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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties S|Counties S]] &gt;&nbsp;Stephens County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
The first white settler arrived in 1857.
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The first white settler arrived in 1857.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''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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'''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>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Callahan_County,_Texas|Callahan]]
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*[[Callahan County, Texas|Callahan]]  
*[[Eastland_County,_Texas|Eastland]]
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*[[Eastland County, Texas|Eastland]]  
*[[Palo_Pinto_County,_Texas|Palo Pinto]]
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*[[Palo Pinto County, Texas|Palo Pinto]]  
*[[Shackelford_County,_Texas|Shackelford]]
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*[[Shackelford County, Texas|Shackelford]]  
*[[Throckmorton_County,_Texas|Throckmorton]]
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*[[Throckmorton County, Texas|Throckmorton]]  
*[[Young_County,_Texas|Young]]
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*[[Young County, Texas|Young]]
  
 
== 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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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Stephens_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Stephens_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 01:30, 28 August 2010

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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

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).