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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Harris County Courthouse<br>PO Box 528 <br>Hamilton, GA 31811-0528 <br>Phone: 706.628.4944  
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[http://harriscountyga.gov/ Harris County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 528 <br>Hamilton, GA 31811-0528 <br>Phone: 706.628.4944  
  
Probate Court has marriage and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior Court has land records from 1827, <br>divorce and court records from 1927; County Health <br>Department has birth and death records
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Probate Court has marriage and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior Court has land records from 1827, <br>divorce and court records from 1927; County Health <br>Department has birth and death records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harris County, Georgia. Page 156 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 17:14, 8 October 2012

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County Courthouse

Harris County Courthouse
PO Box 528
Hamilton, GA 31811-0528
Phone: 706.628.4944

Probate Court has marriage and probate records;
Clerk Superior Court has land records from 1827,
divorce and court records from 1927; County Health
Department has birth and death records[1]

History

Parent County

1827--Harris County was created 14 December 1827 from Muscogee and Troup Counties.
County seat: Hamilton[2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865 -- Fire set by Federal Troops, but quickly extinguished.

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

Taxation

Vital Records 

Marriages

  • Index to Harris County Marriages 1828-1860
  • Index to Harris County Marriages 1859-1872 Georgia Pioneers
Death
  • 1869-70, 1879-80 - Harris County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).
  • 1879-80 - Hamilton Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).


Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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