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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Franklin_County,_Georgia|Franklin County]]''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Franklin County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Franklin County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1784
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| founded date = February 25
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| seat = Carnesville
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| building address = Franklin County Courthouse<br>Courthouse Square<br>PO Box 159<br>Carnesville, GA 30521<br>Phone: 706.384.2483<br>[http://www.franklincountyga.com/ '''Franklin County Website'''] }}
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== Franklin County Georgia Courthouse  ==
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Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1900 <br>and land records from 1860; some reccords&nbsp;prior to 1850 in <br>Georgia&nbsp;Archives<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Franklin County, Georgia. Page 155 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== Franklin County Georgia History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Franklin County was created in 1784 from Indian lands ceded to Georgia in 1783. The county seat is Carnesville.
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'''1784'''--Franklin County was created 25 February 1784 from Creek Indian Lands.<br>'''County seat:''' Carnesville<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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== Franklin County Georgia Places/Localities ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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*[[Banks County, Georgia|Banks]]
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*[[Hart County, Georgia|Hart]]
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*[[Madison County, Georgia|Madison]]
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*[[Oconee County, South Carolina|Oconee County, South Carolina]]
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*[[Stephens County, Georgia|Stephens]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Franklin County Georgia Genealogy Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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====== Civil War  ======
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*Ledford, Karen Ann Thompson. ''These 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.]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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The organization [http://www.copies1918.com/index.html Strictly By Name] provides free online indexes to early Franklin County probate records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:
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##Digital Images of Wills 1786-1813. See list of testators. {http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfranklin.html &nbsp;Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills, Appraisements, Inventories 1786-1813 (digital images). See list of testators.&nbsp;[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfranklin.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills and Estates,&nbsp;Book B, 1814-1824 (digital images). See list of testators.&nbsp;[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfranklin.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills and Estates, Book C, 1824-1849 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfranklin.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills 1899-1900 (digital images). See list o testators.&nbsp; [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfranklin.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Wills 1848-1865 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfranklin.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Wills, Inventories, Guardians 1814-1829 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfranklin.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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===== Death =====
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:*'''1859-60''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Franklin County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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==== Family History Centers&nbsp;  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
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== Franklin County Georgia Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*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=191871&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Franklin&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Franklin|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Franklin/ Franklin County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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== Franklin County Georgia Genealogy References  ==
  
== References  ==
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Revision as of 17:51, 22 March 2013

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Guide to Franklin County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Franklin County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 25, 1784
County Seat Carnesville
Courthouse
Address Franklin County Courthouse
Courthouse Square
PO Box 159
Carnesville, GA 30521
Phone: 706.384.2483
Franklin County Website


Franklin County Georgia Courthouse

Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1900
and land records from 1860; some reccords prior to 1850 in
Georgia Archives[1]

Franklin County Georgia History

Parent County

1784--Franklin County was created 25 February 1784 from Creek Indian Lands.
County seat: Carnesville[2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Franklin County Georgia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Franklin County Georgia Genealogy 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

The organization Strictly By Name provides free online indexes to early Franklin County probate records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:

    1. Digital Images of Wills 1786-1813. See list of testators. {http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyfranklin.html  Georgia Pioneers]

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60 - Franklin County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Franklin County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers 

Franklin County Georgia Genealogy Websites

Franklin County Georgia Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Franklin County, Georgia. Page 155 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).
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