Wilkinson County, Georgia

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.wilkinsoncounty.net/ 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<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wilkinson County, Georgia. Page 162 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1803'''--Wilkinson County was created 11 May 1803&nbsp;from Creek&nbsp;Indian Lands.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;Irwinton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1803'''--Wilkinson County was created 11 May 1803&nbsp;from Creek&nbsp;Indian Lands.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;Irwinton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
  
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research] <br>
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Baldwin_County,_Georgia|Baldwin]]
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*[[Bleckley_County,_Georgia|Bleckley]]
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*[[Bleckley County, Georgia|Bleckley]]  
*[[Johnson_County,_Georgia|Johnson]]
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*[[Johnson County, Georgia|Johnson]]  
*[[Jones_County,_Georgia|Jones]]
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*[[Jones County, Georgia|Jones]]  
*[[Laurens_County,_Georgia|Laurens]]
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*[[Laurens County, Georgia|Laurens]]  
*[[Twiggs_County,_Georgia|Twiggs]]
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*[[Twiggs County, Georgia|Twiggs]]  
*[[Washington_County,_Georgia|Washington]]
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*[[Washington County, Georgia|Washington]]
  
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== Resources  ==
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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:*Davidson, Victor. ''History of Wilkinson County.'' n.p.: John Ball Chapter, D.A.R., c1930. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22853 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
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:*'''1817-1860''' - Wilkinson County, Georgia Wills 1817-1860 (abstracts) at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countywilkinson.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1820-1853''' - Index to Wilkinson County, Georgia Annual Returns and Estates 1820-1853 at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countywilkinson.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192160&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Wilkinson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Wilkinson/ Wilkinson County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
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Revision as of 22:56, 7 January 2013

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Online Records

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).