Somervell County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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The first settlement was in 1859 at Springton.
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Somervell County was created and organized 13 March 1875 from Hood and Johnson counties. Organized as Somerville County (name changed to Somervell in 1876). Courthouse and many, if not all, court records were destroyed by fire in February 1893. County seat: Glen Rose. The first settlement was in 1859 at Springton.  
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'''1875--'''Somervell County was created 13 March 1875 from Hood and Johnson Counties. '''County seat:''' Glen Rose <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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'''1893--'''Courthouse and many, if not all, court records were destroyed by fire in February 1893.
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193920&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Somervell&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog] .
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193920&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Somervell&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
 
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Somervell_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Somervell_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 20:51, 24 October 2008

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Contents

County Courthouse

History

The first settlement was in 1859 at Springton.

Parent County

1875--Somervell County was created 13 March 1875 from Hood and Johnson Counties. County seat: Glen Rose [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1893--Courthouse and many, if not all, court records were destroyed by fire in February 1893.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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