Gwinnett County (Ga.) marriage index
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Gwinnett County (Ga.) marriage index

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia. Court of Ordinary (Gwinnett County)
Title: Gwinnett County (Ga.) marriage index
Dates: 1818-1965
Extent: 0.02 cubic feet (1 microfilm roll)
Identification: MS 1540

Biographical/Historical Note

Gwinnett County was established on December 15, 1818, from lands ceded by Cherokee and Creek Indians. It was named for Button Gwinnett, one of Georgia's signers of the Declaration of Independence. Lawrenceville, the county seat, was incorporated on December 15, 1821.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a microfilmed copy of a consolidated index to marriages, Book 1, 1818-1965. The records are indexed by the male.

This index was microfilmed by the Georgia Department of Archives and History in 1973.

Index Terms

Georgia. Court of Ordinary (Gwinnett County)
Gwinnett County (Ga.)
Marriage records.

Location of Originals

Original index in the possession of the Ordinary, Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County, Georgia.

Physical and Technical Access Restrictions

A microfilm reader is required to access this collection.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Gwinnett County (Ga.) marriage index, MS 1540, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List



1X-1540-01. Consolidated index to marriages, male, Book 1, 1818-1965