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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Troup County'''<br><br>  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[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  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Troup County was created from Indian lands ceded to the U.S.in 1825. It was abolished in 1826 and then recreated in December from lands ceded in 1826. The county seat is LaGrange.
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'''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  ====
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'''November 4, 1936 '''-- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Chambers County, Alabama|Chambers County, Alabama]]
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*[[Coweta County, Georgia|Coweta]]
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*[[Harris County, Georgia|Harris]]
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*[[Heard County, Georgia|Heard]]
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*[[Meriwether County, Georgia|Meriwether]]
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*[[Randolph County, Alabama|Randolph County, Alabama]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
==== Maps  ====
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:*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] ($).<br>
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:*''Valley Historical Scrapbook.'' West Point, Ga.: The Society, 1970. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22941 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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==== Maps&nbsp;  ====
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==== Marriages ====
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&nbsp; 1885-1886 Marriages from Newspapers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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&nbsp; 1828-1837 Marriage Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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&nbsp; 1837-1844 Marriage Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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&nbsp; 1844-1858 Marriage License Index [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Probate&nbsp; ====
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*Wills 1832-1848 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Wills 1832-1848 (digital images). See Names of Testators&nbsp;[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills 1848-1863 (digital images).&nbsp;&nbsp;See Names of Testators. [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytroup.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to&nbsp;Troup County Divisions 1836-1839 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, Vol. U, 1861-62 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements,&nbsp;Sales, No. 5, 1862-64 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, No. 6, 1864-71 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Troup County Inventories,&nbsp;Appraisements,&nbsp;Sales, No. 7, 1866-68 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements,&nbsp;Sales, No. 8, 1869-71 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to&nbsp;Troup County Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, No. 9, 1871-1875 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Troup County Inventories, Appraisements,&nbsp;Sales, No. 10, 1875-1878 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/countiescountytroup.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[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.]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Troup|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Troup/ Troup County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com [http://www.georgiapioneers.com ]&nbsp;Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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<references /> {{Georgia|Georgia}}
  
 
[[Category:Troup_County,_Georgia]]
 
[[Category:Troup_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 22:51, 7 January 2013

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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).