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==== Vital Records  ====
==== Vital Records  ====
===== Marriage =====
*'''1868-1895''' - Habersham County Marriage Index 1868-1895. Batch {{IGI|M712991}} 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>
===== Death  =====
===== Death  =====
:*'''1859-60, 1869-70''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
*'''1859-60, 1869-70''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
== Societies and Libraries  ==
== Societies and Libraries  ==

Revision as of 17:44, 2 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Georgia Gotoarrow.png Habersham County

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

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Online Records

Habersham County, Georgia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Founded December 15, 1818
County Seat Clarkesville
Address Habersham County Courthouse
555 Monroe Street #35
Clarkesville, GA 30523-0227
Phone: 706.754.6264
Habersham County Website

County Courthouse

Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1819,
birth and death records from 1940; Clerk Superior Court has
divorce, Court and land records, from 1819[1]


Parent County

1818--Habersham County was created 15 December 1818 from Cherokee Indian lands.
County seat: Clarkesville[2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1882 and 1895 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



 Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886 Georgia Pioneers


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.



1.  Estates 1820-1850 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers

2.  Minutes 1842-1853 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers

3.  Index to Inventories, Appraisements, Sales 1819-1928 Georgia Pioneers

4.  Index to Annual Returns, Vouchers, 1879-1957 Georgia Pioneers


Vital Records

  • 1868-1895 - Habersham County Marriage Index 1868-1895. Batch M712991 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1859-60, 1869-70 - Habersham County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Habersham 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.