Greene County, Georgia

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{{stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Georgia|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Greene County'' <br>
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<br> ''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Greene_County,_Georgia|Greene County]]''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.greenecountyga.gov/ Greene County Courthouse ]<br>113 N Main <br>Greensboro, GA 30642-1109 <br>Phone:706.453.7716
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Probate Court has marriage,&nbsp;death and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1790, <br>court and land; records from 1785; County Health <br>Department has birth records from 1927<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Greene County, Georgia. Page 156 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1786'''--Greene County was created 3 February 1786&nbsp;from [[Washington_County,_Georgia|Washington ]]County.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Greensboro <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1786'''--Greene County was created 3 February 1786&nbsp;from [[Washington County, Georgia|Washington ]]County.<br>'''County seat:''' Greensboro <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1787''' -- town burned by Indians For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Hancock_County,_Georgia|Hancock]]
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*[[Hancock County, Georgia|Hancock]]  
*[[Morgan_County,_Georgia|Morgan]]
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*[[Morgan County, Georgia|Morgan]]  
*[[Oconee_County,_Georgia|Oconee]]
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*[[Oconee County, Georgia|Oconee]]  
*[[Oglethorpe_County,_Georgia|Oglethorpe]]
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*[[Oglethorpe County, Georgia|Oglethorpe]]  
*[[Putnam_County,_Georgia|Putnam]]
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*[[Putnam County, Georgia|Putnam]]  
*[[Taliaferro_County,_Georgia|Taliaferro]]
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*[[Taliaferro County, Georgia|Taliaferro]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
==== Maps  ====
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==== Maps&nbsp; ====
  
==== Military  ====
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==== Marriages  ====
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1.&nbsp; Marriages 1769-1850 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygreene.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>2.&nbsp; Marriages 1885-1886 (from newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygreene.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>3.&nbsp; Marriage Contracts found in deeds, etc. [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygreene.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>
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==== Military&nbsp; ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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==== Probate&nbsp; ====
  
==== Taxation  ====
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1.&nbsp; Wills 1796-1806 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygreene.html Georgia Pioneers]
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2.&nbsp; Index to Estates, Inventories, Book A [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygreene.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>3.&nbsp; Index to Estates, Inventories, Book B [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygreene.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>4.&nbsp; General Index to all Wills 1798-1914 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygreene.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>5.&nbsp; General Index to all Guardian, Administrators Bonds, etc. 1790-1943 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygreene.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>6.&nbsp; Index to Wills and Appraisements,&nbsp;Book 2, 1794-1810 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygreene.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>7.&nbsp; Index to Wills and Appraisements,&nbsp;Book 3, 1806-1816 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygreene.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>8.&nbsp; Index to Wills and Appraisements, Book 4, 1817-1842 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygreene.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>9.&nbsp; Index to Wills and Appraisements, Book 5, 1840-1877 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygreene.html Georgia Pioneers]<br>
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==== Taxation&nbsp; ====
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1811 Greene County Tax Digest (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countygreene.html Georgia Pioneers]
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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===== Death  =====
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{{GAmortality}}
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== Societies and Libraries<br> ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=191899&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Greene&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Greene|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Greene/ Greene County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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