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.  
 
The first settlement was in 1859 at Springton.  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1875--'''Somervell County was created 13 March 1875 from [[Hood_County,_Texas|Hood]] and [[Johnson_County,_Texas|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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'''1875--'''Somervell County was created 13 March 1875 from [[Hood County, Texas|Hood]] and [[Johnson County, Texas|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>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
'''1893--'''Courthouse and many, if not all, court records were destroyed by fire in February 1893.
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'''1893--'''Courthouse and many, if not all, court records were destroyed by fire in February 1893.  
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Bosque_County,_Texas|Bosque]]
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*[[Bosque County, Texas|Bosque]]  
*[[Erath_County,_Texas|Erath]]
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*[[Erath County, Texas|Erath]]  
*[[Hood_County,_Texas|Hood]]
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*[[Hood County, Texas|Hood]]  
*[[Johnson_County,_Texas|Johnson]]
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*[[Johnson County, Texas|Johnson]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Somervell_County,_Texas]]
 
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Revision as of 01:31, 28 August 2010

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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

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

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

References

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