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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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Guide to '''Houston County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Houston County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1821
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| founded date = May 15
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| seat = Perry
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| building address = Houston County Courthouse<br>20 Carl Vinson Parkway<br>Perry, GA 31088-5808<br>Phone: 478.542.2105<br>[http://www.houstoncountyga.com/ '''Houston County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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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>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1821'''--Houston County was created from Creek Indian lands. The county seat is Perry.
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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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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== 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]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== 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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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
==== Maps  ====
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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]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== 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]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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===== Marriage =====
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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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*'''1864-1895''' - Houston County Marriage Index 1864-1895. Batch {{IGI|M713071}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/57/Igigeorgiael.pdf.</ref>
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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;
  
 
== 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=191931&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Houston&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog].&nbsp;
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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]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 19:27, 2 April 2013

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Guide to Houston County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records


Houston County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded May 15, 1821
County Seat Perry
Courthouse
Address Houston County Courthouse
20 Carl Vinson Parkway
Perry, GA 31088-5808
Phone: 478.542.2105
Houston County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

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

Marriage
  • 1826-1852 Jefferey, Alice. Georgia Marriage Records, Houston, Muscogee, Talbot Counties. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • 1864-1895 - Houston County Marriage Index 1864-1895. Batch M713071 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

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).
  3. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/57/Igigeorgiael.pdf.