Wheeler County, Georgia Genealogy

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Wheeler County Courthouse
209 W Forest Avenue
Alamo, GA 30411
Phone: 912.568.713 

County Health Department has birth and death records from 1927;
Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1913;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records from 1913[1]

History

Parent County

1912--Wheeler County was created 14 August 1912 from Montgomery County. County seat:  Alamo [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1916 -- 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

LDS Cemetery Records

US Vol. 5
page 156 - Wilkes Cemetery
page 156 - Frank Ervins Farm
page 157 - Hinson Cemetery

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

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), Wheeler County, Georgia. Page 162 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).