Fannin County, Texas

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas Counties F|Counties F]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Fannin County'' <br>{{Adoption Hidden Ancestors}} {{Infobox U.S. County
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
==== African American ====
 
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/TX/texas.htm Texas African American Griots]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb
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==== African American  ====
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com AfriGeneas]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;African Ancestored Genealogy
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/TX/texas.htm Texas African American Griots]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb  
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com AfriGeneas]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;African Ancestored Genealogy  
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/african/texas/index.htm Texas African American Genealogy]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Access Genealogy
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/african/texas/index.htm Texas African American Genealogy]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Access Genealogy
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/cemeteries.htm Fannin County Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/cemeteries.htm Fannin County Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.txfannin.org/cemeteries.php Cemeteries of Fannin County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txfannin.org/cemeteries.php Cemeteries of Fannin County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
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==== Census ====
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==== Census ====
  
*[http://www.txfannin.org/census.php?type=slaves&year=1840 1840 Texas Slave Holders]
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*[http://www.txfannin.org/census.php?type=slaves&year=1840 1840 Texas Slave Holders]  
*[http://www.txfannin.org/census.php?type=slaves&year=1850 1850 Fannin County Slave Holders]
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*[http://www.txfannin.org/census.php?type=slaves&year=1850 1850 Fannin County Slave Holders]  
*[http://www.txfannin.org/census.php?type=deaths&year=1850 1850 Fannin County Mortality Index]
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*[http://www.txfannin.org/census.php?type=deaths&year=1850 1850 Fannin County Mortality Index]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/census/1850/index/indx-a-j.txt 1850 Fannin County Census A-J]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/census/1850/index/indx-a-j.txt 1850 Fannin County Census A-J]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/census/1850/index/indx-k-z.txt 1850 Fannin County Census K-Z]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/census/1850/index/indx-k-z.txt 1850 Fannin County Census K-Z]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/census/1850/pg0142a.txt 1850 Fannin County Census 142a - 153b]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/census/1850/pg0142a.txt 1850 Fannin County Census 142a - 153b]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/census/1850/pg0154a.txt 1850 Fannin County Census 154a - 166a]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/census/1850/pg0154a.txt 1850 Fannin County Census 154a - 166a]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/census/1850/pg0166b.txt 1850 Fannin County Census 166b - 178b]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/census/1850/pg0166b.txt 1850 Fannin County Census 166b - 178b]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/census/1850/pg0179a.txt 1850 Fannin County Census 179a - End]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/census/1850/pg0179a.txt 1850 Fannin County Census 179a - End]  
*[http://www.txfannin.org/census.php?type=slaves&year=1860 1860 Texas Slave Holders]
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*[http://www.txfannin.org/census.php?type=slaves&year=1860 1860 Texas Slave Holders]  
*[http://www.txfannin.org/census.php?type=deaths&year=1860 1860 Mortality Index]
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*[http://www.txfannin.org/census.php?type=deaths&year=1860 1860 Mortality Index]  
*[http://www.txfannin.org/census.php?type=index 1860 Fannin County Census Index] with active links to images
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*[http://www.txfannin.org/census.php?type=index 1860 Fannin County Census Index] with active links to images  
*1860 Fannin County Census - Partial Transcription
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*1860 Fannin County Census - Partial Transcription  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/census/1860/1860fed.txt 1860 Census - 168A to 184A]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/census/1860/1860fed.txt 1860 Census - 168A to 184A]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/census/1860/pg00028.txt 1860 Census - 185A to 194A]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/census/1860/pg00028.txt 1860 Census - 185A to 194A]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/census/1860/pg00158.txt 1860 Census - 194B to 204A]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/census/1860/pg00158.txt 1860 Census - 194B to 204A]  
 
*[http://www.txfannin.org/census.php?type=deaths&year=1870 1870 Fannin County Mortality Index]
 
*[http://www.txfannin.org/census.php?type=deaths&year=1870 1870 Fannin County Mortality Index]
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Bertha Voyer Memorial Library<br>500 N 6th St<br>Honey Grove, TX 75446<br>Phone: (903) 378-2206<br>[http://www.honeygrove.org/ Website]
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Bertha Voyer Memorial Library<br>500 N 6th St<br>Honey Grove, TX 75446<br>Phone: (903) 378-2206<br>[http://www.honeygrove.org/ Website]  
  
<br>Bonham Public Library<br>305 E 5th St<br>Bonham, TX 75418<br>Phone: (903) 583-3128<br>[http://bonhamtx.booksys.net/ Website]
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<br>Bonham Public Library<br>305 E 5th St<br>Bonham, TX 75418<br>Phone: (903) 583-3128<br>[http://bonhamtx.booksys.net/ Website]  
  
<br>Leonard Public Library<br>102 S Main<br>Leonard, TX 75452<br>Phone: (903) 587-2391
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<br>Leonard Public Library<br>102 S Main<br>Leonard, TX 75452<br>Phone: (903) 587-2391  
  
'''FAMILY HISTORY CENTER'''
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'''FAMILY HISTORY CENTER'''  
  
Bonham Texas <br>Texas Hwy 78 South<br>Bonham, Fannin, Texas, United States<br>Phone: 903-583-4949<br>Hours: Wednesday 4pm-8:30 pm; Thursday 10am-5pm &amp; by Appointment: Call 972-658-1931 (Christy Stambaugh, Director)<br>Closed: Our FHC will be closed December 20, 2010 through January 5, 2011. Center will reopen for usual hours on Wednesday, January 6, 2011. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!<br>Attention: Please call Director for special opening of the FHC if needed. Thank you.<br><br>[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
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Bonham Texas <br>Texas Hwy 78 South<br>Bonham, Fannin, Texas, United States<br>Phone: 903-583-4949<br>Hours: Wednesday 4pm-8:30 pm; Thursday 10am-5pm &amp; by Appointment: Call 972-658-1931 (Christy Stambaugh, Director)<br>Closed: Our FHC will be closed December 20, 2010 through January 5, 2011. Center will reopen for usual hours on Wednesday, January 6, 2011. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!<br>Attention: Please call Director for special opening of the FHC if needed. Thank you.<br><br>[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/txfiles.htm USGenWeb Texas Archives] Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/txfiles.htm USGenWeb Texas Archives] Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
 
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Fannin|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Fannin|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  

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Fannin County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Fannin County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 14, 1837
County Seat Bonham
Courthouse



Contents

County Courthouse

History

The first permanent settlement was at Tulip in 1836.

Parent County

1837--Fannin County was created 14 December 1837 from Red River County. County seat: Bonham [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1929 -- Courthouse caught fire on December 31, 1929.  Records in the District Clerk's office and County Clerk's office were saved.  Many other county records were destroyed.  The courthouse was rebuilt.[2]

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American


Cemeteries


Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Bertha Voyer Memorial Library
500 N 6th St
Honey Grove, TX 75446
Phone: (903) 378-2206
Website


Bonham Public Library
305 E 5th St
Bonham, TX 75418
Phone: (903) 583-3128
Website


Leonard Public Library
102 S Main
Leonard, TX 75452
Phone: (903) 587-2391

FAMILY HISTORY CENTER

Bonham Texas
Texas Hwy 78 South
Bonham, Fannin, Texas, United States
Phone: 903-583-4949
Hours: Wednesday 4pm-8:30 pm; Thursday 10am-5pm & by Appointment: Call 972-658-1931 (Christy Stambaugh, Director)
Closed: Our FHC will be closed December 20, 2010 through January 5, 2011. Center will reopen for usual hours on Wednesday, January 6, 2011. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!
Attention: Please call Director for special opening of the FHC if needed. Thank you.

Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Bonham, TX Fannin County Courthouse Fire, Dec 1929 http://www3.gendisasters.com/texas/10007/bonham-tx-courthouse-fire-dec-1929