Brooks County, Georgia Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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[[Image:Brooks County Georgia Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]] Brantley County; PO Box 398; Nahunta, GA 31553-0398; ph. 912.462.5256 Details: (Clk Sup Ct has b, div, pro & ct rec from 1921)
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 16:49, 11 September 2012


United States  Gotoarrow.png  Georgia  Gotoarrow.png  Brooks County

Contents

County Courthouse

Brooks County Georgia Courthouse.jpg
 Brantley County; PO Box 398; Nahunta, GA 31553-0398; ph. 912.462.5256 Details: (Clk Sup Ct has b, div, pro & ct rec from 1921)

History

Parent County

1858--Brooks County was created 11 December 1858 from Lowndes and Thomas Counties.
County seat: Quitman [1]

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).