Gilmer County, Georgia Genealogy
Guide to Gilmer County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Gilmer County, Georgia|
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
|Founded||December 3, 1832|
|Address|| Gilmer County Courthouse|
1 Westside Square
Ellijay, GA 30540
Gilmer County Website
- 1 Gilmer County Georgia Courthouse
- 2 Gilmer County Georgia History
- 3 Gilmer County Georgia Places/Localities
- 4 Gilmer County Georgia Genealogy Resources
- 5 Gilmer County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries
- 6 Gilmer County Georgia Genealogy Web Sites
- 7 Gilmer County Georgia Genealogy References
Gilmer County Georgia Courthouse
Probate Court has birth and death records from 1927,
marriage records from 1835 and probate records;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1909,
land records from 1833, military records from 1902
and court records from 1900
Gilmer County Georgia History
Gilmer County Georgia Places/Localities
Gilmer County Georgia Genealogy Resources
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.
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).
- Wills and Estates Book B 1836-1854 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers
- Index to Will Book A 1853-1914 Georgia Pioneers
- Index to County Bonds (guardianships, administrators) 1836-1854 Georgia Pioneers
- Index to Will Book B Georgia Pioneers
- 1836-1875 - Gilmer County Marriage Index 1836-1875. Batch M712901 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1877-1895 - Gilmer County Marriage Index 1877-1895. Batch M712902 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1859-60, 1879-80 - Gilmer County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).
Gilmer County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
Gilmer County Georgia Genealogy Web Sites
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Gilmer County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- Georgia Pioneers Georgia Pioneers
Gilmer County Georgia Genealogy References
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gilmer County, Georgia. Page 155 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- 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.