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Guide to '''Crawford County, Georgia ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
 
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| county = Crawford County
 
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| founded year = 1822
 
| founded date = December 9
 
| seat = Roberta
 
| building image = Crawford County, Georgia Courthouse.jpg
 
| building address = Crawford County Courthouse<br>PO Box 1059<br>Roberta, GA 31078<br>Phone: 912.836.3782<br>[http://www.crawfordcountyga.org/'''Crawford County Website'''] }}  
 
  
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Guide to '''Crawford County, Georgia ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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|organized= December 9, 1822
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|county seat= Roberta
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|parent county= [[Houston County, Georgia Genealogy|Houston]]<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Georgia.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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|county1= [[Bibb County, Georgia Genealogy|Bibb]]
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|county2= [[Monroe County, Georgia Genealogy|Monroe]]
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|county3= [[Peach County, Georgia Genealogy|Peach]]
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|county4= [[Taylor County, Georgia Genealogy|Taylor]]
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|county5= [[Upson County, Georgia Genealogy|Upson]]</br><center>[[Crawford County, Georgia Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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[[Image:Crawford County Georgia Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Old Crawford County Georgia Courthouse]]
 
== County Information ==
 
== County Information ==
  
=== Crawford County, Georgia Record Dates ===
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=== Description ===
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The County was named for statesman William H. Crawford who had served as a U.S. senator, minister to France, and secretary of the treasury. The County is located in the west central area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Crawford County, Georgia" in ''https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crawford_County,_Georgia''</ref>
  
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{GA Courthouse Intro|Crawford}}
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'''Crawford County Courthouse'''<br>PO Box 1059<br>Roberta, GA 31078<br>Phone: 912-836-3782<br>[http://www.crawfordcountyga.org/ Crawford County Website]<br><br>
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Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1850 and land records.<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Georgia.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Crawford County, Georgia Record Dates  ===
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{{GA Record Dates Intro|Crawford}}
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
 
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Crawford County, Georgia Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Crawford County, Georgia Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Crawford County, Georgia Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Crawford County, Georgia Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Crawford County, Georgia Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Crawford County, Georgia Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Crawford County, Georgia Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Birth|Birth]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Marriage_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1823
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Death_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1830
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1830
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1830
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1823<br>  
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | <br>
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1830<br>
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1830<br>
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1830<br>
 
 
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=== Record Loss ===
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Crawford County Georgia Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Crawford County Georgia Courthouse.jpg]]<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347391926910_66" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347391926910_265" />
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'''1830''' The courthouse at Knoxville burned 18 February 1830. The probate and land records were lost. The marriage book survived.<ref name="PKG">Paul K. Graham, ''Georgia Courthouse Disasters'' (Decatur, Georgia: Genealogy Co., 2013), 24. {{WorldCat|852690295|item|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}.</ref>
'''Crawford County Courthouse'''<br>PO Box 1059<br>Roberta, GA 31078<br>Phone: 912.836.3782<br>[http://www.crawfordcountyga.org/probate-court/ Crawford County Courthouse]<br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1850 and land records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Crawford County, Georgia. Page 154 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> <br><br>
 
'''Clerk of Superior Court'''<br>100 GA Hwy 42 South<br>Knoxville, GA 31050<br>Phone: (478) 836-3328<br><br>'''Probate Court of Crawford County'''<br>100 GA Highway 42 S<br>Knoxville, GA  31050<br>Phone: 478-836-3313<br><br>
 
 
 
== History  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
 
'''1822'''--Crawford County was created 9 December 1822&nbsp;from [[Houston County, Georgia Genealogy|Houston]] County.<br>County seat: '''Knoxville <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> '''
 
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
 
For animated maps illustrating Georgia county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/georgia/ "Rotating Formation Georgia County Boundary Maps"] (1758-1932) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
 
 
==== Variant Spellings  ====
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
{{Fire}}'''1830.''' The courthouse at Knoxville burned 18 February 1830. The probate and land records were lost. The marriage book survived.<ref name="PKG">Paul K. Graham, ''Georgia Courthouse Disasters'' (Decatur, Georgia: Genealogy Co., 2013), 24. {{WorldCat|852690295|item|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}.</ref><br><br>  
 
  
 
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== Places/Localities ==
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{GA Boundary Changes Intro|Crawford}}
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*'''1822''' Crawford County was created 9 December 1822 from [[Houston County, Georgia Genealogy|Houston]] County.
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*'''County seat:''' Roberta<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Georgia.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> '''<br>
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For animated maps illustrating Georgia county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/georgia/ "Rotating Formation Georgia County Boundary Maps"] (1758-1932) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
==== Populated Places ====
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=== Populated Places ===
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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{{GA Populated Places Intro|Crawford}}
  
[[Bibb County, Georgia Genealogy|Bibb County]] {{•}}
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=== History Timeline ===
[[Monroe County, Georgia Genealogy|Monroe County]] {{•}}
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{{GA Historical Timeline Intro|Crawford}}
[[Peach County, Georgia Genealogy|Peach County]] {{•}}
 
[[Taylor County, Georgia Genealogy|Taylor County]] {{•}}
 
[[Upson County, Georgia Genealogy|Upson County]]
 
  
<center>{{ GACrawford County, Georgia Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
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== Resources ==
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{{GA Resources Intro|Crawford}}
  
== Genealogy Resources  ==
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{GA Bible Intro|Crawford}}
  
==== Research Guides ====
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=== Biographies ===
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{{GA Biographies Intro|Crawford}}
  
==== African Americans  ====
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{GA Business Records Intro|Crawford}}
  
==== Bible Records  ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
 
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{{GA Cemeteries Intro|Crawford}}
==== Cemeteries ====
 
{{GA Cemeteries Intro| Crawford}}
 
  
 
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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*[http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=12&GScnty=421&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
 
*[http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=12&GScnty=421&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
 
 
*[https://sites.google.com/a/genealogygreenhouse.com/crawford-cemeteries/ GAGenWeb]
 
*[https://sites.google.com/a/genealogygreenhouse.com/crawford-cemeteries/ GAGenWeb]
 
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ga/crawford/cemetery.html GAGenWeb Archives]
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ga/crawford/cemetery.html GAGenWeb Archives]
 
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/georgia/crawford.html Tombstone Project]
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/georgia/crawford.html Tombstone Project]  
 
 
 
 
*[https://billiongraves.com/search/#/ Billion Graves]
 
*[https://billiongraves.com/search/#/ Billion Graves]
 
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>''' TombstoneTranscriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
 
| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>''' TombstoneTranscriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
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*{{FHL|553836|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
 
*{{FHL|553836|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
 
 
*[https://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=Crawford%2C+Georgia+cemeteries+ WorldCat]
 
*[https://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=Crawford%2C+Georgia+cemeteries+ WorldCat]
 
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
 
| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=12&CScnty=421 Findagrave.com]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=12&CScnty=421 Findagrave.com]
 
*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Georgia&county=Crawford&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
 
*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Georgia&county=Crawford&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
 
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=7886&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=48&stateAbbv=&stateName= Crawford County Cemeteries]
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=7886&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=48&stateAbbv=&stateName= Crawford County Cemeteries]
 
 
*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/georgia-cemetery-records.htm Georgia Cemetery Records]
 
*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/georgia-cemetery-records.htm Georgia Cemetery Records]
 
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/GA/ Interment.net] Georgia cemetery records
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/GA/ Interment.net] Georgia cemetery records
  
==== Census ====
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=== Census Records ===
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{{GA Census Intro|Crawford}}
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=== Church Records ===
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{{GA Church Intro|Crawford}}
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=== Court Records ===
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{{GA Court Intro|Crawford}}
  
==== Church Records  ====
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=== Directories ===
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{{GA Directories Intro|Crawford}}
  
{{GA Church Intro}}  
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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{{GA Emigration Intro|Crawford}}
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{GA Ethnic Groups Intro|Crawford}}
  
==== Genealogy ====
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=== Funeral Homes ===
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{{GA Funeral Homes Intro|Crawford}}
  
==== Land and Property ====
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=== Genealogies ===
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{{GA Genealogies Intro|Crawford}}
  
{{GA Land}}  
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{GA Guardianship Intro|Crawford}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{GA Land Intro|Crawford}}
  
{{GA History}}  
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{GA Histories Intro|Crawford}}
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{GA Maps Intro|Crawford}}
  
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/georgia/ Maps of Georgia (1758-1932)]
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/georgia/ Maps of Georgia (1758-1932)]
  
[[Image:Gacrawford.jpg|center|800px|Gacrawford.jpg]]
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[[Image:Gacrawford.jpg|700px|Gacrawford.jpg]]
  
==== Military ====
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=== Migration ===
*Georgia Military - [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ga/crawford/military.html USGenWeb] Archives Project
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{{GA Migration Intro|Crawford}}
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=== Military Records ===
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{{GA Military Intro|Crawford}}
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*Georgia [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ga/crawford/military.html USGenWeb] Archives Project
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'''''Civil War '''''<br>
  
 
'''Online Records'''
 
'''Online Records'''
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932370|Georgia Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932370|Georgia Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932397|Georgia Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index  
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*'''1861-1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932397|Georgia Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1861-1865''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1861-1865''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
 
 
{{VAciv}}
 
:- [[6th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)|6th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)]] , Company E
 
:- [[27th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)|27th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)]] , Company C
 
:- [[28th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)|28th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)]] , Company C
 
:- [[45th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)|45th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)]] , Company K
 
:- [[57th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)|57th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)]] , Company F
 
:- Georgia [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ga/crawford/military.html USGenWeb] Archives Project
 
  
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{{GA Civil War Regiments|Crawford}}<br>
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:- [[6th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)|6th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)]] , Company E
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:- [[27th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)|27th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)]] , Company C
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:- [[28th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)|28th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)]] , Company C
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:- [[45th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)|45th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)]] , Company K
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:- [[57th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)|57th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)]] , Company F
  
*'''1920-1929''' - {{RecordSearch|3010041|Georgia, World War I, Statement of Service Cards, 1920-1929}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
  
==== Naturalization  ====
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'''''World War I'''''<br>
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*'''1920-1929''' {{RecordSearch|3010041|Georgia, World War I, Statement of Service Cards, 1920-1929}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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{{GA Naturalization Intro|Crawford}}
  
'''Newspapers Extracts and Abstracts'''
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=== Newspapers ===
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{{GA Newspapers Intro|Crawford}}
  
{{GA Newspaper abstracts|Crawford}}  
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{GA Obituaries Intro|Crawford}}
  
==== Occupations  ====
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=== Other Records ===
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{{GA Other Records Intro|Crawford}}
  
==== Probate Records ====
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'''''Voting Records '''''<br>
'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1867-1868''' {{RecordSearch|2739725|Georgia, Reconstruction Registration Oath Books, 1867-1868}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
*'''1742–1992''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8635 Georgia Wills and Probate Records 1742-1992] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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=== Periodicals ===
*'''1742–1990''' {{RecordSearch|1999178|Georgia Probate Records 1742-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] - index and images
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{{GA Periodicals Intro|Crawford}}
  
{{GA Probate Intro}}  
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{GA Probate Intro|Crawford}}
  
*'''1835-1857, 1852-1894''' - Index to Will Bk A, 1835-1857; Bk B, 1852-1894 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycrawford.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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'''Online Probate Records'''
*'''1874-1898''' - Index to Bonds (Guardianships, Administrators),&nbsp;Bk 2, 1874-1898 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycrawford.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
 
*'''1836-1837''' - Index to Inventories and Appraisements 1836-1837 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycrawford.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
 
*'''1835-1852''' - Wills 1835-1852 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycrawford.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
 
  
==== Taxation ====
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*'''1742-1990''' {{RecordSearch|1999178|Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1742-1992''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8635 Georgia Wills and Probate Records 1742-1992] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index and images ($)
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*'''1835-1852'''  Wills 1835-1852 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycrawford.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*'''1835-1857, 1852-1894'''  Index to Will Bk A, 1835-1857; Bk B, 1852-1894 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycrawford.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*'''1836-1837'''  Index to Inventories and Appraisements 1836-1837 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycrawford.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*'''1874-1898''' Index to Bonds (Guardianships, Administrators), Bk 2, 1874-1898 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycrawford.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
{{GA Tax Intro}}  
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=== School Records ===
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{{GA Schools Intro|Crawford}}
  
==== Vital Records ====
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{GA Tax Intro|Crawford}}
  
{{GA Vital Intro}} See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/georgia/ga-vital-records/ How to order Georgia Vital Records]
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{GA Vital Intro|Crawford}}
  
===== Birth =====
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==== Birth ====
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{{GA Birth Intro|Crawford}}
  
===== Marriage Records =====
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==== Marriage ====
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{{GA Marriage Intro|Crawford}}
  
*'''1560 - 1993''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=georgia%2cga Georgia, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
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*'''1560-1993''' [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=georgia%2cga Georgia, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index ($)
*'''1699 - 1944''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7839 Georgia Marriages 1699-1944] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com]— index $
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*'''1699-1944''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7839 Georgia Marriages 1699-1944] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index ($)
*'''1754 - 1960''' - {{RecordSearch|2549568|Georgia Church Marriages, 1754-1960}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1754-1960''' {{RecordSearch|2549568|Georgia Church Marriages, 1754-1960}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1785 - 1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1927197|Georgia County Marriages 1785-1950}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1785-1950''' {{RecordSearch|1927197|Georgia County Marriages 1785-1950}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1787 - 1962''' - {{RecordSearch|2543297|Georgia, Church Marriages, 1787-1962}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index  
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*'''1787-1962''' {{RecordSearch|2543297|Georgia, Church Marriages, 1787-1962}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1808 - 1967''' - {{RecordSearch|1674807|Georgia Marriages 1808-1967}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index<br>
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*'''1808-1967''' {{RecordSearch|1674807|Georgia Marriages 1808-1967}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
*'''1828 - 1978''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4766 Georgia Marriage Records from Select Counties 1828-1978] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1823-1888'''  Crawford County Marriage Books A1 and A2 Index 1823-1888. Batch {{IGI|M712611}} at FamilySearch<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igigeorgiaad.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/09/Igigeorgiaad.pdf]].</ref> Please note:  The records accessed by the Batch Number mistakenly indicate, in the Events column "Ouachita, Arkansas" rather than "Crawford, Georgia".  However, the records are for Crawford County Georgia.
*'''1885 - 1886''' - (from newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycrawford.html Georgia Pioneers] $
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*'''1828-1978''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4766 Georgia Marriage Records from Select Counties 1828-1978] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index and images ($)
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*'''1873-1902'''  Crawford County Marriage Books B, C, and 5 Index 1873-1902. Batch {{IGI|M712612}} at FamilySearch
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*'''1885-1886''' (from newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycrawford.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*'''1898-1955'''  Crawford County Marriage Books 6 and 7 Index 1898-1955. Batch {{IGI|M002527}} at FamilySearch
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*'''1909-1943'''  Crawford County Marriage Book 8 Index 1909-1943. Batch {{IGI|M002528}} at FamilySearch
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*'''1942'''  Crawford County Marriage Books B, C, and 5 Index 1942. Batch {{IGI|M712612}} at FamilySearch
  
*'''1823 - 1888''' - Crawford County Marriage Books A1 and A2 Index 1823-1888. Batch {{IGI|M712611}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igigeorgiaad.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/09/Igigeorgiaad.pdf]].</ref>  Please note:  The records accessed by the Batch Number mistakenly indicate, in the Events column "Ouachita, Arkansas" rather than "Crawford, Georgia".  However, the records are for Crawford County Georgia.
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==== Death ====
*'''1873 - 1902''' - Crawford County Marriage Books B, C, and 5 Index 1873-1902. Batch {{IGI|M712612}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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{{GA Death Intro|Crawford}}
*'''1898 - 1955''' - Crawford County Marriage Books 6 and 7 Index 1898-1955. Batch {{IGI|M002527}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
 
*'''1909 - 1943''' - Crawford County Marriage Book 8 Index 1909-1943. Batch {{IGI|M002528}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
 
*'''1942''' - Crawford County Marriage Books B, C, and 5 Index 1942. Batch {{IGI|M712612}} at FamilySearch - free.
 
  
===== Death Records =====
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*'''1914-1927'''  {{RecordSearch|1320969|Georgia Deaths 1914-1927}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1919-1998'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5426 Georgia Deaths 1919-1998] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index ($)
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*'''1928-1942'''  {{RecordSearch|1385727|Georgia Deaths, 1928-1942}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1933-1998'''  {{RecordSearch|1937238|Georgia Death Index 1933-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
  
*'''1859-60, 1869-70''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] $
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==== Divorce ====
*'''1914 - 1927''' - {{RecordSearch|1320969|Georgia Deaths 1914-1927}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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{{GA Divorce Intro|Crawford}}
*'''1919 - 1998''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5426 Georgia Deaths 1919-1998] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 
*'''1928 - 1942''' - {{RecordSearch|1385727|Georgia Deaths 1928-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
 
*'''1933 - 1998''' - {{RecordSearch|1937238|Georgia Death Index 1933-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
 
  
===== Vital Record Substitutes =====
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{GA Research Facilities Intro|Crawford}}
  
==== Voter Records====
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=== Archives ===
*'''1867-1868''' - {{RecordSearch|2739725|Georgia, Reconstruction Registration Oath Books, 1867-1868}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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{{GA Archives Intro|Crawford}}
  
== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
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=== Family History Centers ===
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{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
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=== Libraries ===
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{{GA Libraries Intro|Crawford}}
  
[http://www.crawfordcountyhistoricalsociety.org/ Crawford County Historical Society]<br>
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=== Museums ===
County Courthouse<br>
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{{GA Museums Intro|Crawford}}
Knoxville 31050
 
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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== Societies ==
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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{{GA Societies Intro|Crawford}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*'''Crawford County Historical Society'''<br>[http://www.crawfordcountyhistoricalsociety.org/ Website]
  
== Websites ==
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== Websites ==
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{{GA Websites Intro|Crawford}}
  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/georgia/crawford-county/ Crawford County, GA History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/georgia/crawford-county/ Crawford County, GA History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110185259296456584560 Georgia Genealogy Network Community on Google+]  
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110185259296456584560 Georgia Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/173266752734188/ Georgia Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]  
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/173266752734188/ Georgia Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
*[https://sites.google.com/a/genealogygreenhouse.com/gacrawford/home USGenWeb  Crawford County, Georgia project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.
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*[https://sites.google.com/a/genealogygreenhouse.com/gacrawford/home USGenWeb  Crawford County, Georgia project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.
*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Crawford|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Crawford/ Crawford County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Crawford/ Crawford County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
 
*[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/ Georgia Pioneers]
 
*[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/ Georgia Pioneers]
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*{{FHL Place IDNum|191818|Georgia|Crawford}}- The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
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== Research Guides ==
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{{GA Research Guides Intro|Crawford}}
  
== References ==
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== References ==
 
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<references /> {{Georgia|Georgia}}
 
  
[[Category:Crawford_County,_Georgia]]
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{{Georgia|Georgia}}
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Revision as of 11:52, 15 November 2018

Guide to Crawford County, Georgia ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Facts
County seat: Roberta
Organized: December 9, 1822
Parent County(s): Houston[1]
Neighboring Counties
Bibb  • Monroe  • Peach  • Taylor  • Upson
See County Maps
Courthouse
Crawford County, Georgia Courthouse.jpg
Location Map
Georgia Crawford County Map.png
Adoption
Old Crawford County Georgia Courthouse

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The County was named for statesman William H. Crawford who had served as a U.S. senator, minister to France, and secretary of the treasury. The County is located in the west central area of the state.[2]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Crawford County Courthouse
PO Box 1059
Roberta, GA 31078
Phone: 912-836-3782
Crawford County Website

Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1850 and land records.[3]

Crawford County, Georgia Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county and/or the state government agency.

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1823 1830 1830 1830

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

1830 The courthouse at Knoxville burned 18 February 1830. The probate and land records were lost. The marriage book survived.[4]

For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:


Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

  • 1822 Crawford County was created 9 December 1822 from Houston County.
  • County seat: Roberta[5]

For animated maps illustrating Georgia county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Georgia County Boundary Maps" (1758-1932) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

The following are locations in Crawford County, Georgia:

History Timeline[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

Business, Commerce, and Occupations[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Crawford, Georgia online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
TombstoneTranscriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Georgia Cemeteries for more information

The following web site may have additional information on Crawford County cemeteries.

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Georgia denominations, see the Georgia Church Records wiki page.

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

Guardianship[edit | edit source]

Land and Property Records[edit | edit source]

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Georgia Land and Property for additional information about early Georgia land grants from the government. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions (generally buying and selling deeds) were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for Crawford County, Georgia Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Georgia Local Histories.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Gacrawford.jpg

Migration[edit | edit source]

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Civil War

Online Records

Regiments. Service men in Crawford County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Crawford County:

- 6th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate) , Company E
- 27th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate) , Company C
- 28th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate) , Company C
- 45th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate) , Company K
- 57th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate) , Company F


World War I

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Other Records[edit | edit source]

Voting Records

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Colonial courts kept some early probate records.  From 1777 to 1798 and since 1852, the court of ordinary or register of probates has kept probate and guardianship records.  The inferior court handled probate and guardianship matters from 1798 to 1852.

Many probate records to the 1930s and 1940s are at the Georgia Department of Archives and History and the Family History Library on microfilm.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records (not all years).

Online Probate Records

School Records[edit | edit source]

Tax Records[edit | edit source]

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and all slaves up to age 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Georgia State Department of Health , the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred or order electronically online.

For some online statewide indexes, see the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Georgia.

Birth[edit | edit source]

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Death[edit | edit source]

Divorce[edit | edit source]

Research Facilities[edit | edit source]

Archives[edit | edit source]

Listed below are archives in Crawford County. For state-wide archival repositories, see Georgia Archives and Libraries.

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance, free access to center-only databases, and to premium genealogical websites.
FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries have access to most center-only databases, but may not always have full services normally provided by a family history center.

Local Centers and Libraries

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Listed below are libraries in Crawford County. For state-wide library facilities, see Georgia Archives and Libraries.

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Listed below are societies in Crawford County. For state-wide genealogical societies, see Georgia Societies.

  • Crawford County Historical Society
    Website

Websites[edit | edit source]

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Georgia.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Crawford County, Georgia" in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crawford_County,_Georgia
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Georgia.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Paul K. Graham, Georgia Courthouse Disasters (Decatur, Georgia: Genealogy Co., 2013), 24. At various libraries (WorldCat).
  5. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Georgia.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  6. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/09/Igigeorgiaad.pdf.