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Emanuel County was created on December 10, 1812 from Bulloch County and Montgomery County (portions of Emanuel County were used to create the following counties: Johnson (1858), Jenkins and Toombs (1905), Candler (1914), and Treutlen (1918)). The county was named in honor of Colonel David Emanuel (1744 - 1808), who became the governor of Georgia in 1801.
The Emanuel County Seat is located in Swainsboro and in the current county government website is ?.
Counties adjacent to Emanuel County are Jefferson County (north), Jenkins County (northeast), Burke County ( northeast), Candler County (east), Tattnall County (south), Bulloch County (south), Montgomery County (south), Toombs County (south), Laurens County (southwest), Johnson County (west), Treutlen County (west).
Emanuel County has Federal Census Schedules to assist in looking into your Family Tree. Federal Population Schedules can be found for 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Emanuel County Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1850 & 1860. Emanuel County Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Emanuel County Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Emanuel County Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890.
You can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms that can help with your research.
A list of Emanuel County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives. See Also Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies for statewide Addresses and links.
Researchers frequently overlook the importance of Emanuel County court, probate, and land records as a useful resource of genealogy and family history.
The chances are great that your ancestors and forefathers have left a comprehensive record of at least some aspects of their lives in the Emanuel County court records. Even if your ancestors is not mentioned in a Court case, consider all of the other methods which often can have lead to him or her appearing in court records.
The following county facts denotes the earliest date and what birth, marriage, death, land, wills, and legal records will be in Emanuel County.
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to Emanuel County. These links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a cost. This is basically a list that has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to submit your own most liked Emanuel County genealogy or family history related sites.