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When was Cherokee County, GA Created?
Cherokee County was established on December 21, 1830 from lands previously held by the Cherokee Indians in the Cherokee Cession of 1831. (portions of Cherokee County were used to create Pickens County (1853) and Milton County (1857). Between 1847 and 1869 transferred land to Cass County (Bartow), Cobb County, Forsyth County, and Pickens County. ).
Where can find Cherokee County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Cherokee County vital records can be found at the Georgia Department of Health which has copies for copies of birth and death records since Jan 1919, copies of marriage since June 9, 1952 to 1996 and a Divorce records index since June 9, 1952. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Georgia for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Cherokee County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Cherokee Co. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.
The Cherokee County Health Department can issue Birth, Marriage and Death certificates while you wait. Contact the Clerk of Superior Court for Divorce Records and the Probate Judge for Marriage Records.
What Cherokee County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Cherokee County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Cherokee County Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1850 & 1860. Cherokee County Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Cherokee County Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Cherokee County Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890.
What genealogical records can I find in the Cherokee County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Cherokee County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Georgia courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Georgia residents.
The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Cherokee County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Georgia Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Cherokee County, GA?
A list of Cherokee County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Cherokee County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Cherokee County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to Cherokee County. These links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a cost. This is basically a list that has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another.