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
More about GAGenWeb
My name is Barbara Ann Peck. I'm responsible for Fannin County. If you would like to contribute your information to this page, please let me know.
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 the project,
please contact Linda Blum Barton
Fannin County, Georgia was created in January 1854 from parts of Gilmer and Union Counties. The county was named for James Walker Fannin, a war hero murdered on March 27, 1836. The county seat is Blue Ridge.
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FANNIN 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
Fannin County, GAGenWeb Archives
hosted by Debra Crosby
COUNTY ARCHIVED INFORMATION
(Specific Links to Material in the Archives)
by Jason Lee Edwards
JAMES P. COLE
AND BIO OF JAMES KNOX POLK COLE
Please contribute your own family line through one or more
surnames. We'll be happy to add it to this section.
For the complete 1880 census, please visit the FamilySearch
site maintained by
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
of the old and new Courthouses in Blue Ridge, by Betty Ann Strout
Civic Sites Photo Album, by Betty Ann Strout
INDIVIDUAL WEBSITES RELATING TO FANNIN COUNTY
Georgia State Site (sub-page)
Fannin County Links
Queries June 2004-
Georgia GenWeb Links
Other Georgia Links
and Tidbits, by Doyle R. Harper
Abstracts taken from available 1925-1930 copies of the Blue Ridge Summit-Post and from 1932 and 1937-1943 Fannin County Times
Cemetery Inscriptions, by Gary Griswold
Transcribed by Doyle R. Harper
Copied by Doyle Harper
GAGenWeb ArchivesGeorgia Courthouse Disasters
Fannin County Links
General research tips
Do you have some Fannin County resources you would like to see on this web site? Do you have some resources for Fannin County and would like to volunteer to help with look-ups? Got a question about what you've seen here? Well...just drop me a line
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