Llano County, Texas

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'''1880--'''Courthouses and many county records were destroyed by fires in December 1873 and October 1880.
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'''1880--'''Courthouses and many county records were destroyed by fires in December 1873 and October 1880.  
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FIRE RECORD.
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Courthouse at Llano.
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LLANO, Tex., Jan. 23.---At 5 o'clock this morning the courthouse was burned to the ground and everything totally destroyed except the papers and records of the clerk's office. The building was one of the handsomest in west Texas, completed in 1885, cost $40,000 and was insured for 21,000. The fire originated in the sheriff's office, whether by accident or incendiary is not known.
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Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 24 Jan 1892<br>
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Courthouse Tower Burns.
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LLANO, Texas, Sept 8 (AP). -- The tower of the courthouse burned early Thursday, but firemen prevented the blaze from spreading to other parts of the building. The loss was estimated at approximately $4000. The cause of the fire has not been determined.
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Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 9 Sept 1932<br>
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source:[http://www3.gendisasters.com ''gendisasters.com'']<br>
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Llano County Courthouse
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The Llano County Courthouse, located in the middle of Llano's historic square, was built in 1893. It was designed in a Romanesque Revival style by A.O. Watson and Jacob Larmour, with an exterior made of sandstone, marble, and granite. The interior of the courthouse was damaged by fire in 1932 and again in 1952<br>
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source:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Llano,_Texas#Llano_County_Courthouse ''wikipedia.org'']<br>
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  

Revision as of 05:18, 24 November 2008

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Contents

County Courthouse

History

The first settlers arrived in 1847.

Parent County

1856--Llano County was created 1 February 1856 from Bexar and Gillispie Counties. County seat: Llano [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1880--Courthouses and many county records were destroyed by fires in December 1873 and October 1880.

FIRE RECORD.

Courthouse at Llano.

LLANO, Tex., Jan. 23.---At 5 o'clock this morning the courthouse was burned to the ground and everything totally destroyed except the papers and records of the clerk's office. The building was one of the handsomest in west Texas, completed in 1885, cost $40,000 and was insured for 21,000. The fire originated in the sheriff's office, whether by accident or incendiary is not known.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 24 Jan 1892

Courthouse Tower Burns.

LLANO, Texas, Sept 8 (AP). -- The tower of the courthouse burned early Thursday, but firemen prevented the blaze from spreading to other parts of the building. The loss was estimated at approximately $4000. The cause of the fire has not been determined.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 9 Sept 1932

source:gendisasters.com

Llano County Courthouse

The Llano County Courthouse, located in the middle of Llano's historic square, was built in 1893. It was designed in a Romanesque Revival style by A.O. Watson and Jacob Larmour, with an exterior made of sandstone, marble, and granite. The interior of the courthouse was damaged by fire in 1932 and again in 1952

source:wikipedia.org

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).