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  • Pvt. (CSA), Rufus Peoples Wood (1825 - 1879)
    Son of Winston Wood and Dicy Gay Wood. Husband of Priscilla Ellen Cato Wood. Rufus P. Wood was the representative from Heard County when Georgia Seceded from the Union January 19, 1861. Although he vot...
  • Claudia Esther Webb (1919 - 1997)
  • Ouida Seymour (1916 - 2013)
    Ouida Seymour, age 97, of the Pleasant Grove community, passed away Thursday, October 10, 2013 at Hamilton Medical Center.She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Seymour and was a member of Pl...
  • Corp. (CSA), Thomas Jefferson Jackson (1841 - 1931)
    Civil War Veteran.Served as a Corporal in Phillips Georgia Legion, CSA.The son of Thomas J. Jackson & Lucy Ann Henderson, born in June, 1841 at Heard County, GA.Married Frances "Fannie" Grimes.Source:
  • William Carey Minter (1844 - 1933)
    GEDCOM Source ===@R153368335@ 1860 United States Federal Census Operations, Inc. 1,7667::0 Year: 1860; Census Place: Southern Division, Randolph, Alabama; Roll: M653_22; Page:...

Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Heard County, Georgia.

Heard County was created by Act of the Legislature on December 22, 1830. It was named for Stephen Heard, elected President of the Council on February 18, 1781.

Adjacent Counties


  • Centralhatchee
  • Corinth (part)
  • Ephesus
  • Franklin (County Seat)
  • Glenn
  • Texas



Heard County Jail