Banks County, Georgia Genealogy

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Guide to '''Banks County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to Banks County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Banks County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 11, 1858
County Seat Homer
Courthouse
Address Banks County Courthouse
Banks County Courthouse ]
PO Box 130
Homer, GA 30547-0130
Phone: 706.677.2320

Banks County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Banks County Georgia Courthouse.jpg

[http://www.co.banks.ga.us/

Probate Court has birth, marriage, and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has court and land records[1]

History

Parent County

1858--Banks County was created 11 December 1858 fromFranklin and Habersham Counties. County seat:  Homer [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
  • Ledford, Karen Ann Thompson. These Men Wore Grey Genealogical, Military, and Interment Records of Confederate Soldiers. (Toccoa, Georgia : K.T. Ledford, c1998-c2001), 7 Volumes. Each volume contains bibliographical references and full-name index. Contents: v. 1. Franklin County -- v. 2. Habersham County --v. 3. Stephens County -- v. 4. Rabun County --v. 5. White County -- v. 6. Banks County -- v. 7. Jackson County. Book found at FHL 975.8 V3L and Other Libraries.

Newspapers

Probate

Wills
  • 1800s-1900s - Index to Banks County Miscellaneous Wills at the Georgia State Archives at GAGenWeb - free.
  • 1853-1946 - List of Unbound Arranged Wills of the Probate Court at Georgia Pioneers ($).
Additional Probate Records
  • 1858- - Index to Banks County, Georgia Miscellaneous Estates at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1866-1871 - Index to Banks County, Georgia Inventories, Annual Returns, Receipts and Appraisements at Georgia Pioneers ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Banks County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Banks County, Georgia. Page 151 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).