Georgia Salzburger Society

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Georgia Salzburger Society

Contact Information[edit | edit source]

E-mail:[1]  Contact Us form.


Loest Research Library
2980 Ebenezer Road
Georgia Highway 275
Rincon, Georgia 31326

Telephone:[1]  Office 912-754-7001;  Museum Curator 912-826-5629

Hours and holidays:[2]  Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday 3-5pm, or by appointment

Map:  Google map: Georgia Salzburger Society

Internet sites and databases:

  • Visit Ebenezer GA Heritage Day Festival, Loest Research Library, Georgia Salzburger Society, contact, Living History Museum, Jerusalem Lutheran Church, sites, map, Savannah River, for kids, and weather.
  • Genealogy history of Georgia Salzburgers and Allied Families, genealogy exchange, family name contacts, outside genealogy links.
  • Loest Research Library opening celebration with images.

Collection Description[edit | edit source]

Histories, journals, genealogical records, and church histories.[3]

Alternate Repositories[edit | edit source]

If you cannot visit or find a record at the Georgia Salzburger Society, a similar record may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • National Archives at Atlanta federal censuses,, military, pensions, bounty-land, photos, passengers lists, naturalizations, Native Americans, African Americans, and workshops.[4]
  • Federal Records Center, Ellenwood, GA., receives federal agency and court records of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
  • Georgia Archives, Morrow, is the best place to start family history research in Georgia.[5] Genealogies, county histories, newspapers, tax digests, private papers, church records, cemeteries, Bible records, municipal records, census, maps, land plats, photographs, Georgia Confederate service and pension records, colonial, headright & bounty land grants, land lottery, and Georgia county records.

Similar Collections

Neighboring Collections

Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Contact Us in Visit Ebenezer (accessed 13 January 2016).
  2. Museum and Living History Site in Visit Ebenezer (accessed 13 January 2016).
  3. Living History Museum in Visit Ebenezer (accessed 11 September 2015).
  4. William Dollarhide, and Ronald A. Bremer, America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, UT: Heritage Quest, 1988), 127-28. WorldCat 39493985; FHL Book 973 J54d.
  5. Dollarhide and Bremer, 33.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Handybook for Genealogists (Logan, Utah : Everton Publishers Inc, 1999), 85. WorldCat 670125599; FHL Book 973 D27e 1999.
  7. William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 33. At various libraries (WorldCat). FHL Ref Book 973 J54d.
  8. Special Collections in Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System (accessed 8 January 2016).
  9. Contact Us in Georgia Genealogical Society (accessed 8 January 2016).
  10. William Dollarhide, and Ronald A. Bremer, America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, UT: Heritage Quest, 1988), 33. WorldCat 39493985; FHL Book 973 J54d.
  11. The Genealogical and Historical Room in Middle Georgia Regional Library (accessed 17 January 2016).
  12. Dollarhide and Bremer, 1.
  13. Dollarhide and Bremer, 107.