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{{stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Georgia|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Ware County'' <br>
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{{Georgia-stub}} <br> ''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ware_County,_Georgia|Ware County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.warecounty.com/ Ware County Courthouse]<br> 800 Church Street <br>Waycross, GA 31501-3501<br>Phone: 912.287.4340&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Court has marriage&nbsp;and probate records from 1874; <br>Clerk of Court has land and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ware County, Georgia. Page 161 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1824'''--Ware County was created&nbsp;15 December&nbsp;1824 from [[Appling County, Georgia|Appling]] County.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Waycross <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1854 '''-- 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]
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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*[[Atkinson County, Georgia|Atkinson]]
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*[[Bacon County, Georgia|Bacon]]
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*[[Baker County, Florida|Baker County, Florida]]
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*[[Brantley County, Georgia|Brantley]]
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*[[Charlton County, Georgia|Charlton]]
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*[[Clinch County, Georgia|Clinch]]
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*[[Coffee County, Georgia|Coffee]]
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*[[Columbia County, Florida|Columbia County, Florida]]
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*[[Pierce County, Georgia|Pierce]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Record
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*Waycross
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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:*Walker, Laura Singleton. ''History of Ware County, Georgia.'' Macon, Ga.: J.W. Burke Co., 1934. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22851 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
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===== Wills  =====
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:*'''1879-1915''' - Index to Ware County Wills, Volume A, 1879-1915 at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countywarren.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1866-1897 '''(digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countywalker.html Georgia Pioneers]
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===== Additional Probate Records  =====
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:*'''1896-1946''' - Index to Ware County Inventories and Appraisements, Book B, 1896-1946 at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countywarren.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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== Societies and Libraries<br> ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
  
== Townships and Cities  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== 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.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Ware|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Ware/ Ware County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers {http://www.georgiapioneers.com&nbsp;Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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<references /> {{Georgia|Georgia}}
  
 
[[Category:Ware_County,_Georgia]]
 
[[Category:Ware_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 15:17, 10 October 2012

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United States Gotoarrow.png Georgia Gotoarrow.png Ware County

County Courthouse

Ware County Courthouse
800 Church Street
Waycross, GA 31501-3501
Phone: 912.287.4340 

Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1874;
Clerk of Court has land and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1824--Ware County was created 15 December 1824 from Appling County. County seat: Waycross [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1854 -- 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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Record

  • Waycross

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Walker, Laura Singleton. History of Ware County, Georgia. Macon, Ga.: J.W. Burke Co., 1934. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Wills
Additional Probate Records
  • 1896-1946 - Index to Ware County Inventories and Appraisements, Book B, 1896-1946 at Georgia Pioneers ($).

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), Ware 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).