Harris County, Georgia Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
<span>Harris County Courthouse
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Harris County Courthouse  
PO Box 528
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PO Box 528
Hamilton, GA 31811-0528
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Hamilton, GA 31811-0528
Phone: 706.628.4944&nbsp;
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Phone: 706.628.4944
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<span>Probate Court has marriage and probate records;  
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Probate Court has marriage and probate  
Clerk Superior Court has land records from 1827,  
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records; Clerk Superior Court has land  
divorce and court records from 1927; County
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records from 1827, divorce and court  
Health Department has birth and death records</span>
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records from 1927; County Health  
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Department has birth and death records
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 16:25, 17 September 2012


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Contents

County Courthouse

Harris County Courthouse PO Box 528 Hamilton, GA 31811-0528 Phone: 706.628.4944

Probate Court has marriage and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has land records from 1827, divorce and court records from 1927; County Health Department has birth and death records

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).