Henry County, Georgia Genealogy

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United States  > Georgia > Henry County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1821--Henry County was created 15 May 1821 from Creek Indian Lands. County seat: McDonough [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1824 -- 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

Concord Cemetery, Stockbridge BillionGraves

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

Henry County Marriage Contracts found in deeds, documents, etc. [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhenry.html Georgia Pioneers

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

Taxation

Vital Records

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).