Pierce County, Georgia Genealogy

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Pierce County Courthouse
PO Box 679;
Blackshear, GA 31516-0679
Phone: 912.449.2022 

Probate Court has birth records from 1926,
marriage records from 1875, death records
from 1924 and probate records; Clerk Superior 
Court has divorce and court records from 1875
and land records[1]

History

Parent County

1857--Pierce County was created 18 December 1857 from Appling and Ware Counties. County seat: Blackshear [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1875 -- 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 

Marriages

  1885-1886 Marriages from Newspapers

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

  • Index to Wills 1872-1941
  • Index to Inventories and Appraisements, Book A, 1875-1911 Georgia Pioneers

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pierce County, Georgia. Page 159 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).