105/02. Probate Court
Record Group Term
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This series consists of a bound volume documenting civil cases appearing before the Probate Court of Baldwin County. Most of these cases deal with debts and assumpsits. Information includes: (1) names of the litigants; (2) the issue involved in each case; (3) the term of court in which each case appeared; (4) the names of the justices and jurors who heard the cases, and (5) the judgment rendered.
Dates: Created: 1828-1829
Scope and Contents Appearance dockets contain the names of defendants who are asked to appear in court. The volumes comprising this series document the civil complaints appearing before the court and the judgment resulting from such complaints. Information presented in these records includes: (1) names of litigants involved; (2) term of court; (3) type of case involved, and (4) judgment of court rendered.
Dates: Created: 1806-1842
Scope and Contents The "Baldwin Blues" was first organized in 1848 as a Georgia Militia Company. The bound volume comprising this series documents the receipts and disbursements to what apparently were the officers and enlisted men of that militia company for the dates listed. Information includes: (1) name of officer or enlisted man; (2) date of transaction, and (3) enumeration of amount involved.
Dates: Created: 1877-1878
Scope and Contents These dockets document all uncontested cases heard before the court. Among those included are petitions to sell land, applications to be appointed administrators of an estate and applications for letters of guardianship. Information in these volumes includes: (1) name of applicant; (2) nature of case; (3) date of application, and (4) judgment rendered.
Dates: Created: 1827-1872
Scope and Contents This series contains original unbound papers which formed portions of civil and criminal case files involving, but not limited to: (1) bail bonds; (2) misdemeanors; (3) debts; (4) fi fas; (5) attachments, and (6) assumpsits.
Dates: Created: 1804-1865
Scope and Contents This series consists of a bound volume whose information documents expenditures by the clerk for expenses incurred by Baldwin County and for money received in the form of taxes and similar receipts. Information in this volume includes the name of the individual involved in the transaction and the nature of the transaction.
Dates: Created: 1837-1860
Scope and Contents Execution dockets document civil complaints appearing before the Inferior Court involving financial matters and the judgments resulting from such complaints. The information each volume provides includes the following: (1) names of litigants; (2) principal and interest involved; (3) costs for Clerk, Sheriff, and fi fa; (4) term of court; (5) defendant's attorney; (6) judgment rendered, and (7) case number.
Dates: Created: 1817-1868
Scope and Contents This series contains bound volumes of liquor retailers oath books that contain the oaths taken by merchants who were licensed to sell liquor and distilled spirits in which they swore not to sell intoxicating beverages to any slaves or free persons of color without the written or verbal consent of the owner, overseer or employer of such slaves or free persons of color. After the Civil War in 1865, the oath was changed to exclude the sale to minors (white or colored) under 16 years of age.
Dates: Created: 1831-1890
Scope and Contents This series is composed of miscellaneous unbound marriage records. The types of records found in this series include lists of names of men and women that could be an index to a marriage book, affidavits, statistics, notes and marriage licenses.
Dates: Created: 1900-1961
Scope and Contents This series is comprised of fifteen (15) sheets of microfiche containing an index to the Southern Recorder Newspaper.
Dates: Created: 1820-1874
Scope and Contents This series is composed of miscellaneous records from Baldwin County. The type of records found in this series includes receipts, affidavits, letters, fliers, cancelled checks and similar material.
Dates: Created: 1823-1959
Scope and Contents Motion dockets document cases which are decided by the judge without intervention of a jury. Information found in this docket includes: (1) date and term of court; (2) names of attorneys involved in the case; (3) names of litigants; (4) case number, and (5) judgement rendered.
Dates: Created: 1832-1860
Scope and Contents This series is composed of a bound volume which contains lists of expenditures authorized by the Probate Judge of Baldwin County for which the County Treasurer was to issue payments. These lists document expenditures used mostly for county purposes. Examples of such expenditures are: (1) payments to paupers; (2) payments for jury fees; (3) Courthouse repairs; (4) bridge repairs, and (5) road repairs and purchases of wood and similar supplies for county buildings or paupers living on county...
Dates: Created: 1868-1872
Scope and Contents The Constitution of 1798 conferred on the Probate Court jurisdiction and control over county affairs. This bound volume documents the titles of books the probate judge of Baldwin County distributed to other county officers of that county. Most of these books are copies of bound Georgia Laws and similar official publications. Information presented in this volume includes the date of distribution, the name of the recipient (and sometimes the name of his office) and the title of the volume.
Dates: Created: 1895-1900
Scope and Contents The law of August 10, 1921, entitled the "Use of Explosives Regulated", required all persons owning dynamite or other explosives to register with the ordinary of the county in which such person resided or did business. The records comprising this series consist of a bound volume which provides documentation of the purchase and use of explosives in Baldwin County for the dates listed. Information presented in this volume includes: (1) name of applicant, address and date of registration; (2) name...
Dates: Created: 1921-1952
Scope and Contents The records comprising this series provide documentation of the names and related information of the livestock dealers of Baldwin County for the dates listed. The information includes the name, business address, license number, truck license number and date of registry of each dealer.
Dates: Created: 1937-1941
Scope and Contents This bound volume documents the names of the pharmacists and morticians licensed to pursue their professional activities in Baldwin County. Information included consists of: (1) the name of each registrant, (2) their profession, (3) the date of registration, (4) the signatures of their peers who approved of the license, and (5) their license number. This volume is also included in Unit 7, 1879 - 1882, of RG 105-10-35.
Dates: Created: 1908-1926
Scope and Contents This record consists of four loose-leaf lists of men. Some are listed under the phrase "In Memory". This list is probably composed of the names of the men who served in World War II from Baldwin County.
Dates: Created: 1946-1946
Scope and Contents These volumes document the estate sales of deceased persons in Baldwin County. Information found in them includes: (1) name of owner; (2) a list of property sold; (3) the name of the purchaser; (4) the price paid for each item, and (5) the date transaction occurred.
Dates: Created: 1856-1923
Scope and Contents Subpoena dockets document civil and criminal complaints appearing before the court and the judgement resulting from such complaints. The dockets comprising this series include only civil cases. Information included consists of: (1) date and term of court; (2) names of litigants, and (3) judgements rendered.
Dates: Created: 1832-1860
Scope and Contents Writ dockets contain legal orders issued by the court commanding a person to whom it is directed to perform or refrain from performing a specified act. The volumes in this series document the issuance of these orders and other additional information including: (1) the names of the plaintiffs and defendants; (2) the term of court in which case was introduced; (3) the issue involved in case, and (4) judgement rendered.
Dates: Created: 1810-1840