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Guide to '''Habersham County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| county = Habersham County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1818
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| seat = Clarkesville
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| building address = Habersham County Courthouse<br>555 Monroe Street #35<br>Clarkesville, GA 30523-0227<br>Phone: 706.754.6264<br>[http://www.co.habersham.ga.us/ '''Habersham County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1819, <br>birth and&nbsp;death records from 1940; Clerk Superior Court has<br>divorce, Court and land records,&nbsp;from 1819<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Habersham 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  ====
 
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'''1818'''--Habersham County was created 15 December 1818&nbsp;from Cherokee Indian lands.&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Clarkesville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1818'''--Habersham County was created 15 December 1818&nbsp;from Cherokee Indian lands.<br>'''County seat:''' Clarkesville<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
  
*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
==== Maps  ====
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==== Marriages  ====
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&nbsp;Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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==== Military  ====
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*Ledford, Karen Ann Thompson. T''hese Men Wore Grey Genealogical, Military, and Interment Records of Confederate Soldiers''. (Toccoa, Georgia&nbsp;: 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|828181|title-id|disp=FHL 975.8 V3L}} and [http://tinyurl.com/3lp8ru8 Other Libraries.]
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
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1.&nbsp; Estates 1820-1850 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]
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2.&nbsp; Minutes 1842-1853 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]
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3.&nbsp; Index to Inventories, Appraisements,&nbsp;Sales 1819-1928 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]
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4.&nbsp; Index to Annual Returns, Vouchers, 1879-1957 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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*'''1868-1895''' - Habersham County Marriage Index 1868-1895. Batch {{IGI|M712991}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">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.</ref>
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===== Death  =====
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*'''1859-60, 1869-70''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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*[[Cornelia Georgia Family History Center]] (Mount Airy)
  
 
== 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=191907&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Habersham&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Habersham|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Habersham/ Habersham County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Habersham/ Habersham County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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Guide to Habersham County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Habersham County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 15, 1818
County Seat Clarkesville
Courthouse
Address Habersham County Courthouse
555 Monroe Street #35
Clarkesville, GA 30523-0227
Phone: 706.754.6264
Habersham County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1819,
birth and death records from 1940; Clerk Superior Court has
divorce, Court and land records, from 1819[1]

History

Parent County

1818--Habersham County was created 15 December 1818 from Cherokee Indian lands.
County seat: Clarkesville[2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1882 and 1895 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

 Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886 Georgia Pioneers

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

1.  Estates 1820-1850 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers

2.  Minutes 1842-1853 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers

3.  Index to Inventories, Appraisements, Sales 1819-1928 Georgia Pioneers

4.  Index to Annual Returns, Vouchers, 1879-1957 Georgia Pioneers

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriage
  • 1868-1895 - Habersham County Marriage Index 1868-1895. Batch M712991 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70 - Habersham 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), Habersham 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. 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.