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Georgia Baptist History Portal

Biographical Information

Special Collections and Archives has biographical files on hundreds of Georgia Baptists.  We also have following indexes available for researchers seeking genealogical information on Baptist ancestors:

  • Christian Index: Marriages, 1828-1855
  • Christian Index: Marriages, 1855-1916
  • Christian Index: Obituaries, 1822-1879
  • Christian Index: Obituaries, 1880-1899
  • Christian Index: Obituaries, 1900-1968
  • Christian Index: Ordinations, Retirements, Obituaries, 1969-1988
  • Christian Index: Obituaries, 1989-2003

Please contact us via email at for assistance searching these files. 

Baptist Ministers

These resources in Special Collections and Archives can help you find information on Baptist ministers in Georgia:

  • Georgia Baptist Leaders, 1788-1840
  • Georgia Baptist Ministers, 1800s-Early 1900s
  • Free Will Baptist Ministers in Georgia
  • Preacher-Associations, 1900-1978
  • African-American Baptist Preachers in Georgia, 1884-1921


Personal Papers Collections

Special Collections and Archives also houses the personal papers of many influential Georgia Baptists.  For assistance in searching these collections, please contact us at  (A more detailed description of these materials is coming soon.)

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