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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Irwin.htm Irwin County Courthouse]<br> 207 S Irwin Avenue; PO Box 186; <br>Ocilla, GA 31774-1098<br> Phone: 229.468.5356&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, land and court <br>records from 1821 and military records from 1900; <br>Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and burial<br> records from 1920 and probate records from 1850<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Irwin County, Georgia. Page 156 {{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  ====
  
'''1818'''--Irwin County was created from Creek Indian lands. The county seat was Irwinville until 1906 and now is Ocilla.  
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'''1818'''--Irwin County was created 15 December 1818 from Creek Indian Lands.<br>'''County seat:''' Ocilla<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  ====
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*[[Ben Hill County, Georgia|Ben Hill]]
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*[[Berrien County, Georgia|Berrien]]
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*[[Coffee County, Georgia|Coffee]]
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*[[Tift County, Georgia|Tift]]
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*[[Turner County, Georgia|Turner]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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:*Jefferey, Alice, ed. ''Irwin County, Georgia Census, 1900'' [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4319 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
==== Maps  ====
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:*Clements, J. B. ''History of Irwin County.'' Atlanta, Ga.: Foote &amp; Davies Co., c1932. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22830 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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==== Maps&nbsp;  ====
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==== Marriages ====
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1827-1872 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyirwin.html Georgia Pioneers]
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1885-1886 (from newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyirwin.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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*Will Book No. 1, 1821-1864 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyirwin.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Will Book No. 1, 1821-1864 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyirwin.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements,&nbsp;Sales, Minutes, 1822-1855 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyirwin.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Annual Returns, Appraisements, Sales, Minutes, 1863-1875 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyirwin.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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:*'''1849-50, 1869-70, 1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
== 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=191940&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Irwin&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog].
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Irwin|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Irwin/ Irwin County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
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== References  ==
  
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<references /> {{Georgia|Georgia}}
  
 
[[Category:Irwin_County,_Georgia]]
 
[[Category:Irwin_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 18:46, 5 January 2013

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Irwin County Courthouse
207 S Irwin Avenue; PO Box 186;
Ocilla, GA 31774-1098
Phone: 229.468.5356 

Clerk Superior Court has divorce, land and court
records from 1821 and military records from 1900;
Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and burial
records from 1920 and probate records from 1850[1]

History

Parent County

1818--Irwin County was created 15 December 1818 from Creek Indian Lands.
County seat: Ocilla[2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • Jefferey, Alice, ed. Irwin County, Georgia Census, 1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Clements, J. B. History of Irwin County. Atlanta, Ga.: Foote & Davies Co., c1932. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps 

Marriages

1827-1872 Georgia Pioneers

1885-1886 (from newspapers) Georgia Pioneers

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1849-50, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Irwin 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), Irwin County, Georgia. Page 156 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).