Stewart County, Georgia Genealogy Guide2016-07-03T17:37:30+00:00

Stewart County, Georgia Genealogy Guide

Stewart County, Georgia (Map It) was created on December 23, 1830 from Randolph County. Portions of Stewart County were used to create Quitman County in 1858 . Stewart County was named in honor of General Daniel Stewart (1759 - 1829), a hero of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. Learn More About State of Georgia History.

Stewart County is bordered by  Chattahoochee County (north), Webster County (east), Randolph County (south), Quitman County (southwest), Barbour County, Alabama (west), Russell County, Alabama (northwest)

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

Stewart County, Georgia Courthouse Records

Stewart County, Georgia Courthouse
Stewart County, GA Courthouse

The Stewart County Courthouse is located in Lumpkin, 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 Stewart 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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  • Stewart County Clerk of Superior Court has Land Records from 1830 and Court Records from 1830. 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 1832, 1832 (Gold), 1833.
  • Stewart County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1828 and Probate Records from 1830.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.
  • Stewart County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
  • Stewart County Assessors Office
  • The Stewart 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.

Stewart County, Georgia Census Records

Stewart County, Georgia Vital Records

Stewart County, Georgia Resources

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