Gwinnett County, Georgia

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Gwinnett.htm Gwinnett County Courthouse]<br> 75 Langley Drive; PO Box 880<br> Lawrenceville, GA 30046<br> Phone: 770.822.8100&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gwinnett County, Georgia. Page 156 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1818'''--Gwinnett County was created in 1818 from Cherokee and Creek Indian lands.<br>&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Lawrenceville.
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'''1818'''--Gwinnett County was created&nbsp;15 December&nbsp;1818 from Cherokee and Creek Indian Lands.<br>'''County seat: '''Lawrenceville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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== Places/Localities ==
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'''1871''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
  
==== Populated Places ====
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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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]
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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*[[Barrow County, Georgia|Barrow]]
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*[[DeKalb County, Georgia|DeKalb]]
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*[[Forsyth County, Georgia|Forsyth]]
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*[[Fulton County, Georgia|Fulton]]
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*[[Hall County, Georgia|Hall]]
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*[[Jackson County, Georgia|Jackson]]
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*[[Rockdale County, Georgia|Rockdale]]
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*[[Walton County, Georgia|Walton]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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BillionGraves:
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=160198 Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery, Buford]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=160009 Harmony Grove Methodist Cemetery, Tucker]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=160212 Lilburn First Baptist Church Cemetery, Lilburn]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=160210 Salem Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Lilburn]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=147596 White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Lawrenceville]
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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:*Flanigan, James C. ''Gwinnett Churches: A Complete History of Every Church in Gwinnett County, Georgia, With Short Biographical Sketches of Its Ministers.'' 1911. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22802 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
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==== Court  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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*Marriage Book 3, 1827-1837 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygwinnett.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Marriages 1885-1886 (from newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygwinnett.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Marriages 1843-1864 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygwinnett.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Marriages 1871-1882 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygwinnett.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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1.&nbsp; Wills 1846-1886, Book D (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygwinnett.html Georgia Pioneers]
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2.&nbsp; Index to Inventories and Annual Returns, Books 10-14, 1872-1895 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygwinnett.html Georgia Pioneers]
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3.&nbsp; Index to Inventories and Appraisements 1856-1866 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygwinnett.html Georgia Pioneers]
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4.&nbsp; Index to Inventories and Appraisements 1886-1897 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygwinnett.html Georgia Pioneers]
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:*'''1859-60, 1869-70''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ga/gwinnett/webbbs_config.pl Flanigan Funeral Home Obituaries Buford, Gwinnett County, Georgia] Free from GenealogyBuff.com.<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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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=191904&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Gwinnett&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Gwinnett|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Gwinnett/ Gwinnett County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 18:40, 5 January 2013


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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Gwinnett County Courthouse
75 Langley Drive; PO Box 880
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Phone: 770.822.8100 

Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records[1]

History

Parent County

1818--Gwinnett County was created 15 December 1818 from Cherokee and Creek Indian Lands.
County seat: Lawrenceville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1871 -- 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

BillionGraves:

Church

  • Flanigan, James C. Gwinnett Churches: A Complete History of Every Church in Gwinnett County, Georgia, With Short Biographical Sketches of Its Ministers. 1911. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

Military

Newspapers

 Probate 

1.  Wills 1846-1886, Book D (digital images) Georgia Pioneers

2.  Index to Inventories and Annual Returns, Books 10-14, 1872-1895 Georgia Pioneers

3.  Index to Inventories and Appraisements 1856-1866 Georgia Pioneers

4.  Index to Inventories and Appraisements 1886-1897 Georgia Pioneers


Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70 - Gwinnett 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), Gwinnett County, Georgia. Page 156 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).