Banks County, Georgia Genealogy

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Online Records


County Courthouse

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Banks County Courthouse
PO Box 130
Homer, GA 30547-0130
Phone: 706.677.2320

Probate Court has birth, marriage, and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has court and land records[1]

History

Parent County

1858--Banks County was created 11 December 1858 fromFranklin and Habersham Counties. County seat:  Homer [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
  • Ledford, Karen Ann Thompson. These Men Wore Grey Genealogical, Military, and Interment Records of Confederate Soldiers. (Toccoa, Georgia : K.T. Ledford, c1998-c2001), 7 Volumes. Each volume contains bibliographical references and full-name index. Contents: v. 1. Franklin County -- v. 2. Habersham County --v. 3. Stephens County -- v. 4. Rabun County --v. 5. White County -- v. 6. Banks County -- v. 7. Jackson County. Book found at FHL 975.8 V3L and Other Libraries.

Newspapers

Probate

Wills
  • 1800s-1900s - Index to Banks County Miscellaneous Wills at the Georgia State Archives at GAGenWeb - free.
  • 1853-1946 - List of Unbound Arranged Wills of the Probate Court at Georgia Pioneers ($).
Additional Probate Records
  • 1858- - Index to Banks County, Georgia Miscellaneous Estates at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1866-1871 - Index to Banks County, Georgia Inventories, Annual Returns, Receipts and Appraisements at Georgia Pioneers ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Banks County, Georgia Genealogy 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), Banks County, Georgia. Page 151 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).