Jenkins County, Georgia Genealogy

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| building address = Jenkins County Courthouse<br>Harvey St<br>PO Box 797<br>Millen, GA 30442-0797<br>Phone: 478.982.4683<br>[http://www.jenkinscountyga.com/index.html '''Jenkins County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.jenkinscountyga.com/index.html Jenkins County Courthouse]<br> Harvey St; PO Box 797 <br>Millen, GA 30442-0797<br> Phone: 478.982.4683&nbsp;<br><br>Probate&nbsp;Court has marriage and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land&nbsp;<br>records from 1905<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jenkins 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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Probate&nbsp;Court has marriage and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land&nbsp;<br>records from 1905<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jenkins County, Georgia. Page 157 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 01:40, 7 March 2013

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Jenkins County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 17, 1905
County Seat Millen
Courthouse
Address Jenkins County Courthouse
Harvey St
PO Box 797
Millen, GA 30442-0797
Phone: 478.982.4683
Jenkins County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Probate Court has marriage and probate records;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land 
records from 1905[1]

History

Parent County

1905--Jenkins County was created 17 August 1905 from Bulloch, Burke,Emanuel and Screven Counties.
County seat: Millen [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1919 -- 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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Jenkins County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Georgia.

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), Jenkins 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)