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'''1858--'''Stephens County was created 22 January 1858 from Bosque County. It was originally called Buchanan County, until the name changed 17 December 1861. '''County seat:''' Breckenridge <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1858--'''Stephens County was created 22 January 1858 from [[Bosque_County,_Texas|Bosque]] County. It was originally called Buchanan County, until the name changed 17 December 1861. '''County seat:''' Breckenridge <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 02:52, 12 December 2008

United StatesTexasCounties S > Stephens County

County Courthouse

History

The first white settler arrived in 1857.

Parent County

1858--Stephens County was created 22 January 1858 from Bosque County. It was originally called Buchanan County, until the name changed 17 December 1861. County seat: Breckenridge [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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).