Hancock County, Georgia

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[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>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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'''1793'''--Hancock County was created from Greene and Washington Counties.&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Sparta
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'''1793'''--Hancock County was created&nbsp;17 December 1793&nbsp;from [[Greene County, Georgia|Greene and]] [[Washington County, Georgia|Washington ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Sparta <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Baldwin County, Georgia|Baldwin]]
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*[[Glascock County, Georgia|Glascock]]
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*[[Greene County, Georgia|Greene]]
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*[[Putnam County, Georgia|Putnam]]
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*[[Taliaferro County, Georgia|Taliaferro]]
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*[[Warren County, Georgia|Warren]]
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*[[Washington County, Georgia|Washington]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Genealogy  ====
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*'''[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 [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 30 (1986)-v. 33 (1989)}}.
  
 
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*Wills 1804-1814 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhancock.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills, Inventories, Annual Returns, Guardianships, Sales, Book G, 1811-1815 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhancock.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills, Inventories, Annual&nbsp;Returns,&nbsp;Guardianships, Sales, Book H, 1811-1815 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhancock.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills, Inventories, Annual Returns,&nbsp;Guardianships, Sales, Book I, 1815-1818 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhancock.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills, Inventories, Annual&nbsp;Returns, Guardianships, Sales, Book J, 1818-1824 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhancock.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills, Book L, 1820-1828 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhancock.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills, Book M, 1823-1828 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhancock.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Wills 1862-1881 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhancock.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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:*'''1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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=191911&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Hancock&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog].
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Hancock|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Hancock/ Hancock County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 18:42, 5 January 2013


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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Hancock County Courthouse
Courthouse Square;
Sparta, GA 31087
Phone: 706.444.6644 

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).