Llano County, Texas

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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The first settlers arrived in 1847.  
 
The first settlers arrived in 1847.  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1856--'''Llano County was created 1 February 1856 from [[Bexar County, Texas|Bexar]] County '''County seat:''' Llano <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1856--'''Llano County was created 1 February 1856 from [[Bexar County, Texas|Bexar]] County '''County seat:''' Llano <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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'''1880--'''Courthouses and many county records were destroyed by fires in December 1873 and October 1880.  
 
'''1880--'''Courthouses and many county records were destroyed by fires in December 1873 and October 1880.  
  
FIRE RECORD.
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FIRE RECORD.  
  
Courthouse at Llano.
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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.
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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.  
  
 
Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 24 Jan 1892<br>
 
Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 24 Jan 1892<br>
  
Courthouse Tower Burns.
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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.
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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.  
  
 
Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 9 Sept 1932<br>
 
Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 9 Sept 1932<br>
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source:[http://www3.gendisasters.com ''gendisasters.com'']<br>
 
source:[http://www3.gendisasters.com ''gendisasters.com'']<br>
  
Llano County Courthouse
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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<br>
 
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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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Blanco_County,_Texas|Blanco]]
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*[[Blanco County, Texas|Blanco]]  
*[[Burnet_County,_Texas|Burnet]]
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*[[Burnet County, Texas|Burnet]]  
*[[Gillespie_County,_Texas|Gillespie]]
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*[[Gillespie County, Texas|Gillespie]]  
*[[Mason_County,_Texas|Mason]]
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*[[Mason County, Texas|Mason]]  
*[[San_Saba_County,_Texas|San Saba]]
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*[[San Saba County, Texas|San Saba]]
  
 
== 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  
  
 
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==== 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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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193730&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Llano&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193730&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Llano&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Llano_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Llano_County,_Texas]]

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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 County 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

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


References

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