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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Pierce County; PO Box 679; Blackshear, GA 31516-0679; Ph. 912.449.2022 Details: (Courthouse fire 1874) (Pro Ct has b rec from 1926, m rec from 1875, d rec from 1924 & pro rec; Clk Sup Ct has div & ct rec from 1875 & land rec)
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Pierce County Courthouse<br>PO Box 679; <br>Blackshear, GA 31516-0679<br> Phone: 912.449.2022&nbsp;<br><br>Probate&nbsp;Courth has birth records from 1926, <br>marriage records from 1875, death records<br>from 1924 and probate records; Clerk Superior&nbsp;<br>Court has divorce and&nbsp;court records from 1875 <br>and land records
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 18:24, 17 September 2012

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County Courthouse

Pierce County Courthouse
PO Box 679;
Blackshear, GA 31516-0679
Phone: 912.449.2022 

Probate Courth has birth records from 1926,
marriage records from 1875, death records
from 1924 and probate records; Clerk Superior 
Court has divorce and court records from 1875
and land records

History

Parent County

1857--Pierce County was created 18 December 1857 from Appling and Ware Counties. County seat: Blackshear [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1875 -- 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 

Marriages

  1885-1886 Marriages from Newspapers

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

  • Index to Wills 1872-1941
  • Index to Inventories and Appraisements, Book A, 1875-1911 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).