Freestone County, Texas Genealogy
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Adopted by TXGenWeb Freestone County
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Freestone County has been home two four courthouse. The first three were constructed in 1851, 1855, 1891. The current courthouse, a 4-story brick building with classic details, was built in 1919. 
Freestone County Courthouse
County Clerk - Linda Jarvis
103 E Main
P O Box 1010
Fairfield, TX 75840
Freestone County Government Website
Freestone County; PO Box 307; Fairfield, TX 75840; Ph. 903.389.2635 Details: (Co Clk has b & d rec from 1903, m rec from 1853, land, pro, mil dis & ct rec from 1851)
The first settlement of the area was about 1830.
1850--Freestone County was created 6 September 1850 from Limestone County. The county was organized in 1851, with Mound Prairie selected as the county seat. The name of the town was soon changed to Fairfield.  County seat: Fairfield 
Cities: Fairfield | Teague
- Chancellor Cemetery, Fairfield BillionGraves
- A Memorial and Biographical History of Navarro, Henderson, Anderson, Limestone, Freestone and Leon Counties, Texas, 1883. Digital book on line from the Portal to Texas History.
- History of Freestone County, Texas, 1978, by the Freestone County Historical Commission.
- Freestone County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.
Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the 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
- TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- HistoricTexas.net: Freestone County http://www3.historictexas.net/freestone-county-texas
- Handbook of Texas Online: Freestone County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcf09
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).