Baldwin County, Georgia

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{{Georgia-stub}}<br>''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Baldwin_County,_Georgia|Baldwin County]]'' <br><br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.baldwincountyga.com/ Baldwin County Courthouse]<br> 121 N Wilkinson<br> Milledgeville, GA 31061-3346<br> Phone: 912.734.3007 <br><br>Probate Court has birth and death records from 1930, <br>marriage and probate records from 1875; Clerk Superior<br> Court has land, divorce and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Baldwin County, Georgia. Page 151 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1803'''--Baldwin County was created&nbsp;11 May 1803 from the Creek Indian Lands.&nbsp; '''County seat:'''&nbsp; Milledgeville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1803'''--Baldwin County was created&nbsp;11 May 1803 from the Creek Indian Lands.&nbsp; '''County seat:'''&nbsp; Milledgeville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
  
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research] <br>
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Hancock_County,_Georgia|Hancock]]
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*[[Hancock County, Georgia|Hancock]]  
*[[Jones_County,_Georgia|Jones]]
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*[[Jones County, Georgia|Jones]]  
*[[Putnam_County,_Georgia|Putman]]
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*[[Putnam County, Georgia|Putman]]  
*[[Washington_County,_Georgia|Washington]]
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*[[Washington County, Georgia|Washington]]  
*[[Wilkinson_County,_Georgia|Wilkinson]]
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*[[Wilkinson County, Georgia|Wilkinson]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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:*Cook, Anna Maria Green. ''History of Baldwin County, Georgia.'' Anderson, S.C.: Keys-Hearn Print. Co., 1925. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22815 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*Beeson, Leola Selman. ''History Stories of Milledgeville and Baldwin County.'' Macon, Ga.: J.W. Burke Co., 1943. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22856 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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===== Wills  =====
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:*'''1806-1864''' - Baldwin County, Georgia Index of Wills at [http://theusgenweb.org/ga/baldwin/ GAGenWeb] - free.<br>
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:*'''1806-1829''' - Abstracts of Baldwin County, Georgia Will Book A at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybaldwin.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1829-1918''' - Baldwin County, Georgia Will Testators Index (Vols. A-B) at [http://www.sampubco.com/wills/ga/gabaldwin01.htm SamPubCo] - free.<br>
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:*'''1829-1854''' - Abstracts of Baldwin County, Georgia Wills at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybaldwin.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1829-1868''' - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Will Book B at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybaldwin.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1868-1936''' - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Will Book C at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybaldwin.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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===== Additional Probate Records  =====
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:*'''1813-1820''' - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Annual Returns Book A at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybaldwin.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1820-1824''' - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Annual Returns Book B at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybaldwin.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1824-1831''' - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Annual Returns Book C at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybaldwin.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1831-1842''' - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Annual Returns Book D at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybaldwin.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1839-1856''' - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Annual Returns Book E at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybaldwin.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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:*'''1849-50, 1869-70''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=191684&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Baldwin&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Baldwin|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Baldwin/ Baldwin County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Revision as of 18:20, 5 January 2013

This article is about a central Georgia county. For other uses, see Baldwin.

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Baldwin County Courthouse
121 N Wilkinson
Milledgeville, GA 31061-3346
Phone: 912.734.3007

Probate Court has birth and death records from 1930,
marriage and probate records from 1875; Clerk Superior
Court has land, divorce and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1803--Baldwin County was created 11 May 1803 from the Creek Indian Lands.  County seat:  Milledgeville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1861-- Courthouse burned 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

  • Cook, Anna Maria Green. History of Baldwin County, Georgia. Anderson, S.C.: Keys-Hearn Print. Co., 1925. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Beeson, Leola Selman. History Stories of Milledgeville and Baldwin County. Macon, Ga.: J.W. Burke Co., 1943. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Wills
  • 1806-1864 - Baldwin County, Georgia Index of Wills at GAGenWeb - free.
  • 1806-1829 - Abstracts of Baldwin County, Georgia Will Book A at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1829-1918 - Baldwin County, Georgia Will Testators Index (Vols. A-B) at SamPubCo - free.
  • 1829-1854 - Abstracts of Baldwin County, Georgia Wills at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1829-1868 - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Will Book B at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1868-1936 - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Will Book C at Georgia Pioneers ($).
Additional Probate Records
  • 1813-1820 - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Annual Returns Book A at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1820-1824 - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Annual Returns Book B at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1824-1831 - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Annual Returns Book C at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1831-1842 - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Annual Returns Book D at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1839-1856 - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Annual Returns Book E at Georgia Pioneers ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1849-50, 1869-70 - Baldwin County, Georgia Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Baldwin 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).