Freestone County, Texas Genealogy

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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Texas|Texas]]&nbsp;&gt; [[Texas Counties F|Counties F]] &gt; Freestone County'' <br>
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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Texas|Texas]]&nbsp;&gt; [[Texas Counties F|Counties F]] &gt; Freestone County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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The first settlement of the area was about 1830.  
 
The first settlement of the area was about 1830.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1850--'''Freestone County was created 6 September 1850 from [[Limestone_County,_Texas|Limestone]] County. '''County seat:''' Fairfield <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1850--'''Freestone County was created 6 September 1850 from [[Limestone County, Texas|Limestone]] County. '''County seat:''' Fairfield <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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'''Cities''': [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193466&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Freestone%2C+Fairfield&columns=*,0,0 Fairfield] and Teague  
 
'''Cities''': [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193466&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Freestone%2C+Fairfield&columns=*,0,0 Fairfield] and Teague  
  
'''Towns:''' Kirvin, Streetman, Wortham, [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=852812&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Freestone%2C+Donie&columns=*,0,0 Donie], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193467&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Freestone%2C+Mills&columns=*,0,0 Mills]&nbsp;
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'''Towns:''' Kirvin, Streetman, Wortham, [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=852812&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Freestone%2C+Donie&columns=*,0,0 Donie], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193467&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Freestone%2C+Mills&columns=*,0,0 Mills]&nbsp;  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Anderson_County,_Texas|Anderson]]
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*[[Anderson County, Texas|Anderson]]  
*[[Henderson_County,_Texas|Henderson]]
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*[[Henderson County, Texas|Henderson]]  
*[[Leon_County,_Texas|Leon]]
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*[[Leon County, Texas|Leon]]  
*[[Limestone_County,_Texas|Limestone]]
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*[[Limestone County, Texas|Limestone]]  
*[[Navarro_County,_Texas|Navarro]]
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*[[Navarro County, Texas|Navarro]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county
 
  
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Freestone_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Freestone_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 18:43, 26 August 2010

United States  > Texas > Counties F > Freestone County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

The first settlement of the area was about 1830.

Parent County

1850--Freestone County was created 6 September 1850 from Limestone County. County seat: Fairfield [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities: Fairfield and Teague

Towns: Kirvin, Streetman, Wortham, Donie, Mills 

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Web Sites

  • TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county


  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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