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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Georgia|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Pierce County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Pierce County'' <br>  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1857'''--Pierce County was created from Appling and Ware Counties.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Blackshear
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'''1857'''--Pierce County was created&nbsp;18 December 1857&nbsp;from [[Appling County, Georgia|Appling]] and [[Ware County, Georgia|Ware]] Counties.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Blackshear <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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'''1875 '''-- 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  ====
 
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*[[Appling County, Georgia|Appling]]
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*[[Bacon County, Georgia|Bacon]]
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*[[Brantley County, Georgia|Brantley]]
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*[[Ware County, Georgia|Ware<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1229809758718_483" />]]
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*[[Wayne County, Georgia|Wayne]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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&nbsp; 1885-1886 Marriages from Newspapers
  
 
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*Index to Wills 1872-1941
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*Index to Inventories and Appraisements,&nbsp;Book A, 1875-1911 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypickens.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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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]]
  
 
== 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=192036&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Pierce&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Pierce|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Pierce/ Pierce County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com&nbsp;Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Pierce_County,_Georgia]]
 
[[Category:Pierce_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 14:47, 10 October 2012

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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).