Library hours are Tuesday, Wednesday
and Friday from 2 P.M. until 6 P.M.
Saturday 9 A.M.- l P.M.
Closed Sunday and Monday.
The Taylor Co. Historical-Genealogical Society is working with the Library to establish "family files" on ancestors of Taylor Co. Please mail your family sheets, Bible Records to:
John R. Adams, Historian
P.O. Box 5059
Warner Robins, GA 31099
Books and Microfilm pertaining to Taylor County
Hours: Monday 9-9 / Tuesday - Saturday 9-6 / closed Sunday Directions from Atlanta: Take I-75 South to Exit 52 (Hardeman-Forsyth Ave) and proceed to the second traffic light (Forsyth Ave). Turn left onto Forsyth Ave and go through two traffic lights (stay in left lane). At third traffic light (College St) turn left. Go to next traffic light and turn right onto Washington Ave. Library is just ahead on the right.Courtesy of Bibb County page
Newspaper-Macon Telegraph indexed on computer from 1899. However, the newspaper is also indexed in the genealogy room in books for dates prior to that.
Washington Memorial Library Click on "Genealogy and History Room". Provides a generic listing of the categories of materials they hold.
Confederate Soldier and Pension Records
Write to: Willard Rocker, Director of Genealogy Washington Memorial Libary Genealogy & Archives 1180 Washington Ave Macon, Georgia 31201 Ph.: (478) 744-0820 The library has graciously agreed to provide this service. Please follow the guidelines. Submit ONLY 2 Soldier's names at one time. (Can reorder after receipt of research) 40 cent per page, plus postage, to be paid upon receiving material. GEORGIA RECORDS ONLY!
GEORGIA BAPTIST CHURCH RECORDS Stored on Micro film and available thru library loan. Located in the Georgia Baptist History Depository, Special Collections, Main Library, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia http://tarver.mercer.edu/special_collections/default.htm Susan G. Broome Head of Special Collections Baptist and University Archives (478) 752-2968---------- Fax: (478) 752-2111 E-mail: broome_sg@Mercer.EDU Mercer University Jack Tarver Library Phone (478) 301-2968 1300 Edgewood Avenue Fax (478) 301-2111 Macon, GA 31207-0001 Email email@example.com Founded in 1964, it is dedicated to preservation of records pertaining to the history of Baptists in Georgia and in the United States; semi-annual newsletter, The Circular Letter, and biannual journal, Viewpoints: Georgia Baptist History. Hours: Mon - Fri, 9-Noon, 1-5. WWWeb:http://www.mercer.edu/www/main/mainhome.html
GEORGIA PUBLIC LIBRARY LINKS
Clicking on "State Archives"> will give you complete directions and hours of operation.
Under "Programs and Services" choose "Reference" This covers General Genealogy Information, Military , Ethnic Genealogy (excellent guidelines/suggestions)
History online catalog, GIL (Galileo Interconnected Libraries):
At this time, the catalog includes ONLY the following materials: * Books and periodicals * Microfilm of the following county records: * Superior Court Minutes * Deeds & Mortgages * Deed & Mortgage Indexes * Marriages * Wills * Inventories * Administrators' Bonds * Letters of Administration * Annual Returns * Service Records * WWI Discharge Records Volume, box and drawer number information is available at the Archives in the microfilm card catalog. Other county records in addition to the series listed above are also available at the Archives on microfilm. * Descriptions for approximately 370 out of 1921 series of original state records, including all records series from the Governor and the Secretary of State. These are series-level descriptions. Inventories with box and folder listings are available at the Archives. * 233 manuscript collections. These are collection or series-level descriptions. Inventories with box and folder listings are available at the Archives. Georgia Archives GIL will continue to grow as we add records to the catalog.
PALS - on line catalogs Submit "keyword" searches for many libraries in Georgia!
Take TIME to explore their links.
Georgia Department of Archives and History, Office of Secretary of State, 330 Capitol Avenue,
Southeast, Atlanta, Georgia 30334 (404)656-2393
Let's get to work on TAYLOR!
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