OTHER GENEALOGY RESOURCES
Bryan County, Georgia
Genealogy, History & Facts
County Vital Records ∣ County Census Records ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣
County Societies, Family History Resources and County Genealogy Links
Bryan County, Georgia Facts
When was Bryan County, GA Created?
Bryan County was established on December 19, 1793 from Chatham County (Bryan County gained land from Effingham County (1794) and lost land to Bulloch County (1796) and Chatham County (1847) ).
What is the County Seat of Bryan County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Pembroke and in the current county government website is www.bryancountyga.org/.
What counties are adjacent to Bryan County, GA?
Bordering Counties are Effingham County, Chatham County, Liberty County, Evans County, Bulloch County
Bryan County, GA Vital Records
Where can find Bryan County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Bryan County vital records can be found at the Georgia Department of Health which has copies for copies of birth and death records since Jan 1919, copies of marriage since June 9, 1952 to 1996 and a Divorce records index since June 9, 1952. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Georgia for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Bryan County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Bryan Co. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.
The Bryan County Health Department can issue Birth, Marriage and Death certificates while you wait. Contact the Clerk of Superior Court for Divorce Records and the Probate Judge for Marriage Records.
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- Social Security Death Index
- USGenweb Archives Georgia Marriage Project
- Georgia, Births and Christenings, 1754-1960
- Marriage Records from Microfilm
- Georgia Marriages, 1699-1944
- Georgia Marriages to 1850
- Georgia Marriages, 1851-1900
- Georgia, Marriages, 1808-1967
- Georgia Death Certificates, 1919-1927
- Georgia Non-Indexed Death Certificates, 1928-1930
- Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927
- Georgia Deaths, 1928-1930
- Georgia, Death Index, 1933-1998
- Georgia Deaths, 1919-98
- Georgia, Deaths Index, 1914-1927
Bryan County, GA Census Records
What Bryan County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Bryan County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1790-1890, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Bryan County Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1850 & 1860. Bryan County Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bryan County Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bryan County Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890.
You can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Georgia Census Records Research Guide
Bryan County, GA Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Bryan County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Bryan County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Georgia courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Georgia residents.
The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Bryan County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Georgia Corthouse Records Research Guide.
- Bryan County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 116 Lanier Street, Pembroke, Georgia, 31321
- Phone: (912) 653-3819
- A Look at the History of Bryan Co. Courthouse in Georgia
- Bryan County Clerk of Superior Court
- Address: 151 S College St, Pembroke, GA 31321
- Phone: (912) 653-3872
- Land Records: 1793
- Court Records: 1794
- Bryan County Clerk of Probate Court
- Address: ?
- Phone: 912-653-3856 or 912-756-8559
- Marriage Records: 1865
- Probate Records: 1790s
- Georgia, Wills and Probate Records, 1742-1992
- County Tax Digests
- County Records Microfilm Index
- Inventory of the county archives of Georgia
- BLM Land Records
Bryan County, GA Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Bryan County, GA?
A list of Bryan County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies.
- The Statesboro Regional Library
- Richmond Hill Historical Society, P.O. Box 381, Richmond Hill, GA 31324; (912) 756-6077
- Georgia State Archives – 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260; 678.364.3700
- Georgia Historical Society, 501 Whitaker Street, Savannah, GA 31401
- Georgia Genealogical Society , P.O. Box 54574, Atlanta, Georgia 30308-0575
Where can I connect with other Bryan County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Georgia Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Georgia State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Bryan County, Georgia Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Bryan County
- Bryan County, Georgia Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Bryan County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to Bryan 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.
Facts for Bryan Co. GA Books, Newspapers & Publications
- Georgia Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- Georgia historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from Georgia (1752 – 1997) (genealogybank.com)
- Bryan County, Georgia Books (amazon.com)
- Bryan County Newspapers (usgwarchives.net)
- Search Georgia Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Bryan County Obituaries (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Bryan Co. GA Cemeteries & Church Records
- Bryan Co., Georgia Graves (findagrave.com)
- Bryan County Cemeteries (usgwarchives.net)
- Bryan County Tombstone Photos (usgwarchives.net)
- Bryan County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Bryan Co., Georgia Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Bryan Co., Georgia Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Bryan County Church Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Bryan County Bibles (usgwarchives.net)
- Bryan County, Georgia Church Books (amazon.com)
Facts for Bryan Co. GA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- County Biographies (usgwarchives.net)
- County Photos (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Bryan Co. GA General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Georgia
- Bryan County Georgia (genealogytrails.com)
- Bryan County, Georgia Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Bryan County, Georgia Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Bryan Co. GA Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Georgia Virtual Vault (sos.state.ga.us)
- Bryan County, Georgia History (usgwarchives.net)
- Bryan County, Georgia (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Georgia – Counties – Bryan (cyndislist.com)
- Bryan County, GA History (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- Bryan Co. GAGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Bryan County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- View Index of Counties and Equivalents
- Bryan County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Bryan Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Facts for Bryan Co. GA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Georgia Links and Information
- Bryan County D.O.T. MAP
- County Maps (sos.state.ga.us)
- Historical Maps of Bryan County (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- 1895 Bryan County Map (livgenmi.com)
Facts for Bryan Co. GA Military Records
- Georgia Military Records Research Guide
- Bryan County Military Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Georgia Military Records (Fold3.com)