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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Houston County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.houstoncountyga.com/ Houston County Courthouse ]<br>20 Carl Vinson Parkway<br> Perry, GA 31088-5808 <br>Phone: 478.542.2105
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Probate Court has birth and death records from 1927, <br>marriage records from 1833 and probate records from<br> 1827; Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land<br> records from from 1822<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Houston County, Georgia. Page 156 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1821'''--Houston County was created&nbsp;15 May 1821&nbsp;from Creek Indian Lands.&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;Perry <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Bibb County, Georgia|Bibb]]
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*[[Bleckley County, Georgia|Bleckley]]
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*[[Dooly County, Georgia|Dooly]]
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*[[Macon County, Georgia|Macon]]
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*[[Peach County, Georgia|Peach]]
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*[[Pulaski County, Georgia|Pulaski]]
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*[[Twiggs County, Georgia|Twigg]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148560 Parkway Memorial Gardens, Warner Robbins] BillionGraves
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==== Census  ====
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:*Jeffery, Alice, ed. ''Houston County, Georgia Census, 1900'' [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4168 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps&nbsp;  ====
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==== Marriages  ====
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*1820-1852 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhouston.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*1852-1864, Book B, Index of Brides and Grooms [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhouston.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*1875-1898, Book D, Index of Brides and Grooms [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhouston.html Georgia Pioneers]
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==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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:*'''1827-1855''' Images of Houston County, Georgia Wills 1827 to 1855 at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhouston.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1827-1896''' Indexes to Houston County, Georgia Will Books A (1827-1855) and B (1855-1896) at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhouston.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*1824-1833 Index to Annual Returns and Vouchers, Book A, 1824-1833 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhouston.html Georgia Pioneers]
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:*1833-1848 Index to Annual&nbsp;Returns and Vouchers, Book B, 1833-1848 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhouston.html Georgia Pioneers]
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:*1847-1851, Index to Annual Returns and Vouchers, Book C, 1847-1851 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhouston.html Georgia Pioneers]
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:*1852-1853, Index to Annual Returns and Vouchers, Book D, 1852-1853 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhouston.html Georgia Pioneers]
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:*1853-1854, Index to Annual&nbsp;Returns and Vouchers, Book E, 1853-1854&nbsp; [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhouston.html Georgia Pioneers]
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:*1854-1855, Index to Annual&nbsp;Returns and Vouchers, Book F, 1854-1855 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhouston.html Georgia Pioneers]
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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:*'''1826-1852''' Jefferey, Alice. ''Georgia Marriage Records, Houston, Muscogee, Talbot Counties.'' Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3687 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Houston|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Houston/ Houston County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
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== References  ==
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<references /> {{Georgia|Georgia}}
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[[Category:Houston_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 18:43, 5 January 2013

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Houston County Courthouse
20 Carl Vinson Parkway
Perry, GA 31088-5808
Phone: 478.542.2105

Probate Court has birth and death records from 1927,
marriage records from 1833 and probate records from
1827; Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land
records from from 1822[1]

History

Parent County

1821--Houston County was created 15 May 1821 from Creek Indian Lands. County seat:  Perry [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • Jeffery, Alice, ed. Houston County, Georgia Census, 1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

Military

Newspapers

Probate

  • 1827-1855 Images of Houston County, Georgia Wills 1827 to 1855 at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1827-1896 Indexes to Houston County, Georgia Will Books A (1827-1855) and B (1855-1896) at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1824-1833 Index to Annual Returns and Vouchers, Book A, 1824-1833 Georgia Pioneers
  • 1833-1848 Index to Annual Returns and Vouchers, Book B, 1833-1848 Georgia Pioneers
  • 1847-1851, Index to Annual Returns and Vouchers, Book C, 1847-1851 Georgia Pioneers
  • 1852-1853, Index to Annual Returns and Vouchers, Book D, 1852-1853 Georgia Pioneers
  • 1853-1854, Index to Annual Returns and Vouchers, Book E, 1853-1854  Georgia Pioneers
  • 1854-1855, Index to Annual Returns and Vouchers, Book F, 1854-1855 Georgia Pioneers

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 1826-1852 Jefferey, Alice. Georgia Marriage Records, Houston, Muscogee, Talbot Counties. Digital version 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), Houston 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).