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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties IJ|Counties IJ]] &gt;&nbsp;Jones County''<br>
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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties IJ|Counties IJ]] &gt;&nbsp;Jones County''<br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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The earliest settlement occurred in 1851 with the establishment of Fort Phantom hill, which was abandoned in 1854 and re-established in 1872.  
 
The earliest settlement occurred in 1851 with the establishment of Fort Phantom hill, which was abandoned in 1854 and re-established in 1872.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1858--'''Jones County was created 1 February 1858 from Bexar Land District and [[Bosque_County,_Texas|Bosque]] County. '''County seat:''' Anson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1858--'''Jones County was created 1 February 1858 from Bexar Land District and [[Bosque County, Texas|Bosque]] County. '''County seat:''' Anson <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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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Callahan_County,_Texas|Callahan]]
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*[[Callahan County, Texas|Callahan]]  
*[[Callahan_County,_Texas|Fisher]]
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*[[Callahan County, Texas|Fisher]]  
*[[Haskell_County,_Texas|Haskell]]
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*[[Haskell County, Texas|Haskell]]  
*[[Nolan_County,_Texas|Nolan]]
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*[[Nolan County, Texas|Nolan]]  
*[[Shackelford_County,_Texas|Shackelford]]
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*[[Shackelford County, Texas|Shackelford]]  
*[[Stonewall_County,_Texas|Stonewall]]
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*[[Stonewall County, Texas|Stonewall]]  
*[[Taylor_County,_Texas|Taylor]]
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*[[Taylor County, Texas|Taylor]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county  
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county
  
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193648&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Jones&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193648&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Jones&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Jones_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Jones_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 22:20, 26 August 2010

Template:Texas-stubUnited StatesTexasCounties IJ > Jones County

County Courthouse

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. County seat: Anson [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

Web Sites

  • TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county


References

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