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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

See an interactive map of Fannin County border 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

 

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