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{{Georgia-stub}}<br>''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Bibb_County,_Georgia|Bibb County]]'' <br><br>  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.bibb.ga.us/ Bibb County Courthouse]<br> 601 Mulberry Street<br>Macon, GA 31201-2672<br> Phone: 912.749.6527 <br><br>County Health Department has birth, death and burial records; <br>Probate Court has marriage and probate records; County Clerk<br> has divorce, court and land records from 1823<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bibb 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  ====
  
'''1822'''--Bibb county was created 9 December 1822 from [[Jones_County,_Georgia|Jones]], [[Monroe_County,_Georgia|Monroe]], [[Twiggs_County,_Georgia|Twiggs ]]and [[Houston_County,_Georgia|Houston]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Macon <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1822'''--Bibb county was created 9 December 1822 from [[Jones County, Georgia|Jones]], [[Monroe County, Georgia|Monroe]], [[Twiggs County, Georgia|Twiggs and]] [[Houston County, Georgia|Houston]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Macon <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Crawford_County,_Georgia|Crawford]]
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*[[Crawford County, Georgia|Crawford]]  
*[[Houston_County,_Georgia|Houston]]
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*[[Houston County, Georgia|Houston]]  
*[[Jones_County,_Georgia|Jones]]
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*[[Jones County, Georgia|Jones]]  
*[[Monroe_County,_Georgia|Monroe]]
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*[[Monroe County, Georgia|Monroe]]  
*[[Peach_County,_Georgia|Peach]]
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*[[Peach County, Georgia|Peach]]  
*[[Twiggs_County,_Georgia|Twiggs]]
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*[[Twiggs County, Georgia|Twiggs]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=120269 Oakridge Cemetery, Macon] BillionGraves
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158653 Swift Creek United Methodist Cemetery, Macon] BillionGraves
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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:*Hart, Oliver J. ''The History of Christ Church Parish, Macon, Georgia: March 5th 1825, March 5th, 1925.'' Macon, Ga.: Lyon, Harris &amp; Brooks, Printers and Binders, 1925. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22820 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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:*Butler, John C. ''Historical Record of Macon and Central Georgia, Containing Many Interesting and Valuable Reminiscences Connected with the Whole State, Including Numerous Incidents and Facts Never Before Published and of Great Historic Value.'' Macon, GA, USA: J. W. Burke, 1879. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8556 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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{{RAOGKobituary}}
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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:*'''1823-1929''' - Bibb County, Georgia Will Testators Index (Vols. A-H) at [http://www.sampubco.com/wills/ga/gabibb01.htm SamPubCo] - free.<br>
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:*'''1823-1855''' - Abstracts of Bibb County, Georgia 1823-1855 at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybibb.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1823-1855''' - Index to Bibb County, Georgia Wills and Estates at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybibb.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1851-1864''' - Abstracts of Bibb County, Georgia 1851-1864 at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybibb.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1851-1871''' - Index to Bibb County, Georgia Wills and Estates at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybibb.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1870, 1891, 1914''' - Index to Bibb County, Georgia Wills and Estates at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybibb.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1891-1907''' - Index to Bibb County, Georgia Wills and Estates at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybibb.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1823-1844''' - Index to Bibb County, Georgia Annual Returns at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybibb.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1843-1851''' - Index to Bibb County, Georgia Annual Returns at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybibb.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1851-1854''' - Index to Bibb County, Georgia Annual Returns at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybibb.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
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:*'''1849-50, 1859-60''' - {{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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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{RAOGKlibrary}}
  
 
== 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=191703&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Bibb&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Bibb|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Bibb/ Bibb County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 16:17, 8 October 2012

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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Georgia  Gotoarrow.png  Bibb County

County Courthouse

Template:RAOGKcourthouse 

Bibb County Courthouse
601 Mulberry Street
Macon, GA 31201-2672
Phone: 912.749.6527

County Health Department has birth, death and burial records;
Probate Court has marriage and probate records; County Clerk
has divorce, court and land records from 1823[1]

History

Parent County

1822--Bibb county was created 9 December 1822 from Jones, Monroe, Twiggs and Houston Counties.
County seat: Macon [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

  • Hart, Oliver J. The History of Christ Church Parish, Macon, Georgia: March 5th 1825, March 5th, 1925. Macon, Ga.: Lyon, Harris & Brooks, Printers and Binders, 1925. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Macon

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Butler, John C. Historical Record of Macon and Central Georgia, Containing Many Interesting and Valuable Reminiscences Connected with the Whole State, Including Numerous Incidents and Facts Never Before Published and of Great Historic Value. Macon, GA, USA: J. W. Burke, 1879. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

 

Probate

Wills
  • 1823-1929 - Bibb County, Georgia Will Testators Index (Vols. A-H) at SamPubCo - free.
  • 1823-1855 - Abstracts of Bibb County, Georgia 1823-1855 at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1823-1855 - Index to Bibb County, Georgia Wills and Estates at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1851-1864 - Abstracts of Bibb County, Georgia 1851-1864 at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1851-1871 - Index to Bibb County, Georgia Wills and Estates at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1870, 1891, 1914 - Index to Bibb County, Georgia Wills and Estates at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1891-1907 - Index to Bibb County, Georgia Wills and Estates at Georgia Pioneers ($).
Additional Probate Records
  • 1823-1844 - Index to Bibb County, Georgia Annual Returns at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1843-1851 - Index to Bibb County, Georgia Annual Returns at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1851-1854 - Index to Bibb County, Georgia Annual Returns at Georgia Pioneers ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 1849-50, 1859-60 - Bibb 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), Bibb 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).