| Georgia Salzburger Society
E-mail: Contact Us form.
- Loest Research Library
2980 Ebenezer Road
Georgia Highway 275
Rincon, Georgia 31326
Telephone: Office 912-754-7001; Museum Curator 912-826-5629
Hours and holidays: 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.
Histories, journals, genealogical records, and church histories.
If you cannot visit or find a record at the Georgia Salzburger Society, a similar record may be available at one of the following.
- National Archives at Atlanta federal censuses, Ancestry.com, military, pensions, bounty-land, photos, passengers lists, naturalizations, Native Americans, African Americans, and workshops.
- 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. 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.
- Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Atlanta, members, meetings, newsletter, surname queries, links.
- Jewish Genealogical Society of Georgia, Atlanta, family histories, immigration, East Europe, Georgia, North America.
- Coastal Health District GDPH has births 1890-now, marriages, and deaths 1891-now.
- Effingham County Probate Court Clerk, Springfield, has births and deaths since 1927; marriages and probate records since 1790. Some records were lost in the Civil War, or a fire in 1890.
- Effingham County Superior Court Clerk, Springfield, has divorce and court records from 1777; and land records.
- U.S. District Court recent civil, criminal and bankruptcy cases.
- Springfield Branch, Live Oak Public Libraries Effingham County Library.
- Roman Catholic Diocese of Savannah Archives baptism, confirmations, marriages, deaths, parish records.
- Repositories in surrounding counties in Georgia: Bryan, Bulloch, Chatham, Screven, in South Carolina: Hampton, and Jasper.
- Atlanta-Fulton Public Library Central Library, large collection with good coverage of the southeast USA. They have county histories, family histories, will indexes, deeds, military rosters, passenger lists, Atlanta city directories, Georgia censuses 1820-1930, local histories, and newspapers.
- Atlanta History Center, Kenan Research Center, extensive Georgia family and county histories, Sons of the American Revolution library, holdings for North and South Carolina, Tennessee, and Alabama genealogy.
- Georgia Genealogical Society, Atlanta, events, meetings, membership, publications and index, and research tools, but no library. They provide advice, but do not conduct research for you.
- Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, 4 million manuscripts, photos, papers, military, diaries, plantation records. They have almost as many genealogical sources as the Georgia Archives.</ref>
- University of Georgia Main Library, Athens, largest collection for early Georgia settlers. Also, they hold county histories, county records, family records, biographies and newspapers.</ref>
- Washington Memorial Library, Macon, one of the best collections in Georgia for genealogy, African Americans, and local history. Emphasis on the 13 colonies, American Revolution, and Great Britain.
- Repositories in other surrounding states: Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
- Family History Library, Salt Lake City, 450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records. Many Georgia Archives microfilms are also available at branch FamilySearch Centers in local LDS churches, and described in their online FamilySearch Catalog.
- Dallas Public Central Library 111,700 volumes, 64,500 microfilms, 89,000 microfiche, and over 700 maps, marriage, probate, deed, and tax abstracts in book form, or microfilm of originals for some states, and online databases including Georgia and other Southern states.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Contact Us in Visit Ebenezer (accessed 13 January 2016).
- ↑ Museum and Living History Site in Visit Ebenezer (accessed 13 January 2016).
- ↑ Living History Museum in Visit Ebenezer (accessed 11 September 2015).
- ↑ 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.
- ↑ Dollarhide and Bremer, 33.
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 Handybook for Genealogists (Logan, Utah : Everton Publishers Inc, 1999), 85. WorldCat 670125599; FHL Book 973 D27e 1999.
- ↑ 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.
- ↑ Special Collections in Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System (accessed 8 January 2016).
- ↑ Contact Us in Georgia Genealogical Society (accessed 8 January 2016).
- ↑ William Dollarhide, and Ronald A. Bremer, America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, UT: Heritage Quest, 1988), 33. WorldCat 39493985; FHL Book 973 J54d.
- ↑ The Genealogical and Historical Room in Middle Georgia Regional Library (accessed 17 January 2016).
- ↑ Dollarhide and Bremer, 1.
- ↑ Dollarhide and Bremer, 107.