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{{stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Georgia|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Tift County'' <br>
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Tift County'''<br><br>  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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{{RAOGKcourthouse}}[[Image:Tift County Georgia Couthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]&nbsp;<br><br>[http://www.tiftcounty.org/ Tift County Courthouse]<br> 225 N Tift Avenue<br> Tifton, GA 31794-4463<br> Phone: 229.386.7810 <br><br>Probate Court has marriage and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior&nbsp;Court has&nbsp;divorce, court and land&nbsp;<br> records from 1905<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tift County, Georgia. Page 161 {{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  ====
 
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'''1905'''--Tift County was created 17 August 1905&nbsp;from [[Berrien County, Georgia|Berrien]], [[Irwin County, Georgia|Irwin]] and Ward Counties.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Tifton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1905'''--Tift County was created 17 August 1905&nbsp;from [[Berrien County, Georgia|Berrien]], [[Irwin County, Georgia|Irwin]] and&nbsp;Worth Counties.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Tifton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Berrien_County,_Georgia|Berrien]]
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*[[Berrien County, Georgia|Berrien]]  
*[[Colquitt_County,_Georgia|Colquitt]]
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*[[Colquitt County, Georgia|Colquitt]]  
*[[Cook_County,_Georgia|Cook]]
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*[[Cook County, Georgia|Cook]]  
*[[Irwin_County,_Georgia|Irwin]]
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*[[Irwin County, Georgia|Irwin]]  
*[[Turner_County,_Georgia|Turner]]
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*[[Turner County, Georgia|Turner]]  
*[[Worth_County,_Georgia|Worth]]
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*[[Worth County, Georgia|Worth]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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:*Williams, Ida Belle. ''History of Tift County.'' Macon, Ga.: Printed by the J.W. Burke Co., c1948. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22846 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
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The Family Search Center is located in the Tifton, Georgia Stake Center at the corner of 24th Street and Murray Avenue.&nbsp; The hours of operation are 6pm to 8pm on Wednesday evening of each week.
  
 
== 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=192105&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Tift&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Tift/ Tift County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Revision as of 22:48, 7 January 2013

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Online Records


County Courthouse

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Tift County Georgia Couthouse.jpg
 

Tift County Courthouse
225 N Tift Avenue
Tifton, GA 31794-4463
Phone: 229.386.7810

Probate Court has marriage and probate records;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land 
records from 1905[1]

History

Parent County

1905--Tift County was created 17 August 1905 from Berrien, Irwin and Worth Counties. County seat: Tifton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Williams, Ida Belle. History of Tift County. Macon, Ga.: Printed by the J.W. Burke Co., c1948. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

The Family Search Center is located in the Tifton, Georgia Stake Center at the corner of 24th Street and Murray Avenue.  The hours of operation are 6pm to 8pm on Wednesday evening of each week.

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tift County, Georgia. Page 161 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).