Gwinnett County, Georgia Genealogy
Guide to Gwinnett County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Gwinnett County, Georgia|
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
|Founded||December 15, 1818|
|Address|| Gwinnett County Courthouse|
75 Langley Drive
PO Box 880
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Gwinnett County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records
1818--Gwinnett County was created 15 December 1818 from Cherokee and Creek Indian Lands.
County seat: Lawrenceville 
1871 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
- Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery, Buford
- Harmony Grove Methodist Cemetery, Tucker
- Lilburn First Baptist Church Cemetery, Lilburn
- Salem Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Lilburn
- White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Lawrenceville
- Flanigan, James C. Gwinnett Churches: A Complete History of Every Church in Gwinnett County, Georgia, With Short Biographical Sketches of Its Ministers. 1911. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
Haynes Creek Baptist Church
- 1826-1885 - Haynes Creek Baptist Church Baptism Index 1826-1885. Batch C712984 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1826-1895 - Haynes Creek Baptist Church Marriage Index 1826-1895. Batch M712984 at FamilySearch - free.
1. Wills 1846-1886, Book D (digital images) Georgia Pioneers
2. Index to Inventories and Annual Returns, Books 10-14, 1872-1895 Georgia Pioneers
3. Index to Inventories and Appraisements 1856-1866 Georgia Pioneers
4. Index to Inventories and Appraisements 1886-1897 Georgia Pioneers
- 1827-1837 - Marriage Book 3, 1827-1837 Georgia Pioneers
- 1837-1895 - Gwinnett County Marriage Index 1837-1895. Batch M712983 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1843-1882 - Gwinnett County Marriage Book 4 Index 1843-1882. Batch M712981 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1843-1864 - Index to Marriages 1843-1864 Georgia Pioneers
- 1871-1882 - Index to Marriages 1871-1882 Georgia Pioneers
- 1878-1892 - Gwinnett County Marriage Books 5 and 6 Index 1878-1892. Batch M712982 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1885-1886 - Marriages 1885-1886 (from newspapers) Georgia Pioneers
- 1859-60, 1869-70 - Gwinnett County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).
- Flanigan Funeral Home Obituaries Buford, Gwinnett County, Georgia Free from GenealogyBuff.com.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Gwinnett County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- Georgia Pioneers Georgia Pioneers
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gwinnett County, Georgia. Page 156 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.