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The first white settlers arrived in 1856 and established Hanna Valley.  
 
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Mills county was formed from Brown, Comanche, Hamilton, and Lampasas Counties in 1887.The county was named in honor of John T. Mills, a early Judge, who successively held the judgeship of the Third, Seventh, and Eighth Judicial districts. Mills county Court house is located in Goldthwaite, Mills County, Texas. According to the Mills County Historical, the town was named for Joe G. Goldthwaite, the railroad official who conducted the auction of town lots.
 
 
 
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'''1887--'''Mills County was created 15 March 1887 from [[Comanche County, Texas|Comanche]], [[Brown County, Texas|Brown]], [[Hamilton County, Texas|Hamilton]], and [[Lampasas County, Texas|Lampasas]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Goldthwaite <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1887--'''Mills County was created 15 March 1887 from [[Comanche County, Texas|Comanche]], [[Brown County, Texas|Brown]], [[Hamilton County, Texas|Hamilton]], and [[Lampasas County, Texas|Lampasas]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Goldthwaite <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/millstx/ Mills County] - part of TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/millstx/ Mills County] - part of TXGenWeb  
*[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  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193790&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Mills&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193790&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Mills&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/mills/millstoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] - Mills County
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/mills/millstoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] - Mills County
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Revision as of 21:19, 31 October 2010

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County Courthouse

History

The first white settlers arrived in 1856 and established Hanna Valley.

Parent County

1887--Mills County was created 15 March 1887 from Comanche, Brown, Hamilton, and Lampasas Counties. County seat: Goldthwaite [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

References

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