Emanuel County, Georgia

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.emanuelchamber.org/Emanuel-County-Government.3.0.html Emanuel County Courthouse] <br>201 N Main Street PO Box 787<br> Swainsboro, Georgia 30401-2042<br> Phone: 912.237.8911<br><br>Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and<br> probate records; Clerk Superior Court has<br> divorce, court and land records from 1812<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Emanuel County, Georgia. Page 155 {{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  ====
  
'''1812'''--Emanuel County was created from Bulloch and Montgomery Counties.<br>&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Swainsboro <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1812'''--Emanuel County was created 10 December 1812&nbsp;from [[Bulloch County, Georgia|Bulloch and]] [[Montgomery County, Georgia|Montgomery ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Swainsboro <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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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1841, 1855, 1857, 1919, and 1938''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Bulloch County, Georgia|Bulloch]]
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*[[Burke County, Georgia|Burke]]
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*[[Candler County, Georgia|Candler]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Georgia|Jefferson]]
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*[[Jenkins County, Georgia|Jenkins]]
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*[[Johnson County, Georgia|Johnson]]
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*[[Laurens County, Georgia|Laurens]]
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*[[Montgomery County, Georgia|Montgomery]]
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*[[Tattnall County, Georgia|Tattnall]]
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*[[Toombs County, Georgia|Toombs]]
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*[[Treutlen County, Georgia|Treutlen]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*Wills 1825-1857 (digital images). See list of testators.&nbsp;[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyemanuel.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>
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*Wills 1857-1907 (digital images). See list of testators. &nbsp;[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyemanuel.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>
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*Index to Wills, Administrations,&nbsp;Guardians, Bonds, Book A, 1815-1868 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyemanuel.html Georgia Pioneers]&nbsp;($)<br>
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
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==== Vital Records&nbsp; ====
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'''Marriages'''
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*'''Index to Emanuel County Marriages 1817-1860 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyemanuel.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)'''
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===== Death  =====
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:*'''1859-60, 1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*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=191858&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Emanuel&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Emanuel|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Emanuel/ Emanuel County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/ Georgia Pioneers]&nbsp;($)<br>
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 18:35, 5 January 2013


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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Emanuel County Courthouse
201 N Main Street PO Box 787
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401-2042
Phone: 912.237.8911

Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and
probate records; Clerk Superior Court has
divorce, court and land records from 1812[1]

History

Parent County

1812--Emanuel County was created 10 December 1812 from Bulloch and Montgomery Counties.
County seat: Swainsboro [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1841, 1855, 1857, 1919, and 1938 -- 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

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

  • Wills 1825-1857 (digital images). See list of testators. Georgia Pioneers
  • Wills 1857-1907 (digital images). See list of testators.  Georgia Pioneers
  • Index to Wills, Administrations, Guardians, Bonds, Book A, 1815-1868 Georgia Pioneers ($)

Taxation

Vital Records 

Marriages

Death
  • 1859-60, 1879-80 - Emanuel 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), Emanuel County, Georgia. Page 155 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).