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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Pickens County'''<br><br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://pickenscountyga.gov/government/ Pickens County Courthouse] <br>52 North Main Street<br> Jasper, GA 30143<br> Phone: 706.692.2014<br><br>Probate Court has birth, marriage, death, burial,<br> and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has<br> divorce, court and land records from 1854<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pickens County, Georgia. Page 159 {{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  ====
  
'''1853'''--Pickens County was created&nbsp;5 December 1853&nbsp;from [[Cherokee_County,_Georgia|Cherokee ]]and [[Gilmer_County,_Georgia|Gilmer]] Counties.&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Jasper <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1853'''--Pickens County was created&nbsp;5 December 1853&nbsp;from [[Cherokee County, Georgia|Cherokee and]] [[Gilmer County, Georgia|Gilmer]] Counties.&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Jasper <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1947''' -- 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]
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Bartow_County,_Georgia|Bartow]]
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*[[Bartow County, Georgia|Bartow]]  
*[[Cherokee_County,_Georgia|Cherokee]]
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*[[Cherokee County, Georgia|Cherokee]]  
*[[Dawson_County,_Georgia|Dawson]]
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*[[Dawson County, Georgia|Dawson]]  
*[[Gilmer_County,_Georgia|Gilmer]]
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*[[Gilmer County, Georgia|Gilmer]]  
*[[Gordon_County,_Georgia|Gordon]]
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*[[Gordon County, Georgia|Gordon]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
==== Court  ====
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&nbsp; Divorces 1885-1886 (from newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypickens.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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:*Tate, Luke E. ''History of Pickens County.'' Atlanta, Ga.: Press of W.W. Brown Pub. Co., c1935. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22836 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
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==== Probate  ====
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*Legal Advertising 1868-1873 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypickens.html Georgia Pioneers]
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==== Probate&nbsp; ====
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&nbsp; 1.&nbsp; Index to Will Book A, 1854-1887 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypickens.html Georgia Pioneers]
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&nbsp; 2.&nbsp; Index to Will&nbsp;Book B, 1887-1935 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypickens.html Georgia Pioneers]
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&nbsp; 3.&nbsp; Index to Inventories, Appraisements,&nbsp;Estates, Book&nbsp;A, 1854-1880 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypickens.html Georgia Pioneers]
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&nbsp; 4.&nbsp; Wills, 1854-1887 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypickens.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== 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=192034&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Pickens&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Pickens|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Pickens/ Pickens County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 22:27, 7 January 2013

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Pickens County Courthouse
52 North Main Street
Jasper, GA 30143
Phone: 706.692.2014

Probate Court has birth, marriage, death, burial,
and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has
divorce, court and land records from 1854[1]

History

Parent County

1853--Pickens County was created 5 December 1853 from Cherokee and Gilmer Counties. County seat:  Jasper [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1947 -- 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 

  Divorces 1885-1886 (from newspapers) Georgia Pioneers

Land

Local Histories

  • Tate, Luke E. History of Pickens County. Atlanta, Ga.: Press of W.W. Brown Pub. Co., c1935. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers 

Probate 

  1.  Index to Will Book A, 1854-1887 Georgia Pioneers

  2.  Index to Will Book B, 1887-1935 Georgia Pioneers

  3.  Index to Inventories, Appraisements, Estates, Book A, 1854-1880 Georgia Pioneers

  4.  Wills, 1854-1887 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers

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), Pickens County, Georgia. Page 159 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).