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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Jefferson County'''<br><br>
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Jefferson.htm Jefferson County Courthouse]<br> 202 E Broad Street; PO Box 658; <br>Louisville, GA 30434-1622<br> Phone: 478.625.7922&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk of Courts has land and court records from 1865, <br>divorce records from 1900’s and marriage records; <br>Probate Court has probate records; County Health<br>Department has birth and death records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jefferson County, Georgia. Page 157 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1796'''--Jefferson County was created 20 February 1796&nbsp;from [[Burke County, Georgia|Burke and]] [[Warren County, Georgia|Warren ]]Counties. '''County seat:&nbsp;''' Louisville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Burke County, Georgia|Burke]]
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*[[Emanuel County, Georgia|Emanuel]]
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*[[Glascock County, Georgia|Glascock]]
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*[[Johnson County, Georgia|Johnson]]
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*[[McDuffie County, Georgia|McDuffie]]
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*[[Richmond County, Georgia|Richmond]]
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*[[Warren County, Georgia|Warren]]
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*[[Washington County, Georgia|Washington]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court&nbsp;  ====
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&nbsp; 1797 Grand Jurors [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyjefferson.html Georgia Pioneers]
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&nbsp; 1799 Petit Jurors&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyjefferson.html Georgia Pioneers]
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==== Land&nbsp;  ====
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&nbsp; Abstracts of Deeds 1797-1799 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyjefferson.html Georgia Pioneers]
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==== Local Histories  ====
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:*Thomas, Z. V. ''History of Jefferson County.'' Macon, Ga.: Press of the J.W. Burke Co., 1927. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22831 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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==== Maps&nbsp;  ====
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==== Marriages  ====
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&nbsp; 1885-1886 (rom newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyjefferson.html Georgia Pioneers]
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&nbsp; Marriage Contracts found in deeds, documents [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyjefferson.html Georgia Pioneers]
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==== Military  ====
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==== Probate&nbsp;  ====
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*Wills 1777-1893 (abstracts)&nbsp;[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyjefferson.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Will Book A [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyjefferson.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Will Book 3,&nbsp;1864-1884 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyjefferson.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Annual Returns 1815-1827 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyjefferson.html Georgia Pioneers]
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Jefferson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Jefferson/ Jefferson County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
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== References  ==
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<references /> {{Georgia|Georgia}}
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[[Category:Jefferson_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 18:46, 5 January 2013

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Jefferson County Courthouse
202 E Broad Street; PO Box 658;
Louisville, GA 30434-1622
Phone: 478.625.7922 

Clerk of Courts has land and court records from 1865,
divorce records from 1900’s and marriage records;
Probate Court has probate records; County Health
Department has birth and death records[1]

History

Parent County

1796--Jefferson County was created 20 February 1796 from Burke and Warren Counties. County seat:  Louisville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court 

  1797 Grand Jurors Georgia Pioneers

  1799 Petit Jurors   Georgia Pioneers


Land 

  Abstracts of Deeds 1797-1799 Georgia Pioneers

Local Histories

  • Thomas, Z. V. History of Jefferson County. Macon, Ga.: Press of the J.W. Burke Co., 1927. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps 

Marriages

  1885-1886 (rom newspapers) Georgia Pioneers

  Marriage Contracts found in deeds, documents Georgia Pioneers

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jefferson County, Georgia. Page 157 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).