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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Gwinnett_County,_Georgia|Gwinnett County]]''  
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Guide to '''Gwinnett County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Gwinnett County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1818
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| founded date = December 15
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| seat = Lawrenceville
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| building address = Gwinnett County Courthouse<br>75 Langley Drive<br>PO Box 880<br>Lawrenceville, GA 30046<br>Phone: 770.822.8100<br>[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Gwinnett.htm '''Gwinnett County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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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  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1818'''--Gwinnett County was created in 1818 from Cherokee and Creek Indian lands.<br>&nbsp;'''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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'''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>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1871''' -- 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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*[[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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===== Baptist =====
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'''Haynes Creek Baptist Church'''
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*'''1826-1885''' - Haynes Creek Baptist Church Baptism Index 1826-1885. Batch {{IGI|C712984}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1826-1895''' - Haynes Creek Baptist Church Marriage Index 1826-1895. Batch {{IGI|M712984}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
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==== &nbsp;Probate&nbsp; ====
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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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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Marriage  =====
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*'''1827-1837''' - Marriage Book 3, 1827-1837 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygwinnett.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*'''1837-1895''' - Gwinnett County Marriage Index 1837-1895. Batch {{IGI|M712983}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/57/Igigeorgiael.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1843-1882''' - Gwinnett County Marriage Book 4 Index 1843-1882. Batch {{IGI|M712981}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1843-1864''' - Index to Marriages 1843-1864 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygwinnett.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*'''1871-1882''' - Index to Marriages 1871-1882 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygwinnett.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*'''1878-1892''' - Gwinnett County Marriage Books 5 and 6 Index 1878-1892. Batch {{IGI|M712982}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1885-1886''' - Marriages 1885-1886 (from newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygwinnett.html Georgia Pioneers]
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===== Death  =====
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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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==== 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=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 17:43, 2 April 2013

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Guide to Gwinnett County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Gwinnett County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 15, 1818
County Seat Lawrenceville
Courthouse
Address Gwinnett County Courthouse
75 Langley Drive
PO Box 880
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Phone: 770.822.8100
Gwinnett County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

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 ($).
Baptist

Haynes Creek Baptist Church

  • 1826-1885 - Haynes Creek Baptist Church Baptism Index 1826-1885. Batch C712984 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1826-1895 - Haynes Creek Baptist Church Marriage Index 1826-1895. Batch M712984 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

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

Marriage
  • 1827-1837 - Marriage Book 3, 1827-1837 Georgia Pioneers
  • 1837-1895 - Gwinnett County Marriage Index 1837-1895. Batch M712983 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1843-1882 - Gwinnett County Marriage Book 4 Index 1843-1882. Batch M712981 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1843-1864 - Index to Marriages 1843-1864 Georgia Pioneers
  • 1871-1882 - Index to Marriages 1871-1882 Georgia Pioneers
  • 1878-1892 - Gwinnett County Marriage Books 5 and 6 Index 1878-1892. Batch M712982 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1885-1886 - Marriages 1885-1886 (from newspapers) Georgia Pioneers
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).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/57/Igigeorgiael.pdf.