Jones County, Georgia Genealogy
Guide to Jones County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Jones County, Georgia|
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
|Founded||December 10, 1807|
|Address|| Jones County Courthouse|
PO Box 1359
Gray, GA 31032-1359
Jones County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Probate Court has birth and death records from 1924,
marriage and probate records from 1811; Clerk Superior
Court has land and court records
Places / Localities
- Mountain Springs Cemetery, Macon BillionGraves
1811-1850 Georgia Pioneers ($)
1811-1822, Marriage Bonds Index (digital images) Georgia Pioneers ($)
Civil War Battle
The following Civil War battle was fought in Jones County.
- Map showing Civil War battles in Georgia.
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, Book E, 1808-1850 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers ($)
- Wills, Book C 1851-1856 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers ($)
- Wills, Book D 1864-1890 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers ($)
- Index to Will Books A, B, C, 1809-1851 Georgia Pioneers
- Index to Will Books C and D, 1851-1867 Georgia Pioneers ($)
- Index to Annual Returns and Estates, Book F, 1825-1828 Georgia Pioneers ($)
- Digital Images of Jones County Wills 1809 to 1835. See list of testators. Georgia Pioneers
- 1811-1895 - Jones County Marriage Index 1811-1895. Batch M713161 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1864-1882 - Jones County Marriage Index 1864-1882. Batch M713162 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1875-1893 - Jones County Marriage Index 1875-1893. Batch M713164 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1879-1895 - Jones County Marriage Index 1879-1895. Batch M713163 at FamilySearch - free.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Jones County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- Georgia Pioneers Georgia Pioneers ($)
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jones County, Georgia. Page 157 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)
- 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.