Difference between revisions of "Taliaferro County, Georgia Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(working on breadcrumbs)
m (added courthouse photo)
 
(76 intermediate revisions by 26 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Taliaferro County'''<br><br>  
+
{{breadcrumb
+
| link1=[[United States Genealogy|United States]]
 +
| link2= [[Georgia Genealogy (state)|Georgia]]
 +
| link3=
 +
| link4=
 +
| link5=[[Taliaferro County, Georgia Genealogy|Taliaferro County]]
 +
}}
 +
 
 +
Guide to '''Taliaferro County, Georgia ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
 +
{{Click|Image:GA_ORP.png|Georgia Online Genealogy Records}}{{Infobox U.S. County
 +
| county = Taliaferro County
 +
| county_map = Georgia Taliaferro County Map.png
 +
| state = Georgia
 +
| latd =
 +
| longd =
 +
| founded year = 1825
 +
| founded date = December 24
 +
| seat = Crawfordville
 +
| building image = Taliaferro County Courthouse Crawfordville, Georgia.jpg
 +
| building address =  Taliaferro County Courthouse<br> 113 Monument Street SE<br>PO Box 114<br> Crawfordville, GA 30631<br>Phone: 706.456.2123&nbsp;<br> [http://taliaferrocountyga.org/ '''Taliaferro County Website'''] }}
 +
 
 +
== County Information ==
 +
 
 +
=== Taliaferro County, Georgia Record Dates ===
 +
 
 +
 
 +
{| width="60%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
 +
|-
 +
| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
 +
|-
 +
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Birth|Birth]]'''
 +
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Marriage_Records|Marriage]]'''
 +
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Death_Records|Death]]'''
 +
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Census|Census]]'''
 +
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''
 +
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''
 +
|-
 +
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1927<br>
 +
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1926<br>
 +
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1920<br>
 +
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1830<br>  
 +
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1826<br>  
 +
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1826<br>
 +
|}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://taliaferrocountyga.org/ Taliaferro County Courthouse]<br> 113 Monument Street SE<br>PO Box 114<br> Crawfordville, GA 30631<br>Phone: 706.456.2123&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Court has birth records from 1927, death records from 1920, <br>marriage and probate records from 1826, land grants from 1750 and<br> church records from 1802; Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court<br>records from 1826<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Taliaferro County, Georgia. Page 160 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
+
[http://taliaferrocountyga.org/ Taliaferro County Courthouse]<br> 113 Monument Street SE<br>PO Box 114<br> Crawfordville, GA 30631<br>Phone: 706.456.2123&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Court has birth records from 1927, death records from 1920, marriage and probate records from 1826, land grants from 1750 and church records from 1802; Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1826<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Taliaferro County, Georgia. Page 160 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 +
<br><br>
 +
'''Clerk of Superior Court'''<br>
 +
113 Monument St.<br>
 +
P.O. Box 182<br>
 +
Crawfordville, GA 30631<br>
 +
Telephone: (706) 456-2123<br>
 +
Fax: (706) 456-2749<br>
 +
<br>
 +
'''Probate Court of Taliaferro County'''<br>
 +
P.O. Box 264<br>
 +
Crawfordville,  GA  30631<br>
 +
Work Phone:  706-456-2253<br>
 +
Fax:  706-456-3550<br><br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
Line 10: Line 65:
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1825'''--Taliaferro County was created 24 December 1825 &nbsp;from[[Greene County, Georgia|Greene]], [[Hancock County, Georgia|Hancock]], [[Oglethorpe County, Georgia|Oglethorpe]],[[Warren County, Georgia|Warren]] and [[Wilkes County, Georgia|Wilkes]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Crawfordville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
+
'''1825'''--Taliaferro County was created 24 December 1825 &nbsp;from[[Greene County, Georgia Genealogy|Greene]], [[Hancock County, Georgia Genealogy|Hancock]], [[Oglethorpe County, Georgia Genealogy|Oglethorpe]],[[Warren County, Georgia Genealogy|Warren]] and [[Wilkes County, Georgia Genealogy|Wilkes]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Crawfordville <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 +
 +
For animated maps illustrating Georgia county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/georgia/ "Rotating Formation Georgia County Boundary Maps"] (1758-1932) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 +
 +
==== Variant Spellings  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 +
 +
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.<ref name="PKG">Paul K. Graham, ''Georgia Courthouse Disasters'' (Decatur, Georgia: Genealogy Co., 2013), 53. {{WorldCat|852690295|item|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}.</ref>
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
Line 22: Line 83:
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Greene County, Georgia|Greene]]  
+
[[Greene County, Georgia Genealogy|Greene County]] {{•}}
*[[Hancock County, Georgia|Hancock]]  
+
[[Hancock County, Georgia Genealogy|Hancock County]] {{•}}
*[[Oglethorpe County, Georgia|Oglethorpe]]  
+
[[Oglethorpe County, Georgia Genealogy|Oglethorpe County]] {{•}}
*[[Warren County, Georgia|Warren]]  
+
[[Warren County, Georgia Genealogy|Warren County]] {{•}}
*[[Wilkes County, Georgia|Wilkes]]
+
[[Wilkes County, Georgia Genealogy|Wilkes County]]
 +
 
 +
<center>{{ GATaliaferro County, Georgia Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
 +
 
 +
== Genealogy Resources  ==
 +
 
 +
==== Research Guides  ====
  
== Resources ==
+
==== African Americans ====
 +
 
 +
==== Bible Records  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 +
{{GA Cemeteries Intro| Taliaferro}}
 +
 +
{| style = "border:1px solid black; width:60%; "
 +
|-
 +
| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Taliaferro, Georgia''' online and in print</center>
 +
|-
 +
| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
 +
|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" valign="top" style="border:1px solid black" |
 +
 +
*[http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=12&GScnty=513&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
 +
 +
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gatalia2/ GAGenWeb]
 +
 +
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ga/taliaferro/cemetery.html GAGenWeb Archives]
  
==== Church  ====
+
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/georgia/taliafer.html Tombstone Project]
 +
 
 +
*[https://billiongraves.com/search/#/ Billion Graves]
 +
|-
 +
| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>''' TombstoneTranscriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
 +
|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black"|
 +
 
 +
*{{FHL|464322|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
 +
 
 +
*[https://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=Taliaferro%2C+Georgia+cemeteries+ WorldCat]
 +
|-
 +
| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
 +
|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" |
 +
 
 +
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=12&CScnty=513 Findagrave.com]
 +
*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Georgia&county=Taliaferro&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
 +
 
 +
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=8225&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=35&stateAbbv=&stateName= Taliaferro County Cemeteries]
 +
 
 +
*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/georgia-cemetery-records.htm Georgia Cemetery Records]
 +
|-
 +
| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"|<center>See '''[[Georgia Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
 +
|}
 +
 
 +
The following web site may have additional information on Taliaferro County cemeteries.
 +
 
 +
*[http://www.interment.net/us/GA/ Interment.net] Georgia cemetery records
 +
 
 +
==== Census  ====
 +
 
 +
==== Church Records ====
 +
 
 +
{{GA Church Intro}}
  
 
*[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofsouthli00macf History of South Liberty Presbyterian church, Sharon, Georgia, founded in May 1828; centenary celebration Sunday, May 6th. 1928 (1928)]
 
*[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofsouthli00macf History of South Liberty Presbyterian church, Sharon, Georgia, founded in May 1828; centenary celebration Sunday, May 6th. 1928 (1928)]
Line 38: Line 153:
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
==== Land  ====
+
==== Genealogy  ====
 +
 
 +
==== Land and Property ====
 +
 
 +
{{GA Land}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 +
 +
{{GA History}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Military&nbsp;  ====
+
*[http://www.mapofus.org/georgia/ Maps of Georgia (1758-1932)]
  
&nbsp; 1827 Militiamen of Taliaferro County [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytaliaferro.html Georgia Pioneers]  
+
[[Image:Gataliaferro.jpg|center|900px|Gataliaferro.jpg]]
 +
 
 +
==== Military  ====
 +
*Georgia [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ga/taliaferro/military.html USGenWeb Archives Project]
 +
*1827 Militiamen of Taliaferro County [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytaliaferro.html Georgia Pioneers] $
 +
===== Civil War  =====
 +
 
 +
'''Online Records'''
 +
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932370|Georgia Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 +
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932397|Georgia Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 +
*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
 +
*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
 +
 
 +
{{VAciv}}
 +
:- [[3rd Regiment, Georgia Cavalry (State Guards) (Confederate)|3rd Regiment, Georgia Cavalry (State Guards) (Confederate)]]
 +
:- [[15th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)|15th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)]], Company D
 +
:- [[49th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)|49th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)]], Company D
 +
:- [[Ritter's Company, Georgia Light Artillery (Confederate)|Ritter's Company, Georgia Light Artillery (Confederate)]]
 +
:- Georgia [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ga/taliaferro/military.html USGenWeb] Archives Project
 +
 
 +
 
 +
*Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Regiment, 15th, Company D, Tombs' Brigade. 1960. Confederate muster rolls of Georgia. [S.l.]: Mann Film Laboratories.&nbsp; {{FHL|278528|item|disp=film 220567}}
 +
*Georgia. Court of Ordinary (Taliaferro County). 1960. Pension records, 1890-1931. [S.l.]: Mann Film Laboratories. {{FHL|278536|item|disp=film 220568}}
 +
*A. H. Stephens Confederate Museum, W. K. Wilkinson, and W. J. Roland. 1960. Miscellaneous papers and letters of the A. H. Stephens Confederate Museum, 1861-1865. [S.l.]: Mann Film Laboratories. {{FHL|280560|item|disp=film 220615}}
 +
 
 +
==== Naturalization  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate&nbsp; ====
+
{{GA Newspaper abstracts|Taliaferro}}
 +
 
 +
==== Occupations ====
  
*Wills 1826-1866 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytaliaferro.html Georgia Pioneers]  
+
==== Probate Records  ====
*Wills 1866-1922 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytaliaferro.html Georgia Pioneers]  
+
'''Online Probate Records'''
*Wills 1922-1949 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytaliaferro.html Georgia Pioneers]  
+
 
*Index to Inventories,&nbsp;Sales,&nbsp;Divisions of Estates 1826-1834[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytaliaferro.html Georgia Pioneers]  
+
*'''1742 – 1992''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8635 Georgia Wills and Probate Records 1742-1992] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
*Index to Wills 1826-1866 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytaliaferro.html Georgia Pioneers]
+
*'''1742 – 1990''' - {{RecordSearch|1999178|Georgia Probate Records 1742-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] images
 +
*'''1826-1866''' - Wills 1826-1866 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytaliaferro.html Georgia Pioneers] $
 +
*'''1866-1922''' - Wills 1866-1922 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytaliaferro.html Georgia Pioneers] $
 +
*'''1922-1949''' - Wills 1922-1949 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytaliaferro.html Georgia Pioneers] $
 +
*'''1826-1834''' - Index to Inventories,&nbsp;Sales,&nbsp;Divisions of Estates 1826-1834 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytaliaferro.html Georgia Pioneers] $
 +
*'''1826-1866''' - Index to Wills 1826-1866 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytaliaferro.html Georgia Pioneers] $
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
 +
 +
{{GA Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
+
{{GA Vital Intro}} See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/georgia/ga-vital-records/ How to order Georgia Vital Records]
 +
 
 +
===== Birth  =====
 +
 
 +
*'''1875 - 1878''' - Taliaferro County Birth Index 1875-1878. Batch {{IGI|C713761}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igigeorgiamz.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/53/Igigeorgiamz.pdf]].</ref>
 +
 
 +
===== Marriage Records =====
 +
 
 +
*'''1560-1993''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=georgia%2cga Georgia, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
 +
*'''1699 - 1944''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7839 Georgia Marriages 1699-1944] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com]— index $
 +
*'''1754 - 1960''' - {{RecordSearch|2549568|Georgia Church Marriages, 1754-1960}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 +
*'''1785 - 1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1927197|Georgia County Marriages 1785-1950}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
 +
*'''1787 - 1962''' - {{RecordSearch|2543297|Georgia, Church Marriages, 1787-1962}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 +
*'''1808 - 1967''' - {{RecordSearch|1674807|Georgia Marriages 1808-1967}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index<br>
 +
*'''1828 - 1978''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4766 Georgia Marriage Records from Select Counties 1828-1978] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $ <br>
 +
*'''1826 - 1931''' - Taliaferro County Marriage Books A thru C Index 1826-1931. Batch {{IGI|M713762}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
 +
*'''1875 - 1905''' - Taliaferro County Marriage Books B and C Index 1875-1905. Batch {{IGI|M713763}} at FamilySearch - free.
 +
 
 +
===== Death Records =====
 +
*'''1914 - 1927''' - {{RecordSearch|1320969|Georgia Deaths 1914-1927}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
 +
*'''1919 - 1998''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5426 Georgia Deaths 1919-1998] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 +
*'''1928 - 1939''' - {{RecordSearch|1385727|Georgia Deaths 1928-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
 +
*'''1933 - 1998''' - {{RecordSearch|1937238|Georgia Death Index 1933-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
 +
 
 +
===== Vital Record Substitutes =====
 +
 
 +
==== Voter Records ====
 +
*'''1867-1868''' - {{RecordSearch|2739725|Georgia, Reconstruction Registration Oath Books, 1867-1868}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 +
 
 +
== Genealogy Societies and Libraries ==
 +
 
 +
'''Taliaferro County Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 32<br>Crawfordville, GA 30631 <br>Telephone Number:706-456-2776<br><br>
 +
 
 +
'''East Georgia Genealogical Society'''<br> PO Box 117<br> Winder, GA 30680 <br>
 +
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gaeggs/?cj=1&sid=RootsWeb&netid=cj&o_xid=0002159160&o_lid=0002159160&o_sch=Affiliate+External Website]<br><br>
 +
 
 +
 
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
+
==== Family History Centers  ====
 +
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
+
== Websites ==
  
 +
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/georgia/taliaferro-county/ Taliaferro County, GA History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
 +
*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110185259296456584560 Georgia Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
 +
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/173266752734188/ Georgia Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gatalia2/ Taliaferro County, GAGenWeb] - free genealogical resources; part of the USGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gatalia2/ Taliaferro County, GAGenWeb] - free genealogical resources; part of the USGenWeb Project  
*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Taliaferro|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
+
*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Taliaferro|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Taliaferro/ Taliaferro County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Taliaferro/ Taliaferro County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
 
*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]

Latest revision as of 12:38, 13 April 2018

United States
Georgia
Taliaferro County

Guide to Taliaferro County, Georgia ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

{{{link}}}

Taliaferro County, Georgia
Map
Map of Georgia highlighting Taliaferro County
Location in the state of Georgia
Facts
Founded December 24, 1825
County Seat Crawfordville
Courthouse
Taliaferro County Courthouse Crawfordville, Georgia.jpg
Address Taliaferro County Courthouse
113 Monument Street SE
PO Box 114
Crawfordville, GA 30631
Phone: 706.456.2123 
Taliaferro County Website


County Information

Taliaferro County, Georgia Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Taliaferro County, Georgia Genealogy Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1927
1926
1920
1830
1826
1826

County Courthouse

Taliaferro County Courthouse
113 Monument Street SE
PO Box 114
Crawfordville, GA 30631
Phone: 706.456.2123 

Probate Court has birth records from 1927, death records from 1920, marriage and probate records from 1826, land grants from 1750 and church records from 1802; Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1826[1]

Clerk of Superior Court
113 Monument St.
P.O. Box 182
Crawfordville, GA 30631
Telephone: (706) 456-2123
Fax: (706) 456-2749

Probate Court of Taliaferro County
P.O. Box 264
Crawfordville, GA 30631
Work Phone: 706-456-2253
Fax: 706-456-3550

History

Parent County

1825--Taliaferro County was created 24 December 1825  fromGreene, Hancock, Oglethorpe,Warren and Wilkes Counties.
County seat: Crawfordville [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Georgia county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Georgia County Boundary Maps" (1758-1932) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.[3]

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Greene County  • Hancock County  • Oglethorpe County  • Warren County  • Wilkes County

Error: Image is invalid or non-existent.


Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Taliaferro, Georgia online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
TombstoneTranscriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Georgia Cemeteries for more information

The following web site may have additional information on Taliaferro County cemeteries.

Census

Church Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Georgia denominations, see the Georgia Church Records wiki page.



Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

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

Local histories are available for Taliaferro County, Georgia Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Georgia Local Histories.

Maps

Gataliaferro.jpg

Military

Civil War

Online Records

Regiments. Service men in Taliaferro County, Georgia Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Taliaferro County, Georgia Genealogy:

- 3rd Regiment, Georgia Cavalry (State Guards) (Confederate)
- 15th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate), Company D
- 49th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate), Company D
- Ritter's Company, Georgia Light Artillery (Confederate)
- Georgia USGenWeb Archives Project


  • Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Regiment, 15th, Company D, Tombs' Brigade. 1960. Confederate muster rolls of Georgia. [S.l.]: Mann Film Laboratories.  film 220567
  • Georgia. Court of Ordinary (Taliaferro County). 1960. Pension records, 1890-1931. [S.l.]: Mann Film Laboratories. film 220568
  • A. H. Stephens Confederate Museum, W. K. Wilkinson, and W. J. Roland. 1960. Miscellaneous papers and letters of the A. H. Stephens Confederate Museum, 1861-1865. [S.l.]: Mann Film Laboratories. film 220615

Naturalization

Newspapers

Newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Taliaferro County, Georgia Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Occupations

Probate Records

Online Probate Records

Taxation

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. See also How to order Georgia Vital Records

Birth
  • 1875 - 1878 - Taliaferro County Birth Index 1875-1878. Batch C713761 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriage Records
Death Records
Vital Record Substitutes

Voter Records

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Taliaferro County Historical Society
PO Box 32
Crawfordville, GA 30631
Telephone Number:706-456-2776

East Georgia Genealogical Society
PO Box 117
Winder, GA 30680
Website


Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Taliaferro County, Georgia. Page 160 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. Paul K. Graham, Georgia Courthouse Disasters (Decatur, Georgia: Genealogy Co., 2013), 53. At various libraries (WorldCat).
  4. 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.