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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Henry County'''
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Henry.htm Henry County Courthouse]<br> 345 Phillips Drive<br> McDonough, GA 30253-3425<br> Phone: 770.954.2400&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records from 1821<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Henry 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  ====
  
'''1821'''--Henry County was created&nbsp;15 May 1821&nbsp;from Creek Indian Lands.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' McDonough <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1821'''--Henry County was created&nbsp;15 May 1821&nbsp;from Creek Indian Lands.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' McDonough <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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'''1824''' -- 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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*[[Butts County, Georgia|Butts]]
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*[[Clayton County, Georgia|Clayton]]
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*[[DeKalb County, Georgia|DeKalb]]
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*[[Newton County, Georgia|Newton]]
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*[[Rockdale County, Georgia|Rockdale]]
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*[[Spalding County, Georgia|Spalding]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=13320 Bailey Cemetery, Stockbridge] BillionGraves
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=13624 Concord Cemetery, Stockbridge] BillionGraves
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
==== Maps  ====
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==== Marriages  ====
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Henry County Marriage Contracts found in deeds, documents, etc. [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhenry.html Georgia Pioneers
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
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*Wills and Bonds 1822-1834 (digital images). See nams of testa&nbsp;[http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhenry.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills 1834-1869 (digital images) [http://wwws. .georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhenry.html Georgia Pioneers] *$)
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*Index to Wills and Bons, 1822-1834 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhenry.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
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*Index to Wills, Book A, 1834-1869 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhenry.html Georgia Pioneers]&nbsp; ($)
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*Index to Wills, Book B, 1867-1896 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyhenry.html Georgia Pioneers] ($)
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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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=191925&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Henry&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Henry|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Henry/ Henry 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 22:24, 12 December 2012

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United States go to Georgia go to Henry County

County Courthouse

Henry County Courthouse
345 Phillips Drive
McDonough, GA 30253-3425
Phone: 770.954.2400 

Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records from 1821[1]

History

Parent County

1821--Henry County was created 15 May 1821 from Creek Indian Lands. County seat: McDonough [2]

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

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