Harris County, Georgia Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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[[Image:Harris County Georgia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347393490548_56" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347393490564_778" /><span style="font-size: 11pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;cambria","serif"; mso-ascii-theme-font: major-latin; mso-fareast-font-family: calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-hansi-theme-font: major-latin; mso-bidi-font-family: "times new roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-bidi; mso-ansi-language: en-us; mso-fareast-language: en-us; mso-bidi-language: ar-sa">Harris County; PO Box 528; Hamilton, GA 31811-0528; Ph. 706.628.4944 Details:<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </span>(Pro Ct has m &amp; pro rec; Clk Sup Ct has land rec from 1827, div &amp; ct rec from 1927; Co Hlth dept has b &amp; d rec)</span>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 19:58, 11 September 2012


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Contents

County Courthouse

Harris County Georgia Courthouse.JPG
 Harris County; PO Box 528; Hamilton, GA 31811-0528; Ph. 706.628.4944 Details:  (Pro Ct has m & pro rec; Clk Sup Ct has land rec from 1827, div & ct rec from 1927; Co Hlth dept has b & d rec)

History

Parent County

1827--Harris County was created 14 December 1827 from Muscogee and Troup Counties.
County seat: Hamilton[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865 -- Fire set by Federal Troops, but quickly extinguished.

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

Taxation

Vital Records 

Marriages

  • Index to Harris County Marriages 1828-1860
  • Index to Harris County Marriages 1859-1872 Georgia Pioneers
Death
  • 1869-70, 1879-80 - Harris County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).
  • 1879-80 - Hamilton Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).


Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).