Harris County, Georgia Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
m (Text replace - "RTENOTITLE" to "go to")
(courthouse image)
Line 4: Line 4:
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 +
 +
[[Image:Harris_County_Georgia_Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Harris County Courthouse]]
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 17:54, 29 March 2012


United States go to Georgia go to Harris County

Contents

County Courthouse

Harris 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 

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).