CLAYTON COUNTY LIBRARY

CLAYTON COUNTY
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The Clayton County Library System provides some Genealogy assistance to researchers.† We have the Atlanta Journal and Constitution on microfilm back into the 1800ís, and can do a search for an obituary for people from out of town. We also have county histories for the state of Georgia, and can provide a search for a family name.† Our staff and time is limited, but we do respond to questions as time permits.

Jeanne Hozak
Assistant Director, Headquarters and Community Services

Clayton County Library System Headquarters
865 Battlecreek Rd.
Jonesboro, GA †30236
770-473-3850
http://www.clayton.public.lib.ga.us/

Washington Memorial Library - Macon

  • Washington Memorial Library
    1180 Washington Ave. Macon, GA 31201
    Genealogical and Historical Room has one of the largest collections in the southeast. Contains 21,000 books, 15,000 microfilms, 259 maps and 60 subscriptions. Summary of Resources Available in the Library The library serves over 13,000 researchers annually.

    Hours: Monday 9-9 / Tuesday - Saturday 9-6 / closed Sunday
    Directions from Atlanta: Take I-75 South to Exit 52 (Hardeman-Forsythe Ave) and proceed to the second traffic light (Forsythe Ave). Turn left onto Forsythe Ave and go through two traffic lights (stay in left lane). At third traffic light (College St) turn left. Go to next traffic light and turn right onto Washington Ave. Library is just ahead on the right. Courtesy of Bibb County page

    Newspaper-Macon Telegraph indexed on computer from 1899. However, the newspaper is also indexed in the genealogy room in books for dates prior to that. Click on "Genealogy and History Room". Provides a generic listing of the categories of materials they hold.

    Confederate Soldier and Pension Records

    Write to:
    Willard Rocker, Director of Genealogy
    Washington Memorial Library
    Genealogy & Archives
    1180 Washington Ave
    Macon, Georgia 31201
    Ph.: (912) 744-0820

    The library has graciously agreed to provide this service. Please follow the guidelines. Submit ONLY 2 Soldier's names at one time. (Can reorder after receipt of research) 40 cent per page, plus postage, to be paid upon receiving material. GEORGIA RECORDS ONLY!

    GEORGIA PUBLIC LIBRARY LINKS

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  • Mercer Library Special Collections. Macon, GA.

    GEORGIA BAPTIST CHURCH RECORDS Stored on Micro film and available through library loan. Located in the Georgia Baptist History Depository, Special Collections, Main Library, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia Susan G. Broome Head of Special Collections Baptist and University Archives (478) 752-2968---------- Fax: (478) 752-2111 E-mail: broome_sg@Mercer.EDU Mercer University Jack Tarver Library Phone (478) 301-2968 1300 Edgewood Avenue Fax (478) 301-2111 Macon, GA 31207-0001 Email broome_sg@mercer.edu

    Founded in 1964, it is dedicated to preservation of records pertaining to the history of Baptists in Georgia and in the United States; semi-annual newsletter, The Circular Letter, and biannual journal, Viewpoints: Georgia Baptist History. Hours: Mon - Fri, 9-Noon, 1-5. Mercer Library Links-Early GA Baptist Records Mercer University-1400 Coleman Ave., Macon, GA. 31207. The library phone is (912) 752-2057.

    Georgia Baptist History - Depository contains records of individual churches, papers and publications. The Christian Index -published indices to marriages (1828-1855) and obituaries (1822-1879, 1880-1890) and some unpublished marriages, ordination, retirements, and obituaries. Microfilm. 1300 Edgewood Ave, Macon 31207-0001 (912)752-2079. Special Collection hours are Mon-Fri 9am-12; 1pm-5pm.

    Archives

  • GEORGIA ARCHIVES
  • Mail-in form for searches. Research fee charged.
  • Georgia USGenWeb Archives-On-Line Consider archiving your Bible Records, Deeds, Wills, etc.
    Table of Contents listed by County.

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  • Atlanta History Center Information on their collections. Library Catalog available through PALS.

  • LDS Family History Centers

  • LDS Family History Centers Master Index

    MACON 1624 Williamson Rd. 912-788-5885

    "LDS Family History Library has announced that it has begun the process of digitizing and making available on the Internet all of the Family History books in their collection. About 5000 books have been digitized and are available, and they have announced that they are adding about 100 titles a week to the on-line collection. Copyright issues are playing a role in determining the order in which they progress through this task; books out of copyright are being done first."

    Find Other Materials;
    Electronic;
    On Line Collections at BYU;
    Text Collections tab;
    Family History Archive, Search "LDS Family History Library has announced that it has begun the process of digitizing and making available on the Internet all of the Family History books in their collection. About 5000 books have been digitized and are available, and they have announced that they are adding about 100 titles a week to the on-line collection. Copyright issues are playing a role in determining the order in which they progress through this task; books out of copyright are being done first."

    Go to the web site of the Harold B. Lee Library at BYU, then on the home page, from the list of collections that are displayed, follow the links:

    Find Other Materials;
    Electronic;
    On Line Collections at BYU;
    Text Collections tab;
    Family History Archive, Search


  • National Archives (Southeast Region) in Morrow, GA
    Friends of the National Archives, Southeast (FNAS) publishes Archives it's bimonthly. Gives helpful information in using the Archives and announces programs of the Archives.

    5780 Jonesboro Road
    Morrow, Georgia 30260
    Phone: 770-968-2100
    Fax: 770-968-2547


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