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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Jenkins County'''<br><br>  
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
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[http://www.jenkinscountyga.com/index.html Jenkins County Courthouse]<br> Harvey St; PO Box 797 <br>Millen, GA 30442-0797<br> Phone: 478.982.4683&nbsp;<br><br>Probate&nbsp;Court has marriage and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land&nbsp;<br>records from 1905<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jenkins County, Georgia. Page 157 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1905'''--Jenkins County was created 17 August 1905&nbsp;from [[Bulloch County, Georgia|Bulloch]], [[Burke County, Georgia|Burke]],[[Emanuel County, Georgia|Emanuel]] and [[Screven County, Georgia|Screven]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Millen <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1919''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
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== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Bulloch County, Georgia|Bulloch]]
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*[[Burke County, Georgia|Burke]]
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*[[Emanuel County, Georgia|Emanuel]]
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*[[Screven County, Georgia|Screven]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Jenkins County.
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*November 28, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ga026.htm Buck Head Creek]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ga026.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 13 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/GAmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Georgia.
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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== 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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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Jenkins|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Jenkins/ Jenkins County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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<references /> {{Georgia|Georgia}}
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[[Category:Jenkins_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 18:46, 5 January 2013

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Jenkins County Courthouse
Harvey St; PO Box 797
Millen, GA 30442-0797
Phone: 478.982.4683 

Probate Court has marriage and probate records;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land 
records from 1905[1]

History

Parent County

1905--Jenkins County was created 17 August 1905 from Bulloch, Burke,Emanuel and Screven Counties.
County seat: Millen [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1919 -- 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

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Jenkins County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Georgia.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jenkins County, Georgia. Page 157 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. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)