Jones County, Georgia

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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Jones County'''<br><br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.jonescountyga.org/ Jones County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 1359; <br>Gray, GA 31032-1359<br> Phone: 478.986.6671&nbsp;<br><br>Probate&nbsp;Court has birth and death&nbsp;records from 1924, <br>marriage and probate records from 1811; Clerk Superior<br> Court has land and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jones County, Georgia. Page 157 {{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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'''1807'''--Jones County was created from Baldwin County. The county seat was Clinton until 1905, when it became Gray.
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'''1807'''--Jones County was created&nbsp;10 December 1807&nbsp;from [[Baldwin County, Georgia|Baldwin]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Gray <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Baldwin County, Georgia|Baldwin]]
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*[[Bibb County, Georgia|Bibb]]
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*[[Jasper County, Georgia|Jasper]]
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*[[Monroe County, Georgia|Monroe]]
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*[[Putnam County, Georgia|Putnam]]
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*[[Twiggs County, Georgia|Twiggs]]
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*[[Wilkinson County, Georgia|Wilkinson<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1229221675718_501" />]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=16604 Mountain Springs Cemetery, Macon] BillionGraves
  
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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&nbsp; 1811-1850 [http://www,georgiapioneers.com//counties/countyjones.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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&nbsp; 1811-1822, Marriage Bonds Index (digital images) [http://www,georgiapioneers.com//counties/countyjones.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Jones County.
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*November 22, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ga025.htm Griswoldville]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ga025.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 13 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/GAmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Georgia.
  
 
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*Wills, Book E, 1808-1850 (abstracts) [http://www,georgiapioneers.com//counties/countyjones.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Wills, Book C 1851-1856 (abstracts) [http://www,georgiapioneers.com//counties/countyjones.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Wills, Book D 1864-1890 (abstracts) [http://www,georgiapioneers.com//counties/countyjones.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Will Books A, B, C, 1809-1851 [http://www,georgiapioneers.com//counties/countyjones.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Will Books C and D, 1851-1867 [http://www,georgiapioneers.com//counties/countyjones.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Annual Returns and Estates, Book F, 1825-1828 [http://www,georgiapioneers.com//counties/countyjones.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Digital Images of Jones County&nbsp;Wills 1809 to 1835.&nbsp;See list of testators. [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyjones.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== 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=191958&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Jones&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]. .
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Jones|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Jones/ Jones County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
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[[Category:Jones_County,_Georgia]]
 
[[Category:Jones_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 18:47, 5 January 2013

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Jones County Courthouse
PO Box 1359;
Gray, GA 31032-1359
Phone: 478.986.6671 

Probate Court has birth and death records from 1924,
marriage and probate records from 1811; Clerk Superior
Court has land and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1807--Jones County was created 10 December 1807 from Baldwin County.  County seat: Gray [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

  1811-1850 Georgia Pioneers ($)

  1811-1822, Marriage Bonds Index (digital images) Georgia Pioneers ($)

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Jones 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), Jones 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)