Jefferson County (Ga.) marriage records and index
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Jefferson County (Ga.) marriage records and index

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia. Court of Ordinary (Jefferson County)
Title: Jefferson County (Ga.) marriage records and index
Dates: 1803-1882
Extent: 0.02 cubic feet (1 microfilm roll)
Identification: MS 1541

Biographical/Historical Note

Jefferson County, Georgia, was established in 1796 from land formerly part of Burke and Warren counties. It was named for Thomas Jefferson. Louisville, the county seat, was the third capital of Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a microfilmed copy of marriage records of Jefferson County, Georgia. The first item is a typescript of "white" marriage book A, 1803-1880. The other items are a typescript and original copy of a marriage index, 1865-1882.

These records were microfilmed by the Genealogical Society of Salt Lake City, Utah, and the Georgia Department of Archives and History in 1958.

Index Terms

Georgia. Court of Ordinary (Jefferson County)
Indexes (reference sources)
Jefferson County (Ga.)
Marriage records.

Location of Originals

Original records and index in the possession of the Ordinary, Jefferson County, Georgia.

Physical and Technical Access Restrictions

A microfilm reader is required to access this collection.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Jefferson County (Ga.) marriage records and index, MS 1541, 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-1541-01. Jefferson County marriage records and index, 1803-1882