Franklin County, Georgia Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.franklincountyga.com/ Franklin County Courthouse]<br> Courthouse Square; PO Box 159; <br>Carnesville, GA 30521 <br>Phone: 706.384.2483&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1900 <br>and land records from 1860; some reccords&nbsp;prior to 1850 in <br>Georgia&nbsp;Archives<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Franklin County, Georgia. Page 155 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.franklincountyga.com/ Franklin County Courthouse]<br> Courthouse Square; PO Box 159; <br>Carnesville, GA 30521 <br>Phone: 706.384.2483&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1900 <br>and land records from 1860; some reccords&nbsp;prior to 1850 in <br>Georgia&nbsp;Archives<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Franklin County, Georgia. Page 155 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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*Wills and Estates, Book C, 1824-1849 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfranklin.html Georgia Pioneers]  
 
*Wills and Estates, Book C, 1824-1849 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfranklin.html Georgia Pioneers]  
 
*Wills 1899-1900 (digital images). See list o testators.&nbsp; [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfranklin.html Georgia Pioneers]  
 
*Wills 1899-1900 (digital images). See list o testators.&nbsp; [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfranklin.html Georgia Pioneers]  
*Index to Wills 1848-1865 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfranklin.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Wills 1848-1865 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfranklin.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)  
 
*Index to Wills, Inventories, Guardians 1814-1829 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfranklin.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
 
*Index to Wills, Inventories, Guardians 1814-1829 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfranklin.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  

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Online Records


Contents

County Courthouse

Franklin County Courthouse
Courthouse Square; PO Box 159;
Carnesville, GA 30521
Phone: 706.384.2483 

Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1900
and land records from 1860; some reccords prior to 1850 in
Georgia Archives[1]

History

Parent County

1784--Franklin County was created 25 February 1784 from Creek Indian Lands.
County seat: Carnesville[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

The organization Strictly By Name provides free online indexes to early Franklin County probate records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:

    1. Digital Images of Wills 1786-1813. See list of testators. {http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfranklin.html  Georgia Pioneers]

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60 - Franklin 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), Franklin County, Georgia. Page 155 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).