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Guide to Pulaski County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records

Pulaski County, Georgia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Founded December 13, 1808
County Seat Hawkinsville
Address Pulaski County Courthouse
PO Box 29
Hawkinsville, GA 31036-0029
Phone: 912.783.4154 
Pulaski County Website

County Courthouse

Pulaski County Courthouse
PO Box 29
Hawkinsville, GA 31036-0029
Phone: 912.783.4154 

Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court record from 1850
and land records from 1810; Probate, Court has marriage and probate
from 1810, birth records from 1935 and death records from 1920[1]


Parent County

1808--Pulaski County was created 13 December 1808 fromLaurens County. County seat: Hawkinsville [2]

 Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Georgia Land and Property for additional information about early Georgia land grants from the government. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions (generally buying and selling deeds) were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

  • History of Pulaski County, Georgia: Official History. Atlanta, Ga.: Press of W.W. Brown Pub. Co., c1935. Digital version at Ancestry ($).





Colonial courts kept some early probate records.  From 1777 to 1798 and since 1852, the court of ordinary or register of probates has kept probate and guardianship records.  The inferior court handled probate and guardianship matters from 1798 to 1852.

Many probate records to the 1930s and 1940s are at the Georgia Department of Archives and History and the Family History Library on microfilm.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records (not all years).


Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Georgia State Department of Health , the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred or order electronically online..

For some online statewide indexes, see the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Georgia.

  • 1810-1856 - Pulaski County Marriage Index 1810-1856. Batch M713531 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1856-1876 - Pulaski County Marriage Index 1856-1876. Batch M713532 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1876-1894 - Pulaski County Marriage Books H and I Index 1876-1894. Batch M713533 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1894-1895 - Pulaski County Marriage Index 1894-1895. Batch M713534 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1894-1895 - Pulaski County Marriage Index 1894-1895. Batch M713535 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1894-1909 - Pulaski County Marriage Books J and K Index 1894-1909. Batch M392305 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pulaski 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).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/53/Igigeorgiamz.pdf.