Mills County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
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== History  ==
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Adopted by [http://www.hiddenancestors.com/millstx/ Mills County TXGenWeb]
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The first white settlers arrived in 1856 and established Hanna Valley.&nbsp;  
 
The first white settlers arrived in 1856 and established Hanna Valley.&nbsp;  
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Mills County Seat - Goldthwaite
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Mills County Seat - Goldthwaite  
  
 
Caradan<br>Center City<br>Democrat<br>Ebony<br>Mount Olive <br>Mullin<br>Priddy<br>Regency<br>Ridge<br>Star <br>
 
Caradan<br>Center City<br>Democrat<br>Ebony<br>Mount Olive <br>Mullin<br>Priddy<br>Regency<br>Ridge<br>Star <br>
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/millstx/cemlisting.html Mills County Cemetery List] - Mills County TXGenWeb
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[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/millstx/cemlisting.html Mills County Cemetery List] - Mills County TXGenWeb  
  
[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html TX Tombstone Project&nbsp;] -&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html TX Tombstone Project&nbsp;] -&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/millstx/church.html Churches of Mills County]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Mills County TXGenWeb
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[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/millstx/church.html Churches of Mills County]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Mills County TXGenWeb  
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*Mills County [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txmcthc/ Historical Commission]
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*Mills County [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txmcthc/ Historical Commission]  
 
*[http://www.jtdlibrary.net/ Jennie Trent Dew Library] - Gaithwaite
 
*[http://www.jtdlibrary.net/ Jennie Trent Dew Library] - Gaithwaite
  

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Adopted by Mills County TXGenWeb


Contents


History

The first white settlers arrived in 1856 and established Hanna Valley. 

Mills county was formed from Brown, Comanche, Hamilton, and Lampasas Counties in 1887.The county was named in honor of John T. Mills, a early Judge, who successively held the judgeship of the Third, Seventh, and Eighth Judicial districts. Mills county Court house is located in Goldthwaite, Mills County, Texas. According to the Mills County Historical The town was named for Joe G. Goldthwaite, the railroad official who conducted the auction of town lots.

Parent County

1887--Mills County was created 15 March 1887 from Comanche, Brown, Hamilton, and Lampasas Counties. County seat: Goldthwaite [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Mills County Seat - Goldthwaite

Caradan
Center City
Democrat
Ebony
Mount Olive
Mullin
Priddy
Regency
Ridge
Star

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Mills County Cemetery List - Mills County TXGenWeb

TX Tombstone Project  -  TXGenWeb

Church

Churches of Mills County  -  Mills County TXGenWeb

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

References

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