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Toombs County Ancestry Board
Toombs County Ancestry Mailing List
Georgia GenForum Board
Georgia Ancestry Board
Miscellaneous Georgia Mailing List
African Ancestored Genealogy Links
Cyndi's List: African-American
African-American Genealogy on the Web
The Freedmen's Bureau Online
Congress: African American Perspectives
Genforum: African American
American Civil War Research Links
The United States Civil War
Regimental History Links
American Civil War Portal
Excellent Research Links
The Historical Atlas of Georgia Counties, created by Carl Vinson
Institute of Government, The University of Georgia, has many historical
Toombs County. Also located at the Carl Vinson Institute of
Government is the
Georgia Historical Markers project, which includes a transcript
of and photographs of historical markers in
Georgia 1885 Atlas and Gazetteer contains a listing of all Georgia
towns and communties in 1885 as well as links to Georgia county
maps from the Cram's Unrivaled Family Atlas of the World from 1885.
Vanishing Georgia Photographic Collection of over 18,000 images
is the result of a Georgia Archives project begun in the mid-1970s
to locate and copy historically significant photographs held by
individuals throughout Georgia. Vanishing Georgia's historical photographs
document the economic, social, cultural, and political history of
the state. The project visited 66 counties and includes images from
almost all of Georgia's counties including Toombs County. Be sure
to visit this excellent site!
The 1880 US Federal Census located at the LDS Family Search
site is an excellent resource! Be sure to look for your Toombs County
ancestors in this massive database of the entire US 1880 Federal
For additional source material relating to Toombs County, please
visit the USGenWeb Archives
Toombs County site.
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The National Register of Historic Places
Toombs County Inventory page contains interesting information
about historic sites in Toombs County.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History
Toombs County listings gives detailed information on what is
available pertaining to Toombs County.
The Civil War Soldiers
and Sailors System is an excellent resource from the US National
Park Service. This system includes a computerized database containing
basic facts about servicemen who served during the Civil War. The
database currently contains approximately 2.7 million soldier names
from over 30 states and territories.
Documenting the American South
is an electronic collection sponsored by the Academic Affairs Library
at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It provides
access to digitized primary materials that offer Southern perspectives
on American history and culture. It supplies teachers, students,
and researchers at every educational level with a wide array of
titles they can use for reference, studying, teaching, and research.
Cyndi's List of
Genealogy Sites on the Internet: US - Georgia, contains an abundance
of excellent links to various internet sites dealing with Georgia
genealogy and history.
The Online Books Page History: United States (Regional), and
the Americas Section, contains links to scores of valuable 19th
century and earlier regional histories, biographies and other works.
Making of America,
(MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social
history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection
is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology,
American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.
The collection currently contains approximately 8,500 books and
50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.
Looking for a location in Toombs County? If so try the
USGS GNIS database. Contains information on cemeteries, creeks,
post offices and much more!
The Political Graveyard
page contains several valuable links pertaining to Toombs County
as well as links to biographies of politicians who were either born
in, or were residents of Toombs County.
contemporary map of Toombs County is the Georgia Department
of Transportation map. This detailed map shows roads, creeks, communities
and much more. This map is in PDF format.