Collin County, Texas

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'''1846--'''Collin County was created 3 April 1846 from [[Fannin County, Texas|Fannin]] County. '''County seat:''' McKinney <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1846--'''Collin County was created 3 April 1846 from [[Fannin County, Texas|Fannin]] County. '''County seat:''' McKinney <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
The county was named for Collin McKinney, (1766-1861), land surveyor, merchant, politician, and lay preacher, was born on April 17, 1766, in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, second of ten children of Daniel and Massie (Blatchley) McKinney (many variants of his mother's names occur in the sources).
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The county was named for Collin McKinney, (1766-1861), land surveyor, merchant, politician, and lay preacher, was born on April 17, 1766, in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, second of ten children of Daniel and Massie (Blatchley) McKinney (many variants of his mother's names occur in the sources).  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
'''Towns and Cities: '''| Allen | Anna | Blue Ridge | Celina | Fairview | Farmersville | Frisco | Josephine | Lavon | Lowry Crossing | Lucas | McKinney This is the county seat.| Melissa | Murphy | Nevada | New Hope | Parker | Plano | Princeton | Prosper | Saint Paul | Westminister | Weston | Wylie |
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'''Towns and Cities: '''| Allen | Anna | Blue Ridge | Celina | Fairview | Farmersville | Frisco | Josephine | Lavon | Lowry Crossing | Lucas | McKinney This is the county seat.| Melissa | Murphy | Nevada | New Hope | Parker | Plano | Princeton | Prosper | Saint Paul | Westminister | Weston | Wylie |  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Dallas_County,_Texas|Dallas]]
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*[[Dallas County, Texas|Dallas]]  
*[[Denton_County,_Texas|Denton]]
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*[[Denton County, Texas|Denton]]  
*[[Fannin_County,_Texas|Fannin]]
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*[[Fannin County, Texas|Fannin]]  
*[[Grayson_County,_Texas|Grayson]]
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*[[Grayson County, Texas|Grayson]]  
*[[Hunt_County,_Texas|Hunt]]
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*[[Hunt County, Texas|Hunt]]  
*[[Rockwall_County,_Texas|Rockwall]]
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*[[Rockwall County, Texas|Rockwall]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== '''Cemetery'''  ====
 
==== '''Cemetery'''  ====
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/abston.txt Abston Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/abston-07.txt Abston Cemetery Update]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/aleobapt.txt Aleo Baptist Chruch Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/altoga.txt Altoga Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/alexndr.txt Alexander Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/baccus.txt Baccus Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/baker.txt Baker Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/bearcrk.txt Bear Creek Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/bethany.txt Bethany Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/bowman.txt Bowman Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/bradleyc71gcm.txt Bradley Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/brinlee.txt Brinlee Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/carter.txt Carter Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/chambersville.txt Chambersville Cemetery]; Collingsworth Graves; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/cottaghlbb.txt Cottage Hill Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/crossroads.txt Crossroads Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/murphyct.txt Decatur-Maxwell Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/elmgrove.txt Elm Grove Cemetery]; Frankford Cemetery; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/franklin.txt Franklin Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/forbis.txt Forbis Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/garner.txt Garner Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/glasscha70gcm.txt Glass-Chapman Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/higgins.txt Higgins Cemetery]; Highland Cemetery; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/hogge.txt Hogge Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/honaker.txt Honaker &amp; Murchison Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/hornceme112gcm.txt Horn Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/hughes.txt Hughes Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/hunt.txt Hunt Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/jacobr.txt Jacob Routh Family Cemetery ](Spring Creek Burying Ground); [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/johnson.txt Johnson Cemetery]; Leach-Thomas Cemetery; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/mcmillen.txt McMillen Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/mcminchp.txt McMinn Chapel Cemetery];[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/milign2.txt Milligan Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/millwood.txt Millwood Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/mouldon.txt Mouldon/Decatur Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/mtcarmel.txt Mt. Carmel (Hampton) Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/nevada.txt Nevada Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/nevada-07.txt Nevada Cemetery Update]; Old Celina Cemetery ([http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/celina-ad.txt A-D]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/celina-eg.txt E-G]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/celina-hk.txt H-K]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/celina-lo.txt L-O]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/celina-ps.txt P-S]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/celina-tz.txt T-Z]); Old City Cemetery; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/olibrty.txt Old Liberty Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/oldplano.txt Old Plano Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/pecan.txt Pecan Grove Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/pecangrove.txt Pecan Grove Partial]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/pmutual.txt Plano Mutual Cemetery, Sections 1, 2,&amp; 3]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/schurch.txt Pleasant Hill/South Church Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/pgrove.txt Prairie Grove Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/routh.txt Routh Cemetery]; Rowlett Creek Cemetery; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/shiloh.txt Shiloh Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/stpaul1.txt St. Paul Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/stoney-point.txt Stoney Point Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/stoney-point-3.txt Stoney Point Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/thompsn.txt Thompson Cemetery] (to 1950); [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/wear.txt Wear Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/williams.txt Williams Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/wylie2.txt Wiley Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/yeary.txt Yeary Cemetery]; Young Cemetery
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/abston.txt Abston Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/abston-07.txt Abston Cemetery Update]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/aleobapt.txt Aleo Baptist Chruch Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/altoga.txt Altoga Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/alexndr.txt Alexander Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/baccus.txt Baccus Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/baker.txt Baker Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/bearcrk.txt Bear Creek Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/bethany.txt Bethany Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/bowman.txt Bowman Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/bradleyc71gcm.txt Bradley Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/brinlee.txt Brinlee Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/carter.txt Carter Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/chambersville.txt Chambersville Cemetery]; Collingsworth Graves; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/cottaghlbb.txt Cottage Hill Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/crossroads.txt Crossroads Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/murphyct.txt Decatur-Maxwell Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/elmgrove.txt Elm Grove Cemetery]; Frankford Cemetery; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/franklin.txt Franklin Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/forbis.txt Forbis Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/garner.txt Garner Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/glasscha70gcm.txt Glass-Chapman Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/higgins.txt Higgins Cemetery]; Highland Cemetery; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/hogge.txt Hogge Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/honaker.txt Honaker &amp; Murchison Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/hornceme112gcm.txt Horn Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/hughes.txt Hughes Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/hunt.txt Hunt Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/jacobr.txt Jacob Routh Family Cemetery ](Spring Creek Burying Ground); [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/johnson.txt Johnson Cemetery]; Leach-Thomas Cemetery; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/mcmillen.txt McMillen Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/mcminchp.txt McMinn Chapel Cemetery];[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/milign2.txt Milligan Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/millwood.txt Millwood Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/mouldon.txt Mouldon/Decatur Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/mtcarmel.txt Mt. Carmel (Hampton) Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/nevada.txt Nevada Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/nevada-07.txt Nevada Cemetery Update]; Old Celina Cemetery ([http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/celina-ad.txt A-D]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/celina-eg.txt E-G]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/celina-hk.txt H-K]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/celina-lo.txt L-O]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/celina-ps.txt P-S]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/celina-tz.txt T-Z]); Old City Cemetery; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/olibrty.txt Old Liberty Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/oldplano.txt Old Plano Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/pecan.txt Pecan Grove Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/pecangrove.txt Pecan Grove Partial]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/pmutual.txt Plano Mutual Cemetery, Sections 1, 2,&amp; 3]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/schurch.txt Pleasant Hill/South Church Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/pgrove.txt Prairie Grove Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/routh.txt Routh Cemetery]; Rowlett Creek Cemetery; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/shiloh.txt Shiloh Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/stpaul1.txt St. Paul Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/stoney-point.txt Stoney Point Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/stoney-point-3.txt Stoney Point Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/thompsn.txt Thompson Cemetery] (to 1950); [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/wear.txt Wear Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/williams.txt Williams Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/wylie2.txt Wiley Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/collin/cemeteries/yeary.txt Yeary Cemetery]; Young Cemetery  
  
 
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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 ==
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== Family History Centers ==
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txgfpl/ Genealogy Friends of Plano Libraries]&nbsp;
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Plano, Texas
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txgfpl/ Genealogy Friends of Plano Libraries]&nbsp;  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.
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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://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193289&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Collin&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193289&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Collin&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  

Revision as of 18:13, 19 August 2010

United States  > Texas > Counties C > Collin County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1846--Collin County was created 3 April 1846 from Fannin County. County seat: McKinney [1]

The county was named for Collin McKinney, (1766-1861), land surveyor, merchant, politician, and lay preacher, was born on April 17, 1766, in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, second of ten children of Daniel and Massie (Blatchley) McKinney (many variants of his mother's names occur in the sources).

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Cities: | Allen | Anna | Blue Ridge | Celina | Fairview | Farmersville | Frisco | Josephine | Lavon | Lowry Crossing | Lucas | McKinney This is the county seat.| Melissa | Murphy | Nevada | New Hope | Parker | Plano | Princeton | Prosper | Saint Paul | Westminister | Weston | Wylie |

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemetery

Abston Cemetery; Abston Cemetery Update; Aleo Baptist Chruch Cemetery; Altoga Cemetery; Alexander Cemetery; Baccus Cemetery; Baker Cemetery; Bear Creek Cemetery; Bethany Cemetery; Bowman Cemetery; Bradley Cemetery; Brinlee Cemetery; Carter Cemetery; Chambersville Cemetery; Collingsworth Graves; Cottage Hill Cemetery; Crossroads Cemetery; Decatur-Maxwell Cemetery; Elm Grove Cemetery; Frankford Cemetery; Franklin Cemetery; Forbis Cemetery; Garner Cemetery; Glass-Chapman Cemetery; Higgins Cemetery; Highland Cemetery; Hogge Cemetery; Honaker & Murchison Cemetery; Horn Cemetery; Hughes Cemetery; Hunt Cemetery; Jacob Routh Family Cemetery (Spring Creek Burying Ground); Johnson Cemetery; Leach-Thomas Cemetery; McMillen Cemetery; McMinn Chapel Cemetery;Milligan Cemetery; Millwood Cemetery; Mouldon/Decatur Cemetery; Mt. Carmel (Hampton) Cemetery; Nevada Cemetery; Nevada Cemetery Update; Old Celina Cemetery (A-D; E-G; H-K; L-O; P-S; T-Z); Old City Cemetery; Old Liberty Cemetery; Old Plano Cemetery; Pecan Grove Cemetery; Pecan Grove Partial; Plano Mutual Cemetery, Sections 1, 2,& 3; Pleasant Hill/South Church Cemetery; Prairie Grove Cemetery; Routh Cemetery; Rowlett Creek Cemetery; Shiloh Cemetery; St. Paul Cemetery; Stoney Point Cemetery; Stoney Point Cemetery; Thompson Cemetery (to 1950); Wear Cemetery; Williams Cemetery; Wiley Cemetery; Yeary Cemetery; Young Cemetery

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

Family History Centers

Plano, Texas

Societies and Libraries

Genealogy Friends of Plano Libraries 

Web Sites

References

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