Difference between revisions of "Somervell County, Texas Genealogy"

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'''1875--'''Somervell County was created 13 March 1875 from Hood and Johnson Counties. '''County seat:''' Glen Rose <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1875--'''Somervell County was created 13 March 1875 from [[Hood_County,_Texas|Hood]] and [[Johnson_County,_Texas|Johnson]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Glen Rose <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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Revision as of 02:43, 17 December 2008

United StatesTexasCounties S > Somervell County

County Courthouse

History

The first settlement was in 1859 at Springton.

Parent County

1875--Somervell County was created 13 March 1875 from Hood and Johnson Counties. County seat: Glen Rose [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1893--Courthouse and many, if not all, court records were destroyed by fire in February 1893.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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