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Revision as of 20:56, 18 March 2013

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

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Baldwin County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded May 11, 1803
County Seat Milledgeville
Courthouse
Address Baldwin County Courthouse
121 N Wilkinson
Milledgeville, GA 31061-3346
Phone: 912.734.3007
Baldwin County Website


County Courthouse




Probate Court has birth and death records from 1930,
marriage and probate records from 1875; Clerk Superior
Court has land, divorce and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1803--Baldwin County was created 11 May 1803 from the Creek Indian Lands.  County seat:  Milledgeville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1861-- 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

  • Cook, Anna Maria Green. History of Baldwin County, Georgia. Anderson, S.C.: Keys-Hearn Print. Co., 1925. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Beeson, Leola Selman. History Stories of Milledgeville and Baldwin County. Macon, Ga.: J.W. Burke Co., 1943. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Wills
  • 1806-1864 - Baldwin County, Georgia Index of Wills at GAGenWeb - free.
  • 1806-1829 - Abstracts of Baldwin County, Georgia Will Book A at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1829-1918 - Baldwin County, Georgia Will Testators Index (Vols. A-B) at SamPubCo - free.
  • 1829-1854 - Abstracts of Baldwin County, Georgia Wills at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1829-1868 - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Will Book B at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1868-1936 - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Will Book C at Georgia Pioneers ($).
Additional Probate Records
  • 1813-1820 - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Annual Returns Book A at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1820-1824 - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Annual Returns Book B at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1824-1831 - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Annual Returns Book C at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1831-1842 - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Annual Returns Book D at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1839-1856 - Index to Baldwin County, Georgia Annual Returns Book E at Georgia Pioneers ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1849-50, 1869-70 - Baldwin County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Baldwin County, Georgia. Page 151 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).
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