Harris County, Georgia Genealogy

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<br> ''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Harris_County,_Georgia|Harris County]]''  
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
<span>Harris County Courthouse
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[http://harriscountyga.gov/ Harris County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 528 <br>Hamilton, GA 31811-0528 <br>Phone: 706.628.4944  
PO Box 528
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Hamilton, GA 31811-0528
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Phone: 706.628.4944&nbsp;
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<span>Probate Court has marriage and probate records;  
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Probate Court has marriage and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior Court has land records from 1827, <br>divorce and court records from 1927; County Health <br>Department has birth and death records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harris County, Georgia. Page 156 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
Clerk Superior Court has land records from 1827,  
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divorce and court records from 1927; County
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Health Department has birth and death records</span>
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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*Wills,&nbsp;Book 1, 1835-1849 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyharris.html Georgia Pioneers]  
 
*Wills,&nbsp;Book 1, 1835-1849 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyharris.html Georgia Pioneers]  
*Wills, Book 2,&nbsp;1850-1875 (digital images). See names of Testators. &nbsp;[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyharris.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills, Book 2,&nbsp;1850-1875 (digital images). See names of Testators. &nbsp;[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyharris.html Georgia Pioneers]  
 
*Index to Will Book 1, 1850-1875&nbsp; [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyharris.html Georgia Pioneers]  
 
*Index to Will Book 1, 1850-1875&nbsp; [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyharris.html Georgia Pioneers]  
*Index to Will Book 2, 1873-1932 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyharris.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Will Book 2, 1873-1932 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyharris.html Georgia Pioneers]  
 
*Index to Misc. Estates, Book B, 1837-1844 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyharris.html Georgia Pioneers]
 
*Index to Misc. Estates, Book B, 1837-1844 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyharris.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
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==== Vital Records&nbsp;  ====
 
==== Vital Records&nbsp;  ====
  
'''Marriages'''
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*Index to Harris County Marriages 1828-1860  
 
*Index to Harris County Marriages 1828-1860  
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:*'''1879-80''' - Hamilton Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
 
:*'''1879-80''' - Hamilton Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==

Revision as of 18:43, 5 January 2013


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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[1]

History

Parent County

1827--Harris County was created 14 December 1827 from Muscogee and Troup Counties.
County seat: Hamilton[2]

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harris 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).