Lumpkin County Resources
Madeleine K. Anthony Collection (1828-1988) contains information on Lumpkin County, many local families, mines, tourism and its development, schools, the Civil War, Gold Rush Days Festival, the Georgia State Capitol (as it relates to Lumpkin County), civic organizations and other Lumpkin County history topics. The Digital Library of Georgia presents parts of this collection online, and presents a finding aid for the entire collection with links to the items available online.
Magdalene Christian Crowell Collection contains genealogy materials about Magdalene’s Christian and allied families. These materials include correspondence, notes, copies of partial indexes and entries from publications pertaining to specific families, copies and some original documents (including marriage records, deeds, wills, and store ledgers) and photographs.
Ruth Rogers Williams Collection contains research procedures and notes on the genealogy of the Loughridge, Rogers, and allied families.
Lorenzo Dow Davis Collection (1832-1893) contains documents formerly belonging to the Lorenzo Dow Davis family. Includes documents pertaining to the 1832 land lottery.
Lumpkin County Heritage Collection contains original government documents (bound in ledgers and loose) of the Lumpkin County Office of the Supervisor of Elections and Registrar and the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office. It also contains various correspondence, proceedings, minutes, constitutions and bylaws, photographs and other materials from non-government community organizations.
Benjamin P. Gaillard Collection (1877-1937) contains materials belonging to or pertaining to the Benjamin Gaillard family. These materials include Benjamin’s personal diaries and ledgers, the Gaillard Family Bible, and a bound book of letters written by Dr. Gaillard’s students entitled Messages from Friends.
Margaret Inman Meaders Collection (1880-1986) contains information on gold mines, and mining, maps, research notes, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, post offices in Lumpkin County, schools, census records, North Georgia College, Lumpkin County families, and the Meaders family genealogy. It also has Margaret Meaders’ personal writing, research notes, speech transcripts, and interviews of local residents.
Maps & Files
If you need more general information about Family History and Genealogy, feel free to browse our archival collections of maps, documents, and more!
Maps and Drawings of the Lumpkin County Area: An index of maps and drawings on hand
Lumpkin County Family Files: An index of families that have files within our collection
Local Genealogy & Historical Files: An index of files covering a wide range of subject matter
Searching for statistics about Veterans buried in Lumpkin County? Start here.
Veterans Buried in Lumpkin County : An Index of Cemeteries and Soldiers compiled by William Knight
Inspired by family folklore to research the launch of a relative's love story? The Dahlonega Nugget newspaper published the names of all brides and grooms in Lumpkin County from 1922-2013.
Dahlonega Nugget Bride Index 1922-2013
Dahlonega Nugget Groom Index 1922-2013
Lumpkin County Library’s microfilm collection includes:
- Census Records
- Confederate Pension Applications
- Court Records
- Mint, Confederate Letters and Military
- Microfiche List
The Document Center provides easy access to public documents. Click on one of the categories below to see related documents or use the search function.
Documents sorted by SEQ in Ascending Order within category