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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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
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[http://www.piercecountyga.org/ Pierce County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 679; <br>Blackshear, GA 31516-0679<br>Phone: 912.449.2022&nbsp;<br><br>Probate&nbsp;Court 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<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pierce 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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United States  > Georgia > Pierce County

County Courthouse

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

Probate Court 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[1]

History

Parent County

1857--Pierce County was created 18 December 1857 from Appling and Ware Counties. County seat: Blackshear [2]

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pierce 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).