Difference between revisions of "Bosque County, Texas Genealogy"
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties B|Counties B]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Bosque County''<br>
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[[Image:TexasBosqueCourthouse.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]Bosque County has had three courthouses. The first, a one-story log cabin built in the center of town was used until a larger frame courthouse was built in 1869. The 1869 courthouse burned in 1871, causing county government to be conducted from a tent until 1875, when the present three-story stone courthouse was completed.
Revision as of 12:15, 15 March 2013
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Bosque County Courthouse
PO Box 617
Meridian, TX 76665
County Clerk has birth and death records from 1902,
marriage, probate and land record from 1854 and court
records; District Clerk has divorce records
Settled mostly by Norwegians in the western part of the county and Germans in the eastern part of the county.
The county was named for the Bosque River, a name deriving from Spanish for "woods"
1871--The Bosque County Courthouse, built in 1869, burned.
Cities and Towns: Clifton | Cranfills | Iredell | Meridian | Morgan | Valley Mills | Walnut Springs
- Bosque County Cemeteries from the Bosque County TXGenWeb site
- Bosque County Cemeteries at Cemeteries of Texas, Gloria B. Mayfield's website
- Boggy Cemetery, Cranfills Gap, Bosque County from Interment.net
Bosque County Churches - Past and Present from the Bosque County TXGenWeb site
- Bosque County: Land and People (A History of Bosque County, Texas), 1985, by the Bosque County History Book Committee, includes introductory material about the history and geography of the area, community histories, and family histories with genealogical information. Read the book on line from The Portal to Texas History.
- Bosquerama, 1854–1954: Centennial Celebration of Bosque County, Texas, 1954 by the Bosque County Centennial Association.
- A History of Bosque County, 1954 by William C. Pool.
- Bosque Territory, 1964 by William C. Pool.
Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site
- Military and War information from the Bosque Co TXGenWeb site
- Military Pensions from the Bosque Co TXGenWeb site
- Births from the Bosque Co TXGenWeb site
- Marriages from the Bosque Co TXGenWeb site
- 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
Family History Centers
- TEXAS Genweb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bosque County, Texas. Page 659 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).