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Wilkes County - Probate Court - Marriage Records

Identifier: 257-02-008

Scope and Contents

This series contains original unbound marriage records of the Probate Court of Wilkes County. The records consist of: (1) consent from parent or guardian forms (2) applications (3) licenses (4) certifications of marriage (5) marriage bonds (6) waivers of parent's or guardian's consent and (7) requests for licenses to be issued. Ordinarily, the information on the licenses includes: (1) name of groom (2) name of bride (3) date license was issued (4) date of marriage (5) name of Ordinary and (6) name of person performing ceremony.


  • Created: 1792-1925


Conditions Governing Access



3 Cubic Feet

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Arrangement Note

The records have been cleaned, flattened, separated by race and placed in folders. They are arranged alphabetically by the groom's surname. The records have been microfilmed and are available in the Microfilm Library of the Georgia Department of Archives and History. The inventory below gives locations of the film and originals as well as a full name listing of both bride and groom for the white marriages and African American marriages.

Physical Access Requirements

Available for use in the repository on microfilm.

Wilkes County - Probate Court - Marriage Records
Georgia Archives
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Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Repository

5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States