Morgan County (Ga.) marriage records and wills
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Morgan County (Ga.) marriage records and wills

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia. Court of Ordinary (Morgan County)
Title: Morgan County (Ga.) marriage records and wills
Dates: 1806-1899
Extent: 0.1 cubic feet (5 microfilm rolls)
Identification: MS 1542

Biographical/Historical Note

Morgan County, Georgia, was created in 1807 from land originally in Baldwin County by the state legislature. The town of Madison was incorporated in 1809 and named the county seat.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of marriage licenses from Morgan County, 1808-1879, and will books, 1806-1899. Most of the licenses are unbound. The wills include Will Books B, C, and D, 1815-1899. Some of the wills and marriage licenses are indexed.

These records were microfilmed by the Georgia Department of Archives and History in 1971.

Index Terms

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

Location of Originals

Original records in the Court of Ordinary, Morgan County, Georgia.

Physical and Technical Access Restrictions

A microfilm reader is required to access this collection.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Morgan County (Ga.) marriage records and wills, MS 1542, 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-1542-01. Marriage licenses, 1818-1868


2X-1542-02. Marriage licenses, 1818-1868
(continued from roll 1).


3X-1542-03. Marriage licenses, 1818-1868
(continued from rolls 1 and 2).


4X-1542-04. Marriage licenses, 1818-1868
(continued from rolls 1-3).


5X-1542-05. Wills and marriages, 1806-1818
(scattered index). Will books B.C.D., 1815-1899 (indexed).


6X-1542-06. Marriages, 1808-1818
Wills, 1806-1815 (indexed). Marriages, 1821-1879 (indexed).