Thomas Harrison and Harriet Taylor Smith Family abt 1890

Thomas Harrison and Harriet Taylor Smith Family abt 1890. The children grew up in the old home place at Yellow Creek and married into families from Dawson and surrounding counties.

A guide and directory to Dawson County Indiana genealogy, containing both online and offline resources for genealogy and historical research. This website contains sources of genealogical data about Dawson County such as biographies, cemetery records, census records, church records, court records, family records, land records, military records, naturalization records, and vital records.

Dawson County was created by a legislative act on December 3, 1857, primarily out of Lumpkin County and smaller parts of Gilmer, Pickens and Forsyth counties. Georgia’s 119th county, and the county seat of Dawsonville 1)In 1850, Calhoun, Ga was called Dawsonville before it was renamed., were named for Judge William C. Dawson, a compiler of the laws of Georgia and commander of a brigade in the Creek Indian War of 1836. Dawson served in both houses of the Georgia state legislature, in Congress from 1836 to 1842 and in the U.S. Senate from 1849 until 1855.

This site is a member of the American History and Genealogy Project (AHGP)  an unincorporated not-for-profit network of independent sites devoted to History and Genealogy and covering North American Countries and Territories.  For more information about our group, including how you can join us, please see our about page. My name is Dennis N. Partridge, and I along with Judy White are the host of this county.

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Dawson County Library

Dawson County Addresses

Dawson County Historical and Genealogical Society
P O Box 1074
Dawsonville, GA 30534

Dawson County Library
342 Allen Street
Dawsonville, GA 30534

Dawson County Superior Court
25 Justice Way, Suite 1302
Dawsonville, GA 30534

Dawson County Probate Judge
25 Justice Way, Suite 4332
Dawsonville, GA 30534

Dawson County Superior Court
25 Justice Way, Suite 4202
Dawsonville, GA 30534

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1.In 1850, Calhoun, Ga was called Dawsonville before it was renamed.