Screven County, Georgia Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(fix link)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Georgia|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Screven County'' <br>
+
{{stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Portal:Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Screven County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
Line 7: Line 7:
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1793'''--Screven County was created 14 December 1793&nbsp;from[[Burke_County,_Georgia|Burke]] and [[Effingham_County,_Georgia|Effingham]] Counties.&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Sylvania <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
+
'''1793'''--Screven County was created 14 December 1793&nbsp;from[[Burke County, Georgia|Burke]] and [[Effingham County, Georgia|Effingham]] Counties.&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Sylvania <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
Line 26: Line 26:
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Allendale_County,_South_Carolina|Allendale County, South Carolina]]
+
*[[Allendale County, South Carolina|Allendale County, South Carolina]]  
*[[Bulloch_County,_Georgia|Bulloch]]
+
*[[Bulloch County, Georgia|Bulloch]]  
*[[Burke_County,_Georgia|Burke]]
+
*[[Burke County, Georgia|Burke]]  
*[[Effingham_County,_Georgia|Effingham]]
+
*[[Effingham County, Georgia|Effingham]]  
*[[Hampton_County,_South_Carolina|Hampton County, South Carolina]]
+
*[[Hampton County, South Carolina|Hampton County, South Carolina]]  
*[[Jenkins_County,_Georgia|Jenkins]]
+
*[[Jenkins County, Georgia|Jenkins]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
Line 65: Line 65:
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
<references/>
+
 
 +
<references />
 +
 
 
[[Category:Screven_County,_Georgia]]
 
[[Category:Screven_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 15:19, 30 April 2009

 United States  > Georgia > Screven County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1793--Screven County was created 14 December 1793 fromBurke and Effingham Counties. County seat: Sylvania [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1860's and 1896 -- 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

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).