Wilkinson County, Georgia Genealogy

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Wilkinson County Courthouse
PO Box 250
Irwinton, GA 31042
Phone: 478.946.2221 

Clerk Superior Court has some divorce records
and land records from 1852[1]

History

Parent County

1803--Wilkinson County was created 11 May 1803 from Creek Indian Lands.  County seat:  Irwinton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1829, 1854, 1864 and 1924 -- 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

  • Davidson, Victor. History of Wilkinson County. n.p.: John Ball Chapter, D.A.R., c1930. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Wills
  • 1817-1860 - Wilkinson County, Georgia Wills 1817-1860 (abstracts) at Georgia Pioneers ($).
Additional Probate Records
  • 1820-1853 - Index to Wilkinson County, Georgia Annual Returns and Estates 1820-1853 at Georgia Pioneers ($).

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), Wilkinson 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).