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Genealogy Resources

Online Genealogy Resources

Muscogee County Marriages  1835-1899
Muscogee County Marriage Index 1900-1919
Muscogee County Marriages  1920-1929
Harris County Marriages 1833-1924
Columbus Enquirer-Sun Death Index 1800-1899
Columbus Enquirer-Sun Death Index 1900-1918
Articles about Chattahoochee Valley Libraries from 1937 – 2001
Columbus Public Library Newspapers Available On Microfilm
Georgia Confederate Pensions

Ancestry Library Edition (available inside the libraries). This resource has approximately 4,000 databases including key collections such as:

  • U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930
  • American Genealogical Biographical Index (over 200 volumes)
  • Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage (over 150 volumes)
  • The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1630
  • Social Security Death Index

Heritagequest Online includes:

  • Genealogy & Local History Collection of over 20,000 book titles, including family and local histories
  • 1790-1930 U.S. Federal Census with complete original images
  • The Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, which identifies more than 80,000 Americans who served in the war
  • The Freedman’s Bank Records, one of the most important resources for African-American genealogical research
  • Articles (1993 to present) from the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer can be located via this database. From home, enter your Library Card number and PIN (usually the last 4 digits of your phone number). Articles prior to 1993 can be obtained using the microfilm in the Genealogy department at the Columbus Public Library.

 

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