Welcome to the
Dawson Co., GAGenWeb
Dawn Watson, County Coordinator
Liz Nash, Regional Assistant, Northeast Region
Linda Blum Barton, State Coordinator
Dawson County, Georgia, was created on December 3, 1857 from parts of Gilmer and Lumpkin Counties. It was named for lawyer and politician William C. Dawson. The County seat is Dawsonville.
William Crosby Dawson
1798 - 1856
More on the history of Dawson Co., GA.
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Records and Resources
Currently, there are no records housed at this site; however, the USGenWeb Archives for Dawson County contains several wonderful records transcriptions in the following categories:
The following may also be useful:
Genealogical and historical publications about Dawson County as of May 2012:
- Carver, John. Abstracts of Obituaries in Dawson County, Georgia Newspapers, 1879 - 1952. Canton, Georgia: Privately printed, 2010.
- Dawson County Georgia Bicentennial Committee. A Bicentennial Look at Dawson County: Its Churches, Its Government, Its People. Dawsonville, Georgia: No publisher, 1976.
- Dawson County Historical and Genealogical Society. Cemeteries of Dawson County, Georgia. Dawsonville, Georgia: Dawson County Historical and Genealogical Society, 2002.
- Finley, Charles B. Yesterday Once More: A History of the Schools of Dawson County. No place: No publisher, 2008.
- Sardis Baptist Church. Sardis Baptist Church Dawson Georgia: 108 Anniversary Post Centennial 1866 - 1974. Dawsonville, Georgia: Sardis Baptist Church, 1974.
- Whitmire, Rhonda Ivey, Eva Lance Jenson, and Sue B. Cates. Memories in Stone, Cemetery Records of Dawson County Georgia and Related History. No place: Georgia Gold Researchers, 1992.
© 2012 by Dawn Watson, County Coordinator
This page was last updated Wednesday, 23-May-2012 12:45:16 MDT.
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