Effingham County, Georgia Genealogy

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United States go to Georgia go to Effingham County== County Courthouse ==

Effingham County Courthouse
901 N Pine Street
Springfield, GA 31329
Phone: 912.754.2101

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]

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

  • 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

Court

Land

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

Local Histories

Maps

Marriages

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

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

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Marriage

Death
  • 1879-80 - Effingham 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), 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).