Ware County, Georgia Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.png Georgia Gotoarrow.png Ware County

County Courthouse

Ware County Courthouse
800 Church Street
Waycross, GA 31501-3501
Phone: 912.287.4340 

Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1874;
Clerk of Court has land and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1824--Ware County was created 15 December 1824 from Appling County. County seat: Waycross [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1854 -- 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

LDS Ward and Branch Record

  • Waycross

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Walker, Laura Singleton. History of Ware County, Georgia. Macon, Ga.: J.W. Burke Co., 1934. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Wills
Additional Probate Records
  • 1896-1946 - Index to Ware County Inventories and Appraisements, Book B, 1896-1946 at 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), Ware County, Georgia. Page 161 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).