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|Fannin County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
|Founded||December 14, 1837|
Fannin County; 101 Sam Rayburn Dr; Bonham, TX 75418; Ph. 903.583.7486 Details: (Co Clk has b rec from 1903 with a few 1874-1876, d rec from 1903, m rec from 1852, pro, land & ct rec from 1838)
The first permanent settlement was at Tulip in 1836.
See an interactive map of Fannin County border changes. The county borders have not changed since 1846.
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.
- Texas African American Griots ~ USGenWeb
- AfriGeneas ~ African Ancestored Genealogy
- Texas African American Genealogy ~ Access Genealogy
- Fannin County Cemeteries ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Cemeteries of Fannin County ~ TXGenWeb
- Tombstone Transcription Project ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb
- Texas Historic Cemeteries ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries
- African American Cemeteries Online ~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
- Cemetery Junction ~ Links to cemetery transcriptions
- 1840 Texas Slave Holders
- 1850 Fannin County Slave Holders
- 1850 Fannin County Mortality Index
- 1850 Fannin County Census A-J
- 1850 Fannin County Census K-Z
- 1850 Fannin County Census 142a - 153b
- 1850 Fannin County Census 154a - 166a
- 1850 Fannin County Census 166b - 178b
- 1850 Fannin County Census 179a - End
- 1860 Texas Slave Holders
- 1860 Mortality Index
- 1860 Fannin County Census Index with active links to images
- 1860 Fannin County Census - Partial Transcription
- 1860 Census - 168A to 184A
- 1860 Census - 185A to 194A
- 1860 Census - 194B to 204A
- 1870 Fannin County Mortality Index
- Texas Christian Church Directory ~ ChurchAngel
- Land Abstract Indicies ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Texas Museums ~ List of all museums in Texas ~ Wikipedia
- Confederate Pension Applications ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Confederate Indigent Families List ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Fightin' Men of Texas, WWII ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Fannin County Interments with War Related Inscriptions ~ TXGenWeb
- Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Fallen Heroes ~ Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Wikipedia has a list of online newspaper archives for Texas.
- Home Town News - Texas Newspaper Index with links
- Newslink - Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)
- The Olden Times - Historic Texas News Online
- Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has The Paris News from 1925 that may include residents from Fannin County.
- Obituary Resources ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~ Hidden Ancestors
- USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project ~ Texas
- Afrigeneas ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
- Obituary Depot ~ Texas Newspaper Citations
- Obituary Project ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Obituary Daily Times ~ Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
- Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records ~ Ancestry.com (subscription)
- 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.
- Texas Marriage Records 1966 - 2005 ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Texas Divorce Records 1968 - 2005 ~ Hidden Ancestors
- USGenWeb Census Project ~ Texas 1850 - 1930
Societies and Libraries
Bertha Voyer Memorial Library
500 N 6th St
Honey Grove, TX 75446
Phone: (903) 378-2206
Bonham Public Library
305 E 5th St
Bonham, TX 75418
Phone: (903) 583-3128
Leonard Public Library
102 S Main
Leonard, TX 75452
Phone: (903) 587-2391
Family History Center
Texas Hwy 78 South
Bonham, Fannin, Texas, United States
Society Hill ~ Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
- Fannin County TXGenWeb site
- TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
- Hidden Ancestors Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
- USGenWeb Texas Archives Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
- Family History Library Catalog
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- ↑ Bonham, TX Fannin County Courthouse Fire, Dec 1929 http://www3.gendisasters.com/texas/10007/bonham-tx-courthouse-fire-dec-1929
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