Baker County, Georgia

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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Baker_County,_Georgia|Baker County]]''  
  
Guide to '''Baker County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Baker County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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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'''] }}  
 
| 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  ==
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== Baker County Georgia Courthouse  ==
  
 
[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>  
 
[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  ==
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== Baker County Georgia History  ==
  
 
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Baker County Georgia Places/Localities  ==
  
 
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*[[Mitchell County, Georgia|Mitchell]]
 
*[[Mitchell County, Georgia|Mitchell]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Baker County Georgia Genealogy Resources  ==
  
 
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:*'''1869-70''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
 
:*'''1869-70''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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== Baker County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
  
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Baker County Georgia Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Baker/ Baker County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Revision as of 21:31, 21 March 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Georgia  Gotoarrow.png  Baker County

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

Hand and keyboard.jpg Georgia
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

Baker County Georgia 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]

Baker County Georgia 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:

Baker County Georgia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Baker County Georgia Genealogy 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 ($).

Baker County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Baker County Georgia Genealogy Websites

Baker County Georgia Genealogy 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).