Clinch County, Georgia Genealogy

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United States  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Georgia  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Clinch County

County Courthouse

Clinch County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1850--Clinch County was created 14 February 1850 from Ware and Lowndes Counties.
County seat:  Homerville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1856 and 1867 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Huxford, Folks. History of Clinch County, Georgia: Revised to Date: Giving the Early History of the County Down to the Present Time (1916), Also Complete Lists of County Officers, Together with Minor Officers and Also Sketches of County Officers' Lives, with Chapters on the Histories of Old Families of Clinch County, Also Other Information as is Historical in Its Nature. Macon, Ga.: J.W. Burke Co., 1916. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

  Wills 1888-1904 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers ($)

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).