Baker County, Georgia

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| county = Baker County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1825
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| founded date = December 12
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| seat = Newton
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| building address = Adams County Courthouse<br> Baker Pl; PO Box 607<br> Newton, GA 31770-0000<br> Phone: 912.734.3007<br>[http://www.bakercounty.us/ '''baker County Website'''] }}
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.bakercountyga.org/ Baker County Courthouse]<br> Baker Pl; PO Box 607<br> Newton, GA 31770-0000<br> Phone: 912.734.3007 <br><br>Probate Court has birth, marriage, death, burial, <br>and probate court records; County Clerk has divorce, <br>court and land records from 1861<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Baker County, Georgia. Page 151 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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[http://www.bakercountyga.org/ Baker County Courthouse]<br> <br><br>Probate Court has birth, marriage, death, burial, <br>and probate court records; County Clerk has divorce, <br>court and land records from 1861<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Baker County, Georgia. Page 151 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 02:26, 15 February 2013

This article is about a southwest Georgia county. For other uses, see Baker.

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Online Records
Baker County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 12, 1825
County Seat Newton
Courthouse
Address Adams County Courthouse
Baker Pl; PO Box 607
Newton, GA 31770-0000
Phone: 912.734.3007
baker County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Baker County Courthouse


Probate Court has birth, marriage, death, burial,
and probate court records; County Clerk has divorce,
court and land records from 1861[1]

History

Parent County

1825--Baker County was created 12 December 1825 from Early County.  County seat:  Newton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1925 and 1929 -- Courthouse flooded and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Wills
  • 1868-1962 - Baker County, Georgia Will Testators Index (Vols. A-B) at SamPubCo - free.
Additional Probate Records
  • 1868-1875 - Index to Baker County, Georgia Inventories at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1872-1920 - Index to Baker County, Georgia Annual Returns and Vouchers at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1875-1918 - Index to Baker County, Georgia Inventories at Georgia Pioneers ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1869-70 - Baker County, Georgia Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Baker County, Georgia. Page 151 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).