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{{Georgia-stub}} <br> ''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Habersham_County,_Georgia|Habersham County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.habersham.ga.us/ Habersham County Courthouse]<br> 555 Monroe Street #35; <br>Clarkesville, GA 30523-0227<br> Phone: 706.754.6264&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1819, <br>birth and&nbsp;death records from 1940; Clerk Superior Court has<br>divorce, Court and land records,&nbsp;from 1819<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Habersham County, Georgia. Page 156 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1818'''--Habersham County was created from Cherokee Indian lands.&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;Clarkesville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1818'''--Habersham County was created 15 December 1818&nbsp;from Cherokee Indian lands.<br>'''County seat:''' Clarkesville<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  ====
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1882 and 1895 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Banks County, Georgia|Banks]]
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*[[Hall County, Georgia|Hall]]
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*[[Oconee County, South Carolina|Oconee County, South Carolina]]
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*[[Rabun County, Georgia|Rabun]]
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*[[Stephens County, Georgia|Stephens]]
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*[[Towns County, Georgia|Towns]]
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*[[White County, Georgia|White]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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==== Marriages ====
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&nbsp;Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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==== Military  ====
  
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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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1.&nbsp; Estates 1820-1850 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]
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2.&nbsp; Minutes 1842-1853 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]
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3.&nbsp; Index to Inventories, Appraisements,&nbsp;Sales 1819-1928 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
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4.&nbsp; Index to Annual Returns, Vouchers, 1879-1957 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/couties/countyhabersham.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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:*'''1859-60, 1869-70''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Cornelia Georgia Family History Center]] (Mount Airy)
  
 
== 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=191907&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Habersham&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Habersham|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Habersham/ Habersham County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 17:11, 8 October 2012

Template:Georgia-stub
United States Gotoarrow.png Georgia Gotoarrow.png Habersham County

County Courthouse

Habersham County Courthouse
555 Monroe Street #35;
Clarkesville, GA 30523-0227
Phone: 706.754.6264 

Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1819,
birth and death records from 1940; Clerk Superior Court has
divorce, Court and land records, from 1819[1]

History

Parent County

1818--Habersham County was created 15 December 1818 from Cherokee Indian lands.
County seat: Clarkesville[2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1882 and 1895 -- 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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

 Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886 Georgia Pioneers

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

1.  Estates 1820-1850 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers

2.  Minutes 1842-1853 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers

3.  Index to Inventories, Appraisements, Sales 1819-1928 Georgia Pioneers

4.  Index to Annual Returns, Vouchers, 1879-1957 Georgia Pioneers

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70 - Habersham 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), Habersham 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).