Elbert County, Georgia Genealogy

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Elbert County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 10, 1790
County Seat Elberton
Courthouse
Address Elbert County Courthouse
10 W Church Sreet
Elberton, GA 30635-1498
Phone: 706.283.2005
Elbert County Website


County Courthouse

Elbert County Georgia Courthouse.jpg

Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court, land and cemetery records,  from 1790 and military from 1922; Probate Court has birth, marriage, death, burial and probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1790--Elbert County was created 10 December 1790 from Wilkes County. County seat:  Elberton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

  • In Those Days is an oral history from elderly African Americans in Elbert County, Georgia, and Abbeville County, South Carolina.

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • McIntosh, John H. The Official History of Elbert County, 1790-1935. Elberton, Ga.: The Chapter, c1940. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Marriages

Migration

Early migration routes to Elbert County for European settlers included:

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1869-70 - Elbert 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), Elbert County, Georgia. Page 155 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).