Parker County, Texas Genealogy

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Revision as of 01:16, 27 March 2013

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Guide to Parker County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Contents

County Courthouse

Parker County Courthouse
1112 Santa Fe; PO Box 819;
Weatherford, TX 76086-0819
Phone: 817.594.7461 

County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records from 1903,
land records from 1874, probate, military and court records;
District Clerk has divorce records[1]

History

The first permanent settlement occurred after 1849.

Parent County

1855--Parker County was created 12 December 1855 from Bosque andNavarro Counties. County seat: Weatherford [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1874--Courthouse and almost all county records were destroyed by fire in May 1874.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Parker County, Texas Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Texas Local Histories.

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Parker County, Texas. Page 671 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).