Wilkinson County, Georgia

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Wilkinson County Court House; PO Box 250; Irwinton,<br> GA 31042; Phone. 478.946.2221 <br>Details: (Courthouse burned in 1852 &amp; 1924; land rec were not burned in 1924) (Clk Sup Ct has some div rec &amp; land rec from 1852)
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Wilkinson County Courthouse<br> PO Box 250<br> Irwinton, GA 31042<br> Phone: 478.946.2221&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Superior Court&nbsp;has some divorce records <br>and land records from 1852
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 15:15, 18 September 2012

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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

History

Parent County

1803--Wilkinson County was created 11 May 1803 from Creek Indian Lands.  County seat:  Irwinton [1]

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