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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Twiggs County'''<br><br>
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Guide to '''Twiggs 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 = Twiggs County
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| county_map =
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1809
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| founded date = December 14
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| seat = Jeffersonville
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| building image =
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| building address =  Twiggs County Courthouse] <br>PO Box 202<br>Jeffersonville, GA 31044 <br>Phone: 478.945.3350<br> [http://www.twiggscounty.us/ '''Twiggs County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Twiggs County Georgia Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]
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[http://www.twiggscounty.us/ Twiggs County Courthouse] <br>PO Box 202<br>Jeffersonville, GA 31044 <br>Phone: 478.945.3350<br><br>Clerk Superior Court has land, court and <br>divorce records; Probate Court has birth,<br>marriage, death&nbsp;and probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Twiggs 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  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1809'''--Twiggs County was created 14 December 1809&nbsp;from[[Wilkinson_County,_Georgia|Wilkinson]] County.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Jeffersonville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1809'''--Twiggs County was created 14 December 1809&nbsp;from[[Wilkinson County, Georgia|Wilkinson]] County.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Jeffersonville <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  ====
 
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Bibb_County,_Georgia|Bibb]]
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*[[Bibb County, Georgia|Bibb]]  
*[[Bleckley_County,_Georgia|Bleckley]]
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*[[Bleckley County, Georgia|Bleckley]]  
*[[Houston_County,_Georgia|Houston]]
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*[[Houston County, Georgia|Houston]]  
*[[Jones_County,_Georgia|Jones]]
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*[[Jones County, Georgia|Jones]]  
*[[Laurens_County,_Georgia|Laurens]]
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*[[Laurens County, Georgia|Laurens]]  
*[[Wilkinson_County,_Georgia|Wilkinson]]
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*[[Wilkinson County, Georgia|Wilkinson]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=16625 Kitchens Cemetery, Macon] BillionGraves
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Twiggs County.
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*November 22, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ga025.htm Griswoldville]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ga025.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 13 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/GAmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Georgia.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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==== Probate&nbsp; ====
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*Wills, 1872-1904 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytwiggs.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Will&nbsp;Book I 1875-1956 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytwiggs.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Divisions of Estates 1898-1954 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytwiggs.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Inventories and Appraisements 1892-1926 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytwiggs.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Annual Returns 1894-1911 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countytwiggs.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== 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=192119&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Twiggs&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Twiggs|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Twiggs/ Twiggs 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 00:52, 16 March 2013

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

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Twiggs County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 14, 1809
County Seat Jeffersonville
Courthouse
Address Twiggs County Courthouse]
PO Box 202
Jeffersonville, GA 31044
Phone: 478.945.3350
Twiggs County Website


County Courthouse

Twiggs County Georgia Courthouse.jpg

Twiggs County Courthouse
PO Box 202
Jeffersonville, GA 31044
Phone: 478.945.3350

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

History

Parent County

1809--Twiggs County was created 14 December 1809 fromWilkinson County. County seat: Jeffersonville [2]

Boundary Changes

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Twiggs County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Georgia.

Newspapers

Probate 

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), Twiggs 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)