Difference between revisions of "Johnson County, Texas Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(added local history)
Line 115: Line 115:
== Societies and Libraries  ==
== Societies and Libraries  ==
[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies  
Burleson Public Library<br>248 Sw Johnson Ave<br>Burleson, TX 76028<br>Phone: (817) 295-6131<br>[http://www.burlesonlibrary.com/ Website]
<br>Cleburne Public Library<br>302 W Henderson St<br>Cleburne, TX 76033<br>Phone: (817) 645-0934<br>[http://catalog.cleburne.net/ Website]
<br>Alvarado Public Library<br>210 N Baugh St<br>Alvarado, TX 76009<br>Phone: (817) 783-7323<br>[http://www.alvaradopubliclibrary.org/ Website]
<br>Joe A Hall High School And Community Library<br>12 Bulldog Dr<br>Venus, TX 76084<br>Phone: (972) 366-8353<br>[http://www.venusisd.net/ Website]
<br>Joshua School &amp; Public Library<br>907 S Broadway St<br>Joshua, TX 76058<br>Phone: (817) 202-2547<br>[http://joshuatx.booksys.net/ Website]
<br>Grandview Public Library<br>112 S 3rd St<br>Grandview, TX 76050<br>Phone: (817) 866-3965
<br>[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
== Web Sites  ==
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 00:40, 23 February 2011

United StatesTexasCounties IJ > Johnson County
Adopt-a-wiki page
Hiddenancestorslogo.JPG This page adopted by:
Hidden Ancestors
who welcome you to contribute.
Adopt a page today
Johnson County, Texas
Map of Texas highlighting Johnson County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Founded February 13, 1854
County Seat Cleburne

County Courthouse

Johnson County Courthouse was constructed in 1913 by the architects Lang and Witchell.  It is constructed with brick and concrete.  The courthouse is located on the square in Cleburne, Texas


Parent County

1854--Johnson County was created 13 February 1854 from McLennan,Hill, Ellis, and Navarro Counties. County seat: Cleburne [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities & Towns: Alvarado | Cross Timbers | Bono | Venus | Lillian |Brair Oaks | Burleson |  Cleburne | Cross Timbers | Godley | Grandview | Joshua | Keene | Rio Vista

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories

  • A memorial and biographical history of Johnson and Hill counties, Texas : containing the early history of this important section of the great state of Texas together with glimpses of its future prospects...  Digitized book online at archive.org:  Volume 1
  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors



  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors





Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Burleson Public Library
248 Sw Johnson Ave
Burleson, TX 76028
Phone: (817) 295-6131

Cleburne Public Library
302 W Henderson St
Cleburne, TX 76033
Phone: (817) 645-0934

Alvarado Public Library
210 N Baugh St
Alvarado, TX 76009
Phone: (817) 783-7323

Joe A Hall High School And Community Library
12 Bulldog Dr
Venus, TX 76084
Phone: (972) 366-8353

Joshua School & Public Library
907 S Broadway St
Joshua, TX 76058
Phone: (817) 202-2547

Grandview Public Library
112 S 3rd St
Grandview, TX 76050
Phone: (817) 866-3965

Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Web Sites

  • TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
  • Hidden Ancestors  Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
  • USGenWeb Texas Archives Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.


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