Wilkinson County, Georgia

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(seop)
(added info box)
Line 1: Line 1:
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Wilkinson_County,_Georgia|Wilkinson County]]''  
+
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Wilkinson County, Georgia|Wilkinson County]]''  
  
Guide to '''Wilkinson County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
+
Guide to '''Wilkinson County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
{{GADC}}  
 
{{GADC}}  
 +
 +
{{Infobox U.S. County
 +
| county = Wilkinson County
 +
| county_map =
 +
| state = Georgia
 +
| state_map = Georgia.png
 +
| latd =
 +
| longd =
 +
| founded year = 1803
 +
| founded date = May 11
 +
| seat = Hettinger
 +
| building image =
 +
| building address =  Wilkinson County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 250<br> Irwinton, GA 31042<br> Phone: 478.946.2221&nbsp;<br> [http://www.wilkinsoncounty.net/ '''Wilkinson County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
Line 91: Line 104:
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
<references /> {{Georgia|Georgia}}  
+
<references /> {{Georgia|Georgia}}{{Georgia-stub}}  
  
[[Category:Wilkinson_County,_Georgia]]{{Georgia-stub}}
+
[[Category:Wilkinson_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 00:21, 20 March 2013

United States go to Georgia go to Wilkinson County

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

Hand and keyboard.jpg Georgia
Online Records


Wilkinson County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded May 11, 1803
County Seat Hettinger
Courthouse
Address Wilkinson County Courthouse]
PO Box 250
Irwinton, GA 31042
Phone: 478.946.2221 
Wilkinson County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Wilkinson County Courthouse
PO Box 250
Irwinton, GA 31042
Phone: 478.946.2221 

Clerk Superior Court has some divorce records
and land records from 1852[1]

History

Parent County

1803--Wilkinson County was created 11 May 1803 from Creek Indian Lands.  County seat:  Irwinton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1829, 1854, 1864 and 1924 -- 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

  • Davidson, Victor. History of Wilkinson County. n.p.: John Ball Chapter, D.A.R., c1930. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Wills
  • 1817-1860 - Wilkinson County, Georgia Wills 1817-1860 (abstracts) at Georgia Pioneers ($).
Additional Probate Records
  • 1820-1853 - Index to Wilkinson County, Georgia Annual Returns and Estates 1820-1853 at Georgia Pioneers ($).

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), Wilkinson 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).