Georgia Family History Societies (C-G)

This section lists county associations from Clarke-Oconee to Decatur giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County Societies

Clarke-Oconee Genealogical Society

Church Records and Histories are accessible on the site. Court Records are also available, which incorporate:

  • 1831 to February 1840 Clarke County, Inferior Court Jury Lists
  • 1880 Clarke Co. Petit Jury List
  • Deed Book H 1807-1814
  • Returns and Mixed Records Books ABCD - MM
  • Will Books A-E

Publications available for sale incorporate:

  • Colonial and Headright Plat Index 1735-1866
  • Deaths 1880-1944
  • Marriages 1875-1920
  • Tax Digests 1811-1850
  • Will Abstracts 1875-1966

A list of surnames currently being researched by members is also on the site.

Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gacogs/

Cobb County Genealogical Society

The association was established in 1979 as Northeast Cobb Georgia Genealogical Society.  It changed its name to Cobb County Genealogical Society in 1990.  Its aims are to promote and encourage interest in genealogy and family history and to publish genealogical records relating to the area.

A list of cemeteries in the area is available on the site, along with a history of the county.

Many records are available for sale through their site, which include:

  • 1840 Census for Cobb Co.
  • Cobb Co. Cemeteries Volumes I, II and III
  • Deed Book A - Volumes I and II
  • History of the 7th District A & M School 1906-1940s
  • Marriages 1865-1937 (Whites), 1865-1966 (Black)

They also sell a Table of Contents and Topical Index to their newsletter covering 1979-1990 and volumes of Family Tree Quarterly, their quarterly publication.

They also have links to other sites you may find of use.

Website:
http://www.cobbgagensoc.org

Coweta County Genealogical Society

Many resources are accessible in their research library, which include:

  • Cemetery Inscriptions
  • Census Indexes
  • Family Folders
  • Family History Compilations
  • Funeral Home Records
  • Historical Newspapers
  • Magazines and Pamphlets
  • Military Books
  • Reference Books
  • Surname Books
  • Vital Records Indexes
  • Wills Indexes

These records do not only relate to Coweta County, but the state of Georgia and nationwide.  Some records relate to England and Wales.

They also have publications for sale, which incorporate:

  • 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910 and 1920 Censuses of Coweta County
  • Cemeteries
  • Early Wills 1827-1910
  • Meriweather Co. Pioneers
  • Pioneers from the 1827 Land Lottery and the 1830 and 1840 Censuses
Website:
http://www.ccgsinc.org

Decatur County Historical and Genealogical Society

The association was established in 1995.  They are currently compiling a book regarding Decatur Co. First Families.  

A list of surnames currently being researched by members is also available.

Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gadcgs/

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