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County Courthouse

Glynn County Courthouse
701 H Street
Brunswick, GA 31520-6750
Phone: 912.554.7272 

Probate Court has marriage records from 1845
and probate records from 1792; Clerk Superior
Court has divorce and court records from 1792
and land records 1824-1829 burned, all records
to 1818 damaged[1]


Parent County

1777--Glynn County was created 5 February 1777 from St. David and St. Patrick Parishes.
County seat: Brunswick [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1896 -- Courthouse damaged by Storm.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Brunswick

City Directories

1890, 1892 Brunswick City Directory Georgia Pioneers

1892, 1898 St. Simons Island City Directory Georgia Pioneers



Local Histories

  • Cate, Margaret Davis. Our Todays and Yesterdays: A Story of Brunswick and the Coastal Islands. Brunswick, Ga.: Glover Bros., 1930. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Flags of Five Nations: Being a Collection of Historical Sketches, Legends and Stories of the Golden Isles of Guale. Sea Island, Ga.: Cloister Hotel, 1940. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Jekyl [sic] Island Club, Brunswick, Georgia, 1911. New York: Photogravure & Color Co., 1911?. Digital version at Ancestry ($).


Blythe Island Georgia Pioneers


Marriages 1818-1852 Georgia Pioneers

Marriages 1885-1886 (from newspapers) Georgia Pioneers





Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


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


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