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== Effingham County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries <br>  ==
== Effingham County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries <br>  ==

Revision as of 23:13, 1 April 2013

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

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Online Records

Effingham County, Georgia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Founded February 5, 1777
County Seat Springfield
Address Effingham County Courthouse
901 N Pine Street
Springfield, GA 31329
Phone: 912.754.2101
Effingham County Website

Effingham County Georgia Courthouse

Probate Court has birth and death recors from 1927,
marriage and probate records from 1790; Clerk
Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1777[1]

Effingham County Georgia History

Parent County

1777--Effingham County was created 5 February 1777 from St. Matthew and St. Philip Parishes.
County seat: Springfield [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Effingham County Georgia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Effingham County Georgia Genealogy Resources



  • Ebenezer Record Book: Containing Early Records of Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Effingham, Ga., More Commonly Known as Ebenezer Church. Savannah, Ga.: C.A. Linn, 1929. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Saltzburgher Births and Baptisms 1756-1787 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers
  • Constitution and By-Laws of the Georgia Saltburger Society, 1734-1925 Georgia Pioneers



.Effingham County - Probate Court - Land Warrants, 1783-1787 | Georgia Archives

Local Histories



  • Saltzburgher Marriages 1754-1769; 1769-1778, New Jerusalem Church (digital images) Georgia Pioneers




The organization Strictly By Name provides free online indexes to early Effingham County probate records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:

  1. Will Book 3: 1829-1859
  2. Will Book 4: 1866-1898


Vital Records


Saltzburgher Births and Baptisms 1756-1787 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers

  • 1750-1875 - Effingham County Marriage Index 1750-1875. Batch M002547 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1750-1875 - Marriage records, Effingham County, Georgia, 1750-1875  Lane, Jane Warren Hollingsworth, b. 1883.
  • 1791-1834 - Effingham County Marriage Books 1 and 2 Index 1791-1834. Batch M712711 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1832-1891 - Effingham County Marriage Books 3 and 4 Index 1832-1891. Batch M712712 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1890-1895 - Effingham County Marriage Books B and C Index 1890-1895. Batch M712713 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1879-80 - Effingham County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Effingham County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Effingham County Georgia Genealogy Websites

Effingham County Georgia Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Effingham 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 3.2 3.3 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/57/Igigeorgiael.pdf.