Jones County, Texas Genealogy

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*[[Haskell_County,_Texas|Haskell]]
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 21:23, 8 December 2008

United StatesTexasCounties IJ > Jones County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

The earliest settlement occurred in 1851 with the establishment of Fort Phantom hill, which was abandoned in 1854 and re-established in 1872.

Parent County

1858--Jones County was created 1 February 1858 from Bexar Land District and Bosque County. County seat: Anson [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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