Harris County, Georgia

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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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>
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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>  
  
 
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*Wills,&nbsp;Book A, 1835-1849 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyharris.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Wills 1850-1875 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyharris.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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*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.  
 
*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Harris|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Harris|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Harris/ Harris County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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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  ==

Revision as of 18:13, 27 February 2012


United States Gotoarrow.png Georgia Gotoarrow.png Harris County

Contents

County Courthouse

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

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