Taliaferro County, Georgia Genealogy

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Guide to Taliaferro County, Georgia ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Taliaferro County, Georgia
Map
Map of Georgia highlighting Taliaferro County
Location in the state of Georgia
Facts
Founded December 24, 1825
County Seat Crawfordville
Courthouse
Address Taliaferro County Courthouse
113 Monument Street SE
PO Box 114
Crawfordville, GA 30631
Phone: 706.456.2123 
Taliaferro County Website


County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Taliaferro County Courthouse
113 Monument Street SE
PO Box 114
Crawfordville, GA 30631
Phone: 706.456.2123 

Probate Court has birth records from 1927, death records from 1920, marriage and probate records from 1826, land grants from 1750 and church records from 1802; Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1826[1]

Beginning Dates for Taliaferro County, Georgia Genealogy Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1927

1920

1750
1826

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1825--Taliaferro County was created 24 December 1825  fromGreene, Hancock, Oglethorpe,Warren and Wilkes Counties.
County seat: Crawfordville [2]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating Georgia county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Georgia County Boundary Maps" (1758-1932) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Variant Spellings[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

No reported loss or damage.[3]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Greene County  • Hancock County  • Oglethorpe County  • Warren County  • Wilkes County

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Genealogy Resources[edit | edit source]

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

African Americans[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Census[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Georgia denominations, see the Georgia Church Records wiki page.

Court[edit | edit source]

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

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Local Histories[edit | edit source]

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Maps[edit | edit source]

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Military[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]

Regiments. Service men in Taliaferro County, Georgia Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Taliaferro County, Georgia Genealogy:





- 3rd Regiment, Georgia Cavalry (State Guards) (Confederate)
- 15th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate), Company D
- 49th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate), Company D
- Ritter's Company, Georgia Light Artillery (Confederate)
- Georgia USGenWeb Archives Project


  • Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Regiment, 15th, Company D, Tombs' Brigade. 1960. Confederate muster rolls of Georgia. [S.l.]: Mann Film Laboratories.  film 220567

Naturalization[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

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Occupations[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and all slaves up to age 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Georgia State Department of Health , the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred or order electronically online.

For some online statewide indexes, see the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Georgia. See also How to order Georgia Vital Records

Birth[edit | edit source]
  • 1875-1878 - Taliaferro County Birth Index 1875-1878. Batch C713761 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriage Records[edit | edit source]

1828 - 1978 Georgia Marriage Records from Select Counties 1828-1978 at Ancestry.com — index and images $ 1699 - 1944 Georgia Marriages 1699-1944 at Ancestry.com— index $

  • 1826-1931 - Taliaferro County Marriage Books A thru C Index 1826-1931. Batch M713762 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875-1905 - Taliaferro County Marriage Books B and C Index 1875-1905. Batch M713763 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Death Records[edit | edit source]

1919 - 1998 Georgia Deaths 1919-1998 at Ancestry.com — index $

Vital Record Substitutes[edit | edit source]

Genealogy Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Taliaferro 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. Paul K. Graham, Georgia Courthouse Disasters (Decatur, Georgia: Genealogy Co., 2013), 53. At various libraries (WorldCat).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 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.