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Lithia Springs Library Genealogical Resources

 

This is a guide to some basic genealogy resources that relate to Douglas County.  They are located in Special Collections at the Lithia Springs Public Library.

 

Birth Records

The Douglas County Health Department has Douglas County birth records (from 1919 to the present).  If you are looking for the names of someone’s parents, you may want to also look in the Census for the years when the person was a child.

 

Cemeteries

The Lithia Springs Public Library does not have a cemetery book but the library in Carrollton has:

 

Some Douglas County, Georgia Cemeteries

SP 929.5758 243 SOME – at the Carrollton library

 

Church Histories and Records

History of Lithia Springs Churches From the Beginning (videotape)

VC 975.8243 LITHIA

 

Local Histories

Douglas County, Georgia: From Indian Trail to Interstate 20 (1987)

REF 975.8243 DAVIS

 

The Heritage of Douglas County, Georgia : 1870-2002

SP 929.3758243 HERIT

 

Portraits of History: Lithia Springs (2000)

REF 975.8243 ALBER

 

Honestly, I Love You Douglas County (1983)

975.8243 WHATL

 

Marriage Records

The Probate Court at the Douglas County Courthouse has Douglas County marriage and divorce records.

 

Military

Georgia in the War, 1861-1865: a Compendium of Georgia Participants

REF 973.7458 JON

 

Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia

REF 973.7 ROS

 

You can also search the Ancestry database on the library computers.  Ancestry contains military records, in particular World War I draft cards and Civil War records.

 

Newspapers/Obituaries

Douglas County Sentinel 2000 – present

 

Yearbooks

The Docohan (Douglas County High School) 1950,1953,1954

REF 373.758243 DOCOH

 

For more yearbooks, check with the library or media center at the particular school.

 

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