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


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]


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:


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



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




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


1811 Greene County Tax Digest (digital images) Georgia Pioneers

Vital Records

  • 1849-50, 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Greene County, Georgia Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  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).


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