In March and April, 1996, a group of genealogists organized the
Comprehensive Genealogy Database. The idea was to provide a single
point for all counties in Georgia, where collected databases would be
In addition, the databases would be indexed and cross-linked, so that
if an individual were found in more than one county, they could be
in the index.
At the same time, volunteers were found who were willing to
the collection of databases and generally oversee the contents of the
Georgia State Coordinator: Linda Blum Barton
Assistant State Coordinator: [vacant]
Northeast Regional Assistant: Liz Nash
If you would like to participate in The Georgia GenWeb Project by hosting a county or volunteer to help in any way,
please contact Linda Blum Barton
Murray County, Georgia was created December 3, 1832 from part of Cherokee County. The county was named for Thomas Walton Murray (1790-1832), an attorney who was a state legislator. U.S. Census reports are available for this county from 1840 to 1920. The county seat is Chatsworth.
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Also, check out:
UNION County, GA MAILING LIST. In association with the Union County, GA USGenWeb page.
FANNIN County, GA MAILING LIST. In association with the Fannin
County, GA USGenWeb page.
TOWNS County, GA MAILING LIST. In association with the Towns County, GA USGenWeb page.
CLAY County, NC MAILING LIST. In association with the Clay County, NC USGenWeb page.
MURRAY COUNTY GENBBS BOARDS
Please post your contributions directly to the RootsWeb-hosted Board. You may wish to place queries on both the GenConnect Board and this Website.
For more data and documents, visit the
Murray County, GAGenWeb Archives
hosted by Debra Crosby
READ AND CONTRIBUTE TO
TALES OF OUR MURRAY COUNTY ANCESTORS
DAVIS FAMILY HISTORY
by Mary Davis
MURRAY COUNTY, GA. MARRIAGES
contributed by Randy Gore
COUNTY, GA. MARRIAGES 1834-1849
contributed by Bob McManaway
Please contribute your own family line through one or more surnames. We'll be happy to add it to this section.
contributed by Louise Denston
For the complete 1880 census, please visit the FamilySearch
site maintained by
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Selected cemetery transcriptions by Kaye Nicholson
Kaye writes: "I have put up a new
website for the young people of Murray County That are helping
the John Bates Cemetery. I am dedicating this site to them."
We think that this is one fantastic site...please visit it and enjoy the photos!
Junior McKay has contributed photos of the Latch-Hembree
He has also transcribed the text of three wills.
We appreciate any information, photos, and texts concerning cemeteries and wills pertaining to Murray County, GA and will accept all contributions.
INDIVIDUAL WEBSITES RELATING TO MURRAY COUNTY
Gerald D. Hodge Jr. has a new Website devoted to the 39th Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Murray County is represented in this wonderful work in progress. Check back often!
Visit Bates in Georgia! and The House of Reuben Cash (the family of Reuben and Elizabeth Buffington Cash)
Georgia State Site (sub-page)
Murray County Links
Murray County Lookups
Queries February Through April, 1998
Queries May Through August1998
Queries September 1998 - August 1999
Queries September 1999 -August 2001
Queries September 2001-August 2006
Queries September 2007 -
Georgia GenWeb Links
Other Georgia Links
Habersham County, GA
Georgia Courthouse Disasters
Murray County Links
Georgia Census Online
General research tips
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This site was last updated January 8, 2019