Harris County, Georgia

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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  ==
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[http://harriscountyga.gov/ Harris County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 528 <br>Hamilton, GA 31811-0528 <br>Phone: 706.628.4944
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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>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
==== Parent County Georgia, Harris ====
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1827'''--Harris County was created 14 December 1827 from [[Muscogee County, Georgia|Muscogee]] and [[Troup County, Georgia|Troup]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Hamilton<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1865''' -- Fire set by Federal Troops, but quickly extinguished.
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
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== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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*[[Chambers County, Alabama|Chambers County, Alabama]]
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*[[Lee County, Alabama|Lee County, Alabama]]
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*[[Meriwether County, Georgia|Meriwether]]
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*[[Muscogee County, Georgia|Muscogee]]
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*[[Talbot County, Georgia|Talbot]]
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*[[Troup County, Georgia|Troup]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
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*Wills,&nbsp;Book 1, 1835-1849 (abstracts) [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]
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*Index to Will Book 1, 1850-1875&nbsp; [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]
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*Index to Misc. Estates, Book B, 1837-1844 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyharris.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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==== Vital Records&nbsp; ====
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'''Marriages'''
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*Index to Harris County Marriages 1828-1860
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*Index to Harris County Marriages 1859-1872 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyharris.html Georgia Pioneers]
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===== Death  =====
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:*'''1869-70, 1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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:*'''1879-80''' - Hamilton Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
== Townships and Cities ==
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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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=191920&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Harris&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog].&nbsp;
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Harris|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Harris/ Harris County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
&lt;a href="Category:Harris_County,_Georgia"&gt;Category:Harris_County,_Georgia&lt;/a&gt;
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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 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).