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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Georgia|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Heard County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Heard County'' <br>  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.heardcountyga.com/ Heard County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 40<br> Franklin, GA 30217-0040<br> Phone: 770.675.3821&nbsp;<br><br>Probate&nbsp;Court has birth and death records from <br>1927, marriage and probate records from 1894<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Heard 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  ====
  
Hart County was created in 1853 from Elbert and Franklin counties. The county seat is Hartwell.  
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'''1830'''--Heard County was created 22 December 1830&nbsp;from[[Carroll County, Georgia|&nbsp;Carroll]] and&nbsp;[[Coweta County, Georgia|Coweta]] and [[Troup County, Georgia|Troup]]&nbsp;Counties.<br>&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Franklin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1893 '''-- 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  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Carroll County, Georgia|Carroll]]
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*[[Chambers County, Alabama|Chambers County, Alabama]]
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*[[Coweta County, Georgia|Coweta]]
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*[[Randolph County, Alabama|Randolph County, Alabama]]
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*[[Troup County, Georgia|Troup]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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:*'''1894-1965''' - Heard County, Georgia Will Testators Index (Vols. 1-2) at [http://www.sampubco.com/wills/ga/gaheard01.htm SamPubCo] - free.<br>
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:*Wills 1894-1900 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyheard.html Georgia Pioneers]
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:*Index to&nbsp;Will Book I, 1894-1930 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyheard.html Georgia Pioneers]
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:*Index to Inventories and Appraisements, 1894-1920 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyheard.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== 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=191922&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Hart&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog].  
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Heard|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
**References
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Heard/ Heard County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
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== References ==
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<references /> {{Georgia|Georgia}}
  
 
[[Category:Heard_County,_Georgia]]
 
[[Category:Heard_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 17:15, 8 October 2012

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United States  > Georgia > Heard County

County Courthouse

Heard County Courthouse
PO Box 40
Franklin, GA 30217-0040
Phone: 770.675.3821 

Probate Court has birth and death records from
1927, marriage and probate records from 1894[1]

History

Parent County

1830--Heard County was created 22 December 1830 from Carroll and Coweta and Troup Counties.
 County seat:  Franklin [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1893 -- 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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Heard 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).