Pickens County, Georgia Genealogy

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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

History

Parent County

1853--Pickens County was created 5 December 1853 from Cherokee and Gilmer Counties. County seat:  Jasper [1]

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