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  • Coleman County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Aug 28, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Travis and Brown Counties.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1858
    County Seat:  Coleman, Texas

    County history - Coleman County is named in honor of Robert M. Coleman, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and soldier at the Battle of San Jacinto.

    Coleman Courthouse
    GHLL Coleman County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Coleman County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Coleman County, TX Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/TXGenWeb site - Coleman County Archives
    7. US/TXGenWeb - Coleman County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Coleman County Clerk, P.O. Box 591, Coleman, TX 76834-0591.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Callahan County (north), Brown County (east), McCulloch County (south),
             Concho County (southwest), Runnels County (west), Taylor County
             (northwest).

        Coleman County - The Handbook of Texas Online






  • Collin County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 11, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Fannin County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1846
    County Seat:  McKinney, Texas

    County history - Collin County is named in honor of Collin McKinney (1766 1861), an author of the Texas Declaration of Independence.

    Collin Courthouse
    GHLL Collin County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Collin County, TX Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Collin County Genealogical Society / Plano, TX)
    6. Society/Museum/Assn - (Genealogy Friends of Plano Libraries / Plano, TX)
    7. US/TXGenWeb site - Collin County Archives
    8. US/TXGenWeb - Collin County Genealogy & History
    9. Collin County Vital Records - Collin County Clerk, Courthouse, McKinney, TX 75069-5655.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Grayson County (north), Fannin County (northeast), Hunt County (east),
             Rockwall County (southeast), Dallas County (south), Denton County (west).

        Collin County - The Handbook of Texas Online



  • Comal County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Aug 28, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Bexar County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1846
    County Seat:  New Braunfels, Texas

    County history - Comal County is named for The Comal River, which runs through the city of New Braunfels (Comal is Spanish for "basin"). Historically the Comal was used to power watermills and cotton gins by early German settlers, and later to provide hydroelectric power. The river is primarily used for water recreation today.

    Comal Courthouse
    GHLL Comal County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Comal County, TX Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Comal County Genealogy Society / New Braunfels, TX)
    6. US/TXGenWeb site - Comal County Archives
    7. US/TXGenWeb - Comal County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Comal County Clerk, 100 Main Plaza, Suite 104, New Braunfels, TX 78130.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):  Blanco County (north), Hays County (northeast),
             Guadalupe County (southeast), Bexar County (southwest), Kendall County (northwest).

        Comal County - The Handbook of Texas Online







  • Cooke County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Aug 28, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Fannin County.
    Established:  20-Mar-1848
    County Seat:  Gainesville, Texas

    County history - Cooke County is named in honor of William Gordon Cooke (1808 - 1847), soldier and statesman during the Texas Revolution.

    Cooke Courthouse
    GHLL Cooke County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Cooke County, TX Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Cross Timbers Genealogical Society / Gainesville, TX)
    6. US/TXGenWeb site - Cooke County Archives
    7. US/TXGenWeb - Cooke County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Cooke County Clerk, Courthouse, Gainesville, TX 76240.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):  Love County, Oklahoma (north), Grayson County (east),
             Denton County (south), Wise County (southwest), Montague County (west).

        Cooke County - The Handbook of Texas Online

    Census Information:
        1850 Census (T) - Federal Census, Cooke County (Text: 1 page).


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