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:*'''1865-1920s''' - Haralson County, Georgia Index of Will Books A1 and A2 at [http://www.thegagenweb.com/gaharals/will_index.htm GAGenWeb] - free.<br>  
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Guide to Haralson County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Haralson County, Georgia
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Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Founded January 26, 1856
County Seat Buchanan
Address Haralson County Courthouse
PO Box 489
Buchanan, GA 30113-0488
Phone: 770.646.2002
Haralson County Website
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County Courthouse

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


Parent County

1856--Haralson County was created 26 January 1856 from Carroll andPolk Counties.
County seat: Buchanan[2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Buchanan



Local Histories






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.

Many probate records to the 1930s and 1940s are at the Georgia Department of Archives and History and the Family History Library on microfilm.

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).

  • 1865-1920s - Haralson County, Georgia Index of Will Books A1 and A2 at GAGenWeb - free.
  • Wills 1865-1900 (digital images) . See list of testators. Georgia Pioneers
  • Index to Will Book A 1865-1919 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Appraisals and Sale Bills, 1884-1937 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Index to Estates, Appraisals, Sale Bills, Annual Returns, 1865-1884 Georgia Pioneers ($)


Vital Records

  • 1865-1903 - Haralson County Marriage Books A thru C Index 1865-1903. Batch M713021 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1859-60, 1869-70 - Haralson 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), Haralson 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.