Toombs County, Georgia Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1905--Toombs County was created 18 August 1905 from Emanuel, Tattnall and Montgomery Counties.
 County seat: Lyons [1]

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

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).