp;Book A, 1855-1862 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countythomas.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Final&nbsp;Settlements, Book B, 1863-1875 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countythomas.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Record of Wills Filed Between 1826 and 1860 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countythomas.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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Thomas County Health Department, Vital Records, P.O. Box 148, Thomasville, GA 31799-0148, Phone: (229) 226-4241&nbsp;
  
 
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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.  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Thomas/ Thomas 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 15:05, 10 October 2012

Template:Georgia-stub  United States  > Georgia > Thomas County

County Courthouse

Thomas County Georgia Courthouse.jpg
Thomas County Courthouse
225 N Broad Street
Thomasville, GA 31792
Phone: 229.225.4108 

County Health Department has birt and death records;
Probate Court has marriage and probate records;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records
from 1919 and land records from 1826[1]

History

Parent County

1825--Thomas County was created 23 December 1825 from Decatur andIrwin Counties. County seat: Thomasville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1849 -- Courthouse damaged by storm.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • MacIntyre, W. Irwin. History of Thomas County, Georgia: From the Time of DeSoto to the Civil War. Thomasville, Ga.: 1923. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps 

Marriages

  1885-1886 Marriages (from newspapers) Georgia Pioneers

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

Taxation

Vital Records

Thomas County Health Department, Vital Records, P.O. Box 148, Thomasville, GA 31799-0148, Phone: (229) 226-4241 

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Thomas 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).