Decatur County, Georgia Genealogy

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Decatur County Courthouse
1400 E Shotwell Street; PO Box 735;
Bainbridge, GA 31717-0735
Phone: 229.248.3030

Probate Court has marriage records from 1823
and probate records;  Clerk Superior Court has
divorce, court and land records from 1823[1]

History

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The county is named after U.S. naval officer Stephen Decatur (1779-1820).[2]

Parent County

1823--Decatur County was created 8 December 1823 fromEarly County.
County seat:  Bainbridge [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Marriages

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1879-80 - Decatur County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Decatur County, Georgia. Page 154 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "List of counties in Tennessee", Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).