Wayne County, Georgia Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
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The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Anthony Wayne,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Anthony Wayne,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
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===== Wills  =====
 
===== Wills  =====
  
:*'''1884-1927''' - Index to Wayne County, Georgia Wills 1884-1927 at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countywayne.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1884-1927''' - Index to Wayne County, Georgia Wills 1884-1927 at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countywayne.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>  
 
:*1882-1892 -&nbsp;Digital Images of Wayne County Wills {http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countywayne.html Georgia Pioneers]
 
:*1882-1892 -&nbsp;Digital Images of Wayne County Wills {http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countywayne.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
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Jesup | [[Screven, Georgia|Screven]] Odum  
 
Jesup | [[Screven, Georgia|Screven]] Odum  
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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Revision as of 22:55, 7 January 2013

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Online Records


Contents

County Courthouse

Wayne County Courthouse
242 E Walnut Street; PO Box 918;
Jesup, GA 31598
Phone: 912.427.5930 

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

History

Anthony Wayne.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796).[2]

Parent County

1803--Wayne County was created 11 May 1803 from Creek Indian Lands. County seat: Jesup [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records

US Vol. 5
page 155 - Rogers Cemetery
page 155 - Little Cemetery

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Satilla

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Wills
Additional Probate Records
  • 1875-1878 - Index of Wayne County, Georgia Annual Returns Book M (1875-1878) at Georgia Pioneers ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Jesup | Screven Odum

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wayne County, Georgia. Page 162 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Anthony Wayne," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).