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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txjones/jonescemeteries.html Jones County Cemeteries]  ~  TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txjones/jonescemeteries.html Jones County Cemeteries]  ~  TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/tx/jones/cemetery.htm Mount Hope Cemetery ] ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/jones/cemetery.htm Mount Hope Cemetery ] ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/tx/jones/cemeteries/norham.txt North Hamlin Cemetery]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/jones/cemeteries/norham.txt North Hamlin Cemetery]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/tx/jones/military/civilwar/pensions/jonescsa.txt CSA Military Pension List ] ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/jones/military/civilwar/pensions/jonescsa.txt CSA Military Pension List ] ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/arc/cif/index.html Confederate Indigent Families List]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/arc/cif/index.html Confederate Indigent Families List]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/tx/jones/military/1940-national.txt 1940 Texas National Guard Unit from Jones County]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/jones/military/1940-national.txt 1940 Texas National Guard Unit from Jones County]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
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==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/tx/jones/obits/obits.html Jones County Obituary Index ] ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/jones/obits/obits.html Jones County Obituary Index ] ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~  Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~  Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]  ~  Texas  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]  ~  Texas  

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Jones County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Jones County
Location in the state of Texas
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Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 1, 1858
County Seat Anson
Courthouse
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Address 1100 12th St # 2,
Anson, TX 79501
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County Courthouse

Jones County Courthouse
PO Box 552
Anson, TX 79501
Phone: 915.823.3762 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage and land records from 1881 and probate
records from 1882; District Clerk has divorce and
court records[1]

History

The earliest settlement occurred in 1851 with the establishment of Fort Phantom hill, which was abandoned in 1854 and re-established in 1872.

Parent County

1858--Jones County was created 1 February 1858 from Bexar Land District and Bosque County, but was not organized until 1881. [2]

County seat: Originally, Jones City.  The town's name was changed to Anson in 1882. [3] [4]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Jones County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Abilene (mostly in Taylor county) | Anson | Avoca | Hamlin (partly in Fisher county) | Hawley | Lueders (partly in Shackelford county) | Nugent | Stamford (partly in Haskell county)

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Census

1880 County Census  ~  TXGenWeb

Church

Court

Land

Land Survey Abstract Indices Original Land Owners of TX  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Anson Public Library
1137 12th St
Anson, TX 79501
Phone: (325) 823-2711

Stamford Carnegie Library
600 E Mcharg St
Stamford, TX 79553
Phone: (325) 773-2532

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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

 

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jones County, Texas. Page 667 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Handbook of Texas Online: Jones County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcj09
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. Handbook of Texas Online: Jones County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcj09