Find your ancestors in Georgia births and christenings 1754-1940

Discover your family members in birth and christening records from the state of Georgia, in the southeast corner of the country. Learn essential information about your ancestors, such as the date of the birth and their parent’s names.

What can these records tell me?

There are over 9,000 records in this index, and each includes a transcript for births and christenings occurring in the state of Georgia. While the information for each person may vary, Georgia births and christenings 1754-1940 typically provides:

  • First and last name
  • Birth date
  • Christening date
  • Father’s first and last name
  • Mother’s first and last name
  • County
  • Discover more about Georgia births and christenings 1754-1940

    This collection of birth and christening records includes almost 200 years of information, dating from just 20 years after the first colonists arrived in the state in 1733 up until the middle of the 20th century. Although Georgia did not begin statewide registration of births until 1919, many cities and counties had recorded this information from much earlier. For example, Atlanta has collected birth records since 1887. In addition, local churches often recorded this information from much earlier.

    Use these records to learn new details to add to your family history and continue your genealogical research. You may also be able to find more information about your family in our other collections or in local Georgia newspapers.

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