Difference between revisions of "Troup County, Georgia Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
({{GADC}})
(17 intermediate revisions by 14 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Georgia|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Troup County'' <br>
+
''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Troup County'''<br><br>  
 +
 
 +
{{GADC}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 +
 +
[http://www.troupcountyga.org/ Troup County Courthouse]<br> 118 Ridley Avenue; PO Box 1051<br> LaGrange, GA 30240<br> Phone: 706.883.1740&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Archives has marriage, burial, divorce, land, proabte and <br>court records from 1827, military records 1890-1936 and naturalization <br>records from 1843-1908; County Health Department&nbsp;has birth and death<br> records from 1919<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Troup County, Georgia. Page 161 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
Line 7: Line 11:
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1826'''--Troup County was created 11 December 1826&nbsp;from Creek Indian Lands.&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;LaGrange <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
+
'''1826'''--Troup County was created 11 December 1826&nbsp;from Creek Indian Lands.&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;LaGrange <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  ====
 +
 +
'''November 4, 1936 '''-- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
 +
 +
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
 +
 +
*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
 +
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
Line 19: Line 30:
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Chambers_County,_Alabama|Chambers County, Alabama]]
+
*[[Chambers County, Alabama|Chambers County, Alabama]]  
*[[Coweta_County,_Georgia|Coweta]]
+
*[[Coweta County, Georgia|Coweta]]  
*[[Harris_County,_Georgia|Harris]]
+
*[[Harris County, Georgia|Harris]]  
*[[Heard_County,_Georgia|Heard]]
+
*[[Heard County, Georgia|Heard]]  
*[[Meriwether_County,_Georgia|Meriwether]]
+
*[[Meriwether County, Georgia|Meriwether]]  
*[[Randolph_County,_Alabama|Randolph County, Alabama]]
+
*[[Randolph County, Alabama|Randolph County, Alabama]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
Line 38: Line 49:
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
==== Maps  ====
+
:*Smith, Clifford L. ''History of Troup County.'' Atlanta, Ga.: Printed by Foote &amp; Davies Co., 1935. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22847 Ancestry] ($).<br>
 +
 
 +
:*''Valley Historical Scrapbook.'' West Point, Ga.: The Society, 1970. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22941 Ancestry] ($).<br>
 +
 
 +
==== Maps&nbsp;  ====
 +
 
 +
==== Marriages ====
 +
 
 +
&nbsp; 1885-1886 Marriages from Newspapers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
 +
 
 +
&nbsp; 1828-1837 Marriage Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
 +
 
 +
&nbsp; 1837-1844 Marriage Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
 +
 
 +
&nbsp; 1844-1858 Marriage License Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
 +
 
 +
<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
Line 44: Line 71:
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate  ====
+
==== Probate&nbsp; ====
 +
 
 +
*Wills 1832-1848 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
 +
*Wills 1832-1848 (digital images). See Names of Testators&nbsp;[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers]
 +
*Wills 1848-1863 (digital images).&nbsp;&nbsp;See Names of Testators. [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytroup.html Georgia Pioneers]
 +
*Index to&nbsp;Troup County Divisions 1836-1839 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
 +
*Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, Vol. U, 1861-62 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
 +
*Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements,&nbsp;Sales, No. 5, 1862-64 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
 +
*Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, No. 6, 1864-71 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
 +
*Index to Troup County Inventories,&nbsp;Appraisements,&nbsp;Sales, No. 7, 1866-68 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
 +
*Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements,&nbsp;Sales, No. 8, 1869-71 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
 +
*Index to&nbsp;Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, No. 9, 1871-1875 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
 +
*Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements,&nbsp;Sales, No. 10, 1875-1878 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
Line 50: Line 89:
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
+
== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
 +
 
 +
==== Family History Centers  ====
 +
 
 +
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== 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=192113&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Troup&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
+
*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Troup|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 +
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Troup/ Troup County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 +
*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com [http://www.georgiapioneers.com ]&nbsp;Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
<references/>
+
 
 +
<references /> {{Georgia|Georgia}}
 +
 
 
[[Category:Troup_County,_Georgia]]
 
[[Category:Troup_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 22:51, 7 January 2013

United States go to Georgia go to Troup County

Hand and keyboard.jpg Georgia
Online Records


County Courthouse

Troup County Courthouse
118 Ridley Avenue; PO Box 1051
LaGrange, GA 30240
Phone: 706.883.1740 

County Archives has marriage, burial, divorce, land, proabte and
court records from 1827, military records 1890-1936 and naturalization
records from 1843-1908; County Health Department has birth and death
records from 1919[1]

History

Parent County

1826--Troup County was created 11 December 1826 from Creek Indian Lands. County seat:  LaGrange [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

November 4, 1936 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Smith, Clifford L. History of Troup County. Atlanta, Ga.: Printed by Foote & Davies Co., 1935. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Valley Historical Scrapbook. West Point, Ga.: The Society, 1970. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps 

Marriages

  1885-1886 Marriages from Newspapers Georgia Pioneers ($)

  1828-1837 Marriage Index Georgia Pioneers ($)

  1837-1844 Marriage Index Georgia Pioneers ($)

  1844-1858 Marriage License Index Georgia Pioneers ($)


Military

Newspapers

Probate 

  • Wills 1832-1848 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Wills 1832-1848 (digital images). See Names of Testators Georgia Pioneers
  • Wills 1848-1863 (digital images).  See Names of Testators. Georgia Pioneers
  • Index to Troup County Divisions 1836-1839 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, Vol. U, 1861-62 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, No. 5, 1862-64 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, No. 6, 1864-71 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, No. 7, 1866-68 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, No. 8, 1869-71 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, No. 9, 1871-1875 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, No. 10, 1875-1878 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), Troup 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).