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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Georgia|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Toombs County'' <br>
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Toombs County'''<br><br>  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Toombs.htm Toombs County Courthouse]<br> 100 Courthouse Square<br> Lyons, GA 30436<br> Phone: 912.526.3501&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Court has birth, marriage, death, burial and probate records from 1905; <br>Clerk superior Court has divorce, court, and land records from 1905<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Toombs County, Georgia. Page 161 {{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  ====
  
'''1905'''--Toombs County was created from Emanuel, Tattnall and Montgomery&nbsp;Counties. The county seat is Lyons.
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'''1905'''--Toombs County was created 18 August 1905&nbsp;from [[Emanuel County, Georgia|Emanuel]], [[Tattnall County, Georgia|Tattnall]] and [[Montgomery County, Georgia|Montgomery]]&nbsp;Counties.<br>&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Lyons <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''COURTHOUSE IS DESTROYED<br>'''Toombs County Loses Structure Valued at $50,000 - Partial Insurance.<br>LYONS, Nov. 21. -- The Toombs County courthouse was destroyed by fire early today, causing a loss estimated at $50,000. The county carried insurance of $30,000 on the building. Records are believed to be safe in the vaults.
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The Macon Daily Telegraph, Macon, GA 22 Nov 1917<br>
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Toombs County's first courthouse was a brick structure built in 1906. The building was destroyed by fire in 1917 and rebuilt in 1919.
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http://www.cviog.uga.edu/Projects/gainfo/courthouses/toombsCH.htm<br>(source:[http://www3.gendisasters.com/georgia/6931/lyons-ga-toombs-county-courthouse-fire-nov-1917 ''GenDisasters''])
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Appling County, Georgia|Appling]]
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*[[Candler County, Georgia|Candler]]
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*[[Emanuel County, Georgia|Emanuel]]
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*[[Jeff Davis County, Georgia|Jeff Davis]]
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*[[Montgomery County, Georgia|Montgomery]]
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*[[Tattnall County, Georgia|Tattnall]]
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*[[Treutlen County, Georgia|Treutlen]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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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=192108&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Toombs&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Toombs|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Toombs/ Toombs County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Toombs_County,_Georgia]]
 
[[Category:Toombs_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 15:50, 14 December 2012

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County Courthouse

Toombs County Courthouse
100 Courthouse Square
Lyons, GA 30436
Phone: 912.526.3501 

Probate Court has birth, marriage, death, burial and probate records from 1905;
Clerk superior Court has divorce, court, and land records from 1905[1]

History

Parent County

1905--Toombs County was created 18 August 1905 from Emanuel, Tattnall and Montgomery Counties.
 County seat: Lyons [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

COURTHOUSE IS DESTROYED
Toombs County Loses Structure Valued at $50,000 - Partial Insurance.
LYONS, Nov. 21. -- The Toombs County courthouse was destroyed by fire early today, causing a loss estimated at $50,000. The county carried insurance of $30,000 on the building. Records are believed to be safe in the vaults.

The Macon Daily Telegraph, Macon, GA 22 Nov 1917

Toombs County's first courthouse was a brick structure built in 1906. The building was destroyed by fire in 1917 and rebuilt in 1919.

http://www.cviog.uga.edu/Projects/gainfo/courthouses/toombsCH.htm
(source:GenDisasters)

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records

US Vol 5
page 151 - McCullough Cemetery
page 151 - Off in The Woods Cemetery
page 152 - Mount Zion Cemetery
page 152 - Mobley Family Cemetery
page 153 - Stanley Cemetery
page 153 - Reedy Creek Cemetery
page 154 - Vaughn Cemetery
page 154 - Moseley Family Cemetery
page 154 - Bazemore Cemetery

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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), Toombs County, Georgia. Page 161 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).