Emanuel County, Georgia Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Emanuel County; 201 N Main St; PO Box 787; Swainsboro, GA 30401-2042; Ph. 912.237.8911 Details: (Pro Ct has b, m, d & pro rec; Clk Sup Ct has div, ct & land rec from 1812)

History

Parent County

1812--Emanuel County was created 10 December 1812 from Bulloch and Montgomery Counties.
County seat: Swainsboro [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1841, 1855, 1857, 1919, and 1938 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

  • Wills 1825-1857 (digital images). See list of testators. Georgia Pioneers
  • Wills 1857-1907 (digital images). See list of testators.  Georgia Pioneers
  • Index to Wills, Administrations, Guardians, Bonds, Book A, 1815-1868 Georgia Pioneers ($)

Taxation

Vital Records 

Marriages

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

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).