Hancock County, Georgia

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| county = Hancock County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1793
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| founded date = December 17
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| seat = Sparta
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| building address = Hancock County Courthouse<br>Courthouse Square<br> Sparta, GA 31087<br>Phone: 706.444.6644<br>[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Hancock.htm '''Hancock County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Hancock.htm Hancock County Courthouse]<br>Courthouse Square;<br> Sparta, GA 31087<br> Phone: 706.444.6644&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Court has birth and death records from 1927, <br>marriage records from 1805 and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and&nbsp;court records<br> from 1919 and land records from 1794<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hancock County, Georgia. Page 156 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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Probate Court has birth and death records from 1927, <br>marriage records from 1805 and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and&nbsp;court records<br> from 1919 and land records from 1794<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hancock County, Georgia. Page 156 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 02:47, 6 March 2013


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Hancock County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 17, 1793
County Seat Sparta
Courthouse
Address Hancock County Courthouse
Courthouse Square
Sparta, GA 31087
Phone: 706.444.6644
Hancock County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Probate Court has birth and death records from 1927,
marriage records from 1805 and probate records;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records
from 1919 and land records from 1794[1]

History

Parent County

1793--Hancock County was created 17 December 1793 from Greene and Washington Counties.
County seat: Sparta [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Genealogy

  • [Jackson] Brandenberger, Evelyn Duke. "The Jacksons of Lower Virginia," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 30, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1986):163-169; Vol. 30, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1986):288-295; Vol. 31, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1987):11-18; Vol. 31, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1987):101-111; Vol. 31, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1987):195-204; Vol. 31, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1987):269-278; Vol. 32, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1988):49-57; Vol. 32, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1988):119-130; Vol. 32, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1988):185-192; Vol. 32, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1988):259-263; Vol. 33, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1989):34-44; Vol. 33, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1989):135-143; Vol. 33, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1989):204-207; Vol. 33, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1989):295-304. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 30 (1986)-v. 33 (1989).

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

  • Wills 1804-1814 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers
  • Wills, Inventories, Annual Returns, Guardianships, Sales, Book G, 1811-1815 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers
  • Wills, Inventories, Annual Returns, Guardianships, Sales, Book H, 1811-1815 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers
  • Wills, Inventories, Annual Returns, Guardianships, Sales, Book I, 1815-1818 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers
  • Wills, Inventories, Annual Returns, Guardianships, Sales, Book J, 1818-1824 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers
  • Wills, Book L, 1820-1828 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers
  • Wills, Book M, 1823-1828 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers
  • Index to Wills 1862-1881 Georgia Pioneers

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Hancock 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), Hancock 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).