Cooke County, Texas Genealogy
Guide to Cooke County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Cooke County Courthouse
100 Dixon Street
Gainesville, TX 76240
County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, probate, court and land records from 1850;
District Clerk has divorce records
Cities and Towns: Callisburg | Gainesville | Lindsay | Muenster | Oak Ridge | Valley View | Whitesboro (mostly in Grayson County)
Unincorporated areas: Bulcher | Burns City | Dexter | Era | Hood | Leo | Lois | Marysville | Mountain Springs | Moss Lake | Myra | Rosston | Pioneer Valley | Prairie Point | Sivells Bend | Walnut Bend | Woodbine
- Original Land Owners of Texas - USGenWeb Archives Project
- Cooke County Bible Records - USGenWeb Archives Project
- Historical Markers in Cooke County - USGenWeb Archives Project
- County Commisioners 1849-1991 - USGenWeb Archives Project
- County Officials 1849-1948 - USGenWeb Archives Project
- County Officials 1945-1991 - USGenWeb Archives Project
- Myra High School Graduation 1913, 1914 and 1916 - USGenWebs Archive Project
Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.
- Confederate Pension Applications Index - USGenWeb Archives Project
- Co A 2nd Texas Partisan Rangers - USGenWeb Archives Project
- 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
- Marriages 1849-1873 - USGenWeb Archives Project
- Divorces - USGenWeb Archives Project
Societies and Libraries
North Central Texas College has a genealogical section in its library supported by Cross Timbers Genealogical Society.
Family History Centers
- Cross Timbers Genealogical Society
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cooke County, Texas. Page 661 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).