Wayne County, Georgia

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Guide to '''Wayne County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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| building address = Wayne County Courthouse]<br>242 E Walnut Street; PO Box 918; <br>Jesup, GA 31598<br>Phone: 912.427.5930&nbsp;<br> [http://www.co.wayne.ga.us/home/ '''Wayne County Website'''] }}
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| building address = Wayne County Courthouse]<br>242 E Walnut Street; PO Box 918; <br>Jesup, GA 31598<br>Phone: 912.427.5930&nbsp;<br> [http://www.co.wayne.ga.us/home/ '''Wayne County Website'''] }}  
  
 
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== History  ==
 
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The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Anthony Wayne,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Anthony Wayne,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  

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

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Wayne County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded May 11, 1803
County Seat Jesup
Courthouse
Address Wayne County Courthouse]
242 E Walnut Street; PO Box 918;
Jesup, GA 31598
Phone: 912.427.5930 
Wayne County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Wayne County Courthouse
242 E Walnut Street; PO Box 918;
Jesup, GA 31598
Phone: 912.427.5930 

Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records[1]

History

Anthony Wayne.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796).[2]

Parent County

1803--Wayne County was created 11 May 1803 from Creek Indian Lands. County seat: Jesup [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records

US Vol. 5
page 155 - Rogers Cemetery
page 155 - Little Cemetery

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Satilla

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Wills
Additional Probate Records
  • 1875-1878 - Index of Wayne County, Georgia Annual Returns Book M (1875-1878) at Georgia Pioneers ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Jesup | Screven Odum

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wayne County, Georgia. Page 162 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Anthony Wayne," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).