Brooks County, Georgia Genealogy

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| county = Brooks County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1858
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| founded date = December 11
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| seat = Nahunta
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| building address = Brantley County Courthouse<br>PO Box 398<br>Nahunta, GA 31553-0398<br>Phone: 912.462.5256<br>[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Brooks.htm '''Brooks County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Brooks County Georgia Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Brooks County Georgia Courthouse.jpg]][http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Brooks.htm Brantley County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 398<br> Nahunta, GA 31553-0398<br> Phone: 912.462.5256 <br><br>Clerk Superior Court has birth, divorce,<br>probate and court records from 1921<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Brooks County, Georgia. Page 152 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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[[Image:Brooks County Georgia Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]<br>Clerk Superior Court has birth, divorce,<br>probate and court records from 1921<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Brooks County, Georgia. Page 152 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 03:13, 27 February 2013


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Brooks County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 11, 1858
County Seat Nahunta
Courthouse
Address Brantley County Courthouse
PO Box 398
Nahunta, GA 31553-0398
Phone: 912.462.5256
Brooks County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Brooks County Georgia Courthouse.jpg

Clerk Superior Court has birth, divorce,
probate and court records from 1921[1]

History

Parent County

1858--Brooks County was created 11 December 1858 from Lowndes and Thomas Counties.
County seat: Quitman [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Quitman

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Huxford, Folks. The History of Brooks County, Georgia. Quitman, Ga.: Hannah Clarke Chapter, D.A.R., 1948, c1949. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • Dasher, Wayne and Judy Dasher. Brooks County Newspaper Transcripts, Jun 1866 - Feb 1874. 3 vols. Free Lookups Available!

Probate

Wills

 1860-1871 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers



Additional Probate Records

Index to Will Book I, 1860-1899 Georgia Pioneers

Index to Annual Returns, Bills of Sale, Vouchers, 1859-1863 Georgia Pioneers

Index to Annual Returns, Bills  of Sale, Vouchers, 1863-1865 Georgia Pioneers

Index to Annual Returns, Bills of Sale, Vouchers, 1869-1872 Georgia Pioneers

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Brooks County, Georgia Genealogy 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), Brooks County, Georgia. Page 152 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).