Cochran County, Texas

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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'''1876--'''Cochran County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Morton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1876--'''Cochran County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Morton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
The county was named for Robert Cochran, (1810-1836). Robert E. Cochran, Alamo defender, was born in New Jersey in 1810. He probably lived in Boston and then in New Orleans before immigrating to Texas in 1835.
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The county was named for Robert Cochran, (1810-1836). Robert E. Cochran, Alamo defender, was born in New Jersey in 1810. He probably lived in Boston and then in New Orleans before immigrating to Texas in 1835.  
  
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
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'''Towns and Cities: '''| Morton | Whiteface |
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'''Towns and Cities: '''| Morton | Whiteface |  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Bailey County, Texas|Bailey]]  
 
*[[Bailey County, Texas|Bailey]]  
 
*[[Hockley County, Texas|Hockley]]  
 
*[[Hockley County, Texas|Hockley]]  
*[[Lamb_County,_Texas|Lamb]]
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*[[Lamb County, Texas|Lamb]]  
*[[Lea_County,_New_Mexico|Lea County, New Mexico]]
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*[[Lea County, New Mexico|Lea County, New Mexico]]  
 
*[[Roosevelt County, New Mexico|Roosevelt County, New Mexico]]  
 
*[[Roosevelt County, New Mexico|Roosevelt County, New Mexico]]  
*[[Terry_County,_Texas|Terry]]
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*[[Terry County, Texas|Terry]]  
 
*[[Yoakum County, Texas|Yoakum]]
 
*[[Yoakum County, Texas|Yoakum]]
  
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
  
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.
  

Revision as of 01:46, 26 August 2010

United States  > Texas > Counties C > Cochran County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1876--Cochran County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Morton [1]

The county was named for Robert Cochran, (1810-1836). Robert E. Cochran, Alamo defender, was born in New Jersey in 1810. He probably lived in Boston and then in New Orleans before immigrating to Texas in 1835.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Cities: | Morton | Whiteface |

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).