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Walton County - City Clerk (Monroe) - Mayor's Court Docket

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Identifier: 247-20-041
Scope and Contents This series contains a bound volume of the mayor's court docket of the City of Monroe. This volume contains in ledger form civil cases of persons violating town ordinances. Listed in the book are the parties in litigation with the town, the offense and the final judgement decreed by the mayor. The violated ordinance is listed only by its number so the severity of the violation cannot be ascertained.
Dates: Created: 1892-1894
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Coroner's Office - Misc. Records

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Identifier: 247-11-024
Scope and Contents This series contains original coroner's inquests and other records of the Coroner's Office of Walton county. Specific documents include (1) coroner's inquests, (2) coroner's pay requests, (3) coroner's jury findings and (4) jury proceedings. These inquests were generally made upon the bodies of murder victims. However, some of these records show inquests on persons who had died of natural causes. The jury's findings and proceedings were based upon these inquests. Also included are the fees...
Dates: Created: 1876-1903
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - County Commissioner's Office - Misc. Records

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Identifier: 247-05-005
Scope and Contents This series contains loose original miscellaneous papers of the County Commissioner's Office of Walton County. The majority of these records covers the early 1900's although some records were found to be as early as 1830 and as late as 1966. The papers include (1) court vouchers, (2) bills of cost, (3) accounts against the county, (4) insurance policies, (5) road tax receipts and (6) field books on roads. No effort has been made to arrange the components of these files into some sort of order....
Dates: Created: 1830-1966
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Justice of the Peace Court - Misc. Records

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Identifier: 247-04-004
Scope and Contents This series contains original miscellaneous papers of the Justice of the Peace Court of Walton County. The papers are parts of civil and criminal case files including (1) Justice Court summonses, (2) garnishment bonds, (3) possessory and dispossessory warrants, (4) criminal warrants, (5) foreclosure mortgage Fi Fas and (6) oaths of office. This series has records that are also found in the Superior Court, Probate Court, State Court, County Commissioner's Office and Tax Collector's Office.
Dates: Created: 1830-1966
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Probate Court - Administrators Bonds

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Identifier: 247-02-010
Scope and Contents This series contains loose original administrator's bonds of the Probate Court of Walton County. These records show the people named to be administrator of a deceased person's estate and the oath and amount of money each was required to pay the court before administrating a probated will.
Dates: Created: 1849-1864
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Probate Court - Correspondence

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Identifier: 247-02-025
Scope and Contents This series contains original correspondence of the Court of Ordinary of Walton County. Of questionable historical value, the majority of this fragmented correspondence, comprised of notes and letters, was written by constituents with various requests such as (1) dismissal as administrator of an estate, (2) dismissal as administrator of an estate, (3) various requests by attorneys in regard to their client's cases and (4) correspondence relating to pensions.
Dates: Created: 1826-1918
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Probate Court - Cost Or Fi Fa Docket of Civil Cases

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Identifier: 247-02-017
Scope and Contents This series contains a bound cost or Fi Fa docket of civil cases of the Inferior court of Walton County. This volume contains in ledger form an accounting of the (1) court term, (2) attorneys for both plaintiff and defendant, (3) case number, (4) parties in litigation, (5) cost of the fine plus interest, (6) court costs, (7) date the Fi Fa was issued, (8) date Fi Fa was handed to the sheriff and (9) date and final disposition of Fi Fa.
Dates: Created: 1825-1832
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Probate Court - Early Vital Records

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Identifier: 247-02-028
Scope and Contents This series contains original birth, death and marriage returns of the Court of Ordinary of Walton county. Generally speaking, the contents of the records have the (1) person's name, (2) date of birth, (3) place of birth, (4) residence, either state or country; (5) race, (6) occupation, (7) marital status, (8) father's name and (9) mother's maiden name. More specifically, the birth certificates ask for such facts as the (1) utero gestation period if there was a miscarriage, (2) cause of the...
Dates: Created: 1875-1922
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Probate Court - Election Returns & Lists of Registered Voters

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Identifier: 247-02-009
Scope and Contents This series contains unbound original election returns and lists of registered voters filed with the Court of ordinary of Walton County. The returns are for elections held to elect (1) constable, (2) convention delegates, (3) judge of court of ordinary, (4) senator, (5) representative, (6) comptroller general, (7) attorney general, (8) county treasurer and (9) justice of the peace. These records include precinct returns, tally sheets and some few lists of voters. The lists of voters contain...
Dates: Created: 1851-1926
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Probate Court - Grand Jury Revisions

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Identifier: 247-02-020
Scope and Contents This series contains a bound volume the second half of which contains lists grand jury revisions made by the Inferior Court of Walton County. The lists give the names of the grand jurors liable to sit in the jury box in the Inferior Court for each term. At the end of the lists is a paragraph certifying the foregoing list and signed by the judges of the Inferior Court.
Dates: Created: 1858-1862
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Probate Court - Homestead Exemptions

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Identifier: 247-02-021
Scope and Contents This series contains homestead exemption records of the Court of Ordinary, now Probate Court, of Walton County. Also called statutory or "short" homestead exemptions, these records show the property exempted from levy or sale of a debtor's personal property under Section 2040 and 2013 of the Code of Georgia, Act of 1822. The code stated that certain property of every debtor, who was head of a family, would be exempted from levy and sale by virtue of any process whatsoever. This property...
Dates: Created: 1872-1876
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Probate Court - Liquor Retailers Oath Book

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Identifier: 247-02-014
Scope and Contents This series contains a bound volume of a liquor retailers oath book of the Inferior Court of Walton County. The book contains the oaths taken by merchants who were licensed to sell liquor and distilled spirits in which they swore not to sell intoxicating beverages to any slaves or free persons of color without the written or verbal consent of the owner, overseer or employer of such slaves or free persons of color. After the Civil War in 1865 the oath was changed to exclude the sale to minors...
Dates: Created: 1839-1867
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Probate Court - Marriage Records

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Identifier: 247-02-011
Scope and Contents The applications are very few and date from the late 1920's and early 1930's. Whenever there was a loose application, it was filed with its respective license. Carbon copies of some of the applications appear in two small volumes which are filed at the end of the unbound records. The applications have not been filled out very neatly, nor are they always very complete. Many are very faint and can be read only with difficulty, if at all. Information on the licenses includes the name of the...
Dates: Created: 1820-1937
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Probate Court - Paupers Records

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Identifier: 247-02-029
Scope and Contents This series contains unbound records the first half of which relates to individual paupers being helped by the Court of Ordinary of Walton County. The few specific documents include petitions to and orders from the Court giving aid to certain destitute individuals. The money for the aid came from the County Treasurer's Office.
Dates: Created: 1828-1882
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Probate Court - Poor School Fund Records

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Identifier: 247-02-022
Scope and Contents This series contains records of the Poor School Fund of the Court of Ordinary of Walton County. These records include: (1) audit reports of the county school commissioner (2) teacher's certificates (3) teacher's accounts for wages (4) lists of indigent children eligible for participation in the Poor School Fund. The majority of these papers consists of the Poor School tuition vouchers which contain: (1) the names of the indigent children (2) the subjects they were taught (3) the number of days...
Dates: Created: 1829-1907
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Probate Court - Receipts and Disbursements Journal

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Identifier: 247-02-018
Scope and Contents This series contains a bound volume of a receipts and disbursements journal of the Inferior Court of Walton County. This volume contains in ledger form the amount of money received and paid out by the Inferior Court. Before 1868, the Inferior Court of the various counties had the job of county treasurer The amounts of money shown in this ledger, therefore, are actually monies received and paid out by the county for county purposes. In some cases the two amounts were balanced out.
Dates: Created: 1833-1857
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Probate Court - Records of Roads and Bridges

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Identifier: 247-02-023
Scope and Contents This series contains records pertaining to the building and maintenance of roads and bridges of the Inferior Court of Walton County. Today these functions are handled by the County Commissioner's Office. These papers are generally -- ad hoc committee records that the Inferior Court made in dealing with the problems of public road and bridge building. Included are (1) road petitions, (2) road orders, (3) road reports, (4) bridge petitions, (5) bridge reports, (6) road bond funds and (7)...
Dates: Created: 1821-1920
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Probate Court - Returns of Processioners of Land Districts

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Identifier: 247-02-032
Scope and Contents This series contains unbound returns of the Court of Ordinary relating to the proceessioning of land districts in Walton County. the Act of 1799 gave every owner of land, regardless of district, the right to have the lines around his entire tract resurveyed and marked anew simply by applying to the processioners of said district to appoint a day a majority of them, with the county surveyor, could trace and mark the said lines. The records within this series, filed with the Court of Ordinary who...
Dates: Created: 1880-1899
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Sheriff's Office - Correspondence

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Identifier: 247-09-027
Scope and Contents This series contains original correspondence of the Sheriff's Office of Walton County. Of questionable historical value, the majority of this fragmented correspondence, comprised of notes and letters, is primarily between the sheriff of Walton County and other counties concerning escaped prisoners and politics.
Dates: Created: 1826-1918
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Sheriff's Office - Ledgers

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Identifier: 247-09-007
Scope and Contents This series contains loose ledger records of the Sheriff's Office of Walton County. Covering the early 1900's, these ledgers, in columnar form, contain the amount of fees incurred by the sheriff's office for jailing prisoners during a specified period of time. Listed on the ledgers are the names of the prisoners from both Superior and Ordinary Courts, dates jailed, dates discharged, total days incarcerated, number of keys to cell, total amount of jail fees and status of prisoners at present...
Dates: Created: 1922-1935
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - State and County Court - Correspondence of the County Court Solicitor

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Identifier: 247-03-026
Scope and Contents This series contains original correspondence of the Solicitor of the County Court of Walton County. Of questionable historical value, the majority of this fragmented correspondence, comprised of notes and letters, was written by attorneys regarding their client's cases. The cases generally concern the (1) principal witness being unable to attend court (2) Fi Fas, (3) collection of past due accounts and (4) related topics.
Dates: Created: 1826-1918
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Superior Court - Appearance Docket of Civil Cases

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Identifier: 247-01-015
Scope and Contents This series contains a bound appearance docket containing civil cases of the Superior Court of Walton County. This volume contains in ledger form an accounting of (1) attorneys for both plaintiff and defendant, (2) case number, (3) parties in litigation, (4) type of case in litigation and (5) final disposition of the case. Among the cases tried were scirefaciai, debts, assumpsits and slander. The record is in general decay, uncleaned and in the same condition as it was taken from the courthouse.
Dates: Created: 1823-1828
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Superior Court - Cost Or Fi Fa Docket of Civil and Criminal Cases

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Identifier: 247-01-019
Scope and Contents This series contains a bound volume the first half of which contains a cost or Fi Fa docket of civil and criminal cases of the Superior Court of Walton County. This docket contains in ledger form an accounting of the (1) court term, (2) case number, (3) parties in litigation with the County or state, (4) charges made against the defendant, (5) fine, (6) Fi Fa, (7) court costs, (8) date the Fi Fa was issued and (9) date the Fi Fa was handed to the sheriff. In very rare cases was the final...
Dates: Created: 1823-1841
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Superior Court - Grand Jury Subpoenas and Other Records

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Identifier: 247-01-031
Scope and Contents This series contains miscellaneous records pertaining to residents from other counties having business with the Superior Court of Walton County. The majority of the records consists of grand jury subpoenas and some few sale receipts of land in other counties. The subpoenas command the residents of other counties to appear as witnesses before the Grand Jury of Walton County. On the back of the subpoenas is recorded each witness's name, his county of residence, the specific sum he was to be paid...
Dates: Created: 1830-1894
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Superior Court - Misc. Records (Arranged)

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Identifier: 247-01-012
Scope and Contents This series contains arranged original miscellaneous records of the Superior Court of Walton County. The papers are parts of civil and criminal case files including (1) grand jury presentments, (2) executions, (3) deeds, (4) bench warrants, (5) subpoenas, (6) indictments, (7) appearance bonds and (8) judgments. While the majority of these records is from the Superior and Inferior Courts there are some records from the County Court and Justice of the Peace Court. For un - arranged miscellaneous...
Dates: Created: 1800-1900
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Superior Court - Plats

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Identifier: 247-01-040
Dates: Created: 1974-1976
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Superior Court - Warrant Docket of Criminal Cases

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Identifier: 247-01-016
Scope and Contents This series contains a bound warrant docket containing criminal cases of the Superior court of Walton County. This volume contains in ledger form the (1) court term, (2) case number, (3) parties involved in litigation with the state, (4) type of crime committed, (5) date the warrant was served, (6) person serving the warrant, (7) bond that was given and (8) disposition of the prisoner's case. The record is in general decay, uncleaned and in the same condition as it was taken from the courthouse.
Dates: Created: 1885-1895
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Tax Collector's Office - Misc. Records

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Identifier: 247-07-006
Scope and Contents This series contains original miscellaneous papers of the Tax Collector's Office of Walton County. The papers include tax Fi Fas and returns for poll, state and county taxes and for local school levies. This series has records that are also found in the Superior Court, Probate Court, State Court, Justice of the Peace Court and County Commissioner's Office.
Dates: Created: 1830-1966
Found in: Georgia Archives

Walton County - Treasurer's Office - Ledger Book

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Identifier: 247-10-008
Scope and Contents This series contains a bound ledger book of the County Treasurer's Office of Walton County. The services rendered to the county. Also accounted for are the monies received from the sale of liquor licenses.
Dates: Created: 1882-1883
Found in: Georgia Archives

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