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Government

Houston County Courthouse
201 N. Perry Parkway
Perry, GA 31069

Houston County PROBATE COURT
(Vital Records: Birth Certificates, Estate, Guardianship, Marriage)

201 N. Perry Parkway, P.O. Box 1801
Perry, GA 31069
Phone: (478) 218-4710
Fax: (478) 218-4715
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

 

Clerk of Superior Court
(Deeds)
201 Perry Parkway Perry
Georgia 31069
Main (478) 218-4720

Office hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m

 


Organizations

Houston County Lookups GAGenWeb
Please be specific in your requests as most lookup volunteers do lookups
 for more than one area; put HOUSTON CO., GA lookup as your
subject line

MARRIAGES 1825-1919 - lookup requests Sandra Riner
CENSUS 1840-50 & 60
- lookup requests Sandra Riner
CENSUS 1850 & 60
- lookup requests
Barbra Shore

Houston County Discussion Mailing List GAGenWeb
An excellent way  to seek out other people with related lines of inquiry,
make queries or post information. To subscribe
Click Here.

Houston County Archives GAGenWeb
An online repository for records, documents, histories & photos.
Houston County Archives GAGenWeb

Central Georgia Genealogical Society
Genealogist with interest in: Baldwin, Bibb, Bleckley, Crawford, Crisp, Dodge, Dooly, Houston, Johnson, Jones, Lamar, Laurens, Macon, Monroe, Montgomery, Peach, Pike, Pulaski, Taylor, Telfair, Treutlen, Twiggs, Upson, Washington, Wheeler, Wilcox and Wilkinson Counties
Central Georgia Genealogical Society Website

Perry Area Historical Society
Meets at 6pm the 1st Monday of each month, September- May
New Perry Hotel
800 Main St.
Perry,GA 31069
Perry Area Historical Society Website

LDS Family History Centers in Area

Macon Stake Center
1624 Williamson Road, Macon, Georgia, (912) 788-5885
(478) 987-0030


1799 Houston Lake Rd
Perry, GA
478-987-0030
(This is a smaller center with limited hours)

The FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah,  has Family History Centers across the United States and Canada. Their collections include microfilmed original vital records of Georgia. For details on their holdings you should consult your nearest Family History Center or visit their website at FamilySearch.org.


LIBRARIES & MUSEUMS

Perry Area Historical Society Museum
9
01 Northside Drive
Perry, GA 31069

A small resource room with area and family histories. Some publications for sale at the Museum Gift Shop.
Please check the PAHS website for opening days and times.

Washington Memorial Library
(Middle Georgia Regional Library)
Genealogical & Historical Room
1180 Washington Avenue
Macon, GA  31201-1790
Excellent research facility. 

Libraries with Houston County Materials
by Wm. A. Mills

The Senator Sam Nunn Museum
Houston Board of Education Building
1100 Main St.
Perry, Georgia


Publications

Various Publications of the Central Georgia Genealogical Society
P O Box 2024
Warner Robins, GA
31099-2024
The Society offers numerous publications of Houston Co. records.
All are available through their website or in local libraries..

Cemeteries and Obituaries of Houston County, Ga
by Addie Howell
319 N. Houston Lake Road
Centerville, Georgia 31028-117.

Houston County, Georgia, Evergreen Cemetery, Tombstone Transcriptions, 1827-1997
by William A. Mills

A Land So Dedicated
2nd Edition by Bobbe Hickson Nelson
 Available from the author
9421 Creekside Trail
Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Phone: 678-684-3956
Cost $35.00 plus $5.00 Shipping & Handling

A Ramble Through Olde Perry
by Ellie Loudermilk
Pictorial and descriptive history of the edifices of the County Seat, Perry, GA founded in 1824.

The Fourth or 1821 Land Lottery of Georgia
Silas Emmett Lucas, Jr.
(Southern Historical Press, originally published 1973. Revised & reprinted 1986. 262 pages, ISBN #0-89308-586-3). Counties created by this Lottery were Dooly, Fayette, Henry, Houston and Moore.

GA County Marriages For Houston Co. 1822-1852
Frances T. Ingmire.

The Heritage of Houston Country, GA 1821-2001
Histories of communities, organizations and families compiled by local historians from submissions by populace.

The Georgia Reports: Supreme Court Records
A review of this publication by Wm. A. Mills

 


Miscellaneous

Houston County, GA Research Information
by Wm. A. Mills
This is a valuable guide to researching  Houston Co. records and those of Georgia.

Record of Communities in Houston County

Political Graveyard-Houston Co., GA

Black Sheep Ancestors
1930 List of Houston County Chain Gang

 

 


 

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