Pickens County, Georgia Genealogy

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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Pickens County'''<br><br>  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://pickenscountyga.gov/government/ Pickens County Courthouse] <br>52 North Main Street<br> Jasper, GA 30143<br> Phone: 706.692.2014<br><br>Probate Court has birth, marriage, death, burial,<br> and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has<br> divorce, court and land records from 1854<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pickens County, Georgia. Page 159 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://pickenscountyga.gov/government/ Pickens County Courthouse] <br>52 North Main Street<br> Jasper, GA 30143<br> Phone: 706.692.2014<br><br>Probate Court has birth, marriage, death, burial,<br> and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has<br> divorce, court and land records from 1854<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pickens County, Georgia. Page 159 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
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&nbsp; Divorces 1885-1886 (from newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypickens.html Georgia Pioneers]
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&nbsp; Divorces 1885-1886 (from newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypickens.html Georgia Pioneers]  
  
 
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&nbsp; 1.&nbsp; Index to Will Book A, 1854-1887 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypickens.html Georgia Pioneers]
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&nbsp; 1.&nbsp; Index to Will Book A, 1854-1887 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypickens.html Georgia Pioneers]  
  
&nbsp; 2.&nbsp; Index to Will&nbsp;Book B, 1887-1935 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypickens.html Georgia Pioneers]
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&nbsp; 2.&nbsp; Index to Will&nbsp;Book B, 1887-1935 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypickens.html Georgia Pioneers]  
  
&nbsp; 3.&nbsp; Index to Inventories, Appraisements,&nbsp;Estates, Book&nbsp;A, 1854-1880 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypickens.html Georgia Pioneers]
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&nbsp; 3.&nbsp; Index to Inventories, Appraisements,&nbsp;Estates, Book&nbsp;A, 1854-1880 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypickens.html Georgia Pioneers]  
  
&nbsp; 4.&nbsp; Wills, 1854-1887 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypickens.html Georgia Pioneers]
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&nbsp; 4.&nbsp; Wills, 1854-1887 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypickens.html Georgia Pioneers]  
  
 
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Revision as of 16:36, 13 December 2012

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Contents

County Courthouse

Pickens County Courthouse
52 North Main Street
Jasper, GA 30143
Phone: 706.692.2014

Probate Court has birth, marriage, death, burial,
and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has
divorce, court and land records from 1854[1]

History

Parent County

1853--Pickens County was created 5 December 1853 from Cherokee and Gilmer Counties. County seat:  Jasper [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1947 -- 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 

  Divorces 1885-1886 (from newspapers) Georgia Pioneers

Land

Local Histories

  • Tate, Luke E. History of Pickens County. Atlanta, Ga.: Press of W.W. Brown Pub. Co., c1935. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers 

Probate 

  1.  Index to Will Book A, 1854-1887 Georgia Pioneers

  2.  Index to Will Book B, 1887-1935 Georgia Pioneers

  3.  Index to Inventories, Appraisements, Estates, Book A, 1854-1880 Georgia Pioneers

  4.  Wills, 1854-1887 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers

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), Pickens County, Georgia. Page 159 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).