Hamilton County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1858--'''Hamilton County was created 22 June 1858 from [[Bosque County, Texas|Bosque]], [[Comanche County, Texas|Comanche]], [[Lampasas County, Texas|Lampasas]], and [[Coryell County, Texas|Coryell]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Hamilton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1858--'''Hamilton County was created 22 June 1858 from [[Bosque County, Texas|Bosque]], [[Comanche County, Texas|Comanche]], [[Lampasas County, Texas|Lampasas]], and [[Coryell County, Texas|Coryell]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Hamilton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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Carlton | Evant | Fairy (Martin's Gap) | Hamilton | Hico | Jonesboro (partly in [[Coryell County, Texas|Coryell County]]) | Pottsville | Shreve
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Carlton | Evant | Fairy (Martin's Gap) | Hamilton | Hico | Jonesboro (partly in [[Coryell County, Texas|Coryell County]]) | Pottsville | Shreve  
  
 
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/hamilton/hamiltoc.htm TxGenWeb Hamilton County Archives - Cemeteries]  
 
[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/hamilton/hamiltoc.htm TxGenWeb Hamilton County Archives - Cemeteries]  
  
[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gazetteer2000/cemetery.htm Cemeteries from the Gazetteer]
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[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gazetteer2000/cemetery.htm Cemeteries from the Gazetteer]  
  
 
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txhamilton/ Hamilton County TXGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txhamilton/ Hamilton County TXGenWeb]  
 
*[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://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gazetteer2000/ Gazetteer of Hamilton County, Texas]&nbsp;
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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gazetteer2000/ Gazetteer of Hamilton County, Texas]&nbsp;  
 
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Hamilton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}<br>
 
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Hamilton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}<br>
  

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Contents

County Courthouse

TexasHamiltonCourthouse.jpg

History

History

Parent County

1858--Hamilton County was created 22 June 1858 from Bosque, Comanche, Lampasas, and Coryell Counties.
County seat: Hamilton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1863, 1877, 1886--Courthouses and many county records were destroyed by fires in September 1863, March 1877, and February 1886.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Carlton | Evant | Fairy (Martin's Gap) | Hamilton | Hico | Jonesboro (partly in Coryell County) | Pottsville | Shreve

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

TxGenWeb Hamilton County Archives - Cemeteries

Cemeteries from the Gazetteer

Church

Hamilton County Churches

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Hamilton Herald News

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

References

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