Cooke County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
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Cooke County; 100 Dixon St; Gainesville, TX 76240; Ph. 940.668.5420 Details: (Co Clk has b &amp; d rec from 1903, m, pro, ct &amp; land rec from 1850; Dis Clk has div rec)
 
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==

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Cooke County; 100 Dixon St; Gainesville, TX 76240; Ph. 940.668.5420 Details: (Co Clk has b & d rec from 1903, m, pro, ct & land rec from 1850; Dis Clk has div rec)

Contents

History

Parent County

1848--Cooke County was created 20 March 1848 and organized in 1849 from Fannin County. County seat: Gainesville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities and Towns: Callisburg | Gainesville | Lindsay | Muenster | Oak Ridge | Valley View | Whitesboro (mostly in Grayson County)

Unincorporated areas: Bulcher | Burns City | Dexter | Era | Hood | Leo | Lois | Marysville | Mountain Springs | Moss Lake | Myra | Rosston | Pioneer Valley | Prairie Point | Sivells Bend | Walnut Bend | Woodbine

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb 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

Cross Timbers Genealogical Society

North Central Texas College has a genealogical section in its library supported by Cross Timbers Genealogical Society.

Family History Centers

Web Sites


References

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