Harris County, Georgia Genealogy

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County Courthouse

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 Harris County; PO Box 528; Hamilton, GA 31811-0528; Ph. 706.628.4944 Details:  (Pro Ct has m & pro rec; Clk Sup Ct has land rec from 1827, div & ct rec from 1927; Co Hlth dept has b & d rec)

History

Parent County

1827--Harris County was created 14 December 1827 from Muscogee and Troup Counties.
County seat: Hamilton[1]

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).