Johnson County, Texas

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*''A memorial and biographical history of Johnson and Hill counties, Texas&nbsp;: containing the early history of this important section of the great state of Texas together with glimpses of its future prospects''...&nbsp; Digitized book online at archive.org:&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/memorialbiograph01chic Volume 1]<br>
 
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Johnson County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Johnson County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 13, 1854
County Seat Cleburne
Courthouse



Contents

County Courthouse

Johnson County Courthouse was constructed in 1913 by the architects Lang and Witchell.  It is constructed with brick and concrete.  The courthouse is located on the square in Cleburne, Texas

History

Parent County

1854--Johnson County was created 13 February 1854 from McLennan,Hill, Ellis, and Navarro Counties. County seat: Cleburne [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities & Towns: Alvarado | Cross Timbers | Bono | Venus | Lillian |Brair Oaks | Burleson |  Cleburne | Cross Timbers | Godley | Grandview | Joshua | Keene | Rio Vista

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • A memorial and biographical history of Johnson and Hill counties, Texas : containing the early history of this important section of the great state of Texas together with glimpses of its future prospects...  Digitized book online at archive.org:  Volume 1
  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Maps

Military

  • 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

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

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

Web Sites

  • 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.

References

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