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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Texas|Texas]]&nbsp;&gt; [[Texas Counties C|Counties C]] &gt; Cooke County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1848--'''Cooke County was created 20 March 1848 and organized in 1849 from [[Fannin_County,_Texas|Fannin]] County. '''County seat:''' Gainesville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1848--'''Cooke County was created 20 March 1848 and organized in 1849 from [[Fannin County, Texas|Fannin]] County. '''County seat:''' Gainesville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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*[[Grayson County, Texas|Grayson]]  
 
*[[Grayson County, Texas|Grayson]]  
 
*[[Love County, Oklahoma|Love County, Oklahoma]]  
 
*[[Love County, Oklahoma|Love County, Oklahoma]]  
*[[Marshall_County,_Oklahoma|Marshall County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[Marshall County, Oklahoma|Marshall County, Oklahoma]]  
 
*[[Montague County, Texas|Montague]]  
 
*[[Montague County, Texas|Montague]]  
 
*[[Wise County, Texas|Wise]]
 
*[[Wise County, Texas|Wise]]
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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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Cross Timbers Genealogical Society  
 
Cross Timbers Genealogical Society  
  
North Central Texas College has a genealogical section in it library supported by Cross Timbers Genealogical Society
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North Central Texas College has a genealogical section in it library supported by Cross Timbers Genealogical Society  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193316&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Cooke&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193316&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Cooke&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
Cross Timbers Genealogical Society has a website which may be useful
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Cross Timbers Genealogical Society has a website which may be useful  
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 04:06, 26 August 2010

Template:Texas-stubUnited States  > Texas > Counties C > Cooke County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1848--Cooke County was created 20 March 1848 and organized in 1849 from Fannin County. County seat: Gainesville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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

Cross Timbers Genealogical Society

North Central Texas College has a genealogical section in it library supported by Cross Timbers Genealogical Society

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

Cross Timbers Genealogical Society has a website which may be useful

References

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