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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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'''1858--'''Coleman County was created 1 February 1858 from [[Travis County, Texas|Travis]] and [[Brown County, Texas|Brown]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Coleman <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1858--'''Coleman County was created 1 February 1858 from [[Travis County, Texas|Travis]] and [[Brown County, Texas|Brown]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Coleman <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
The county was named for Robert M. Coleman (ca. 1799-1837), Indian fighter, soldier at the battle of San Jacinto and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, was born in Kentucky about 1799. He moved to Texas in 1831 and settled in what is now Bastrop County.
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The county was named for Robert M. Coleman (ca. 1799-1837), Indian fighter, soldier at the battle of San Jacinto and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, was born in Kentucky about 1799. He moved to Texas in 1831 and settled in what is now Bastrop County.  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
'''Towns and Cities: '''| Coleman | Novice | Santa Anna |
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'''Towns and Cities: '''| Coleman | Novice | Santa Anna |  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
 
*[[Brown County, Texas|Brown]]  
 
*[[Brown County, Texas|Brown]]  
*[[Callahan County, Texas|Callahan]]
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*[[Callahan County, Texas|Callahan]]  
 
*[[Concho County, Texas|Concho]]  
 
*[[Concho County, Texas|Concho]]  
 
*[[McCulloch County, Texas|McCulloch]]  
 
*[[McCulloch County, Texas|McCulloch]]  
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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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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.
  

Revision as of 01:47, 26 August 2010

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County Courthouse

History

The federal highways that cross the county follow the Jingle Bob Cattle Trail and the Van Dorn Military Road, which followed old buffalo trails.

Parent County

1858--Coleman County was created 1 February 1858 from Travis and Brown Counties. County seat: Coleman [1]

The county was named for Robert M. Coleman (ca. 1799-1837), Indian fighter, soldier at the battle of San Jacinto and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, was born in Kentucky about 1799. He moved to Texas in 1831 and settled in what is now Bastrop County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Cities: | Coleman | Novice | Santa Anna |

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).