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{{Georgia-stub}}<br>''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Berrien_County,_Georgia|Berrien County]]'' <br><br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Berrien County Georgia Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Berrien County Georgia Courthouse.jpg]]
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[http://www.berriencountygeorgia.com/ Berrien County Georgia]<br> 105 E Washingotn Avenue<br> PO Box 446; <br>Nasvhille, GA 31639<br> Phone: 912.686.5421 <br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1856<br> and land records Probate Court has birth and death records from 1919, <br>marriage and probate records from 1856<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Berrien County, Georgia. Page 151 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1856'''--Berrien County was created 25 Feb 1856 from Lowndes, Coffee, and Irwin Counties.<br>'''County seat:&nbsp; '''Nashville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1856'''--Berrien County was created 25 February 1856 from [[Lowndes County, Georgia|Lowndes]], [[Coffee County, Georgia|Coffee]], and [[Irwin County, Georgia|Irwin ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:&nbsp; '''Nashville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Atkinson County, Georgia|Atkinson]]
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*[[Coffee County, Georgia|Coffee]]
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*[[Cook County, Georgia|Cook]]
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*[[Irwin County, Georgia|Irwin]]
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*[[Lanier County, Georgia|Lanier]]
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*[[Lowndes County, Georgia|Lowndes]]
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*[[Tift County, Georgia|Tift]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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===== Wills  =====
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:*'''1855-1956''' - Berrien County, Georgia Will Testators Index (Vols. A-B) at [http://www.sampubco.com/wills/ga/gaberrien01.htm SamPubCo] - free.<br>
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:*'''1855-1909''' - Images of Berrien County, Georgia Will Book A at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyberrien.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1855-1909''' - Index to Berrien County, Georgia Will Book A at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyberrien.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1909-1956''' - Images of Berrien County, Georgia Will Book B at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyberrien.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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===== Additional Probate Records  =====
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:*'''1862-1896''' - Index to Berrien County, Georgia Estates, Inventories, Appraisements at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyberrien.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1862-1912''' - Index to Berrien County, Georgia Widows and Divisions of Estates at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyberrien.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1863-1896''' - Index to Berrien County, Georgia Bills of Sale at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyberrien.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1882-1901''' - Index to Berrien County, Georgia Annual Returns and Vouchers at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyberrien.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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:*'''1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=191701&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Berrien&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Berrien|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Berrien/ Berrien County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 18:22, 5 January 2013

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Berrien County Georgia
105 E Washingotn Avenue
PO Box 446;
Nasvhille, GA 31639
Phone: 912.686.5421

Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1856
and land records Probate Court has birth and death records from 1919,
marriage and probate records from 1856[1]

History

Parent County

1856--Berrien County was created 25 February 1856 from Lowndes, Coffee, and Irwin Counties.
County seat:  Nashville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Wills
  • 1855-1956 - Berrien County, Georgia Will Testators Index (Vols. A-B) at SamPubCo - free.
  • 1855-1909 - Images of Berrien County, Georgia Will Book A at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1855-1909 - Index to Berrien County, Georgia Will Book A at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1909-1956 - Images of Berrien County, Georgia Will Book B at Georgia Pioneers ($).
Additional Probate Records
  • 1862-1896 - Index to Berrien County, Georgia Estates, Inventories, Appraisements at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1862-1912 - Index to Berrien County, Georgia Widows and Divisions of Estates at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1863-1896 - Index to Berrien County, Georgia Bills of Sale at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1882-1901 - Index to Berrien County, Georgia Annual Returns and Vouchers at Georgia Pioneers ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Berrien County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Berrien County, Georgia. Page 151 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).