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{{Georgia-stub}}''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Banks_County,_Georgia|Banks County]]'' <br><br>
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{{Georgia-stub}}<br>''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Banks_County,_Georgia|Banks County]]'' <br><br>  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Banks County Georgia Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Banks County Georgia Courthouse.jpg]]<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347381240794_775" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347381240794_491" />
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[http://www.co.banks.ga.us/ Banks County Courthouse ]<br>PO Box 130 <br>Homer, GA 30547-0130 <br>Phone: 706.677.2320 <br>
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Probate Court has birth, marriage, and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has court and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Banks County, Georgia. Page 151 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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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.]
  
 
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:*'''1800s-1900s''' - Index to Banks County Miscellaneous Wills at the Georgia State Archives at [http://www.jansdigs.com/banks/willsindex.htm GAGenWeb] - free.<br>
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:*'''1853-1946''' - List of Unbound Arranged Wills of the Probate Court at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybanks.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1858-1879''' - Abstracts of Banks County, Georgia Wills at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybanks.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1858-''' - Index to Banks County, Georgia Miscellaneous Estates at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybanks.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1866-1871''' - Index to Banks County, Georgia Inventories, Annual Returns, Receipts and Appraisements at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countybanks.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
  
 
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:*'''1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=191687&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Banks&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Banks|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Banks/ Banks County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Banks/ Banks County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 16:14, 8 October 2012

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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Georgia  Gotoarrow.png  Banks County

County Courthouse

Banks County Georgia Courthouse.jpg

Banks County Courthouse
PO Box 130
Homer, GA 30547-0130
Phone: 706.677.2320

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

History

Parent County

1858--Banks County was created 11 December 1858 fromFranklin and Habersham Counties. County seat:  Homer [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Wills
  • 1800s-1900s - Index to Banks County Miscellaneous Wills at the Georgia State Archives at GAGenWeb - free.
  • 1853-1946 - List of Unbound Arranged Wills of the Probate Court at Georgia Pioneers ($).
Additional Probate Records
  • 1858- - Index to Banks County, Georgia Miscellaneous Estates at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1866-1871 - Index to Banks County, Georgia Inventories, Annual Returns, Receipts and Appraisements at Georgia Pioneers ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Banks 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), Banks County, Georgia. Page 151 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).