Coryell County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse<br>  ==
 
== County Courthouse<br>  ==
  
[http://www.coryellcounty.org/ Coryell County Courthouse ]<br>PO Box 237<br> Gatesville, TX 76528<br> Phone: 254.865.5016&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage, probate and court and land records from 1854<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Coryell County, Texas. Page 661 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.coryellcounty.org/ Coryell County Courthouse ]<br>PO Box 237<br> Gatesville, TX 76528<br> Phone: 254.865.5016&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage, probate and court and land records from 1854<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Coryell County, Texas. Page 661 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Arnett | Ater | Bee House (Boyd's Cove) | Cavitt | Copperas Cove | Coryell City (Rainey's Creek) | Evant (Langford Cove - part in [[Hamilton County, Texas|Hamilton]] County)| Flat | Fort Gates | Fort Hood | Gatesville | Ireland | Jonesboro (part in [[Hamilton County, Texas|Hamilton]] County) | King | Leon Junction | Levita | Mound | Mountain | Oglesby | Osage | Pancake | Pearl | Pidcoke | Purmela | South Mountain | South Purmelia | The Grove | Topsey | Turnersville | Whitson<br>
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Arnett | Ater | Bee House (Boyd's Cove) | Cavitt | Copperas Cove | Coryell City (Rainey's Creek) | Evant (Langford Cove - part in [[Hamilton County, Texas|Hamilton]] County)| Flat | Fort Gates | Fort Hood | Gatesville | Ireland | Jonesboro (part in [[Hamilton County, Texas|Hamilton]] County) | King | Leon Junction | Levita | Mound | Mountain | Oglesby | Osage | Pancake | Pearl | Pidcoke | Purmela | South Mountain | South Purmelia | The Grove | Topsey | Turnersville | Whitson<br>  
  
==== Former Communities<br> ====
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==== Former Communities<br> ====
  
Henson's Creek | Spring Hill | Station Creek | Turnover | Lincolnville <br>
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Henson's Creek | Spring Hill | Station Creek | Turnover | Lincolnville <br>  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[http://www.ci.gatesville.tx.us/library Gatesville Public Library] <br>111 N 8th St<br>Gatesville, TX 76528-1461<br>(254)865-5367<br>
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*[http://www.ci.gatesville.tx.us/library Gatesville Public Library] <br>111 N 8th St<br>Gatesville, TX 76528-1461<br>(254)865-5367<br>  
*Coryell County Genealogy Society <br>Gatesville Public Library<br>111 N 8th Street<br>Gatesville, TX 76528<br>
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*Coryell County Genealogy Society <br>Gatesville Public Library<br>111 N 8th Street<br>Gatesville, TX 76528<br>  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txfhgs/ Five Hills Genealogical Society] <br>Copperas Cove
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txfhgs/ Five Hills Genealogical Society] <br>Copperas Cove
  
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Contents

County Courthouse

Coryell County Courthouse
PO Box 237
Gatesville, TX 76528
Phone: 254.865.5016 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, probate and court and land records from 1854[1]

History

Parent County

1854--Coryell County was created 4 February 1854 from Bell and McLennan Counties. County seat: Gatesville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Arnett | Ater | Bee House (Boyd's Cove) | Cavitt | Copperas Cove | Coryell City (Rainey's Creek) | Evant (Langford Cove - part in Hamilton County)| Flat | Fort Gates | Fort Hood | Gatesville | Ireland | Jonesboro (part in Hamilton County) | King | Leon Junction | Levita | Mound | Mountain | Oglesby | Osage | Pancake | Pearl | Pidcoke | Purmela | South Mountain | South Purmelia | The Grove | Topsey | Turnersville | Whitson

Former Communities

Henson's Creek | Spring Hill | Station Creek | Turnover | Lincolnville

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Court Dockets 1861, 1868-1870 from the Coryell County TXGenWeb site

Land

Local Histories

  • History of Coryell County, 1965 by Zelma Scott.
  • Coryell County, Texas, Families, 1854–1985, published 1986, by the Coryell County Genealogical Society.
  • Copperas Cove, City of Five Hills: A Centennial History, 1980, by Jerry K. Smith and Patrick D. McLaughlin.

Maps

Military

Fort Gates, originally Camp Gates,  established in 1849 to protect the settlers.

Coryell County Soldiers from the Coryell County TXGenWeb site.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Coryell County, Texas. Page 661 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).