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Gwinnett County, Georgia
Map
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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 ($).

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 Genealogy 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).

 

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