Baker County, Georgia

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[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>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
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:*'''1868-1962''' - Baker County, Georgia Will Testators Index (Vols. A-B) at [http://www.sampubco.com/wills/ga/gabaker01.htm SamPubCo] - free.<br>
 
:*'''1868-1962''' - Baker County, Georgia Will Testators Index (Vols. A-B) at [http://www.sampubco.com/wills/ga/gabaker01.htm SamPubCo] - free.<br>
 
:*'''1868-1875''' - Index to Baker County, Georgia Inventories at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybaker.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
 
  
 
:*'''1868-1918''' - Index to Baker County, Georgia Wills at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybaker.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
 
:*'''1868-1918''' - Index to Baker County, Georgia Wills at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybaker.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1868-1919''' - Images of Baker County, Georgia Wills at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybaker.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
 
:*'''1868-1919''' - Images of Baker County, Georgia Wills at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybaker.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1868-1875''' - Index to Baker County, Georgia Inventories at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybaker.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
  
 
:*'''1872-1920''' - Index to Baker County, Georgia Annual Returns and Vouchers at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybaker.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
 
:*'''1872-1920''' - Index to Baker County, Georgia Annual Returns and Vouchers at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybaker.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1869-70''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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Revision as of 18:20, 5 January 2013

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

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Baker County Courthouse
Baker Pl; PO Box 607
Newton, GA 31770-0000
Phone: 912.734.3007

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).