Savannah, Georgia, City Records Back to Late 1700s Now Available Online

Savannah officials announced Friday that the has made many of the city’s records from 1790 through 1900 available online on the Ancestry.com web site. Currently the following collections of City records are available to researchers online through Ancestry.com at:

  • Savannah, Georgia, Vital Records, 1803-1966
  • Savannah, Georgia, Cemetery and Burial Records, 1852-1939
  • Savannah, Georgia, Cemetery Burial Lot Cards, 1807-1995*
  • Savannah, Georgia, Court Records, 1790-1934
  • Savannah, Georgia, Land Tax & Property Records, 1896-1938
  • Savannah, Georgia, Naturalization Records, 1790-1910
  • Savannah, Georgia, Records of Titles, 1791-1971
  • Savannah, Georgia, Registers of Free Persons of Color, 1817-1864*
  • Savannah, Georgia, Voter Records, 1901-1917
  • Savannah, Georgia, City Council Minutes, 1790-1900*

One caveat: the records collection is browse only at this time as the records have not been fully indexed by Ancestry.com. It will be necessary to manually search page by page, the same as would be done when looking at the same records on paper or on microfilm.

Details may be found in an article by Christopher Buchanan in the WJCL web site at http://goo.gl/cdiaRX.

 

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