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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Telfair County'''<br><br>
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Guide to '''Telfair County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Telfair County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1807
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| founded date = December 10
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| seat = McRae
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| building address =  Telfair County Courthouse]<br> 713 Telfair Avenue<br> McRae, GA 31055 <br>Phone: 229.868.6525&nbsp;<br> [http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Telfair.htm '''Telfair County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Telfair.htm Telfair County Courthouse]<br> 713 Telfair Avenue<br> McRae, GA 31055 <br>Phone: 229.868.6525&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Judge has marriage and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records;<br> County Health Department has birth and death records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Telfair County, Georgia. Page 160 {{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  ====
  
'''1807'''--Telfair County was created from Wilkinson County. '''County seat:''' McRae <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1807'''--Telfair County was created 10 December 1807&nbsp;from [[Wilkinson County, Georgia|Wilkinson]] County. '''County seat:''' McRae <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''Early 1900's''' -- 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  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Ben Hill County, Georgia|Ben Hill]]
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*[[Coffee County, Georgia|Coffee]]
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*[[Dodge County, Georgia|Dodge]]
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*[[Jeff Davis County, Georgia|Jeff Davis]]
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*[[Wheeler County, Georgia|Wheeler]]
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*[[Wilcox County, Georgia|Wilcox]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=13577 Clark Cemetery, Jacksonville] BillionGraves
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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==== Probate&nbsp; ====
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*Wills 1857-1890 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytelfair.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Will Book F, 1869-1921 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytelfair.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to&nbsp;Annual Returns 1879-1937 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytelfair.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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==== Vital Records ====
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===== Marriage =====
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*'''1810-1895''' - Telfair County Marriage Index 1810-1895. Batch {{IGI|M713801}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">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.</ref>
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== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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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=192096&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Telfair&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Telfair|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Telfair/ Telfair County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 17:36, 5 April 2013

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

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Telfair County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 10, 1807
County Seat McRae
Courthouse
Address Telfair County Courthouse]
713 Telfair Avenue
McRae, GA 31055
Phone: 229.868.6525 
Telfair County Website


County Courthouse

Telfair County Courthouse
713 Telfair Avenue
McRae, GA 31055
Phone: 229.868.6525 

Probate Judge has marriage and probate records;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records;
County Health Department has birth and death records[1]

History

Parent County

1807--Telfair County was created 10 December 1807 from Wilkinson County. County seat: McRae [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Early 1900's -- 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

Clark Cemetery, Jacksonville BillionGraves

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriage
  • 1810-1895 - Telfair County Marriage Index 1810-1895. Batch M713801 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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