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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Bibb County, Georgia|Bibb County]]'' <br><br>  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Bibb County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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{{GADC}} {{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Bibb County
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| county_map =  
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| state = Georgia
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| latd =
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| longd =
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| founded year = 1822
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| founded date = 9 December
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| seat = Macon
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| building image =
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| building address = Bibb County Courthouse<br>601 Mulberry Street<br>Macon, GA 31201-2672<br> Phone: 912.749.6527 <br>[http://www.bibbcounty.us/ '''Bibb County Website'''] }}
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== Bibb County Georgia Courthouse  ==
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{{RAOGKcourthouse}}&nbsp;
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<br>
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County Health Department has birth, death and burial records;
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Probate Court has marriage and probate records; County Clerk
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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>
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== Bibb County Georgia History  ==
  
 
==== 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>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Bibb County Georgia Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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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  ==
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== Bibb County Georgia Genealogy Resources  ==
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==== African American ====
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*'''1865-1875''' - Bibb County Colored Marriage Books A and B Index 1865-1874. Batch {{IGI|M712118}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1874-1882''' - Bibb County Colored Marriage Book C Index 1874-1882. Batch {{IGI|M712119}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1882-1909''' - Bibb County Colored Marriage Books D and E Index 1882-1909. Batch {{IGI|M712121}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1892-1899''' - Bibb County Colored Marriage Books F and G Index 1892-1899. Batch {{IGI|M712122}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1899-1906''' - Bibb County Colored Marriage Books H and I Index 1899-1906. Batch {{IGI|M712123}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
==== 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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<br> {{RAOGKcemetery}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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===== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  =====
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
  
 
*Macon
 
*Macon
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===== Episcopal  =====
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'''Christ Church Parish, Macon'''
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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>
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'''St. Barnabas Mission Chapel, Macon'''
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*'''1861-1903''' - St. Barnabas Mission Chapel, Macon, Baptism Index 1861-1903. Batch {{IGI|C712161}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1861-1903''' - St. Barnabas Mission Chapel, Macon, Marriage Index 1861-1903. Batch {{IGI|M712161}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1861-1903''' - St. Barnabas Mission Chapel, Macon, Death Index 1861-1903. Batch {{IGI|B003552}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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'''St. Paul's Church, Macon'''
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*'''1870-1959''' - St. Paul's Church, Macon, Baptism Index 1870-1959. Batch {{IGI|C712171}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Methodist  =====
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'''Park Memorial Methodist Church, Arkwright'''
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*'''1893-1958''' - Park Memorial Methodist Church, Arkwright, Baptism Index 1893-1958. Batch {{IGI|C712131}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1891-1895''' - Park Memorial Methodist Church, Arkwright, Marriage Index 1891-1895. Batch {{IGI|M712131}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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'''Vineville Methodist Church, Macon'''
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*'''1891-1937''' - Vineville Methodist Church, Macon, Baptism Index 1891-1937. Batch {{IGI|C712181}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1891-1895''' - Vineville Methodist Church, Macon, Marriage Index 1891-1895. Batch {{IGI|M712181}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Methodist Episcopal  =====
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'''Wilma Methodist Episcopal Church'''
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*'''1856-1885''' - Wilma Methodist Episcopal Church Baptism Index 1856-1885. Batch {{IGI|C712091}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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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>
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{RAOGKobituary}}
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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===== Wills  =====
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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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===== Additional Probate Records  =====
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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  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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===== Birth  =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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*'''1827-1839''' - Bibb County Marriage Book A Index 1827-1839. Batch {{IGI|M712111}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/09/Igigeorgiaad.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1839-1858''' - Bibb County Marriage Book B Index 1839-1858. Batch {{IGI|M712112}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1858-1865''' - Bibb County Marriage Book C Index 1858-1865. Batch {{IGI|M712113}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1865-1874''' - Bibb County Marriage Books D and E Index 1865-1874. Batch {{IGI|M712114}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1874-1887''' - Bibb County Marriage Book F Index 1874-1887. Batch {{IGI|M712115}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1885-1891''' - Bibb County Marriage Book G Index 1885-1891. Batch {{IGI|M712116}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1891-1909''' - Bibb County Court of Ordinary Marriage Index 1891-1909. Batch {{IGI|M712124}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1892-1895''' - Bibb County Marriage Book H Index 1892-1895. Batch {{IGI|M712117}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Death  =====
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:*'''1849-50, 1859-60''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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== Bibb County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{RAOGKlibrary}}
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Bibb County Georgia Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*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)
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== Bibb County Georgia Genealogy References  ==
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== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Bibb_County,_Georgia]]
 
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Revision as of 01:24, 31 March 2013

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Guide to Bibb County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Bibb County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 9 December, 1822
County Seat Macon
Courthouse
Address Bibb County Courthouse
601 Mulberry Street
Macon, GA 31201-2672
Phone: 912.749.6527
Bibb County Website


Bibb County Georgia Courthouse

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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] 

Bibb County Georgia 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

Bibb County Georgia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Bibb County Georgia Genealogy Resources

African American

  • 1865-1875 - Bibb County Colored Marriage Books A and B Index 1865-1874. Batch M712118 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1874-1882 - Bibb County Colored Marriage Book C Index 1874-1882. Batch M712119 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1882-1909 - Bibb County Colored Marriage Books D and E Index 1882-1909. Batch M712121 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1892-1899 - Bibb County Colored Marriage Books F and G Index 1892-1899. Batch M712122 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1899-1906 - Bibb County Colored Marriage Books H and I Index 1899-1906. Batch M712123 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Cemeteries


Church

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Macon
Episcopal

Christ Church Parish, Macon

  • 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 ($).

St. Barnabas Mission Chapel, Macon

  • 1861-1903 - St. Barnabas Mission Chapel, Macon, Baptism Index 1861-1903. Batch C712161 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1861-1903 - St. Barnabas Mission Chapel, Macon, Marriage Index 1861-1903. Batch M712161 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1861-1903 - St. Barnabas Mission Chapel, Macon, Death Index 1861-1903. Batch B003552 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

St. Paul's Church, Macon

  • 1870-1959 - St. Paul's Church, Macon, Baptism Index 1870-1959. Batch C712171 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Methodist

Park Memorial Methodist Church, Arkwright

  • 1893-1958 - Park Memorial Methodist Church, Arkwright, Baptism Index 1893-1958. Batch C712131 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1891-1895 - Park Memorial Methodist Church, Arkwright, Marriage Index 1891-1895. Batch M712131 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Vineville Methodist Church, Macon

  • 1891-1937 - Vineville Methodist Church, Macon, Baptism Index 1891-1937. Batch C712181 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1891-1895 - Vineville Methodist Church, Macon, Marriage Index 1891-1895. Batch M712181 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Methodist Episcopal

Wilma Methodist Episcopal Church

  • 1856-1885 - Wilma Methodist Episcopal Church Baptism Index 1856-1885. Batch C712091 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

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

Birth
Marriage
  • 1827-1839 - Bibb County Marriage Book A Index 1827-1839. Batch M712111 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1839-1858 - Bibb County Marriage Book B Index 1839-1858. Batch M712112 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1858-1865 - Bibb County Marriage Book C Index 1858-1865. Batch M712113 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1865-1874 - Bibb County Marriage Books D and E Index 1865-1874. Batch M712114 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1874-1887 - Bibb County Marriage Book F Index 1874-1887. Batch M712115 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1885-1891 - Bibb County Marriage Book G Index 1885-1891. Batch M712116 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1891-1909 - Bibb County Court of Ordinary Marriage Index 1891-1909. Batch M712124 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1892-1895 - Bibb County Marriage Book H Index 1892-1895. Batch M712117 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Death
  • 1849-50, 1859-60 - Bibb County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Bibb County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

 

Bibb County Georgia Genealogy Websites

Bibb County Georgia Genealogy 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).
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 3.18 3.19 3.20 3.21 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/09/Igigeorgiaad.pdf.
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