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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Worth County; 201 N Main St; Sylvester, GA 31791-2178; Ph. 229-776.8205 Details: (Pro Ct has b rec from 1897, m rec from 1854, d rec from 1919 & pro rec from 1880; Clk Sup Ct has div, ct & land rec)
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Worth County Courthouse; 201 N Main St; Sylvester,<br> GA 31791-2178; Phone. 229-776.8205 <br>(Pro Ct has b rec from 1897, m rec from 1854, d rec from 1919 &amp; pro rec from 1880;<br> Clk Sup Ct has div, ct &amp; land rec)
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 15:08, 18 September 2012

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County Courthouse

Worth County Courthouse; 201 N Main St; Sylvester,
GA 31791-2178; Phone. 229-776.8205
(Pro Ct has b rec from 1897, m rec from 1854, d rec from 1919 & pro rec from 1880;
Clk Sup Ct has div, ct & land rec)

History

Parent County

1853--Worth County was created 20 December 1853 from Dooly andIrwin Counties. County seat:  Sylvester [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1879 and 1893 -- 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

Census

  • Jeffery, Alice. Worth County, Georgia Census, 1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Grubbs, Lillie Martin. History of Worth County, Georgia: For the First Eighty Years, 1854-1934. Macon, Ga.: J.W. Burke Co., 1934. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Wills
  • 1865-1905 - Index to Worth County, Georgia Wills, Volume A (1865-1905) at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1863-1885 - Digital Images of Worth County Wills. See names of testators. Georgia Pioneers ($)
Additional Probate Records
  • 1879-1888 - Index of Worth County, Georgia Annual Returns and Vouchers (1879-1888) at Georgia Pioneers ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).