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Toombs County GenForum
Toombs County Ancestry Board
Toombs County Ancestry Mailing List
Georgia GenForum Board
Georgia Mailing List
African Ancestored Genealogy Links
Cyndi's List: African-American
Genealogy on the Web
Sankofa's African Slave
The Freedmen's Bureau Online
Library of Congress:
African American Perspectives
Genforum: African American
American Civil War Research Links
The United States Civil War Center
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 maps of Toombs
County. Also located at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government is
Historical Markers project, which includes a transcript of and photographs
of historical markers in Toombs
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.
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!
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 Census.
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 Library
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.
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
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 Toombs
County 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.
An excellent 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.