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Contents

County Courthouse

Llano County Courthouse
801 Ford
Llano, TX 78643
Phone: 915.247.4455

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, land, probate and court records from 1880
and military records from 1919; District Clerk has divorce
and naturalization records[1]

History

The first settlers arrived in 1847.

Parent County

1856--Llano County was created 1 February 1856 from Bexar County County seat: Llano [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1873--Courthouse and many county records were destroyed by fire in December 1873.

1880--The Llano County Courthouse and records destroyed by fire in October 1880.[3]

1892--The Llano County Courthouse, built in 1885, was destroyed by fire on January 23, 1892. Papers and records of the clerks office were the only records saved.[4]

1932--The tower and parts of the interior of the Llano County Courthouse, built in 1893, was damaged by fire in Sept 1932. [5][6]

1951--The second and third floors of the Llano County Courthouse, built in 1893, were damaged by fire, December 17, 1951. Some older county records were destroyed. [7]

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 TXGenWeb 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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county


References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Llano County, Texas. Page 669 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. GenDisasters.com - Llano, TX Courthouse Fire, Oct 1880 http://www3.gendisasters.com/texas/17539/llano-tx-courthouse-fire-oct-1880
  4. Llano, TX Courthouse Fire, Jan 1892 http://www3.gendisasters.com/texas/8987/llano-tx-courthouse-fire-jan-1892
  5. Llano, TX Courthouse Fire, Sept 1932. http://www3.gendisasters.com/texas/8988/llano-tx-courthouse-fire-sept-1932
  6. wikipedia.org Llano, Texas (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Llano,_Texas)
  7. Llano, TX Courthouse Fire, Dec 1917 http://www3.gendisasters.com/texas/17533/llano-tx-courthouse-fire-dec-1951

 

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