Robertson County, Texas Genealogy

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''Adopted by [http://www.txgenweb7.org/txrobertson/ TXGenWeb&nbsp;Robertson County] {{Adoption TXGenWeb}}''  
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Marti Brown, County Coordinator
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.robertson.tx.us/ips/cms Robertson County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 1029<br> Franklin, TX 77856<br> Phone: 979.828.4130<br>&nbsp;<br>County&nbsp;Clerk has birth and death&nbsp;records from 1903, <br>marriage and probate records from 1837 and land records; <br>District Clerk has divorce and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Robertson County, Texas. Page 672 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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In 1825 the county was included in the Robertson Colony.
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Robertson County was created on 14 December 1837 and organized in 1838 from Milam County. County seat: Old Franklin (1838-1850); Wheelock (1850-1855); Owensville (1855-1860); Calvert (1860-1879); Morgan, later renamed Franklin (1879-present). In 1825 the county was included in the Robertson Colony.
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'''1837--'''Robertson County was created 14 December 1837 from [[Milam County, Texas|Milam]] County. '''County seat:''' Franklin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Brazos County, Texas|Brazos]]
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*[[Burleson County, Texas|Burleson]]
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*[[Falls County, Texas|Falls]]
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*[[Leon County, Texas|Leon]]
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*[[Limestone County, Texas|Limestone]]
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*[[Madison County, Texas|Madison]]
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*[[Milam County, Texas|Milam]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=106669 Wheelock Cemetery, Bryan] BillionGraves
  
 
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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site
  
 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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  ==
 
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[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Robertson-County-Carnegie-Library/176088419070797 Robertson County Carnegie Library]
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The library has been renovated and is in the process of building collections. They are a great source for what is available in the community.
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193877&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Robertson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.txgenweb7.org/txrobertson/ Robertson County TXGenWeb site].&nbsp; index to lots of information on the history of the people and county.
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.
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Contents

County Courthouse

Robertson County Courthouse
PO Box 1029
Franklin, TX 77856
Phone: 979.828.4130
 
County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage and probate records from 1837 and land records;
District Clerk has divorce and court records[1]

History

In 1825 the county was included in the Robertson Colony.

Parent County

1837--Robertson County was created 14 December 1837 from Milam County. County seat: Franklin [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Wheelock Cemetery, Bryan BillionGraves

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

Robertson County Carnegie Library

The library has been renovated and is in the process of building collections. They are a great source for what is available in the community.

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Robertson County, Texas. Page 672 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).