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Wilkes County - County Court - Civil and Criminal Case Files

 Series
Identifier: 257-03-004
Scope and Contents This series contains original unbound papers which formed portions of Civil and criminal case files involving: (1) distress warrants, (2) promissory notes, (3) summonses, (4) accusations, and (5) indictments.
Dates: Created: 1876-1890
Found in: Georgia Archives

Wilkes County - Justice of the Peace Court - Civil and Criminal Case Files

 Series
Identifier: 257-04-005
Scope and Contents This series contains original unbound papers which formed portions of civil and criminal case files involving: (1) Debts, (2) Executions, (3) Affidavits (4) Assumsits, (5) Garnishments, (6) Attachments, (7) Bail bonds, (8) Fi fas, (9) Complaints, (10) Certioraris, and (11) Warrants.
Dates: Created: 1784-1857
Found in: Georgia Archives

Wilkes County - Justice of the Peace Court - Docket

 Series
Identifier: 257-04-015
Scope and Contents This series consists of a bound ledger containing: (1) the parties in litigation, (2) amount of judgement plus interest, (3) court costs, and (4) date judgement was satisfied.
Dates: Created: 1819-1823
Found in: Georgia Archives

Wilkes County - Land Court - Orders

 Series
Identifier: 257-13-023
Scope and Contents Orders of the land court of Wilkes County, Georgia. The land court accepted petitions and issued warrants of survey and land grants for headright and bounty land grants in Wilkes County. Some of the information found in this volume relates to Elbert, Lincoln, Oglethorpe and Warren Counties and other counties originally a part of Wilkes County. The information preĀ­sented in these volumes includes: (1) date of the court session (2) name of petitioner for land (3) number of acres in the warrant...
Dates: Created: 1784-1785
Found in: Georgia Archives

Wilkes County - Miscellaneous County Offices - Miscellaneous Records

 Series
Identifier: 257-12-007
Scope and Contents This series contains bound and unbound original papers involving, but not limited to: (1) county matters (2) habeas corpus (3) inquests (4) jurors (5) county treasurer (6) county and state tax (7) oaths (8) paupers (9) promissory notes (10) registers of fi fa's (11) roads and bridges (12) receipts (13) subpoenas (14) summonses (15) land grants (16) land lotteries (17) deeds (18) constable books (19) minutes of Inferior Court (20) minutes of Superior Court (21) slave certificates (22) caveats...
Dates: Created: 1777-1897
Found in: Georgia Archives

Wilkes County - N/A - Miscellaneous Militia Records - Original, 1788-1820

 Series
Identifier: 257-00-021
Dates: Created: 1788-1820
Found in: Georgia Archives

Wilkes County - Probate Court - Civil and Criminal Case Files

 Series
Identifier: 257-02-003
Scope and Contents This series contains original unbound papers which formed portions of Civil and criminal case files involving: (1) bail bonds, (2) misdemeanors, (3) debts, (4) fi fas,(5) attachments, and (6) assumsits.
Dates: Created: 1776-1856
Found in: Georgia Archives

Wilkes County - Probate Court - Estate Records

 Series
Identifier: 257-02-010
Scope and Contents This series contains unbound supplementary estate records of Wilkes County. The types of records include: (1) inventories, (2) warrants of appraisements, (3) lists of notes, (4) lists of receipts, (5) sale accounts, (6) returns, (7) oaths (8) judgments, (9) affidavits, (10) guardian bonds, (11) agreements, (12) taxes, (13) debts, (14) promissory notes, (15) contracts, (16) administrator's bonds, (17) statements, (18) dowers, (19) sales of perishable property, (20) equities, and (21) divisions...
Dates: Created: 1782-1917
Found in: Georgia Archives

Wilkes County - Probate Court - Estray Records

 Series
Identifier: 257-02-016
Scope and Contents This series consists of a bound ledger, the last 4 pages of which contain lost or strayed livestock. The information consists of: (1) county and district, (2) type and size of animal, (3) branding marks appearing on body, (4) whom the animal was appraised by and for how much, (5) date of the court appearance, and (6) judge residing in the case.
Dates: Created: 1819-1824
Found in: Georgia Archives

Wilkes County - Probate Court - Marriage Records

 Series
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)...
Dates: Created: 1792-1925
Found in: Georgia Archives

Wilkes County - Probate Court - Minutes

 Series
Identifier: 257-02-022
Scope and Contents This series includes records of minor civil cases brought before the court. Information found in this series includes: (1) names of litigants and verdicts; (2) discussion of county business (building roads and bridges, courthouse construction and repairs, appointment of commissioners, etc.), and (3) listings of jurors.
Dates: Created: 1790
Found in: Georgia Archives

Wilkes County - Probate Court - Misc. Estate Records

 Series
Identifier: 257-02-002
Scope and Contents This series contains estate records submitted to the Wilkes County Court of Ordinary for recording as the official probate records of estates. Records may include: annual returns, inventories & appraisements, appraisals, guardian bonds, letters of administration, administrator's bonds, letters of guardianship, returns on sale of property, and wills. An asterisk next to a folder number in the inventory indicates a will in the file.
Dates: Created: 1778-1864
Found in: Georgia Archives

Wilkes County - Superior Court - Appeal Docket

 Series
Identifier: 257-01-017
Scope and Contents This series consists of a bound ledger containing: (1) the names of the attorneys' for parties in litigation, (2) case numbers, (3) parties in litigation, (4) types of cases, and (5) brief data on disposition of cases. The types of cases appealed were assumsits, ejectments, bills in equity and debts.
Dates: Created: 1824-1831
Found in: Georgia Archives

Wilkes County - Superior Court - Civil and Criminal Case Files

 Series
Identifier: 257-01-006
Scope and Contents This series contains original unbound papers which formed portions of civil and criminal case files involving: (1) Assumsits (2) Debts (3) Appeals (4) Misdemeanors (5) Fi fas (6) Attachments (7) Trespass in ejectments (8) Petitions (9) Judgments (10) Covenants (11) Promissory notes (12) Interrogatories (13) Garnishments (14) Affidavits and (15) Claim bonds.
Dates: Created: 1782-1889
Found in: Georgia Archives

Wilkes County - Superior Court - Court Docket Books

 Series
Identifier: 257-01-014
Scope and Contents This series consists of ledgers containing: (1) the parties in litigation, (2) witnesses for the plaintiff and/or defendant, (3) substitutes (if any), and (4) date of the case.
Dates: Created: 1800-1858
Found in: Georgia Archives

Wilkes County - Superior Court - Execution Dockets

 Series
Identifier: 257-01-012
Scope and Contents This series consists of bound ledgers containing: (1) the names of the attorneys for parties in litigation, (2) case numbers, (3) parties in litigation, and (4) whether or not the case was satisfied.
Dates: Created: 1791-1816
Found in: Georgia Archives

Wilkes County - Superior Court - Grand Jury Docket

 Series
Identifier: 257-01-013
Scope and Contents This series consists of a bound ledger that contains: (1) the parties in litigation with the state, (2) the state's witnesses, (3) charges against the defendant, (4) the jurors' names after being sworn in, (5) the foreman's acknowledgement of the case being a true bill, (6) the pleading by the defendant, (7) the findings of the jury, and (8) the fine or punishment levied.
Dates: Created: 1788-1790
Found in: Georgia Archives

Wilkes County - Superior Court - Minutes

 Series
Identifier: 257-01-009
Scope and Contents Minutes for 1778 to 1780 and those after 1787 have been microfilmed and are available in the microfilm library.
Dates: Created: 1778-1904
Found in: Georgia Archives

Wilkes County - Superior Court - Subpoena Dockets

 Series
Identifier: 257-01-011
Scope and Contents This series consists of bound ledgers containing: (1) case number (2) date of subpoena (3) person subpoenaed (4) for what parties they were subpoenaed (5) who delivered the subpoena and (6) number of days served. Among the cases tried were assaults, debts, assumpits and slander. The records are in general decay, uncleaned and in the same condition as they were taken from the courthouse (except 1852 - 1853 which has been laminated and bound).
Dates: Created: 1793-1873
Found in: Georgia Archives

Wilkes County - Tax Collector - County Property Tax Digests

 Series
Identifier: 257-07-001
Scope and Contents Wilkes County was one of the eight counties established and named by the constitution of Georgia in 1777. It was created from lands acquired from the Creek and Cherokee Indians called the "ceded lands." Important to note is that the original Wilkes County territory included all of Elbert County (1790), all of Oglethorpe County (1793), part of Warren County (1793), all of Lincoln County (1896), part of Greene County (1802), and part of Taliaferro (1825 and 1828). What early tax...
Dates: Created: 1785-1817
Found in: Georgia Archives

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