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Guide to Webster County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Webster County, Georgia
Map
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Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 16, 1853
County Seat Preston
Courthouse
Address Webster County Courthouse]
Washington Street and Hwy 280; PO Box 29
Preston, GA 31824
Phone. 229.828.3525 Webster County Website

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County Courthouse

Webster County Courthouse
Washington Street and Hwy 280; PO Box 29
Preston, GA 31824
Phone. 229.828.3525

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

History

Parent County

1853--Webster County was created 16 December 1853 from Stewart County.  County seat: Preston [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1914 -- 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

Marriage
  • 1878-1883 - Webster County Marriage Index 1878-1883. Batch M713951 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Webster County, Georgia. Page 162 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. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/53/Igigeorgiamz.pdf.

 

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