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Guide to Laurens County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records

Laurens County, Georgia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Founded December 10, 1807
County Seat Dublin
Address Laurens County Courthouse
101 N Jefferson Street
Dublin, GA 31021-6198
Phone: 478.272.3210
Laurens County Website

County Courthouse

Probate Court has marriage and probate records;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court, and land 
records from 1807; County Health Department has
birth and death records[1]


Parent County

1807--Laurens County was created 10 December 1807 from Wilkinson County. County seat:  Dublin [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories





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.

Many probate records to the 1930s and 1940s are at the Georgia Department of Archives and History and the Family History Library on microfilm.

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).


Vital Records

  • 1809-1855 - Laurens County Marriage Books A, B, D, E, G Index 1809-1855. Batch M713172 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1851-1868 - Laurens County Marriage Index 1851-1868. Batch M713171 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1853-1886 - Laurens County Marriage Books I and J Index 1853-1886. Batch M713173 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1892-1895 - Laurens County Marriage Book K Index 1892-1895. Batch M713174 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1885-1886 - Laurens County Marriages 1885-1886 (from newspapers) Georgia Pioneers

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Laurens County, Georgia. Page 157 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).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 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.