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

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Greene County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 3, 1786
County Seat Greensboro
Courthouse
Address Greene County Courthouse
113 N Main
Greensboro, GA 30642-1109
Phone: 706.453.7716
Greene County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Probate Court has marriage, death and probate records;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1790,
court and land; records from 1785; County Health
Department has birth records from 1927[1]

History

Parent County

1786--Greene County was created 3 February 1786 from Washington County.
County seat: Greensboro [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1787 -- town burned by Indians For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

  • 1866-1875 - Greene County Colored Marriage Index 1866-1875. Batch M712965 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1875-1877 - Greene County Colored Marriage Index 1875-1877. Batch M712964 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1878-1883 - Greene County Colored Marriage Index 1878-1883. Batch M712968 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Cemeteries

Church

Presbyterian

Bethany Presbyterian Church

  • 1841-1885 - Bethany Presbyterian Church Baptism Index 1841-1885. Batch C712969 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1841-1895 - Bethany Presbyterian Church Marriage Index 1841-1895. Batch M712969 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

1.  Marriages 1769-1850 Georgia Pioneers
2.  Marriages 1885-1886 (from newspapers) Georgia Pioneers
3.  Marriage Contracts found in deeds, etc. Georgia Pioneers

Military 

Newspapers

Probate 

1.  Wills 1796-1806 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers

2.  Index to Estates, Inventories, Book A Georgia Pioneers
3.  Index to Estates, Inventories, Book B Georgia Pioneers
4.  General Index to all Wills 1798-1914 Georgia Pioneers
5.  General Index to all Guardian, Administrators Bonds, etc. 1790-1943 Georgia Pioneers
6.  Index to Wills and Appraisements, Book 2, 1794-1810 Georgia Pioneers
7.  Index to Wills and Appraisements, Book 3, 1806-1816 Georgia Pioneers
8.  Index to Wills and Appraisements, Book 4, 1817-1842 Georgia Pioneers
9.  Index to Wills and Appraisements, Book 5, 1840-1877 Georgia Pioneers


Taxation 

1811 Greene County Tax Digest (digital images) Georgia Pioneers


Vital Records

Marriage
  • 1785-1873 - Greene County Marriage Index 1785-1873. Batch M712961 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1786-1849 - Greene County Marriage Index 1786-1849. Batch M712962 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1849-1877 - Greene County Marriage Index 1849-1877. Batch M712963 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1877-1891 - Greene County Marriage Index 1877-1891. Batch M712966 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1891-1895 - Greene County Marriage Index 1891-1895. Batch M712967 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Death
  • 1849-50, 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Greene County, Georgia 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), Greene County, Georgia. Page 156 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).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/57/Igigeorgiael.pdf.

 

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