Troup County Georgia Genealogy

Civil War Soldier from Troup County GA
Civil War Soldier from Troup County GA

The land for Lee, Muscogee, Troup, Coweta, and Carroll counties was ceded by the Creek people in the 1825 Treaty of Indian Springs. Troup County was created June 9, 1825 and December 11, 1826 with 447 square miles acquired by Creek cessions of January 24, 1826 and March 31, 1826. It was named for George Michael Troup, 1780-1856. He was the governor of Georgia, 1823-1827. He was elected to the U.S. Senate. Later, he was nominated to be president of the United States. The court house burned in November 4, 1936 along with some records.

The following is the information present on AccessGenealogy specific to Troup County Georgia. It has been compiled as part of the AHGP County website: Troup County Georgia Genealogy.




MLA Source Citation:

Partridge, Dennis N. Troup County Georgia Genealogy. Web. © 2012. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 24 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/georgia/troup-county-georgia-genealogy.htm - Last updated on Oct 29th, 2013


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