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Guide to '''Camden County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
 
Guide to '''Camden County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
[[Image:Camden County Georgia Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]] [http://www.co.camden.ga.us/ Camden County Courthouse]<br>202 E 4th St<br>Woodbine, GA 31569<br>Phone: 912.576.5601<br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court, and land records; Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Camden County, Georgia. Page 152 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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[[Image:Camden County Georgia Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Camden County Georgia Courthouse.jpg]] [http://www.co.camden.ga.us/ Camden County Courthouse]<br>202 E 4th St<br>Woodbine, GA 31569<br>Phone: 912.576.5601<br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court, and land records; Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Camden County, Georgia. Page 152 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
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''An Abandoned Black Settlement on Cuberland Island, (Camden County) Georgia''. Mary Riketson Bullard. - South Dartmouth, Mass. [C. 1982] 129 p&nbsp; F292.C94 B84 1982
  
 
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&nbsp; Camden County Wills 1795-1829 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycamden.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>&nbsp; Camden County Will Bk A 1795-1829 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycamden.html Georgia Pioneers]  
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Camden County Wills 1795-1829 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycamden.html Georgia Pioneers]<br> Camden County Will Bk A 1795-1829 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycamden.html Georgia Pioneers]  
  
&nbsp; Camden County Will Bk C 1885-1900 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycamden.html Georgia Pioneers]  
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Camden County Will Bk C 1885-1900 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycamden.html Georgia Pioneers]  
  
 
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&nbsp; Camden County Marriages 1818-1890 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycamden.html Georgia Pioneers]  
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Camden County Marriages 1818-1890 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycamden.html Georgia Pioneers]  
  
&nbsp; Camden County Marriages (from Newspapers) 1885-1890 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycamden.html Georgia Pioneers]  
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Camden County Marriages (from Newspapers) 1885-1890 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countycamden.html Georgia Pioneers]  
  
 
*'''1852-1895''' - Camden County Marriage Index 1852-1895. Batch {{IGI|M712332}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/09/Igigeorgiaad.pdf.</ref>  
 
*'''1852-1895''' - Camden County Marriage Index 1852-1895. Batch {{IGI|M712332}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/09/Igigeorgiaad.pdf.</ref>  

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United States Gotoarrow.png Georgia Gotoarrow.pngCamden County

Guide to Camden County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records


Camden County, Georgia
Map
Map of Georgia highlighting Camden County
Location in the state of Georgia
Facts
Founded February 5, 1777
County Seat Woodbine
Courthouse
Address Camden County Courthouse
4th Street
PO Box 99
Woodbine, GA 31569
Phone: 912.576.5601
Camden County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Camden County Georgia Courthouse.jpg
Camden County Courthouse
202 E 4th St
Woodbine, GA 31569
Phone: 912.576.5601

Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court, and land records; Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records.[1]
Beginning Dates for Camden County, Georgia Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate






History

Parent County

1777--Camden County was created 5 February 1777 from St. Thomas and St. Mary Parishes.
County seat: Woodbine [2]

Boundary Changes

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

An Abandoned Black Settlement on Cuberland Island, (Camden County) Georgia. Mary Riketson Bullard. - South Dartmouth, Mass. [C. 1982] 129 p  F292.C94 B84 1982

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Georgia denominations, see the Georgia Church Records wiki page.

Episcopal

Episcopal Mission District

  • 1885-1922 - Episcopal Mission District Baptism Index 1885-1922. Batch C712321 at FamilySeach - free.[3]
  • 1852-1902 - Episcopal Mission District Marriage Index 1885-1902. Batch M712321 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

St. Mary's Church of Our Saviour

  • 1887-1895 - St. Mary's Church of Our Saviour Marriage Index 1887-1895. Batch M712341 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Methodist Episcopal
  • 1787-1885 - St. Mary's Methodist Episcopal Church South Baptism Index 1787-1885. Batch C712351 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1787-1895 - St. Mary's Methodist Episcopal Church South Marriage Index 1787-1895. Batch M712351 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

City Directories

  1892 St. Mary's, Georgia City Directory (digital images) Georgia Pioneers

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Georgia Land and Property for additional information about early Georgia land grants from the government. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions (generally buying and selling deeds) were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Camden County, Georgia. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Georgia Local Histories.

Maps

Gacamden.jpg

Military

World War I

  Camden County World War I Service Records 1917-1919 (Army, Navy, Marines) (digital images)

Naturalization

Newspapers

Newspapers Extracts and Abstracts

Newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Camden County, Georgia newspapers in online catalogs like:

Occupations

Probate Records

Colonial courts kept some early probate records.  From 1777 to 1798 and since 1852, the court of ordinary or register of probates has kept probate and guardianship records.  The inferior court handled probate and guardianship matters from 1798 to 1852.

Many probate records to the 1930s and 1940s are at the Georgia Department of Archives and History and the Family History Library on microfilm.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records (not all years).

Camden County Wills 1795-1829 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers
Camden County Will Bk A 1795-1829 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers

Camden County Will Bk C 1885-1900 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers

Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Georgia State Department of Health , the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred or order electronically online..

For some online statewide indexes, see the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Georgia.

Birth
Marriage

Marriages

Camden County Marriages 1818-1890 Georgia Pioneers

Camden County Marriages (from Newspapers) 1885-1890 Georgia Pioneers

  • 1852-1895 - Camden County Marriage Index 1852-1895. Batch M712332 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1852-1895 - Camden County Marriage Index 1852-1895. Batch M712333 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Death
  • 1869-70, 1879-80 - Camden County, Georgia Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).
Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites


References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Camden County, Georgia. Page 152 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/09/Igigeorgiaad.pdf.