Resources and Collections - Georgia

Georgia was founded in 1732. Read more about Georgia's history in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and from the Georgia Historical Society. FamilySearch's wiki provides a guide to records and links to counties.



  • Atlanta Constitution newspaper (1981 - 1992)
  • City directories
  • Compiled Service Records of Soldiers who Served in the American Army During the Revolutionary War
  • Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Soldiers from Georgia who Served from 1784 - 1811
  • Description of Census Enumeration Districts (1830 - 1890 and 1910 - 1950)
  • Federal population census schedules (1820 - 1930)
  • Historic American Buildings Survey
  • Index to Compiled Service Records of Revolutionary War Soldiers who Served with the American Army in Georgia Military Organizations
  • Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Soldiers who Served During the Cherokee Disturbances
  • Index to death records (1919- 1998, 1972 not available)
  • Index to divorce registers (1965- 1998)
  • Index to marriage registers (1964- 1998)
  • Internal Revenue Assessment Lists for Georgia (1865-1866)
  • Nonpopulation census schedules for Georgia 1850 - 1880
  • Soundex schedules (1900 and 1930)
  • World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards for Clarke, Oconee, Oglethorpe Counties


  • Georgia Colonial and Headright Plat Index (1735-1866) CD
  • Georgia Folklore Collection - 109 audio cassettes
  • Historic Maps

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