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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Wheeler.htm Wheeler County Courthouse ]<br>209 W Forest Avenue<br> Alamo, GA 30411<br> Phone: 912.568.713&nbsp;<br><br>County Health Department has birth&nbsp;and death records from 1927; <br>Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1913; <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records from 1913<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wheeler County, Georgia. Page 162 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 15:21, 10 October 2012

Template:Georgia-stubUnited States  > Georgia > Wheeler County

County Courthouse

Wheeler County Courthouse
209 W Forest Avenue
Alamo, GA 30411
Phone: 912.568.713 

County Health Department has birth and death records from 1927;
Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1913;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records from 1913[1]

History

Parent County

1912--Wheeler County was created 14 August 1912 from Montgomery County. County seat:  Alamo [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1916 -- 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

LDS Cemetery Records

US Vol. 5
page 156 - Wilkes Cemetery
page 156 - Frank Ervins Farm
page 157 - Hinson 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), Wheeler County, Georgia. Page 162 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).