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{{Georgia-stub}} <br> ''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Habersham_County,_Georgia|Habersham County]]''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.co.habersham.ga.us/ Habersham County Courthouse]<br> 555 Monroe Street #35; <br>Clarkesville, GA 30523-0227<br> Phone: 706.754.6264&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1819, <br>birth and&nbsp;death records from 1940; Clerk Superior Court has<br>divorce, Court and land records,&nbsp;from 1819<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Habersham 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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[http://www.co.habersham.ga.us/ Habersham County Courthouse]<br> 555 Monroe Street #35; <br>Clarkesville, GA 30523-0227<br> Phone: 706.754.6264&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1819, <br>birth and&nbsp;death records from 1940; Clerk Superior Court has<br>divorce, Court and land records,&nbsp;from 1819<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Habersham County, Georgia. Page 156 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Maps&nbsp;  ====
 
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==== Marriages ====
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&nbsp;Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]
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&nbsp;Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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*Ledford, Karen Ann Thompson. T''hese Men Wore Grey Genealogical, Military, and Interment Records of Confederate Soldiers''. (Toccoa, Georgia&nbsp;: 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|828181|title-id|disp=FHL 975.8 V3L}} and [http://tinyurl.com/3lp8ru8 Other Libraries.]
 
*Ledford, Karen Ann Thompson. T''hese Men Wore Grey Genealogical, Military, and Interment Records of Confederate Soldiers''. (Toccoa, Georgia&nbsp;: 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|828181|title-id|disp=FHL 975.8 V3L}} and [http://tinyurl.com/3lp8ru8 Other Libraries.]
  
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==== Probate ====
 
 
 
  
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1.&nbsp; Estates 1820-1850 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]
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1.&nbsp; Estates 1820-1850 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]  
  
2.&nbsp; Minutes 1842-1853 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]
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2.&nbsp; Minutes 1842-1853 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]  
  
3.&nbsp; Index to Inventories, Appraisements,&nbsp;Sales 1819-1928 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]
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3.&nbsp; Index to Inventories, Appraisements,&nbsp;Sales 1819-1928 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]  
  
4.&nbsp; Index to Annual Returns, Vouchers, 1879-1957 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]
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4.&nbsp; Index to Annual Returns, Vouchers, 1879-1957 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]  
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====

Revision as of 18:42, 5 January 2013

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Habersham County Courthouse
555 Monroe Street #35;
Clarkesville, GA 30523-0227
Phone: 706.754.6264 

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]

History

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:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

 Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886 Georgia Pioneers

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

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

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70 - Habersham 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), 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).