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New GA Library Genealogy Resources

This is a guide to some basic genealogy resources that relate to Carroll County.  They are located in Special Collections at the New Georgia Public Library.

 

Birth Records

The Paulding County Health Department has Paulding 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

Cemeteries of Paulding County, Georgia (2006)

SP 929.5758373 CEMET

 

Census

Ancestry Library Edition, which is available on the library computers, allows you to search all U.S. census records by name.

The 1890 Census records were lost in a fire; only fragments remain.

Census records for 1940 will not be available until 2012, for privacy reasons. Census records for 1950 will be made available in 2022, and so on.

 

Church Histories

The First Hundred and Fifty Years of Pumpkinvine Baptist Church

SP 286.1758 373 FIRST

Miracles of Paulding: Stories of Divine Intervention in the Lives of Paulding Countians

248.29 MIRAC

 

Family Histories

Family histories are located in Reference.

 

Local Histories

The Heritage of Paulding County, Georgia, 1832 -1999

SP 929.3758 373 HERIT

Paulding County, Its People and Places (1983)

SP 929.3758 373 FOSTE

 

Marriage Records

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

 

Military

Cemeteries of Paulding County, Georgia with alphabetical listing of Civil War soldiers

SP 929.5758 373 CEMET

Remembering Georgia’s Confederates

SP 973.7458 WIGGI

You can use the library computers to search Ancestry Library Edition, which has more military records, including Civil War records and World War I draft cards.

 

Newspapers/Obituaries

Paulding County Neighbor – 1 year’s worth – in paper

Dallas New Era – 1 year’s worth – in paper

The Sentinel – 1 year’s worth – in paper

 

Yearbooks

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

 

 

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