OTHER GENEALOGY RESOURCES
Screven 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
Screven County, Georgia Facts
When was Screven County, GA Created?
Screven County was established on December 14, 1793 from Burke County and Effingham County.
What is the County Seat of Screven County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Sylvania and in the current county government website is www.screvencounty.com/.
What counties are adjacent to Screven County, GA?
Bordering Counties are Allendale County, SC, Hampton County, SC, Effingham County, Bulloch County, Jenkins County, Burke County
Screven County, GA Vital Records
Where can find Screven County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Screven 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 Screven County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Screven Co. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.
The Screven 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
Screven County, GA Census Records
What Screven County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Screven County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1790-1890, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Screven County Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1850 & 1860. Screven County Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Screven County Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Screven 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
Screven County, GA Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Screven County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Screven 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 Screven 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.
- Screven County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 216 Mims Rd, Sylvania, GA 30467
- Phone: (912) 564-7535
- A Look at the History of Screven Co. Courthouse in Georgia
- Screven County Clerk of Superior Court
- Phone: (912) 564-2614
- Land Records: 1794
- Court Records: 1811
- Screven County Clerk of Probate Court
- Phone: 912 -564- 2783
- Marriage Records: 1817
- Probate Records: 1790
- Georgia, Wills and Probate Records, 1742-1992
- County Tax Digests
- County Records Microfilm Index
- Inventory of the county archives of Georgia
- BLM Land Records
Screven County, GA Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Screven County, GA?
A list of Screven County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies.
- Screven County Library Genealogy Page
- 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 Screven County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Georgia Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Georgia State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Screven County, Georgia Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Screven County
- Screven County, Georgia Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Screven County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to Screven 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 Screven 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)
- Screven County, Georgia Books (amazon.com)
- Screven County Newspapers (usgwarchives.net)
- Search Georgia Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Screven County Obituaries (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Screven Co. GA Cemeteries & Church Records
- Screven Co., Georgia Graves (findagrave.com)
- Screven County Cemeteries (usgwarchives.net)
- Screven County Tombstone Photos (usgwarchives.net)
- Screven County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Screven Co., Georgia Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Screven Co., Georgia Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Screven County Church Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Screven County Bibles (usgwarchives.net)
- Screven County, Georgia Church Books (amazon.com)
Facts for Screven Co. GA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- County Biographies (usgwarchives.net)
- County Photos (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Screven Co. GA General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Georgia
- Screven County Georgia (genealogytrails.com)
- Screven County, Georgia Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Screven County, Georgia Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Screven Co. GA Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Georgia Virtual Vault (sos.state.ga.us)
- Screven County, Georgia History (usgwarchives.net)
- Screven County, Georgia (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Georgia – Counties – Screven (cyndislist.com)
- Screven County, GA History (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- Screven Co. GAGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Screven County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- View Index of Counties and Equivalents
- Screven County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Screven Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Facts for Screven Co. GA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Georgia Links and Information
- Screven County D.O.T. MAP
- County Maps (sos.state.ga.us)
- Historical Maps of Screven County (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- 1895 Screven County Map (livgenmi.com)
Facts for Screven Co. GA Military Records
- Georgia Military Records Research Guide
- Screven County Military Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Georgia Military Records (Fold3.com)