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Genealogical Resources

General Resources And Links
  • Ancestry Library Edition
    This site is available only on-site to public and academic libraries in Georgia through GALILEO.

  • Archives USA
    This site is only available to authorized users of GALILEO, Georgia's virtual library. A searchable online database of finding aids and collection descriptions for manuscripts and other primary source material available in American archives and special collections.

  • Georgia Archives
    The Georgia Archives serves as a repository for a great deal of valuable genealogical information.
  • Georgia Genealogy Bibliography
    Lengthy bibliography of Georgia-related resources for genealogists; from the Augusta Genealogical Society website.

  • Georgia Genealogical Society
    Contains useful links, research tools, and information about society events and publications.

  • Georgia GenWeb Project
    Site includes links to Georgia history, maps, and other information useful to the genealogist. Includes individual research pages for Georgia counties.

  • Georgia Historical Society
    Includes information about the society's library and archive, membership and activities, publications, historical markers and other topics.

  • Georgia Historical Records Advisory Board
    The GHRAB homepage includes a detailed directory of hundreds of local and state history organizations and repositories.

  • National Archives and Records Administration - Atlanta
    The NARA's Southeast Region facility serves eight states and contains a wealth of relevant historical and genealogical data.
    • Genealogy Page The main genealogy page includes lists of available documents and resources, instructions on database searching and ordering of documents, as well as many links to similarly useful information.
    • Selected Finding Aids Selected finding aids for documents held by the National Archives and Records Administration's Southeast Region facility.

  • UGA Genealogy Resources
    Bibliography of genealogy resources available in University of Georgia libraries.

Collections
  • African American Biographical Database
    This site is only available to authorized users of GALILEO, Georgia's virtual library. Biographical profiles and sketches, some with illustrations, from 1790 to 1950; contains material from biographical dictionaries and other sources.

  • African American Newspapers: 19th Century
    This site is only available to authorized users of GALILEO, Georgia's virtual library. Searchable full-text database of seven black newspapers from the 1800s.

  • Annual Reports of the Mayor of Savannah, Georgia [Digital Library of Georgia]
    The reports include a broad range of data about the city and population of Savannah. They date from 1855 to 1917; most reports were produced between 1881 and 1917.

  • Cemeteries of Georgia
    Partial cemetery list by county, with detailed directions for finding the sites and some grave lists.

  • Southeastern Native American Documents [Digital Library of Georgia]
    Digitized documents relating primarily to the Creeks and Cherokees, but including resources on the Seminoles, Chickasaws, and Choctaws.

  • Screven County Genealogy Search Engine
    User may search or browse Screvens County genealogical records by first and last name.

  • Tracy O'Neal Photographic Collection
    A database of Georgia historic photographs; keyword searching can be used to locate pictures of specific individuals and places. Only a portion of the collection has been digitized.

  • Vanishing Georgia [Digital Library of Georgia]
    A database of Georgia historic photographs; keyword searching can be used to locate pictures of specific individuals and places.

Repositories