Charlton County, Georgia Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.courtreference.com/Charlton-County-Georgia-Courts.htm Charlton County Courthouse]<br> 100 Third Street <br>Folkston, GA 31537; <br>Phone: 912.496.2549 <br><br>Probate Judge has birth, marriage, death, burial<br>and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has <br>divorce, court and land&nbsp; records from 1877<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Charlton 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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[http://www.courtreference.com/Charlton-County-Georgia-Courts.htm Charlton County Courthouse]<br> 100 Third Street <br>Folkston, GA 31537; <br>Phone: 912.496.2549 <br><br>Probate Judge has birth, marriage, death, burial<br>and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has <br>divorce, court and land&nbsp; records from 1877<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Charlton County, Georgia. Page 152 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
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== Web Sites&nbsp;  ==
 
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&nbsp; Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/ Georgia Pioneers]
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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.  

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Contents

County Courthouse

Charlton County Courthouse
100 Third Street
Folkston, GA 31537;
Phone: 912.496.2549

Probate Judge has birth, marriage, death, burial
and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has
divorce, court and land  records from 1877[1]

History

Parent County

1854--Charlton County was created 18 February 1854 fromCamden County.  County seat:  Folkston [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1877 and February 19, 1928 - 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 

  Bonds of City Officials 1877-1891 Georgia Pioneers

Land 

  Index of Homesteads 1899-1912 Georgia Pioneers

Local Histories

  • McQueen, Alex. S. History of Charlton County. Atlanta, Ga.: Stein Print. Co., c1932. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

  Index to Letters of Administration and Guardianship 1879-1889 Georgia Pioneers

  Index to letters of Administration 1884-1892 Georgia Pioneers

  Index to Will Book A 1868-1911 Georgia Pioneers

  Index to Will Book R 1912-1960 Georgia Pioneers

  Wills 1868-1912 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70 - Charlton County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites 

  Georgia Pioneers Georgia Pioneers

References

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