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

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Online Records

Dodge County, Georgia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Founded October 26, 1870
County Seat Eastman
Address Dodge County Courthouse
407 Anson Ave
PO box 818
Eastman, GA 31023-0818
Phone: 478.374.4361
Dodge County Website

Dodge County Georgia Courthouse

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

Dodge County Georgia History

Parent County

1870--Dodge County was created 26 October 1870 from Montgomery, Pulaski and Telfair Counties.
County seat: Eastman[2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Dodge County Georgia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Dodge County Georgia Genealogy Resources



LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Empire



Local Histories

  • Cobb, Addie Davis. History of Dodge County. Atlanta, Ga.: Foote & Davies Co., 1932. Digital version at Ancestry ($).






Colonial courts kept some early probate records.  From 1777 to 1798 and since 1852, the court of ordinary or register of probates has kept probate and guardianship records.  The inferior court handled probate and guardianship matters from 1798 to 1852.

Many probate records to the 1930s and 1940s are at the Georgia Department of Archives and History and the Family History Library on microfilm.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records (not all years).


Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district.

Vital Records

  • 1871-1893 - Dodge County Marriage Index 1871-1893. Batch M712661 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1893-1944 - Dodge County Marriage Index 1893-1944. Batch M712662 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1879-80 - Dodge County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Dodge County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Dodge County Georgia Genealogy Websites

Dodge County Georgia Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dodge County, Georgia. Page 154 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).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/09/Igigeorgiaad.pdf.