Few counties complied with this law and even fewer citizens within those counties reported the required information. The few extant birth records from this period are available on microfilm for the locations below. The Henry County Historical Group, Inc. was organized June 2002. Columbus, GA 31906 Contact the Archives | For death certificates from 1944 to the present, contact the Georgia Department of Public Health at: Vital Records These records are not to be considered complete for the indicated time period. Suite 1029A Mortality censuses exist for the years 1850, 1860, 1870, and 1880. - All Rights Reserved. of Indian Springs. Research Assistance According to the State laws of Georgia, Henry County Board of Commissioners is allowed three (3) days to respond to the request. Some baptismal registers are available on microfilm in the Georgia Archives, Family Bible records These certificates, which cover principally the years 1914 to early 1919, are available online in the Georgia Death Certificates collection. Research Assistance Available in the Henry County Section of the USGenWeb Project Archives. A list of county offices is available online at vitalrec.com. An approximate date of birth can be derived from the records of churches that practice infant baptism, such as the United Methodist Church, Episcopal, and Roman Catholic churches. : 478-745-0411, The City of Savannah has birth records beginning in 1890. Included in the Georgia Archives microfilm holdings are widely scattered birth records for the localities listed below. When birth records are not available, researchers are encouraged to search the following sources which may prove useful: Federal census records Municipal Archives This effort for statewide registration of vital records was funded by the legislature for only two years and after 1876 it was largely abandoned by the counties. These often are published in genealogical magazines and books. was formed in 1821 from Creek Lands ceded in the Treaty Columbus, GA 31906 Some examples of newspapers available are Voice of the People, 1901-1904, a newspaper published in Atlanta by Bishop Henry McNeal Turner as the monthly organ of the Colored National Emigration Association (Georgia Archives Microfilm #60/22); and The Athens Blade, 1879-1880, which published religious and social news about blacks in Athens and some surrounding counties. Research Aids, The Tombstone Transcription Project - Henry Morrow, GA   30260 research in Henry Co, Ga. Death records for 1919-1930 are indexed and available online in the Georgia Death Certificates. 1916 North Leg Street : 478-749-0102. Privacy Policy, Georgia Department of Public Health - Vital Records, City of Gainesville (in Hall County): 1865-1919. U.S.A. © 2020 University System of Georgia with any links on these pages. This is the official Henry County Board of Commissioners website. In some cases, there may be a separate mortality schedule that can furnish a death date. Tel. Muscogee County: Columbus, Georgia Newspapers Obituary Project, 1872-1918; For Columbus Ledger-Enquirer obituaries 6/8/1993-Current, see the Georgia Obituaries Archive above. The actual date of birth may also be given. A possible date span for a death may be determined when an individual appears in one census and disappears from the next. Pre-1900 county records for the majority of Georgia counties are available at the Archives. The City of Augusta (Richmond County) began recording deaths in 1904. : 706-667-4335, The City of Columbus (Muscogee County) began recording deaths in 1890. For more information, please contact the, Fulton County Government Center These death registers are available on microfilm at the Georgia Archvies. Federal census records through 1930 are available at the Archives and through many public libraries. 141 Pryor Street, SW For more information, please contact, Macon (Bibb County) Health Department This schedule was devised to collect data about individual who died during the twelve months preceding the census day of June 1st. Death records for 1919-1940 are also indexed and available through FamilySearch.org. Genealogy Room The Georgia Archives does not have birth certificates or any index to birth records. This Open Records Request … Macon, GA 31261 Municipal Archives Tel. These records are not complete for the indicated dates. Augusta, GA 30309 If a slave died during the census year of 1850 or 1860, the same data was given on the mortality schedule as for other persons who died, even though personal data was not collected in the slave schedules. GAGenWeb State Tel. For birth records from 1919 to the present, researchers may contact the, Georgia Department of Public Health - Vital Records