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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties P|Counties P]] &gt;&nbsp;Parker County'' <br>
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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties P|Counties P]] &gt;&nbsp;Parker County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
The first permanent settlement occurred after 1849.
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The first permanent settlement occurred after 1849.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1855--'''Parker County was created 12 December 1855 from [[Bosque_County,_Texas|Bosque]] and[[Navarro_County,_Texas|Navarro]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Weatherford <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1855--'''Parker County was created 12 December 1855 from [[Bosque County, Texas|Bosque]] and[[Navarro County, Texas|Navarro]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Weatherford <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
'''1874--'''Courthouse and almost all county records were destroyed by fire in May 1874.
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'''1874--'''Courthouse and almost all county records were destroyed by fire in May 1874.  
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Hood_County,_Texas|Hood]]
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*[[Hood County, Texas|Hood]]  
*[[Jack_County,_Texas|Jack]]
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*[[Jack County, Texas|Jack]]  
*[[Johnson_County,_Texas|Johnson]]
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*[[Johnson County, Texas|Johnson]]  
*[[Palo_Pinto_County,_Texas|Palo Pinto]]
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*[[Palo Pinto County, Texas|Palo Pinto]]  
*[[Tarrant_County,_Texas|Tarrant]]
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*[[Tarrant County, Texas|Tarrant]]  
*[[Wise_County,_Texas|Wise]]
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*[[Wise County, Texas|Wise]]
  
 
== 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://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  
  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193846&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Parker&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193846&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Parker&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Parker_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Parker_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 21:53, 27 August 2010

Template:Texas-stubUnited StatesTexasCounties P > Parker County

County Courthouse

History

The first permanent settlement occurred after 1849.

Parent County

1855--Parker County was created 12 December 1855 from Bosque andNavarro Counties. County seat: Weatherford [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1874--Courthouse and almost all county records were destroyed by fire in May 1874.

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 Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

References

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