Greene County, Georgia Genealogy
Guide to Greene County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Greene County, Georgia|
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
|Founded||February 3, 1786|
|Address|| Greene County Courthouse|
113 N Main
Greensboro, GA 30642-1109
Greene County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Probate Court has marriage, death and probate records;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1790,
court and land; records from 1785; County Health
Department has birth records from 1927
1787 -- town burned by Indians For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
- 1866-1875 - Greene County Colored Marriage Index 1866-1875. Batch M712965 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1875-1877 - Greene County Colored Marriage Index 1875-1877. Batch M712964 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1878-1883 - Greene County Colored Marriage Index 1878-1883. Batch M712968 at FamilySearch - free.
Bethany Presbyterian Church
- 1841-1885 - Bethany Presbyterian Church Baptism Index 1841-1885. Batch C712969 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1841-1895 - Bethany Presbyterian Church Marriage Index 1841-1895. Batch M712969 at FamilySearch - free.
Colonial courts kept some early probate records. From 1777 to 1798 and since 1852, the court of ordinary or register of probates has kept probate and guardianship records. The inferior court handled probate and guardianship matters from 1798 to 1852.
Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.
Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records (not all years).
1. Wills 1796-1806 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers
2. Index to Estates, Inventories, Book A Georgia Pioneers
3. Index to Estates, Inventories, Book B Georgia Pioneers
4. General Index to all Wills 1798-1914 Georgia Pioneers
5. General Index to all Guardian, Administrators Bonds, etc. 1790-1943 Georgia Pioneers
6. Index to Wills and Appraisements, Book 2, 1794-1810 Georgia Pioneers
7. Index to Wills and Appraisements, Book 3, 1806-1816 Georgia Pioneers
8. Index to Wills and Appraisements, Book 4, 1817-1842 Georgia Pioneers
9. Index to Wills and Appraisements, Book 5, 1840-1877 Georgia Pioneers
1811 Greene County Tax Digest (digital images) Georgia Pioneers
- 1785-1873 - Greene County Marriage Index 1785-1873. Batch M712961 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1786-1849 - Greene County Marriage Index 1786-1849. Batch M712962 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1849-1877 - Greene County Marriage Index 1849-1877. Batch M712963 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1877-1891 - Greene County Marriage Index 1877-1891. Batch M712966 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1891-1895 - Greene County Marriage Index 1891-1895. Batch M712967 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1849-50, 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Greene County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Greene County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- Georgia Pioneers Georgia Pioneers
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Greene County, Georgia. Page 156 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- 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.