Glynn County, Georgia Genealogy Guide

Glynn County, Georgia (Map It) was created on February 5, 1777 from St David and St Patrick Parishes. Glynn County was named in honor of John Glynn (1722 - 79), British Member of Parliament and Serjeant-at-law, who was sympathetic with the cause of American independence. Learn More About State of Georgia History.

Glynn County is bordered by  McIntosh County (north), Camden County (southwest), Brantley County (west), Wayne County (northwest)

A Map of Glynn County, Georgia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Glynn County, Georgia Courthouse Records

Glynn County, Georgia Courthouse
Glynn County, GA Courthouse

The Glynn County Courthouse is located in Brunswick, Georgia. Learn More About State of Georgia Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Glynn county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

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  • Glynn County Clerk of Superior Court has Land Records from 1787 and Court Records from 1810. The County Clerk of Superior Court has jurisdiction over cases for title to land and equity, felony cases, adoptions, divorces, child support and custody enforcement. The clerk also is tasked with recording deeds and maintaining the chain of title to all property in the county. Be aware that Lands were given to Georgia citizens by lotteries for the years 1805, 1807, 1820, 1821, 1827, 1832, 1832 (Gold), 1833.
  • Glynn County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1818 and Probate Records from 1792.The County Clerk of Probate Court responsibilities include legal proceedings forh Wills, Estates, Guardianships of minor children, Involuntary Committals Hearings, Issuance of Marriage License, ect.. The county probate judge's office is the office where the most valuable genealogical records are created and maintained in the state of Georgia.
  • Glynn County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
  • Glynn 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.

Glynn County, Georgia Census Records

Glynn County, Georgia Vital Records

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